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Old Timey Crimey #111: Pope John XII - “Shameless Strumpet”

Old Timey Crimey #111: Pope John XII - “Shameless Strumpet”

April 30, 2021

Pope John XII, his family background, how he came to be pope, and the hilarious havoc he wreaked during his stint in the Chair of St. Peter. Plus: a whole collection of bad popes and the things that made them terrible. 

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Sources:

Eric Russell Chamberlin. “The Bad Popes.” https://archive.org/details/badpopes00cham/page/n11/mode/2up?view=theater

Mike Vago. AV Club. https://www.avclub.com/the-young-pope-john-xii-died-as-he-lived-fornicating-1823180144

https://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08426b.htm

The Bad Popes. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bad_Popes
Alberic II. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alberic_II_of_Spoleto
Saeculum Obscurum. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saeculum_obscurum
Marozia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marozia

https://www.newspapers.com/image/58495574/?terms=pope%20john%20xii&match=1

https://www.britannica.com/biography/John-XII

https://www.somethingawful.com/most-awful/popes-cadaver-synod/2/

https://www.history.com/news/10-grisly-papal-deaths

https://www.factinate.com/people/pope-john-xii/

https://time.com/4633580/young-pope-history/

https://historycollection.com/20-reasons-why-pope-john-xii-was-the-worst-pope-in-history/

 

 

 

Music: 

Secret of Tiki Island Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod
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
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Old Timey Crimey Presents: Historical True Crime Showcase #1

Old Timey Crimey Presents: Historical True Crime Showcase #1

April 24, 2021

Welcome to the very first Old Timey Crimey Historical True Crime Showcase! Here you can listen to mini-episodes from a variety of amazing shows, all in one episode. We've got the blood sports of olden days, the origins of nursery rhymes, art heists, and so much more! 

Find out more about participating shows at the links below: 

 
If you have a history or true crime podcast and you're interested in participating in a future showcase event, please email Kristy Baxter at oldtimeycrimey@gmail.com.
 
Music: 
 
 
Sources:
 

Topend Sports. https://www.topendsports.com/sport/extinct/fox-tossing.htm

Siobhan O’Shea. https://www.interesly.com/fox-tossing-was-a-bizarre-aristocratic-pastime-of-the-17th-century/

Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augustus_II_the_Strong

Leicester Chronicle. https://www.newspapers.com/image/396522031/?terms=fox%20tossing&match=1

Yorkshire Herald. https://www.newspapers.com/image/402063659/?terms=fox%20tossing&match=1

The Sun. https://www.newspapers.com/image/207007440/?terms=fox%20tossing&match=1

Laura Martisiute. All That’s Interesting. https://allthatsinteresting.com/animal-blood-sports

https://www.mariegossip.com/2010/06/sport-fox-tossing.html

Rebecca Whitaker. Animal Logic. https://animalogic.ca/animalogic/the-creative-and-cruel-blood-sport-of-fox-tossing

Bill Littlefield. WBUR. https://www.wbur.org/onlyagame/2015/11/21/foxtossing-brooke-hitching-book

Old Timey Crimey #110: Walburga Oesterreich - “Flies to Snapple”

Old Timey Crimey #110: Walburga Oesterreich - “Flies to Snapple”

April 23, 2021

You never know what skeletons people have hidden in their closets, or what real life men they have hidden in their attics.

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Detectives by the Decade: https://linktr.ee/detectivesbythedecade 

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Thanks to CrimeJuicy for their sponsorship! Check out CrimeJuicy Cocktail Hour podcast wherever you get your podcasts. https://www.buzzsprout.com/1595779

 

Music: 

Secret of Tiki Island Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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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/

Sources: 

https://murderpedia.org/female.O/o/oesterreich-walburga.htm

Nancy Bilyeau. Vintage News. https://www.thevintagenews.com/2019/01/14/scandal-of-1920s/

Newspapers.com: Omaha Morning Bee, Kenosha News, Sac Bee, LA Evening Express, Pomona Progress Bulletin, Huntsville Times, Chico Enterprise, Oakland Tribune

https://www.newspapers.com/search/#query=walburga+oesterreich&dr_year=1920-1929&sort=facet_year_month_day+asc%2C+score+desc&silo=2

https://medium.com/chameleon/a-married-woman-kept-her-secret-lover-in-the-attic-for-years-b872229ee99f

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-married-woman-who-kept-her-lover-in-the-attic

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

https://allthatsinteresting.com/dolly-oesterreich

https://a.wealtheditor.com/g/married-woman-caused-1930s-scandal-discovered-shed-hidden-attic?as=799&asv=1&bdk=0

Old Timey Crimey #109: Velma West - “Log Cabin”

Old Timey Crimey #109: Velma West - “Log Cabin”

April 16, 2021

She's not just a small town girl living in a lonely world, and she won't take the midnight train going anywhere. She will, however, take the roadster to a bridge party in Cleveland. 

