The Great New Jersey Swamp Mystery

YESTERDAY’S NEWS —

Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism…

The Doctor’s Wife And The Dumpy Little Chicken Man

Episode 186 explores another eternal triangle resulting in murder. This time, it’s the youngish wife of an elderly doctor who plots with a neighboring poultry salesman to put a deadly end to her marriage. Obviously, it doesn’t end well for them or they wouldn’t be on this show.



  • Theme music performed by Dave Sams and Rachel Schott, engineered by David Hisch at Third Street Music
  • Media management by Sean R. Jones
  • Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun

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Dead? Or Dead Drunk?

YESTERDAY’S NEWS —

Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism…

The Golden Gate Park Tunnel Tragedy

Episode 185 takes us to the West Coast, just after prohibition, when a girl turns up dead, strangled, and “violated” as they say, in Golden Gate Park, just after being unceremoniously ejected from a rich man’s hotel apartment after refusing his advances. The man has an alibi. See if you buy it.



  • Theme music performed by Dave Sams and Rachel Schott, engineered by David Hisch at Third Street Music
  • Media management by Sean R. Jones
  • Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun

Clips:

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