Sam Nicholas
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Sam Nicholas

Musician & Writer. Enthusiast of existence.

BizarreCvltureHistory

Mass hysteria, moral panic, witch hunts…it’s a hell of a thing. Certainly, the multiple documented instances of panic and hysteria have displayed a clear picture of our species’ total aversion towards that which extends beyond the realm of immediate knowledge, or understanding. We all know about the Salem witch trials,

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BizarreCvltureHistory

For years, people have attempted to find ways of accurately condensing the notions of science, biotechnology, and specifically, more “taboo” fields like genetic engineering and subject research. Some of us may deem these systematic approaches to discovery as “playing God,” whereas others may automatically think of cautionary tales such as

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BizarreHistory

When I was a boy, I think it’s safe to say that I was very much like other boys when it came to the idea of monsters. Dracula, Godzilla, the Hulk, Goosebumps… These were the coolest things my impressionable eyes had ever seen at the time. I believe this enthusiasm

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BizarreCvltureHistory

Having spent a great deal of my lifetime in Northern California, I’ve found that amidst the abundant redwood forests and grazing cattle, there was a much deeper underbelly of creepy stories and folklore. From the Golden State Killer to the ghost town of Bodie, there seems to be an inherent

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