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Ep36 Beyond Stupid: Petty BS

10/11/2017
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This week, the gals revisit a favorite topic to discuss really stupid criminals who achieve notoriety because of some seriously petty sh*t. Topics include a passionate Avril Lavigne fan, an offensive Taco Bell promotion, and a woman who was displeased with her cheese. The wine pairing for this episode is Low Hanging Fruit White Zin, so grab a glass, so tip your server, leave the store manager alone, and tune in for Beyond Stupid: Petty BS. Sponsors: This episode is supported by TalkSpace,...

Duration: 01:43:49


Ep35 Political Assassinations

10/4/2017
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This week, the gals explore the rich history of political assassinations. Topics include an axe-wielding bear, a hippie with a vendetta, and one very good reason why you don't want to piss off Putin. This episode is paired with Shinas Estate Sweet Justice Moscato, so pick up a bottle, pour your own glass (ahem), cancel any upcoming public appearances, and tune in.

Duration: 02:26:01


Ep34 Stashed Bods

9/27/2017
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This week, the gals get a little graphic talking about what happens when bodies are kept stashed in a house. Topics include the stages of decomposition, a sleepy strangler, respectful squatters, and some hoarders (naturally). Grab a bottle of Winc Wine Club's Funk Zone White Blend, clean out your guest bedroom, consider a bog burial, and settle in for Episode 34: Stashed Bods.

Duration: 02:12:45


Ep33 Hitchhiking Murders

9/20/2017
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This week, the gals talk hitchhiking and its many (alleged) dangers. Topics include FBI mind games, a hippie troublemaker, and an armless heroine. This week's episode is paired with Winc's Brethren of the Road Grenache, so sign up at trywinc.com/gals, put on your short shorts, stick your thumb out, and tune in for Hitchhiking Murders.

Duration: 01:45:03


Ep32 Faking One's Own Death

9/13/2017
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This week, the gals interview Elizabeth Greenwood, author of Playing Dead: A Journey Through the World of Death Fraud. Cases include an unfortunate traffic stop, a crafty Victorian woman, and man with a plan (and a canoe). This topic is paired with Decoy Cabernet, so grab a glass, plan your drowning, check your brake lights, and tune in for Episode 32: Faking One's Own Death.

Duration: 02:05:06


Ep31 Criminal Profiling

9/7/2017
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This week, the gals talk criminal profiling and welcome a special guest: Jim "Fitz" Fitzgerald, author and the FBI profiler who helped catch the Unabomber. Topics include linguistic analysis, a grudge against a utilities company, and a seriously sick Freemason. Pick up a bottle of 19 Crimes: The Warden Red Blend, take a different route home, unbutton your jacket, and tune in!

Duration: 02:32:13


Ep30 Workplace Murders

8/30/2017
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This week, the gals chat employees who snap (an estimated 90% due to bad fluorescent lighting and open office floor plans). Cases include a stocky family man with entirely too many guns and objectionable driving, and a confused copycat killer/TV reporter with a grudge. Ep30 Workplace Murders has been paired with Cass Vineyards Mourvèdre, a delicious white wine from a listener's actual workplace! So punch your timecard, grab a glass, and tune in! Sponsors: https://www.talkspace.com/gals

Duration: 01:36:23


Ep29 Dangerous Minds

8/23/2017
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This week, the gals chat neuroscience and how brain injuries and diseases can cause homicidal behaviors. Topics include an unfortunate dynamite accident, a questionable public suicide, and high school athlete turned murderer. Pick up a bottle of Evolucio Furmint, quit the football team, schedule an MRI, and tune in for Dangerous Minds. Check out this week's sponsor & get $30 off your first month! https://talkspace.com/GALS

Duration: 02:06:26


Ep28 Cannibalism

8/16/2017
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The gals discuss the meaty issue of Cannibalism in this week's episode. Topics include crabby spiders, a horror show in a Czech basement, and a seriously hungry Frenchman. This episode is paired with a nice chianti – Ruffino Chianti Riserva. Pick up a bottle, check on your cat, consider vegetarianism, and dig in.

Duration: 01:54:46


Ep27 Forensic Odontology

8/9/2017
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This week, the gals bite into the field of Forensic Odontology, or the study of dentistry in criminal cases. Topics include an interview with a professional, an unidentified corpse exhibit, and a literal dumpster fire with fatal consequences. Crack open a bottle of Von Buhl Bone Dry Riesling, avoid tsunami-prone areas, schedule a dentist appointment (for real), and tune in.

