132 episodes

Morbidology is a weekly true crime podcast created and hosted by Emily G. Thompson, author of "Unsolved Child Murders," "Cults Uncovered: True Stories of Mind Control and Murder," "Mysteries Uncovered: True Stories of the Paranormal and Unexplained," and co-author of "Unsolved Murders: True Crime Cases Uncovered." Using investigative research combined with primary audio including 911 calls, interviews and trial testimony, Morbidology takes an in-depth look at some of the world's most heinous murders.

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Morbidology is a weekly true crime podcast created and hosted by Emily G. Thompson, author of "Unsolved Child Murders," "Cults Uncovered: True Stories of Mind Control and Murder," "Mysteries Uncovered: True Stories of the Paranormal and Unexplained," and co-author of "Unsolved Murders: True Crime Cases Uncovered." Using investigative research combined with primary audio including 911 calls, interviews and trial testimony, Morbidology takes an in-depth look at some of the world's most heinous murders.

    Introducing: Over My Dead Body: Season 3 - Fox Lake

    Introducing: Over My Dead Body: Season 3 - Fox Lake

    A small town cop known as “GI Joe” is gunned down in a swamp in the summer of 2015 and quickly becomes a martyr in the national media. But when a dogged investigator and his team set out to get justice, they uncover unsettling secrets about Joe, the local police department, and the village of Fox Lake. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Dr. Death comes the third season of Over My Dead Body: Fox Lake. Hosted by Matt Baglio.

    Listen to Over My Dead Body: http://wondery.fm/FL_Morbidology

    • 5 min
    121: Karen Ristevski

    121: Karen Ristevski

    In summer of 2016, a married mother of one would vanish after leaving her home in Avondale Heights, Melbourne, Australia. The disappearance would immediately baffle investigators and hold the collective attention of the local community as well as the community further afield. Soon enough, bizarre allegations regarding the family’s relationships would be publicized in the media, launching the case into sensationalism.

    SPONSORS -

    City of Ghosts Podcast: Thank you to the City of Ghosts Podcast for sponsoring this episode! City of Ghosts is a brand new supernatural, neo-noir mystery podcast set in New York City. Subscribe across all podcast platforms today: https://www.cityofghostspodcast.com/

    Talkspace: Thank you to Talkspace for sponsoring this episode! Mental health is extremely important and Talkspace offer licensed therapists online from the comfort of your own home. Use code “Morbidology” for $100 off your first month at: https://www.talkspace.com/

    Füm: Thank you to Füm for sponsoring this episode! Füm is a non-electrical natural inhaler made to receive the benefits of essential oils. It is the #1 natural way to quit smoking. Get 10% off with code “MORBIDOLOGY” at: https://breathefum.com/morbidology

    King of the World: Thank you to the King of the World Podcast for sponsoring this episode! From Rifelion Media, the King of the World podcast series explores the impact of 9/11 for the American Muslim community, through the journey its host who was a high school senior at that time. Listen today: https://www.rifelion.com/shows/kingoftheworld

    SHOW NOTES - https://morbidology.com/morbidology-the-podcast-121-karen-ristevski

    PATREON - https://www.patreon.com/morbidology

    Audio Credit:
    Evening of Chaos - Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Empty Reflections - ErikMMusic - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgq4SPKHlyI
    A Mothers Sacrifice - OurMusicBox - https://ourmusicbox.com/
    Dark Tranquility - Anno Domini Beats - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6mBav72Ak

    • 52 min
    120: The Griego Murders

    120: The Griego Murders

    In January of 2013, South Valley in New Mexico and the surrounding area was rocked by an extremely brutal mass murder which had taken place inside a secluded family home. The area would be even more horrified when they discovered who had been the perpetrator of the slaughter and in the aftermath, there be intense media coverage and a massive debate over gun control.

    SPONSORS -

    Best Fiends: Thank you to Best Fiends for sponsoring this episode! Engage your brain with this fun puzzle and collect cute monsters along the way. Best Fiends is a free to download app game available on the app store and Google Play.

    BetterHelp: Thank you to BetterHelp for sponsoring this episode! Is there is something that interferes with your happiness or is preventing you from achieving your goals? BetterHelp online counseling is there for you. Get matched with a counsellor today: https://betterhelp.com/morbidology

    Füm: Thank you to Füm for sponsoring this episode! Füm is a non-electrical natural inhaler made to receive the benefits of essential oils. It is the #1 natural way to quit smoking. Get 10% off with code “MORBIDOLOGY” at: https://breathefum.com/morbidology

    King of the World: Thank you to the King of the World Podcast for sponsoring this episode! From Rifelion Media, the King of the World podcast series explores the impact of 9/11 for the American Muslim community, through the journey its host who was a high school senior at that time. Listen today: https://www.rifelion.com/shows/kingoftheworld

