Episodes
On February 14, 2017, the bodies of 14 year old Abigail Williams and 13 year old Liberty German were found near the Manon High Bridge trail in Delphi, Indiana. The girls had disappeared from the trail the day before. Soon it was revealed that one of the girls, Libby, had captured audio and video of their presumed killer on her smart phone. But even with a mountain of evidence including audio of the killer's voice and a composite sketch, the girls' murder remains at large. Is he hiding in...
Published 05/24/22
Published 05/24/22
Gemma Hoskins remembers high school fondly, thanks in large part to her favorite teacher Sister Cathy Cesnik. So, when the beloved nun disappeared one November night in 1969 only to eventually be discovered dead in the woods, grief took hold over this ambiguous story for decades. And then, truth-telling around abuse in those hallowed halls merged with Gemma’s outstanding questions. 40 years after the murder, she got to work with the help of a former classmate of hers, and together they’d...
Published 05/19/22
Martin Shkreli IS THE FREAKING WORST! The 38-year-old financial entrepreneur and pharmaceutical tycoon from Brooklyn was dubbed "the most hated man in America"  in 2015 for price gouging the prescription drug Daraprim by 5500% overnight depriving AIDS patients, people with cancer, and pregnant people of the life-saving medication. That same year, Shkreli purchased the Wu-Tang Clan's single copy of "Once Upon a Time in Shaolin" for 2 million dollars, AND THEN TALKED TRASH ABOUT WU -TANG EVERY...
Published 05/17/22
Long before the hit podcast Serial spurred the world into podcast-listening, Rabia Chaudry was on a mission. The 1999 murder of a high school student named Hae Min Lee left a community grieving and a family friend of Rabia’s, 17-year-old Adnan Syed, in the crosshairs. He was sentenced to life in prison, where he still is to this day. In this episode, we’ll trace Rabia’s decades-long fight to free Adnan, find Hae’s killer and champion the truths of so many others along the way. This episode...
Published 05/12/22
It's late. You've had a glass of wine. You're young and hopeful and looking for love. So you start swiping through Tinder. You come across Simon Leviev, and you pause. He's handsome enough, seems like he has a full life, and he is RICH RICH RICH. You think, 'what the hell' and you swipe right. And wouldn't you know it, it's a match! Within minutes, he's messaging you asking to meet him for coffee. Now. And you go, because you only  live once, right? Little do you know that you're making the...
Published 05/10/22
Connie Walker is a journalist on a mission to tell the stories of missing & murdered indigenous women in Canada. So, when a band of fellow Cree siblings reached out to her asking if she’d find out what happened to their long-lost sister, Connie went searching. And the resulting journey of producing the podcast Missing & Murdered: Finding Cleo would prove to be about so much more than one family’s fate. This episode is part of a ten-part series called Let The Women Do The Work. Join...
Published 05/05/22
It's late. You've had a glass of wine. You're young and hopeful and looking for love. So you start swiping through Tinder. You come across Simon Leviev, and you pause. He's handsome enough, seems like he has a full life, and he is RICH RICH RICH. You think, 'what the hell' and you swipe right. And wouldn't you know it, it's a match! Within minutes, he's messaging you asking to meet him for coffee. Now. And you go, because you only  live once, right? Little do you know that you're making the...
Published 05/03/22
One rainy New York night in 1996, Lorri Davis went to see a movie. It was a documentary about the murder of three cub scouts found in the woods and the three outcasts who were blamed for the crime. From there, her life changed forever. Here’s the story of how a young landscape architect, fell in love and into the fight to free the West Memphis Three.  This episode is part of a ten-part series called Let The Women Do The Work. Join host Gillian Pensavalle as she follows the stories of ten...
Published 04/28/22
On a cold day in 1983, a plumber was called to an apartment building in the Cranley Gardens neighborhood of North London. The building drains were clogged. And when he climbed down into plumbing "man hole" he saw what was causing the blockage: human flesh and bone. What followed was essentially an elaborate confession by one of the building's tenants: Dennis Nilsen who explained to the police that he had murdered and dismembered at least 12 men and boys and disposed of them both UNDER HIS...
Published 04/26/22
This show has a bone to pick true crime podcasts. Where are all the women’s perspectives? The detectives, the witnesses, the movers and shakers of any case are not always dudes. So let’s widen our framework, shall we? On Let The Women Do The Work, join host Gillian Pensavalle as she follows the stories of ten dynamic, inspiring, badass women in true crime, one episode at a time. Let The Women Do The Work is a 10-part series premiering weekly in the True Crime Obsessed feed starting April...
Published 04/22/22
LET'S OBJECTIFY SOME MEN FOR A CHANGE! The Chippendale all-male review (read STRIP SHOW) was the hottest shows in Los Angeles in the early 1980s. And it was all fun and games UNTILL THE MURDERS STARTED HAPPENING. First a Playboy playmate who frequented the club where the men stripped is killed. And then someone much closer to the show is murdered in his office in the middle of the day. THIS IS WHY WE CAN'T HAVE NICE THINGS JUST LET THE NAKED MEN DANNNNNNNNNNCE. The rest of this series is...
Published 04/21/22
Three young women vanish months apart from each other. Massive searches ensue for each. Days or weeks later, each one is found dead in the location they were last seen. In each case, their deaths are ruled hypothermia even though there's evidence of foul play. How could they have been missed by searchers? Were they abducted, murdered, and then brought back to the place they vanished? Loni Coombs investigates. COME SEE US ON TOUR!! In May we're hitting Chicago, Boston, Seattle, and Los...
