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Hi there! We are Mystery on the Rocks, a comedy cocktail mystery podcast with award-winning comedians Sooz Kempner, Masud Milas and Chris Stokes ham-fistedly trying to solve real-life mysteries over cocktails. Sometimes we're joined by a special guest, sometimes it's just the three of us being very silly indeed. From true crime and bizarre occurrences to X-Files and the paranormal, all of the cases have a whodunnit or 'WTF happened' question hanging over them. So come in, pull up a chair, an ...
 
In 2020 Greg Ellis set out on a journey to explore the condition of the male experience via a new video and podcast series, The Respondent. The Respondent is a multimedia conversation on positive masculinity; a whodunnit, in which Greg—as both lead detective and key perpetrator—works to track down the co-conspirators of men’s demise and the secrets to their reclamation. It’s also an exploration of how becoming a modern man today demands we reimagine masculinity, rethink fatherhood and revita ...
 
It's February 2nd 1922, and all of Hollywood is about to wake up and learn that William Desmond Taylor, the most famous film director in town, was murdered in his home last night. The investigation will shine a light on some of Hollywood's most scandalous affairs, backroom deals, and underground drug dens. This real life Murder Mystery is one of the most iconic "whodunnit" cases of the 20th century that will leave you guessing and second guessing who killed William Desmond Taylor for weeks t ...
 
Join host Mike Schubert as guests compete to solve children’s mysteries from Encyclopedia Brown, Scooby Doo, and more for charity! The winning contestant chooses the charity, and the prize pool is made up of the proceeds from the show’s Patreon account. Feel free to play along at home and put the pedal to the meddle!
 
A psychic takes on a job that is more complicated than it first appears. Obsession and love make an art thief's last great heist one to remember. The billionaire is locked inside a vault for half a century, but is he prepared to return to society? 'Every Photo Tells…' is a short story anthology that sets out to show that every picture can tell more than just one story, by presenting a range of tales inspired by seven photographs. This collection of stories introduces new writers and plenty o ...
 
A flight on a space cruiser turns into a nightmare for a man who has to face his future alone and come to terms with his past. A princess fighting for the love of her life on Christmas Eve in a kingdom covered with snow. A man finds himself quite literally out of time, sentenced for a crime he won't commit for years. In a world where vampires and werewolves have to live together, a Hunter goes out on a special task. The trials of a robot assassin duck… and many more stories! ?'Every Photo Te ...
 
A 7-part murder mystery. The murder of Victor Decker is the only unsolved cop killing in Hampton Roads. If it wasn’t the perfect crime, it was close enough. Seven years after this decorated police officer was found with a bullet in his head, no one has been convicted — or even prosecuted. The Virginian-Pilot spent months peering into the shadows of this high-profile whodunnit, following its twists and turns, uncovering its dark secrets. Police and prosecutors say they’ve got Decker’s killers ...
 
NOBODY IS ABOVE THE LAW is an audio drama set in the early 1980’s (before cell phones had caught on in America.) Billionaire Mayor Bart, a corrupt and somewhat ludicrous politician, is up for reelection. He hopes to win reelection by a huge margin as a stepping stone to a presidential run. The protagonist is a feminist psychotherapist named Camille Collins. A surprising series of events turns Camille Collins into a major obstacle to Bart’s plan for winning reelection by a landslide.
 
From Russian tragedies to Australian comedies, via Emirati slam poetry and Saudi science fiction, our appetite for words knows no bounds. In our day jobs at the Emirates Literature Foundation, you'd normally find us planning the next Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, but the rest of the time we're guessing whodunnit, debating the ultimate feel-good novel, or reading the stacks of books that line our office walls. As we are here in Dubai, one of the best connected cities in the world, ...
 
The Whodunnit? After Show recaps, reviews and discusses episodes of ABC's Whodunnit?. Show Summary: Thirteen contestants put their investigative skills to the test in this mystery competition. The players employ a variety of crime scene investigation techniques to find evidence in a series of strange murders and find the perpetrator. As they face a new crime each week, the players — who stay at a lavish estate called Rue Manor — must decide whether to form alliances or go it alone. Not solvi ...
 
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Kilted pirate Greenbeard's last voyage turns up some unexpected surprises... Who is behind the murder at the Eagle Cave? Love crops up when it is least expected... An ancient terror awakens to threaten mankind's existence... 'Every Photo Tells…' is a short story anthology that sets out to show that every picture can tell more than just one story, by presenting a range of tales inspired by seven photographs. Read by hosts Mick Bordet and Katharina Maimer, and featuring the writing talents of ...
 
