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She Goes By Jane

True Crime

She Goes by Jane tells the stories of America's missing and unidentified women through episodes that honor women and their lives without focusing on gratuitous violence or perpetrators. Each episode features an original poem by Aimée Baker read by a special guest.

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True Crime

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She Goes by Jane tells the stories of America's missing and unidentified women through episodes that honor women and their lives without focusing on gratuitous violence or perpetrators. Each episode features an original poem by Aimée Baker read by a special guest.

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English

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Episodes

Episode 25: Shawna Garber/Grace Doe with guest reader Teryl Rothery

2/20/2024
McDonald County, Missouri. In 1990, a woman and her husband find the remains of a woman near an abandoned house. She’s been bound, her hands and legs tied behind her back. With no identification on her, and no one coming forward to claim her, she becomes one of America’s unidentified women and is given the name Grace Doe, because it will be only through the Grace of God that her identity will be returned to her. And, for over thirty years, that’s true. Until one day, science, and a determined detective, give her her name back. This week we’re joined by actress Teryl Rothery. Four-time Leo-nominated Rothery is best known and loved for her portrayal of Dr. Janet Fraiser on Showtime’s “Stargate: SG-1” and her starring role opposite Andie MacDowell in the Hallmark Channel Original Series “Cedar Cove.” Rothery can most recently be seen recurring in Amazon’s “Upload.” and Netflix’s “Virgin River.” You can find Teryl on Instagram. Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our February 2024 selection is the true crime book The Hunt for Brianna Maitland by Greg Overacker. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon.

Duration:00:49:18

Episode 24: The Lady of the Lake with guest reader Dee Wallace

2/13/2024
Cleveland, 1934. A man collecting firewood along the shores of Lake Erie is startled to find the partial remains of a woman. Though investigators are able to determine that she was brutally murdered, they are unable to identify the woman, naming her the Lady of the Lake instead. What they didn’t know yet was that the next four years the Cleveland area would be terrorized by a man they called the Cleveland Torso Murderer or the Butcher of Kingsbury Run who left a wake of sadistic murders behind. Even now, 90 years later, he, along with many of the victims, have never been identified. This week our guest reader is Dee Wallace who played the role of Mary in E.T., The Extraterrestrial, as well as in 10, The Howling, Cujo, and The Frighteners. With over 250 film credits to her name, Dee is one of the most prolific actresses in Hollywood. She has five series and hundreds of commercials under her belt and has just concluded her 560th segment of her live radio show, Conscious Creation. As a writer, Dee is the author of six books on the art of self-creation. Her latest release is BORN: Giving Birth to a New You (Briton Publishing). You can find Dee on Instagram and Facebook. Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our February 2024 selection is the true crime book The Hunt for Brianna Maitland by Greg Overacker. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon.

Duration:00:57:48

Episode 23: Linda and Lori Mae Peugeot with guest reader Liz Moore

2/6/2024
In 1969, 21-year-old Linda Peogeot and her daughter, Lori Mae, leave a department store with all the supplies they need to celebrate the little girl’s third birthday party happening the next day. And there, in the parking lot, they’re abducted by a man in broad daylight with witnesses just feet away. This abduction spurs a nationwide manhunt as investigators race to get Linda and Lori Mae back to safety. Liz Moore is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel Long Bright River, which was a Good Morning America Book Club pick and one of Barack Obama’s favorite books of 2019, as well as the acclaimed novels Heft and The Unseen World. A winner of the 2014-2015 Rome Prize in Literature, she lives in Philadelphia. You can follow Liz on Instagram. Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our February 2024 selection is the true crime book The Hunt for Brianna Maitland by Greg Overacker. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon.

