True Crime Obsessed

True Crime Obsessed

The true crime / comedy podcast YOU NEED IN YOUR LIFE. We recap your favorite true crime documentaries with humor, sass, and heart. FROM VULTURE: "It’s not wrong to laugh when you’re listening to a true-crime podcast. Or at least I hope it isn’t, because if almost crashing my car while listening to True Crime Obsessed is wrong, I don’t want to be right." Hear our take on "Abducted in Plain Sight," "The Ted Bundy Tapes,"Dirty John: The Dirty Truth" and so many more.

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July 23, 2021 46 min
FAM!! In anticipation of our LIVE SHOW THIS SATURDAY (July 31st), we are rereleasing our episodes covering "The Disappearance of Maura Murray." Come see us cover this case LIVE on Saturday night at the Wilbur Theater in Boston where we will be joined by Maggie, Lance, and Tim (...and a surprise special guest) who are all featured in the doc! It's a completely different show than you're about to listen to AND WE CAN&...
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FAM!! In anticipation of our LIVE SHOW THIS SATURDAY (July 31st), we are rereleasing our episodes covering "The Disappearance of Maura Murray." Come see us cover this case LIVE on Saturday night at the Wilbur Theater in Boston where we will be joined by Maggie, Lance, and Tim (...and a surprise special guest) who are all featured in the doc! It's a completely different show than you're about to listen to AND WE CAN&...
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It's been 18 years since Scott Peterson was convicted of killing his pregnant wife, Laci. In that time, some members of his family have been working tirelessly to prove his innocence--that he couldn't have killed Laci. Some of their evidence is compelling, but so much of Scott's story still doesn't make sense. But Scott's attorneys are certain that if he's granted a new trial--which seems more and more likel...
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July 13, 2021 68 min
THIS. ONE. IS. WILD. YOU. GUYS.

Let us say right up front, Patrick and Gillian have never watched an episode of The Housewives, SO THIS WAS A REAL EDUCATION….And now Patrick identifies as Housewives Curious. OK,  so Beverly Hills Housewife Erik Jane (you guys, I could watch that XXPEN$IVE video allllll dayyyyy, and if you don’t know what that is, just you wait) and her husband, legal titan Tom Girardi are in super big trouble. I...
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July 8, 2021 41 min
YOU GUYS WE ARE OBSESSED! Three separate explosions attempt to take out prominent members of the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City.  The crimes expose the dark underbelly in the world of rare documents dealing within the church community. DID I MENTION THAT WE'RE OBSESSED? COME HEAR US SCREAM ABOUT IT!

FAM OUR LIVE SHOW IN BOSTON IS BACK ON AND TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE!! If you had tickets to the original date, they have been ref...
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July 6, 2021 51 min
During its 1980s and 1990s heyday, New Jersey’s Action Park earned a reputation as the most insane — and possibly the most dangerous — amusement park that ever existed. It was known as a lawless land, ruled by drunk teenage employees and frequented by even drunker teenage guests. The rides were experimental and illogical, and seemed to ignore even the most basic notions of physics or common sense—not to mention safety. And this doc...
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June 29, 2021 63 min
Fam, if you thought New York in the 70s, was bad, WELCOME TO DETROIT IN THE 80s. It’s the height of “the war on drugs” and, according to local law enforcement, it seems that a new drug gang is popping up every week. Enter the notorious White Boy Rick—a SIXTEEN YEAR OLD DRUG KINGPIN WHO IS RUNNING DETROIT LIKE A MAFIA BOSS…or so the legend went. In reality, he was a14-year-old informant for the FBI who was thrust into the world of d...
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June 22, 2021 63 min
BUCKLE UP EVERYONE, GILLIAN IS REAL MAD THIS WEEK!
So, Ok, remember Ma Anand Sheela from “Wild Wild Country?” She was Bagwan’s number 2, bus we all knew she was really the one running things in the Rajneesh Cult. Remember how she went a little bananas and tried to poison the entire town in Oregon where the cult was based and then she plotted to assassinate a Senator, and then went into hiding after leaving the cult. WELL GUESS WH...
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This is part 2 of our 2-part coverage. For episode 1, please see last week's episode!

Can a building be evil? (Gillian: “NO, IT’S JUST A BUILDING!”). Can web sleuths solve a truly bizarre death? (Patrick: “NO! GET OFF FACEBOOK AND GO. OUT. SIDE.). And what exactly is a hotel general manager’s job? (Patrick and Gillian: (“UNCLEAR!”)  Welcome to the Cecil Hotel—a once grand hotel which rotted from the inside and became a place ...
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FAM: This is a two-part series. Episode 2 is available right now and ad-free for 1 week only on our Patreon at all levels. Part 2 will be our regular episode next week!

