Serial Killers

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Every Monday, Serial Killers takes a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers with the hopes of better understanding their psychological profile. With the help of voice actors, we delve deep into their lives and stories. Serial Killers is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.

Episode Date
E78: “Son of Sam” Pt. 2 - David Berkowitz
00:57:47

From the summer of 1976 through the summer of 1977, David Berkowitz went on a year long killing spree that terrorized the New York City boroughs of Queens, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. Young women with dark hair were being targeted and anybody near them was in harms way. Find out how David Berkowitz got his nickname “Son of Sam” and how he was ultimately caught by police.


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Aug 13, 2018
E77: “Son of Sam” - David Berkowitz
00:44:55

Plagued by the voices of monsters and demons since adolescence, serial killer David Berkowitz set over a thousand small fires throughout his youth and early adulthood. But his later involvement in devil worship and the occult, paired with his deep hatred for women, ultimately led him down the gruesome path to murder.


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Aug 06, 2018
E76: “The Video Strangler” Pt. 2 - Maury Travis
00:48:19

Like many serial killers, Maury Travis became over-confident. In the summer of 2002, after reading a story in the newspaper about one of his victims, he mailed a letter to the local newspaper offering them information on the location of another. He was careful not to leave any fingerprints or DNA evidence before mailing it, so how did they track him down?


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Jul 30, 2018
E75: “The Video Strangler” - Maury Travis
00:52:45

There was no evidence in Maury Travis’ childhood of arson or animal abuse, often seen as early warning signs for serial killers. He didn’t appear to have been a victim of abuse from either of his parents. So what made this seemingly normal kid turn into a man who would rape, torture and murder as many as twenty women?


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Jul 23, 2018
E74: “The Murder Factory” Pt. 2 - Amy Archer-Gilligan
00:42:49

Amy Archer-Gilligan owned and operated a home for elderly residents in Windsor, Connecticut, but fell deeply into debt.  Over time, she developed a deadly business model - stealing money from residents, then poisoning them - ultimately killing more than two dozen victims over a two-year span.


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Jul 16, 2018
E73: “The Murder Factory” - Amy Archer-Gilligan
00:44:45

Amy Archer-Gilligan opened a nursing home in Connecticut in 1907. By portraying herself as a kind and religious woman, she was able to recruit new residents. She was beloved in her neighborhood which is exactly why nobody suspected that she was a cold, calculated killer. 


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Jul 09, 2018
E72: “The Sunset Strip Killer” Pt. 2 - Carol Bundy
00:51:19

In the summer of 1980, Carol Bundy helped Douglas Clark sexually assault a young girl and murder over a half-dozen women. Her extreme desire to please Clark evolved into a murderous partnership, and finally a killer in her own right.  


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Jul 02, 2018
E71: “The Sunset Strip Killer” - Carol Bundy
00:53:06

After years of abuse as a child at the hands of her parents, Carol Bundy suffered through the same fate as an adult at the hands of various boyfriends. When she met Douglas Clark, she thought things would be different. But he had dark sexual fantasies and she would do anything to stay with him. Even kill.


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Jun 25, 2018
E70: “The Beast” - Luis Garavito Pt. 2
00:43:59

Luis Alfredo Garavito raped, tortured, and killed well over 100 children. Find out how he lured away his victims and avoided detection from authorities before eventually being apprehended and tried.


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Jun 18, 2018
E69: “The Beast” - Luis Garavito
00:44:11

Luis Garavito was born in Colombia in 1957 to an abusive, alcoholic father and a time of civil unrest. At the age of sixteen, Garavito was kicked out of the house. This sparked a transient lifestyle and murder spree during which Garavito raped, tortured, and murdered over one hundred victims.


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Jun 11, 2018
E68: “The Smotherer” - Kathleen Folbigg Pt. 2
01:04:49

The stress of losing four children mysteriously in their sleep ended the marriage between Kathleen Folbigg and her husband Craig. While cleaning out her belongings, Craig stumbled across something alarming. Was it enough to prove that his children were murdered?


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Jun 04, 2018
E67: “The Smotherer” - Kathleen Folbigg
00:53:16

Kathleen Folbigg was born in Australia on June 14, 1967. As a child, she grew up in a foster home and only discovered as a teenager that her birth mother was murdered by her father. We examine the relationship between Kathleen's difficult childhood, her early marriage to Craig Folbigg, and the mysterious deaths of her first three children.


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May 28, 2018
E66: “The Confession Killer” - Henry Lee Lucas Pt. 2
00:42:53

Henry Lee Lucas served only 10 years for killing his abusive mother. After being released early due to overcrowding, he longed for a sense of family and befriended fellow murderer Ottis Toole. Lucas moved in with Toole and his family. Once together,they spent most of their time together, working as roofers, and killing innocent victims. Or did they?


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May 21, 2018
E65: “The Confession Killer” - Henry Lee Lucas
00:38:05

Henry Lee Lucas, is one of history’s greatest liars. After his arrest in the 1980s, Lucas claimed to have murdered over 3,000 people across the U.S. His numerous confessions lead to his moniker, the “Confession Killer.” So what led Lucas to confess to so many different murders? And how many of these supposed crimes did he actually commit?


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May 14, 2018
E64: Carl Panzram Pt. 2
00:56:19

Carl Panzram didn't start out a murderer. He started with smaller crimes like robbery and arson and quickly worked his way up to more violent crimes. But most kids with his background grow up to not be serial killers. What happened to Carl Panzram that pushed him from regular felon to violent serial killer?


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May 07, 2018
E63: Carl Panzram
00:40:20

Even as a child, Carl Panzram often found himself in trouble. He spent his teenage years either homeless, on the run, or imprisoned. From robbing former president Taft to setting churches and jails on fire, Panzram was always on the hunt for trouble. But what made the mischievous teenager turn into a serial killer?


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Apr 30, 2018
E62: “Killer Petey” - Pedro Rodrigues Filho
00:40:13

After his girlfriend Maria was murdered by gang members, Pedro Rodrigues Filho made it his mission to avenge her death, and kill as many criminals as possible. In popular culture, this kind of vigilantism is celebrated, in real life it leaves a brutal path of bodies in the wake of a man who appointed himself judge, jury, and executioner. In this episode, we explore the life of “Killer Petey” and his blood soaked search for justice.


