Ep145 Nun Crimes
Nov 14, 2019 02:27:40
This week, the gals take their sacrament and discuss some unholy homicides. Topics include a very violent cardinal sin, a sister with a secret, and some pioneering LGBT religious. Pour a glass of OneHope's Argentina Uco Valley Malbec, say six Hail Marys, and tune in for Nun Crimes.
(BONUS EP) Martini-Fueled Murders (ft Martinis and Murder)
Nov 11, 2019 01:49:43
This month, the gals are joined by the hosts of Martinis and Murder to toss back a few and share some stiff stories of criminals who may have had a few too many. Topics include a seriously delusional Brit, some suspicious antifreeze, and yet another reason to avoid Jagermeister. Shake up a Sage Lady martini, craft a bogus badge, and tune in for Martini-Fueled Murders.
Ep144 Colorado Crimes
Nov 7, 2019 01:53:30
This week, the gals head west to mine some criminal cases in the Rockies. Topics include a cryogenically frozen mountain man, some seriously misguided investments, and a guy who could've used a belt. Pop open a fresh bottle of Winc's Sauvetage Rosé, strap on your skis, hire a financial advisor, and tune in for Colorado Crimes.
Ep143 Halloween Crimes
Oct 31, 2019 01:59:26
This week, the gals share some spooky seasonal tales of horror and history. Topics include grotesque root vegetable crafts, a trick-or-treater who was not interested in treats, and an all-too-real vampire. Pour some crisp Eplevin Gravenstein Cider from Winc, put on your false faces, stock up on Kit Kats, and tune in for Halloween Crimes.
Ep10 Gossip at the Corpse Cart
Oct 28, 2019 01:28:04
This month's Gossip at the Corpse Cart is full of sh*t - literally! Kenyon shares some crappy Coven Confessions, plus the gals chat about sex toy upcycling and a mysterious lake full of corpses. Restock on toilet paper and tune in!
Ep142 Cat Crimes (ft. Steven Ray Morris)
Oct 24, 2019 02:14:34
This week, the gals are joined by special guest Steven Ray Morris of The Purrrcast to chat felons and felines. Topics include a rogue pussy shaver, a gangster with a serious soft spot, and the purrrfect mayoral candidate. Pour a bowl of 9 Lives Gato Negro Sauvignon Blanc, clear out your trichobezoars, shave your eyebrows, and tune in for Cat Crimes.
Ep141 Startup Scandals
Oct 17, 2019 02:25:51
This week, the gals launch into a couple of cases of entrepreneurial spirit gone wrong. Topics include misogynist CEOs, seriously misdirected branding campaigns, and some genetic testing that was too good to be true. Crack open a bottle of Winc's 2018 Debts and Lessons Riesling, avoid single pricks, rethink your rideshare, and tune in for Startup Scandals.
(BONUS EP) Pandora's Box Crimes
Oct 14, 2019 02:09:53
In this month's bonus episode, the gals are joined by Ryan and Shane from Buzzfeed Unsolved to go down the rabbit holes of some crimes that spiraled way out of control. Topics include a roommate prank that ended with FBI involvement, a drunken penguin heist, and a gambling grandmother with an evil streak. Bust open a box of Bota Box Sauvignon Blanc, shake your goat bones, and tune in for Pandora's Box Crimes.
Ep140 Server Crimes (ft. Kat Dennings)
Oct 10, 2019 02:20:58
This week, the gals don their aprons and no-skid shoes to explore some secrets of the service industry with a very special guest, Kat Dennings. Topics include loogie litigation, some unexpected erotica, and a modern-day Robin Hood with some very thirsty tables. Gather your gift cards, put your hair up, and tune in for Server Crimes.
Ep139 Crimes that Inspired Lifetime Movies
Oct 3, 2019 02:18:19
This week, the gals chat about one of life's greatest gifts in the form of made-for-TV movies. Topics include a scuba dive gone horribly wrong, a baby thief, and a whole host of priceless movie titles. Pour a fresh glass of Winc's Forma De Vida Verdejo, slip into your comfy pants, and tune in for Crimes That Inspired Lifetime Movies.
Introducing Scam Goddess
Oct 1, 2019 07:37
Scam Goddess is a podcast dedicated to fraud and all those who practice it! Laci Mosley (a.k.a. Scam Goddess) keeps listeners up to date on current rackets, digs deep into the latest scams, and breaks down historic hoodwinks alongside some of your favorite comedians! It’s like true crime only without all the death! True fun crime! Scam Goddess is available everywhere you get podcasts starting October 1st!
Ep138 Crimes Solved by Animals
Sep 26, 2019 01:44:42
This week, the gals unleash some wild stories of furry and feathered witnesses. Topics include the real-life four-legged CSI team, a bloody crime scene with a single hair of evidence, and some very good reasons not to f*ck with parrots. Pop open a beautiful bottle of Winc's Folly of the Beast Pinot Noir, drop that lint roller, and tell Alexa to tune in for Crimes Solved by Animals.
Ep9 Gossip at the Corpse Cart
Sep 23, 2019 01:29:56
This month, the gals share some "cheesy" headlines, a whole new crop of Coven Confessions, and a robust obit, plus they take a look at a haunted bootcamp experience and wonder why anyone in their right mind would want to participate. Tune in for September's edition of Gossip at the Corpse Cart!
Ep137 Honeymoon Homicides
Sep 19, 2019 02:19:33
This week, the gals take a look at the less romantic side of post-nuptial vacations. Topics include capture as a means of marriage, a tragic South African murder with a questionable motive, and a pair of greedy lovers with a similar MO. Crack open a jammy bottle of Winc's Wonderful Wine Co. Red, plan a solomoon, and tune in for Honeymoon Homicides.
(BONUS EP) Graduation Crimes
Sep 16, 2019 01:34:42
In this month's bonus episode, the gals reminisce about the glory days at their alma maters. Topics include an intense ceremony decorum enforcer, a little-appreciated and not-so-athletic varsity sport, and a chicken finger heist for the ages. Pop open a bottle of Winc's The Independent White Blend, schedule your campus visit, and tune in for Graduation Crimes.
Ep136 Command Responsibility Crimes
Sep 12, 2019 02:15:47
This week, the gals go deep into some military protocol. Topics include a bratty Congolese politician, some brutal (and sanctioned) "death squads," and whether Amanda's farts constitute a war crime. Gain clearance to open a bottle of Winc's One From the Quiver Malbec, brush up on international relations, and tune in for Command Responsibility Crimes.
Ep135 1920s Crimes
Sep 5, 2019 02:03:36
This week, the gals put on their best T-straps and knee dusters to throw back some giggle water and gab. Topics include a ragged stranger with a mysterious backstory, a very heated game of bridge, and the logistics of pooping from the top of a flagpole. Trade in that coffin varnish for a bottle of Winc's Altre Mon Red Blend, lay out your dummy, and tune in for 1920s Crimes.
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Ep134 Overkill Crimes
Aug 29, 2019 02:10:18
This week, the gals buckle down to cover some particularly gruesome crimes. Topics include the biological roots of rage, a very violent serial killer with a creepy thing for camping, and a man with a fatal foot fetish. Pop open a bottle of Winc's Pregame Red Blend, preemptively text your therapist, and get ready for Overkill Crimes.
Introducing Joe Exotic: Over My Dead Body Season 2
Aug 27, 2019 05:18
Joe Exotic loves his animals, his husbands and his animals. He’s a liger-breeding, gun-slinging, polygamous zoo owner from Oklahoma. And throughout his career, he’s made some major enemies. Listen to season 2 of Over My Dead Body: Joe Exotic at wondery.fm/winecrime
Bonus Episode: DENVER LIVE!!
Aug 26, 2019 01:50:39
This month's bonus episode was recorded live in Denver, where the gals may or may not have taken the phrase "Mile High City" a little too seriously. Topics include Lucy's favorite euphemisms, a bunch of stealing stoners, and the attempted assassination of the king of reggae, Bob Marley. Grab your lighter and a can of Infinite Monkey Theorem Rosé, turn on your lava lamp, and tune in for Mile High Crimes.
Ep133 Human Sacrifices
Aug 22, 2019 02:11:54
This week, the gals offer up some stories of folks who give the ultimate gift, whether or not they want to. Topics include a thirsty Mayan (or Incan, who knows) priestess, the validity of the Satanic calendar, and some very impressive skull décor. Crack open a frosty bottle of Winc's 'Keep It Chill' Gamay, hose off your temple steps, and tune in for Human Sacrifices.
Ep8 Gossip at the Corpse Cart
Aug 19, 2019 01:15:54
This month, the gals chat about some silly headlines, body donation gone horribly awry, and a brand-new segment featuring some of the deepest, darkest secrets from our beloved Coven. Empty your bladder, check your car for snakes, and tune in for this installation of Gossip at the Corpse Cart!
Ep132 Web Sleuths (With Billy Jensen!)
