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It’s a lighthearted nightmare in here, weirdos! Morbid is a true crime, creepy history and all things spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist. Join us for a heavy dose of research with a dash of comedy thrown in for flavor.

Morbid: A True Crime Podcast Morbid: A True Crime Podcast

    • Comedy
    • 4.7 • 34 Ratings

It’s a lighthearted nightmare in here, weirdos! Morbid is a true crime, creepy history and all things spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist. Join us for a heavy dose of research with a dash of comedy thrown in for flavor.

    Episode 281: The Dark Secrets Behind The Wizard of Oz

    Episode 281: The Dark Secrets Behind The Wizard of Oz

    For this Holiday week, we wanted to bring you a lighter (?) episode, although it’s really not so light at all! Alaina’s kids have gotten super into the Wizard of Oz and so she decided to do dive into the dark happenings during filming. All kinds of atrocities went down and we are pretty confident that you’ll never watch this movie the same! Sorry…. we mean you’re welcome!

    The Making of the Wizard of Oz By Aljean Harmetz (Be wary that this book is fascinating but uses some outdated language when referencing certain people)





    Paper referenced during the episode 



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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 280: The "TallHotBlond" Murder

    Episode 280: The "TallHotBlond" Murder

    The Internet, a place where you can be whoever you want to be, whether it’s your true identity or an alter ego you’ve made up. For some people, this is chatting in online rooms with different screennames pretending to be their favorite character or someone they admire. In 2005 for a man named Thomas Montgomery it was darker than that. Thomas Montgomery was 46 years old when an 18-year-old under the screenname “TallHotBlond” messaged him. Instead of revealing who he truly was, Thomas pretended to be an 18-year-old marine named Tommy and the pair started their online affair. Eventually, their affair would leave someone dead and leave everyone else untangling a web of lies.

    https://www.amazon.com/Talhotblond-Thomas-Montgomery/dp/B0030949FU

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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode 279: William Bonin "The Freeway Killer" Part 2

    Episode 279: William Bonin "The Freeway Killer" Part 2

    Just when you survived the brutality of part one, we’ve got part two coming right at ya. William Bonin is still up to no good, traipsing around the streets of CA in his murder van with his disgusting accomplices. Luckily in this part we’ll get into how William was caught, talk about the trial and how everyone turned on each other and the finality of this case!

    We also discuss a current missing kids case from Tennessee. 3 year old Noah Clare and 16 year old Amber Clare were abducted by family member Jake Clare In Tennessee and Kentucky. The car he was driving them in was abandoned in San Clemente California. 




    Jake is 6'7 and almost 200 lbs, he has tribal tattoos on his shoulder and arm, he also had a tattoo of "Clare" on his right forearm. He's hard to miss. Here is the updated information:
    https://www.mlive.com/news/2021/11/car-linked-to-missing-kids-believed-to-be-in-michigan-now-found-in-california.html

    They are in imminent danger and if you have any information about their whereabouts or Jake's, please contact:
    Gallatin Police Department at 615-451-3838 or TBI (Tennessee Bureau of Investigations) at 1-800-TBI-FIND




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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 278: William Bonin "The Freeway Killer" Part 1

    Episode 278: William Bonin "The Freeway Killer" Part 1

    William Bonin, who was also known as the Freeway Killer, raped and killed potentially over 36 young boys throughout his reign of terror. William had a deplorable childhood: his mother was neglectful and abusive, his father was a raging alcoholic who gambled all the families money away and his grandfather was a pedophile who sexually assaulted both William and his brothers. William’s backstory is heartbreaking, but unfortunately he did nothing to turn it around and continued the cycle of abuse, but escelated it to the nth degree.

    William Bonin: The True Story of the Freeway Killer by Jack Rosewood

    People Vs. Bonin




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    • 56 min
    Episode 277: The Investor Murders: Alaska's Largest Mass Murder

    Episode 277: The Investor Murders: Alaska's Largest Mass Murder

    On September 5th, 1982 The Investor docked on a little Alaskan island called Craig. The Investor was a ship owned by skipper Mark Coulthurst. He had brought his family and a good-sized crew along for the trip. There were four young crew members on board, Mark, his pregnant wife Irene, and their two children 5-year-old Kimberly and 4-year-old John. Unfortunately on the night of September 5th somebody climbed aboard and massacred the entire family. 39 years later, this case remains unsolved and is considered Alaska’s largest mass murder.
    What Happened in Craig: Alaska's Worst Unsolved Mass Murder

    What Happened In Craig: Alaska's Worst Unsolved Mass Murder by Leland E. Hale 

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Episode 276: The Murder of Nona Dirksmeyer

    Episode 276: The Murder of Nona Dirksmeyer

    Nona Dirksmeyer was just 19 years old when her boyfriend, Kevin, found her late on the afternoon of December 15, 2005. She and Kevin Jones were high school sweethearts who had been dating for 5 years. There was never anything in their relationship that would hint at Kevin having a temper or flying off the handle, but immediately all suspicion landed on him. You won’t believe how botched the crime scene was and will be shocked when you hear that the person who may have done this had been lurking in the shadows the whole time. 


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    • 1 hr 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

Jurena06 ,

Binge listening 🤘

I’ve been binge-listening to these good, funny and best weirdos. The way they deliver the story is well made. I like that they dig to the background of each names/person. The cursing is a plus, I mean, who wouldn’t curse to those evil trash people who kill/rape/etc to other people. Morbid is a keeper for telling us histories and stories. Thank you Ash and Alaina! ♥️ love from Philippines

Raphaella Faith ,

One of the best podcast ever

I love this podcast so much it makes me feel relaxed.

damdidamdi ,

super late review

You guys are my go to true crime podcast while im doing my needlecraft, long drives, and… wait, like ALL THE TIME! Stay amazing, weirdos! *confetti confetti confetti*

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