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Pardon My Enthusiasm
29 minutes | Sep 1, 2020
14: DeFeo I, Amityville Horror
The Amityville Murders. It’s got it all, abuse, the murder of a family (six members), possession, haunting, movies, and books. A classic story but we get deep into the goods. I’m talking police call reading. So, let’s start at 112 Ocean Avenue on November 14th, 1974. The first in our series Warren, where we explore the cases Ed and Lorraine Warren were involved in. Audio updated on 23 Jan 2021. References http://www.infobarrel.com/Real_Amityville_Horror_of_Mass_Murderer_Ronald_DeFeo_Jr https://amityvillemurders.com/the-defeos/the-defoe-family.html http://www.amityvillefiles.com/category/articles/ https://www.biography.com/crime-figure/ronald-defeo https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5066765/dawn-theresa-defeo https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5066774/john-matthew-defeo
48 minutes | Aug 18, 2020
13: Dionne Quintuplets, the Human Zoo
Bro, bro, bro… Why are babies being put in a human zoo??? Dionne quintuplets. The big conversation on child exploitation. Let’s talk about it. Reference Denison, Merrill. "Infant Industry: The Quintuplets". Harper's Magazine. (1938). Condensed in Readers Digest 33(200), December 1938, pp. 104–07. http://wp.quintland.com/family/elzire-dionne/#:~:text=Elzire%20Dionne%20(born%20Legros)%20was,her%20mother%20used%20to%20do. https://time.com/5555131/dionne-quintuplets-kidfluencers/ https://www.thesun.co.uk/living/3266773/inside-the-tragic-tortured-lives-of-the-worlds-first-quintuplets-who-were-taken-from-their-parents-and-exhibited-in-a-zoo-for-5billion/ Berton, Pierre (1978). The Dionne Years: A Thirties Melodrama. W.W. Norton. ISBN 0393332268. The Dionne Years: A Thirties Melodrama. Reprinted in Clay, Marie M. (1991). Quadruplets and Higher Multiple Births. Cambridge University Press. p. 6. ISBN 0521412234. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/man-who-pretended-be-doctor-ran-worlds-fair-attraction-saved-lives-thousands-premature-babies-180960200/ We Were Five and Family Secrets by Cécile, Yvonne, and Annette Dionne.
53 minutes | Jul 21, 2020
12: Rogers, but this time the Murderer
Another Rogers! A better Rogers? Well, a definitely more scandalous Rogers. Executed in the State of Vermont for a love shape I cannot geometry my way out of. Let’s explore, shall we? Apple Podcast & Spotify Instagram & Facebook References https://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/mary-rogers-brings-the-capital-punishment-wars-to-vermont/ John Stark Bellamy, "Did Mary Rogers Deserve Hanging?", Rutland Herald, June 12, 2005. https://drive.google.com/file/d/12sb0d_Y2Tu0szdKDPCim75AU77mNNZso/view?fbclid=IwAR3GcUPUqaK10osvVhTs57vf5_nvyEIgpyMFraiohFOGraKdSHkwI8GIfQM https://www.facebook.com/marybennettrogers/ https://murderpedia.org/female.R/r/rogers-mary-mabel.htm https://cdnc.ucr.edu/?a=d&d=SFC19051209.2.35&e=-------en--20--1--txt-txIN--------1 Heller, Paul (August 2, 2019). "The hanging of Mary Rogers". Times Argus. Barre, VT. “Execution of Mary Rogers", Bennington Evening Banner, December 8, 1905, pp. 1–4.
46 minutes | Jul 14, 2020
11: Chamberlain, a Dingo ate my Baby
“A dingo ate my baby!”, the Chamberlain’s worst nightmare. How this tragic cry became a punchline, Australian nature at its deadliest, and how this family was dragged through the mud. Let’s begin. Apple Podcast & Spotify Instagram & Facebook Reference Comment: What the dingo does: The conclusion of the Azaria Chamberlain case reminds Australians we cannot control nature. (2012). The Guardian (London, England). Coroner finds that dingo took Azaria Chamberlain. (n.d.). PM (ABC). Reference Under S.433A of the Criminal Code by the Attorney-General for the Northern Territory of Australia of Convictions of Alice Lynne Chamberlain and Michael Leigh Chamberlain, Supreme Court of the Northern Territory of Australia, No. CA2, 1988. (Acquittal decision.) https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/19/world/australia/dingo-attack-fraser-island.html https://www.famous-trials.com/dingo/466-gilroyreport "A dingo ate their ethics". Media Watch. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 26 September 2005. Retrieved 24 January 2014. "Frank Cole makes claims about another murder mystery". The Sydney Morning Herald. AAP. 6 September 2004. Retrieved 24 January 2014.
