318 episodes

Criminal is the first of its kind. A show about people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. Hosted by Phoebe Judge. Named a Best Podcast of 2023 by the New York Times. Part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Criminal Criminal Productions

    • Kultur og samfunn
    • 4.8 • 218 Ratings

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Criminal is the first of its kind. A show about people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. Hosted by Phoebe Judge. Named a Best Podcast of 2023 by the New York Times. Part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    The Disappearance of Leslie Arnold

    The Disappearance of Leslie Arnold

    In 1967, a 24-year-old named Leslie Arnold escaped from prison. The FBI looked for him for years. And then, in 2022, a U.S. Marshal got a message from his son.
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    We also make This is Love and Phoebe Reads a Mystery.
    Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Check out our online shop.
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    • 47 min
    Road Trip (Criminal+)

    Road Trip (Criminal+)

    Phoebe and producer Susannah Roberson go on a quest for lunch during a reporting trip to Beaufort, North Carolina - and talk about recording outside of the studio, reading mystery novels, and Drag Race.

    Find Lauren's producer picks on our Instagram page: instagram.com/criminal_podcast/

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    Ten Thousand Feet in the Air

    Ten Thousand Feet in the Air

    On the afternoon of June 23rd, 1972, Martin McNally walked into the St. Louis airport with a wig, a sawed-off rifle, and a plan.
    Special thanks to Danny Wicentowski. Learn more at the Riverfront Times: “The Final Flight of Martin McNally.”
    This episode was originally released in 2018. To hear the second part of this story, “The Fox,” click here. 
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    Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Check out our online shop.
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    • 34 min
    State of North Carolina v. Joan Little

    State of North Carolina v. Joan Little

    When Karen Bethea-Shields was in college, she heard a judge say, “No way in the world a Black woman can get raped.” A few years later, in 1975, she helped successfully defend Joan Little—a Black woman—who became the first woman in the U.S. to be found not guilty of murder using the defense that she used deadly force to resist sexual assault.
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    Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Check out our online shop.
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    • 37 min
    Summer Book Shelf (Criminal+)

    Summer Book Shelf (Criminal+)

    Criminal Plus is turning 1! Lauren and Phoebe talk about what they’re reading this summer - and what qualifies as a beach read. Plus: dragnets, pup cups, and some big news.

    Thank you for being a member of Criminal Plus. We’d love for you to send us your questions – give us a call and leave a message at (833) 822-7850.

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    The Demon Spread

    The Demon Spread

    “The ingenuity of depraved human genius has culminated in the production of margarine.”
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    Listen back through our archives at youtube.com/criminalpodcast.
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    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
218 Ratings

218 Ratings

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