Episode 8 – Stupid Criminals


Some times the criminals are just not as smart as others.  This episode we dwell on just this kind of criminal.

Martyr or Murderer? Time Will Tell .  The Story of John Allen Chau
Young man spreading the word of God? Or moron blinded by faith risking the lives of an entire civilization? 

This story paired with Stupid Stout Imperial Stout 2015 Vintage from Coronado Brewing.



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Robbing Banks Does Not Pay

Our guy Eric Rivers liked to Rob banks.  Some times your crime spree should steer clear of the media.

This story paired with Heist Maple Stout from Cannery Brewing out of Penticton.

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What the hell is this junk in my trunk?! 
The Toxic Tush Case
She’s  not a doctor but why let that stop you from performing body enhancements?

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Drug Smuggling Never Pays.

When three people conspire to run coke across the USA Canada border noting could go wrong, could it?

This story paired with The Toques of Hazzard Double White IPA from Parallel 49 Brewing out of Vancouver.

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Ignorance Was Bliss


Episode 7 – Crimes Involving Celebrities


Some times Celebrities snap and sometimes they are victims.  This episode we cover just that.

SON OF A… Godfather. The Life of Christian Brando.

The life and times of Marlon Brando’s son.  Well one of them that is.

This story paired with Langley BC’s Dead Frog Brewery Nutty Uncle Peanut Butter Stout.


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The Best Was Yet to Come

This is the sad story of Dorothy Stratten a young women from Coquitlam British Columbia who’s rise to fame seemed to be unstoppable.  Sadly it was not.

This story paired with Halifax Nova Scotia’s  2 Crows Brewing Dare To Dream.


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Episode 6 – Workplace Crimes


We spend much of our waking hours at work as adults.  Sometimes things go very wrong.  This episode we discuss workplace crimes.  We also have our first guest on the show Nina!


A nice Monday morning chat around the water cooler ends in death. As if Monday mornings weren’t bad enough!

This story paired with Uganada Sipi Coffee Brown Ale from Bridge Brewing North Vancouver BC.

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Going Postal

Sometimes delivering mail can make you go Postal.  Nina shares her story about where the term came from.

For Patrick Sherrill:
Quick recap:  14 employees were shot and killed and six were wounded at the Edmond, Oklahoma, post office by Patrick Sherrill

This story paired with Rocket Dog Dark Session IPA from Red Collar Brewing out of Kamloops BC.


Comparison of Patrick to Willy.

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When Brew Meets Crime

When an employee of a beer distribution company is fired for stealing he reacts by going on a mass shooting spree.

This story paired with Big Wave Golden Ale from Kona Brewing in Hawaii.


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Episode 5 – Theme Parks and Freak Shows


This episode we get down and dirty with the theme of Theme Parks and Freak Shows.  Be ready for the weird and depraved.

A Selfish Shellfish: The Story of Grady Stiles Jr.

Young love, family conflict, murder and not one but 2 bearded ladies. I can’t make this shit up.

This story paired with Funk Royal from Brasserie Dunham out of Dunham Quebec.  This beer was a  Foeder grisette saison with local Mont-Royal plums.

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Rape, Murder and the Holy Land

When a former religious theme park called Holy Land USA in Connecticut falls into disrepair and decay things were bound to go wrong.  Unfortunately this night spelled a tragic end to a vibrant young woman’s life.  Chloe Ottman will forever be remembered as a extremely friendly person that would befriend anyone she met.

This story paired with Vanishing Monk Belgian Witbier from Old Yale Brewing.

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Episode 4 – Spooky Crimes for Halloween


For Halloween we decided to do an episode on spooky crimes.  There will be something odd or unsettling in these stories.

Ghost, Guilt or The Green Eyed Monster? Murder in the Red Barn

It’s been months since their daughter eloped and they still haven’t heard from her. That is until the stepmother is haunted by a ghostly figure.

This story paired with Redrum Spiced Red Ale from Dead Frog Brewery


Moyse’s Hall Museum 

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Tom Waits – Murder in the Red Barn

The Murder of Janet Smith

Janet Smith was a Nursemaid or nanny from Scotland that ended up in Vancouver Canada in 1923.  Unfortunately she was murdered in 1924 and to this day we do not know who killed here.  Follow along with this story of murder, high society, racism, drug parties, torture and a haunting.

This story paired with Lost Souls Chocolate Pumpkin Porter by Parallel 49 Brewing out of Vancouver.

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Episode 3 – Cults!


Cults are just as terrifying as they are intriguing.  This episode we sit down and discuss two crazy cults.

The Church of God with Signs Following

There’s a Snake in my Scripture!!

Maybe it’s a religion, maybe it’s a cult. I’m just not sssssure.  

This story paired with a snake bite made with Dead Frog Brewery’s Steel Toe Lager and Lonetree Dry Cider both from Metro Vancouver.



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Ant Hill Kids

Ant Hill Kids is a terrifying story of a cult out of first Quebec and then Ontario Canada.  Running from 1977 to 1989 the cult was full of torture and fear.  Hard to believe it grew out of a Charismatic member of the Mormon Church.  This story is triggering and horrible take that as a warning.

This story paired with a snake bite made with Parallel 49 Brewing’s Hive Mind Braggot.

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Episode 2 – Back to School


With school on the horizon we thought it made sense to hit up the topic of Back to School. This will not be back to school shopping though.

One rotten apple spoils the whole bunch.  Or in this case one rotten teacher spoils it for everyone.

Joanne Chambers was an elementary school teacher with Pocono Mountain School District in Monroe, Pennsylvania. It was a job that she enjoyed. She was popular with her students and got along with her co-workers. Or so she thought.

This story paired with Trinity Brew’s Menacing Apple Harvest Apple Saison a Brewery in Colorado Springs Colorado.

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The Case of the Gainesville Ripper

1990 was a bad time for Gainesville Florida. In a matter of a few days 5 Students were dead and a town was in panic. This is that story.

This story paired with the collaboration between Twin Sails Brewing and Coalesce Brewing called This Could Have Been US an American Wild Ale.  Twin Sails Brewing is located in Port Moody.

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