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We’ve all seen the title card a dozens of times. Inspired by real events or this film is based on a true story. Some of the biggest films of all time are inspired by true crimes. Dog Day Afternoon. Goodfellas. Zodiac.

But what about real crimes inspired by media, itself? From Workshed Creative, comes Trueish Crime: the true crime podcast that combines everyone’s love of true crime and pop culture.

Join us as we delve into some of the most shocking and bizarre crimes committed in the name of major pop icons like Natural Born Killers, Fight Club, Judas Priest, John Lennon and more.

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We’ve all seen the title card a dozens of times. Inspired by real events or this film is based on a true story. Some of the biggest films of all time are inspired by true crimes. Dog Day Afternoon. Goodfellas. Zodiac.

But what about real crimes inspired by media, itself? From Workshed Creative, comes Trueish Crime: the true crime podcast that combines everyone’s love of true crime and pop culture.

Join us as we delve into some of the most shocking and bizarre crimes committed in the name of major pop icons like Natural Born Killers, Fight Club, Judas Priest, John Lennon and more.

    Reefer Madness

    Reefer Madness

    It's pandamonium! And on this week's episode, we're talking about the Reefer Madness phenomenon that dominated the 20th century. We're breaking down the cult classic film and taking an in-depth look at the big-business, backed policies that gave marihuana such a negative connotation.Thanks for listening. Stay Safe!

    • 25 min
    Quarantine Crimes and Update

    Quarantine Crimes and Update

    On our first episode via zoom since we've all been in lockdown, we talk about the pop culture true crime events that are happening during the pandemic including Tiger King and a Van Gogh painting theft.  After that we go into the entertainment industry parallels between today and the 1918 Influenza epidemic. 

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    • 33 min
    Classic Hollywood Assassination Attempts

    Classic Hollywood Assassination Attempts

    On our first solo episode, we're talking about the golden age of Hollywood with the assassination attempts of Shirley Temple, Charlie Chaplin and John Wayne. 

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    • 10 min
    Dungeons and Dragons during the Satanic Panic

    Dungeons and Dragons during the Satanic Panic

    On today's episode, we talk about some of the high profile cases where the role playing game Dungeons and Dragons was blamed for violence and suicide. We talk about the disappearance of James Dallas Egbert whose tragic story was turned into Tom Hank's first film Mazes and Monsters. WE also talk about Patricia Pulling, who after her son died, created BADD who blamed the game on satan and even werewolves!

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    • 13 min
    Martin Cahill: The Ordinary Decent Criminal

    Martin Cahill: The Ordinary Decent Criminal

    Today we’re talking with special guest Jason Brennan from S***e Talk: An Irish History Podcast about Martin Cahill or the general, as dubbed by the media. From the early 1970s until his death in 1994, Cahill rose from house burglaries and hot dog vendor extortion up to major robbery including both a multimillion dollar gold and jewelry heist; and the art theft of some of the World’s most valuable paintings. 

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    • 24 min
    Kevin Spacey Mysterious Deaths Conspiracy

    Kevin Spacey Mysterious Deaths Conspiracy

    Today we’re talking about the pretty insane story of the mysterious deaths of Kevin Spacey’s accusers in what can only be described as a conspiracy theorists wet dream.


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    • 13 min

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