Crimes of Passion

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Reviews: 9

Marie
 Jan 30, 2020

Jen
 Sep 18, 2019
Excellent narrator and content. Seems to be genuine and authentic.

Bree
 Sep 5, 2019
Addictive

Cait
 Aug 9, 2019
The episodes are well researched and interesting

Mary D
 May 25, 2019
Very good podcast, and appears to be very well researched.

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Every Wednesday, we tell a love story that turns into a crime story. Our subjects might start as lovers, friends, or family, but by the end, there's a criminal and a victim. Along the way, we analyze the relationship dynamics and psychology that lead to betrayal, theft, and even murder. Crimes of Passion is part of the Parcast Network, and a production of Cutler Media.

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Crimes of Passion Bites: Political Crimes
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Today we’re discussing political crimes. What types of political crimes are there, and what is their impact on society and governments as a whole? Clips featured: Political Scandals: Jack Abramoff, Espionage: The Rosenbergs Pt. 2, Assassinations: Pancho Villa Pt. 1
Jun 05, 2020
Paul and Kate Brennan Pt. 1
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In the 1990s, a 43-year-old writer in the Midwest who used the pseudonym “Kate Brennan” met a man she called “Paul.” Kate thought Paul was charming and worldly when they first met. But over the course of their relationship, she would discover how cruel he could be.
Jun 03, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Torture
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Today we’re discussing cases in which a criminal tortured their victim. What would compel someone to torture another person, and what are the lasting effects on a victim who was tortured? Clips featured: Female Criminals: Gertrude Banisewski Pt. 1, Serial Killers: David Parker Ray Pt. 2, Hostage: Colleen Stan Pt. 2
May 29, 2020
Eric Windhurst Pt. 2
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In November of 1985, Eric Windhurst took matters into his own hands to defend friend Melanie Paquette from her abusive father, Danny. The crime shocked the community of Hopkinton, and it would be years before the truth about that day finally emerged.
May 27, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Wealthy Criminals
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Today we’ll focus on wealthy criminals. We’ll discuss what leads high-status individuals to commit crimes, as well as the consequences they face once captured. Clips featured: Kingpins: Pablo Escobar Pt. 1, Con Artists: Bernie Madoff Pt. 1, Female Criminals: Leona Helmsley Pt. 2
May 22, 2020
Eric Windhurst Pt. 1
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Melanie Paquette endured years of sexual abuse at the hands of her adoptive father, Danny. Her family eventually escaped Danny's household, but he continued to haunt them for years. When her trauma finally came to a head in 1985, she confided her fears in her new friend, 17-year-old Eric Windhurst.
May 20, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Revenge Killings
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. What makes someone so vengeful, they’re willing to take a human life? Using clips from across the Parcast Network, we’ll search for clues by taking a closer look at some of history’s most infamous revenge killings. Clips featured: Crimes of Passion: Marty and Michelle Theer Pt. 1, Female Criminals: Valerie Solanas Pt. 2, Assassinations: Phoolan Devi Pt. 1
May 15, 2020
Introducing FAMOUS FATES: FALLS FROM GRACE, A Parcast Original Series!
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Famous Fates is back with a brand new season, titled Falls From Grace! Join hosts Carter and Vanessa as they return to examine some of the most accomplished—and controversial—people to ever live. You’ll discover what drove these history-makers to be so successful in their respective fields… And what led to their ultimate disgrace. Available for free and only on Spotify, Falls From Grace will release two episodes every Wednesday, each focusing on a different notable figure.  Enjoy this exclusive clip from our new season on the shocking life of film director Roman Polanski. If you want to listen to the full episode, follow Famous Fates: Falls From Grace, free and only on Spotify.
May 14, 2020
Matt Baker Pt. 2
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Texas preacher Matt Baker preyed on young women for years while leading a double life as a mild-mannered husband and father. His wife, Kari Baker, ignored red flags for nearly 12 years until 2006, when she began to suspect that Matt was having an affair. The conflict prompted Matt to form a deadly plot to get her out of his life.
May 13, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Dead Political Figures
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Today we’re discussing the deaths of American political figures. Whether their demise came at the hands of an assassin, or a political rival, the loss of each of these leaders left an indelible impact on U.S. history. Clips featured: Political Scandals: Election of 1800, Assassinations: Lincoln Pt. 2, Conspiracy Theories: JFK Assassination Pt. 1
May 08, 2020
Matt Baker Pt. 1
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When they married in Texas in 1994, Kari Baker thought she had found the perfect Christian man to start a family with. What Kari didn’t know was that Matt was a predator with a decade-long history of sexually harassing and assaulting young women. When she started to suspect the truth, Matt searched for a way out of his marriage.
May 06, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: First Murders
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Today we’re discussing serial killers’ first murders. What did the murders look like and how does a killer’s modus operandi change after their first slaying? We'll hear clips from our shows across the Parcast Network, and dive deeper into their minds and methods. Clips featured: Today in True Crime: December 5, 2019: Boston Belfry’s First, Female Criminals: Mary Ann Cotton Pt. 1, Serial Killers: Elizabeth Wettlaufer Pt. 1
May 01, 2020
J.R. and Jeremy Steinke Pt. 2
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In April of 2006, a horrific night of violence ended with Jeremy Steinke and J.R. fleeing from the Canadian police. The subsequent investigation, arrest, and trials made headlines across the country.
Apr 29, 2020
Sneak Peek: DAILY QUOTE, A Parcast Original Series!
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Whether you’re jumpstarting the morning, searching for that midday pick-me-up, or trying to finish the evening off strong… Daily Quote offers some of history’s most inspirational quotes whenever you need them—365 days a year. In this 2-3 minute podcast, you’ll be given a quote that will motivate, uplift, and renew your outlook on life. You’ll also dive deeper into the context surrounding the quote—learning more about its origin and the meaning behind it. Enjoy this sneak peek of Daily Quote ahead of its launch on Monday. April 27th! In this exclusive episode, we highlight the poignant words of American artist Georgia O’Keeffe. For more pathways to positivity, subscribe to Daily Quote free on Spotify!
Apr 26, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Clues Left Behind
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Today we’re discussing the clues that criminals left behind and the ways in which the police used them to hunt down their suspect. These clues could be biological, such as DNA or fingerprints; or physical, such as a piece of clothing fiber left at the scene. Some were merely overlooked by the criminal—and some were intentionally left behind. Clips featured: Serial Killers: BTK Pt. 2, Unexplained Mysteries: Zodiac Killer Pt. 1, Espionage: Aldrich Ames Pt. 2
Apr 24, 2020
NEW: J.R. and Jeremy Steinke Pt. 1
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We are thrilled to bring you a brand new episode of Crimes of Passion today and for the foreseeable future. We thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time. In 2006, 23-year-old Jeremy Steinke met and carried on a pedophilic relationship with a rebellious 12-year-old Canadian girl. But when her parents forbade them from seeing each other, they began to plot a way to be together—no matter the consequences.
Apr 22, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Murder M.O.s
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Today we're discussing "M.O.s", or the "modus operandi" of murderers. We'll talk about the tactics killers use on their victims, and what those methods say about their psyches. Clips featured: Female Criminals: Marie Sukloff Pt. 2, Unsolved Murders/Kingpins: St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Pt. 1, Unexplained Mysteries: Jack the Ripper Pt. 2
Apr 17, 2020
Ivrin Bolden, Jr. Pt. 2
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When she wouldn’t break off her friendship with Joel Tillis, Ivrin Bolden Jr. murdered Brenda Spicer and left her body in a dumpster in 1987. The incident sparked a major police investigation and sensational trial that led to the final, tragic end of Joel and Ivrin’s relationship.
