True Crime Obsessed

True Crime Obsessed

Obsessed Network

True Crime

248 episodes

The true crime / comedy podcast YOU NEED IN YOUR LIFE. We recap your favorite true crime documentaries with humor, sass, and heart. FROM VULTURE: "It’s not wrong to laugh when you’re listening to a true-crime podcast. Or at least I hope it isn’t, because if almost crashing my car while listening to True Crime Obsessed is wrong, I don’t want to be right." Hear our take on "Abducted in Plain Sight," "The Ted Bundy Tapes,"Dirty John: The Dirty Truth" and so many more.


  • 03 AUG 2021
    191: When Phillip Met Missy
    1h 6m 23s

    YOU. SERIOUSLY. ARE. NOT. READY! When a woman goes missing on a trip to Graceland, all eyes are on her husband, Phillip. Police put him under surveillance hoping he'll slip up. And that's when a mysterious younger woman enters the scene....

  • 27 JUL 2021
    190: Unraveled: The Long Island Serial Killer
    1h 5m 46s

    It’s been a decade since 11 bodies were found along the coastline of Long Island. The work of a probable serial killer, those homicides were never solved. But just last year, Investigative journalists Billy Jensen and Alexis Linkletter got...

  • 26 JUL 2021
    Live Show Update!
    6m 48s

    Hey, Fam!! We wanted to pop into your feed with a quick message about the postponed live shows - in case you haven't heard, we have new dates! Here's all the info for you! And check out our website for details, too! BOSTON New date and...

  • 23 JUL 2021
    Ad Free: The Disappearance of Maura Murray Part 2
    46m 45s

    FAM!! In anticipation of our LIVE SHOW THIS SATURDAY (July 31st), we are rereleasing our episodes covering "The Disappearance of Maura Murray." Come see us cover this case LIVE on Saturday night at the Wilbur Theater in Boston where we will...

  • 23 JUL 2021
    Ad Free: the Disappearance of Maura Murray Part 1
    52m 20s

    FAM!! In anticipation of our LIVE SHOW THIS SATURDAY (July 31st), we are rereleasing our episodes covering "The Disappearance of Maura Murray." Come see us cover this case LIVE on Saturday night at the Wilbur Theater in Boston where we will...

  • 20 JUL 2021
    189: Scott Peterson: One Last Chance (ABC's 20/20)
    1h 18m 12s

    It's been 18 years since Scott Peterson was convicted of killing his pregnant wife, Laci. In that time, some members of his family have been working tirelessly to prove his innocence--that he couldn't have killed Laci. Some of their evidenc...

  • 13 JUL 2021
    188: The Housewife and the Hustler
    1h 8m 6s

    THIS. ONE. IS. WILD. YOU. GUYS. Let us say right up front, Patrick and Gillian have never watched an episode of The Housewives, SO THIS WAS A REAL EDUCATION….And now Patrick identifies as Housewives Curious. OK,  so Beverly Hills Housewi...

  • 08 JUL 2021
    Murder Among the Mormons
    41m 51s

    YOU GUYS WE ARE OBSESSED! Three separate explosions attempt to take out prominent members of the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City.  The crimes expose the dark underbelly in the world of rare documents dealing within the church community. DID...

  • 06 JUL 2021
    Class Action Park
    51m 56s

    During its 1980s and 1990s heyday, New Jersey’s Action Park earned a reputation as the most insane — and possibly the most dangerous — amusement park that ever existed. It was known as a lawless land, ruled by drunk teenage employees and fr...

  • 29 JUN 2021
    187: White Boy
    1h 3m 14s

    Fam, if you thought New York in the 70s, was bad, WELCOME TO DETROIT IN THE 80s. It’s the height of “the war on drugs” and, according to local law enforcement, it seems that a new drug gang is popping up every week. Enter the notorious Whit...

  • 22 JUN 2021
    186: Searching for Sheela
    1h 3m 0s

    BUCKLE UP EVERYONE, GILLIAN IS REAL MAD THIS WEEK! So, Ok, remember Ma Anand Sheela from “Wild Wild Country?” She was Bagwan’s number 2, bus we all knew she was really the one running things in the Rajneesh Cult. Remember how she went a l...

  • 15 JUN 2021
    185: Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel: Part 2
    1h 1m 20s

    This is part 2 of our 2-part coverage. For episode 1, please see last week's episode! Can a building be evil? (Gillian: “NO, IT’S JUST A BUILDING!”). Can web sleuths solve a truly bizarre death? (Patrick: “NO! GET OFF FACEBOOK AND GO. OUT...

