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Join us, intrepid listeners, as we journey through the compelling, odd, and sometimes horrific lengths people will go to in hopes of achieving eternal life. We’ll hear what--and who--the subjects of our stories were willing to sacrifice to possibly gain a few more years of youth and beauty and life. And we’ll all ask the question: how far would you take the hunt if you were chasing immortality?

Travis McElroy, Tybee Diskin, Alice Flanders, Alexx Rouse


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    Diane de Poitiers: Liquid Gold

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 64:01

    Adhamy, Amir. “What Did a Lady-in-Waiting Actually Do?” HistoryExtra, 26 Nov. 2020, www.historyextra.com/period/what-did-lady-ladies-in-waiting-do-role.Akingswhore. “Akingswhore.” A King's Whore, 1 Feb. 2018, akingswhore.tumblr.com/post/170353396161/diane-de-poitiers-3-sep-1499-25-apr.Andy. “Everything You Need to Know About Edible Gold Leaf.” Cooked Best, 15 Feb. 2021, cookedbest.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-edible-gold-leaf/#:%7E:text=Uses%20of%20Edible%20Gold%20leaf%3A,-Edible%20gold%20leaf&text=The%20gold%20leaf%20flakes%20add,or%20in%20pre%2Dfab%20flakes.Author, Guest. “Beauty Secrets of a Royal Mistress.” DC on Heels, 17 Feb. 2015, dconheels.com/2015/01/30/beauty-queen.Bates, Claire. “Dying to Look Good: French King's Mistress Killed by Gold Elixir of Youth.” Mail Online, 22 Dec. 2009, www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1236916/Dying-look-good-French-kings-mistress-killed-gold-elixir-youth.html.Beck, Shari. Portrait in Black and White: Diane De Poitiers in Her Own Words. Bloomington, IN, iUniverse Booksellers, 2011.Biller, Lauren Davis And Diana. “7 Ways That People Died Trying To Become Immortal.” Io9, 16 Dec. 2015, io9.gizmodo.com/7-ways-that-people-died-trying-to-become-immortal-1691947345.Burkovski, Amanda. “Henry and Diane: A Love/Sad/Fantastic Story Illustrated With the Character's Real Portraits.” Medium, 15 Nov. 2019, medium.com/@AmandaBurkovski/henry-and-diane-a-love-sad-fantastic-story-27d255735225.Carley, Claudia Suzan. “Diane de Poitiers vs. Catherine de Medici.” WordPress.Com, 14 Oct. 2015, castlesandcoffeehouses.com/2015/06/15/diane-de-poitiers-vs-catherine-de-medici.CeeGunn. “Jousting Rules in Medieval and Modern Times.” HowTheyPlay, 19 Mar. 2021, howtheyplay.com/misc/Medieval-Jousting-Rules.Charlier, Philippe. “A Gold Elixir of Youth in the 16th Century French Court.” The BMJ, 16 Dec. 2009, www.bmj.com/content/339/bmj.b5311.full.---. “Fatal Alchemy: Did Gold Kill 16th Century French Courtesan And Favorite Of Henri II.” British Medical Journal, Dec. 2009, www.bmj.com/bmj/section-pdf/186428?path=/bmj/339/7735/Diagnosis.full.pdf.Climans, Kyle. “Extravagant Facts About Diane de Poitiers, Royal Mistress.” Factinate, 29 Jan. 2021, www.factinate.com/people/facts-diane-de-poitiers.Cloud, Amanda. “Gender Roles of Women in the Renaissance.” Cedarcrest.Edu, Cedarcrest.edu, www2.cedarcrest.edu/academic/eng/lfletcher/shrew/acloud.htm. 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Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.Paris, By Henry Samuel In. “French King's Mistress Poisoned by Gold Elixir.” The Telegraph, 22 Dec. 2009, www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/france/6865939/French-kings-mistress-poisoned-by-gold-elixir.html.Quora Contributors. “What Happens When You Eat Gold.” Quora, 4 Feb. 2020, www.quora.com/What-happens-when-you-eat-gold.Sidney, Deana. “Beauty, Brains and Style –– Diane de Poitiers and Renaissance Potage-Green Sauce.” Lost Past Remembered Blog, 15 Mar. 2015, lostpastremembered.blogspot.com/2015/03/beauty-brains-and-style-diane-de.html.The BMJ. “Fatal Alchemy.” YouTube, 4 Jan. 2010, www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSvaf-4Cbj4.“The Garden of Catherine De Medicis.” Chenonceau, 29 May 2017, www.chenonceau.com/en/gardens/the-garden-of-catherine-de-medicis.The Italian Tribune. “How Did the ‘Mona Lisa' End up in France?” Mona Lisa's Florence, 30 Mar. 2019, becomingitalianwordbyword.typepad.com/monalisabook/2016/03/how-did-the-mona-lisa-end-up-in-france.html.Tran, Christine. “Raunchy Facts About King Francis I, Father Of The French Renaissance.” Factinate, 26 Feb. 2021, www.factinate.com/people/41-raunchy-facts-about-king-francis-i-father-of-the-french-renaissance/#:%7E:text=Francis%20I%20of%20France%20passed,of%20his%20lungs%20in%20shreds.%E2%80%9D.U of M Medicine. “Hypothermia and Cold Temperature Exposure | Michigan Medicine.” University of Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan, 26 Feb. 2020, www.uofmhealth.org/health-library/aa53968spec#:%7E:text=Hypothermia%20can%20occur%20when%20you,(21%C2%B0C)%20water.User, Super. “Gold Chloride.” Espi Metals, espimetals.com/index.php/msds/137-Gold%20Chloride. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.Weather and Climate Contributors. “Average Monthly Water Temperature in Nice (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur), France - (Celsius).” World Weather & Climate Information, weather-and-climate.com/average-monthly-water-Temperature,nice,France. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.White, Karen. “What's the Right Temperature for Your Pool?” American Pool, 1 June 2015, americanpool.com/2015/06/01/whats-right-temperature-pool/#:%7E:text=While%20pools%20should%20be%20never,toddlers%20learning%20how%20to%20swim.Wikipedia contributors. “Anne of France.” Wikipedia, 13 Apr. 2021, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_of_France.---. “Catherine de' Medici.” Wikipedia, 20 Mar. 2021, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_de%27_Medici.---. “Diane de Poitiers.” Wikipedia, 29 Mar. 2021, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diane_de_Poitiers.---. “Ether Addiction.” Wikipedia, 13 Jan. 2021, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ether_addiction.---. “Henry II of France.” Wikipedia, 20 Mar. 2021, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_II_of_France#Early_years.---. “Italian War of 1536–1538.” Wikipedia, 19 Dec. 2020, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_War_of_1536%E2%80%931538#:%7E:text=The%20Italian%20war%20of%201536,particular%20the%20Duchy%20of%20Milan.---. “Lady-in-Waiting.” Wikipedia, 6 Apr. 2021, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lady-in-waiting#:%7E:text=The%20duties%20of%20ladies%2Din,at%20court%3B%20care%20of%20the.

