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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.

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26: Jeffrey Epstein Part 2 | The True Story
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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
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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
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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?
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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
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What do you do when you discover that your nightmares are more than just figments of your imagination?  “My mom would chalk up my nightmares to whatever I had been eating the night before, claiming it was because I ate to close to bedtime. Every time I woke up from a nightmare, I would find myself on my back with my arms crossed over my chest, almost as if I had been fighting off the terror in my sleep to protect myself. These nightmares went on for about three months of every night without fail, they eventually got so bad I started to lose weight, and my eyes sunk into my face. That is where my mom finally admitted something might be wrong.” To hear more real ghost stories, become a supporter of our show and get every episode, including our weekly bonus episodes at http://www.ghostpodcast.com or http://www.patreon.com/realghoststories  Watch more at: http://www.realghoststoriesonline.com/ If you have a real ghost story or supernatural event to report, please write into our show or call 1-855-853-4802! If you like the show, please help keep us on the air and support the show by becoming an EPP (Extra Podcast Person). We'll give you a BONUS episode every week as a "Thank You" for your support. Become an EPP here: http://www.ghostpodcast.com/?page_id=118 or at or at http://www.patreon.com/realghoststories
Jul 22, 2020
21: Albert Fish | The Man Who Ate Children
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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