Squaring the Strange #17: Deathbed Confessions, Real and Rumored

by | Apr 6, 2022 | Benjamin Radford, Hoaxes, Investigation, Media Literacy, Psychology, Skepticism, Squaring the Strange, Urban legends | 0 comments

The new episode of our podcast Squaring the Strange is out! This time we discuss a short list of purported deathbed confessions. The last words of a consequential figure can be hijacked or twisted to fit agenda — or, sometimes, it’s not just the words that are made up, it’s the person too. From cautionary tales to urban legends, deathbed confessions are a peculiar branch of the folklore tree. There are also very real deathbed confessions that have solved mysteries, revealed crimes, or reversed a long-held position. Check it out!



Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *