Ain’t it Scary? with Sean & Carrie

Ep. 125: Lizzie Borden, Pt. 4: Lizbeth of Maplecroft

In this 4th and final part of the Lizzie Borden story, we round out the rest of the sensational Borden Murders trial, hear the final verdict, and learn what Lizzie Borden did with the rest of her life after her (spoiler alert) acquittal¬†in June 1893. Meet the witnesses that added quite a bit of color…

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Ep. 124: Lizzie Borden, Pt. 3 – A Bad Day for Lizzie Borden

Screw it, we’re doing 4 parts! The tea is too scorching and the drama too intense to not give Lizzie’s case room to breathe, so we’re dedicating all of Axe Murder March to Miss Borden herself. This week: Lizzie is charged, arrested, and brought to trial. The press continues their field day with Lizzie’s story,…

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Episode 123: Lizzie Borden, Pt. 2 – Gaslight Queen

Axe Murder March plunges on, Part 2 is coming in hot, and we’re making it a 3-parter for the story of the Borden Murders and the accusations levied against Lizzie Borden, she of “40 whacks” fame. This week, we explore the pre-forensic era investigation into who could have killed Andrew and Abby Borden, and the…

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Ep. 122: Lizzie Borden, Pt. 1 – 40 Whacks

Axe Murder March is back, and this time, the ladies are doing it for themselves! That’s right, after our fan-favorite series last year covering the Axeman of New Orleans, the Villisca Axe Murders, and the Man from the Train, we’re heading back to the chopping block with stories of women who, well…took matters into their…

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Ep. 121: Alive – Tragedy and Triumph in the Andes

On October 13, 1972, a chartered Uruguayan Air Force plane carrying 40 passengers, including a local amateur rugby team on its way to an exhibition match in Chile, collided with a mountain and crashed into a glacier, losing both wings and its whole flight crew in the process. For the mostly young, inexperienced travelers who…

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Ep. 120: Gloria Ramirez, “The Toxic Lady”

On February 19th, 1994, 31-year-old Gloria Ramirez was rushed to Riverside General Hospital after suffering severe heart palpitations, possibly caused by her advanced cervical cancer. In the ER, hospital staff began to work to try and save Gloria’s life – and that’s where the strangeness started. Nurses, residents, and technicians alike began to complain of…

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Ep. 119: The Murder of George Harry Storrs, Pt. 2

On November 1, 1909, in the small UK mill town of Staleybridge, construction magnate George Harry Storrs was stabbed to death in his kitchen. Four eyewitnesses, including George Harry’s wife, saw the attack and got a good luck at the murderer – yet over a century later and despite several trials, the crime remains unsolved….

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Ep. 118: The Murder of George Harry Storrs, Pt. 1

On November 1, 1909, in the small UK mill town of Staleybridge, construction magnate George Harry Storrs was stabbed to death in his kitchen. Four eyewitnesses, including George Harry’s wife, saw the attack and got a good luck at the murderer – yet over a century later and despite several trials, the crime remains unsolved….

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Ep. 117: Titanic, Pt. 3 – A Deep Ocean of Secrets

At the end of our series exploring the Titanic tragedy, we “dive” into the immediate aftermath of the sinking – including legal inquiries and lawsuits – the search for the wreck on the bottom of the ocean, and the remaining theories and mysteries still surrounding the Titanic to this day. Take a seat at the…

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Ep. 116: Titanic, Pt. 2 – A Night to Remember

We’ve made it to April 14th, 1912, and the RMS Titanic is midway through its maiden voyage from England to New York. All is calm, all is normal. Until – “Iceberg, right ahead!” But the warning would come too late. The Titanic would scrape across an iceberg far from its destination in America, and within…

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