Apr 15, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Indoctrination
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Today we’re exploring cases of indoctrination. We’ll discuss how cult leaders, secret societies, and kidnappers gain control of their victims and what makes individuals vulnerable to malicious manipulation. Clips featured: Cults: Alamo Christian Foundation Pt. 2, Secret Societies: The Triads Pt. 1, Hostage: Colleen Stand Pt. 1
Apr 10, 2020
Introducing SUPERNATURAL WITH ASHLEY FLOWERS, A Parcast Original Series!
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Join Parcast and Crime Junkie’s Ashley Flowers as they dive deep into the strange and surreal to explain some of the world’s most bizarre true crime occurrences in the new series, Supernatural with Ashley Flowers. Every Wednesday, Ashley digs into a different mystifying crime—where the most fitting theory isn’t always the most conventional. Was there a special committee formed under President Truman to recover and investigate alien spacecraft? Sort through the details with Ashley and decide for yourself in this exclusive clip from our episode on the “Majestic 12.” To finish this episode, subscribe to Supernatural with Ashley Flowers free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Apr 09, 2020
Ivrin Bolden, Jr. Pt. 1
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In the late 1980s, college sweethearts Joel Tillis and Ivrin Bolden, Jr. seemed like a couple destined for success. However, when Joel started to push away, Ivrin searched for someone else to blame. He eventually found a target in Joel’s best friend, 18-year-old Brenda Spicer.
Apr 08, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Craziest Trials
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Today, we're looking at some of the most fascinating criminal trials in history. We'll see how certain tactics used by attorneys influenced juries, changed outcomes, and provided some of the most unexpected legal twists and turns in recent memory. Clips featured: Crimes of Passion: Lorena Bobbitt Pt. 2, Female Criminals: Salem Witches Pt. 2, Not Guilty: Central Park Five Pt. 2
Apr 03, 2020
Parcast Classic: Colin Howell Pt. 1
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Due to the unfortunate spread of COVID-19, Parcast has decided to halt recording for the time-being. This is a precautionary measure taken to ensure the safety of our hosts and staff. In the meantime, we're excited to share one of our classic episodes that we know you'll enjoy! In 1991, a man from Northern Ireland found himself caught between two women: his wife and his mistress. As a religious man, Colin Howell was in an impossible situation—a situation that would end in deadly fashion.
Apr 01, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Abduction
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Today we’re discussing cases of abduction, and examining some of the most infamous kidnappings throughout true crime history. We'll hear clips from our shows across the Parcast Network, and look at the different reasons why a criminal would carry out such a heinous act. Clips featured: Serial Killers: Ted Bundy Pt. 1, Female Criminals: Phoolan Devi Pt. 1, Hostage: Frank Sinatra Jr. Pt. 1
Mar 27, 2020
Chris Watts Pt. 2
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In August of 2018, the picture perfect marriage of Chris and Shanann Watts ended in violent tragedy. The trauma left a family broken and a Colorado community reeling, as the public struggled to understand the shocking crime.
Mar 25, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Cannibals & Vampires
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Today we’re discussing cannibals and vampires. We’ll examine strange cases of predators who drink blood and feast on flesh, and delve into their unique psychology. Clips featured: Unsolved Murders: Atlas Vampire, Female Criminals: Tracey Wigginton, Serial Killers: Albert Fish Pt. 2
Mar 20, 2020
Chris Watts Pt. 1
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From the moment they married in 2012, Colorado couple Chris and Shanann Watts seemed to have the picture-perfect life. In reality, an extramarital affair, financial struggles, and conflicts with extended family were tearing the couple apart, all leading to a shocking, brutal crime that would end their marriage for good.
Mar 18, 2020
Introducing SUPERNATURAL WITH ASHLEY FLOWERS, A Parcast Original Series!
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Most mysteries can be solved by looking at the facts. But sometimes, the facts don’t lead to a logical explanation, and the truth lies somewhere in the unknown…Join Parcast and Crime Junkie’s Ashley Flowers as they dive deep into the strange and surreal to explain some of the world’s most bizarre true crime occurrences in the new series, Supernatural with Ashley Flowers. Every Wednesday, Ashley digs into a different mystifying crime—where the most fitting theory isn’t always the most conventional. Join Ashley in this exclusive clip from the first episode as she takes on the mysterious “Lead Masks Case.” To finish this episode, subscribe to Supernatural with Ashley Flowers free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Mar 16, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Wealthy Victims
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Today we're looking into the crimes that affect wealthy victims. While we may assume the wealthy are most often the victims of crimes like robbery, in reality, the wealthy are less likely to be victimized than the poor. Why is this the case, and why do we find it so fascinating when the wealthy become the victims of illegal activities? Clips featured: Gone: Michael Rockefeller, Hostage: John Paul Getty III Pt. 2, Unexplained Mysteries: Alfred Lowenstein Pt. 2, Con Artists: Jeanne de la Motte Pt. 2
Mar 13, 2020
Michelle Carter Pt. 2
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Although she initially seemed eager to help her boyfriend Conrad Roy move past his struggles with depression, in July of 2014 Michelle Carter’s reaction changed. After Conrad's death, text messages from his phone revealed she had actively been encouraging her boyfriend's suicidal ideation. 
Mar 11, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Notorious Assassins
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. What motivates someone to assassinate a President, or their musical hero? Today we’re highlighting three notorious assassinations and the perpetrators behind them. Using clips from shows across the Parcast Network, we’ll see what motivated them to kill some of the most prominent figures in history, and explore the lasting impact of their crimes. Clips featured: Conspiracy Theories: Lincoln Assassination Pt. 1, Assassinations: John Lennon, Female Criminals: Phoolan Devi Pt. 2
Mar 06, 2020
Michelle Carter Pt. 1
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Conrad Roy and Michelle Carter began an online relationship in 2012. Over the course of the next two years, through thousands of texts and social media messages, Conrad confided in Michelle his struggles with depression and suicidal ideation. Their relationship would end in tragedy in 2014, and even become the subject of a police investigation.
Mar 04, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Suspicious Celebrity Deaths
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Stars—they’re just like us. So why are we so intrigued by celebrity death, and why is the intrigue amplified when the death is unexpected? Today we’re discussing those high-profile cases. We'll dive into clips from shows across the Parcast Network, including Conspiracy Theories, Unsolved Murders, and Not Guilty. Clips featured: Conspiracy Theories: Marilyn Monroe Pt. 2, Unsolved Murders: Natalie Wood Pt. 1, Not Guilty: Robert Blake Pt. 1
Feb 28, 2020
Larry Swartz Pt. 2
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Throughout Larry Swartz’s childhood in the 1970s and 80s, problems with his adoptive family continued to intensify. This eventually erupted in a startling display of violence—and ultimately the murder of his parents.
Feb 26, 2020
Crimes of Passion Rewind: Fred Jablin and Piper Rountree Pt. 1
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On the last Sunday of every month, Parcast Rewind replays a classic episode of Crimes of Passion that you might have missed!  For almost 20 years, Fred Jablin and Piper Rountree, shared their lives together in Virginia, welcoming three children and a menagerie of pets. But in 2001 their marriage crumbled; Fred saw dramatic changes in his wife and the way she treated their family.
Feb 23, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Unhealthy Relationships
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Today we're exploring cases of unhealthy relationships and examining some of true crime's most notorious couples. We'll dive into clips from shows across the Parcast Network, and look at how the twisted—often abusive—dynamic between two criminals shapes the crimes they commit. Clips featured: Crimes of Passion: Bonnie and Clyde Pt. 1, Female Criminals: Phoolan Devi Pt. 1, Con Artists: Jeanne de la Motte Pt. 1, Cults: Eastern Lightning Pt. 1, Serial Killers: Carol M. Bundy Pt. 1
Feb 21, 2020
Introducing PARCAST DAILY, A Parcast Original Series!
