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The Black Death

Bigfoot for Breakfast

Release Date: 04/22/2020

The Sodder Children show art The Sodder Children

Bigfoot for Breakfast

A large, middle-class family experienced a house fire on Christmas morning of 1945 in which five of their ten children perished.  Lots of speculation and concern for what may have really happened to these kids have surrounded the story for many years. 

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In the 1930's, Iowa radio personality, Norman Baker, claimed to have found the cure for Cancer. People flocked to his hospital in desperation for a treatment. But things weren't exactly what they seemed to be.

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Giants of Lore...Maybe. show art Giants of Lore...Maybe.

Bigfoot for Breakfast

We hear stories throughout our lives of enormous and terrifying people who guard their property and threaten to eat us alive if we overstep. These people hold a strong place throughout all of literature, even the bible and many other religious books. Not only this, but there are stories from all over the world and throughout time that strongly suggest that these people were not just figures of lore.

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

Remember all of those beautiful, whimsical stories and fables that your childhood dreams were based on? Well, let us just ruin that for you as we take you on a tour through this popular form of entertainment and give you the dark, twisted, true accounts from which many of these "lessons learned" originated.

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

A look into the highly controversial investigations, hearings and trials surrounding the Ruby Ridge standoff. Why it was incredibly obvious after this event and others during the 90's that a reform within the ranks and policies of federal law enforcement was sorely needed.

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

A family goes into the mountains of Idaho to live an off-the-grid separatist life and ended up getting the attention of the federal government. The long line of mistakes made on both sides of the fence and the resulting conflict will go down in history as a giant mark on the reputation of the federal government

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The Kelly-Hopkinsville Event show art The Kelly-Hopkinsville Event

Bigfoot for Breakfast

In rural Kentucky, 1955, an incident occurred in which a farm seems to have come under a prolonged attack by creatures that did not appear to be from our world. This event was experienced by an entire family and their overnight guests.

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

Future President of the United States, George H.W. Bush saw his share of horror during his time as a Navy Flyboy in WWII. But, some of the details would ultimately be erased by our government and even he wouldn't know the extent of how horrible it really was until many years later...

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

If you haven't heard of Mothman, you're missing out on one of the creepier American folk legends out there. This cryptid legend opens up a great number of questions which presents the complicated task of separating fact from fiction. Is any of it real?

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The Black Death show art The Black Death

Bigfoot for Breakfast

"They sickened by the thousands daily, and died unattended and without help. Many died in the open street, others dying in their houses. Consecrated churchyards did not suffice for the burial of the vast multitude of bodies, which were heaped by the hundreds in vast trenches, like goods in a ships hold and covered with little earth". - Giovanni Boccaccio

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"They sickened by the thousands daily, and died unattended and without help.  Many died in the open street, others dying in their houses.  Consecrated churchyards did not suffice for the burial of the vast multitude of bodies, which were heaped by the hundreds in vast trenches, like goods in a ships hold and covered with little earth". - Giovanni Boccaccio

Birth Story. The Black Plague and the Seige of Caffa. 10-29-2010.

http://birthstory.net/tag/gabriele-de-mussi/

Gabriele de’ Mussi on the Plague. Decameron Web. 02-18-2010.

https://www.brown.edu/Departments/Italian_Studies/dweb/plague/perspectives/de_mussi.php

Vintage News. 6 Unbelievable Cures for the Black Death. Boban Doceski. Sep 2, 2016.

https://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/09/02/priority-6-unbelivable-cures-black-death/

PBS. Mystery of the Black Death. 05-29-2014.

https://www.pbs.org/wnet/secrets/mystery-black-death-background/1488/

CDC. Emerging Infectious Diseases. Historical Review. Biological Warfare at the 1346 Seige of Caffa. Dr. Wheelis.

https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/8/9/01-0536_article

War History Online. Birth of the Black Plague: The Mongol Siege on Caffa. 07-28-2018. Micheal Chimaobi Kalu. https://www.warhistoryonline.com/instant-articles/mongol-siege-caffa-black-plague.html

Biological Warfare at the 1346 Siege of Caffa. Mark Wheelis. https://www.medievalists.net/2012/08/biological-warfare-at-the-1346-siege-of-caffa/

Eyewitness to History. The Black Death, 1348. http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/plague.htm

Black Death Facts: Your Guide to “The Worst Catastrophe in Recorded History”. History Extra. Samuel Cohn. Tim Beaumont James. https://www.historyextra.com/period/medieval/black-death-plague-epidemic-facts-what-caused-rats-fleas-how-many-died/

DK Find Out! Life During the Black Death. 2020.

https://www.dkfindout.com/us/history/black-death/life-during-black-death/

Jewish Currents. The Plague and the Jews of Strasbourg. 02-12-2018.

https://jewishcurrents.org/the-plague-and-the-jews-of-strasbourg/

History Extra. Women of the Plague.

https://www.historyextra.com/period/stuart/women-of-the-plague/

COD. The History of the Miasma Theory of Disease. Ajesh Kannadan. College of DuPage. Spring 2018.

Ancient History Encyclopedia. Mark Cartwright. 03-28-2020. Black Death.

https://www.ancient.eu/Black_Death/

Civil War Ghosts. Facts, Tidbits, and Scary Stories of the Black Plague. 03-25-2020.

https://civilwarghosts.com/facts-tidbits-scary-stories-black-plague/

Ranker. Graveyard Shift. Ghosts and Hauntings Connected to the Black Plague. Erin Wisti. 03-27-2020. https://www.ranker.com/list/black-plague-ghost-stories/erin-wisti