Best-selling true crime author JT Hunter tells the tale of the serial killer couple known as The Lonely Hearts Killers. The price of love and passion were deadly for those surrounded by Martha Beck & Raymond Fernandez. Marthe Beck was a young nurse dedicated to healing others when her own hurting heart led her down a darker path to murder with criminal Raymond Fernandez, and ultimately the electric chair. Featured in the book Tortured with Love: The True Crime Romance of the Lonely Hearts Killers.
Notorious outlaw Jesse James’ great-great-grandchildren Daniel and Teresa Duke prove that he tricked authorities into believing he was killed and faked his own death. Featured in the book The Mysterious Life and Faked Death of Jesse James, Daniel and Teresa Duke present the results of more than 20 years of exhaustive research into state and federal records, photographs, newspaper reports, diaries, and a 1995 DNA test to show the real story behind the legend.
Best-selling author Tom Clavin peers behind the legend of Tombstone and reveals the real story and most accurate account behind the most famous shootout in American frontier history. Left standing were Wyatt Earp, his brothers, & shotgun toting Doc Holliday after thirty bullets were exchanged in thirty seconds. Tom Clavin also digs deep into the vendetta ride that followed the tragic gunfight, when Wyatt and Holliday went vigilante to track down the cowboys who had cowardly gunned down his brothers. Featured in Clavin's book Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday, and the Vendetta Ride from Hell, that "vendetta ride" would make the myth of Wyatt Earp complete and punctuate the struggle for power in the Wild West's last boom town.
Hear a side of TME host BJ Turnof like never before. As a guest interview on Laura London’s Speaking of Jung podcast, Brian shared his personal paranormal investigations at the Houghton Mansion and disturbing research into the Martin Luther King Jr. assassination that points the finger at the government. Brian also talks about his masonic experiences, Freemason legends, as well as, a famous 200 year old ghost story about George Washington. In addition, he spills the beans about the location of the Knights Templar treasure, the best way to solve the Oak Island mystery, and gives a historical break down of our modern superstition for the number 13.
In the first half, Dr. Gary Vikan unravels the mystery of the Shroud of Turin - one of the world’s most controversial holy relics. The Shroud of Turin is supposedly Jesus Christ's burial cloth, which he was originally wrapped in after crucifixion. The haunting image imprinted makes skeptics to believers debate it's authenticity. Dr. Gary Vikan, medieval scholar, art historian, and former of Director of the Walters Art Museum discusses the real history of the shroud and how it was created. Then, author Bernie Taylor returns to show how a recent discovery has not only changed the longstanding narrative for the origin of dogs, but also our understanding of man’s evoluition.
Two of New York State’s finest law enforcement officers are put under the interrogation light to answer tough questions about hot button issues and to share personal stories. The LEO's will talk about police corruption, brutality, the intersection of policing and race, the impact of media coverage. Even whistleblowing information about who's really to blame for the controversial stop and frisk police strategy. They will also share their scariest and most gratifying moments, what it's like to be shot at, to save a person’s life, being involved in a high speed chase, and more stories from the mean streets.
Crystal Skulls: paranormal artifact or archeological invention? Retired anthropologist Dr. Jane MacLaren Walsh, and Brett Topping examine the real origins and mythology of the Crystal Skulls. They tell us about 'The Man Who Invented Aztec Crystal Skulls: The Adventures of Eugène Boban' and explore how the murky world of 19th century archaeological & collecting gave rise to the legend of a fake artifact of antiquity.
Real Knights Templar William F. Mann divulges secrets about the biggest Knights Templar mysteries: the location of the last Knights Templar refuge in the New World, where the lost treasure of the Templars, and sacred knowledge of the Holy Family--the descendants of Jesus and Mary Magdalene. He decoded this ancient knowledge from discovering authentic historical letters that were encoded with Templar and Rosicrucian secrets that were incorporated into his book: 'The Last Refuge of the Knights Templar: The Ultimate Secret of the Pike Letters.' Our discussion centers on the ancient knowledge recently discovered in these correspondences between two famous 19th-century Masonic leaders, Confederate General Albert Pike and British Colonel James Wilson Bury MacLeod Moore. William also provides a rare glimpse into the inner circles of modern-day Freemasonry, along with revelations of ancient alliances between Native Americans and the Templars.
Legendary music journalist Chris Welch shares stories from his decades spanning interviews with Eric Clapton. Stories including Chris seeing Cream’s first rehearsal, Blind Faith’s first practice, and real talk over j's at Clapton's own apartment. Chris will recall these and the many other stories that are also featured in Welch's book 'Clapton: The Ultimate Illustrated History.'