Based on a True Crime
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BASED ON A TRUE CRIME is a podcast where Chelsea’s love of true crime and David’s love of horror movies intersect.
||CleanEpisode 35: Jack Black's Bernie & the Real Bernie Tiede||In this episode, we chat about Jack Black's BERNIE, which is based on a murder committed by Bernie Tiede.||9/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 34: The Mystery of Marie Roget & Mary Cecilia Rogers||Edgar Allan Poe sought to solve the mysterious demise of Mary Cecilia Rogers in the first detective story inspired by a true crime.||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanZombies, Deadites & More: An Interview with Author Dana Fredsti||We chat with author Dana Fredsti, a writer/producer/director/theatrical sword fighter and animal lover!||8/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 33: Wolf Creek & Ivan Milat||We discuss serial killer Ivan Milat and the Australian horror film Wolf Creek, which was inspired by his crimes.||7/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 32: Memories of Murder & the Hwaseong Serial Killer||In the early morning hours of September 15, 1986, the body of 71-year-old Lee Wan-im was found in the rice fields hear her home, strangled to death and bound with her own clothing. Crimes like this were not common in the rural city of Hwaseong in South Korea, but over the next five years they would become an almost regular occurrence: the work of a still unidentified serial killer.In 2003, the story of the Hwaseong serial murders was brought to the big screen by Bong Joon-ho in his second feature film, the crime-thriller "Memories of Murder."Based on a True Crime is a podcast where Chelsea’s love of true crime and David’s love of horror movies intersect. Each week we will be discussing murders and/or mysteries, along with the pop culture they have spawned.We are excited to announce that we are members of the just-launched Murder.ly True Crime Podcast Network! Be sure to check them out at http://murder.ly!Snag some sweet rewards by supporting us on Patreon!SUBSCRIBE! iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or your favorite podcatcher! You can also stream directly from our website.Find us on our website and on Instagram @basedonatruecrime, Twitter @truecrimebased and Facebook @basedonatruecrime.If you'd like to see David's art and see what else we're up to in the art world, follow Lab Creature Art Studio on Instagram @labcreature.Our podcast theme and supporting music was composed and performed by Nico Vettese of We Talk of Dreams, who can be found on Twitter (@wetalkofdreams), their website and on Instagram (@wetalkofdreams)!||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 31: Heavenly Creatures||16-year-old Pauline Parker and her best friend Juliet Hulme murdered Pauline’s mother to try to avoid being separated. We talk about this and Heavenly Creatures, the film adaptation of this story.||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTales from the Murder.ly Network||We have joined the Murder.ly True Crime Podcast Network!||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 30: First Year Podcast Anniversary Q&A||You asked us questions about true crime, horror movies and personal stuff and we have answers!||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 29: Bobby & Ila Fae Dent and The Sugarland Express||On April 2, 1969, Bobby and Ila Fae Dent fled a routine traffic stop, took a trooper hostage, and led police on one of the largest chases in history. Their story inspired Steven Spielberg's feature-length film debut, 1974's The Sugarland Express.||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 28: Murder in the First & Henri Young||In 1941, Henri Young went on trial for the murder of a fellow Alcatraz inmate. His case brought to light atrocities committed against Alcatraz prisoners, but just how true is his portrayal in the 1995 film, Murder in the First?||4/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 27: True Crimes Based on Movies||The common thread in the movies we’ve covered has been their inspiration by real-life crimes, whether they are factual retellings, or original stories grown from ...||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 26: Eaten Alive and Joe Ball||Two years after the success of 1974’s “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre”, director Tobe Hooper and screenwriter Kim Henkel joined forces for a follow-up movie 'EATEN ...||3/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 25: The Executioner’s Song & Gary Gilmore||On July 2, 1976, the US Supreme court reserved its ruling that the death penalty was unconstitutional, allowing it to be reinstated as punishment for ...||3/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 24: Bonnie and Clyde||In 1932, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow embarked on a two-year crime spree, gaining a reputation as fun-loving outlaws which has been cemented by their many portrayals ...||2/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23: Starkweather & Fugate & Natural Born Killers||Between January 21 and January 29 of 1958, 19-year-old Charlie Starkweather and his 14-year-old girlfriend, Caril Fugate, went on a killing spree across America’s Heartland that left 10 ...||2/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22: The Night of the Hunter & Harry Powers||In August of 1931, police searching a farm in Quiet Dell, West Virginia made a gruesome discovery: five bodies, three of them children, buried in ...||1/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21: Janett Christman and When a Stranger Calls||On March 18, 1950, 13-year-old Janett Christman was babysitting for the Romacks in their small, isolated home on the outskirts of Columbia, Missouri. That night, ...||1/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20: Have Yourself a Scary Little Black Christmas||Before he directed the holiday classic A Christmas Story, Bob Clark helmed a film that was quite a bit darker: Black Christmas, an early entry to ...||12/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: Christmas Murders||In this special crossover episode with The Little Podcast of Horrors, we chat with Julie about a couple of Christmas murders, including the Los Feliz Murder Mansion and ...||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19: Bob Crane & Auto Focus||By the late 1960s, Bob Crane was a household name, famous for his portrayal of the wisecracking Colonel Robert Hogan on Hogan’s Heroes. Less than 10 years ...||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: Winter Holiday Horror||In this episode, we celebrate winter holiday horror movies (mostly Christmas horror movies). We begin the discussing with an overview of the controversy surrounding 1984's Silent Night, ...||12/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: Maria Marten & Murder in the Red Barn||Note: In this episode we use an outdated term for the Romani people. We are very sorry and appreciate our listeners taking the time to ...||11/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: My Friend Dahmer||My Friend Dahmer is the film adaptation of Derf Backderf's true story graphic novel about his time hanging out with Jeffrey Dahmer in high school, before Dahmer started killing ...