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Crimes of Passion

Parcast

Every Wednesday, we tell a love story that turns into a crime story. Our subjects might start as lovers, friends, or family, but by the end, there's a criminal and a victim. Along the way, we analyze the relationship dynamics and psychology that lead to betrayal, theft, and even murder. Crimes of Passion is part of the Parcast Network, and a production of Cutler Media.

Every Wednesday, we tell a love story that turns into a crime story. Our subjects might start as lovers, friends, or family, but by the end, there's a criminal and a victim. Along the way, we analyze the relationship dynamics and psychology that lead to betrayal, theft, and even murder. Crimes of Passion is part of the Parcast Network, and a production of Cutler Media.

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United States

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Parcast

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Every Wednesday, we tell a love story that turns into a crime story. Our subjects might start as lovers, friends, or family, but by the end, there's a criminal and a victim. Along the way, we analyze the relationship dynamics and psychology that lead to betrayal, theft, and even murder. Crimes of Passion is part of the Parcast Network, and a production of Cutler Media.

Language:

English


Episodes

Love in Lockup Pt. 3: Tough Love

2/24/2021
In the third and final part of this series, we’ll look at three more infamous romances between prisoners and civilians. And how some of them seemed to work… but only for a while. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:42

Love in Lockup Pt. 2: All for Love

2/17/2021
In part 2 of this series, we’ll look at three couples who risked everything to take their relationships to the next level… even if it meant facing jail time for them both. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:52

Lanie and Brett’s Love Story - A Valentine’s Special

2/15/2021
Listeners, we have a special episode for you — and this one is a heart-warmer! Your host, Lanie Hobbs, teamed up with her husband Brett to share their relationship’s biggest milestones in Our Love Story, a Spotify Original from Parcast. Hear what happened when the cybersecurity pro won over the true-crime aficionado and how they’re living happily ever after. Then search “Our Love Story” to find more of your favorite Parcast hosts get real about romance. New episodes every Tuesday, free on...

Duration:00:22:08

Love in Lockup Pt. 1

2/10/2021
Even the most sadistic killers have found love — or some distortion of it — in prison. Over the next three weeks, unravel the complicated dynamics that set these romances apart, and the high-profile cases of love gone right… and wrong. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:32

Robert John Bardo Pt. 2

2/3/2021
On the morning of July 18, 1989, Bardo knocked on the door of Rebecca Schaeffer’s Hollywood home — not as a misguided fan, but a serial harasser. Their tragic encounter would change stalking laws throughout the U.S. for decades to come. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:41

New Limited Series: Criminal Couples

2/1/2021
This season, “L” stands for love… and lawless… and lethal. Beginning February 1st, uncover history’s most infamous couples in this collection of episodes from across Parcast Network. Follow the misdeeds of married mafiosos. Enter the transgressions of casanova cult leaders. And demystify the lives of coupled kingpins, pirates, and spies… Because in this limited series, romance takes a sharp turn into the radical. Get a preview of Criminal Couples right here, then search “Criminal Couples” to...

Duration:00:01:08

Robert John Bardo Pt. 1

1/27/2021
In 1989, after years of obsessing over actress Rebecca Schaeffer, 19-year-old Robert John Bardo boarded a bus and headed for West Hollywood. It wasn’t his first attempt at reaching through to the young star — but it would be his last. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:20

Shelia Eddy & Rachel Shoaf Pt. 2

1/20/2021
Luring their friend deeper into Pennsylvania woods, Shelia Eddy and Rachel Shoaf prepared to carry out their sinister plot. But only one of them was prepared for the aftermath of Skylar Neese’s disappearance. In January 2013, Rachel was finally ready to reveal the full depths of the trio’s dysfunction. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:09

Welcome to the Family: The Kennedys

1/19/2021
They’re a powerful political dynasty with no shortage of tragedies, scandals and controversies. Ahead of the 60th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s inauguration, revisit the most shocking moments in the Kennedy family history — from conspiracies and cover-ups to assassinations and affairs — in this Parcast limited series. All 12 episodes are available January 19th. Listen free, only on Spotify.

