Marching to Shibboleth
a sordid story of faith healing, financial fraud, flat Eartherism, and figs
Forty miles north of Chicago lies Zion, IL, a sleepy city with a sordid history of faith healing, financial fraud, flat Eartherism... and figs? Read More...
Categories: Eccentrics & Prophecies, People & Places, Series 6
Bound in Mystery and Shadow
thou shall not suffer a witch to live
In 1929 it was a sensation, "the most notorious witchcraft trial since Salem." Today it's all but forgotten. Let's talk about the York County Hex Murder. Read More...
Categories: Footsteps into the Unknown, People & Places, Series 5
let me tell you about the healing power of color
The idea that color has healing power is a relatively modern (and utterly fallacious) one. We discuss its development through the 19th and 20th centuries. Read More...
Categories: Hoaxes, Frauds & Forgeries, Series 5, Wild Card