A voice from the future changes far more than just one man’s life. A young boy must say a final farewell to his faithful companion. Dr Simon has a lab full of pixies, but they don’t take kindly to his experiments. Visit Jacques' Bistro, where love blooms over the seafood. Is one of Father Ian's parishioners really being visited by a giant? These subjects and many more are visited in this fourth collection of stories from 'Every Photo Tells…', showing that every picture can tell more than jus ...
 
Best friends Josh Durham and Ashley Pace worked for a rookie league baseball team in Burlington, North Carolina in the summer of 1990. Josh had just graduated high school, and Ashley was a rising senior. They were some of the greatest jobs the two have ever had, but for the last thirty years they've been haunted by this question: Did Ashley, the team's batboy, cost one player his professional baseball career by getting food for him before a game? In this podcast, the two best friends take a ...
 
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This week I set up a mysterious story where Dee has to guess which historical figure that has a pee fetish I'm talking about. Patreon Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for BTS and more! @pointsopressure Subscribe to our Youtube channel! Merch Here! Music Credit: SUNDANCE Track Name: "Perséphone - Retro Funky (SUNDANCE remix)" Music By: SUNDANCE @ …
 
For centuries, the Iron Oath pledged to keep Humans safe and to help regulate the Non Human communities. As time changed the laws of the land, the shadowy organization lost its grip. In modern day Miami, Druid Detective Raina Escobar and her colleagues face off against the Iron Oath. They uncover how this secret organization has controlled their co…
 
NOBODY IS ABOVE THE LAW is an audio drama set in the early 1980’s (before cell phones had caught on in America.) Billionaire Mayor Bart, a corrupt and somewhat ludicrous politician, is up for reelection. He hopes to win reelection by a huge margin as a stepping stone to a presidential run. Camille Collins is a psychotherapist, whose fairly ordinary…
 
The Champions League being overrun by lemmings, David O'Doherty meeting Paul Kimmage, and US Murph achieving true sporting zen. It's your World Service sampler menu in a week absolutely packed with sport from the Champions League to the Champions Cup to the US Masters. Sign up the World Service for just €5 + VAT a month at secondcaptains.com/join…
 
After a couple of weeks of unexpected hiatus the bar is back in business! And we've made a few changes. We have a couple bits of news so, before we get back to cracking mysteries, join us in our new pad as we do a little bit of housekeeping and in the process somehow uncover a mystery surrounding Masud himself! Thanks for bearing with us, everyone …
 
Megan Gailey, playing for Fair Fight, and C.J. Toledano, playing for AAPI Women Lead, put their detective skills (and marriage?) to the test to crack some cases from The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo! This is our most elegant episode yet, as tea sandwiches and proper complimenting are discussed. Cases: Tag, Not It; Fool’s Gold; The Egg Mystery Clues …
 
There aren’t many characters who are recognisable just from a silhouette, but Hercule Poirot is one of them. Thanks to my guest, Mark Aldridge. You can find out more about his work at markaldridge.info and order a copy of his new book, Agatha Christie's Poirot: The Greatest Detective in the World, from all good booksellers. There are no major spoil…
 
Water Memory (Aubrey Sentro #1) A fast-paced, page-turning thriller that contemplates the consequences of motherhood, memory, and crime as a commodity. Black ops specialist Aubrey Sentro may be one concussion away from death. But when pirates seize the cargo ship she’s on, she must decide whether to risk her life to save her fellow passengers. Sent…
 
Thomas Tuchel has had it all his own way since taking over at Chelsea, but then he had not faced Callum Robinson - until Saturday afternoon.We also discuss the question of whether Erling Haaland can take control of Manchester City's transfer policy.Then we're joined by Dermot Corrigan to talk about the allegation of racism that caused Valencia to w…
 
Once again Dee ruins any creepy topic or mood I try to present. But besides that, today's episode is a pretty good introduction on the black eyed children haunting the night and trying to get into your homes. Patreon Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for BTS and more! @pointsopressure Subscribe to our Youtube channel! Merch Here! Music Credit: SUN…
 
Andrew Sullivan is a British-born American author, editor, and blogger. A political commentator, and former editor of The New Republic, Sullivan is the author or editor of six books. He started a political blog, The Daily Dish, in 2000, and eventually moved his blog to platforms, including Time, The Atlantic, The Daily Beast, and finally an indepen…
 
NOBODY IS ABOVE THE LAW is an audio drama set in the early 1980’s. Billionaire Mayor Bart, a corrupt and somewhat ludicrous politician, is up for reelection. He hopes to win reelection by a huge margin as a stepping stone to a presidential run. Camille Collins is a psychotherapist, whose fairly ordinary life is thrown into disarray when one of her …
 
