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Drinking The Cool Aid

True Crime Podcasts

Drinking The Cool Aid is a true crime podcast with two sisters, Megan and Hanna. We cover recent and cold cases, paranormal, unsolved mysteries, serial killers, disappearances, conspiracies, and pretty much all things spooky. We go in depth with our twisted stories and sprinkle in a little humor. "Tell your friends, tell your cats, ummm byyeeeee!

Drinking The Cool Aid is a true crime podcast with two sisters, Megan and Hanna. We cover recent and cold cases, paranormal, unsolved mysteries, serial killers, disappearances, conspiracies, and pretty much all things spooky. We go in depth with our twisted stories and sprinkle in a little humor. "Tell your friends, tell your cats, ummm byyeeeee!

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United States

Description:

Drinking The Cool Aid is a true crime podcast with two sisters, Megan and Hanna. We cover recent and cold cases, paranormal, unsolved mysteries, serial killers, disappearances, conspiracies, and pretty much all things spooky. We go in depth with our twisted stories and sprinkle in a little humor. "Tell your friends, tell your cats, ummm byyeeeee!

Language:

English


Episodes

Carl Tanzler // 111 // Count Carl Von Cosel // Part 2

5/15/2022
Carl Tanzler is known as Count Carl Von Cosel. He worked as a radiology technician at a hospital in Key West, Florida. He became obsessed with one of his patients, Elena Milagro de Hoyos and she died from Tuberculosis. Carl's obsession carried on after her death, he took her body from the mausoleum, and he kept her corpse for 7 years. https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/ RESOURCES Óscar Chávez - Boda Negra lyrics + English translation (lyricstranslate.com) Undying Love: The Shocking True...

Duration:00:51:17

Carl Tanzler // 110 // Count Carl Von Cosel // Part 1

5/8/2022
Carl Tanzler is known as Count Carl Von Cosel. He worked as a radiology technician at a hospital in Key West, Florida. He became obsessed with one of his patients, Elena Milagro de Hoyos and she died from Tuberculosis. Carl's obsession carried on after her death, he took her body from the mausoleum, and he kept her corpse for 7 years. https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/ RESOURCES Óscar Chávez - Boda Negra lyrics + English translation (lyricstranslate.com) Undying Love: The Shocking True...

Duration:00:54:48

John Haigh // 109 // The Acid Bath Murderer // Part 2

5/1/2022
John George Haigh was known as the acid bath murder. He was a serial killer that murdered his victims and put their bodies in sulphuric acid afterwards. He was a master at forging signatures, and this allowed him to gain access to his victim's possessions and money. https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/ Resources: The Acid Alchemist: A True Story of Murder, Deceit, and Unspeakable Horror. , Brown, Robert - Amazon.com

Duration:00:47:51

John Haigh // 108 // The Acid Bath Murderer // Part 1

4/24/2022
John George Haigh was known as the acid bath murder. He was a serial killer that murdered his victims and put their bodies in sulphuric acid afterwards. He was a master at forging signatures, and this allowed him to gain access to his victim's possessions and money. https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/ Resources: The Acid Alchemist: A True Story of Murder, Deceit, and Unspeakable Horror. , Brown, Robert - Amazon.com

Duration:00:46:25

Jake Bird // 107 // Tacoma Ax Killer

4/17/2022
Jake Bird was tried and executed for the axe murders of Bertha Kludt and her daughter Beverly June Kludt. It is suspected that he may have killed as many as 44 to 46 people. After his conviction was announced, he said, "I'm putting the Jake Bird hex on all of you who had anything to do with my being punished. Mark my words, you will die before I do." Six people connected to the trial died. Website: https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/ Resources: Jake Bird: The Strange Story of a Tacoma...

