Monthly Archives: October 2019

Halloween Minisode: Haunted Civil War Gold



Happy Halloween! In this abbreviated, seasonal special: Three stories of civil war gold, two of which involve ghosts. SPOOKY!

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Music by by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

 


The Trove – Episode 2: LGBTQ Skeleton / You Are the Viking Queen



In this spooky, Halloween edition of the Trove, Max and Courtney talk about a lot of dead people being done wrong. Plus:

Everything you thought you knew about the burning of the Library of Alexandria is wrong (still gone though…)
How the most expensive paint in the world was found in a set of teeth
Misgendering skeletons
And several anime detours

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Episode 42 – Facets of Evil



The “cursed jewel” is a pop cultural trope with a very complicated history–the The Hope Diamond being the most famous example. Some of these dark gems have also gone missing. Was the Florentine Diamond’s disappearance due to bad luck and greed, or did it, The Hope, and Black Orlov curse their owners into misfortune and despair?

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Music by by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)


The Trove – Episode 1: Night of the Living Bread / Poison Your Husbands



Need your Relic fix every week? Introducing “The Trove” a half-hour, round table style talk that discusses weird archaeology and strange historical discoveries in the news.

In this inaugural episode of “The Trove,” historian Courtney Misich talks about doing starving puritan cosplay, and Max declares a pumpkin spice war on the nation of Australia.

Also:
– Big, spooky ships floating at sea
– Zombie carbohydrates
– Deadly cosmetics from Italy
– Mysterious, sunken jars

Check out Courtney on the Cult of Domesticity Podcast!


Episode 41 – Gangsters Glory



Dutch Schultz was one of the most ruthless mobsters of Prohibition Era New York, and had his fair share of enemies. Legend has is that paranoia drove Schultz to hoarding his loot and concealing it within a safe, that he and his team buried in the Catskill Mountains. Many believe Dutch Schultz revealed a code to his buried treasure while on his deathbed, and the mobster’s safe is still waiting to be found.

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Music by by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Photos taken at the Museum of the American Gangster