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Trial and Media
55 minutes | Dec 15, 2020
Psychic Frauds Part 2
It's reported that 4 in 10 Americans believe in psychics. Are you one? Today we discuss the man that helped make it a 2.2 billion dollar industry by giving away $718K to two psychics over the course of two years. It's a story too wild to believe. CW: discussion of: addiction, substance abuse, relapse, OD, anxiety, depression
48 minutes | Nov 21, 2020
Miss Cleo & Psychic Frauds Part 1
Miss Cleo was the face of the Psychic Readers Network infomercials. But how much do you know about her and the Psychic Friends Network she worked for? It's reported that 4 in 10 Americans believe in psychics. Are you one? Let's dive in and find out about some of the real people that worked those hotlines in the 90's in Part 1 of this episode. Once you stick around for Part 2 next week there's a chance you won't be a believer any more.
29 minutes | Nov 12, 2020
Castration Cabin & Fakery in Funeral Homes
Two stories straight out of my neck of the woods. Two Okies involved in bizarre dismemberments. One happening in real time and one from a few years ago. Join me to discuss the airbnb where castration is a featured amenity and the Oklahoma woman who lied her way into a funeral home then a 16 year prison sentence. Follow @TrialandMedia for more information.
39 minutes | Nov 8, 2020
The Candyman & Tainted Treats
Have you ever wondered why we check our kid's candy before we let them eat it on Halloween? It's the fear that lurks in the back of many parents' mind. The one that still haunts modern households today. In honor of Halloween that just passed, let's talk about the real boogeyman. Let's talk about the history of tainted treats and The Candyman himself.
67 minutes | Nov 1, 2020
Mary Kay Letourneau: Abuse Disguised as an Affair
Mary Katherine Letourneau born January 30, 1962 was an American schoolteacher who pled guilty in 1997 to two counts of felony second-degree rape of a child, Vili Fualaau, who was 12 or 13 at the time and had been her sixth-grade student at a Burien, Washington elementary school. Join me to discuss the life, legacy, and infamy of this case.
27 minutes | Oct 22, 2020
Patrick Sherrill: Going Postal
He's the man who gave the world the term "going postal." August 20, 1986, Patrick Sherrill entered the Post Office in Edmond, OK bent on revenge and the work place hasn't been the same. Join me for the first episode of Trial and Media.
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