There Was A John Wilkes Booth “Mummy” That Toured The US (Cruel Weird Awful 5)

Because nothing big can happen without a conspiracy theory surrounding it, in the early 1900s a guy toured the US with a preserved body that he claimed was John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of Abraham Lincoln

By |2023-07-01T10:22:42-04:00July 1, 2023|Categories: Cruel Weird Awful, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

“Mummy Brown” Was A Paint Made From Actual Mummies (Cool Weird Awesome 718)

Today in 1923, King Tut's tomb was opened and entered. That may not have been the afterlife the young pharaoh had hoped for, but it could have been worse: for centuries artists used a paint called Mummy Brown, which was made with actual mummy parts.

By |2024-02-16T08:08:03-05:00February 16, 2022|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |
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