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The Thief and the Cobbler (part 1)

The animation of Richard Williams is one that has changed the history and process of animation in...

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The Day the Clown Cried

Jerry Lewis was a well established independent filmmaker, well before the term "independent...

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James Cameron's Spider-Man

Back in the 70's, Stan Lee pushed for a Spider-Man movie, and nearly got his wish fulfilled when...

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Thinking Historically About Public Health: An Interview with Mari Webel

An interview with Mari Webel, professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh. The interview...

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Black Freedom on Native Land: An Interview with Alaina Roberts

An interview with Alaina Roberts, professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh. The...

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Episode 3: The Beast Within Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 3: The Beast Within

In 1582, the German town of Bedburg was ravaged by a violent and mysterious creature. After...

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Episode 10: Steam & Gas Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 10: Steam & Gas

The well-worn carpets and imperfect walls of an old hotel can often make guests feel as if they...

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Episode 9: A Devil on the Roof Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 9: A Devil on the Roof

Few stories have the endurance to last centuries. Fewer still have a proven track record of...

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Episode 8: The Castle Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 8: The Castle

When the authorities entered a building in Chicago’s south side in 1895, they weren’t prepared...

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Episode 7: In the Woods Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 7: In the Woods

Stepping into the woods is like stepping through a doorway to another world. A world that hides...

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Episode 6: Echoes Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 6: Echoes

Settings are often just as important to a story as the tale itself. The Shining had the Overlook....

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Episode 5: Under Construction Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 5: Under Construction

Humans have always loved to build things, but we occasionally have to make adjustments to our...

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Episode 4: Dinner at the Afterglow Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 4: Dinner at the Afterglow

Deep in the forest at the northern tip of a small island near Vancouver Island, there is a stone...

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Episode 2: The Bloody Pit Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 2: The Bloody Pit

Over 200 lives were lost during the construction of the Hoosac Tunnel in western Massachusetts....

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Episode 1: They Made a Tonic Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 1: They Made a Tonic

On the morning of March 17, 1892, a group of townsfolk in rural Rhode Island dug up the graves of...

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Faeries, Angels, Ghosts and Aliens

In this 13-minute podcast, Fiona Broome discusses the differences and similarities among four...

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Episode 46: Dark Conclusions Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 46: Dark Conclusions

For almost as long as there have been stories of supernatural beings, there have been tales of...

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Episode 342 — Alexis Coe

Alexis Coe is the guest. She is the author of Alice + Freda Forever, available now from Pulp/Zest...

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Buried Secrets

Join Kat and Dee as they take you on an adventure into the buried secrets of Florida's past.

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A Paranormal New Year

Haunted South Radio starts the New Year off with a special investigation.

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