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True Crime Uncensored with Burl Barer & Mark Boyer

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"The best True Crime radio program on the air." - Erin Moriarty CBS 48Hrs "True Crime Uncensored is amazing, amusing and completely unexpected! This is the 'Car Talk' of True Crime podcasts, and the show all other true crime shows listen to!" -- Travis Webb. Created by Burl Barer, produced by Magic … read more

250 Episodes | 2017 - 2022

KEVIN M. SULLIVAN TED BUNDY TOOK OVER MY LIFE!

January 10th, 2022

1:50:40

THE  ULTIMATE BUNDY RESEARCH TIMELINE WITH  EXPERT KEVIN  SULLIVAN.

KEVIN M. SULLIVAN -- TED BUNDY, FALSE ACCUSATIONS, SPOKANE SERIAL KILLER, AND MUCH MORE (PART ONE OF TWO)

December 11th, 2021

46:42

KEVIN IS THRE MAN WHO KNOWS MORE ABOUT TED BUNDY AND HIS SICK PSYCHO: "SEX WITH THE DEAD" BEHAVIOR THAN ANY OHTER TRUE CRIME WRITER....AND HE LEARNS MORE ALL THE TIME. 

:CRYPTO CURRENCY AND CYBER SCAMS! MARK BOYER AND "PUNCH" GIVE WARNINGS AND ADVICE

November 16th, 2021

49:54

How not to get ripped off.    This episode was published in error with the description of Kerrie Droban's episode. We apologize for the confusion

THE COLORADO THEATER SHOOTER -- INSANE? DUH. KERRIE DROBAN IS OUR SPECIAL GUEST

November 15th, 2021

50:46

KERRIE DROBAN is a criminal defense attorney in Phoenix, Arizona, a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars and the University of Arizona where she received her Masters and Masters of Fine Arts degrees …

COLORADO THEATER SHOOTER -- YEAH, HE'S CRAZY AND HIS SHRINK SAW "SOMETHING" COMING! KERRIE DROBAN IS OUR GUEST

November 15th, 2021

41:00

KERRIE DROBAN is a criminal defense attorney in Phoenix, Arizona, a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars and the University of Arizona where she received her Masters and Masters of Fine Arts degrees …

KEN EURELL RETURNS : KEN HAS A HIT YOUTUBE CHANNEL ALL ABOUT CORRUPT COPS!

October 9th, 2021

1:24:49


Kenneth Eurell is a former New York City Police Department police officer and associate of the Adam Diaz drug organization La Compania was arrested …

FAMED TRUE CRIME JOURNALIST DAVID LOHR -- HIS RESUME OUTSHINES JUST ABOUT EVERYONE!

October 9th, 2021

53:26

David Lohr is an American journalist. Lohr has written about and interviewed many of the world's most notorious criminals. Lohr gained national prominence in 2003 when Wichita, Kansas serial killer Dennis Rader, wrote …

TRIBUTE TO THE CAREER OF TRUE CRIME AUTHOR GARY C. KING

September 23rd, 2021

43:01

GARY WROTE THE FIRST TRUE CRIME BOOK I EVER READ...AND HE GAVE ME GOOD ADVICE

9/11 -- Personal Impact,opinions, and observations by Burl Barer and Mark Boyer.

September 21st, 2021

51:48

On 9/11, Saudi Arabian terrorists attacked America, so we retaliated by invading Iraq, a country that had nothing to do with the attack..  

At the end of the show, Ralph Odierna asks Burl to explain why he doesn't like …

WHEELS OF JUSTICE: 27 YEARS TO CONVICT HER SISTER'S KILLER. RENEE FEHR IS OUR GUEST

September 6th, 2021

45:54

Renee Fehr knew that Gregory Houser killed her sister Sheryl. There was not a single doubt in her mind. Yet for 27 years Houser walked free.

But …

Murder on Labor Day & the False Confession

September 6th, 2021

54:15

Burl and Mark detail the Labor Day Murder and coercion used to elicit a false confession

WATCH ME DIE -- AGAIN! Watching people die of lethal injection is not considered entertainment.

September 6th, 2021

46:41

Dr Bill Kimberlin is the guy who waves goodbye when murderers go to hell..  His famous book WATCH ME DIE has a new, updated edition from Wild Blue Press coming in late September 2021 but you can order it now.

