https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-x4au3-f2fa24 In this episode, we will be talking about the talented, and very underrated, Zelda Fitzgerald and her untimely death at Highland Hospital.
What is about the Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald that continues to inspire the imagination of those in Asheville? Is it the stark contradictory love of money and rebellion, beauty and darkness, glamour and destitution that says something about the Asheville of the past and present? There is also obvious similarities between our ability today,... Continue Reading →
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-bbeir-f2514b This week's episode is on the disturbing side. We will be discussing the notorious killer Katherine Knight. She became known as the first woman in Australia to be sentence to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
What drives a person to kill somebody, much less cook them and eat them, remains a mystery to most of us? We’ve heard of crimes of passion where people just lose and kill the one they love, but what Katherine Knight did is unspeakable. Not only did she kill her boyfriend, but she cooked him... Continue Reading →
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-4wqcf-f1aa23 In this week's episode, we will take a look at one of the most haunted rectories in England. It's story is an interesting one to say the least, so come learn about the Borley Rectory.
The Borley rectory was built by Reverend Henry Dawson Ellis Bull in 1862 on Hall Road near Borley Church. The reverend moved into the rectory a year after once he was named the rector of the parish. The house was built as a replacement to an earlier rectory on the same site as the one... Continue Reading →
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-7rngp-f10607 In this episode, we will talk about Harold Shipman, or as he is better known as Dr. Death. During his 20+ years as a doctor, he killed over 200 patients.
Harold Shipman was born on January 14, 1946, the middle child of a working-class family. He went by Fred and was his mother’s favorite child. Vera, his mother, was considered domineering, and she instilled in him a sense of superiority that tainted most of his relationships, leaving him an isolated adolescent. When Vera was diagnosed... Continue Reading →
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-s72dr-f057f9 To kick off November, we are going to be talking about the Lost City of Atlantis. You'll find out if we believe it was all faked by Plato or if we think it could have existed.
Plato first told the island of Atlantis through the character Critias in his dialogues. He describes the island as more massive than Asia Minor and Libya put together. It was located in the Atlantic just beyond the Pillars of Hercules, which is believed to be the Strait of Gibraltar. It had an advanced culture, and... Continue Reading →