The Story Behind
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
Forrest Gump (With Nick from The Epic Film Guys) | Forrest Gump February (TSB038)
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In 1994, a movie came along about a man of low intelligence who happens to hit a few lucky breaks, weaving himself in and out of the timeline of American history, and into the hearts of millions of movie-goers. That man was Forrest. Forrest Gump. For the month of February, I focused episode topics on historical and pop culture references in the movie. This is the last episode of the series, in which we talk about the book that inspired the movie, the soundtrack everyone in my high school had and wore out, and the cultural impact of this modern-day classic. And, because I couldn’t just talk about this film by myself, I have a special guest with me for this episode. I’m your host, Emily Prokop, with Nick from the Epic Film Guys, and this is The Story Behind Forrest Gump. 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 Alan Silvestri - The Feather Theme from the "Forrest Gump" Soundtrack: https:/