THE REAL ,MR BIG -- THE TRUE STRORY OF THE COLUMBIAN BUSINESS GENIUS REFUGEE WHO BECAME THE UK'S COCAINE KINGPIN

August 13th, 2021

55:38
The Real Mr. Big: How a Colombian Refugee Became the United Kingdom’s Most Notorious Cocaine Kingpin By

Ron Chepesiuk,

Jesus Ruiz Henao

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Robyn Maharaj -- GRILLING DAHMER. The brilliant Interrogation of Jeffery Dahmer by Det. Pat Kennedy

August 8th, 2021

42:40

In the late hours of July 22, 1991, Detective Patrick “Pat” Kennedy of the Milwaukee Police Department was asked to respond to a possible homicide. …

GREGG OLSEN AND BURL BARER COMPARE NOTES ON THEIR LONG LASTING TRUE CRIME CAREERS. FASCINATING AND INFORMATIVE

July 16th, 2021

45:52

It has been many years since Gregg Olsen joined us on True Crime Uncensored, and we are thrilled that he's taken time from his busy schedule of being …

DEATH ON OCEAN BLVD. CAITLIN ROTHER RETURNS WITH A FABULOUS NEW BOOK

July 6th, 2021

1:23:23

The call came on the morning of July 13, 2011, from the historic Spreckels Mansion, a lavish beachfront property in Coronado, California, owned by …

The BETRAYAL IN BLUE TRILOGY -- from 2016, 2017 and 2019 Everything from dishonest cops and corruption to true love and compassion

May 16th, 2021

2:45:09

Betrayal in Blue came out at the end of 2016. Written by Burl Barer, Frank Girardot and Ken Eurell, it is the full story of the crooked cops of the …

KATHERINE RAMSLAND -- DERANGED MURDERERS, SERIAL KILLERS AND WHY SHE NEVER TOOK TYPING LESSIONS.

May 11th, 2021

50:26

Katherine Ramsland began her career as a writer with Prism of the Night: A Biography of Anne Rice. She had a bestseller with The Vampire Companion. Since then, she has published 60 books and over 1,000 articles, reviews …

"LSD CAUSES PARANOIA AMONG THOSE WHO HAVE NEVER TAKEN IT" -- TIMOTHY LEARY. DENNIS MCDOUGLE IS OUR SPECIAL GUEST

May 1st, 2021

36:28

A search for the truth behind the DEA’s life imprisonment of acid's most famous martyr.

Operation White Rabbit traces the rise and fall—and rise and fall again—of the psychedelic community through the life of the man …

Burl Barer and Fact Checker Mark Boyer adlib the entire show when a guest flakes,

April 12th, 2021

54:18

When the scheduled guests failed to appear, Burl and Mark discuss everything from little known facts of the dead  sea scrolls to Cher's first 45 rpm …

FLIGHT PATH The Fifth Plane and the Threat to Air Force One -- Yes there was ANOTHER plane on 9/11 Kristjan Thorsteinson is our guest

April 4th, 2021

57:14


For the first time anywhere, Flight Path reveals a new crime scene, classified for over 15 years, relating to the most infamous crime of the 21st Century. After an intensive seven year investigation, journalist …

HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION! A FASCINATING DOUBLE PLAY. Special Guests: Mark Edward Howell * Victoria Pynchon

April 3rd, 2021

1:42:48

Mark Edward Howell, the well-known character actor, was held hostage and forced into prostitution at age 18 in Dallas, Texas

Victoria Pynchon, an …

THE MURDER OF BIGGIE SMALLS -- SPECIAL GUEST CATHY SCOTT

March 30th, 2021

42:39

The Notorious B.I.G. exploded onto the hip-hop scene with his platinum-selling album Ready to Die in 1995. The life of B.I.G. a.k.a. Biggie Smalls--born Christopher Wallace--had come a long way from the years spent in …

TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED FAN "ANTHONY" IN NEW YORK CITY GETS TO BE OUR GIGGLING GUEST -- What a wild show!

February 24th, 2021

52:08

We outdsource everyting now days -- we asked our man in Pakistan to find us a typical fan of our show in the USA and he gave us Anthony in New York City.  Join us for a wild show about all sorts of true crime, sheep, …

JON MACK -- SHE RAN FROM GIANT SPIDERS ON THE SY-FY CHANNEL AND SEDUCED NICHOLAS CAGE!

February 14th, 2021

57:41

Jon Mack is an American actress, producer, song writer, musician and founder and President of Defending the Endangered. In 2015 Jon was nominated for the best-supporting actress at the Fantastic Horror Film Festival for …

DANIEL GENIS -- FROM PUBLISHING TO PRISON. HE READ OVER 1000 BOOKS IN PRISON ...AND NONE OF THEM MINE!

February 7th, 2021

48:54

 He began his career with a rather classical education, and finished it off with a decade in prison.  He is always a fun and fascinating guest.

Jon D'Amore Returns! Famed author and musician from a "connected" family shares great stories and talks about his writing career.

February 2nd, 2021

56:27

After three books that have kept readers on the edge of their seats, in April, 2020, Jon again changed genres with As Long As I Have Lips…a romantic comedy set amid the advertising and cosmetic industries, and the …

"KILLER SIBLINGS " PRODUCER /DIRECTOR MATTHEW WATTS Talks true crime television and his brilliant career with Burl Barer and Mark Boyer.

