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Old Timey Crimey #85: The Brown Lady of Raynham - “Can’t Unsee the Virgin Mary”

Old Timey Crimey #85: The Brown Lady of Raynham - “Can’t Unsee the Virgin Mary”

October 30, 2020

Amber, Scott, and Kristy look at perhaps the most famous phantasmagoric photograph, and a talking mongoose appears along the way. 

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Sources:

Randolph Churchill. Women’s Illustrated 1952. “Raynham Hall.” http://home.worldonline.co.za/~townshend/raynham.htm

Rebecca Northfield. Engineering and Technology. “Explaining the unexplained: 10 famous mysteries solved.” https://eandt.theiet.org/content/articles/2018/10/explaining-the-unexplained-10-famous-mysteries-solved/

Townshend Family Website. Bio of Charles Townshend. http://home.worldonline.co.za/~townshend/turnipbio1.htm

Townshend Family Website. Tony Ellis. “Ghosts of East Anglia.” http://home.worldonline.co.za/~townshend/dorothywalpole.htm

Jonathan Thompson. “The spectre of the Brown Lady will haunt us no more.” The Independent. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/this-britain/the-spectre-of-the-brown-lady-will-haunt-us-no-more-419176.html

Miss Jessel. Haunted Palace Blog. “Part one: The Mysterious Brown Lady of Raynham Hall – who was she?” https://hauntedpalaceblog.wordpress.com/2016/10/16/part-one-the-mysterious-brown-lady-of-raynham-hall-who-was-she/

Edd Smith. BBC. “The vast history of Raynham Hall.” http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/norfolk/hi/people_and_places/history/newsid_8058000/8058145.stm

Hoaxes.org. http://hoaxes.org/raynham.html

LOC. https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88085421/1906-06-04/ed-1/seq-2/

https://the-line-up.com/raynham-hall-brown-lady by Jessica Ferri

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_Lady_of_Raynham_Hall

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Price#Gef

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gef

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raynham_Hall

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Townshend

http://www.whistlingshade.com/1302/The_Brown_Lady.htm

https://hyperallergic.com/411197/uncanny-images-from-an-investigation-into-the-case-of-gef-a-talking-mongoose/

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/71816/strange-story-gef-talking-mongoose

Pdsh.fandom.com

Katdevitt.com

Whistlingshade.com by Joel Van Valin

Music: 
Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3725-evil-plan
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktime
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Old Timey Crimey #84: Tower of London Ghosts - “Second Verse”

Old Timey Crimey #84: Tower of London Ghosts - “Second Verse”

October 23, 2020

We visit the Tower of London and meet its many, many, many ghosts. OOOooOOoOoo! 

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License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Sources

Fascinate.com by Stephanie Kelsey
Thetravel.com by Vanessa Elle
Ranker.com by Erin McCann
Forlklore Thursday. Kim McGreal. 
Dr. Ed Morris. Exploring Castles. https://www.exploring-castles.com/uk/england/tower_london_ghosts/
Tracy Borman. History Extra. https://www.historyextra.com/period/victorian/anne-boleyn-guy-fawkes-and-the-princes-a-brief-history-of-the-tower-of-london
Historic Royal Palaces. https://www.hrp.org.uk/tower-of-london/history-and-stories/the-tower-of-london-menagerie/
Joseph Curtis. Daily Mail. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4094312/Does-picture-finally-solve-500-year-old-mystery-princes-Tower-Mother-two-claims-photobombed-ghost-Richard-III-s-12-year-old-victim-Edward-V.html
Wikipedia. “Anne Boleyn.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_Boleyn “Ball Lightning.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ball_lightning
Haunted Rooms. https://www.hauntedrooms.co.uk/the-tower-of-london-ghosts
http://www.strangehistory.net/2015/07/15/the-cylinder-monster-1-the-witness-account/
Travel Channel https://www.travelchannel.com/interests/haunted/articles/tower-of-london
Paul Anthony Jones. Mental Floss. https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/64629/9-bizarre-objects-owned-henry-viii
Jessica Ferri. The Lineup. https://the-line-up.com/tower-of-london-ghosts
Chris Garcia. “G-G-G-G-Ghosts!!!!!” The Drink Tank. https://efanzines.com/DrinkTank/DrinkTank418.pdf

 

Old Timey Crimey #83: Edgar Allan Poe - “Brave Little Toaster”

Old Timey Crimey #83: Edgar Allan Poe - “Brave Little Toaster”

October 16, 2020

When will we know the truth of Poe's death? Well, the man said it himself...nevermore. Scott, Kristy, and Amber talk about his weird life and mysterious death as SPoOoOokyween continues. 

