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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

011 - Cunning Cons : Part One

11/4/2018
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In this episode, I profile four women who almost got away with elaborate schemes and what led them down that path. From promises of eternal beauty to claiming to be Carnegie's illegitimate daughter, these female con artists used clever tactics to captivate their marks. 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...

Duration:00:36:48

010 - Grisly Medical Tools

10/28/2018
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In this mini episode, I go through a list of the top 5 grisliest medical tools used in a time before anesthesia or sterilization. Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening! Other shows from the PODCAST JUKEBOX network: Off the Cuffs: a Kink and BDSM podcast Will Sean Podcast? ProudToBeKinky Podcast Drinks with God NO LOVE LOST & Being There

Duration:00:08:49

009 - Deceptive Deaths

10/14/2018
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How easy is it to fake your own death? Here are some cases of people who have made the attempt, and a few dead celebrities who many want to believe are still alive. The book mentioned in this episode is Elizabeth Greenwood's Playing Dead: A Journey Through the World of Death Fraud. Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening! Other shows from the PODCAST JUKEBOX network: Off the...

Duration:00:31:09

008 - Troubled Twins

10/7/2018
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Three separate cases from different eras will examine a rare form of true crime: twin outlaws. Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening! Other shows from the PODCAST JUKEBOX network: Off the Cuffs: a Kink and BDSM podcast Will Sean Podcast? ProudToBeKinky Podcast Drinks with God NO LOVE LOST & Being There

Duration:00:45:19

007 - A Cure For What Ails You

9/30/2018
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This episode will take you down the rabbit hole of quackery and patent medicine. In an age when cure-alls and miracle elixirs were all the rage, people believed the remedy for their greatest ills sat in a tiny medicine bottle. A big thank you to Dick of Being There and Off the Cuffs for indulging my wild idea for an intro. Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening! Check out...

Duration:00:37:44

006 - Deadly Duos

9/23/2018
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Explore three cases where couples killed together - Faye and Ray Copeland, Alvin and Judith Neelley, and Charlie Starkweather and Caril Ann Fugate. Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening! Check out other shows from PODCAST JUKEBOX: Will Sean Podcast? ProudToBeKinky Podcast Drinks with God NO LOVE LOST & Being There

Duration:00:36:46

005 - Bizarre U.S. Laws

9/16/2018
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On a special extended episode, Dick from the podcasts Off the Cuffs and Being There joins me in discussing and reacting to bizarre state laws. Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening! Check out other shows from PODCAST JUKEBOX: Will Sean Podcast? ProudToBeKinky Podcast Drinks with God NO LOVE LOST & Being There

Duration:01:06:45

004 - Obsessive Love

9/10/2018
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What do Carl Tanzler, Amy Fisher, and Burt Pugach have in common? Find out in Episode 4! Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening! Check out other shows from PODCAST JUKEBOX: Will Sean Podcast? ProudToBeKinky Podcast Drinks with God NO LOVE LOST & Being There

Duration:00:27:48

003 - Vengeful Spirits

9/2/2018
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Join me in exploring the legend of the Lady of Lake Ronkonkoma, the curse of Giles Corey, and the torment of the Winchester widow. Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening! Check out other shows from PODCAST JUKEBOX: Will Sean Podcast? ProudToBeKinky Podcast Drinks with God NO LOVE LOST & Being There

Duration:00:28:07

002 - Dens of Death

8/26/2018
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In this episode I take listeners on a journey to the Capuchin Crypt in Rome and the Paris Catacombs. Interspersed with my narrative on their complex histories is my interview with Dr. Paul Koudounaris, author of The Empire of Death, Heavenly Bodies, and Memento Mori. Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening! Check out other shows from PODCAST JUKEBOX: Will Sean...

Duration:00:31:55

001 - Long Island Serial Killers

8/19/2018
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Delve into two cases of Long Island serial killers - one that remains unsolved. Questions or comments? thegothlibrarianpodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Twitter: @GothPodcast Instagram: that_gothlibrarian Thank you for listening! Check out other shows from PODCAST JUKEBOX: Will Sean Podcast? ProudToBeKinky Podcast Drinks with God NO LOVE LOST & Being There

Duration:00:29:22

Teaser

8/10/2018
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This is a trailer for the upcoming podcast, The Goth Librarian Podcast. It is debuting on August 20th.

Duration:00:00:50