Can a building be evil? (Gillian: “NO, IT’S JUST A BUILDING!”). Can web sleuths solve a truly bizarre death? (Patrick: “NO! GET OFF FACEBOOK AND GO. OUT. SIDE.). And what exactly is a hotel general manager’s job? (Patrick and Gillian: (“UNCLEAR!”)  Welcome to the ...
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June 3, 2021 43 min
From the 1975 disappearance of 20 people in small-town Oregon to the 1997 mass suicide of 39 people all wearing the same pair of Nike Decades in San Diego, “Heaven’s Gate: The Cult of Cults” sketches the evolution of the UFO-worshipping cult that mystified Americans in the last quarter of the 20th century. OH, AND THERE'S MUSICAL THEATER!

Fam! We're so excited to share episode 1 of our Patreon coverage of HBO Max's Hea...
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June 1, 2021 62 min
In February 2006, 24-year-old Crystal Theobold was killed in a drive by shooting in front of her house in Riverside, California. Her mother Belinda became obsessed with tracking down her killer and took to social media, creating profiles she thought the killer would be attracted to in an attempt to trick them into confessing--and the line between justice and revenge is quickly blurred.

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TICK TOCK IT'S CULOT O'CLOCK....AGAIN! And Gwyneth Paltrow is here? WHAT?

If you live in a city, there was a time you saw a WeWork on just about every corner. It was the co-working space where all the cook kids went to, like, make stuff and drink coffee. But who even knew the whole thing was a cult-meets-pyramid-scheme with all you can drink "summer camps" and a leader who looks like the low rent Ashton Kutcher. O...
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May 18, 2021 61 min
In 1993, three men were found dead--"torn limb from limb"--on a farm in northern California. It was said to be the work of a Sasquatch, or Bigfoot, who lived in the dense forest near the farm. Investigative journalist David Holthouse in on a quest to solve the mystery. Was it the work of the mythical / illusive creature? And if so, Can David find one?

FAM! WE'RE DOING A VIRTUAL LIVE SHOW! CLICK HERE FOR YOUR TICKETS! T...
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Hey, Fam! We're so excited to bring you the new show from the Obsessed Network, "Murder in Alliance." We've got the first episode here for you in this feed, and two more available right now wherever you get your podcasts.

Listen to the first three episodes and follow "Murder in Alliance" on your favorite podcast player HERE (https://lnk.to/98BXWuip).

In the podcast, investigative journalist Maggie Freleng ...
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May 11, 2021 61 min
In 1993, three men were found dead--"torn limb from limb"--on a farm in northern California. It was said to be the work of a Sasquatch, or Bigfoot, who lived in the dense forest near the farm. Investigative journalist David Holthouse in on a quest to solve the mystery. Was it the work of the mythical / illusive creature? And if so, Can David find one?

FAM! WE'RE DOING A VIRTUAL LIVE SHOW! CLICK HERE FOR YOUR TICKETS! T...
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On February 4, 1974, 19-year-old Patty Hearst, heiress to the Hearst Newspaper fortune, was kidnapped from her Berklee apartment. The kidnappers were a group of young Americans calling themselves The Symbionese Liberation Army--a group dedicated to the violent overthrow of the US government. What resulted was America's first media frenzy. And things only got crazier when Patty became "Tania" and joined the ranks of the ...
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Do you have an idiot kid you want to get into an Ivy League college? Are you super rich? Maybe you spent a couple seasons on "Full House?" Well have we got the scam for you! For over 10 years, a man named Rick Singer helped the rich and famous get their kids into the school of their parents' dreams--all done through cheating, manipulating, and paying people off. And guess what? THEY ALL EVENTUALLY GET CAUGHT!

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DORIS PAYINE IS THE WORLD'S MOST NOTORIOUS JEWEL THIEF...AND SHE REALLY LOVES HER JOB, YOU GUYS!

This is one of the wildest rides we've gone on in a while! This documentary tells the tale of how a poor, single, black mother from segregated West Virginia became the world's most notorious jewel thief. She's complicated and fabulous and we have a lot of feelings. 

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Sam Little is America’s most prolific serial killer, murdering over 90 across 17 states over the course of 30 years. How is it possible that a man who was never particularly careful about his crimes could get away with a killing spree spanning so many decades? Beth Karas, and our pals at Oxygen, investigate

CHECK OUT OUR NEW PODCAST: "Strange And Unexplained With Daisy Eagan"
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