Dark History

Dark History

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Bailey Sarian, a professional makeup artist & true crime connoisseur, is taking her expertise from her popular YouTube series, Murder, Mystery & Makeup, and expanding into the podcast world with Dark History! Each week, she will explore the chilling stories of the dark past from US and World History that they don't teach you in school!

Episodes

16: From Riots and Raids to Gay Pride Parades: How Pride came to be

In 1969, the Stonewall Inn was just your typical, Mafia-backed queer bar in Greenwich Village, New York. But after yet another police raid, the LGBTQ+ community had enough and decided to fight back. Today, Bailey tells the story of how chaos in the streets of New York evolved into the colorful Pride parades we see around the world today.  Sponsors include: ZenBusiness Inc., Stitch Fix US, Hello Fresh and Apostrophe.
21/10/2151m 26s

16: From Riots and Raids to Gay Pride Parades: How Pride came to be

In 1969, the Stonewall Inn was just your typical, Mafia-backed queer bar in Greenwich Village, New York. But after yet another police raid, the LGBTQ+ community had enough and decided to fight back. Today, Bailey tells the story of how chaos in the streets of New York evolved into the colorful Pride parades we see around the world today.
20/10/2151m 26s

15: Who gave the Philly Police a friggin’ BOMB?!: The 1985 MOVE Bombing

In 1985, after a chaotic shootout and an hours-long standoff, the Philadelphia Police dropped a bomb on the home of the MOVE organization, a black liberation and environmentalist group. What? Why? How? Today, Bailey is going to get into that, but just know it killed 11 people and destroyed 61 surrounding homes. It took 35 years for the city to even apologize.   Episode sponosrs include: Liquid IV, Public Goods, Wicked Clothes and ShipStation!  Learn more during the podcast about special offers!  For 10% off go to Wickedclothes.com and use promo code DARKHISTORY.
13/10/2157m 35s

14: Gay Conversion Therapy: Pseudo Science is Destroying Innocent Lives

700,000 people have experienced some form of Gay Conversion Therapy over the years. Yet, survivors of this horrible practice call it torture, evil and abusive. So, why, then, is it still legal in 30 states? Today, Bailey tells the dark history of a practice not only happening in camps, but in doctor’s offices and church basements all over the country. Episode sponosrs include: Ouai, Apostrophe, Wicked Cloths and Squarespace!  Learn more during the podcast about special offers!  For 10% off go to Wickedclothes.com and use promo code DARKHISTORY.
06/10/2154m 28s

13: The story of the first female President of the United States: Edith Wilson

A rowdy mountain girl inherits a million dollar jewelry business, drag races through the streets of Washington D.C., goes on a blind date with the President, marries him and then takes over the country after he suffers a stroke. No, this isn’t the premise of a Rom Com. Today, Bailey dishes on the true story of Edith Wilson - the unapologetic First Lady who gave Washington politicians the middle finger and did what she wanted.
29/09/211h 0m

12: MKUltra: Mind Control, Drugs and Robocats

What if we told you the Government thought LSD could be used for mind control? What if we told you they tested this on thousands of people without their knowledge? Or what if we told you the CIA was slicing open cats and putting microphones in them to create adorable little spies? You’d probably think we’re high. Nope. Just the Government. Well, today Bailey tells the story of a secret Government project called MKUltra, where they did all of this. And more. Episode sponosrs include: Zip Recruiter, Wicked Cloths, Upstart and Calm US!  Learn more during the podcast about special offers!  For 10% off go to Wickedclothes.com and use promo code DARKHISTORY.
22/09/2151m 14s

12: MKUltra: Mind Control, Drugs and Robocats

What if we told you the Government thought LSD could be used for mind control? What if we told you they tested this on thousands of people without their knowledge? Or what if we told you the CIA was slicing open cats and putting microphones in them to create adorable little spies? You’d probably think we’re high. Nope. Just the Government. Well, today Bailey tells the story of a secret Government project called MKUltra, where they did all of this. And more. Episode sponosrs include: Zip Recruiter, Wicked Cloths, Upstart and Calm US!  Learn more during the podcast about special offers!  For 10% off go to Wickedclothes.com and use promo code DARKHISTORY.
22/09/2151m 14s

11: Thomas Edison maybe killed a guy and other enlightening Edison tales

When people think of American innovation, one name always comes up: Thomas Edison. But, just like everything else in our series, there’s a dark side to Tommy boy. Today, Bailey reveals a story that shines Edison in a different light, a more unflattering one filled with buried tales of greed, fame, dishonesty and, dare she say, murder.  Partners for this episode include: Stamps.com, Hello Fresh, Squarespace and Apostrophe.
15/09/2158m 29s

10: Who stole grandma’s body?!: The Doctor’s Riots of 1788

Modern medicine had to start somewhere, right? And where it started ain’t too pretty. In order to study the inside of the body, bodies had to be dissected. And where did medical students and doctors get bodies to dissect in 1788? They stole ‘em from the cemetery, silly. Today, Bailey tells the wild story of the 1788 Doctor’s Riots.
01/09/2152m 14s

