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Old Timey Crimey #67: Jean Spangler - “Custody Jingles”

Old Timey Crimey #67: Jean Spangler - “Custody Jingles”

June 26, 2020
Scott and Kristy delve into the mysterious disappearance of dancer Jean Spangler. It's Hollywood ahoy with tales of classic stars and more shady characters than you can shake a diamond-tipped cane at.
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Charley Project. “Jean Elizabeth Spangler.” http://charleyproject.org/case/jean-elizabeth-spangler
IMDB. “Jean Spangler.” https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0816805/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm
IMDB. “Young Man with a Horn Trivia.” https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043153/trivia?ref_=tt_trv_trv
Wikipedia. “Jean Spangler.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Spangler
Calisphere. “Missing actress' mom called 'legal stranger.” https://calisphere.org/item/18f1a38f1c6e0edfcc792348bf0cb63d/
LOC Chronicling America: Evening Star. https://bit.ly/2Z3VGnX
Tere Tereba.“Mickey Cohen: The Life and Crimes of L.A’s Most Notorious Mobster.” https://www.google.com/books/edition/_/xGwmlvtaKIYC?hl=en&gbpv=1&bsq=little%20davy
Arthur Lyons. Palm Springs Life. https://www.palmspringslife.com/the-mysterious-disappearance-of-jean-spangler/
Jessica Ferri. The Lineup. “Can't Wait Any Longer: The Chilling Disappearance of Jean Spangler.” https://the-line-up.com/jean-spangler-disappearance
Cecilia Rasmussen. LA Times. “Mystery of Missing Starlet Was Never Solved.” https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2002-oct-20-me-then20-story.html
Steve Hodel. “Black Dahlia Avenger.” https://www.google.com/books/edition/_/xdD7DQAAQBAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&pg=PT279&dq=Mimi+Boomhower
Steve Hodel. "Most Evil."
Old Timey Crimey #66: Francis Tumblety - “The Joe Exotic of Medicine”

Old Timey Crimey #66: Francis Tumblety - “The Joe Exotic of Medicine”

June 19, 2020
Scott, Kristy, and Amber delve into the weird, wild shenanigans of Francis Tumblety, the Joe Exotic of medicine. This guy started in porn, moved on to "medicine," and finished up as...possibly Jack the Ripper. (But probably not Jack the Ripper.)
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From LOC Chronicling America: Magnolia Gazette, Alexandria Gazette, NY Herald, New Ulm Weekly Review, Pittsburgh Dispatch, Evening Star, Evening Journal, Evening World (NY), The Sun (NY), New York Tribune, St. Louis Republic
R. Michael Gordon. “The American Murders of Jack the Ripper.” https://www.google.com/books/edition/_/3TECJxTxXfwC?hl=en&gbpv=0
Jack the Ripper Tour. “Is This the Face of a Killer?” https://www.jack-the-ripper-tour.com/the-face-of-jack-the-ripper/
Casebook.org. “Francis Tumblety.” https://www.casebook.org/suspects/tumblety.html
Introducing Detectives by the Decade

Introducing Detectives by the Decade

June 15, 2020

A podcast exploring the history of forensic science, tracing the timeline from primitive toxicology to DNA. Host Kristy Baxter discusses the scientists, detectives, and cases that drove the development of investigative techniques from the 1500s to the 21st century. 

Premiering June 25, 2020. New episodes release every Thursday wherever you listen to podcasts. 


Music: Deadly Roulette by Kevin MacLeod. Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3625-deadly-roulette License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/


“Forensics in antiquity.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forensics_in_antiquity

“Lollia Paulina.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lollia_Paulina

Kristina Killgrove. “These Three Forensic Science Techniques From Ancient Rome Reveal Shocking Gaps In Modern Methods.” Forbes. https://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2018/11/28/these-three-forensic-science-techniques-from-ancient-rome-reveal-shocking-gaps-in-modern-methods/#22a754df58fe

William Garrett Cothran. “CSI: Rome - a dive into ancient forensics.” Sea Lion Press. https://www.sealionpress.co.uk/post/csi-rome-a-dive-into-ancient-forensics

Old Timey Crimey #65: Leonarda Cianculli - “Advice for Fortune Tellers”

Old Timey Crimey #65: Leonarda Cianculli - “Advice for Fortune Tellers”

June 12, 2020

Scott, Amber, and Kristy discuss Leonarda Cianculli, the Soap Maker of Correggio. Scott explains what's wrong with fortune tellers, palm readers, and "psychics."