Aug 15, 2019 01:53:02
This week, the gals are joined by self-made investigator and author Billy Jensen to discuss some regular citizens who have cracked major cases. Topics include an Australian Redditor on a mission, a ghost story that launched a decade-long search, and more of the thousands of cold cases being investigated by ordinary folks from home. Pop open a bottle of The Investigator Cab Franc, open a new spreadsheet, and tune in for Web Sleuths.
Ep131 Delinquent Debutantes (Dallas LIVE)
Aug 8, 2019 01:52:20
This week, the gals practice their curtsies and chat about some fancy ladies with a dark side. Topics include a very suspicious widow, a daring Irish activist, and the Texas Dip (and not one that involves queso). Pour a dainty sip of 90+ Cellars Sauvignon Blanc, ask your father's permission, and tune in for Delinquent Debutantes (Live from Dallas)!
Ep130 Circus Crimes
Aug 1, 2019 01:49:39
This week, the gals explore some criminals who thrived under the Big Top. Topics include a whole gaggle of prancing poodles, a series of fishy “accidents,” and precisely why clowns are so terrifying. Pour a glass of Petite Petit, grab some hot peanuts, and tune in for Circus Crimes.
Ep129 Founding Fathers F*ckery (Philadelphia LIVE)
Jul 25, 2019 01:42:39
This week, the gals salute some of the brave men (AND women, thank you very much) who helped to birth, spank, and cut the umbilical cord of this great nation. Topics include some badass revolutionary secret agents, tax-induced riots, and just how weird Benjamin Franklin truly was. Top off your canteen with Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon, dish up some oyster-flavored ice cream, and tune in for Founding Fathers F*ckery (live from Philadelphia)!
Ep7 Gossip at the Corpse Cart
Jul 22, 2019 01:06:52
This month, the gals dig into some serious recent injustices plus an all-too-gaseous intruder who might just regret that last burrito. Topics include a fatal white savior complex, yet more dangers of cruise ships, and a majorly maligned manslaughter charge. Tune in for the July episode of Gossip at the Corpse Cart!
Ep128 Ableism Crimes
Jul 18, 2019 02:17:38
This week, the gals are joined by activist and fellow podcaster Andrew Gurza to discuss disabilities. Topics include sex and wheelchairs, the most badass powerhouse woman you've ever heard of, and the f*cked up minefield that is the insurance industry. Indulge in a glass of Lookout Ridge Pinot Noir, brush up on your ADA facts, and tune in for Ableism Crimes.
Ep127 Dairy Crimes
Jul 11, 2019 02:00:47
This week, the gals milk some udder-ly fascinating tales in America's Heartland. Topics include the pros and cons of mammal milk, a disgraced Dairy Princess with a chip on her shoulder, and a vengeful Kiwi daddy. Crack open a fresh can of Prophecy Rosé, put the cows in the barn, and tune in for Dairy Crimes (Live from Milwaukee)!
Ep126 No Man's Land Murders
Jul 4, 2019 01:58:00
This week, the gals explore some crimes committed in the untamed wilderness of our greatest national treasures, joined by special guest and renowned investigator Jeff Rinek. Topics include a bloody legal loophole in Idaho, a pair of hikers who met a grisly end, and a possible alien (or cougar or eagle or human) abduction. Open up a beautiful bottle of National Parks Foundation Yosemite Red, check in at the nearest ranger station, and tune in for No Man's Land Murders.
Ep125 Amusement Park Crimes (Orlando LIVE)
Jun 27, 2019 01:36:21
This week, the gals broadcast from their live show in Orlando about some reasons you may not want to ever visit Orlando. Topics include some pitfalls of g-force, a woman who takes her fireworks displays very seriously, and the dolphin anatomy you never knew you needed. Crack open some Canyon Road Pinot Grigio, dump it in a novelty water bottle to avoid suspicion, and tune in for Amusement Park Crimes.
Ep124 Double Lives
Jun 20, 2019 02:17:44
This week, the gals are joined by Justin from Generation Why Podcast to discuss some people with a super secret side. Topics include a deadly doctor, social media best practices, and the importance of good grammar when forging a will. Crack open a fresh bottle of Le Ruse Sauvignon Blanc, log out of your accounts, and tune in for Double Lives.
Introducing Man in the Window
Jun 14, 2019 14:07
From the partnership that brought you Dirty John, comes Man in the Window. Pulitzer prize winning reporter Paige St. John investigates The Golden State Killer, and traces his path of devastation through the eyes of his victims. Listen now at wondery.fm/wine
Ep123 Pharmaceutical Mischief
Jun 13, 2019 02:06:25
This week, the gals swallow some bitter pills in the form of a few nasty crimes. Topics include some tainted Tylenol, the unsolved murders involving a wealthy pharma tycoon, and the sickening greed that has led us to a national opioid epidemic. Pop open a fresh bottle of Apothic Brew, consider going holistic, and tune in for Pharmaceutical Mischief.
Ep6 Gossip at the Corpse Cart
Jun 10, 2019 59:04
This month, the gals chat about what they wouldn't do to pet a dog (hint: very little), a very public aircraft arrest, and some fun stories from the annals of surgical history. Cheers!
Ep122 Fatal "Accidents"
Jun 6, 2019 01:42:31
This week, the gals theorize the many ways in which people can kill and make it look accidental. Topics include a fiery collision leaving more questions than answers, a bad husband who really needs a new shtick, and a creative life cut short by a runaway bale of hay. Bust open a bottle of Winc's Field Theory Mourvedre, reconsider that life insurance policy, and tune in for Fatal "Accidents."
Ep121 Glow Up Crimes
May 30, 2019 01:50:13
This week, the gals team up with Em and Christine from And That's Why We Drink to investigate some stories of serious transitions. Topics include the psychology behind "ugly ducklings," a young model with a badass talent, and a ridiculous theory from the so-called no-spin zone. Pour yourself a glass of Winc's QTY Pinot Noir, update your profile pic, and tune in for Glow Up Crimes.
Ep120 Murderous Missionaries
May 23, 2019 01:54:39
This week, the gals set out to investigate a few folks just trying to share the good word. Topics include a former LDS member gone bad, a pair of Mormons who should've just sprung for takeout, and a nosy American spreading more than the gospel. Pop open a fresh bottle of Winc's Idee Fixe Red Blend, pump up your bike tires, and tune in for Murderous Missionaries.
Ep5 Gossip at the Corpse Cart
May 20, 2019 01:30:29
This month, the Gals cover every American’s sacred First Amendment right to eat a$$, a parrot who ain’t no narc, some insights from a self-described necrophile, and one EPIC Ted Bundy rant. Enjoy! #GossipAtTheCorpseCart #GACC #WineandCrime #WineCoven
Ep119 Buried Alive
May 16, 2019 01:49:34
This week, the gals bury themselves in a whole new paranoia. Topics include a very shocking funeral service, a pair of especially stupid homicidal pals, and the true (and terrifying) weight of dirt. Bust open a bottle of La Garrocha Amontillado, tie on your bell strings, take shallow breaths, and tune in for Buried Alive.
Ep118 Obsessive Fan Murders
May 9, 2019 01:51:40
This week, the gals get in deep with some crazed killers. Topics include a rock star's fatal final performance, an 80s actress with a violent stalker, and the psychology behind celebrity worship. Put a bottle of Winc's Loves Me Not Rosé in your cart, check your DMs, do NOT answer the door, and tune in for Obsessive Fan Murders.
Ep117 Foreskin Forensics
May 2, 2019 02:05:57
This week, the gals cover a handful of crimes related to a very specific member of the male anatomy. Topics include the importance of regular showers, some seriously wild courtroom transcripts, and the case for intactivism. Unwrap a fresh bottle of 4 Skins Red, bleach your scissors, and tune in for Foreskin Forensics.
Ep116 Aussie Convict Crimes
Apr 25, 2019 01:51:47
This week, the gals go down undaah to investigate some faraway criminal cases. Topics include a resourceful shoe thief, a daring escape by sea, and a huge load of penal seamen. Pop a bubbly bottle of Winc's Clink Sparkling White Blend, blow up some trees, and tune in for Aussie Convict Crimes.
Ep115 Alien Abductions
Apr 18, 2019 02:05:46
This week, the gals get beamed up to probe some extraterrestrial encounters. Topics include bogus autopsies, a coal miner's inexplicable death, and some terrif-EYE-ing hypontic recollections. Pop open some Au Delà Tocai Friulano from Winc (or the Groom Lake Red from the Little A'Le'Inn), rebutton your jacket, and tune in for Alien Abductions.
Ep4 Gossip at the Corpse Cart
Apr 15, 2019 01:27:46
This month, the Gals discuss the tragic murder of iconic rapper Nipsey Hussle, a shocking child imposter case that rocked the true community this month, naughty St. Patrick's Day cookies, and of course, another rollicking Coroner Corner. Tune in & enjoy!
