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Ghosts of Astoria, NY (Part 1)

A look at some female ghosts of Astoria, Queens, in New York City. Note: There’s discussion of chattel slavery after the 26 minute mark. Highlights include:• The American president who was supposedly shot on his…

Fortune Telling Teacups

A look at the fortune telling teacups, which were popular in the early 20th century, and were adorned with symbols meant to aid in interpreting tea leaves. Highlights include:• The different varieties of fortune telling…

The Caladrius (Weird Medieval Creatures)

A look at the caladrius, a fancy legendary bird that could supposedly diagnose and heal illnesses. Plus weird info about medieval bestiaries, and more. Highlights include:• A weird supposed cure for blindness• A visit to…

Weird Medieval Creatures

A look at some weird medieval creatures from legend and lore. Plus some stories about some recent cemetery visits in Queens, New York, including Houdini’s grave. Highlights include:• An ancient, impenetrable European forest• A magical…