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FOR A DARK/CYNICAL/HUMOROUS LOOK AT THE MYSTERIES OF THE WORLD TUNE IN TO THE HOUSE OF MYSTERY RADIO SHOW & PODCAST 5 DAYS A WEEK ON BOTH TERRESTRIAL RADIO AND DIGITAL PODCAST WE INCLUDE SOME INTERESTING GUESTS THAT ARE INVOLVED IN THE EVENTS THAT WERE COVERING Past Guests have included Marcia Clark, Robert Kennedy Jr., Jesse Ventura, Burl Barer, Nancy Grace, Aphrodite Jones, Mark Olshaker, Anne Bremner, F Lee Bailey, Tom Messereau, Roger Stone, Dan Abrams, Juan Martinez and cases from JFK Assassination to Making a Murderer www.houseofmysteryradio.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

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Episodes

CAL HARRIS STORY - DAVID M. BEERS

3/28/2020
On September 12, 2001, Michele Harris went missing from a small town in upstate New York. She has never been found, and the mystery surrounding her disappearance remains. Four years after she went missing, her wealthy husband, Cal Harris, was arrested and charged with her murder. With neither a body nor a murder weapon, Cal was shockingly tried and convicted of her murder. Then new evidence surfaced. His conviction was overturned, and a new trial granted. But once again, he was convicted...

Duration:00:58:40

LIFE AND CRIMES OF BTK - STEPHEN & JOYCE SINGULAR

3/27/2020
To all appearances, Dennis Rader was a model citizen in the small town of Park City, Kansas, where he had lived with his family almost his entire life. He was a town compliance officer, a former Boy Scout leader, the president of his church congregation, and a seemingly ordinary father and husband. But Rader's average life belied the existence of his dark, sadistic other self: he was the BTK serial killer. The self-named BTK (for Bind, Torture, Kill) had terrorized Wichita for thirty-one...

Duration:00:58:25

PHIL & SANDY HAMMAN - DUCT TAPE KILLER

3/26/2020
“MY MOMMY IS GOING TO DIE,” SHAINA SOBBED INTO THE PHONE. When Piper Streyle failed to show up for work, a coworker called her home. Piper’s three-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Shaina, answered and said, “A mean man carried Mommy away.” Then the line went dead. In the tranquil region of southeast South Dakota, word of the young mother who was brazenly abducted from her home in broad daylight shocked residents. Piper was the second woman to vanish, following the startling incident of a young...

Duration:01:01:27

MARK SAFARIK -SPREE KILLERS CLASSIFICATIONS

3/25/2020
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 precipitating incident that...

Duration:00:57:11

BABY BE MINE - DIANE FANNING

3/24/2020
THE MIRACLE OF LIFE When Lisa Montgomery presented her husband Kevin with their new-born baby girl, he was ecstatic. Naming the child Abigail, the couple brought her to their local pastor. Miles away, police were investigating the brutal murder of a pregnant woman... THE HORROR OF MURDER Twenty-three year old Bobbie Jo Stinnett was found by her mother, lying in a pool of blood, looking as if her stomach "had exploded." Investigators soon determined: Someone had strangled Bobbie Jo to...

Duration:00:56:16

SCIENCE BASED MEDICINE - DR DAVID GORSKI

3/21/2020
Science-Based Medicine is a website with articles covering issues in science and medicine, especially dangerous medical scams and practices. Science-Based Medicine is noted as an influential and respected source of information about medical controversies and alternative medicine For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:54:32

MARK SHAW - DENIAL OF JUSTICE

3/20/2020
Why is What’s My Line? TV star and Pulitzer-Prize-nominated investigative reporter Dorothy Kilgallen one of the most feared journalists in history? Why has her threatened exposure of the truth about the JFK assassination triggered a cover-up by at least four government agencies and resulted in abuse of power at the highest levels? Denial of Justice—written in the spirit of bestselling author Mark Shaw’s gripping true crime murder mystery, The Reporter Who Knew Too Much—tells the inside...

Duration:00:55:37

NATE HENDLEY - THE BOY ON THE BICYCLE

3/19/2020
On the night of September 15, 1956, seven-year-old Wayne Mallette, was brutally murdered on the grounds of the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto. The chief suspect was a “boy on a bicycle” seen pedalling away from the CNE. Investigators zeroed on 14-year-old Ronald Moffatt, a former CNE employee who had the poor timing to run away from home shortly after the murder. Moffatt was located, arrested and interrogated. He eventually confessed and was convicted. The problem was, Moffatt...

Duration:00:58:32

BRIAN WHITNEY - INCEL MASS MURDERER

3/18/2020
Elliot Rodger considered himself to be intelligent, refined, handsome, fashionable and charming. He spent years trying to be cool so women would like him. He thought if he just wore expensive and fashionable clothing, had a better car, or if he were rich, then women would throw themselves at him. In fact, he thought himself to be “The Supreme Gentleman.” Yet, women paid no attention to him. His only conclusion was that they were genetically flawed, and because of this they ignored him and...

