Author: Mick Sullivan

History is Important and Music is Good.

Ep. 14 Nature Pokers and Women of Science

Women of Science! Join us for some 19th Century STEM stories. Heather Funk tells you about Mary Anning and the origins of “She Sells Sea Shells.” Mick Sullivan shares the story of Mary Somerville and the origin of the the word “scientist.” Both ladies did remarkable things in the science world at a time when […]

Ep. 13: The Cheesiest

Cheesy tales and a really cheesy song. Andrew Jackson's cheese wheel, Civil War soldiers groan about hardtack and sing the classic Stephen Foster Parody, "Hardtack Come Again No More."

Ep. 12: Shaking Hands with Presidents

Ever shaken a Presidential Hand?

Ep. 11 Hitting the Road: Niagara – A Kids Listen Sweep Episode

July Kids Listen Sweep Episode: Niagara in a barrel, how to build a bridge over the falls and "Don't Fence Me In."

Ep. 10 Underwear!

Tales of important people from history getting caught in their underwear!

Kids Listen Sweep Episode – Family Trees

We're joining the party with our friends at and everyone's created a show on the theme Family Trees. Listen to our chat with Rae Anne Sauer from the Sons of The American Revolution Genealogy Library.

Ep. 8: Magic? Mesmer, Fox Sisters, Robert-Houdin, I’ll See You In My Dreams

Stories of Magic, or people creating the illusion of magic...

Episode Seven – Food Tales!

We're sharing fun food tales, but are they true?

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