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This week, the World-Weary women talk political intrigue and scandals. Cassiopeia gets to grips with the 1998 Clinton-Lewinsky scandal and explores the problematic media and cultural reaction to the affair. Violet introduces the unorthodox life of one of Ancient Rome's youngest emperors: disliked for his eccentricity and promiscuity, was Elagabalus…
 
This week, the World-Weary women investigate spooky islands with dark and terrible histories. Violet presents Australia's Murder Island: aboard the Dutch merchant ship Batavia, a psycho-pirate orchestrates a violent mutiny resulting in the bloody massacre of over 100 shipwreck survivors. Cassiopeia explores the colonial horror story of Ross Island,…
 
This week, the World-Weary women bring strange 'n' spooky wildlife tales straight from the haunted pet shop. Was the missing aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart eaten by ravenous Coconut Crabs on Nikumaroro Island?: Cassiopeia investigates disturbing rumours attached to the world's largest land crab. Violet explores the Finnish folk-magic practice of b…
 
This week, the World-Weary women seek afterlife answers from those who have returned from the land of the dead. Violet tells the uncanny tale of an Egyptologist whose past-life memories helped to discover unknown archaeology: was Dorothy Eady the reincarnation of a 3000 year old Egyptian temple priestess? Cassiopeia explores near-death experiences …
 
This week, the World-Weary women lose themselves in a land of spooky woodlands and sinister forest fortresses! Cassiopeia finds herself in Romania's Bermuda Triangle: Hoia Baciu Forest is an infamous paranormal hotspot full of strangely warped trees, UFO sightings and unsolved disappearances. Violet explores the legend of a haunted medieval castle …
 
This week, the World-Weary women present must-have magic accessories for the fashion-conscious conjurer. Ever wondered about the origins of magic wands? From ancient mammoth ivory to sleek ebony, Violet explores the evolution of the wand and its ever-changing applications in sorcery. Why are witches and wizards synonymous with big pointy hats? Cass…
 
This week, the World-Weary women each bring a fascinating biography of a favourite historical figure. Cassiopeia presents the rags-to-riches life of the Wild West's most talented sharp-shooter, Annie Oakley. Violet introduces the legend of Ishikawa Goemon, the Japanese Robin Hood: a runaway ninja turned anti-authoritarian hero who suffered an infam…
 
This week, the World-Weary women consider the concept of pure evil. In 1931, for one family living in a remote farmhouse on the Isle of Mann, evil took the form of a talking mongoose called Gef: Violet presents the rumours of madness, poltergeists and ventriloquism that cloud the Irving family's dark mystery. Cassiopeia discusses a psychiatrist who…
 
This week, the World-Weary women explore exceptionally fascinating folk traditions with a creature connection! Cassiopeia takes a peek at the history of Turkish camel wrestling and the Seminole tradition of "Man versus Alligator"! Violet gets into the nitty-gritty of Tibetan Sky Burials: an epic Buddhist funerary practice that relies on hungry moun…
 
This week, the World-Weary women pay homage to two of history's most fearless yet forgotten queens. Violet seeks the truths lost in the legend of the 10th century Viking queen, Gunnhild, Mother of Kings: married to an outlawed tyrannical king and ruling over three nations, the Icelandic Sagas accused this powerful queen of dark sorcery. Cassiopeia …
 
This week, the World-Weary women tinker with toxic tales of Victorian England. Cassiopeia investigates the 1900 English beer poisoning and the misdiagnosis of thousands of sickly drinkers who had in fact consumed an arsenic-tainted brew. Violet presents the Bradford sweets poisoning tragedy of 1858: Humbug Billy, the peppermint pedlar, unknowingly …
 
In this special episode, the World-Weary women are joined by award-winning martial artist and fantasy author, Danielle Orsino. We chat about Danielle's inspirations for her debut fantasy novel, "Birth of the Fae: Locked Out Of Heaven". Listen in to hear her unique take on the origins of the Fae and her love for cryptid sea serpents!Find out more ab…
 
