Jack the Ripper and H.H. Holmes are two of the most prolific Gilded Age serial killers. The former terrorizing prostitutes in London while the latter killed unsuspecting Chicago women fresh off the train. But what if it was actually the same man? What if H.H. Holmes traveled the Atlantic in the late summer of 1888 to satiate his bloodlust. Hey, everyone needs a vacation. This week we dive into the similarities between the two and examine the possibility that Holmes WAS The Ripper. Plus, can a majestic mustache actually hypnotize you? Weighing the pros and cons of traveling with children vs murder. And Conspiracy Bot finally jumps the shark on our intros. All of that and more on the podcast that is SURE of one thing and that’s that John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald were definitively the same man – Hysteria 51.
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