Apr 11, 2019 02:13:22
This week, the gals hold court on some tainted trials. Topics include a Canadian attorney with a bad strategy, a premonition at the Four Seasons, and a pill-popping judge with a major conflict of interest. Pop open a fresh bottle of Domaine Bleu Le Mistral Red Blend, sequester yourself, and tune in for Mistrials.
Ep113 Pacific Northwest Crimes
Apr 4, 2019 01:47:40
This week, the gals head west to take a look at some coastal crimes. Topics include rampant atheism, a real Dick with a sloppy MO, and a missing young woman with some suspicious connections. Pop open a bottle of Winc's Pacificana Pinot Noir, sign up for tsunami insurance, avoid all waterways, and tune in for Pacific Northwest Crimes.
Ep112 Florida Crimes (Tampa LIVE)
Mar 28, 2019 01:29:34
This week, the gals indulge in some wacky cases straight out of "America's Basement." Topics include door-to-door breast exams, a roving ring of restaurant thieves, and the ubiquitous Florida Man. Crack open a fresh bottle of Le Tour Sauvignon Blanc, harness your gator, avoid all trees just to be safe, and tune in for Florida Crimes (Live from Tampa!).
Ep3 Gossip at the Corpse Cart
Mar 25, 2019 01:07:48
Welcome to back to GACC, ya'll! This month the gals chat the weirdest March headlines, a husband that totally did it, and the most scathing obit we have ever heard.
Ep111 Bank Heists
Mar 21, 2019 01:36:45
This week, the gals break into a few cases about some daring folks with not much to lose and a whole lot to gain. Topics include some seriously sketchy landscapers, a braggadocios burglar with a YouTube channel, and the importance of good customer service. Pour a glass of Pheasant Run's Bank Robber Red Blend, map out your tunnel, remove your sunglasses, and tune in for Bank Heists.
Ep110 Not a Witch Crimes (Boston LIVE)
Mar 14, 2019 01:25:17
This week, the gals conjure up some historic mystical mishaps. Topics include psychedelic moldy wheat, an extra unfortunate case of smallpox, and a group of vegetarian warriors. Pop a can of Sofia Coppola Brut Rosé, give your cauldron a stir, smudge your quarters, and tune in for Not a Witch Crimes.
Ep109 Seduced to Kill
Mar 7, 2019 02:11:40
This week, the gals get intimate with a couple of cases involving feminine wiles. Topics include seduction tips for men and women (and the vast disparity between the two), an interview with a former Nazi resistor, and a deadly pizza delivery. Pop a bottle of Sakonnet Siren Vidal Blanc, drape yourself in sushi, don't forget deodorant, and tune in for Seduced to Kill.
Ep108 Fingerprint Forensics
Feb 28, 2019 02:23:11
This week, the gals get their hands on a couple of forensic professionals to give a few "tips" about their craft. Topics include whorls versus swirls, a fatal art store robbery, and a healthy dose of autocannibalism. Pour a glass of Thumbprint Cellars 2015 Gewürztraminer, grab some hand lotion, and tune in for Fingerprint Forensics (featuring Glenn and Eric from Double Loop Podcast).
Ep107 Puritan Crimes (Boston LIVE)
Feb 21, 2019 01:40:45
This week, the gals step back in time to discuss ye olde salacious improprieties at a live show in Boston. Topics include some super extra first names, a whole bunch of agitated farm animals, and a bigoted peeping-Tom snitch. Crack open a fresh can of Francis Coppola's Sauvignon Blanc, bring your neighbors some figgy pudding, and tune in for Puritan Crimes.
Ep2 Gossip at the Corpse Cart
Feb 18, 2019 01:30:59
Welcome back to Gossip at the Corpse Cart! This month the gals discuss the most tweeted about headlines including, but not limited to, a meth-infused death party, a serial killer with a green thumb, the LA Museum of Death, and of course, a standout obit.
Ep106 Love Triangles
Feb 14, 2019 01:55:30
This week, the gals focus their attention on some cases involving one too many lovers. Topics include some incriminating Facebook posts, major drama in a hotel lobby, and a healthy(ish) dose of Freud. Pop open a fresh bottle of Ménage à Trois Red Blend, give your Brandy and Monica CD a break, and tune in for Love Triangles.
Ep105 Police F*ck Ups
Feb 7, 2019 02:35:26
This week, the gals turn the tables to investigate some investigators. Topics include the challenges facing good cops, a famous case from a chicken farm, and, well, some soft-core erotica. Crack open a fresh bottle of Winc's Debts and Lessons Riesling, spit-shine that badge, and tune in for Police F*ck Ups.
Ep104 Vampire Serial Killers
Jan 31, 2019 02:39:16
This week, the gals open the casket and investigate some eerie slayings. Topics include the identity politics of real-life vampires, a French bloodsucker hiding in plain sight, and a human trafficker who was really bad at covering his tracks. Drip some Vampire Vineyards Dracula Merlot onto your lips, tuck into that rare steak, and tune in for Vampire Serial Killers.
Ep1 Gossip at the Corpse Cart
Jan 28, 2019 01:24:13
Welcome to Gossip at the Corpse Cart where the gals gossip about some recent cases that have definitely popped up in your newsfeed. Today, they spill the tea about the infamous Doorbell Licker, abduction survivor Jayme Closs, and the legend of badass Cyntoia Brown.
Ep103 Figure Skating Crimes
Jan 24, 2019 01:50:52
This week, the gals sharpen their skates and jump into some icy incidents. Topics include a quasi-Nazi with a questionable business plan, some incredible mid-90s fashion, and a Minnesotan coach's f*cked-up fixation. Crack open a bottle of Gorgeous Pinot Noir Chardonnay, practice your death spiral (check), and tune in for Figure Skating Crimes.
Ep102 Social Media Crimes
Jan 17, 2019 01:58:09
This week, the gals log in and scroll through some socially motivated crimes. Topics include a paternity debacle taken too far, some fatal familial non-issues, and the legal reasons you may want to stay off the grid entirely. Pour a glass of Winc's #TBT White Blend, turn on your away message, and tune in for Social Media Crimes.
Ep101 Hot for Teacher Crimes
Jan 10, 2019 02:22:27
This week, the gals get schooled on some inappropriate student-teacher relations. Topics include an infamous educator with an unhealthy idea of romance, the double-edged sword of power dynamics, and an unsanctioned field trip with a health teacher. Pour yourself a big ol' glass of Winc's Summer Water Rosé, finish up your homework, and tune in for Hot for Teacher Crimes.
Ep100 Centenarian Crimes
Jan 3, 2019 01:44:49
This week, the gals celebrate their 100th episode by peering into their distant, wrinkly, feeble future. Topics include a very tense roommate situation, a whole bunch of missing Japanese pensioners, and a very dangerous case of dementia. Splurge on a bottle of Winc's Dime 100 Red Blend (go on, you've earned it), call dibs on the bed by the window, and tune in for Centenarian Crimes.
Ep99 Canal Crimes
Dec 27, 2018 01:52:56
This week, the gals wade through some grimy waterway crimes. Topics include New York's extensive (and often biohazardous) canal system, the dangers of peeing into bodies of water, and some slime so toxic that it required a visit to the emergency room. Crack open a bottle of Oxford Landing Estates Sauvignon Blanc, secure your Playstation, hose yourself off, and tune in for Canal Crimes.
Ep98 Crimes That Inspired Musicals
Dec 20, 2018 01:54:36
This week, the gals get out their pitch pipes and explore some crimes so intense that they sparked song and dance numbers. Cases include a couple of tabloid-hungry flappers, a conviction that fueled Southern antisemitism, and a meat pie alibi. Pop open a bottle of Winc's Wall of Sound Red Blend, put on your dancin' shoes, and tune in for Crimes that Inspired Musicals. This ep is supported by TalkSpace. Get $45 off your 1st month at www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep97 Gal Pal Crimes
Dec 13, 2018 01:43:29
This week, the gals take stock of their friendships while discussing some not-so-friendly crimes. Topics include a pair of girlfriends with a sick side gig, a jilted wife with a murderous vendetta, and yet another obstacle to breaking that glass ceiling. Pour a glass of Winc's Chommie Cabernet Sauvignon, toast to your bestie, and tune in for Gal Pal Crimes.
Ep96 Isotope Analysis
Dec 6, 2018 01:43:09
This week, the gals put on their goggles and dive into (and over their heads in) some chemistry sh*t. Topics include questionable boxes of bones, a Jane Doe who's impacted an entire town, and a convoluted analogy involving cats in wigs. Pop a bottle of Winc's Baseline Syrah, seriously consider what you're feeding your bones, and tune in for Isotope Analysis. This ep is supported by TalkSpace. Get $45 off your 1st month at www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep95 Campus Crimes
Nov 29, 2018 01:36:35
This week, the gals go back to school to talk about crimes in college settings. Topics include some important Wisconsin family traditions, baby oil nightmares, and how to get us into the bushes. Crack open a bottle of Arbor Mist Exotic Fruits White Zinfandel, line up those red Solo cups, keep an eye on your drink (#F*ckingPatriarchy), and tune in for Campus Crimes.
