100 episodes

A history podcast for the morbidly curious. From serial killers to ghosts, ancient remains to obscure medical conditions, let us satisfy your curiosity.

(Some episodes may not be appropriate for children. Listener discretion is advised.)

The Morbid Curiosity Podcast Hallie

    • History
    • 4.8 • 566 Ratings

A history podcast for the morbidly curious. From serial killers to ghosts, ancient remains to obscure medical conditions, let us satisfy your curiosity.

(Some episodes may not be appropriate for children. Listener discretion is advised.)

    The Bloody Benders

    The Bloody Benders

    The 1870s were a rough time in Kansas. Travelers and settlers on the frontier struggled against the odds to make even a modest living. The Bender family had a unique method of survival: murder.
    CW: forced relocation, murder of adults and children, suicide

    • 31 min
    Pentridge Prison

    Pentridge Prison

    CW: Torture, Rape, Execution, Racism, Self-Harm, and Suicide
    Colonial Australia was used by the British to house prisoners in the late 1800s. Pentridge Prison began as a stockade in 1851 and grew into one of the most infamous prisons in Victoria, both for its size and the brutality of the punishments suffered by its inmates.

    • 39 min
    Ghost Theory

    Ghost Theory

    Have you ever wondered why paranormal investigators use certain devices to detect ghosts? It all has to do with theories about what ghosts are. In this episode, we explore theories about ghosts throughout history. Is there room for the possibility that they exist? Maybe.

    • 31 min
    The Chivruay Tragedy

    The Chivruay Tragedy

    Often called the Dyatlov Pass Incident of the 70s, the Chivruay Pass Tragedy has similar elements: 10 students go hiking in the snowy Russian mountains and are later found frozen to death. They also share a cloud of mystery and intrigue that may or may not be true. 

    • 32 min
    Gryla & the Midwinter Monsters of Iceland

    Gryla & the Midwinter Monsters of Iceland

    For this winter holiday special, Hallie dives into the folklore of Iceland to talk about the terrifying creatures of midwinter. Who are they, what are their origins , and what has become of them in the modern era?

    • 27 min
    Plants That Bite

    Plants That Bite

    In this 4th instalment of the MCP's plants series, we discuss carnivorous plants: their traps, their habitats, and how to care for your own meat-eating plant.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
566 Ratings

566 Ratings

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This podcast has to be my favorite ever! I absolutely love the narration and topics! I especially loved the episode on Mount Everest.

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I don’t know how it took me so long to find this, but I’m glad it did so that I can binge all the episodes. This podcast is really well researched and engaging to listen to, I’m hooked!

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