Crime by the Bar
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Welcome to Crime by the Bar where friends Ana and Jonatan discuss tales of true crime with a glass of wine (or two). New episodes area released every Tuesday and Friday. Every Tuesday the full episode is released covering two stories and ending with their ‘Drink of the Week’. Every Friday a Mystery episode is dropped with at least two cases and a focus on cold cases, unsolved crimes or suspicious convictions.Read more »
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31: Movie Night
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This week we’re talking about crime movies: those that were inspired by crimes or inspired their own crimes.
Ana tells the real life tale of Frank Abagnale Jr, a con artist and forger whose criminal career started at 15. Frank passed himself off as a teacher, pilot, doctor and lawyer all before he was 21. He later had his story retold in the 2002 Spielberg film ‘Catch Me If You Can’.
Jonatan is talking about Anthony Curcio who was inspired by ‘The Thomas Crown Affair’ to commit a robbery with a slew of decoys. With pepper spray, a tear-off costume and getaway by water Anthony almost pulled off the perfect crime… but it wasn’t meant to be.
We round off with a Banana Split cocktail. Stay to the end to hear what’s involved in this one. You can always reach out on Twitter, @crimebythebar, or by email, email@example.com. As always, you can get bonus details on our website, www.crimebythebar.com or on our Patreon a [...]Read more »