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The Wonderland Murders by Hollywood & Crime

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Journey back to 1981, when four people were brutally murdered in their home in the Hollywood Hills. The Wonderland Murders is the tale of a violent home invasion robbery and the revenge rampage that followed. It involves a drug-fueled gang of criminals, a crazed crime kingpin -- and the world’s most famous porn star on a downward and deadly spiral. Join Young Charlie host Tracy Pattin and writer/director Larry Brand and they take you back to Wonderland Ave.

Journey back to 1981, when four people were brutally murdered in their home in the Hollywood Hills. The Wonderland Murders is the tale of a violent home invasion robbery and the revenge rampage that followed. It involves a drug-fueled gang of criminals, a crazed crime kingpin -- and the world’s most famous porn star on a downward and deadly spiral. Join Young Charlie host Tracy Pattin and writer/director Larry Brand and they take you back to Wonderland Ave.

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United States

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Journey back to 1981, when four people were brutally murdered in their home in the Hollywood Hills. The Wonderland Murders is the tale of a violent home invasion robbery and the revenge rampage that followed. It involves a drug-fueled gang of criminals, a crazed crime kingpin -- and the world’s most famous porn star on a downward and deadly spiral. Join Young Charlie host Tracy Pattin and writer/director Larry Brand and they take you back to Wonderland Ave.

Language:

English


Episodes

Introducing Motive for Murder

5/7/2020
Motive for Murder is a new podcast from Dateline NBC. Two murders, months apart, in Houston. The young victims knew each other, but did they also know their elusive killer? Dateline’s Josh Mankiewicz takes you inside one of the most twisted and confounding cases he’s ever covered. From the team who brought you the #1 podcast The Thing About Pam comes the chilling story of the race to find the killer by unmasking the motive. Subscribe to Motive for Murder now:...

Duration:00:04:09

Introducing American History Tellers

4/22/2020
Join Lindsay Graham, host of Wondery’s American History Tellers as he takes you to the events, the times and the people that shaped American culture. In the new season, Rebellion in the Early Republic, he explores the 1780s where the dust has barely settled on the American Revolution and new turmoil puts the country’s security at risk. Fear of violence and disorder haunted early Americans as class revolts and racial conflict threatened the very fabric of American life. Listen to the full...

Duration:00:03:54

Wondery Presents: Business Wars - Starbucks VS Dunkin'

4/6/2020
Business Wars digs deep into some of the greatest corporate rivalries of all time. Think Facebook VS Snapchat or Nike VS Adidas. On each episode we give you an inside look at what inspired entrepreneurs to take risks that drove their companies to new heights -- or into the ground. In this season “Starbucks VS Dunkin,” they follow these two java giants in a war that started brewing in the 1950s and is now hotter than ever. Coffee is a 100 billion dollar plus global industry with these two...

Duration:00:05:39

Introducing Joe Exotic: Tiger King

3/24/2020
Joe Exotic devoted his life to raising and breeding lions, tigers, and other exotic animals at his Oklahoma zoo. He croons ballads, shoots guns, and puts it all on YouTube. But he’s also made a lot of enemies. And the biggest of all is the owner of a big cat sanctuary in Florida named Carole Baskin. The feud between Joe Exotic and Carole gets messy, vicious, and outrageous -- until both of them are pushed far beyond their limits. From Wondery, comes ‘Joe Exotic: Tiger King’, the story about...

Duration:00:05:41

Introducing The Dating Game Killer

3/5/2020
In 1978, Rodney Alcala won a date on the popular TV show, The Dating Game. What no one knew was that he was a prolific serial killer in the middle of a cross-country murder spree. In this six-part series, co-hosts Tracy Pattin (Hollywood & Crime) and Stephen Lang (Avatar, Don’t Breathe) take listeners on an unbelievable journey into Alcala’s twisting secret life. He hid behind normal jobs as a typesetter at a prominent newspaper and a summer camp counselor. How did this predatory monster...

Duration:00:08:37

Introducing WeCrashed

1/29/2020
The Rise and Fall of WeWork is a stunning story of hope and hubris. WeWork was the poster child for a new economy. Its founders wanted to revolutionize everything about the way people lived their lives. Its charismatic founder Adam Neumann had an intoxicating vision for the company — but did it ever match the reality? Subscribe today: wondery.fm/wecrashedWonderland

Duration:00:05:37

Introducing This Is Actually Happening

1/17/2020
Through first person, short format storytelling with no commentary, This Is Actually Happening probes the chaotic interiors of the human experience as we find out what happens when everything changes

Duration:00:02:07

Accused Returns for a New Season

12/30/2019
In 1984, a father of three disappeared while working at a mysterious Cincinnati plant. It turned out he’d met a gruesome fate. Two months later, the Fernald Feed Materials Production Center was revealed to have been processing uranium – and polluting the region. The dead man’s children believe their father was murdered because he intended to expose how the plant had been releasing millions of pounds of uranium dust into the atmosphere. We’re hoping to figure out: Did 39-year-old David Bocks...

