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!
The Birth of Click Bait & Fake News: Yellow Journalism
Journalists are supposed to follow the principles of truthfulness, accuracy, objectivity and public accountability. But that wasn’t always the case for Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst. Today we’re going to talk about how their desire to beat each other led to the era of Yellow Journalism and reshaped Journalism as we know it.
The Many Crimes of The Nestle Company
How did Nestle go from feeding babies to poisoning puppies? Well let me tell you it is a bumpy ride. As Nestle continued to grow, their scandals got bigger and bigger. Today we dive into just a few of the shady, shady things Nestle has done over the years.
The Dark Side to the Golden Age of Hollywood
Hollywood, the place where dreams come true. But in reality, Hollywood, and especially during the “Golden Age” was a place of nightmares. Horrible treatment of actors and actresses, drug addiction, cover ups, forced abortions, eating disorders, death. You name it, and it was happening behind the scenes. Today we dive into the dark side of the glitz and glam of the movie industry and talk about it’s dark and seedy past.
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Women Were Poisoned by Their Job for Years: The Radium Girls
When Radium popped on to the scene in the early 1900s, it was called “liquid sunshine” and a “mythological superbeing.” Why? Because it was incredibly powerful and literally glowed. But then a few companies had the bright idea to start making watches with it. Today, Bailey tells the tale of the Radium Girls who were exposed to the radioactive chemical, in horrible working conditions, and lost their lives because of it.
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Bonus Episode: Death By Delicious Chocolate - Cordelia Botkin was WILD
There's no Dark History episode this week, but here's a bonus episode of a story I did for Murder, Mystery & Makeup (which is now a podcast!!) about Cordelia Botkin. Hope you enjoy it and if you're interested in true crime, make sure to subscribe to Murder, Mystery & Makeup anywhere you listen to podcasts and on YouTube!
Twisted Holiday Tales You’ve Never Heard: Dark History Holiday Edition
Pour some hot coco, slide on those comfy socks and gather ‘round the fire because it’s chilly willy out there. Week after week, we talk about the most horribly dark stuff on this show. So, we’re switching it up a bit. Today, Bailey gives you her first ever ANTHOLOGY episode with four SHOCKING holiday stories you’ve never heard. Don’t worry - they’re still SUPER dark, but there’s a bit of hope in each tale, too.
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