27 episodes

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.

    Episode 16 - Martin Cahill: The Ordinary Decent Criminal

    Episode 16 - Martin Cahill: The Ordinary Decent Criminal

    Today we’re talking with special guest Jason Brennan from Shite 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
    Episode 15 - Kevin Spacey Mysterious Deaths Conspiracy

    Episode 15 - 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
    Episode 13 - Animal Cruelty in Film

    Episode 13 - Animal Cruelty in Film

    Animals have been harmed in films since the dawn of its invention. 

    Leading up to next week’s episode about the film Cannibal Holocaust which notoriously killed several animals on camera, we are talking about other instances of animal cruelty in film including Thomas Edison's Electrocuting an Elephant, Luis Bunuel's Land Without Bread, Milo and Otis and a bunch of westerns.

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    • 18 min
    Episode 12 - Book Scams

    Episode 12 - Book Scams

    A few recent shady book happenings; New York Times fake bestseller Triggered by Donald Trump Jr and the sentencing of Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh for her Healthy Holly scandal got us interested in some other historical book scams including Clifford Irving's fake Howard Hughes biography and Go Ask Alice written by Anonymous.

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    • 34 min
    Episode 11 - The Money Train Subway Fire Bombings

    Episode 11 - The Money Train Subway Fire Bombings

    For our first episode of season 2 we wanted to start off the season with another Woody Harrelson movie that spread controversy in the 1990’s.
    So today we’re talking about the series of bombings of New York City subway ticket booths that happened right after the release of the film Money Train and the politic battle that ensued.

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    • 20 min
    The Letter from The Axeman of New Orleans - 100th Anniversary

    The Letter from The Axeman of New Orleans - 100th Anniversary

    On this bonus episode recorded exactly 100 years to the day after the Axeman's last murder, we are talking about the letter supposedly written by The Axeman of New Orleans who claimed he would spare the lives of those who played Jazz music. We talk about the theories surrounding the letter and if the murderer was the actual writer?

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    • 13 min

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