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Apr 23, 2018
E61: “The Boston Strangler” Pt. 2 - Albert DeSalvo
00:53:47

After being admitted to Bridgewater State Hospital, Albert DeSalvo began confiding in other patients, bragging about his crimes and admitting he was the Boston Strangler. But was that a lie for attention? Or was DeSalvo truly the killer behind the crimes of the Boston Strangler?


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Apr 16, 2018
E60: “The Boston Strangler” - Albert DeSalvo
00:43:27

There’s a special sense of security within our own homes. But from 1962 to 1964, Albert DeSalvo took advantage of this trust. He swayed women into letting him through the front door, only to leave them as victims of “The Boston Strangler.”


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Apr 02, 2018
E59: “The Trash Bag Killer” Pt. 2 - Patrick Wayne Kearney
00:49:54

After luring in victims using a false sense of security, Patrick Wayne Kearney earned his title as “The Trash Bag Killer” by murdering a confirmed 21 young men and leaving their remains in trash bags along Southern California freeways during the 1970's. But when he targeted 19-year-old Tony Stewart, everything changed.


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Mar 26, 2018
E58: “The Trash Bag Killer” - Patrick Wayne Kearney
00:44:36

Patrick Wayne Kearney was born in Los Angeles, California in 1939. As a child, he was tormented relentlessly by schoolmates, and found happiness in slaughtering animals. We examine how he transitioned from a bullied child to a violent killer who left dozens of men in garbage bags alongside California freeways.

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Mar 19, 2018
E57: “The Sorcerer” Pt. 2 - Ahmad Suradji
00:37:33

Many people innocently dream of having super powers. But Ahmad Suradji’s dreams led him to become a murderous “Sorcerer from Hell” who killed 42 women in his quest to become invincible. We explore Suradji’s path to killing, including a disturbing dream that inspired him to kill women and drink their saliva.


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Mar 12, 2018
E56: “The Sorcerer” - Ahmad Suradji
00:36:44

In 1986, Ahmad Suradji had dreamed of becoming a mystic healer in his community. But this dream also led him to believe he could become invincible… by murdering young women and slurping their saliva. We dive deep into the life of Ahmad Suradji, and examine how he pursued his gruesome dreams to become the Sorcerer from Hell.

