The Backstory by Elle C
The Backstory by Elle CAug 27, 2020
The Cask of Amontillado
A Dream Within a Dream
The Conqueror Worm
The Masque of the Red Death
What happens when you ignore a plague?
Just take a look around; we're living it. Of all the pieces by Edgar Allan Poe that speak to present events, The Masque of the Red Death is the most accurate there is when it comes to ignorance within the wealthy. Never heard the story? Click the play button and give it a listen. You might seem some similarities in today's world.
Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore."
The Tell-Tale Heart
Are you mad? I'm not mad. Madness is not what I am but annoyance and frustration at an eye that does nothing but stare oh so lingeringly at me. I will be rid that eye if it's the last thing I do.
The Killer Clown Pt. 2: Visits with Gacy
Today's episode is a special one. It's part two of my Killer Clown series. This episode features an interview with a man who interviewed John Wayne Gacy between 1992 and 1994, the last two years leading up to Gacy's execution.
To see more about what was collected on those visits, check out James at @VisitswithGacy on Instagram. He did another interview this summer with Bizarre Buffet, but I like mine better ;)
Are you as curious as I was to find out more about the man behind the clown makeup?
Give this episode a listen and I promise, you won't be sorry.
The Killer Clown Pt. 1: Who Was John Wayne Gacy?
I'm afraid of clowns. I've always been afraid of clowns. So I can only imagine what it would be like for a young boy to find himself face to face with a killer clown. The Killer Clown to be precise.
But who was The Killer Clown?
Are you curious to find out more about John Wayne Gacy?
On part one of this two part episode series, I will give a little background on the childhood and early adult life of one of the most notorious serial killers, John Wayne Gacy.
Charlie Brandt lived a normal life. Well, an outsider would believe that. Maybe even someone close to him would believe that. Why? Because Charlie has a secret. One that only a few knew about and kept hidden. But did Charlie have a mental illness that went without being diagnosed?
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Memorial Day Weekend
H. H. Holmes
One of America’s first serial killers, Holmes is said to have confessed to killing 27 people. But rumors say the number could be as high as 200. This episode will break down who Holmes was, what crimes he committed, and how many people he actually killed. Plus, you’ll find out the truth about the Murder Castle.
Jack never understood how his twin brother, Jacob, was happy all the time. He spent most of his days searching for an answer to help him find this happiness he saw in his brother. It took one camping trip for Jack to finally realize what made him truly happy.