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The Waking Nightmare: Episodes from the Crypt

11/13/2018
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While trying to work on our upcoming new episode (with a special guest), Eric and Jordan discovered that our technology is having some issues (Jordan blames poltergeists, because that makes about as much sense to her as computers)! Since we need a bit more time to fix our problems so we can have a […]

Duration:01:26:07

Of Monsters & Men: Halloween Special

10/31/2018
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What makes a man a man? Join all three of Horrific History’s co-hosts for this new special Halloween episode as we go back in history to look at one of the times scholars and religious leaders asked this very question! When unexpected visitors come knocking and ask for a fright, Curtis regales us with […]

Duration:00:32:36

Guns, Ghosts & Serial Killers: Live from Central City Comic Con

10/16/2018
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Have you ever wondered about the awful, bloody and sometimes downright scary history of a town you’re passing through? Take a trip with our co-hosts and join us for our first live interview recorded at Central City Comic Con in this Horrific History Podcast episode as we explore the macabre history of Ellensburg, Washington with […]

Duration:01:00:55

Squeam with us LIVE!

10/10/2018
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Would you like to squeam live? Check out this special announcement about our first-ever live podcast recording with a special guest interview and find out how you can be there! If you’d like to hear the commercial-free version of our episodes and receive other great perks, become a patron of our podcast on Patreon! […]

Duration:00:02:37

Birds, Bees and Bitter Apples: Ancient Birth Control

9/24/2018
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How have people through history thought of and approached reproduction and family planning? Would you trust their birth control methods or consider it another case of the fallacy of ancient wisdom? Join our co-hosts, Eric Slyter and Jordan Watney, as they explore the history of documented birth control methods in ancient Egypt and the evolution […]

Duration:01:33:57

Twelve Thousand Downloads (of Death): Special Episode

8/28/2018
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Horrific History Podcast has hit (and exceeded) a new milestone, so we’re bringing you a special episode with a guest host you’ll remember from Season 1: Curtis Bender! We hope you’ll enjoy this special recording for our 10,000-12,000 download milestones! So join us for this change of pace and hear about how the destruction of […]

Duration:00:56:06

Forbidden Shmershmidden: Forbidden Places

8/14/2018
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Do you like to push boundaries? Would you go to, and stay in, an area which was legally designated as “off-limits”? If the location was reputed to be haunted, would that spook you out of staying the night? Our co-hosts, Eric Slyter and Jordan Watney, explore areas forbidden to the general public in this brand […]

Duration:01:59:04

Harbingers of Doom: Episodes from the Crypt

7/24/2018
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While working on our upcoming new episode, Eric and Jordan discovered that there are three noteworthy celestial events coming up! Since they need a bit more time to finish the summer tour of one of our other programs which goes to libraries all across the Pacific Northwest for Summer Reading programs, we decided to raise […]

Duration:01:48:46

For a Healthy Glow: Episodes from the Crypt

6/27/2018
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While working on our upcoming “Forbidden Places” episode, Eric and Jordan discovered that one of our intended subjects no longer qualifies as an area off-limits to the public! So, while they scour the planet for other inaccessible locations we thought we’d raise one of our Season 1 episodes (now with a new intro) from the […]

Duration:01:37:00

It’s a Trap…?: Booby-traps in History

6/12/2018
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Have you ever wondered about the use of booby-traps in history or the source of inspiration for common Hollywood tropes? Join Horrific History co-hosts, Eric Slyter and Jordan Watney, as they examine the historical evidence for the use of booby-traps in historical records from across the globe. What kind of danger was waiting for archeologists […]

Duration:02:04:39

H2-OhNo! Part 2: Raw Water

5/15/2018
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For what purpose would you willingly use raw water? Drinking? Cooking? Bathing? Join Horrific History co-hosts, Eric Slyter and Jordan Watney, as they look at more instances of raw water usage, both in the past and modern history (including some history humanity is making right now). Learn how John Snow, one of the founders in […]

Duration:01:51:07

H2-OhWait…

4/24/2018
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What happened? This isn’t the regularly scheduled Horrific History Podcast episode! Both your co-hosts are currently dedicating their energy to recovering from a seasonal bug that took over our offices and are getting ready for public outreach this weekend. Find out where can you go, this Saturday or Sunday, to meet all three of Horrific […]

Duration:00:05:40

H2-OhNo! Part 1: Raw Water

4/17/2018
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Just how pure is your raw water source? Do you trust it? Would you drink it? Join your Horrific History co-hosts, Eric Slyter and Jordan Watney, as they take several trips in the Horrific History time and space machine to look at cases in history when trusted water supplies turned deadly and how some earlier […]

Duration:01:43:20

Time to Float

4/10/2018
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Would you drink raw water? Listen to your co-hosts, Eric Slyter and Jordan Watney, give you a special preview of our upcoming raw water episode. While our nonprofit had to briefly pull our volunteers from the podcast to do a week of programming for Knights of Veritas and this delayed our scheduled release, we’re on-track to […]

Duration:00:10:13

The Starvening, Pt. 2: Winter Cannibalism 2

3/27/2018
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The Starvening, Part 2 From the last episode, we know Jamestown’s English settlers got their colony off on the wrong foot; this week, join your Horrific History co-hosts, Eric Slyter and Jordan Watney, as they get to the meat of the subject as we explore both the period accounts of cannibalism and the recent related […]

Duration:02:23:05

The Starvening, Pt. 1: Winter Cannibalism 2

3/13/2018
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The Starvening, Part 1 Have you ever felt your body wasting away? Most of us know what it’s like when we forget to eat for too long, often described as the physical sensation of the stomach “eating itself.” But, what occurs in the body and mind when it’s true over a prolonged period? What more […]

Duration:01:50:57

It’s Aliiiiive!

1/4/2018
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Hello Squeamers! Around the conclusion of “Season 1” of our Horrific History Podcast your hardworking co-hosts were forced to take some time off from recording. Thankfully, in the world of squeam and horror, things that first appear dead sometimes come back better than ever (or maybe equally good but different?), like Eric’s beloved Star […]

Duration:00:03:34

Child’s Play, Part 2: Children Who Kill

11/7/2017
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What do you see when you look into the face of a child? Do you see innocence or the devil incarnate? Love, or murderous intent? Join Horrific History Podcast as our co-hosts, Eric Slyter and Curtis Bender, examine three cases from history when children have murdered for supernatural reasons. Learn about the 12 year-old […]

Duration:01:24:17

Halloween Special: Spring-Heeled Jack

10/31/2017
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After a month of horror-themed fun for another of our non-profit’s programs, Haunting Ellensburg, Horrific History Podcast’s co-hosts Eric Slyter and Curtis Bender were in the mood for a change in pace and a spooky story to share with our favorite listeners (all of you)! Thank you for your patience during our frazzled month of October; […]

Duration:00:19:10

Child’s Play, Part 1: Children Who Kill

10/12/2017
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What do you think of when you look into a child’s eyes? Do you think of innocence and a world of potential? Or, do you think of torture, murder and evil intent? Join your Horrific History Podcast co-hosts, Eric Slyter and Curtis Bender, as they look at children in history who have tortured or killed […]

Duration:01:15:00