Now Fear This! the podcast with Becky & Merie

Now Fear This! the podcast with Becky & Merie

Now Fear This! is a chatty, sassy, and saucy take on all the things that scare the s**t outta us...you know, stuff that is salacious, shocking, or even silly. From serial killers to saturated fat, stalkers to silent karaoke. It's all here.

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October 21, 2021 53 min

This week’s podcast episode finds your hosts investigating the history of fear of Halloween trick or treat poisonings, which all began with a Pixie Stick and an EVIL, evil father. Along the way, Becky & Merie address the burning questions you didn’t know you had, like:

Why does Becky have to womansplain Beckysplaining to Merie? Wanna be a sexy poop emoji 💩 for Halloween? Is there any costume that sounds better than a s...

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This week’s podcast episode finds Becky & Merie probing the fallout from the COVID Disinformation Dozen and the resulting public freakouts. Along the way, they address the burning questions you didn’t know you had, like:

Did a certain singer's cousin’s balls ever recover from swelling up the size of Alpha Centauri? How are surgical masks connected to child sex trafficking? (No, seriously. HOW?) Bill Gates is kind of an a**...

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In this week’s podcast episode, Becky & Merie take on the bizarre & murderous crime spree of Missouri’s Pam Hupp, who murdered at least two people in cold blood…that we know of.

Along the way, your hosts address the burning questions you didn't know you had, like:

Body horror: genius or genuinely f**king awful? Is there such a thing as "sexually sedentary?" What in the hell causes one of your pod-coasts to utt...

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This week’s podcast episode has your hosts trying to make sense of the Pennsylvania deep-fake cheerleading scandal, albeit with mild success. Along the way, Becky & Merie address the burning questions you didn't know you had, like:

Why does Merie keep threatening Becky with photos involving brownie batter? Which app is protected by Merie’s “Attention Whore"-based email password? How long would it take YOU to recognize ...

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This week’s podcast episode delves into COVID-19’s airplane-based mayhem. Along the way, Becky & Merie address the burning questions you didn't know you had, like:

Who flies coach because they, “like to be among the people?” Maybe…the prime minister of Douchebagistan? And is he responsible for the Douchenado? How is Becky going to end up in a Bahamian prison because of some high school kids from Boston? How about that new ...

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In this week’s podcast episode, Becky & Merie discuss champion boxer Christy Salters Martin’s abusive-turned-homicidal marriage to piece of human garbage Jim Martin, as told in the Netflix documentary, “Untold: Deal with the Devil.” Along the way, they answer the burning questions you didn’t know you had, like: Who amongst us demands proof of life photos of our…pets? How do you keep Merie in a bad relationship? (Hint: Stop at t...

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Welcome back to mystery at Lake Waco, where your hosts attempt to make sense of the crime and the bat-shit crazy investigation that followed. Along the way, Becky & Merie address the burning questions you didn’t know you had, like:

Just how many motherf**kers are going to end up confessing to this triple murder?

Why is Becky scared of her suitcase? And is it tied to her fear of a lengthy COVID-related jail sentence? Was Merie...

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This week’s podcast episode finds Becky & Merie discussing the (solved? unsolved?) case of three teenagers, Jill Montgomery, Raylene Rice, and Kenneth Franks, who were murdered at Lake Waco in 1982. Along the way, they address the burning questions you didn’t know you had, like:

Will Merie EVER get the intro to this show correct the first time???!!! IS there such s thing as Hustler Forum? Just how terrifying are Becky’s Baby J...

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This week’s podcast episode seeks to answer the question hanging over us from last week: what the hell really happened to Betty Gore and her murderer, Candy Montgomery?

Along the way, Becky & Merie address the burning questions you didn't know you had, like:

What in the actual f**k is a sweet, intelligent mouth…in regards to a (male) hypnotherapist?! Would someone please for the love of babyjesusinamanger put a stop to M...

