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Seattle, WA

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True Crime History & Conspiracy

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@OdinStudios

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English

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206-388-4123


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ADAM HIGGINBOTHAM - MIDNIGHT IN CHERNOBYL

11/22/2019
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Early in the morning of April 26, 1986, Reactor Number Four of the Chernobyl Atomic Energy Station exploded, triggering history’s worst nuclear disaster. In the thirty years since then, Chernobyl has become lodged in the collective nightmares of the world: shorthand for the spectral horrors of radiation poisoning, for a dangerous technology slipping its leash, for ecological fragility, and for what can happen when a dishonest and careless state endangers its citizens and the entire world....

Duration:00:51:39

CULTS,CONSPIRACIES & SECRET SOCIETIES - ARTHUR GOLDWAG

11/21/2019
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Did you know? • Freemasonry's first American lodge included a young Benjamin Franklin among its members. • The Knights Templar began as impoverished warrior monks then evolved into bankers. • Groom Lake, Dreamland, Homey Airport, Paradise Ranch, The Farm, Watertown Strip, Red Square, “The Box,” are all names for Area 51. An indispensable guide, Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies connects the dots and sets the record straight on a host of greedy gurus and murderous messiahs,...

Duration:00:55:19

KATHERINE RAMSLAND - SPREE KILLINGS

11/20/2019
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Spree Killers: Practical Classifications for Law Enforcement and Criminology is the only exhaustive, up-to-date analytical book on spree killers, standing apart from those dedicated to mass murderers and serial killers. Multicides have traditionally been categorized as double, triple, mass, serial and spree— while, mass and serial have been further divided into subcategories. Spree killing, which involves the killing of at least three persons at two or more locations due to a...

Duration:01:00:30

NIGEL CAWTHORNE - TRUE CRIME/HISTORY WRITER

11/19/2019
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Nigel Cawthorne is a prolific writer. Four of his publishers tell him that he is the most published living author in the UK. This is difficult to verify as he works under five different names and assumes other writers do too. He was born in Wolverhampton – though Wikipedia says it was Chicago – and was brought up in what was then rural Surrey, now commuter belt. His first job was milking cows. Though the feel of a warm udder has its attractions for an adolescent boy, most of the job...

Duration:00:54:14

BURNED - ED HUME

11/15/2019
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On an April night in 1989, Jo Ann Parks survived a house fire that claimed the lives of her three small children. Though the fire at first seemed a tragic accident, investigators soon reported finding evidence proving that Parks had sabotaged wiring, set several fires herself, and even barricade her four-year-old son inside a closet to prevent his escape. Though she insisted she did nothing wrong, Jo Ann Parks received a life sentence without parole based on the power of forensic fire...

Duration:00:56:15

CHAOS - TOM O'NEILL

11/15/2019
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A journalist's twenty-year fascination with the Manson murders leads to shocking new revelations about the FBI's involvement in this riveting reassessment of an infamous case in American history. Over two grim nights in Los Angeles, the young followers of Charles Manson murdered seven people, including the actress Sharon Tate, then eight months pregnant. With no mercy and seemingly no motive, the Manson Family followed their leader's every order-their crimes lit a flame of paranoia across...

Duration:00:56:23

AARON HERNANDEZ'S KILLING FIELDS - DYLAN HOWARD

11/14/2019
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From teenage gang member to $40 million star of the New England Patriots, from All-American college player to drug addict, murderer, dead by suicide in his jail cell at age twenty-seven . . . you think you know the Aaron Hernandez story? You don’t. For the first time, Aaron Hernandez’s Killing Fields will reveal the real, hitherto unknown motive for the killing of Odin Lloyd—the only crime for which Hernandez was ever convicted and a revelation so shocking it will shake the foundations of...

Duration:00:35:08

BAT MASTERSON - FRED ROSEN

11/13/2019
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Nearly 100 years since his death, Bat Masterson still holds great influence. Remembered by many for his adventures in America’s Old West - buffalo hunter, scout, gunfighter, and even lawman as Dodge City sheriff. in 20th Century New York City he became a sportswriter. However, Masterson left a legacy that is much more intricate. Masterson always stood up for the underdog. And his real legacy was how he fought for them. After the days of the Old West were over, he laid down his gun and...

Duration:00:56:27

CHAD KELLER & JUAN TRESCALO - ZELLNER THE AWAKENING

11/12/2019
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interview with Al Warren & Michael Hawley

Duration:00:51:29

BUNDY TAPES - STEVEN MICHAUD

11/9/2019
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encore

Duration:00:51:05

NXIVM - THE PROGRAM - TONI NATALIE & CHET HARDIN

11/8/2019
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A jaw-dropping insider look into the world of the so-called "Hollywood Sex Cult" NXIVM chronicling the rise of enigmatic cult leader, Keith Raniere, from its "Patient Zero," his former girlfriend and test subject for his coercive control techniques. Many have heard of NXIVM and its creator, Keith Raniere, the unassuming Albany man now prosecuted for ensnaring tens of thousands of people in the US, Mexico, Canada and elsewhere, to do his bidding and pay millions of dollars to participate in...

