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True Crime Obsessed

True Crime Obsessed

Obsessed Network
True Crime
231 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.
  • 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 first three episodes and follow "Murder in Alliance" on your favo...
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  • FAM! This is a two-part series! Episode 2 is available right now and ad-free on our Patreon at the $5 level. Part 2 will be our regular episode next week.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 Bigfoo...
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  • 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 dedicated to the violent overthrow of the US government. What re...
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  • 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 famous get their kids into the school of their parents' dreams-...
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  • 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 West Virginia became the world's most notorious jewel thief....
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  • 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 spanning so many decades? Beth Karas, and our pals at Oxygen, inv...
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  • 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 HE WAS RELEASED ON GOOD BEHAVIOR 6 YEARS LATER. He would go...
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  • 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 podcasts.Listen to the first three episodes and follow "Strange an...
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  • 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 they shared near their college, UNC Chapel Hill. She’d been brut...
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  • 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 Illuminati, Hooters, Biden, and nude roller skating videos! And Ch...
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  • 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 house, AND HER BIKINI-- and took off with another man. AND GU...
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  • 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, all investigators had to go on was the fact that the killer h...
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  • 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 at the top of you game—touring the world, selling millions of...
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  • 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 successful pop star lose complete legal control of her life? Imag...
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  • 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 the year before to document Montgomery’s longstanding traditio...
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  • 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 two kids—18-year-old Madison and 16-year-old Ali. As years pas...
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  • 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 house in the wealthy town of Madison, Connecticut. The murder ha...
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  • 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 ESCAPED!You can binge all 9 ad-free episodes of our coverage o...
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  • 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 the story of how Harvey Weinstein was brought down after 4 dec...
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  • 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 local preacher, had used his snakes to try to kill her. And th...
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  • 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 on a flight 2. YEARS. AFTER. PHOENIX. VANISHED. They also lear...
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  • 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 family home. Her parents thought she was going to a convenience...
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  • 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, letters, and voice messages, but no matter how many clues th...
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  • 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 would go off and shoot Hall in the head. The same would happen i...
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  • 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 suggested? And 30 years later, is there still a chance that...
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  • 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 from the parking lot of her church after an evening prayer se...
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  • 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 cash and 4 parachutes. And then, money in hand, he jumped out...
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  • 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 15,000 people. In the moths following these events, hundreds of...
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  • 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 Evangelicals in America. He, his wife Gayle, and their two kids...
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  • 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 shopping trip that had been arranged for inmates on an honor...
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  • 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 been walking with his parents, then turned to walk the 100 or...
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  • 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 her room. Within seconds a gunshot rang out. When the police...
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  • 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 1981, she disappeared from the yacht she was sharing with her h...
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  • 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 who was inexplicably miles from home--and on foot-- in the...
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  • Is it just me, or should breaking our of a SUPER MAX PRISON be hard? AND YET SOMEHOW THESE TWO IDIOTS FIUGURED OUT HOW TO DO IT?On the night of June 5, 2015, two MURDERERS, broke out of  a prison fortress thought to be impenetrable. A little after 11 p.m., they climbed through holes they had cut — o...
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  • At 17 years old, Lena Chapin made a startling confession, and the whole thing was captured on tape. 4 years earlier, she’d helped her mother, Sandra Klemp dispose of a body. It was the body of Sandra’s husband, whom Sandara had killed in cold blood earlier that day. Three years later , Lena was set...
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  • "Go out and kill, commands father Sam. I am here on Earth to create havoc and terror."--letter to cops from The Son of Sam. 1977.In the summer of 1977, a serial killer is targeting young couples. He stalks them late at night. He waits until they get into their car, he shoots, and then runs into the...
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  • On the night of September 1, 1969 residents of Berkshire County, Massachusetts witnessed UFOs--and they're recounting their experiences in EVERY. TERRIFYING. DETAIL. Some were abducted, some are missing hours of their lives, some are telling their stories for the very first time. Is this real? Many...
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  • WE DID A QUIRKY ONE FOR ELECTON DAY TO HELP TAKE YOUR MIND OFF THINGS!!An Hones Liar is all about the Amazing Randi, a world renowned magician and artist who dedicated his life to exposing fake psychics and others who claimed to have paranormal powers. WE LOOOOOOOOOOOVED THIS ONE, YOU GUYS....or at...
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  • On April 3, 2004, 23 year old Alonzo Brooks and 3 friends drove to a party in La Cygne, Kansas--about 50 miles from where they lived in Garner Kansas. It would later be said that Alonzo was the only black person at the party, and though by all accounts he was having fun, racial slurs had been direct...
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  • THIS WAS NOT WHAT WE MEANT WHEN WE SAID "LET THE WOMEN DO THE WORK."Charles Manson WAS NOT AN EVIL GENIUS. He was, as Gillian describes him, a puny little twerp. HOWEVER, the crimes committed at his behest are infamous. And surely you've heard the stories before, but this time we're hearing them FRO...
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  • Each week, "Crimes of the Centuries" takes a deep investigative dive into a crime that was huge when it happened, but has been lost to time. Hosted by award-winning journalist Amber Hunt--best known in the podcast world as the host of the uber-popular "Accused" podcast--each episode tells the dark a...
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  • In early April, 2011—nobody knows the exact date—a prominent family vanished from their lavish townhome in Nantes, France. A few day later, close family members and friends of the family received a typewritten, unsigned letter from the mother and father stating that they had relocated to the Unitec...
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  • WILLIAM ELIZABETH AND BLAZER HOLES ARE BACK!On July 13, 2011, the body of 32 year-old Rebecca Zahau was found naked, bound, and hanging from a balcony at the Spreckels Mansion in Coronado, California. The death was quickly ruled a suicide, but many strange facts surround the case. The son of Rebecca...
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  • On April 15, 2004, 38 year-old hair dresser Patrice Endres vanished from her salon sometime in a 13 minute time frame--in the time between a client leaving at 11:30 am and an unanswered phone call that came into the salon 13 minutes later. Patrice was a beloved member of the community and a doting m...
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  • On July 13, 2011, the body of 32 year-old Rebecca Zahau was found naked, bound, and hanging from a balcony at the Spreckels Mansion in Coronado, California. The death was quickly ruled a suicide, but many strange facts surround the case. The son of Rebecca's boyfriend, the Billionaire Jonah Shacknai...
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  • FAM!! SPOOKY SEASON IS HERE! To celebrate, we're adding an extra episode each week for the next 12 week to cover the FREAKING GLORIOUS NETFLIX REBOOT OF "UNSOLVED MYSTERIES!"Episode 1 delves into the mysterious death of Rey Rivera. On May 16, 2006 Rey was seen leaving his home in a hurry after getti...
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  • As the 2016 Summer Olympics get underway in Rio, The Indianapolis Star newspaper breaks a story about rampant sexual abuse inside the world of US Gymnastics by team doctor, Larry Nassar. How could this happen? Who knew? And how deep was the cover up? Athlete A gets all the answers. LOOKING FOR MORE...
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  • In May of 2001, 24 year old Washingtond DC intern, Chandra Levy, vanished. As her parents and investigators frantically searched for her, rumors of a relationship with a powerful Congressman surface. A year later, when her body is found 4 miles from where she was last seen, it raises more questions...
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  • Here's the gist: 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 frequented by even drunker teenage guests. Th...
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  • FAM!! We're SO excited to share episode 1 of our Patreon coverage of "I'll Be Gone in the Dark." It is truly one of the best series we've ever covered and we think it's some of our best work!!You can find all 6 episode right now and ad free on Patreon! That's where you'll also find over 150 FULL BON...
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