Episode 23: Murder – The Horror House of Höxter

murder Johanna tells Annie about the horror house of Höxter, Germany, where Wilfried and Angelika W. tortured and killed helpless victims. This is an incredibly sad and disturbing tale of abuse and murder. Listener discretion is advised.  E23: Höxter

Episode 21: Special – International Tales

In a very special episode we break from our usual format, and cover some of the murders, mysteries and macabre stories from countries our listeners are from. In Malta, the murder of Sylvia King and the mysterious elongated skulls found in the Hal Saflieni Hypogeum.  In Greece, the 1991 disappearance of 21 month old Ben... Continue Reading →

Episode 20: Murder – Lady of the Dunes

murder In the summer of 1974 a girl and her beagle found the badly decomposed body of a murdered woman in the dunes of Provincetown, Massachusetts, and it remains one of the Cape Cod’s most well known cold cases. Who was this woman? Was Whitey Bulger involved in her death?  Might she be an extra... Continue Reading →

Episode 19: Murder – Fritz Haarmann

murder War brings chaos, creating the perfect environment for a serial killer to prey on unsuspecting victims. Join us as Johanna tells Annie about the infamous Fritz Haarmann, who preyed upon post war Germany. This is the second part of her German Cannibal trilogy. E19: Fritz Haarmann

Episode 18: Murder – Lauren Dunne Astley

Annie tells Johanna about the tragic 2011 murder of 18 year old Lauren Astley, which happened on her street in Wayland, Massachusetts. We discuss the issue of breakup violence, especially in teenagers. Please join us as we discuss this terribly senseless murder and it's aftermath. E18: Lauren Dunne Astley

Episode 17: Mystery – YOG’TZE

mystery Johanna covers the mysterious YOG'TZE incident, a mysterious death that has haunted Germany and the rest of Europe since the 80s. Was it murder or madness that caused the mysterious death of Günther Stoll. Don't forget to tell us what you think... E17: YOG'TZE

Episode 15: Mystery – Rebecca Zahau (Part I)

mystery In 2011, the affluent beach town of Coronado, California was rocked by not one, but two mysterious deaths, both at the historic Spreckles Mansion. Six year old Max Shacknai suffered a fatal fall, which some to this day believe was no accident. Days later, his father's girlfriend, Rebecca Zahau, was found hanging from a... Continue Reading →

Episode 14: Macabre – The Curse of Tutankhamun

macabre We've been fascinated with mummies for as long as we can remember. Join us as we discuss ancient Egyptian mummification, the strange history of mummies through the Victorian era, and the amazing discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun. Was the boy king murdered, and did opening the tomb unleash a terrible curse? We'll tell... Continue Reading →

Episode 11: Murder – The Papin Sisters

murder The shocking story of the Papin sisters is perhaps the most well known, and most horrific case of follie a deux, or twin madness. This famous French case devastated the Lancelin family, and rocked Le Mans, and the rest of Europe. E11: The Papin Sisters

Episode 9: Murder – Hinterkaifeck

murder Annie thought she knew everything about the gruesome and baffling Hinterkaifek case, until she covered it with Johanna, who speaks German. This unsolved family massacre is haunting and perplexing, creepy and disturbing. Join us as we go over this infamous and terrible unsolved case. E09: Hinterkaifeck

Episode 4: Murder-Wakefield

murder In 1908 Hiram Badger went on a shooting rampage down Main Street in Wakefield, Massachusetts. The quaint Boston suburb was shocked by the violent events of the day, but his worst deeds were yet to be discovered... Join us for this terribly tragic story of madness and murder. E04: The Wakefield Murders

Episode 3: Macabre – Jersey Maneater

macabre In the summer of 1916, a series of shark attacks rocked the busy beaches of the New Jersey shore, where swimmers had previously believed that sharks never attacked people. But surely you'd be safe miles from the ocean, swimming in a freshwater creek? Think again.  You've heard it mentioned in the movie JAWS, this... Continue Reading →

Episode 2: Murder-Bleistiftmörder

murder Johanna tells Annie about the cold case that haunted her childhood in Austria. In 1973 9 year old Gabi was walking home from school and never made it home. Her body was found in the park close to her home and the details of the brutal, bizarre crime will leave you cold cold cold...  The... Continue Reading →

Episode 1: Murder-Smuttynose

murder Years before Lizzie Borden took an axe, another terrible axe murder shocked the New England coast. This is the story that inspired the book The Weight of Water, by Anita Shreve, and the film that followed. Join us as we tell you the harrowing true tale of murder, greed, and survival, and the devastating,... Continue Reading →

Teaser: Introduction

Listen to this little teaser episode, where we talk about ourselves, where we are from and how we ended up fascinated by murder, mysteries and the macabre.  You will also learn why beagles are not dogs, why Annie scares her husband and how we both ended up in prison! Teaser: Introduction

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