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A podcast from Polygon

The History of Fun

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51 Episodes • Released Weekly

51 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from Polygon

The History of Fun

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51 Episodes • Released Weekly

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The History of Fun explores the hidden backstories behind the things you enjoy. This season, we’re diving into the amazing origins of your favorite holiday traditions. Join Polygon’s Russ Frushtick, Allegra Frank, and Chris Plante each week as they embark on a new quest to uncover these common-yet-mysterious customs. Produced by Polygon and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Latest Episode

24 Dec 2018 • 55 mins

The War on Christmas: A Brief History

There is a war. It's been going on for hundreds of years. And there's only one victim: CHRISTMAS. Chris Plante dives deep into The War on Christmas. Where it started, why it started, and out frickin' ridiculous it is. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices