Ghosts, serial killers and grave robberies: Author/Chicago historian Adam Selzer

Author Adam Selzer of Mysterious Chicago jumps in the front seat for pizza from D’Agostino’s on Ogden (752 N Ogden Ave, Chicago, IL 60642). This week’s episode is lovingly presented by Boost Mobile, and we talk about:

  • The Chicago ghost tours Selzer leads
  • Chicago’s newest ghost: Rosehill Pedro
  • Why Selzer started doing ghost tours
  • Serial killer H.H. Holmes, as discussed at length in Selzer’s book, “H. H. Holmes: The True History of the White City Devil”
  • The insane amount of research Selzer had to do for his Holmes book
  • The truth about Holmes’ “murder castle”
  • The history of gravedigging in Chicago
  • What Liar’s Club and Star Wars have in common
  • The Boost Mobile Social Media Message of the Week comes from Listener Carl, and concerns… MURDER. And what is BTD?

 

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