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 • 533 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.)

    Pirate Havens of Madagascar

    Pirate Havens of Madagascar

    During the Golden Age of Piracy, many small islands became havens for pirates, places they went to divide and enjoy thier loot. While some of these are legendary, such as the pirate Utopia Libertatia, others were real places. In this episode, Hallie discusses pirate havens, focusing on those in Madagascar.
     
    TW: Enslaved peoples, Trade in Enslaved Peoples.

    • 33 min
    Walking Corpse Syndrome

    Walking Corpse Syndrome

    TW: Self-harm, Suicide
     
    Walking Corpse Syndrome is a psychiatric delusion in which you believe you are dead. You may not remember your own name and might try to prove that you're dead in extreme ways. In this episode, we discuss this delusion, possible causes and treatments.
     

    • 36 min
    Residential Schools

    Residential Schools

    Canadian residential schools were not regular boarding schools, they were facilities meant to assimilate indigenous peoples into European-based Canadian society. Despite failing in this regard, they caused widespread intergenerational trauma to most people that attended them.
     

    TW: Physical/Sexual/Religious Abuse, Racism, Colonialism, Violence, Violence against children.

    • 37 min
    The Corpse Light by D. Donovan

    The Corpse Light by D. Donovan

    It's Halloween! Let's celebrate with a creepy ghost story. The MCP presents, 'The Corpse Light,' by D. Donovan, originally published in 1899.

    • 30 min
    Bitten: Vampires, Werewolves and Zombies

    Bitten: Vampires, Werewolves and Zombies

    In this episode, we discuss the folklore surrounding the three most popular supernatural creatures: vampires, werewolves and zombies. All three can transmit (or infect) humans with thier condition through a single bite, but what other similarities exists in thier origins and lore, and why are these creatures still popular today?
    Happy Halloween!

    • 35 min
    Death in Ancient Egypt pt 3: Tombs

    Death in Ancient Egypt pt 3: Tombs

    In the final part of this series, we discuss the tombs of ancient Egypt, from plain burials to monumental pyramids. We also talk about how they changed over time and who built these monuments.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
533 Ratings

533 Ratings

#lovewisdom❤️ ,

Great

I love this podcast because I love frightening things, but dislike overly dramatic podcasts. I would love more of the milder episodes, as I have a weak stomach.

Kcummins ,

Morbid Curiosity

I just can’t get enough so glad to have you back on a regular listen, the MCP is in my top 2 of always to listen to

angry opossum 🌙🌱🌃 ,

one of my favorites 🖤

the topics are really interesting, hallie’s research is thorough and well-delivered, and now i know so many weird creepy facts i can just spout out to anyone! i also love hallie’s voice, i find it very soothing and i know many others do too. overall an amazing podcast, love it very much! ✨✨

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