How did an ancient Celtic ritual to ward off the spirits of the dead become a favorite holiday for children in America by the 20th century?
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There’s nothing weird about the out-sized entrepreneurial spirit of showman P.T. Barnum although he certainly was a master promoter of some of the weirdest oddities to be found in 19th century America.
In honor of the centenary of votes for women, we celebrate the life of the weirdest suffrage pioneer of them all.
Come see and hear the story of a beautiful but naïve young woman, a talented and prominent New York citizen with a secret life, and the mentally disturbed son of a millionaire who married one and murdered the other in turn
Please join me in OLD WEIRD AMERICA this month for a look at the life of model, photographer, and children’s book author Dare Wright--who leaves us with the impression that she lived entirely in her own vi
Come see and hear the wild story of LaPorte, Indiana’s Lady Bluebeard—Belle Gunness, who could be the first woman serial killer in America. Belle lured a succession of lonely Norwegian bachelors