Ep94 Airport Antics
Nov 22, 2018 01:56:52
This week, the gals take off with some odd airport crimes. Topics include stolen and smuggled seafood, a contraband penis, literal snakes on a plane, and the science behind those ten-pound Toblerones. Pour a small plastic cup of Airport Road Marquette, remove any liquids over three ounces from your carry-on, and tune in for Airport Antics. This ep is supported by TalkSpace. Get $45 off your 1st month at www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep93 Ex-Pat Crimes
Nov 15, 2018 02:10:49
This week, the gals seriously consider the pros & cons of living in their native country. Topics include the historical effects of an exodus, a Thai tiger terror plot, plus an isolated couple & a questionable suicide. Pop open a fresh bottle of Barefoot Pinot Grigio, polish your Tiffany lamp collection, & tune in for Ex-Pat Crimes. This episode is supported by TalkSpace. Get $45 off your first month with promo code "GALS" www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep92 Eastern European Serial Killers
Nov 8, 2018 01:54:23
This week, the gals head east to check out some gory stories from the Motherland. Cases include a spritely set of Ukrainian maniacs, a killer addicted to both sex and socks, and a seriously sick teacher with a thing for his students. This episode is paired with Winc's Salient Cabernet Sauvignon, so get out your Slovak translation guide, buckle the f**k up, and tune in for Eastern European Serial Killers.
Ep91 Forensic Anthropology
Nov 1, 2018 01:45:18
This week, the gals bone up on their forensic skills. Topics include a super-cold case with multiple murderers, the intersection of science and racism, and a couple of lucky bunions. Pick up a bottle of Winc's Forma de Vida Verdejo, maybe pour a glass of milk to go along with it, and tune in for Forensic Anthropology.
Ep90 Coerced Confessions
Oct 25, 2018 01:46:53
This week, the gals dig deep into the psychological reasons behind confessions made under duress. Topics include a team of crummy Irish cops, some really f*cked up legal loopholes, and the motivations of both suspects and authorities. Dump an entire bottle of Inocencio Pinot Noir into your glass, call a lawyer, and tune in for Coerced Confessions.
(BONUS EP) Beyond Stupid: Fake Experts with Alie Ward
Oct 22, 2018 01:37:31
This week, the gals chat with Alie muthaf*ckin Ward of the Ologies podcast about some notorious know-it-alls. Topics include a slippery sommelier, a doc with dangerous motives, and an obit that's also a confession and kind of a manifesto. Mix up a dose of Snake Oil Spritzer (that is white wine with kombucha over ice to honor our LA-based guest), make sure you're up to date on your vaccinations, and tune in for Beyond Stupid: Fake Experts.
EP89 Killer Couples
Oct 18, 2018 01:43:13
This week, the gals take a good, hard look at the men in their lives. Topics include the ways in which a good partner turns bad, a pair on a puppy-love killing spree, and some sick sisterly bonding. Grab a glass of Some Young Punks' Passion Has Red Lips Cabernet Shiraz, reexamine your current relationship, and tune in for Killer Couples.
Ep88 Royal Kerfuffles
Oct 11, 2018 01:36:50
This week, the gals put on their ermine robes and mink mantles to chat about some dastardly kings and queens. Topics include musical underwear, a tale of two cousins with an unnecessary number of spies, and a slightly more violent Romeo and Juliet saga. This episode is paired with Chronic Cellars 2016 Sofa King Bueno Red Blend, so pour some into your goblet (or your father-in-law's skull), assemble the court, and tune in for Royal Kerfuffles.
Ep87 Forensic Meteorology
Oct 4, 2018 02:13:19
This week, the gals forecast crimes occurring during major weather events. Special guest Dr. Elizabeth Austin joins to talk about investigating weather-related evidence. Topics include the devastation of Puerto Rico & a violent plane crash in Texas. Pour a glass of Winc's Restless Earth Grenache, resign yourself to never flying again, watch Weather Channel's "Storm of Suspicion," & tune in for Forensic Meteorology.
Ep86 Ransom Crimes
Sep 27, 2018 01:57:02
This week, the gals investigate mysterious clues leading to kidnapped persons. Cases include some greedy-ass Spaniards, a Minnesotan crime worthy of the Cohen brothers, and a woman who blurred the line between lover and accomplice. Pop open a bottle of Winc's The Bluffer Valdiguié, dig out your old newspapers and some glue, and tune in for Ransom Crimes.
Ep85 Craigslist Crimes
Sep 20, 2018 02:05:14
This week, the gals seek personal stories of murder from the annals of public online forums. Topics include Mr. List's origin story, a grizzled Santa with a super shady internet history, and a multitalented babysitter who answered the wrong ad. Pop open a bottle of Winc's Ruza Zinfandel Rosé, rethink that too-good-to-be-true job offer, and tune in for Craigslist Crimes.
Ep84 Reservation Crimes
Sep 13, 2018 02:11:24
This week, the gals discuss some issues facing Native communities. Topics include boarding schools from hell, haunting legal loopholes, and a group who stumbled into wealth--and mortal danger. Pop open a bottle of Native Vines Cabernet Franc, burn your history books, vote in every election possible, and tune in to Reservation Crimes. This ep is supported by TalkSpace. Get $45 off your 1st month at www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep83 Horse Crimes
Sep 6, 2018 01:46:55
This week, the gals saddle up to explore some equine crimes. Topics include a professional horse hitman, some suspicious meat filler, and literal painted pony. Pour a glass of Hot To Trot Red Blend from 14 Hands Winery, grab a bucket, reconsider that frozen burger patty, and tune in for Horse Crimes. This ep is supported by TalkSpace. Get $45 off your 1st month at www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep82 State Fair Crimes
Aug 30, 2018 01:42:35
This week, the gals head to the great state get-together to investigate some odd crimes. Topics include the origins of some deep-fried fair favorites, a road-tripping Nazi, and a real bummer of a beer robbery. Pop open a bottle of Trinity Oaks Chardonnay, pair it with a bucket of cookies, and tune in for State Fair Crimes.
Ep81 Vanished Without a Trace
Aug 23, 2018 02:13:28
This week, the gals slip into some mysterious cases involving people who disappear and leave no clues behind. Topics include an unhappy girl with a fishy father, a young woman with everything going for her, plus Payne Lindsey joins us from the podcast "Up and Vanished." Pour a glass of Lost Vineyards Bianco, do not go for that run, and tune in for Vanished Without a Trace. This episode is supported by TalkSpace. Get $45 off your first month with promo code "GALS" www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep80 Art Theft
Aug 16, 2018 01:37:12
This week, the gals examine some cultural property thefts and what governments do to try to prevent them. Topics include an extremely expensive late-night heist, a ballsy couple who flew WAY under the radar, and some Chinese knockoffs of a different variety. Pop open a bottle of Winc's Selected Works Pinot Noir, hang that empty frame, google that fun little piece you picked up at the thrift store, and tune in for Art Theft.
Ep79 Justifiable Homicide
Aug 9, 2018 01:55:44
This week, the gals navigate the gray world of murder victims who may have had it coming. Topics include a famous gospel singer who wasn't exactly a saint, a snowball fight turned fatal, and the many ways in which Stand Your Ground Laws go wrong. Pour a glass of Winc's Debts and Lessons Riesling, get the hell off your neighbor's wall, grab a broom for good measure, and tune in for Justifiable Homicide.
Ep78 Game-Changing Evidence
Aug 2, 2018 02:00:21
This week, the gals examine some crimes that may not have been solved had it not been for some radical new technologies. Topics include innovated autopsies, a violent man with poor penmanship, and a Super Bowl party turned deadly. Pick up a bottle of Salton's Evidence Brut Chardonnay, pour yourself a bowl of STRmix, do not trust your car, and tune in for Game-Changing Evidence.
Ep77 Killer Nicknames
Jul 26, 2018 02:18:20
This week, the gals examine the ways and reasons criminals earn infamous aliases. Topics include pop psychology and the press, a prolific west-coast terrorist, and a well-mannered Brit who just wanted to find the perfect roommate. Pick up a bottle of Nickname Cabernet Sauvignon, purchase a genealogy kit, do NOT speak to your neighbor, and tune in for Killer Nicknames.
Ep 76 Dismemberment Crimes
Jul 19, 2018 01:53:56
This week, the gals dissect some gory cases in bits and pieces. Topics include historically bloody deaths by elephants, an alleged motivation by marijuana, and a decadent autumnal supper. Grab a bottle of Winc's Far & Wide Frappato, sharpen your knives, report your missing mother, and tune in for Dismemberment Crimes.
