This Is Awful

This Is Awful

True crime obsessed wife horrifies her husband with awful true crime tales.

Episodes

October 14, 2021 65 min

In this episode Trevor and Alison discuss Kitty Genovese and the bystander effect.

Sources:
WashingtonPost.com
TheNewYorker.com
History.com
Wikipedia
The Witness (documentary by her brother William)

Cause of the Week:
Safe Horizon

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In this episode Alison astounds Trevor with life, and death, of Mike Malloy

Sources:
IrishPost.com
Ireland-Calling.com
SmithsonianMag.com
Trivia-Library.com
The Brooklyn Daily Eagle on Newspapers.com
NYDailyNews.com
TheNewYorker.com
Wikipedia.com

Cause of the Week:
SmartRecovery.org

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September 23, 2021 64 min

In this episode Alison depresses Trevor with disappearance of Justin Hooiman

Sources:
ABC4.com
KSL.com
KUTV.com
CharlieProject.org
The Vanished Podcast
Crack House Chronicles Podcast
Who Killed Justin Hooiman

Cause of the Week:
Utah Cold Case Coalition

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September 10, 2021 69 min

In this episode Trevor regales Alison with a discussion on true crime myths.

Cause of the Week:
Epilepsy Foundation

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Tags: True Crime

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September 2, 2021 59 min

In this episode Alison continues to mortify Trevor with the Jennings Murders

Sources:
Biography.com
WashingtonPost.com
Medium.com
NOLA.com
LousiannaVoice.com
RollingStone.com
CrimeGrade.org
Yahoo.com
KPLCTV.com
Death In The Bayou

Cause of the Week:
PromiseofJustice.org

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August 26, 2021 45 min

In this episode Alison mortifies Trevor with the Jennings Murders

Sources:
Biography.com
WashingtonPost.com
Medium.com
NOLA.com
LousiannaVoice.com
RollingStone.com
CrimeGrade.org
Yahoo.com
KPLCTV.com
Death In The Bayou

Cause of the Week:
PromiseofJustice.org

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August 12, 2021 35 min

In this episode Trevor confounds Alison with the murder of Manuel Francisco Patino Gutierrez.

Sources:
AudiencesEverywhere.net
HorrorHistory.net
Miami Harold
Ocala Star-Banner
Google News Archive

Cause of the Week:
UnidosUS.org

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August 5, 2021 59 min

In this episode Alison depresses Trevor with the murder of Olivia Lone Bear.

Sources:
HCN.org
ABC4.com
JusticeForNativeWomen.com
GrandForksHarold.com
BJS.OJP.gov
CSVANW.org
MPRNews.org
APNews.com
KFYRTV.com
KXNET.com
BismarckTribune.com
SearchingForOlivia.Wordpress.com

Cause of the Week:
https://www.niwrc.org/donate

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July 29, 2021 3 min

This weeks episode is delayed but it will be coming in the future.

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July 22, 2021 71 min

In this episode Alison discusses personality disorders with Trevor.

Sources:
MayoClinic.org
NAMI.org
NCBI.NLM.NIH.gov
PsychologyToday.com
MedicalNewsToday.com

Cause of the Week:
PDAN

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July 15, 2021 69 min

In this episode Alison mortifies Trevor with the tale Mark Hoffman.

Sources:
Deseret.com
Esquire.com
Heavy.com
UEN.com
LATimes.com
Medium.com
SLTrib.com
SaltLakeMagazine.com
Wikipedia.com

Cause of the Week:
Boys and Girls Club of Greater Salt Lake

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July 8, 2021 74 min

In this episode Alison discusses with Trevor the 12 reasons why we love true crime.

General Trigger Warning: while we don't discuss specific details in this episode we do discuss elements of death, murder, and assault.

Sources:
Mental Floss

Cause of the Week:
The Marshall Project

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July 1, 2021 50 min

In this episode Alison continues to dismay Trevor with the tale of the Order of the Solar Temple pt.2

Sources:
Britanica.com
CBC.ca
VoxSpace.in
TorontoSun.ca
Wikipedia.com
AMORC.org
English.Religion.info
Encyclopedia.com
InfoSect.FreeShell.org
Grunge.com
CrimeReads.com
Newsweek.com
Millennialism, Persecution, and Violence: Historical Cases by Catherine Wessinger

Cause of the Week:
VashtiInitiative.org

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June 27, 2021 57 min

In this episode Alison dismays Trevor with the tale of the Order of the Solar Temple pt.1

Sources:
Britanica.com
CBC.ca
VoxSpace.in
TorontoSun.ca
Wikipedia.com
AMORC.org
English.Religion.info
Encyclopedia.com
InfoSect.FreeShell.org
Grunge.com
CrimeReads.com
Newsweek.com

Cause of the Week:
VashtiInitiative.org

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June 24, 2021 12 min

In this episode Alison discusses the reason why this weeks episode is delayed.


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June 17, 2021 38 min

In this episode Alison appalls Trevor with the tale of the Yosemite Murders

Sources:
ABC.com
Wikipedia.com
StrangeOutdoors.com
History.com
ABC10.com
Times-Standard.com
OrlandoSentinel.com
NYDailyNews.com
LATimes.com

Cause of the Week:
NatureBridge

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June 10, 2021 54 min

In this episode Trevor engages Alison with a discussion on True Crime
(we also realized this is actually our 31st episode after recording and titling the episode)

Cause of the Week:
Relentless Justice

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June 3, 2021 53 min

In this episode Alison enrages Trevor with the murder of Scott Amedure

Sources:
BuffaloNews.com
Esquire.com
Wikipedia.com
CaseLaw.FindLaw.com
Mirror.co.uk
Murderpedia.com
Encyclopedia.com
AJC.com
LGBTBar.org
Trial By Media (on Netflix)

Cause of the Week:
HRC.org

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May 27, 2021 72 min

In this episode Alison depresses Trevor with the tale of the disappearance of Amy Bradley

Sources:
Wikipedia.com
FBI.gov
FilmDaily.co
Medium.com
CharleyProject.com
Reddit.com
TheCinemaholic.com
StyleWeekly.com
NewsPapers.com (Daily Press)

Cause of the Week:
InternationalCruiseVictims.org
GAATW.org

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May 20, 2021 51 min

In this episode Alison disgusts Trevor with the tale of The Soap Maker of Correggio

Sources:
AllThatsInteresting.com
Wikipedia.com
BestofTrueCrime.com
Medium.com
TWM.news
HistoryDaily.org
Stephanie Harlowe on YouTube

Cause of the Week:
American Pregnancy Association

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