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Victimology: the study of the victims of crime and the psychological effects on them of their experience. Join host, Melissa Lee, as she utilizes her platform to share information about cases new and old, fresh and cold. Victimology is based on facts and is conversational. If you want to be apart of the conversation, please reach out to Melissa at victimologypod@gmail.com. We are always accepting case suggestions. Victimology is partnered with The Oracl3 Network.
 
Weird Distractions is a weekly show where hosts Alex and Christie rotate in discussing true crime, conspiracy theories, paranormal stories and more to provide a "weird" distraction from everyday life. New episodes every Sunday at 7 AM EST. Need a distraction? We got you. Proud member of the Oracl3 Network. Listener discretion is advised.
 
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On this episode Mike and JT head back to Canada to the province of Newfoundland and Labrador and talk some crime and history. Story – Mike Murder of Zachary Turner and Andrew David Bagby Stalking and Murder the tale of Shirley Jane Turner and her victims. Beer pairing for this case was Apex Predator Brewing's Black Spruce Porter. Sources https://en…
 
“If you're talking smack, you're going to get scratched”. This week, the girls are back discussing paranormal and, specifically, about another former infirmary. Pack your bags as we go to Winchester, Indiana, in discussing the history and reported haunts of the Randolph County Infirmary. This place has a lot of very intense paranormal reports comin…
 
Bonus Episode Are you celebrating Thanksgiving? Do you celebrate anything? Are you human? If the answer to any of these is yes, allow the fellers at Brew Crime to walk you through some talking points and topics for the holiday table. Joined by Eric Carter-Landin of True Consequences and Dos Spookenõs, the fellers discuss some neutral topics for fam…
 
linktr.ee/trueconsequences Hi All- I am making an announcement about season five in the intro to this episode. This is a small clip from my friend over at Tapes from the Darkside. TZ weaves a compelling tale each season as he digs deep into some fascinating cases of true crime. I recommend you go check out his show ASAP. I will be back soon with an…
 
Lindsay and Madison discuss the pre-Thanksgiving tragedy that was The Great Dying, as well as the dangers of introducing foreign disease, that it’s gross to say plagues are “part of God’s divine plan,” and how devastating a single drop of pee can be (listen and you’ll get it). Information pulled from the following sources: 2020 The Conversation art…
 
"It has nothing to do with Satan, Mama. It's me. Me. If I concentrate hard enough, I can move things." In this episode I discuss Carrie (Brian de Palma, 1976). Sissy Spacek plays outcast Carrie White. A young woman who has telekinetic powers. After finally having enough she uses these powers to get revenge. Podcast Promo: Reverie True Crime - https…
 
This week, the gals stay in Canada to discuss an unsolved true crime case that has baffled individuals for more than 40 years. The case is that of Gordon Sanderson, an indigenous man who was travelling from Edmonton to Calgary in the 70's to see his brother. Unfortunately, he was never seen again. Simultaneously, a body was found in a septic tank n…
 
Lindsay is joined by Kyna from the Historical AF podcast to see if she can decipher what a couple of Victorian slang terms mean. Listen to Historical AF wherever you catch your podcasts. Instacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35. Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREE Su…
 
I would like to introduce you to another podcast that I am a co host of. If film and tv interest you then head over to Show Me The Podcast! The podcast took a break for most of 2021! But, Harrie and myself are back! After having a break, we both decided it was only fitting for the first episode, we would discuss our next top five films of all time.…
 
Lindsay and special guest John discuss the strange case of Bridget Cleary, as well as how being an independent woman in the late 1800’s made you a badass, that belief in fairies can have disastrous consequences, and how it’s not okay to let bad things happen to your loved ones if you have the power to stop it. Information pulled from the following …
 
In this episode I am joined by Raye from Not Before Coffee where we discuss Shaun of the Dead (Edgar Wright, 2004) and we chat about some zombies. Is this a horror, is it a comedy, is it a horror comedy? Stars Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis, Dylan Moran, Penelope Wilton and Bill Nighy. Join us as we discuss on of the best horror …
 
