Category Archives: Taboos

Mr Potter’s Museum of Curiosities

    Mr. Potter’s museum had over 10,000 stuffed animals which included a tableaux of: “…a rats’ den being raided by the local police rats … [a] village school … featuring 48 little rabbits busy writing on tiny slates, while the … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Girly Shows

  When word the circus was coming to town spread, people of all ages became anxious knowing  wolf-faced boys and  a 3-legged lady would be making an appearance. Wives would become agitated knowing their husbands were smitten with the idea of visiting the … Continue reading

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The Whispering Witches of Poland

January 17, 1775 – Kalisk, Poland – 6 women said to be witches were burnt at the stake. Some sources claim 9 women while others say 14, yet others state the women may never have been executed at all. Not … Continue reading

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After the Ball – World’s 1st Adult Film

Marie-Georges-Jean Méliès, (Paris: December 8, 1861 – January 21, 1938)  was an illusionist and filmmaker famous for creating special effects such as dissolves, multiple exposure, hand-painted colour and time-lapse photography. Marie, is also know for the stop-trick, where he claimed he accidentally achieved … Continue reading

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The Woman Who Would Not Hang

Lucky No.7 wins it for this two-armed, delicate bandit. Continue reading

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