Duration:00:01:23

Shelia Eddy & Rachel Shoaf Pt. 1

1/13/2021
In West Virginia, a once-inseparable trio of teenage girls became toxic after two of them struck up a secret romantic relationship. Fearing their friend would expose them, 16-year-olds Shelia Eddy and Rachel Shoaf plotted to keep Skylar Neese silent for good. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:39

The Boy Jones

1/6/2021
In 1838, an impoverished fourteen-year-old boy became obsessed with England’s young monarch, Queen Victoria. Edward Jones broke into Buckingham Palace repeatedly, hoping to get close to her. But with every trespassing, the Crown grew more desperate to stop him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:54

Superstitions Special: New Year’s Eve Festivities

12/31/2020
The clock’s winding down on the final moments of the year and people around the world are putting their charms and traditions to work, shoring up good fortune for the future. But it’s not always our own personal luck that’s on the line… In this story, a night of superstitions weaves together the fates of merrymakers eager for fresh starts. This episode is presented by Superstitions, a Spotify Original from Parcast. Follow Superstitions free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:35:00

The Sodder Family Tragedy: 75 Years Later (Pt. 3)

12/21/2020
For decades, family members and sleuths have tried to determine what really happened the night of the fire. As of yet, they have been unsuccessful. But the clues remain, the questions linger, and the case unofficially stays open… This episode is presented by Unexplained Mysteries, a Spotify Original from Parcast. For more of history’s greatest puzzles, follow Unexplained Mysteries free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:41:08

The Sodder Family Tragedy: 75 Years Later (Pt. 2)

12/21/2020
In the aftermath of the fire, a startling number of tips, twists, and witnesses came forward regarding the fate of the Sodder children. Their father, George, followed the clues for decades, driven by a suspicion of the “official” story and a belief that the blaze was no accident. This episode is presented by Unexplained Mysteries, a Spotify Original from Parcast. For more of history’s greatest puzzles, follow Unexplained Mysteries free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:41:01

The Sodder Family Tragedy: 75 Years Later (Pt. 1)

12/21/2020
Early Christmas day in 1945, Jennie Sodder woke up to her house on fire. The blaze consumed her home, and five of her young children. Or did it? Strange events, prescient remarks, and a lack of human remains hinted at more nefarious — though no less tragic — outcomes. This episode is presented by Unexplained Mysteries, a Spotify Original from Parcast. For more of history’s greatest puzzles, follow Unexplained Mysteries free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:36:14

Jennifer Pan Pt. 2

12/16/2020
On November 8, 2010, three armed men broke into the Pan family home. Bich Pan was shot and killed instantly, but her husband survived his gunshot wounds. Their 24-year-old daughter Jennifer had masterminded it all. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:46

Jennifer Pan Pt. 1

12/9/2020
Hann and Bich Pan worked to give their daughter, Jennifer, every opportunity they never had. But when she failed to meet their high expectations, she turned to a life of deception, keeping her failing grades and forbidden romance a secret to all. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:26

Eadweard Muybridge & Harry Larkyns Pt. 2

12/2/2020
The truth of his wife’s affair and son’s parentage uncovered, Eadweard shot off to Calistoga, California with murderous intent. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:49

Eadweard Muybridge & Harry Larkyns Pt. 1

11/25/2020
In the late 19th century, a conman came between frontier photographer Eadweard Muybridge and his young wife, Flora Downs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:38

Solved Murders Crossover: Helen Potts Pt. 2

11/18/2020
Today we’re bringing you a special two-part episode from another Spotify Original from Parcast. If you enjoy it, check out Solved Murders, free and only on Spotify. It became one of the most sensationalized cases of the late 19th century: The young wife of a playboy medical student died not long after a botched abortion. But it wasn’t the dangerous procedure that killed her. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:07