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True Crime Historian remembers the famous and forgotten scandals, scoundrels, and scourges of the past told through vintage newspaper accounts from the golden age of yellow journalism.

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Hard Cider And Insults

Ad-free AvailableYESTERDAY’S NEWS -- Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism...Struck By An Axe And KilledEpisode 367 is a holiday tale more bone-chilling than heart-warming. It takes place the weekend after Thanksgiving, when family and friends get together for games and good times. The cautionary part of the tale here is, be aware of what topics are best to be avoided. This time, the touchy subject is not politics, but eyewear.Culled from the historic pages of the Trenton Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and other newspapers of the era.***Follow and share these other awesome true crime shows on Himalaya to win a trip to the Stanley Hotel!Obscura: https://www.himalaya.com/obscuraThe Box of Oddities: https://www.himalaya.com/BOOCrime Salad: https://www.himalaya.com/crimesaladOut of the Shadows: https://www.himalaya.com/Out Invisible Choir: https://www.himalaya.com/choir***A creation Of Pulpular MediaAlso from Pulpular...

61 MIN1 d ago
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Hard Cider And Insults

An Acid Bath For The Suffragist

Ad-free AvailableUNSOLVED: A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring one of history’s most baffling murder mysteries.The Lillian Scheib Mystery Episode 368 tells the sad story of a woman found dead in a bathtub, so decomposed that police first assume it is her husband, as she is sick and convalescing somewhere. When the truth is revealed and the husband found alive, he soon becomes a suspect as officials assume murder. Is the chauffeur a murderer, or a victim of police harassment. Culled from the historic pages of the New York World and other newspapers of the era.***Want to contribute even more to End the Backlog? Use promo code GIVEBACK for any of the shows below to get the first month to their Premium channel, FREE! All proceeds made will be donated. Obscura: https://www.himalaya.com/obscuraThe Box of Oddities: https://www.himalaya.com/BOOCrime Salad: https://www.himalaya.com/crimesaladOut of the Shadows: https://www.himalaya.com/Out Invisible Choir: https://www.himalaya.com/choir***A...

96 MIN1 w ago
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An Acid Bath For The Suffragist

Attacked In The Courtroom (Exclusive)

Exclusive EpisodeThanksgiving In The Safe House SpecialAN EYE FOR AN EYE -- A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring the criminal justice system at its most extreme: Inflicting the Death Penalty...The Buffalo Thanksgiving Murder“I’ll get you a Thanksgiving dinner if I have to kill someone to get it!” the young thug promised his girlfriend. Dinner, however, was not forthcoming.

85 MIN1 w ago
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Attacked In The Courtroom (Exclusive)

The Lake Bluff Furnace Girl

Ad-free AvailableYESTERDAY’S NEWS -- Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism...The Burning Love Of Elfrieda KnaakEpisode 364 tells an unusual story of a broken-hearted young woman found naked and fatally burnt in the basement of a police station. Her family, the police, and the general public find it hard to believe that she could have torched herself in such a horrific manner, so the hunt is on for proof of a murder.Culled from the historic pages of the Chicago Tribune and other newspapers of the era.***Want to contribute even more to End the Backlog? Use promo code GIVEBACK for any of the shows below to get the first month to their Premium channel, FREE! All proceeds made will be donated. Obscura: https://www.himalaya.com/obscuraThe Box of Oddities: https://www.himalaya.com/BOOCrime Salad: https://www.himalaya.com/crimesaladOut of the Shadows: https://www.himalaya.com/Out Invisible Choir: https://www.himalaya.com/ch...