This week, the World-Weary women climb the magic beanstalk in search of Giants! In 1869, well-diggers unearthed a 10ft tall "petrified man" on a New York farm that was hailed as evidence for a gigantic ancient people: Violet introduces the astonishing case of the Cardiff Giant. Cassiopeia looks at the Nephilim; giant beings from the Hebrew bible wi…
 
This week the World-Weary women seek out tales of adventure! From aeronautical duels to steampunk stunts-people, Cassiopeia looks at the advent of hot air ballooning and the daring individuals who took to the skies. Violet introduces the eccentric crocodile-riding explorer, Charles Waterton: a crazy 19th century naturalist who famously punched a sn…
 
This week, the World-Weary women talk flowers with powers! Violet presents the magical "Screaming" Mandrake: with hallucinogenic properties and roots shaped like tiny people, its potency has been revered since ancient times. From toxic dewdrops to tropical apples of death, Cassiopeia discovers the facts and fables behind the world's most dangerous …
 
This week the World-Weary women slice open tormenting tales from the operating theatre! Cassiopeia discusses the horrors of 19th century surgery before anaesthetics were invented and the skillset of Britain's fastest surgeon, Robert Liston. Violet introduces the Grey Lady of Cambridge Military Hospital; a faceless ghost-nurse who guides dying patie…
 
This week, the World-Weary women wrestle with mysterious human-like beings. Violet uncovers the ancient origins of the medieval Woodwose or Wildman; naked, hairy and wielding a club (with or without a child tied to it), some believe it to be evidence for Bigfoot in Europe. Cassiopeia looks at a selection of peculiar humanoid encounters from around …
 
This week, the World-Weary women take a peek at spooky old murders. Cassiopeia presents the creepy conspiracy of L'auberge Rouge (The Red Inn): is it true that the innkeepers killed their guests and cooked their body parts in a stew? Violet covers the paranormal homicide case of Teresita Basa, who named her killer and helped to solve her own murder…
 
This week, the World-Weary women investigate horribly haunted houses so you don't have to! Violet introduces Okinawa's Nakagusuku Hotel Ruins: abandoned and unfinished since the 1970's; the construction of a resort on top of a sacred burial ground resulted in a string of deaths and a ghostly curse. Cassiopeia looks at the case of a water treatment …
 
This week, the World-Weary women gawk at the most gruesome goblin myths. Cassiopeia presents the ghastly Red Caps: blood-thirsty goblins that haunt the ancient battlegrounds of Scotland's borders. Violet explores the legend of the Nain Rouge: Detroit's resident red-faced goblin whose appearance has been an omen of doom for the city since the days o…
 
This week, the World-Weary women conjure up some magical spell stories. Violet describes the time that scientists conducted a large-scale black magic ritual on a German mountain top in an attempt to transform a goat into a human boy. Cassiopeia discusses the discovery of magical curse tablets in a Greek grave that reveal an ancient feud between Ath…
 
This week, the World-Weary women discuss some of the most haunting and mysterious stories from World War II. Cassiopeia presents the case of the Ghost Blimp: in 1942 a military blimp crash landed in California but its crew members were nowhere to be found. Violet explores why the skeletons of thousands of Japanese soldiers remain unclaimed on the r…
 
This week, the World-Weary women discuss the lives of 20th century witches. Violet introduces "The New Forest Witch", aka Sybil Leek, an antiques dealer and self-confessed white witch who shot to occult stardom in the 1960s. Cassiopeia presents the last British woman to be tried for Witchcraft: Helen Duncan was a Scottish medium who produced ectopl…
 
In this special episode, the World-Weary women chat with Fairy & Mermaid Whisperer, Karen Kay. Karen imparts some of the wisdom she has learned from her connection with elementals such as Fairies, Merfolk and Gnomes. We learn about her magical experiences, how to get closer to fairy energy and discuss unusual fae guardians and mermaids with legs! S…
 
This week, the World-Weary women are awash with the mysteries of lost empires and lands. Cassiopeia looks at Plato, the writer of the myth of Atlantis, and questions how fiction became treated as fact centuries later. Violet introduces the Atlantis of the Sands: explorers still seek the lost desert kingdom said to be destroyed by a holy sandstorm.M…
 