What do Jim Morrison, Shakespeare and Lindsay Lohan have in common? No, they don't all have clubs in Mykonos - but they do have some weird conspiracy theories! Tune in to hear the Weird Distractions gals discuss each celebrities associated conspiracy theory, and whether they think they're true or not. Need a distraction? We got you.Want to support …
 
https://linktr.ee/trueconsequences This episode was written by Eric Carter-Landin Around midnight on January 20th, 2013, a young man entered his parents’ bedroom in their SW Albuquerque Home at 2806 Long Lane SW. His mother was sleeping peacefully in her bed. The young man raised a rifle that he had been holding in his hand, aimed it at his mother,…
 
Lindsay and Madison discuss the punishments that women endured throughout history, as well as why life for women was so terrifying, that women are stronger than you might think, and how we need to be better. Trigger warning: this episode contains descriptions of extremely violent acts committed against women. Information pulled from the following s…
 
On this episode we cover crimes in the country of Belize. Seeing as we were charting in the country we wanted to feature some cases from there. Cheers to all of our Belize listeners. Story - JT The Belizean Whodunit. This is the story of the Belizean Ripper Beer pairing for this case is Hopped to Death by Hi-Wire Brewing in Collaboration with Buria…
 
"Now Sid, don't you blame the movies. Movies don't create psychos. Movies make psychos more creative!" In this episode I discuss Scream (Wes Craven, 1996). A masked killer, known as Ghostface, is terrorizing the town of Woodsboro. Stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Drew Barrymore and bubblebutt Skeet Ulrich! Podcast Promo: Not Before Coffee https:…
 
Do you have your backpacks packed? How about your EMF readers? This week, Alex & Christie discuss the former Athen's Lunatic Asylum - now referred to as The Ridges, which is located on the Ohio University campus. Who haunts the asylum? What infamous individuals have resided there? What's the reported paranormal activity? Tune in and find out more, …
 
https://linktr.ee/trueconsequences This episode was written by Eric Carter-Landin Around midnight on January 20th, 2013, a young man entered his parents’ bedroom in their SW Albuquerque Home at 2806 Long Lane SW. His mother was sleeping peacefully in her bed. The young man raised a rifle that he had been holding in his hand, aimed it at his mother,…
 
Lindsay is joined by Elyse from the True Crime Cat Lawyer podcast to see if she can decipher what a couple of Victorian slang terms mean. Listen to True Crime Cat Lawyer wherever you catch your podcasts. Instacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35. Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! …
 
Lindsay and Madison discuss Juan Díaz de Garayo, as well as why you should never travel alone at night, that it’s okay to NOT stay married to people you hate if it’s gonna turn you into a murdering asshole, and the divisive power of cherry cordials. Information pulled from the following sources: 2021 Digis Mak article by Eva Garcia Saenz de Urturi …
 
We hope you will tune into one of our favorite True Crime shows in Beyond the Rainbow Podcast. https://beyondtherainbowpodcast.com/ A Gay Walks Into a Bar In 2000, a man named Ronald Gay had a beef to pick with the LGBTQ Community. His last name was supposed to mean happy, not homosexual. Ronald, being a Vietnam Veteran with PTSD and a number of ot…
 
"It ripped him out of his suit. It ripped him right out of his goddamned suit. What could do that?" Hello and welcome to episode 59 of Once Upon a Nightmare. In this episode I discuss Underwater (William Eubank, 2020) with Chance from the Strive Seek Find Podcast. Strive Seek Find Podcast - https://chancewhitmore.com Thank you for listening and don…
 