    Rasputin: The Man Who Can't Be Killed

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 63:38

    Works CitedAzar, Helen. “TIME TRAVEL WITH ROMANOV FAMILY: CHILDREN'S ISLAND.” Theromanovfamily.Com, 18 June 2015, www.theromanovfamily.com/the-alexander-palace-and-park.Ball, Jacqueline. “Should Dogs Be Prescribed for Chronic Pain? | Physician's Weekly.” Www.Physiciansweekly.Com, Physician's Weekly, 14 Oct. 2014, www.physiciansweekly.com/should-dogs-be-prescribed-for-chronic-pain/#:%7E:text=Research%20shows%20that%20being%20in,often%20results%20from%20chronic%20pain.Bezrutczyk, Destiny, and Theresa Parisi. “Speedball (Heroin & Cocaine) Abuse And Recovery.” Addiction Center, 30 Mar. 2021, www.addictioncenter.com/drugs/heroin/speedball.Biographics. “Grigori Rasputin: The Devil Incarnate.” YouTube, uploaded by Simon Whistler, 21 Jan. 2019, www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZOHQwzA0bM.Biography. “Rasputin.” Biography, 13 Dec. 2019, www.biography.com/political-figure/rasputin#:%7E:text=After%20failing%20to%20become%20a,his%20political%20influence%20was%20minor.Bouchard, Anthony. “The Science Behind How Cyanide Kills You.” LabRoots, 13 Sept. 2017, www.labroots.com/trending/videos/11035/the-science-behind-how-cyanide-kills-you.Clinical Knowledge Network. “Cupid's Chemical Addiction – the Science of Love | Clinical Knowledge Network.” CKN, Clinical Knowledge Network Queensland, 2017, www.ckn.org.au/content/cupid%E2%80%99s-chemical-addiction-%E2%80%93-science-love#:%7E:text=High%20levels%20of%20dopamine%20and,eat%20and%20can't%20sleep.Cohut, Maria. “Simply Being with Someone You Love Can Lessen Physical Pain.” Medical News Today, 28 Aug. 2019, www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326168#Partners-presence-can-reduce-acute-pain.Cult of Weird. “Rasputin's Penis: The Mythical, Magical Manhood of Russia's Mad Monk.” Cult of Weird, 5 Feb. 2021, www.cultofweird.com/curiosities/rasputin-penis.Cutler, Max. “5 Times Rasputin Should Have Died.” Parcast, 9 Aug. 2016, www.parcast.com/blog/2016/8/9/5-times-rasputin-should-have-died.Dennison, Tracy, and Steven Nafziger. “Micro-Perspectives on 19Th-Century Russian Living Standards.” Social Science History Association, 2017, pp. 1–50. web.williams.edu, web.williams.edu/Economics/wp/nafzigerMicroLivingStandards_WilliamsWorkingPaper_Nov2007.pdf.Dickinson, Sophie. “Grigori Rasputin Myths Busted: Murder, Height, and Where Is His Penis?” Metro, 21 Feb. 2021, metro.co.uk/2021/02/21/grigori-rasputin-myths-busted-murder-height-and-where-is-his-penis-14115851.Ėtkind, Aleksandr. “Russian Sects Still Seem Obscure.” Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History, vol. 2, no. 1, 2001, pp. 165–81. 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    Elizabeth Bathory, aka It Gets Way, Way Worse

