Feeling a bit naughty? Follow me, and let’s take a cheeky peek inside the Secret Cabinet.
The term comes from the room or cabinet in museums in the 19th century, for all those artifacts that weren’t fit to be on exhibition for the more… sensitive lades and gentlemen of the day.
But don’t let that stop you! While the subjects of the podcast are almost always unsavory, they are always presented with class and are in no way vulgar.
I can’t even prepare you for how awesome this podcast is.Ben0108816Listener
As a museum specialist myself, I find this show very interesting! Really original topics.BwfraListener
This podcast takes you on a fantastic romp through the back rooms of history.billybob202Listener
This podcast keeps getting better and better! I can’ believe what strange things people collect throughout history.brainiakListener
Born in Oregon, grew up in Munich, Germany, went to high school and university in Corvallis, Oregon (with another year in Munich between). After college I moved to Prague, the Czech Republic and stayed there for a decade before finally moving to Santa Clara, California.
I studied Business and German, taught English and German, worked in IT support, aerospace and aviation sales, and have spent the last few years as a technical writer for mainframe and big data software.
Since growing up in Germany I’ve had a love for history, spent a half-year as a ghost tour guide in Prague visiting the dungeons and torture chambers beneath the castle, and… everywhere, really. Which got me curious about some of the other local history in Prague. Which in turn led to a lot of time spent documenting my readings on alchemy before discovering podcasts as a medium–-and started distilling my research over the years into podcast episodes. At the same time we decided to also give the Czech Republic a similar history podcast treatment.
And with Pete Collman have been podcasting since 2012. We started with the History of Alchemy and Bohemican podcasts, and I also host the History of Germany (English and German) and translate the Secret Cabinet Podcast from its original German. Our latest adventures are trying to create videos to compliment the podcast.
Oh yeah, I also paint. dowsart.com