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It’s a lighthearted nightmare in here, weirdos! Morbid is a true crime, creepy history and all things spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist. Join us for a heavy dose of research with a dash of comedy thrown in for flavor.

It’s a lighthearted nightmare in here, weirdos! Morbid is a true crime, creepy history and all things spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist. Join us for a heavy dose of research with a dash of comedy thrown in for flavor.


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It’s a lighthearted nightmare in here, weirdos! Morbid is a true crime, creepy history and all things spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist. Join us for a heavy dose of research with a dash of comedy thrown in for flavor.




Crime Countdown Presents: Halloween Special

Guys!! It’s a special Halloween 🎃 episode of Crime Countdown! If you haven’t checked out our other podcast with Parcast, give this one a listen. We think your will love it, especially when digging out that extra nightlight tonight. Enjoy! -Alaina & Ash


Episode 182: The Dybbuk Box

This week we’re talking about one of the most haunted objects in the world. The Dybbuk box stepped on the ebay scene in September 2001 and nothing has ever been the same. The word, “Dybbuk” comes from Jewish folklore and literally means, “to cling.” An otherworldly spirit was captured in the box during the holocaust and when Kevin Mannis bought it at an estate sale, brought it home and opened it, his life changed forever. So did the lives of the next two owners, and anyone who has seen the...


Episode 181: Myrtles Plantation

It’s a haunted Morbid up in here! Alaina tells us the history and all the terrifying hauntings going on at Myrtles Plantation in Louisiana, one of the most haunted homes in America. Myrtles has been around since 1796 and some of the hauntings going on include: shaking beds, floating children, and who knows maybe the ghost of a small child will crawl into bed with you at night!? Alaina is taking applications for a pal to go with her when Rona is gone, because Ash is all set. As always, thank...


Listener Tales: Jon Allen Edition AD FREE

You asked, Jon Allen delivered. What better way to spend your Tuesday afternoon than to listen to the poetic beat of a Jon Allen listener tale? Jon wrote to us about his experience as an 8 year old who spent the night in a haunted farm house and was, honestly, graced by the presence of a ghost named Rachel!


Episode 180: The Bizarre Murder of Marlene Warren

Sometimes justice is a plate best served cold. 20 years ago a clown knocked on Marlene Warren’s door holding balloons, flowers and something else incredibly sinister. While the clown walked calmly away to their white Chrysler Le Baron, Marlene was left lying in a pool of blood. They looked at the husband straight away, his alibi was air tight…. Or was it? Maybe his mistress Sheila Keen could offer up some information? As always thank you to our sponsors! Curology: Go to...


Episode 179: The Whaley House

We’ve got a haunted hot spot for you this week! Heading over to San Diego, California and diving into all the hauntedness that is the Whaley House. We hope your main takeaways from this episode are: never buy land that was once used for hangings, always set the house alarm as fast as humanly possible, and remember that it’s rude to blow tobacco dust in someone’s face! Thank you and goodnight. WHALEY HOUSE INFO/ TOURS Donate to the Whaley house here! Halloween Virtual Events As always, thank...


Episode 178: The Chicago Ripper Crew

Alaina takes us to a real dark place this morning, telling the horrific case of The Chicago Ripper Crew. From 1981 to 1982 four men drove a red van through the streets of Chicago picking up women of all races and ages and committing the most heinous acts. You’re going to want to scream at the end of this one once you’ve heard all the brutal details from said acts to the ridiculous sentencing involved in this case. Hold onto your butts, weirdos. Books read for this case Deadly Thrills: The...


Episode 177: The Haunting of the Borley Rectory

Since it’s spooky season and all, we decided why not talk about a couple of haunts for the next few weeks? This week we’re taking you to the Borley Rectory in England! The Borley rectory has been home to three families, one paranormal investigator and many ghosts. It is said to be the most haunted home in England, and we’re willing to put money on that! Books/ Reports used for this Episode: Borley Rectory Companion: The Complete Guide to 'The Most Haunted House in England' BORLEY RECTORY....


Episode 176: *AD FREE* The Origins of Halloween/Samhain Traditions

A little bonus episode for you weirdos! Alaina tells us all about the traditions of Samhain, or as we know it today: Halloween. The druids were out here wildin’ with their traditions, and we both want in on some of them. Get your potatoes, yams and turnIps ready, it’s Samhain time baby!


Listener Tales 19

Happy muh-fuckin Spooky season weirdos!! We wanted to do a Halloween listener tales for you to start the season off right. Get your pumpkin butts ready everyone, these are going to have you dying and cackling from the afterlife. You’re welcome in advance. As always, thank you to our sponsors THUMA: Upgrade your space with The Bed, by Thuma. Right now for a limited time, you can get FREE shipping on your order. Go to CALIPER: Get 20% off your first order when you use...


