What The Halloween Mark 2

By wthpod October 23, 2017

In this extra gristly Halloween episode Suzie discusses the stories surrounding Countess Elizabeth Bathory and Trevor checks into H H Holmes’s gruesome hotel!

CONTENT WARNING:  We discuss some details of murder and torture in this episode.  Those who wish to avoid these details should skip from 16:25 to 17:17.


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Breyer M 2012, ‘The Blood Countess: History’s most prolific female serial killer’
Cavendish R 2014, ‘Death of Countess Elizabeth Bathory’
Craft K 2011, ‘Infamous Lady: The True Story of Countess Erzsébet Báthory’
Guinness World Records 2017, ‘Most prolific female murderer’
History Channel 2017, ‘This Day In History December 26th – 1610 Bathory’s torturous escapades are exposed’
Holloway A 2014, ‘Elizabeth Bathory – 16th century deranged serial killer or victim of betrayal?’
Medical Bag 2014, ‘The Legend of Elizabeth Báthory: The Blood Countess’
Sherman E 2017, ‘The Disturbing True Story Of Elizabeth Bathory, The Blood Countess’
Unknown author 2013, ‘Guilty or Innocent? Outlining a Historical Dilemma – Erzsbet Bathory – Portrait of a Killer?


H.H. Holmes –


A double dose of the macabre – Michigan Today

Top 10 Hotels That Will Scare the Daylights Out of You – How Stuff Works

Inside The Incredibly Twisted Murder Mansion Of H.H. Holmes – All That Is Interesting

Hotel of Horrors: The Murder Castle of Dr. H.H. Holmes – The Line Up

Can You Visit H.H. Holmes’ Hotel? The “Murder Castle” Isn’t What It Used To Be –


Other stuff:

The word history in the opening theme has been extracted from…

History Never Repeats – Split Enz (1981)

History Repeating – Propellerheads feat: Miss Shirley Bassey (1998)

Flame Trees – Cold Chisel (1984)

You’re History – Shakespeare’s Sister (1989)

Centuries – Fall Out Boy (2015)

Fade out music – This Is Halloween – The Nightmare Before Christmas Soundtrack (1993)

All music used under fair use provisions.

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