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Season 1

Oct. 29, 2019

Nicole Johnson: Have Monsters Will Travel

Meet artist Nicole Johnson, monster specialist. Since childhood she has been drawn to creepy stories and things – she doesn’t know why. She jokes that “something’s wrong with me.” She wanted to make realistic art when she was a student. …

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Sept. 30, 2019

Gina Iacovelli: The Modern Legacy of Victorian Hairwork

Hairwork is the art of making jewelry and other sentimental objects out of hair. If you like Halloween or history, you’ll start noticing it at oddities shows, incorporated into Halloween art, and at historical museums. In this episode, we meet...

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Aug. 30, 2018

Jennie Hepler-Takens: Affection for Oddity

My guest is artist Jennie Hepler-Takens of Prim Pumpkin. Jennie creates dolls using vintage fabrics and found objects. Jennie's work is beloved by collectors and has been featured in magazines – including the cover of Art Doll Quarterly in Autumn...

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