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A true crime podcast that's much too much. Too Macabre Ladies is a weekly true crime podcast that’s much too much…featuring two themed stories per episode, dark humor, wild speculation, social awareness, the perspective of women, and occasionally (often) being accidentally drunk on whisky-wine. Co-hosted by two best friends with a passion for Dateline, Forensic Files, sarcasm, and murder (no, not actually committing murder!), Porscha and Lisa offer cheeky, sometimes serious, and generally ill-advised musings for the criminally-intrigued among us. Use #MacabreJunkie to shout out ya bad self on social media, and leave us a voicemail 24/7 at 713-487-7076 to be included on the show.

A true crime podcast that's much too much. Too Macabre Ladies is a weekly true crime podcast that’s much too much…featuring two themed stories per episode, dark humor, wild speculation, social awareness, the perspective of women, and occasionally (often) being accidentally drunk on whisky-wine. Co-hosted by two best friends with a passion for Dateline, Forensic Files, sarcasm, and murder (no, not actually committing murder!), Porscha and Lisa offer cheeky, sometimes serious, and generally ill-advised musings for the criminally-intrigued among us. Use #MacabreJunkie to shout out ya bad self on social media, and leave us a voicemail 24/7 at 713-487-7076 to be included on the show.
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Location:

Houston, TX

Description:

A true crime podcast that's much too much. Too Macabre Ladies is a weekly true crime podcast that’s much too much…featuring two themed stories per episode, dark humor, wild speculation, social awareness, the perspective of women, and occasionally (often) being accidentally drunk on whisky-wine. Co-hosted by two best friends with a passion for Dateline, Forensic Files, sarcasm, and murder (no, not actually committing murder!), Porscha and Lisa offer cheeky, sometimes serious, and generally ill-advised musings for the criminally-intrigued among us. Use #MacabreJunkie to shout out ya bad self on social media, and leave us a voicemail 24/7 at 713-487-7076 to be included on the show.

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@TooMacabre

Language:

English

Contact:

713-487-7076


Episodes

Mensa Murders

8/12/2018
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Evil, genius, or both? Porscha describes the unethical experiments performed by Harvard psychoanalyst Dr. Henry Murray on unwitting human subjects (including future Unabomber Ted Kaczynski). Lisa dissects Ellen Sherman's cold-blooded murder, masterminded by a Mensa member who stole the plot from a TV movie.

Duration:01:20:26

Twelve is Great, Five is Fine

6/26/2018
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Lisa tells her favorite denture adventure (Edgar Allan Poe’s Berenice) plus an actual true crime story: the unusual assisted-suicide agreement between Jeffrey Locker and a complete stranger. Porscha delights over murderess Dolly Oesterreich, who hid her side piece in the attic for over a decade.

Duration:01:13:24

Sinkholes and Snipers

6/20/2018
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We're back and... better than ever? Listen to the stories of the D.C. Snipers and Indonesia's "Sorcerer" serial killer, who drank the saliva of dead women in a quest for special powers. Bonus: Macabre junkie voicemails!

Duration:01:49:18

Operation 'Get Us A Diss Track'

5/21/2018
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Lisa touts the virtues of Leos and waxes judgmental about Lil Pump, Martha Stewart, fried chicken, and more. Porscha despises fellow Scorpio and non-fellow serial killer David Parker Ray, the 'Toy Box Killer' who built a customized torture chamber. [Warning: episode is prime drinking game material.]

Duration:01:42:10

Halloween Letter-Writing Campaign

5/13/2018
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The 1985 Halloween murder of Mary Stiles becomes a cat-and-mouse game between the police and a riddle-writing Zodiac Killer Lite. Is the police’s knowledge of rare mythology strong enough to prevent another murder? Bonus: a special Patreon Ask Me Anything session!

Duration:00:55:20

True Crime Mad-Libs

5/6/2018
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Florida's news headlines are actually less bizarre when turned into Mad-Libs; Porscha investigates. Lisa stews: a special kind of hell awaits Allan Sinclair, who stalked and attacked Christine Kent years after their only date. (Download our blank “Hypothetical Hell” Mad-Lib to formulate your own worst wishes.)

Duration:01:04:09

Quickie! Golden State Killer 101

4/27/2018
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Love true crime but have other hobbies and need a primer on the recently captured “Golden State Killer” (East Area Rapist, Original Night Stalker, Visalia Ransacker) – the most prolific unsolved serial rape and murder spree in the United States? If so, this quickie primer is for you. (SPOILER ALERT: Dude was a cop.)

Duration:00:45:17

Irrelevant, Continue

4/20/2018
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Explore insanity defenses and mental health with special guest Dr. Rosalind Ruth Dix! FIRST: Two teenage girls offer their friend as sacrifice to the fictional, supernatural Slenderman. How does the internet affect kids? SECOND: Andrea Yates drowned her five children in the bathtub to save them from Satan. What happened to this Quiverfull family? Bonus: silly ringtones!

Duration:01:36:47

He Seems Nice

4/6/2018
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Sleazebag McGee Alert! #1: The Kansas City Butcher documented the torture and murder of at least six victims in stenographer notebooks found inside his home. #2: Explore spiritual appropriation with the Buddhafield, a cult spearheaded by a charlatan in a Speedo (Michel Rostand, from the documentary "Holy Hell.")

