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The Morbid Curiosity Podcast

Jun 24, 2019

Poisonous plants have been used throughout history for many purposes, including hunting, medicine, cosmetics, and of course, murder. In this episode we discuss several of the most poisonous and historically significant plants, with emphasis on those associated with medicine and witchcraft.


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Oct 8, 2018

In the 1800s, there was a surge in the creation of leather objects made from human skin. None of the people making the objects were considered criminals or even particularly disturbed. In this episode we discuss some of these objects, how they were made, and why.


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Jun 18, 2018

What is it about dolls that creeps us out? Is it their staring eyes? Their vague smiles? Or is it the fact that they have a history of being used as vessels for supernatural beings? In this episode we discuss the history of dolls, some famously haunted ones, and why they creep us out.


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Dec 11, 2017

The English language is full of phrases and sayings that reference things from our past. Some of these phrases are rumored to have darker origins than others, and in this episode, we explore the origins of 10 of them.


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Aug 14, 2017

Legend tells of a monk who wrote a giant manuscript with the aid of the Devil. This legend is attributed to a real artifact, a huge bible called the Codex Gigas, also known as the Devil's Bible.


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