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The Constant: A History of Getting Things Wrong
The Constant: A History of Getting Things Wrong
Mark Chrisler

Did you know that Europeans used to believe that sheep grew from Mongolian trees? Have you heard about the misbegotten discovery of... more

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Episodes

The Inconstant Moon

We're ending this pseudo-series on the golden age of hoaxes with the original mass media fake that started it all. Visit our Patreon... more

18 Jun 2024 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Of Heroes and Hoaxes

Napoleon is dead, the cry went out. But he wasn't. Want a month trial of Shopify for just a dollar? Grab... more

04 Jun 2024 · 52 minutes
Ducks, Half Sold

In the 18th century, something started happening to the news... Check out: indeed.com/theconstant now to start hiring Visit our Patreon here. You too can get ad-free,... more

21 May 2024 · 50 minutes
Two Islands

Two classic Constant episodes, re-edited, re-recorded and re-produced. "People this Isle" and "Do Good, Carefully." Want a month trial of Shopify... more

07 May 2024 · 50 minutes
Comfortably Numb, Part 3

Many men tried to claim the invention of anesthesia as their own. It didn't work out well for any of... more

23 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Comfortably Numb, Part 2

What does every wild west shootout in every movie you've ever seen have to do with the history of anesthesia?... more

09 Apr 2024 · 45 minutes
Comfortably Numb, Part 1

The war between humanity and its oldest, archest of enemies: pain. Get 50% off by navigating to factormeals.com/constant50 Check out: indeed.com/theconstant now to start... more

26 Mar 2024 · 48 minutes
Like a Son

He was the most beautiful man in the history of Athens. And he nearly destroyed it. Check out: indeed.com/theconstant now to start hiring Visit our Patreon... more

12 Mar 2024 · 56 minutes
Whoa Baby

Until recently, our understanding of where babies came from was hazy. Which made it easy for a certain class of... more

27 Feb 2024 · 54 minutes
Let's Talk About Sex, Babies (Remix!)

We're remaking one of the all-time classic Constant episodes, this time with decent audio! Check out: indeed.com/theconstant now to start hiring Visit our Patreon here. You... more

13 Feb 2024 · 56 minutes
The Constant: A History of Getting Things Wrong
The Inconstant Moon
The Constant: A History of Getting Things Wrong