  • 08 JUN 2021
    184: Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel
    1h 2m 45s

    FAM: This is a two-part series. Episode 2 is available right now and ad-free for 1 week only on our Patreon at all levels. Part 2 will be our regular episode next week! Can a building be evil? (Gillian: “NO, IT’S JUST A BUILDING!”). Can w...

  • 03 JUN 2021
    Heaven's Gate: The Cult of Cults
    43m 32s

    From the 1975 disappearance of 20 people in small-town Oregon to the 1997 mass suicide of 39 people all wearing the same pair of Nike Decades in San Diego, “Heaven’s Gate: The Cult of Cults” sketches the evolution of the UFO-worshipping cul...

  • 01 JUN 2021
    183: Why Did You Kill Me?
    1h 2m 36s

    In February 2006, 24-year-old Crystal Theobold was killed in a drive by shooting in front of her house in Riverside, California. Her mother Belinda became obsessed with tracking down her killer and took to social media, creating profiles sh...

  • 25 MAY 2021
    182: WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn
    1h 1m 5s

    TICK TOCK IT'S CULOT O'CLOCK....AGAIN! And Gwyneth Paltrow is here? WHAT? If you live in a city, there was a time you saw a WeWork on just about every corner. It was the co-working space where all the cook kids went to, like, make stuff a...

  • 18 MAY 2021
    181: Sasquatch: Part 2
    1h 1m 35s

    In 1993, three men were found dead--"torn limb from limb"--on a farm in northern California. It was said to be the work of a Sasquatch, or Bigfoot, who lived in the dense forest near the farm. Investigative journalist David Holthouse in on...

  • 13 MAY 2021
    Introducing "Murder in Alliance: Ep. 1 Dead in the Water"
    30m 26s

    Hey, Fam! We're so excited to bring you the new show from the Obsessed Network, "Murder in Alliance." We've got the first episode here for you in this feed, and two more available right now wherever you get your podcasts. Listen to the fir...

  • 11 MAY 2021
    180: Sasquatch: Part 1
    1h 1m 19s

    In 1993, three men were found dead--"torn limb from limb"--on a farm in northern California. It was said to be the work of a Sasquatch, or Bigfoot, who lived in the dense forest near the farm. Investigative journalist David Holthouse in on...

  • 04 MAY 2021
    179: Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst
    1h 5m 33s

    On February 4, 1974, 19-year-old Patty Hearst, heiress to the Hearst Newspaper fortune, was kidnapped from her Berklee apartment. The kidnappers were a group of young Americans calling themselves The Symbionese Liberation Army--a group dedi...

  • 27 APR 2021
    178: Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal
    1h 8m 19s

    Do you have an idiot kid you want to get into an Ivy League college? Are you super rich? Maybe you spent a couple seasons on "Full House?" Well have we got the scam for you! For over 10 years, a man named Rick Singer helped the rich and fam...

  • 20 APR 2021
    177: The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne
    1h 2m 46s

    DORIS PAYINE IS THE WORLD'S MOST NOTORIOUS JEWEL THIEF...AND SHE REALLY LOVES HER JOB, YOU GUYS! This is one of the wildest rides we've gone on in a while! This documentary tells the tale of how a poor, single, black mother from segregated...

  • 13 APR 2021
    176: Serial Killer: "Sam Little: To Catch a Killer"
    1h 3m 15s

    Sam Little is America’s most prolific serial killer, murdering over 90 across 17 states over the course of 30 years. How is it possible that a man who was never particularly careful about his crimes could get away with a killing spree spann...

  • 06 APR 2021
    175: Serial Killer: Oxygen's "Kemper on Kemper"
    1h 1m 23s

    You guys, please don't let your Wikipedia page start the way this guy's does: "serial killer, serial rapist, cambial, and necrophile..." YIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIKES. As a teenager, Kemper killed his grandparents, was sent to a mental hospital WHERE...

  • 02 APR 2021
    Introducing "Strange and Unexplained: Ep. 1 The Watcher House"
    37m 18s

    Hey, Fam! We're so excited to bring you the new show from the Obsessed Network, "Strange and Unexplained with Daisy Eagan." We've got the first episode here for you in this feed, and two more available right now wherever you get your podcas...

