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Marc Hartzman

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Biography:

Marc Hartzman is the author of The Embalmed Head of Oliver Cromwell: A Memoir (Curious Publications), American Sideshow: An Encyclopedia of History’s Most Wondrous and Curi­ously Strange Performers (Tarcher/Penguin); God Made Me Do It: True Stories of the Worst Advice the Lord Has Ever Given His Followers (Sourcebooks); Found on eBay: 101 Genuinely Bizarre Items From the World’s Online Yard Sale (Universe/Rizzoli); and The Anti-So­cial Network Journal: A Private Place For All the Thoughts, Ideas and Plans You Don’t Want To Share (Knock Knock). In addition, Hartzman has been a contributor to the Weird News sections of AOL and The Huffington Post. He maintains a career as an award-winning Group Creative Di­rector at a New York advertising agency.

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Oracle Cards / Fascination with Mars

Colette Baron-Reid discussed her Oracle cards and how they provide insight and divination. Followed by Marc Hartzman with fascinating historical lore of Mars. More »

History of Autism/ Tales of the Bizarre

In the first half, science writer Steve Silberman discussed the history of autism, and his work challenging some of the presumptions about the condition. In the latter half, one of America's leading connoisseurs of the bizarre, Marc Hartzman, talked about his latest work... More »

'Fortune Cookie' Hotline

During Open Lines George offered a 'Fortune Cookie' hotline for people who have received a fortune that has come true. The Coast host also cracked open a couple of cookies and read some of his fortunes ("Practice is the best of all instructors." and "You outdistance all... More »

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