225 episodes

Ordinary people who do unthinkable things...The Minds of Madness is a True Crime Podcast that examines the most disturbing criminal minds and the impact violent crimes have on survivors of homicide.

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    • 4.5 • 5.9K Ratings

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Ordinary people who do unthinkable things...The Minds of Madness is a True Crime Podcast that examines the most disturbing criminal minds and the impact violent crimes have on survivors of homicide.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Episode 216 - Down The Tubes - The Apple River Tragedy

    Episode 216 - Down The Tubes - The Apple River Tragedy

    Join us, as we examine the tragic case of the Apple River Stabbings. 

    You’ll hear how an ordinary day of tubing on a river in Wisconsin escalated into a deadly confrontation. And how a situation where mistakes were made on all sides, challenged the thin line between where self-defense ends and aggression begins.

    How to support:
    For extra perks including exclusive content, early release, and ad-free episodes -
    Go to - Patreon

    How to connect:
    Website
    Instagram
    Facebook
    Twitter

    Please check out our sponsors and help support the podcast:
    Zocdoc - Go to zocdoc.com/MADNESS and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today. Many are available within 24 hours.
    Nutrafol - For a limited time, Nutrafol is offering our listeners ten dollars off your first month’s subscription and free shipping when you go to Nutrafol.com and enter the promo code MADNESS.
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    Featured Podcast:
    Murder: True Crime Stories - https://www.pavestudios.com/shows/murder%3A-true-crime-stories

    Research & Writing:
    Ryan Deininger

    Editing:
    Aiden Wolf

    Sources:
    Trial Day 1
    Trial Day 2
    Trial Day 3
    Trial Day 4
    Trial Day 5
    Trial Day 6
    Trial Day 7
    Trial Day 8
    Trial Day 9
    Criminal Complaint
    Hundreds Attend Vigil For Apple River Stabbing Victim
    Apple River Tubing History
    Isaac Schuman Vigil
    Fox9.com
    Fox9.com #2

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 216 - Down The Tubes - The Apple River Tragedy

    Episode 216 - Down The Tubes - The Apple River Tragedy

    Join us, as we examine the tragic case of the Apple River Stabbings.

    You’ll hear how an ordinary day of tubing on a river in Wisconsin escalated into a deadly confrontation. And how a situation where mistakes were made on all sides, challenged the thin line between where self-defense ends and aggression begins.

    How to support:
    For extra perks including exclusive content, early release, and ad-free episodes -
    Go to - Patreon

    How to connect:
    Website
    Instagram
    Facebook
    Twitter

    Please check out our sponsors and help support the podcast:
    Zocdoc - Go to zocdoc.com/MADNESS and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today. Many are available within 24 hours.
    Nutrafol - For a limited time, Nutrafol is offering our listeners ten dollars off your first month’s subscription and free shipping when you go to Nutrafol.com and enter the promo code MADNESS.
    Factor - Head to FACTORMEALS.com/madness50 and use code madness50 to get 50% off.
    ExpressVPN - Secure your online data TODAY by visiting ExpressVPN.com/madness and you can get an extra three months FREE.
    ASPCA Pet Health Insurance - To explore coverage, visit ASPCApetinsurance.com/madness The ASPCA® is not an insurer and is not engaged
    in the business of insurance
    Shopify - Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at shopify.com/madness
    Liquid I.V. - Get 20% off your first order of Liquid I.V. when you go to liquidiv.com and use code MADNESS at checkout.

    Featured Podcast:
    Murder: True Crime Stories - https://www.pavestudios.com/shows/murder%3A-true-crime-stories

    Research & Writing:
    Ryan Deininger

    Editing:
    Aiden Wolf

    Sources:
    Trial Day 1
    Trial Day 2
    Trial Day 3
    Trial Day 4
    Trial Day 5
    Trial Day 6
    Trial Day 7
    Trial Day 8
    Trial Day 9
    Criminal Complaint
    Hundreds Attend Vigil For Apple River Stabbing Victim
    Apple River Tubing History
    Isaac Schuman Vigil
    Fox9.com
    Fox9.com #2

    Episode 215 - Snake Farm Insurance - The Death of Ben Renick

    Episode 215 - Snake Farm Insurance - The Death of Ben Renick

    Join us, as we unravel the coils of the mysterious murder of Ben Renick, a young father of two, and a rockstar in the world of reptiles. 

    You’ll hear how greed, deception, betrayal, and forbidden desire led to a complicated murder plot, and how a conspiracy of silence kept the reality hidden for years…until the truth finally slithered its way to the surface.

