July 10, 2023

EP. 198 — The 19th Century Psychic Influencers w/ London Hughes

What’s Poppin’ Con-gregation? This week, comedian London Hughes takes over the show to discuss the Fox sisters, who during the 19th century made the spiritual movement popular and became the world’s first ever celebrity mediums. Plus, one Minnesota man who claims he was the victim of political vandalism and harassment has been sentenced to prison after it was discovered it was he, not Antifa, who damaged his property. Stay Schemin’!

 

OFTV’s Creative Fund: Comedy Edition – https://of.tv/creators/creative-fund/

 

Research By Kaelyn Brandt

 

Sources: 

Nickell, J. (2018, July). A skeleton’s tale: the origins of modern spiritualism. Skeptical Inquirer, 32(4), 17–20. 

https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2016/11/04/in-the-joints-of-their-toes/

https://www.americanheritage.com/they-spoke-dead

https://www.whitehousehistory.org/seances-in-the-red-room

https://www.history.com/news/ghost-hoax-spiritualism-fox-sisters

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/minnesota-man-claimed-camper-was-set-fire-due-trump-flag-staged-attack-rcna38009

https://www.cbsnews.com/minnesota/news/denis-molla-prison-fraud-faking-politically-motivated-attack-trump-flag/

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