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Double Life of William Brodie

  Photo Credit Double Life of William Brodie In the late 18th Century, a man named William Brodie was greatly respected in the city of Edinburgh, Scotland. Brodie hobnobbed with society and other uppercrust folks of the city. Known citywide as Deacon Brodie, wherever there was a prestigious event, he was inevitably there, holding court. […]

Death of Meriwether Lewis

Photo Credit Courageous Ventures Into The Unknown Captain Meriwether Lewis and 2nd Lieutenant William Clark led an expeditionary group to explore the far reaches of the wild country of the North American continent. In this quest, they became the first white people to cross what is now the Western portion of the United States. Commissioned […]

What Killed Edgar Allan Poe?

  The Mystery Begins On the night of October 3, 1849 a man described as “delirious,” and “in great distress…in need of immediate assistance,” was found wandering the streets of Baltimore, Maryland. He was taken to Washington College Hospital, where he died 4 days later. This began an American mystery: What killed Edgar Allan Poe? […]

The Strange Death of Country Star Hank W...

Hank Williams was a country music star, greatly loved by millions.

  Photo Credit The Strange Death of Country Music Star Hank Williams On January 1, 1953, Hank Williams, Country Music Star and idol of millions, was found dead in the back seat of a chauffeured car on his way to a gig in West Virginia. Williams, at the tender age of 29, was at the […]

Disappearing Act

Photo Credit The Mystery Begins Jean Elizabeth Spangler, a young aspiring actress, dancer and model lived with her mother, a five year old daughter, her brother and sister-in-law on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. Jean hadn’t made it in Hollywood yet, but it didn’t stop her from trying. She still pursued “the dream” American […]

Skinwalker Ranch Mystery

Photo Credit Where is the Skinwalker Ranch and What’s the Mystery? This is the story of the Skinwalker Ranch Mystery, an area of approximately 480 acres of land located southeast of the town of Ballard, Utah. For years hardly anyone went near it and those who did rarely talked about it.  Skinwalker Ranch, named after […]

Sam Cooke’s Mysterious Death

Photo Credit What Happened To The Great Sam Cooke? In the early 1960s, Sam Cooke’s smooth, golden voice is all over the radio. His  recordings are top hits and enjoyed by all races. At the pinnacle of success in his chosen field, he conquered the recording industry as singer, composer and entrepreneur. Then disaster struck….this […]

Two Mysterious Deaths In Musical History

Photo Credit Cass Elliott aka “Mama” Cass Mysterious deaths in musical history are far more common than you might think. There is even a 27 Club known to all as a list of performers who died, mostly under mysterious circumstances, at the age of 27. But while researching this fascinating topic, I discovered something even […]

 
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