The Generation Why Podcast
The Generation Why Podcast released its first episode in 2012 and pioneered the true crime genre in the podcasting world. Two friends, Aaron & Justin, break down theories and give their opinions on unsolved murders, controversies, mysteries and conspiracies.
- 27 JUL 2021Introducing The Grand Scheme: Snatching Sinatra8m 36s
Hosted and narrated by John Stamos, The Grand Scheme: Snatching Sinatra is a complicated, nuanced story of one imperfect man trying to redeem himself by pulling off the perfect crime. Did you ever feel like everything’s broken, and it’s you...
- 26 JUL 2021Cleashindra Hall - 43049m 0s
May 9, 1994. Pine Bluff, Arkansas. The week following her senior prom, Cleashindra Hall was looking forward to graduating, starting her summer internship, then attending college in the fall for pre-med. But she unexpectedly vanished one eve...
- 19 JUL 2021The Murder of Jaime Gough - 42954m 57s
February 3, 2004. Palmetto Bay, Florida. When you’re a kid, there’s almost no one you feel safer around than your best friend. This was the case for Jaime Gough with Michael Hernandez, his best friend. Jaime couldn’t have known his name, al...
- 13 JUL 2021Wondery Presents: Killer Psyche6m 59s
When a shocking crime occurs, people ask “WHY?” Was it about power, ego, or revenge? On KILLER PSYCHE, former FBI criminal profiler Candice DeLong draws on her decades of experience to reveal why these murderers and criminals committed thes...
- 12 JUL 2021H.H. Holmes //Replay1h 18m 48s
Adam Selzer joins us to talk about H.H. Holmes and to dispel the myths and legends that surround his story as well as highlight some of the interesting things about him that he's uncovered while researching his past. This is one of our favo...
- 05 JUL 2021Jerry & Lynn Stomps - 42847m 24s
February 6, 2009. Corbett, Oregon. When Jerry and Lynn Stomps went to meet potential buyers of their boat, their lives changed forever. Lynn was thrown over a bridge and broke her pelvis and as for Jerry, he went missing. When investigators...
- 28 JUN 2021Kadie Major - 42754m 34s
A young mother and her daughter are found dead after their disappearance.
- 21 JUN 2021Murder of Bob Chappell - 42647m 52s
January 26, 2009. Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. When Bob Chappell, a radiation specialist goes missing, police try to piece together what went wrong. Was it an accident aboard his yacht? Did someone find Bob on his yacht and attack him? Or w...
- 14 JUN 2021Heather Elvis - 42553m 43s
December 18, 2013. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. In December 2013, Heather Elvis was excited for the new year to come. She had just ended a toxic affair with a married man, was back into dating, and about to start a new job as a makeup arti...
- 07 JUN 2021The Murder of Holly Staker - 4241h 10m 51s
August 17, 1992. Waukegan, Illinois. Holly Staker was an 11 year-old girl who was babysitting two children when she was raped and then stabbed to death. Detectives wasted no time in collecting evidence and pursuing suspects but the case was...
- 31 MAY 2021Murder of Sherri Rasmussen - 42353m 53s
A nurse is murdered at home in what looked like a robbery gone wrong.
- 24 MAY 2021Horizon Post Office Scandal - 42254m 57s
2000's. United Kingdom. During the 2000's, Post Office Ltd discovered that hundreds of their SubPostmasters were stealing money and punished them for it. Well over 700 people were prosecuted or took plea deals resulting in fines and even pr...
- 17 MAY 2021Mark & Mary Harshbarger - 42151m 49s
September 14, 2006. Buchans Junction, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Mark Harshbarger was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He thought he hit the jackpot when he met Mary Beth Kintner. She was also into the outdoors...
- 10 MAY 2021Alonzo Brooks - 42050m 18s
Justin and Aaron discuss the mysterious death of Alonzo Brooks which was recently covered by Unsolved Mysteries.
- 03 MAY 2021Death of Bethany Deaton - 41950m 8s
October, 30, 2012. Kansas City, Missouri. On October 30, 2012, 27-year-old Bethany Deaton was found dead in the backseat of her vehicle from an apparent suicide. Her husband of a few months, Tyler, her family and her friends were devastated...
- 26 APR 2021The Titanic Conspiracy //Replay1h 20m 3s
We're off this week, but please enjoy this older episode that we still enjoy discussing. April 15, 1912. Atlantic Ocean. The RMS Titanic sank in the early morning hours in the North Atlantic Ocean, four days into her maiden voyage from Sout...
- 19 APR 2021Silk Road - 4181h 29m 43s
On today's episode we tell the story of Ross Ulbricht, the creator and founder of the Silk Road deep website. The site ran from 2011-2013, and it took multiple law enforcement agencies and officers to take down one of the largest illegal dr...
