Crepuscule in Blood and Guts
the most curious incident in the life of James McNeill Whistler
This one has it all: sibling rivalry, country club politics, adultery, duels, the Civil War, Spanish colonial policy, and three giant piles of bird poop.
Categories: Arts & Culture, Daring & Epic Journeys, Series 13
Unto Us A Child Is Born
William W. Davies and the Walla Walla Jesus
Mormons believe that Jesus once lived in the Americas. Some of them once believed he lived on the outskirts of Walla Walla, WA from 1868-1880.
Categories: Eccentrics & Prophecies, History, Series 12
The Sea King
the last Confederate ship
In 1864 the Confederacy sent a privateer to destroy the whaling industry. It succeeded beyond their wildest dreams... but not until after the war was over.
Categories: Daring & Epic Journeys, History, Series 11
We Live Inside
greetings from the inside of the Hollow Earth
Dr. Cyrus Reed Teed may have been a madman, or the Messiah, but only he was bold enough to tell the truth: that we live on the inside of a hollow Earth.
Categories: Eccentrics & Prophecies, Most Popular, People & Places, Series 4
He Fired When Ready
the Spanish-American war's forgotten hero
He was the most celebrated war hero of his day, but is virtually forgotten today. We explore the life of Charles Vernon Gridley (1844-1898).
Categories: Biography, History, Series 1