Dark Side of Wikipedia | True Crime & Dark History

By Dark Side of Wikipedia

Listen to a podcast, please open Podcast Republic app. Available on Google Play Store.


Category: History

Open in Apple Podcasts


Open RSS feed


Open Website


Rate for this podcast

Subscribers: 80
Reviews: 0

Description

Sometimes the human mind goes to dark places… Sometimes those dark delusions… Turn into reality… A reality of so shaded in grey, once all is said and done, the healthy mind is drawn into the documented retelling of these tragic events. Trying to find logic, reason, and understanding where there may be none. This IS the Dark side of Wikipedia. A podcast all about true crime, murderers, dark history, tragic events, and shocking true stories.

Episode Date
57: Sinking of The Costa Concordia
3277
What should have been an exciting cruise around exotic parts of the world turned out to be anything but for the passengers onboard one of the world's largest cruise ships in January of 2012, as it struck rocks of Isola del Giglio (ice-ala-del-jill-e-o). Twisting the ship on its side and claiming the lives of thirty-two passengers in the process, leaving thousands more with nightmares they will never overcome. This is the story of the Costa Concordia. 
Jan 19, 2021
56: The Disturbing Story of R Kelly
3693
R. Kelly was arrested in February 2019 on account of 10 charges, including sexual abuse, enticing minors into sexual activity, and producing and receiving child pornography. Today on the Dark Side of Wikipedia, the story of R Kelly.
Jan 18, 2021
73: What Do The Dead Want?
1000
Investigating the dead is not an easy job. No case is the same, and there is no one-size-fits-all solution to calming a haunt down. Thomas Edward is one such investigator. He's had a fascination with the paranormal since having several haunting childhood experiences. Today we discuss life investigating private homes and well-known haunts such as the Haunted Hinsdale House and the West Virginia Penitentiary on The Grave Talks. PART 2 - AVAILABLE TO GRAVE KEEPERS ONLY - LISTEN HERE (http://www.patreon.com/thegravetalks) In part two of our interview, available only to Grave Keepers (http://www.patreon.com/thegravetalks) , we discuss: Does Thomas feel that he should not help spirits pass on because it's not his place or is not qualified to help a spirit pass? How did Thomas learn about his strengths and limitations in dealing with the dead? When someone comes to you to share what they have experienced with you, how do you determine if it's something you want to look into further? What have been some of the most compelling experiences Thomas has experienced while investigating ghosts?  As a Grave Keeper, for $5 per month you will get: Access to every episode (http://www.thegravetalks.com/category/podcast-episodes/) of our show, AD-FREE – MONTHS BEFORE THEY GO PUBLIC. Access to every EXCLUSIVE PART 2 episode of our show for Grave Keeper Only! Access to submit questions to upcoming guests of our show. The “good feeling” knowing that you are keeping this show alive (It really does feel good!) Listen to part two of this interview and get exclusive access to HUNDREDS of bonus episodes at http://www.patreon.com/thegravetalks
Jan 14, 2021
62: Ronald Defeo and The Amityville Murders | Best of Dark Side
2867
What really happened the night of November 13th, 1974, in the quaint village of Amityville New York? Facts show that a young man took the lives of his six family members before surrendering to the police. What drove him to commit such a hanus crime? Was he the only one involved? Was there something darker at play than just a demented human will to kill? And were the allegations of the house being haunted really a True Story? Get more at http://darksideofwiki.com/2020/03/24/ronald-defeo-and-the-amityville-murders-the-story-behind-the-amityville-horror/
Jan 13, 2021
55: The Murder of Artemus Ogletree
2943
Who was Artemus Ogletree? Why did he give the name of Ronald T Owen when checking in to his final stay at a Kansas City Hotel. So many questions surround this nearly 100-year-old unsolved mystery that by the decade, leaves more questions than answers. Today on the Dark Side of Wikipedia, the mysterious death of Artemus Ogletree. 
Jan 12, 2021
54: Death of Brian Wells | Evil Genius Murder Story
3026
A man allegedly shows up to deliver pizzas to a remote building. Soon after, he finds himself being forced to rob a bank with a collar bomb strapped around his neck. Despite his plea’s for help from the police, the man simply sat and waited in a parking lot for the inevitable to take place, ending his life as the bomb ignited. Who put the bomb around his neck and why? That’s Today on The Dark Side of Wikipedia.  
