June 23, 2022

Episode 12: Queen Elizabeth I: Sordid Sovereign, Part-1

One of history's greatest leaders, Queen Elizabeth I lived a life that was far from a fairytale. Constantly on the lookout for danger, staying alive became a game she would master, well. This is Part 1 of a two-part episode, …

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June 9, 2022

Episode 11: History of Homophobia - Crimes, Fear, Hatred and The Peop…

In the early Puritan colonies, the mere concept of homosexuality struck horror into the hearts of good, God-fearing men. Many thought that homosexuality was an impurity that could spread and eventually call down the fire and ...

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May 26, 2022

Episode 10: Joan Crawford: Save a Little Face

We've all seen the movie & read the book. Now let's find out the history of one of the most iconic women to appear on screen. She may have swept things under the rug, but I brought my white gloves …

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May 12, 2022

Episode 9: Mussolini: Dictator and Dickhead(testa di cazzo)

Mussolini would go from humble beginnings and into, in his words, “the most terrifying animal to ever have existed.” Only being second to Hitler and a few others such as Genghis Khan. This dictator would rise to power, only t...

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April 29, 2022

Episode 8: Caravaggio: Tortured Artist with a Murderous Muse

The tortured life of an artists and the crimes and murder that fed his inspiration. This podcast is hosted by Joshua Waters, the queer & sultry “Not so Evil Queen” -Visit us online at itsrottentothecore.com -Find us on all po...

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April 14, 2022

Episode 7: Enriqueta Marti - The Vampire of Barcelona

Prostitute, pimp and witch doctor who would procure children for her affluent clientele in Barcelona and their vile desires. Once the innocent children were of no further use to her clients, she found new ways to sell their b...

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March 31, 2022

Episode 6: The Many Faces of Charlie Chaplin

The Japanese have a saying “You have three faces, The first face, you show to the world. The second face, you show to your close friends and your family. The third face, however, you never show anyone. It is the …

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March 17, 2022

Episode 5: Earl of Lucan, Irish Potato Famine

To the Earl of Lucan, Irish potato famine horrors where so convincing of the urgent necessity of clearing the land. The land could not support the people, could never help the people; so, the people must go and he didn't …

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March 3, 2022

Episode 4: Kenneth Parnell

We all grew up being told by our loved ones to not talk to strangers, and to never go with them if they try to get you into their car. Some of us may have had a few close calls, …

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Feb. 17, 2022

Episode 3: Jesse Pomeroy

Do you believe a twelve year old could be Rotten to the Core and take the lives of other children after torturing them? Join me on this episode as we delve into the life, background and crimes of Jesse Pomeroy. …

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Feb. 3, 2022

Episode 2: Jane Toppan

“Poisoning her Passion! Jane Toppan confesses to killing thirty-one persons” read the headline on July 22, 1902, from the Clinton Morning Age newspaper. It would go on to describe how a seemingly caring nurse had purposely po...

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Jan. 20, 2022

Episode 1: George C. Parker

What do we do when an opportunity comes knocking? Some of us may be hesitant and untrusting of things that seem too good to be true. While others jump at any chance to better their circumstances. Well, those are the …

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