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Join Ladygang's Jac Vanek, true crime TV producer Alexis Linkletter, and investigative journalist Billy Jensen on a chilling ride into the darkest corners of your worst nightmares. We're talking murder, serial killers, cults, conspiracy theories and beyond, all told through the eyes of a guest who is one degree of separation from the story itself. From Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer to an unknown heinous murder in your very own hometown, The First Degree will bring a new and refreshing perspective to the true crime phenomenon. And who knows... you may be our next guest.

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    • True Crime
    • 4.7 • 6K Ratings

Join Ladygang's Jac Vanek, true crime TV producer Alexis Linkletter, and investigative journalist Billy Jensen on a chilling ride into the darkest corners of your worst nightmares. We're talking murder, serial killers, cults, conspiracy theories and beyond, all told through the eyes of a guest who is one degree of separation from the story itself. From Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer to an unknown heinous murder in your very own hometown, The First Degree will bring a new and refreshing perspective to the true crime phenomenon. And who knows... you may be our next guest.

    KILLING TIME: Jac Hates Birthday Weeks!

    KILLING TIME: Jac Hates Birthday Weeks!

    This week on Killing Time, Jac, Alexis and Billy talk about Jac's disdain for the adult birthday week, Billy argues that Hootie & The Blowfish are just as goth as The Cure, and pandemic accessorizing with Alexis.

    A Murder in Ninnekah

    A Murder in Ninnekah

    A high school junior calls her boyfriend from a payphone in front of an abandoned convenience store—then she’s never heard from again. Her family begins a frantic search, which ends by the creek. In episode 142, Jac, Alexis and Billy tell the tragic small town horror story that forever changed the fabric of this community.


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    KILLING TIME: Oh, The Humanity!

    KILLING TIME: Oh, The Humanity!

    This week on Killing Time, Jac, Alexis & Billy explore historic explosions, secret underground tunnels, the many methods of execution, bare legs on airplanes, the cilantro controversy and Elon Musk's baby.

    "The Formans"

    "The Formans"

    A young mother fails to show up for work. Her husband says his wife, Clara, is sick. But a welfare check is conducted at her house. Her husband now says Clara left him and took the kids with her. The police conduct a search of the house anyway—and discover the truth. In episode 141, Jac, Alexis and Billy cover the tragic case of the Forman family.

    • 54 min
    Patricia Marquez

    Patricia Marquez

    A couple’s argument at a local watering hole leads to an altercation. The drunk and belligerent man is asked to leave by the bar owner and a good samaritan. As he walks away, he vows revenge. In episode 140, Jac, Alexis and Billy tell a tale of how domestic violence can not only affects members of the family—but anyone in the vicinity.

    • 57 min
    Ski Mask Rapist (Part 2 of 2)

    Ski Mask Rapist (Part 2 of 2)

    The conclusion of our two part series on The Bay Area Ski Mask Rapist.

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