Jan 11, 2021
73: Growing Out of Possession
971
As a child, David Pierce Rodriguez spent several of his formative years possessed. Living in a mansion that held its spirits, combined with depressing family trauma, likely led to something very dark taking on David's body and actions. All these years later, David is out to help those affected by the paranormal and those affected by the supernatural world's darkest sects. The demonic. PART 2 - AVAILABLE TO GRAVE KEEPERS ONLY - LISTEN HERE (http://www.patreon.com/thegravetalks) In part two of our interview, available only to Grave Keepers (http://www.patreon.com/thegravetalks) , we discuss: What does David think was behind the darkness in the childhood house he found himself possessed in? What drove David back into the paranormal investigation on a more serious level? When David began investigating the paranormal with his new team, what was he hoping to accomplish? Did David feel any reservations investigating the paranormal due to his childhood investigations? What led David to get involved with someone who was possessed? As a Grave Keeper, for $5 per month you will get: Access to every episode (http://www.thegravetalks.com/category/podcast-episodes/) of our show, AD-FREE – MONTHS BEFORE THEY GO PUBLIC. Access to every EXCLUSIVE PART 2 episode of our show for Grave Keeper Only! Access to submit questions to upcoming guests of our show. The “good feeling” knowing that you are keeping this show alive (It really does feel good!) Listen to part two of this interview and get exclusive access to HUNDREDS of bonus episodes at http://www.patreon.com/thegravetalks
Jan 07, 2021
62: The Ed Kemper Story | Best of Dark Side
3040
What do you do when everyone thought a man who murdered his family to be “better”... turns out to be anything buy. When he can outsmart the doctors and more importantly, his future victims? Leaving a trail of death, destruction and lives destroyed in his horrible. Wake. Today we hear the very dark, and true story of Ed Kemper. More at http://darksideofwiki.com/2020/03/31/ed-kemper-story/ (http://darksideofwiki.com/?p=94&preview=true)
Jan 06, 2021
53: Fred Phelps | Dark Side of Wikipedia
3836
A one-time civil rights attorney turned religious terrorist, Fred Phelps was one of the most hated individuals in the US. As the leader of a cult-like church in Topeka Kansas, Phelps would terrorize families at military funerals, and other public venues, spewing his hate and brainwashing his followers. Truly a shell of a human, today we discuss the dark history of the human cockroach that should have been eradicated from the earth sooner, Fred Phelps. 
Jan 05, 2021
52: The Michael Peterson Story
3065
 What appeared to be a loving marriage on the surface, would soon come into question when the body of Kathleen Peterson was found at the bottom of the staircase of her home. Her husband Michael would soon become the main suspect; tried and convicted of the murder. Unwilling to accept the verdict, a second trial was eventually granted. Who was the killer, and how did Michael end up the main suspect? 
Jan 04, 2021
73: Dark Side of The Dead
872
What should have been a peaceful afternoon childhood nap turned into a horrific nightmare in reality. As a child, Jason Emerick fled to his mother's room, chased by decrepit bugs that would send any child running in fear. From this point forward, he knew he could sense the dead… and not only the dead… but the dark side of the deceased—the demonic. Today we talk with Jason about his experiences and life battling the demonic. PART 2 - AVAILABLE TO GRAVE KEEPERS ONLY - LISTEN HERE (http://www.patreon.com/thegravetalks) In part two of our interview, available only to Grave Keepers (http://www.patreon.com/thegravetalks) , we discuss: What happened when Jason entered a home where a demon was tormenting a child. Does every location have an "evil" side to it? What do you do to determine that the child was being affected by something demonic and not a disorder of some sort? When something dark is cast out of a person, are they more likely to be susceptible to it in the future? As a Grave Keeper, for $5 per month you will get: Access to every episode (http://www.thegravetalks.com/category/podcast-episodes/) of our show, AD-FREE – MONTHS BEFORE THEY GO PUBLIC. Access to every EXCLUSIVE PART 2 episode of our show for Grave Keeper Only! Access to submit questions to upcoming guests of our show. The “good feeling” knowing that you are keeping this show alive (It really does feel good!) Listen to part two of this interview and get exclusive access to HUNDREDS of bonus episodes at http://www.patreon.com/thegravetalks
Dec 31, 2020
63: Marvin Heemeyer | Best of Dark Side
2214
Life in a small town can be peaceful, noisy, or outright crazy. In the early 2000s Marvin Heemeyer, chose to turn the “old boys club” of his small town on its head, leading to his ultimate death. Today, we discuss the dark day Marvin Heemeyer snapped and took what he believed to be “justice” into his own hands. 
Dec 30, 2020
51: Golden State Killer | Best of 2020 Dark Side of Wikipedia
3101
Obscene phone calls, strange letters, and taunting the innocent before he struck. These were some of the signs California residents had to become aware of in the late seventies and early eighties as they lived their lives feeling like sitting ducks knowing a killer was on the loose. In the end, more than 13 people would be dead and hundreds of others would be traumatized forever. This is the story of the Golden State Killer. 
