Episode 1

Horrible Deaths


Horrible Deaths

Published on November 12, 2008

That song in the background is Nina Simone doing “You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To,” the Cole Porter Song, at the 1960 Newport Jazz Festival. It’s on the “Nina Simone at Newport” record. It’s fantastic.

Also fantastic? The New York Times online archives from 1849. I can nerd out on that biz for hours.

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