#56. Dear Chief Saunders (Open Letter)

November 17, 2018

Earlier this year, Chief Mark Saunders of the Toronto Police Service stated that the force had never dealt with a serial killer until Bruce McArthur. Lee responds in this open letter with more than a dozen fact bombs and some interesting revelations. 

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#55. Sweden Bleedin’ w/Ludvig Drevfjäll (Dive Bar)

November 9, 2018

Once a haven of peace, tolerance, and mutual prosperity, in recent years Sweden has seen a dramatic increase in the number of rapes, shootings, and civil unrest. Lee sits down with Swedish journalist Ludvig Drevfjäll to discuss the nation's loss of innocence beginning with the unsolved assassination of Prime Minister Olof Palme, and explore the roots and trajectory of the current epidemic of violent crime. Read the rest of this entry »

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#54. Halloween Bash 2018 w/Dr. Peter Vronsky & Robert Hoshowsky

October 31, 2018

Possessed by the demon vodka, Lee, Peter, and Robert recall shocking and spooky tales from their pasts. Grab yer choice of poison, and join the fellas for this sloppy mess of a Halloween party culminating in a (catastrophic) true crime trivia contest. TO ALL MY FRIENDS!!!!

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#53. Paraphilia: Necrophilia II (Academy)

October 18, 2018

Lee synthesizes the necrophilia-spectrum into an eight-category typology before testing your investigative abilities with a titillating true crime puzzle.

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#52. Paraphilia: Necrophilia I (Academy)

October 4, 2018

Lee explains the origins and misuse of the term 'necrophilia' and unpacks the necrophilic-spectrum which includes acts of mutilation, posing, cannibalism, and vampirism. Subjects include Sgt. Bertrand, Jeffrey Dahmer, Edmund Kemper III, Sean Gillis, Armin Meiwes, Doug Clark, Peter Kurten, and more!

Tickets on sale now for ‘True Murder Tales’ – a Halloween story-telling event featuring Lee, Peter Vronsky & Robert Hoshowsky https://truemurdertales.brownpapertickets.com 

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#51. The Great Canadian $hit Show (Dive Bar)

September 29, 2018

Lee and Vanessa kick back on a Friday night and riff on Blake Leibel, Dellen Millard, and Terri-Lynne McClintic.

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#50. Trauma w/ Karen Wickiam (Dive Bar)

September 20, 2018

Former trauma nurse Karen Wickiam opens up to Lee about the horrors and pressures of the emergency room, her life-changing experience treating victims of a grisly mass murder, and dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder. Warning: we get into hippie-dippie territory at the end.

Check out Karen’s podcast, STAT! on iTunes:https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/stat/id1253271225?mt=2

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#49. Strange & Unsolved Part 2: Without a Trace w/ Robert Hoshowsky (Dive Bar)

September 13, 2018

Continuing with their discussion of weird Canadian cold cases, Robert and Lee look at the mysterious disappearances of Nicole Morin, 8, and 14-year-old Ingrid Bauer. 

Robert is an investigative journalist who has explored first-hand the world of cults, bikers, cops, killers, and thieves. His book Unsolved: True Canadian Cold Cases is available on Amazon https://www.amazon.ca/Unsolved-True-Canadian-Cold-Cases/dp/1554887399 

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#48. Strange & Unsolved Part 1: Footloose w/ Robert Hoshowsky (Dive Bar)

September 13, 2018

Author Robert Hoshowsky returns to catch-up with Lee and riff on the bizarre phenomenon of disembodied feet washing up on the beaches of British Columbia and Washington.

Robert is an investigative journalist who has explored first-hand the world of cults, bikers, cops, killers, and thieves. His book Unsolved: True Canadian Cold Cases is available on Amazon https://www.amazon.ca/Unsolved-True-Canadian-Cold-Cases/dp/1554887399 

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#47. AMA Fall 2018 (Ask Lee Anything)

September 8, 2018

Lee answers a dozen of your questions in this episode. Before the puck drops, we give a recap of this summer’s episodes, talk about the listener survey results, and make a special announcement about our upcoming MWTC event!

If you want to get to skip ahead, here are the question and topic timestamps:

21:40 - 1. Ancient sadistic emperors vs. modern serial killers

25:52 2. Did Silverfox use family and the church as a cover?

30:45 - 3. What are your favorite restaurants and breweries in Toronto?

49:10 - 4. What books does Lee recommend?

1:04:35 - 5.  If death occurs during sex is this necrophilia?

1:08:17 - 6. Does Karla Homolka deserve taking shit from the Canadian public?

1:12:15 7. Topeka, Kansas triple meth murder

1:20:25 - 8. What motivates cannibalism?

1:23:42 9. Elizabeth Wettlaufer: Is the institution responsible or do serial killers gravitate toward health care settings?

1:33:40 10. How not to raise a murderer

1:53:43 11. What do you think of the “Keep the blood clean” note in the Lisa Leckie murder?

2:00:23 - 12. Eight reasons why unsolved murders are unsolved

2:17:11 - 13. Future Cary Stayner episode

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