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Serial Killers

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Every Monday, Serial Killers takes a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers with the hopes of better understanding their psychological profile. With the help of voice actors, we delve deep into their lives and stories. Serial Killers is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.

Every Monday, Serial Killers takes a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers with the hopes of better understanding their psychological profile. With the help of voice actors, we delve deep into their lives and stories. Serial Killers is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.
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Every Monday, Serial Killers takes a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers with the hopes of better understanding their psychological profile. With the help of voice actors, we delve deep into their lives and stories. Serial Killers is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.

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Episodes

E49: “Jolly Jane” - Jane Toppan

1/15/2018
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After a childhood filled with abuse, poverty, and shame, Jane Toppan (born Honora Kelley), left her foster home and pursued nursing. To many, she seemed like a loving nurse who cared deeply for her patients. But for years, she used her nursing skills to experiment with medicines...and kill the people who trusted her the most. Sponsors! TNT The Alienist - Don’t miss The Alienist, which premieres January 22nd. Visit TheAlienist.com for more information

Duration: 00:46:25


E48: “The Killer Clown” Pt.2 - John Wayne Gacy

1/7/2018
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We continue to look into the conflicted identity of John Wayne Gacy, who terrorized Chicago in the 1970s. Known as the “Killer Clown,” Gacy tortured and then murdered at least 33 teenage boys. But for many years, he appeared to be an outstanding member of his community...all while hiding his victims’ bodies underneath his house. Sponsors! Fabletics - Get two pairs of leggings for $24 when you join at fabletics.com/SERIALKILLERS Thrive Market - To get $60 in free, organic groceries, plus free...

Duration: 00:40:08


E47: “The Killer Clown” - John Wayne Gacy

12/18/2017
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John Wayne Gacy, or the “Killer Clown,” was named the worst serial killer in the United States after he murdered at least 33 teenage boys in the 1970s. Gacy lived a contradicting life as a celebrated community member, who then used his reputation to pursue secret, violent interests. Greg and Vanessa look into Gacy’s crimes and how the abuse from his father and his own feelings of alienation created a killer. This episode is brought to you a week early from our friends at TuneIn!

Duration: 00:32:11


E46: “The Moors Murderers” Pt. 2 - Ian Brady & Myra Hindley

12/11/2017
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Ian Brady & Myra Hindley shared a deep, dark passion for murder that led to the death of multiple children in England from 1963 to 1965. Their horrific actions made them two of the most infamous serial killers in modern history. In part two of the Moors Murders, Greg and Vanessa explore the couple’s crimes and their ultimate demise. This episode is brought to you a week early thanks to our friends at TuneIn!

Duration: 00:32:25


E45: “The Moors Murderers” - Ian Brady & Myra Hindley

12/4/2017
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When Myra Hindley, an ambitious, yet violent, young woman met Ian Brady, an unemotional man with dark desires, their deepening love became a source of tragedy. From 1963 to 1965, the duo acted on their dark desires by murdering children in England. Greg and Vanessa explore the bone-chilling dynamics of serial killer couples like Ian and Myra. This episode is brought to you a week early from our friends at TuneIn! Merch - You asked, and we listened: You can now buy Serial Killers T-shirts,...

Duration: 00:32:27


E44: “The Freeway Killer” Pt. 2 - William Bonin

11/27/2017
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After William Bonin took the life of his first victim, his killings only escalated in frequency and violence. In part 2, Greg and Vanessa dive into Bonin’s need for validation, and how the loneliness resulting from his traumatic childhood likely led him to invite multiple accomplices along on his killing spree. After the rape, torture, and murder of at least 21 men and boys, William Bonin’s accomplices became the key to his capture and conviction. This episode is brought to you one week...

Duration: 00:45:23


E43: “The Freeway Killer” - William Bonin

11/20/2017
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William Bonin drove California’s freeways, picking up hitchhiking men and boys and driving them to their deaths. As a child, he was abused by almost everyone he met--family, classmates and authority figures-- leading to complete desensitization. Greg and Vanessa discuss Bonin’s hunger for power and superiority, prefrontal cortex damage, and addiction to torture, rape, and murder. This episode is brought to you one week early thanks to TuneIn FirstPlay! MERCH - You asked, and we listened:...

Duration: 00:39:50


E42: “The Butcher of Rostov” Pt. 2 - Andrei Chikatilo

11/13/2017
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Andrei Chikatilo killed with increasing frequency over twelve years, compartmentalizing his daily life in the Soviet Union away from his forest killings. Greg and Vanessa explain how the Soviet system of criminal profiling allowed a monster like Chikatilo to evade the police, even as his killing became more frequent, and more gruesome. They examine how a psychiatrist helped crack the case, Chikatilo’s attempt to plea insanity, and the horror of tracking down a killer who’s victim profile...

Duration: 00:44:57


E40: “The Lethal Lovers” Pt.2 - Gwen Graham & Cathy Wood

10/30/2017
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In the case of the Lethal Lovers, Gwen Graham was charged with five murders, and Cathy Wood charged as her accomplice. But was that truly their relationship, or was Cathy blackmailing Gwen to use her as a scapegoat? Greg and Vanessa piece through the lies to discover who was really culpable in the Alpine Manor killings- Gwen Graham, Cathy Wood, or both women? SPONSORS! Daily Harvest - Go​ ​to​ ​daily-harvest​.​com​ ​and​ ​enter​ ​promo code: ​SERIALKILLERS​ ​to​ ​get​ ​three​ ​items​...

