By Sarah DiMeo
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Delving into the most dark and disturbing missing persons cold cases. Season 2 follows the disappearance of Doreen Vincent, who vanished from her father's house on June 15, 1988 in Wallingford, Connecticut. Hosted by Sarah DiMeo.
||CleanS2Ep3: The Walking Routes||Sarah DiMeo and Jessica Fritz Aguiar delve into the Hadden Clark timeline and his connection to Wallingford. And later, the production team meets Doreen's family. To support our coverage of the disappearance of Doreen Vincent, become a patron...||2/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2Ep2: The First Reports||Navigating the initial newspaper reports from Meriden's Record-Journal following Doreen's disappearance. And another article brings a serial killer closer to home. To support our coverage of the Doreen Vincent case, visit Faded Out on Patreon...||2/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2Ep1: Doreen Jane Vincent||Getting to know a little girl named Doreen Jane Vincent, from her birth on September 30, 1975 to the day she went missing from her father's house in Wallingford, Connecticut on June 15, 1988. To support our coverage of the Doreen Vincent cold...||1/27/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason Two Trailer: Doreen Vincent||Faded Out Season 2 following the 1988 disappearance of Doreen Vincent. Premieres Sunday, January 27, 2019. Hosted by Sarah DiMeo.||1/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason One Second Addendum||The second addendum to Season One of Faded Out. This time there are more revelations to be made about the morning that Johnny Gosch disappeared, how the case will move forward from here, and more about Sam Soda.||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Return of Patreon||The Faded Out Patreon page is back up and running! Find us at www.patreon.com/fadedoutpodcast||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSeason One Addendum||An update on the events that have followed since the first season finale one month ago.||10/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp 31 - First Season Finale||Sarah DiMeo sits down alongside co-producer Jason Pinette as they wrap up this first season of Faded Out, covering the Johnny Gosch disappearance case from 1982. Points discussed include how Sarah's perception of the case has changed between Episode 1..||9/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp 30 - Things Take A Turn||Following the meeting with Sam Soda, Sarah and Mark immediately meet up with Ron Sampson and Mark discovers more newspaper articles on Wilbur Millhouse.||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp 29 - Sam Soda Uninterrupted||Sarah and Mark sit down with Sam Soda at his house.||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp 28 - Sam Soda's House||A trip to the library to search through old microfilm. And then an unannounced trip over to Sam Soda's house.||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 27 - Meeting Yellow Bag||Meeting Yellow Bag in person to talk about his experiences as a paperboy and his time spent with Wilbur Millhouse, followed by a tour of the Bottoms and Millhouse's old house. Yellow Bag, Ron and Mark get to meet in person AND we may have figured out...||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 26 - Touring the Routes||Sarah and Mark tour the area and potential getaway routes surrounding 42nd and Marcourt and the old Gosch house.||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp 25 - Touching Down in Des Moines||The first of six episodes on the ground in Des Moines. We visit Johnny's old neighborhood, and the corner of 42nd and Marcourt. Also the first in-person meeting with Ron Sampson and Mark Hinshaw.||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 24 - Who Was Wilbur Millhouse?||We learn more about Wilbur Millhouse from a former co-worker at the Des Moines Register, as well as Yellow Bag's mother. Also, a follow up with John Gosch Sr.||9/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 23 - Talking With Yellow Bag||An exclusive talk with "Yellow Bag," and his thoughts on a former Des Moines Register circulation manager Wilbur Millhouse.||9/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 22 - Roadblocks / Not So Credible Witness||Talking about the intention of this podcast, and where do we go from here. Also another look at Paul Bonacci and asking the tough questions on if his account of being involved in Johnny's abduction is really so credible after all.||8/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp 21 - Extended Episode: John Gosch Sr.||You will not find this anywhere else. An exclusive talk with John Gosch Sr., father of Johnny Gosch. Honest, eye-opening accounts of the events of the morning of Sept. 5, 1982, and the credibility of the supposed accomplice in the abduction, Paul Bonacc||8/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 20 - Ron Sampson||An exclusive talk with a close friend of John and Noreen Gosch - Ron Sampson, who has been with the search for Johnny since the very beginning, and was once the president of the Help Find Johnny Gosch foundation.||8/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 19 - The Early Reports: Part 2||Continuing looking into the early newspaper articles in the first few years following Johnny's disappearance. Also a closer look on one individual who we touched on in previous episodes.||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp 18 - The Early Reports: Part 1||Exploring the earliest newspaper articles following the day that Johnny Gosch disappeared. Part 1 of the early reports. Also today we squash the uncertainty surrounding Johnny's father, John Sr.||7/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 17 - The Misinformation Effect||Walking you through the initial police report on the events that unfolded in the early morning hours just before Johnny Gosch disappeared. We pick apart what is credible vs. what may have been wrong for all these years. Also, we speak with Matt...||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 16 - Extended Episode: What We Had Wrong||Special Extended Episode. We speak with Chris Birge, who was a neighbor of Johnny Gosch, and saw him just a few minutes before he was kidnapped. A major event in the police report and the timeline has been wrong this entire time. This is an eyewitness..||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 15 - Sam Soda / Two Avenues||We talk about a lesser known key figure in the very early stages of the Johnny Gosch case, helping to uncover potential new information that may shed light on unanswered questions. Also a look at two very different theories on what might have become...