Join me as we journey through the pages of history to meet the historical weirdos, dirtbags, and iconoclasts whose wacky stories warm my heart in one way or another. 

Every two weeks (or so), you’ll get a free issue featuring a new historical figure who sucks in a way that’s fun to me personally, for as long as I'm still discovering dirtbags who deserve to be shared. I will also talk about my books sometimes so my publisher doesn’t disown me.


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Allison Epstein

Historical fiction author of A TIP FOR THE HANGMAN and LET THE DEAD BURY THE DEAD (10/17/23). Punster, pope fact enthusiast, extremely amateur historian. She/they.