34 minutes | Jul 7, 2020
10: Christie, Nefarious yet Unassuming
Who really killed Beryl Evans? The second part to episode 9. British serial killer, John Christie is the culprit and this episode goes into his eight identified murders. Are you grosser when you are a necrophile? Probably! We’ll also talk about some of the media, lots of TV, regarding the crimes. Reference Christensen, T. K. & Mortensen, S. S. (2018). Introduction to special issue on Forensic Linguistics: European Perspectives. Retrieved from https://www.cambridge.org/core/services/aop-cambridge-core/content/view/D1937E0201CB5C49BACFE15AE282B61E/S0332586518000112a.pdf/introduction_to_special_issue_on_forensic_linguistics_european_perspectives.pdf Svartvik, J. (1969). The Evans Statements: a Case for Forensic Linguistics. Retrieved from https://www.thetext.co.uk/Evans%20Statements%20Part%201.pdf 10 Rillington Place. Retrieved from https://www.10-rillington-place.co.uk/the_principal_characters.html John Christie of Rillington Place: Biography of a Serial Killer p. 73 "Timothy Evans Reinterment (1965)". House of Commons. Historic Hansard. 25 November 1965. Retrieved 30 April 2020. Kennedy, Ludovic (1961). Ten Rillington Place. London, England: Victor Gollancz Ltd. pp. 23–24. ISBN 978-0685032640. Marston, Edward. John Christie. London, England: A&C Black Business Information and Development. p. 7. ISBN 978-1781592885. Eddowes, John The Two Killers of Rillington Place, p. 9. Lusher, Adam; Rimmer, Alan (9 April 2006). "My father deserved to be hanged by Pierrepoint". The Daily Telegraph. London.
30 minutes | Jun 16, 2020
9: Evans, Execution & Forensic Linguistics
Go Down Ye Murdered, how a serial killer got a bloke executed, stirred a frenzy in the UK on capital punishment that birthed Forensic Linguistics. The story of Timothy Evans, an introduction to John Christine, and papa Forensic Linguistics, Jan Svartvik. Reference Christensen, T. K. & Mortensen, S. S. (2018). Introduction to special issue on Forensic Linguistics: European Perspectives. Retrieved from https://www.cambridge.org/core/services/aop-cambridge-core/content/view/D1937E0201CB5C49BACFE15AE282B61E/S0332586518000112a.pdf/introduction_to_special_issue_on_forensic_linguistics_european_perspectives.pdf Svartvik, J. (1969). The Evans Statements: a Case for Forensic Linguistics. Retrieved from https://www.thetext.co.uk/Evans%20Statements%20Part%201.pdf 10 Rillington Place. Retrieved from https://www.10-rillington-place.co.uk/the_principal_characters.html John Christie of Rillington Place: Biography of a Serial Killer p. 73 "Timothy Evans Reinterment (1965)". House of Commons. Historic Hansard. 25 November 1965. Retrieved 30 April 2020.
24 minutes | Jun 9, 2020
8: Rogers, the Beautiful Cigar Girl
Who murdered the Beautiful Cigar Girl? Mary Rogers was found dead in the Hudson River; was it gang violence or a botched abortion? Let’s look at how this unsolved death inspired famed author Edgar Allen Poe. References · Srebnick, A. G. (1997). The Mysterious Death of Mary Rogers [PDF]. Retrieved from https://openlibrary.org/books/OL7388191M/The_Mysterious_Death_of_Mary_Rogers · Serratore, A. (2013). Edgar Allan Poe Tried and Failed to Crack the Mysterious Murder Case of Mary Rogers. Retrieved from https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/edgar-allan-poe-tried-and-failed-to-crack-the-mysterious-murder-case-of-mary-rogers-7493607/
43 minutes | Jun 2, 2020
7: Tate, Goodbye to the Era of Peace & Love
Sharon Tate, the up-and-coming star, murdered by a now famed cult. Married to a famous director, expecting her first child; on August 9th, 1969, the Manson "family" committed their most notorious murders on Tate and four others. How does this affect the 60s? Let's talk. References You Must Remember This A Carina Longworth Podcast: Charles Manson’s Hollywood ep. 9 Mazierska, E. (2005). The Autobiographical Effect in the Cinema of Roman Polanski. Film Criticism, 29(3), 28–45. Foundas, S. (2014). Polanski: Art as Life. Variety, 323(10), 36. Read, B. (2018). https://www.vogue.com/article/3-sharon-tate-films-once-upon-a-time-in-hollywood Martin, L. (2017). https://wordsofwomen.com/remembering-sharon-tate-as-the-woman-not-the-victim/ Dimuro, G. (2018). https://allthatsinteresting.com/abigail-folger https://web.archive.org/web/20101119075221/http://aboundinglove.org/sensational/wydfm/wydfm-014.php
50 minutes | May 26, 2020
6: Polanski Part II, the History and Dilemma
Part II, where we get to why Roman Polanski has the sympathy of the public. We'll discuss a film before his two big events and a film after. Can you separate the man and the art? References Brockes, Emma. (2013). Samantha Geimer on Roman Polanski: 'We email a little bit'. The Guardian. Retrieved from https://www.theguardian.com/film/2013/sep/18/samantha-geimer-roman-polanski-unlawful-sex-email Mazierska, E. (2005). The Autobiographical Effect in the Cinema of Roman Polanski. Film Criticism, 29(3), 28–45. Thomas Doherty. (2008). Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Jeffery Levy-Hinte Lila Yacoub Mirina Zenovich Marina Zenovich Joe Bini Peter G. Morgan. Cinéaste, 34(1), 53. The Girl: A Life in the Shadow of Roman Polanski (2014). ISBN: 9781476716848 Foundas, S. (2014). Polanski: Art as Life. Variety, 323(10), 36.