This week, the World-Weary women transform into hideous badger-like creatures to discuss shapeshifter myths. Violet gallops into the night with Ireland's Puca: A wild trickster spirit with a penchant for kidnapping or just a fantastic excuse for the whereabouts of drunk people who spent the night passed out in a ditch? Cassiopeia fact-checks the un…
 
This week, the World-Weary women dedicate an entire episode to court jesters of old. Cassiopeia looks at the ancient beginnings of the jester profession and shines a light on the most celebrated female jesters in history. Violet presents the last jester of Muncaster Castle: rumours persist that Tom Skelton was a serial killer and that his ghost pla…
 
This week, the World-Weary women put on their hedgewitch hats for some horticultural hijinks! Violet follows the historic journey of the Gnomes, from subterranean soil spirits to the cheeky ceramic dwarves that protect our gardens. Cassiopeia looks at the many faces of the Green Man; exploring his roots in the green faced and wine-drinking deities …
 
This week, the World-Weary women uncover spooky tales of battles past and soldiers long dead. Cassiopeia introduces Maryland’s Bloody Lane: a gruesome civil war battlefield haunted by soldiers’ spirits. Violet unbottles the mysterious liquid discovered in a 2000 year old warrior’s tomb and learns about the dangerous art of ancient Chinese alchemy.…
 
This week, the World-Weary women anchor their vessel in the depths of strange shipwreck stories. Violet explores the haunted nautical graveyard beneath Lake Superior, where freezing water traps sinking victims on the lake bed. From a monkey consultant to a cruise-ship media circus, Cassiopeia presents the weird circumstances that surround the disco…
 
This week, the World-Weary women take a peek at some of history's rich and wacky characters. Cassiopeia calls out the kooky traits and red flags in the life of the ancient Greek philosopher and creepy cult leader, Pythagoras. Violet tells her favourite crazy-rich-person-on-tour story: the jaw-dropping pilgrimage of the world's wealthiest ruler, Man…
 
This week, the World-Weary women unleash cases of the creepy-crawlies! Violet looks back at the expeditions to catch an Olgoi-Khorkhoi or "Mongolian Death Worm" specimen in the Gobi desert. Cassiopeia presents The Year of the Locust: what causes plagues of mutant grasshoppers to decimate crops and could locusts be coming to a farm near you?Backgrou…
 
To celebrate their 100th episode, the World-Weary women finally battle their sworn enemy: Ancient Aliens. An impassioned Cassiopeia debunks the extraterrestrial myths behind the building of the Egyptian pyramids. Violet tackles pseudoscientific claims one by one, as she rips into the theory that Teotihuacan was a giant alien circuit board.…
 
This week, the World-Weary women invoke legends of the headless dead. Violet tells the story of hidden pirate treasure haunted by a headless skeleton on Mississippi's Deer Island. Cassiopeia explores the myth of Maryland's decapitated horseman and cursed railroad ghosts. Music provided by "Vivek Abhishek". Music used : "Halloween Night 2020" origin…
 
This week, the World-Weary women peruse tales on the pursuit of perfection. Cassiopeia tells the Bengali fable of the Perfect Prince and his encounters with a cannibalistic demon and an extremely suspicious old man. From rampaging pottery children to rebellious golems, Violet investigates the ancient origins of the Gingerbread Man and cautions agai…
 
This week, the World-Weary women devour frightening accounts of fabled and ferocious beasts. Despite the best efforts of France's top wolf hunters to kill it, by 1767, hundreds of Gévaudanian peasants had been savagely mauled and eaten by a mysterious creature: Violet wonders if the true identity of the Beast of Gévaudan will ever be solved. Cassio…
 
This week, the World-Weary women take on the amazing and ancient origins of much-loved games. Cassiopeia looks at the epic past of Lacrosse and its spiritual and ceremonial importance in Native American history. Violet introduces backgammon's ancient ancestor, The Royal Game of Ur: learn how historians solved the puzzle of mysterious 4500 year old …
 
