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The Goth Librarian Podcast

Mar 18, 2019

In Episode 21, I explore the history of mental institutions in the U.S. - from social reformer Nellie Bly to extreme treatment methods used in the name of healing. 

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Feb 25, 2019

In this mini episode, I highlight the top 5 haunted places in the U.S. to grab a bite. So arrive hungry, pull up a chair, and await your phantom guests...

 

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Feb 11, 2019

Lonely hearts ads, singles columns, personal ads - all interchangeable terms present the opportunity for unattached individuals seeking another for a special connection.  But what happens when a killer is reading through, or even posting their own ads? 

In this episode, I cover three cases - The Lonely Hearts Killers,...


Dec 24, 2018

Dive into the grim world of resurrectionists in the 19th century. What methods did body snatchers use to avoid detection? Why was it such a lucrative trade?  And what in the world is 'burking'? 

 

Recommended Reading:

The Anatomy Murders: Being the True and Spectacular History of Edinburgh's Notorious Burke and Hare and...


Dec 17, 2018

In 1953, the CIA began implementing a series of experiments on test subjects - many of whom were unknowing participants. The goal was to see if drugs could tap into parts of the mind to enable what the U.S. government referred to as 'brain warfare.' They called it Project MKUltra. 

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