The Story Behind

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The Story Behind tells the extraordinary history of the ordinary. Everyday objects are more closely examined, from their ancient beginnings through the present—all within 5-10 minutes.

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Hey all! There will be a few weeks of reruns for The Story Behind coming up. I’m going to be taking a break to go to Podfest down in Orlando from March 6 through the 10th, so if you’re attending the event, please come say hi! I’m also going to be doing some other exciting things with The Story Behind in the next few weeks, so be sure to follow @StoryBehindPod on Twitter and Instagram for more inf…
One of my favorite holidays just passed. February 15th. Yup, you heard me right. February 15th, not the 14th. Oh, I love Valentine’s Day, but I’m more in love with the discounted candy the day after, including a candy that apparently I’m in the minority when it comes to liking. But this year, they were harder to come by, despite being the most popular Valentine’s Day candy. The history of any mod…
One of my favorite things to learn about when researching episodes is how people marketed inventions that had never been on the market before. In The Story Behind Post-its, we talked about how 3M’s style of marketing was to show what the product could do, rather than just showing the product. In The Story Behind Dr Pepper, John W. Davis made it a point to tell six people every day his version of …

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Kaisersoze reviewed this podcast on Oct 19th, 2017
"Informative and bite-sized, The Story Behind is powered by the host, Emily's, most amazing voice. One of the very best in podcasting!"

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Oct 13th, 2016
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Feb 21st, 2019
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