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The Morbid Curiosity Podcast

A podcast for the morbidly curious. From serial killers to ghosts, ancient curses to obscure medical conditions, let us satisfy your curiosity. (Some episodes may not be appropriate for children. Listener discretion is advised.)

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The Yellow Wallpaper

While Hallie moves and gets settled, please enjoy this fantastic psychological story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.    Trigger Warning: This story depicts the point of view of a person suffering from...

Operation Mincemeat

During World War II, both the Axis and Allies used spies to gather information and also deceive the enemy. This is the story of one the most unique spies, one whose career began just after he died....

The Mary Celeste

The Mary Celeste is claimed to be the most mysterious ghost ship to have sailed the Atlantic. Find out more about the strange disappearance of the crew and the theories behind what might have happe...

Q & A with Hallie

Hallie answers questions from MCP listeners! Hear about her favorite episodes, her background and why she thinks morbid curiosity is healthy.   Free Audiobook Download: www.audibletrial.com/MCP Web...

Krampus

Many cultures and religions seem to have holidays around this time of year. Without much effort, the layers of the Christian holiday of Christmas can be peeled back to reveal its origins in more an...

10 Morbid Phrases

The English language is full of phrases and sayings that reference things from our past. Some of these phrases are rumored to have darker origins than others, and in this episode, we explore the or...

Ice Mummies of Peru

The Inca people of Peru are known for many things, but one of the most well known things that the Inca produced amongst those of us who are morbidly curious are the mummified remains of child sacri...

Slenderman with Dr. Andrea Kitta

This episode, Hallie interviews Dr. Andrea Kitta about a creepy creature of modern folklore, Slenderman. They touch on his origins, what he represents and what actions he has inspired in those who ...

Halloween Special 2017- The Raven

In celebration of Halloween, Hallie reads the classic creepy poem, The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe (who we now know, thanks to the previous episode, likely died of rabies).  Please Enjoy! We'll be bac...

The Winchester Mystery House

There are hundreds of houses that people claim are haunted, sometimes just because the house seems creepy, or perhaps its owner is odd or acts in unconventional ways. One house that has been rumore...

Rabies

What condition causes the suppression of fear, heightened aggression, and is transmitted by the bite of an infected creature? Sadly, even though this condition sounds like something out of a horror...

Frances Glessner Lee

Murder scenes are often messy, but they hold a wealth of evi­dence in the form of blood spatter, bullets and bodies. Forensic investigators gather all of this evidence, but where do they start thei...

The Red Room

This week, Hallie reads The Red Room, a short horror story by H.G. Wells. Tune in in two weeks for our next full episode!   Free Audiobook Download: www.audibletrial.com/MCP Website: www.morbidcuri...

Unit 731

Many governments were involved in non-consensual human experimentation during World War II. One of the lesser known participants was Japan's Unit 731, run by Shiro Ishii. The types of medical exper...

The Codex Gigas

Legend tells of a monk who wrote a giant manuscript with the aid of the Devil. This legend is attributed to a real artifact, a huge bible called the Codex Gigas, also known as the Devil's Bible.   ...

Muddled Waters

The Lusitania; a ship that was just as luxurious as the Titanic and its demise just as tragic. However, the Lusitania went down not by accident, but as an act of war. It's demise set things in moti...

The Swapped Child

When most people think of fairies, they think of small winged humanoid creatures that are tricksters, but are mostly helpful to humans. This version of the fairy is far from the fae of traditional ...

A History of Headhunting

Headhunting is the practice of seeking, removing and preserving human heads. It has been practiced worldwide and may date as far back as the Mesolithic era. This episode focuses mainly on the histo...

Summer Session 3: Blooper Reel

Hello Creepy Community, The podcast is still on vacation, but we have some more bloopers to share with you in the meantime! Recording a podcast isn't easy, and mistakes are made often, but are also...

Summer Session 2: The Cask of Amontillado

Hello MCP Community, The podcast is still on vacation, but we have a great horror story to share with you in the meantime. We are proud to present The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe. Stay t...

Summer Session 1: Your Questions Answered

Hello MCP Community, The podcast is going on vacation for a month or so, but we don't want to leave you with nothing! We want to answer some of the questions you sent to us over Facebook, Twitter a...

