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Infamous America

25 EpisodesProduced by Black Barrel MediaWebsite

Assassins, gangsters, mobsters and lawmen; manhunts, scandals and unexplained phenomena — we'll cover them all. This is historical true crime that dives into the wildest and darkest chapters of America's past.

25 Episodes | 2018 - 2019

Introducing Season One | SALEM

September 25th, 2018


There are people whose names will live forever in American history: John Wilkes Booth, Benedict Arnold, Bonnie and Clyde. There are robberies, …

SALEM | "The Devil"

October 3rd, 2018


When two girls fell ill in January 1692, no one suspected the affliction would lead to one of the most infamous events in American history. The …

SALEM | "Deceivers"

October 10th, 2018


The crisis escalates beyond the afflictions of four girls. Numerous people in Salem Village have frightening experiences with witchcraft, and the …

SALEM | "Wildfire"

October 17th, 2018


Witchcraft spreads rapidly through Salem Village and the surrounding towns. The number of afflicted rises, and so does the number of accused. Fear …

SALEM | "The Rope"

October 24th, 2018


The Salem Witch Trials finally begin, and they produce scandalous moments that no one will forget. The results are predictable and the executions …

SALEM | "Legacy"

October 31st, 2018


The Salem witch trials reach their darkest point as more innocent lives are lost. When the crisis touches the highest level of government, the governor finally stops the trials. The outbreak slowly fades away, but it …

SALEM | Interview: Emerson Baker

November 7th, 2018


Professor Emerson Baker is an authority on the Salem witch trials. His book, "A Storm of Witchcraft," was a vital resource for this show. In this episode, he shines a light on many aspects of crisis, including his …

SALEM | Interview: Rachel Christ

November 14th, 2018


Rachel Christ is the Director of Education at the Salem Witch Museum. We met at the museum for a great discussion about the history of witchcraft, the Salem crisis in context with the witch hunts in Europe, and modern …

SALEM | Interview: Elizabeth Peterson

November 21st, 2018


Elizabeth Peterson is the Director of the Witch House and Pioneer Village in Salem. The Witch House is the home of judge Jonathan Corwin and has been preserved as a museum to give visitors a rare glimpse into the life …

BLACK SOX | Prologue

July 31st, 2019


It's been 100 years since the most infamous event in baseball history. In 1919, a group of Chicago White Sox players conspired to lose the World's Series. This the story of legendary players like Shoeless Joe Jackson; …

BLACK SOX | "The Glory Days"

August 7th, 2019


Baseball’s progression from an amateur activity to a professional sport is full of great stories. Hear about the myths and legends of early baseball; …

BLACK SOX | "A Turbulent Year"

August 14th, 2019


In a time of great upheaval around the world, America experiences outbreaks of violence and fear. Walter Johnson, Ty Cobb and the other stars of the …

BLACK SOX | "The Bankroll"

August 21st, 2019


As the regular season winds down, the talk of a World Series fix heats up. Chicago White Sox players meet with two sets of gamblers and name a price …

BLACK SOX | "The Fix"

August 28th, 2019


The World Series plays out as rumors of a conspiracy run wild through the inner circles of baseball. Suspicion rises. Tension builds in the White Sox clubhouse. The gamblers double cross the players. The players double …

BLACK SOX | "Say It Ain't So"

September 4th, 2019


After the World Series, Major League Baseball experiences an offseason of turmoil: White Sox owner Charlie Comiskey investigates his players; the …

BLACK SOX | "Eight Men Out"

September 11th, 2019


The scandal crashes down on eight Chicago White Sox players and 10 gamblers. The criminal trial is a fiasco, though it ends well for the defendants. …

BLACK SOX | Jacob Pomrenke Interview

September 18th, 2019


Jacob Pomrenke is the chairman of the SABR Black Sox Scandal Research committee. He separates fact from fiction in an interview that dissects the most prominent myths of the Black Sox scandal.

Special thanks to the SABR

BLACK SOX | Mike Nola Interview

September 25th, 2019


Mike Nola is the official historian of the Shoeless Joe Jackson virtual Hall of Fame at He relates stories of the most famous member …

BILLY THE KID | Prologue

October 30th, 2019


The life of the most infamous outlaw in the history of the American West is steeped in mystery. This is the story of Henry McCarty, aka Henry Antrim, otherwise known as William H. Bonney, glorified in legend as Billy …

BILLY THE KID | "Henry Antrim alias Kid"

November 6th, 2019


A mischievous boy becomes a petty thief. The petty thief becomes a drifter. The drifter becomes a killer. The mysterious and scattered life of Henry McCarty begins in the American West.

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BILLY THE KID | "Crooks, Killers and Thieves"

November 13th, 2019


Lincoln County in southeastern New Mexico Territory grows into a hotbed of corruption and murder. Men named Murphy, Dolan and Brady align themselves …

BILLY THE KID | "The Machine"

November 20th, 2019


Tensions mount as Jimmy Dolan discovers the method he will use to destroy John Tunstall and Alex McSween. With support from the Santa Fe ring, Dolan …

BILLY THE KID | "Shots Fired"

November 27th, 2019


The conflict brewing in Lincoln County reaches the point of no return. Sheriff Brady and Jimmy Dolan organize a posse to attack John Tunstall and …

BILLY THE KID | "Regulators"

December 4th, 2019


In the wake of John Tunstall's murder, a group of his loyal fighters form a posse called the Regulators to bring his killers to justice. Within days, …

BILLY THE KID | "Lincoln County War, Part 1"

December 11th, 2019


Another Regulator captain dies. The Regulators continue their quest for vengeance. Alex McSween assembles his force; Jimmy Dolan assembles his force; …

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