67 MIN2 w ago
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The Lake Bluff Furnace Girl

The Boy Said 'Papa Shot'

Ad-free AvailableYESTERDAY’S NEWS -- Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism...The Cuba Triple MurderEpisode 363 takes place in rural Ohio, when a woman, her daughter, and her daughter’s suitor are gunned down in front of three young children. The daughter’s ex-husband says he arrived at the scene just after the shots were fired, but in her dying breath his ex-mother-in-law claims he was the culprit. The kids can’t get their story straight, so it’s up to you to put it all together.Culled from the historic pages of the Wilmington News-Journal and other newspapers of the era.***Want to contribute even more to End the Backlog? Use promo code GIVEBACK for any of the shows below to get the first month to their Premium channel, FREE! All proceeds made will be donated. Obscura: https://www.himalaya.com/obscuraThe Box of Oddities: https://www.himalaya.com/BOOCrime Salad: https://www.himalaya.com/crimesaladOut of the Shadow...

87 MIN3 w ago
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The Boy Said 'Papa Shot'

Evil Plan Drunkenly Botched

Ad-free AvailableAN EYE FOR AN EYE -- A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring the criminal justice system at its most extreme: Inflicting the Death Penalty...The Greenlease Kidnapping TragedyEpisode 362 takes on one of the most evil crimes imaginable as told from the point of view of the perpetrator. By the time police caught up with Carl Austin Hall, he had made so many mistakes in the kidnapping and murder of a six-year-old boy that he knew the game was up, so he told the story in a coldly matter-of-fact 36-page confession, here adapted for the first two acts. The third act, we’ll call “the comeuppance”.Culled from the historic pages of the Kansas City Times, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and other newspapers of the era.***A creation Of Pulpular MediaAlso from Pulpular Media:Portals to Possibility, an improvised comedy about an alternate reality, where monsters are real--and hilarious!!! Visit pulpular.com/portals for a brand-new episode.Catastrophic Calmaties, Exploring the famous and ...

91 MINNOV 10
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Evil Plan Drunkenly Botched

Duchess Spinelli's Crime School

Ad-free AvailableAN EYE FOR AN EYE -- A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring the criminal justice system at its most extreme: Inflicting the Death Penalty...The Halfwit Gang Of Golden Gate AvenueAlthough there’s nothing funny about real-life murder, if Episode 361 were fictional, you could shelve it right next to Elmore Leonard or Carl Hiaisson and the wacky characters they create who walk in the realm of dark comedy. The downfall of this gang that couldn’t shoot straight begins when one of its members decides to surrender and deliver state’s evidence when it begins to look like his days are numbered. And, it turns out, he was right.Culled from the historic pages of the San Francisco Examiner, the Oakland Tribune, and other newspapers of the era.***A creation Of Pulpular MediaAlso from Pulpular Media:Portals to Possibility, an improvised comedy about an alternate reality, where monsters are real--and hilarious!!! Visit pulpular.com/portals for a brand-new episode.Catastrophic Calmaties,...

89 MINNOV 5
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Duchess Spinelli's Crime School

Sunday Magazine #24: Women In Crime

Exclusive EpisodeWomen in Crime PULP NONFICTION: A celebration of the pioneers of true crime...A Safe House Exclusive Episode “Bad Time For Betty” by Loy Warwick“Pour Me Another... Just Like The Other” by Stephen J. Hoyt“My Knife Cuts Deep” by Fred W. Johnson

60 MINOCT 28
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Sunday Magazine #24: Women In Crime

Allegations Of Arsenic Ice Cream

Ad-free AvailableUNSOLVED: A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring one of history’s most baffling murder mysteries The Father Stood Trial Episode 360 details one of the most chaotic cases I’ve yet to come across. The investigation left a lot of unanswered questions and the prosecution seems motivated by political pressure and retaliation rather than evidence. Was the youngster murdered by his father or one of his playmates? Let me know what you think. Culled from the historic pages of the Grand Rapids Herald and other newspapers of the era, with special thanks to the librarian at the Grand Rapids library who gave me access to her big drawer of murder. If you’ve got a great historic murder in your hometown that I’ve yet to cover, let me know and I’ll get it on my list, and maybe even come to your town to investigate. Check out the trailer to the new podcast Bad Batch. *** A creation Of Pulpular Media Also from Pulpular Media: Portals to Possibility, an improvised comedy about an alterna...

