The Fox Sisters: Spiritualism Heroes or Fakers? | 264

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Kids hearing noises? Talking to the Devil? Popping their toe joints? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you are in luck! They could have an exciting life in store for them. A life of fame and travel just like the Fox sisters of New York. Why did these 1800’s small town Methodists turn to a life of talking to spirits? Just where does the term Mesmerize come from? Why is KYLE such a good DJ? We tackle all of this and more with the help of none other than Mr. Blurry Photos himself, David Flora on the podcast that doesn’t always talk sisters, but when we do, they sure as hell better be known for rapping – Hysteria 51

Special thanks to this week’s research sources:

Books
The Death-Blow to Spiritualism Being the True Story of the Fox Sisters | Reuben Briggs Davenport
History of Spiritualism, Volumes 1 & 2 Bound Together as One | Arthur Conan Doyle

Videos
The Rise And Fall Of The Fox Sister Mediums – https://youtu.be/kPPgwh4yk2Q

Websites
Fox Sisters Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fox_sisters
Spiritualism – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spiritualism
Harry Houdini – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Houdini
Arthur Conan Doyle – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Conan_Doyle
Séance – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%A9ance
Smithsonian Magazine – https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-fox-sisters-and-the-rap-on-spiritualism-99663697/

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