About the Podcast
History is beautiful, brutal and, often, ridiculous. Join Ben Bowlin and Noel Brown as they dive into some of the weirdest stories from across the span of human civilization in Ridiculous History, a podcast by HowStuffWorks.
About the Host
Ben Bowlin and Noel Brown
Ben Bowlin is a veteran podcaster at HowStuffWorks, and has worked on numerous shows, including Stuff They Don't Want You To Know, CarStuff and BrainStuff. Over years of bizarre research on everything from ancient civilizations to previously undiscovered (and hilarious) antics of history’s most influential figures and institutions, Ben and his team have compiled the absolute best, weirdest and most ridiculous stories in human history. Noel Brown is a podcaster, musician and filmmaker living in Atlanta, Georgia. Noel Brown is a podcaster, musician and filmmaker living in Atlanta, Georgia. While studying film production, Brown became the youngest reporter for Georgia’s NPR affiliate where he produced radio features on everything from local and state politics to the nuclear industry. His documentary on the Georgia Guidestones, a mysterious granite monument engraved with a list of commandments for establishing a new world order, won the award for best documentary short at the Atlanta Film Festival.