Death In Entertainment

Death In Entertainment

Kyle Ploof and Alejandro Dowling discuss Hollywood's murders, true crime, on-set deaths and more.

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April 18, 2024 100 mins

In honor of OJ Simpson's death, we celebrate the life, career and death of the proverbial thorn in his side-- the legend himself: Mr. Norm Macdonald. Ben Kissel joins us in studio.

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Renard Spivey was the bailiff on the Emmy award winning court show Cristina's Court. 

Jonathan Schmitz was an unsuspecting  guest on the Jenny Jones show.

What do these two have in common? 

Both would have daytime television appearances that would predate-- and foreshadow-- their arrests for murder. That's today on Death in Entertainment.

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What if I told you that you can unlock the secret to unlimited wealth and happiness just by listening to this episode? It's true. You can do it in your spare time – right out of your tiny apartment – without any hassle!  

If TV pitchman Don Lapre were still alive, he’d tell you the same thing. He was the self-proclaimed King of Infomercials. Thousands of people bought into his money-making schemes until the government shut him ...

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Tween Popstar Aaron Carter is as synonymous with the late 90s and early 2000s as Y2K, AOL and 9/11. His brother was a Backstreet Boy and his girlfriend was Lizzie McGuire. He was no doubt the flyest kid on the block.

Aaron's career rise had been lighting fast. But then so was his downfall. Aaron’s later years were plagued with family drama, drug abuse and tabloid headlines. It was one long public meltdown that came to a shockin...

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Brandy Norwood exploded onto the Pop Culture scene in the 1990s. She starred in the hit sitcom Moesha, had multiple hit albums, and even won a Grammy. She was speeding along on the highway of life until it all came crashing down on December 30, 2006. Hear the entire tragic story on this episode of Death in Entertainment!

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The final chapter of Aaron Hernandez's story.

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Aaron Hernandez was a multi-sport prodigy born and raised in Bristol Connecticut. With a tumultuous childhood featuring abuse from his father, to both of his parents being arrested for different crimes— there was seemingly no where to go but up. 

Unbeknownst to Aaron— there was an NFL dynasty 9 years in the making waiting for him 100 miles away in Foxboro, Massachusetts. A path that seemingly would have been the best fit for him, th...

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Bob Simon was a Veteran Journalist who survived nearly 5 decades covering global unrest and reporting in war zones, only to unceremoniously perish in a luxury taxi cab accident. Who’s responsible? The family points their fingers at the driver, saying he was unfit and reckless. But the company blames the victim. It was an abrupt end for a giant in the News business. 

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The internet can be an amazing place. One day you can be nobody, and the next be one of the most famous people in the world. But the pursuit of going viral can have devastating effects. This episode we delve into some of those very stories. We discuss three of Youtube's most infamous Influencers of Death. That's today on Death in Entertainment.

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William Holden was a legendary actor whose career started during the Golden Age of Hollywood, starring in such classics as Sunset Boulevard and Stalag 17. He was rich. He was famous. And he was a drunk! 

After his career fizzled, he drank himself into oblivion at his oceanfront Santa Monica condo. One night, after a few bottles of vodka, he slipped, fell, and died at the age of 63. Director Billy Wilder called it "a l...

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Super Bowl Sunday. Atlanta. January 30, 2000. The Big Game was a Big Thriller and came down to the final play. But the real drama took place off the field. Ray Lewis, a Star Linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens, found himself at a post-game party where a drunken altercation turned deadly. 

By the time the clock ran out, he and 2 members of his entourage were charged with double homicide. A media blitz followed and Lewis was...

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Issei Sagawa was the son of a powerful businessman in Japan that murdered, cooked and ate his friend while studying literature in France. After being extradited to his home country, he was set free and became the world's first celebrity cannibal. Bon appetit! That's this week on Death in Entertainment.

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Christina Grimmie was a young American singer and Youtube star whose channel just reached one million subscribers.  After appearing as a contestant on "The Voice," she shot to music superstardom.  Then one night after a concert in Orlando, a Florida Man silenced her voice forever. It's another case of obsessed fan turned murderer this week on Death in Entertainment.

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Ladies and gentlemen, time travelers, and Daleks tuning in from the far reaches of the universe, welcome to our 3rd annual Holly Jolly Christmas episode. Today, we're diving into the wibbly-wobbly world of a man whose obsession with the TV Show "Doctor Who" masked his darker side of violence and terror.   

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On a fateful night in Las Vegas on September 7, 1996, legendary rapper Tupac Shakur was the target of a brutal gang hit that left him mortally wounded. He was gunned down by an unknown assailant while riding in the passenger seat of a BMW driven by Suge Knight, head of Death Row Records. 

It’s a murder mystery that has inexplicably remained unsolved…until now. Join us as we go down the rabbit hole and examine why it took 2...

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On this special double episode, all eyez are on Tupac Shakur, an iconic artist who left an indelible mark on the music industry. He emerged from the streets of Harlem a poet with a raw voice and then moved to California, where he quickly rose through the ranks in the rap world. 

Tupac’s magnetic charisma and lyrical prowess propelled him to major mainstream success. But as his star ascended in the mid-1990s, so did tension...

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Indian actor Salman Khan became a Bollywood darling in the 1990’s. His career was on a steady climb until 2002— when Khan ran over 5 people and crashed his Toyota Land Cruiser into a bakery— killing one. This insane story has an even crazier ending. That’s today on Death in Entertainment.

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25 year old Moriah Wilson was the winningest woman in the American off-road cycling scene. She had energy, drive and charisma. And on May 11, 2022, she had 3 bullets shot into her. That's this week on Death in Entertainment.

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Okay. I’m not even going to sugarcoat it. This is a sad episode. A life cut way too short. Selfishly and mercilessly. 

Judith Barsi was a prolific child actress who was the voice of many of our childhoods (The Land Before Time, All Dogs Go to Heaven).  She was failed by her family, Hollywood and the world. That’s today on Death in Entertainment. Yep, yep, yep!

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November 8, 2023 57 mins

American Television Commercials do everything they can to separate you from your money. But what happens when corporate advertisers kill the very people they use to sell you on their products? Come on down and find out today on Death in Entertainment.

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