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Blinders Off

May 15, 2019

Should St. Louis-Lambert International Airport be privatized, or remain a public asset?  Matt and Lucas delve deep into St. Louis’ unique history with aviation and wrestle with its present and future. We also speak with experts on aviation policy, and the people trying to keep aviation policy in the public’s view....

Feb 27, 2019

Who was the Veiled Prophet in 1972? And why do we get a free fireworks display in Downtown St. Louis every year? Also learn what it was like to be a Maid of Honor at a VP Ball, the crushing power of shame, and how ACTION avoided a massive lawsuit.

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Feb 25, 2019

What is the Veiled Prophet organization? What is its history in St. Louis? Learn about the 1877 Labor Strike, debutante balls, the power of peashooters, and how a single group can help expose a closely guarded civic secret. Also, join us in our love of the term “Beloved Despot.” Visit us at:

Dec 21, 2018

Why recreate Victorian era funeral practices? What do antique traditions have to teach us in the modern day? In our final episode of 2018, we also explore the myths and facts surrounding “dead ringers,” the decline of the Campbell Family, leeches, and post-mortem photography. Visit us at...

Dec 21, 2018

The Victorian Mourning Society recreates an authentic St. Louis Funeral from the mid-1860’s. Follow us as we learn about the process of a traditional funeral during one of the most disastrous years in the City’s history. We also explore the life and demise of the 56th Colored Infantry of the Union Army. Visit us...