Duration:01:44:45

Big Al, the Drag Queen, and the Mummy

3/30/2018
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How do you want to be memorialized in your eulogy? Lisa finds a kindred spirit in Raymond Alan "Big Al" Brownley and shares ironic stories of a deathly lifeguard party and an accidental electric chair. Porscha discusses the life and secrets of Dorian Corey, a trans woman of color who delighted in life and and left behind a locked trunk of human remains in death.

Duration:01:00:38

Quickie! 713-487-7076

3/23/2018
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Welcome to our first quickie! We answer your "Ask Me Anything" questions, fall hard for Dateline's Josh Mankiewicz, introduce voice memo submissions and the #MacabreJunkie hashtag, get bitten by wild animals, and tell the story of 2,600 ghostly stalker telephone calls.

Duration:00:47:33

Drunk & Disorderly

3/16/2018
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The ladies attempt a drinking game while telling drunk & disorderly true crime stories. Nobody dies in this one, but things get a little weird. Featuring the stories of a newspaper office prowler, Rudy Kurniawan's manipulation of the vintage wine market, and Australian con-woman and wellness blogger Belle Gibson's cancer hoax.

Duration:01:26:17

Pheromones & Pharmaceuticals

3/9/2018
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Cold Case #1: Who is the Oakland County Child Killer that murdered four kids in 1970s Michigan? Was he a member of the freshly uncovered multi-state child pornography ring, and does he still dwell among us? Cold Case #2: In 1982 Chicago, seven people died within minutes of ingesting over-the-counter Tylenol pills spiked with cyanide. Who was responsible: an extortionist with a grudge, a gun-happy bar patron, or the Unabomber Ted Kaczynski?

Duration:01:25:29

Murderically, Murderously, In The Murder Sense

3/2/2018
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The stars align, the wine flows, and the ladies lose their last marbles while looking at their hometowns' crimes. Featuring poison, strangers with candy and vans, and unsuccessfully specific guessing! Was Dallas’ Richard Lyons a loving landscaper or matrimonial murderer? In Houston, Dean “Candyman” Corll is the quintessential haunter of mothers’ nightmares everywhere.

Duration:01:41:59

Never Moderately Macabre

2/23/2018
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The ladies share horrible cooking stories, digest the results of the “would you rather drink an eyeball smoothie or eat human ravioli?” poll, and apply the “marshmallow test” to determine sociopathic tendencies in their youth. Featuring the stories of the Winterberry Charter School first graders who plotted to kill a classmate, the creepypasta legend of black eyed kids, and Boston’s very own child serial killer Jesse Pomeroy.

Duration:01:13:53

Folie à Deux

2/16/2018
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Porscha says multiple nice things about the state of Florida, delivers a eulogy for beloved New Orleans mobile produce vendor Mr. Okra, and tells double twin tales -- all while knee-deep in rosé. Featuring the Han twins’ rivalry and the Gibbons sisters’ fatal pact.

Duration:00:56:32

The Art of Fraudulent Forensics

2/5/2018
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Gregory Taylor spent 16.8 years in prison for the 1991 murder of Jacquetta Thomas, a conviction solidified by fraudulent testimony by a blood-splatter analyst; he was innocent. Cameron Todd Willingham was executed for a house fire that killed his three young daughters, but the forensic arson investigation was an exercise in mysticism, not science. Bonus: Porscha tells a delightful story about how she silenced a catcalling deli worker.

Duration:01:11:48

Slaughterhouse Sheilas

1/26/2018
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This episode has a little bit of everything: the joys of moist cake, the horrors of human stew, the freedom of fire, skin puns, forehead tattoos, and the woes of scrounging for alcohol. Both stories delve into intimate violence in different ways: Lisa follows Katherine Knight’s violent path to murder, dismemberment, and cannibalism while Porscha discusses Francine Hughes, who set her husband on fire to escape abuse.

Duration:01:22:31

Episode 13: Egg Salad

1/19/2018
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Who killed Anne Barber Dunlap? Porscha and Lisa investigate confirmed and imagined timelines in the 1996 unsolved murder in Minnesota -- and probably make strong political foes while speculating on “There, Solved It!” (a brand new fishbowel addition). Was it her husband? Or…..was it her husband? Things unravel from there. Lisa dives into the rabbit hole of google search results for “disembowelment” -- prompting incredulity, fun facts about mayhem, and disputes on medical realities -- and...

Duration:01:41:12

Episode 12: My Cold, Dead, Misandrist Heart

1/12/2018
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Porscha and Lisa share stories that will soothe and stoke your cold, dead, misandrist hearts. First, professional poisoner Giulia Tofana makes a killing selling arsenic-laced cosmetics as a way for women to escape their arranged marriages in 17th century Italy. In the second story, controversial Pakistani model and social media activist Qandeel Baloch is murdered in an “honor killing” after exposing the true colors of a religious leader. Theme: The Patriarchy Made Me Do It. Visit our...

Duration:01:20:46