9 episodes

A Gothic literature podcast exploring the roots of the creatures that lurk in the shadows.

Courting Casualties Meghan Harker

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    • 3.3 • 3 Ratings

A Gothic literature podcast exploring the roots of the creatures that lurk in the shadows.

    A Brief History of Grave Robbing

    A Brief History of Grave Robbing

    Before being a doctor or surgeon was a respected trade, the need for cadavers for study created The Resurrection Men.

    • 22 min
    Yule Cat Got Your Tongue?

    Yule Cat Got Your Tongue?

    Christmas is a time of joy, of light, laughter, and terrible monsters bent on ripping you apart and devouring you if you've been naughty. Welcome to Courting Casualties. I'm Meghan Harker.

    • 13 min
    The Female of the Species

    The Female of the Species

    Del Toro's newest film, Crimson Peak, is a Gothic treasure, and Lady Lucille Sharpe is the deadliest creature in the film.

    • 19 min
    The Things in the Dark

    The Things in the Dark

    As children, we were all afraid of something.

    • 18 min
    "The Oval Portrait" by Edgar Allan Poe

    "The Oval Portrait" by Edgar Allan Poe

    In which I read a story of art and madness.

    Intro/Outro music is Ghost Story by Kevin McLeod, used under the Creative Commons License.

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    Thanks for listening.

    • 10 min
    The City Built on Her Dead

    The City Built on Her Dead

    In which I head to Savannah, GA for a much needed vacation, hang out in a cemetery, and tell ghost stories. But not IN the cemetery. That's illegal.

    Intro/Outro music is Ghost Story by Kevin McLeod, used under the Creative Commons License.

    Counting Casualties is also available through iTunes! If you enjoy the show, please consider subscribing. Have a suggestion for a future episode? Tweet me @ExquisitelyOdd.

    Thanks for listening and, as always,

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

3.3 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

Jane tiny ,

This podcast warms my little black heart!

Thank you for a great podcast!
As a former resident of Savannah loved the episode on the city. While looking for Faulkner‘s „A Rose for Emily“, I found this beautifully decorated coffin of macabre to whisper in my ears. Looking forward to more.

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