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True Crime Podcasts

Historical True Crime — assassins, gangsters, mobsters and lawmen; manhunts, scandals and unexplained phenomena. Stories of the wildest and darkest chapters of America's past.

Historical True Crime — assassins, gangsters, mobsters and lawmen; manhunts, scandals and unexplained phenomena. Stories of the wildest and darkest chapters of America's past.

Location:

Phoenix, Arizona

Description:

Historical True Crime — assassins, gangsters, mobsters and lawmen; manhunts, scandals and unexplained phenomena. Stories of the wildest and darkest chapters of America's past.

Language:

English


Episodes

ENCORE I ALCATRAZ Ep. 5: “The Greatest Escape”

6/29/2022
In the waning days of the prison, three inmates perform arguably the greatest prison break in American history. It’s immortalized by Hollywood in the 1979 film, “Escape From Alcatraz,” starring Clint Eastwood. And the escape remains one of the great unsolved mysteries of American crime. For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com. Our social media pages are: @blackbarrelmedia on Facebook and Instagram, and @bbarrelmedia on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:34:46

ENCORE I ALCATRAZ Ep. 4: “The Hole”

6/22/2022
Alcatraz cools down for a few years after the battle, but eventually the escape attempts resume. Some inmates are desperate to flee the harsh conditions on the island. Some seem like they are simply wired to escape, regardless of the facility or its location. Those who fail and return to the prison inevitably end up in the isolation cells known as The Hole. For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com. Our social media pages are: @blackbarrelmedia on Facebook and Instagram, and...

Duration:00:25:46

ENCORE I ALCATRAZ Ep. 3: “Battle of Alcatraz”

6/15/2022
The most violent escape attempt in the history of Alcatraz, and possibly the American prison system, rocks the island in May of 1946. Six inmates take over D Block and end up in a siege against prison guards, the FBI and the Marines. For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com. Our social media pages are: @blackbarrelmedia on Facebook and Instagram, and @bbarrelmedia on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:25

ENOCRE I ALCATRAZ Ep. 2: “Blastout”

6/8/2022
In the 1940s, the situation on Alcatraz took a dark turn. A brutal escape attempt claims two lives, but also turns a guard into a hero. And then “Doc” Barker, of the infamous Barker Gang, leads a breakout that always has a violent conclusion, and long lasting effects. For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com. Our social media pages are: @blackbarrelmedia on Facebook and Instagram, and @bbarrelmedia on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:49

ENCORE I ALCATRAZ Ep. 1: “Fortress of Isolation"

6/1/2022
The history of Alcatraz Island is written by the escape attempts. In the earliest days of American occupation, it was a fort. And from the very beginning, military prisoners tried to escape. As the fort became obsolete, the facility transitioned into a full-time military prison, and prisoners kept trying to escape. Then barracks on the island are converted into a civilian prison, and the real escape attempts begin. For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com. Our social media...

Duration:00:24:47

UPDATE | Schedule announcement

5/18/2022
An update on the schedules for Legends of the Old West and Infamous America for the second half of 2022... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:54

NORTH HOLLYWOOD ROBBERY Ep. 6 | “Code 4: No Further Assistance”

5/11/2022
Members of the SWAT team confront the remaining robber and finally end the North Hollywood Shootout. Elements of the 44-minute gunbattle spark immediate controversy, and the event accelerates major changes in police departments across America. Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join To advertise on this podcast, please email: sales@advertisecast.com For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com. Our social media pages are:...

Duration:00:28:26

NORTH HOLLYWOOD ROBBERY Ep. 5 | “A New Danger”

5/4/2022
The shootout moves into a residential neighborhood, and the LAPD organizes the rescue of injured officers and civilians. One of the robbers makes his final stand, and the other struggles to continue his escape. Check out the Jordan Harbinger show today! jordanharbinger.com/start Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join To advertise on this podcast, please email: sales@advertisecast.com For more details, please visit...

Duration:00:27:04

NORTH HOLLYWOOD ROBBERY Ep. 4 | “Officers Down”

4/27/2022
The robbery escalates. Dr. Jorge Montes, a dentist whose office is across the street from Bank of America, helps Detective John Krulac and Officer James Zboravan. Robbers Larry Phillips and Emil Matasareanu continue the shootout and their slow escape. Officer Martin Whitfield’s situation becomes critical. Members of the SWAT team race through the city to the scene of the robbery. And the first news helicopter arrives to broadcast the shootout to the nation in real time. Check out the Jordan...

Duration:00:30:50

NORTH HOLLYWOOD ROBBERY Ep. 3 | “Tactical Alert”

4/20/2022
When the robbery becomes frustrating, Larry Phillips begins the North Hollywood Shootout. Officers in multiple locations withstand gunfire from illegally modified fully automatic assault rifles and they struggle to fight back with the handguns and shotguns. Civilians and officers suffer injuries; the LAPD rushes to respond to the threat; and the robbers begin their getaway. Check out the Jordan Harbinger show today! jordanharbinger.com/start Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and...

