99 episodes

a [mostly true] crime podcast

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    • 3.4 • 16 Ratings

a [mostly true] crime podcast

    Episode 98: Handful of Raggedy-Ass Pilgrims

    Episode 98: Handful of Raggedy-Ass Pilgrims

    Megan was finally freed from story jail and got Emily all worked up for a different reason about the murder of indigenous activist Anna Mae Aquash. Anna, a force of nature, was discovered frozen in late February 1976, after being executed in the corner of the Pine Ridge Reservation. Everyone that was in Anna's life, and not so in her life (*cough*the FBI*cough*)started pointing fingers. So who killed Anna?

    Emily tells us about the first space sports bet and teaches us how to catch a croc with a garbage can for Keep Philly Weird!

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Episode 97: Sweaty Heel Syndrome Sam

    Episode 97: Sweaty Heel Syndrome Sam

    Emily talks about the decades-long mystery of Canadian murder victim Septic Tank Sam. Megan proudly provides a rundown of Philly's coolest cemeteries.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Episode 96: Polec, Not Pollock The Famous Painter

    Episode 96: Polec, Not Pollock The Famous Painter

    After getting a tip from the 911 Operator gig, Emily follows up on a local murder that occurred in the early 90s. Teen Eddie Polec was beaten to death by kids from a rival high school. At the end of the case Philadelphia had to reconcile with the repercussions of putting Police money elsewhere and rewrite the 911 operator handbook.

    Keeping it weird, Megan breaks the news to Emily about the demise of our favorite Halloween haunted house.

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Episode 95: Ohio's Pretty Weird - Simulism & The 'Matrix' Defense

    Episode 95: Ohio's Pretty Weird - Simulism & The 'Matrix' Defense

    Emily tells the tale of Tonda Lynn Ansley - just one of several defendants who've utilized "the 'Matrix' defense" in court. Megan follows it up with a historic Keep Philly Weird gem about the eccentric Major General Smedley D. Butler.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Episode 94: Our Lord & Savior Matthew McConaughey

    Episode 94: Our Lord & Savior Matthew McConaughey

    Emily tells the tragic story of beloved Austinite Esme Barrera's murder, and then Megan discusses Philly's iconic reaction to its recent unprecedented flooding.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Episode 93: Definitely Satan, Like For Sure For Sure

    Episode 93: Definitely Satan, Like For Sure For Sure

    After the girls commiserate about their AC and Philly infrastructure woes, Emily tells the tale of prolific Indian serial killer(s) "The Stoneman." Megan then provides an update on the punk rock show held at Four Seasons Total Landscaping.

    • 1 hr 11 min

Customer Reviews

3.4 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

braveheart200 ,

Must listen!

What a great podcast! I’m so glad I found it. I’ll definitely be binging it!🤓Keep up the good work!

this is mandi damnit ,

Liberal story tellers

A bit liberal... could go without the lib comments... but overall a really good cast. Good story tellers.

The Misery Machine ,

:)

Excellent find! We came across your show on IG and decided to give it a listen - very glad we did! The hosts are a breath of fresh air and a joy to listen to - the topics are interesting and bingeworthy. Keep up the great work - cannot wait to binge more content <3 Yergy & Drewby

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