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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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H2-OhNo! Part 1 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 […]

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

What You’ve Been Missing!

10/10/2017
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Our co-hosts needed a few more days to finish editing your newest Horrific History Podcast episode, so we’re giving you a small teaser from our recent Patreon-exclusive episode! Listen to Eric Slyter and Curtis Bender tell you about the exciting non-profit program, Haunting Ellensburg, to which they’ve been dedicating so much of their free time! […]

Duration:00:10:13

The Waking Nightmare: Sleep Paralysis

10/3/2017
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Have you ever had the experience of waking up but being unable to move? Did you feel the sensation of “the intruder” in your room restraining you? At least 40% of the population has had this experience and people from different times and places have had different explanations for it. Eric Slyter and Curtis Bender, […]

Duration:01:19:12

Wait For It… The Revengeancing

9/27/2017
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Listen to our co-hosts describe how they bit off more than they could chew (but thankfully they avoided wolfsbane from our Toxic Plants episode)! As volunteers for the Horrific History Podcast, we suppose we can give them a little leeway. They are, after all, doing a lot of work at the moment for our non-profit’s […]

Duration:00:03:44

Not Your Garden Variety Episode: Toxic Plants

9/12/2017
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Not Your Garden Variety Episode: Toxic Plants Can you identify all the plants in your yard or garden pots? After hearing this episode, you may never look at them (or honey products) the same way again! Eric Slyter and Curtis Bender, your Horrific History co-hosts, explore some pretty (and highly toxic) plants from across the […]

Duration:01:25:18

Profits Before People: Assassinations, Disasters and Child Labor

8/31/2017
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Profits Before People: What are the worst job conditions you have ever experienced or known about? What were your biggest concerns? Join Horrific History co-hosts, Eric Slyter and Curtis Bender, as they scratch the surface on the long struggle for workers’ rights in human history when the profit margins of the rich and powerful have […]

Duration:01:30:29

Harbingers of Doom: Celestial Events and Superstitions

8/15/2017
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Harbingers of Doom: Celestial Events and Superstitions What kind of superstitions or myths do you think of when you look up at the stars? Every culture has them; there have been stories developed all over the world to explain star constellations or natural phenomena like solar and lunar eclipses, comets, meteors and more. When […]

Duration:01:41:49

Leaving You In Stitches, Part 2: Human Tissue Theft

8/1/2017
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Leaving You in Stitches, Part 2 Day laborer scams in India, exploitation of people in poverty desperate to provide for their families, surgeries and death threats, this episode has the details on human tissue theft you’ve been waiting for! Horrific History co-hosts Eric Slyter and Curtis Bender are back to continue their two-part episode on […]

Duration:01:21:04

Leaving You In Stitches, Part 1: Human Tissue Theft

7/25/2017
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Leaving You in Stitches, Part 1 What do you think of when you hear the phrase “tissue theft?” Do you think of evil elves on a clandestine caper to acquire tissue paper for wrapping presents? Perhaps you think of someone with a horrible cold stealing your last box of tissue. After this episode, you’ll think […]

Duration:01:21:03

Wait For It… Wait For It!

7/18/2017
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Wait for it… Wait for it! Our co-hosts thought our latest topic of research, human tissue theft, would be a fast and easy topic. But by the day of recording they discovered a lot more horrifying, bloody and even some hilarious information from the 13th century to modern day history than they could fit into […]

Duration:00:02:09