Tag: Crime Queens Podcast

[Serial Killer] Nannie Doss: The Giggling Grandma

In this episode, we dive into the case of Nannie Doss, a prolific serial killer from the early to mid-1900s. Join us as we discuss her childhood, various husbands and her role in the death of 11 people.

Sources:

  • “Nannie Doss Hams It Up for Newsman” by the Pampa Daily News
  • “Affable Grandmother Confesses Poisoning 4 or 5 Husbands” by the Bridgeport Telegram
  • Lady Killers by Tori Kelly
  • “Nannie Doss” Encyclopedia of Alabama

[Special Episode] Cult or Obscure Music Group?


The Railway Children

Originally signed by Virgin Records, this music group put out a successful song called “Every Beat of the Heart” but were later dropped by their label.

The Ant Hill Kids

A Canadian doomsday cult founded by Roch Theriault. Roch was arrested and convicted of torture, sexual assault and murder in 1989, after one of the women from his cult escaped and went to authorities, effectively dissolving the cult.

The Moonies

A cult founded in the late 50s/early 60s by Sun Myoung Moon who famously supported Nixon through the Watergate Scandal. They were even publicly thanked by Nixon for their efforts.

Leopard Society

The oldest of the Cross River Secret Societies, this all-male cult often dressed in leopard skin, and in the early to mid-20th century, practiced cannibalism.

The Wooden Tops

A band named after a 1950s puppet. They wrote a bunch of songs but never really took off.

Fellowship of Friends

Founded by Robert Earl Burton in 1970, this cult was the owner of the Renaissance Vineyard and Winery from 1982-2015.

Apostles of Infinite Love

This is an active cult/religious movement who distanced themselves from controversies of the 1970s when they were sued for sexual abuse, rape and extortion.

Spear of Destiny

A music group founded by Kirk Brandon. Their most famous song was “Never Take Me Alive.”

Pale Saints

A music group who topped the indy charts in 1989 with their EP “Barging into the Presence of God.”

Mankind United

A cult founded by Arthur Bell during the great depression, Mankind United believed that the world was controlled and manipulated by a conspiracy of hidden rulers and money charges.


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[Mysterious Death]: Annaliese Michel

Annaliese’s exorcism is one of the most well-documented cases in the world. Throughout the episode, we talk about the facts surrounding what happened to Annaliese and try to determine whether she was failed by those closest to her, or if she was truly possessed by demons.

[Sex Crimes]: Mary Kay



For our very first episode, I chose to present the infamous case of Mary Kay Letourneau (formerly Mary Kay Schmitz). This case was one of the very first sensationalized child rape cases of the early 90s. It is a case full of surprising facts, and we dive into all the different aspects of this story, offering our hot takes along the way.

xoxo
Hozza

Sourced from: https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/mary-kay-letourneau-student-vili-fualaau-separating-report-article-1.3207179
Vili & Mary Kay

© Mark Greenberg/Mary Kay Letourneau

Want more of this case?

Besides the sources directly used for this episode (listed below), here is a list of further reading/watching for this case.

If Loving You Is Wrong: The Shocking True Story of Mary Kay Letourneau by Gregg Olsen

Mary Kay Letourneau: Autobiography by A&E


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