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Music:

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

Secret of Tiki Island Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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

Mark Gribben. Malefactor’s Register. http://malefactorsregister.com/wp/nightclub-girl-in-a-curfew-town/

Wikipedia. Perry, OH. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perry,_Ohio#Demographics. Gene Malin. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gene_Malin

Mark Gilson. “The Historic Nursery Belt of Lake County.” Gardenopolis Cleveland. https://www.gardenopoliscleveland.org/2018/06/the-historic-nursery-belt-of-lake-county-part-1/

Murderpedia. https://murderpedia.org/female.W/w/west-velma.htm

Richard Raponi. Cleveland Historical. https://clevelandhistorical.org/index.php/files/show/1879

Sarah Pruitt. History.com. https://www.history.com/news/gay-culture-roaring-twenties-prohibition

Natalie Zarrelli. Atlas Obscura. https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/in-the-early-20th-century-america-was-awash-in-incredible-queer-nightlife

Cindy. Scandals and Sweets. https://scandalsandsweets.com/velma-west-iron-flapper-a-sad-ending-to-a-sad-life/

Mark J. Price. Beacon Journal. https://www.beaconjournal.com/article/20140622/news/306229547

Newspapers.com: Lancaster Eagle-Gazette, Brownsville Herald, News-Journal, The Circleville Herald, Times Herald

https://www.newspapers.com/search/#query=%22edward+west%22&p_province=us-oh&dr_year=1926-1927

LOC: Brownsville Herald. https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86063730/1927-12-26/ed-1/seq-6/#date1=1926&index=0&rows=20&words=Velma+West&searchType=basic&sequence=0&state=&date2=1928&proxtext=%22velma+west%22&y=10&x=11&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=1

https://murderpedia.org/female.W/w/west-velma.htm

 

Old Timey Crimey #108: Violet Gibson - “Trains and Ladies”

Old Timey Crimey #108: Violet Gibson - “Trains and Ladies”

April 9, 2021

A woman born into privilege tries to change history and comes closer than anyone else to doing so--and she doesn't even travel in time! That we know of. 

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Detectives by the Decade: https://linktr.ee/detectivesbythedecade 

Music:

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

Secret of Tiki Island Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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Sources:

"Dear You," short story about Gibson: https://accenti.ca/dear-you/

Kate Hickey. “The Irish woman who shot Mussolini in the face.” Irish Central. “https://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/irish-woman-shot-mussolini

Wikipedia – Edward Gibson. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Gibson,_1st_Baron_Ashbourne. Mortification. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mortification_in_Catholic_theology. Bellamy Salute. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bellamy_salute. Mussolini. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benito_Mussolini. Assassination Attempts. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assassination_attempts_on_Benito_Mussolini

Frances Fahy. “Violet Gibson: The Irish Woman Who Shot Mussolini.” Italics Magazine. https://italicsmag.com/2021/01/29/violet-gibson-the-woman-who-shot-mussolini/

Council Grove Republican, The Plain Speaker, The Age, Albuquerque Journal, Yonkers Herald via Newspapers.com https://www.newspapers.com/image/343683720/?terms=%22violet%20gibson%22&match=1

Society of Saint Francis. “Saint Francis and Brother Ass.” http://www.franciscanarchive.org.uk/1996jan-angelossf.html

Nora McGreevy. Smithsonian Mag. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/1926-irish-woman-shot-benito-mussolini-and-almost-altered-history-forever-180977286/

Michael Sheils McNamee. BBC. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-56111443

NYTimes Magazine on Twitter. https://mobile.twitter.com/NYTmag/status/657618681204244480

Brian Koberlein. Forbes Magazine. https://www.forbes.com/sites/briankoberlein/2015/10/23/why-its-impossible-to-go-back-in-time-and-kill-baby-hitler/?sh=499e972229c0

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

https://www.openculture.com/?p=1088130

https://www.jstor.org/stable/1134640?seq=1

https://www.reddit.com/r/history/comments/loscaa/violet_gibson_the_irish_woman_who_shot_benito/

https://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/irish-woman-shot-mussolini

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/1926-irish-woman-shot-benito-mussolini-and-almost-altered-history-forever-180977286/

https://www.pri.org/stories/2021-03-17/woman-who-shot-benito-mussolini-was-forgotten-decades-ireland-wants-change

https://irelandxo.com/ireland-xo/history-and-genealogy/ancestor-database/violet-gibson

https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/a-shot-to-nothing-an-irishman-s-diary-on-the-dublin-woman-who-tried-to-assassinate-mussolini-1.2603844

https://www.irishpost.com/violet-gibson

 

Old Timey Crimey #107: Anatole Deibler - “Slap Chop”

Old Timey Crimey #107: Anatole Deibler - “Slap Chop”

April 2, 2021

A man goes into the family business and does pretty well. Also, Grover Cleveland SUCKS. 

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Detectives by the Decade: https://linktr.ee/detectivesbythedecade 

Huge thanks to Fonz music for sponsoring this episode. Use our code OLDTIMEY at their site for $5 off. https://fonzmusic.com/

Huge thanks to Best Fiends for sponsoring this episode. 

Sources:

Antiques Trade Gazette. https://www.antiquestradegazette.com/news/2003/executioner-s-tales-offered-a-slice-of-life-a-century-ago/

https://de.zxc.wiki/wiki/Louis_Deibler

Chris Woodyard. Haunted Ohio Books. http://hauntedohiobooks.com/grim-and-grewsome/11627/

https://unrememberedhistory.com/2019/03/26/in-1884-grover-cleveland-was-accused-of-rape-two-days-later-he-was-elected-president-of-the-united-states/

https://laveuveguillotine.pagesperso-orange.fr/Louis.html

https://youtu.be/QWPm5M3ezFg?t=1258

https://strangeago.com/2019/02/10/anatole-deibler-tells-us-if-it-hurts-to-be-beheaded/

https://www.executedtoday.com/2019/01/24/1887-georgette-and-sylvain-thomas-guillotine-couples-act/

https://murderpedia.org/male.V/v/vacher-joseph.htm

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

https://www.vice.com/en/article/y3mddk/anatole-deibler-executioner-diaries-guillotine-eric-guillon

https://gw.geneanet.org/fond33?lang=en&iz=10489&p=anatole&n=deibler

Music: 

Secret of Tiki Island Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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/

 

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