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The Wonderland Murders

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In 1981 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.

In 1981 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.
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In 1981 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.

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English


Episodes

Introducing Imagined Life

11/5/2018
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What is it like to walk in the shoes of another person? Each episode of the latest podcast from Wondery, IMAGINED LIFE takes you on an immersive journey into the life of a world-famous person. It’ll be someone you may think you know, even admire -- or maybe the opposite. You’ll get clues to your identity along the way. But only in the final moments will you find out who “you” really are. So sit back, let go, and -- imagine your life. Subscribe today at www.wondery.fm/imaginedlife

Duration:00:04:36

The Horror of Dolores Roach: A new scripted fiction podcast from Gimlet | 11

10/29/2018
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A macabre urban legend of love, betrayal, weed, gentrification, cannibalism, and survival of the fittest. Listen to the first episode of Gimlet's newest scripted fiction podcast The Horror of Dolores Roach, starring Daphne Rubin-Vega and Bobby Cannavale. Find the rest of the series now at gimletmedia.com/dolores-roach or wherever you listen.

Duration:00:27:48

Introducing Blackwood | 10

10/25/2018
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Five years ago, three teenagers set out to investigate the local legend of their small town, The Blackwood Bugman, and the mysterious disappearances and murders connected to him over the years. But as they soon come to find out, getting too close to the truth can be dangerous. From the masterminds behind Hunt A Killer comes a chilling tale of secrets, monsters, and murder. Subscribe to Blackwood today at skylarkmedia.com/blackwood

Duration:00:10:49

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

6/21/2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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The Wonderland Murders premieres on May 17th.

Duration:00:02:05