How can one episode have so many red flags? Well, surprise - it's because it's a DOUBLE FEATURE! In honour of Halloween, both Christie and Alex will be chatting two very horrifying and scary true crime cases. First, Christie chats about the notorious case, Belle Gunness - which was suggested by our Patron, Angela! Then, Alex talks about the Canada'…
 
https://linktr.ee/trueconsequences This episode was written by Eric Carter-Landin Around midnight on January 20th, 2013, a young man entered his parents’ bedroom in their SW Albuquerque Home at 2806 Long Lane SW. His mother was sleeping peacefully in her bed. The young man raised a rifle that he had been holding in his hand, aimed it at his mother,…
 
Lindsay and Madison discuss some spooky stories and hear about some crazy cryptids in this special Halloween episode. Stories were provided by the following amazing humans: Chris from the Dial-a-Crime podcast (here’s the zine he mentioned) Reggie from the Six Sheets Under podcast Nix from the Sounds Creepy podcast John from the Everyone Dies in Sun…
 
Hi friends! Long time, no see! Today is a very special day - it is October 29th, 2021, which is the birthday of my oldest nephew, Calvin. Calvin always wants to listen to my show but is not allowed because it's not exactly kid-friendly so I chose to write an episode specifically for him! Please help me celebrate Calvin's 7th birthday Mask of Sanity…
 
It feels on brand to end our second annual MWMS series with a nightmare. Tune in to hear more about the German folklore creature, the Alp, and why having a broom under your pillow at night isn't a bad idea. Need a distraction? We got you. Listener discretion is advised. Shout out to our Patrons Tom, Angela & Bailey! Thank you for supporting Weird D…
 
Lindsay and Madison are joined by Lindsay’s husband, Thomas, and discuss Zana the Yeti, as well as why holding someone captive against their will is a dick move, that everyone loves grapes, and how cool genetics are (even if they can’t tell us everything). Information pulled from the following sources: 2021 Greater Kashmir article by Dr. Farooq A. …
 
Welcome to our third annual Halloween Episode. Story - Mike Halloween Horror in Napa Valley Beer Pairing for this case is Phillips Brewing & Malting Crookeder Tooth Barrel-Aged Pumpkin Ale. Sources ABC News Forensic Files Now Napa Valley Register Story - JT Children in the Chili This is the story of the child predator Nathaniel Bar-Jonah Beer Pairi…
 
"There are no such things as werewolves!" Hello and welcome to the spooky season with episode 58 of Once Upon a Nightmare. In this episode I discuss Silver Bullet (Daniel Attias, 1985) Thank you for listening and don’t forget to rate and review on iTunes. For updates, reviews and behind the scenes info follow via one or all of the below options: In…
 
The devil, children and owls - aka the Weird Distractions trifecta. This week, Alex tries to weave through the folklore of the Irish Banshee. Once a former figure in the community, it seems as though it has taken a very unsettling turn to become an entity no one would want to cross paths with. Was the banshee real? Who did the banshee come after? W…
 
This episode was written by Jackie Moranty. The Torreon Cabin Murders are considered the most heinous crime in New Mexico. Please be advised this story contains accounts of child death. In 1995 gang activity was rampant in Albuquerque. When four bodies were discovered in a cabin in a remote area of New Mexico, it shook the community. The police wer…
 
Lindsay is joined by Melanie from the Mask of Sanity podcast to see if she can decipher what a couple of Victorian slang terms mean. Listen to Mask of Sanity wherever you catch your podcasts. Instacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35. Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FR…
 
Our third Mid-Week Mini Spooks has us packing out bags and heading down to Indiana, to visit the gorgeous (and reportedly haunted) French Lick Springs Hotel. Tune in to hear Christie explain the history and the haunts of this infamous place - and the girls real thoughts on golf. Need a distraction? We got you. Listener discretion is advised. Shout …
 
Lindsay and Madison discuss Bone Bread, as well as why barricading a city may not endear you to the people, that eating stuff that shouldn’t be eaten is ALWAYS a bad idea, and how grave recycling is the stuff on nightmares. Information pulled from the following sources: 2018 Ancient Origins article by Wu Mingren 2018 Atlas Obscura article by Emily …
 
