Episodes

The Hands Resist Him

2/7/2020
In this episode Tim Pilleri and Lance Reenstierna are joined by artist Bill Stoneham, painter of The Hands Resist Him, a painting known as "haunted". We talk to Bill about his art, life, and this incredible painting. Check out Bill Stoneham's work at https://www.stonehamstudios.com/ Check out our entire network at http://crawlspace-media.com/

Duration:00:56:46

Gardner Heist Minutia

8/20/2019
In season 2 of Empty Frames Tim Pilleri and Lance Reenstierna continue their dive into the subject of art heists by getting a broader scope of the world in which these crimes take place. In episode 6 of season 2 Tim & Lance again talk to the Muddy River Fact Checker. He helped us out on season one with keeping the Gardner heist facts straight. And now he's back to help us break down some Gardner heist minutia. Our topics include the crime scene photos of Rick Abath, and the surveillance...

Duration:01:03:50

Stolen da Vinci

8/6/2019
In season 2 of Empty Frames Tim Pilleri and Lance Reenstierna continue their dive into the subject of art heists by getting a broader scope of the world in which these crimes take place. In episode 5 of season 2 Tim & Lance again talk to Turbo Paul Hendry. He's a former "knocker" who went on to be a firewall between people who possess stolen artwork and their owners. We talk about the stolen Madonna of the Yarnwinder by Leonardo da Vinci. The painting was stolen in 2003 from Drumlanrig...

Duration:01:11:55

Dr. No w/ Tubo Paul

7/23/2019
In season 2 of Empty Frames Tim Pilleri and Lance Reenstierna continue their dive into the subject of art heists by getting a broader scope of the world in which these crimes take place. In episode 4 of season 2 Tim & Lance talk to Turbo Paul Hendry. He's a former "knocker" who went on to be a firewall between people who possess stolen artwork and their owners. We talk about the idea of a Dr. No character who might possess famous stolen artworks. Do Dr. No's exist? Turbo has a few real life...

Duration:01:08:53

Introducing Incel

7/15/2019
Introducing Incel - the new investigative series from Crawlspace Media and Naama Kates. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/incel/id1469915971 Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=431958&refid=stpr Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0MNbSRtiRTJBQftfPWnPqw Investigative journalist Naama Kates dives deep inside the incel community. Incel is shorthand for involuntary celibate. Follow Naama's journey. Contact Naama:...

Duration:00:07:44

Shredding Banksy

7/9/2019
In season 2 of Empty Frames Tim Pilleri and Lance Reenstierna continue their dive into the subject of art heists by getting a broader scope of the world in which these crimes take place. In episode 3 of season 2 Tim & Lance talk to Aja Romano, internet culture reporter for Vox. Aja wrote a great article on Banksy's stunt at Sotheby's in London in October of 2018. Check Aja Romano's articles at https://www.vox.com/authors/aja-romano, and follow her on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajaromano...

Duration:01:01:15

The Art Forger

6/25/2019
In season 2 of Empty Frames Tim Pilleri and Lance Reenstierna continue their dive into the subject of art heists by getting a broader scope of the world in which these crimes take place. In episode 2 of season 2 Tim & Lance talk to B.A. Shapiro, author of The Art Forger. The Art Forger is a novel based on an art forger who is commissioned to recreate one of the Gardner Museum's stolen pieces. Check out The Art Forger and other B.A. Shapiro's books at BAShapirobooks.com, and follow her on...

Duration:01:02:02

Woman Ochre Returns

6/11/2019
In season 2 of Empty Frames Tim Pilleri and Lance Reenstierna continue their dive into the subject of art heists by getting a broader scope of the world in which these crimes take place. In episode 1 of season 2 Tim & Lance talk to Buck Burns and David Van Auker - owners of Manzanita Ridge Furniture & Antiques of Silver City, New Mexico about the stolen de Kooning painting they randomly became owners of. This episode is called Woman Ochre Returns, and it's a hell of an art recovery story...

Duration:01:09:02

Empty Frames S2 Trailer

1/9/2019
Tim Pilleri and Lance Reenstierna are back to tell you what's going in Empty Frames season 2. Check out the entire Crawlspace Media Network and all of it's excellent shows at http://crawlspace-media.com/

Duration:00:04:03

ISGM Heist Draft 2018

7/14/2018
In episode twelve Tim & Lance have a draft to converse over their thoughts on who pulled off the heist, current art location, darkhorse ally, and more. In Empty Frames Tim Pilleri & Lance Reenstierna (Missing Maura Murray, Crawlspace) dig into the mystery of the greatest art heist of all time. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts was robbed of thirteen pieces of artwork on March 18th, 1990. The frames remain empty today, awaiting their return. Please sign and share...