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Every Monday through Friday, Parcast Daily filters through all of your favorite Parcast shows to highlight one timely and relevant episode premiering each day. You might hear about a calculating killer on Female Criminals, delve into the minds of history and fiction’s greatest bad guys on Villains, or spiral down into intrigue and speculation on Conspiracy Theories. Whatever your tastes, you’ll always get something new on Parcast Daily. Enjoy this exclusive clip from our featured episode: “The Knights Templar Pt. 1.” To finish this episode, subscribe to PARCAST DAILY free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Feb 20, 2020
Larry Swartz Pt. 1
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After Robert and Katheryn Swartz married in 1970, they adopted three orphaned children, hoping to craft the perfect family. But the couple soon found that they were not equipped to handle their children’s special needs, leading to tragic results.
Feb 19, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Childhoods From Hell
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Today we're taking a look at what some of the most infamous criminals in history have in common: a brutal childhood. As we dive into clips from shows across the Parcast Network, we'll explore how their early years of abuse, neglect, and trauma all shaped these individuals into notorious offenders.  Clips featured: Female Criminals: La Mataviejitas Pt. 1, Cults: Charles Manson Pt. 1, Serial Killers: Andrei Chikatilo Pt. 1
Feb 14, 2020
Brynn and Phil Hartman Pt. 2
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By early 1998, it seemed like the Hartman's marriage was on its last leg. Phil was spending less time at home, and Brynn's cocaine habit was forcing even more distance between the two. In the early hours of May 28th, 1998, everything would come to a devastating crescendo.
Feb 12, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Elderly Criminals
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Today we explore the unique and shocking cases when elders we expect to respect defy society and commit crimes in their old age. We'll dive into clips from shows across the Parcast Network, and discuss all the reasons a senior citizen may defy the norm and break the law. Clips featured: Con Artists: Bernie Madoff Pt. 2, Female Criminals & Serial Killers: Dorothea Puente Pt. 2, Kingpins: Griselda Blanco Pt. 3, Cults: The Brethren Pt. 2
Feb 07, 2020
Brynn and Phil Hartman Pt. 1
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In the late 1980s, Phil Hartman and Brynn Omdahl both had failed marriages under their belts. When they were set up on a blind date, it seemed like a perfect match. But as Phil's career on Saturday Night Live took off, their relationship showed its cracks.
Feb 05, 2020
Listen First! KILLER KNOWLEDGE, A Parcast Original Series!
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Sure, you’re a fan of true crime—but are you ready to put your skills to the test and be crowned an undisputed expert? Then try your hand at our new trivia podcast, Killer Knowledge. Every Tuesday, two competitors go head-to-head to correctly answer multiple-choice true crime questions. Whoever gains the most points after 20 questions, wins! It’s all the murder, mystery, and suspense you’ve come to expect from Parcast, now in a fast-paced, interactive format. Play along in this exclusive clip from our pilot episode about the mysterious circumstances surrounding D.B. Cooper, and see how well you measure up! To find out who wins, follow KILLER KNOWLEDGE free on Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!
Feb 04, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Victims Who Escaped
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Today we're exploring those rare and hopeful instances where victims managed to break out of their captors' clutches and flee to freedom. We'll dive into clips from shows across the Parcast Network, and discuss all the ways in which a victim might escape and the psychological effects their traumatic experiences might have had on them. Clips featured: Female Criminals: Valerie Solanas Pt. 2, Crimes of Passion: Ming Sen Shiue Pt. 2, Cults: Worker’s Institute Pt. 2, Hostage: James Riley Pt. 2, Serial Killers: David Parker Ray Pt. 2
Jan 31, 2020
Celeste Beard and Tracey Tarlton Pt. 2
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After struggling through difficult marriages and mental health issues, Celeste Beard found a confidant in Tracey Tarlton in 1993. She told Tracey about her unhappy marriage with her husband Steve, and made her intentions clear—Steve had to go, no matter what it took.
Jan 29, 2020
Crimes of Passion Rewind: Jodi Arias Pt. 1
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On the last Sunday of every month, Parcast Rewind replays a classic episode of Crimes of Passion that you might have missed!  Travis Alexander and Jodi Arias met at a legal services conference in 2006. They were both tending to broken hearts, and found a panacea in each other. But as their relationship progressed, jealousy pushed the couple apart.
Jan 26, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Mothers Misbehaving
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Today we're taking a closer look at women who subverted their maternal expectations to lead a life of crime. We'll analyze these instances with clips from shows across the Parcast Network, and discuss the different ways these mothers misbehaved. Clips featured: The Dark Side Of: Stage Mother, Con Artists: Sante Kimes Pt. 2, Serial Killers: The Giggling Granny Pt. 1, Female Criminals: Torture Mother Pt. 2
Jan 24, 2020
Celeste Beard and Tracey Tarlton Pt. 1
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By the time Celeste Johnson celebrated her 30th birthday in 1993, she had already been married 3 times. After this string of failed marriages, Celeste met someone who offered stability and comfort at last—a Texas millionaire named Steve Beard. But her union with Beard was fraught from the beginning, and ended in violent tragedy.
Jan 22, 2020
Listen First! DICTATORS, A Parcast Original Series!
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They are natural-born-leaders with a never-ending thirst for power. Through force and deceit, they rise through the ranks towards radicalism—eliminating anyone who stands in their way. Every Tuesday, delve into the minds, and motives, behind some of the world’s most infamous leaders in Parcast’s original series, DICTATORS. Each dictator is analyzed in 2-part episodes... with the first giving insight into their rise to power, and the second chronicling the impact of their downfall. In this special clip from our first episode, learn about Benito Mussolini’s transformation from Italian “Superman” to despised despot. To finish this episode, subscribe to DICTATORS free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Jan 21, 2020
Crimes of Passion Bites: Psychological Manipulation
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In addition to new episodes of Crimes of Passion each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast. Today we explore the idea of Psychological Manipulation—the tactics criminals use to deceive, coerce, and exert control over their victims. We'll dive into clips from shows across the Parcast Network, and discuss how these methods work, and most importantly, their dangerous consequences.
Jan 17, 2020
Ruth Snyder Pt. 2
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In the wake of the Roaring 20s, flapper Ruth Snyder conspired with her lover to murder her husband Albert. Though they thought they'd gotten away with the perfect crime, their story soon fell apart and led to one of the biggest headlines of the decade.
Jan 15, 2020
Listen First! SECRET SOCIETIES, A Parcast Original Series!
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They’ve been around for thousands of years…orchestrating some of history’s most controversial events. And if not for their radical actions, you may never have even known they existed. Every Thursday, take a journey through hidden passageways and become a member of Parcast’s diabolical series, SECRET SOCIETIES. Each society is explored in 2 episodes—exposing the people and context responsible for its founding, and analyzing the psychology behind their beliefs. Enjoy this exclusive clip from the first episode on Yale’s mysterious “Skull and Bones” fraternity. To finish this episode, subscribe to SECRET SOCIETIES free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Jan 09, 2020
Ruth Snyder Pt. 1
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She loved bright lights, dancing, and crowds. Her husband rarely wanted to do anything more than sit at home. By 1925, Ruth Snyder was already looking for a respite from the monotony of her marriage, and she found it in a handsome salesman named Henry Judd Gray.
Jan 08, 2020
Best of 2019: Lorena and John Bobbitt Pt. 3
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Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: Just because John and Lorena Bobbitt were acquitted for their individual crimes in 1994, it didn’t mean their challenges were behind them. 
Jan 01, 2020
Best of 2019: Lorena and John Bobbitt Pt. 2