Ep75 Bride Crimes
Jul 12, 2018 01:43:02
This week, the gals make the ultimate commitment before their friends and family. Topics include the psychology behind bridezillas, a young wife with a terrible coverup, and a woman with her eyes on the unborn prize. Engage a bottle of Winc's Pretty Young Thing Sauvignon Blanc, pare down your guest list, double-check that ultrasound, and tune in for Bride Crimes.
Ep74 Hollywood Curses
Jul 5, 2018 01:48:19
This week, the gals head to Tinsel Town to chat about some paranormal happenings. Topics include a series of very bad "Omens," some twisted ties to the Manson family, and a lot of very real skeletons. Snag a bottle of The Skeleton Key Proprietor's Red, turn off the TV, cancel your flight to London, and tune in for Hollywood Curses.
Jun 28, 2018 01:34:24
This week, the gals add to their list of paranoias and discuss how internet relationships can go awry. Topics include a roommate from hell, a lady who couldn't seem to get over a breakup, and the many, many behaviors that constitute online abuse. Pick up a glass and a bottle of Winc's Salient Pinot Noir, save those screenshots, and tune in for Cyberstalking.
Ep72 Fatal Friends
Jun 21, 2018 01:29:41
This week, the gals appreciate their friendship while discussing some that turned deadly. Topics include video game motivations for homicide, a casual "Weekend At Bernie's"-style body dump, and the value of juice rewards. Pop open a bottle of @WINC's The Independent white blend, cancel your birthday party, purge your Facebook friends list, and tune in for Fatal Friends.
Ep71 Trucker Crimes
Jun 14, 2018 01:47:30
This week, the gals dodge some bear traps, haul out some stats and cases, and do their best to keep the rubber side on the road. Topics include the grisly origin story of emojis, a trucker with a suspiciously clean cab, and some slang you never knew you needed. Pick up a bottle of Open Road Tempranillo, hop in your rig, check your blind spots, and tune in for Trucker Crimes - 10-4!
Ep70 Waco Whackings
Jun 7, 2018 01:36:05
This week, the gals head south to Lone Star State to discuss some unique crimes and culture. Topics include a locomotive stunt gone awry, one very "Lucky" suspect, a violent man who intimidated an entire town for decades, and lots of Dr. Pepper. Crack open a bottle of Spoetzl Brewery Shiner Blonde (yes, we know it's not a wine), grab your fishin' pole and your aviators, and tune in for Waco Whackings.
Ep69 Forensic Serology
May 31, 2018 01:47:12
This week, the gals shoot out some facts and crimes related to male ejaculate. Topics include a whole town "coming" together to solve a mystery, a fast-moving serial rapist, and many, many euphemisms. Release some of Winc's Funk Zone Red Blend, grab some Jergens and a black light, and tune in for Forensic Serology.
Ep68 Black Widows
May 24, 2018 01:32:56
This week, the gals chat about women you wouldn’t want to woo. Topics include a French blonde on a schedule, a woman with “psychic” talents and a whole lotta cousins, and post-coital snacks of a cannibalistic variety. This episode is paired with Winc’s Finke’s Widow, so pop a bottle, polish your belly, avoid soup, and tune in for Black Widows.
Ep67 Freshwater Crimes (Minneapolis LIVE)
May 17, 2018 01:46:18
This week, the gals are broadcasting from their second Minneapolis live show! Topics include a suspicious scuba diver, a swinger with a jealous husband, and all the cool creatures and crustaceans that will feed on your bloated corpse after drowning. So towel off, check on your swim buddy, pick up a bottle of Trinity Oaks, and dive in for Freshwater Crimes!
Ep66 Crimes that Inspired Bestsellers
May 10, 2018 02:07:24
This week, the gals read about some famous crimes that became the basis for books. Author M. William Phelps joins the conversation to give some insight on how true crime books take shape. Other topics include a sensational book release and some questionable pajama alibi. Grab a bottle of Winc's Selected Works Chardonnay, put some batteries in your portable recorder, hire a ghostwriter, and tune in for Crimes that Inspired Bestsellers. This episode is supported by TalkSpace. Get $30 off your first month with promo code "GALS" www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep65 Faked Abductions
May 3, 2018 01:47:55
This week, the gals discuss the various reasons and ways one might fake their own kidnapping. Cases include a model with an oddly specific thing for socks, a bad decision in the form of a Facebook post, and a prank show gone horribly wrong. This episode is paired with Otis Kenyon Roussanne, so untie your shackles, pop one open, schedule some alone time, and tune in for Faked Abductions.
(BONUS EP) ATWWD Crossover -- Wine Crimes!
May 1, 2018 01:28:51
The gals are joined by Christine & Em of And That's Why We Drink podcast to chat wine-related crimes in this special bonus ep! Paired with Michael David Freakshow Cabernet, topics include Em's past persona, brilliant bathtub hooch, plus a Minnesota murderer with California dreams. Pop a bottle (or slurp a shake) and enjoy! (PS And when you're done with this Part 1 Crossover Ep, remember to go check out Part 2 released by ATWWD)
Ep64 Brute Strength Murders
Apr 26, 2018 01:25:10
This week, the gals flex their muscles to discuss some major feats of strength. Topics include a rekindled high school romance that ends in tragedy, a badass nurse who does not have time for your sh*t, and something about Tom Hardy (who really cares what it was). Pick up a bottle of Rodney Strong Cabernet, pump some iron, do NOT drink the scorpion, and tune in for Brute Strength Murders.
Ep63 Unbelievable Acquittals
Apr 19, 2018 02:05:25
This week, the gals drop their jaws at some of the most ridiculous acquittals in history. Topics include a not-so-mysterious insulin overdose, yet another killer cop, and courtroom racism. Pop open a bottle of Winc's Matchlock Cabernet, consult an attorney, demand a toxicology report, and tune in for Unbelievable Acquittals. This episode is supported by TalkSpace. Get $30 off your first month with promo code "GALS" www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep62 Drug Deals Gone Bad
Apr 12, 2018 01:54:02
This week, the gals sniff out some cases involving illicit drugs and the many ways they'll screw you over. Topics include a global opium squabble, a young entrepreneur with a straightforward sales pitch, and a man with a lot more to offer in his (ahem) southern head than his northern one. Score a bottle of Winc's Dime Red Blend, make sure the safety's on, don't answer the door, and tune in for Drug Deals Gone Bad. This ep is supported by TalkSpace. Get $30 off your 1st month at www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep61 Hometown Gory
Apr 5, 2018 02:05:49
This week, the gals return to their hometowns to investigate some sh*t that went down a little too close to home. Topics include a family man turned cold-blooded murderer, an ex-landlord with a grudge, and a domestic dispute that was a little overkill (literally). Pop open a bottle of Winc's fruity Ville Basse Merlot, tell your parents you're coming home for the weekend, consider investing in an elevator, be nice to your office manager, and tune in for Hometown Gory. This ep is supported by TalkSpace. Get $30 off your first month at www.talkspace.com/gals For 40% off your first order, go to www.mylola.com & enter promo code GALS40 when you subscribe!
Ep60 Shallow Graves
Mar 29, 2018 02:03:38
This week, the gals dig not-too-deep into some cases involving hasty burials. Topics include the wonders of forensic archaeology, a worldly woman with an unnatural obsession, and the mysterious murder of a family of four. Bust out a bottle of Winc's Restless Earth Cabernet Sauvignon, call your favorite child, cancel that trip to Mexico, and tune in for Shallow Graves. This episode is supported by TalkSpace. Get $30 off your first month with promo code "GALS" www.talkspace.com/gals Get $20 off your first Winc order here!
Ep59 Be Careful What You Wish For... CRIMES
Mar 22, 2018 01:36:54
This week, the girls wish for light & happy cases only to receive some dark & tragic ones (probably because they weren’t very specific about it). Topics include nuanced genies, a lamb dish (or was it beef?) gone bad, & a Jenny Jones bit turned fatal. Crack open a bottle of Winc’s Wonderful White Blend, pick up a scratch ticket, keep your secret crush to yourself, & tune in for Be Careful What You Wish For...CRIMES.
Ep58 Beyond Stupid: Scams
Mar 15, 2018 01:59:41
This week, the gals get acquainted with the big wide world of stupid scams. Topics include emotive Nigerian princes, a doctor with a medical-adjacent education and a thing for goats, and the minefield that is internet dating for elderly. Press your whole cluster with a bottle of Winc's Endgame Chardonnay, don't open that email attachment, double-check your surgeon's credentials, and tune in for Beyond Stupid: Scams. This episode is supported by HelloFresh. For $30 off your first week of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com & enter GALS30 at checkout
Ep57 Bio Crimes
Mar 8, 2018 02:03:42
This week, the gals put on their hazmat suits and venture into the science of dangerous biological agents. Topics include some politically-charged letters, a dick of a doctor with a revenge fantasy, and the various natural germs that can wipe out entire countries. Pick up a bottle of Sans Script Petit Verdot, write to your congressperson (just don’t eat any powdered donuts beforehand), and tune in for Bio Crimes. For 15% off your purchase of $100 or more, go to www.modcloth.com & enter code GALS at checkout (Offer expires on Apr 21, 2018)
Ep56 God Bless the Vitamins (Veteran Murders)
Mar 1, 2018 01:27:10
This week, the gals honor the brave individuals who have served our country. Topics include a smart young soldier who just wanted her M&Ms, an accomplished Captain and her beloved Boogie, and the nuances of buying lip balm. This episode is paired with Winc’s Rogue Admiral 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, so head back to your tent, make your bed, kick off your boots, and tune in for God Bless the Vitamins (ahem, Veterans) Murders.