Dec 29, 2020
51: The Dating Game Killer | Best of 2020 Dark Side of Wikipedia
2686
When police describe you as a “Killing machine” or compare you to “Ted Bundy”, you know that at some point you may have gone down the wrong path in life. Just how could an individual be so charming to lure so many girls to him, only to later take their lives. So cunning to be a contestant on the Dating Game during his spree? Today we hear the story of Rodney Alcala. Get more at HTTP://www.darksideofwiki.com (http://http//www.darksideofwiki.com)
Dec 28, 2020
63: Atlanta Child Murders | Best of Dark Side
2651
From 1979 to 1981 the city of Atlanta Georgia would experience an unsolved string of murders that would psychology rock its residents. Most notably because the victims of these crimes were children. 28 young souls in total would fall victim to the senseless acts that many to this day, remain a mystery. Today on the Dark Side of Wikipedia. The Atlanta Child Murders. Get more at http://www.darksideofwiki.com (http://www.darksideofwiki.com/)  
Dec 23, 2020
51: The BTK Killer | Dark Side of Wikipedia Best of 2020
2745
For nearly two decades, a killer known only as BTK (Dennis Raider) would terrorize Wichita Kansas. Causing neighbors to question neighbors, friends to suspect the worst in those they trusted and would create an atmosphere of fear as citizens wondered who would be the next victim and why? Then the mysterious killer would disappear, REMERGING nearly 15 years later. Would he strike again? Or would he make a critical misstep, revealing his identity? More at - http://darksideofwiki.com/2020/03/24/the-btk-killer-the-dennis-raider-story/
Dec 22, 2020
64: The Story of David Koresh | Best of Dark Side
2531
A man who claimed to be the “Final Prophet”, with the ability to convince droves to follow him and believe his teachings. In modern times, characters like this rarely pass through society in peace. David Koresh is no different. After gaining attention as a cult leader at his compound in Mount Carmel Center outside of Waco, his name would forever be cemented in the American zeitgeist. This is the story of David Koresh. 
Dec 21, 2020
63: Halifax Explosion | Best of Dark Side
3197
What started out as a normal day in an otherwise normal northern town, would turn into anything but. As an incident involving two ships on the  towns integral waterway would end up maiming and killing countless residents in the town after a massive explosion. This is the story of the Halifax Explosion. Learn more at http://www.darksideofwiki.com (http://www.darksideofwiki.com/)
Dec 16, 2020
50: Air France Flight 8969 | Christmas 1994
3427
Christmas Eve, 1994. Passengers board Air France Flight 8969 in Algeria for what should have been a somewhat routine flight, aside from the nation being a hotbed for terrorist activity at the time. The passengers and crew would very soon find out just how dangerous and the lengths some maniacs will go to get their futile message across, leaving passengers dead and a holiday forever changed for hundreds of families. 
Dec 15, 2020
50: Cryptids | Mothman, Chupacabra & Kraken
2864
A mysterious man with wings that appears as an omen of destruction. A strange dog-like creature that appears in the middle of the night to drink the blood of livestock. And a mysterious sea creature capable of taking down large ships! Today on the Dark Side of Wikipedia we take a look at Cryptids. 
Dec 14, 2020
63: Jeffrey Dahmer | Best of Dark Side
3204
Sometimes the only way to describe the deplorable actions of a human being is by using the words evil. Actions so twisted, so dark, so disturbing, the human mind can barely comprehend them actually taking place. Today we hear about these actions, through the story of terror reigned down on the city of Milwaukee Wisconsin at the hands of Jeffery Dahmer. More at http://darksideofwiki.com/2020/04/15/jeffery-dahmer/ ‎
Dec 09, 2020
49: HH Holmes & The Murder Factory
2382
A man who confessed to 27 murders, of which only nine could be confirmed. Rumors of his rampage possibly including up to 300! Just who was HH Holmes, and why did he have such a dark and lurid taste for death? That is the story we learn about today on The Dark Side of Wikipedia.
Dec 08, 2020
48: Heaven's Gate Cult: The Marshall Applewhite Story
3902
A doomsday cult that led its followers to take their own lives in order to meet up with a comet that was passing by the earth. It happened, and the result was 39 people dead and several others brainwashed and accessories to a crime. Today, Marshall Applewhite and The Heaven’s Gate Cult. 
Dec 07, 2020
63: Death of Elisa Lam | Best of Dark Side
3853
Her disappearance has been the inspiration for movies and conspiracy theories. From what we know she was an unsuspecting college student attending classes in Vancouver when late one night, a mysterious security video would launch the last minutes of her life into one of the most talked-about modern mysteries of our time. This is the story of the mysterious death of Elisa Lamb. Learn more at http://www.darkdsideofwiki.com (http://www.darkdsideofwiki.com/)
Dec 02, 2020
47: Luka Magnotta
3315
It started with videos posted to a dark website depicting the murder of innocent cats. It soon took a turn to an even darker route when Luka Magnotta would kill an innocent man and drop his body parts in the mail to unsuspecting recipients. All the while, authorities were warned about this disturbing maniac increasing warnings and cryptic promises online. It took the unthinkable to occur, for him to finally be stopped. Today the story of the human-like rat excrement, known as Luka Magnotta. 
