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031 - Haunted Dwellings

9/8/2019
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In episode 31, Zoe and Miyuki of the podcast "Weird Kids Wanted" share their stories about Philly - from their real-life haunted mansion to the city's overcrowded graveyards. I also tell a few tales about my time as a Salem resident. https://weirdkidswanted.podbean.com/ Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening!

Duration:00:48:46

030 - Oh My Goth!

8/11/2019
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In this mini episode, I wanted to stay true to my affinity for the gothic subculture by doing a top 5 list on the most regrettable gothic trends. I also launch into some personal anecdotes and attempt to be witty. Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening!

Duration:00:15:52

029 - Legendary Beasts

7/28/2019
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In this top 5 episode, you'll hear all about 5 beastly cryptids and the legends that surround them. Could you believe in the unbelievable? Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening!

Duration:00:22:29

028 - Bizarre Hoaxes

7/9/2019
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In this episode, I explore three hoaxes that are strange beyond belief. Hear the tale of a man who disappeared into a bottle, and a woman who gave birth to rabbits! If you like oddities, you won't want to miss this one. Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening!

Duration:00:21:22

027 - Haunted Libraries

6/23/2019
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In this top 5 episode, I explain how I earned my nickname and delve into the dark history of libraries that are reportedly haunted. Book Recommendation: The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold Promo: Obscura: A True Crime Podcast Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening!

Duration:00:25:13

026 - Speak of the Devil

6/2/2019
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Have you ever wondered how places earned their hellish name? From Hell's Kitchen to Devil's Promenade, I investigate the stories of 5 darkly-named places. Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening!

Duration:00:21:09

025 - Black Widows

5/19/2019
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In episode 25, I explore the lives and crimes of four women. These lives span decades and continents, but all have one sinister commonality: murder. Podcasts promoted in this episode: Creepy in KC Podcast Graveyard Girls The Ladies of Strange Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening!

Duration:00:29:19

024 - Movie Curses

5/5/2019
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Do you believe in curses? The films discussed in this episode are all believed to be cursed. From Rosemary's Baby to The Omen, hear all about the ominous tales behind some of your favorite dark films. Thank you to my special guest, Justin from Generation Why, for covering the tragic death on the set of The Crow.

Duration:00:32:38

023 - Top 5 Spooky Museums

4/14/2019
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In this mini episode, I explore 5 museums in the U.S. full of spooky delights.

Duration:00:14:29

022 - Ladies of Legend

3/31/2019
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Join me in exploring the ladies of dark legend. From Bloody Mary to La Llorona, find out where these stories originated and why they continue to be told. Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening!

Duration:00:21:03

021 - Asylums

3/17/2019
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In Episode 21, I explore the history of mental institutions in the U.S. - from social reformer Nellie Bly to extreme treatment methods used in the name of healing. Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening!

Duration:00:27:23

020 - Haunted Dining

2/24/2019
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In this mini episode, I highlight the top 5 haunted places in the U.S. to grab a bite. So arrive hungry, pull up a chair, and await your phantom guests... Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening!

Duration:00:14:01

019 - Single Targets

2/10/2019
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Lonely hearts ads, singles columns, personal ads - all interchangeable terms present the opportunity for unattached individuals seeking another for a special connection. But what happens when a killer is reading through, or even posting their own ads? In this episode, I cover three cases - The Lonely Hearts Killers, Harvey Carignan aka 'Harv the Hammer' and the notorious Craigslist Killer. Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Support the show:...

Duration:00:27:48

018 - Body Snatching

12/23/2018
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Dive into the grim world of resurrectionists in the 19th century. What methods did body snatchers use to avoid detection? Why was it such a lucrative trade? And what in the world is 'burking'? Recommended Reading: The Anatomy Murders: Being the True and Spectacular History of Edinburgh's Notorious Burke and Hare and of the Man of Science Who Abetted Them in the Commission of Their Most Heinous Crimes by Lisa Rosner Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Support the...

Duration:00:23:43

017 - Project MKUltra

12/16/2018
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In 1953, the CIA began implementing a series of experiments on test subjects - many of whom were unknowing participants. The goal was to see if drugs could tap into parts of the mind to enable what the U.S. government referred to as 'brain warfare.' They called it Project MKUltra. Recommending Reading: The Search for the Manchurian Candidate by John D. Marks The Devil's Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America's Secret Government by David Talbot Questions or...

Duration:00:18:28

016 - Buried Alive

12/9/2018
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What gothic podcast would be complete without a little dash of death? Join me in exploring taphophobia, or the fear of being buried alive. Which historical figures were taphophobes? What's a safety coffin? And why did Hans Christian Anderson sleep with a sign around his neck? Find out in this particularly macabre episode. Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/gothlibrarianpodcast Follow me on...

Duration:00:29:39

015 - Scare Up Some Sleep

12/2/2018
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In this mini episode, I highlight my top 5 most haunted places to stay in the U.S. From the phantoms of the Queen Mary to the tortured souls of the Bordens, find out where I think you should lay your head for some frightfully dark dreams. Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/gothlibrarianpodcast Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening! Other shows from the PODCAST...

Duration:00:23:02

014 - Fatal Fashion

11/25/2018
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In this episode, I look into fashions from bygone eras that were treacherous. Hear about corsetry, crinolines, chopines, foot binding, and the strange case of the man who avenged Lincoln. Recommended Reading mentioned in this episode: Crinoline: Fashion’s Most Magnificent Disaster by Denis Pellerin and Brian May Aching for Beauty: Footbinding in China by Wang Ping The Madman and the Assassin: The Strange Life of Boston Corbett, the Man Who Killed John Wilkes Booth by Scott...

Duration:00:29:59

013 - Seances, Spirits, and Spectacles

11/18/2018
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It seems only fitting that Episode 13 explores the spirit realm. Meet the Fox sisters, who spawned spiritualism; get acquainted with the dazzling Davenport brothers and their spectacular spirit cabinet; gaze upon a spectral image courtesy of William H. Mumler. Recommended Reading mentioned in this episode: The Apparitionists: A Tale of Phantoms, Fraud, Photography, and the Man Who Captured Lincoln's Ghost by Peter Manseau Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Support...

Duration:00:31:59

012 - Cunning Cons : Part Two

11/11/2018
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Continuing my two-part exploration of con artists, I focus on three men who were masters of deception: Dr. Joseph Brinkley otherwise known as The Goat Gland Man, C.L. Blood with his oxygenized air, and Joseph Weil who could dupe a dictator. Recommended reading in this episode include: Charlatan: America’s Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him and the Age of Flimflam by Pope Brock Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Support the show:...

Duration:00:31:06