Of Myth and Mercy
About This Show
Obscure crimes, world-changing cases, lesser-known predators, marginalized victims. Mostly brevity, some levity, all atrocities. True crime, real controversies, honest conspiracies, and genuine research. The stories told in this podcast promise details and legitimacy from in-depth, exhaustive investigations.
“Mercy? I think, doesn’t the human race know anything about mercy?” - C. Bukowski.
Most Recent Episode
Why Public Outcry Put Over the "Fabulous" Moolah
The Life of the Fabulous Moolah. After overwhelming disapproval and dissent by the public at large at their goal of paying homage to the Fabulous Moolah with a bout at Wrestlemania in March 2018, the WWF conceded to popular opinion and changed their plans. Though she was technically a heel/villain, the outcry wasn't about her as a wrestling. Taking advantage of her students isn't the only abhorrent thing the First Goddess of the Squared Circle did to make herself genuinely and profoundly disliked. Why a Legendary, Hall of Fame Wrestler was Put Over By Public Outrage The Fabulous Moolah sexually and financially exploited women and girls. She ruined countless lives even those who idolized her and pursued careers to imitate Moolah. She held the Women's Wrestling Championship throne for a total of almost 30 years, and she wrestled alongside her best friend against wrestler Victoria in next to nothing in her mid-70s without fear. "I Want Money! I want Moolah!" The story of a particularly influential wrestler whose reputation is polarizing, at best and at worst.The WWE nearly honored her legacy with a battle royal last month. But the public’s fury put over that notion. This episode is about the reasons behind all the genuine, real life heat for the acclaimed women’s wrestler, wrestling trainer, and the record holder for being the Divas champion in the WWE, first goddess of the squared circle, the Fabulous Moolah. PROMOS FEATURED IN THIS EPISODE: The M.A.U.L. Podcast and True Crime Enthusiast! TOLL-FREE CRISIS HOTLINE NUMBERS National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1(800) 273-8255 (online chat available) The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to