What Lies Beneath

The city of Paris is known for many things; romance, wine, art, culture and more. But Paris is also home to one of the most famous ossuaries in Europe, the Catacombs of Paris. And that is subject o...

Getting Ahead in Life

Modern medicine seeks to find ways to ease the struggle for those affected by disease and disability. One of these that went from science fiction to actual scientific possibility is head transplant...

King of His Castle

In Chicago between 1886 and 1894, H.H. Holmes was rumored to have killed over 200 people by drawing them into his specially built 'murder castle.' In this episode, we discuss the possible truths be...

Ghosts Amongst the Ruins

The civilization along the East Coast of Africa during the medieval age is known today as the Swahili Coast, and one of its grandest cities was Gedi. Sometime in the late 17th century, this flouris...

Punishment & Pain

During the Medieval period in Europe, torture was just a part of the justice system. Therefore, some extremely violent and gruesome methods were developed to punish the worst criminals. In this epi...

Waves of Mystery

The Bermuda Triangle evokes a sense of foreboding due to its reputation for swallowing the ships and planes that pass through it and leaving no trace behind. In this episode we discuss the possible...

Sickness & Ghoul Bloopers

Even though our narrator is out sick, the MCP won't leave you hanging! Please enjoy these bloopers while we delay our next episode by one week. Thank you for your understanding.   Website: www.morb...

Scavenger in the Wastes

Generally used as a blanket term for Halloween horrors, the ghoul is actually a creature all its own. This episode we delve into it's origins and learn how the ghoul evolved from a desert scavenger...

The Pit of Bones

Deep within a cave in Spain, there is a pit where thousands of shattered bones have lain hidden for thousands of years. In this episode we learn who they belong to and why they might be there. (Im...

Behind Barbed Wire

The bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941 is well know for leading America to enter into World War II. Less well known is the fear the attack sparked, which resulted in the forced incarceration of thousa...

Holiday Special: The Kit Bag

Like you, we are spending our holidays with family, so instead of a normal episode, here is a reading of the Christmas horror story, The Kit-Bag by Algernon Blackwood. Happy Holidays!   Twitter: @M...

Holiday Special: The Kit Bag

Like you, we are spending our holidays with family, so instead of a normal episode, here is a reading of the Christmas horror story, The Kit-Bag by Algernon Blackwood. Happy Holidays!   Twitter: @M...

Imposter

What would you do if suddenly your husband or wife was someone else? They look the same but something is different, something is missing. They swear they are themselves, but you know something isn'...

Mouse and Elephant

Before he was known as the Elephant Man, his name was Joseph Merrick. In this episode we discuss his childhood, his time as a human curiosity and the mystery of his condition.   Music courtesy of M...

An Unfortunate Disappearance

Before the colony of Jamestown, another colony was attempted on Roanoke Island, but after several years and many unfortunate events, the people and the village disappeared with much trace. The Colo...

Halloween Special: Lost Hearts

Even though it's always Halloween here on the Morbid Curiosity Podcast, in honor of my favorite holiday, I'd like to share a scary story written by M.R. James. This special episode is a reading of ...

An Indecipherable Mystery

The Voynitch Manuscript is a mysterious Medieval book filled with an unreadable script and images that are at best confusing. The author, the origin and the the language or code are unknown, but hi...

These Dangerous Waters

There are some places in the sea that are more dangerous than others, especially for the ships that sail them. One of these places has brought down over 2000 ships and still claims lives today. It'...

Of Flesh and Snow

What is a wendigo? According to various television programs and horror stories, they're man-eating humanoid beasts that live in the forests of Northern Minnesota and Canada. They were once humans w...

Undeath in the Depths

In this episode, we're going to discuss those miracles of preservation, Bog Bodies. Most of these naturally mummified corpses date to the Iron Age and died due to violence. We're going to ask the b...

An Inescapeable Island

Surrounded by the frigid waters of the San Francisco Bay, the Island of Alcatraz has a long history of isolation and imprisonment. In this episode we discuss the history of the island, the evolutio...

Three Stages of Stigma

History has given us a lingering fear surrounding the venereal disease syphilis.  This episode discusses the symptoms, long term skeletal effects, history of the disease, the many treatments associ...

An Axe to Grind

"Lizzie Borden took an axe..." Or did she? In this episode, the MCP goes over the details of the case and discusses what may have happened in Fall River that summer day in 1892. Other facts and the...