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Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: After the now-infamous maiming on June 23rd, 1993, Lorena and John both faced criminal charges. Lorena for the violent wounding, and John for the years of abuse that led to her actions.
Jan 01, 2020
Best of 2019: Lorena and John Bobbitt Pt. 1
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Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: Lorena thought she’d found her piece of the American dream when she married John Bobbitt in 1989. But her fantasy was quickly shattered as John became abusive. Eventually, after years of violence, Lorena tried to escape.
Dec 25, 2019
Jeffrey Dahmer Special Pt. 3
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Parcast Exclusive! DAHMER: A SERIAL KILLERS 3-PART SPECIAL While on probation after an early release from prison in March of 1990, Jeffrey Dahmer continued his wave of sadistic violence. A chance event would finally lead to his arrest, and a media spectacle would bring Dahmer to the masses.
Dec 23, 2019
Jeffrey Dahmer Special Pt. 2
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Parcast Exclusive! DAHMER: A SERIAL KILLERS 3-PART SPECIAL It was a murderous rampage that could have possibly been stopped. Although Jeffrey Dahmer failed numerous times to turn his life around, his multi-year killing spree also went ignored by his family, neighbors, sentencing judges, and court-appointed therapists.
Dec 23, 2019
Jeffrey Dahmer Special Pt. 1
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Parcast Exclusive! DAHMER: A SERIAL KILLERS 3-PART SPECIAL You know the name, but do you know the whole story? Jeffrey Dahmer—one of history’s most notorious serial killers, and our most requested episode, is now the subject of an exclusive 3-part special event. You can now listen to all 3 episodes within SERIAL KILLERS, and all of Parcast’s true-crime related feeds. He was one of the most infamous serial killers of the 20th century, murdering 17 young men between 1978 and 1991 through a variety of cruel and unusual methods. But how did Jeffrey Dahmer, one of the era's most monstrous killers, get his start?
Dec 23, 2019
Dorothy Stratten Pt. 2
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When Playboy Playmate Dorothy Stratten informed her husband that she wanted a separation, he went into a tailspin. The gory murder-suicide inspired a feud that threatened to destroy the careers of a famous director as well as Playboy founder Hugh Hefner.
Dec 18, 2019
Dorothy Stratten Pt. 1
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Paul Snider brought Dorothy Stratten to Hollywood. While her career took off in the 1970s, he enjoyed the benefits of her success and spent her money. When their relationship became troubled, she felt compelled to stay with him, despite multiple red flags.
Dec 11, 2019
Amy Fisher and Joey Buttafuoco Pt. 3
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On May 19th, 1992, 17-year-old Amy Fisher shot her boyfriend's wife, 37-year-old Mary Jo Buttafuoco, in the side of her head. The resulting trial ignited a decades-long media storm that would wreak havoc on the lives of everyone involved.
Dec 04, 2019
Amy Fisher and Joey Buttafuoco Pt. 2
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With no plans to leave his wife, 17-year old Amy Fisher decided to take matters into her own hands. On May 19th, 1992, Fisher showed up at the Buttafuoco house, rang the doorbell, and shot Mary Jo Buttafuoco in the head. 
Nov 27, 2019
Listen First! SPORTS CRIMINALS, A Parcast Original Series!
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They’re sport’s greatest heroes… displaying superhuman-like abilities to overcome intense pressure. But when it comes to the downfalls of fame, money, and ego—they’re far more human than super. Every Thursday, Parcast’s original series SPORTS CRIMINALS keeps score on the darker side of sports. Each episode chronicles the meteoric rise and fall of some of sport’s biggest names. Enjoy this exclusive clip from the first of two captivating episodes on disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding. To finish this episode, subscribe to SPORTS CRIMINALS free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Nov 24, 2019
Amy Fisher and Joey Buttafuoco Pt. 1
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Soon after marrying his high-school sweetheart, New Yorker Joey Buttafuoco found his relationship on the rocks. However, Joey seemed to clean up his act and become the ideal husband; until the 35-year old starting having an affair with 16-year old Amy Fisher in 1991.
Nov 20, 2019
Listen First! DOG TALES, A Parcast Original Series!
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They’re four-legged, full of love and often times more like family than their nickname suggests. Parcast’s endearing original series, DOG TALES, tells the true stories of heroic canines that have gone above and beyond their “best friend” duties. Every Monday, embark on a new journey of courage, service and unwavering sacrifice by our most loyal companions. Enjoy this exclusive clip from the first episode on Buddy the German Shepherd—America’s first seeing-eye guide dog. To finish this episode, subscribe to DOG TALES free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Nov 14, 2019
Robert and Linda Edelman Pt. 2
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In 1987, Linda Edelman was contacted with disturbing information about her soon-to-be ex-husband, real estate tycoon Robert Edelman. Afterward, she was faced with a choice—one which had life-threatening consequences.
Nov 13, 2019
Robert and Linda Edelman Pt. 1
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Dallas real estate tycoon Robert Edelman and his wife Linda rose to prominence during the city’s economic boom in the 1980s. His controlling nature made him a nightmare to live with, and by 1986 the Edelman’s marriage was fractured beyond repair.
Nov 06, 2019
Par for the Crime: POLITICAL SCANDALS, A Parcast Original Series!
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Every Tuesday leading up to the 2020 election, POLITICAL SCANDALS counts down the 52 most controversial events in American history—uncovering the crimes and deceptions by some of our most infamous elected officials. And now you can hear a special clip from the first episode on the cutthroat circumstances surrounding the election of 1800. To finish this episode, subscribe to POLITICAL SCANDALS free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Nov 03, 2019
Gaston Calmette Pt. 2
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The vengeful murder of newspaper editor Gaston Calmette would shock Paris in 1914. The trial to follow would be one of the most scandalous in French history.
Oct 30, 2019
Gaston Calmette Pt. 1
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What started as a breezy spring day in Paris on March 16, 1914 would ultimately end with a gunshot. Unravel the feud between French politician Joseph Caillaux and newspaper editor Gaston Calmette, and discover a tale of corruption, hypocrisy, and ultimately—murder.
Oct 23, 2019
Listen First! VILLAINS, A Parcast Original Series!
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Bad guys. Black hats. Evildoers. They are the bane of every hero’s existence…and the subject of Parcast’s dastardly new original series, VILLAINS. Every Friday, VILLAINS dissects the greatest foils from history and fiction—uncovering origins, analyzing impacts, and exploring the complexity of character and motive.  In this clip, we explore the creation of an iconic, modern-day psychopath of the silver screen—Anton Chigurh from No Country for Old Men. To finish this episode, subscribe to VILLAINS free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Oct 22, 2019
Sheila Garvie Pt. 2
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Scotland 1967: It soon became clear that a clean break from her husband wouldn’t be possible. Pushed to the brink, Sheila Garvie had to decide whether she and her lover were willing to do whatever it took to stay together.
Oct 16, 2019
Bonus: Today In True Crime - Zodiac Killer
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On this day in 1969, the Zodiac Killer’s last confirmed victim was shot and killed.
Oct 11, 2019
Sheila Garvie Pt. 1
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1967: A husband. A lover. And one of the most infamous murders in Scotland’s history.
Oct 09, 2019
Tyler Hadley Pt. 2: The Party
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In 2011, Tyler Hadley took revenge on his parents after they tried to discipline him. He made sure they wouldn't be able to do anything to stop him as he threw a wild house party where there was only one rule: no one was allowed in the bedroom upstairs
Oct 02, 2019
Tyler Hadley Pt. 1: Blake and Mary-Jo
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Tyler Hadley grew up with a loving family in a stable home. Yet he suffered from behavioral issues from childhood, and his parents had trouble disciplining him. In 2011, when Tyler was 17, his deviance became too difficult to bear, and the family issues came to a head.
Sep 25, 2019
Ming Sen Shiue Pt. 2: Escape Plan
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After being abducted in 1980 by her former student, Ming Sen Shiue, Mary Stauffer plans her and her daughter’s dramatic escape.