Duration: 00:44:45


E39: “The Lethal Lovers” - Gwen Graham & Cathy Wood

10/23/2017
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After meeting at Alpine Manor in Michigan, nurses’ aides Gwen Graham and Cathy Wood began a romantic relationship that eventually earned them the nickname “The Lethal Lovers.” Motivated by dark erotophonophilia, Graham and Wood’s dangerous “pranks” soon escalated to what they dubbed “The Murder Game”. SPONSORS! Haunted Places - Listen and subscribe to Greg’s scary story podcast! HelloFresh -For $30 off your first week of HelloFresh deliveries, visit hellofresh.com and enter code:...

Duration: 00:44:01


E38: Bible John Pt. 2

10/16/2017
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Bible John left gruesomely specific crime scenes. This week, Greg and Vanessa scrutinize this killer’s disturbing methods for any semblance of meaning. Were the kills sadistic, predatory, or spurred by rage at encountering an “unclean” menstruating woman? And how, despite the fact that the Glasgow police interviewed over 20,000 people, did Bible John evade capture? SPONSORS! Mindhunter: Two FBI agents set out on a sinister investigative odyssey--to probe the depths of killers' minds....

Duration: 00:37:19


E37: Bible John

10/9/2017
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Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom was meant to be a place for young people to dance and enjoy themselves. Instead, Bible John, one of Scotland’s most infamous serial killers, used the dance hall as a hunting ground. Vanessa and Greg investigate the motives of this mysterious murderer who may have used the Bible as justification to target menstruating woman. SPONSORS! TuneIn - You can find early episodes of Serial Killers right now, at tunein.com/SerialKillers or on the TuneIn app! Lore -...

Duration: 00:37:27


E36: “The Angel of Death” Pt. 2- Charles Cullen

10/2/2017
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Charles Cullen was one of the deadliest serial killers in American history. As a nurse, he went from hospital to hospital, leaving a trail of bodies in his wake. Greg and Vanessa investigate how the New Jersey hospitals that employed the killer nurse ignored evidence of his murders. Yet despite the mounting deaths, the one person capable of bringing Cullen to justice was his only friend.

Duration: 00:42:18


E35: “The Angel of Death” - Charles Cullen

9/25/2017
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Nurses are trained to save lives. But this nurse killed. Charles Cullen overdosed his elderly patients on digoxin and insulin, passing off over 40 deaths as natural before authorities finally got involved. Greg and Vanessa examine how Cullen’s depression, feelings of victim hood and drug abuse led him to abuse drugs on others.

Duration: 00:43:29


E34: “The Midwest Black Widow” Pt. 2 - Belle Gunness

9/18/2017
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A fire rages at black widow Belle Gunness's murder farm, where her many victims lie buried below her hog pen. After deputies find a headless woman's body in the ashes, authorities believe that Belle was murdered by her jealous farmhand. But Greg and Vanessa think that’s exactly what Belle wanted them to believe. Why would a serial killer fake her own death? And what would drive her to do so? Greg and Vanessa investigate.

Duration: 00:33:26


E33: “The Midwest Black Widow” – Belle Gunness

9/11/2017
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Standing six feet tall and weighing over 200 pounds, Norwegian born female serial killer Belle Gunness murdered most of her suitors, boyfriends and even her two daughters in Indiana between the years of 1900 to 1908. Estimated to have killed between 12 to 42 people, Belle would lure her male victims with the promise of love and money. This week, we will discuss the fascinating psychology behind this female serial killer.

Duration: 00:35:02


E32: "The Green River Killer" Pt. 2- Gary Ridgway

9/11/2017
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What makes someone evil? And how evil is Gary Ridgway, serial killer and necrophiliac? Greg and Vanessa discuss Ridgway’s sex addiction, how he lured his victims, and the great lengths he went to in order to evade the police for nearly twenty years.

Duration: 00:49:49


E31: "The Green River Killer" - Gary Ridgway

9/4/2017
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Struggling with a low IQ, Gary Ridgway always wanted to be the best at just one thing. That one thing turned out to be serial murder. The most prolific American serial killer, Ridgway claims to have killed almost eighty women. Greg and Vanessa discuss the formative events and possible Oedipal complex behind the Green River Killer. SPONSORS! Hunt a Killer - Go to www.huntakiller.com and use the code SERIALKILLERS to get 10% off. LegalZoom - Enter promo code SERIAL for special savings at...

Duration: 00:43:04


E30: “The Giggling Granny”Pt.2 - Nannie Doss

8/28/2017
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Behind the cheerful demeanor of a sweet southern grandma, lurked a vicious killer. Nannie Doss poisoned her husbands, killed her children, and even went after her own mother. This week, Greg explores Nannie’s use of the lonely hearts columns to find victims, and Vanessa examines how social conformity and societal norms helped this killer fly under the radar for so long. SPONSORS! Hunt a Killer – Join the hunt at huntakiller.com and use code “KILLERS” to get 10% off! Spotify – All episodes...

Duration: 00:41:34


E29: “The Giggling Granny” – Nannie Doss

8/21/2017
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“The Giggling Granny”, Nannie Doss’ home cooked meals were served with a side of poison. Was she suffering from Munchausen-by-Proxy, or did she just feel trapped by mid-20th century society? Greg and Vanessa examine how a troubled childhood, brain damage, and an abusive husband led this killer to snap and go after everyone who was closest to her. SPONSORS! Hunt a Killer - Head on over to Hunt A Killer dot com and register now and use the code ’KILLERS' to get 10% off! Blue Apron - Check...

Duration: 00:41:42

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