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Mar 05, 2018
E55: “Dr. Death” Pt. 2 - Harold Shipman
00:34:01
During his 25-year medical career, Harold Shipman rose to be a respectable family doctor who treated his patients with outstanding care. But behind closed doors, he operated as Dr. Death, and injected his victims with deadly doses of diamorphine. We look into how this man, who may have killed more than 200 people, managed to get away with it for so long. Sponsors! William Morrow Books - Read Sunburn by Laura Lippman, and learn more at Laura Lippman.net Casper - Get $50 toward select mattresses by visiting Casper.com/KILLERS and using KILLERS at checkout. Terms and conditions apply. Blue Apron - Check out this week’s menu and get $30 off at blueapron.com/KILLERS
Feb 26, 2018
E54: “Dr. Death” - Harold Shipman
00:36:31
What happens when a doctor, someone we should trust, becomes a killer? Harold Shipman, later known as Dr. Death, terrorized Britain for 25 years, killing over 200 of his patients. We look into Shipman’s life to learn how someone who went through years of medical training could become a killer hidden in plain sight. Sponsors! YogaGlo - Get your first two weeks of YogaGlo free when you sign up on YogaGlo.com/SERIALKILLERS CBS, The Good Fight - Visit CBS.com/SERIALKILLERS for your free trial of CBS All Access, and get caught up on The Good Fight before the season 2 premiere on March 4th. Tales - Search ‘Tales’ on your favorite podcast directory, listen, and subscribe! Or visit Parcast.com/Tales to listen now.
Feb 19, 2018
E53: “The Blood Countess” Pt. 2 - Elizabeth Bathory
00:38:28
Elizabeth Bathory was a cruel, widowed noblewoman who earned the title “The Blood Countess” from the rumors she bathed in the blood of her victims. We continue to dive deep into her torture and murder of young servants, as well as investigate the many accomplices who only helped her fulfill her lust for blood. Sponsors! Havenly - Visit Havenly.com/SERIALKILLERS and get 25% off your design package. Ring - Save up to $150 off a Ring of Security Kit when you go to ring.com/SERIALKILLERS Conspiracy Theories - Search for CONSPIRACY THEORIES wherever you listen to podcasts. Or visit parcast.com/CONSPIRACY to start listening now.
Feb 12, 2018
E52: “The Blood Countess” - Elizabeth Bathory
00:34:56
In the late 16th and early 17th centuries, young peasant girls who went to the Castle Cachtice were being led to death at the hands of the Blood Countess. Although much of her life is shrouded in mystery, it’s no secret that Elizabeth Bathory was a sadist responsible for dozens, perhaps hundreds of murders. Her position as one of the most blood-thirsty, notorious killers of all time has influenced stories for centuries, including the classic Dracula. Sponsors! Kensington Publishing - ALMOST DEAD is available now everywhere books are sold and for more information, visit LisaJackson.com. Fabletics - Go to fabletics.com/SERIALKILLERS and get two pairs of leggings for just $24 when you become a VIP member. Conspiracy Theories - Conspiracy Theories - Search for CONSPIRACY THEORIES wherever you listen to podcasts. Or visit parcast.com/CONSPIRACY to start listening now.
Feb 05, 2018
E51: “The Butcher of Plainfield” Pt.2 - Ed Gein
00:45:25
After murdering two women, robbing graves, and decorating his home with human body parts, Ed Gein found himself arrested and in the media’s spotlight. We look into his trial, institutionalization, and the public’s fascination with him… a fascination that still lives on today. Sponsors! Conspiracy Theories - Search for CONSPIRACY THEORIES wherever you listen to podcasts. Or visit parcast.com/CONSPIRACY to start listening now. Fabletics - Go to fabletics.com/SERIALKILLERS and get two pairs of leggings for just $24 when you become a VIP member.
Jan 29, 2018
E50: “The Butcher of Plainfield” - Ed Gein
00:38:58
We explore the twisted mind of Ed Gein, whose gruesome killings inspired horror movies Pyscho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and The Silence of the Lambs. Gein was known for years as the local handyman in Plainfield, until it was uncovered in 1957 that he killed two women and robbed the graves of multiple other women. Sponsors! Zola - To sign up with Zola and receive a $50 credit towards your registry, go to ZOLA.com/serial. Blue Apron - Go to Blueapron.com/KILLERS to get $30 off your first order! WGN America, Bellevue - Don’t miss the series premiere of Bellevue, Tuesday, January 23rd at 10/9 central on WGN America.
Jan 22, 2018
E49: “Jolly Jane” - Jane Toppan
00:46:25
After a childhood filled with abuse, poverty, and shame, Jane Toppan (born Honora Kelley), left her foster home and pursued nursing. To many, she seemed like a loving nurse who cared deeply for her patients. But for years, she used her nursing skills to experiment with medicines...and kill the people who trusted her the most. Sponsors! TNT The Alienist - Don’t miss The Alienist, which premieres January 22nd. Visit TheAlienist.com for more information
Jan 15, 2018
E48: “The Killer Clown” Pt.2 - John Wayne Gacy
00:40:04
We continue to look into the conflicted identity of John Wayne Gacy, who terrorized Chicago in the 1970s. Known as the “Killer Clown,” Gacy tortured and then murdered at least 33 teenage boys. But for many years, he appeared to be an outstanding member of his community...all while hiding his victims’ bodies underneath his house. Sponsors! Fabletics - Get two pairs of leggings for $24 when you join at fabletics.com/SERIALKILLERS Thrive Market - To get $60 in free, organic groceries, plus free shipping, visit thrivemarket.com/SERIALKILLERS Haunted Places - Haunted Places, a Parcast podcast, can be found wherever you listen to Serial Killers. After today’s show, visit your favorite podcast directory and search for Haunted Places.
Jan 08, 2018
E47: “The Killer Clown” - John Wayne Gacy
00:34:26
John Wayne Gacy, or the “Killer Clown,” was named the worst serial killer in the United States after he murdered 33 teenage boys in the 1970s. Gacy lived a contradicting life as a celebrated community member, who then used his reputation to pursue secret, violent interests. We look into Gacy’s crimes and how the abuse from his father and his own feelings of alienation created a killer. Sponsors! Mathnasium - Visit mathnasium.com/offers/SERIAL to learn more about their program and to download the eBook "Helping Children Excel at Math." Midroll Survey - Please visit podcastlistener.com/KILLERS to answer a few short questions.
Dec 25, 2017
E46: “The Moors Murderers” Pt. 2- Ian Brady & Myra Hindley
00:33:19
Ian Brady & Myra Hindley shared a deep, dark passion for murder that led to the death of multiple children in England from 1963 to 1965. Their horrific actions made them two of the most infamous serial killers in modern history. In part two of the Moors Murders, Greg and Vanessa explore the couple’s crimes and their ultimate demise. Sponsors! Mathnasium - Visit mathnasium.com/offers/SERIAL to learn more about their program and to download the eBook "Helping Children Excel at Math."
