6 episodes

Join me to discuss some of the trials, scandals, and memorable headlines that have shaped pop culture over the past century. We'll be taking a deep dive each week into a new story and uncovering the truth about those shocking scandals you're remembering all wrong.

Trial and Medi‪a‬ Trial and Media

    • True Crime
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Join me to discuss some of the trials, scandals, and memorable headlines that have shaped pop culture over the past century. We'll be taking a deep dive each week into a new story and uncovering the truth about those shocking scandals you're remembering all wrong.

    Psychic Frauds Part 2

    Psychic Frauds Part 2

    It's reported that 4 in 10 Americans believe in psychics. Are you one? Today we discuss the man that helped make it a 2.2 billion dollar industry by giving away $718K to two psychics over the course of two years. It's a story too wild to believe. CW:...

    • 54 min
    Miss Cleo & Psychic Frauds Part 1

    Miss Cleo & Psychic Frauds Part 1

    Miss Cleo was the face of the Psychic Readers Network infomercials. But how much do you know about her and the Psychic Friends Network she worked for? It's reported that 4 in 10 Americans believe in psychics. Are you one? Let's dive in and find out...

    • 47 min
    Castration Cabin & Fakery in Funeral Homes

    Castration Cabin & Fakery in Funeral Homes

    Two stories straight out of my neck of the woods. Two Okies involved in bizarre dismemberments. One happening in real time and one from a few years ago. Join me to discuss the airbnb where castration is a featured amenity and the Oklahoma woman who lied her way into a funeral home then a 16 year prison sentence. Follow @TrialandMedia for more information.

    • 29 min
    The Candyman & Tainted Treats

    The Candyman & Tainted Treats

    Have you ever wondered why we check our kid's candy before we let them eat it on Halloween? It's the fear that lurks in the back of many parents' mind. The one that still haunts modern households today. In honor of Halloween that just passed, let's talk about the real boogeyman. Let's talk about the history of tainted treats and The Candyman himself.

    • 38 min
    Mary Kay Letourneau: Abuse Disguised as an Affair

    Mary Kay Letourneau: Abuse Disguised as an Affair

    Mary Katherine Letourneau born January 30, 1962 was an American schoolteacher who pled guilty in 1997 to two counts of felony second-degree rape of a child, Vili Fualaau, who was 12 or 13 at the time and had been her sixth-grade student at a Burien, Washington elementary school. Join me to discuss the life, legacy, and infamy of this case.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Patrick Sherrill: Going Postal

    Patrick Sherrill: Going Postal

    He's the man who gave the world the term "going postal." August 20, 1986, Patrick Sherrill entered the Post Office in Edmond, OK bent on revenge and the work place hasn't been the same. Join me for the first episode of Trial and Media.

    • 26 min

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Check this show out.

Great new show. Interesting stories. Great host. I can’t wait to hear more.

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Great new show!

Really enjoying this one. Lauren picks bizarre and fascinating cases, does her homework on them and offers an intelligent, often funny perspective. She has a great voice too!

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