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Dec 20, 2019

We discuss “Scarelore” this week, as some urban myths and inaccuracies have been gaining traction and spreading on social media, including warnings against windowless white vans, zip-ties on windshield wipers, and other recent viral cautions online.  With guest Loni Coombs.

Dec 14, 2019

A Florida man accused of murdering his wife is also in trouble for legal shenanigans after allegedly hiding money and failing to hire a lawyer once his public defender was dismissed. An illegal cross-country road race has the winner rethinking his public statements on the caper. And preliminary hearings reveal...

Dec 6, 2019

A woman's live-in boyfriend shoots her kids dead after an argument about smoking in the house, the same house where their father committed suicide years earlier. A South Carolina man is sentenced to prison for killing his mother's boyfriend, dismembering him and hiding the body parts underneath her house. And a Chicago...

Nov 23, 2019

We sit down with writer-producer-director Adam Kassen and Williamstown Police Chief Shawn Graham to talk about West Virginia's Deatra "Sunny" Gun-Halley murder-for-hire case, the subject of the new Oxygen episode "Not Your Average Grandma," airing Nov. 24. We also discuss the case of a married Maryland man living a...

Nov 19, 2019

In this week's bonus podcast, we sit down with author Andrew Marantz to talk about the current state of online discourse, real-world effects of social media manipulation, and his new book “Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation."