The Dirty Bits

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The Dirty Bits Podcast is performed by Tawny Platis, a professional voice actor, who gives a casual -and hopefully comical- southern Californian retelling of the sexy, scandalous, and salacious stories from history your teacher probably left out. Whether it's Hans Christian Andersen's masturbation obsession, Jack Parsons bizarre mixture of NASA, the Occult, and Scientology, or Catherine the Great's chairs embellished with phallic symbols, we're totes about to dive in on the Dirty Bits and learn how the sexual drives of those who came before us shaped our world.

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One of our Dirty Birdies on Patreon suggested an episode covering the American socialite, Wallis Simpson, and let me tell you- I am SO glad he did! This episode has everything- Nazis, a twisted Cinderella story, bratty pre-Instagram kids of the uber rich and famous, a disgraced prince, plane crashes, affairs galore, more rumors than facts, Mussolini, Winston Churchill, commies, a jewel heist….and…
Eva Peron was an actress, turned First Lady, turned activist, turned kind of saint. You’re going to hear the word “supposedly” A LOT in this episode. Like a lot a lot. Things are a little murky about her life, particularly before she married Juan Peron, the man who would become the 29th and 41st president of Argentina. Podcast Promos: Not Your Little Lady Play Comics Podcast Advertiser: Maji Desi…
The long-awaited premiere is finally here! And we're kicking off the season with Harriette Wilson, a woman remembered as one of the most famous courtesans of all time during the naughty ’90s of 19th century Britain. She’s mostly known for becoming the mistress of William Lord Craven and other semi-famous politicians at the age of just 15.  Podcast Promos: Play Comics Podcast  The Exploress Podcas…

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Pappassg reviewed this podcast on Feb 27th, 2018
"This show is so great! Hearing the host give a hilarious take on history and cover things that no one else is covering is so awesome! Make sure you check it out! "
 
Roseanne Sinclair reviewed this podcast on Feb 26th, 2018
"Love Tawny’s casual take on history! ❤️"
 
Navano reviewed this podcast on Aug 3rd, 2017
"One of my favorites for sure. The host is wonderful and the content is interesting and never too graphic for the average listener. I love the little bits of dirty humor sprinkled in wherever possible. Love it! "
 

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Podcast Details
Started
Apr 13th, 2017
Latest Episode
Mar 20th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
73
Avg. Episode Length
20 minutes

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