Duration:00:11:19

Introducing The Dream

12/12/2019
Check out The Dream, the hit podcast that exposed the world of multi-level marketing schemes. This season they’re tackling the wellness industry: healing crystals, detox juices, and everything in between that claim to bring us eternal happiness and health. But how much of these products is based in truth and science? Who gets rich and who loses? The Dream is out NOW - listen in your favorite podcast app.

Duration:00:10:11

The Dating Game Killer: Tali | 15

5/16/2019
Eight-year-old Tali Shapiro is abducted on her way to school. Fortunately, a Good Samaritan witnesses the event and calls the police, who arrive in time to save the young girl’s life. At the crime scene, LAPD officer Chris Camacho finds a student photo ID of the probable assailant. His name: Rodney Alcala.

Duration:00:52:25

Malice in Wonderland: Interview with Dets. Tom Lange and Robert Souza | 7

6/21/2018
Detectives Tom Lange and Robert Souza discuss the Wonderland murders and give you an inside look into the investigation as it actually happened. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you buy a toothbrush at GetQuip.com/LACRIME Daily Harvest - Go to daily-harvest.com and enter promo code LACRIME to get three items FREE in your first box

Duration:00:54:50

Capture | 6

6/14/2018
LAPD detectives arrest fugitive John Holmes in Miami and bring him back to Los Angeles, where he is charged with the four Wonderland murders. But convicting him will be difficult, since the prosecution’s key witnesses are victim Susan Launius, who can’t remember anything, and two drug addicts with long criminal records. As Detective Lange says, "When a crime occurs in hell, you don't have angels for witnesses." You can support this show by supporting our sponsors: Audible - Start a 30-day...

Duration:01:02:55

Revenge | 5

6/7/2018
The Wonderland Gang celebrates their successful robbery of drug kingpin Eddie Nash. Although there’s talk of finding a new place before Nash can retaliate, Ron Launius decides to stay, certain he has the firepower to protect the house. The group spends the night doing drugs – unaware that Eddie Nash has found a way in. You can support this show by supporting our sponsors: Bombas - Save 20% on your first Bombas purchase by visiting bombas.com/HOLLYWOOD Casper - Get $50 towards select...

Duration:00:41:20

The Robbery | 4

5/31/2018
After finding John Holmes's palm print at the house on Wonderland Avenue, police need to determine if the porn actor was a witness to the murders – or a participant. But what Detectives Tom Lange and Bob Souza really want to know is if Holmes will give up Eddie Nash. They’re confident Nash ordered the murders in retaliation for a home invasion robbery at his place two days earlier. If John doesn’t cooperate with police he could face the death penalty. But if he does, he could face something...

Duration:00:41:35

The Inside Man | 3

5/24/2018
As John Holmes’s drug use makes him unreliable on the set, film jobs are harder to come by. Increasingly desperate, he’s begun stealing from his wife, his friends, his coworkers. But just when Holmes is about to hit rock bottom, he meets drug kingpin Eddie Nash and things start to look up – at least for a while. You can support this show by supporting our sponsors: Daily Harvest - Go to daily-harvest.com and enter promo code LACRIME to get three items FREE in your first box Bombas - Save...

Duration:00:49:58

The Snitch | 2

5/17/2018
Two vice detectives arrest John Holmes on charges of pimping and pandering. Faced with serving hard time, he becomes an informant for the LAPD. As if mirroring his fictional counterpart, Johnny Wadd, Holmes becomes a real life undercover agent, turning in associates in the adult film industry. You can support this show by supporting our sponsors: Bombas - Save 20% on your first Bombas purchase by visiting bombas.com/HOLLYWOOD Hunt A Killer - To get 15% off go to...

Duration:00:43:21

Four on the Floor | 1

5/17/2018
July 1, 1981. The Fourth of July weekend is over before it begins for LAPD Detectives Tom Lange and Robert Souza. Four people have been found brutally murdered on Wonderland Avenue in the Hollywood Hills. Another has been left for dead. From the extreme violence of the crime, Lange suspects that someone is sending a message. When a handprint is found near one of the victims, the detectives believe it could be their first big break. You can support this show by supporting our...

Duration:00:46:56

Introducing The Wonderland Murders

5/4/2018
The Wonderland Murders premieres on May 17th.

Duration:00:02:05