94 MINOCT 27
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Allegations Of Arsenic Ice Cream

The Largest Sheriff In Oregon

Ad-free AvailableAN EYE FOR AN EYE -- A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring the criminal justice system at its most extreme: Inflicting the Death Penalty... The Terror Of All Toughs Killed By Horse Thief Episode 358 is dedicated to the Safe House Scoundrel Marlene Resch who required a story from her home town of Eugene, Oregon, and we are happy to oblige. The victim in this story was the law enforcement officer in Episode 336, Murder On The McKenzie Trail, and together they sum up the history of capital punishment in Lane County Oregon, the only two executions there. Culled from the historic pages of the Oregon Daily Journal, The Eugene Guard, The Eugene Morning Register, and other newspapers of the era. *** A creation Of Pulpular Media Also from Pulpular Media: Portals to Possibility, an improvised comedy about an alternate reality, where monsters are real--and hilarious!!! Visit pulpular.com/portals for a brand-new episode. Catastrophic Calmaties, Exploring the famous and forgotten disasters of the 19th and 20th centuries. What could go wrong? Everything! Want to get a jump on the next episode of True Crime Historian? Why then, download the new podcast app Himalaya and get all new episodes a day early, then drop a buck in the tip jar for True Crime Historian. Or sign up for Himalaya Plus and for premium content and other special features. Or you can support your favorite podcaster at www.patreon.com/truecrimehistorian. Just a dollar an episode reserves your bunk at the safe house and access to exclusive content and whatever personal services you require. *** Opening theme by Nico Vitesse. Incidental music by Nico Vitesse, Chuck Wiggins, and Dave Sams. Some music and sound effects licensed from podcastmusic.com. Closing theme by Dave Sams and Rachel Schott, engineered by David Hisch at Third Street Music. Media management by Sean Miller-Jones Richard O Jones, Executive Producer

70 MINOCT 20
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The Largest Sheriff In Oregon

Latest Episodes

Hard Cider And Insults

Ad-free AvailableYESTERDAY’S NEWS -- Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism...Struck By An Axe And KilledEpisode 367 is a holiday tale more bone-chilling than heart-warming. It takes place the weekend after Thanksgiving, when family and friends get together for games and good times. The cautionary part of the tale here is, be aware of what topics are best to be avoided. This time, the touchy subject is not politics, but eyewear.Culled from the historic pages of the Trenton Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and other newspapers of the era.***Follow and share these other awesome true crime shows on Himalaya to win a trip to the Stanley Hotel!Obscura: https://www.himalaya.com/obscuraThe Box of Oddities: https://www.himalaya.com/BOOCrime Salad: https://www.himalaya.com/crimesaladOut of the Shadows: https://www.himalaya.com/Out Invisible Choir: https://www.himalaya.com/choir***A creation Of Pulpular MediaAlso from Pulpular...

61 MIN1 d ago
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Hard Cider And Insults

An Acid Bath For The Suffragist

Ad-free AvailableUNSOLVED: A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring one of history’s most baffling murder mysteries.The Lillian Scheib Mystery Episode 368 tells the sad story of a woman found dead in a bathtub, so decomposed that police first assume it is her husband, as she is sick and convalescing somewhere. When the truth is revealed and the husband found alive, he soon becomes a suspect as officials assume murder. Is the chauffeur a murderer, or a victim of police harassment. Culled from the historic pages of the New York World and other newspapers of the era.***Want to contribute even more to End the Backlog? Use promo code GIVEBACK for any of the shows below to get the first month to their Premium channel, FREE! All proceeds made will be donated. Obscura: https://www.himalaya.com/obscuraThe Box of Oddities: https://www.himalaya.com/BOOCrime Salad: https://www.himalaya.com/crimesaladOut of the Shadows: https://www.himalaya.com/Out Invisible Choir: https://www.himalaya.com/choir***A...

