FORGOTTEN NEWS PODCAST-logo

FORGOTTEN NEWS PODCAST

Media & Entertainment Podcasts >

More Information

Location:

United States

Language:

English

Contact:

(216) 916-4534


Episodes

WHAT KATIE WOULDN'T TELL - 1884

11/24/2018
More
The story of the murder of Kate McDonnell, an Irish-American girl, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1884, and her inexplicable deathbed effort to hide the identity of her killer. Also: Police Blotter & Court News, Cleveland, Ohio, January 5, 1864. Note: This is our most unusual Police Blotter segment, featuring an all-star cast of podcasters. HISTORICAL REFERENCES. What Katie Wouldn't Tell: Newspapers - The Pittsburgh Dispatch, February 28, 1884. The Cleveland Plain Dealer,...

Duration:00:34:01

THE MAYOR AND THE LITTLE OLD LADY - 1935

11/4/2018
More
A story about an incident in the life of Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia of New York City in 1935, and how it directly pertains to the people of the U.S., right now, in 2018. HISTORICAL REFERENCES: Manning, Brennan, The Ragamuffin Gospel (2008). Cerf, Bennett, Try and Stop Me (1944), p. 268-269. McCullough, Donald, Say Please, Say Thank You: The Respect We Owe One Another (1999), p. 159-160. GUEST VOICES: Narrator (Featured Story) - Scott Ennis of Stories of Yore Podcast. Host Intro –...

Duration:00:14:00

THE VANISHING OF DAVID LANG - 1880

10/24/2018
More
In 1880, in Gallatin, Tennessee, a farmer named David Lang, apparently vanished from the face of the earth, in front of his wife, children and friends. HISTORICAL REFERENCES The Vanishing of David Lang: Palmer, Stuart, Fate Magazine, July 1953, How Lost Was My Father?, pp. 75-85 (1931 interview of Sarah Lang, and related article & documents, as presented by Mr. Palmer, the author). Bierce, Ambrose, The Difficulty of Crossing a Field (short story, fiction), contained within published...

Duration:01:34:44

THE VANISHING OF DAVID LANG - 1880

10/24/2018
More
In 1880, in Gallatin, Tennessee, a farmer named David Lang, apparently vanished from the face of the earth, in front of his wife, children and friends. HISTORICAL REFERENCES, GUEST INFORMATION AND ALL OTHER PERTINENT DETAILS, WILL BE POSTED ON 10/25/2018.

Duration:01:34:44

WHISPERED TRUE STORIES

10/18/2018
More
Kit Caren has something important to tell you.

Duration:00:05:10

THE ANTI-FUNGAL MAYOR WHO NEVER WAS - 1967

10/11/2018
More
STRANGE — BUT FORGOTTEN: MINI-EPISODE # 5. In July 1967, thousands of newspapers, across the United States, published the news that a can of foot powder had been elected as mayor of a town in Ecuador. But, the story was completely untrue. How were they all duped? HISTORICAL REFERENCES Foot Powder Wins Election, Hands Down, Reuters (news service), July 17, 1967. Foot Powder Produces Headaches in Ecuador, New York Times, July 18, 1967. Correction, United Press International, July 20,...

Duration:00:21:09

THE CHILD BRIDE OF ATHENS COUNTY – 1940

9/26/2018
More
The very weird story of the marriage of a 10 year old girl with a 21 year old man, in January 1940, in Athens County, Ohio - including the decades of aftermath. This was an event which made headlines across the U.S., at the time. The second part of episode will feature the latest installment of our popular segment Police Blotter and Court News, with short tales of small time crime from 1868. HISTORICAL REFERENCES: Child Bride: Three Get Ohio Terms in Child Marriage, Cleveland Plain...

Duration:00:47:25

THE CASE OF THE TORTURED SCHOOL TEACHER – 1911

8/26/2018
More
This episode tells the story of Mary Chamberlain. a young teacher in Beverly, Kansas, in 1911, who was dragged from a buggy on an isolated road in the woods, stripped naked, and covered with hot tar by a gang of five men, while several others stood nearby, to “watch the fun”. The episode also tells the aftermath of the incident, including the arrest and trial of the assailants. The second part of episode will feature the latest installment of our popular segment Police Blotter and Court...

Duration:00:58:03

THE LAST STAGECOACH ROBBERY IN THE UNITED STATES - 1899

7/20/2018
More
On this first anniversary episode of the Forgotten News Podcast, we tell the story of the last stagecoach robbery in the United States, which took place in Arizona in 1899. There will also be a Police Blotter and Court News segment (August 28, 1886), and shout-outs for everyone who gave reviews on iTunes over the past 3 months. HISTORICAL REFERENCES: The Last Stagecoach Robbery / The Life of Pearl Hart: Brown, Wynne L., More than Petticoats: Remarkable Arizona Women (2003). Love, Frank,...

Duration:01:02:53

THE LAST STAGECOACH ROBBERY IN THE UNITED STATES - 1899

7/20/2018
More
On this First Anniversary Episode of the Forgotten News Podcast, we tell the story of the very last stagecoach robbery in the United States, which took place in Arizona in 1899. GUEST VOICE: Erin Fleming, host of the Redrum Blonde true crime podcast. PLEASE TAKE NOTE: Unfortunately, the posting of detailed show notes will be delayed until sometime on Friday, July 20. 1899.

