The Faking History Podcast is your new historical fix! Sarah and Maria deliver the hottest world history topics with a twist - Sarah is clueless when it comes to history. Learn and laugh with us as Sarah describes major historical events to the best of her ability, while Maria provides a more realistic (and research supported) explanation. Historical accuracy not guaranteed. Polite corrections are appreciated - and discussed - for each episode. This podcast was created for education and personal growth. We strive for cultural sensitivity as well as understanding and support from our listeners. Thanks for stopping by!


  • NOT the d*sney bitch

    NOT the d*sney bitch

    21/11/2019 Duración: 59min

    In honor of the upcoming holiday, we wanted to delve a little deeper into Native American studies. Join us today for the real story about Pocahontas! ** This will be the end of season 1!! keep an eye on our social media for updates about potential mini-sodes and/or live video chats. ** As always, send all corrections, concerns, love, etc. to 

  • Diggin fer gold

    Diggin' fer gold

    14/11/2019 Duración: 51min

    We're back out west this week as we talk about the EIGHTEEN 49ers and their hunt for the good stuff. Gear up, it's a knee slapper y'all. As always, send any corrections/help/support to and rate/review!!!

  • REMEMBER THE ... what was it?

    REMEMBER THE ... what was it?

    07/11/2019 Duración: 55min

    Cannons are flying and people are dying (but like, not a lot of them). Today we're talking about the Alamo! We also threw in a special surprise for Hispanic Heritage Month (even though that was a month ago and the dates are wrong, bare with us OKAY). Come back next week for another trip out west! As always, send any corrections to 

  • OMG, we-otch

    OMG, we-otch

    31/10/2019 Duración: 01h09min

    HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! In this episode we talk about a special little town called Salem and all of it's spooky happenings. Tune in every Thursday for new episodes! Send all corrections/questions/concerns to

  • Tooty Booty, Mummified and Fruity

    Tooty Booty, Mummified and Fruity

    24/10/2019 Duración: 42min

    He's got a weird-shaped head and his hips don't lie. It's King Tutankhamen, better known as King Tut, and this week we're diving in with all the deets about his weird body, short reign, and way too much banter. We know the post date is a little off but ... we were on a break... Tune in next week for some spooky vibes!!! Please send corrections/comments/concerns to and don't forget to rate, review, subscribe!

  • Walking the Walk

    Walking the Walk

    10/10/2019 Duración: 53min

    In respect of Indigenous People's Day, we're discussing the trail of tears! Bare with us and our audio issues as we work toward a solution. Tune in every Thursday for more Faking History! Please send all questions, complaints, concerns, etc. to Thanks for stopping by!

  • Thats why her hair is so big. Its full of secrets.

    That's why her hair is so big. It's full of secrets.

    03/10/2019 Duración: 48min

    It's October 3rd. We're wearing pink as we discuss The LAST prerevolutionary - and most boujee - Queen of France! Marie Antoinette is that beyotch and we're, like, so obsessed with her. Tune in every Thursday for more and send all corrections to Thanks for stopping by!

  • Let the Bodies Hit the ... Wall

    Let the Bodies Hit the ... Wall

    26/09/2019 Duración: 40min

    Blisters, Rashes, and Death, oh my! This week we dive right in with the Black Death, its origin, disease course, and socioeconomic impact. Please send any corrections/questions/ideas to Thanks for stopping by!

  • Henry VIII (And His Huge... Intellect)

    Henry VIII (And His Huge... Intellect)

    19/09/2019 Duración: 01h15min

    It's smutty, it's deadly, it's Henry VIII! Sit back and enjoy the ride as we discuss England's most (in)famous patriarch. Don't worry, not all future episodes will be this lengthy. Please send any corrections/questions/ideas to Thanks for stopping by!

  • Trailer!


    12/09/2019 Duración: 20min

    Welcome to the Faking History Podcast! In this special trailer episode, we'll provide a quick overview of the podcast, including our backstory, motives, and goals. Catch us on Thursdays on Buzzsprout, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts. Thanks for stopping by!