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Criminal Records Podcast

Dec 23, 2019

This week (and somewhat late), Isaac and Demetria talk about the trials (literally) and tribulations of the great American comedian Lenny Bruce, whose boundary-pushing comedy landed him in hot water on charges of obscenity around the United States.

Show notes are linked here (Content note: While there's no visual...

Delayed Episode Release

Dec 19, 2019

Hey all, sad news. Demetria and Isaac are both down sick and can't record, so we're going to miss our deadline to get an episode to you tomorrow. Sorry for the late notice but we wanted to be absolutely sure that we couldn't record before making the call.

Instead, the new plan is to record an episode this weekend...

Dec 5, 2019

This week, journey back to the first murder case in recorded history (at least that we were able to find). Who killed a temple functionary in the city of Nippur? Why was it definitely these three guys? Why are we putting the dead guy's wife on trial too? Partial answers to some of these questions, plus lots...

Nov 21, 2019

It's time for our first case on the history of American slavery, featuring the bizarre legal and moral mess that allowed black Africans fighting for their freedom to be accused of kidnapping themselves.

Our show notes are linked here

Nov 7, 2019

Come celebrate the big 3-0 with a con for the ages as Jeanne de Valois will try to get her hands on a 2 million livre necklace, and end up implicating -- and slandering -- one of the world's most famous and powerful monarchies.