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Introducing Hope in Darkness

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In June 2016, American Joshua Holt traveled to Venezuela to get married. As part of a crackdown on crime under the government of Nicolás Maduro, he and his wife were suddenly rounded up and taken to El Helicoide, a now-infamous prison in the heart of Caracas, known for torture, physical violence and overcrowding. They would spend the next two years there. With the help of journalist Becky Bruce, Josh tells the story of how they managed to find Hope in Darkness. Subscribe today: http://wondery.fm/truecrimebsHiD

In June 2016, American Joshua Holt traveled to Venezuela to get married. As part of a crackdown on crime under the government of Nicolás Maduro, he and his wife were suddenly rounded up and taken to El Helicoide, a now-infamous prison in the heart of Caracas, known for torture, physical violence and overcrowding. They would spend the next two years there. With the help of journalist Becky Bruce, Josh tells the story of how they managed to find Hope in Darkness. Subscribe today: http://wondery.fm/truecrimebsHiD

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In June 2016, American Joshua Holt traveled to Venezuela to get married. As part of a crackdown on crime under the government of Nicolás Maduro, he and his wife were suddenly rounded up and taken to El Helicoide, a now-infamous prison in the heart of Caracas, known for torture, physical violence and overcrowding. They would spend the next two years there. With the help of journalist Becky Bruce, Josh tells the story of how they managed to find Hope in Darkness. Subscribe today: http://wondery.fm/truecrimebsHiD

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@truecrimebs

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English


Episodes

0309 | Inside

5/21/2020
Josh goes inside the investigation into Kelly Cochran, revealing new information, new links, and a possible timeline. And the investigation itself raises some important questions about what authorities do and don't know. For more information on the podcast: truecrimebullshit.com For Tawny Platis's GoFundMe: gofundme.com/f/tawny-amp-george-platis-medical-bills Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark Music by William Hellfire, Whithe, Sergey Cheremisinov, Lee Rosevere,...

Duration:00:33:48

0308 | Rotten Love

5/14/2020
If Laura Frizzo knows Kelly best, then Walt Ammerman probably knew Jason best. We get to know Jason through an interview with friend and eventual informant, Walt. Then we explore Kelly's Facebook and its odd parallels to her crimes, and an unsolved Indiana homicide and its odd parallels to Chris Regan's murder. For more information: truecrimebullshit.com. Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark. Music by William Hellfire, Whithe, Sergey Cheremisinov, Lee Rosevere,...

Duration:00:48:32

0307 | Laura

5/7/2020
She may be the only living person to truly know Kelly Cochran. Laura Frizzo talks the Cochrans, David Thayer, the glass ceiling, and how this case has impacted her life. For more information: truecrimebullshit.com Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark. Music by William Hellfire, Whithe, Sergey Cheremisinov, Stacxk, Lee Rosevere, Radical Face, Chris Zabriskie, LaBon, and Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton. This week's sponsor: Care/Of | www.takecareof.com Promo code:...

Duration:01:37:05

0306 | On Mississippi Street

4/23/2020
The investigation into Jason and Kelly Cochran's other crimes begins with a look into their time in Indiana; revealing some strange and shocking connections. For more information: truecrimebullshit.com To support the show: patreon.com/truecrimebs. Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark. Music by William Hellfire, Whithe, Sergey Cheremisinov, Stacxk, Lee Rosevere, Radical Face, Kevin MacLeod, and Jenny Wilson. Sources: NAMUS, The Charley Project, Where Monsters Hide:...

Duration:00:34:48

Wondery Presents American Scandal

4/22/2020
Join Lindsay Graham, the host of Wondery’s show American Scandal as he dives deep into the heart of the most shocking moments of fraud and deception in American history. In this six-part series “The Hare Krishna Murders” he explores an eastern religion with pure intentions that, in the hands of its western followers, became a criminal enterprise of drug running, molestation and murder. For the full episode go to: wondery.fm/truecrimebsAS

Duration:00:06:22

0305 | Quack Quack, Oink Oink

4/16/2020
The trial of Kelly Cochran reveals shocking information about Kelly and Jason, discerns Kelly's truth from lies, and begins painting a clear picture of the Cochrans' killing spree. Plus, we take a closer look at Jason's manuscript. For more information: www.truecrimebullshit.com To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs. Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark. Music by William Hellfire, Whithe, Sergey Cheremisinov, Chris Zabriskie, Stacxk, Lee Rosevere, Radical...

Duration:00:49:56

0304 | Two Women

4/9/2020
Kelly discusses a third murder. Josh takes a look at the two women at the center of this case, and how their lives were affected and intertwined by it. For more information: www.truecrimebullshit.com To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs. Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark. Music by William Hellfire, Whithe, Sergey Cheremisinov, Lee Rosevere, Radical Face, and Miya Folick. Sources: The Iron Mountain Daily News, Michigan Live, U.P. Matters, The Iron...

Duration:00:44:33

0303 | Baby Bird

3/26/2020
Investigators and psychologists try to get to the bottom of which Cochran was abusing the other. Chief Frizzo works with the FBI and an unlikely informant to coerce Kelly into confessing. And Kelly hits the road, again. True Crime Bullshit will be back on April 9. For more information: www.truecrimebullshit.com To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark. Music by William Hellfire, Whithe, Sergey Cheremisinov, Radical Face,...

