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New York Times bestselling novelists Christopher Rice (The Burning Girl Series) and Eric Shaw Quinn (The Write Murder Mysteries) return to their studio on West Hollywood’s Sunset Strip for an all new podcast that’s all talk. Join them for their trademark blend of humor, irreverence and passionate opinion as they dish on everything from the adventure of bringing Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles to television to some of the most popular true crime TV shows of the moment in their recurring, special feature “Christopher & Eric’s True Crime TV Club”. (A production of TDPS, the same network that brought you the comedy/variety and celebrity interview filled fun of The Dinner Party Show.)

New York Times bestselling novelists Christopher Rice (The Burning Girl Series) and Eric Shaw Quinn (The Write Murder Mysteries) return to their studio on West Hollywood’s Sunset Strip for an all new podcast that’s all talk. Join them for their trademark blend of humor, irreverence and passionate opinion as they dish on everything from the adventure of bringing Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles to television to some of the most popular true crime TV shows of the moment in their recurring, special feature “Christopher & Eric’s True Crime TV Club”. (A production of TDPS, the same network that brought you the comedy/variety and celebrity interview filled fun of The Dinner Party Show.)

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United States

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New York Times bestselling novelists Christopher Rice (The Burning Girl Series) and Eric Shaw Quinn (The Write Murder Mysteries) return to their studio on West Hollywood’s Sunset Strip for an all new podcast that’s all talk. Join them for their trademark blend of humor, irreverence and passionate opinion as they dish on everything from the adventure of bringing Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles to television to some of the most popular true crime TV shows of the moment in their recurring, special feature “Christopher & Eric’s True Crime TV Club”. (A production of TDPS, the same network that brought you the comedy/variety and celebrity interview filled fun of The Dinner Party Show.)

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep. 65 – Romancing The Hosts

2/21/2021
Christopher and Eric saluted Valentine's Day with an episode devoted to a serial killer, which pretty much sums up how they feel about the holiday. Now they're back to discuss the topics that supposedly, along with his martyrdom and decapitation, earned St. Valentine his own special spot on the calendar,. (But rest assured, there's no actual discussion of St. Valentine.) What's the most romantic thing anyone's ever done for them? What is romance in general? Does love mean always having to...

Duration:00:56:08

Ep. 64 – Christopher & Eric’s True Crime TV Club Serves Up “20/20: The Dating Game Killer”

2/14/2021
We were just looking for a True Crime TV Club offering darkly suited to Valentine’s Day. What we got was an episode of 20/20 so densely packed with murder, depravity and institutional incompetence you might want to take notes. Or you can just rely on the ones Christopher and Eric have taken for you as they serve up 20/20, Episode 9, Season 43, "The Dating Game Killer". Join your hosts for a terrifying ride that hops counties, cities and coasts as a handsome psychopath uses the free love...

Duration:00:56:53

Ep. 63 – The Murder of William Newton Part III: The LAPD Speaks

2/7/2021
Over the course of several months, Christopher and Eric have been examining the gruesome, unsolved homicide of a young gay man named William Newton, who performed in adult films as Billy London. Now their work has garnered the attention of law enforcement. In their first ever interview for this podcast, Christopher and Eric talk with Detective John Lamberti of LAPD Homicide, who inherited Newton's open case thirty years after his murder. The thoughtful investigator sheds new light on many of...

Duration:00:59:09

Ep. 62 – Christopher & Eric’s True Crime Movie Time featuring “The Frozen Ground”

1/31/2021
A box office bomb at the theater, THE FROZEN GROUND rocketed to Netflix's Top 10 when it landed on the streamer in 2020. Starring Nicolas Cage, John Cusak and former Disney star Vanessa Hudgens, this cinematic depiction of notorious Alaskan serial killer Robert Hansen, who hunted women for sport, was based on the true crimes covered in Episode 61, the most recent installment of Christopher & Eric's True Crime TV Club. Armed with the facts, Christopher and Eric compare truth to cinematic...

Duration:00:56:11

Ep. 61 – Christopher & Eric’s True Crime TV Club Serves Up “Ice Cold Killers: Hunting Humans”

1/24/2021
Christopher and Eric take a twisted walk across the frozen trails of the Alaskan backwoods as they follow the crimes of real life serial killer Robert Hansen, who hunted women for sport. In the latest installment of Christopher & Eric's True Crime TV Club, your hosts try something a little different. By serving up ICE COLD KILLERS, Season 1, Episode 1, entitled "Hunting Humans", they'll visit the real story behind the feature film they intend to screen in the next episode of the podcast....