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Sep 18, 2019
Ming Sen Shiue Pt. 1: A Student’s Obsession
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Ming Sen Shiue lives a lonely life, with only fantasies of his high school algebra teacher, Mary Stauffer, to comfort him. Finally, in the 1970s, after more than a decade of planning, he prepared to act on his darkest desires.
Sep 11, 2019
Introducing: HOROSCOPE TODAY, a new Parcast Original!
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Ever wonder how the stars correlate with our emotional blueprint? Gain insight in just three minutes with daily episodes that will help you navigate your day. Twelve signs, twelve podcasts. Delivering your destiny, daily.

Find your daily briefing by searching the name of your sign, followed by “today,” or by visiting parcast.com/signs. 

Sep 08, 2019
Lorena and John Bobbitt Pt. 3: Aftermath
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Just because John and Lorena Bobbitt were acquitted for their individual crimes in 1994 didn't mean their challenges were behind them. But while Lorena used her verdict to grow beyond her history of abuse, John devolved into a world of D-list celebrity and continued domestic violence. The more he saw Lorena growing outside his influence, the more John tried to worm his way back into her life. He just couldn't let Lorena Bobbitt go.
Sep 04, 2019
Lorena and John Bobbitt Pt. 2: Double Trouble
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After the now-infamous maiming on June 23rd, 1993, Lorena and John both faced criminal charges. Lorena for the violent wounding and John for the years of abuse that led to her actions. 