Ep55 South African Crimes
Feb 22, 2018 02:07:27
This week, the gals head to South Africa to investigate some crimes south of the equator. Topics include a a vineyard “suicide,” some scandalous text messages, and a teen with a literal axe to grind. Pour yourself a glass of Winc’s Cape Route Chenin Blanc, don’t forget your passport, and tune in for South Africa Crimes. This episode is supported by TalkSpace. Get $30 off your first month with promo code "GALS" www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep54 Sleepwalking Crimes
Feb 15, 2018 01:30:26
This week, the gals explore the weird world of somnambulism. Topics include a catatonic Canadian with blood on his hands, why babies are good for hugging, and ye old sleepwalking murder defense. Wash down your Ambien with a glass of Winc's Pas Ordinaire Red Blend (actually do not do that), cover the pool, strap yourself down, and tune in for Sleepwalking Crimes.
Ep53 Infamous Females
Feb 8, 2018 01:40:10
This week, the gals chat dangerous dames, violent vixens, and murderous mavens. Topics include the rise of female incarceration, a Russian serf-slayer, and a maternity hospital from hell. Pop open a bottle of Winc's Honey Beast White Blend, purchase your freedom by any means necessary, check in with the babysitter, and tune in for Infamous Females. This episode is supported by TalkSpace. Get $30 off your first month with promo code "GALS" www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep52 Road Rage Crimes
Feb 1, 2018 01:29:18
This week, the gals buckle up to cover highway homicides. Topics include a wild-eyed former aspiring model with a bad temper, a rabbi with an authority complex, and dangerous driving in Los Angeles. Paired with this episode is Winc's 2012 So This Happened... Red Blend, so park your car before pouring a glass, take a few deep breaths, and settle in for Road Rage Crimes. This episode is supported by TalkSpace. Get $30 off your first month with promo code "GALS" www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep51 Pet Crimes
Jan 25, 2018 01:34:42
This week, the gals chat about pet-related crimes (but don't worry, there won't be *tails* of animal abuse... just murder and corruption!). Cases include a puppy-induced homicide, the rise and fall of an international racing pigeon empire, and your risk of being killed and eaten by your pets. This episode is paired with Winc's Copy Cat Tempranillo, so drop one in your basket, let the dog out, place your pigeon bets, and tune in for Pet Crimes.
Ep50 Crimes Solved by Psychics
Jan 18, 2018 02:00:15
This week, the gals explore the paranormal and how investigators can channel it. Topics include a Dutch Miracle Max, a pointy-faced derelict, and some frighteningly specific sets of numbers, plus intuitive consultant Charles Tiemann shares his story. Order a bottle of Winc's Diviner Sauvignon Blanc, shuffle your tarot cards, burn some sage, and tune in for Crimes Solved by Psychics. This episode is supported by TalkSpace. Get $30 off your first month with promo code "GALS"
Ep49 Cold Cases
Jan 11, 2018 01:47:03
This week, the gals investigate some unsolved murders. Topics include a set of mysterious codes, a bunch of Italian grocers, and an unsettling evening of jazz. Special guest Lieutenant Tommy Potter joins the show to discuss Investigation Discovery's new season of "Killing Fields: Murder Isle," as well as his experiences investigating old unsolved crimes. Pour yourself a nice cold glass of Cloud Break Sauvignon Blanc, make sure you're seen in public, check in with your weed dealer, and tune in for Cold Cases.
Ep48 Crazy Canadians
Jan 4, 2018 01:31:21
This week, the gals head to the Great White North to discuss some crazy Canadian crimes. Cases include a military man with a deadly fetish, a chocolate bar outrage, and a surprisingly intense maple syrup heist. So why doncha pick up a two-four 'a Labatt Blue for yer Molson muscle, count yer loonies (and toonies), kick back on yer chesterfield, and tune in for Crazy Canadians, eh? This episode is supported by TalkSpace. Get $30 off your first month with promo code "GALS" www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep47 Organized Crime
Dec 28, 2017 01:29:24
This week, the gals talk gangsters. Topics include a beautiful bootlegger, a gentle Italian with too many enemies, and what the heck racketeering actually is. Put a bottle of Winc's Chop Shop Cabernet Sauvignon in your basket, load your boot pistol, polish your gold chains, and tune in for Organized Crime.
Ep46 Evil Twins
Dec 21, 2017 01:28:04
This week's fan-picked episode has the gals seeing double with an entire show about Evil Twins. Topics include an ancient cosmic egg, a resilient pair of Swedish nutcases, and some charming English rabble-rousers. Paired with this episode is Winc's Kin & Country Primitivo, so pour two glasses, set your gin trap, shave your goatee, and tune in. This episode is supported by TalkSpace, the online therapy company that makes it easy to connect with an experienced, licensed therapist, hand-picked just for you. Use promo code GALS for $30 off your first month! #TreatYoBrain
Ep45 Identity Theft
Dec 14, 2017 02:07:31
This week, the gals gain a new paranoia while discussing the many ways in which your identity can be stolen. Topics include a douchey Frenchman, some major high school FOMO, and why you should always pay attention to the card reader at the gas pump. Paired with this episode is Winc's Porter and Plot Dolcetto, so sign up for LifeLock, look over those bank statements, and tune in for Identity Theft. This episode is supported by Sudio Sweden! Use our promo code ‘GALS’ for 15% OFF your order and FREE INTL SHIPPING at www.sudiosweden.com
Ep44 Hate Crimes
Dec 7, 2017 01:47:03
This week, the gals get fired up about hate crimes, because obviously. Topics include the deplorable policies of the US federal and state governments (and the heroes that fight against them), a horrific murder in southeast Iowa, and the atrocities that still occur post-apartheid in South Africa. Better stock up with Winc's Folly of the Beast Pinot Noir (you might need it), look up the numbers for your representatives, and tune in. This episode is supported by Sudio Sweden, the company which brings you high-tech headphones with timeless Scandinavian design. Use our promo code ‘GALS’ for 15% OFF your order and FREE INTL SHIPPING!