    How to support:
    For extra perks including exclusive content, early release, and ad-free episodes -
    Go to - Patreon

    How to connect:
    Website
    Instagram
    Facebook
    Twitter

    Please check out our sponsors and help support the podcast:
    Zocdoc - Go to zocdoc.com/MADNESS and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today. Many are available within 24 hours.
    Nutrafol - For a limited time, Nutrafol is offering our listeners ten dollars off your first month’s subscription and free shipping when you go to Nutrafol.com and enter the promo code MADNESS.
    Factor - Head to FACTORMEALS.com/madness50 and use code madness50 to get 50% off.
    ExpressVPN - Secure your online data TODAY by visiting ExpressVPN.com/madness and you can get an extra three months FREE.
    ASPCA Pet Health Insurance - To explore coverage, visit ASPCApetinsurance.com/madness The ASPCA® is not an insurer and is not engaged
    in the business of insurance
    Shopify - Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at shopify.com/madness
    Liquid I.V. - Get 20% off your first order of Liquid I.V. when you go to liquidiv.com and use code MADNESS at checkout.

    Featured Podcast:
    Murder and Mimosas- https://murderandmimosas.buzzsprout.com

    Research & Writing:
    Ryan Deininger

    Editing:
    Aiden Wolf

    Sources:
    CourtTV - Opening Statements
    CourtTV - Catherine Fox 
    Court TV - Michael Gammons & Harley Ault
    Court TV - David Colbert & Sgt. Eric Eidson
    Court TV - Sgt. Darren Haslag
    Court TV - David Levinson & Aric Bremer
    Court TV - Ashley Shaw
    Court TV - Rachel Hunt
    Court TV - Cpl. Devon Foust
    Court TV - Cpl. Devon Foust PT2
    Court TV - Nathaniel Shaffer
    Court TV - Jason Crafton
    Court TV - Lindsey Kerber
    Court TV - Brittany Bishop, April Shaw & Lyndall Gallatin
    Court TV - Deanna Wassman
    Court TV - Lynlee Renick
    Court TV - Lynlee Renick PT2
    Court TV - Lynlee Renick PT3
    Court TV - Closing Arguments
    Court TV - Penalty Phase
    Court TV - Penalty Phase Verdict
    Court TV - Sentencing
    Defector - Prosecutors Got One Conviction In A Snake King’s Murder, And Now They Are Going After Another
    Defector - Death of A Snake Salesman
    Michael Humphrey Appeal
    Dateline: Venom
    Lynlee Renick Probable Cause Affidavit
    Frank Renick Fraud Charges FBI
    Jury Finds Humphrey Guilty

    • 56 min
    Episode 215 - Snake Farm Insurance - The Death of Ben Renick

    Episode 215 - Snake Farm Insurance - The Death of Ben Renick

    Join us, as we unravel the coils of the mysterious murder of Ben Renick, a young father of two, and a rockstar in the world of reptiles.

    You’ll hear how greed, deception, betrayal, and forbidden desire led to a complicated murder plot, and how a conspiracy of silence kept the reality hidden for years…until the truth finally slithered its way to the surface.

    How to connect:
    Website
    Instagram
    Facebook
    Twitter

    Please check out our sponsors and help support the podcast:
    Zocdoc - Go to zocdoc.com/MADNESS and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today. Many are available within 24 hours.
    Nutrafol - For a limited time, Nutrafol is offering our listeners ten dollars off your first month’s subscription and free shipping when you go to Nutrafol.com and enter the promo code MADNESS.
    Factor - Head to FACTORMEALS.com/madness50 and use code madness50 to get 50% off.
    ExpressVPN - Secure your online data TODAY by visiting ExpressVPN.com/madness and you can get an extra three months FREE.
    ASPCA Pet Health Insurance - To explore coverage, visit ASPCApetinsurance.com/madness The ASPCA® is not an insurer and is not engaged
    in the business of insurance
    Shopify - Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at shopify.com/madness
    Liquid I.V. - Get 20% off your first order of Liquid I.V. when you go to liquidiv.com and use code MADNESS at checkout.

    Featured Podcast:
    Murder and Mimosas- https://murderandmimosas.buzzsprout.com

    Research & Writing:
    Ryan Deininger

    Editing:
    Aiden Wolf

    Sources:
    CourtTV - Opening Statements
    CourtTV - Catherine Fox
    Court TV - Michael Gammons & Harley Ault
    Court TV - David Colbert & Sgt. Eric Eidson
    Court TV - Sgt. Darren Haslag
    Court TV - David Levinson & Aric Bremer
    Court TV - Ashley Shaw
    Court TV - Rachel Hunt
    Court TV - Cpl. Devon Foust
    Court TV - Cpl. Devon Foust PT2
    Court TV - Nathaniel Shaffer
    Court TV - Jason Crafton
    Court TV - Lindsey Kerber
    Court TV - Brittany Bishop, April Shaw & Lyndall Gallatin
    Court TV - Deanna Wassman
    Court TV - Lynlee Renick
    Court TV - Lynlee Renick PT2
    Court TV - Lynlee Renick PT3
    Court TV - Closing Arguments
    Court TV - Penalty Phase
    Court TV - Penalty Phase Verdict
    Court TV - Sentencing
    Defector - Prosecutors Got One Conviction In A Snake King’s Murder, And Now They Are Going After Another
    Defector - Death of A Snake Salesman
    Michael Humphrey Appeal
    Dateline: Venom
    Lynlee Renick Probable Cause Affidavit
    Frank Renick Fraud Charges FBI
    Jury Finds Humphrey Guilty

    Episode 214 - On The Run - The Hunt For Moriah Wilson's Killer

    Episode 214 - On The Run - The Hunt For Moriah Wilson's Killer

    Join us, as we examine the tragic case of Anna Moriah Wilson. A 25-year-old racing prodigy senselessly murdered on the cusp of becoming a superstar. 

