Episode 44: The Murder of John Lennon
The End of an Era
September 1, 2017
On December 8, 1980, Mark David Chapman killed the Beatles' great, John Lennon, shocking the nation. What motivated him to kill this famous icon?
Episode 45: Unabomber
Interview w/ former FBI Profiler James Fitzgerald
September 9, 2017
The Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski, mailed numerous packages to universities, airline officials, among others, between 1978 and 1995. He killed three people and injured 23. The FBI finally caught him with the assistance of statement analysis and linguistics. I will be interviewing former FBI agent and profiler, James Fitzgerald, who is largely credited with tracking down the Unabomber. His time on the Unabomber Task Force ("UTF") is the basis for the Discovery Channel's mini-series "Manhunt: Unabomber."
Episode 53: Serial Killer Joseph Christopher
Interview with author Catherine Pelonero
January 15, 2018
I will be talking with true crime author Catherine Pelonero about her latest book: "Absolute Madness: A True Story of a Serial Killer, Race, and a City Divided," which chronicles Joseph Christopher, a white serial killer who preyed on black men during a crime spree across New York state in the early 1980's.
Episodes 50 & 51: The Murder of Faith Hedgepeth, Parts 1 & 2
Interview with Investigative Journalist Tom Gasparoli
December 1 & 15, 2017
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student Faith Hedgepeth was brutally murdered in her off-campus apartment in 2012. Though the killer left considerable evidence behind at the crime scene, the case remains unsolved. Tom Gasparoli and I will be discussing this sad and perplexing case.
Episode 48: The Murders of John Drees & Robert Gowing
Interview w/ Dana Bradford
November 1, 2017
I will be talking with Dana Bradford, John Drees' sister, about his and Robert Gowing's brutal murders, which occurred in Newport News, Virginia in 2005.
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Episode 41: DC Snipers
Where Everyone Was Vulnerable
July 15, 2017
A year after 9/11, John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo held the metropolitan area of Washington, DC hostage for three weeks with their random execution of citizens. The killing spree resulted in 10 deaths and three people being injured. In total, the snipers were responsible for 17 murders. How and why did the DC Snipers terrorize the nation’s capital?
Episodes 46 & 47: The Case Against Steven Avery
Interview w/ true crime author Lynne Blanchard
October 1 &15, 2017
True crime author and wrongful conviction advocate, Lynne Blanchard, will be joining me to discuss the ever evolving and complex evidence behind the convictions of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey in the murder of Teresa Halbach.
Episode 49: Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy
Lone Assassin or Conspiracy?
November 15, 2017
In June of 1968, presidential candidate Robert Kennedy was gunned down by 24-year-old Palestinian Sirhan Sirhan in the kitchen of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California. Did he act alone or was there a conspiracy and cover-up?
Episode 40: Eve Carson
Taken too soon
July 1, 2017
University of North Carolina student body president, Eve Carson, was murdered in 2008. Her random murder caused panic in the small community of Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Episode 37: White Collar Crimes
John Rigas and the Bankruptcy of Adelphia Communications
May 15, 2017
We will discuss John Rigas' role in the bankruptcy of Adelphia Communications. How a successful and brilliant businessman exploited his position to bilk a company out of billions of dollars. Not all sociopaths are violent, but they can still be dangerous.
Episode 52: The Murder of Carrie Singer
Interview with Detective Randy Patrick
January 1 , 2018
Homicide detective Randy Patrick, with the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office in Virginia, led the investigation into the murder of Carrie Singer in 2004. It was a case that turned cold, until recently. The Discovery Channel decided to dedicate season three of the true crime series “Killing Fields” to this case. On this episode, I will interview Randy about the case and the television series.
Episodes 42 & 43: Word of Faith Fellowship
Interview with Javier Leiva
August 1 & 15, 2017
The Word of Faith Fellowship religious organization has been accused of physically abusing its members. However, they have never been successfully convicted of any wrong-doing. I will be discussing this organization and the allegations of abuse with the host of the podcast “Pretend Radio,” Javier Leiva.
Episode 39: Lana Clarkson
Tragedy in Hollywood
June 15, 2017
The actress and fashion model was killed inside the home of famous record producer Phil Spector. He was charged with her murder, but he claimed it was an accidental suicide.
Episode 38: Death of Marilyn Monroe
What Really Happened?
June 1, 2017
Marilyn Monroe's official manner of death was "probable suicide" and her cause of death was "overdose." Do the facts and circumstances of the case support the official conclusions?
Episodes 33 & 34: The Murder of Kitty Genovese
Interview with author Catherine Pelonero
March 15 & April 1, 2017
Kitty Genovese was stabbed on the street in Queens, New York, in 1964. The case sparked national outrage when it was revealed that dozens of witnesses saw or heard the attacks, but failed to help her or call police until after the killer fled. Catherine Pelonero and I will discuss her her book, "Kitty Genovese: A True Account of a Public Murder and its Private Consequences."
Episodes 35 & 36: The Mafia's Skimming of Las Vegas Casinos
Interview with Gary Jenkins
April 15 & May 1, 2017
Interview with true crime writer, podcaster, and film-maker Gary Jenkins on Organized Crime in the 1970's. Gary worked on the Kansas City investigation that ultimately uncovered and dismantled the mob's skimming operation at several Las Vegas casinos and became the basis of the movie "Casino."