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This week’s podcast episode delves into the shocking and scandalous murder of Betty Gore at the hands of Candy Montgomery. Along the way, Becky & Merie address the burning questions you didn't know you had, like:

What is it about Texas movie pickles that might make Becky ax-murder Merie? What are “Texas teeth?” And are they a big part of being a slut tease? Who in Merie’s life once declared, “We can't let you die becau...

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In this week’s podcast episode, Becky & Merie take on real-life camping horror stories, including the Cowden family massacre and the Wells Gray Park murders. Along the way, they answer the burning questions you didn’t know you had, like:

If you get the haircut that shows off your muscles, should you go camping then? (hint: no.) Is Merie going to be grizzly man or grizzly woman? How did Becky narrowly avoid causing herself to g...

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The notorious & terrifying serial killer Kenneth Allen McDuff has the dubious distinction of two things: having TWO death row numbers AND being this podcast’s only episode ever to feature just one murderer. In this episode, Becky & Merie also answer the burning questions you didn’t know you had, like:

Just how did this guy become a serial killer when his middle name isn’t Lee or Dale or Wayne? Does Becky & Merie’s frie...

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In this week’s podcast episode, Becky & Merie take on some creepy disappearances. Cherrie Mahan, Phoenix Coldon, and Suzie Streeter, Sherill Levitt & Stacy McCall - AKA the “Springfield Three” - get the NFT! treatment. Along the way, Becky & Merie address the burning questions you didn’t know you had, like:

Why did t...

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We’re taking a break but NOT consciously uncoupling. For the next little while, your pod-coasts will be taking a breather from new episodes.

But this episode STILL has the trademark snark, cursing and dishing on MURDER you have come to expect. So when NFT! comes back, you can look forward to these and more getting the Now Fear This! treatment:

Brendan Dassey. Chad Daybell and Lori Vallow. NXIVM and India Oxenberg. Heaven’s Gate. ...

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In this week’s podcast episode, Becky and Merie take on murder plots: real and imagined, online and face-to-face, “successful” and unsuccessful. Ted and Corey Shaughnessy, John Michael Musbach, Wanda Holloway, and Dalia Dippolito get the’ NFT! treatment. Along the way, your hosts address burning questions you didn’t know you had,...

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This week’s podcast episode finds Becky and Merie exploring the phenomenon called Satanic Panic, its victims (the West Memphis 3; McMartin Preschool workers, not the children; yoga; Ouija boards; rock music; Dungeons & Dragons…), and its connection to QAnon and conspiracy theories of today. Along the way they address the burning questions you didn’t know you had, like:

How would Merie’s hairstyle have caused her to be the firs...

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This week’s episode finds Becky and Merie trading babysitting & housesitting horror stories, including murder that is both solved (Cassie Stoddart) and unsolved (Janett Christman). Along the way they address the burning questions you didn’t know you had, like: 

Where does babysitting land on Now Fear This’s Fear-o-meter? Who has read the book version of Eyes Wide Shut? If you’re not answering Merie’s texts, are you in jail? An...

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In this week’s podcast episode, Becky and Merie discuss the terrifying and sometimes deadly phenomenon known as road rage. Along the way, they address the burning questions you didn’t know you had, like:

How did Merie’s margarita needs not only ruin Thanksgiving, but also get her featured on the evening news? Why is Merie going to go into her safe room and never come out? How DO you talk to your kitty cats about gun safety? Does 1...

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***Trigger alert/content warning: This episode includes graphic descriptions of sexual assault, especially related to college and  parties and acquaintance rape. Please visit the NSVRC.org for help, information, resources, and support.

As April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, this week’s podcast episode finds Becky and Merie diving headlong into the world of college parties, alcohol, consent, rape, and revenge, with the Oscar-n...

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In this week’s podcast episode, Becky and Merie discuss some Netflix religious-based crime documentaries, featuring (the what-in-the-actual-fuck , mind-melting) Abducted in Plain Sight and A Murder Among Mormons. Along the way, they address burning questions you didn’t know you had, like:

Should I skip the first 5 minutes if I am really fucking tired of these 2 women talking about losing weight? (hint: YES!) In what way is Merie’s...

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