Taryn Brooke Flack
Playlist · by Taryn Brooke Flack
14 episodes, 13 hours 6 mins
Chiang Kai-shek Pt. 2: Captive in Exile
Desperate to flee the rebel soldiers, he dove out a window and headed through the mountains in the dead of winter. Freezing and exhausted, Chiang Kai Shek’s options were limited. His ultimate exile in 1949 would give rise to Communist China. Sponsors! Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/HOSTAGE to find out how low your Upstart rate is! Checking your rate only takes 2 minutes—and won’t affect your credit!
Chiang Kai-shek Pt. 1: Civil War Bargain
In charge of the Chinese army in 1936, Chiang Kai-shek was kidnapped during the invasion of Manchuria, where the Japanese invaded. He quickly becomes a political prop used to manipulate and influence free speech laws. Parcasters - After you are free from this episode of Hostage, head over to our new show Extraterrestrial. Learn all about the abduction of Barney and Betty Hill. Listen at parcast.com/extraterrestrial.
Shergar Pt. 2: A Racehorse Against Time
A race to save Ireland’s most prized racehorse turns deadly. After Shergar was kidnapped from his stable in 1983, officials suspected IRA involvement. They negotiate with a man that goes by the alias King Neptune to attempt to save Shergar before it’s too late. Parcasters - Once you’re done with this episode, gallop over to Kingpins to learn about one of Chicago’s biggest drug lords, “Diamond Jim” Colosimo. Listen now at parcast.com/kingpins
Shergar Pt. 1: The Stolen Stallion
One of the most valuable races horses in the world won the Epsom Derby by 10 lengths, the longest win margin in the race’s 226-year history. Shergar’s kidnapping in 1983 sent the entire country of Ireland into a frenzy. The beloved horse was a mere pawn in a political chess match; abducted by an extremist group pushing Ireland towards the brink of civil war. Sponsors! Zola - To start your free wedding website and also get $50 off your registry on Zola, go to Zola.com/HOSTAGE.
Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary
As the fog rolls in, and the sun begins to set, the faint shadow of a man appears pacing the long corridor of Alcatraz. A prisoner at the time of his death in 1936, and a prisoner in the after life. His soul is eternally trapped on the isolated prison off the coast of San Francisco. Sponsors! BetterHelp - Haunted Places listeners get 10% off the first month with discount code HAUNTED.
"Beautiful Black Boys"
The Hart kids are "crack babies." Developmentally-delayed. The victims of racist attacks. There are so many family stories, but each one has the same theme: Jen and Sarah are saviors. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
“Fellowship of Friends” - Robert Earl Burton
In 1970, his fellowship began with just two members huddled around a dining room table in Northern California. But within a few short years, Burton’s influence would reach across the globe, preparing thousands of members for an apocalypse. And while their eyes were turned towards the heavens, he stole their children behind their backs. Sponsors! Quip - Quip starts at just $25 and if you go to GetQuip.com/CULTS right now, you can get your first refill pack for FREE. Torrid - Go to Torrid.com and use Promo Code CULTS15 for $15 off every $50 you spend! That means you can get up to $150 off a $500 order!
The Black-Eyed Borgia Of Baldwin
SERIAL KILLER CLIPSA reading of Yesterday’s News exploring one of History’s most prolific murderers.Mrs. Creighton’s Cocoa And Egg NogEpisode 307 is the epic tale of the serial killer Mary Frances Quevada Avery Creighton, who is generally credited with three poisonings, although she was acquitted in court on the first two. But 12 years later, she will find herself ensnared in a tangled web of adultery, pedophilia, and murder when she conspires with her live-in lover to poison his wife so that he can marry her teenage daughter. It’s a long and sordid tale, so settle in with your favorite beverage.Horror and indignationCulled from the historic pages of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle and other newspapers of the era.***A creation Of Pulpular MediaCan’t wait for the next episode to drop? Download the new podcast app Himalaya and get all new episodes a day early, and drop a buck in the tip jar for True Crime Historian.Support your favorite podcaster at www.patreon.com/truecrimehistorian. J...
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Who Killed Jerry Tobias? Part 2 - 312
After an oilfield worker is murdered, the prosecutor must rely on an unreliable witness to secure convictions in a case that he has a personal connection to.
“Phoenix Serial Shooters” Pt. 2 - Dale Hausner and Samuel Dieteman
In the summer of 2005, innocent people were being gunned down in the streets of Phoenix, Arizona with no suspects, no witnesses, and no plausible motives. Dale Hausner and Sam Dieteman were ruthless murderers killing anyone they saw fit. The pair lived for the chaos, creating a game out of murdering innocent bystanders. Parcasters - Hear Hercules as you’ve never heard him before, tomorrow on Mythology!
Who Killed Jerry Tobias? Part 1 - 311
A Gaylord, Michigan man found dead in his truck sparks an investigation that takes a decidedly personal turn.
Munich Massacre Pt. 2: Athletes Become Heroes
The world watched in horror as the heavily anticipated 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany turned into an international catastrophe. The Palestinian terrorist group Black September leveraged the lives of eleven Israeli representatives in exchange for the release of incarcerated comrades. German officials jumped into action even as the negotiations took a lethal turn. Parcast News - Be sure to check out Parcast’s first fictional crime show MIND’S EYE at Parcast.com/MindsEye!
Munich Massacre Pt. 1: Olympic Tragedy
The Olympics are an event that is supposed to unite countries together, however that wasn’t the case during the 1972 Games in Munich, Germany. Eleven Israeli athletes, coaches, and Olympic officials were held hostage by eight commandos from the Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. It brought the Olympics to a halt, and focused the world’s attention both on the capital of the German state of Bavaria and on the Palestinian revolutionary movement.
“Phoenix Serial Shooters” - Dale Hausner and Samuel Dieteman
In an instant, Dale Hauser's family was gone. He was left broken, isolated, and enraged. In 2005, his anger would boil over. He would begin stalking the streets of Phoenix, looking to create random chaos, and steal the lives of others as quickly as his own children had been taken. Parcast News - Be sure to check out Parcast’s first fictional crime show MIND’S EYE at Parcast.com/MindsEye! Sponsors! Calming Comfort - Go to CalmingComfortBlanket.com and use Promo Code “KILLERS” at checkout to receive 15% off the displayed price. Torrid - Go to Torrid.com and use Promo Code SERIAL15 for $15 off every $50 you spend! That means you can get up to $150 off a $500 order!
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