Episode 9: The Worst Way to Die in Savannah / Ambassadors from Mars

This week, Patrice & Marleah talk about not thinking through hashtags, how all things are haunted in Savannah and the many different attacks one can die from while there. Then Patrice adds a new destination for the Summer while talking about the kidnapping of one of the greatest Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey’s sideshow acts and how a mother’s love, persistence, & general badassness reunites her family. All this and more on The Strange South.

SHOW NOTES ————————————————–

THE WORST WAY TO DIE IN SAVANNAH //

El-Rocko Lounge

Savannah’s Ghosts by Al Cobb

The Marshall House

AMBASSADORS FROM MARS //

Gibsonton, FL

Welcome to Gibtown, the last ‘freakshow’ town in America by Kim Wall and Caterina Clerici

Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother’s Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South – Beth Macy

Kidnapped, Then Forced Into The Sideshow: The True Story Of The Muse Brothers host Terry Gross (NPR)

The Horrifying True Story of the Black Brothers Forced to Become Circus Freaks by Seth Ferranti (VICE)

EPISODE DRINK:

Southern Mule

 

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