Duration: 02:04:17


Ep26 Psychos & Socios

8/2/2017
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This week, the gals chat about the spectrum between sociopathy and psychopathy, what the symptoms are, the differences between the two, and a couple of cases where these illnesses had fatal consequences. Topics include the infamous psychopath test, a murderous Medieval noblewoman, and a really, really bad mom. Pick up a bottle of Crios Torrontes, get a babysitter, ignore any royal summons, and tune in for Episode 26: Psychos & Socios.

Duration: 01:59:19


Ep25 White Male Terrorism

7/26/2017
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This week, the gals tackle an oft-overlooked American scourge: White Male Terrorism. Topics include the ways language affects our fears, the dangers of Amy Schumer, and a group who is both pro-life and pro-homicide. The topic is paired with Relax Riesling, so crack open a bottle, turn off inflammatory cable news, stay out of movie theaters, and tune in.

Duration: 01:56:25


Ep24 Trust Fund Murders

7/19/2017
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The gals explore the darker side of being filthy, filthy rich in this week's episode: Trust Fund Murders. Cases include a very bratty daughter, her violent boyfriend, and a blue-blood massacre in Indiana. This topic is paired with Blue Nun 24K Sparkling White so grab a goblet, cancel that trip to Bali, and settle in.

Duration: 01:50:29


Ep23 International Abductions

7/12/2017
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This week, the gals discuss what it takes to smuggle someone across international borders. Topics include legal loopholes, a fishy wife and her fishier husband, and yet another reason not to go to Wisconsin. This episode is paired with The Prisoner: Blindfold White Blend, so grab a glass, check in with your mother, yell (don't scream), and tune in for International Abductions.

Duration: 01:55:50


Ep22 Wine And Crime LIVE!

7/5/2017
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This week, the gals talk Minnesota murders during their live show at Bauhaus Brew Labs in Minneapolis! Topics include a literal rubber-necker, a very naughty adoptive daughter, and one killer with a flair for the dramatic. So get the hell out of St. Paul, summon your night nurse, pour yourself a pint of blood orange radler, and enjoy the show.

Duration: 01:44:46


Ep21 Rage Blackouts

6/28/2017
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This week, the gals talk rage blackouts and how well this defense stands up in court. Topics include Norse berserkers, an ominous shopping cart, and a good ol' fashioned drunken familial dispute. Pick up a bottle of Troublemaker Red Blend, chill your amygdala, don't let any crackheads in, and enjoy the show.

Duration: 01:25:50


Ep20 Beyond Stupid: Thieves

6/21/2017
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This week, the gals offer up a palette cleanser chatting Beyond Stupid: Thieves over a bottle of the light and fruity Big House Pinot Grigio. Cases include The OG Duct Tape Bandit, several copycats, and one ornery donkey. So sit back, sweat through your duct tape face mask, and tune in!

Duration: 01:15:04


Ep19 Stockholm Syndrome

6/13/2017
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In Ep19, the gals discuss Stockholm Syndrome (a condition from which Dan most likely suffers #ProposeDan) over a bottle of Spellbound Petite Sirah. Cases include an heiress turned "freedom fighter," an Austrian modern-day Cinderella who got fed up with chores, and the ultimate nightmare-fuel... The Girl in the Box. So loosen your restraints, convince your captor to roam for a bit, and tune in!

Duration: 02:12:55


Ep18 Axe Murders

6/7/2017
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This week, the gals swap stories about real-life axe murders. Cases include an ultra-violent and still unsolved incident in rural Iowa, a paranoid sea captain and his ill-fated crew, and a truly bizarre attempted-homicide-turned-morning-ritual (which also happens to be the genesis for this podcast). The topic is paired with Tinedo Cala N.1 Tempranillo blend, so pour a glass, lock the shed, activate your home security system, and settle in for Axe Murders.

Duration: 02:06:02


Ep17 Odd M.O. Murders

5/31/2017
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This week, the gals go over the finer points of how and why killers kill, and the most odd modi operandi (M.O.s). Cases include an Indonesian spit-sucking medicine man with a very fertile sugarcane field and a soldier with major mommy issues and a thing for singers. Paired with Gran Passione Rosso Veneto, this episode will make you feel a lot better about your own bizarre habits.

Duration: 01:52:08

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