'The pickity witch, the pickity witch. Who's got a kiss for the pickity witch?' Hello and welcome to the spooky season with episode 57 of Once Upon a Nightmare. In this episode I discuss Sleepy Hollow (Tim Burton , 1999) with my best bud and co-host of Show Me The Podcast, Harrie. Show Me The Podcast - https://linktr.ee/showmethepodcast Thank you f…
 
This weeks distraction has it all: weirdness, mystery, ghosts and local lore. Join Alex & Christie as they embark to the notorious Winchester Mystery house in San Jose, California. Who were the Winchesters? What made them wealthy? What tragedy took place? So many answers and spooky reports of paranormal phenomena take place in this episode. Tune in…
 
Promo: The Path Went Chilly: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/the-path-went-chilly-1675147 http://linktr.ee/trueconsequences Today's episode was written and researched by Jackie Moranty, preliminary research by Victoria Zellar. The story of Sarah Beard was once the most well-known unsolved crime in New Mexico. Everyone knew her story. It was feat…
 
On this episode Mike and JT speak on some very worrying Christian sects. We are not at all saying Christianity is bad but these two groups are. Story - JT Westborough Baptist Church A splinter group off of the Baptist Church that goes against what Christianity should stand for. They protest funerals, LGBTQ+ events and the military to name a few thi…
 
Thanks to JT Hosack for the research and writing on this! Alex tells Eric all about the famous paranormal investigative couple known as the Warrens. Watch as Alex pops Eric's bubble and you can audibly hearEric's hopes and dreams crushed in front of your. Were the Warrens grifters or gifted paranormal investigators? You decide. http://linktr.ee/dos…
 
Ready for a haunted church mini-spook? We sure are! This week for our Mid-Week Mini Spooks series, we chat about the history and reported hauntings at the St Botolph's Church, located in Skidbrooke, Lincolnshire, England. Tune in to learn more about what makes this church reportedly so haunted - from alleged cult activity to Alex mispronouncing the…
 
Lindsay and Madison discuss Marie Laveau — the Voodoo Queen, as well as why you should be careful what you share with your hairdresser, that voodoo isn’t a tool of the Devil, and how to be a badass long after your death. Information pulled from the following sources: 2021 All That’s Interesting article by Gina Dimuro 2021 Southern Living article by…
 
'Your wife has such a beautiful neck...' Hello and welcome to the spooky season with episode 56 of Once Upon a Nightmare. In this episode I discuss Nosferatu (F.W. Murnau, 1922) Thank you for listening and don’t forget to rate and review on iTunes. For updates, reviews and behind the scenes info follow via one or all of the below options: Instagram…
 
The gals are back to true crime and somehow ended up with a case similar to ones they've just covered. This week, Alex breaks down the tragic Canadian case of the Kosberg family murders. What set one of the family members off to the point of doing the unthinkable? What does this case have to do with milkshakes? Tune in and find out. Trigger warning…
 
Today's Promo is Gone Cold Texas True Crime. Check them out at https://www.gonecoldpodcast.com/ or @gonecoldpodcast Special thanks to JT Hosack for writing and researching this case and to Victoria Zellar for her help in the initial research of this case. Thanks to JT Hosack from Brew Crime and CJ from Beyond The Rainbow Podcast for lending me your…
 
Lindsay is joined by John, Josh, and Sean from the Reddit on Wiki podcast to see if they can decipher what a couple of Victorian slang terms mean. Listen to Reddit on Wiki wherever you catch your podcasts. You can also check out Josh's other podcast at Let's Start a Cult and Sean's other podcast at Shots and Thoughts. **Heads up - this episode is N…
 
Our Mid-Week Mini Spooks series is back! Each Wednesday in the month of October, Alex & Christie take turns telling a spooky story to prepare for Halloween. This week, we kick things off with a spooky Japanese folklore known as the Slit Mouthed Woman. Christie explains the tale, how it's been depicted in film, and how you should bulk up on to your …
 
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