To Live and Die in LAHollywood, where dreams collide with harsh, sometimes deadly, realities. But crime in LA is unlike crime anywhere else in the world. It is often dramatic and sensational, with an element of celebrity and glamour that you won’t find in a small town murder mystery. These tragic true crime stories are ripped from actual headlines, but often play out like a Hollywood script.
From the creators of Up and Vanished, this is ‘To Live and Die in L.A.’
Crime JunkieA weekly podcast dedicated to giving you a true crime fix. Every Monday, Ashley Flowers will tell you about whatever crime she's been obsessing over that week in a way that sounds like you're sitting around talking crime with your best friends
S-Town PodcastJOHN DESPISES HIS ALABAMA TOWN AND DECIDES TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT. HE ASKS a reporter to investigate the son of a wealthy family who’s allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But then someone else ends up dead, sparking a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden treasure, and an unearthing of the mysteries of one man’s life.
HeavyweightOrdinary People, Extraordinary Stories
With gumption, empathy, and comic awkwardness, he ventures into people’s lives and tries to help them resolve things from the past: an unsolved human mystery, lingering guilt, a falling-out, hurt that’s turned to grievance.
This American LifeNarrative storytelling on the radio by seeking out the most compelling stories from ordinary people.
“When I’m trying to explain our program to someone who doesn’t know it, I stammer a bunch of words like ‘entertaining,’ ‘funny,’ ‘surprising plot twists,’ ‘true stories but not boring I swear’ … and then I just give them this list.” — Ira Glass
Man in the WindowIn Man in the Window, Paige St. John, a Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter has uncovered never before revealed details about the man who would eventually become one of California’s most deadly serial killers.
The Shrink Next DoorVeteran journalist Joe Nocera had a Hamptons neighbor: Ike, therapist to celebrities and Manhattan’s elite. He had star-studded parties at the vacation house. But one summer, Joe came back to discover that Ike was gone, and the summer house next door had never belonged to Ike in the first place. It was Marty’s, a therapy patient of Ike’s who had finally broken free from Ike’s psychological domination. THE SHRINK NEXT DOOR is the story of one therapist’s psychological manipulation as he crossed lines and defrauded his patients — and he’s still out there.
Over My Dead BodyWe all have limits. And some people who are pushed beyond those limits will do unspeakable things.
“Tally” is a story that says as much about love and marriage as it does about justice, revenge, and the lengths some people will go to get what they want.