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The Cyclone: Snyder, Oklahoma Territory

In 1905, the town of Snyder, Oklahoma Territory was leveled by a devastating tornado. Some said the townspeople had brought...

White Deer: Madstones and Hydrophobia

Until the early 20th century, the fear of meeting a horrific and painful end accompanied every bite from an animal...

The Death of Floyd Collins: The Kentucky Cave Wars

  In 1925, a bitter underground war that raged in central Kentucky claimed a single casualty, captivating the nation and...

All Through The Night: Murder Bottles

Come along as we explore how a Victorian era breakthrough in infant care, combined with a domestic guru’s bad advice,...

Charles Guiteau: Iva Bradshaw’s Bittersweet History

Hear one Ozark mountain woman’s life story, told in her own words. Song: “Charles Guiteau”, traditional Researched, written, scored, and...

T.M.W.W. Music Highlights

Take a trip down memory lane with us as we share ten of our favorite musical moments from The Most Wonderful...

Johnny, O Johnny: The Cruel War

Follow us to the battlefields to uncover the hidden history of the women who fought in the American Civil War....

Omie Wise: America’s Oldest Murder Ballad

Oh, listen to my story, I’ll tell you no lies How John Lewis did murder poor little Omie Wise Follow us 200...

Bowling Green: The Kentucky Tragedy

While recent rumors of a massacre in Bowling Green have been greatly exaggerated, 200 years ago, the brutal honor killing...

Laugh In The Dark: Elmer McCurdy

Season two of The Most Wonderful Wonder begins with one of our favorite outlaw stories, the twisted tale of Elmer McCurdy,...

New Year Greetings

Friends and Strangers, As 2016 comes to a close, we’d like to extend our deepest gratitude to all of you...

The Trolley Car Swing Part II: Joice Heth

Leaving Murderous Mary hanging in a Tennessee rail yard, we head to New England to look upon the human curiosity whose...

The Trolley Car Swing Part I: Murderous Mary

We leave at 5:00, pulling out of Boston on streetcar 393, bound for east Tennessee where we’ll witness a circus...

Preacher and The Slave

The Preacher and the Slave

Don’t waste any time in mourning. Organize! We set out for Utah by way of the Pacific Northwest in search...

Poor Ellen Smith Part III: Accidental Mummies

Our most recent death-filled trip down the dark alleys of time comes to an end, as all things must, in...

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