New Patron Episode: Human Zoos

Our third episode for patrons finds Timothy and Alison continuing the discussion from Episode 6, “Barnum’s Cannibals”. We talk about other supposed “cannibals” exhibited by P.T. Barnum, Tambo Tambo and Sussy – a husband and wife who were lured, or possibly taken, from their homeland and who each died on a separate continent, thousands of Read More

Episode 6: Barnum’s Cannibals

Episode 6 tells the true story of P.T. Barnum’s Fiji Cannibals. After being taken from Fiji and exhibited in sideshows and dime museums around the United States, one of these men died in York, Pennsylvania. Newspapers reported that two other “cannibals” attempted to eat his corpse. What really happened?…and where is the Fiji Cannibal’s body? Read More