This week, the World-Weary women try their luck at strange stories of fortune and misfortune! Violet presents the tale of a cursed Irish farmer and his search for a cure to his decade long string of bad luck. Cassiopeia delivers freaky coincidences in the incredible account of a flight attendant who defied all the odds to survive.Music: "The Red Fo…
 
This week, the World-Weary women experience a Claus encounter of the Father Christmas kind. Cassiopeia presents Santa's evil twin, Krampus, and his contemporaries: horrific folkloric creatures that strike terror in the hearts of children every Christmas. Violet lifts the lid on the OG Santa's ancient tomb, explains why Christians have been pinching…
 
This week, the World-Weary women deliberate over dinosaur stumpers. Violet asks important questions such as why have dinosaur remains been shot into space, do advanced reptilian lifeforms exist on distant planets and are alien reptoids haunting an Irish castle? Cassiopeia uncovers the fossil mysteries of Deinocheirus, the "terrible handed" dinosaur…
 
This week, the World-Weary women recall tales of nightmares turned real! Cassiopeia talks true "trouble in paradise" stories and cautions against day-dreaming at sea. Violet discusses the verified case of an office manager who accurately foresaw a plane crash in his recurring nightmares as well as the unlucky Flight 191 mystery(plus a bonus haunted…
 
This week, we hop aboard the World-Weary express and journey into the fascinating realm of railway mysteries. Violet explores the St Louis Ghost Train: legendary phantom lights that illuminate an abandoned Canadian trackbed at night. Cassiopeia explains how a ghostly encounter led to the discovery of a mass grave of 19th century Irish railway labou…
 
In this Special Episode from the World-Weary Bunker, Cassiopeia & Violet unlock their secret podcast vault and read mysterious true accounts that were never meant to see the light of day: A police officer attending to a suspected burglary makes a chilling find, a couple camping by a river are spooked by a strange creature in the water, a prospectiv…
 
This week the World-Weary women drop into the dark realm of true theme park tragedies. Cassiopeia explains how a day out at Dreamworld, Australia became a nightmare when a malfunctioning river ride caused the death of four adults. Violet looks back at the 1922 electrical storm that caused a crowded Ferris wheel to fall into the estuary waters off o…
 
This week, the World-Weary women seek ancient secrets buried long ago and hidden in caves! Violet inspects the fabled "hieroglyphic" Dropa stones: were they evidence of an ancient alien crash-landing in Mongolia or is there a more archaeo-logical explanation? Cassiopeia explains the fascinating research that has been conducted on Stone Age cave art…
 
This week, the World-Weary women unlock their archives of terror. In 1883, a children's variety show in Sunderland, England resulted in a tragic stampede: Cassiopeia discusses how the Victoria Hall disaster led to the invention of push-bar emergency doors. Violet reopens the 1930's case of the Halifax Slasher: Were random razor-blade attacks on the…
 
To celebrate their second Halloween, the World-Weary women dig up dead and buried tales. Violet explores the origins of England's Screaming Skulls and cracks open the case of the haunted skull kept at Bettiscombe Manor, Dorset. Cassiopeia unboxes true accounts of premature burial and the coffin gadgets that may come in handy if you find yourself bu…
 
This week, the World-Weary women re-enter the traumatic realm of fire. Cassiopeia investigates the Beverly Hills Supper Club fire and explains how safety code violations led to one of the deadliest nightclub fires in US history. Violet introduces the Flat Rock Haunting; could a poltergeist be responsible for a series of mysterious fires in a Newfou…
 
This week, the World-Weary women comprehend the most curious cavern chronicles. Violet introduces the life of Yorkshire's legendary soothsayer, Mother Shipton, and explores the mystery of the magical cave where the witch was said to be born. Cassiopeia explains how the masterminds behind an extreme treasure-hunting venture took "The Game" too far, …
 
This week, the World-Weary women research rites and rituals with a slightly morbid twist. Cassiopeia explores the history of human sacrifice among the Khonds of Northern India. Violet prepares us for the Day of the Dead by introducing a fascinating approach to death: the famous afterlife rituals of the Toraja people who live with their dead.…
 
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