42 minutes | May 19, 2020
5: Polanski, a Decorated Abuser
Roman Polanski is known for his films, as an Acadamy Award winner, the widower to Sharon Tate who was murdered by the Manson Family; but why don't we know about his crimes against minor(s)? This is part one, where we discuss the people involved in the case that had Polanski flee the United States in order to avoid the consequences. References Brockes, Emma. (2013). Samantha Geimer on Roman Polanski: 'We email a little bit'. The Guardian. Retrieved from https://www.theguardian.com/film/2013/sep/18/samantha-geimer-roman-polanski-unlawful-sex-email Mazierska, E. (2005). The Autobiographical Effect in the Cinema of Roman Polanski. Film Criticism, 29(3), 28–45. Thomas Doherty. (2008). Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Jeffery Levy-Hinte Lila Yacoub Mirina Zenovich Marina Zenovich Joe Bini Peter G. Morgan. Cinéaste, 34(1), 53. The Girl: A Life in the Shadow of Roman Polanski (2014). ISBN: 9781476716848 Foundas, S. (2014). Polanski: Art as Life. Variety, 323(10), 36.
19 minutes | May 12, 2020
4: Lady of the Dunes, Celebrity Doe
The Lady of the Dunes is the name given to an unidentified body found in Provincetown, Massachusetts in 1974. What was the crime? Why is she so famous? Was she in Jaws (1975)? Let's take a look. References Ann Bragg, M. (2012, March 2). Police to quiz Bulger on “Lady in the Dunes.” Cape Cod Times (Hyannis, MA). LoSchiavo, L. (2019). Lady of the Dunes: A Cold Case. Pennsylvania Literary Journal (2151-3066), 11(1), 301. NICK PRITCHARD. (2018). Was this Jaws extra murdered Lady of the Dunes? Sun, The, 34,35. file:///Users/damarismontufar/Documents/Documents/Damaris/PODCAST/Completed/4%20LadyoftheDunes/_Lady_in_the_Dunes_New_fa.html
37 minutes | May 5, 2020
3: Borden, Murderer or Icon?
Lizzie Borden took an ax and gave our culture a lot of weird stuff to mac on. This week, we take a look at the American classic Borden murders. We will be taking a small look into Lizzie's psychological state, the theories behind who and why, and of course, how the media ran with it. Over 100 years later and Lizzie's life is still a present influence in film and media. References Booth, R. (2013). Vengeful Daughter How Lizzie Borden got away with murder. American History, 47(6), 46. Walters, C. (2014). Rumors, Lies and Alibis: How Newspapers Sensationalized the Lizzie Borden Murder Case, August 1892-June 1893. Atlanta Review of Journalism History, 11, 61–83. Hartselle, S., & Myers, W. (2014). A daughter kills her parents: What role did psychopathy play in Lizzie Borden’s case? Brown University Child & Adolescent Behavior Letter, 30(1), 1–7.
30 minutes | Apr 28, 2020
2: Folie à Deux, Two Can be as Bad as One
Folie à Deux, the insanity of two. We will be examining the different aspects of this rare syndrome, the possibility of the "silent" Gibbson twins having it, and how it sparks the topic of false memories in our community. References Gbyl, K., & Jørgensen, M. B. (2018). A case of Capgras syndrome and folie à duex in monozygotic twins. Neurocase, 24(3), 175–179. Francois, D., Bander, E., D’Agostino, M., Swinburne, A., Broderick, L., Grody, M. B., & Salajegheh, A. (2017). Folie à Deux in Monozygotic Twins with Cerebral Palsy. Clinical Schizophrenia & Related Psychoses, 11(1), 61–64. G. Thomas Couser. (2003). Identity, Identicality, and Life Writing: Telling (The Silent) Twins Apart. 26(2), 243–260.
34 minutes | Apr 21, 2020
1: Chubbuck, a Pioneer?
Christine Chubbuck, the first person to attempt suicide on live TV. We'll examine her life, her impact on media, and the history of suicide captured on film. References Pridmore, S., & Walter, G. (2013). The Predicaments of People Whose Suicide was Captured on Film. The Malaysian journal of medical sciences: MJMS, 20(4), 64–70. Stratton, J. (2020). Death and the Spectacle in Television and Social Media. Television & New Media, 21(1), 3. Harrod, H. (2016). Why the story of TV’s first live suicide must be told; Two films about the shocking death of anchorwoman Christine Chubbuck ask important questions about our attitude to salacious news. Sunday Telegraph (London, England). Quinn, S. (1974, August). Christine Chubbuck: 29, Good-Looking, Educated, A Television Personality. Dead. Live and in Color. Washington Post. Retrieved from http://reprints.longform.org/christine-chubbuck-29-good-looking-educated-a-television-personality-dead-live-and-in-color
1 minutes | Apr 20, 2020
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