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May 19, 2022

Ep. 85: The Guillotine and the Reign of Terror

Even among all the creative execution methods mankind has dreamed up over the years, the Guillotine stands out, raising nightmare…

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April 21, 2022

Ep. 81: Blackbeard

Inspired by the new hit show "Our Flag Means Death", we're covering the most famous pirate in history: Blackbeard! At the dawn of…

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March 10, 2022

Ep. 75: The Hauntings of Union Cemetery

Union Cemetery sits at a crossroads, almost 400 years old, with headstones scattered across its area spanning centuries of New En…

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March 3, 2022

Ep. 74: Ghost Ships, Pt. 2

We're singin' more sea shanties on the finale to our 2-part series on ghost ships! This week Sean rounds things out with two twen…

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Feb. 24, 2022

Ep. 73: Ghost Ships, Pt. 1

In this first of two nautical episodes, Sean introduces us to three of history’s eeriest ghost ships. First, the Flying Dutchm…

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Feb. 17, 2022

Ep. 72: The Day the Music Died

"A long, long time ago, I can still remember..." February 3rd, 1959. Three of the brightest stars in the rock 'n roll galaxy - Bu…

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Jan. 20, 2022

Ep. 68: The Strange Death of Edgar Allan Poe

In October 1849, now-legendary horror and suspense writer Edgar Allan Poe was found in a tavern in Baltimore, delirious, with clo…

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Dec. 30, 2021

Ep. 65: Santa Claus - Dark Origins

We're back from the sick bay and rounding out the holiday season with some Yule-tide cheer this week! Sean takes us through the f…

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Dec. 16, 2021

Ep. 64: Deaths on Everest

The weather outside is frightful...but not as frightful as the weather on Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world and hi…

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Dec. 9, 2021

Ep. 63: Mercy Brown & the New England Vampire Panic

In 1892, 19-year-old Mercy Brown's corpse was exhumed and her vital organs were ritually burned by Exeter, Rhode Island townsfolk…

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Nov. 4, 2021

Ep. 58: The Salem Witch Trials, Pt. 3 - The Executions

Here we are at the long-awaited final episode in our Salem Witch Trials series. What is there to say aside from that on this epis…

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Oct. 21, 2021

Ep. 57: The Salem Witch Trials, Pt. 2 - The Accused

In this 2nd part of what's become a 3-part series, we dive deeper into the tragic events of the 1692 Salem Witch Trials and how t…

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Oct. 14, 2021

Ep. 56: The Salem Witch Trials, Pt. 1 - The Accusers

We've finally come to our long promised two-parter on one of Carrie's pet interests, the Salem Witch Trials! In 1692 Salem, Mass…

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Sept. 23, 2021

Ep. 53: Jamestown Cannibalism - America's First Horror

Jamestown, Virginia was the first successful English settlement in North America (for the first UNsuccessful one, go check out ou…

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Aug. 26, 2021

Ep. 49: Henry VIII - Portrait of a Serial Killer

King Henry VIII. Beheader of wives. Noted fat guy. Lover of turkey legs.  Henry the 8th has become a punch line, known for his b…

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