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Every week host Dan Zupansky will interview the authors that have written about the most shocking killers of all time.

Every week host Dan Zupansky will interview the authors that have written about the most shocking killers of all time.
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Every week host Dan Zupansky will interview the authors that have written about the most shocking killers of all time.

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English


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THE SERIAL KILLER'S APPRENTICE-James Renner

4/19/2018
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Presenting the most notorious unsolved crimes in Northeast Ohio . . . Investigative reporter James Renner reopens cold cases and delves into dark secrets that have baffled Clevelanders for years, including: • Murder?Beverly Jarosz, just 16 years old, felt a dark foreboding in the months before she was stabbed to death in her quiet Garfield Heights home. It all started with an anonymous gift. • Stolen Identity?Joseph Newton Chandler of Eastlake was not who he claimed to be. Some think he...

Duration:01:02:21

THE FAMILY I HAD-Katie Green

4/16/2018
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On February 5th, 2007 Charity Lee Bennett was working her shift at Buffalo Wild Wings in Abilene Texas when two police officers came to inform her that her 4 year-old daughter Ella was dead and her 13 year-old son Paris had killed her. He had convinced the babysitter she could go home and afterwards entered the room of his sister. She was beaten and strangled and stabbed 17 times. Paris first called his school friend and then 8 minutes later called 911. On March 20th, 2018 FilmRise...

Duration:01:02:05

I, A SQUEALER-Lisa Espich

4/13/2018
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The year was 1965. The Beatles, Elvis Presley, and The Righteous Brothers filled the airwaves. Television shows like "The Adventures of Ozzy and Harriett" and "The Andy Griffith Show" mirrored the innocence of life in the dusty city of Tucson, Az. But the sunbaked desert surrounding Tucson was hiding a sinister secret. A psychopath names Charles Schmid, later nicknamed the "Pied Piper of Tucson" by Life Magazine, would steal that innocence away, along with the lives of three beautiful...

Duration:01:31:55

HELL'S PRINCESS-Harold Schechter

4/5/2018
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In the pantheon of serial killers, Belle Gunness stands alone. She was the rarest of female psychopaths, a woman who engaged in wholesale slaughter, partly out of greed but mostly for the sheer joy of it. Between 1902 and 1908, she lured a succession of unsuspecting victims to her Indiana “murder farm.” Some were hired hands. Others were well-to-do bachelors. All of them vanished without a trace. When their bodies were dug up, they hadn’t merely been poisoned, like victims of other female...

Duration:01:31:51

WOMAN AT THE DEVIL'S DOOR-Sarah Beth Hopton

4/3/2018
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Discover the haunting untold true story of the woman whose crimes inspired speculation that Jack the Ripper was a woman. On October 24, 1890, a woman was discovered on a pile of rubbish in Hampstead, North London. Her arms were lacerated and her face bloodied; her head was severed from her body save a few sinews. Later that day, a blood-soaked stroller was found leaning against a residential gate, and the following morning the dead body of a baby was found hidden underneath a nettle bush....

Duration:01:31:51

MURDER CHOSE ME-Det. Rod Demery

3/30/2018
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Investigation Discovery’s MURDER CHOSE ME, featuring legendaryShreveport, Louisiana homicide detective Rod Demery returns for its second season on Wednesday,April 4 at 10/9c, only on ID. The series follows Demery as he reflects on memorable cases from his 14 years as a homicide detective, where he miraculously achieved a confession and 100% solve rate in the more than 250 homicide cases where he served as lead detective. Demery himself is no stranger to tragedy, having experienced an...

Duration:01:02:22

BROKEN DOLL-Burl Barer

3/27/2018
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In May, 1988, in Everett, Washington, four-year-old Feather Rahier disappeared while playing outside after dinner. Her frantic cries drew Feather's mother to the dark garage that was home to Richard Matthew Clark. Clark had stolen the child, bound and gagged her, and begun to undress her. Only at the last instant was the little girl saved by her mother's desperate intervention. The next victim wouldn't be so fortunate. Without A Trace On the night of March 31, 1995, Roxanne Doll, 7, was...

Duration:01:35:27

IN PLAIN SIGHT-Kathryn Casey

3/21/2018
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JUDGE. JURY. EXECUTIONER. On a cold January morning, the killer executed Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse in broad daylight. Eight shots fired a block from the Kaufman County Courthouse. Two months later, a massacre. The day before Easter, the couple slept. Bunnies, eggs, a flower centerpiece gracing the table. Death rang their doorbell and filled the air with the rat-a-tat-tat of an assault weapon discharging round after round into their bodies. Eric Williams and his wife, Kim,...

Duration:01:31:29

THERE BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD-Fred Rosen

3/15/2018
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They stared into the faces of pure evil . . . and survived! Ted Bundy . . . Jeffrey Dahmer . . . David "Son of Sam" Berkowitz . . . Dennis Rader, the BTK Killer . . . These are some of the names that strike terror into even the bravest of hearts. Human monsters, they preyed upon the unsuspecting, freely feeding their terrible hungers. Their crimes were unspeakable, as they maimed, tortured, killed, and killed again, leaving so many dead in their bloody wake. But somehow, astonishingly,...

Duration:01:32:26

LOST CONNECTIONS-Johann Hari

3/9/2018
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs, a radical new way of thinking about depression and anxiety. What really causes depression and anxiety - and how can we really solve them? Award-winning journalist Johann Hari suffered from depression since he was a child and started taking anti-depressants when he was a teenager. He was told that his problems were caused by a chemical imbalance in his brain. As an adult, trained...