Episode 175: The Brutal Murder of Elyse Pahler

If you’ve ever watched the movie Jennifer’s Body, you’ve probably heard that it was inspired by a true crime case, and promptly rolled your eyes at whoever told you so. Well the truth is, it actually was. In July of 1995 Elyse Pahler snuck out of her house to meet with three boys she was beginning to consider friends. They lured her to a Eucalyptus field where they strangled, stabbed and raped her dead body all in the name of Satan. They made claims that they thought sacrificing a virgin to...


Check Out Scream!

Hey you beautiful weirdos! We wanted to release the first episode of Scream! for you special ghouls to chew on. Alaina and Caleb will be diving into every kind of horror movie your twisted little minds can think of and we hope your join us for some nightmares and nostalgia!


Episode 174: Bible John

This week we are diving into a horrific fellow and the three murders attributed to him. Alaina gives us the gory details of all three murders, which some people think may not have all been committed by the same person. We’ll talk through the possible suspects, motives and idiosyncrasies of the man coined Bible John. As always, thank you to our sponsors: Better Help: Better Help is professional counseling done securely online. Special offer for Morbid listeners get 10% off your first month at...


Episode 173: The Twisted Deeds & Many Names of Peter Tobin

This week Alaina is diving into the Peter Tobin case! Peter Tobin, who was also known as Patrick McLaughlin, James Kelley and many other names, may have killed as many as 48. He was sentenced to life in prison and when he told investigators how many he’d killed he followed it up with “figure it out” and grinned. Lots to unpack here, and it will lead us into our next episode about Bible John, who may have actually been Peter Tobin. As always, thank you to our sponsors Upstart: See why Upstart...


Episode 172: The Papin Sisters

In 1933 The Papin sisters brutally murdered two members of the family that they worked for, for seven years. After Christine and Lea’s troubled childhood, they went to work for the Lancelin family and grew very close with each other, we all know how that “us against the world” thing goes. One February evening, things went very wrong, and would eventually lead to a debate of Folie a deux vs pure evil. As always, thank you to our sponsors: Stamps: Right now, our listeners get a special offer...


Listener Tales 18: The Loosey Goosey Edition

It’s listener tales 18 and we are absolutely stoked about it. This week you might be wondering if the two of us stumbled into a surplus of laughing gas, but we’re just genuinely giddy for the tales! Say it with us: “slap happy!” This installment includes a creepy roller derby stalker, a potential Manson family run-in and someone who gets an unexpected visitor from another realm… while rolling on E! We guarantee laugh induced hiccups at least half way into this one, join us! As always thanks...


Episode 171: Lake Shawnee Amusement Park

This week we are getting spooky with it. You might be an amusement park junkie, but we’re warning you, hold on to your butts if you’re headed to the Lake Shawnee Amusement park. Alaina gives us the intense history surrounding the land before it became a park, the horrible events that happened while it was a functioning park and the aftermath of the defunct park today. We’re serious, you’re going to want to be holding on tight to that butt! Books used for research: Kentucky Clay by Katherine...


Episode 170: The Mysterious Death of Brittany Murphy

This week's mini morbid is Ash-centric and way harsh, Ty. We’re looking into the death of actress, Brittany Murphy. Did she simply die of natural causes or did the husband do it? Brittany collapsed in her home on Dec 20, 2009 and the details surrounding the case have always struck us as strange, secretive and quite frankly, dark. Something leaves us with a bad taste in our mouths here. As always, thank you to our sponsors: Best Fiends: With over 100 million downloads and tons of five-star...


Listener Tales 17

Listener Tales!!!! Get ya listener tales! We needed to lighten things up this week after the wild ride that was the Moors Murderers. This episode features a horrific hike almost gone wrong, a UFO sighting to the song Untouched by the Veronicas, and a ghost car chase among some other great gems! If you have a listener tale you’d like us to read send it on over to ( with “Listener Tale” somewhere in the subject line! Thank you to our...


Episode 169: Ian Brady & Myra Hindley AKA The Moors Murderers Part 4

This week wraps up Alaina’s four part series on the monster/garbage people, Ian Brady and Mryra Hindley. Don’t worry, this part isn’t nearly as rough as the past few weeks. We go over Ian and Myra’s secret coded messages, take digs at the demise of their relationship and get to hear all about the end of their stupid rude lives! Books used in this episode: Ian Brady:The Untold Story of the Moors Murders By Dr. Alan Kneightly...