Episode 22: Screw you! Signed, Lavinia Fisher / Beware Evil Anorexic Werewolves with Pointy Objects

Patrice and Marleah drink sloe gin fizz and talk unmarked graves, Sweeney Todd-style dismemberment, crooked politicians, anorexic werewolves, evil thorns, and slap yo grandma.

Screw you! Signed, Lavinia Fisher //

Old City Jail

Ghost tours say that Lavinia Fisher was the first female serial killer in the United States, that she poisoned some 40 travelers, and that her ghost wanders the Old City Jail in Charleston in her wedding dress. But was she really a murderess or was she a victim of political corruption?

Six Miles to Charleston: The True Story of John and Lavinia Fisher by Bruce Orr
National Geographic on the remains found under the Gaillard Center
The Devil and Daniel Johnston at IMDB

 

Beware Evil Anorexic Werewolves with Pointy Objects //

Choctaw Native Americans

The Nalusa Falaya is a character in the folklore of the Choctaw tribe of North America. This fearsome being is said to have the appearance of a shriveled human being with an uncharacteristically long nose and pointed ears.

 

EPISODE DRINK:

Sloe Gin Fizz

“Sloe gin–a blackthorn plum-flavored spirit–gets a dose of fizzy club soda, sugar, and lemon juice in this tart and refreshing cocktail.”

  • 2 ice cubes
  • 2 fluid ounces sloe gin
  • 1 fluid ounce lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon simple syrup
  • 1 cup ice
  • 4 fluid ounces club soda
  • 1 slice lemon
  1. Place 2 ice cubes in a highball glass. Set aside in the freezer.
  2. Combine sloe gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add ice; cover and shake until chilled. Strain into the prepared highball glass. Stir in club soda. Garnish with a slice of lemon.

 

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