October 28, 2019

On the night of Qctober 30, 1938, Orson Welles and his Mercury Players delivered their legendary Halloween broadcast of War of the Worlds. His audience was initially small. Opposite Welles on NBC was the insanely popular (over 30 million listeners) Chase and Sanborn Ho...

October 1, 2019

The story of Ed Gein's supposed sweetheart enjoyed brief front page life during the media frenzy that followed Ed's arrest on the evening of November 16, 1957. For a solid week, people read about the courtship of Ed Gein and Adeline Watkins. The details were mundane -...

October 9, 2018

Dan Mitchell was 5 years old. The creature would appear at night in his bedroom. It would say, "I am the tooth fairy" and it smelled like rain. It looked like a harlequin, it danced, entertained and told stories - but the movements were odd, not right, not human. Its g...

October 5, 2018

A re-post of the first and most popular Wisconsinology podcast. Click on image to listen.

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