This is the History Goes Bump Halloween Special. Join us as we share a brief history of Halloween and then we share listeners true ghost stories that are sure to chill you to the bone! Haunted theaters, homes and the return of loved ones!
On today’s episode, we feature fecal transplants in our Moment in Oddity and the patenting of barbed wire for This Day in History. The main subject of the show is the horrific true crime, unsolved mystery and haunting of the Moore home in Villisca, Iowa. The infamous crime resulted in the deaths of six family members and two young girls that were staying overnight and the weapon used was an axe. Paranormal groups have reported strange events in the house for years. Is this home haunted? Who haunts it? Is it the family or have paranormal groups brought attachments? Listen in for all the details and then you decide.
This sixth episode features a story about a king and restaurant owner in the Moment in Oddity and John Dillinger’s gang’s first bank heist on the Day in History. The main topic of the show is urban legends with a focus on the legend of Bloody Mary. Ever played Stiff as a Board, Light as a Feather or played around with a Ouija Board? Did you participate in the other sleepover rituals? Remember the tales of the Hook, Slenderman or the Babysitter? We discuss that and much more. Who was Bloody Mary? Does she appear in bathroom mirrors? Listen in and then you decide!
On the fifth episode of the History Goes Bump Podcast, Diane and Denise discuss the history and the hauntings of the glamorous Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. The Moment in Oddity features some human skin shoes and This Day in History features the Nuremburg Trials. Does Montgomery Clift still pace the hallways of the hotel? Is Carole Lombard hanging around her and Gable’s penthouse? Is Marilyn Monroe still keeping a spot warm in a corner booth at the CineGrill? What about those other ghosts? Tune in to get all the details!
On this episode, Diane and Denise are joined by Colorado Historian Annette Student to discuss Molly Brown and the Molly Brown House in Denver, Colorado. The Moment in Oddity features James Dean’s cursed car and the Day in History features the Gray Ghost and the Greenback Raid! Is the Molly Brown House haunted? Do Margaret and her husband J.J. still walk the earth? Listen in and then you decide!
In this third episode of the History Goes Bump Podcast, the Moment in Oddity features the Female Stranger Grave. On this day in 1849, Edgar Allan Poe died and this episode is about him and dedicated to him. Was Poe really a drug addled womanizing alcoholic who was nuts or is the truth something different? Listen in to hear about his tragic history, his writings and the mysterious circumstances of his death. Is his ghost still hanging around and where? If you are a fan of Poe, you will enjoy The Poe Show!
In today’s episode, the show begins with Diane and Denise discussing haunted cemeteries everybody should visit. The Moment in Oddity is about a Jesus statue with real teeth, the Day in History is about Mt. Rushmore and the subject of the show is the Stanley Theater in Utica, NY. Do ghosts haunt the theater that dates back to the 20s? Are a row of seats set aside and left unsold to quell the fury of a ghost? Listen in for all the details!
In this premiere of the History Goes Bump Podcast, hosts Diane and Denise introduce themselves and the podcast to the audience. Following that is the “Moment in Odd History” featuring The Great Serpent mound, “This Day in History” featuring the introduction of the Model T and then the featured haunted location of the show: Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum in St. Augustine, Florida. The history of the building is covered as well as a biography of Robert Ripley. And then there is the “bump” part of the show detailing the hauntings, one of which is a personal experience from your hosts.