This hour, our guest is Michael Knox Beran, author of Murder by Candlelight: The Gruesome Crimes Behind Our Romance with the Macabre (Pegasus, August 2015). Beran explores three murders from the 19th century that showcase people’s changing attitudes toward the macabre at that time.
Music this hour:
- “Miri’s Magic Dance” by Kevin MacLeod, from the album Oddities
- “Soldiertype (militarised)” by Ketsa, from the album What’s Without’s Within
- “Forgiven Not Forgotten” by Jahzzar, from the album Kuddelmuddel