Son of Sam

11.06.2018 - By Those Conspiracy Guys

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TRUE CRIMEOn this episode of Those Conspiracy Guys we talk about the Son of Sam who terrorised New York City in the summer of 1977 with indiscriminate shootings and mysterious serial letters to the police. David Berkowitz, who originally known as the .44 Caliber Killer, shot 13 people and killed 6 in what was known as The Summer of Sam, and sparked the biggest man hunt in the history of New York.Berkowitz claimed that he was instructed by a demon, who lived inside his neighbors dog, to carry out these shootings and this and the letters sent to police, taunting them, made The Son of Sam a genuine threat to the safety of everyone in New York City at the time. This part of the story is just a popular sliver of this strange and intriguing case; and the history of mental illness, satanic cults, mind altering substances and a severely dysfunctional home life is more tangible than a demon dog.---LIVE SHOW ANNOUNCEMENTIm doing a LIVE SHOW as part of the Cork Podcast Festival this weekend on Saturday 12th October in Kino theatre in Cork City. The show starts at 6pm and you'll be well on your way home by 8pm; so click here http://bit.ly/Cork-Oct19-Gig-Tickets to get your tickets. ---Comedian Carl Donnelly joins me on this episode and you can find Carl here:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carldonnellycomedian/Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/carldonnellyInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/carldonnellyWebsite: http://www.carldonnelly.co.ukOr you could listen to his podcast on the All Things Comedy Network here: https://goo.gl/VmwPWE---CHAPTERS00:08:45 Background Info00:18:35 A Terrible Son00:34:19 A Fortunate Son00:43:30 Son of The Father00:48:39 A Prodigal Son00:55:34 Son of a Gun01:04:55 A Rising Son01:11:39 The Son of Sam01:17:19 Sorry Son of a Bitch---**CONTACT AND WEBSITE**Email - mailto:info@thoseconspiracyguys.comWebsite - http://www.thoseconspiracyguys.com**SUPPORT THE SHOW**This podcast is supported by the generous donations of the wonderful folks over at Patreon. You can get exclusive content, ad-free episodes, access to live chats and private social media like Instagram and Discord and a whole load of other stuff. Click the link here and choose your support level, and thanks :) Appreciate ya!Patreon - http://bit.ly/TCG-Patreon**SOCIAL MEDIA**Probably the most useful and well maintained social space for TCG fans is the Discord server so click the link below and join in the conversation with fellow fans. Send me a DM or post to episode specific channels yourself, share links, or join in discussions.Discord - http://bit.ly/TCG-DiscordGordo is the one replying to all of the social media below so click the links here to be brought to the apps OR just search for 'thoseconspiracyguys' in any of these websites :D Some sites in this list are obviously more active than others but I read all messages sent to me, even though I may not reply straight away. Twitter - http://bit.ly/TCG-twitter or find @tconspiracyguysFacebook - <a...

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