Playlist · by Leah Schroeder
25 episodes, 32 hours 43 mins
As World War 2 raged on, Europe was rocked by the horrors of the holocaust, failed businessman turned Nazi spy, Oskar Schindler embarked on a personal mission to save the suffering Jewish prisoners of Poland's Płaszów Concentration Camp. Parcast News - Be sure to check out Parcast’s first fictional crime show MIND’S EYE at Parcast.com/MindsEye!
Episode 87 - Ruth Ellis: The Last Woman to be Hanged in Britain
"Six revolver shots shattered the Easter Sunday calm of Hampstead, and a beautiful platinum blonde stood with her back to the wall. In her hand was a revolver." These were the headlines that the hit the nation after Ruth Ellis, a young, welsh-born hostess shot and killed her lover - David Blakely - in broad daylight. The pair had had a violent and tumultuous affair, and there was no doubt that it had been Ruth who had pulled the trigger, but had another one of her lovers primed her to kill? Join the girls this week as they delve into the story of the last woman to be executed in the UK, and understand why her story captured the public imagination like nothing before. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
The Gypsy Rose & Dee Dee Blanchard Case
This week Savannah tells the story of a "sick" child who kills her abusive mother who also has Munchausen syndrome by proxy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
“Torture Mother” Pt. 2 - Gertrude Baniszewski
After months of torment and abuse in the summer of 1965, Sylvia Likens stopped fighting back. No one would find out what was happening in Gertrude Baniszweski's house of horrors until it was far too late. By the time it’s over, Baniszweski wouldn’t be the only person convicted of manslaughter and murder. Sponsors! BetterHelp - Female Criminals listeners get 10% off the first month with discount code CRIMINALS. Proven Innocent - Proven Innocent Premieres Friday, February 15th at 9/8c, only on Fox.
“Torture Mother” - Gertrude Baniszewski
In the summer of 1965 in Indiana, teenagers Sylvia and Jenny Likens were invited to stay in the home of their friend's mother, Gertrude Baniszewski. Only one of them would leave the house alive. Parcasters - After this episode of Female Criminals, go check out our new show Extraterrestrial and learn about the abduction of Barney and Betty Hill. Listen at parcast.com/extraterrestrial
Bonnie and Clyde
Today we cover the most famous couple ever to commit crimes in America, Bonnie ad Clyde.
Robert Stroud-The Birdman of Alcatraz
Robert Stroud was a hardened criminal, but he also had a passion for birds and their care. Listen as the guys talk about the Birdman of Alcatraz.
“Gangster Queen of Philadelphia” - Thelma Wright
After her husband’s murder in the late 1980’s, she became head of a drug operation transporting cocaine and heroin from Philadelphia to Los Angeles. Known for her extravagant fur coats, Thelma Wright used her drug money to keep up with appearances. Sponsors! Caffé Monster - Now available in Mocha, Vanilla, and Salted Caramel. Caffé Monster: Chill it down, Shake it up, Enjoy! Kopari - Go to KopariBeauty.com/CRIMINALS to save $5 off your first order when you subscribe! Living Proof - Visit LivingProof.com/CRIMINALS and use promo code CRIMINALS to get a free sample of their award-winning dry shampoo with your purchase!
“Mob Girl” Pt. 2 - Arlyne Brickman
After one fateful day in 1976, the New York City Queenpin lost her faith in the mob and turned her back on them forever. Brickman was able to bring the mob to its knees and take down kingpins as a police informant from the inside. Sponsors! Candid - Head to CandidCo.com/CRIMINALS to save 25% on your modeling kit. Sun Basket - Go to SunBasket.com/CRIMINALS today to learn more and get $35 off your first order!
“Mob Girl” - Arlyne Brickman
Associated with some of New York City’s most infamous criminals, Brickman was involved in the drug empire from the mid-1950s until the 1980s. She served as a courier, sold drugs, and ran her own bookmaking operation. Brickman not only used her family's mob connections, but also climbed the mob hierarchy, searching for the next powerful man she could seduce. Sponsors! Sun Basket - Go to SunBasket.com/CRIMINALS today to learn more and get $35 off your first order!
“Forty Whacks” Pt. 2 - Lizzie Borden
Today, Lizzie Borden's name is forever associated with the brutal axe murder of her parents. But when she stood trial in 1892, she was known only as a polite, educated society woman. Even with all the evidence pointing towards Lizzie, convincing a jury that a well-mannered woman was a murderer was going to be a difficult task. Sponsors! Caffé Monster - Available in Mocha, Vanilla, and Salted Caramel. Caffé Monster: Chill it down, Shake it up, Enjoy! Candid - Save 25% on your modeling kit when you go to CandidCo.com/CRIMINALS.
