Bailey Sarian, a professional makeup artist & true crime connoisseur, is taking her expertise from her popular YouTube series, Murder, Mystery & Makeup, and expanding into the podcast world with Dark History! Each week, she will explore the chilling stories of the dark past from US and World History that they don't teach you in school!
Thomas Edison maybe killed a guy and other enlightening Edison tales
When people think of American innovation, one name always comes up: Thomas Edison. But, just like everything else in our series, there’s a dark side to Tommy boy. Today, Bailey reveals a story that shines Edison in a different light, a more unflattering one filled with buried tales of greed, fame, dishonesty and, dare she say, murder.
Partners for this episode include: Stamps.com, Hello Fresh, Squarespace and Apostrophe.
Who stole grandma’s body?!: The Doctor’s Riots of 1788
Modern medicine had to start somewhere, right? And where it started ain’t too pretty. In order to study the inside of the body, bodies had to be dissected. And where did medical students and doctors get bodies to dissect in 1788? They stole ‘em from the cemetery, silly. Today, Bailey tells the wild story of the 1788 Doctor’s Riots.
When the American Dream Goes Up in Flames: The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
Welcome to the Dark History podcast. Today, we are going to talk about the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, where 146 garment workers lost their lives. This tragic story lives at the intersection of greedy capitalism, immigrant exploitation and social justice. Workers fighting for basic rights found themselves fighting for their lives.
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Partners for this episode include: Wicked Clothes, Pura Vida Bracelets and Upstart. Learn more during the podcast about special offers! For 10% off go to Wickedclothes.com and use promo code DARKHISTORY.
The Trail of Tears: Not one, but many
Too many Americans think the Trail of Tears was just some difficult nature walk. Like, one path that a bunch of Native Tribes hiked to get from point A to point B. In reality, it was a death march through wild forests and raging rivers. Native Americans had to battle the unforgiving summer sun, harsh winters, brutal diseases, food shortages and abuse from the American Military meant to guide and protect them.
Partners for this episode include: Stitch Fix, Apostrophe, Best Fiends, and ZipRecruiter.
Crack vs. Cocaine: Welcome to Incarceration Nation
America is an Incarceration Nation, locking more people up than any other country. That includes countries with dictators. Think about that. In today’s episode, Bailey pulls back the curtain to show us the ugly truth behind why ONE gram of crack gets the same criminal sentence as ONE HUNDRED grams of cocaine. The crazy thing? They are the SAME DRUG. Today, Bailey takes you on an eye opening ride through the story of crack and cocaine.
Partners for this episode include: Squarespace, Hello Fresh, Calm US and Stamps. Learn more during the podcast about special offers!
Mind Games - The Dark History of Lobotomy
What do the Kennedy’s (yes, those Kennedy’s), ice picks and depression all have in common? The lobotomy. Decades ago, this terrifying procedure was seen as the miracle solution to dozens of psychological problems. Today, Bailey digs into the dark history of lobotomies and how one man convinced America that he can cure all mental illnesses by sticking sharp objects in people’s brains while they were STILL AWAKE.
Partners for this episode include: Upstart, True Crime Obssessed, Brooklinen and Wicked Clothes. Learn more during the podcast about special offers! For 10% off go to Wickedclothes.com and use promo code DARKHISTORY.
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