Classic tales of the 

SCANDALS, SCOUNDRELS, and SCOURGES

of the past as told from the

HISTORIC NEWSPAPERS in the

GOLDEN AGE of YELLOW JOURNALISM

Featured EPisode

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Homer Bird’s Gold Fever

Episode 438 takes place during the great Alaskan gold rush when a group of adventurous businessmen from New Orleans leave their families and risk all in a quest to gain riches beyond imagination. Yeah, that’s not gonna end well, but the most interesting part of this drama is the influence of two women in the defendant’s life. One, a literal gold-digger, the other, the faithful wife who stands by her husband’s side til the bitter end.

From The Vault

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Mob Justice For Leo Frank

The Murder Of Mary Phagan

Episode 183 tells of one of the most infamous cases of an innocent man wrongly accused. When a teenage factory girl is found dead in the basement of an Atlanta pencil manufacturer, blame falls on the mild-mannered Jewish superintendent of the plant, and the jury takes the word of a drunken janitor. It’ll take 70 years for the truth to come out.

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