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The Morbid Curiosity Podcast

A history podcast for the morbidly curious. From serial killers to ghosts, ancient remains to obscure medical conditions, let us satisfy your curiosity.

Aug 29, 2016

Surrounded by the frigid waters of the San Francisco Bay, the Island of Alcatraz has a long history of isolation and imprisonment. In this episode we discuss the history of the island, the evolution of the prison, the lives of its inmates, and the violent and sometimes mysterious things that occurred there.



Aug 15, 2016

History has given us a lingering fear surrounding the venereal disease syphilis.  This episode discusses the symptoms, long term skeletal effects, history of the disease, the many treatments associated with it over the centuries as well as unpacks the cultural views surrounding those infected.


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Aug 1, 2016

"Lizzie Borden took an axe..."

Or did she?

In this episode, the MCP goes over the details of the case and discusses what may have happened in Fall River that summer day in 1892. Other facts and theories are also shared


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