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 54:11

    Theunissen, Steve, and Jack Cole. Performance by Simon Whistler, Elizabeth Bathory – The ‘Blood Countess,' Biographics, 1 Nov. 2018, www.youtube.com/watch?v=3N3TSPZoY1o&lc=UgxS9zTiN2xi2FfEzel4AaABAg.Bon, Scott A. “The Unique Motives of Female Serial Killers.” Psychology Today , 24 June 2019, www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/wicked-deeds/201906/the-unique-motives-female-serial-killers.Craft, Kimberly L. "INFAMOUS LADY:THE TRUE STORY OFCOUNTESS ERZSÉBET BÁTHORY". Independent , 2009.“Elizabeth Báthory.” Serial Killers Wiki, serialkillers.wikia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_B%C3%A1thory.“Elizabeth Báthory.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 2 Mar. 2021, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_B%C3%A1thory.Fox, James Alan, and Jack Levin. “Multiple Homicide: Patterns of Serial and Mass Murder.” Crime and Justice: The University of Chicago Press, vol. 23, 1998, pp. 407–456., doi:https://www.jstor.org/stable/1147545.“Hungarian Countesses' Torturous Escapades Are Exposed.” History.com, A&E Television Networks, 13 Nov. 2009, www.history.com/this-day-in-history/bathorys-torturous-escapades-are-exposed.The Infographics Show, director. Serial Killer Who Killed Over 500 People - The Blood Countess, The Infographics Show, 2 June 2018, www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUQAEtPmxBA.Jewell, Tim. “The Macdonald Triad: Can 3 Behaviors Predict a Serial Killer?” Edited by Timothy J Legg, Healthline.com, 24 Mar. 2020, www.healthline.com/health/macdonald-triad.Kettler, Sara. “Elizabeth Bathory.” Biography.com, A&E Networks Television, 21 May 2020, www.biography.com/crime-figure/elizabeth-bathory.KYTKA. “Watch This: Bathory: Countess of Blood.” Everything Czech, 16 Nov. 2017, www.tresbohemes.com/2017/11/watch-bathory-countess-blood/#:~:text=Following%20her%20trial%2C%20one%20of,or%20bear%20her%20name%20anywhere!“The Legend of Elizabeth Báthory: The Blood Countess.” Medical Bag, 14 Jan. 2019, www.medicalbag.com/home/features/grey-matter/the-legend-of-elizabeth-bathory-the-blood-countess/.Scary Night Visit to Elizabeth Bathory's Castle, Researchers, 1 May 2017, www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Afj2siQnJM.Sharma, Pankaj. “Elizabeth Bathory: 10 Things You'll Learn About Her in Hungary.” TheTravel, 3 Nov. 2019, www.thetravel.com/elizabeth-bathory-history-education-hungary-travel/.Shelat, Amit E. “Muscle Function Loss: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia.” MedlinePlus, U.S. National Library of Medicine, 4 Feb. 2020, medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003190.htm.Sherman, Elisabeth. “Did Elizabeth Bathory, The ‘Blood Countess," Actually Deserve Her Nickname?” All That's Interesting, All That's Interesting, 25 Mar. 2020, allthatsinteresting.com/elizabeth-bathory-true-story#:~:text=According%20to%20the%20reports%20and,feast%20on%20their%20exposed%20skin%3B.Slovakia From Above, director. Cachtice Castle - Ruins of Cachtice Castle - The Bloody Lady of Čachtice, Slovakia From Above , 25 Feb. 2018, www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QqGernWjns.Ugc. “Ruins of Cachtice Castle.” Atlas Obscura, Atlas Obscura, 17 Nov. 2009, www.atlasobscura.com/places/ruins-cachtice-castle.White, Conan. The Countess That Bathed In The Blood Of Her Victims! . Performance by Chris Kane, The Countess Who Bathed In The Blood Of Her Victims, Simple History, 8 Oct. 2020, www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdwVmbhCvs8. https://www.abc15.com/lifestyle/blood-facials-what-are-they-are-why-do-people-get-themhttps://shareably.net/bizarre-beauty-trends-you-wont-believe-real/https://www.elle.com/beauty/makeup-skin-care/news/a14931/kim-kardashians-vampire-facial/https://www.google.com/search?q=what+is+a+dermapen&source=lnms&tbm=shop&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjrsNGtgOjwAhVVHs0KHWfXDjcQ_AUoAXoECAEQAw&biw=1440&bih=732

