a dead cat on the line [idiom]: a phrase used to describe a situation in which something is wrong. || A weekly international true crime podcast. Follow co-hosts Allie and Sarah - and guests! - as they discuss the cases that shaped cultures, countries and criminal landscapes.
Synonymous With the Idea of Evil - Extra
Our editor, Ruth, and her grandmother sit down to discuss her grandmother's memories of the Moors murders and living next to the mother of Ian Brady.
Desperate, Discouraged, and Ready for Anything
This week Allie shares the story of Pearl Hart and her infamous stagecoach robbery. Tune in to hear our discussions on cowboy aesthetics, wild west dating games, and crazy escape attempts.
General Agents for the Devil
Sarah gets spooky and shares the story of one of the most famous witch trials in England - the Pendle witch trials. Tune in for discussions on obnoxiously long book titles, accidental magic, witch pissing contests, and Good Omens.
Sometimes People Do Bad Things - Part 2
Allie and Sarah continue their story about Fyre Festival. This week we dive straight into the disaster and discuss topics such as memes, Lord of the Flies, and the startling dichotomy of human behavior.
Sometimes People Do Bad Things - Part 1
Allie presents the first part of one of her favorite recent fraud cases - the Fyre Festival. This week we talk about memes, childhood criminal enterprises, and the beginning of disaster.
Synonymous With the Idea of Evil - Part 2
Sarah continues her presentation of the Moors murders. We finish up the case this week by discussing media malpractice, how to date photographs with just a dog, and the exciting world of the UK prison system.