Ep43 Forensic Botany
Nov 30, 2017 01:50:23
This week, the gals dig up some fascinating cases involving the "field" of forensic botany. Topics include a Welsh Snot Lady, a funky ladder, and the peculiar proclivities of pollen. This episode is paired with Winc's Field Theory Albariño, so head to www.trywinc.com/gals for $20 off your first order, grab your gardening gloves, pop some Claritin, and tune in. This episode is supported by TalkSpace, the online therapy company that makes it easy to connect with an experienced, licensed therapist, hand-picked just for you. Get $30 off your first month here: www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep42 Mid-Coitus Murders
Nov 23, 2017 01:08:15
This week, the gals chat “O” faces… as in, “OMG, what are you doing??” That’s right, the topic of Ep42 is Mid-Coitus Murders! Cases include some kinky Germans with a thing for the produce aisle, plus a novice dominatrix and creepy old man pairing. So pick up a bottle of Naked Winery’s Committed Red Blend, put down the cucumber, and tune in! This episode is supported by TalkSpace, the online therapy company that makes it easy to connect with an experienced, licensed therapist, hand-picked just for you. Get $30 off your first month here: www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep41 Medieval Murders
Nov 16, 2017 01:24:58
This week, the gals go back to the Middle Ages (and Early Renaissance) to talk Medieval Murders. Topics include a hungry werewolf, creepy lullabies, and some ghastly medical procedures. Pick up a bottle of Winc's One from the Quiver Malbec, sharpen thy sword, feed thy wife, and tune in. This episode is supported by Sudio Sweden, bringing you high-tech headphones with timeless, Scandinavian design. Use our promo code ‘GALS’ for 15% OFF your order and FREE INTL SHIPPING at www.sudiosweden.com
Ep40 Casino Crimes
Nov 9, 2017 01:37:27
This week, the gals place their bets and chat Casino Crimes. Topics include a fishy French beauty with a tricky pack of cigarettes, a team of "Ocean's 11" wannabes, and the many ways in which you can get kicked out of a casino. This episode is paired with Winc's Ace in the Hole Red Blend, so sign up for a bottle (Go to www.trywinc.com/gals for $20 off your first order!), ignore that lusty casino owner, blow on the dice, and tune in! This episode is supported by TalkSpace, an online therapy company that makes it easy to connect with an experienced, licensed therapist, hand-picked just for you. Get $30 off your first month here: www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep39 Militia Murders
Nov 2, 2017 01:43:59
This week, the gals discuss what makes a militia, and what defines them as murderers. Topics include violent bootcamp dropouts, some Hitler-loving Frenchmen, and a delusional group of drunk white dudes (really narrows it down, eh?). This episode is paired with Winc's Alma Libre red blend, so put a bottle in your basket, polish your musket, line up a lawyer, and tune in for Militia Murders. This episode is supported by TalkSpace, an online therapy company that makes it easy to connect with an experienced, licensed therapist, hand-picked just for you. Get $30 off your first month here: www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep38 Sweet Revenge
Oct 26, 2017 01:45:08
This week, the gals get vindictive chatting about sweet revenge. Cases include a sleazeball with a penchant for jewelry who couldn’t take no for an answer (plus throw in a cuckolded cop and pair of lesbian lovers for good measure), and one bad ass Mama Bear. This episode is paired with Winc’s Loves Me Not Rosé, so order a bottle, dust off your burn book, and tune in. This episode is supported by TalkSpace, an online therapy company that makes it easy to connect with an experienced, licensed therapist, hand-picked just for you. Get $30 off your first month here: www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep37 Occult Crimes
Oct 19, 2017 01:57:16
This week, the gals get into the Halloween spirit to chat about occult crimes. Topics include a headless vet, some very imaginative preschoolers, and more skull crafts. This episode is paired with Winc's Invoke Syrah, so put it in your basket, recover some lost memories, hang onto your rosary, and tune in. This episode is supported by TalkSpace, an online therapy company that makes it easy to connect with an experienced, licensed therapist, hand-picked just for you. Get $30 off your first month here: www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep36 Beyond Stupid: Petty BS
Oct 12, 2017 01:23:58
This week, the gals revisit a favorite topic to discuss really stupid criminals who achieve notoriety because of some seriously petty sh*t. Topics include a passionate Avril Lavigne fan, an offensive Taco Bell promotion, and a woman who was displeased with her cheese. The wine pairing for this episode is Low Hanging Fruit White Zin, so grab a glass, so tip your server, leave the store manager alone, and tune in for Beyond Stupid: Petty BS. Sponsors: This episode is supported by TalkSpace, the online therapy company that makes it easy to connect with an experienced, licensed therapist, hand-picked just for you. Get $30 off your first month here: www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep35 Political Assassinations
Oct 5, 2017 01:58:12
This week, the gals explore the rich history of political assassinations. Topics include an axe-wielding bear, a hippie with a vendetta, and one very good reason why you don't want to piss off Putin. This episode is paired with Shinas Estate Sweet Justice Moscato, so pick up a bottle, pour your own glass (ahem), cancel any upcoming public appearances, and tune in.
Ep34 Stashed Bods
Sep 28, 2017 01:49:50
This week, the gals get a little graphic talking about what happens when bodies are kept stashed in a house. Topics include the stages of decomposition, a sleepy strangler, respectful squatters, and some hoarders (naturally). Grab a bottle of Winc Wine Club's Funk Zone White Blend, clean out your guest bedroom, consider a bog burial, and settle in for Episode 34: Stashed Bods.
Ep33 Hitchhiking Murders
Sep 21, 2017 01:25:40
This week, the gals talk hitchhiking and its many (alleged) dangers. Topics include FBI mind games, a hippie troublemaker, and an armless heroine. This week's episode is paired with Winc's Brethren of the Road Grenache, so sign up at trywinc.com/gals, put on your short shorts, stick your thumb out, and tune in for Hitchhiking Murders.
Ep32 Faking One's Own Death
Sep 14, 2017 01:43:19
This week, the gals interview Elizabeth Greenwood, author of Playing Dead: A Journey Through the World of Death Fraud. Cases include an unfortunate traffic stop, a crafty Victorian woman, and man with a plan (and a canoe). This topic is paired with Decoy Cabernet, so grab a glass, plan your drowning, check your brake lights, and tune in for Episode 32: Faking One's Own Death.
Ep31 Criminal Profiling
Sep 8, 2017 02:08:15
This week, the gals talk criminal profiling and welcome a special guest: Jim "Fitz" Fitzgerald, author and the FBI profiler who helped catch the Unabomber. Topics include linguistic analysis, a grudge against a utilities company, and a seriously sick Freemason. Pick up a bottle of 19 Crimes: The Warden Red Blend, take a different route home, unbutton your jacket, and tune in!
Ep30 Workplace Murders
Aug 31, 2017 01:28:51
This week, the gals chat employees who snap (an estimated 90% due to bad fluorescent lighting and open office floor plans). Cases include a stocky family man with entirely too many guns and objectionable driving, and a confused copycat killer/TV reporter with a grudge. Ep30 Workplace Murders has been paired with Cass Vineyards Marsanne, a delicious wine from a listener's actual workplace! So punch your timecard, grab a glass, and tune in! Sponsors: https://www.talkspace.com/gals
Ep29 Dangerous Minds
Aug 24, 2017 01:53:32
This week, the gals chat neuroscience and how brain injuries and diseases can cause homicidal behaviors. Topics include an unfortunate dynamite accident, a questionable public suicide, and high school athlete turned murderer. Pick up a bottle of Evolucio Furmint, quit the football team, schedule an MRI, and tune in for Dangerous Minds. Check out this week's sponsor & get $30 off your first month! https://talkspace.com/GALS
Aug 17, 2017 01:44:11
The gals discuss the meaty issue of Cannibalism in this week's episode. Topics include crabby spiders, a horror show in a Czech basement, and a seriously hungry Frenchman. This episode is paired with a nice chianti – Ruffino Chianti Riserva. Pick up a bottle, check on your cat, consider vegetarianism, and dig in.
Ep27 Forensic Odontology
Aug 10, 2017 01:51:55
This week, the gals bite into the field of Forensic Odontology, or the study of dentistry in criminal cases. Topics include an interview with a professional, an unidentified corpse exhibit, and a literal dumpster fire with fatal consequences. Crack open a bottle of Von Buhl Bone Dry Riesling, avoid tsunami-prone areas, schedule a dentist appointment (for real), and tune in.
Ep26 Psychos & Socios
Aug 3, 2017 01:48:44
This week, the gals chat about the spectrum between sociopathy and psychopathy, what the symptoms are, the differences between the two, and a couple of cases where these illnesses had fatal consequences. Topics include the infamous psychopath test, a murderous Medieval noblewoman, and a really, really bad mom. Pick up a bottle of Crios Torrontes, get a babysitter, ignore any royal summons, and tune in for Episode 26: Psychos & Socios.
Ep25 White Male Terrorism
Jul 27, 2017 01:45:09
This week, the gals tackle an oft-overlooked American scourge: White Male Terrorism. Topics include the ways language affects our fears, the dangers of Amy Schumer, and a group who is both pro-life and pro-homicide. The topic is paired with Relax Riesling, so crack open a bottle, turn off inflammatory cable news, stay out of movie theaters, and tune in.
Ep24 Trust Fund Murders
Jul 20, 2017 01:38:49
The gals explore the darker side of being filthy, filthy rich in this week's episode: Trust Fund Murders. Cases include a very bratty daughter, her violent boyfriend, and a blue-blood massacre in Indiana. This topic is paired with Blue Nun 24K Sparkling White so grab a goblet, cancel that trip to Bali, and settle in.
Ep23 International Abductions
Jul 13, 2017 01:46:04
This week, the gals discuss what it takes to smuggle someone across international borders. Topics include legal loopholes, a fishy wife and her fishier husband, and yet another reason not to go to Wisconsin. This episode is paired with The Prisoner: Blindfold White Blend, so grab a glass, check in with your mother, yell (don't scream), and tune in for International Abductions.
Ep22 Minnesota Murders (Minneapolis LIVE)
Jul 6, 2017 01:32:12
This week, the gals talk Minnesota murders during their live show at Bauhaus Brew Labs in Minneapolis! Topics include a literal rubber-necker, a very naughty adoptive daughter, and one killer with a flair for the dramatic. So get the hell out of St. Paul, summon your night nurse, pour yourself a pint of blood orange radler, and enjoy the show.
Ep21 Rage Blackouts
Jun 29, 2017 01:16:25
This week, the gals talk rage blackouts and how well this defense stands up in court. Topics include Norse berserkers, an ominous shopping cart, and a good ol' fashioned drunken familial dispute. Pick up a bottle of Troublemaker Red Blend, chill your amygdala, don't let any crackheads in, and enjoy the show.
Ep20 Beyond Stupid: Thieves
Jun 22, 2017 01:07:52
This week, the gals offer up a palette cleanser chatting Beyond Stupid: Thieves over a bottle of the light and fruity Big House Pinot Grigio. Cases include The OG Duct Tape Bandit, several copycats, and one ornery donkey. So sit back, sweat through your duct tape face mask, and tune in!
