Discover the Birth of Halloween as We Know It – Drunk History

Hello. I’m Tess Lynch, and tonight we’re going to learn about the mother of Halloween. [dark chuckle] Mrs. Elizabeth Krebs. [cackles] [gulps] [continues cackling] Freaking me out. You’re freaking me out. Wow.In the early decades of the 20th century,Halloween was celebrated in a far different way.This was 1912 in Hiawatha, Kansas,and groups of kids would […]

The Real-Life Drama Behind the Birth of Mickey Mouse (feat. Tony Hale) – Drunk History

– HELLO, TODAY WE’RE TALKING ABOUT UB IWERKS, THE CREATOR OF MICKEY MOUSE. SO OUR STORY STARTS IN 1919 IN KANSAS CITY, USA. WALT DISNEY WAS A DRAFTSMAN. UB IWERKS WAS AN ANIMATOR. UB GOES, HEY WALT, WHAT IF WE WERE TO PUT A LIVE ACTION PERSON INTO AN ANIMATED FRAME? YES, THAT’S IT. THEY […]

I Am King Tut (Pharaoh Tutankhamun)

Here I lie, The strong bull, pleasing of birth, the one of perfect laws, who wears the crown and pleases the gods, lord of all… now dead. After bearing witness to only eighteen floodings of the live giving sacred waters of the Nile, I am laid to rest in my tomb with the objects that […]

My Boyfriend Got Me Pregnant And Left Me Two Days Before Prom

– My boyfriend and I were popular in high school. I was a cheerleader, he played football. We lived in a small town called Booneville and our life seemed perfect. But then, one thing completely changed my life forever. When I was seventeen, I got pregnant. I perfectly remember that Friday night over Christmas break […]

My Doctor Didn’t Believe My Pain

– There have been so many times when my doctors have not believed me when I told them that I was in pain. The first one happened when I was 15 years old and during basketball practice, while running wind sprints, I started to feel this horrible horrible pain in my abdomen. You know how […]

I Lost My Baby Before I Even Met Her

Si vous étiez là en pédiatrie section de l’hôpital, vous ne remarqueriez pas seulement le couloir fluorescent étroit décoré de couleurs vives avec des animaux à l’allure joyeuse, vous seriez effrayé par l’agonie continue des cris venant de moi alors que j’étais conduit à la salle de travail. C’était le 17 octobre 2014 et j’étais […]