Purrder, She Wrote
By LaCoco & LeMontree
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Cat detectives. Quirky heroines. Nefarious small towns with dark secrets. Dana LaCoco and Sunshine LeMontree take a deep dive into the world of cozy cat mysteries to explore the tangled plots and eccentric characters of the genre’s biggest hits.
||CleanEpisode 16: Curiosity Killed the Cat||Cats getting drunk. Wizard mafia. Cozy conspiracy bunkers. And one super chill, unflappable heroine. In Episode 16, Dana and Sunshine discover they have no talent for accents, but a lot to say about this cozy mystery by T.H. Hunter.||4/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Office Cat Libs||In this mini episode, we make our colleagues fill out some Cat Libs. Turns out we have some cozy mystery writers in our midst!||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Curiosity Thrilled the Cat||In this episode, Dana and Sunshine finally find the strong female murderer they've been looking for. We talk girl gangs, magic cats, weaponized cinnamon rolls and unfortunate references to Matt Lauer in this wild read.||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Kitten-sized mini episode!||We've been busy (sadly with non-cozy cat related things), but we wanted to share a kitten-sized episode. Tune in for the tale of our first cozy failure, life updates and help us pick our next read!||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Murder Past Due||We're back in cozy territory with Murder Past Due, a book about paternity scandals, inheritance fraud, and bringing your cat to a funeral. Despite a promising premise, Sunshine and Dana were underwhelmed by this college town cozy.||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Murder at the Art Gallery||A hard-boiled cop reincarnated as a cat teams up with a tarot card-reading housewife to solve a murder. What could go wrong? EVERYTHING. Dana and Sunshine lament the terrible grammar, buckwild plot, and general insanity of the book that broke their brai||12/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Cat Libs||You've heard of Mad Libs, but Cat Libs? Dana and Sunshine attempt to write their own cozy mystery on the fly. Tune in for ancient burial grounds, Burt Shmeynolds, and martial law!||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: The Cat Who Could Read Backwards||This week, we travel back to the swingin' 60s to read The Cat Who Could Read Backwards. The hero cat, mustache with ESP, and sendup of the snooty art world made us smile. The horribly antiquated gender roles made us want to smash the patriarchy even ha||11/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: The Cat From Outer Space||Disclaimer: we're not astrophysicists, but we're pretty sure The Cat From Outer Space defies ALL scientific logic. This is our first episode devoted to a cat film, and based on the quality of the film we watched, it may be our last. Listen in for psychi||11/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: The Cats That Surfed the Web||Episode 7 tackles the monstrous, garbage-fire "protagonist" of The Cats That Surfed the Web. Tune in for savage burns, millennials who still use answering machines and the unmysterious mystery of who killed Gary in the basement.||10/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Much Ado About Muffin||In Episode 6, Dana and Sunshine discuss Victoria Hamilton's Much Ado About Muffin. Prepare yourselves for muffins! Murder! And...meth?!||10/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Pussy and Her Language||In Episode 5, we discuss the obscure pamphlet titled, "Pussy and Her Language," from 1895. Tune in for wild back stories, Victorian Era BuzzFeed articles, cat illuminati, theories on the divine origin of Cat language and more.||9/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: A Hiss-tory of Magic||Episode 4 is full of psychic cats, magical mansplainers, and juicy high school drama. Join Dana and Sunshine as they read Harper Lin's A Hiss-tory of Magic.||9/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: CatCon||In this episode, Dana and Sunshine talk about their adventures at CatCon 2017. Tune in to hear about terrible cat-icatures, fantastic cat activists and more.||8/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Purrfect Murder||Talking cats! Irresponsible journalism! Mob rule? This week, Sunshine and Dana dive into Nic Saint's masterpiece, Purrfect Murder.||8/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Catnapped||Dana and Sunshine head to Hammond, USA to discuss the perils of unmitigated cat breeding, whirlwind proposals and the beguiling felines of Patricia Fry's novel, Catnapped.||7/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Hilarious podcast. Had no idea these books existed. Well worth listening.