9: When the American Dream Goes Up in Flames: The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Welcome to the Dark History podcast. Today, we are going to talk about the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, where 146 garment workers lost their lives. This tragic story lives at the intersection of greedy capitalism, immigrant exploitation and social justice. Workers fighting for basic rights found themselves fighting for their lives.  Real Rosewood Foundation https://rosewoodflorida.wordpress.com/   "I will be matching donations for the first 48 hours after the podcast goes live at 12:00am PST on Wednesday August 25, 2021." Partners for this episode include: Wicked Clothes, Pura Vida Bracelets and Upstart. Learn more during the podcast about special offers!  For 10% off go to Wickedclothes.com and use promo code DARKHISTORY.
25/08/2153m 29s

8: The Trail of Tears: Not one, but many

Too many Americans think the Trail of Tears was just some difficult nature walk. Like, one path that a bunch of Native Tribes hiked to get from point A to point B. In reality, it was a death march through wild forests and raging rivers. Native Americans had to battle the unforgiving summer sun, harsh winters, brutal diseases, food shortages and abuse from the American Military meant to guide and protect them. Partners for this episode include: Stitch Fix, Apostrophe, Best Fiends, and ZipRecruiter.
18/08/2152m 34s

7: Crack vs. Cocaine: Welcome to Incarceration Nation

America is an Incarceration Nation, locking more people up than any other country. That includes countries with dictators. Think about that. In today’s episode, Bailey pulls back the curtain to show us the ugly truth behind why ONE gram of crack gets the same criminal sentence as ONE HUNDRED grams of cocaine. The crazy thing? They are the SAME DRUG. Today, Bailey takes you on an eye opening ride through the story of crack and cocaine. Partners for this episode include: Squarespace, Hello Fresh, Calm US and Stamps. Learn more during the podcast about special offers!
11/08/2153m 8s

6: Mind Games - The Dark History of Lobotomy

What do the Kennedy’s (yes, those Kennedy’s), ice picks and depression all have in common? The lobotomy. Decades ago, this terrifying procedure was seen as the miracle solution to dozens of psychological problems. Today, Bailey digs into the dark history of lobotomies and how one man convinced America that he can cure all mental illnesses by sticking sharp objects in people’s brains while they were STILL AWAKE. Partners for this episode include: Upstart, True Crime Obssessed, Brooklinen and Wicked Clothes. Learn more during the podcast about special offers!  For 10% off go to Wickedclothes.com and use promo code DARKHISTORY.
04/08/2146m 51s

5: Let's Talk About The Dark History Of Birth Control. Buckle In.

Birth Control is in medicine cabinets all over the world, used by millions of women. But few know its scandalous history involves mass sterilizations of Puerto Rican women, an American business tycoon, and an activist who dabbled in eugenics. What’s eugenics? You’ll find out. And it ain’t pretty. Today, Bailey reveals the big history behind the little pill that changed family planning forever. Partners for this episode include: Apostrophe, Embark, Scentbird and Wicked Clothes. Learn more during the podcast about special offers!
28/07/2152m 33s

4: Andrew Jackson

Today, Bailey dives deep into the story about Andrew Jackson, the master duelist, the man on the $20 bill, and the man responsible for the death of thousands of Native Americans. Partners for this episode include: Stitch Fix, Audible, Jordan Harbinger and Brooklinen.
21/07/2157m 1s

3: Rosewood Massacre

Murder, Destruction and Racism are all discussed as Bailey digs into the unsettling story of The Rosewood Massacre, which was an attack on the predominantly black town of Rosewood, Florida, in 1923 by large white mobs destroying the entire location. Partners for this episode include: Best Fiends, HelloFresh, Squarespace and Stamps.com. Learn more during the podcast about special offers!
14/07/2148m 29s

Dark History Relaunch Trailer

In this trailer, Bailey Sarian shares exciting updates on the relaunch of her #1 podcast "Dark History" and news on upcoming episodes!
23/06/212m 32s

2: Zoot Suit Riots

On this week’s episode, Bailey explores the story behind the Zoot Suit Riots of 1943 in Los Angeles alongside an Historical Expert, Professor Pagan. Together, they discuss race relations in the US during this period, Zoot Suit inspiration from Jazz culture and the implications that the riots have even today! We also would love to thank our sponsors. Apostrophe: Save $15 off your first visit with a board-certified dermatologist at apostrophe.com/darkhistory and use code, DARKHISTORY. StitchFix: 30% off when you keep everything with stitchfix.com/darkhistory. Scentbird: 30% off your first month with scentbird.com/darkhistory.
09/06/2152m 56s

1: DuPont Chemical Scandal

On our premiere episode of Dark History,  Bailey dives deep into a topic that still is affecting us today! It is about an experiment and an injustice. The DuPont Chemical scandal is an exploration into synthetic chemicals possibly poisoning us all, a cover-up, and an unlikely lawsuit that exposes everything!
02/06/2145m 25s

Dark History Trailer

Bailey Sarian, a professional makeup artist & true crime connoisseur, is taking her expertise from her popular YouTube series, Murder, Mystery & Makeup, and expanding into the podcast world with Dark History! Each week, she will explore the chilling stories of the dark past from US and World History that they don't teach you in school!
20/05/212m 33s
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