The Story Behind | The Extraordinary History of the Ordinary
About This Show
Do you ever wonder about the history of everyday things in your world? Do you like trivia and fun facts? Have you lost hours to Wikipedia rabbit holes?
The Story Behind is the show for you! Trivia nerd Emily Prokop explores the origins and cool stories that surround the things, people and places you may never have wondered about before.
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Most Recent Episode
Hypnosis | Everybody Trance Now! (TSB071)
3 days ago
If you are driving, did you notice the last exit you passed? Or do you remember where you were on the road five minutes ago? If you answered no to those questions, you’re already familiar with this episode’s topic. (Also, what are you doing reading show notes while you're driving? Watch the road!) There may not have been any spinning spirals or dangling pocket watches, but you may have just entered into another state. And not geographically. I’m your host, Emily Prokop, and this is The Story Behind Hypnosis. Follow The Story Behind: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Website Check out #PodernFamily on Twitter to find other great indie podcasts like this one. If you enjoy podcasts about history, literature, archeology, and the arts, check out the hashtag #HumanitiesPodcasts on Twitter to find more podcasts like this one. Click here to support this podcast on Patreon. Media: Music for Makers Franz Anton Mesmer - Encyclopeda Britannica How Hypnosis Works - How Stuff Works Hist