Hello, and welcome to the Season 3, Episode 01 of the Bones & Bobbins Podcast!
The Bones & Bobbins Podcast, Season 3, Episode 01: The Princesses Are Not Okay
Choose your anxiety adventure: Attend an unchaperoned ball with Emily Spinach (the snake who is either a boa constrictor or a garter snake; unclear), or believe, with absolute certainty, that something inside you–or maybe even your whole body–is made of glass, and that it could shatter at any moment.
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Here are links to the sources and resources we used while researching this episode:
Links to research materials:
“Princess” Alice Roosevelt:
- Washingtonienne: https://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/18/books/review/Mallon-t.html
- Alice Roosevelt: 27 Facts about the White House’s First ‘Wild Child’: https://thoughtcatalog.com/jeremy-london/2019/05/alice-roosevelt/
- A Presidential Daughter You Could Pick On: https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/12/first-daughters-alice-roosevelt-113302/
- Alice Roosevelt Longworth: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Alice-Roosevelt-Longworth
- The pillow: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/a5/64/7b/a5647bb5affe139ecae7d82aa28ae308.jpg
- Alice Roosevelt: The First Daughter Who Climbed Onto The White House Roof For A Cigarette And Buried A Voodoo Doll In The Yard: https://www.thevintagenews.com/2021/09/21/alice-roosevelt-the-first-daughter-who-climbed-onto-the-white-house-roof-for-a-cigarette-and-buried-a-voodoo-doll-in-the-yard/?safari=1
Princess Alexandra of Bavaria:
- BBC Between the Ears episode: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p01hypw7
- BBC Article on The Glass Delusion: https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-32625632#:~:text=The%20%22glass%20delusion%22%20is%20an,and%20thus%20liable%20to%20shatter.&text=The%20late%20medieval%20French%20King,notable%20sufferers%20of%20glass%20delusion
- History Article: https://www.history.com/news/the-delusion-that-made-nobles-think-their-bodies-were-made-of-glass
- Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Alexandra_of_Bavaria
- Nothing to see this time!