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Blinders Off

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...


Nov 7, 2018

Win free custom neighborhood prints!


Nov 5, 2018

Are we "overparked"? This might sound like an absurd question...until you research why and how the quality of St. Louis City Parks can vary so widely. In this episode, join Matt & Lucas as they explore the funding mechanisms that feed or starve parks, the history and operation of one of the city's crown jewels, and help...


Sep 8, 2018

It's a one year anniversary for Blinders Off. We take a look back at Shotspotter, the gunfire detection technology St. Louis and major cities all over the US employ in the effort to reduce violent crime. We also talk to Jane Darst about NIBIN, a ballistics database for police and prosecutors. This is a...