  • 30 MAR 2021
    174: Who Killed the Coed?
    1h 2m 34s

    The murder was so brutal—so violent—that detectives on the scene remarked that they’d never seen anything like it. On the morning of September 7, 2012 Faith Hedgepeth’s roommate Karena Rosario found her dead in her bed in the apartment t...

  • 25 MAR 2021
    True Crime Obsessed Feat. Chrissy Teigen
    1h 2m 17s

    EVERYONE BE COOL, CHRISSY TEIGEN IS HERE! After months of Instagram-DM-Friendship, Chrissy flew to New York for a (Covid-safe) in-person hangout with Patrick and Gillian! Nothing is off the table in this chat! We talk true crime, The Illumi...

  • 23 MAR 2021
    Drew Peterson: American Murder Mystery
    59m 20s

    When Stacy Peterson, a 23-year-old mother of 4, vanishes without a trace, authorities look to her husband Drew, a man 30 YEARS HER SENIOR! Peterson, a cop, claims--we swear to Goddess, you guys--that Stacy grabbed $25,000, the deed to the h...

  • 16 MAR 2021
    173: The Beatrice Six: Keith Morrison Investigates
    1h 9m 2s

    1 murder. 6 convictions. But did any of them do it?   Sometime after midnight on February 6, 1985, 68-year-old Helen Wilson was raped and brutally murdered in her small apartment in downtown Beatrice, Nebraska. In an era before DNA testing,...

  • 09 MAR 2021
    172: Framing Britney Spears Part 2
    1h 2m 19s

    OOPS WE DID IT AGAIN! This is Part 2 of our 2-part series covering "Framing Britney Spears." How does a talented, productive, and financially successful pop star lose complete legal control of her life? Imagine, one minute you’re a singer...

  • 02 MAR 2021
    171: Framing Britney Spears
    1h 2m 8s

    OOPS! We accidentally made this a two-part series! WE HAD SO MUCH TO SAY! Part 2 is available right now and ad free at the $5 level on Patreon. It will be our regular episode next week! How does a talented, productive, and financially suc...

  • 23 FAB 2021
    170: Southern Rites
    1h 2m 57s

    In 2010 in Montgomery, Georgia, journalist Gillian Laub uncovered a murder. An 62-year-old white man had shot an killed a 19-year-old black man, and had all but gotten away with it. The journalist, Gillian Laub, had fist come to the town th...

  • 16 FAB 2021
    169: Murder on Middle Beach: Part 2
    1h 3m 25s

    On March 3rd, 2010, 48 year old Barbara Beach-Hamburg was found murdered in the side yard of her house in the wealthy town of Madison, Connecticut. The murder had been brutal and personal, and it completely changed the lives of Barbara’s tw...

  • 09 FAB 2021
    168: Murder on Middle Beach
    1h 2m 9s

    FAM! This is a two-part series! Episode 2 is available right now and ad-free on our Patreon. Part 2 will be our regular episode next week. On March 3rd, 2010, 48 year old Barbara Beach-Hamburg was found murdered in the side yard of her ho...

  • 04 FAB 2021
    "The Vow" Ep 1: The Science of Joy
    49m 37s

    Say it with us: TICK TOCK, CULT O'CLOCK! In this bananas premiere, we meet Mark and Sarah, two former high ranking NXIVM members who tell us how they came to be devoted members of "the company" and it's founder Keith Ranieri--AND HOW THEY E...

  • 02 FAB 2021
    167: Untouchable
    57m 4s

    Harvey Weinstein was one of the most powerful men in Hollywood. For decades, it was an open secret that he was also a sexual predator. Through interviews with the brave women who risked their very lives by speaking out, Untouchable tells th...

  • 26 JAN 2021
    166: Alabama Snake
    1h 34s

    October 4, 1991, Scottsboro, Alabama. A woman calls for an ambulance in the middle of the night saying she’s been bitten by a poisonous rattle snake. When they get her into the ambulance, she tells them that her husband, a snake-handling lo...

  • 19 JAN 2021
    165: The Disappearance of Phoenix Coldonn Part 2: Where is She
    1h 4m 32s

    This is part 2 of our coverage. If you're looking for part 1, you can find it here. Shawndrea and Jo continue their search for 23-year-old Phoenix Coldon. In this episode, they track down a friend of Phoenix who is certain she saw Phoenix...