Duration:00:53:04

Episode 22: Audrey Cook and Donna Prudhomme with guest reader Briana Evigan

1/30/2024
In southern Texas, there’s a strip of highway that runs between Houston and Galveston. From the 1970s until today, it’s a place where many women and girls have gone missing or were murdered. Most of these crimes are unsolved and this area has become known as the Texas Killing Fields. But nestled along Interstate 45 in League City, Texas, is a 25 acre field where this name originated. There, between 1984 and 1991, the bodies of four young women were found in this field. Two were identified immediately, but two more spent 30 years known only as Jane and Janet Doe until one day, that changed. This week we’re joined by actor Briana Evigan who has been on a quest to give a voice to the voiceless, shine a light on darkness and create a positive impact. She co-founded MoveMe Studio, a woman-led production company creating inspiring media that compels action. Briana has a successful career in film, TV, music, and dance. Her first foray into Hollywood was everyone’s favorite dance film Step Up 2: The Streets and the reinstalment Step Up 5: All In. Her TV career includes starring in From Dusk Till Dawn, Trooper, and Longmire. To follow Briana’s incredible advocacy work, follow her on Instagram and Facebook. Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our January 2024 selection is the thriller Have You Seen Her by Catherine McKenzie. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon.

Duration:00:53:06

Episode 21: Dorothy Arnold with guest reader Sharon Lawrence

1/23/2024
Dorothy Arnold, a young socialite, vanished without a trace in 1910. Born into wealth and privilege, Dorothy's life seemed idyllic, but her family didn’t support her aspirations to become a writer nor her budding romance with a man named George Griscom Jr., both of which she kept hidden from her family. With her disappearance, a tangled web of theories emerges, including rumors of elopement, a clandestine abortion, and even suspicions of sex trafficking. This week we’re joined by Sharon Lawrence who was recently a series regular role in the Paramount + series Joe Pickett. Previously she starred in On Becoming a God in Central Florida, Home Before Dark , Rebel , Criminal Minds, Shameless, The Ranch, and Sugar. Sharon continues to be recognized from her multiple Emmy nominated and SAG Award-winning portrayal of Ada Sylvia Costas Sipowitz in NYPD Blue and as Izzy's Mom on Grey’s Anatomy. Her 5th EMMY nomination came in 2021 as Lead Actress in a digital series The Gaze. Sharon is the Second Vice President of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation. You can find Sharon on Instagram. Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our January 2024 selection is the thriller Have You Seen Her by Catherine McKenzie. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon.

Duration:01:00:27

Episode 20: Pah Pow with guest reader Rainbow Dickerson

1/16/2024
When 30-year-old Pah Pow leaves her apartment, the only witness is her young son who says she left with a man he recognized but whose name he didn’t know. Her family thought she was with family, her family thought she was with friends. This mistake meant nearly a week passed before anyone realized Pah was missing. An immigrant from Thailand, Pah lived with her husband and children in Aberdeen, South Dakota. She has been missing since April 2016. This week, we’re joined by Rainbow Dickerson, the proud daughter of a brave Thai mother who came to the United States during the first small wave of Thai immigrants in the 1960’s. Rainbow is also of Rappahannock and Caucasian descent and is honored to lend her voice to this project. She became a TIFF Rising Star for her work in the feature, BEANS, for which she also received other awards and nominations. She can be seen next in Netflix’s live-action, Avatar: The Last Airbender, premiering February 22nd, 2024. Other selected screen credits include Gone, Chicago Fire, and Banshee. In addition, Rainbow has performed on Broadway and at many of the country’s top theatres, recently closing an Off-Broadway run of Manahatta at The Public Theatre in NYC. Other favorites include the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, American Repertory Theatre, Yale Repertory Theatre, Mixed Blood Theatre, San Francisco Playhouse, American Players Theatre, and Native Voices. Rainbow currently resides on unceded Tongva/Gabrieleno territory, also known as Los Angeles, CA. Represented by Liberman Zerman Management. Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our January 2024 selection is the thriller Have You Seen Her by Catherine McKenzie. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon.

