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Serial Killers

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Every Monday and Thursday, Serial Killers takes a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers with the hopes of better understanding their psychological profile. With the help of in-depth research, we delve deep into their lives and stories. Serial Killers is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.

Every Monday and Thursday, Serial Killers takes a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers with the hopes of better understanding their psychological profile. With the help of in-depth research, we delve deep into their lives and stories. Serial Killers is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.

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United States

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Parcast

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Every Monday and Thursday, Serial Killers takes a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers with the hopes of better understanding their psychological profile. With the help of in-depth research, we delve deep into their lives and stories. Serial Killers is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.

Language:

English


Episodes

“The Vampire in the Window” Florencio Fernández

4/15/2021
Born in 1935, Florencio Fernández grew up in a region of Argentina nicknamed the “fortress of folklore.” As a teenager, destitute and alone, he watched a film at a local theater that would change his life — and inspire his crimes. That film’s name? Dracula. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:07

“The Watcher House,” from Internet Urban Legends

4/13/2021
Creepypastas, frightful TikToks, online horror stories… Loey Lane and Eleanor Barnes are taking you into the spookiest corners of the web in their new Spotify Original from Parcast, Internet Urban Legends. Meet the hosts and hear their debut episode on the Watcher House — a terrifying saga that unfolded in 2014 after the Broaddus family bought their dream home in New Jersey. Listen free on Spotify, and follow Internet Urban Legends for new episodes every Tuesday! Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:26:45

“Son of Sal” Salvatore Perrone

4/12/2021
Salvator Perrone’s early life in the 1950s is a murky mystery, but by the time he was in his 60s, the failed fashion entrepreneur had a grudge against the world — and he was ready to exact his revenge. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:32

“The Unabomber” Ted Kaczynski Pt. 2

4/8/2021
By the 1980s, Ted Kaczynski had set off several bombs, causing only minor injuries — but for him, it wasn’t enough. What had started as a plot for revenge grew into an unrelenting need to change the world. To do that, he needed to kill. The reign of the Unabomber had begun. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:25

“The Unabomber” Ted Kaczynski Pt. 1

4/5/2021
Spotting his genius at a young age, Ted Kaczynski’s parents pushed their son to academic excellence — but Ted never found a true home in the hallowed halls of academia. Instead, by 1969, he was a former math professor with a festering hatred for the modern world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:29

“The Madman of Marshall Street” Gary M. Heidnik Pt. 2

4/1/2021
By Thanksgiving 1986, Gary Heidnik had captured a woman and locked her in his basement, where he intended on making her carry his children. But Gary wanted an entire “birthing harem.” Over the next four months, he lured five more women to his Philadelphia home… Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:03

“The Madman of Marshall Street” Gary M. Heidnik Pt. 1

3/29/2021
Estranged from his family, Gary Heidnik’s behavior grew more and more troubling as he grew older. By 1976, no one was around to notice when he started digging a pit in his basement — one big enough to hold a person... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:38

“The Lipstick Killer” William George Heirens Pt. 2

3/25/2021
When a six-year-old girl was brutally murdered in Chicago in 1945, the public and the press demanded answers. Luckily, police found the killer by chance when they arrested a teenage burglar named William Heirens. Or did they? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:44

“The Lipstick Killer” William George Heirens Pt. 1

3/22/2021
Growing up in a family that didn’t have a lot of money, William Heirens turned to burglary to ease his economic anxiety. It became a compulsion he couldn’t control, and got him into trouble with the law in the early 1940s. Then, one day, it changed his life forever. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:59

“Earthquake Killer” Herbert Mullin Pt. 2

3/18/2021
Herbert Mullin believed he was saving the world. After all, God had told him that murdering people would prevent catastrophic earthquakes. So, with his heaven-sent mission, he set out to kill and kill again. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:42

“Earthquake Killer” Herbert Mullin Pt. 1

3/15/2021
Throughout his childhood in the 1950s and ‘60s, Herbert Mullin's life seemed decidedly idyllic. But tragedy struck when he was 18. In the aftermath, Mullin began hearing voices — and they told him to kill. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:45

“The Kansas City Butcher” Robert Berdella Pt. 2

3/11/2021
Having killed and dismembered his first victim, Robert Bordella was anxious to take another person captive. He kidnapped and tortured multiple men in succession, drugging them with tranquilizers and documenting his actions in a diary — until someone eventually escaped. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:58

“The Kansas City Butcher” Robert Berdella Pt. 1

3/8/2021
Inspired by a 1965 horror film called The Collector, Robert Berdella harbored dark fantasies about abuse and control. As a college student, he acted out his sadism on animals, and later, in the early ‘80s, on a teenager named Jerry Howell. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:47

“The Snowtown Murders” Pt. 2

3/4/2021
In November 1997, John Bunting claimed his sixth victim, and successfully passed it off as a suicide. From there, he and his accomplices moved at alarming speed, torturing and killing another six people until police finally caught up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:22

“The Snowtown Murders” Pt. 1

3/1/2021
Arriving in South Australia in the 1980s, John Bunting surrounded himself with people he could easily manipulate: a small group of men who hated pedophiles and gay men, and were determined to rid their community of both. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:03

A Bram Stoker Classic from Haunted Places: Ghost Stories

2/26/2021
Dracula wasn’t the only frightful fiction conjured by Irish author Bram Stoker… In this retelling of “The Judge’s House,” a Cambridge student is overcome with curiosity — then dread — as he faces an evil man’s terrifying legacy. Listen to Part 1 right here, then search “Haunted Places: Ghost Stories” to hear Part 2, when the Judge himself comes calling… Haunted Places: Ghost Stories is a Spotify Original from Parcast. Every Thursday, find a new tale of terror from some of history’s greatest...

Duration:00:31:26

“The Suitcase Killer” Steven Zelich Pt. 2

2/25/2021
After his first murder, Steven Zelich couldn't bear to let go of his victim, and kept her body close by. But eventually he began to crave the same powerful feeling he'd had the first time, and the hunt for his next target began... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:51

“The Suitcase Killer” Steven Zelich Pt. 1

2/22/2021
Once a police officer who loved the authority and respect his position brought him, Steven Zelich's life took a turn in the late ‘90s when the power went to his head. His quest for the thrill of control led him to the world of BDSM… and eventually, murder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:42

Killer Couples Pt. 4: Ray Fernandez and Martha Beck

2/18/2021
Once a promising intelligence officer, Ray Fernandez transformed into a career conman, swindling lonely women out of their savings. When he met Martha Beck in 1947, his Lonely Hearts con became a deadly scheme of spiralling jealousies and stolen fortunes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:30

Killer Couples Pt. 3: Gerald and Charlene Gallego

2/15/2021
If love makes you do something evil, does that make you evil, too? In the late 1970s, Gerald Gallego twisted himself around Charlene’s heart and didn’t let go. The couple, later known as “The Sex Slave Killers,” worked in tandem to kidnap and murder ten women. Was Charlene a victim, too? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:49