Dec 01, 2020
46: Keith Raniere and NXIVM
2945
What some believe started as an executive success growth program, would eventually turn into one of the darkest cult stories in recent American History. A cult where on the surface all may seem well, but upon a closer look, something secret is going on. Something very dark and unthinkable. Today the story of Keith Raniere and NXIVM. See more at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Nov 30, 2020
45: Pan Am Flight 103 | The True Story
3237
Christmas time 1988. Air travel is bustling as families worldwide take to the skies to quickly and efficiently return home for the holidays. On the ground, families would be preparing for their upcoming guests, making their homes festive and warm for the upcoming happy holiday. All of that would be ruined for the 270 people whose lives would be taken in the air and eventually on the ground, as a result of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. Get more at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Nov 26, 2020
44: Killing For Cash | The Burke & Hare Story
3422
Killing someone with the intent of selling their bodies to science for use at lectures? It was indeed once a business… a dark shadowy business pioneered in the mid 1800’s. Just how far did these killers go, and were they ever caught? Today the Burke and Hare murders, on the Dark Side of Wikipedia. 
Nov 24, 2020
44: Johnstown Flood | The True Story
3288
When your city is surrounded by a large Dam, there lies an inherent risk of devastation. The devastation that is not “likely” to happen, but still exists. On May 31 1889 the citizens of Johnstown PA discovered just how real that risk was, as the dam broke, destroying their town and killing thousands. 
Nov 19, 2020
44: Alcatraz Escape | Did They Survive?
2607
Of the 36 inmates who staged 14 escape attempts over the 29 years that Alcatraz served as a federal penitentiary, twenty-three were recaptured, six were shot and killed, two drowned, and five are listed as "missing and presumed drowned. It is these two, that has been the subject of myth and mystery for decades. That’s what we talk about today on The Dark Side of Wikipedia.
Nov 17, 2020
43: Battle of Prairie Grove | Civil War Massacre
2393
On December 7th, 1862, the residents of a small Northwest Arkansas town fell victim to an assault on their town and lives as Union and Confederate forces would converge on in what would become known as the Battle of Prairie Grove. When all was said and done, more than 2,500 lives would be lost and a community left with traumatic scars that could never be erased. Today, the Battle of Prairie Grove on the Dark Side of Wikipedia.
Nov 12, 2020
43: Football Plane Crashes of 1970 | Wichita State and Marshall
2559
What should have been routine flights moving football teams from one city to another, turned tragic? As in the fall of 1970; only one month apart, two cities would lose a majority of their college football teams in separate plane crashes. Today crashes that claimed the lives of Wichita State and Marshall University.  More at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Nov 10, 2020
42: Disappearance of Natalee Holloway
4439
 In May of 2005, what should have been a celebratory graduation trip for one young woman, a start to a new life as an adult? Would turn out to be the start of a new life as a missing person. As Natalee Ann Holloway would go missing, her story and what happened on that fateful trip, remaining a mystery to this day.  More at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Nov 05, 2020
41: Titanic Conspiracy Theories | Was it The Titanic That Really Sank?
2935
April 14th, 1912. The largest moving object in the world, Titanic is on a collision course with history to either break trans-Atlantic records for speed and safety. Or go on to be a tragic tale of egos and false confidence, resulting in death. But is there more to Titanic story other than just hitting and iceberg and sinking?  More at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Nov 03, 2020
40: Jimmy Savile | British Icon & Serial Predator
3301
He was at one time one of the most trusted and beloved names in UK television and radio. He would survive most of his career free to abuse and go about his sadistic lifestyle. Today we hear the true story behind the dark world of Jimmy Savile.  More at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Oct 29, 2020
39: The Murder of Susan Powell
3563
On the surface, everything seemed "Normal," but what does normal exactly mean? Could the "normal" going on behind the scenes for one family lead to the disappearance and death of a wife… only to later lead to a father killing his two young sons and then himself. Just what kind of "normal" was this? Today the Disappearance of Susan Powell, on the Dark Side of Wikipedia.
Oct 27, 2020
39: The Candy Man | The Halloween Pixy Stix Killer
2557
Halloween is supposed to be a time of fun and excitement for children until one crazy man laced pixy sticks with cyanide. Today the dark story of a Halloween that some will never forget as we hear the words of Ronald Clark O'Bryan on the Dark Side of Wikipedia.  Find more at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Oct 22, 2020
39: Texas City Disaster | The Explosion That Killed Hundreds
2059
In 1947 on an otherwise unassuming day in Texas City, Texas, citizens would wake up to start their day like any other. Brewing coffee, getting ready for work or school, and planning for their activities. Until out of nowhere, a massive explosion would be heard, and in an instant, 581 people would lose their lives in one of the most massive non-nuclear disasters in history. This is the story of the Texas City Explosion.