Duration:00:55:36

JACK THE RIPPER - PAUL WILLIAMS

3/17/2020
In the autumn of 1888, a serial killer known as Jack the Ripper stalked the East End of London. He was never identified, but hundreds of people were accused. Some were known to the authorities at the time, and others were named by later researchers. The truth about them, and the reasons why they came under suspicion, is often lost in a plethora of opinions and misinformation. For the first time, this book presents the evidence against 333 suspects. They include the publican who painted...

Duration:00:58:28

MIKE WOOD - PSYCHOLOGY OF CONSPIRACY

3/14/2020
Mike Wood is a Lecturer in Psychology at University of Winchester. His research concerns the relationships between different kinds of conspiracy beliefs, persuasive techniques used by pro-conspiracy-theory and anti-conspiracy-theory advocates online, and conspiracy theories as a worldview or ideology. For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:51:06

ROB BROTHERTON - SUSPICIOUS MINDS

3/13/2020
Conspiracy theorists do not wear tin-foil hats (for the most part). They are not just a few kooks lurking on the paranoid fringes of society with bizarre ideas about shape-shifting reptilian aliens running society in secret. They walk among us. They are us. Everyone loves a good conspiracy. Yet conspiracy theories are not a recent invention. And they are not always a harmless curiosity. In Suspicious Minds, Rob Brotherton explores the history and consequences of conspiracism, and delves...

Duration:00:54:27

DAVID TALBOT - BETWEEN HEAVEN & HELL

3/12/2020
Acclaimed writer, bestselling author, and founder of Salon magazine, David Talbot has brought us masterful and explosive headline-breaking stories for over 25 years with books like the New York Times bestsellers Brothers, The Devil's Chessboard, and nationally recognized Season of the Witch. Now for the first time, journalist and historian David Talbot turns inward in this intimate journey through the life-changing year following his stroke, a year that turned his life upside down, and...

Duration:00:57:28

JACK THE RIPPER - PAUL BEGG

3/11/2020
Whitechapel, 1888: a spate of brutal murders becomes the most notorious criminal episode in London's history. The killer, chillingly nicknamed 'The Whitechapel Murderer', 'Leather Apron' and, most famously, 'Jack the Ripper', is never brought to justice for the slaughter and mutilation of at least five women in the slums of East London. But the mystery is deepened by a letter sent "From Hell" to Scotland Yard, accompanied by half of a preserved human kidney... In this comprehensive account...

Duration:00:53:37

AMERICAN SHERLOCK - KATE WINKLER DAWSON

3/10/2020
From the acclaimed author of Death in the Air ("Not since Devil in the White City has a book told such a harrowing tale"--Douglas Preston) comes the riveting story of the birth of criminal investigation in the twentieth century. Berkeley, California, 1933. In a lab filled with curiosities--beakers, microscopes, Bunsen burners, and hundreds upon hundreds of books--sat an investigator who would go on to crack at least two thousand cases in his forty-year career. Known as the "American...

Duration:00:54:45

CHRIS JOHNSTON - THE FAMILY CULT

3/7/2020
The apocalyptic group The Family and their guru, Anne Hamilton-Byrne — one of very few female cult leaders in history — captured international headlines throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Hamilton-Byrne, who some followers believed was Jesus Christ, was glamorous and charismatic — and, many allege, very dangerous. From her base in a quiet suburb, she recruited wealthy professionals to join her cult, including doctors, lawyers, nurses, architects, and scientists. She acquired children and...

Duration:00:57:01

CULT OF TRUMP - STEVE HASSAN

3/6/2020
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 projects all of his shortcomings on to others. He has become more authoritarian, more outrageous, and yet many of his followers remain blindly devoted. Scott Adams, the creator of Dilbert and a...

Duration:00:53:26

KIM GOLDMAN - CONFRONTING OJ

3/5/2020
Some of you may know me as Ron Goldman’s sister. I am. And very proud of that fact. But I am also an advocate … a writer … a mother … a friend… a daughter … a hockey, basketball and football fan …a radio show host … a shoe enthusiast … and sometimes a philanthropist. I live a very full life, despite the painful road I traveled to get here. Before my brother was brutally killed in 1994, I was studying to be a child psychologist. After his death and subsequent trials, I left that goal behind...

Duration:00:58:52

RICHARD CARRIER -

3/4/2020
Anyone with an interest in historical methods, how historical knowledge can be justified, new applications of Bayes's Theorem, or the study of the historical Jesus will find this book to be essential reading. Almost all experts agree that the Jesus of the Bible is a composite of myth, legend, and some historical evidence. So what can we know about the real Jesus? For more than 150 years, scholars have attempted to answer this question. Unfortunately, the quest for the historical Jesus has...

Duration:00:50:16

MOTHERS & MURDERERS - KATHERINE ELLISON

3/3/2020
Mothers & Murderers: A True Story of Love, Lies, Obsession … and Second Chances takes readers on a wild tragicomic ride from the criminal courtrooms of California’s Silicon Valley to the Himalayan mountains of Pakistan to the deserts of Ethiopia. In delightful, insightful prose, Ellison reflects on her mistakes and her triumphs as she weaves together the stories of how her Pulitzer Prize-winning career almost ended before it began, how she nearly missed marrying the love of her life, and...

Duration:00:57:18