On this episode we were able to collaborate with friend of the Podcast CJ the host of Beyond the Rainbow Podcast. This is a podcast that covers the LGBTQ community. We hit up the theme of Celebrity Crimes.
Celebrated actor or a man in possession of Child Pornography.
On this episode we talked about cults with a special guest. On this episode we had Emily G Thompson the author of true crime books and creator of Morbidology Podcast. The episode begins with an interview about Emily’s books and how her podcast came to be and then we get into 4 cult cases. Join us as we do down the cult rabbit hole.
Order of the Solar Temple
*sings* sunshine lollipops and rainbows everywhere, is not what you will find in The Solar Temple.
Beer Pairing for this story is Rapture of Folly Cherry Sour from Twa Dogs Beer out of Victoria Caledonian Distillery & Brewery
Jeffrey Lundgren led a Mormon offshoot that ended up in Murder.
-United States Court of Appeals,Sixth Circuit. Jeffrey D. LUNDGREN, Petitioner-Appellant, v. Betty MITCHELL, Warden, Respondent-Appellee
-The Kansas City Star, 25 August, 2006 – “Cult Leader to be Executed”
-End of Days: Predictions and Prophecies about the End of the World by Sylvia Browne
-Prophet of Death: The Mormon Atonement Killings by Pete Earley The Cincinnati Enquirer, 29 July, 1990 – “Trial Focuses on Cult Leader’s Control”
-Crime Classification Manual: A Standard System for Investigating and Classifying Violent Crime by John Douglas, Ann W. Burgess, Allen G. Burgess and Robert K. Ressler
-St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 7 January, 1990 – “Officials Ask Public to Help in Search for Cult Leader
-Akron Beacon Journal, 28 August, 1990 – “’Stop. It Hurts,’ Cried Avery before Slaying”
-The Newark Advocate, 17 September, 1990 – “Cult Trial Defendants Face Judges”
When a charismatic man is able to con a ton of people into handing over money a commune is born.
On this episode we hit the topic of Music Crimes. We also had composer, producer and podcaster Jayme McDonald as a guest. Check out his work here. He scored the new movie Dosed that talks about the use of Magic Mushrooms (psilocybin) to help defeat the opioid crisis as well as its healing benefits.
More about Jayme McDonald: Jayme McDonald aka MD is a composer/producer/podcast host who doubles in music as Chatterless ; releasing lofi and synthwave inspired projects.
Marvin Gaye’s Murder
This is the story of the lifelong war between Marvin Gaye and his father.
you may not know Lou Pearlman and his crimes but I am sure you know the bands he helped create and manage. Those include Backstreet Boys, NSYNC, O-Town, LFO, Take 5, Natural, US5, Jordan Knight, Aaron Carter, Smiles and Southstar, C-Note, Innosense and Solid HarmoniE.