Oct 20, 2020
38: Exorcisms | Ronald Doe and Anna Ecklund
2724
Ever since a little girl spewed green pea soup all over her family in the film The Exorcist, the world has held on to their interest in the idea of a real-life Exorcism. But does what happens in the movies, actually happen in real life? Today we examine two of the most infamous famous exorcism cases in history: Ronald Doe and Anna Ecklund on the Dark Side of Wikipedia.
Oct 15, 2020
38: Centralia Mine Fire | Fire Underground
2435
1962, Centralia Pennsylvania. A the residents of this peaceful mining town, very quickly discovered their lives would change forever, as a fire broke out in the mines beneath the city. This fire would eventually turn Centralia into an uninhabitable wasteland, as the fire that broke out, would never be extinguished, even to this day. The Centralia Mine Fire, Today and the Dark Side of Wikipedia.
Oct 13, 2020
38: TWA 800 | Part 2
3099
On the night of July 17, 1996 a Boeing 747 headed to Paris experienced a sudden change of plans, as it suddenly plummeted to the ground, killing all 230 souls on board. It would take years for analysis to reveal a suspected cause of the crash, a cause that to this day remains in question.  Get more at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Oct 08, 2020
37: TWA 800 | Part 1
3078
On the night of July 17, 1996 a Boeing 747 headed to Paris experienced a sudden change of plans, as it suddenly plummeted to the ground, killing all 230 souls on board. It would take years for analysis to reveal a suspected cause of the crash, a cause that to this day remains in question. More at http://www.darksideofwiki.com 
Oct 06, 2020
37: History Of Halloween
2906
It’s a day that many feels “Celebrates darkness”, to others, it’s a day of joy, costumes, candy, and fun. Just how dark of a side does Halloween have to it? That’s what we find out today, as we learn the history of Halloween on the Dark Side of Wikipedia. http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Oct 01, 2020
37: Atlanta Child Murders | Dark Side of Wikipedia
2651
From 1979 to 1981 the city of Atlanta Georgia would experience an unsolved string of murders that would psychology rock its residents. Most notably because the victims of these crimes were children. 28 young souls in total would fall victim to the senseless acts that many to this day, remain a mystery. Today on the Dark Side of Wikipedia. The Atlanta Child Murders. Get more at http://www.darksideofwiki.com 
Sep 29, 2020
36: Robert Maxwell | The True Dark History
2907
The dark story of the Maxwell Family doesn't start with the allegations against Ghislaine Maxwell and her friend Jeffery Epstein. No, the lies, deceit, and shady practices of Ghislaine's father are where the real story began. As a prominent publisher and businessman, Robert Maxwell would create an empire, only to see it all crumble right before his death. Today the story of Robert Maxwell on The Dark Side of Wikipedia. 
Sep 24, 2020
35: Marvin Heemeyer | Destroying A Town
2314
Life in a small town can be peaceful, noisy, or outright crazy. In the early 2000s Marvin Heemeyer, chose to turn the “old boys club” of his small town on its head, leading to his ultimate death. Today, we discuss the dark day Marvin Heemeyer snapped and took what he believed to be “justice” into his own hands. 
Sep 22, 2020
34: Minneapolis Bridge Collapse | The True Story
3461
If you have ever driven over a bridge, you may have wondered, just how safe is this bridge? The horror and answer were realized one fateful day in 2007 high above the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. As a bridge, thousands of travelers a day believed to be secure, collapsed, claiming the lives of many. Today the Minneapolis bridge collapse on the dark side of Wikipedia.  Learn more at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Sep 17, 2020
33: Golden State Killer
3108
Obscene phone calls, strange letters, and taunting the innocent before he struck. These were some of the signs California residents had to become aware of in the late seventies and early eighties as they lived their lives feeling like sitting ducks knowing a killer was on the loose. In the end, more than 13 people would be dead and hundreds of others would be traumatized forever. This is the story of the Golden State Killer. 
Sep 15, 2020
33: 2011 Joplin Tornado | The True Story
3073
 In the center of the United States sits an area known as “tornado alley”. An area that year after year, has been proven to be a hot spot for the formation of large and violent tornadoes. On the evening of May 22, 2011 a twister that was more than a mile wide dealt a direct blow to the city of Joplin Missouri, rendering its hospital nearly unusable, as hundreds of residents lie injured or dead in its wake. 
