For your reading enjoyment, or ours to research and share, Hipstoric are telegrams from another time. We feature missing cases, baffling mysteries, badass women or some history anecdotes. Nothing too much of a deep- keeping it history lite as always!
Mrs. James would tell tourists who visited Jesse's grave in the front yard of her farm the tearful tale of the mean and evil Pinkertons and the horrible railroad barons who chased and hounded her innocent sons.
Reminiscent of the rascal boys featured in his books of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn, three boys went missing most likely in the caves. More than fifty years later, the mystery still remains- what happened?
We talk about the sad death of Milly Dowler, an innocent schoolgirl. Jean Harlow was a classic Hollywood actress taken at the age of 26. Lastly, the Ohio Prison Fire of 1930 that ended in one of the biggest losses of life.
Dr. Drew supervised recovery of celebrities at the Pasadena Recovery Center for drug and alcohol addiction. This raw television show discontinued in 2013 after a number of notorious deaths were in the headlines causing Dr. Drew to feel the backlash.
Carrie's son struggles with mental illness and addiction since the age of 12. He is now 17 years old- and his family has had a lot of ups-and-downs with his recovery for the last five years. From self-harm, suicide attempts, aggression, to much more.
This year, we are launching a new podcast following the host- Carrie- through her struggles to get back on track to Oprah Zen. Okay, maybe that is reaching too high- maybe just standard. Standard would be okay.
Thankfully, we got a second chance and he made it through his accident- but for many parents they don't get that opportunity. This is what I learned and I am still waiting to see if there was purpose in it all.
In an area in Mexico, residents gather to celebrate their ancestors by eating Jumils, or beetles. During the festival, a Jumil Queen is crowned to celebrate the reincarnation of family members to the beetle.
These cold days draw us indoors- and what better way to pass the time but with wine and true crime? These are the five true crime docu-series or specials we are currently watching to pass by the winter blues.
Set in Alexandria, Virginia in 1862, the show revolves around two nurses who serve at the Mansion House Hospital- a Union Army Hospital. This city was torn between the North and South- representative of a cross-section of the population during the war.