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Episode 29: How long does it take for a Burke ‘stache to grow?

Posted on | September 16, 2009 | 1 Comment

In episode 29, we discuss the New Moon trailer that premiered at the MTV VMAs and late 19th Century Chicago as described in Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City.


  • Parody of Pat Benatar’s We Belong

Twilight News

Newborn News

  • New Pocket Edward Youtube video – Watch it here!
  • Fan of the week: iamatwihard
  • Twilight Newborn contest until Sept 30! Essay: What Team are you on and why? Email us at twilightnewborns AT

Meat of the Discussion: Edward Masen’s Chicago as described in The Devil in the White City

  • Wikipedia entry about The Devil in the White City
  • Wikipedia entry about 1893 Chicago’s World Fair
  • Chicago at the time was somewhere a person could easily go missing and many did
  • Very dirty, crowded and chaotic – stockyards were a major tourist attraction
  • The Jungle by Upton Sinclair also describes Chicago during Edward’s human time. See the Wikipedia entry about The Jungle.
  • Similarities between serial killers and vampires
  • Edward’s parents may have met at the Chicago World’s Fair
  • H.H.Holmes – first American serial killer. Could he have been a vampire hiding his victims’ remains?


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One Response to “Episode 29: How long does it take for a Burke ‘stache to grow?”

  1. Twilight Parody: We Belong by Pat Benatar : Twilight Newborns
    September 18th, 2009 @ 9:18 am

    […] You know you love it when we sing on our podcast, and we love the 1980’s.  So we thought it best to bring the  Twilight love and ”80s Rocker Chick Power Anthems together (again) for our latest song parody. You can here us sing it on episode 29. […]

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