Duration:00:36:33

Squirrel Cage Jail // 106 // Haunted // Pottawattamie County Jail

4/10/2022
The Pottawattamie County Jail is also known as Squirrel Cage Jail is located in Council Bluffs, Iowa. It's built like a giant Lazy Susan and the cells are pie shaped. There is a single door on all 3 levels, but you need to use a hand crank to spin the jail and line it up. Some very infamous prisoners served time in this jail, including Jake Bird, also known as the Tacoma Ax-killer. It's rumored that Jake put a hex on people and now he haunts the jail. Website: Drinking The Cool...

Duration:00:45:28

Diane Staudte // 105 // The Antifreeze Murders

4/3/2022
Diane Staudte and her daughter, Rachel, committed murders together by poisoning their family members with antifreeze. Diane's husband, Mark was murdered first, then her son, Shaun. Soon after, her daughter, Sarah was taken to the hospital in critical condition and police started an investigation. Diane was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole and Rachel was sentenced to life in prison and she will not be eligible for parole for 42 1/2 years. Website: Drinking The...

Duration:00:47:18

Melissa Platt // 104 // Suspicious death // UPDATE

3/28/2022
Melissa Platt's death certificate has been changed from undetermined to homicide due to assault and closed head injury. Her family has hired a private investigator and the case has been re-opened. Website: Drinking The Cool Aid Sign the petition: Petition · Justice for Melissa Sue Platt · Change.org Justice for Melissa Gofundme: Fundraiser by Michelle Mims : Justice for Melissa Platt (gofundme.com) Justice for Melissa Teespring:...

Duration:00:14:47

Melissa Platt // 103 // Suspicious death

3/27/2022
On October 3rd, 2008, Melissa Platt was allegedly beat, wrapped in a blanket, and left in a trailer to suffer for days. When Paramedics finally found her, they reported that they had never seen someone in such a horrifying condition. She was rushed to the hospital for an emergency craniotomy and she had an intracranial hemorrhage, a bilateral mandible fracture, and she was bruised from head to toe. Melissa was in the ICU for 9 weeks before she passed away and this case was closed, no one was...

Duration:00:48:11

Alexa Negron Luciano // 102 // Se Llamaba Alexa

3/20/2022
29-year-old Alexa Negron Luciano was a transgender woman who was murdered in the city of Toa Baja. She was homeless and used a mirror to check her surroundings. Alexa was accused of peeping under a bathroom stall at a McDonald's but police confirmed that there's no evidence of this. Alexa was murdered less than 12 hours after this incident and it was her birthday. Website: Drinking The Cool Aid Resources: Alexa Negrón Luciano: Transgender woman slain in Puerto Rico - CNNKilling of...

Duration:00:33:23

Susan Smith Part // 101 // Part 2 // Killer mom

3/13/2022
Susan Smith made a false claim that a man kidnapped her sons during a carjacking on October 25th, 1994. After a 9-day search, she confessed to letting her car roll into John D. Long Lake and drowning her kids. She was convicted of murdering her sons, three-year-old Michael and 14-month-old Alexander. Website: https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/ Resources: American Justice - The Susan Smith Story (A Mothers Confession) - Bing video LETTER FROM SUSAN SMITH TO TOM FINDLAY - HIS LETTER IN...

Duration:00:49:48

Susan Smith Part // 100 // Part 1 // Killer mom

3/6/2022
Susan Smith made a false claim that a man kidnapped her sons during a carjacking on October 25th, 1994. After a 9-day search, she confessed to letting her car roll into John D. Long Lake and drowning her kids. She was convicted of murdering her sons, three-year-old Michael and 14-month-old Alexander. Website: https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/ Resources: American Justice - The Susan Smith Story (A Mothers Confession) - Bing video LETTER FROM SUSAN SMITH TO TOM FINDLAY - HIS LETTER IN...

Duration:00:48:39

Elizabeth Smart // 99 // Part 2 // Survivor

2/27/2022
Elizabeth Smart was abducted from her home when she was 14 years old by Brian David Mitchell. Brian and his wife, Wanda Barzee, held her captive for nine months until she was rescued by police on March 12th, 2003. In 2011, she founded the Elizabeth Smart foundation which aims to bring hope and end the victimization and exploitation of sexual assault through prevention, recovery, and advocacy. Website: https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/ Resources: The La Brea Tar Pits Mystery | The...