Dec 18, 2017
E45: “The Moors Murderers” - Ian Brady & Myra Hindley
00:35:21
When Myra Hindley, an ambitious, yet violent, young woman met Ian Brady, an unemotional man with a twisted mind, their deepening love became a source of tragedy. From 1963 to 1965, the duo acted on their dark desires by murdering children in England. Greg and Vanessa explore the bone-chilling dynamics of serial killer couples like Ian and Myra. Sponsors! HelloFresh - For $30 off your first week of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com and enter the promo code SERIALKILLERS30. BOUQS - Visit BOUQS.com and use code KILLERS to save 15%. Mathnasium - Visit mathnasium.com/offers/SERIAL to learn more about their program and to download the eBook "Helping Children Excel at Math."
Dec 11, 2017
E44: “The Freeway Killer” Pt. 2 - William Bonin
00:49:05
After William Bonin took the life of his first victim, his killings only escalated in frequency and violence. In part 2, Greg and Vanessa dive into Bonin’s need for validation, and how the loneliness resulting from his traumatic childhood likely led him to invite multiple accomplices along on his killing spree. After the rape, torture, and murder of at least 21 men and boys, William Bonin’s accomplices became the key to his capture and conviction. SPONSORS! Merch: You asked, and we listened: You can now buy Serial Killers T-shirts, sweatshirts and phone cases at represent.com/parcast! Mathnasium.com: Visit mathnasium.com/offers/serial to learn more about their program and to download the eBook "Helping Children Excel at Math" Stitchfix: Visit stitchfix.com/serial, and you’ll also get 25-percent off when you keep all 5 items in your box! Bouqs: Visit bouqs.com and get an extra special 15% off when you enter Promo code - KILLERS.
Dec 04, 2017
E43: “The Freeway Killer” - William Bonin
00:42:00
William Bonin drove California’s freeways, picking up hitchhiking men and boys and driving them to their deaths. As a child, he was abused by almost everyone he met--family, classmates and authority figures - leading to complete desensitization. Greg and Vanessa discuss Bonin’s hunger for power and addiction to torture, rape, and murder. SPONSORS! MERCH - You asked, and we listened: You can now buy Serial Killers T-shirts, sweatshirts and phone cases at represent.com/parcast! Bouqs- Head to B-O-U-Q-S dot com and use code KILLERS to save 15%.
Nov 27, 2017
E42: “The Butcher of Rostov” Pt. 2- Andrei Chikatilo
00:48:47
Andrei Chikatilo killed with increasing frequency over twelve years. Greg and Vanessa explain how the Soviet system of criminal profiling allowed a monster like Chikatilo to evade the police, even as his killing became more frequent, and more gruesome. They examine how a psychiatrist helped crack the case, Chikatilo’s attempt to plea insanity, and the horror of tracking down a killer who’s victim profile is “anyone they can get their hands on”. SPONSORS! MERCH - You asked, and we listened: You can now buy Serial Killers T-shirts, sweatshirts and phone cases at represent.com/parcast! ​Go​ ​to​ justfab.com/serialkillers ​and​ ​sign​ ​up​ ​as​ ​a​ ​VIP,​ and ​you’ll​ ​get​ ​your​ ​first​ ​style​ ​for​ ​as low​ ​as​ $10!​ ​ Listen to the next episode of Serial Killers right now on TuneIn!
Nov 20, 2017
Jack the Ripper Special Pt. 3 (Ad Free - Thank You!)
00:51:22
He was never caught. So why did Jack the Ripper stop killing? In the finale, Greg, Vanessa, Carter, and Wenndy follow the years-long search for Jack the Ripper, ranging from bloodhound trials to DNA testing. Then our hosts discuss Jack’s last victims, his pop culture influence, and a few major suspects; finally pinpointing the person they believe was Jack the Ripper. This episode is brought to you Ad FREE as a thank you to our wonderful listeners! We continue to be humbled by your support!
Nov 16, 2017
E41: “The Butcher of Rostov” - Andrei Chikatilo
00:40:41
One of the most prolific serial killers ever to live, Andrei Chikatilo murdered 53 people between 1978 and 1990. Greg and Vanessa examine how Chikatilo was molded by the horrors of World War II in Ukraine and then the Soviet Union. Driven by his impotence, he could only be satisfied by killing women and children. SPONSORS! Hellofresh - For $30 off your first week of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com and enter the promo code SERIALKILLERS30 LA Noire - LA Noire from Rockstar Games. Coming November 14th. Order now at rockstargames.com/LANoire. Mathnasium - Learn more at MATHNASIUM.COM/OFFERS/SERIAL
Nov 13, 2017
Jack the Ripper Special pt. 2
00:47:18
One of the first serial killers to write letters to the authorities, Jack the Ripper’s mail was memorable, to say the least. Our resident Ripperologists examine Jack’s odd correspondence and determine which letters were fakes and which were truly penned by the Ripper. They also examine the “Double Event” murders and how sensational journalism and media coverage influences active killers. Sponsors! LA Noire - Order now at rockstargames.com/LANoire
Nov 09, 2017
E40: “The Lethal Lovers” Pt.2 - Gwen Graham & Cathy Wood
00:43:30
In the case of the Lethal Lovers, Gwen Graham was charged with five murders, and Cathy Wood charged as her accomplice. But was that truly their relationship, or was Cathy blackmailing Gwen to use her as a scapegoat? Greg and Vanessa piece through the lies to discover who was really culpable in the Alpine Manor killings- Gwen Graham, Cathy Wood, or both women? SPONSORS! Daily Harvest - Go to daily-harvest.com and enter promo code SERIALKILLERS to get three items FREE! Rxbar - Go to RXBAR.com/serial and enter promo code SERIAL for 25% off your first order
Nov 06, 2017
Jack the Ripper Special pt. 1
00:48:32
He's the world's most famous killer. But how could a series of crimes committed in a few weeks in 1888 still be so famous nearly 130 years after the fact? In the first episode of this special series, Unsolved Murders Hosts Carter and Wenndy join Serial Killers hosts Greg and Vanessa to explore the most infamous anonymous killer the world has ever known: Jack the Ripper. Check out the next two installments of Jack the Ripper, available RIGHT NOW on TuneIn! Sponsor! Justfab.com - Head on over to justfab.com/serialkillers to get your first style for as low as $10!
Nov 02, 2017
E39: “The Lethal Lovers” - Gwen Graham & Cathy Wood
00:44:14
After meeting at Alpine Manor in Michigan, nurses’ aides Gwen Graham and Cathy Wood began a romantic relationship that eventually earned them the nickname “The Lethal Lovers.” Motivated by dark erotophonophilia, Graham and Wood’s dangerous “pranks” soon escalated to what they dubbed “The Murder Game”. SPONSORS! Daily Harvest - Go​ ​to​ ​daily-harvest​.​com​ ​and​ ​enter​ ​promo code: ​SERIALKILLERS​ ​to​ ​get​ ​three​ ​items​ ​FREE​ ​off​ ​your​ ​first​ ​box!​ Stitchfix - Get started now at stitchfix.com/SERIAL and you’ll also get 25-percent off when you keep all 5 items in your box! Jack the Ripper - Check out the Unsolved Murders and Serial Killers crossover special. Find the first episode here on Thursday, or binge all three episodes on TuneIn starting Nov 2! TuneIn - Listen to Serial Killers episodes one week early on TuneIn!
