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Criminologist Lee Mellor discusses the darkest, most perverse, bestial crimes known to man. You can’t handle it. Tap out now.

Criminologist Lee Mellor discusses the darkest, most perverse, bestial crimes known to man. You can’t handle it. Tap out now.
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Canada

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Criminologist Lee Mellor discusses the darkest, most perverse, bestial crimes known to man. You can’t handle it. Tap out now.

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English

Contact:

416-523-0708


Episodes

#59. Beatles Bloodbath w/Alan Cross (Dive Bar)

12/8/2018
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Music guru Alan Cross talks with Lee and Vanessa about homicide in The Beatles and Nirvana, as well as Charles Manson, Mark David Chapman, The Beach Boys, Doris Day, and the rumours of Paul McCartney’s death. Alan Cross is a Canadian radio broadcaster and a writer on music. Based in Toronto, Ontario, he is best known nationally and internationally as host of the syndicated radio series The Ongoing History of New Music, The Secret History of Rock, and ExploreMusic. Listen to the Ongoing...

Duration:01:11:43

#58. AMA Winter 2018 (Ask Lee Anything)

12/2/2018
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In our final AMA of 2018, Lee answers questions about Edward Wayne Edwards, which serial killer personally freaks him out the most, Toronto's 73rd homicide this year, whether he'd rather be eaten or shagged after death, and more... Send in your questions to murderwasthecasepodcast@gmail.com Like the show? Leave us a review on iTunes http://bit.ly/itunesmwtc and support us on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/murderwasthecase

Duration:00:46:06

#57. Nominations: 2018 Bloody Awards

11/23/2018
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Nominations for the upcoming 2018 Bloody Awards! Go to patreon.com/murderwasthecase to cast your vote.

Duration:00:39:12

#56. Dear Chief Saunders (Open Letter)

11/17/2018
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Earlier this year, Chief Mark Saunders of the Toronto Police Service stated that the force had never dealt with a serial killer until Bruce McArthur. Lee responds in this open letter with more than a dozen fact bombs and some interesting revelations. ----more---- Do you have a product or service you'd like to promote to thousands of people? Connect with us and let's talk about advertising. Leave us a review on iTunes: http://bit.ly/itunesmwtc Join the Murder Was the Case family on...

Duration:00:21:44

#55. Sweden Bleedin' w/Ludvig Drevfjäll (Dive Bar)

11/9/2018
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Once a haven of peace, tolerance, and mutual prosperity, in recent years Sweden has seen a dramatic increase in the number of rapes, shootings, and civil unrest. Lee sits down with Swedish journalist Ludvig Drevfjäll to discuss the nation's loss of innocence beginning with the unsolved assassination of Prime Minister Olof Palme, and explore the roots and trajectory of the current epidemic of violent crime.----more---- This episode is sponsored by Pablo the Chihuahua and the new book The...

Duration:01:35:55

#54. Halloween Bash 2018 w/Dr. Peter Vronsky & Robert Hoshowsky

10/31/2018
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Possessed by the demon vodka, Lee, Peter, and Robert recall shocking and spooky tales from their pasts. Grab yer choice of poison, and join the fellas for this sloppy mess of a Halloween party culminating in a (catastrophic) true crime trivia contest. TO ALL MY FRIENDS!!!!

Duration:02:18:47

#53. Paraphilia: Necrophilia II (Academy)

10/18/2018
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Lee synthesizes the necrophilia-spectrum into an eight-category typology before testing your investigative abilities with a titillating true crime puzzle. Tickets on sale now for ‘True Murder Tales’ – a Halloween story-telling event featuring Lee, Dr. Peter Vronsky & Robert Hoshowsky https://truemurdertales.brownpapertickets.com ----more---- This episode is sponsored by Pablo the Chihuahua and the new book The Truth About Socialism for Smart Kids. It's a beautifully illustrated children's...

