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Most people have no idea what's hiding behind their favorite things. We dig deep into everything from charities to the Founding Fathers to the Bible, and turn up disturbing stories and salacious details. From the Space Race to the Wizard of Oz, there might just be a dark side to everything. The Dark Side Of​ is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

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Most people have no idea what's hiding behind their favorite things. We dig deep into everything from charities to the Founding Fathers to the Bible, and turn up disturbing stories and salacious details. From the Space Race to the Wizard of Oz, there might just be a dark side to everything. The Dark Side Of​ is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

    Female Criminals Crossover: Mae West Pt. 2

    Female Criminals Crossover: Mae West Pt. 2

    Today we’re bringing you a special two-part episode from another Spotify Original from Parcast. If you enjoy it, check out Female Criminals on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts! 

    If you enjoyed The Dark Side Of: Hollywood, you’ll love the story of the “Scandalous Screen Siren”: When one of the most famous entertainers in America couldn’t find another good role, she wrote one for herself. The result was a play titled “Sex,” and it became a Broadway smash in 1926 — but moral reformers couldn’t handle its heat, and took drastic action.

    • 43 min
    Female Criminals Crossover: Mae West Pt. 1

    Female Criminals Crossover: Mae West Pt. 1

    Today we’re bringing you a special two-part episode from another Spotify Original from Parcast. If you enjoy it, check out Female Criminals on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts! 

    If you enjoyed The Dark Side Of: Hollywood, you’ll love the story of the “Scandalous Screen Siren”: When one of the most famous entertainers in America couldn’t find another good role, she wrote one for herself. The result was a play titled “Sex,” and it became a Broadway smash in 1926 — but moral reformers couldn’t handle its heat, and took drastic action.

    • 43 min
    Dictators: The Rise & Fall of a Roman Emperor

    Dictators: The Rise & Fall of a Roman Emperor

    They’re natural-born leaders, hungry for absolute power. Every week on Dictators, delve into the minds and motives of history’s most infamous rulers — people who rose through the ranks toward radicalism, eliminating anyone who stood in their way. This week, track the rise and fall of Nero, an emperor who led Rome to destruction. Hear a clip from Part 1 here, then head to Dictators for the rest of the episode. Dictators is free to listen on Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.

    • 13 min
    Horror: Edgar Allan Poe

    Horror: Edgar Allan Poe

    Renowned horror and mystery author Edgar Allan Poe achieved critical acclaim with his bone-chilling literary works, like “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “The Raven.” But behind his writing’s success was a life filled with heartbreak, tragedy and death.

    • 52 min
    Horror: Hollywood Movie Mayhem

    Horror: Hollywood Movie Mayhem

    From the deaths surrounding Rosemary’s Baby to the curse of The Exorcist, supernatural scares and morbid accidents have plagued Tinseltown for decades. But modern Hollywood horrors are often due to something much more insidious. What’s really to blame when movie-making goes horribly wrong?

    • 50 min
    Horror: Haunted Houses

    Horror: Haunted Houses

    The 21st century has seen the evolution of haunted house fascination into pay-to-play scares, where bold visitors seek out rattling experiences to test their resolve in the face of terror.

    • 46 min

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