Duration:00:29:51

NORTH HOLLYWOOD ROBBERY Ep. 2 | “Two-Eleven In Progress”

4/13/2022
After two armored car robberies, Larry Phillips and Emil Matasareanu graduate to bank robberies. They have an arsenal of high-powered weapons at their disposal, and they show no fear of confrontation with police. They execute two successful robberies . . . and then enter a Bank of America location in North Hollywood on February, 28, 1997, and everything goes wrong. Try Headspace and receive one month free! Join here Headspace.com/infamous Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable...

Duration:00:31:34

NORTH HOLLYWOOD ROBBERY Ep. 1 | “High Incident Bandits”

4/6/2022
In the 1990s, Los Angeles was the reigning bank robbery capital of the world. As two young men from Pasadena became increasingly disgruntled, they gravitated toward armed robbery. One wanted wealth and status. The other wanted a sense of belonging. They found a fast road to national infamy. Check out the Jordan Harbinger show today! jordanharbinger.com/start Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join To advertise on this podcast, please...

Duration:00:32:22

Introducing "American Hostage" from Wondery

3/8/2022
In the series premiere, radio DJ Fred Heckman (Jon Hamm) receives an unexpected call from a listener who turns his life upside down. Follow “American Hostage” on Amazon Music. To hear all 8 episodes right now, go to; http://wondery.fm/IA_AmericanHostage Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:08

PRETTY BOY FLOYD Ep. 6 | “Public Enemy No. 1”

3/2/2022
Charles Floyd and his partner, Adam Richetti, successfully hide from law enforcement for months, but then a car accident on a country road becomes the beginning of the end. Local cops and FBI agents led by Melvin Purvis, the man stopped John Dillinger, close in on the two fugitives. After Dillinger’s demise, Pretty Boy Floyd rose to Public Enemy No. 1, and now Melvin Purvis and his team have a final confrontation with America’s most likeable bank robber. Try Headspace and receive one month...

Duration:00:33:20

PRETTY BOY FLOYD Ep. 5 | “Kansas City Changed Everything”

2/23/2022
Charles Floyd enters the most tumultuous part of his career. He loses a partner during a disastrous bank robbery and then gains a new one. But Floyd and his new partner are quickly accused of one of the pivotal acts of violence of the Gangster Era: the Kansas City Massacre. When the brazen daylight assassination makes headlines across the country, Floyd and his partner become two of the most wanted men in America. Check out the Jordan Harbinger show today! jordanharbinger.com/start Join...

Duration:00:30:40

Introducing "Deep Cover: Mob Land" from Pushkin Industries

2/21/2022
Deep Cover tells true stories of crime and corruption. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jake Halpern reveals dark underworlds most of us know nothing about. The new season, Mob Land, tells the true story of a high-rolling Chicago lawyer who fixed court cases for the mob. He did this for years... until he decided to betray them and work with the FBI. He wears a wire to expose a black market of corruption—where politicians were bought and justice was sold. Where, for the right price, even...

Duration:00:08:49

PRETTY BOY FLOYD Ep. 4 | “Never Surrender”

2/16/2022
Charles “Pretty Boy” Floyd is firmly established as a bank robber and a dangerous outlaw. He is also a Robin-Hood-style hero to many in Oklahoma. He reconnects with his ex-wife and son and moves to Tulsa. But the law tracks him down and sets an ambush on a farm outside the city. Floyd and his partner shoot it out with a local sheriff rather than surrender, and the confrontation will add to Floyd’s legend as well as make him one of the most wanted men in America. Check out the Jordan...

Duration:00:26:47

Introducing "Spectacle: Las Vegas" from Sony Music Entertainment

2/11/2022
It’s a city that shouldn’t exist. An oasis in the desert, a mirage — it’s a city of buzzing neon, flowing fountains, and fortunes made and lost. A city of hedonism: concerts, casinos, showgirls, and all-you-can-eat buffets. But how did Vegas become “Sin City”? A place that promotes a fantasy of adult freedoms: a vacation from boundaries, rules, accountability? A place where people from all over the world visit to be their wildest, most uninhibited selves, even if it’s just for just a couple...

Duration:00:08:28

PRETTY BOY FLOYD Ep. 3 | “No Turning Back”

2/9/2022
When Charles Floyd returns to Kansas City after his family tragedy in Oklahoma, he joins a gang in Kansas City and then ends up in Ohio. Floyd is arrested for robbery and murder, but makes a daring escape from custody. His crime spree truly begins as he travels between Missouri, Ohio, and Oklahoma. He robs banks, survives shootouts with police, and meets a new criminal partner. Check out the Jordan Harbinger show today! jordanharbinger.com/start Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and...

Duration:00:28:08

PRETTY BOY FLOYD Ep. 2 | “Hard Time”

2/2/2022
Charles Floyd might like the exciting life of an outlaw, but he’s not good at it yet. An arrest leads to a prison sentence and then a divorce from his wife. Floyd begins to establish himself in the Kansas City criminal underworld, but then a family tragedy calls him home. Check out the Jordan Harbinger show today! jordanharbinger.com/start Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com....

Duration:00:28:34