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'?
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.
The Search for...
Dec 10, 2018
What gothic podcast would be complete without a little dash of death? Join me in exploring taphophobia, or the fear of being buried alive. Which historical figures were taphophobes? What's a safety coffin? And why did Hans Christian Anderson sleep with a sign around his neck? Find out in this particularly...
Dec 3, 2018
In this mini episode, I highlight my top 5 most haunted places to stay in the U.S. From the phantoms of the Queen Mary to the tortured souls of the Bordens, find out where I think you should lay your head for some frightfully dark dreams.
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Nov 26, 2018
In this episode, I look into fashions from bygone eras that were treacherous. Hear about corsetry, crinolines, chopines, foot binding, and the strange case of the man who avenged Lincoln.
Recommended Reading mentioned in this episode:
Crinoline: Fashion’s Most Magnificent Disaster by Denis Pellerin and Brian May