Duration:00:39:49

Episode 19: Keiosha Felix with guest reader McKenna Roberts

1/9/2024
Keiosha Felix is just fifteen years old when she disappears from Duson, Louisiana. Out on a weekend pass from a facility for pregnant and parenting teens, she’s set to visit her paternal aunt on the weekend of April 28-29th, 2012. On April 30th, she’s reported missing. Her paternal aunt and cousin said she left the night before with someone they didn’t see. Later, her cousin will say that she heard from Keiosha after April 30th which is used as evidence that she is a runaway, having left her aunt’s home with the intention of not coming back. Very little information is available about the last time Keiosha was seen, but her young child is moved to state care and she stays labeled a runaway for nearly two months. Her maternal aunts, though, know she wouldn’t have left on her own without her child whom she loved dearly. One aunt maintains that Keiosha didn’t like going to her paternal aunt’s because of her paternal aunt’s boyfriend. By summer, Keiosha is relabeled as a missing person and swiftly following this four individuals including her paternal aunt, her aunt’s boyfriend, her cousin, and the boyfriend’s brother are arrested. Despite this, upheaval in the Duson police department leaves the lead investigator on suspension with pay, the police chief lodging accusation after accusation after his own employee while rumors swirl about his own connection to Keiosha’s paternal relatives, and the case floundering as one by one those arrested are let go. Keiosha’s case becomes less about a young kid missing from home and more about the ensuing drama. Still, her story is a stark reminder of how we treat stories of young Black girls and teen moms. Keiosha deserves to have her story told, and her family deserves answers. People and Cases Mentioned in this Episode: Keiosha Felix (unsolved missing persons case) Michaela “Mickey” Shunick (solved missing persons case and solved murder case) Lisa Pate (solved missing persons case and solved murder case) Danielle Thibodeaux (unsolved case)

Duration:00:54:51

Episode 18: Beverly Sharpman with guest reader Susan Bennett

1/2/2024
“Got married. Leaving town. Will not be back. Don’t worry. Babe.” That’s what the telegram read that Beverly Sharpman’s parents received the night of September 11, 1947. But, according to her mother, there was one problem: Beverly wasn’t seeing anyone at the time. This, and the unanswered questions surrounding her disappearance send one mother on a decades long quest to find her daughter. This week, we’re joined by American voice actress Susan Bennett. Susan, a former backup singer for Roy Oribson, is best known as the female American voice Apple’s Siri personal assistant since the service was introduced on the iPhone 4S and remained the voice of Siri until the iOS 7 update. You can find Susan on Instagram and Facebook. Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our January ‘24 selection is the true crime book The Hunt for Brianna Maitland by Gregory Overacker. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon. To see Vanessa’s latest film projects, check out Birdy & Bean Films. Show Notes “Got married. Leaving town. Will not be back. Don’t worry. Babe.” That’s what the telegram read that Beverly Sharpman’s parents received the night of September 11, 1947. Just the evening before, on September 10, seventeen-year-old Beverly had told her mother that she wanted to confide something to her. By the time her mother returned with cups of tea for them both, Beverly had evidently reconsidered and went to bed without revealing her secret. The next day, Beverly Sharpman went to her high school to register for classes and, once back home, snuck out of the house with just a small suitcase in tow. The telegram she sent her parents was dispatched from the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station not far from her home in Philadelphia. Her mother believed that the telegram had to be sent by someone else because, as far as her parents and friends knew, Beverly wasn’t dating anyone. And, Beverly’s message contained one clue, it said that she “got married,” but investigators were unable to find a marriage certificate in her name. Soon, though, evidence began to stack up that Beverly actually had chosen to leave her family. She had withdrawn money from her account in advance and quit her job, telling co-workers that she planned to go to Chicago. It’s also believed that she bought a train ticket to Chicago on the day she disappeared. Still, her mother spent the rest of her life looking for Beverly and so, like many missing person’s cases, Beverly’s story is as much a family’s story and how this disappearance fundamentally changed all of their lives. People and Cases Mentioned in this Episode: Beverly Sharpman (unsolved missing person case)

Duration:00:38:17

Episode 17: Unpacking Missing White Woman Syndrome With The hosts of Fruitloops Beth and Wendy