Our month-long 2000th episode celebrations kicked off on the World Service last week with the big day itself and continued this week with the first of our big interviews, with Olympic diving legend and HIV/AIDS activist Greg Louganis.Ken had a barney about Martin O'Neill with Chris Sutton on BBC Radio 5 Live on Monday evening before unloading every…
 
For centuries, the Iron Oath pledged to keep Humans safe and to help regulate the Non Human communities. As time changed the laws of the land, the shadowy organization lost its grip. In modern day Miami, Druid Detective Raina Escobar and her colleagues face off against the Iron Oath. They uncover how this secret organization has controlled their co…
 
Rex Testarossa, playing for the Know Your Rights Camp, and Jonas Robinett, playing for the Asian American Advocacy Fund, not only tackle Encyclopedia Brown mysteries, but also LAFFY TAFFY RIDDLES! That's, right! The fan-favorite Laffy Taffy Lightning round is BACK, BAYBEE! Cases: The Case of the Counterfeit Dough, The Case of the Astronaut Duck, Th…
 
To help celebrate the Woman's History Month. We feature four fiction books that include real woman of history. The Alice Network by Kate Quinn Published June 6th 2017 by William Morrow Paperbacks The Diabolical Bones (Brontë Sisters Mystery #2) by Bella Ellis Published February 16th 2021 by Berkley Books (first published October 8th 2020) A Knife i…
 
For this Monday's mini-pod, we focus on yet another Dublin-based team in blue barely showing any emotion while coolly winning yet another title in their home ground against plucky but over-matched country cousins.Why did Munster look a beaten docket from the start, should they be asking more of their best players, and what needs to change for them …
 
More pp on the PP this week as we discuss fatboi survival tactics and how to cheat on marathons in the Sahara desert. Patreon Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for BTS and more! @pointsopressure Subscribe to our Youtube channel! Merch Here! Music Credit: SUNDANCE Track Name: "Perséphone - Retro Funky (SUNDANCE remix)" Music By: SUNDANCE @ https://…
 
A charismatic Russian woman arrives in the US on a mission to improve relations between the two countries, and she soon makes some powerful friends. But who is Maria Butina? And who is she working for? As Maria gets closer to the rich and connected she also attracts the attention of the FBI. In the politically charged world of US-Russia relations, …
 
Do you have opinions about the show? Tell us what you think, so we can do better: https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/ahCNu5 ---- In this episode, Andrea and Annabelle look at books that take their characters to some dangerous places, from the isolation of a cabin in the Arctic, to the simmering violence of an African jungle, before speaking to bestse…
 
Andrew Sullivan is a British-born American author, editor, and blogger. A political commentator, and former editor of The New Republic, Sullivan is the author or editor of six books. He started a political blog, The Daily Dish, in 2000, and eventually moved his blog to platforms, including Time, The Atlantic, The Daily Beast, and finally an indepen…
 
It's fair to say nobody really saw last night's 3-2 scoreline in Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Serbia coming... nobody but Eoin, that is. Ken reflected on the pain and pleasure that came with both ending the goal drought while also losing. We also welcomed Irish swimming great Gary O'Toole to the "I'll Tell You Who Wrote It" Book Club and u…
 
Emma Sherr-Ziarko, playing for Power On, and Zach Libresco, playing for Buddy System, tackle mysteries from A NEW DETECTIVE TO MEDDLING ADULTS, Shelby Woo! We’ve got three action-packed mysteries to unravel, and these guests' determination to solve them is only met by their dedication towards showering each other in compliments. ​ Cases: The Itchy …
 
Justice Tomorrow Who lynched Henry Johnson? Young investigators Madeline Sterling and Socractes Gray head a team sent to a Georgia town in 1965 to learn who lynched the son of a local civil rights leader. Sterling doesn’t have her head on straight from her last assignment. And Gray knows pretty little Crossville, Georgia is no place for her or the …
 
Harry Kane continues to captivate. His trial continues on today's football pod after he pulled off what may just have been an entirely unique piece of play last night. And after the opening weekend of the League of Ireland season, we hear from a listener who has a bone to pick with Bohs.By Second Captains
 
After two and a half years Ireland finally got the performance and the win that could see them back in the big time. Did we miss the signs or did this come out of nowhere? Would it ever have happened without Henshaw's manic intensity at the start? Was the Earls try proof that Farrell and Mike Catt had the right plan all along but just needed some p…
 