||6/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 14 - Back to Basics / The Other Possibility||More of the brand new perspective in the Johnny Gosch case. We go back to 1982 with this new information, and explore another potential timeline of events.||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 13 - Yellow Bag / Millhouse||This week's episode is a whole new angle to the Johnny Gosch case which has never been publicized. It's a firsthand account from a man who worked as a paperboy for the Des Moines Register at the same time as Johnny. He names someone who he believes is..||5/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 12 - The Pictures / Reignition||In 2006, an envelope containing shocking photos appeared on Noreen Gosch's doorstep. There was no explanation, and the person who left them has never been determined. In this episode, we talk about those pictures in detail, and the renewed interest in..||5/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 11 - Reservations||An exclusive talk with Lite 100.5 WRCH's Joan Dylan, who offers us an insider's perspective on what daily life is like on an Indian reservation, and how likely it was that a grown Johnny Gosch was able to escape from the pedophile rings and lay low on..||5/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp 10 - Special Episode: Gilles de Rais||Fellow podcaster Mike Fallek joins Sarah to talk about a man who was arguably the first known child predator and murderer, a man who was also known as a hero who fought alongside Joan of Arc. The man is Gilles de Rais. We discuss the parallels between..||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 9 - Another Look at Michael Aquino / When Good Leads Take a Wrong Turn||We look deeper into the past of Lt. Col. Michael Aquino, the man alleged to have been the person who purchased Johnny from the pedophilia ring. We also talk about some of the misinformation that surrounds a 36 year old missing person case, and when a...||4/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 8 - Call to Action / The Problem with Gunderson||A welcome to all of our new listeners who have joined us over the past couple weeks. Our first segment starts off with a call to action in Johnny's case, as well as a quick lesson in how to submit a potential match to the Doe Network. We also talk...||4/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 7 - Revisiting Johnny's Visit / The Full Story||Conversations with Della Williams and Tracy Pampena of the Missing Persons Support Center, director of 'Who Took Johnny' David Beilinson, and Mary Bell of The Doe Network on if it was really Johnny who visited Noreen in March 1997. Could it have been...||3/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 6 - Credible Witness / Johnny Appears||We hear more pieces from America's MIA Children, specifically from a psychiatrist and lawyer who had met with Paul Bonacci personally to assess the credibility of his claims. We'll also look into Bonacci's lawsuit against Lawrence King and how it...||3/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp 5 - "The Colonel" / America's MIA Children||We learn more about Temple of Set founder Lt. Col. Michael Aquino. Is he "The Colonel" who supposedly bought Johnny? We also hear some clips from a roughly made documentary America's MIA Children, which links together every angle of this case that...||3/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp 4 - The Franklin Scandal / Bonacci's Connection||The heinous acts of the Franklin Scandal are uncovered, and we learn about the connection to Johnny Gosch's case, through key figure Paul Bonacci. **Graphic Content**||3/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 3 - The Media's Duty / Bonacci||We delve into the how and why the news media was essential in keeping Johnny's case alive for more than three decades. We're also asking who exactly was Paul Bonacci? Was he really in that car on the morning of Johnny's abduction, and what else has he..||2/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 2 - 42nd and Marcourt / Protocols||This week we have an exclusive talk with David Beilinson, the director of "Who Took Johnny." We also walk through the timeline of events up until the moment that Johnny vanished. We delve deeper into police protocols at the time and talk with Mary...||2/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 1 - Johnny Gosch / Missing Persons Support Center||Who was Johnny Gosch and who were the depraved people who derailed his young life, plus an intro to the Missing Persons Support Center. Hosted by Sarah DiMeo.||2/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Crazy story worth listening to. Couple things that bugged me were that the narrator constantly claims she is not biased but then always gives her 10 minute opinion is every episode. She talks A LOT. The other thing is I wish she had more interviews, she is constantly playing clips from the documentary and old audio clips, followed by her opinion, although there could be road blocks with this since the whole story took place decades ago. Just my 2 cents, but still a good series.
Haunting Case. Passionate Host. Editing Needs Work
So I grew-up in Iowa in the 80s and Johnny Gosch was always a cautionary tale. I thought I knew all there was to know about this case, but this podcast changed this.
This is the host’s first podcast and it is interesting. The Yellow Bag and his story is a game changer. The host seems to have a lot of passion case and is able to build trust with key players. Not all podcasters able or willing to do this.
Like most first time podcasts it lacks polish and the storytelling is not tight. I was probably most put off near the end of the season where there are literally hours of audio where the same story is told over and over and over (yes, I mean literally hours of the host and others recounting the same story). I struggled to stick with it, despite my interest in the case. Editing interviews and conversations to retain the most interesting/crucial information would make this much easier to listen to.
Stick with it!
First handful of episodes were a little rough around the edges and I disagreed strongly with the theory/truth of the information being presented with regards to Paul Bonacci and the Franklin conspiracy...that DOES get addressed though and the host starts to really dig into the story in a big way by the time yellow bag is introduced (ep 10 or so?) it’s became one of my faves. Stick with it even if you don’t like the first few eps!