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Are the dozens of true crime podcasts you already listen to not enough? Each episode of Hit Me Baby One More Crime brings you a lesser-known case from a triad of repressed, depressed and existential Chinese-Canadian women.

Are the dozens of true crime podcasts you already listen to not enough? Each episode of Hit Me Baby One More Crime brings you a lesser-known case from a triad of repressed, depressed and existential Chinese-Canadian women.
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Canada

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Are the dozens of true crime podcasts you already listen to not enough? Each episode of Hit Me Baby One More Crime brings you a lesser-known case from a triad of repressed, depressed and existential Chinese-Canadian women.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 7 - A Hard Pill to Swallow

9/15/2019
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Jiawen tells the story of the death of 18 month old Ezekiel Stephan. His parents, David and Collet Stephan, were distrustful of Western medicine and tried to treat his meningitis with home remedies. Their conviction caused fear in their community that the government would start arresting any parents who didn’t fall in line. Cherlyne recounts her own childhood illnesses and her experiences with Chinese traditional medicine and we discuss the anti-vaccine movement and fears of Big Pharma.

Duration:01:08:22

Ep. 6 - Baby Fever

9/8/2019
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Jialu tells the story of Lisa Montgomery, a woman who was “baby crazy” and faked multiple pregnancies after being sterilized. She met a pregnant woman on an internet forum, murdered her and kidnapped her unborn baby. She pled not guilty by reason of insanity but has become the 3rd woman to be sentenced to death in the USA. Cherlyne and Jialu discuss the use of the insanity plea and the ethics of the death penalty.

Duration:01:05:51

Ep. 5 - Bigger is Not Better

9/1/2019
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Cherlyne tells the story of Nelson Hart, a man with epilepsy accused of drowning his two daughters in a lake. When the police cannot arrest him on evidence alone, they ensnare him using the controversial Mr. Big technique in which they recruit him into a fake criminal organization and pressure him to confess to the mob boss. Cherlyne and Jiawen debate his innocence and the ethics of the Mr. Big technique.

Duration:01:06:10

Ep. 4 - Boys Will Be Boys

8/25/2019
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In this episode, Cherlyne tells the story of 14 year old Ana Kriegel, a Russian orphan adopted by Irish parents. One day she was tricked by two boys into going to an abandoned farmhouse where they sexually assaulted and murdered her. At 13 years old, the two boys are only known as Boy A and Boy B. They are the youngest to ever be convicted of murder in Ireland, where the charge carries an automatic life sentence. Cherlyne and Jialu discuss the culture of “boys will be boys” and the treatment...

Duration:01:13:52

Ep. 3 - Three Beckies

8/18/2019
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For our third episode, Jialu covers last year’s van attack in Toronto by 25-year-old Alek Minassian. A computer science student turned incel (involuntary celibate), Minassian had autism and struggled socially his entire life. A failed stint in the army and several job rejections later, he found a sense of belonging in the echo chambers of online incel forums. Jiawen and Jialu discuss their own struggles as nerds with no social skills and we discuss our own lack of employment prospects.

Duration:00:57:08

Ep. 2 - X Gon' Give It To Ya

8/11/2019
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In this episode, Jiawen presents the brutal murders of Cody Legebokoff, who targeted marginalized women in British Columbia a decade ago. Known as one of Canada’s youngest serial killers at 20 years old, this shaggy-haired piece-of-shit lied, lied again, and then lied some more, all while trying to maintain his boy-next-door appearance. Cherlyne makes some math puns and Jialu discusses the housing crisis in BC.

Duration:01:03:45

Ep. 1 - A for Average, B for Bloody Murder

8/4/2019
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In the first episode of Hit Me Baby One More Crime (Another True Crime Podcast), Cherlyne details the gruesome, but unfortunately relatable story of Jennifer Pan; a Vietnamese-Canadian York region local who was found guilty of attempted murder of her "tiger dad" and first degree murder of her negligent mother in 2010. As three Chinese-Canadians who constantly question their existence, buckling under parental pressure is one all Asian-Canadians - or just kids of immigrants - can relate to....

Duration:00:56:16