||11/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Richard Ramirez & Nightstalker||Between June of 1984 and August of 1985, a spree of home invasion robberies, rapes, and murders terrified residents of Los Angeles and San Francisco. ...||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: Crime-Solving Ghosts & Lady in White||In this minisode we discuss ghosts who solved their own murders and the 1988 film "Lady in White." Based on a True Crime is a podcast where ...||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: Deadly Dreams and A Nightmare on Elm Street||Join us as we detail a string of mysterious sleep-related deaths that inspired the late, great horror master Wes Craven and his 1984 slasher film, A ...||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: The Poughkeepsie Tapes||It's a bonus minisode! The Poughkeepsie Tapes may be too scary to contain in one episode, so we teamed up with the Victims and Villains podcast for ...||10/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Jack the Ripper and From Hell||Join us for another spooky October discussion! This time it's all about the 1888 London murders committed by Jack the Ripper and as told in the film ...||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: Robert the Doll & Child’s Play||In this special Halloween minisode, we tell the story of Robert the Doll, the creepy real-life inspiration for the murderous Chucky in "Child's Play" (1988). Based on ...||10/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: The Conjuring Universe||Ed and Lorraine Warren investigated over 10,000 cases of paranormal activity and founded the New England Society for Psychic Research. Join us for a spooky chat ...||10/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: The History of Halloween & Our Top Halloween Films||It's Halloween season, so we thought it would be the perfect time to talk about the history of Halloween and list our favorite Halloween movies! If you're looking ...||10/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: The Town That Dreaded Sundown||In the spring of 1946, a string of killings committed by a so-called "Phantom" terrified the Texarkana region, and inspired the 1976 film "The Town ...||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: Delphine LaLaurie & The Axeman of New Orleans||We're heading on a trip to New Orleans to celebrate our first wedding anniversary, so in this very special minisode, we figured that it's the ...||9/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Murder by Numbers||On May 21, 1924, 14-year-old Bobby Franks was killed for the thrill of it by two wealthy Chicago-area teens looking to commit the perfect murder. ...||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: The Exorcism of Emily Rose||In this episode, we talk about the deadly exorcism which inspired the 2005 horror movie “The Exorcism of Emily Rose.” Based on a True Crime is a podcast ...||9/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre||The late, great director Tobe Hooper was a true Master of Horror. In this episode, Chelsea and David discuss real life cannibal families and then ...||9/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: In Cold Blood||In this deluxe episode, Chelsea and David discuss details surrounding the Clutter family murders by ex-convicts Richard Hickock and Perry Smith as detailed in the film adaptation ...||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 09: Real Life Home Invasions & The Strangers||Do stories of home invasion freak you out? They terrify us! In this episode, we chat about a handful of real-life home invasions, including the ...||8/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 08: River’s Edge||On November 3, 1981, 14-year-old Marcy Renee Conrad was murdered by her friend, Anthony Jacques Broussard. For two days afterward, he bragged about the killing ...||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: Sharks vs Humans & JAWS||We love #SharkWeek, we figured that this minisode would be a perfect time to chat about shark versus human attacks and JAWS. Based on a True ...||8/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 07: Clairvius Narcisse, Zombies & The Serpent and the Rainbow||On May 2, 1962, Clairvius Narcisse was pronounced dead after suffering a brief illness at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Haiti, and was buried in a cemetery ...||7/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: Bodiless Murders & Phenomena (aka Creepers)||Phenomena, directed by Dario Argento stars Jennifer Connelly who, while attending boarding school discovers she has a psychic connection to insects and teams up with ...||7/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 06: Cyril and Stewart Marcus / Dead Ringers||On July 17, 1975, twin gynecologists Cyril and Stewart Marcus were found dead in their upscale Manhattan apartment, surrounded by decaying chicken parts, rotten fruit, and empty ...||7/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSummer Announcement||Hey everyone! Life got in the way this past week or so, which means that our episode won't come out until a little later this ...||7/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: Awakening the Zodiac||In this special minisode (a mini-deluxe), we discuss the 2017 film 'Awakening the Zodiac'. We also chat about other serial killers who have sent taunting ...||7/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 05: 10 Rillington Place||On March 9, 1950, Timothy John Evans was executed by hanging, following the murder of his wife, Beryl, and 13 month old daughter, Geraldine. Three years later, it ...||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 04: Lake Bodom||On June 5, 1960, some time between the hours of 4 and 6AM, four teenagers were savagely attacked while camping at the edge of Lake ...||6/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 03: Cropsey||The legend of Cropsey has been told around many campfires in the New England area as a warning tale for misbehaving children, and inspired a number ...||6/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: Favorite True Crime||In a special minisode, Chelsea and David discuss their favorite films based on a true crime, their favorite true crime stories and more. Based on a ...||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 02: The Amityville Horror||In November of 1974, 112 Ocean Avenue in Amityville, New York was the scene of the gruesome mass killing of the DeFeo family by their ...||5/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
I love that they're combining two interests of mine - true crime and film. Keep up the good work!
Unique and Amazing take on a True Crime Podcast!
I binged all the available episodes yesterday while I worked and loved them! Chelsea and David put together a very entertaining show and I am lookng forward to more episodes from them!
Love this podcast!
I love the way they have combined their interests to make a really interesting and enjoyable podcast. Both know a TON about horror movies and true crime (I almost never remember composers or directors of my more obscure favorites) and so I always learn something. Plus, it's entertaining and fun to listen to their interactions.
- Category: History
- Language: English
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