Episode 27: Mystery – Frauke Liebs

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This week Johanna tells Annie about the mysterious disappearance and death of Frauke Liebs, the chilling and confounding continued phone calls from her, to her loved ones, and her tragic end. Was she another victim of the infamous Höxter Horror House?

E27: Frauke Liebs

Episode 26: Murder – Clara Harris & Henry Rathbone

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Everyone knows the story of the assassination of President Licoln, but what about the story of Clara Harris and Henry Rathbone, the couple who attended the play with them that fateful night? Annie tells Johanna this incredible true story of love, tragedy, madness, murder, and a ghost!  This tale has everything, join us as we make this old news fresh again.

E26: Clara Harris & Henry Rathbone

Episode 25: Mystery – The Dyatlov Pass Incident

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In February, 1959, 9 hikers from the Ural Polytechnical Institute embarked on a difficult hike into the Ural Mountains… they never came home.

Led by Igor Dyatlov, the pass where their bodies were recovered is now know known as the Dyatlov Pass Incident. One of the great mysteries of Soviet era, Johanna & Annie lay out the facts of the case and discuss what happened to make 9 experienced hikers cut themselves out of their tent and flee into the night, half dressed. This is one of our favorite unsolved mysteries, and, we think, one of the creepiest true stories we know.

E25: The Dyatlov Pass Incident

Episode 22: Murder – The Axeman of New Orleans

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It was about 100 years ago that a killer known as the Axe Man terrorized New Orleans, and demanded that the Crescent City  ‘jazz it,’ or get the axe. Annie & Johanna talk about the terrible attacks rocked the Big Easy and toast a widow who was pushed to the edge. Was the Axe-man really a demon from hell, or something a bit more…pedestrian? Laissez les terrifiant temps rouler!

E22: The Axeman of New Orleans

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 Needham. 

In Puerto Rico, we talk about the the Aguadilla UFO incident. 

In Venice, Italy, we cover the insane curse of the Palazzo Dario. 

In Sweden, the case of the Atlas Vampire. 

In Singapore, the horrific Toa Payoh Ritual Murders

In Poland we discuss Czocha Castle and the many, many hauntings that make this ‘Polish Hogwarts’ a place we now plan to visit.

E21: International Tales

Episode 20: Murder – Lady of the Dunes

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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 in the film Jaws?  

Annie, who is from Cape Cod, tells Johanna and Jam all about this baffling cold case. 
Stay tuned to the end for a bonus ramble.

E20: Lady of the Dunes

Episode 19: Murder – Fritz Haarmann

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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

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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 14: Macabre – The Curse of Tutankhamun

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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 you everything!

E14: Tutankhamun

Episode 12: Mystery – Natalee Holloway

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Natalee Holloway vanished on the last night of her graduation trip, on the beautiful island of Aruba. Join us as we discuss her infamous and tragic disappearance, as well as the brutal and senseless murder of Stephany Flores Ramirez, by Joren van der Sloot.

E12: Natalee Holloway

Episode 11: Murder – The Papin Sisters

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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 10: Mystery – Zigmund Adamski

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In June of 1980, Zigmund Adamski left his home to walk to the market to buy some produce for dinner. His family never saw him alive again. His body was found five days later, with strange burns, partially dressed and lying on his back on a pile of coal. What on Earth happened to this man? Was it something not of this Earth? One of the officers involved did have a close encounter, and that area of England is known for UFO activity…Join us as we get into the very strange case of the disappearance and death of Zigmund Adamski.

E10: Zigmund Adamski

Episode 9: Murder – Hinterkaifeck

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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 7: Mystery – The Lindbergh Baby (Part I)

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Annie realized she didn’t actually know this story, so she decided to cover it and learn everything. In part one we cover the history of the Lindbergh’s and why they’d be a target for a kidnapping. We also talk about the kidnapping itself, the bizarre series of ransom notes, and the tragic conclusion. We also cover popular theories, and the trial of Bruno Richard Hauptman, who many believe was innocent to this day. Join us for a deep dive on this infamous case.

E07: The Lindbergh Baby (part I)

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