12/26/2023
In Ohio, a black woman’s body is found beneath a bridge and labeled Victim #8. In New York, a black woman found dead inside a storage tote will become known as Peaches for the heart shaped peach tattoo on her breast. And in Georgia, a black woman’s bones are found in the underbrush by a man walking his dog. Like many women of color who came before and after them, their stories fade from news coverage - if they’re covered at all. What is missing white woman syndrome and how does it translate to unidentified bodies cases? We explore the stories of nine unidentified black women from across the United States and spanning over seventy years in order to find out what happened and why media coverage matters. This week, we’re joined by Wendy Williams and Beth Williams, hosts of the award-winning true crime podcast Fruitloops. Fruitloops was born out of their desire to create a podcast with diverse voices covering diverse stories. You can listen to Wendy and Beth on Fruitlioops, now with over 200 episodes, wherever you get your podcasts including as part of the Evergreen lineup of podcasts. Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our December ‘23 selection is the thriller Have You Seen Her by Catherine McKenzie. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon. To see Vanessa’s latest film projects, check out Birdy & Bean Films.

Duration:00:57:02

Episode 16: Eklutna Annie with guest reader Kelly Moneymaker

12/19/2023
There are more than 57 million miles of Alaskan wilderness. Between the 1970s and 1983, a serial killer used this vast expanse to hunt his victims like wild animals, knowing they could never escape. In 1980, the skeletal remains of a young woman were found in Eklutna, Alaska. Her murderer claimed she was his first victim and may have been a topless dancer or a sex worker. He suspected she came from Kodiak, but investigators believe she may have come from California. “Eklutna Annie” is his last remaining unidentified victim. This week, we’re joined by singer and songwriter Kelly Moneymaker. She is best known as a member of platinum-selling trio Exposé and her music has been placed in over 25 other media productions. Kelly's multicultural roots have inspired her passion for indigenous storytelling and the environment, which led to her directing the Award-winning documentary VAKA. Her current project, Drum Song: The Rhythm of Life, is about Indigenous climate adaptation in her homeland, Alaska. You can find Kelly on Instagram, Facebook, and Spotify. Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our December ‘23 selection is the thriller Have You Seen Her by Catherine McKenzie. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon. To see Vanessa’s latest film projects, check out Birdy & Bean Films.

Duration:00:48:02

Episode 15: Cynthia and Jackie Leslie with special guest Catherine McKenzie

12/12/2023
They said they were going to go babysit, but secretly had other plans to meet up with a friend. When teenagers Cynthia and Jackie Leslie left their Mesa, Arizona home in 1974, no one was worried. After all, everyone assumed they were exactly where they said: babysitting. When they didn’t return home, though, their family was plunged into a mystery now almost 50 years old. In this episode we cover both what was reported by the media and what was contained in their over 200 page police file. This week, we’re joined by writer Catherine McKenzie. A graduate of McGill in History and Law, Catherine practiced law for twenty years before leaving the practice to write full time. She’s the author of numerous bestsellers including HIDDEN, FRACTURED, THE GOOD LIAR and I’LL NEVER TELL. Her works have been translated into multiple languages and PLEASE JOIN US and I’LL NEVER TELL have all been optioned for development into television series. You can find Catherine on Instagram and TikTok. Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our December ‘23 selection is the thriller Have You Seen Her by Catherine McKenzie. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon. To see Vanessa’s latest film projects, check out Birdy & Bean Films.

Duration:00:55:24

Episode 14: Special Episode : Aimée Baker’s interview on Who Killed...?

12/5/2023
Honoring the Lives of Missing Women Through their Stories and Poetry Aimee Baker, co-host of the She Goes By Jane podcast, joins Bill Huffman, host of Who Kills..?, to discuss various cases. Were they touch on the mysterious disappearance of Brianna Maitland, who went missing in 2004 in Vermont. Despite the efforts of her family and detectives, the case remains unsolved. In this episode, we also look into the complexities surrounding cases where the media coverage was lacking and were eventually forgotten. She Goes by Jane tells the stories of America's missing and unidentified women through episodes that honor women and their lives without focusing on gratuitous violence or perpetrators. Each episode features an original poem by Aimée Baker read by a special guest. Bill Huffman is a veteran podcast host and journalists with a penchant for true crime and breaking news. https://killerpodcasts.com/who-killed Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our November ‘23 selection is the true crime selection Lay Them to Rest by Laurah Norton. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon. To see Vanessa’s latest film projects, check out Birdy & Bean Films.

