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Everybody lies. Some are terrible at it, some do it frighteningly well. Sooner or later, most of us get caught. This is the story of the lies we tell, and what happens when they crumble. This is Liar City.

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Episodes

Satanic Panic V: Mazes and Monsters

8/31/2017
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This week, join Brian and Darien as they tell the stories behind the 1980's D&D moral panic. Follow Liar City on Twitter. Seriously. Go do that now. We'll wait.

Duration: 00:52:03


How I Got To Memphis (Kaufman Part 2)

6/27/2017
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This week, join Darien and Brian as they conclude the Andy Kaufman story. Follow Liar City on Twitter.

Duration: 01:00:21


That's Entertainment! (Part One)

6/16/2017
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This week, join Darien and Brian as they tell (half of) the fascinating story of a man who just might be the world's best bullshit artist, the incomparable Andy Kaufman.

Duration: 00:47:20


The Boys in the Bank

4/30/2017
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This week, join Brian and Darien as they tell the real story behind one of the strangest crimes of the 1970s -- the simple robbery of a Brooklyn bank that became a local sensation, then a media circus, and finally a critically-acclaimed movie. Follow Liar City on Twitter.

Duration: 00:50:29


The Sinful Messiah and The Seven Seals

3/3/2017
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This week, join Brian and Darien as they wade through the origins of the Branch Davidian group, and the lead-up to the infamous Waco Siege. Follow Liar City on Twitter.

Duration: 00:55:04


Great Artists Steal: The Xerox PARC Story

1/17/2017
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This week, join Brian and Darien as they tell the story of the PC revolution from the perspective of a group of researchers and scientists who should be credited for it -- the people of Xerox PARC.

Duration: 00:51:53


Psycho Skate

1/6/2017
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This week, join Brian and Darien as they discuss the life and crimes of former professional skater Mark "Gator" Rogowski. Follow Liar City on Twitter.

Duration: 00:57:14


A Carpenter and a Crane

11/21/2016
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This week, join Brian and Darien as they wade through the sordid details of the seemingly idyllic lives of actor Bob Crane and his best pal: a videography enthusiast named John Carpenter. Follow Liar City on Twitter.

Duration: 01:12:06


What Happens In Vegas

10/25/2016
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This week, join Brian and Darien as they return from hiatus to discuss the infamous OJ Simpson trial. No, not that one. The other one. It's a parade of sadness and scumbaggery this week. Follow Liar City on Twitter.

Duration: 00:58:50


Get to the Choppah!

8/24/2016
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This week, join Brian (and a very special guest) as they tell the story of the world's very own Governator, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Well that, plus about a million other things. Thanks again, Chelsea. Follow Liar City on Twitter.

Duration: 00:49:08


Right Next Door To Hell

8/20/2016
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This week, join Brian and Darien as they tell the story of what happened at 2207 Seymour Avenue, a nondescript Cleveland home that became a horrific prison for three young girls. Follow Liar City on Twitter.

Duration: 00:44:12


Games People Play: The Quiz Show Scandals

6/30/2016
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This week, join Brian and Darien as they tell one of the most fascinating stories from the early history of television -- the story of Herb Stemple, Charles Van Doren, and the infamous quiz show scandals. Follow Liar City on Twitter.

Duration: 00:53:03


Satanic Panic IV: Screaming For Vengeance

5/31/2016
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This week, join Brian and Darien as they tell the tale of James Vance v. Judas Priest, the most infamous of all the subliminal messages cases -- and one of the few that ever actually made it to trial. Follow Liar City on Twitter.

Duration: 00:46:21


Method Acting in a Bathrobe

5/13/2016
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This week, join Brian and Darien as they discuss one of the most fascinating Mafia figures of all time - Vincent 'Chin' Gigante. Follow Liar City on Twitter.

Duration: 00:40:05


Not in Great Neck: The Friedman Story

4/16/2016
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This week, join Brian and Darien as they tackle one of the most frustrating cases to come out of the child sex abuse panic of the 1980's -- the story of Arnold and Jesse Friedman. Follow Liar City on Twitter.

Duration: 00:54:59


The Devil You Know: Castro and the Mariel Boatlift

4/5/2016
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This week, Liar City welcomes a very special guest to the show -- Jesse fromI Doubt it With Dollemore. Join Brian and Jesse as they discuss thetwo immigration crises the world is currently facing, then tag along as they get into the Mariel Boatlift -- the largest wave of U.S. immigration that can be definitively traced back to one person and the inspiration for the hit movieScarface. Follow Liar City on Twitter, then check out Jesse's show.

Duration: 00:59:34


Girls on Film: The Traci Lords Story

3/25/2016
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This week, join Brian and Brenas they tell one of the most fascinating, heartbreaking, and - ultimately - infuriating storiesto come out of the 1980s adult film industry: the tale of Traci Lords. Follow Liar City onTwitter.

Duration: 00:50:07


A Viking Funeral With Gram Parsons

3/3/2016
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This week, join Brian and Darien as they discuss the life, the tragic death, and the very weird aftermath of Gram Parsons -- the biggest star there never was. Follow Liar City on Twitter.

Duration: 00:56:48


A Rockefeller By Any Other Name

2/19/2016
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This week, join Brian and Darien as they discuss the mind-bending case of notorious con man Christian Gerhartsreiter -- better known to the world (at least for a while) as Clark Rockefeller. Follow Liar City on Twitter

Duration: 00:47:31


Pitch Black Outback

2/8/2016
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Join Brian and Darien as they dive into a listener request: the story of Lindy Chamberlain, a Seventh Day Adventist and loving mother who became one of the most infamous women in Australian history -- all in a single, horrible night. Follow Liar City on Twitter

Duration: 00:45:23

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