Green Ronin Publishing’s Chris Pramas joins Kevin, Toren, and Joe to discuss the deaths of royalty like Mary, Queen of Scots and Charles I as well as Shaka Zulu’s mother issues and more! Part 1 of 2.
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Shirley Diaz’s life has been shaped by the tragedy of her mother’s murder, and the difficulty of growing up in six different foster homes, separated from her six younger siblings. To avoid being consumed by loss, Shirley tries to make sense of these events and find refuge in home and family as she finds them.
Bad journalism and bad things that happen to good journalists, with guest Reuters and CNN alum Steven Schwartz. Topics covered include: missing white woman syndrome, yellow journalism, Nellie Bly and stunt journalism, anchorwoman on-air suicide, the Balibo Five, Rupert Murdoch phone hacking scandal, and Russian journalist mortality rate. Part 1 of 2!
Interview: Attica Locke, Author Of ‘The Cutting Season’ | One Plantation’s Double Murder Mystery | NPR
Attica Locke was inspired to write her new novel after attending an interracial couple’s wedding on a plantation. The Cutting Season tells the story of two murders set a century apart. The past, Locke says, "walks with us still."
Have you bought a diamond recently?
Would you really know where it came from?
Assignment goes into Zimbabwe’s Marange diamond fields and uncovers evidence of torture camps and widescale killings.
As the international community argues over whether these diamonds should be sold on the open market, we ask if President Robert Mugabe will ever face prosecution for these crimes.
Hilary Andersson reports.
America’s most well-known serial killer-rapist-necrophile is Caustic Soda’s next Evil Man In History. Kevin, Toren, and Joe discuss Ted Bundy, the “sadistic sociopath who took pleasure from another human’s pain and the control he had over his victims, to the point of death, and even after.”
The American South caught political fire in 1964. Activism by local African-American organizations and college students from the North led to brutal murders at the hands of white Southerners. But many of the victims of the Civil Rights Movement were not members of political organizations or student committees. Louisiana native, Frank Morris, a Black shoe store owner who was burned alive by two white men in 1964, suffered simply because he was independent and served a racially mixed clientele.
Frank Morris’s case has gone unsolved for over forty-five years. But now, thanks to an investigation by the Civil Rights Cold Case Project and the determined editor of a local Louisiana paper, the case may be solved.
I saw the film "Live Freaky! Die Freaky!" http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0197633/ so I had to make a podcast about Those Wacky Mansons.
When journalist and novelist Dominick Dunne died in August at the age of 83, he left behind a body of writing that brought together crime, celebrity, Hollywood, and personal tragedy. His son Griffin Dunne joins Fresh Air host Terry Gross to share memories and discuss the work of his late father, who became famous for covering the lives and trials of celebrities.
Stories of people who are trying to convince you that the Devil is there, whispering in your ear…and stories of people who try to deny he’s there, against some very heavy evidence.
How does the Devil work? We hear stories from five different people who say they found themselves inexplicably doing something random and bad, something which made no sense to them at all.
- Act One. It’s Fun to Make Hell on Earth.
- Act Two. Sixteen Candles Can Lead to a Lot of Fire.
- Act Three. Devil in Angel’s Clothing, or Is It the Other Way Around?
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