TheHistoryOfFun

The History of Fun

Each week, a new exploration of the hidden backstories behind the things you love to do. Whatever happened to the thimble in Monopoly? Where do all the terrifying Chuck E Cheese robots come from? What’s the story behind the helpful cloud turtle in Super Mario Kart? Join Polygon’s Russ Frushtick, Allegra Frank and Chris Plante on a hilarious weekly journey through a variety of time-wasting activities.

polygon.com/history-of-fun-podcast

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Chris Plante

Executive editor of Polygon, co-host of The History of Fun and The Besties, and Host of What's Tech?

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