Duration:00:48:30

Ep. 60 – The Murder of William Newton Part II: Billy’s Last Weekend

1/17/2021
In Episode 48, Christopher and Eric marked the grim anniversary of their very own "hometown murder", the gruesome slaying of William Arnold Newton, a young gay West Hollywood man and adult film actor. Thirty years later, the crime remains unsolved. Your e-mails and feedback since their last episode have allowed Christopher and Eric to take an even deeper dive into the case, resulting in startling new developments. With the help of newly obtained official and verified sources, your hosts...

Duration:00:52:20

Ep. 59 – Christopher & Eric’s True Crime TV Club Serves Up “A Crime To Remember: 38 Witnesses” and “People Magazine Investigates: Without A Trace”

1/10/2021
In this emotional edition of Christopher and Eric's True Crime TV Club, your hosts serve up the first true crime stories that disturbed them when they were young. For Eric, it's the murder of Kitty Genovese, a notorious tale of alleged urban apathy that smeared an entire city. But is anything you've heard about it actually true? Eric was stunned by the revelations within A CRIME TO REMEMBER, Season 2, Episode 1, entitled "38 Witnesses". For Christopher, it's the disappearance of 10-year-old...

Duration:01:01:51

Ep. 58 – Christopher & Eric’s True Crime TV Club Serves Up “Homicide For The Holidays: Bloody New Year’s”

1/3/2021
What is it with the holidays and gruesome spree killers? Christopher and Eric return to the true crime series HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS and serve up Season 2, Episode 8, "Bloody New Year's". When beloved Cindy Luu is murdered in front of her children on New Year's Eve, it kicks off a shocking crime wave and the Edmonton Police Service are drawn into a breathless hunt for answers. Is it gang violence, racially motivated hate or a twisted form of revenge? The death toll is staggering before...

Duration:00:55:51

Ep. 57 – The Best Of The Worst

12/27/2020
Christopher and Eric shine a light on their favorite bright spots in a very dark year, serving up their picks for the most helpful, therapeutic and diverting highlights of 2020, the year of the pandemic. The result is a sumptuous buffet of entertainment options, exercise aids and self-care apps we're sure you'll enjoy. None of these are paid endorsements. Christopher and Eric are way too bitchy for that. (And nobody's offered them enough money yet.) Your hosts also weigh in on the recent HBO...

Duration:00:59:12

Ep. 56 – Christopher & Eric’s True Crime TV Club Serves Up “Homicide For The Holidays: Santa Claus Is Coming To Kill”

12/20/2020
It wouldn't be the holidays if Christopher and Eric weren't talking about the hideous antics of a psychopath who destroys everything he touches. And that's the perfect description of TDPS special correspondent Jordan Ampersand, who makes a surprise appearance to smear his own noxious brand of holiday cheer all over this episode. And then, of course, there's the real-life psychopath in a Santa suit who turns the Christmas holidays into an excuse to terrorize Southern California in this...

Duration:00:59:45

Ep. 55 – Christopher & Eric’s True Crime Movie Time featuring “King Cobra”

12/13/2020
Christopher and Eric have served up true crime TV specials galore. Now it's time to unleash their sharp and silver tongues on a bigger screen in this new series devoted to breaking down feature films inspired by real life true crime dramas. The savage murder of a gay porn producer Bryan Kocis and its possible connection to an ongoing legal dispute with "twink" porn sensation Brent Corrigan made headlines in 2007. It also inspired a movie in which a former Disney star had tons of gay sex. But...

Duration:00:55:24

Ep. 54 – Christopher & Eric’s True Crime TV Club Serves Up “Death By Gossip: Her Last Christmas”

12/6/2020
There's very little diva Wendy Williams can't pull off, but how good is she at narrating a true crime series? Christopher and Eric are determined to find out as they serve up Episode 3 of Season 1 of DEATH BY GOSSIP, entitled "Her Last Christmas", in which the radio and TV star takes us to Jacksonville, Florida where a Christmas gift from the devil unleashes holy hell during the holiday season. Along the way, we're introduced to judgy neighbors with better front yards than yours and a...

Duration:00:53:43

Ep. 53 – Best Thanksgiving Ever???

