A Nightclub Girl In A Curfew Town

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

The Escapades Of Velma West

Episode 145 takes us into the scandalous world of a restless young flapper and her secret life. Before it’s over, we’ll have a brutal murder, a scandalous revelation, a sensational confession, a daring prison break, and drama galore. Hang on, everybody. This one’s a roller coaster.

Theme Music by Dave Sams
Media management by Sean R. Jones
Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun

If you’re curious about the other escapees, Virginia Brawley was captured in Van Wert, Ohio, in September, three months after the escape, when she was the passenger in a car stolen by two wanted bandits. Two years later, Florence Sheline gave herself up in Denver, Colorado, tired of life on the run.

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Fatty’s Fateful Pajama Party

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

Hollywood’s First Sex Scandal

Episode 143 digs back into the early days of the motion picture industry, before Hollywood became synonymous with greed and lust and power. It only took a murder charge to bring down one of the biggest stars of the day, and even though it seems like poor Fatty got a bum rap on the deal, it’s probably the only reason Arbuckle’s work is not held in as high regard as Keaton and Chaplin today.

Theme Music by Dave Sams
Media management by Sean R. Jones
Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun

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