21 episodes

We all have limits. And some people who are pushed beyond those limits will do unspeakable things.

In “Tally,” season One of OVER MY DEAD BODY, Dan and Wendi are two good-looking attorneys whose wedding is featured in the New York Times. But when this “perfect” couple falls apart, it leads to a bad breakup, a worse divorce, and a murder case involving a menagerie of high-priced lawyers and unexpected co-conspirators. Reported by Matthew Shaer and Eric Benson, and hosted by Matthew Shaer.

Season Two, "Joe Exotic," is the story of a man who has devoted his life to raising and breeding lions, tigers, and other exotic animals at his Oklahoma zoo. He croons ballads, shoots guns, and puts it all on YouTube. But throughout his career, he’s made a lot of enemies. And the biggest of all is the owner of a big cat sanctuary in Florida named Carole Baskin. The feud between Joe Exotic and Carole gets messy, vicious, and outrageous -- until both of them are pushed far beyond their limits. Reported and hosted by Rob Moor.

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    • 4.5, 21.7K Ratings

We all have limits. And some people who are pushed beyond those limits will do unspeakable things.

In “Tally,” season One of OVER MY DEAD BODY, Dan and Wendi are two good-looking attorneys whose wedding is featured in the New York Times. But when this “perfect” couple falls apart, it leads to a bad breakup, a worse divorce, and a murder case involving a menagerie of high-priced lawyers and unexpected co-conspirators. Reported by Matthew Shaer and Eric Benson, and hosted by Matthew Shaer.

Season Two, "Joe Exotic," is the story of a man who has devoted his life to raising and breeding lions, tigers, and other exotic animals at his Oklahoma zoo. He croons ballads, shoots guns, and puts it all on YouTube. But throughout his career, he’s made a lot of enemies. And the biggest of all is the owner of a big cat sanctuary in Florida named Carole Baskin. The feud between Joe Exotic and Carole gets messy, vicious, and outrageous -- until both of them are pushed far beyond their limits. Reported and hosted by Rob Moor.

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
21.7K Ratings

21.7K Ratings

Lcayres87 ,

The nightmare continues...

Great reporting & excellent story telling but the real nightmare of animal abuse is on-going. Although Joe Exotic has been stopped, the exploitation of animals continues through the “Oklahoma Zoo” (recently changed names from Red River Safari) and is run by Jeff Lowe, Joe’s business partner. Let this podcast get the attention it deserves to spread the word of the plight of exotic animals being owned by un-qualified people in the United States. Maybe one day places like the Oklahoma Zoo will be shut down and bastardized hybrid animals (Ti-ligers??) won’t be bred for human entertainment and profit any longer. 🤬

Space Trace ,

Interesting story, great reporting

This was thoroughly investigated and well produced - although the actual subject matter is stomach-churning. Wild animal “zoos” and ownership is horrific and never a good idea, and this podcast really exposes the worst kind of folks. People who benefit from animal suffering should be eliminated from the planet IMO.

Anyway, very interesting and well done - I listened in one long obsessed session as I went about my day.

It makes you wish these privately owned big cats would just revolt and do some damage to their “owners”

amelie522 ,

The second season was good, but....

The story was pretty unreal, and while Joe was a showman and needed to be arrested, Carol Baskin is also SUUUPER full of herself. While Joe was a sociopath, Carol was a narcissist. She thought herself a hero in the narrative and I didn’t see her as such. Why would she fly to the trial and want to stay? That is more about her being seen by journalists and possibly being on camera than anything else, as evidenced by her diatribes on the stand, not listening to the judge, etc. Joe deserves to be incarcerated for trying to hire a hitman but Carol doesn’t seem like she’s morally superior. I liked the season a lot but I wish that there would’ve been more focus on the character of Carol Baskin. They really only touched on her narcissism in the last episode. I thought it was unfair that they portrayed her as some kind of heroic protagonist when she, too, is running a business founded on animals in captivity.

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