Facing Evil

Facing Evil

Back in 2019, sisters Rasha Pecoraro and Yvette Gentile revealed the true story of their dark family history in the hit podcast Root of Evil. Now, Pecoraro and Gentile are back with Facing Evil, a new weekly true crime show which focuses on different but equally resonant stories.

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September 29, 2022 36 min

Rasha and Yvette dig into one of the most famous true crime cases of all time: the murder of JonBenét Ramsey. But this week, we take a new spin, looking into the dangers of child beauty pageants.

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In 1998, James Byrd Jr. was murdered by a group of white supremacists in Jasper County, Texas. This week, Rasha and Yvette explain how this case was a wake up call to many, exposing the the stark reality of racism in modern America. 

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September 15, 2022 33 min

17-year old Alexis Murphy stopped at a gas station on her way home one day in 2013. But she never made it home. So what happened to Alexis? Rasha and Yvette discuss her disappearance, and look how the media covers cases of missing black girls. 

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September 9, 2022 47 min

Director Patty Jenkins is known for her work on the two most recent 'Wonder Woman' films, and the 2003 film 'Monster.' The latter is a biographical film about the life of Aileen Wuornos. Rasha And Yvette sit down with Patty Jenkins to discuss Aileen, as well as Patty's connection to the Hodel family story. 

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September 8, 2022 46 min

This week, Rasha and Yvette discuss the complex case of Aileen Wuornos, perhaps the most famous female serial killer in history. Wuornos was subject to a life of abuse, and many believe that led her down a deadly path. But how do you weigh that abuse against seven murders? 

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September 1, 2022 42 min

Dominique Dunne was a budding actor who was killed by her boyfriend in 1982. Rasha and Yvette talk about the dangers of domestic abuse, and how the punishment for these types of offenses rarely fits the crime.

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August 25, 2022 38 min

This week, Facing Evil is in Dallas, Texas for Podcast Movement. And we discuss the case of Angela Samota, who was killed in Dallas in 1984. 

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August 18, 2022 45 min

In 2014, 18-year-old Conrad Roy committed suicide. But then, his family was shocked to learn that his girlfriend, Michelle Carter, had urged him to take his own life. This week, Rasha and Yvette ask the question: how responsible was Carter for Roy's death?

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August 11, 2022 44 min

When Laci Peterson went missing on Christmas Eve of 2002, the entire country believed her husband Scott was behind it. But could he have actually killed her? Rasha and Yvette discuss the strange case and the phenomenon of 'trial by media.'

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Rasha and Yvette honor Marsha P. Johnson, a transgender activist who was mysteriously murdered and found floating in the Hudson River in July of 1992.

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Tina Fontaine was a young indigenous girl from Manitoba, Canada. Rasha & Yvette look at how her tumultuous life eventually led to her eventual murder in 2014. 

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This week, we discuss the the disappearance of Army solider Vanessa Guillen in 2020. Guillen, who was stationed at Fort Hood, was eventually found dead a few miles from the base. And her killer was a fellow soldier.

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Rasha and Yvette discuss the brutal killing of Matthew Shepard, a 21 year old gay man who was beaten to death in 1998. 

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July 14, 2022 35 min

On their first episode, Rasha and Yvette take us to their hometown of Honolulu, Hawaii, where they discuss the mysterious 1982 murder of Lisa Au.

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July 7, 2022 25 min

Meet Rasha Pecoraro and Yvette Gentile, hosts of the new podcast 'Facing Evil.' Before the premiere, learn about their wild family history with the Black Dahlia murder case and how it thrust them into the world of true crime. 

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June 27, 2022 1 min

From the creators of Atlanta Monster and Up and Vanished, Facing Evil is the first weekly talk-format podcast from Tenderfoot TV and iHeartRadio. The first episode premieres on July 14th. Listen wherever you find your podcasts.

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