Narco Saints

Ep 160: Narco Saints

Dave and David grab the flowers and votives for a virtual trip to Mexico to look at Narco Saints. A relatively recent evolution of Catholicism in Mexico, Narco Saints are figures of the church and folklore venerated by the destitute and criminals. Figures such as Santa Muerte, Juan el Soldado, and San Ramon Nonato provide […]

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Doppelganger

Episode 143: Doppelganger

Blurry Photos are seeing double with an episode all about Doppelganger! Whether ill-omen, sneaky trickster, or neurological side effect, Doppelganger have amazed and terrified people throughout history. What would you do if you saw an exact copy of yourself? And what are these mysterious doubles that cause so much strife? Flora and Stecco take a […]

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Wedding Superstitions

Episode 139: Wedding Superstitions

Dave and David have some big news which sparks an episode all about wedding superstitions! With so many cultures in the world, tying the knot has a limitless variety of wedding superstitions and traditions. The boys discuss nuptial customs through history, with stories and rituals, origins of superstitions, and some bizarre practices. Why does the […]

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Cahokia

Episode 85: Cahokia

The boys of Blurry Photos are St. Louis-bound and headed for the mounds of Cahokia! The site of a sprawling pre-Columbian civilization, Cahokia is infamous for its mystery and relative obscurity. Not really fitting the narrative of what many historians have believed for a long time, this site defies conceptions of early American life and […]

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