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Dec 19, 2016

Author Kate Summerscale joins us to talk about a victorian-era child who killed his mother and the scandal that ensued.

You can find her recent book on the subject at The Wicked Boy

Thanks Kate!

Nov 30, 2016

Amanda Howard joins us to talk about one of the most frightening forms of capital punishment — hanging.

In part two, David Wilson joins us to talk about California’s first insanity plea.

You can find Amanda and David’s books at

Rope: A History of the Hanged

Not Just Evil: Murder, Hollywood, and...

Nov 20, 2016

Journalist Martha Elliott joins us to discuss the friendship that developed between her and serial killer Michael Ross. She tells us about the man in the monster.

You can find her book on the subject at The Man in the Monster: Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer

Thanks Martha!

Oct 27, 2016

Author Dianne Emerson joins us to talk about psychopaths. Not serial killers or the like, but the ones we encounter every day!

You can find her book on the subject at Psychopaths In Our Lives

Thanks Dianne!

Sep 14, 2016

Author Leslie Watkins talks to us about people who kill while sleepwalking! He also touches on some supernatural topics as well. I found Mr. Watkins to be delightful. Note, the audio is not pristine but I think you will enjoy this one!

You can find his book at The Sleepwalk Killers