Weird Darkness RADIO: Weekend of APRIL 03-04, 2021 (Hours 1 & 2)

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Weird Darkness RADIO: Weekend of APRIL 03-04, 2021 – HOUR #1

IN THIS HOUR: The founder of the website Chicago Hauntings, Ursula Bielski, shares how the paranormal first invaded her life. (My Paranormal Life) *** The death of Thomas Becket shook the middle-ages. It’s believed his assassination in Canterbury Cathedral on December 29th, 1170 changed the course of history. (The Assassination of Thomas Becket) *** We’ll take a humorous look at the insane life of Boston Corbett – the man who was a hero because he killed John Wilkes Booth, but was also an idiot, cutting off his own manhood. (Abraham Lincoln’s Insane Avenger) *** Female serial killers… they are a lot more common than you think. 
(We’re Surrounded by Female Serial Killers)

SOURCES AND ESSENTIAL WEB LINKS…
“We’re Surrounded by Female Serial Killers” from the book, “Lady Killers” by Tori Telfer: https://tinyurl.com/vpvqwvu
“The Assassination of Thomas Becket” from British Museum: https://tinyurl.com/rhap89e
“My Paranormal Life” by Ursula Bielski: https://tinyurl.com/uqx8gl9
“Abraham Lincoln’s Insane Avenger” by Mark Hill for Cracked: https://tinyurl.com/ql8ubex
Weird Darkness opening and closing theme by Alibi Music Library.
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Weird Darkness theme by Alibi Music Library. Background music, varying by episode, provided by Alibi Music, EpidemicSound and/or AudioBlocks with paid license. Music from Shadows Symphony: https://tinyurl.com/yyrv987t, Midnight Syndicate: http://amzn.to/2BYCoXZ, Kevin MacLeod: https://tinyurl.com/y2v7fgbu, Tony Longworth: https://tinyurl.com/y2nhnbt7, and/or Nicolas Gasparini/Myuu: https://tinyurl.com/lnqpfs8 is used with permission.
(Over time links seen above may become invalid, disappear, or have different content. I always make sure to give authors credit for the material I use whenever possible. If I somehow overlooked doing so for a story, or if a credit is incorrect, please let me know and I will rectify it in these show notes immediately. Amazon links included above may benefit me financially through qualifying purchases.)

Weird Darkness RADIO: Weekend of APRIL 03-04, 2021 – HOUR #2

IN THIS HOUR: The tragic demise of the Donner Party has become infamous. But what led to the failed journey, and to the eventual cannibalism some of the party resorted to in order to survive? (The Tragic Story of the Donner Party) *** Mary Ann Cotton managed to poison three husbands to death, as well as killing eleven children, before she was finally caught. How did England’s first female serial killer get away with it for so long? (Mary Ann Cotton, England’s First Female Serial Killer) *** Reddit asked men and women who have served in the military to share the creepiest things that happened to them while on duty. After hearing some of the stories, you might think the word “creepy” wouldn’t be sufficient enough to describe them. (Creepy Things That Have Happened To Military Personnel)

SOURCES AND ESSENTIAL WEB LINKS…
“The Tragic Story of the Donner Party” from Legends of America: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/176gt0vu and Pam Jung from The Union: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/2vdwhguj
“Mary Ann Cotton, England’s First Female Serial Killer” from The Line Up: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/3caw9d79
“Creepy Things That Have Happened To Military Personnel” by Emily Madriga for Thought Catalog: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/4a0dko75
Become a Patron: https://WeirdDarkness.com/Patron
Weird Darkness theme by Alibi Music Library. Background music, varying by episode, provided by Alibi Music, EpidemicSound and/or AudioBlocks with paid license. Music from Shadows Symphony: https://tinyurl.com/yyrv987t, Midnight Syndicate: http://amzn.to/2BYCoXZ, Kevin MacLeod: https://tinyurl.com/y2v7fgbu, Tony Longworth: https://tinyurl.com/y2nhnbt7, and/or Nicolas Gasparini/Myuu: https://tinyurl.com/lnqpfs8 is used with permission.
(Over time links seen above may become invalid, disappear, or have different content. I always make sure to give authors credit for the material I use whenever possible. If I somehow overlooked doing so for a story, or if a credit is incorrect, please let me know and I will rectify it in these show notes immediately. Amazon links included above may benefit me financially through qualifying purchases.)

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