In 1892, one of the most infamous murders in American history occurred in Fall River, Massachusetts. Although most people believe Lizzie Borden murdered her father and step-mother with a hatchet, is that what really happened? Hear the true story behind the gruesome children’s rhyme, and make up your own mind.

 

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Notes:

https://www.amazon.com/Borden-Murders-Lizzie-Trial-Century/dp/0553498088/ref=sr11?ie=UTF8&qid=1543196110&sr=8-1&keywords=Lizzie+Borden+book

https://www.lizzieandrewborden.com

Lizzie Borden: Why a 19th-Century Axe Murder Still Fascinates Us

The Lizzie Borden House | Tour the Macabre

http://mentalfloss.com/article/81765/how-lizzie-borden-spent-her-life-after-being-acquitted

Music:

Dexter Britain, The Tea Party

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Dexter_Britain/

Kai Engel, Silence, Mist and Clouds, Oneiri, The Burden of Empathy, Difference

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/

Coldnoise, Remember

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Coldnoise/

Alex Mason & The Minor Emotion, Only, Silent Park Inside Your Soul, Parting, Again Alone, Hope

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Alex_Mason/

During the 18th century there lived a mysterious man known as The Count of Saint Germain. He was a master musician, artist, linguist and alchemist…and some people say he was immortal.

Notes:

https://www.historicmysteries.com/saint-germain/

http://findingcountstgermain.blogspot.com/p/timeline.html

https://coolinterestingstuff.com/the-strange-mystery-of-saint-germain-the-immortal-count

https://www.ancient-origins.net/unexplained-phenomena/vampire-new-orleans-mysterious-case-jacque-and-comte-de-st-germain-009019

Music:

Chris Zabriskie, There’s Probably No Time

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Chris_Zabriskie/

Dexter Britain, The Tea Party

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Dexter_Britain/

Alex Mason & The Minor Emotion, Soul Breaker

In July, 1954, a young Ohio woman named Marilyn Sheppard was brutally murdered in her home. Her husband Dr. Sam Sheppard was tried and convicted for her murder, but did he do it?

Notes:

https://www.amazon.com/Wrong-Man-Verdict-Sheppard-Murder/dp/0679457194/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1530985153&sr=8-1&keywords=the+wrong+man+James+neff&dpID=41mkoY1NXPL&preST=_SY291_BO1,204,203,200_QL40_&dpSrc=srch

https://www.nytimes.com/1998/03/05/us/dna-test-absolves-sam-sheppard-of-murder-lawyer-says.html

Music:

Kai Engel, In the End Everyone Dies, Deserted City, Difference, Silence, Curtains are Always Drawn, Celestial Plains, Heart and Mind

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/

Dexter Britain, The Tea Party

Alex Mason, Against Ghost

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Alex_Mason/

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The national parks system is sometimes called the greatest idea in the history of America. But there’s a dark side to the parks as well. For hundreds of years, people have mysteriously disappeared in the national parks, something that former police officer David Paulides has catalogued in his Missing 411 books. In this episode we discuss some of the creepiest stories, and the legends and history behind those stories.
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Notes:
Music:
Dexter Britain, The Tea Party
Kai Engel, Morbid Imagination, Mist and Clouds, Snowfall Intro, Another Sunrise
Myuu, Beth’s Theme
Coldnoise, Remember Piano
Chris Zabriskie, Story of the World that Once Was, I Need to Start Writing Things Down

Alcatraz. It’s the most infamous prison in American history, and it will forever be tied to the most famous prison escape in history as well. In this episode we tell you the complete history of the Rock, from it’s early days as a Civil War era military prison, all the way up to the famous 1962 escape by Frank Morris and the Anglin Brothers. Did they drown in San Francisco Bay? Or did they escape until this very day?

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In 1946, the town of Texarkana was terrorized by a serial killer who stalked people parked in lover’s lanes at night. This mysterious madman has been the inspiration for countless songs, movies, books and urban legends. This is the true story, of the Phantom Killer, a murderer who has never been caught, even to this day.

 

Notes:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00L5MQW2C/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

Phantom Killer: The Unsolved Mystery of the Texarkana Murders

 

Music:

Kai Engel, Snowfall Intro, Changing Reality, May, Laceration, Tentative Steps

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/

Naoya Sakamata, Thought Amber, HorrorPiano

Dexter Britain, The Tea Party

http://freemusicarchive.org/search/?quicksearch=dexter+Britain+the+tea+party

Myuu, Moonlight Menschen

 

 

During the early 20th century, America was caught up in a growing spiritualist movement that swept the nation. One hotspot for seances and new religious movements during the 1920s was Detroit. There, a self-styled “Divine Prophet” named Benny Evangelista met a brutal end. He and his entire family were murdered by an unknown assailant wielding an axe.  Here the true story of this bizarre unsolved murder, as well as the story of a man so determined to prove there was an afterlife, that he set in motion a plan to go there in person.

 

Notes:

http://weirddetroit.blogspot.com/2011/10/hauntings-have-been-part-of-human.html

A Ghost Story From Detroit’s Past You’ve Probably Never Heard

http://coldcaseshardcopy.blogspot.com/2011/07/divine-profetil-author-and-private.html

http://benny.weirdlectures.com

http://www.clickondetroit.com/features/st-aubin-street-massacre-1929-detroit-family-murders-still-unsolved

St. Aubin Street Massacre: The Benny Evangelist Family Murders

 

Music:

Dexter Britain, The Tea Party

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Dexter_Britain/Creative_Commons_Volume_2/The_Tea_Party

Coldnoise, Tale for Mind, Memories, Who We Are, Malaika, Remember

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Coldnoise/

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.

 

Notes:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2041671/800-year-old-remains-witch-discovered-graveyard-Tuscany-Italy.html

http://www.sawneybean.com/horrors/matthew.htm

Was the 1945 “Pitchfork Murder” of Charles Walton the Result of Occult Activity?

http://www.salemwitchmuseum.com/education/

Hex Murder: Pow-Wow Witchcraft in York County, Pennsylvania

 

Music:

Kai Engel, Curtains are Always Drawn, Take a Look Around You, December, January, Tentative Steps

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/

Dexter Britain, The Tea Party

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Dexter_Britain/Creative_Commons_Volume_2/The_Tea_Party

Myuu, The End is Always Near

Naoya Sakamata, Chemical Afterimage

 

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.

 

Notes:

http://www.utne.com/arts/lillian-alling-ze0z1303zsau

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/the-enigma-of-lillian-alling/article1370387/

http://mentalfloss.com/article/91243/lillian-alling-woman-so-homesick-she-walked-new-york-alaska

http://strangeco.blogspot.com/2015/03/the-long-walk-home-of-lillian-alling.html

http://caitlin-press.com/our-books/lillian-alling-the-journey-home/

 

Music:

Dexter Britain, The Tea Party

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Dexter_Britain/Creative_Commons_Volume_2/The_Tea_Party

All other music from this episode by Naoya Sakamata.

The Intent of Revenge, Bitterness, Atmosphere, Atmosphere Op. 2