    SHOW NOTES - https://morbidology.com/morbidology-the-podcast-120-the-griego-murders

    PATREON - https://www.patreon.com/morbidology

    Audio Credit:
    Evening of Chaos - Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Empty Reflections - ErikMMusic - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgq4SPKHlyI
    A Mothers Sacrifice - OurMusicBox - https://ourmusicbox.com/
    Dark Tranquility - Anno Domini Beats - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6mBav72Ak

    • 52 min
    Introducing: The Vanished

    Introducing: The Vanished

    Few things are more devastating than a loved one going missing. On The Vanished podcast from Wondery, host Marissa Jones tells stories of missing persons that have gone overlooked by mainstream media. She gets the story from friends and family of the missing person, and frequently talks with law enforcement and others close to the case. This is just a preview of The Vanished, but you can listen to the full episode at: https://wondery.fm/TV_Morbidology

    • 8 min
    119: Felecia Williams

    119: Felecia Williams

    Temple Terrace is a city located in northeastern Hillsborough County, Florida. The most frequent crime in the primarily suburban area are burglary and theft. Murders in Temple Terrace are extremely rare and between 2000 and 2014, only ten murders took place in the city. In 2014, the local police department would investigate an extremely horrific and confusing murder case, quite unlike anything the city had ever seen before.

    SPONSORS -

    City of Ghosts Podcast: Thank you to City of Ghosts for sponsoring this episode! City of Ghosts is a brand new supernatural, neo-noir mystery podcast set in New York City. Subscribe across all podcast platforms today: https://www.cityofghostspodcast.com/

    Best Fiends: Thank you to Best Fiends for sponsoring this episode! Engage your brain with this fun puzzle and collect cute monsters along the way. Best Fiends is a free to download app game available on the app store and Google Play.

    June’s Journey: Thank you to June’s Journey for sponsoring this episode! The objective of this murder-mystery game is to find objects that are hidden within beautiful, colorful and carefully crafted scenes. Download June’s Journey for free on the Apple app store and Google Play.

    Canva: Thank you to Canva for sponsoring this episode! Canva Pro is a design platform that empowers you to create and share professional content in just a few clicks. They offer countless fonts, videos, audio, photographs and even brand kits to create content to share online. Get an extended 45 day free trial with code “morbidology” at: https://canva.me/morbidology

    SHOW NOTES - https://morbidology.com/morbidology-the-podcast-119-felecia-williams

    PATREON - https://www.patreon.com/morbidology

    Audio Credit:
    Evening of Chaos - Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Empty Reflections - ErikMMusic - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgq4SPKHlyI
    A Mothers Sacrifice - OurMusicBox - https://ourmusicbox.com/
    Dark Tranquility - Anno Domini Beats - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6mBav72Ak

    • 1 hr 10 min
    118: Nathan O'Brien & Alvin & Kathryn Liknes

    118: Nathan O'Brien & Alvin & Kathryn Liknes

    In June of 2014, a woman in Calgary, Canada, went to her parents’ home to pick up her young son who had been dropped off the night before for a sleepover. When she arrived, however, she found that the home was eerily silent and, in the driveway, she found drag marks and a sinister looking red liquid.

    SPONSORS -

    Vodacast: Thank you to Vodacast for sponsoring this episode! Vodacast is a brand new podcast app. What sets it apart is that they provide deeper, digital stories. You can listen to your favorite podcast while immersing yourself in some bonus content from that episode: https://vodacast.com/

    Hidden Compass: Thank you to Hidden Compass for sponsoring this episode! Hidden Compass is an amazing award-winning, women-led media company that is turning storytellers and explorers into heroes & championing a new age of discovery. Learn more at: https://hiddencompass.net/

    Talkspace: Thank you to Talkspace for sponsoring this episode! Mental health is extremely important and Talkspace offer licensed therapists online from the comfort of your own home. Use code “Morbidology” for $100 off your first month at: https://www.talkspace.com/

    BetterHelp: Thank you to BetterHelp for sponsoring this episode! Is there is something that interferes with your happiness or is preventing you from achieving your goals? BetterHelp online counseling is there for you. Get matched with a counsellor today: https://betterhelp.com/morbidology

    SHOW NOTES - https://morbidology.com/morbidology-the-podcast-118-nathan-obrien

    PATREON - https://www.patreon.com/morbidology

    Audio Credit:
    Evening of Chaos - Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Empty Reflections - ErikMMusic - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgq4SPKHlyI
    A Mothers Sacrifice - OurMusicBox - https://ourmusicbox.com/
    Dark Tranquility - Anno Domini Beats - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6mBav72Ak

    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

3.5 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

Dessert-er ,

Promising but host's narration destroys it

A podcast covering fascinating, lesser known cases and hosted by a prominent true crime author. However, the host's tone is too light for her dark and heavy subject matter, it's distracting.

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