The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)

The Hunchback of Notre Dame stars Lon Chaney Sr. as Quasimodo. The father of Lon Chaney Jr., who is of werewolf fame. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is a 1923 American drama film starring Lon Chaney Sr. The film was Universal’s “Super Jewel” of 1923 Continue reading The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)

Lost Giant Cannibals of Lovelock Caves Nevada

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-pidgq-f925d9 Today we will be talking about the red headed giants of the Lovelock Caves in the state of Nevada. For more than a century, a story has persisted about the skeletons red-headed giants being found in the Lovelock Cave in northern Nevada. Famed Nevadan Piute Sarah Winnemucca first wrote an acclaimed book back in the late 1800’s. In this book she writes that the … Continue reading Lost Giant Cannibals of Lovelock Caves Nevada

New England Vampire Lore & the Connection with Tuberculosis

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-nqai3-f84022 You might have hear of Mercy Brown or Simon Whipple. Both thought to be vampires during the New England Vampire Panic. But did you know their cases have a tie with tuberculosis & vampires lore? More than 200 years after the hysteria of the Salem Witch Trials, another hysteria struck New England. It was the fear of vampires. During the 19th century, the spread … Continue reading New England Vampire Lore & the Connection with Tuberculosis

New York’s Abandoned Islands & Hospitals of the Dead

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-5tict-f74d5c Just off the northeastern shore of the Bronx and western edge of Long Island Sound, you can find Hart Island, New York. Hart Island is the home of approximately one-million people. But there is one catch. They are all dead. And the local government prefers you know nothing about it. Then there is the mysteriously abandoned North Brother Island that has its own alarming … Continue reading New York’s Abandoned Islands & Hospitals of the Dead

Two Historical Attacks on Washington D.C.

On this episode of The Strange we talk about two different attacks on Washington D.C. First, we will talk about 911 and my traumatic story of how I was across the street from the Pentagon that faithful day. We will also talk about the British invasion of Washington D.C. in 1814. And the strange theory that a huge freak storm drove them out of Washington … Continue reading Two Historical Attacks on Washington D.C.

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Cruise Ship: Galveston to Cozumel & Chichén Itzá Mexico

Did you know that several cruise ships leave Galveston Texas on a daily basis for the Caribbean? We did just that (see video below). We took a 5-day cruise to Cozumel and Progresso, Mexico on the Yucatan Peninsula. Where we took guided tours of the Mayan culture. We experienced the Mesoamerican ballgame from the Maya and Aztec culture; did some tequila tasting; visited the Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza and a traditional Mayan village. Continue reading Cruise Ship: Galveston to Cozumel & Chichén Itzá Mexico

Great Gatsby Hair & The White Rose Gala 1920’s Ball

On New Year’s Eve we attended the1920’s White Rose Gala in Denver, Colorado. It consisted of Flapper dresses, stylish sequins and fancy fedoras. The event was an elegant charity event where you are immersed by musical and theatrical performances. This elegance Roaring 20’s event transported us into the past. This video belongs to a several part series that covers this fabulous Downtown Denver event. In this installment you will see how Maritza of Inspire Salon in Longmont, Colorado transformed my hair into a 1920’s era Great Gatsby hairdo. Continue reading Great Gatsby Hair & The White Rose Gala 1920’s Ball

A YouTuber Ugly Holiday Sweater Party

The ugly holiday sweater, or the holiday jumper as it is called in the UK, has recently become ubiquitous with the holiday season. These gaudy sweaters are now a fashion statement during the month of December. 

The definition of an ugly sweater is usually bold in color, pictures of a funny scenes, snowmen, reindeer, and/or Christmas trees. Pom-poms or felt are known to grace the design too.  Continue reading A YouTuber Ugly Holiday Sweater Party

Cocktail Time: Red Velvet Cake Martini & White Cosmo

During our Holiday special, we made our Colorado Cosmos and Red Velvet Cake Martini. Along with some Christmas trivia.

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