96 MIN1 w ago
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An Acid Bath For The Suffragist

Attacked In The Courtroom (Exclusive)

Exclusive EpisodeThanksgiving In The Safe House SpecialAN EYE FOR AN EYE -- A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring the criminal justice system at its most extreme: Inflicting the Death Penalty...The Buffalo Thanksgiving Murder“I’ll get you a Thanksgiving dinner if I have to kill someone to get it!” the young thug promised his girlfriend. Dinner, however, was not forthcoming.

85 MIN1 w ago
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Attacked In The Courtroom (Exclusive)

The Lake Bluff Furnace Girl

Ad-free AvailableYESTERDAY’S NEWS -- Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism...The Burning Love Of Elfrieda KnaakEpisode 364 tells an unusual story of a broken-hearted young woman found naked and fatally burnt in the basement of a police station. Her family, the police, and the general public find it hard to believe that she could have torched herself in such a horrific manner, so the hunt is on for proof of a murder.Culled from the historic pages of the Chicago Tribune and other newspapers of the era.***Want to contribute even more to End the Backlog? Use promo code GIVEBACK for any of the shows below to get the first month to their Premium channel, FREE! All proceeds made will be donated. Obscura: https://www.himalaya.com/obscuraThe Box of Oddities: https://www.himalaya.com/BOOCrime Salad: https://www.himalaya.com/crimesaladOut of the Shadows: https://www.himalaya.com/Out Invisible Choir: https://www.himalaya.com/ch...

67 MIN2 w ago
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The Lake Bluff Furnace Girl

The Boy Said 'Papa Shot'

Ad-free AvailableYESTERDAY’S NEWS -- Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism...The Cuba Triple MurderEpisode 363 takes place in rural Ohio, when a woman, her daughter, and her daughter’s suitor are gunned down in front of three young children. The daughter’s ex-husband says he arrived at the scene just after the shots were fired, but in her dying breath his ex-mother-in-law claims he was the culprit. The kids can’t get their story straight, so it’s up to you to put it all together.Culled from the historic pages of the Wilmington News-Journal and other newspapers of the era.***Want to contribute even more to End the Backlog? Use promo code GIVEBACK for any of the shows below to get the first month to their Premium channel, FREE! All proceeds made will be donated. Obscura: https://www.himalaya.com/obscuraThe Box of Oddities: https://www.himalaya.com/BOOCrime Salad: https://www.himalaya.com/crimesaladOut of the Shadow...

87 MIN3 w ago
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The Boy Said 'Papa Shot'

Evil Plan Drunkenly Botched

Ad-free AvailableAN EYE FOR AN EYE -- A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring the criminal justice system at its most extreme: Inflicting the Death Penalty...The Greenlease Kidnapping TragedyEpisode 362 takes on one of the most evil crimes imaginable as told from the point of view of the perpetrator. By the time police caught up with Carl Austin Hall, he had made so many mistakes in the kidnapping and murder of a six-year-old boy that he knew the game was up, so he told the story in a coldly matter-of-fact 36-page confession, here adapted for the first two acts. The third act, we’ll call “the comeuppance”.Culled from the historic pages of the Kansas City Times, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and other newspapers of the era.***A creation Of Pulpular MediaAlso from Pulpular Media:Portals to Possibility, an improvised comedy about an alternate reality, where monsters are real--and hilarious!!! Visit pulpular.com/portals for a brand-new episode.Catastrophic Calmaties, Exploring the famous and ...