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Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3725-evil-plan
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Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktime
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Sources:

Natasha Geiling.  Smithsonian Magazine. “The (Still) Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe.” https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/still-mysterious-death-edgar-allan-poe-180952936/

Kat Eschner. Smithsonian Mag. https “Who Was the Poe Toaster? We Still Have No Idea”  http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/who-was-poe-toaster-we-still-have-no-idea-180961820/

The Poe Museum. https://www.poemuseum.org/poes-biography

Findagrave. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/4074/elizabeth-hopkins-poe

Wikipedia. “Sarah Royster.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Elmira_Royster

New England Historical Society. “Sarah Helen Whitman, Providence Poet Who Dumped Edgar Allan Poe.” https://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/sarah-helen-whitman-providence-poet-dumped-edgar-allan-poe/

Poetry Foundation. “Sarah Helen Whitman.” https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/sarah-helen-whitman

Wash times. 'Toaster' rejects French cognac at Poe's grave.” https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2004/jan/19/20040119-100633-6879r/

Providence Athenaeum . “Poe & Whitman.” https://providenceathenaeum.org/about/history/poe-whitman/

The Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore. “The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe” https://www.eapoe.org/geninfo/poedeath.htm

Michele Debcsack. “Baltimore’s New Poe Toaster Honors Edgar Allan Poe.” Mental Floss. https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/73908/baltimores-new-poe-toaster-honors-edgar-allan-poe

 

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/edgar-allan-poes-greatest-mystery-was-his-death

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Edgar_Allan_Poe

https://www.poemuseum.org/poes-death

https://www.biography.com/news/edgar-allan-poe-death-facts

https://www.history.com/news/how-did-edgar-allan-poe-die

Britannica.com

openculture.com

icytales.com

nbc12.com

biography.com

nps.gov

 

Old Timey Crimey #82: Albert Ostman - “Woolen Bananahammock”

Old Timey Crimey #82: Albert Ostman - “Woolen Bananahammock”

October 9, 2020

He was a manly man's man, and then a man of a different kind took him on a little trip. A man covered in hair. A man...with large feet. 

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 Music:

Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3725-evil-plan
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Sources: 

http://www.bigfootencounters.com/classics/ostman.htm

https://www.ufoinsight.com/cryptozoology/bigfoot-encounters/sasquatch-abduction-albert-ostman

https://ecampusontario.pressbooks.pub/adultlitfundreader3/chapter/searching-for/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portlock,_Alaska

https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/alaska/scary-abandoned-town-port-chatham-ak/

https://cryptidz.fandom.com/wiki/Genoskwa

https://www.reddit.com/r/MysteriousUniverse/comments/dp3a55/an_interesting_comparison_of_missing_411_cases/

Animalplanet.com

Newspapers.com (The Province, Saturday, May 4, 1957

Findagrave.com

nytimes.com

NYTimes. David C. Anderson. “It’s hard to prove that something, even a monster, doesn’t exist.”  https://www.nytimes.com/1974/01/20/archives/stalking-the-sasquatch-its-hard-to-prove-that-something-even-a.html

Wikipedia. “Toba Inlet.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toba_Inlet “Portlock.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portlock,_Alaska. “Albert Ostman.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Ostman

Canberra Times, 1982. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/130838866?searchTerm=albert%20ostman

Carey Seward. “This Abandoned Ghost Town In Alaska Is Downright Bone Chilling.” Only in Your State. https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/alaska/this-abandoned-ghost-town-is-downright-bone-chilling-ak/

“Mysteries of Portlock Alaska and the Abandonment of the Small Town in the 1900s.” KINY radio. https://www.kinyradio.com/news/news-of-the-north/mysteries-of-portlock-alaska-and-the-abandonment-of-the-small-town-in-the-1900s/

Animal Planet. “Top 10 Hairiest Bigfoot Stories.” http://www.animalplanet.com/tv-shows/finding-bigfoot/lists/9-the-tale-of-albert-ostman/

Don Lory. “Kidnapped by a Sasquatch.” Newspapers.com https://www.newspapers.com/image/?clipping_id=44400288&fcfToken=eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJmcmVlLXZpZXctaWQiOjUwMTMwNTQwMiwiaWF0IjoxNjAxNTA4OTUxLCJleHAiOjE2MDE1OTUzNTF9.2wmFv8gkExT22U-dfxNsHyIRtet67vjDbSelZ_4WQWU

Tim Flight. “The Hairy History of Bigfoot in 20 Intriguing Events.” History Collection. https://historycollection.com/the-hairy-history-of-bigfoot-in-20-intriguing-events/7/

Daily Colonist. https://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist18840704uvic/18840704#page/n2/mode/1up

Bigfoot, Yeti, and the Last Neanderthal: A Geneticist's Search for Modern Apemen by Bryan Sykes (genre: “controversial literature” lol)

 

 

Old Timey Crimey #81: The Crouch Family Murders - “Milked by Jacob”

Old Timey Crimey #81: The Crouch Family Murders - “Milked by Jacob”

October 2, 2020
We start of spookytime October with the Crouch family murders. The twists! The turns! And a ghoooost...that's creepy in all the wrong ways.
 
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Sources:
Findagrave
LeeAnn Smith. MLive.com
Newspapers.com
Detroit Free Press
Officialdata.org
John Robinson. Haunted Michigan.
Steve's Ghost Stories. mix957gr.com
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