Duration:00:37:39

Elizabeth Smart // 98 // Part 1 // Survivor

2/20/2022
Elizabeth Smart was abducted from her home when she was 14 years old by Brian David Mitchell. Brian and his wife, Wanda Barzee, held her captive for nine months until she was rescued by police on March 12th, 2003. In 2011, she founded the Elizabeth Smart foundation which aims to bring hope and end the victimization and exploitation of sexual assault through prevention, recovery, and advocacy. Website: https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/ Resources: The La Brea Tar Pits Mystery | The...

Duration:00:43:02

Dolly Oesterreich // 97 // The man in the attic

2/13/2022
Walburga Oesterreich (Dolly) married a wealthy man named Fred. When she was 33, she was introduced to 17-year-old Otto Sanhuber, who worked at her husband's factory. Dolly invited Otto to her home to "fix her sewing machine" and they began an affair. Otto didn't really have any friends or family, so he agreed to move into Dolly's attic to make their affair easier. During a fight one night, Otto flew out of the attic and murdered Dolly's husband. She began dating other men and kept Otto in...

Duration:00:34:11

James Holmes // Part 3 // 96 // Mass Shooting

2/6/2022
James Eagan Holmes is a mass murderer responsible for the 2012 Aurora, Colorado shooting at a Century 16 movie theater on July 20th, 2012. He didn't have any known criminal background prior to the shooting, but his behavior was very erratic. Before the shooting, James built homemade bombs and booby-trapped his apartment. He was sentenced to 12 consecutive life sentences plus 3,318 years without parole. Website: https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/ Resources: Schizotypal personality...

Duration:00:46:07

James Holmes // Part 2 // 95 // Mass Shooting

1/30/2022
James Eagan Holmes is a mass murderer responsible for the 2012 Aurora, Colorado shooting at a Century 16 movie theater on July 20th, 2012. He didn't have any known criminal background prior to the shooting, but his behavior was very erratic. Before the shooting, James built homemade bombs and booby-trapped his apartment. He was sentenced to 12 consecutive life sentences plus 3,318 years without parole. Website: https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/ Resources: Schizotypal personality...

Duration:00:49:34

James Holmes // Part 1 // 94 // Mass Shooting

1/23/2022
James Eagan Holmes is a mass murderer responsible for the 2012 Aurora, Colorado shooting at a Century 16 movie theater on July 20th, 2012. He didn't have any known criminal background prior to the shooting, but his behavior was very erratic. Before the shooting, James built homemade bombs and booby-trapped his apartment. He was sentenced to 12 consecutive life sentences plus 3,318 years without parole. Website: https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/ Resources: Schizotypal personality...

Duration:00:55:06

Typhoid Mary // 93 // Mary Mallon

1/16/2022
Mrs. Warren's family came down with Typhoid fever shortly after hiring their new cook, Mary Mallon. It was soon discovered that Mary was a carrier of typhoid even though she appeared to be healthy. In the 1900's, people didn't understand germs as well as we do now. It was difficult to make Mary understand that she was making others sick, so they ended up putting her in quarantine for a few years to study her. When she was released, she was warned that she could no longer be a cook, but she...

Duration:00:41:44

Dorothy's ruby slippers // 92 // Stolen

1/9/2022
In 1970, MGM's wardrobe department decided to auction off their props and costumes. Kent Warner, gave one pair of Judy Garland's ruby slippers to be auctioned and he stole the rest. A collector named Michael Shaw ended up with a pair and eventually loaned them to the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids, MN, but they were stolen in 2005. There were many theories about what happened to the shoes, but they were located and recovered by the FBI in 2018. Website:...

Duration:00:43:14