He Could Eat It All
the glitter, glamor, and gluttony of Diamond Jim Brady (1856-1917)
In an age of excess, he was the most excessive one of all. This week, we look back at the life of legendary salesman and gourmand Diamond Jim Brady. Read More...
Categories: Biography, Eccentrics & Prophecies, Series 6
Pleadings from Asbury Park
a fake marriage, a dead baby, and 21 absinthe frappes
The amazing story of Laura Biggar, the Anna Nicole Smith of 1901, and her crazy plot to steal an inheritance that may or may not have been rightfully hers. Read More...
Categories: Biography, History, Hoaxes, Frauds & Forgeries, Series 4