Duration:01:03:26

Episode 13: Bitter Creek Betty with guest reader Ginger Strand

11/28/2023
In 1992, a truck driver pulls onto an interstate turnout on I-80 in Wyoming. There, she spots the body of a woman laying face down in the snow. The unidentified woman becomes known as Bitter Creek Betty or Rose Doe for her rose tattoo. The only clue to her identity is a tattoo artist from Tucson who remembers giving her the distinctive tattoo. In this episode we discuss what investigators have released about her, her link to another unidentified woman, and the arrest of their killer. This week, we’re joined by Ginger Strand, the author of one novel and three books of narrative nonfiction, as well as many magazine features. Her book Killer on the Road: Violence and the American Interstate, tells the entwined stories of the American interstate highway system and the serial killers who haunted it, looking at how America became more mobile and more violent at the same time. You can find Ginger on Instagram. Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our November ‘23 selection is the true crime selection Lay Them to Rest by Laurah Norton. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon. To see Vanessa’s latest film projects, check out Birdy & Bean Films.

Duration:00:43:25

Episode 12: Cynthia Hernandez with guest reader Gabrielle Ruiz

11/21/2023
When a teenager disappears from a movie theater in Covina, California, police initially believe she’s run away. In the decades to come, Cynthia Hernandez stays a missing person despite her remains being found just a month after her disappearance. We cover one of our rare solved cases to talk about what happened in those years and why it took so long for Cynthia to come home. This week, we’re joined by actress Gabrielle Ruiz who is best known for her starring role in the CW series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. She can be seen next in the upcoming feature film Man in the Long Black Coat opposite Christopher Lloyd and Dermont Mulroney. You can find Gabrielle on Instagram and TikTok. Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our November ‘23 selection is the true crime selection Lay Them to Rest by Laurah Norton. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon. To see Vanessa’s latest film projects, check out Birdy & Bean Films.

Duration:00:43:32

Episode 11: Norma/Bexar County Jane Doe with guest reader Jeané Coakley

11/14/2023
What if a serial killer has the only clues to an unidentified woman’s identity? When a serial killer on death row begins talking about his crimes, investigators are shocked to learn of the 1986 murder of a woman in Texas that indicates his killings began much earlier than they thought. Despite this confession, that woman, whose name he thinks could be Norma, remains unidentified even now. This week, we’re joined by Emmy-Award winning Jeané Coakley. With more than twenty year’s of broadcast experience, Jeané serves as SNY’s lead New York Jets reporter and regularly contributes to SNY’s sports and entertainment news shows. She has covered everything from the Super Bowl to March Madness to the Indy 500. You can find Jeané on Instagram and X. Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our November ‘23 selection is the true crime selection Lay Them to Rest by Laurah Norton. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon. To see Vanessa’s latest film projects, check out Birdy & Bean Films.

Duration:00:46:52

Episode 10: Nahida Khatib with special guest reader Kathy Najimy

11/7/2023
Who or what scares witnesses so much that many of them ask to remain anonymous when speaking to investigators? That’s what happened in the disappearance of Nahida Khatib who suddenly vanished from her home one October morning in 1976. This week we’re joined by award-winning actress and activist Kathy Najimy. Kathy Najimy is well-known for her over 40 film roles including Sister Act and Hocus Pocus. She is also known for her television roles which include, most recently, on The Big C, and prior work as Peggy Hill on the Emmy Award-winning King of the Hill. As an activist, she was named Ms. Magazine’s Woman of the Year enthusiastic supporter of women’s and girls’ rights, AIDS awareness, animal rights, and a woman’s right to choose, and frequently travels around the country to keynote speak on these issues. You can find Kathy on Instagram. Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our November ‘23 selection is the true crime selection Lay Them to Rest by Laurah Norton. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon. To see Vanessa’s latest film projects, check out Birdy & Bean Films.

