12 episodes

For Melissa Moore, 1995 was a nightmare. That’s the year the teenager learned her father, Keith Hunter Jesperson, was a serial killer. It’s also the year Melissa Moore’s doubt spiral began: When you look like your father, and you share his intelligence and charisma, how do you know you’re not a psychopath, too? Happy Face is the story of Keith Hunter Jesperson, his brutal crimes, and the cat and mouse game he played with detectives and the media. But it’s also the story of the horrific legacy he gifted his children. Join Melissa Moore as she investigates her father’s crimes, reckons with the past, and wades through her darkest fears as she hunts for a better future.

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For Melissa Moore, 1995 was a nightmare. That’s the year the teenager learned her father, Keith Hunter Jesperson, was a serial killer. It’s also the year Melissa Moore’s doubt spiral began: When you look like your father, and you share his intelligence and charisma, how do you know you’re not a psychopath, too? Happy Face is the story of Keith Hunter Jesperson, his brutal crimes, and the cat and mouse game he played with detectives and the media. But it’s also the story of the horrific legacy he gifted his children. Join Melissa Moore as she investigates her father’s crimes, reckons with the past, and wades through her darkest fears as she hunts for a better future.

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
6.4K Ratings
6.4K Ratings
ShermanK ,

Interesting story/awful music

The story is interesting but the music is AWFUL! Really detracts from the podcast :(

Minnie357 ,

Okay . . .

I really liked the first few episodes - but as it went on, it got a little wearing to listen to Melissa constantly, almost like whine throughout the full episodes. Lost the story of the other victims and just focused on her and Don/LeRoy.

Nicholas_Alexander ,

Ignore the music reviews

I almost didn’t listen solely because all the reviews talk about how horrid the music is, but it’s actually not bad. Truly dramatic reviewers. I think the perspective of the daughter of a serial killer is very interesting, but did not deserve the entire series dedicated to it. She’s a victim in her own way, but she’s still alive. You have eight women who are no longer alive who receive barely any mention throughout the entire series.

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