Sep 10, 2020
23: Halifax Explosion | The True Story
3197
What started out as a normal day in an otherwise normal northern town, would turn into anything but. As an incident involving two ships on the  towns integral waterway would end up maiming and killing countless residents in the town after a massive explosion. This is the story of the Halifax Explosion. Learn more at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Sep 08, 2020
32: Robert Berdella | The True Story
4105
In the 1980’s residents of Kansas City had to endure the agony and torture of knowing a killer was on the loose. A killer who would kidnap, rape and torture men and enslave them weeks on end. Who was this evil monster, and what drove him to such depravity? Today we hear the true story of Robert Andrew Berdella Jr. Find out more at http://www.darksideofwikipedia.com
Sep 03, 2020
31: Oklahoma City Bombing | Part 2
3132
What was an otherwise “normal” spring day in downtown Oklahoma City, would very quickly turn into the worst day in the lives of many of its residents when a truck bomb was off at 9:02 am killing 168 people, including children in the Alfred P Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. What kind of hate did one have to have to senseless be driven to murder so man and cause so much destruction? That’s today on the Dark Side of Wikipedia.
Sep 01, 2020
30: Oklahoma City Bombing | Part 1
3263
What was an otherwise “normal” spring day in downtown Oklahoma City, would very quickly turn into the worst day in the lives of many of its residents when a truck bomb was off at 9:02 am killing 168 people, including children in the Alfred P Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. What kind of hate did one have to have to senseless be driven to murder so man and cause so much destruction? That’s today on the Dark Side of Wikipedia. More at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Aug 27, 2020
30: Ghislaine Maxwell | Dark Allegations
2367
Was she just a friend of an unbelievably bad man, who’s path ended up going down a very dark road unknown to her? Or was she a willing participant in a child sex ring, running countless lives and threatening the reputation of some of the world's most elite and powerful men. Today we hear the story of Ghislaine Maxwell.  For more visit http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Aug 25, 2020
29: Richard Ramirez | The Night Stalker Story
3445
With a reputation and infamous title of “Night Stalker”, Richard Ramirez became an infamous name in 1980’s San Francisco. Over the course of reign of terror, many souls would forever be scared by his unrelenting taste for terror and murder. What drove this mad man to do what he did? That is what we discuss today on The Dark Side of Wikipedia.
Aug 20, 2020
28: 1994 Northridge Earthquake
2425
What was an otherwise peaceful winter day in the San Fernando Valley turned into chaos as the parts of California would begin to shake and the events of the 1994 Northridge Earthquake began to take shape? Buildings would be leveled, lives would be changed forever and a generation would get a first-hand look at the power that mother nature holds in its grasp, ready to strike at almost anytime. Today we revisit the 1994 Northridge earthquake. 
Aug 18, 2020
26: Innocence of Richard Jewell & The Olympic Park Bombing
2155
What should have been a peaceful celebration of sport during the Summer of 1996 in Atlanta turned into a nightmare witch hunt that would forever scar the name of an innocent security guard and alter the reputation of an institution.  Today we look back at the 1996 Olympic Park Bombing and the story of Richard Jewell.  See more at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Aug 13, 2020
27: Jeffrey Epstein Part 3 | The True Story
3555
A mysterious man that on the surface seemed to be close friends with many of the world's biggest figures. But where did this mysterious man come from? Where did he get all of his money and influence and why was he using it the way he was? Today we dive into part 3 of the Jeffrey Epstein story.  More at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Aug 11, 2020
26: Jeffrey Epstein Part 2 | The True Story
2697
Part 2: Jeffrey Epstein & Friends A mysterious man that on the surface seemed to be close friends with many of the worlds biggest figures. But where did this mysterious man come from? Where did he get all of his money and influence and why was he using it the way he was? Today we dive into a three part episode of the story surrounding Jeffrey Epstein.  See more at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Aug 06, 2020
24: Jeffrey Epstein Part 1 | The True Story
2970
A mysterious man that on the surface seemed to be close friends with many of the worlds biggest figures. But where did this mysterious man come from? Where did he get all of his money and influence and why was he using it the way he was? Today we dive into a two part episode of the story surrounding Jeffrey Epstein. 
Aug 04, 2020
25: Death of Elisa Lam | The True Story
3853
Her disappearance has been the inspiration for movies and conspiracy theories. From what we know she was an unsuspecting college student attending classes in Vancouver when late one night, a mysterious security video would launch the last minutes of her life into one of the most talked-about modern mysteries of our time. This is the story of the mysterious death of Elisa Lamb. Learn more at http://www.darkdsideofwiki.com
Jul 30, 2020
32: Dupont de Ligonnès Murders?
4223
In the 1980’s residents of Kansas City had to endure the agony and torture of knowing a killer was on the loose. A killer who would kidnap, rape and torture men and enslave them weeks on end. Who was this evil monster, and what drove him to such depravity? Today we hear the true story of Robert Andrew Berdella Jr. Get more at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Jul 28, 2020
22: David Koresh | The True Story of The Waco Tragedy
2608
A man who claimed to be the “Final Prophet”, with the ability to convince droves to follow him and believe his teachings. In modern times, characters like this rarely pass through society in peace. David Koresh is no different. After gaining attention as a cult leader at his compound in Mount Carmel Center outside of Waco, his name would forever be cemented in the American zeitgeist. This is the story of David Koresh. 