Duration:00:57:22

GOODBYE NATALIE WOOD - MARTI RULLI

11/7/2019
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The shocking true crime story of a beloved Hollywood star gone too soon—told by the captain of the boat on which Natalie Wood spent her last night. Goodbye Natalie, Goodbye Splendour is the long‑awaited, detailed account of events that led to the mysterious death of Hollywood legend Natalie Wood off the coast of Catalina Island on November 28, 1981. It is a story told by a haunted witness to that fateful evening: Dennis Davern, the young captain of Splendour, the yacht belonging to Wood...

Duration:00:50:46

RICK ALAN ROSS - CULTS INSIDE & OUT

11/6/2019
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You’ve seen them in movies and on TV, but cults are more prevalent than you think—and they’re armed with strategies that can brainwash and persuade even the most unlikely of candidates. But how do individuals get involved with cults in the first place, and what steps can be taken to “deprogram” and heal those who have been drawn into these damaging groups? These questions and more are addressed in Cults Inside Out, written by leading cult expert Rick Alan Ross. Over the course of three...

Duration:00:55:32

THE TRUMP CULT - STEVEN HASSAN

11/5/2019
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One of America’s leading experts in cults and mind-control provides an eye-opening analysis of Trump and the indoctrination tactics he uses to build a fanatical devotion in his supporters. Over the past two years, Trump’s behavior has become both more disturbing and yet increasingly familiar. He relies on phrases like, “fake news,” “build the wall,” and continues to spread the divisive mentality of us-vs.-them. He lies constantly, has no conscience, never admits when he is wrong, and...

Duration:00:43:06

MOMS OF THE MISSING - STEFFEN HOU

11/2/2019
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"Oh my God, we found a dead body." The man's voice, calling from a mountain trail in Cleveland National Forest, was frantic. "Please hurry. I'm so scared. It's a little kid." When police arrived, they were met by a horrific sight. The girl was naked and had been positioned in such a way that detectives believed the murderer had seen his kill as some kind of a trophy. As if he were showing off his "work". The little kid was Samantha Runnion, a five-year-old girl who had been abducted while...

Duration:00:57:03

CRAIG JACKSON - MASS/SPREE KILLERS

11/1/2019
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Over 600 days since the Mandalay Bay Mass Shooting, which was the most deadly mass shooting in US history, the reason and motive behind the killer's actions are still not understood. Looking deeper into the case and the background of the killer, there is another possible theory that may explain what happened...

Duration:00:48:22

THE GIRLS - ABIGAIL PESTA

10/31/2019
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Abigail Pesta is the author of "The Girls: An All-American Town, a Predatory Doctor, and the Untold Story of the Gymnasts Who Brought Him Down." This deeply reported August 2019 book reveals -- through exclusive reporting and personal interviews with a quarter-century of survivors -- how the former Olympic doctor Larry Nassar, the most prolific sex criminal in sports history, hunted his prey for decades, until the young women joined together and jailed him for life. "The Girls" is...

Duration:00:57:37

SEATTLE'S FORGOTTEN SERIAL KILLER - CLOYD STEIGER

10/30/2019
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In 1969, the body of a young woman was discovered in the woods of Renton, rocking the communities along Puget Sound. Three more brutal murders followed, drawing the attention of multiple police agencies as they tried to piece together the meager clues left behind. The seemingly unrelated cases challenged detectives, who struggled to realize they were all connected to one man: Gary Gene Grant. Before the term "serial killer" was even coined, Grant stalked his prey, destroying lives and...

Duration:00:54:48

DR. JACOB APPEL - WHO SAYS YOU'RE DEAD?

10/29/2019
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Drawing upon the author’s two decades teaching medical ethics, as well as his work as a practicing psychiatrist, this profound and addictive little book offers up challenging ethical dilemmas and asks readers, What would you do? Who says you’re dead?In short, engaging scenarios, Dr. Appel takes on hot-button issues that many of us will confront: genetic screening, sexuality, privacy, doctor-patient confidentiality. He unpacks each hypothetical with a brief reflection drawing from science,...

Duration:00:54:17

CARL KOPPLEMAN - FORENSIC ARTIST/DNA DOE PROJECT

10/26/2019
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Many a person with a common vocation keeps an uncommon hobby, perhaps one that borders on the downright strange and unconventional. Take the one-time accountant Carl Koppelman, a Los Angeles-based artist who creates digital illustrations of unidentified people using post-mortem photos. Koppelman works with the hope that his pieces will help identify an unknown person even if it's been decades since their death. The time it takes Koppelman to digitally illustrate a person depends on the state...

Duration:00:57:39