91 MINNOV 10
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Evil Plan Drunkenly Botched

Duchess Spinelli's Crime School

Ad-free AvailableAN EYE FOR AN EYE -- A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring the criminal justice system at its most extreme: Inflicting the Death Penalty...The Halfwit Gang Of Golden Gate AvenueAlthough there’s nothing funny about real-life murder, if Episode 361 were fictional, you could shelve it right next to Elmore Leonard or Carl Hiaisson and the wacky characters they create who walk in the realm of dark comedy. The downfall of this gang that couldn’t shoot straight begins when one of its members decides to surrender and deliver state’s evidence when it begins to look like his days are numbered. And, it turns out, he was right.Culled from the historic pages of the San Francisco Examiner, the Oakland Tribune, and other newspapers of the era.***A creation Of Pulpular MediaAlso from Pulpular Media:Portals to Possibility, an improvised comedy about an alternate reality, where monsters are real--and hilarious!!! Visit pulpular.com/portals for a brand-new episode.Catastrophic Calmaties,...

89 MINNOV 5
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Duchess Spinelli's Crime School

Sunday Magazine #24: Women In Crime

Exclusive EpisodeWomen in Crime PULP NONFICTION: A celebration of the pioneers of true crime...A Safe House Exclusive Episode “Bad Time For Betty” by Loy Warwick“Pour Me Another... Just Like The Other” by Stephen J. Hoyt“My Knife Cuts Deep” by Fred W. Johnson

60 MINOCT 28
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Sunday Magazine #24: Women In Crime

Allegations Of Arsenic Ice Cream

Ad-free AvailableUNSOLVED: A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring one of history’s most baffling murder mysteries The Father Stood Trial Episode 360 details one of the most chaotic cases I’ve yet to come across. The investigation left a lot of unanswered questions and the prosecution seems motivated by political pressure and retaliation rather than evidence. Was the youngster murdered by his father or one of his playmates? Let me know what you think. Culled from the historic pages of the Grand Rapids Herald and other newspapers of the era, with special thanks to the librarian at the Grand Rapids library who gave me access to her big drawer of murder. If you’ve got a great historic murder in your hometown that I’ve yet to cover, let me know and I’ll get it on my list, and maybe even come to your town to investigate. Check out the trailer to the new podcast Bad Batch. *** A creation Of Pulpular Media Also from Pulpular Media: Portals to Possibility, an improvised comedy about an alterna...

94 MINOCT 27
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Allegations Of Arsenic Ice Cream

The Largest Sheriff In Oregon

Ad-free AvailableAN EYE FOR AN EYE -- A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring the criminal justice system at its most extreme: Inflicting the Death Penalty... The Terror Of All Toughs Killed By Horse Thief Episode 358 is dedicated to the Safe House Scoundrel Marlene Resch who required a story from her home town of Eugene, Oregon, and we are happy to oblige. The victim in this story was the law enforcement officer in Episode 336, Murder On The McKenzie Trail, and together they sum up the history of capital punishment in Lane County Oregon, the only two executions there. Culled from the historic pages of the Oregon Daily Journal, The Eugene Guard, The Eugene Morning Register, and other newspapers of the era. *** A creation Of Pulpular Media Also from Pulpular Media: Portals to Possibility, an improvised comedy about an alternate reality, where monsters are real--and hilarious!!! Visit pulpular.com/portals for a brand-new episode. Catastrophic Calmaties, Exploring the famous and forgotten disasters of the 19th and 20th centuries. What could go wrong? Everything! Want to get a jump on the next episode of True Crime Historian? Why then, download the new podcast app Himalaya and get all new episodes a day early, then drop a buck in the tip jar for True Crime Historian. Or sign up for Himalaya Plus and for premium content and other special features. Or you can support your favorite podcaster at www.patreon.com/truecrimehistorian. Just a dollar an episode reserves your bunk at the safe house and access to exclusive content and whatever personal services you require. *** Opening theme by Nico Vitesse. Incidental music by Nico Vitesse, Chuck Wiggins, and Dave Sams. Some music and sound effects licensed from podcastmusic.com. Closing theme by Dave Sams and Rachel Schott, engineered by David Hisch at Third Street Music. Media management by Sean Miller-Jones Richard O Jones, Executive Producer

70 MINOCT 20
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The Largest Sheriff In Oregon

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