    The Terracotta Legacy of the Dragon Emperor

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 52:28

    All That's Interesting. “Meet The Most Well-Preserved Mummy In Human History.” All That's Interesting, All That's Interesting, 28 Feb. 2020, allthatsinteresting.com/xin-zhui-lady-dai.China Travel Blog, director. Virtual Tour to Terracotta Warriors Museum-兵马俑-HD | China Travel Vlog. China Travel Blog, YouTube, 12 Oct. 2019, www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRMRJxvQfyE.Gannon, Megan. “China's First Emperor Ordered Search For An Immortality Elixir .” Live Science , 27 Dec. 2017, www.livescience.com/61286-first-chinese-emperor-sought-immortality.html#:~:text=China's%20First%20Emperor%20Ordered%20Official%20Search%20for%20Immortality%20Elixir,-By%20Megan%20Gannon&text=The%20first%20emperor%20of%20China%2C%20Qin%20Shi%20Huang%2C%20wanted%20to,China's%20Xinhua%20news%20agency%20reported.Harris, Shannon, and Radu Alexander. Performance by Simon Whistler, Qin Shi Huang: The First Emperor of China, Biographics , 4 Feb. 2021, www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2FUmD1pyVM.History.com Editors. “Great Wall of China.” History.com, A&E Television Networks, 24 Aug. 2010, www.history.com/topics/ancient-china/great-wall-of-china.Katz, Brigit. “2,000-Year-Old Texts Reveal the First Emperor of China's Quest for Eternal Life.” Smithsonian.com, Smithsonian Institution, 29 Dec. 2017, www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/2000-year-old-texts-reveal-first-emperor-chinas-quest-eternal-life-180967671/.Minghua, Huang. “The 'Hundred Entertainments'; China's 2,000-Year-Old Tradition of Acrobatics.” UNESDOC, United Nations, 1988, unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000077031.Oliver, Mark. “How the Search for Immortality Killed the First Emperor of China.” Ancient Origins, Ancient Origins, 15 June 2018, www.ancient-origins.net/history-famous-people/search-immortality-killed-emperor-china-0010207.Pham, Larissa. “Https://Www.theparisreview.org/Blog/2019/12/18/a-Figure-Models-Brief-Guide-to-Poses-through-Art-History/.” The Paris Review , 18 Dec. 2019, www.theparisreview.org/blog/2019/12/18/a-figure-models-brief-guide-to-poses-through-art-history/.Tombs and Ancestors, The British Museum, 2000, www.ancientchina.co.uk/tombs/home_set.html.Translations, Day. “How Many Languages Are Spoken in China?” Day Translations Blog, Day Translations, 2 Sept. 2020, www.daytranslations.com/blog/languages-spoken-china/.YongYu, Lee. China's First Emperor - Qin Shi Huang The Dragon Emperor. Performance by Steven Kamer, China's Dragon Emperor: Architect of the Afterlife , Smithsonian Channel, 18 Apr. 2020, www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gg1SGA3zYx8. 

    FM-2030

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 31:53

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    James Bernard Schafer

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 32:56

    Works CitedAdmin, M. “When 'Master Metaphysicians' Tried To Raise An Immortal Baby.” Knowledge Nuts, 5 Jan. 2015, knowledgenuts.com/2015/01/05/when-master-metaphysicians-tried-to-raise-an-immortal-baby/. Boese, Alex. “Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby.” Museum of Hoaxes, 2015, hoaxes.org/archive/permalink/jean_gauntt_the_immortal_baby.   Cannata, Jeff and Anthony Carboni “The Immortal Cult Hokum.” We Have Concerns, episode 406, We Have Concerns Patreon, 17 March 2017, https://wehaveconcerns.simplecast.com/episodes/ad450f3f-ad450f3f “A Double Suicide Recalls Odd Cult.” The New York Times , 27 Apr. 1955. “James Bernard Schafer.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 14 Jan. 2021, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Bernard_Schafer. “Mansion To Slum For Immortal Baby .” The Courier-Mail, 19 Dec. 1940. “Religion: Peaceful Fraternity.” Time Magazine, 18 July 1938. “SCHAFER BACK IN PRISON; Leaves Master Metaphysicians Without a Guiding Hand.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 5 Jan. 1944, www.nytimes.com/1944/01/05/archives/schafer-back-in-prison-leaves-master-metaphysicians-without-a.html. 

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