If you had an ailment in the early 1900's. Linda Hazzard had a solution for you. That solution was fasting, a process she helped you complete in her private Washington Sanatorium, where she would oversee your meals (or lack thereof), your "treatments" (which included enemas and extreme body massages), and, in some cases, your wealth. She claimed her method of fasting could detox the body, cure disease, and make a person feel good as new...unless it killed you.Read More
HAPPY HALLOWEEN, WITCHES!!
In today's episode, Hannah and Deanna dive into the historical origins of the "witch" as we see her today; one of the largest witch trials in history (Hint: it's not the one you think!); and why we associate black pointy hats and broomsticks with witches.Read More
Alice Kyteler was a businesswoman and, let's be real, possible murderer in the 14th century Ireland. But it was a Catholic bishop obsessed with witches and demons who took the charge of murder and turned it into the charge of 'witchcraft', thus launching the mini witch hunt that occurred in the aftermath of the death of Alice's fourth husband and resulting in the first torture and public burning of a woman for witchcraft in Ireland.Read More