Duration:02:23:18

JACK THE RIPPER, SHAKESPEARE AND WINNIE THE POOH: A TRUE CRIME STORY - 1891

6/20/2018
More
You are going to have to listen to this episode, if you want to find out what connects Jack the Ripper, Shakespeare, Winnie the Pooh - and New York City in 1891. HISTORICAL REFERENCES: Shakespeare / Jack The Ripper Mystery: Gardner, Charles W., The Doctor and The Devil (1894). Willemse, Cornelius, Behind the Green Lights (1931). Sante, Luc, Low Life (1990). Begg, Paul, The Forgotten Victims (2014). Tully, Jim, Prisoner 1167: The Madman Who Was Jack the Ripper. Sugden, Philip The...

Duration:01:16:06

5 MYSTERY LYNCHINGS IN OHIO: 1877-1932

5/16/2018
More
There were 21 lynchings in the State of Ohio, between 1856 and 1932. This episode tells the stories of the 5 lynchings, for which the least amount of information exists. These lynchings took place in 1877 (two), 1892, 1920 and 1932. There is also be a Police Blotter and Court News column, from March 1, 1869. HISTORICAL REFERENCES: Simeon Garnet a.k.a. Simon Garnett New York Times, September 4, 1877. Atlanta Constitution, September 4, 1877. U.S. Census, 1860, 1870. Luther Scott New...

Duration:00:58:23

POLICE BLOTTER & COURT NEWS – JUNE 19, 1868

4/30/2018
More
Strange — But Forgotten: Mini-Episode # 4. A look at the news of various random local arrests and criminal court cases, in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, as published verbatim in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, on June 19, 1868. A true "slice of life", from a single day in the 19th century. HISTORICAL REFERENCES: Cleveland Plain Dealer, June 19 & 26, 1868. GUEST VOICES: Police Blotter Narrator - K.D. Burr, the host of the Southern Grimoire podcast. Segment Title Announcer – Jeff Richardson, co-host...

Duration:00:27:05

WHEN FICTION MEETS FACT (AND FICTION MEETS FICTION): THE STORY OF STEVE BRODIE, MAUD AND PERCY

4/6/2018
More
In July 1886, Steve Brodie, a resident of the Bowery neighborhood of New York City, made a bet to jump off the Brooklyn Bridge, into the river below, in exchange for the money to open a saloon. This was a 135 foot jump. He became legendary for the leap. But, did it actually happen? Listen and decide what you think! Also, on this episode, we present a short story from 1902 - Maude and Percy Visit the Bowery - which gives a humorous (?) glimpse into what happens when a naïve upper middle...

Duration:01:17:19

BONUS EPISODE: TWO LYNCHINGS AND A PSYCHOLOGIST

3/20/2018
More
Psychologist Kate Bowers Wallinga offers her professional opinion regarding the events which led to the lynchings in New Richmond, Ohio, of George Mangrum in 1876 and Noah Anderson in 1895. GUEST VOICE: Kate Bowers Wallinga, psychologist and host of the Ignorance Was Bliss podcast. MUSIC: Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com – Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses / by 3.0 At Rest I Knew A Guy Confortable Mystery SOUND...

Duration:00:18:48

TWO LYNCHINGS IN ONE SMALL TOWN: 1876 & 1895

3/15/2018
More
The small town of New Richmond, Ohio, was the location of the lynchings of a violent serial rapist and murderer in 1876, and the killer of a beloved elderly man in 1895. This episode tells the tragic and terrifying chain of events which led to these incidents. HISTORICAL REFERENCES: Crowell, Cheryl, New Richmond (2012), p. 9 George Mangrum incident: Cincinnati Enquirer, July 10 & 13, 1876. Cincinnati Gazette, July 12, 1876. Cincinnati Times, July 12, 1876. Detroit Free Press, July...

Duration:01:00:18

RULES FOR LADIES / RULES FOR GENTLEMEN: 1845

2/14/2018
More
On this episode, we celebrate St. Valentine’s Day, by taking a look at a set of Rules for Ladies and Rules for Gentlemen, that was published in the Cleveland Plain Dealer in 1845. Were they good advice (then or now)? Several wonderful podcasters join us and share their thoughts, as well as their 2018 St. Valentine's Day greetings, memories, chuckles, and some random commentary - on love, relationships and marriage. HISTORICAL REFERENCES: Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 3, 1845 Cleveland...

Duration:00:55:04

RULES FOR LADIES – RULES FOR GENTLEMEN – 1845: ST. VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL EPISODE

2/14/2018
More
On this episode, we celebrate St. Valentine’s Day, by taking a look at a set of Rules for Ladies and Rules for Gentlemen, that was published in the Cleveland Plain Dealer in 1845. Several wonderful podcasters join us, and share a few greetings, memories and commentary - on love, relationships and marriage. HISTORICAL REFERENCES: Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 3, 1845 Cleveland Plain Dealer, February 13, 1847 Cleveland Plain Dealer, February 3, 1848 Cleveland Plain Dealer, February 8,...

Duration:01:02:55

McGURK’S “SUICIDE SALOON”, NEW YORK CITY — 1893-1902

2/6/2018
More
In the 1890s, a wild, lawless (and often terrifying) dive saloon in New York City somehow became a destination for desperate young women who desired to end their life. HISTORICAL REFERENCES: Sante, Luc, Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York (1991). McCabe, James D., New York By Sunlight and Gaslight (1882). Howe, William F., Danger! A True History of a Great City's Wiles and Temptations (1886). McGurk’s Suicide Hall – 295 Bowery. Down In The Bowery Dives. McGurk’s Suicide...

Duration:01:14:43