Duration:01:03:43

#52. Paraphilia: Necrophilia I (Academy)

10/4/2018
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Lee explains the origins and misuse of the term 'necrophilia' and unpacks the necrophilic-spectrum which includes acts of mutilation, posing, cannibalism, and vampirism. Subjects include Sgt. Bertrand, Jeffrey Dahmer, Edmund Kemper III, Sean Gillis, Armin Meiwes, Doug Clark, Peter Kurten, and more! Tickets on sale now for ‘True Murder Tales’ – a Halloween story-telling event featuring Lee, Peter Vronsky & Robert Hoshowsky https://truemurdertales.brownpapertickets.com ----more---- This...

Duration:01:18:32

#51. The Great Canadian $hit Show (Dive Bar)

9/29/2018
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Lee and Vanessa kick back on a Friday night and riff on Blake Leibel, Dellen Millard, and Terri-Lynne McClintic. ----more---- Details & tickets to our Halloween event 'True Murder Tales' featuring Peter Vronsky, Robert Hoshowsky & Lee can be found here: https://truemurdertales.brownpapertickets.com Tweet us: https://twitter.com/murderwtcase Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/MWTCPodcast Join the MWTC family on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/murderwasthecase If you're looking to...

Duration:01:23:17

#50. Trauma w/ Karen Wickiam (Dive Bar)

9/20/2018
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Former trauma nurse Karen Wickiam opens up to Lee about the horrors and pressures of the emergency room, her life-changing experience treating victims of a grisly mass murder, and dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder. Warning: we get into hippie-dippie territory at the end. Check out Karen’s podcast, STAT! on iTunes:https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/stat/id1253271225?mt=2 ----more---- This episode is sponsored by Pablo the Chihuahua and the new book The Truth About Socialism for...

Duration:01:55:04

#49. Strange & Unsolved Part 2: Without a Trace w/ Robert Hoshowsky (Dive Bar)

9/13/2018
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Continuing with their discussion of weird Canadian cold cases, Robert and Lee look at the mysterious disappearances of Nicole Morin, 8, and 14-year-old Ingrid Bauer. Robert is an investigative journalist who has explored first-hand the world of cults, bikers, cops, killers, and thieves. His book Unsolved: True Canadian Cold Cases is available on Amazon https://www.amazon.ca/Unsolved-True-Canadian-Cold-Cases/dp/1554887399 ----more---- This episode is sponsored by Pablo the Chihuahua and...

Duration:01:12:20

#48. Strange & Unsolved Part 1: Footloose w/ Robert Hoshowsky (Dive Bar)

9/13/2018
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Author Robert Hoshowsky returns to catch-up with Lee and riff on the bizarre phenomenon of disembodied feet washing up on the beaches of British Columbia and Washington. Robert is an investigative journalist who has explored first-hand the world of cults, bikers, cops, killers, and thieves. His book Unsolved: True Canadian Cold Cases is available on Amazon https://www.amazon.ca/Unsolved-True-Canadian-Cold-Cases/dp/1554887399 ----more---- This episode is sponsored by Pablo the Chihuahua...

Duration:01:40:16

#47. AMA Fall 2018 (Ask Lee Anything)

9/8/2018
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Lee answers a dozen of your questions in this episode. Before the puck drops, we give a recap of this summer’s episodes, talk about the listener survey results, and make a special announcement about our upcoming MWTC event! If you want to get to skip ahead, here are the question and topic timestamps: 21:40 - 1. Ancient sadistic emperors vs. modern serial killers 25:52 - 2. Did Silverfox use family and the church as a cover? 30:45 - 3. What are your favorite restaurants and breweries in...

Duration:02:20:42

#46. Silverfox: The End of the Beginning (Update)

8/30/2018
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There have been many developments in the Bruce McArthur case since our last update on April 15. In this episode, Lee sums up what's happened and tells the story of McArhur's eighth claimed victim, Kirushna Kumar Kanagaratnam. Bonus: Patrons get access to McArthur's 2003 psychological report and presentence report. Direct links: https://www.patreon.com/posts/21074688 & https://www.patreon.com/posts/21074746 ----more---- Tell us what you want to hear! Take the MWTC listener survery:...

