History Buzz Ep04: Talking YouTube and History with Whitt Docs Cemetery Tours

We reached out to a fellow History buff and YouTube channel host, Chris, from the Whitt Docs Cemetery Tours YouTube channel…and man did we have a blast talking to him! He talks about some of the most interesting cemeteries he has visited, his earliest historical memories…and yes he even remembers the big California earthquake from 1989!!! WhitContinue reading “History Buzz Ep04: Talking YouTube and History with Whitt Docs Cemetery Tours”

Podcast Ep10: Surprising History You Discover at a Cemetery

We visit Lakeview Cemetery in Cleveland Ohio. The burial site of President James Garfield, John D. Rockefeller, Eliot Ness and many more famous Americans.  This was our first video we recorded at a cemetery and it was much more interesting than we imagined! For more visit us at: talkwithhistory.com Want to have a question featured onContinue reading “Podcast Ep10: Surprising History You Discover at a Cemetery”

Podcast Ep09: History and Rock and Roll: Visiting Bret Michaels’ Hometown

Best known as the lead singer of the 80’s hair band, Poison, Bret Michaels had a big impact on Jenn’s life. We took an opportunity to do something a little different and film a Walk With History video from his hometown of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania!  Walking through small town Pennsylvania was that much more fun asContinue reading “Podcast Ep09: History and Rock and Roll: Visiting Bret Michaels’ Hometown”

History Buzz Ep03: Chicken Shack Fisticuffs, Portland Hippies, and MTV meets Opera

Do you remember the first thing you ever watched on MTV? How about that pivotal event that opened your eyes to the bigger world? Our friends Naomi and Chris grew up in Portland and Alabama…and we were lucky enough to eventually meet them in Memphis. Talk about a variety of experience and history to talkContinue reading “History Buzz Ep03: Chicken Shack Fisticuffs, Portland Hippies, and MTV meets Opera”

Podcast Ep 08: The Lincoln Assassination – Facts You Never Knew

We walked in the footsteps of history when we visited each location of the various events surrounding the night of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Walking in the footsteps of Lincoln and his cabinet, John Wilkes Booth and his fellow Conspirators is an experience you don’t want to miss!!  The Video: On Location at the Lincoln AssassinationContinue reading “Podcast Ep 08: The Lincoln Assassination – Facts You Never Knew”

Podcast Ep 07: Night of the Living Dead – Visiting and Filming the Cemetery Where it All Happened

Scott and Jenn visited the Evans City Cemetery. The very place where The Night of the Living Dead was filmed in 1967. This film was so iconic and groundbreaking for its time, that is DEFINED the Zombie Movie Genreā€¦forever being known as the father of the zombie film. However, what is the HISTORY of thoseContinue reading “Podcast Ep 07: Night of the Living Dead – Visiting and Filming the Cemetery Where it All Happened”

History Buzz Ep02: Skyline Chili Strikes Again, Personal vs Social History, and a White Ford Bronco

You ever wonder why the OJ Simpson trial was such a big deal? Do you remember where you were when the verdict came out? What were the social impacts of that trial? Does that kind of history matter to most people? Our Navy buddy Dave Rios, talks about moving around the country as a childContinue reading “History Buzz Ep02: Skyline Chili Strikes Again, Personal vs Social History, and a White Ford Bronco”

Podcast Ep06: Dan Rice – The most famous person you have never heard of

Dan Rice was a circus clown…or rathe a circus leader…in the mid 1800s. It is because of him that we have terms like “Jump on the bandwagon”. He essentially made fun of politicians…before that was cool! He also is the reason that we have the iconic “Uncle Sam” Army recruiting posters…those drawings were modeled afterContinue reading “Podcast Ep06: Dan Rice – The most famous person you have never heard of”

History Buzz Ep01: The Origin of Krispy Kreme, West Coast Earthquakes, and MLK

In the first episode of The History Buzz we talk about the assassination of Martin Luther King and how we all learned about that event differently from West Coast to East Coast and North to South. Our guest tells us the first major historical event he remembers happening in his lifetime….as well as some OhioContinue reading “History Buzz Ep01: The Origin of Krispy Kreme, West Coast Earthquakes, and MLK”

An Introduction to The History Buzz Podcast

This History Buzz uses history as a springboard for conversations on how we all learn through a different lens. Jenn is a Historian from Pittsburgh with a graduate degree in American History from the University of Memphis and Scott is from California, and a career Navy Officer. Together they have built a life that isContinue reading “An Introduction to The History Buzz Podcast”