Oct 30, 2017
E38: Bible John Pt. 2
00:38:37
Bible John left gruesomely specific crime scenes. This week, Greg and Vanessa scrutinize this killer’s disturbing methods for any semblance of meaning. Were the kills sadistic, predatory, or spurred by rage at encountering an “unclean” menstruating woman? And how, despite the fact that the Glasgow police interviewed over 20,000 people, did Bible John evade capture? SPONSORS! Haunted Places - Listen and subscribe to Greg’s scary story podcast! HelloFresh -For $30 off your first week of HelloFresh deliveries, visit hellofresh.com and enter code: SERIALKILLERS30 Shopkick - -Parcast listeners can earn 2x as many points in the first week if you download here: shopkick.com/SERIALKILLERS TuneIn - Listen to Serial Killers episodes one week early on TuneIn!
Oct 23, 2017
E37: Bible John
00:34:36
Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom was meant to be a place for people to dance and enjoy themselves. Instead, Bible John, one of Scotland’s most infamous serial killers, used the dance hall as a hunting ground. Vanessa and Greg investigate the motives of this mysterious murderer who may have used the Bible as justification to target menstruating woman. SPONSORS! TuneIn -Listen to the next episode of Serial Killers right now, at tunein.com/SerialKillers or on the TuneIn app! Mindhunter: Two FBI agents set out on a sinister investigative odyssey--to probe the depths of killers' minds. October 13, Only on Netflix. The Snowman -Starring Michael Fassbender and Rebecca Ferguson. SEE IT ONLY IN THEATERS OCTOBER 20TH.
Oct 16, 2017
E36: “The Angel of Death” Pt. 2 - Charles Cullen
00:46:41
Charles Cullen was one of the deadliest serial killers in American history. As a nurse, he went from hospital to hospital, leaving a trail of bodies in his wake. Greg and Vanessa investigate how the New Jersey hospitals that employed the killer nurse ignored evidence of his murders. Yet despite the mounting deaths, the one person capable of bringing Cullen to justice was his only friend. SPONSORS! TuneIn - You can find early episodes of Serial Killers right now, at tunein.com/SerialKillers or on the TuneIn app! Lore - Watch exclusively on Amazon Prime Video this October, starting on FRIDAY THE 13th. The Snowman - Based on the terrifying best selling novel of the same name, watch The Snowman. Only theaters October 20th
Oct 09, 2017
E35: “The Angel of Death” - Charles Cullen
00:45:23
Nurses are trained to save lives. But this nurse killed. Charles Cullen overdosed his elderly patients on digoxin and insulin, passing off over 40 deaths as natural before authorities finally got involved. Greg and Vanessa examine how Cullen’s depression, feelings of victimhood and drug abuse led him to abuse drugs on others. SPONSORS! MindHunter - How do we get ahead of crazy if we don’t know how crazy thinks? October 13, Only on Netflix.
Oct 02, 2017
E34: “The Midwest Black Widow” Pt. 2 - Belle Gunness
00:38:50
A fire rages at black widow Belle Gunness's murder farm, where her many victims lie buried below her hog pen. After deputies find a headless woman's body in the ashes, authorities believe that Belle was murdered by her jealous farmhand. But Greg and Vanessa think that’s exactly what Belle wanted them to believe. Why would a serial killer fake her own death? And what would drive her to do so? Greg and Vanessa investigate. SPONSORS! Cults - Listen and subscribe to Parcast’s new podcast, Cults, starring Greg and Vanessa, on your favorite podcast directory! HelloFresh - For $30 off your first week of deliveries, visit hellofresh.com and enter SERIALKILLERS30 when you subscribe! StitchFix - Get started now at Stitchfix.com/SERIAL and you’ll get 25% off when you keep all 5 items in your box! Spotify - You can now listen to all episodes of Serial Killers on Spotify!
Sep 25, 2017
E33: “The Midwest Black Widow” - Belle Gunness
00:37:52
Norwegian immigrant Belle Gunness was one of America's deadliest black widows. Suitors answering her personal ads seeking romance found themselves at the wrong end of Belle's meat cleaver. Join Greg and Vanessa as they investigate the motives behind Belle's prolific murders. Was early-life trauma to blame? Or did simple greed drive Belle to kill? SPONSORS: Hunt a Killer: go to www.huntakiller.com and use the code SERIALKILLERS to get 10% off.
Sep 18, 2017
E32: "The Green River Killer"Pt. 2 - Gary Ridgway
00:52:07
What makes someone evil? And how evil is Gary Ridgway, serial killer and necrophiliac? Greg and Vanessa discuss Ridgway’s sex addiction, how he lured his victims, and the great lengths he went to in order to evade the police for nearly twenty years. SPONSORS! Hunt a Killer - Just go to www dot hunt a killer dot com and use the code SERIALKILLERS to get 10% off. Check out TuneIn to get Serial Killer episodes one week early and FREE! tunein.com/serialkillers
Sep 11, 2017
E31: "The Green River Killer" - Gary Ridgway
00:43:04
Struggling with a low IQ, Gary Ridgway always wanted to be the best at just one thing. That one thing turned out to be serial murder. The most prolific American serial killer, Ridgway claims to have killed almost eighty women. Greg and Vanessa discuss the formative events and possible Oedipal complex behind the Green River Killer. SPONSORS! Hunt a Killer - Go to www.huntakiller.com and use the code SERIALKILLERS to get 10% off. LegalZoom - Enter promo code SERIAL for special savings at LegalZoom.com!
Sep 04, 2017
E30: “The Giggling Granny”Pt.2 - Nannie Doss
00:41:34
Behind the cheerful demeanor of a sweet southern grandma, lurked a vicious killer. Nannie Doss poisoned her husbands, killed her children, and even went after her own mother. This week, Greg explores Nannie’s use of the lonely hearts columns to find victims, and Vanessa examines how social conformity and societal norms helped this killer fly under the radar for so long. SPONSORS! Hunt a Killer – Join the hunt at huntakiller.com and use code “KILLERS” to get 10% off! Spotify – All episodes of Serial Killers are now available on Spotify! Follow us, and all your favorites, to get new episodes in Your Library as soon as they drop. For more, head to Spotify.com/podcasts.
Aug 28, 2017
E29: “The Giggling Granny” – Nannie Doss
00:41:42