11/29/2020
Assuming it wasn't this one, Christopher and Eric asked you, the Party People, to share your recollections of the best Thanksgiving ever, and the result was a rousing discussion that gives us hope we can weather the strangest of all holiday seasons together. (This episode was recorded remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, which might explain slight variations in sound quality.)

Duration:00:55:01

Ep. 52 – Christopher & Eric’s True Crime TV Club, A Thanksgiving Double Stuffed Special featuring “Homicide for the Holidays: A Deadly Thanksgiving” & “Murder Comes To Town: Who Killed Thanksgiving?”

11/22/2020
Thanksgiving is the bloodiest time of the year. And not just for turkeys. In their first ever double stuffed, special edition of Christopher & Eric's True Crime TV Club, your hosts bring you not one, but two true crime specials in one. Eric heads to the town of Jupiter, Florida where he serves up a shocking family massacre in Episode 1 of Season 1 of HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS, "A Deadly Thanksgiving", and Christopher travels to northern Washington State where he serves up a...

Duration:00:57:34

Ep. 51 – Pandemic Holiday Prep

11/15/2020
Christopher and Eric reached out to you, the Party People, on The Dinner Party Show's Facebook page to find out how you're handling the holidays during this year without compare. Are you gathering around a socially distanced Thanksgiving table? Sanitizing your Christmas presents for forty-eight hours before opening? Hanging masks from the tree in the living room? Your answers were enlightening and they inspired a conversation about resilience and acceptance during difficult times. (This...

Duration:00:54:48

Ep. 50 – Christopher & Eric’s True Crime TV Club Serves Up “American Experience: The Island Murder”

11/8/2020
For their 50th episode, Christopher and Eric visit the 50th state! On the latest installment of Christopher & Eric's True Crime TV Club, your hosts take you to the island paradise of Hawaii and don't find anything close to the tropical escape they've been looking for. In the summer of 1931, when an inebriated Navy Officer’s wife decides to walk home alone from a local nightspot, the result is a series of shocking accusations resulting in an abominable lynching, rising geopolitical tensions...

Duration:00:56:26

Ep. 49 – What’s Spooky? Vol. 1 featuring “Paranormal Caught On Camera – Oregon Bigfoot And More & Seedy Motel Poltergeist”

11/1/2020
As Christopher comes out as a fan of cryptids, Eric wonders if these amateur videographers really captured some frenzied hauntings or if they've just got the world (and their appliances) on a string. It's a special Halloween-adjacent episode that tackles the wild and supposedly frightening world of furry bigfoots, shapeshifters and ghosts, ghosts and more ghosts. Your hosts serve up two episodes of PARANORMAL CAUGHT ON CAMERA. Christopher gets mauled by Season 1, Episode 2, "Oregon Bigfoot...

Duration:01:01:28

Ep. 48 – The Murder of William Newton: 30 Years Later

10/25/2020
It's been thirty years since the dismembered remains of William "Billy" Newton were discovered in a Hollywood dumpster, three decades in which his loved ones have gone without answers in his brutal killing. Last seen alive at a gay nightclub in West Hollywood, the young man's horrifying slaying traumatized a community, inspiring many wild theories, but no arrests or real leads. To mark this grim milestone, Christopher and Eric turn up startling new information about the case, including a...

Duration:00:58:01

Ep. 47 – Christopher & Eric’s True Crime TV Club Serves Up “The Case That Hunts Me: The Evil Fantasy – Parts 1 and 2”

10/18/2020
Christopher and Eric return to one of their favorite true crime television series, the exquisitely produced and absolutely riveting THE CASE THAT HAUNTS ME, serving up Episodes 1 and 2 of Season 3, entitled "The Evil Fantasy, Parts 1 and 2". Like us, maybe you've heard of the notorious Canadian serial killer who hid the body parts of his victims in shockingly idyllic locations. But you might not know the twisted path through the darkest corners of the Internet that lead Toronto police to his...

Duration:00:55:44

Ep. 46 – Christopher & Eric’s True Crime TV Club Serves Up “Rewind”

10/11/2020
In one of the more moving and riveting installments of Christopher & Eric's True Crime TV Club to date, your hosts serve up the powerful documentary film REWIND, an exploration of the sexual abuse that infected a family for generations and an indictment of how the criminal justice system treated one of its youngest victims. Directed by the man who was subjected to this horror show of physical, emotional and judicial abuse, REWIND uses unflinching interviews with the official and familial...

Duration:00:54:49