    You’ll also hear how Moriah unwittingly found herself in the middle of a love triangle. One she’d tried her best to avoid.

    How to support:
    For extra perks including exclusive content, early release, and ad-free episodes -
    Go to - Patreon

    How to connect:
    Website
    Instagram
    Facebook
    Twitter

    Please check out our sponsors and help support the podcast:
    Zocdoc - Go to zocdoc.com/MADNESS and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today. Many are available within 24 hours.
    Nutrafol - For a limited time, Nutrafol is offering our listeners ten dollars off your first month’s subscription and free shipping when you go to Nutrafol.com and enter the promo code MADNESS.
    Factor - Head to FACTORMEALS.com/madness50 and use code madness50 to get 50% off.
    ExpressVPN - Secure your online data TODAY by visiting ExpressVPN.com/madness and you can get an extra three months FREE.
    ASPCA Pet Health Insurance - To explore coverage, visit ASPCApetinsurance.com/madness The ASPCA® is not an insurer and is not engaged
    in the business of insurance
    Shopify - Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at shopify.com/madness
    Liquid I.V. - Get 20% off your first order of Liquid I.V. when you go to liquidiv.com and use code MADNESS at checkout.

    Featured Podcast:
    Love Lust Fear - https://open.spotify.com/show/0e3ndcf5u8lZ5lhN1lvWec?si=5e40558df5a3482f

    Research & Writing:
    Ryan Deininger

    Editing:
    Aiden Wolf

    Sources:
    Court TV
    Wikipedia
    Fox 7 Austin
    Cycling News
    Caledonian Record
    Velo - The Murder of Moriah Wilson
    Impact Statements
    State’s Closing Arguments 
    Bicycling.com - The Truth and Tragedy of Moriah Wilson
    New Yorker - A Murder Roils the Cycling World
    Twitter @HollisMJP Trial Thread
    VT Sports - Who Was Moriah Wilson?
    Daily Beast
    FoxNews #1
    FoxNews #2
    FoxNews #3
    NY POST #1
    NY POST #2
    Moriah Wilson Timeline
    Road.cc

    • 46 min
    Episode 214 - On The Run - The Hunt For Moriah Wilson's Killer

    Episode 214 - On The Run - The Hunt For Moriah Wilson's Killer

    Join us, as we examine the tragic case of Anna Moriah Wilson. A 25-year-old racing prodigy senselessly murdered on the cusp of becoming a superstar. 
    You’ll also hear how Moriah unwittingly found herself in the middle of a love triangle. One she’d tried her best to avoid.

    How to connect:
    Website
    Instagram
    Facebook
    Twitter

    Please check out our sponsors and help support the podcast:
    Zocdoc - Go to zocdoc.com/MADNESS and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today. Many are available within 24 hours.
    Nutrafol - For a limited time, Nutrafol is offering our listeners ten dollars off your first month’s subscription and free shipping when you go to Nutrafol.com and enter the promo code MADNESS.
    Factor - Head to FACTORMEALS.com/madness50 and use code madness50 to get 50% off.
    ExpressVPN - Secure your online data TODAY by visiting ExpressVPN.com/madness and you can get an extra three months FREE.
    ASPCA Pet Health Insurance - To explore coverage, visit ASPCApetinsurance.com/madness The ASPCA® is not an insurer and is not engaged
    in the business of insurance
    Shopify - Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at shopify.com/madness
    Liquid I.V. - Get 20% off your first order of Liquid I.V. when you go to liquidiv.com and use code MADNESS at checkout.
    Featured Podcast:
    Love Lust Fear - https://open.spotify.com/show/0e3ndcf5u8lZ5lhN1lvWec?si=5e40558df5a3482f

    Research & Writing:
    Ryan Deininger

    Editing:
    Aiden Wolf

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
5.9K Ratings

5.9K Ratings

Tajannah ,

Love the podcast!

I like the detail of the stories. I'm listening to earlier versions and REALLY prefer the slower, less sing-songy tone of the narrator's voice. Sounds much more natural.

dhxhrjsjx ,

Breaks

Soooo many adds these days, makes the show hard to listen to anymore.

PrincessSunshine ,

Long time listener, love the theme music

I was really disappointed when the original theme music was changed. The replacement didn’t have the same vibe and it really didn’t set the right tone. It wasn’t bad, no offense to anyone.

The first week it was back, I thought maybe it was an accident. Sounds like it’s back long term though and I had to come say thank you!!

The original one really has a more serious sound and it pairs better with the awesome narrator’s voice. That original intro and the narrator are what hooked me in the first place, years ago!

The writing, production, everything is top tier! The ads are nobody’s fave but not everyone can pay to support the podcast and I’m just happy one of my favorites is still around, always on time and always riveting.

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