109 episodes

The true crime podcast where women aren’t just the victims. Every week, we examine the psychology, motivations, and atrocities of female felons. New episodes come out every Wednesday. Female Criminals is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

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The true crime podcast where women aren’t just the victims. Every week, we examine the psychology, motivations, and atrocities of female felons. New episodes come out every Wednesday. Female Criminals is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

    “The La Jolla Socialite” Pt. 2: Betty Broderick

    “The La Jolla Socialite” Pt. 2: Betty Broderick

    The Broderick’s bitter divorce unleashed an unpredictable, raging violence in Betty. She sought the ultimate revenge when she shot Dan and his new wife, Linda in cold blood. The story, the trial, and Betty’s lack of remorse would go on to captivate the country.

    • 50 min
    Female Criminals Bites: Childhoods From Hell

    Female Criminals Bites: Childhoods From Hell

    In addition to new episodes of Female Criminals each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast.

    Today we're taking a look at what some of the most infamous criminals in history have in common: a brutal childhood. As we dive into clips from shows across the Parcast Network, we'll explore how their early years of abuse, neglect, and trauma all shaped these individuals into notorious offenders. 

    Clips featured: Female Criminals: La Mataviejitas Pt. 1, Cults: Charles Manson Pt. 1, Serial Killers: Andrei Chikatilo Pt. 1

    • 21 min
    “The La Jolla Socialite” Pt. 1: Betty Broderick

    “The La Jolla Socialite” Pt. 1: Betty Broderick

    After discovering her husband’s affair in 1983, Betty Broderick’s perfect world came crashing down. During their protracted divorce, Betty’s behavior became increasingly short and violent—until she ultimately decided to take matters into her own hands.

    • 48 min
    Female Criminals Bites: Elderly Criminals

    Female Criminals Bites: Elderly Criminals

    In addition to new episodes of Female Criminals each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast.

    Today we explore the unique and shocking cases when elders we expect to respect defy society and commit crimes in their old age. We'll dive into clips from shows across the Parcast Network, and discuss all the reasons a senior citizen may defy the norm and break the law.

    Clips featured: Con Artists: Bernie Madoff Pt. 2, Female Criminals & Serial Killers: Dorothea Puente Pt. 2, Kingpins: Griselda Blanco Pt. 3, Cults: The Brethren Pt. 2

    • 23 min
    “The Starvation Cure” Pt. 2: Dr. Linda Burfield Hazzard

    “The Starvation Cure” Pt. 2: Dr. Linda Burfield Hazzard

    In 1911, Dr. Linda Burfield Hazzard took her cruel alternative medicine practices to a new level by opening her infamous sanitarium in Washington—which locals would dub "Starvation Heights.” There, Linda continued her abuse and fraud by financially exploiting and starving wealthy British heiresses, Dora and Claire Williamson. 

    • 51 min
    Listen First! KILLER KNOWLEDGE, A Parcast Original Series!

    Listen First! KILLER KNOWLEDGE, A Parcast Original Series!

    Sure, you’re a fan of true crime—but are you ready to put your skills to the test and be crowned an undisputed expert? Then try your hand at Parcast’s new trivia podcast, Killer Knowledge. Every Tuesday, two competitors go head-to-head to correctly answer multiple-choice true crime questions. Whoever gains the most points after 20 questions, wins! It’s all the murder, mystery, and suspense you’ve come to expect from Parcast, now in a fast-paced, interactive format. 

    Play along in this exclusive clip from our episode on the Manson family with a couple of very special contestants and Parcast hosts, Greg and Vanessa, and see how well you measure up! To find out who wins, follow KILLER KNOWLEDGE free on Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!

    • 14 min

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