Throughout the late 1960s all the way up to the present day, farmers and cattle ranchers around the world have reported thousands of mysterious deaths and mutilations of their livestock. Theories range from cultists, to…
In this episode I tell you the strange history of the drug LSD, from it’s origins involving a deadly fungus that may have caused a bizarre dancing plague in 1518, all the way up until the CIA began experimenting with it in their top secret program known as Project MK-Ultra. Did the CIA really murder one of its own scientists? And how does the man’s death tie into a bizarre outbreak of mass hallucinations in a tiny French village.
The mysterious death of journalist Danny Casolaro and his investigation into the organization he called The Octopus.
In 1991, the body of a journalist named Danny Casolaro was found in a West Virginia hotel room with slashed wrists and a suicide note nearby. It turns out, before his death, Danny Casolaro was investigating what he believed was a vast conspiracy involving a shadowy criminal organization he called The Octopus. Was his death a suicide as police ruled? Or was he murdered?
A full three years before Jack the Ripper stalked the streets of London, there was another vicious serial killer who terrorized people in the city of Austin, Texas. The killer known sometimes as The Servant Girl Annihilator murdered eight people and was never caught. This is the true story.
Throughout history there have been many self-appointed witch hunters who dedicated themselves to wiping out the minions of Satan. Hear the strange stories of witch hunts throughout history, including Matthew Hopkins, the Witchfinder General, the Salem Witch trials, and the unsolved murder of the British man who may have been killed in the 20th century for being a witch.
Back in 1927, an immigrant named Lillian Alling grew fed up with life in the United States, and she decided she would return to her homeland no matter what. What happened next is one of the most remarkable stories of human determination you’ve ever heard. Listen to the story of the woman who walked 5,000 miles to Russia.
Long before the Zodiac Killer terrorized southern California, there was another similar string of murders in which a bizarre killer stalked and murdered people at local lover’s lanes then sent taunting, coded messages to the police and newspapers. Although the 3X killer is almost forgotten today, during the 1930s, the unknown man terrorized the entire city of New York, and launched one of the largest criminal manhunts in the city’s history.
Famous Crimes the World Forgot: Ten Vintage True Crime Stories Rescued from Obscurity by Jason Lucky Morrow
In 1943, a group of teenage boys in England’s Hagley Woods discovered a woman’s skeleton inside the trunk of a gnarled old wych elm. Was it a bizarre occult murder? Or was it another type of evil entirely? Who Put Bella in the Wych Elm remains one of the most enduring unsolved murders in British history.