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The Dating Game Killer
In 1978, Rodney Alcala won a date on the popular TV show, The Dating Game. What no one knew was that he was a prolific serial killer in the middle of a cross-country murder spree. In this six-part series, co-hosts Tracy Pattin (Hollywood & Crime) and Stephen Lang (Avatar, Don’t Breathe) take listeners on an unbelievable journey into Alcala’s twisting secret life. He hid behind normal jobs as a typesetter at a prominent newspaper and a summer camp counselor. How did this predatory monster fool employers, prison psychiatrists, and parole boards — all while committing...
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4.4 stars from 5,487 ratings
The story itself is interesting, but there was a lot jumping around to places/times that caused confusion. And then a lot of repetition, which kept making me think I was hearing an episode I’d already listened to.
johncooliowick via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/09/20
Good but
Drawn out painfully and way too many adds
Chris Hoath via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 07/08/20
While I think I’d love it, the animal abuse was simply too much. You lost me at that point. I get that it’s part of the story so this is probably a bias review. But I had to stop listening. I do love Wondery though.
Dsnow63 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/07/20
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