Agatha Christie is the bestselling author of all time. Her works outsell Shakespeare, J. K. Rowling, and Stephen King. Even if you’ve never read her work, you’ve probably heard of Murder on the Orient Express, or And Then There Were None. But a greater mystery sits at the heard of Christie’s life. In 1926, after […]
Say Jerry Springer came to you with a time machine (Tardis, DeLorean, whatever) and a mission: to travel back in time and bring him the most dysfunctional people you can find to guest star on his show.
Who would you bring? The Tudors? The Kennedys?
Possibly. But you really couldn’t go wrong if you made a stopover in Spain and grabbed Queen Juana the I of Castile. History remembers her as Joan the Mad. Though whether she deserves that title is up for debate.
Herbert Cope and his fishing partner Dudge Collins knew they had a big catch in their fishing trap. Maybe some kind of Muskie or Catfish. But when they hauled it in, they never expected a 5 foot long shark. They were after all, in Illinois. Research links: Sharks In Illinois The Strangest Shark Story Ever