Jul 22, 2020
21: Albert Fish | The Man Who Ate Children
3816
When you end up being known as “the Gray Man, the Werewolf of Wisteria, the Brooklyn Vampire, the Moon Maniac, and The Boogey Man”, chances are most people fear you. But what horrid crimes have you committed to gain this reputation? Today we hear the try of Albert Fish on The Dark Side of Wikipedia. See more at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Jul 15, 2020
20: Jim Jones | Flavor-Aid vs Kool-Aid
3489
How could a man who started as a respected civil rights leader eventually be turned to the life of leading a cult to a mass suicide? A life of twists, turns, highs, lows and a disastrous end to not only his world, but the world of countless souls around him. This is the dark and very true story of Jim Jones on The Dark Side of Wikipedia. See more at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Jul 08, 2020
19: Charles Cullen | Hospital Murderer
2650
When a patient is in the care of hospital staff, they expect safety and the best treatment possible. As we know, that is not always the case. Especially if you were in the care of Charles Edmund Cullen. Over the years, the dark mind of Charles would steal the lives of up to forty different patients in his care. How did he go on his death spree for so long and how did it all end or Charles Cullen? Find more at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Jul 01, 2020
18: Circus Tragedy | True Circus Disaster Stories
2948
What do you do when you’re in the business of bringing smiles to children, and you end up causing endless trauma and torment for your crew and the community you visit? Today on the dark side of Wikipedia, circus train disasters. Find more at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Jun 24, 2020
17: The Dating Game Killer | The Rodney Alcala Story
2686
When police describe you as a “Killing machine” or compare you to “Ted Bundy”, you know that at some point you may have gone down the wrong path in life. Just how could an individual be so charming to lure so many girls to him, only to later take their lives. So cunning to be a contestant on the Dating Game during his spree? Today we hear the story of Rodney Alcala. Get more at HTTP://www.darksideofwiki.com
Jun 17, 2020
16: Zodiac Killer | The True Story Of An Unsolved Murder
2768
In the late 1960’s and early 1970’s a killer terrorized northern California. Striking multiple young victims, both men and women. As authorities struggled to find his identity, the monster would taunt and torment the press, public and authorities through a series of letters. The murder would come to be known simply as The Zodiac Killer.  Get more at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Jun 10, 2020
15: Hotel Tragedy | MGM Grand Fire & Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse
2193
Bustling hotels filled with guests excited for a holiday away from home. The hotels are opulent, the food and drinks are flowing, and then tragedy strikes. Today we examine two hotel tragedies that would forever change the lives of the thousands who would survive them. The Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse in Kansas city, and the MGM Grand Fire in Las Vegas, both today, on The Dark Side of Wikipedia. Find more at http://www.darksideofwiki.com
Jun 03, 2020
14: USS Helena | Tragedy At Sea
2271
During WWII, the navy had to do their best with their weary fleet, repairing and returning ships to battle over and over during the 5-year war. This is the story the horrifying history of the ship that became known as the “fightinest ship”,the USS Helena. For more, visit http://www.darksideofwiki.com
May 27, 2020
13: Oba Chandler | True Crime and Murder
2598
Was an unlicensed aluminum-siding contractor the villain behind the murder of a mother and her two daughters in summer 1989? The murder would leave the community baffled and the police searching for answers. In the end, the alleged killer would hold to his innocence until his final moments.  Today on the dark side of Wikipedia. The story of Oba Chandler. 
May 20, 2020
12: Steamboat Sultana | Tragedy On The Mississippi
2209
What do you do when your steamboat is only designed to carry 376 souls, yet you have 2,137 ticketed passengers waiting to board? A lesson in the dangers of overcrowding a dangerous vessel came to a head on the Mississippi River in April of 1865 when the Steamboat Sultana would take its final voyage, and many of the souls on board would take their final breaths. This is the story of The Steamboat Sultana.
