The Cooper Vortex

The Cooper Vortex

Who is DB Cooper? A look into America's only unsolved skyjacking and the people who are trying to solve it.

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June 5, 2022 109 min

Larry Carr is a recently retired FBI Agent, who worked directly on the DB Cooper case. He spent years in law enforcement and as an Air Marshall. He was behind the late 2000s media push, and he was also behind the mysterious "ckret" username on The Dropzone. 

 

You can find Larry on The DB Cooper Mystery Group on facebook.

 

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Robert Cox is a world traveling DB Cooper fan. He was able to make it to CooperCon from England, what's your excuse for not being there? 

 

You can find Rob on the DB Cooper Mystery Group on Facebook with a Sean Connery James Bond avatar. 

 

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April 13, 2022 3 min
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Kyle Kesterson is a musician, restauranter, and a fan of The Cooper Vortex. He reached out to us and said he wanted Darren to be interviewed on the show and he also said he wanted to be the one to do it. We said yes. So in this episode you'll hear Kyle Kesterson interview Darren Schaefer.

 

You can find Kyle on the DB Cooper Mystery Group on Facebook.

 

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Alan R. Warren is a bestselling author and popular Radio Host. He's the author of at least 26 books, has been published several publications, and is the host and producer of The House of Mystery Radio Show heard on NBC Radio in the US and Canada or as a podcast. 

 

Visit Alan's website! 

https://www.alanrwarren.com/

 

Find Alan on Social Media!

https://www.facebook.com/radiocub/

https://twitter.com/radiocubb

 

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Tessa D'Amico is using her background in tech to build an online collaborative tool for fellow Cooper sleuths to have easy access to all the facts, documents, and theories that exist on the case in one place. Hopefully inspiring the next generation of Citizen Sleuths to join the search for DB Cooper.

 

 

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Lisa Story is an accredited communications professional, and a badass epee fencer. She's spent the last 7 years researching and writing about her Uncle Walt Reca after he handed her his signed confession explaining how he hijacked flight 305.

 

Keep an eye for Lisa's book, unless you're reading this after the summer of 2022, in which case you should definitely order a copy. Better Off Dead Than Poor.

 

 

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Dr. Robert Edwards is a mathematician, economist, researcher, and author of DB Cooper and Flight 305, which will be out on November 24th 2021.

 

Buy Bob's book!

https://www.amazon.com/Cooper-Flight-305-Reexamining-Disappearance/dp/0764362569

 

Visit Bob's Linkedin Page!

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/roberthedwards?trk=people-guest_people_search-card 

 

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October 31, 2021 102 min

Clarke Mayer is a writer, filmmaker, photographer, and author of the new book Incendiary. 

 

Get Clarke's book!

https://www.amazon.com/Incendiary-Clarke-Mayer/dp/1735547328/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=clarke+mayer&qid=1635710152&sr=8-1

 

Visit Clarke's website!

https://www.clarkemayer.com/ 

 

Do you have an Ingram bill or an OG wanted poster? Let Clarke know!

clarke@clarkemayer.com 

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Dan Gryder is a pilot, skydiver, instructor, banjo picker, and YouTuber. Dan is the Creator and host of Probable Cause: Dan Gryder. 

 

Subscribe to Dan's YouTube channel, and watch his DB Cooper doc premiering on his channel November 24th.

https://www.youtube.com/user/UGOT2CTHIS/featured

 

Visit Dan's website!

https://www.dangryder.com/ 

 

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Tim Collins is back! He has even more details about Duane and Jo Weber, and he needs your help with a safety deposit box that belonged to Duane aka John Collins.

 

If you or someone you know can help Tim identify what was in Duane Weber's safety deposit box let him know!

findmycurrency@gmail.com

 

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September 24, 2021 63 min

Liza Morado is the author of Rat on Rat: A Memoir with a Peculiar Twist.

 

Buy Liza's book!

https://www.amazon.com/Rat-memoir-peculiar-twist/dp/B09DN2XY9M/ref=sr_1_2?crid=77Q8GW95KELW&dchild=1&keywords=liza+morado&qid=1632518361&sprefix=liza+morado%2Caps%2C501&sr=8-2

 

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September 2, 2021 66 min

George McKeon is an artist, graphic designer, and author of The Mystery of DB Cooper - A True Crime Adult Coloring book.

 

Buy George's book! https://www.amazon.com/dp/1737712709/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_9ADQ95JNJ06H1MN3T2J4?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1

 

Visit the illustrator's website! Fachrul Reza Riva'i

https://fachrulrezaartwork.wixsite.com/fachrulrezaartwork/about 

 

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http://georgem...

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Tom Sullivan is an author, illustrator, graphic designer, and unsolved case enthusiast. His newest book Unsolved Case Files: Escape at 10,000 feet is all about DB Cooper and it is truly excellent. 

 

Buy Escape at 10,000 Feet!

https://www.amazon.com/Unsolved-Case-Files-Escape-Missing/dp/0062991515 

 

Visit Tom's site and buy his other books!

http://www.thomasgsullivan.com/

 

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March 17, 2021 114 min

Bruce is back for our 50th episode! 

 

Bruce A. Smith is a legend in the Vortex. He's the author of DB Cooper and the FBI: A Case Study of America's Only Unsolved Skyjacking, and the force behind The Mountain News. You may have seen him on Discovery's Expedition Unknown and most recently in the BBC/HBO documentary The Mystery of DB Cooper.

 

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https://www.amazon.com/DB-Cooper-FBI-Americas-Skyjacking/...

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March 1, 2021 91 min

Rob Bertrand is the owner and operator of the NW Escape Experience, and is the author of an amazing new screenplay about the DB Cooper skyjacking. Rob has been lurking in the Vortex for years, knows many of the players, and has attended many of the various events.

 

Visit NW Escape Experience! 

https://nwescapeexperience.com/

https://www.facebook.com/nwescapeexperience 

 

Follow Rob on Twitter!

https://twitter.com/Robertrand77 

 

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Part two of our interview with Tim Collins. If you haven't heard part one yet, I'd recommend you jump back one episode and start with part one.

 

If you have questions, comments, or if you know who DB Cooper was, you can reach us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or email us at dbcooperpodcast@gmail.com. If you enjoyed the show please leave us a review!

https://www.facebook.com/TheCooperVortex

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Some of you may know Tim Collins as SafecrackingPLF from the Dropzone forum, and some of you may know him as "Jo's Memory Man" a name given to him by the production team on the HBO documentary The Mystery of DB Cooper. Tim has been investigating Duane Weber for over 15 years.  Thanks to audio provided by Tim, you'll get to hear Duane and Jo Weber's own voices.

 

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Brendan Koerner is a contributing editor for Wired Magazine, and his work has appeared in The New York Times, Slate, Harpers, and ESPN the magazine. He's the author of Now the Hell Will Start and The Skies Belong to Us - Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking.

 

Follow Brendan on Twitter!

https://twitter.com/brendankoerner

 

Buy Brendan's Books!

https://www.amazon.com/Brendan-I-Koerner/e/B001JP7QM0?ref=sr_ntt_sr...

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Chris Cunningham is a college professor, an authority on the Zodiac Killer, and claims he's not an expert on DB Cooper only because he's humble. 

 

You can find Chris on The DB Cooper Forum as Chaucer:

www.thedbcooperforum.com

 

Email Chris!

cunninghamchris35@gmail.com 

 

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