24 episodes

A Dark Tale is the true-crime podcast aimed at the truth about the everyday people in our lives and the reality that Evil could be anywhere.
Each week co-hosts Joe & James will dive into real-life horror stories of the deepest recesses of the human mind, asking the ultimate question, "What makes one Evil?" Brace yourself because the answers may haunt you, welcome to A Dark Tale.

A Dark Tale True Crime Podcast DeerPath Studios

    • True Crime
    • 4.7, 7 Ratings

A Dark Tale is the true-crime podcast aimed at the truth about the everyday people in our lives and the reality that Evil could be anywhere.
Each week co-hosts Joe & James will dive into real-life horror stories of the deepest recesses of the human mind, asking the ultimate question, "What makes one Evil?" Brace yourself because the answers may haunt you, welcome to A Dark Tale.

    The Unexplained Death of Elisa Lam

    The Unexplained Death of Elisa Lam

    This week, the crew is back together and we're talking about the circumstances surrounding the disappearance and subsequent death of Elisa Lam.  A 21 year old Canadian university student, who was on a solo trip along the west coast of the US before mysteriously vanishing without a trace leaving behind only a single eerie surveillance video.  The video itself has since gone viral many time over, and spawned many theories from murder to demonic possession. 
    Many are still trying to crack the case and in this episode we'll review the evidence and bring own conclusions to the table.  What did you see in that video?
    Let us know and leave a review for us if you like the show!
    www.adarktale.com
    Twitter/IG: @ADarkTalePod
    @Joe_TheHost
    @JamesNuzz
    Clip Sources from CNN,  CBS LA
    Original music and FX this week courtesy of CO.AG Music
    Songs:
    "The Lost"
    "A Room with No View"
    "Case Files"

    • 46 min
    Conner & Brinley Snyder

    Conner & Brinley Snyder

    A new episode, a new format. Joe takes to the mic solo in a case that is just as shocking as it is heartbreaking. Not to worry though, James will return in the very near future! 
    In this episode, we're talking about the shocking deaths of two young children found in their home by their very own mother. 8 year old Conner and his sister, 4 year old Brinley died in September of 2019, but the story of their deaths sounds like something out of a Steven King novel and isn't over yet. What unfolds is one of the Darkest Tales told yet and this cannot be stressed enough. This is the story of Conner & Brinley Snyder.
    Like our podcast? You can show us by taking a moment and going over to Apple Podcasts and giving us 5-star rating and dropping an comment or review. We really appreciate it and believe it or not it really helps the show. Thanks.
    www.adarktale.com
    Twitter/IG: @ADarkTalePod
                      @Joe_TheHost
                      @JamesNuzz
    Sources from Philly.com and NBC10, Philadelphia's local NBC affiliate
    Original music and FX composed by @Joe_TheHost ©2020
    "Mysterious Grind"

    • 43 min
    Metasode 4: Just Breathe

    Metasode 4: Just Breathe

    You guys want to bet I can hold my breath as I write this whole description?
    After a long vacation break, which didn't feel at all like a vacation, Joe and James recap some old episodes with updates on recent cases, address some mistakes, open Christmas presents, as well as take a moment to breathe. Special thanks to those who have taken the time to listen to this random show and have cared enough to actually share their thoughts with us...weirdos. More coming soon!
    Some helpful links:
    Genesis - Women's Shelter & Support (US) - https://www.genesisshelter.org/ - 214-946-4357Paladin - National Stalking Advocacy Service (UK) - https://paladinservice.co.uk/ - 020 3866 4107DASH - Identification and Risk Assessment - https://www.dashriskchecklist.co.uk/National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (US) - - 1-800-273-8255
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    Reach us at:
    email : DarkTalePodcast@gmail.com
    Twitter/IG: @ADarkTalePod
    @Joe_TheHost
    @JamesNuzz
    Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/jnuz08
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------That chill beat you hear in the background was brought to you by Zeeky Beats:
    Song "Fresh Air"
    https://www.instagram.com/zeekybeats/
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    I totally held my breath that entire time. I won, you lost, this podcast is now sponsered by RAID: Shadow Legends
     

    • 37 min
    The Bucks County 4

    The Bucks County 4

    This week, Joe and James bring you a hometown horror story from the suburbs of Philadelphia...
    In the summer of 2017, 4 young men were reported missing by their families. What would soon be uncovered in the following days seemed something like a twisted mafia-style slaying, but this wasn't the case at all. Join James and Joe as they discuss the details of what occurred on a secluded farm outside Philadelphia in July, 2017. This is the story of The Bucks County 4, Jimi Patrick, Mark Sturgis, Tom Meo & Dean Finocchioro.  
    Like our podcast? You can show us by taking a moment and going over to Apple Podcasts and giving us 5-star rating and dropping an comment or review. We really appreciate it and believe it or not it really helps the show. Thanks.
    Reach us at:  
    email : DarkTalePodcast@gmail.com 
    Twitter/IG: @ADarkTalePod
                      @Joe_TheHost
                      @JamesNuzz
    Sources from Philly.com and NBC10, Philadelphia's local NBC affiliate.
    Original music, 'Ode To Hitchcock', composed by Joe_TheHost ©2019 
    Special background music in this episode: 'Controlled Chaos', provided by Kevin MacLeod at Incomptech.com
     

    • 46 min
    The Case of DJ Fickey

    The Case of DJ Fickey

    DJ Fickey, a loved man and father of three, was killed on October 3rd 2016 and his death was ruled as a suicide.  
    DJ's family, aware of the circumstances surrounding his death believe it should not have been ruled a suicide and have been using every resource available to them to get the word out.  Join us as we go over the details of the case using information provided by Amanda Shirley, DJ's sister, and as we sit in disbelief that this case never went further.  
    If what you hear has you convinced there is more going on, consider helping Amanda by signing this petition to re-open the case:
    https://www.change.org/p/help-us-in-getting-justice-for-dj-and-his-3-babies-justicefordj
     
    All clips provided Amanda Shirley.  They have been edited for time, but no clips are edited to fit a narrative.
    Clip of Amanda remembering DJ is pulled by this video which also covers her situation:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHIz8pc_mQg
     Original music, 'Ode To Hitchcock', composed by Joe_TheHost ©2019
    Reach us at:  
    email : DarkTalePodcast@gmail.com 
    Twitter/IG: @ADarkTalePod
                     @Joe_TheHost
                     @JamesNuzz
     

    • 1 hr 11 min
    The Murder of Laci Peterson: Part 3

    The Murder of Laci Peterson: Part 3

    In the final part of the Laci Petersons tale, Joe and James recount Scott Peterson's crumbling defenses as more of the public eye takes focus.  How his mistress, Amber Frey, actively worked against him while they were still together. And surprise evidence which changed the entire case and sealed Scott's fate.
     
    Like our podcast? You can show us by taking a moment and going over to Apple Podcasts and giving us 5-star rating and dropping an comment or review. We really appreciate it and believe it or not it really helps the show. Thanks.
    Reach us at:  
    email : DarkTalePodcast@gmail.com 
    Twitter/IG: @ADarkTalePod
                     @Joe_TheHost
                     @JamesNuzz
    Audio Clips from ABC News with Diane Sawyer 2003
    Original music, 'Ode To Hitchcock', composed by Joe_TheHost ©2019
     
    Special background music included in this episode:
    "And She Disappeared Into the Snow" by The Reflecting Skin
    ℗© 2007 Moodgadget Records
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07P5H4FHM/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_U_x_uIkXDbGVTER0P via @amazon

    • 42 min

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