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A podcast on the creepy, gruesome, and otherwise dark things in the world, from historical tyrants and murderers to ghosts, festive arson, and more. Alcohol content may vary. Hosted by Akshay Tailor.

39. The Synodus Horrenda

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August 15, 2018
In the latest episode of Blood on the Rocks, I'll take you back to the mid-late 800's with the trial of Pope Formosus 8 months after his death during a time that has been called "The lowest point of the papacy.".Social Media:www.Facebook.com/bloodontherockswww.Twitter.com/thebloodyrockswww.Instagram.com/thebloodyrocksEmail: BOTRpodcast@gmail.comDiscord chat: https://discord.gg/uqxjqHmIntro/Outro music by Akshay TailorIntermission Music by Nox Arcana (noxarcana.com)A part…

38. Homicidal Sleepwalking

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August 10, 2018
In the latest episode of Blood on the Rocks, I'll talk about the criminal defence of Automatism; particularly in the case of sleepwalkers that kill such as in the R. v. Parks case of 1987 and a few other examples in passing.Social Media:www.Facebook.com/bloodontherockswww.Twitter.com/thebloodyrockswww.Instagram.com/thebloodyrocksEmail: BOTRpodcast@gmail.comDiscord chat: https://discord.gg/uqxjqHmIntro/Outro music by Akshay TailorIntermission Music by Nox Arcana (noxarcana.com)A…

36. Bad Blood II: I am the Army

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July 26, 2018
In the latest episode of Blood on the Rocks, I'm joined again by Rachel and David from All Bad Things! We talk about the disastrous first Anglo-Afghan War and the eventual 1842 Retreat from Kabul that led to the loss of an entire army in a masterclass of poor leadership.Social Media:www.Facebook.com/bloodontherockswww.Twitter.com/thebloodyrockswww.Instagram.com/thebloodyrocksEmail: BOTRpodcast@gmail.comDiscord chat: https://discord.gg/uqxjqHmIntro/Outro music…

35. A Soothing Draught

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July 17, 2018
In the latest episode of Blood on the Rocks, We're going back to some true crime of the 1800s and I'll be talking about the Serial Killer, Catherine Wilson. Known for befriending her victims and administering her main method of killing: Colchicine Poisoning. She would become the last woman to be hung in public in…

34. Heaven's Wrath and Birds of Mercy

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July 10, 2018
In the latest episode of Blood on the Rocks, I'll be taking you to the the 1300s during the Hundred Years War between the Kingdoms of England and France. In Particular, Black Monday 1360; a natural disaster that caused a nine year truce.This will be followed up by a trip back to the skies of…

33. Psychic Surgery and Infernal Machines

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July 7, 2018
In the latest episode of Blood on the Rocks, I'll be talking about 'psychic surgery' originating in the Philippines and Brazil and occurring to this day. This is followed up by a look at one of my favourite assassination attempts for sheer absurdity. In one of seven attempts on King Louis Philippe I's life during his…

33, Psychic Surgery and Infernal Machines

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July 7, 2018
In the latest episode of Blood on the Rocks, I'll be talking about 'psychic surgery' originating in the Philippines and Brazil and occurring to this day. This is followed up by a look at one of my favourite assassination attempts for sheer absurdity. In one of seven attempts on King Louis Philippe I's life during his…

32. The Sultan of Hoax

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June 27, 2018
In the latest episode of Blood on the Rocks, I'm doing things a little different. Join me as I talk about one of England's most well known pranksters, William Horace de Vere Cole would return from his active service and recovery to gain a taste for hijinks. This episode I'll tell you all about them.Social…

31. Europe in Flames

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June 19, 2018
In the latest episode of Blood on the Rocks, join me as I talk about Air Raids in World War 2 Europe and the horrors of man made firestorms.The first section of the episode talks about the escalation of air raid bombing campaigns with the Blitz, other air raids in Britain, and 'Area Bombing' followed…
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