Episode 344: The Book of Revelation
Join us today as we explore the infamous Book of Revelation, from the bloody history of the times the book was written to the metal-as-fuck imagery contained therein.
Episode 342: The Order of the Solar Temple Part II - The Rise and Fall of the Order
On part two of our series on the Order of the Solar Temple, we discuss the rise and fall of the world's premiere yuppie cult while also covering their secret beliefs and rituals, all to try to help explain how it ended with the deaths of 74 people.
Episode 341: The Order of the Solar Temple Part I - The Beginning
It's a return to cults on this week's episode as we begin our series on one of the most mysterious of the late twentieth century: The Order of the Solar Temple. Join us as we trace the paths of leaders Joseph Di Mambro and Luc Jouret as they wind their way down a path that eventually led to the murder and/or suicide of 74 people.
Episode 339: Peter Kürten Part I - Papa Denke
It's Heavy Hitter time once again with one of the most monstrous killers we'll ever cover: Peter Kürten, aka the Vampire of Dusseldorf. Join us as we discuss the early life and career of one of the early twentieth century's most brutal serial killers, including his dogcatcher-influenced adolescence and his first few horrific murders plus a quick overview of Peter Kürten's German serial killer contemporaries.
Episode 337: The West Memphis Three Part III - The Trials
It's conclusion time this week as we cover the trials of Jessie Misskelley, Damien Echols, and Jason Baldwin, along with all of the infuriating judgements and insane experts that come along with them, plus the aftermath and their eventual path to freedom.
Episode 336: The West Memphis Three Part II - The Confession of Jessie Misskelley
On part two of our series on the West Memphis Three, we cover the secret mission entrusted to a waitress that officially moved the cops towards the boys, the false confession that put them away, and the bogus piece of evidence that sealed their fate.
Episode 335: The West Memphis Three Part I - The Road to Hell
It's time for us to finally cover one of the most controversial murder cases in recent history: the child murders at Robin Hood Hills and the West Memphis Three. Join us in the first of a three part series as we discuss just how three teenagers came to be accused and convicted of a crime they didn't commit in addition to the murders themselves.
Side Stories: Sovereign Citizens
Ben and Henry dish on the latest true crime goss: Rose West competes in the Great British Prison Bake Off, an Oregon man foils the FBI with the world's biggest game of Mouse Trap, and an AutoZone employee does more than is required at a Queens crime scene. Take the cannoli. Triple L. Test out Gabi for free at http://gabi.com/SIDESTORIES
Episode 334: Flat Earth
Join us for a deep dive into the hottest conspiracy on the Internet today: Flat Earth! We're covering this from every angle that we can, from the actual beliefs to the people behind it going back to the 1800s and most importantly, just why this conspiracy has caught on the way it has in just the last five years.
Episode 332: The Donner Party Part II - The Forlorn Hope
On the conclusion to our series on America's most famous cannibals, we cover the horrifying journey of the group known as the Forlorn Hope, the awful lengths people at the base camp went to for survival, and the murders that happened as a result of both.
Side Stories: Joe Exotic 2020
Guess who's back. Back again. Benry's back, tell a friend. Topics in this one: a serial pusher, befriending the aliens, and Joe Exotic for president. Good night and good luck and live and laugh and love. This week's Side Stories is brought you by Stamps.com. Get a 4 week trial at http://stamps.com with promo code: SIDE
Episode 331: The Donner Party Part I - Salt of the Earth
It's the beginning of our journey into the American Frontier as we cover the tragic and brutal saga of the Donner Party. Join us on this episode as we cover the hard journey west, the ill-advised shortcut through the Great Salt Desert, and the hardships the party encountered plus quite a few bad decisions that eventually led to cannibalism and murder. Learn more about SimpliSafe today at http://simplisafe.com/lastpod Start your 4 week trial at http://stamps.com with promo code: left
Episode 330: Katherine Knight Part II - Bangaroo
On the conclusion to our series on Australia's most vicious murderer, we cover the relationship between Katherine Knight and her ultimate victim, John Price, and of course, we cover the murder itself and what happened afterwards that made Katherine Knight a household name in Australia.
Episode 329: Katherine Knight Part I - Lady Leatherface
On the first of our two part series, we cover Australia's Katherine Knight, who murdered, skinned, and cooked her common law husband in the year 2000. Join us as we cover Katherine's life up to the fateful night in question, from her years as a slaughterhouse worker to her series of dangerous psychotic breakdowns. If you have a second, please do us a solid by filling out this confidential survey: https://bit.ly/2L1A1Uv
Episode 328: Richard Kuklinski Part III - The Fall of the Iceman
On the conclusion to our series on Richard Kuklinski, we cover his love affair with cyanide, his bizarre friendship with fellow psychopathic hitman Robert Prongay, and the B&E crew that eventually brought Richard down. Add Honey to your browser for free at http://joinhoney.com/last If you have a second, please do us a solid by filling out this confidential survey: https://bit.ly/2L1A1Uv
Side Stories: Lady of the Dunes
Ben and Henry are back with some good old-fashioned chat. Real wholesome like. We even heard that listening to Side Stories is good for your bone and joint health*. Triple L. Topics this week: Ghost babies, plane theft, and more. *This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
Episode 327: Richard Kuklinski Part II - Tales of the Iceman
Join us for the second in our three part series as we cover Richard's introduction into the mafia world as well as his menagerie of murder methods, from sharks to grenades to rats. There’s no reason not to join! Get yours at http://dollarshaveclub.com/last. Robinhood is giving listeners a free stock. Sign up at http://lastpod.robinhood.com. Plaint Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Episode 326: Richard Kuklinski Part I - Origins of the Iceman
On the first of our three part series, we cover one of the most successful hitmen (serial killers?) of our age: Richard Kuklinski. Join us as we discuss his terrible upbringing, his early years as the head of the Coming Up Roses gang, and the possibly dozens of men he murdered in New York City in the fifties just for the practice. Save 30% on your 23andMe Health + Ancestry service kit through August 9th at http://23andme.com/left
Episode 325: Men in Black Part III - Time Crime
Join us for the conclusion of our Men In Black series as we cover the myriad of Men In Black encounters during the Mothman saga of 1967 plus the possibilities that the MIB are actually the good guys or possibly just scary nerds. The Other Side of the Door Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Fantastic Dim Bar Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Li
Episode 324: The Men in Black Part II - Pig Transport
On the second of our three part series, we explore the occult leanings of the Men In Black, from their origins in European witchcraft to their links to the sinister Crowleyan dimension known as the Black Lodge. "Fantastic Dim Bar" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Episode 323: The Men in Black Part I - You Fed the Tulpa
We're finally getting into what is possibly the most well-known aspect of alien culture: the Men In Black! Join us on this first episode for the origins of the MIBs both real and imagined, white-skinned red-lipped horrors in suits, and a possible explanation for some of their stranger behavior. Fantastic Dim Bar Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Fanfare for Space Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.co
Episode 321: Biggie and Tupac Part II - Scuttled
On the second of our three part series, we cover the East Coast/West Coast conflicts of 1995 and 1996 that led to the deaths of two legends as we follow the trail blazed by Detective Greg Kading. We're well on our way to finding out just who was responsible for the deaths of Tupac and Biggie.