Drunk History: Sports Heroes

Drunk History: Sports Heroes

This week’s episode of “Drunk History” features stories of three American sports heroes including Jim Thorpe, Babe Didrikson and Jim Abbott. Although all three athletes came from very different backgrounds, all of their stories have one common theme and that’s overcoming adversity. The first story is of Jim Thorpe, a Native American who is considered […]

“Drunk History” of Charleston

“Drunk History” of Charleston

This week’s episode of “Drunk History” tells us three stories of the most historical significance from Charleston, South Carolina. Tonight we were taught about the caning of Charles Sumner, Judge Waties Waring’s fight against segregation and the story of how Robert Smalls went from being a slave to being one of the most important political […]

‘Drunk History’ about Baltimore

‘Drunk History’ about Baltimore

This week’s “Drunk History” lesson features three stories involving some of the most influential events and people from Baltimore, Maryland. From learning about an early assassination attempt on Abraham Lincoln, to the origin of “The Star-Spangled Banner” and finally the rivalry between Edgar Alan Poe and Rufus Griswold. Our first sloshed story teller tells us […]