20 Best Alternate History Podcasts

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Alternate History Podcasts

Here are 20 Best Alternate History Podcasts worth listening to in 2023

1. A Fork In Time: The Alternate History Podcast

A Fork In Time: The Alternate History Podcast US
Explore the realm of alternate histories as we explore the what-ifs that can flow from history's most pivotal moments. Each episode will focus on a specific moment in time the fork where history could have taken a different path.
Play 54 21 3 episodes / month Avg Length 60 min May 2019 Get Email Contact More

2. The History of Alternative

The History of Alternative Chicago, Illinois, US
Hosted by 101 WKQX's Jon Manley and James VanOsdol, the History of Alternative digs deep into everything alternative.
Play 107.7K 254 1 episode / week Avg Length 19 min Oct 2020 Get Email Contact More

3. The Revisionists

The Revisionists Denver, Colorado, US
Three comics present two different stories about a person or event from history-one accurate, one crazy alternate. You vote, and the winning story becomes accepted history.
Play 85 2 episodes / month Avg Length 58 min Get Email Contact More

4. Twilight Histories

Twilight Histories This is YOUR story. You are a time traveler sent to strange and exotic lands. You will explore Egypt ravaged by an Ice Age, a Carthaginian colony on Mars, a resurgent Aztec empire, and many other strange alternate histories. So step onto the platform if you dare. The Twilight Histories is an alternate history storytelling podcast inspired by RPG (role-playing games) and gamebooks such as Fighting Fantasy. Each story casts YOU as the adventurer.
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Play 2.6K 1.1K 1 episode / month Avg Length 29 min Sep 2011 Get Email Contact More

5. The Alternate History Show

The Alternate History Show Ben Kearns and guests imagine what might have been-had things in history proceeded a little differently. Also, get the very latest news on various alternate history websites, novels and our AH picks of the week-and in each episode, Ben reviews an example of AH literature/media in 60 seconds.
Play 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 73 min Sep 2020 Get Email Contact More


This is not a show of what was but rather of what might have been. Here we blend fact with fiction by exploring alternative histories; events that might have happened had things gone a little differently. If you've ever wondered about these scenarios, THIS IS NOT HISTORY is the podcast for you!
Play 46 1 episode / month Avg Length 30 min May 2020 Get Email Contact More

7. Back To The Past: The Alternate History Podcast

Back To The Past: The Alternate History Podcast New Jersey, US
We theorize alternate timelines caused by history occurring differently. For example, what if the Black Death never happened? Or, what if the French won the Seven Years War? Take a listen and explore alternate history!
Play 52 1 episode / day Avg Length 24 min Jul 2020 Get Email Contact More

8. The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Effect What if... one thing changes? An alternative history podcast discussing the what if's. Two friends explore the many possibilities if an event in history doesn't play out how it did in our timeline, how it might look in a new different future. Come and explore the many ripple effects that could happen!
Play 1.4K 15 episodes / year Avg Length 72 min Feb 2021 Get Email Contact More

9. Imagine If?

Imagine If? An Alternate History podcast where we explore alternate universes with an Imagine If? divergence, such as Imagine If Nazis won WWII, or if Abraham Lincoln was never assassinated?
Play Jul 2020 Get Email Contact More

10. What If World History?

What If World History? Euclid, Ohio, US
The events that shape our world, and our future, take many turns. What If World History? explores an alternative timeline to the events that molded our lives. Take a trip with us.
Play 114 15 Mar 2021 Get Email Contact More

11. Age of Confusion

Age of Confusion Age of Confusion, An Alternate History Podcast
Play 3 episodes / year Mar 2021 Get Email Contact More

12. Counterfactual Canuck

Counterfactual Canuck Canada
A podcast that explores the alternate history of Canada.
Play 10 episodes / year Avg Length 30 min Jul 2020 Get Email Contact More

13. IMAGINARIUM : An Alternate History Of Art

IMAGINARIUM : An Alternate History Of Art Welcome to Imaginarium: an alternate history of art. A podcast where we delve into the most obscure parts of art history. Every month, I will go on a deep dive into an art history subject that isn't often talked about in the general field of art history
Play 1.3K 5 episodes / year Avg Length 35 min Nov 2020 Get Email Contact More

14. The World That Wasn't

The World That Wasn't The World that Wasn't is a podcast that explores the What Ifs of history. What if the Germans won the Battle of Britain? What if JFK had survived that fateful day in Dallas? What if China had colonized the new world? In each episode, we will contrast an enthusiastic fan point of view on alternate history with an insightful opinion from a guest historian.
Play May 2015 Get Email Contact More

15. News in world war

News in world war This is an alternative history scenario as the BBC news covers what is happening on the front lines.
Play Feb 2021 Get Email Contact More

16. OtherSide

OtherSide Your weekly dose of alternate history, parallel dimensions, and what if scenarios.
Play Feb 2021 Get Email Contact More

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Alternate History Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Alternate History. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
A Fork In Time aforkintimepodcast.com 64
101 WKQX 101wkqx.com 34
Dark Lord Studios twilighthistories.com 33
therippleeffectalthist therippleeffectalthist.podbean.com 23
Back To The Past: The Alternate History Podcast wavve.link 22
Brian Flynn revisionistspodcast.com 21
Counterfactual Canuck buzzsprout.com 10
Sean Munger ageofconfusion.net 9
Nadjah O. imaginariumpod.libsyn.com 4
Ben Kearns podbean.com 3
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