True Crime Garage (Podcast)

Power tools, air conditioning, and podcasts; these are a few of my tech age favorite things. Before the iPod craze, I would rely on the radio and whatever came up to pass the time as I did jobs around the house. Buying and downloading music was a hassle but it was the only way to... Continue Reading →

Up and Vanished: Season 2

It's baaaack! After the incredible breakthroughs in Payne Lindsey's inveatigation, and a tip that came in just as the podcast was airing, the GBI was able to make arrests and convictions on the Tara Grinstead case. Overjoyed listeners from all over the world waiting anxiously for the popular show to return, and sure enough the... Continue Reading →

The State v Dennis Perry

Season 3 of the podcast that originally started by investigating the conviction of Adnan Syed in Baltimore, MD is now covering the case of a murder of Harold and Thelma Swain at Rising Daughter Baptist Church, (Waverly, GA) on March 11, 1985. Unsolved Mysteries featured this case in 1988 opening the door to new leads... Continue Reading →

Accused: The Unsolved Murder of Elizabeth Andes (Podcast)

Two trials. Two acquittals. No new leads, suspects or witnesses. The Andes family, Beth's friends, and Bob Young, the boyfriend everyone was convinced was responsible for her demise are still waiting for a conviction and/or answers after 40 years. Reporters Amber Hunt and Amanda Rossmann from the Cincinnati Enquirer investigate the unsolved murder of the beautiful... Continue Reading →

In Ice Cold Blood (Oxygen)

Before finding my new guilty pleasure The Wonderland Murders, I had been watching In Ice Cold Blood narrated by SVU's own Ice-T. As a fan of true crime shows I couldn't pass up on the opportunity to check out this dark spin on this documentary format and wasn't impressed with the stand alone episodes. Don't... Continue Reading →

Active Shooter: America Under Fire

Columbine. Pulse. Aurora. Navy Yard. These are a few of the incidents featured in Showtime's documentary series Active Shooter. Eight heart wrenching episodes tell the story of the epidemic that has our classrooms and public spaces under siege. Every 19 days there is a shooting reported in the United States, many perpetrated by people who... Continue Reading →

Dear Zachary (Netflix Documentary)

Whenever I lose a young friend, my first thought is for those who survive them. Having to deal with the grief or a life without them is tough, especially when you take stock of all the good memories. This was the reason why I was drawn to Kurt Kuenne's 2008 documentary about his best friend... Continue Reading →

Up and Vanished (Podcast)

What Happened to Tara Grinstead? On October 22, 2005, the Ocilla, Georgia ex-beauty queen now turned history teacher went missing. For the last twelve years scores of media and private investigators have been frantically searching for her abductor. Police suspected foul play and the town ran with the story to the point everyone became suspect.... Continue Reading →

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