Ep19 Stockholm Syndrome
Jun 14, 2017 02:01:10
In Ep19, the gals discuss Stockholm Syndrome (a condition from which Dan most likely suffers #ProposeDan) over a bottle of Spellbound Petite Sirah. Cases include an heiress turned "freedom fighter," an Austrian modern-day Cinderella who got fed up with chores, and the ultimate nightmare-fuel... The Girl in the Box. So loosen your restraints, convince your captor to roam for a bit, and tune in!
Ep18 Axe Murders
Jun 8, 2017 01:50:55
This week, the gals swap stories about real-life axe murders. Cases include an ultra-violent and still unsolved incident in rural Iowa, a paranoid sea captain and his ill-fated crew, and a truly bizarre attempted-homicide-turned-morning-ritual (which also happens to be the genesis for this podcast). The topic is paired with Tinedo Cala N.1 Tempranillo blend, so pour a glass, lock the shed, activate your home security system, and settle in for Axe Murders.
Ep17 Odd Modus Operandi
Jun 1, 2017 01:40:03
This week, the gals go over the finer points of how and why killers kill, and the most odd modi operandi (M.O.s). Cases include an Indonesian spit-sucking medicine man with a very fertile sugarcane field and a soldier with major mommy issues and a thing for singers. Paired with Gran Passione Rosso Veneto, this episode will make you feel a lot better about your own bizarre habits.
Ep16 Missing Persons
May 18, 2017 02:08:07
This week, the gals speculate why and how thousands of people go missing every day. Topics include a demographic breakdown, some really shitty laws, a seriously mysterious house fire, and a well-off DA with entirely too many possible reasons for vanishing. The topic is paired with Witness Tree Viognier, so grab a glass, check in with your mom, enable your phone's location services, and settle in for Missing Persons.
Ep15 Catfishing Crimes
May 12, 2017 01:49:04
This week, the gals examine the modern phenomenon of catfishing. Topics include a lonely football star, a sniper with a chip on his shoulder, a bunch of fake suicides, a literal ghost, and a whole lotta Nev. This episode is paired with Predator Cabernet Sauvignon, so set your away status, pick up a glass, admit you're not an eighteen-year-old blonde, and tune in(cognito) for Catfishing Crimes.
Ep14 Mob Mentality Murders
May 4, 2017 01:41:07
This week, the gals talk gangs, mobs, and the many ways in which group mentality can get violent. Cases include the dark side of Indian public transportation, a relatively fruitless mass mugging, and some fatally good Black Friday deals. This topic is paired with Tons de Duorum red blend, so pour a glass, stay away from Walmart, and tune in for Mob Mentality Murders.
Ep13 Angels Of Death Part 2
Apr 30, 2017 01:20:02
In Part Two, the gals get into the cases of a couple of real-life Angels of Death: nurse "Jolly Jane" Toppan and Nazi monster Josef Mengele, plus a few "doc-tators," including one former ophthalmologist who turned out to be a big fan of chemical weapons. This episode is paired with Whispering Angel Rosé, so grab a bottle and try not to drink the entire liter in one sitting. (Or do, we don't judge.)
Ep13 Angels Of Death Part 1 (ft Dr Nandi)
Apr 27, 2017 01:35:29
This week, the gals are joined by Dr. Partha Nandi, MD (Verified Non-Murderer & Health Hero) to chat Angels of Death (aka Doctors Who Kill). And bonus! This topic is going to be a Two-Parter! Part 1 dissects the difference between what some might consider "an act of mercy" and straight-up homicide, a line that seemed prrrretty blurry pre-WWII. Dr. Nandi also answers some (supes inapprope) fan questions, and we get a glimpse of The Good Doctor from Detroit's musical tastes.
Ep12 Exorcisms Gone Wrong
Apr 20, 2017 01:35:16
This week, the gals get into exorcising (not the healthy kind). Topics include exorcism rituals from around the world, cool popes, an exceptionally unfortunate Romanian orphan, and why burying yourself alive is never wise. This week's episode is paired with Santa Elvira Pinot Grigio (we hear white wine a day keeps the demons at bay), so put down your torch, grab a bottle (and a rosary), and tune in.
Ep11 Psychotic Breaks
Apr 13, 2017 01:44:52
This week, the gals break down what's behind a psychotic break. Topics include a synthetic-pot-head, a pathetic virgin with a god complex, and a dangerous big brother (with great eyebrows). This week's episode is paired with the budget-friendly Twisted Old Vine Zinfandel, so break a ten to buy a bottle, and wash it all down with some antipsychotic meds!
Ep10 Blood Spatter
Apr 6, 2017 01:39:19
The gals gush over bloodstains and the ways in which sprays, spurts, pools, and trails are used in forensic investigations. Topics include a shady gynecologist, whimsical blood terminology, and whether a dingo really did eat that baby. This episode is paired with Bloody Marys, so mix one up, wipe the spatter off your shoes, grab a protractor, and tune in.
Ep9 Lucky Bastards
Mar 30, 2017 02:01:15
This week, the gals discuss a few “Lucky Bastards” (i.e. Creeps who got away with murder for wayyy too long), including Robert "Killed 'Em All" Durst, Willie Pickton of Piggy Palace infamy, and, of course, Herman Mudgett (aka Leonardo DiCaprio) (aka HH Holmes). By popular demand, for this episode we’ve selected a bottle of 19 Crimes Red Blend out of Australia. We hear this wine pairs beautifully with Long Pig (aka “The Other Other White Meat”). Um, maybe don’t Google that.
Ep8 Killer Kids
Mar 23, 2017 01:46:54
This week, the gals consider the motives and minds of children who murder. Cases include a 13-year old serial killer, a seemingly sweet little girl with an insidious habit, and a publicity stunt gone horribly wrong. This topic is paired with Cascinacastlet Barbera D’Asti, so pick up a bottle, make sure there are no murderous minors nearby, and enjoy.
Ep7 Cruise Ship Disappearances
Mar 16, 2017 01:41:48
This week, the gals take you to a tropical paradise of terror and certain demise on the high seas. That's right, it's time to talk Cruise Ship Disappearances! So grab a bottle of Vega Sindoa Garnacha Rose and climb aboard! But don't forget a life jacket...
Ep6 Munchausen's Syndrome
Mar 9, 2017 01:31:51
This week, the gals discuss the motivations and methods of Munchausen's Syndrome and Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome. Pick up a bottle of Melodramatic Red Blend and tune in for the psychology behind faking illness, a mother-daughter duo who toe the "by proxy" line, and a recent case that involves a lifetime of lies, Miranda Lambert, and murder. But no teeth.
Ep5 Crimes Of Passion
Mar 2, 2017 01:20:02
The gals explore some of the ways your undying love can seriously backfire on you--or your partner. We dig into the neurology of love and aggression, then explore some individual crimes of passion from across the pond and right here in the U.S. Grab a bottle of The Affair Pinot Noir and prepare your ears for some hideous French pronunciations, even worse British accents, and the alarming similarities between severed penises and Pizza Rolls.
Ep4 Peeping Toms
Feb 23, 2017 01:18:25
This week, the gals get paranoid exploring the many ways strangers can watch you, even in the privacy of your own home (or Porta Potty). Topics include the perks of porn, lawyering loopholes for perverts, and one real shithead poopy offender. Twist open a box of Naked Grape Merlot, close the blinds, and enjoy some twisted tales of Peeping Toms.
Ep3 Lesser Known Cults
Feb 16, 2017 01:19:53
The gals discuss a couple of utterly bonkers cults that have somehow evaded the spotlight in recent years. These stories will have you saying "Uganda be kidding me!" and googling travel agencies to take you to the comet Hale-Bopp (AKA San Diego). Episode topics include our odds for scoring a Nike endorsement deal, #tfw your apocalypse predictions are thwarted, and everyone's favorite company, Herbalife. This week's wine pairing has a bizarre (and somewhat inexplicable) cult following of its own: Kendall Jackson Chardonnay. Go grab a bottle (you know it's on sale) and enjoy!
Feb 9, 2017 01:17:15
The gals explore various motivations and traumas that might trigger arsonist behaviors, techniques for evading capture (which do not include erotic journaling of your capers), and the one way you should NOT waterproof a circus tent. Criminal cases include John "Pillow Pyro" Orr, Julio Gonzalez, and Peter "Bruce Lee" Dinsdale. This week's topic is paired with a fiery Garnacha de Fuego, which is not as flammable as it sounds.
Feb 2, 2017 01:41:41
The gals dive right in with a classic taboo, discussing the perks and pitfalls of sex with a corpse. Criminal cases include Jeffrey Dahmer, Anatoly Moskvin, Edmund Kemper III, and Bryan Hathaway. This topic is paired with a lovely 2014 Gio Dominico Negro Langhe Nebbiolo, so grab a glass, pop that bottle, and please don’t judge us.