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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...

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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...

POOR ELLEN SMITH PART II: OZARK BURYINGS

We put on our coats and head to the snowy regions of the North for tales of deadly encounters with packs...

Poor Ellen Smith Part I: Human Wolves

Blood marks the spot where we begin our journey in North Carolina. Leaving in a cloud of smoke, we head...

Beautiful Ohio Part III: Bloodland

In addition to the notorious criminals we profiled in our last episode, Leavenworth’s stone walls once held a murderous king,...

Beautiful Ohio: Part II

Cincinnati, Ohio, scene of the infernal machine murders and the demise of Martha, the last passenger pigeon, fades in the...

Beautiful Ohio: Part I

  Our species has a terrible propensity for violence. Throughout history, humans have shown surprising ingenuity when it comes to means...

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Hadacol Bounce: Part II

Leaving the border towns, we hop a train with a singing brakeman, take a short detour to Kenya, and visit...

Hadacol Bounce: Part I

Desperately ill people will pay anything for the promise of restored health, and charlatans have always waited in the wings...

The Flood: Part II

Leaving the floods behind, we start the second leg of our journey with a pie recipe, take a spin through...

The Flood: Part I

Floods, whether an act of God or man, steal one’s security and leave stains on history. From the Appalachians to...

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Introducing The Most Wonderful Wonder

Welcome Little Stranger presents an introduction to The Most Wonderful Wonder, with one of our favorite tragic tales, the story...

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A Dark History Podcast: The Most Wonderful Wonder

  Welcome Little Stranger is pleased to present The Most Wonderful Wonder, a bi-weekly audio marvel, a music and dark history...

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