title

The Dark Side Of

Parcast Network

1.5K
Followers
5.8K
Plays
The Dark Side Of
The Dark Side Of

The Dark Side Of

Parcast Network

1.5K
Followers
5.8K
Plays
OVERVIEWEPISODESYOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Details

About Us

Most people have no idea what's hiding behind their favorite things. We dig deep into everything from charities to the Founding Fathers to the Bible, and turn up disturbing stories and salacious details. From the Space Race to the Wizard of Oz, there might just be a dark side to everything. The Dark Side Of​ is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

Latest Episodes

Welcome to The Dark Side Of...

Follow us as we shine a light on the most beloved events, cultural touchstones, and institutions in history. The Dark Side Of will consist of miniseries covering Hollywood, the American Presidency, Music, Dating, Sports, and more! This Parcast Original will dive deep into the unknown and overlooked histories behind everything we hold most dear. The Dark Side Of... premieres Monday, May 20th.

1 MINAPR 30
Comments
Welcome to The Dark Side Of...

Hollywood: The Founding

Once envisioned as a Christian utopia, the land of Hollywood quickly evolved into a place of crime and debauchery. When the film industry infiltrated the quiet community in the early 1900s, it brought with it a world of chaos and anarchy. Wild enough that its impact would change our cultural history forever.Sponsors!Daily Harvest - Go to Daily-Harvest.com and enter promo code DARK to get three cups FREE in your first box!Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/DARKSIDE to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is. Checking your rate only takes a few minutes—and won’t affect your credit!

44 MINMAY 19
Comments
Hollywood: The Founding

Hollywood: The Murder of William Desmond Taylor

Taylor's murder in 1922 and ensuing scandals about his sex life, involvement and drugs, and rumored mistresses was enough to cause a rift between Hollywood and the rest of the country, and send movie studios scrambling to cover up the culprit.Parcasters - Thank you so much for listening to our new show!

47 MINMAY 27
Comments
Hollywood: The Murder of William Desmond Taylor

Hollywood: Rose Thompson Hovick, Stage Mother

Before Toddlers in Tiaras, there were the mothers of Vaudeville in the early 1910s, Rose Thompson Hovick had her dreams of stardom cut short, and became obsessed with turning her own children into stars.Parcasters - Theodosia Burr Alston is more than a character in a song from Hamilton! Find out about her life and mysterious disappearance this week on Gone! Available now at parcast.com/gone

49 MINJUN 3
Comments
Hollywood: Rose Thompson Hovick, Stage Mother

Hollywood: Johnny Stompanato & Lana Turner, The Gangster and The Film Star

After a childhood struggle with poverty, 16-year-old Lana Turner became a world famous movie star in 1937, praised for her grace, and talent. Her public life seemed like a fairy tale, but over the next 20 years, her private life was plagued with toxic relationships.Sponsors!Daily Harvest - Go to Daily-Harvest.com and enter promo code DARK to get three cups FREE in your first box!Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/DARKSIDE to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is. Checking your rate only takes a few minutes—and won’t affect your credit!

62 MINJUN 10
Comments
Hollywood: Johnny Stompanato & Lana Turner, The Gangster and The Film Star

Hollywood: Peg Entwistle, "The Hollywoodland Sign Girl"

By 1932, budding Hollywood starlet Peg Entwistle had everything: money, a successful Broadway career, accolades, and undeniable charm. But none of that stopped her from throwing herself off the Hollywood sign, plummeting to her death.Parcasters - Bob Champion was an accomplished jockey when we was diagnosed with cancer, his journey gives a new meaning to getting back on the horse. Listen to this new episode of Survival on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts!

57 MINJUN 17
Comments
Hollywood: Peg Entwistle, "The Hollywoodland Sign Girl"

Hollywood: The Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle Trial

In 1921, Arbuckle was the king of Hollywood. The highest-paid actor of the day, surpassing even the likes of Charlie Chaplin. But one booze-filled, wayward hotel party would leave Arbuckle accused of murder, as every friend he had in town abandoned him to a media feeding frenzy.Sponsors!Daily Harvest - Go to DailyHarvest.com and enter promo code DARK to get three cups FREE in your first box!Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/DARKSIDE to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is. Checking your rate only takes a few minutes—and won’t affect your credit!

54 MINJUN 24
Comments
Hollywood: The Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle Trial

Hollywood: Eddie Mannix & Howard Strickling, Studio Scandal Fixers

In 1930s Hollywood, Howard Strickling and Eddie Mannix were two of the most powerful men in town. From arranging secret adoptions to covering up murder, they were more than just MGM’s managers, they were The Fixers. Sponsors!Veestro - Visit TryVeestro.com/Dark and try the 6 most popular Veestro meals for just $49! Plus get free shipping on all orders!

56 MINJUL 1
Comments
Hollywood: Eddie Mannix & Howard Strickling, Studio Scandal Fixers

Hollywood: The Hollywood Ten, Tinseltown’s Red Scare

In the 1940s, the Red Scare had everyone on high alert, as whispers of Communist conspiracies swept through Hollywood. When Edward Dmytryk was wrongfully accused of a Communist agenda, he would soon learn that one false move would lose him absolutely everything.Parcasters - Indira Gandhi was gunned down by members of her own security staff. Why was she targeted, and what was the impact? Find out today on Assassinations, available now on Spotify or wherever you listen to Parcast Originals!

44 MINJUL 8
Comments
Hollywood: The Hollywood Ten, Tinseltown’s Red Scare

Hollywood: Shirley Temple, Child Star

One of Hollywood's first child stars, Shirley Temple began her career in 1931 when she was only three years old. She then spent the rest of her youth performing in unsafe conditions, fending off unwanted sexual advances, and even accused of stealing a dead child's soul.Parcasters - This week on Survival we cover the experiences of two brothers in the Civil War, and the way their lives changed in an instant. Tune in today on Spotify or wherever you listen to Parcast Originals!