- 12 APR 2021Brian Banks - 41754m 50s
July 8th, 2002. Long Beach, California. It was a normal day in summer school for Brian Banks. He left class, and saw his acquaintance Wanetta Gibson in the hallway. They decided to sneak off to the stairs to spend some time away from the pr...
- 05 APR 2021Death of Kayla Skeen - 41648m 43s
A young woman is found hanged from a tree and her family swears she was murdered.
- 29 MAR 2021Joy Aylor - 41549m 38s
A woman is brutally murdered and police have several different suspects to look into.
- 22 MAR 2021Dale Helmig - 4141h 4m 37s
After a woman is found dead, police suspect her son killed her despite his having an alibi.
- 15 MAR 2021Dr. Thomas Burchard - 41351m 1s
A kindly doctor is discovered dead in the trunk of an abandoned car.
- 08 MAR 2021Lt. Joe Kenda - 41259m 40s
Investigation Discovery star Lt. Joe Kenda.
- 01 MAR 2021The Said Sisters - 41148m 23s
January 1st, 2008. Irving, Texas. Sarah and Amina Said were two normal, happy teenage girls trying their best to live a regular life. Unfortunately, they lived with an angry, abusive father, a mother too afraid to protect her children, and...
- 22 FAB 2021Dr. Steven Haataja - 41046m 21s
A mathematics professor is found bound to a tree and burned to death.
- 15 FAB 2021Lululemon Murder //Replay1h 18s
A woman claimed that she and her coworker were assaulted by two intruders at their Lululemon Store.
- 08 FAB 2021Linda Stermer - 40952m 10s
Did Linda Stermer run over her husband by accident or on purpose?
- 01 FAB 2021Mickey Shunick - 40844m 14s
A woman was targeted by a violent sex offender as she rode home on her bike.
- 25 JAN 2021James Kraig Kahler - 40748m 28s
A man murders most of his family with a .223 rifle then attempts an insanity defense.
- 18 JAN 2021Murder of Jason Kopack - 4061h 4m 10s
Did a teenager murder his friend because he wanted to please Satan?
- 11 JAN 2021George and Lisa Revelle - 40551m 20s
A man is accused of shooting his wife dead in their home.
- 04 JAN 2021Christine Belford - 40447m 20s
A woman was stalked and harassed by her ex-husband and his family before one of them killed her.
- 28 DEC 2020Laurie Bembenek //Replay46m 11s
A woman is shot dead and investigators focus on her ex-husband's new wife.
- 21 DEC 2020Angie Dodge - 40355m 34s
A teenager is brutally murdered but the evidence tested doesn't match the man who confessed to the crime.
- 14 DEC 2020Aaron Mintz - 40247m 40s
A woman appears to have ended her own life with a gun but police suspect the husband may have staged the scene.
- 07 DEC 2020Murder of Samira Watkins - 40144m 18s
A woman heads out for the evening to see her boyfriend but never returns home.
- 30 NOV 2020The Zodiac Killer //Replay1h 20m 33s
Who was The Zodiac Killer and is he even still alive?
- 23 NOV 2020The Lindt Cafe Siege - 4001h 11m 23s
An armed man takes hostages at a Lindt Cafe in Sydney, Australia.
- 16 NOV 2020Brandon Teena - 39946m 36s
A transgender man was targeted by two former friends.
- 09 NOV 2020Hugues de la Plaza - 39851m 59s
A 36 year old man is found dead inside of his locked apartment with conflicting evidence as to murder or suicide.
- 02 NOV 2020Erin Valenti - 39743m 40s
A Utah tech CEO died under mysterious circumstances while visiting California.
- 26 OCT 2020DJ Fickey - 39656m 49s
A man dies after being shot, but who pulled the trigger?
- 19 OCT 2020The Murder of Jennifer Evans - 39559m 21s
Two men were convicted of murdering a medical student in Virginia.
- 12 OCT 2020Murder of Hannah Hill - 39456m 26s
Two men each had the means and opportunity to murder Hannah Hill, but which one actually did the deed?
- 05 OCT 2020Sally Challen - 39351m 9s
A woman unexpectedly kills her husband of 31 years and admits to it.
- 28 SEP 2020Kendrick Johnson - 3921h 57s
A student is found dead in his school's gym and his family believes it was a murder and not an accident.
- 21 SEP 2020The Murder of Maddie Clifton - 39150m 35s
A teenager claims that an accident and fear of his father caused him to kill a young girl.
- 07 SEP 2020Christian Andreacchio - 3901h 6m 25s
A young man is killed with a gun but who pulled the trigger?
- 31 AUG 2020Clarence Elkins - 38948m 47s
A man was convicted for a brutal crime involving his mother-in-law and niece despite a lack of evidence.
- 24 AUG 2020Lauren McCluskey - 38848m 10s
A university student is murdered after her campus police fail to act on her concerns.
- 17 AUG 2020Thanksgiving Day Murders - 38749m 14s
Two residents of a farmhouse disappear under suspicious circumstances.