A Tale Most Foul

A Tale Most Foul

A podcast that examines the murders, misconduct, and mysteries that pervade our society.... Show More

Episodes

October 30, 2018 62 min

Happy Halloween! This year we're bringing something terrifying to your ears... the Most Foul Drinking Game!

Share
Mark as Played

In the lead up to Halloween, we're talking about one of the greatest mysteries of the past few years. Two women go missing in the wilderness of Panama, and what clues they leave behind are baffling. Were they the victims of a serial killer or was it a simple accident? What can be gleaned from the camera they left behind? What happened to the "lost girls of Panama"?

Share
Mark as Played
October 7, 2018 20 min

This week we're talking about a weird one—Lawrence DeLisle was behind the wheel when his car plunged into the Detroit river, killing his four children. Was it an accident, as he claimed? Or premeditated murder?Content warning for child death.

Share
Mark as Played
September 30, 2018 24 min

To kick off this October, we're diving into one of the most inexplicable cases we've ever heard. Brandon Swanson was a college kid from Minnesota who vanished seemingly without a trace—who or what was behind his disappearance?

Share
Mark as Played
June 29, 2018 41 min

We're back! Sorry for the break, our lame personal lives got in the way. This episode we talk about the murder of Meredith Kercher and the subsequent trials of Amanda Knox. Is Knox really guilty? And if she's not, then who killed Meredith Kercher?

Share
Mark as Played
June 2, 2018 37 min

I know last week Sadie promised an alien episode, but then they forgot! So have this spooky boat episode instead! We talk about mutiny, murder, and sea monsters. What happened to the MV Joyita?

Share
Mark as Played
May 19, 2018 34 min

This week we're talkin' murder. More specifically, 13 murders that happened in the Boston area in the early '60s. This case has been "solved"—but has it really? Could there have been more than one killer? And why did it take decades to put someone behind bars?

Share
Mark as Played
May 4, 2018 48 min

This week we're talking about a SOLVED case—the case of the Golden State Killer. We discuss his attacks, the investigation, and why it took decades to solve the case.CONTENT WARNING: rape and sexual assault.

Share
Mark as Played
April 15, 2018 59 min

This week we tackle... a book? Yep, just one in an unknown language that no one has been able to decipher in hundreds of years. It's casual.Links:http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/collections/highlights/voynich-manuscript

Share
Mark as Played
April 7, 2018 41 min

This week we explore one of the most haunted places of all time: the Queen Mary. How many people actually died on this ship? Are the stories real? Or is it all just good marketing?

Share
Mark as Played
April 1, 2018 36 min

SADIE'S AUDIO SUCKS IN THIS EPISODE! Sorry!This week we're talking about the lady of the dunes! First of all, who was she? Why was she found in the dunes? And was she or was she not an extra on the set of Jaws?!CONTENT WARNING: sexual assault, necrophilia, cannibalism, and general violence/body gore.

Share
Mark as Played
March 15, 2018 89 min

We're back! This week we tackle an infamous John Doe case. Who was DB Cooper? Is he alive or dead? And where did he get those cool sunglasses?

Share
Mark as Played

This week we get spooky with Art Bell and his infamous Area 51 caller. Who was this guy? What knocked the show off the air? And what on earth happened 17 years later?Links:The original callThe second callThe third call

Share
Mark as Played
February 18, 2018 63 min

A mysterious fire, missing children, shady figures... and yet this case is NOT a Lemony Snicket novel. This week we dive into a very spooky case, asking: what happened to the Sodder children?CONTENT WARNING: child death.

Share
Mark as Played
February 10, 2018 42 min

That's right, we're talking about easily one of the US's most infamous unsolved crimes. You may come into this episode with your mind made up, but once it's through, you may not be so sure. Who killed JonBenét Ramsey?CONTENT WARNING: violence & sexual assault, pedophilia

Share
Mark as Played
February 3, 2018 89 min

Get all your Ted Cruz Jokes out NOW, because this week we take a super-serious look at the infamous Zodiac Killer. Who was he? Why did he write all those letters? And COULD HE BE A TIME-TRAVELLING TED CRUZ???CONTENT WARNING: gun violence & gore.

Share
Mark as Played
January 28, 2018 21 min

Buckle up y'all, this one's weird. We talk about a broadcast interruption that happened in Chicago in the '80s. Who was behind the Max Headroom broadcast?

Share
Mark as Played
January 28, 2018 24 min

This case has so many questions we don't even know where to begin— the wet towels? The lead masks? What were these dudes up to?!CONTENT WARNING: suicide.

Share
Mark as Played
January 28, 2018 35 min

It's 1982, and people are dropping like flies in Chicago from... taking Tylenol? No one knows who the poisoner was, where they were from, or why they did this. Who was behind the Chicago Tylenol murders?

Share
Mark as Played
January 28, 2018 37 min

This week we dive into the death of a John Doe who called himself Lyle Stevik. Why did he die? Could it have been a murder? And WHO WAS Lyle Stevik?CONTENT WARNING: suicide, eating disorders.Links:Mel Magazine article

Share
Mark as Played

Chat About A Tale Most Foul

Popular Podcasts

The Ron Burgundy Podcast
The Ron Burgundy Podcast
Will Ferrell reprises his role as Ron Burgundy in his brand new Ron Burgundy Podcast! Each episode has a different theme in which Ron engages in conversation with another notable person on the topic at hand.
Atlanta Monster / Monster: The Zodiac Killer
Atlanta Monster / Monster: The Zodiac Killer
Atlanta Monster / Monster: The Zodiac KillerFrom Tenderfoot TV and HowStuffWorks, 'Monster: The Zodiac Killer' dives into one of the most notorious, unsolved serial killing sprees in history.
The Joe Rogan Experience
The Joe Rogan Experience
Joe Rogan's Weekly Podcast