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13 | Real Bad News


Episode description

We look into the Lauren Spierer disappearance and links to Keyes. And the FBI comes up with a plan to manage Vermont and get Keyes talking.
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Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark  
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0206 | ...Alaska

September 20th, 2019


We continue our exploration of Keyes's time in Alaska and how Kimberly may have impacted his crimes there.

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0205 | The Problem with...

September 13th, 2019


We take a look at Alaska and what makes it such a dangerous place, before diving into how Keyes may have contributed to that danger.

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0204 | Canadians Don't Count

August 30th, 2019


An off-the-cuff statement from Israel has us investigating border security, missing sex workers, and Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women in …

0203 | Corozal

August 15th, 2019


Israel's travels and cell writings have us investigating abroad, and possibly answering a big question about his travel anomalies, while also …

0202 | Searching

August 9th, 2019


In this episode we use Israel Keyes's known victims to make sense of some of the NAMUS-44, and how his search terms might help us determine which of …

0201 | Writing's on the Wall

August 2nd, 2019


In the season two premiere, Josh reveals some previously undisclosed information regarding Israel Keyes's death, as he sets the table for the season to come. The 44 missing people found on Israel's computer are revealed …

Season 2 begins on August 1

July 24th, 2019


In season 2, we'll take everything we learned in season 1 and use it to investigate Keyes, his travels, and his potential victims.

19 | I Don't Want Your Voice To Move Me

June 6th, 2019


I don't want your voice to move me.
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18 | I Keyes 605740

May 31st, 2019


Israel Keyes's tumultuous 9 months in jail are chronicled.
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17 | Suzy

May 20th, 2019


We investigate a possible first Keyes' victim, Suzy Lyall, who disappeared in 1998 from Albany, New York. 
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16 | Cleburne, Texas

May 9th, 2019


We explore Israel's travels in Texas, using all we've learned thus far about his MO and patterns of behavior, to determine his final victim.
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15 | At War

April 19th, 2019


The FBI turns to Israel's old Army friends to get a better understanding of him, revealing some shocking information about Keyes. Then Keyes heads to …

14 | Influences

April 12th, 2019


Israel goes quiet, and the FBI investigate his research into other serial killers. Plus, a strange trip leads to a possible victim. And a man from …

True Crime Bullsh** Q&A with Charlie Worroll

April 4th, 2019


While True Crime Bullsh** is on its regularly scheduled week off, Charlie Worroll (of Crimelines and Rusty Hinges) and I decided to sit down and …

12 | The Farmhouse, part 2

March 22nd, 2019


What happened to The Curriers' remains? And what was Israel Keyes doing in Indiana?
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11 | Patterns

March 14th, 2019


An incredibly revealing trip is examined, and a pattern emerges.
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10 | Last Frontier

February 14th, 2019


The FBI builds a geographic timeline for Israel Keyes, and starts deep diving his computer. Meanwhile, Israel moves to Alaska and has to recalibrate …

09 | Ghosts

February 7th, 2019


In this episode, we spend a lot of time in the woods. Plus, Israel meets someone new; and learns to adapt and evolve his methodologies.
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08 | Crime Scenes

January 31st, 2019


Israel juggles his dual lives, as his family life falls into turmoil; and he tests new tools and practices for murder. Discrepancies in his …

07 | Rogue Wave

January 18th, 2019


There's only one unsolved couple disappearance that matches Israel's description of his Washington double homicide.
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06 | Plans

January 11th, 2019


Israel finds himself living a double life. And he begins making plans: for his life, for his career, and for his first three homicides.
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05 | Exodus

January 4th, 2019


We explore Israel's adolescence, family, religious background, military career, and early criminal activity. We also examine Nature vs. Nurture and …

04 | The Farmhouse

December 20th, 2018


Israel tells the FBI about a disturbing double homicide; and Josh struggles with the ethics of true crime.  
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03 | Negotiation

December 14th, 2018


What happened to Samantha Koenig? After Israel's arrest, he tells the FBI. 
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02 | Daughters

December 11th, 2018


On March 13, 2012, Israel Keyes was arrested for the abduction of Samantha Koenig.
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01 | This is Israel Keyes

December 7th, 2018


Israel Keyes is considered one of the most meticulous serial killers in American history. He had a fetish for missing people, and to this date, only …

True Crime Bullsh** Promo

November 19th, 2018


True Crime Bullsh** is a serialized, investigative podcast exploring meticulous and enigmatic serial killer Israel Keyes. Join me on this strange, …

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