Published 04/19/22
On July 2, 2021, 22-year-old Gabby Petito and her fiance, 23-year-old Briann Laundrie took off on the adventure of a lifetime. Driving cross country on a "vanlife" adventure that Gabby shared with the world via her instagram account. By late August, Gabby stopped communicating with her family. And then on September 2, Brian returned home without Gabby. AND HE REFUSED TO SPEAK WITH AUTHORITIES OR HELP IN THE SEARH EVEN AFTER GABBY WAS REPORTED MISSING. It would take weeks to find Gabby's body....
Published 04/12/22
FAM!! Season 2 of the Obsessed Network Original Podcast "Strange & Unexplained With Daisy Eagan" launches today! In case you aren't familiar, “Strange & Unexplained is a podcast about all the things that make us wonder. Each week host Daisy Eagan tells the tale of something strange–sometimes it’s paranormal like a haunting or alien encounter, other times it Earthly like an unexplained disappearance or an unsolved murder. But it’s always a twisted tale of something just beyond what we...
Published 04/07/22
On the evening of June 7, 2021, Alex Murdaugh, a member of one of the most powerful families in South Carolina, came home to a brutal scene: The bodies of his 21 year old son, Paul, and 52 year old wife, Maggie. Both of whom had been shot multiple times. Could this be connected to the death of Paul's friend Mallory, who had been thrown from a boat Paul had been driving while drunk? And as the authorities dig deeper, they find TWO OTHER murders connected to the family that remain unsolved....
Published 04/05/22
On May 25, 1996, 19-year-old college student Kristin Smart went to an off-campus party. Around 2 am, she was last seen being helped back to her dorm by another student named Paul Flores. No one ever saw Kristin again. It would take over 25 years to unravel the mystery of what happened that night and to be able to prove what happened to Kristin Smart. COME SEE US ON TOUR!! In May we're hitting Chicago, Boston, Seattle, and Los Angeles! We're covering "CLASS ACTION PARK." You know you want to...
Published 03/29/22
DON’T WORRY, YOU ONLY HAVE TO HEAR WARREN JEFFS SING ONCE. Look, tick tock, it’s cult o’clock. We’re back with the FLDS (the culty fundementialist sect of the Mormon faith) and it’s ten years after that piece of s**t pedophile Warren Jeffs went to prison FOR LIFE. The devoted followers he left behind are suffering and trying to pick up the pieces of their broken lives, all while trying to keep their faith.  COME SEE US ON TOUR!! In May we're hitting Chicago, Boston, Seattle, and Los...
Published 03/22/22
Adrienne Shelly was a writer and actress best known for writing and co-starring the film Waitress, which was later turned into a Broadway musical. But on the evening of November 1st, 2006 she was fond dead--hanging in the bathroom of her West Village, NYC office. The initial assumption by investigators was suicide, but her husband Andy didn't believe it and pushed the cops to work the case like a murder. Ultimately Andy was right, and the killer was found. But why did he do it? This...
Published 03/15/22
THERE'S NO MURDER! NOBODY DIES! AND A BUNCH OF RICH CHARDONNAY (PROBABLY, RIGHT?) CHUGGING CUL-DE-SAC MOMS LOSE A BUNCH OF MONEY. THIS CAN ONLY MEAN ONE THING: IT'S TIME TO TALK ABOUT BEANIE MANIA! Also, we beg you, please don't throw your kids OUT OF THE CAR onto A FIVE LANE HIGHWAY when a DELIVERY TRUCK OVERTURNS just to snag a handful of McDonalds-bound Teenie Beanies. Just please don't. COME SEE US ON TOUR!! In May we're hitting Chicago, Boston, Seattle, and Los Angeles! We're covering...
Published 03/08/22
A madman is on the loose. The press is calling him The Torso Killer because of the gruesome headless and handless bodies he leaves behind. And while investigators search for him in New York City, similar murders are discovered across the river in New Jersey. After one woman narrowly escapes, a suspect is identified. Now they have to find him before he kills again. LOOKING FOR MORE TCO? On our Patreon feed, you'll find over 200 FULL BONUS episodes to BINGE RIGHT NOW! Including our...
Published 03/01/22
FAM!!! We're hitting the road with a brand new show covering the TCO classic "Class Action Park"!!! The Patreon pre-sale is on right now! Tickets go on sale for everyone tomorrow! If you're on the Patreon, check your email, you have all the links and codes you need! If you're NOT on the Patreon and you want to get in on this presale, GO HERE TO JOIN PATREON RIGHT NOW AND YOU'LL GET INSTANT ACCESS! HERE'S THE SCHEDULE: CHICAGO: Tuesday, May 3rd BOSTON: Friday, May 6 SEATTLE: Sunday, May...
Published 02/22/22
FAM! THIS IS A TWO-PARTER! Part 2 is available RIGHT NOW AND AD-FREE at the $5 level on Patreon as a special bonus. Part 2 will be our regular episode next.   Times Square, 1979: fire fighters and police are called to a low budget motel where a room is on fire. What they find is "the motel room from hell"--where two headless and handless torsos have been set ablaze. Investigators begin a frantic search for the killer, Little do they know that his killing spree has just begun and nobody is...
Published 02/22/22
Between 1971 and 1983, meek and mild Robert Hansen seemed to have it all; a loving wife and children, a successful bakery business, and world-record hunting trophies bringing him respect from his peers. But behind this carefully cultivated exterior lurked a cold-blooded serial murderer who confessed to killing 21 women, 17 of which were recovered. It was only due to the actions of a few dedicated Anchorage, Alaska detectives (one of whom is the literal embodiment of LET THE WOMEN DO THE...
Published 02/15/22