“The Giggling Granny”, Nannie Doss’ home cooked meals were served with a side of poison. Was she suffering from Munchausen-by-Proxy, or did she just feel trapped by mid-20th century society? Greg and Vanessa examine how a troubled childhood, brain damage, and an abusive husband led this killer to snap and go after everyone who was closest to her. SPONSORS! Hunt a Killer - Head on over to Hunt A Killer dot com and register now and use the code ’KILLERS' to get 10% off! Blue Apron - Check out this week’s menu and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to blueapron.com/killers Spotify - You can now find our episodes on Spotify! Follow us, and all your favorites, to get new episodes in Your Library as soon as they drop. For more, head to Spotify.com/podcasts
Aug 21, 2017
E28: "The Grim Sleeper" Pt 2. - Lonnie Franklin Jr. Featuring Hart Hanson
00:59:52
Lonnie Franklin Jr. offered rides to Los Angeles women, only to kill them, photograph them, and leave their bodies to be found like trash on the street. “The Grim Sleeper” had a deep-seated need to degrade women, ending at least ten lives before new breaks in forensic technology helped the police to catch him. Greg and Vanessa discuss Franklin’s change in MO, his police interrogation, and the remaining task of identifying the unknown women in his polaroid’s. Join us after the episode for an exclusive interview with Hart Hanson, creator of the TV series BONES. We’ll talk about his new crime novel, The Driver. SPONSORS! Spotify – You can now listen to Serial Killers on Spotify! For more, head to Spotify.com/podcasts, and follow Serial Killers to get every episode as it drops! Hunt a Killer- To help support our show, they've offered a 10% discount for our listeners. Use the code ’KILLERS' and get 10% off. So head on over to HuntAKiller.com and register now!
Aug 14, 2017
E27: "The Grim Sleeper" - Lonnie Franklin Jr.
00:38:10
He targeted and killed multiple women in the 1980’s; then mysteriously disappeared. Fourteen years later, he started killing again. Why would he stop? And why, after so long, would he come back? Greg and Vanessa examine what made “The Grim Sleeper” different from other serial killers operating in the area at the same time, as well as the psychology behind his “trophies.” SPONSORS! Casper – Get $50 toward any mattress purchase by visiting www.casper.com/killers and use offer code KILLERS Hunt a Killer - Go to HuntAKiller.com and use code ’KILLERS' to get 10% off! Blue Apron - Check out this week’s menu and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to blueapron.com/killers The Sinner –Everyone knows she did it. No one knows why. Watch Wednesdays at 10, 9 central, only on USA Network.
Aug 07, 2017
E26: “The Casanova Killer” Pt. 2 – Paul John Knowles
00:50:59
A lust killer who dreamed to be known as an outlaw, Paul John Knowles sought infamy. He was so desperate to be remembered; he recorded his own confession to multiple murders while still a free man, and shared the tapes with his lawyer. Knowles killed indiscriminately, occasionally allowing writers to live—so they could chronicle his story. This week, Greg and Vanessa follow Knowles’ cross-country murder spree to its shoot-out conclusion. SPONSORS! Talkspace – Use coupon code SK at Talkspace.com/sk to get $30 off your first month! Hunt a Killer - Head on over to Hunt A Killer dot com and use the code ’KILLERS' and get 10% off! DETROIT - Starring John Boyega, Anthony Mackie and Algee Smith, and directed by Kathryn Bigelow, DETROIT premiers in theaters August 4th.
Jul 31, 2017
E25: “The Casanova Killer” - Paul John Knowles
00:37:19
He had no pattern. No victim type. No consistent MO. And he killed across the country. Nicknamed the “Casanova Killer” for his good looks, Paul John Knowles confounded the police. Greg and Vanessa dig into Knowles troubled childhood and disrespect for authority, then try to unpack a confusing man who described himself as both Jonathan Livingston Seagull and Bonnie and Clyde. SPONSORS! Talkspace - To sign up or to learn more, go to Talkspace.com/sk and to show your support for this podcast, use code SK to get $30 off your first month. THE SINNER - Premieres, Wednesday, August 2nd at 10, 9 central, only on USA Network. Detroit - Starring John Boyega, Anthony Mackie and Algee Smith, and directed by Academy-Award Winner Kathryn Bigelow, DETROIT premiers in theaters August 4th. Blue Apron - Check out this week’s menu and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to BLUEAPRON.COM/KILLERS
Jul 24, 2017
E24: “The Werewolf of Wysteria” Pt. 2 - Albert Fish
00:48:36
“The Boogey Man”, AKA Albert Fish, attacked over 100 children, many of them unidentified. A traumatic childhood created a twisted old man, tormented by religious delusions and sick sexual fantasies. Greg and Vanessa explore the kidnapping and murder of Grace Budd, which led to Fish’s downfall, his shocking confessions, and his eventual execution. SPONSORS! Talkspace – Use coupon code SK to get $30 off your first month, visit Talkspace.com/sk Thumbtack.com The Sinner – Premieres, Wednesday, August 2nd at 10, 9 central, only on USA Network
Jul 17, 2017
E23: “The Werewolf of Wysteria” - Albert Fish
00:38:49
Albert Fish preyed on young children in the early 1900s, molesting, murdering, and even cannibalizing them. He wasn’t caught until the 1930s, when three of his most horrifying crimes came to light. This week, Greg and Vanessa discuss Fish’s tumultuous childhood, his paraphilic disorders, and two of his most infamous victims. SPONSORS! Talkspace - For a special offer for our listeners, visit Talkspace.com/sk. Blue Apron - Check out this week’s menu and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to BLUE APRON.COM/KILLERS
Jul 10, 2017
E22: "The Toolbox Killers" Pt. 2- Lawrence Bittaker & Roy Norris
01:05:04
These sadistic killers notoriously recorded the audio of their final murder; a recording so disturbing, half the courtroom broke down in tears. Prior to the recording, Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris plotted to kill a girl of every age from thirteen to nineteen, and got halfway through their plan. Greg and Vanessa discuss organized killers, and why this pair chose to leave their final victim in a place she was sure to be found. INTRODUCING…Stick around after the show for a special interview with Edgar-Award Winning Author Meg Gardiner where we discuss how she writes about the psychology of serial killers and detectives in her new book, UNSUB. Moving forward, we will occasionally interview crime writers at the end of Serial Killer episodes, ensuring we do not ruin your experience but giving you the option to hang around and listen to more content!
Jul 03, 2017
E21: "The Toolbox Killers" - Lawrence Bittaker & Roy Norris
00:43:51
Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris terrorized the streets Southern California during their five month killing-spree in 1979, taking the lives of at least five teenage girls. Greg and Vanessa dive into the psychology of this “gruesome twosome”, and the factors that can cause an inmate to leave prison ready to commit even more despicable crimes. SPONSORS! Carvana - Skip the dealership and buy a car online. Check out Carvana.com/SERIAL to learn more Simplisafe - Go to SIMPLISAFE dot com slash LISTEN and get a special 10% discount when you order today Blue Apron - Check out this week’s menu and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to BLUE APRON.COM/KILLERS
