Back in the days of newspapers, there existed the classified ads. One man figured out how to use those ads for his own evil pleasures. Learn about this dangerous man in today's show. Nov 1, 2019. Ep 71. Blue Apron is the sponsor of this month's show. Click here to get $60 off your first month of food.
A long standing fear of the number 13 has plagued our society. Scary movies, superstitions, strange coincidences. Where did it start? Is 13 bad luck? Derek explores this phenomenon. Oct 1, 2019. Ep 70. Take a minute and subscribe to the Morning Brew, a free newsletter that Derek reads. Click here to subscribe.
A tale of 2 horrible murders that took place in Maine back in the 1800s. Derek takes you back in time with actual newspaper accounts of the events. Sep 1, 2019. Ep 69. Support this month's sponsor and get your 50% matching funds on your initial deposit at BetOnline by clicking here.
In the middle of baseball season, Derek takes you back in time to a double header show focused on 2 interesting stories involving baseball players. Aug 1, 2019. Ep 68. Check out Blue Apron, the sponsor of this month's show using the link here and get $60 off your 1st month's order.
The Hollywood sign has a long history but do you know where it started? Why it was built? Who died there? Derek takes you back to explore the haunting around the Hollywood sign. Jul 1, 2019. Ep 67. Support this month's sponsor by getting your 50% match on your first deposit at BetOnline by clicking here.
Everyone is familiar with the Lone Ranger series of books, movies, even the radio show. Was this fictional character based on a real person? Derek goes back in time to explore the person believed to be the real lone ranger and a possible alternate theory. Jun 1, 2019. Ep 66. If you like to gamble on sports or online gaming, check out the newest sponsor to the show and get a 50% welcome bonus on your initial deposit!!! Follow the link here to take advantage of this deal.
Orchard Place was the site that the Chicago International Airport was built upon. This is where the airport code ORD comes from. The airport went through a name change after one individual gave his life in military service. Explore the crazy story with Derek. May 1, 2019. Ep 65. Drive for Lyft for a bonus when you complete 60 rides in your first month. You have to use code "DEREK605503" when you sign up in order to get the bonus. Bonus ranges between $50 and $500, depending on the area. Background music "Twisted Tales" by Jay Man @ https://ourmusicbox.com/ Official "OurMusicBox" http://www.youtube.com/c/ourmusicbox License for commercial use: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Everyone knows Gene Simmons from the band, Kiss. There was another Gene Simmons whose rampage lasted a week and was more deadly than any other massacre in Arkansas history. Apr 1, 2019. Ep 64. Support Blue Apron and make restaurant quality meals at home with your family. Easy to follow step by step instructions. Get $60 off with www.blueapron.com/izzi
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This clock tower was the site of 9 suicides (or falls) in the early 1970's. After the suicides the tower observation deck was closed...but the suicides weren't the only deadly incidents related to the tower. Feb 2, 2019. Ep 62. Click the link below to access the best in home light fixtures. Use promo code izzi to get 5% off your order. http://www.brightechshop.com
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In the 1950's a movie called "The Conquerer" garnered a lot of star power. When cast and crew members started to die off, the movie was rumored to be cursed. Derek explores the truth behind the curse in this month's episode. Jan 1, 2019. Ep 61. Click the link below to access 3VGear and use promo code SHIPFREE to get free shipping on all $25 orders.
The horrid scene of a high rise building on fire. People leaping from the fire to their deaths below. This was not 911, but an actual fire in New York City from 1911. Derek takes you down this journey back in time to when labor conditions were difficult and tragedy struck. Oct 1, 2018. Ep 58.
Running for president can be a daunting task for anyone who takes on the challenge. This candidate did not want the challenge, but after being pushed by his colleagues, he reluctantly accepted the nomination. Hear his story as well as some of the changes of our election processes from Derek's perspective. Jul 1, 2018. Ep 55.
UPDATE!!! - Derek has news to bring you with an update to a podcast he brought you back in Oct of 2016, Murdered & Missing in Oklahoma. After that update, listen to the story of Cora...a witch? There have been stranger things, but this story left a legacy you can see. Jun 1, 2018. Ep 54.
This trucker got away with murder, literally. His killing spree went unnoticed for years until he attempted to kill someone he knew. Known as the "Happy Faced Killer" he left notes of his crimes signed with a happy face. Derek brings you his story with some little known facts about his childhood as well as clips from one of the few interviews that exists where this killer speaks about his crimes. Apr 1, 2018. Ep 52.
Derek does his annual ranking of his top 5 episodes of all time as well as the top 3 for 2017. Sometimes people in power abuse their authority. Sometimes this can be deadly for those involved. Derek explores a wild west experience where justice may not have been served. Feb 1, 2018. Ep 50.
In this episode, Derek talks about using positive reminders and repetition to achieve goals in life. He tells you how he used this technique to reach several of his goals and you will hear some surprise celebrities who found success in thinking positive and creating a mental image of their success to keep them going. Dec 1, 2017. Ep 48.
The Manassa Mauler was one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time. He was a beast in the ring bringing record numbers of spectators to see him in action. His ringside audience was larger than any of the biggest fights of current times. Here's what you don't know . . . Nov 1, 2017. Ep 47.
A very young killer commits a strange murder. Years later he commits another murder that gets discovered after his own suicide. How many people did he kill until he was caught? Derek brings you the story of Charlie Brandt with the help of the show "48 Hours." Jul 1, 2017. Ep 43.
The duel was a timeless method of solving conflict and restoring honor to those offended. Our social media trends are often a way of expressing our views and offending others. Duels were how the offended parties used to handle conflict. Join Derek on this look back at some noteworthy duels and the reasoning behind them. Feb 1, 2017. Ep 38.
With the November 4th elections around the corner, Derek explores some political history mixed in with his new "This Day In History" summary. Nov 1, 2014. Ep 11.