Duration:00:28:29

The Turbo Plan

6/27/2018
In episode eleven Tim & Lance talk to former swindler Turbo Paul Hendry about his thoughts on the Gardner heist, and how the artwork can be recovered. Visit Turbo's blog: http://arthostage.blogspot.com/ In Empty Frames Tim Pilleri & Lance Reenstierna (Missing Maura Murray, Crawlspace) dig into the mystery of the greatest art heist of all time. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts was robbed of thirteen pieces of artwork on March 18th, 1990\. The frames remain empty...

Duration:01:15:49

Hacking the Heist

6/14/2018
In episode ten Tim & Lance talk to Brendan Ciecko (Founder & CEO of Cuseum) about his exciting new project Hacking the Heist. But before that, the guys play an additional clip from their interview with Marj Galas of the episode Security Breach where she shares her opinion on Richard Abath. In Empty Frames Tim Pilleri & Lance Reenstierna (Missing Maura Murray, Crawlspace) dig into the mystery of the greatest art heist of all time. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts...

Duration:00:41:49

Art Brand

5/30/2018
In episode nine Tim & Lance talk to the real life Indiana Jones, Arthur Brand, about his work and theories in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist. In Empty Frames Tim Pilleri & Lance Reenstierna (Missing Maura Murray, Crawlspace) dig into the mystery of the greatest art heist of all time. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts was robbed of thirteen pieces of artwork on March 18th, 1990. The frames remain empty today, awaiting their return. Original music by...

Duration:00:58:37

Security Breach

4/17/2018
In episode eight Tim & Lance talk to former Gardner Museum gallery guard Marjorie Galas. Marj talks about her experiences working at the museum, and she has a few eye opening surprises for the hosts. In Empty Frames Tim Pilleri & Lance Reenstierna (Missing Maura Murray, Crawlspace) dig into the mystery of the greatest art heist of all time. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts was robbed of thirteen pieces of artwork on March 18th, 1990. The frames remain empty...

Duration:01:02:11

A Night Watchman

4/10/2018
In episode seven Tim & Lance talk to former Gardner Museum night watchman Geoffrey Rockwell. Geoff talks about his experiences working at the museum. In Empty Frames Tim Pilleri & Lance Reenstierna (Missing Maura Murray, Crawlspace) dig into the mystery of the greatest art heist of all time. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts was robbed of thirteen pieces of artwork on March 18th, 1990. The frames remain empty today, awaiting their return. Original music by Jared...

Duration:00:48:41

A Dotted Line

4/3/2018
In episode six Tim & Lance travel to Washington D. C. to talk to best selling author Ulrich Boser about his research and his fantastic book, The Gardner Heist. They talk about journalist Tom Mashberg's odd adventure to a storage warehouse in Brooklyn with antique's dealer William Youngworth, and try to zero in on the inside source. In Empty Frames Tim Pilleri & Lance Reenstierna (Missing Maura Murray, Crawlspace) dig into the mystery of the greatest art heist of all time. The Isabella...

Duration:00:25:04

The Rukus

3/27/2018
In episode five Tim & Lance talk to writer Lyz Lenz who wrote a great article about the scandalous legacy of Isabella Stewart Gardner. In Empty Frames Tim Pilleri & Lance Reenstierna (Missing Maura Murray, Crawlspace) dig into the mystery of the greatest art heist of all time. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts was robbed of thirteen pieces of artwork on March 18th, 1990. The frames remain empty today, awaiting their return. Music by Jared Janzen and Kevin...

Duration:00:49:06

An Inside Angle

3/20/2018
In episode four Tim & Lance talk to author Ulrich Boser about his thoughts on an inside angle. And the idea that Bobby Donati stole the eagle finial as a calling card. In Empty Frames Tim Pilleri & Lance Reenstierna (Missing Maura Murray, Crawlspace) dig into the mystery of the greatest art heist of all time. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts was robbed of thirteen pieces of artwork on March 18th, 1990. The frames remain empty today, awaiting their return. Music...

Duration:00:44:39

The Wild One

3/13/2018
In episode three Tim & Lance talk to author Jenny Siler about writing The Art of the Heist with her co-author (and criminal) Myles Connor. We talk about Myles's life and his possible relation and knowledge of the Gardner heist. In Empty Frames Tim Pilleri & Lance Reenstierna (Missing Maura Murray, Crawlspace) dig into the mystery of the greatest art heist of all time. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts was robbed of thirteen pieces of artwork on March 18th, 1990....

Duration:00:41:00

The Usual Suspects

3/6/2018
In episode two Tim & Lance talk to best selling author Ulrich Boser about his book The Gardner Heist and his thoughts on the people involved. In Empty Frames Tim Pilleri & Lance Reenstierna (Missing Maura Murray, Crawlspace) dig into the mystery of the greatest art heist of all time. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts was robbed of thirteen pieces of artwork on March 18th, 1990. The frames remain empty today, awaiting their return. Order Ulrich's book:...

Duration:00:41:04