Witch Hunt Podcast
By Brainy Byrd Media
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Witch Hunt explores history's most infamous witch hunts (literal and metaphorical) and the history of scapegoating. Season one examines the Salem Witch Trials and season two covers the Great Satanic Panic of the 1980's and 90's.
||CleanSeason 2, Episode 8: D&D and the Devil||How the enormously popular role-playing board game "Dungeons and Dragons" became a target during the satanic panic. Featuring Nathan Lloyd, host of the Historical Blindness podcast. The Epic, by Boom Audio...||11/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSeason 2, Episode 7: Memory and Myth||We look at memory - real, repressed, and invented and its impact on the Satanic Panic. Featuring expert Elizabeth Loftus. Episode Music: The Way the World Ends, by Lucas King...||11/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSeason 2, Episode 6: Medical Evidence||We reveal how medical experts got it wrong. Warning: adult content. Episode Music: Melancholy, by Lucas King https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/emotional-piano-music-ii-royalty/id1014292638 Levantara`n el vuelo (Piano Solo) by Circus...||10/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2, Episode 5: Cult Cops||Retired police detective Duane Gonyon sheds light on how the Satanic Panic got out of control. Episode Music: Whisper, by Lucas King https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/emotional-piano-music-ii-royalty/id1014292638 Seeker, by Kai Engel ...||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2, Episode 4: McMartin||The story behind the most famous case of satanic ritual child abuse that never happened. Featuring RetroReport Producer Barbara Drury. Episode Music: You Promise, by Alex Mason & The Minor Emotion ...||10/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2 Episode 3 - What Michelle Remembered||We unpack, "Michelle Remembers," the harrowing, horrible hoax that started the "satanic panic" of the 1980s/90s. Episode Music: Seeker by Kai Engel: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/The_Run/Kai_Engel_-_The_Run_-_01_Seeker...||9/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2 Episode 2: The Big 80s||Episode two explains Satan's big social comeback in the 1980s. Featuring experts Professor Megan Goodwin and Mary DeYoung. Episode Music Levantara`n el vuelo (Piano Solo) by Circus Marcus ...||9/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: The Great Satanic Panic||The premiere episode of season two explores how what we believe and how we react to allegations of child abuse fueled a moral panic that destroyed thousands of lives. Featuring an interview with The Intercept's Jordan Smith.||8/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Episode Three - Paper Plates and Sympathy||Our mini series finale explores the truth behind …||4/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Episode Two - There Was Something About Mary||This episode, we tell the story of the original T…||4/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Episode One - Keep Away||Why do we get mad at sick people for getting sick…||3/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: It's Still Happening||It's not over. They're still hunting down and kil…||1/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Nine: That's My Eighth Great Grandmother You Hanged||Interviews with direct descendants of the men and…||1/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Eight: Making It Stop||This episode unpacks what brought the Salem witch…||12/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Seven: Judges, Jurors, & Executions||Who were the men behind the hangings of 19 innoce…||12/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Six: Gospel Women & Wizards||Who were they? The innocent men and women hanged …||11/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLet's Hang Out!||We're hosting our first ever Witch Hunt Podcast G…||11/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Five: Mean Girls||Who were the main accusers in the Salem witchcraf…||11/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWitch Hunt Podcast Halloween Special||Meet Thomas O'Brien Vallor, a practicing witch fr…||10/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Four: Law and Order 1692||The legal system in 1692 Massachusetts was anythi…||10/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Three: An Evil Hand is Upon Them||It's January, 1692, and the disturbing and bizarr…||10/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Two: Puritans On The Edge||What was it about the villagers of Salem that mad…||10/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode One: The Biggest Little Witch Hunt in History||Why is Salem the witch hunt people remember? Epis…||9/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing Witch Hunt||Meet the Witch Hunt Podcast, a biweekly show that…||9/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWitch Hunt is Coming Soon||Introducing the Witch Hunt Podcast, a biweekly po…||8/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Great historic info
I’ve only listened to the first few episodes and had no idea of how little I really knew about this subject. I’m already hooked and can’t wait to learn more!
So Happy I Found This
What a great podcast! Nancy is a national treasure - her take on the subject is thoughtful, sensitive and so interesting. The interviews she does with other Salem historians add so much depth and her questions for them are on point. I leave very few reviews for podcasts but I felt the need to sing this one’s praises from the rooftops! Highly recommended.
Great, full of information, not a lot of ads!
I cannot say enough great things about this podcast! It is very interesting! When I was in school, I was always interested in the Salem witch trials. This podcast does an awesome job of delving into the history that isn’t taught in school.
I have recommended this podcast to many of my friends, and they all fell in love with it!