Patrice pops our murder cherry with the story of Alabama’s Torso Killer and Marleah tries to make Abbeville’s Huggin’ Molly scary again.
With special Huggin’ Molly tribute song, “The Scream of Huggin’ Molly” by Odilon Green at the end of the show!
// VIOLA HYATT & THE TORSO MURDERS
Face to face with the Torso Slayer by (2015/1960)
Why I returned after 57 years to examine the killings of Mr. X and Mr. Y by Donald Brown (2016)
“Sister Tells Of Slaying 2 Brothers” syndicated (AP), The Morning Herald (Hagerstown, Md.), Jul. 18, 1959
The Legend of Virginia Viola Hyatt by Gina McKay
A chant about an earlier axe murderess, Lizzie Borden, was revised and used for a short time.
Viola Hyatt took an ax
And gave her lover forty whacks.
When she saw what she had done,
She gave his brother forty-one.
// HUGGIN’ MOLLY OF ABBEVILLE
Abbeville Ghosts from the Chattahoochee Heritage Project by Nancy Gregory McLendon
Huggin’ Molly’s restaurant – a place for the whole family (to be terrified by a giant androgynous spectre? No! To eat malts, silly!)
Cider with a Buzz from Garden & Gun, but for poor girls, without the allspice berries, using Jack Daniel’s Winter Jack instead of bourbon.