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Aug 28, 2019
Introducing: TODAY IN TRUE CRIME, a new Parcast Original!
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Crime never takes a day off, and neither do we. In our new podcast, TODAY IN TRUE CRIME, every day, we flip back the calendar and examine a true crime event from the same date years ago.

In this clip, we look back at August 26th, 1916, when infamous organized crime courier Virginia Hill was born in Lipscomb, Alabama. Subscribe to TODAY IN TRUE CRIME for a new story every day!
Aug 26, 2019
Lorena and John Bobbitt Pt. 1: Dream Shattered
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Lorena Bobbitt thought she'd found her piece of the American dream when she married John Bobbitt in 1989. But her fantasy was quickly shattered; John was abusive. Eventually, after years of violence, Lorena tried to escape.

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Aug 21, 2019
David Hendricks Pt. 2: Model Misbehavior
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David Hendricks came back from a business trip in November of 1983 to find that his wife and three children had been brutally murdered. As police examined the evidence, they came to one conclusion: this God-fearing family man was likely a killer in disguise.

Parcasters - This week on Unsolved Murders we take a look at one of the most famous cold cases in Australian history! Subscribe to Unsolved Murders to follow the mystery of the Gatton murders today.
Aug 14, 2019
David Hendricks Pt. 1: Business As Usual
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In 1983, David Hendricks had all he could ask for: family, fortune, and faith. But as his business grew, David felt unsettled in his white picket fence life. A distance grew between David and his wife, leaving space for a terrible fate.

