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True Crime Podcasts


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English


Episodes

Update and Announcement

7/26/2019
We know it's been a while since we last posted an episode, so here's an update on what's been going on and what will be going on in the future. Get in touch: Facebook: @SickSadWorldSSW Twitter: @SickSadWorldSSW Instagram: @sick_sad_world_pod Email: sicksadworldpod@gmail.com Transcript: [Sick Sad World Intro] [Mari]: Hi it's Mari from Sick Sad World. I'm here today with an announcement and a bit of an update on where we've been. So the last few months I know we've been promising...

Duration:00:02:14

Girls Only

3/8/2019
While Jasmine is still on hiatus, Mari brings on Faryn Quinn—writer, feminist, disability activist—to celebrate International Women’s Day! Mari talks about Thomia Hunter and the clemency she received for the death of her abuser, and Faryn tells us the truth about Sarah Winchester and the Winchester Mystery House. Faryn’s social media: Twitter and Instagram: @farynfireball Become a Patron: www.patreon.com/SickSadWorldSSW/ Don’t forget to email us your episode suggestions, comments,...

Duration:01:01:53

Marginalized in True Crime

2/22/2019
While Jasmine is on hiatus, Mari brings on special guest Kitty to talk about what it’s like to be involved in the true crime community while having multiple marginalized identities, and the recent kidnapping and murder of Riya Rajkumar. CW: violence towards children, violence in South Asian communities, abusive relationships Facebook post on the Amber Alert system: https://www.facebook.com/binaryrainbow.space/posts/10161496501215416 True Crime Intersections group:...

Duration:01:13:07

Killer Couples

2/8/2019
Valentine’s Day is coming up next week, so Mari and Jasmine are talking about lovers… who are also killers. Mari starts it off with the famous Australian case of the murder of Stacey Mitchell, and Jasmine brings it to a close with the “Witch Killers.” So open up a box of chocolates for this episode of Sick Sad World. CW: sexually motivated violence, descriptions of assault and murder, blood Promo: Crime Crazy Podcast Become a Patron: www.patreon.com/SickSadWorldSSW/ Don’t forget to email...

Duration:00:57:18

Let's Talk About Police Violence

1/25/2019
With Bell's Let's Talk campaign around the corner, Mari and Jasmine decide to talk about an important issue for people with mental health concerns. Jasmine talks about the police shooting of Paul Boyd and Mari talks about the police shooting of Sammy Yatim. CW: police violence, gun violence, brief description of sexual harassmentStats:...

Duration:01:37:38

Who You Gonna Call?

1/11/2019
In this episode of Sick Sad World, Mari and Jasmine take on cases from the original Ghostbusters: the Warrens. Mari describes the events that inspired the Amityville Horror, while Jasmine illuminates the inspiration behind the Conjuring. CW: familicide, mention of child abuse, Catholic church and exorcismsPromo: The Lady DicksBecome a Patron: www.patreon.com/SickSadWorldSSW/Don’t forget to email us your episode suggestions, comments, concerns, and whatever else you want to tell us at...

Duration:01:20:27

Crimes of 2018

12/28/2018
Mari and Jasmine bring the year to an end with some major crimes of 2018. Jasmine talks about a secret serial killer border patrolman, and Mari describes the mass shooting at the Capital Gazette Newsroom in Maryland. CW: border security, violence against sex workers, mass shootings, Donald Trump, fake news, harassment Promo: Crime in ColorCRIP: www.CRIProject.comUn*Form: https://www.unformfashion.com/ Toronto 2033: http://toronto2033.com/ AYCE Dance Collective:...

Duration:01:17:32

Cold Cases

12/14/2018
This chilling episode of Sick Sad World is all about cases as cold as a Canadian winter. Mari looks into 7 cold cases from Toronto's gay community that have been speculated to possibly be connected to Bruce McArthur. Jasmine turns her attention to Cleveland in the 1930s to a series of cold cases called the Torso Murders.Become a Patron: www.patreon.com/SickSadWorldSSW/Don’t forget to email us your episode suggestions, comments, concerns, and whatever else you want to tell us at...

Duration:01:04:53

Buffy Time

11/30/2018
In this episode, Jasmine is away while she studies for school, but special guest Avneet Sharma fills her place to talk about this week’s special theme: Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Mari and Avneet discuss their favourite episodes, their favourite villains, and all things Buffy. Avneet’s article: https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/5948x8/how-buffy-the-vampire-slayer-perfected-the-coming-out-scene Avneet’s social: Twitter: https://twitter.com/AVNEETSAYSInstagram:...

Duration:01:54:29

Cybercrimes

11/17/2018
Check out the latest episode of Sick Sad World as Mari and Jasmine talk about some famous cyber crimes. Jasmine tells the tale of the Sony hack that was rumoured to be an attack on the movie The Interview. Mari gets dark with the case of the Blue Whale Challenge. CW: coerced self-harm and suicideBecome a Patron: www.patreon.com/SickSadWorldSSW/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...

Duration:01:43:06

Writers Who Kill

11/2/2018
Jasmine and Mari dive into the macabre as they tell the stories of writers who kill! Mari tells the tale of Juliet Hulme, an infamous New Zealand case. Jasmine speaks of two writers: Blake Leibel/J.J. Paulsen. Mari also gives a news update about a writer who wrote an essay called "How To Murder Your Husband" and then murdered her husband!CW: domestic violence, toxic relationships, mentions of suicide and eating disorders, body mutilation, mental illnessBecome a Patron:...

Duration:01:06:25

This Is Halloween

10/19/2018
Come celebrate Halloween with Jasmine and Mari on this festive episode of Sick Sad World. They talk about different kinds of celebrations of the dead: Pitru Paksha and the Hungry Ghost Festival. They also talk about all their favourite Halloween favourites and memories.Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/SickSadWorldSSW/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 onTwitter:...

Duration:01:01:54

The Disappearance of Mel Nadel

10/5/2018
On this very special episode of Sick Sad World, special guest Kristen Nadel joins Mari and Jasmine to talk about the disappearance of her father and her book Freebird.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 onTwitter: @SickSadWorldSSWInstagram: @sick_sad_world_podFacebook: fb.me/SickSadWorldSSWFind Kristen Nadel on social media! Her Book:...

Duration:00:49:37

A Horror Review

9/21/2018
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 violencePromo: Talk Spooky To MeDon’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 onTwitter:...

Duration:01:55:05

2 Cruel 4 School

9/7/2018
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
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, necrophiliaThis Week's Promo: Unearthly Paranormal StoriesDon’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 onTwitter: @SickSadWorldSSWInstagram:...

Duration:01:18:03

Bonus Episode 3

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

Duration:00:11:25

Haunted Mansions

8/10/2018
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/macabrelondonDon’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:01:22:22

Bonus Episode 2

8/3/2018
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: @SickSadWorldSSWInstagram: @sick_sad_world_pod

Duration:00:45:45

The Dangers of Being Disabled

7/27/2018
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 systemsAndrew Gurza is a Disability Awareness Consultant and Cripple Content Creator, bringing attention to issues surrounding disability. You...

Duration:01:03:21