Duration:00:37:40

#45. Sons of Cain Part 2: ‘Serial Killing: The Golden Age’ w/ Dr. Peter Vronsky (Dive Bar)

8/23/2018
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Dr. Vronsky continues with his ‘Big History’ of serial murder, examining war crimes committed by G.I.s against their allies and enemies alike, the profound trauma experienced by returning American soldiers, and the popular sexualization of war themes in detective and boys’ adventure magazines. Could this explain the unprecedented spike in serial killing from 1970-1990? Dr. Peter Vronsky is the author of two bestselling true-crime histories: Serial Killers: The Method and Madness of Monsters...

Duration:00:57:32

#44. Sons of Cain Part 1: ‘Serial Killing: From the Cave to Whitechapel’ w/ Dr. Peter Vronsky (Dive Bar)

8/23/2018
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Proposing our primitive ancestors were genocidal rapists and cannibals, Dr. Vronsky draws parallels with the story of Cain and Abel, and discusses the surge in serial killings from 1450-1650 related to institutional witchhunts and werewolf trials. We end with a look at the 19th-century trend of murdering multiple servant girls and prostitutes in Europe and the USA. Dr. Peter Vronsky is the author of two bestselling true-crime histories: Serial Killers: The Method and Madness of Monsters and...

Duration:01:27:51

#43. Psych-Out Part 2: ‘Bull$hit Theories?’ w/ Dr. Oren Amitay (Dive Bar)

8/16/2018
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Lee explains his thematic-derivative model of sexual progression to Oren. After Oren expounds the great insights and failings of Freud, they discuss a Freudian theory of serial murder, I.Q., emotional intelligence, and Oren's most sinister patient. Dr. Oren Amitay is a registered clinical psychologist who teaches at Ryerson University. For more information, visit: http://docamitay.com. ----more---- Check out our sponsor DATSUSARA for all your hemp gear essentials including: bags, apparel,...

Duration:01:20:43

#42. Psych-Out Part 1: ‘Personality Disorders & Psychosis’ w/ Dr. Oren Amitay (Dive Bar)

8/16/2018
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Professor Dr. Oren Amitay, a specialist in human sexuality, and Lee talk psychology. Topics include psychopathy, narcissism, schizophrenia, delusion, pedophilia, epistemosis, and sex offenders in virtual reality. Oren is a registered clinical psychologist who teaches at Ryerson University. For more information, visit: http://docamitay.com. ----more---- Check out our sponsor DATSUSARA for all your hemp gear essentials including: bags, apparel, body care, accessories and more...

Duration:01:25:18

#41. The Boy on the Bicycle w/ Nate Hendley & Dr. Peter Vronsky (Dive Bar)

8/2/2018
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To celebrate the launch of Nate Hendley's The Boy on the Bicycle, Lee, Nate Hendley, and Dr. Peter Vronsky convene to discuss a murderer all three authors have written about: Peter Woodcock - Canada's youngest serial killer. Nate is a Toronto-based freelance writer and reporter. Check out his book The Boy on the Bicycleon Amazon https://www.amazon.ca/Boy-Bicycle-Forgotten-Wrongful-Conviction/dp/1988274516 Peter is a best-selling author, crime historian and filmmaker. For more information...

Duration:02:05:56

#40. Four Nazis and a Child Killer w/ Carla Olson (Dive Bar)

7/26/2018
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In 1946, four German prisoners of war were executed alongside Donald Sherman Staley - one of Canada's first known serial killers. Were the POWs right to be outraged over being scheduled to hang alongside a pedophilic child killer? Or were they simply deluded as to the harm their own actions had inflicted on the world? Recorded in April, Lee sat down with filmmaker Carla Olson to talk about her documentary, 'The Last Hangman', which focuses on this fascinating story. Carla Olson is a...

Duration:01:39:35