Duration:00:52:26

Episode 9: Pierce County Does

10/31/2023
What happens to unidentified remains when their cases go cold? Most often, they’re held in evidence or buried. That’s not the case for three unidentified people who were found in Washington’s Pierce County in the 1970s. Instead, two were sent to a local landfill and one was lost. This week, we’re joined by one of CMT’s Next Women of Country, singer-songwriter Stephanie Quayle, who is one of the most active female artists with a consistent presence on the Billboard Country Airplay chart, and ranks in the Top 10 of Current Female Airplay over the last two years. This Rebel Engine Entertainment singer-songwriter has performed at the Grand Ole Opry, historic Ryman Auditorium, and taken the stage with the likes of Willie Nelson, Brett Eldredge, Jon Pardi, and more. You can find Stephanie on Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, and listen to her music on Spotify. Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our November ‘23 selection is the true crime selection Lay Them to Rest by Laurah Norton. Find more about Stephanie here: https://linktr.ee/stephanie.quayle Stream Stephanie's song Jane here: https://orcd.co/janesq You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon. To see Vanessa’s latest film projects, check out Birdy & Bean Films.

Duration:00:35:31

Episode 8: Marcia Sossoman King/Buckskin Girl with guest reader Mercedes Rose

10/24/2023
As one of the most recognizable Jane Does, she was known as Buckskin Girl for 37 years, until one day, that changed. We talk about who she is and what it took to give her her name back. This week we’re joined by actress and voice actor Mercedes Rose. Mercedes has appeared in films such as What the Bleep Do We Know? and television shows like Portlandia and Leverage. She’s also done voice-over work, most notably for Rosalina in several Nintendo titles, and is the one of the stars and creators of Haunting of a Sunshine Girl. Find her on Instagram. Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our October ‘23 selection is Louise Penny’s Still Life. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon. To see Vanessa’s latest film projects, check out Birdy & Bean Films.

Duration:00:47:59

Episode 7 : Theresa Bier with guest reader Lauren Ash

10/17/2023
Bigfoot took her. That’s the explanation a 43-year-old man gives after he takes 16-year-old Theresa Bier out hiking and doesn’t return with her. But despite extensive ground and air searches for the teenager, there’s little evidence about what truly happened to Theresa in 1987. If you know anything about the disappearance of Theresa Bier contact the Fresno Police Department at (559) 621-7000. This week, we’re joined by Canadian Screen Award winning actress Lauren Ash. Lauren currently stars in the ABC Comedy Not Dead Yet and is well-known for her role is Dina in NBC’s Superstore. You can find Lauren on Instagram and TikTok as well as hear her on her award-winning true crime podcast True Crime and Cocktails. Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our October ‘23 selection is Louise Penny’s Still Life. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon. To see Vanessa’s latest film projects, check out Birdy & Bean Films.

Duration:00:50:37

Episode 6: Girly Chew with special guest Raven Goodwin - Part 2 of 2

10/10/2023
Alien queens, evidence planting, witness threatening: just three ways in which the trials for Girly’s murder become so outlandish that the media starts to lose sight of Girly Chew and the fact that she’s still missing. In this second part to Girly’s story, we talk about what happened during the trial and what was done to try to bring Girly home to her family. If you are experiencing intimate partner violence or domestic violence, please call: 800-799-7233 or text START to 88788 This week, we’re joined by actress Raven Goodwin. Raven Goodwin has recently starred in Being Mary Jane, SMILF, The Clark Sisters: The First Ladies of Gospel, and Single Black Female. Follow Raven on Instagram and TikTok. Join us on Patreon! Your support helps us continue to shine light on America’s missing and unidentified women. Flashlight level members also get access to additional content like Behind the Poem, a weekly conversation about the episode’s featured poem, and our monthly true crime/mystery book club. Our October ‘23 selection is Louise Penny’s Still Life. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook. To buy Aimee’s book, Doe, it’s available now with University of Akron Press, at Bookshop.org, and Amazon. To see Vanessa’s latest film projects, check out Birdy & Bean Films.

Duration:00:47:09