The Bones & Bobbins Podcast, Season 1, Episode 15: Please Step Away from the Talking Board

The Bones & Bobbins Podcast, Season 1, Episode 15: Please Step Away from the Talking Board

Talking boards, spirit boards, Ouija boards: so many names, and so many ways to contact the beyond and/or open up a demon portal to hell.

Patreon Dispatches from the Curiosity Shop 11.5: Halloween Bonus: The Ripper Theories

Patreon Dispatches from the Curiosity Shop 11.5: Halloween Bonus: The Ripper Theories

There have been rumors bouncing around for a while that H. H. Holmes may have taken his thirst for killing well beyond his Murder Castle in Chicago. So far beyond, in fact, that some believe he’s not just the White City Devil, but also none other than Jack the Ripper himself!

Patreon Dispatches from the Curiosity Shop 11.5: Halloween Bonus: The Ripper Theories

Patreon Dispatches from the Curiosity Shop 11: The H. H. Holmes Victims

H. H. Holmes was rumored to have committed an astounding 200 murders in total. But, does that number even make sense?

The Bones & Bobbins Podcast, Season 1, Episode 14.5: Halloween Bonus: The Oddities at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair

The Bones & Bobbins Podcast, Season 1, Episode 14.5: Halloween Bonus: The Oddities at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair

Down to its name, the 1893 World’s Fair: The Columbian Exhibition was as problematic as it was dazzling.

The Bones & Bobbins Podcast, Season 1, Episode 14: H. H. Holmes, Making a Murder Castle

The Bones & Bobbins Podcast, Season 1, Episode 14: H. H. Holmes, Making a Murder Castle

S01E14: The life of serial killer H. H. Holmes (Herman Webster Mudgett) and the creation of His Murder Castle. (Part 1 in a 4-part Halloween series, including 2 main episodes and 2 episodes for our supporters on Patreon!)

Patreon Dispatches from the Curiosity Shop 11.5: Halloween Bonus: The Ripper Theories

Patreon Dispatches from the Curiosity Shop 10: Holy Shit, a Real Witch Bottle!

Honestly, is there anything else to say?

Actually, yes. We say plenty more about the witch bottles and alllll of our favorite fictional witches!

The Bones & Bobbins Podcast, Season 1, Episode 13: When Witches Were Waltzing

The Bones & Bobbins Podcast, Season 1, Episode 13: When Witches Were Waltzing

S01E13: Samhain and Halloween history, witchcraft crafts (corn dollies/corn mothers, witch bells, and candles), and creating your own witchcraft altar.

Patreon Dispatches from the Curiosity Shop 11.5: Halloween Bonus: The Ripper Theories

Patreon Dispatches from the Curiosity Shop 09: Death by Botanical and Metallic Misadventure

Please don’t contract tuberculosis just to impress a man. He’s not worth it, and you’re only going to look hot for, like, 3 seconds.

The Bones & Bobbins Podcast, Season 1, Episode 12: Flowers, but Not in the Attic?

The Bones & Bobbins Podcast, Season 1, Episode 12: Flowers, but Not in the Attic?

S01E12: The Victorian Language of Flowers (Floriography), Victorian Botanical Scrapbooks (Herbariums), and Seaweed Hunters.

Patreon Dispatches from the Curiosity Shop 11.5: Halloween Bonus: The Ripper Theories

Patreon Dispatches from the Curiosity Shop 08: Knit Your Bit: Knitting and the War Effort

Come meet Earl Kitchener, narrowly avoid trench foot, and unravel the mysteries of 1950s argyle sweaters!

The Bones & Bobbins Podcast, Season 1, Episode 11: Knit One, Spy Two

The Bones & Bobbins Podcast, Season 1, Episode 11: Knit One, Spy Two

S01E11: Wartime Crafting: Girl Guide Spies and Knitting in Codes –
You’ve probably heard of the Girl Guides (and Girl Scouts), but did you know that they were properly badass in WWI and WWII? And, if knitting patterns have ever looked kind of like a secret code to you? Well, there might be a good reason for that!

Patreon Dispatches from the Curiosity Shop 11.5: Halloween Bonus: The Ripper Theories

Patreon Dispatches from the Curiosity Shop 07: Weirdly Specific Curses

Go ahead, pick your poison. It doesn’t cost much, just your soul.