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Historical Blindness
Historical Blindness
Nathaniel Lloyd

Historical Blindness is a podcast about history’s myths, mysteries, and misconceptions. By examining cases of outrageous hoaxes, pernicious conspiracy theory, mass delusion, baffling... more

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Before Columbus - Part One: First Contact

In the first of a 2-part series, I look at other claims of Pre-Columbian Trans-Oceanic Contact that precede the Norse... more

27 Feb 2024 · 56 minutes
Introducing: Even the Royals

Admit it: you’re obsessed with royal families – watching them, gossiping about them, wanting to be them. It’s the stuff of... more

22 Feb 2024 · 7 minutes
West of Vinland: The Controversy of the Kensington Runestone

In this episode I finally take on the topic of Pre-Columbian Norse contact with North America and the controversial runestone... more

13 Feb 2024 · 45 minutes
The Lost Colony - Part Two: The Dare Stones

In this rerelease, as with the first, I have completely rewritten and rerecorded the second episode in an effort to... more

06 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
The Legend of the Bermuda Triangle - Part Two: Dead Reckoning

In the conclusion to my season premiere, I investigate the genuinely puzzling disappearance of Flight 19, 5 bombers on a... more

30 Jan 2024 · 45 minutes
The Lost Colony - Part One: The Secret Token

In this rerelease, I have completely rewritten and rerecorded the first episode in an effort to demonstrate the eventual quality... more

23 Jan 2024 · 52 minutes
The Legend of the Bermuda Triangle - Part One: A Watery Grave

In the season premiere--part one of a two-part series--I look at how one genuine mysterious disappearance caused fabulists to search... more

16 Jan 2024 · 41 minutes
The Historical Jesus and the Myths of Christ Mythicism

In this year's annual Xmas special, I put the Christ back into Christmas by refuting the fringe skeptical view that... more

25 Dec 2023 · 58 minutes
The Constant's "The War on Christmas"

In a special presentation, enjoy this Christmas episode from The Constant, a great podcast that examines history's blunders and misapprehensions,... more

12 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 30 minutes
The Mushroom Kingdom: The Entheogen Theory of Religion

In this last full episode of the year before my holiday special, I tackle an alternative view of religion and... more

28 Nov 2023 · 54 minutes
Historical Blindness
Before Columbus - Part One: First Contact
Historical Blindness