A Table for Two at Folie à Deux: The Eriksson Twins
In May 2008, Swedish-born twins Ursula and Sabina Eriksson fled Sabina's home without warning in the middle of the night, leaving her partner and two children ignorant of their whereabouts. Later that day, they arrived in Liverpool, England, presumably by ferry, where they proceeded to kick off one of the strangest events in recent years, one so mired in psychological uncertainty that even professionals have been left scratching their heads as to how it culminated in murder. Join host Ryan Kraus for an analytical dissection of the event from start to finish, including a theoretical road map for eliminating such mysterious emotional ailments in the future. Sponsor: Care/Of URL: http://takecareof.com Code: CCMM50 (for 50% off your first month of personalized Care/Of vitamins)
Lizzie Borden: Anatomy of a Sociopath
On August 4, 1892, the town of Fall River, MA became witness to one of the more horrifying, yet fascinating crimes in modern history, the gruesome axe murders of Andrew and Abby Borden, which remain unsolved to this day. At the time, however, strong suspicion was cast upon Andrew's daughter, Lizzie, who not only held contempt and disdain for Abby, but supposedly had her eye on her father's money as well. Despite significant circumstantial evidence, Lizzie's day in court saw her walk free and claim her inheritance. But the mystery remains. Did Lizzie Borden commit cold-blooded murder? And, if so, what really drove such a seemingly docile woman over the edge? Join host Ryan Kraus for a psychological exploration of the sociopath, from its conception by nature, through the act of murder, and beyond the stars into a distant future. SPONSOR: Audible URL: Audible.com/EVILCCMM SMS code: EVILCCMM to 500 500
Join host Ryan Kraus for a fascinating journey through the terrifying psychology embedded in Stephen King’s horror classic Pet Sematary. Sponsor: Green Chef Visit www.GreenChef.us/ccmm to get $50 off your first box.
The Last Tsar - Death of The Romanovs
The Romanov dynasty ruled Russia for 300 years. ButIn March 1917, revolution broke out on the streets of St. Petersburg and Tsar Nicholas II was forced to abdicate his throne. The Royal family was at first placed under house arrest. The Bolsheviks, fearing the Tsar supporters may try to reinstall the monarchy, sentenced the Royal family to death. On July 16, 1917 The Tsar, his wife and their five children were brutally murdered. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Pearl: The Death of Janis Joplin
In the 1950s, Janis Joplin grew up as a outcast in the small, conservative town of Port Author, Texas. Leaving her home town behind, Janis would go on to become a Rock and Roll Icon by the age of 25. By the time Janis was 27, she was dead of a heroin overdose. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
True Crime: The Execution of Eva Dugan
On February 20, 1930, Eva Dugan became the first woman to be hanged in the State of Arizona. The execution did not go well. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Back to Black: The Death of Amy Winehouse
A tempestuous public life made her popular in tabloids, but English singer Amy Winehouse was embraced by music critics and fans for her rugged charm, brash sense of humor, distinctively soulful and jazzy vocals. She recieved 5 Grammy awards despite having released only two albums. In 2011, Amy tragically joined the "27 Club" after dying of acutealcohol poisoning. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
The Giggling Granny - Serial Killer Nannie Doss
Nannie Doss was a serial killer who earned the monikers "The Giggling Nanny,” "The Giggling Granny," and "The Jolly Black Widow" after going on a killing spree that began in the 1920s and ended in 1954. Doss was easy to entertain. Her favorite pastimes included reading romance novels and poisoning members of her family to death. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Black Widow: Serial Killer Louise Peete
Louise Peete loved men..some would even say she loved them to death. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
The Hello Kitty Murder
Join Tim and Brandy as we discuss the brutal Hello Kitty Murder For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Blood Sisters: The Tragic Lives of co-joined twins Masha and Dasha
Our very special guest, Ben Fitton from "They Walk Among Us" joins us to discuss the tragic lives of Russia's most famous co-Joined twins Masha and Dasha. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
The Penis Snatching Geisha - Murderess Sada Abe
In 1936, geisha Sada Abe became a media sensation when she killed her lover, cut off his penis and carried it around in her hand bag. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Catherine the Great
Catherine the Great ruled Russia with an iron fist between 1762 and 1796. She had her husband killed to seize power and was known for her insatiable sexual appetite. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Death Row Granny - Serial killer Velma Barfield
Known was "Death Row Granny" Velma Barfield is believed to have murdered at least 6 people. She was the first woman in the United States to be executed after the 1976 resumption of capital punishment. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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