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The Morbid Curiosity Podcast

Apr 22, 2019

In this episode, we discuss the supposed Ancient Greek origins of Hysteria, a common psychiatric diagnosis of females from the 18th to the early 20th century. We also cover how the symptoms of hysteria were interpreted in the Medieval era.
 
NOTE: This episode contains discussions of female anatomy,...


Apr 8, 2019

In this episode, arctic ghost ships of the Northwest Passage are discussed, both historic and legendary. The plight of the crews, whether rescued, frozen or mysteriously disappeared is also discussed. The ships covered in this episode include the Octavius, The USS Baychimo, The HMS Investigator, The HMS Resolute, the...


Mar 18, 2019

Asylums of the past hold our fascination due to their dark histories. In this episode, the asylums of the late 1800s and early 1900s in Victoria, Australia are discussed in detail.

TW: Institutionalization, Suicide, Abuse


Mar 4, 2019

While Hallie is away, let's hear a classic short horror story by Ambrose Bierce!

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Feb 18, 2019

Teratomas are a unique type of tumor that are best known for containing human teeth and hair. Let's discuss the history of these tumors, and how those teeth and hair end up inside them.

 

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