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The Blunt History Podcast covers murder, massacre, mayhem & madness. History is crawling with sinister characters and monstrous stories; some infamous, others less so. Explore the dark stories of our past.

The Blunt History Podcast covers murder, massacre, mayhem & madness. History is crawling with sinister characters and monstrous stories; some infamous, others less so. Explore the dark stories of our past.

Location:

Canada

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The Blunt History Podcast covers murder, massacre, mayhem & madness. History is crawling with sinister characters and monstrous stories; some infamous, others less so. Explore the dark stories of our past.

Language:

English

Contact:

4162587098


Episodes

13 - Bloody Assize of Ancaster

6/30/2017
June 21, 1814 - at the Union Hotel, acting as a makeshift courthouse, fifteen men are convicted of High Treason and sentenced to a gruesome death. They were to be hanged, eviscerated, quartered and then beheaded. On July 20, 1814, the sentence was carried out at Burlington Heights, near Dundurn in Hamilton, Ontario. Discover more about the largest mass execution in Canadian history.

Duration:00:38:15

12 - Who Killed Charles Bravo?

6/11/2017
The big question is - Who Killed Charles Bravo? In this episode, we revisit his peculiar poisoning death and consider several theories ranging from suicide to murder. Before indulging in this episode, it is imperative that you listen to episode 11 - The Peculiar Poisoning Death of Charles Bravo.

Duration:00:29:00

11 - The Peculiar Poisoning of Charles Bravo

5/23/2017
April 1876 - Victorian England was enraptured when the lurid details surrounding the poisoning death of Charles Bravo were revealed through the press. In part one of this historical whodunit, you will meet the main players and learn all of the details leading up to Bravo's death. With all of the evidence in hand, the question is left with you - did Charles Bravo kill himself by mistake, on purpose, or was he murdered?

Duration:01:01:21

10 - Enoch Brown School Massacre

5/1/2017
Pennsylvania, 1764 - four Lenape Indians creep into Enoch Brown's schoolhouse; massacring the schoolmaster and ten children. Is this the first rampage killing in an American school? In this episode, we venture far and wide, through two wars, vigilantism and a scalp bounty in an effort to answer that question.

Duration:00:32:05

09 - Donna Sue Davis Murder

4/15/2017
Sioux City, Iowa - 1955. Donna Sue Davis is kidnapped from her crib and then, less than 24 hours later, is found dead in a remote cornfield.

Duration:00:48:37

08 - Homicidal Bats

9/9/2016
The Blunt History podcast returns with a shocking episode providing a brief history of baseball bat murders. Listen and you will hear 10 shocking, true stories of intoxication, passion and primal brutality.

Duration:00:59:33

07 - Vimy Ridge: Part Two

5/12/2016
The finale of a two-part episode exposing the stunning Canadian victory at Vimy Ridge during the First World War. Part two covers the Canadian Corps' preparations for the battle, as well as the battle itself. The episode concludes with four amazing true stories of bravery and heroics; all of which were rewarded with Victoria Crosses.

Duration:00:46:20

06 - Vimy Ridge: Part One

5/5/2016
One of the seminal battles of the First World War. Part one of this two part series covers salient events from 1914 to the winter of 1917; setting the stage for part two -- The Battle.

Duration:00:39:15

05 - The Twinkie Murder

4/28/2016
This is an original true crime story, culled from the newspapers of the early 1920s. You will not find this story, in part or full, anywhere else online. Listen and learn how Twinkies and murder are linked together.

Duration:00:39:35

04 - Myth and Machine

4/21/2016
From myth to machine, sheaths to condoms, learn more about the obscure history of how man has protected his penis since the dawn of time.

Duration:00:28:44

03 - Vlad the Impaler Prince

3/28/2016
We take a blunt look at Vlad the Impaler. Was he a reasonable man of his times? Or was he a psychopath? Join me on this legend laden episode as I try to expose the man who was supposedly the inspiration for Dracula.

Duration:00:24:59

02 - Toilets, Sewers & Lurkers

3/23/2016
From treetops and demons to flushing toilets and bacteria, the history of poop is literally full of crap!

Duration:00:16:28

01 - The Battle of Megiddo

3/18/2016
Find out what makes this ancient and somewhat obscure battle worth talking about. You may not be aware, but you already know something about Megiddo.

Duration:00:19:08