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The Goth Librarian Podcast is a weekly podcast covering true crime, oddities, urban legends, haunted places, and other dark peculiarities.

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The Goth Librarian Podcast is a weekly podcast covering true crime, oddities, urban legends, haunted places, and other dark peculiarities.

    036 - Secret Histories

    036 - Secret Histories

    Did you know London had a graveyard just for outcasts? Or that San Francisco was built from the remains of ships? Find out more in this top 5 episode about the secret histories of popular tourist destinations. 

    • 24 min
    035 - Ghost Towns

    035 - Ghost Towns

    In this episode, I explore different types of abandoned settlements and ghost towns. Who was the 'Bad Man from Bodie'? Why was a popular resort town on the Salton Sea deemed "an ecological terror"? And how does a fire stay ignited for centuries?

    • 26 min
    034 - Death Sentence

    034 - Death Sentence

    In this episode, I delve into the stories of the earliest female criminals sentenced to death. Who were these women and what were their crimes? Highlights include Velma Barfield, June Champion, and Lizzie Halliday. 

    • 27 min
    033 - Halloween Hysteria

    033 - Halloween Hysteria

    In this special Halloween episode I cover two crimes and one mysterious death, all of which transpired one Halloween night.

    Has anyone ever actually found a razor blade in their candy bar or is it an urban myth? What code word did Houdini give his wife so only she would know if he were speaking to her from beyond the grave?

    • 31 min
    032 - Cancer Quackery

    032 - Cancer Quackery

    In the 1940s and early 1950s, Americans afflicted with cancer feared their only treatment options: radiation and surgery. They sought a miraculous cure, and both Norman Baker and Harry Hoxsey claimed to have the answer. 

    • 26 min
    031 - Haunted Dwellings

    031 - Haunted Dwellings

    In episode 31, Zoe and Miyuki of the podcast "Weird Kids Wanted" share their stories about Philly - from their real-life haunted mansion to the city's overcrowded graveyards. I also tell a few tales about my time as a Salem resident.

    • 48 min

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