Duration:00:39:24

Wondery Presents: Joe Exotic

3/24/2020
Joe Exotic devoted his life to raising and breeding lions, tigers, and other exotic animals at his Oklahoma zoo. He croons ballads, shoots guns, and puts it all on YouTube. But he’s also made a lot of enemies. And the biggest of all is the owner of a big cat sanctuary in Florida named Carole Baskin. The feud between Joe Exotic and Carole gets messy, vicious, and outrageous -- until both of them are pushed far beyond their limits. From Wondery, comes ‘Joe Exotic: Tiger King’, the story about...

Duration:00:06:38

0302 | Hunters & Gatherers

3/19/2020
Phone records, discrepancies in Kelly Cochran's statements, search warrants, and several interviews lead to some shocking revelations surrounding Chris Regan's disappearance. Plus, criminal psychologist, Joni Johnston, discusses female psychopaths. For more information: www.truecrimebullshit.com. To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs. Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark. Music by William Hellfire, Chris Zabriskie, Whithe, Sergey Cheremisinov, Radical...

Duration:00:47:07

Wondery Presents: Even the Rich

3/17/2020
Celebrities, royals, heirs and heiresses—you may think you know them, you may think you envy them, but you have no idea what really goes on behind the scenes. Wondery’s new series Even the Rich pulls gives you a hilarious behind-the-scenes look at the stories of some of the greatest family dynasties in history. From the Murdochs to the Royals, and the Kardashians to the Kennedy’s, Even the Rich is part history, part comedy, part gossip, and all fascinating. Listen today:...

Duration:00:10:45

0301 | The Pact

3/12/2020
On the night of Kelly Cochran's wedding, her husband Jason forced her to agree to a pact: That if she ever cheated on him, she'd have to kill the man she cheated with. That pact would result in the deaths of at least 9 people. For more information: www.truecrimebullshit.com To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark. Music by William Hellfire, Chris Zabriskie, Whithe, Sergey Cheremisinov, DOOMSQUAD, and My Brightest...

Duration:00:45:33

Introducing: The Dating Game Killer

3/5/2020
In 1978, Rodney Alcala won a date on the popular TV show, The Dating Game. What no one knew was that he was a prolific serial killer in the middle of a cross-country murder spree. In this six-part series, co-hosts Tracy Pattin (Hollywood & Crime) and Stephen Lang (Avatar, Don’t Breathe) take listeners on an unbelievable journey into Alcala’s twisting secret life. He hid behind normal jobs as a typesetter at a prominent newspaper and a summer camp counselor. How did this predatory monster...

Duration:00:10:32

Season 3: The Crimes of Kelly Cochran

3/4/2020
Season 3 of True Crime Bullsh** returns on March 12. Enjoy this promo, plus a mini episode on Israel Keyes.

Duration:00:11:47

Wondery Presents Dying For Sex

2/12/2020
When host Nikki Boyer’s best friend Molly is diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer, she decides to do something bold. She leaves an unhappy marriage and embarks on a series of sexual adventures to feel alive. Over this six-part miniseries, Molly shares the details of her hilarious escapades in a story about friendship, death, and what you do with the time you have left. From Wondery, the creators of Dirty John and The Moment comes Dying For Sex. Listen now at wondery.fm/DFStruecrimebs

Duration:00:07:51

Presenting: Criminal Conduct

2/3/2020
On September 2, 2010, 24-year-old Michelle O’Connell broke up with her boyfriend, St. Johns County Sheriff Deputy Jeremy Banks. Minutes later, she’s dead. The St. Johns Sheriff’s Office quickly ruled the case a suicide, without examining crucial forensic evidence or interviewing key witnesses. Other official investigations failed to gain traction. And her boyfriend Deputy Jeremy Banks was never charged and is still working as a St. Johns County Sheriff’s Deputy. Years later, an amateur...

Duration:00:03:03

0215 | Abyss

12/21/2019
How deep is this hole I'm in? Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark . Music by William Hellfire, Radical Face, LaBon, Lee Rosevere, Sergey Cheremisinov, Metric, and Emily Haines & the Soft Skeleton. Sources: The Charley Project, NAMUS, USA Today, Refinery 29

Duration:01:33:38

0214 | Nowhere & Anywhere

12/19/2019
We examine Israel Keyes's ability to be both nowhere and anywhere, and how he may have used that to conceal his crimes. Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark . Music by William Hellfire, Radical Face, LaBon, Lee Rosevere, Sergey Cheremisinov, and Emily Haines & the Soft Skeleton. Sources: The Charley Project, NAMUS, US Census Bureau, Vox, OurBlackGirls.com

Duration:00:43:48

Introducing Blood Ties

12/17/2019
BLOOD TIES: A scripted audio series starring Gillian Jacobs, Josh Gad, and Amy Landecker. When legendary pediatric cardiologist and businessman, Dr. Peter Richland, is killed in a plane crash two days before Christmas, secrets begin to emerge about his dealings with female colleagues throughout his career. These disturbing revelations thrust his children, Eleonore and Michael, into a fight they’re completely unprepared for. Listen now at wondery.fm/BTTrueCrimeBS

Duration:00:12:19

0213 | Lies Lives Lies

12/12/2019
The lies Israel Keyes told paint a picture of what exactly he was trying to hide. And that trip to Hunters strangely leads us back to a familiar case. To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs . Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark . Music by William Hellfire, Radical Face, LaBon, Lee Rosevere, I Break Horses, and Rafaella . Sources: The Charley Project, NAMUS, The US Fish & Wildlife Service, tapatalk.com

Duration:00:48:38