Jun 26, 2017
E20: "The Acid Bath Murderer" - John George Haigh Pt. 2
00:43:08
If there’s no body, there’s no murder. At least, that’s what John George Haigh thought the legal term “corpus delicti” meant. Haigh dissolved his victims in acid, earning the nickname “The Acid Bath Murderer”. This organized and “paranoiac” killer went after people he knew, aiming to steal their money. Greg and Vanessa follow Haigh’s pattern of murders, and the arrogance that helped the police to bring him in. SPONSORS! Carvana - Go to Carvana.com/SERIAL for the new way to buy a car! Audible - Start a 30-day trial and your first Audible book is free. Learn more at Audible.com/KILLERS Astonishing Legends - Visit favorite podcast directory and search for Astonishing Legends. Or visit astonishinglegends.com to start listening right now.
Jun 19, 2017
E19: "The Acid Bath Murderer" - John George Haigh
00:41:25
John George Haigh poured his victims’ bodies down the sewer. A narcissistic killer, Haigh had a severe lack of empathy which led him to kill people, rob them, and dissolve their bodies in acid. This week, Greg and Vanessa explore narcissistic personality disorder, the insanity defense, and the factors in Haigh’s early life that led to him murdering one of his few friends. SPONSORS! Thumbtack - Thumbtack makes it easy to find pros for pretty much anything you need done. Download the app or try it now at thumbtack dot com. That’s thumbtack dot com BlueApron - Check out this week’s menu and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to BLUE APRON.COM/KILLERS.
Jun 12, 2017
E18: "The Chessboard Killer" - Alexander Pichushkin Pt.2
00:42:06
Alexander Pichushkin’s favorite book was How to Win Friends and Influence People, which he used to charm his victims into following him into the woods. He was charged with 49 murders, but was upset the authorities didn’t verify a higher kill count. Pichushkin idolized Russia’s most prolific serial killer, Andrei Chikatilo, and wanted to go down as an even more prolific killer. Greg and Vanessa examine how Pichushkin’s desire for validation was the only reason he was caught. SPONSORS! Casper – Go to casper.com/KILLERS to get $50 off any mattress
Jun 05, 2017
E17: "The Chessboard Killer" - Alexander Pichushkin
00:42:35
Alexander Pichushkin tracked his murders by marking X’s on his favorite chessboard. Luring victims into a park before bludgeoning them with a blunt object, Pichushkin also earned the nickname “The Bitsevsky Park Maniac”. This week, Greg and Vanessa look into the effects of frontal lobe damage on a child’s brain, and how alcoholism, a porn addiction and a love for chess shaped a prolific killer. SPONSORS! Tile - Get yours today at gettile.com/serial and save up to thirty percent per TILE on a multi-pack. Plus, free shipping! And, because TILE makes the perfect gift, for a limited time, get a FREE GIFT BOX with a multi-pack order. Blue Apron - Check out this week’s menu and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to blueapron.com/killers
May 29, 2017
E16: The Zodiac Killer Pt.2
00:36:07
The Zodiac Killer held San Francisco in a grip of terror in the 1960’s largely due to the letters and ciphers he sent the newspapers and police. Greg and Vanessa dig into the meaning of the mysterious messages, and try to figure out how a killer who mailed the authorities clues was never caught. They also take a look at the phenomena of false confessions. SPONSORS! Tile - Act now to get free shipping and save thirty percent per TILE on a multi-pack and, for a limited time, get a FREE GIFT BOX! Go to: gettile.com/serial Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories – New episodes out now! Subscribe and listen on your favorite podcast directory!
May 22, 2017
E15: The Zodiac Killer
00:38:14
He’s one of the most notorious serial killers in US history, and we don’t even know his real name. A “thrill killer”, the Zodiac targeted couples, but they weren’t the only victims of his terror spree. This week, Greg and Vanessa dive into the Zodiac Killer’s crimes and examine how his methods of murder showed a need for attention. SPONSORS! Mommy Dead and Dearest – Watch HBO’s latest true crime documentary, premiering Monday, May 15 at 10pm on HBO. Tile - Go to gettile.com/serial and save up to thirty percent per TILE on a multi-pack. Plus, free shipping! And for a limited time, get a FREE GIFT BOX with a multi-pack order. Blue Apron - Check out this week’s menu and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to blueapron.com/killers
May 15, 2017
E14: “The Redneck Charles Manson” Pt.2 – Donald Henry Gaskins
00:45:20
Donald “Pee Wee” Gaskins was so disturbed, he had classifications for the types of murders he’d commit- “coastal” or “serious.” The “Redneck Charles Manson” killed hitchhikers for pleasure, but also committed grudge murders on victims he knew. Greg and Vanessa explore Donald’s misogyny and examine the claims he made in his memoir. SPONSORS! Tile – Go to gettile.com/serial and save up to thirty percent per TILE on a multi-pack, and get free shipping! And for a limited time, you’ll get a FREE GIFT BOX with your multi-pack order.
May 08, 2017
E13: “The Redneck Charles Manson” – Donald Henry Gaskins
00:35:37
A killer so vicious he managed to kill twice while in prison, earning the nicknames “The Meanest Man in America” and “The Redneck Charles Manson”, Donald Henry Gaskins terrorized the American South in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. This week, Greg and Vanessa dig into Donald’s need for dominance and his position in prison hierarchies. SPONSORS! Bosch - Season 3 now streaming on Amazon Prime! Blue Apron - Check out this week’s menu and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to BLUEAPRON.COM/KILLERS True Crime Garage – Listen and subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, TrueCrimeGarage.com and other podcast platforms! Patreon - Donate to our Patreon campaign and get access to part 2 of the Donald Gaskins right now!
May 01, 2017
E12: The Axeman of New Orleans Pt. 2
00:45:37
The Axeman drove New Orleans to hysteria, but he also drove the citizens to play loud jazz music. Greg and Vanessa analyze this odd request, as well as police prejudice in investigating the case. Later, they read a letter from the killer, purporting his demonic association. What psychological factors led the Axeman to claim to be “From Hell”? SPONSORS! Bosch - Stream season 3 on Amazon Prime, NOW Hunt a Killer - Use the code ’KILLERS' and get 10% off when you sign up at huntakiller.com Texture – Get 14 days of Texture for free when you go to Texture.com/SERIALKILLERS
Apr 24, 2017
E11: The Axeman of New Orleans
00:34:21