Parcasters - Is there any truth behind the rumored society that protects the secrets of the Holy Grail? Learn more about the Priory of Sion on this week’s episode of Conspiracy Theories!

Aug 07, 2019
Introducing: MEDICAL MYSTERIES, a new Parcast Original!
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In our new podcast, MEDICAL MYSTERIES, we follow desperate patients battling mysterious symptoms--from the bizarre to the terrifying--as determined doctors race against the clock for a diagnosis. From rare genetic disorders to a worldwide pandemics, we explore the high stakes world of medicine, and the secrets of the human body.

In this clip, we introduce one of the most notable patients of all time, Joseph Merrick, otherwise known as “The Elephant Man.” To listen to the end of this episode, subscribe to MEDICAL MYSTERIES, on Spotify or anywhere you listen to Parcast Originals!
Aug 06, 2019
Charles Manson Pt. 2: Helter Skelter
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On August 8th and 9th, 1969, Charles Manson directed his Family to kill, taking the first steps towards Helter Skelter. Their gruesome crimes would shock the world and impact the psyche of America for decades to follow. 

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Jul 31, 2019
Charles Manson Pt. 1: Killer Charisma
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When 32-year-old Charles Manson was released from prison in 1967, he made his way to the free-thinking streets of Haight-Ashbury. There, gurus, shamans, and yogis taught the young people who flocked to the city how to think in new ways and reshape their consciousness. Charles became another one of these teachers, mastering the arts of infatuation and manipulation.

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Jul 24, 2019
George & Barbara Kogan Pt. 2: The Love of His Life (Insurance)
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In 1990, when George Kogan was shot and killed on the sidewalk in New York City, his ex-wife Barbara was the number one suspect. Their contentious divorce had left her a bitter woman. But was it enough to drive her to kill?

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Jul 17, 2019
George & Barbara Kogan Pt. 1: The Millionaire and the Mistress
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This married couple built a small fortune together through their chain of department stores in Puerto Rico. In 1988, George and Barbara Kogan retired to New York City to escape the rat-race of the family business and recommit themselves to each other. Instead, the move showed them that their relationship was past their prime and soon they headed for divorce. 

Parcasters - In a much anticipated episode of Conspiracy Theories, we explore the Denver Airport! Listen now on Spotify, or wherever you get your Parcast Originals!

Jul 10, 2019
Marty & Michelle Theer Pt. 2: John Diamond
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In the wake of Marty Theer's death, police tried to uncover who would have motive to pull the trigger. Was Michelle Theer a grieving widow, or a woman tired of her marriage and looking for a way out? 

Parcasters - When conservation advocate Joy Adamson turned up dead, the authorities initially suspected one of her lions. Little did they know one of her disgruntled employees would be much more dangerous! Listen to her story on Assassinations, available now on Spotify or wherever you get your Parcast Originals!
Jul 03, 2019
Marty & Michelle Theer Pt. 1: An Air Force Affair
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Separated by distance, young couple Marty and Michelle Theer of North Carolina kept up their relationship with a digital connection, sending emails throughout Marty's deployment. But their 21st Century romance was thrown for a loop when one of them found evidence the other was cheating.

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Jun 26, 2019
The Sutton-Taylor Feud Pt. 2
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In the 1860s, the Regulators, led by sheriff Bill Sutton, hunted down the pro-Confederate Taylor Gang to bring them to justice for their crimes. But even with the law on their side, none of The Regulators would make to the other side of the conflict alive. 

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Jun 19, 2019
The Sutton-Taylor Feud Pt. 1
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In post-Civil War Texas, a lawless band of Confederate sympathizers terrorized the vast state, stealing cattle and executing anyone who tried to stop them. But when the Taylor Gang finally went too far in 1866, someone finally stood to challenge them, an upstart young sheriff named Bill Sutton. 

Parcasters - This week on Conspiracy Theories we take a look at the Crack Cocaine Epidemic, was it all a CIA ploy? Find out today at parcast.com/conspiracy
Jun 12, 2019
“The Scissor Sisters” Pt. 2
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By the spring of 2005, the violence in Kathleen Mulhall and Farah Noor's relationship had reached a fever pitch. Kathleen grew more and more concerned that one day Farah would go too far. 

Parcasters - In Female Criminals this week we discuss the murder of Dr. Felix Polk by his wife Susan, who suffered paranoid delusions after receiving memory recovery treatment. Hear more about this incredible story at parcast.com/criminals
Jun 05, 2019
“The Scissor Sisters” Pt. 1
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After 20 years in a loveless, abusive marriage, Kathleen Mulhall thought she'd finally found true love when she met Farah Noor in the summer of 2001 in Ireland. But Farah turned out to be just as violent as her husband. 

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May 29, 2019
Bonnie & Clyde Pt. 2
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The fame of their crime spree from 1932 to 1934 came about mostly by chance. But their resulting deaths were no accident. Bonnie & Clyde both knew well where their criminal journey would end and they marched toward their demise with wide smiles and characteristic passion.

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May 22, 2019
Bonnie & Clyde Pt. 1
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When they met in Dallas in 1930, Bonnie & Clyde, were lost and despondent. But, both refused to accept the constraints of poverty, and their partnership would soon challenge the fundamental ideals of authority.

Parcasters - We're tackling a big topic on Conspiracy Theories this week! Is the FDA hiding a cancer cure? We put the theory under the microscope at parcast.com/conspiracy

May 15, 2019
Colin Howell Pt. 2
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After a year long affair in Northern Ireland, Colin Howell and Hazel Buchanan made a deadly pact in 1991. Together, they helped each other murder their spouses and stage their suicides. But after their deaths, the burden of their shared secret weighed on the couple, and it wasn't long before they turned on each other.