48 MINJUL 15
Comments
Hollywood: Shirley Temple, Child Star

Latest Episodes

Welcome to The Dark Side Of...

Follow us as we shine a light on the most beloved events, cultural touchstones, and institutions in history. The Dark Side Of will consist of miniseries covering Hollywood, the American Presidency, Music, Dating, Sports, and more! This Parcast Original will dive deep into the unknown and overlooked histories behind everything we hold most dear. The Dark Side Of... premieres Monday, May 20th.

1 MINAPR 30
Comments
Welcome to The Dark Side Of...

Hollywood: The Founding

Once envisioned as a Christian utopia, the land of Hollywood quickly evolved into a place of crime and debauchery. When the film industry infiltrated the quiet community in the early 1900s, it brought with it a world of chaos and anarchy. Wild enough that its impact would change our cultural history forever.Sponsors!Daily Harvest - Go to Daily-Harvest.com and enter promo code DARK to get three cups FREE in your first box!Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/DARKSIDE to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is. Checking your rate only takes a few minutes—and won’t affect your credit!

44 MINMAY 19
Comments
Hollywood: The Founding

Hollywood: The Murder of William Desmond Taylor

Taylor's murder in 1922 and ensuing scandals about his sex life, involvement and drugs, and rumored mistresses was enough to cause a rift between Hollywood and the rest of the country, and send movie studios scrambling to cover up the culprit.Parcasters - Thank you so much for listening to our new show!

47 MINMAY 27
Comments
Hollywood: The Murder of William Desmond Taylor

Hollywood: Rose Thompson Hovick, Stage Mother

Before Toddlers in Tiaras, there were the mothers of Vaudeville in the early 1910s, Rose Thompson Hovick had her dreams of stardom cut short, and became obsessed with turning her own children into stars.Parcasters - Theodosia Burr Alston is more than a character in a song from Hamilton! Find out about her life and mysterious disappearance this week on Gone! Available now at parcast.com/gone

49 MINJUN 3
Comments
Hollywood: Rose Thompson Hovick, Stage Mother

Hollywood: Johnny Stompanato & Lana Turner, The Gangster and The Film Star

After a childhood struggle with poverty, 16-year-old Lana Turner became a world famous movie star in 1937, praised for her grace, and talent. Her public life seemed like a fairy tale, but over the next 20 years, her private life was plagued with toxic relationships.Sponsors!Daily Harvest - Go to Daily-Harvest.com and enter promo code DARK to get three cups FREE in your first box!Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/DARKSIDE to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is. Checking your rate only takes a few minutes—and won’t affect your credit!

62 MINJUN 10
Comments
Hollywood: Johnny Stompanato & Lana Turner, The Gangster and The Film Star

Hollywood: Peg Entwistle, "The Hollywoodland Sign Girl"

By 1932, budding Hollywood starlet Peg Entwistle had everything: money, a successful Broadway career, accolades, and undeniable charm. But none of that stopped her from throwing herself off the Hollywood sign, plummeting to her death.Parcasters - Bob Champion was an accomplished jockey when we was diagnosed with cancer, his journey gives a new meaning to getting back on the horse. Listen to this new episode of Survival on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts!

57 MINJUN 17
Comments
Hollywood: Peg Entwistle, "The Hollywoodland Sign Girl"

Hollywood: The Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle Trial

In 1921, Arbuckle was the king of Hollywood. The highest-paid actor of the day, surpassing even the likes of Charlie Chaplin. But one booze-filled, wayward hotel party would leave Arbuckle accused of murder, as every friend he had in town abandoned him to a media feeding frenzy.Sponsors!Daily Harvest - Go to DailyHarvest.com and enter promo code DARK to get three cups FREE in your first box!Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/DARKSIDE to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is. Checking your rate only takes a few minutes—and won’t affect your credit!

54 MINJUN 24
Comments
Hollywood: The Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle Trial

Hollywood: Eddie Mannix & Howard Strickling, Studio Scandal Fixers

In 1930s Hollywood, Howard Strickling and Eddie Mannix were two of the most powerful men in town. From arranging secret adoptions to covering up murder, they were more than just MGM’s managers, they were The Fixers. Sponsors!Veestro - Visit TryVeestro.com/Dark and try the 6 most popular Veestro meals for just $49! Plus get free shipping on all orders!

56 MINJUL 1
Comments
Hollywood: Eddie Mannix & Howard Strickling, Studio Scandal Fixers

Hollywood: The Hollywood Ten, Tinseltown’s Red Scare

In the 1940s, the Red Scare had everyone on high alert, as whispers of Communist conspiracies swept through Hollywood. When Edward Dmytryk was wrongfully accused of a Communist agenda, he would soon learn that one false move would lose him absolutely everything.Parcasters - Indira Gandhi was gunned down by members of her own security staff. Why was she targeted, and what was the impact? Find out today on Assassinations, available now on Spotify or wherever you listen to Parcast Originals!

44 MINJUL 8
Comments
Hollywood: The Hollywood Ten, Tinseltown’s Red Scare

Hollywood: Shirley Temple, Child Star

One of Hollywood's first child stars, Shirley Temple began her career in 1931 when she was only three years old. She then spent the rest of her youth performing in unsafe conditions, fending off unwanted sexual advances, and even accused of stealing a dead child's soul.Parcasters - This week on Survival we cover the experiences of two brothers in the Civil War, and the way their lives changed in an instant. Tune in today on Spotify or wherever you listen to Parcast Originals!

48 MINJUL 15
Comments
Hollywood: Shirley Temple, Child Star

Listen Now On Himalaya