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A Horror Review

9/21/2018
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Celebrate Jasmine's birthday with a review of some of our favourite and most recent picks in horror. Mari reviews The Scarlet Gospels by Clive Barker and Hush (2016). Jasmine reminisces about Cabin in the Woods (2012) and Pet Sematary (1989). Content Warnings: discussions of sexual violence Promo: Talk Spooky To Me Don’t forget to email us your episode suggestions, comments, concerns, and whatever else you want to tell us at sicksadworldpod@gmail.com! And follow us on Twitter:...

Duration:01:55:05

2 Cruel 4 School

9/7/2018
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It’s back to school time, and this week Mari and Jasmine are digging into school-related crimes. Jasmine will talk about Adam Lanza of the Sandy Hook school shooting and Mari rants about Elliot Rodger and the Isla Vista Killings. CW: school shootings, child murders, misogyny, incels, gun control

Duration:01:39:10

Killer Confessions

8/24/2018
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It’s Mari’s birthday! So this week, Mari and Jasmine tackle some famous Killer Confessions. Mari takes on Ed Kemper, the CoEd Killer! And Jasmine delves into the notorious Daniel Rader aka BTK. CW: sexual assault, body mutilation, necrophilia This Week's Promo: Unearthly Paranormal Stories Don’t forget to email us your episode suggestions, comments, concerns, and whatever else you want to tell us at sicksadworldpod@gmail.com! And follow us on Twitter: @SickSadWorldSSW Instagram:...

Duration:01:18:03

Bonus Episode 3

8/17/2018
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Bonus Episode 3 by Sick Sad World: A True Crime and Horror Podcast

Duration:00:11:25

Haunted Mansions

8/10/2018
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Mari and Jasmine have a little fun this episode talking about spooky haunted mansions! Jasmine takes on a local story about Casa Loma, and Mari takes on the inspiration for American Horror Story: Coven. The LaLaurie House. Podcast Promo: Macabre London www.acast.com/macabrelondon or www.itunes.com/macabrelondon Don’t forget to email us your episode suggestions, comments, concerns, and whatever else you want to tell us at sicksadworldpod@gmail.com! And follow us on Twitter: @SickSadWorldSSW...

Duration:01:22:22

Bonus Episode 2

8/3/2018
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In this bonus episode, Mari and Jasmine give a primer on anti-oppression language, like intersectionality, ableism, and the suffix -misia. If you ever hear a term on Sick Sad World that you don't quite get, send us an email or a tweet! E-mail: sicksadworldpod@gmail.com Twitter: @SickSadWorldSSW Instagram: @sick_sad_world_pod

Duration:00:45:45

The Dangers of Being Disabled

7/27/2018
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In this heart wrenching episode of Sick Sad World, Mari and Jasmine welcome special guest Andrew Gurza to talk about some cases a little close to home. Mari and tells the story of Bill Luft, and Andrew brings attention to the murder of Tracy Latimer by her father, Robert Latimer. CW: familicide, murder, gun violence, ableism, sanism, eugenics, court systems Andrew Gurza is a Disability Awareness Consultant and Cripple Content Creator, bringing attention to issues surrounding disability. You...

Duration:01:03:21

Bonus Episode 1

7/20/2018
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Mari and Jasmine have a fun chat about superstitions and also review the SyFy show Superstition! As always, you can find us on Twitter @SickSadWorldSSW and on Instagram @sick_sad_world_pod. Send your suggestions, recommendations, comments, and concerns to us in an email sicksadworldpod@gmail.com

Duration:00:28:32

Origins of Scary Things

7/13/2018
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For our Friday the 13th episode, Jasmine and Mari look into the origins of popular horror monsters. Jasmine looks at the evolution of the fear of clowns, while Mari discusses the inspiration for Freddy Kreuger. CW: clowns, mentions of sexual assault and murder (warning ahead of time), heart conditions/illness Don’t forget to email us your episode suggestions, comments, concerns, and whatever else you want to tell us at sicksadworldpod@gmail.com! And follow us on Twitter @SickSadWorldSSW and...

Duration:00:46:19

Missing and Murdered

6/30/2018
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In this very solemn episode of Sick Sad World, Mari and Jasmine try to honour the Indigenous people of Turtle Island. Mari talks about the Highway of Tears and the failure of police while talking about serial killer Robert William Pickton. Jasmine delves into the Missing and Murdered case of Della Ootoova, an Indigenous woman whose death never saw justice. CW: violence towards Indigenous women, stigma towards sex workers and drug users, the police and justice system, desecration of victims...

Duration:01:11:05

Fathers in Crime

6/15/2018
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Mari and Jasmine celebrate their fixed microphone and Father’s Day with this episode about fathers in true crime stories. Mari tackles John List and the List murders while Jasmine delves into Thomas Bart Whitaker and father’s fight for victims’ rights. CW: murders, gun violence, discussion of abusive fathers, death penalty, prison and the penal system Don’t forget to email us your episode suggestions, comments, concerns, and whatever else you want to tell us at sicksadworldpod@gmail.com! And...

Duration:01:22:13

Mysterious and Unsolved Cases

6/1/2018
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In this episode, learn about the mysterious disappearance of Dorothy Scott and the unsolved deaths from the Dyatlov Pass incident with Mari and Jasmine. They take an in-depth look at weird and unsolved cases.

Duration:01:02:28

Cult Classics

5/18/2018
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On this extra-length episode of Sick Sad World, Mari and Jasmine dive into some “cult classics”! Mari explores Charles Manson and the Manson Family murders, while Jasmine looks at a very different kind of cult, The People’s Temple and what happened at Jonestown. CW: Christianity, murders, sexual manipulation, general manipulation, mass suicide, drugs

Duration:01:16:54

Myths, Fables, and Mystical Buttholes

5/4/2018
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Jasmine and Mari talk about monsters from myths and folklore across cultures. They look at monsters from the Caribbean, the Philipines, Vietnam, Japan, and India! Also, a crime update on the Golden State Killer and the Toronto van attack.

Duration:00:47:53

The Aliens Made Me Do It

4/20/2018
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This episode, Jasmine and Mari look to the stars for their creepy stories. Could aliens be using mind control to get these perpetrators to commit crimes? Or are they just looking to cast off the blame? CW: mentions of child pornography (no details), guns, child neglect, racist conspiracy theories

Duration:00:42:22

Creepy Stories - It Happened To A Friend of a Friend

4/6/2018
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Mari and Jasmine share stories from their friends and family about creepy, spooky, and even at times uplifting supernatural things that have happened to them or someone they know.

Duration:00:33:22

Trendsetters

3/23/2018
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In the inaugural episode of Sick Sad World, Mari and Jasmine talk about Jack the Ripper and the Cleveland Strangler and the copycats they inspired. Content Warning: This episode discusses violence against sex workers and women of colour, body mutilations, murder, and the police.

Duration:01:16:50