May 13, 2020
11: Elmer Wayne Henley | True Crime Stories
2772
What do you do when you discover a serial killer is on the loose? Today we hear the story of the twisted evil human responsible for the Houston Mass Murders in which a minimum of 28 teenage boys and young men were abducted, tortured, raped and murdered. How did he get away with it for so long, and how did it all end. This is the story of Elmer Wayne Henley. Get more at http://darksideofwiki.com/2020/03/31/elmer-wayne-henley/ (http://darksideofwiki.com/?p=97&preview=true)
May 06, 2020
10: Ed Kemper Story | The Co-Ed Killer
3040
What do you do when everyone thought a man who murdered his family to be “better”... turns out to be anything buy. When he can outsmart the doctors and more importantly, his future victims? Leaving a trail of death, destruction and lives destroyed in his horrible. Wake. Today we hear the very dark, and true story of Ed Kemper. More at http://darksideofwiki.com/2020/03/31/ed-kemper-story/ (http://darksideofwiki.com/?p=94&preview=true)
Apr 29, 2020
9: Jeffrey Dahmer Part 2 | Nightmare In Milwaukee
3812
This is the second part of the nightmare reality that was created by Jeffrey Sometimes the only way to describe the deplorable actions of a human being is by using the words evil. Jeffrey Dahmer Sometimes the only way to describe the deplorable actions of a human being is by using the words evil. Actions so twisted, so dark, so disturbing, the human mind can barely comprehend them actually taking place. Today we hear about these actions, through the story of terror reigned down on the city of Milwaukee Wisconsin at the hands of Jeffrey Dahmer. More at http://darksideofwiki.com/2020/04/15/jeffery-dahmer/ ‎
Apr 22, 2020
8: Jeffrey Dahmer | Part 1
3276
Jeffery Dahmer Sometimes the only way to describe the deplorable actions of a human being is by using the words evil. Actions so twisted, so dark, so disturbing, the human mind can barely comprehend them actually taking place. Today we hear about these actions, through the story of terror reigned down on the city of Milwaukee Wisconsin at the hands of Jeffery Dahmer. More at http://darksideofwiki.com/2020/04/15/jeffery-dahmer/ ‎
Apr 15, 2020
7: General Slocum Disaster | Disaster At Sea
2328
A relaxing steamboat ride to a church picnic turns into pandemonium as the boat catches fire and begins to sink.  All you have to do is put on your lifejacket and jump. Imagine the terror of witnessing those who jumped, being dragged to their death by the very life jacket that worn to save them.  This is the story of the General Slocum disaster. More at http://darksideofwiki.com/2020/04/08/general-slocum-disaster (http://darksideofwiki.com/2020/04/08/general-slocum-disaster/)
Apr 08, 2020
6: Amelia Dyer | The Baby Farm Killer
2512
During the Victorian era, it was not uncommon for mothers to die during childbirth, or for illegitimate babies to be given up preserving the mother’s reputation, leaving droves of newborns in need of care.   Can you imagine anyone better suited to care for motherless newborns than a kindly old grandmother? But something seems amiss when the babies begin to vanish in her care. This is the story of Amelia Dyer. More at http://darksideofwiki.com/2020/04/01/amelia-dyer-the-baby-farm-killer/
Apr 01, 2020
5: Richard Speck | The Chicago Nurse Killer
2529
In 1966 residents of south Chicago were traumatized by a deviant who was found to have systematically tortured, raped, and murdered his victims. What was the story of this bizarre and horrendous murderer? What drove him to such madness? And how was he caught and punished for his crimes? Today we explore the story of Richard Speck on The Dark Side of Wikipedia. Listen to more at http://darksideofwiki.com/2020/03/24/richard-speck-the-chicago-nurse-killer/
Mar 24, 2020
4: Ronald Defeo and The Amityville Murders | The Story Behind The Amityville Horror
2950
Ronald Defeo and The Amityville Murders What really happened the night of November 13th, 1974, in the quaint village of Amityville New York? Facts show that a young man took the lives of his six family members before surrendering to the police. What drove him to commit such a hanus crime? Was he the only one involved? Was there something darker at play than just a demented human will to kill? And were the allegations of the house being haunted really a True Story? Get more at http://darksideofwiki.com/2020/03/24/ronald-defeo-and-the-amityville-murders-the-story-behind-the-amityville-horror/
Mar 24, 2020
3: New London School Explosion
2108
New London School Explosion Natural gas is oftentimes called the silent killer. One spring Day in 1937, the residents of New London Texas would discover this fact all to well, as the school their children attend would instantly burst into flames while packed with students and faculty. This tragedy would leave a permanent scar on the town, and bring a heightened awareness of natural gas PAID FOR WITH THEIR LIVES. More at http://darksideofwiki.com/2020/03/24/new-london-school-explosion/
Mar 24, 2020
2: The BTK Killer | The Dennis Raider Story
2817
For nearly two decades, a killer known only as BTK (Dennis Raider) would terrorize Wichita Kansas. Causing neighbors to question neighbors, friends to suspect the worst in those they trusted and would create an atmosphere of fear as citizens wondered who would be the next victim and why? Then the mysterious killer would disappear, REMERGING nearly 15 years later. Would he strike again? Or would he make a critical misstep, revealing his identity? More at - http://darksideofwiki.com/2020/03/24/the-btk-killer-the-dennis-raider-story/
Mar 24, 2020
1: Ed Gein | The True Story of The Wisconsin Butcher
2506
The small northern town of Plainfield, Wisconsin is not the setting one would suspect for one of the most ghoulish killers in American History. However, over several fateful days, the innocent residents of this quaint little town would find themselves on the wrong side of a disturbing monster, who would turn their lives upside down, and their bodies… inside out. This is the story of Ed Gein. Find more episodes at http://darksideofwiki.com/2020/03/24/ed-gein-the-butcher-of-plainfield/
Mar 24, 2020