Your World Service taster menu is hereby served. After his initial show of disgust on Monday at Erik Lamela's goal in the North London derby, Ken continued to push his anti-rabona agenda during the week. On St Patrick's Day, Oisin McConville joined us to chat about cultural identity and the need for the GAA to allow people to get back training in N…
 
Joey Richter, playing for Feeding Texas, and Ashley Clements, playing for The Trevor Project, battle it out over some Scooby Doo mysteries! It's a Tin Can Bros. internal battle of the Solve It Squad! Cases: San Franpsycho; Old Mexico, New Monster; Hi-Tech House of Horrors Clues & Evidence: The Bailey School kids, Captain Underpants, Ryan Sheckler, …
 
Listen now: wondery.fm/MS_MurderHollywd MANslaughter tells intertwining stories about how one gunshot on a cold Wisconsin night in 1970 dramatically changed multiple lives. A bullet brutally tore through decorated law enforcement veteran LaVerne Stordock. Decades later, his niece, Dorothy Marcic, transformed herself into an amateur detective in a q…
 
Once again capitalism destroys lives with early preventable deaths. And it's a Dee and Aj classic featuring radiation. Patreon Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for BTS and more! @pointsopressure Subscribe to our Youtube channel! Merch Here! Music Credit: SUNDANCE Track Name: "Perséphone - Retro Funky (SUNDANCE remix)" Music By: SUNDANCE @ https:/…
 
France and England put together arguably the most high quality 40 minutes of rugby in 6 Nations history and while England came out on top, the question is how do we make rugby look like that more often?We talk to Shane Horgan and Andrew Trimble about Ireland's ice cold professionalism in the last 5 minutes, their brilliant pack, why the backs look …
 
Erik Lamela's goal in the North London derby yesterday was met with differing reactions: for Eoin it was a thing of beauty; for Ken, a thing of great annoyance. A listener has done a deep dive into the podcast archives and come to a chilling conclusion: there is a clear and undeniable anti-Liverpool bias on the Second Captains football desk. Ken re…
 
Craic open a book with Ahlam, Andrea and Annabelle as they take you on a journey through the best of Irish banter, murder, ghosts, fairies, criminal masterminds, 70s nostalgia and more, in honour of St. Patrick's Day (but worth reading every day). Sheila Maher also drops in from Dublin to recommend her top tip for a book by a fellow Irish author. B…
 
It's time for your weekly reminder of what you've missed out on the Second Captains World Service. There was Ken, Miguel Delaney and Jonathan Wilson on the future of football in the social media age - is it a full-throated adrenaline rush, or an alternative to the meditative wellness industry? Shane Horgan looks ahead to Ireland/Scotland and wonder…
 
Ian Chillag, playing for Water Drop LA, and Mike Danforth, playing for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, put the pedal to the meddle to solve some Encyclopedia Brown mysteries! It’s a How To Do Everything reunion, so let’s see if “solve children’s mysteries” was one of the everything Mike and Ian taught us all how to do. Cases: The Case …
 
On May, 26, 1999, a young girl walks into the local police precinct and tells the on-duty desk officer that she's being haunted. The officer is skeptical. . . Until she tells him that it's the ghost of a woman she's helped murder two months before. Theme song: Greta Sting by Kevin MacLeod. Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3827-greta-stin…
 
Anne’s publishing career began with The Cater Street Hangman. Published in 1979, this was the first book in the series to feature the Victorian policeman Thomas Pitt and his well-born wife Charlotte. This is arguably the longest sustained crime series by a living writer. Murder on the Serpentine is the latest (32nd) in the series. She has now start…
 
Ken's long-held, but newly-voiced, love of synth, and football-related synth in particular, shocked the Second Captains World Service to its core last week. So we have a number of bombshells for you today. Ken plays out the show with his first synth floor-filler choice, but not before a listener's only synth composition gets a debut airing. We also…
 
Steven Gerrard defies the doubters to lead Rangers back to the summit of Scottish football just as Jurgen Klopp loses his sixth home match in a row? This is getting a bit witchy. Meanwhile, Luke Shaw was the hero as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer led Man United to yet another win in the Manchester derby. Maybe the win has come too late to affect the destinat…
 
On our oldest tale yet, we cover the ancient middle eastern Jo Smith and the origin on the order of assassins! NOT sponsored by Ubisoft Podcast Enterprises. Patreon Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for BTS and more! @pointsopressure Subscribe to our Youtube channel! Merch Here! Music Credit: SUNDANCE Track Name: "Perséphone - Retro Funky (SUNDANC…
 
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