The Ancient and Esoteric Order of the Jackalope

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Connie Mack Stadium

The Graveyard of Baseball

October 1, 1970 was a day that would live in infamy

It was supposed to be a celebration of sixty years of baseball... and instead, well, Philadelphia fans did what Philadelphia fans do best.

Deborah Kallikak reading a book with a cat in her lap

Common Clay

Henry Herbert Goddard (1866-1957), the man who made morons

H.H. Goddard's studies of the feeble-minded helped justify eugenics policies across the world... which is a tragedy because they junk science and lies.

Burnu Acquanetta posing in a Mexican costume in front of a fake Olmec head

Burning Fire, Deep Water

neither Venezuelan nor Volcano

Burnu Acquanetta, "the Venezuelan Volcano," was an exotic beauty who took Hollywood by storm in the summer of 1942... but who was she really?

Hugo Gernsback's personal device for electrocuting sharks

Scarlet Billows

when the shark bites with its teeth, dear

In July 1916, the New Jersey coast was rocked by the deadliest string of shark attacks in US history. Here's the whole bloody story.

a colorized postcard of the Silver Lake sea serpent

His Royal Snakeship

or perhaps just one of his country cousins

In 1855 the town of Perry, New York was terrorized by a "sea serpent" in nearby Silver Lake. It was a hoax... but whose hoax was it?

Ed Delahanty baseball card

Triple Jumper

the mysterious death of baseball superstar Ed Delahanty (1867-1903)

On July 2, 1903 Washington Senators outfielder Ed Delahanty walked out of the team's hotel in Detroit and disappeared.

Oahspepals

OAHSPEPALS

God Goo [The Voice of Man & The Book of Jehovih]

Hello, friends and neighbors, and welcome to Oahspepals. It's the show where two non-believers read through the Oahspe and try not to be jerks about it.

Oahspepals

OAHSPEPALS

What Can A Man Do With Babes? [The Book of Shalam]

Hello, friends and neighbors, and welcome to Oahspepals. It's the show where two non-believers read through the Oahspe and try not to be jerks about it.

Dr. John Ballou Newbrough

Suffer Little Children

John Ballou Newbrough, Oahspe, and the Faithists of SHalam

In 1880, God dictated a new Bible to J.B. Newbrough, and then told him to move to New Mexico and open up the weirdest orphanage the world has ever seen.