  • 12 JAN 2021
    164: The Disappearance of Phoenix Coldon
    58m 41s

    FAM! This is a two part series! Episode 2 is available ad-free right now at the $5 tier on our Patreon. Part 2 will be our regular episode next week. At 3pm on December 18, 2011, 23-year-old Phoenix Coldon got in her card and left her f...

  • 05 JAN 2021
    163: BTK: A Killer Among Us
    1h 3m 23s

    From 1974 – 1971, a serial killer tormented the people of Kansas. He called himself BTK, which stood for BIND, TORTURE, KILL. He wanted to incite fear and panic, and so his killings were especially brutal. He taunted police with postcards,...

  • 29 DEC 2020
    162: Dead Man's Line
    1h 4m 21s

    On February 8, 1977, 43-year-old Tony Kiritsis walked into the office of mortgage broker Dick Hall and WIRED THE BARREL OF A SAWED OFF SHOT GUN TO HALL’S NECK.  This "dead man's line" meant that if a policeman shot Kiritsis the shotgun woul...

  • 24 DEC 2020
    Unsolved Mysteries Ep 12: Stolen Kids
    59m 30s

    In May and August of 1989, two toddlers were stolen from the same New York city playground. The playground was full of witnesses, but, seemingly, nobody saw anything. Were the kidnappings connected? Was there a "baby selling ring" as rumors...

  • 17 DEC 2020
    Unsolved Mysteries Ep 11: The Lady in the Lake
    1h 13s

    FAM!!! THIS ONE WAS DIRECTED BY OUR FRIEND SKYE BORGMAN (Director of "Abducted in Plain Sight" and Patrick's colaberator on the podcat "Obsessed With: Abducted in Plain Sight). On the night of January 12, 2010, JoAnn Matouk Romain vanished...

  • 15 DEC 2020
    161: HBO's The Mystery of D.B. Cooper
    1h 7m 23s

    THIS IS THE CASE PATRICK’S BEEN WAITING TO COVER ALL YEAR! On the afternoon of November 24, 1971 a man using the name Dan Cooper boarded a passenger flight at Portland international airport, and hijacked the plane. He demanded $200,000 in...

  • 10 DEC 2020
    Unsolved Mysteries Ep 10: Tsunami Spirits
    57m 33s

    In March, 2011, an earthquake measuring 9.0 on the Richter Scale rocked Japan. 30 minutes later, the country experienced the largest tsunami in its history. And then came the blizzard. The three coinciding natural disasters killed over 15,0...

  • 08 DEC 2020
    160: The Trials of Ted Haggard
    1h 2m 45s

    It's a weird one, you guys, but I really think it's one of our best episodes yet: Ted Haggard was living the life. As the founder and head, like, Pastor (?) of the New Life Church, Haggard was one of the most rich, famous, influential Ev...

  • 03 DEC 2020
    Unsolved Mysteries Ep 9: Death Row Fugitive
    59m 30s

    In November, 1965, Lester Eubanks brutally murdered 14 year old Mary-Ellen Deener. He was swiftly convicted of the crime and sentenced to death. However in 1973, he was able to just walk away from his sentence while out of the prison on a s...

  • 01 DEC 2020
    159: Missing 411
    1h 3m 34s

    On July 10, 2015, two-year-old DeOrr Kunz vanished while on a camping trip with his young parents. The circumstances were...bizarre to say the least. The family was in the middle of the woods, miles from the nearest road. Little DeOrr had b...

  • 26 NOV 2020
    Unsolved Mysteries Episode 8: A Death in Oslo
    57m 40s

    At 10:44pm on May 31, 1995, a woman named Jennifer Fairgate checked into the Plaza Hotel in Oslo, Norway. It was the most exclusive hotel in Norway at the time. Two days into her stay, a security officer at the hotel knocked on the door to...

  • 24 NOV 2020
    Natalie Wood: American Murder Mystery
    58m 48s

    At 43 years old, actress Natalie Wood had it all. She was an adored icon who'd been acting since before she could remember. She'd married the love of her life and had a thriving career and a loving family. But on Thanksgiving weekend in 198...

  • 19 NOV 2020
    Unsolved Mysteries Ep 7: Washington Insider Murder
    58m 13s

    When the body of former White House aide, Jack Wheeler, is found in a landfill, confusion and conspiracy theories abound as the authorities try to figure out what happened. And the search turns up hours of bizarre surveillance video of Jack...