Duration:01:11:36

THROUGH AN UNLOCKED DOOR-Kevin Sullivan

3/8/2018
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" We never lock our doors." This is an often-heard remark expressing a commonplace American attitude or belief that, despite whatever danger might prevail in public spaces, life inside our own homes remains (or at least should remain) safe, carefree, normal. This book covers 13 high-profile cases in which evil paid an untimely visit and found the entrance open--when everything was normal, until it wasn't. Cases include Tommy Lynn Sells, Joshua Komisarjevsky and Steven J. Hayes, Polly...

Duration:01:31:31

THE BLACK WIDOWER-Michael Fleeman

3/1/2018
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She was his second wife—to die. . . Coming off a failed marriage, a beautiful woman named Toni joined an online dating site, hoping to find true and lasting love. Harold Henthorn seemed like her dream come true—a handsome man who said he had “a heart for others.” Only weeks after meeting, they were wed. But Toni’s family began noticing Harold’s dark side—especially his controlling nature, which Toni didn’t seem to mind. Until she met her end at the bottom of a ravine. . . Was he a grieving...

Duration:01:31:17

UNSEEN-Laura Paglin

2/27/2018
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This January, FilmRise released the chilling true crime documentary “Unseen,” from award-winning director and producer Laura Paglin. For two years, women had been disappearing from Mount Pleasant – a poverty-stricken, African-American neighborhood in Cleveland – with little investigation from police and city officials. Then in 2009, a reported rape led Cleveland police to grisly discovery— the bodies of eleven women decomposing in the house and yard of known sex offender Anthony Sowell....

Duration:01:16:00

TAKING TORI-Kelly Banaski

2/20/2018
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An 18-year-old woman abused from birth and a chronic con man collide to concoct the most evil pairing since Karla Homolka and Paul Bernardo. Acting on a long-time fantasy, Michael Rafferty convinced Terri-Lynne McClintic to kidnap, rape and kill 8-year-old beautiful Victoria Stafford. The events that followed divided the community and changed the lives of an entire town. TAKING TORI: The True Story of Terri-Lynne McClintic and Michael Rafferty-Kelly Banaski

Duration:01:01:18

DEADLY BETRAYAL-Alan R. Warren

2/14/2018
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A family of three tied up, each with a gun to their head, “Where’s the money? Where’s the fucking money?” one of the intruders yelled. A petrified daughter tortured and forced to listen to her parents being shot in cold blood. “I heard shots, like pops,” she told the 911 operator, “somebody's broke into our home, please, I need help!” Was this a home invasion? Or something else, more sinister, a deadly betrayal. The real-life horror story that happened inside the Pan family home shocked...

Duration:01:23:57

SOLE SURVIVOR-Holly Dunn

2/12/2018
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A memoir of hope, healing, and survival, sure to resonate with fans of Jaycee Dugard’s A Stolen Life and Elizabeth Smart’s My Story. On August 28, 1997, just as she was starting her junior year at the University of Kentucky, Holly Dunn and her boyfriend, Chris Maier, were walking along railroad tracks on their way home from a party when they were attacked by notorious serial killer Angel Maturino Reséndiz, aka The Railroad Killer. After her boyfriend is beaten to death in front of her,...

Duration:01:07:30

BETTER OFF DEAD-Michael Fleeman

2/9/2018
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New York Times bestselling author Michael Fleeman, strips away the pleasant veneer of the Silver Lakes neighborhood in California to tell a shocking story about a headline-grabbing crime. Sabrina Limon, a vivacious blond mother of two and part-time "sample girl" at Costco, is handing out free food samples one day when in walks handsome young firefighter Jonathan Hearn shopping for the station. Their conversation leads to a flirtation that leads to a steamy affair that has them hooking up...

Duration:01:33:44

THE SHAWCROSS LETTERS-John Paul Fay and Brian Whitney

2/8/2018
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What happens when one of the most evil men in the history of America meets a man he trusts to share his darkest secrets with? How does it affect someone already on the edge of society when he is taken under the wing of a serial killer? Partly told through the letters of Arthur Shawcross, THE SHAWCROSS LETTERS is the tale of one of America’s most notorious serial killers and his relationship with his would-be biographer, John Paul Fay. John Paul Fay was a murderabilia dealer with a troubled...

Duration:01:30:00

I'M NOT GUILTY-The Case of Ted Bundy-Dr. Al Carlisle

1/31/2018
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TED BUNDY BRUTALLY MURDERED OVER 30 WOMEN From his arrest until his execution in 1989, Ted Bundy was interviewed extensively by psychologists, journalists, and law enforcement. He offered insight into the thoughts and methods of other serial killers. It wasn't until the last few days of his life that he confessed to his crimes, which he attributed to a mysterious Entity he claimed compelled him to kill. Dr. Al Carlisle, Ph.D., evaluated Bundy for the Utah court in 1976. Ever since,...

Duration:01:34:05

SUMMARY EXECUTION-Michael Withey

1/26/2018
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On June 1, 1981, two young activists, Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes, were murdered in Seattle in what was made to appear like a gang slaying. But the victims' families and friends suspected they were considered a threat to the dictatorship of Phillippines dicatator Ferdinand Marcos and his regime's relationship to the United States. But how could they prove it up against such powerful, and ruthless, adversaries? In SUMMARY EXECUTION attorney and author Michael Withey describes his...

Duration:01:30:16

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