Episode 7 – Tales of Moderate Terror
What do abandoned monasteries, remote farmhouses, and Eastern Oregon all have in common? They all serve as the terrifying setting for our spookiest of Halloween episodes. Cameron and Cory have trudged through stacks of old newspapers to share three tales of horror, mystery, and the unknown as they were reported.
Episode 6 – Joy Flower
The opium poppy has been used by humans since the beginning of recorded history for both medicinal and recreational purposes. Wars have been fought and many lives lost over this flower. No matter how many times we try to change opium, history has a way of repeating itself.
Episode 5 – Sports!
In honor of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics beginning this week, today's episode is dedicated to forgotten stories from the world of sports!
Episode 4 – Plight of the Pigeon
While today they're often seen as a nuisance within cities, pigeons were once one of man's best friends. In today's episode, we discuss the role that domesticated pigeons have played in the lives of humans over millennia.
Episode 3 – Countess Ida von Claussen
Countess Ida von Claussen was a rich, eccentric heiress who was able to turn 15 minutes of fame into decades of press coverage. In this episode, we discuss Ida's life as it's presented through the papers during the early 20th century.
Episode 2 – The Rise of Sony
Sony hasn't always been the electronics powerhouse that it is today. In this episode we discuss the founders of Sony, Masaru Ibuka and Akio Morita, and how they started the company Sony with next to nothing but a few stolen tools and some ingenuity.
Episode 1 – Rattlesnake Dick
In our inaugural episode, we discuss smalltime outlaw Rattlesnake Dick and his misadventures throughout the wild west that was 19th century Nevada.