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May 08, 2019
Colin Howell Pt. 1
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In 1991, a man from Northern Ireland found himself caught between two women: his wife and his mistress.  As a devout Catholic, Colin Howell was in an impossible situation. How could he be with the woman he loved, without divorcing his wife? 

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May 01, 2019
Not Guilty, a new Parcast podcast!
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In this new podcast, we dive into cases resulting in acquittal or exoneration, examining the crimes, trials, and verdicts that make us ask the question: what defines guilt? If you enjoy true crime, courtroom drama, and high stakes storytelling, you won’t want to miss an episode of NOT GUILTY. Subscribe today on Spotify, or wherever you get your shows!

In this clip we introduce the unsolved murder of Bonnie Lee Bakley, and the suspicious actions of her husband, actor Robert Blake.

Apr 25, 2019
The Hatfield & McCoy Feud Pt. 2
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From 1865 to 1890, the war between The Hatfields & The McCoys raged on the West Virginia/Kentucky border, claiming several lives on both sides. But on New Year's Eve, The Hatfields swore to wipe the McCoys from the face of the Earth, in a final tidal wave of violence. 

Parcasters - Eager to learn more about the Civil War era? Don’t miss our coverage of Abraham Lincoln on Assassinations and Conspiracy Theories this week! Available on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts!

Apr 24, 2019
The Hatfield & McCoy Feud Pt. 1
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In the late 1800s, two proud families, The Hatfields & The McCoys, lived on either side of the Tug Folk river in the hills of Appalachia. Their names are synonymous with bitter enemies and their bloody feud would last nearly three decades.

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Apr 17, 2019
Fred Jablin and Piper Rountree Pt. 2
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On October 30th, 2004, 52-year-old Fred Jablin of Virginia, was found shot to death in his driveway. As investigators collected evidence, they quickly zeroed in on his wife and sister-in-law as the most likely suspects. 

Parcasters - One of the greatest true crime cases in ever told is also one of the most impactful events in our nation’s history! Can you guess which one it is? Find out now at parcast.com/assassinations 

Apr 10, 2019
Fred Jablin and Piper Rountree Pt. 1
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For almost 20 years, Fred Jablin and Piper Rountree, shared their lives together in Virginia, welcoming three children and a menagerie of pets. But eventually in 2001 their marriage crumbled; Fred saw dramatic changes in his wife and the way she treated their family. 

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Apr 03, 2019
Linda Riss Pt. 2
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When Linda Riss ended her relationship with Burt Pugach in 1959, he hired someone to attack her, blinding her with lye. Throughout the months of investigation, trial, and eventual imprisonment, Burt continued to plead with Linda for just one thing: not her forgiveness, but her hand in marriage.

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Mar 27, 2019
Linda Riss Pt. 1
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In 1957, a shy woman meets the man of her dreams: Burt Pugach, a successful lawyer in the East Bronx. Unfortunately, her dreams are crushed, when Burt confesses that he’s actually a married man. Linda tries to end the relationship, but Burt decides that if he can’t have her, then no one else can.

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Mar 20, 2019
Jodi Arias Pt. 2
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The relationship between Travis Alexander and Jodi Arias could only be described as hot and cold. They cycled through months of "on-again, off-again" periods, meeting up for late-night rendezvous in Meza, Arizona, even while they started dating other people. But by May of 2008, the intense relationship reached a boiling point, leading to cold-blooded murder.

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Mar 13, 2019
Jodi Arias Pt. 1
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To turn his life around, Travis Alexander moved in with his grandparents and took up the LDS faith. In search of a wife, he began dating Jodi Arias in 2007. The couple's relationship was often long-distance and quickly started to become problematic. She would be the last person to see Alexander alive. 

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Mar 06, 2019
Harold Nokes Pt. 2
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In the summer of 1974, a war was brewing between Kay Hoyt Hein and her married lover, Harold Nokes. After she called off their affair, Harold lashed out. He poisoned her lawn. Poured sugar in her gas tank. He even wrote lewd graffiti messages about her sexual activity with other men. Later that year, police would discover Kay parents’ bodies in a lake and dismembered in several parts.  


Feb 27, 2019
Harold Nokes Pt. 1
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In 1973, Harold Nokes of Nebraska, had his wildest fantasy come to life when his wife agreed to join him in the bedroom along with his younger mistress. He would do anything to keep the menage-a-trois going. Even kill.  

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Feb 18, 2019
The Parachute Murder
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Happy Valentine's Day! We couldn't wait to share this special tease of our new podcast, CRIMES OF PASSION. If you enjoyed hearing about this love triangle gone wrong, you won't believe what else we have in store. Subscribe today so that you don't miss our first full episode on Wednesday, February 20!


Two adrenaline junkies quickly became best friends because of their mutual love of skydiving. The pair, Els Clottemans and Els Van Doren, first met in 2005 through a skydiving club in Belgium.  They shared more than just the same name and interests. They also had the same taste in men.  Not only would their friendship be destroyed, but it would drive one of the Els to "cut ties" with her fellow parachutist. 





Feb 14, 2019
Welcome to Crimes of Passion
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The podcast where true love meets true crime. Every week, we’ll explore passionate crimes and the psychology of lethal relationships. How does a marriage progress from husband and wife to killer and victim? Or killer and co-conspirator? If there’s a thin line between love and hate, what manipulates our relationships into deadly results? Crimes of Passion premieres February 20th, with new episodes every Wednesday.
Feb 07, 2019