In the early 1900’s, the Axeman of New Orleans chiseled his way into homes to kill his sleeping victims. Then he’d vanish; leaving the corpse, the weapon, and sometimes his own bloody clothes behind. Greg and Vanessa examine the concept of overkill in this disorganized killer. Then they ask the question: Was the narcissistic Axeman part of the mafia, a German spy, or a demon from hell? SPONSORS! Bombas - Go to Bombas.com/SERIAL to get 20% off your first order. Bosch- Stream season 3 on Amazon Prime, April 21st. Blue Apron - Get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to BLUEAPRON.COM/KILLERS
Apr 17, 2017
E10: Ted Bundy Pt. 2
00:37:20
Arguably the most infamous serial killer of the modern day, Ted Bundy’s murders escalated in frequency and depravity as the cops chased him. Though Ted Bundy publicly admitted to thirty murders, Bundy’s lawyer said he committed over a hundred. Greg and Vanessa discuss psychopathy, psychosis, and the “mask of sanity” in relation to Ted Bundy. SPONSORS! Bombas - Go to Bombas.com/SERIAL to get 20% off your first order. Hunt a Killer - So head on over to Huntakiller.com and use the code ’KILLERS' to get 10% off! Rabbits - Subscribe today at rabbitspodcast.com, iTunes.com/rabbits, or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Apr 10, 2017
E09: Ted Bundy
00:39:45
More than any serial killer in history, Ted Bundy was known for charming the media, and his victims. Greg and Vanessa explore Bundy’s early life, the mental compartmentalization of killers like Bundy, and the way he manipulated the media. SPONSORS! Bombas - Go to Bombas.com/SERIAL to get 20% off your first order! Hunt a Killer – Go to huntakiller.com and use the code ’KILLERS' and get 10% off! Blue Apron - Get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to blueapron.com/killers!
Apr 03, 2017
E08: The Ken and Barbie Killers Pt. 2
00:42:13
Karla Homolka helped Paul Bernardo rape and kill her own sister. Why would someone do that? Greg and Vanessa discuss the “Ken and Barbie Killers” and serial killer couples. Their charming public faces made it hard for the police to find them, and easy for the pair to lure victims. SPONSORS! MeUndies - Go to MeUndies.com/SERIAL for 20% off your first pair!
Mar 27, 2017
E07: The Ken and Barbie Killers
00:37:40
Paul Bernardo, one of “The Ken and Barbie Killers”, also known as the “Scarborough Rapist”, flew under the radar in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, stalking young women and attacking them on dark suburban streets. Paul’s actions only got worse when he met Karla Homolka, who enabled him to go from raping to killing. Greg and Vanessa investigate police mismanagement and how these two serial killers pick victims and locations. SPONSORS! Me Undies - Go to MeUndies.com/serial for 20% off your first pair! Blue Apron - Check out this week’s menu and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to blueapron.com/killers
Mar 20, 2017
E06: “The Vampire of Dusseldorf” - Peter Kurten Pt. 2
00:28:03
Shockingly, Peter Kurten turned himself into authorities in 1931. Why would a bloodthirsty serial killer do that? More paradoxes came up in his confessions, especially when he explained “respecting” his murder victims. Greg and Vanessa investigate these inconsistencies, as well as how fire and animal cruelty may have been a gateway for his sadism to come out in murder. SPONSORS! Blue Apron - Check out this week’s menu and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to blueapron.com/killers Go to podsurvey.com/serial and fill out the survey to enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card. Thanks for your help!
Mar 13, 2017
E05: “The Vampire of Dusseldorf” - Peter Kurten
00:30:13
Known as “The Vampire of Dusseldorf” or “The Dusseldorf Monster”, Peter Kurten was a German serial killer and rapist that was found guilty of nine counts of murder and seven counts of attempted murder. Born in Germany in 1883 to an impoverished and abusive household, Kurten became infamous after he occasionally made attempts to drink the blood from his victims’ wounds. He was executed in 1931. Join Greg and Vanessa as they explore the mind of Peter Kurten. SPONSORS: Blue Apron -Check out this week’s menu and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to blueapron.com/killers
Mar 06, 2017
E04: Aileen Wuornos Pt. 2
00:31:59
As Aileen’s crimes ramped up, she was abandoned by her girlfriend, who later convinced her to confess in 1991. After the confession and trial, Aileen Wuornos was sentenced to death six times for killing seven victims. Aileen finally got the attention she desperately craved when the interrogations began. Why did she kill? She said she needed the money. Hosts Greg and Vanessa look for motivations deeper than money. SPONSORS: Blue Apron - Try Blue Apron and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to blueapron.com/killers
Feb 27, 2017
E03: Aileen Wuornos
00:32:21
Falsely labeled “the first female serial killer” by the media, Aileen Wuornos showed the world that women could kill in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. An alcoholic prostitute, Wuornos targeted older men, posing as a hitchhiker before killing and robbing her victims. Speaking of victims, Wuornos continuously insisted that she was the victim, that the men she killed raped her, society failed her and the police “made” her a serial killer. What makes a murderer see themselves as a victim? Join Greg and Vanessa as they examine the brain of this psychopath. SPONSORS: Hunt a Killer - Use the code KILLERS at huntakiller.com and get 10% off your subscription!
Feb 19, 2017
E02: H.H. Holmes Pt.2
00:48:15
H.H. Holmes spent his life committing insurance fraud and treating people like objects. When his crimes caught up to him, Holmes gave false confessions claiming to have murdered people who are still alive and well, and some whose bodies could not be found. Why would he do this? And how many people did he really kill? Our hosts Greg and Vanessa examine what led this meticulous planner to his baffling end. SPONSORS: Hunt a Killer - Use the code KILLERS at huntakiller.com and get 10% off your subscription!
Feb 19, 2017
E01: H.H. Holmes
00:47:37
Welcome to Serial Killers. Our first episode covers H.H. Holmes, known as America’s first serial killer. In 1895, he confessed to 27 murders and was found guilty of 9 but may have killed up to 200 people. His Chicago home was dubbed the “Murder Castle” due to its labyrinthine design, secret torture rooms and bodies buried in the basement. Even more labyrinthine? This man’s mind. Join our hosts Greg and Vanessa as they get into the brain of a con man, and find out how he committed so many murders. SPONSORS: Blue Apron - Try Blue Apron and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to blueapron.com/killers Hunt a Killer - Use the code KILLERS at huntakiller.com and get 10% off your subscription!
Feb 19, 2017
Welcome Trailer!
00:02:08
Every Monday we take a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers. Serial Killers officially debuts Monday February 27th. Here is a sneak peek.
Feb 10, 2017