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The Generation Why Podcast released its first episode in 2012 and pioneered the true crime genre in the podcasting world. Two friends, Aaron & Justin, break down theories and give their opinions on unsolved murders, controversies, mysteries and conspiracies.
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The Generation Why Podcast released its first episode in 2012 and pioneered the true crime genre in the podcasting world. Two friends, Aaron & Justin, break down theories and give their opinions on unsolved murders, controversies, mysteries and conspiracies.
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    The Father's Day Bank Massacre

    The Father's Day Bank Massacre

    June 16th, 1991. Denver, Colorado. On Father’s Day 1991 an armed robber gained access to secured areas of Denver’s United Bank Tower and fatally shot four guards before stealing $200,000 in cash. Based on the shooter’s extensive knowledge of the bank’s layout and security system, the police suspected that the shooter was a former employee.

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    • 43 min
    Marjorie Nugent

    Marjorie Nugent

    November 19, 1996. Carthage Texas. There is no debate that Bernie Tiede shot 80-year-old Marjorie Nugent in the back four times and hid her body in a deep freezer for nine months. He admitted so in his confession to police and in his later trial. The question is why did he kill her? Did Bernie snap after years of mental abuse dealt out by a woman very few people seemed to like? Or did he play out a long-con to become the sole inheritor of her multimillion dollar estate?




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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Libby Caswell

    Libby Caswell

    On December 11, 2017, a 21-year-old mother, Libby Caswell, was found dead in the bathroom of a motel in Independence, Missouri. Her boyfriend’s belt was fastened around her neck, and he had fled the scene after telling a 911 dispatcher that Libby had committed suicide. The police ruled her death a suicide, however, after obtaining autopsy reports, police reports and the opinion of experts, Libby’s mother believes otherwise.

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    • 48 min
    Girl In The Picture

    Girl In The Picture

    A young woman’s body was found on the side of the road in Choctaw, OK in 1990. Four years after her death, her son, Michael Hughes, was abducted from his elementary school by a man who claimed to be his father. Who was the young woman and what happened to her son? Her death and her son’s disappearance would lead to a string of disturbing discoveries over the following two decades.

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    • 55 min
    The Death of Felicia Tang

    The Death of Felicia Tang

    September 11th, 2009. Monrovia, California. Brian Randone called 911 because he found his girlfriend Felicia Tang unresponsive after a night of drug use. Officers responded to the call and found Felicia dead in the bathtub. She suffered over 300 injuries, but Randone maintained that she died from an overdose of GHB.

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    • 53 min
    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist

    March 18, 1990. Boston, Massachusetts. In the early morning hours of March 18, 1990, a security guard at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum buzzed in two men dressed as police officers. Those two men revealed themselves to be thieves, who quickly tied up both of the guards. They stole 13 pieces of art including works by Rembrandt, Degas, and Vermeer. Despite a large reward offer from the museum and over 30 years of investigation by the FBI, none of the artwork has been recovered. How were these men able to pull off the largest art heist in the world?




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    • 1 hr 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
16.3K Ratings

16.3K Ratings

B_Will9000 ,

Best and most informative!

I’ve been listening to GenWhy for 6 years. Aaron and Justin are respectful, thorough in their research, and I can’t wait for each episode every Sunday!

Riley801 ,

Perfect podcast

We know they are few and far between. These dudes know how to tell a story.

Habwnjsisn ,

8 year listener

These guys are the absolute best. They provide solid facts with a perfect mix of opinion between the two. They don’t try to sway you in any particular direction. They’re attention to detail in every case is evenly matched with common sense perspective. 10/10 recommend. Thank you, Justin and Aaron, for staying true to justice.

GenWhy til I die 🤘🏼

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