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Ryan Green. “The Curse: The Shocking True Story of Superstition, Human Sacrifice, and Cannibalism.”
“Montella.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montella
“Reggio Emilia.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reggio_Emilia
“Irpina Earthquake.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1930_Irpinia_earthquake
Paul Ginsburg. “Family Politics: Domestic Life, Devastation and Survival, 1900-1950.” https://www.google.com/books/edition/_/UBQ2BQAAQBAJ?hl=en&gbpv=0
Justin Rowlatt. “Sodium: Getting rid of dirt - and murder victims.” https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-27257822

Bonus Episode - Old TINY Crimey #25: Le Petomane

Bonus Episode - Old TINY Crimey #25: Le Petomane

June 9, 2020

Scott tells Amber and Kristy all about the flatulist Le Petomane, aka Joseph Pujol. 

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Old Timey Crimey #64: John George Haigh - “Worst Game of Cinderella Ever”

Old Timey Crimey #64: John George Haigh - “Worst Game of Cinderella Ever”

June 5, 2020

This week we delve into the fraud, murder, and body disposal tactics of John George Haigh, aka The Acid Bath Murderer. It's finger-lickin' good...

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John Haigh. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Haigh

Katie Serena. All That’s Interesting. “The Story Of John George Haigh, The Acid Bath Murderer, Is Just As Gruesome As His Nickname Suggests.” https://allthatsinteresting.com/john-george-haigh

Outwood. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outwood,_Wakefield

Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph.D. Thoughtco. “How to Make a Sulfuric Acid Formula at Home.” https://www.thoughtco.com/make-sulfuric-acid-at-home-608262

Murderpedia. “John George Haigh.” https://murderpedia.org/male.H/h/haigh-john.htm

Dr. Jonathan Oates and Dave Walker. The Library Time Machine. “Haigh—a handsome stranger arrives at your hotel.” https://rbkclocalstudies.wordpress.com/tag/onslow-court-hotel/

The Advertiser (Adelaide) via Trove. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/36677026

The Evening Star via LOC. https://bit.ly/2ZMTdAi

Crime and Investigation. “John Haigh.” https://www.crimeandinvestigation.co.uk/crime-files/john-haigh-the-acid-bath-murderer/arrest







Bonus Episode - Old TINY Crimey #24: Levi Weeks

Bonus Episode - Old TINY Crimey #24: Levi Weeks

June 1, 2020

Kristy tells Scott and Amber about a torrid love affair that ended horribly, with special appearances from a famous American founding father and a vice president.



Buckner F. Melton, Jr. Encyclopedia.com. “Levi Weeks Trial: 1800.”https://www.encyclopedia.com/law/law-magazines/levi-weeks-trial-1800

Murder by Gaslight. “The Manhattan Well Mystery.” http://www.murderbygaslight.com/2010/12/manhattan-well-mystery.html

Historical Society of the New York Courts. “People v. Levi Weeks, 1800.” https://history.nycourts.gov/case/people-v-weeks/

Levi Weeks. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levi_Weeks

Greenwich, Massachusetts. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenwich,_Massachusetts

Library of Congress. “Report of the Trial of Levi Weeks.” http://memory.loc.gov/service/gdc/scd0001/2005/20051214001re/20051214001re.pdf

Atlas Obscura. “The Manhattan Well Murder.” https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/manhattan-well-murder

Steve Medeja. Secrets of Manhattan. “The Manhattan Well Murder at 129 Spring Street.” https://secretsofmanhattan.wordpress.com/2017/10/31/the-manhattan-well-murder-at-129-spring-street/

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