Old Timey Crimey
Bonus Episode - Old TINY Crimey #19: William “Duff” Armstrong

Bonus Episode - Old TINY Crimey #19: William “Duff” Armstrong

April 27, 2020

 Kristy tells Amber & Scott all about the murder trial of William "Duff" Armstrong...and how his whole future hinged on a wrestling match that happened before he was born. 

Bonus appearance from Abraham "Buff" Lincoln!

Old Timey Crimey #58: Roger Tichborne - “Shy Tortoise”

Old Timey Crimey #58: Roger Tichborne - “Shy Tortoise”

April 24, 2020

This week, we talk about a man who was maybe a nobleman or maybe not? Probably not. Almost definitely not. But he sure seemed to think so! 

Plus, the best deformations....whaaat? Crikey Mikey, and some wikipedia translations. 

Come see us on FBInsta, or Twitter, and tell us if you think The Claimant was the real deal.

Sources:

“The Tichborne Claimant, a Victorian mystery.” Ennever.com http://www.ennever.com/histories/history19478.php

“Roger Tichborne.” Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tichborne_case

Albert Borowitz. “Blood & Ink: An International Guide To Fact-Based Crime Literature.”

Dana Schwartz. “The Butcher Baronet.” Noble Blood Podcast. https://open.spotify.com/episode/6RC60PaO0sKQbEF9WVKypw?si=tPTGMRDNTV2lEXTNcPCYIw

Francesca Kettle. “‘For the Snark was a Boojum, you see.’ The case of The Claimant, The Medals and The Poem.” Vides/Oxford. https://open.conted.ox.ac.uk/sites/open.conted.ox.ac.uk/files/resources/Create%20Document/For%20the%20Snark%20was%20a%20Boojum_Francesca%20Kettle.pdf

Lewis Carroll. “The Hunting of the Snark.” https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/43909/the-hunting-of-the-snark

Futilitycloset.com

aadl.org

Stacy Conrad, mentalfloss.com

hoaxes.org

Bonus Episode - Old TINY Crimey #18: The God Machine

Bonus Episode - Old TINY Crimey #18: The God Machine

April 20, 2020

Scott tells us all about John Murray Spears and New Motive Power. Amber does some fun googling. 

Old Timey Crimey #57: Lyda Southard - “Flypaper Lyda”

Old Timey Crimey #57: Lyda Southard - “Flypaper Lyda”

April 17, 2020

This week, we look at the Bluebeardess, "Flypaper Lyda" Trueblood, who used ham as a seduction tool...as one does. We'll talk about her many marriages (murders), her extensive travels (escapes), and maybe even solve the mystery of her last husband.

Comes see us on FB, Insta, or Twitter. Say hi or just tell us what you think about the Hal/Albert theory.

And remember...watch out for the apple pie.

Also, happy 10,000 downloads and thanks so much for all your support this past year!

Bonus Epsiode - Old TINY Crimey #17: Lavinia Fisher

Bonus Epsiode - Old TINY Crimey #17: Lavinia Fisher

April 13, 2020

Kristy tells the tale of the cartooniest of murder scenarios. But what's truth, what's legend, and what's conspiracy?

Old Timey Crimey #56: Elijah Parish Lovejoy - “Prayer Bros”

Old Timey Crimey #56: Elijah Parish Lovejoy - “Prayer Bros”

April 10, 2020

This week, we delve into the fascinating life and premature death of Elijah Parish Lovejoy, a man whose belief in doing the right thing was so strong, it made him a martyr.

Plus: the first underwater newspaper, the world's tallest man, and supremely ironic profession names!

Sources:
“Elijah Parish Lovejoy.” Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elijah_Parish_Lovejoy
“Congregational Church. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congregational_church
“Reverend Elijah Parish Lovejoy.” Presbyterian Historical Society. https://www.history.pcusa.org/history-online/presbyterian-history/honored-names/reverend-elijah-parish-lovejoy
Edward Beecher. “Narrative of riots at Alton : in connection with the death of Rev. Elijah P. Lovejoy. “ https://archive.org/details/ASPC0002443400/page/n17/mode/2up
“Alton, Illinois.” Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alton,_Illinois
Americaslibrary.gov
Encyclopedia Britannica
Colby.edu
Youtube: The History Guy
Nationalabolitionhalloffameandmuseum.org

Bonus Epsiode - Old TINY Crimey #16: Whipping Tom

Bonus Epsiode - Old TINY Crimey #16: Whipping Tom

April 7, 2020

Spank-o!

Enjoy this bonus mini episode, a pandemic plus. Come see us on social media and say hi (seriously, we're lonely): We're on FBTwitter, and Insta.  

Old Timey Crimey #55: The Villisca Axe Murders - “Nightmare Carrot”

Old Timey Crimey #55: The Villisca Axe Murders - “Nightmare Carrot”

April 3, 2020

A little something from the "Forgotten Archives" this week--an episode recorded nearly a year ago, in late April 2019, and never published. It's a trip back to simpler times, and also a horrific axe murder.

Come say hi on our social media: Insta, FB, Twitter

Sources:

Orrin Grey. "Serial Suspects: Who Committed the Villisca Axe Murders?" The Lineup. https://the-line-up.com/villisca-axe-murders-suspects

Mike Dash. "The Ax Murderer Who Got Away." Smithsonian Magazine. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-ax-murderer-who-got-away-117037374/

"Villisca Axe Murders House." https://www.villiscaiowa.com/

"Villisca Axe Murders." Thinking Sideways Podcast. https://open.spotify.com/episode/2CgHgKrjper6ZFjsNHNJgA?si=szm_AL3tRaWYMPCbhLSDoQ

"Villisca Axe Murders." Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Villisca_axe_murders

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