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Episode 1: Bones

Episode description

A waterslide is many things to many people. A playground. A community center. A makeshift delivery room. But what happens when a waterslide is instead a place where a guy got murdered a long time ago and now the case still hasn't been solved? Gary and Shannon arrive in Chatapicnic, Wisconsin to interview its current mayor, Debbie Ruth Larson, about the July 4, 1976 murder of Catskill "Bones" McGillivray.

Hosts: Gary Pascal and Shannon Noll

Sound Design: Chris Yearwood

Artwork: Loren Egeland

Guests: Matt Lusk and Abby McEnany. You can catch Matt at iO Theater with his team Lou Malnati's Presents: the Harold, and he’s also on Twitter @MattyLusk, and on Instagram @MrLusk. You can see Abby at iO on Wednesdays with her group, Virgin Daiquiri.

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Trailer

May 27th, 2018

1:35

Murdertown: Season 1 is premiering June 6. Chicago-based citizen journalists Gary Pascal and Shannon Noll Head to Chatapicnic, Wisconsin to …

Episode 2: Rivalry

June 6th, 2018

12:06

Town rivalries. As much as Americans love their country, they sure can hate their fellow American. And while that's a sharp and poignant thesis …

Episode 3: Business

June 6th, 2018

13:02

When you start digging for clues, be careful what you wish for - you might just unearth more than you bargained for. Could Chatapicnic's mystery run …

Episode 4: Bully

June 13th, 2018

13:51

Piecing together the violent deaths in Chatapicnic, the town's brutal way of life begins to manifest itself in an even more pressing form. Sure, …

Extended Interview: Debbie Ruth Larson

June 20th, 2018

47:37

After massive listener demand, today we have the raw, unedited footage from our exclusive interview with current Chatapicnic mayor Debbie Ruth Larson - plus an exciting opportunity for listeners. We talk to Mayor Larson …

Episode 5: Deviant

June 27th, 2018

14:05

Tensions are rising in Chatapicnic. Between father and son, sister and brother, murderer and murderee. And most importantly, between Shannon and Gary. Will a chance encounter at a mysterious paintball range force them …

Episode 6: Foreigner

July 18th, 2018

15:20

The murders in Chatapicnic are piling up. But is this a random tapestry of small-town sorrow, or an intricate connect-the-dots waiting to be solved? …

Extended Interview: Fannie Mae

July 25th, 2018

48:35

Another full, extended interview is here this week, this time with Chatapicnic 7/11 clerk Fannie Mae. Plus, Shannon and Gary analyze a clue from the …

Episode 7: Chainsaw

August 1st, 2018

13:30

"It's always darkest before the dawn." The movie The Dark Knight said that, and this week, Shannon and Gary discover just how true it is. They meet a cheese enthusiast and chainsaw carver with the most concrete clue …

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