The Forgotten Library

8 EpisodesProduced by Nikki GeeWebsite

Your intrepid librarian host delves into those dusty corners of the bookshelf to retrieve gems you probably have never heard of. Episodes usually run along one of the following themes:Back of the Stacks - public domain works of fiction or nonfictionRidic Fic - how was THIS published? No, seriously. … read more

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Episode 6 - Petals on the Wind

August 2nd, 2019


A new episode appears! 

On this installment, we're looking at the sequel to Petals on the Wind, the best-selling sequel to Flowers in the Attic, and …

Episode 5, Part 2 - All Romances comics

July 12th, 2019


As promised earlier this week, this is the continuation of our look at All Romances from Ace Magazines. I also talk a bit about my sources. 


Episode 5, Part 1 - All Romances comics

July 7th, 2019


In this episode, we're going back to 1949 once again to take a look at some more Golden Age comics. The series was called All Romances and ran for a …

Episode 4 - Excessive Venery, Masturbation and Continence

June 18th, 2019


On this episode, we're gonna take a deep dive into an old medical treatise from 1844, which basically states that if fall into the patterns of …

Episode 3 - All Love comics

June 3rd, 2019


In this episode, we're going to take a look at some genre comics from the 1940s - a series called All Love. These were ubiquitous during the post WWII era, and I'm dragging up a few gems for you.  I also have a special …

Episode 2 - Flowers in the Attic

May 21st, 2019


 WARNING: this episode contains mentions of rape and incest. Listener discretion is advised. <br><br>

On this episode, your librarian tour guide brings you on a nostalgia trip! If you're a woman of a certain …

Episode 1 - What a Young Girl Ought to Know

May 11th, 2019


On this episode, we delve into What a Young Girl Ought to Know, by Dr. Mary Wood-Allen (1897), a "purity education" book that was purported to tell children about sex (but really didn't).  This podcast is marked …

Episode 0 - Promo

May 5th, 2019


Transcript: Imagine, if you will, an old library. You've been here quite a few times before, but now you notice there's a dark corner, in which you …

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