January 24th, 2021

46:48

Matthew Watts also wrote/directed and produced SWAMP PEOPLE, URBAN TARZAN, EPIC MYSTERIES, THE FIRST 48, and other well-known TV shows.

NYT BEST SELLING AUTHOR, TOD GOLDBERG -- Burn Notice, Gangsterland, and much more!

January 10th, 2021

46:29

Tod Goldberg is the New York Times bestselling author of over a dozen books, including The Low Desert, Gangsterland (a finalist for the Hammett …

SO YOU WANT TO WRITE TRUE CRIME -- HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (PART ONE)

January 10th, 2021

58:41

Fact checker Mark Boyer takes over and asks questions of award-winning true crime writers Frank Girardot and Burl Barer. 

LEE GOLDBERG -- MONK, DIAGNOSIS MURDER, AND NOW THE EVE RONIN SERIES! Great show with Burl's nephew Lee Goldberg.

December 25th, 2020

58:25

Goldberg broke into television with a freelance script sale to Spenser: For Hire. Since then, his TV writing & producing credits have covered a …

KILLER CULTS -- STEVEN AND JOYCE SINGULAR, BURL BARER, AND FACT CHECKER MARK BOYER

December 6th, 2020

38:47

What’s scarier than a murderer? Someone with the charisma to compel others to kill for them . . . or to kill themselves. Meet these cult leaders–and …

GUILTY OF TWO ATTEMPTED MURDERS, SIDNEY SIMS WAS A HARD CORE CRIMINAL LIVING A NIGHTMARE...THEN HE WOKE UP.

November 17th, 2020

53:57

Two attempted murder charges and a history of criminal behavior spelled a dead-end life for Sidney Sims...but something happened -- knowledge, …

THE VAMPIRE NEXT DOOR: The True Story of the Vampire Rapist. Special Guest Author J.T. Hunter

November 15th, 2020

54:04

J.T. Hunter is a best-selling true-crime writer. He strives to craft compelling narratives that educate and inform while treating victims and their families with empathy and respect. J.T. has been interviewed for true …

MURDER TIMES SIX -- Entire Family Murdered on Camping Trip. Our Special guest is Alan R. Warren

November 1st, 2020

59:48

A horrific case of multi-generation murder, sexual abuse of young girls and tragic loss for the extended family.  The RCMP fought an uphill battle …

VITO COLUCCI -UNDERCOVER IN THE MOB FOR THE FBI +SPENCER TANDY - FAMED BROADWAY PRODUCER AND SCREENWRITER

October 31st, 2020

54:40

Vito Colucci, Jr. is the owner of Colucci Investigations LLC. Vito is a former member of the Stamford, Connecticut Police Department where he worked …

HOW TO BE A SUCCESS -- MIAN MOHSIN ZIA, INTERNATIONAL AWARD WINNING AUTHOR. OF "MISSING"

October 18th, 2020

53:28

, Mian Mohsin Zia - "our man in Pakistan" -- is famous for being famous! He has a worldwide fanbase of those who absolutely love his books! How did …

SPECIAL GUEST: EVE CARSON author and determined investigator into her sister in law's murder

October 13th, 2020

53:19

On November 28, 1981, two days after Thanksgiving, Joan Webster goes missing from Logan Airport. Eve is Joan's sister-in-law (married, at the time, to Joan's brother) and these are the events that occurred within the …

Double play: Mian Mohsin Zia from 2017 Plus famed songwriter P.F Sloan in a rare radio interview

October 13th, 2020

1:35:38

Mian is the world-famous author calling in from Pakistan -- his first visit in 2017

PF Sloan is the world-famous singer/songwriter who even had a song written about him by his pal Jimmy Webb that became a hit again by …

THE NIGHT STALKER -- FRANK C,. GIRARDOT JR. RECALLS THE SUMMER OF TERROR THAT GRIPPED LOS ANGELES.

September 27th, 2020

44:13

Best-selling author Frank C. Girardot has been called the "Demon dog of true crime" by none other than Black Dahlia author James Ellroy. Praise for his writing has come from authors as varied as Walter Kirn and Michael …

SUPREME COURT DECISISONS: DRUG DOGS AND SEARCH WARRENTS. GUEST: PROFESSOR STEVE GONZALES, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW EXPERT.

September 26th, 2020

56:07

Steve Gonzales is an Associate Professor of Constitutional Law and a founding faculty member of Phoenix School of Law.

He teaches Constitutional Law, …

DANIEL GENIS -- FROM PUBLISHING TO PRISON AND BACK . BURL'S PAL DANIEL RETURNS WITH MORE GREAT STORIES AND CONVERSATION

September 20th, 2020

1:02:26

2001:

In 2001, Genis traded in his publishing career for a life of crime to feed a raging heroin appetite.

2003:

In June 2003, five months before his arrest, Genis married Petra Szabo, a photographer, and instructor of …

RING OF HELL / BREAKSHOT ---- INSIDE THE WWE WITH MATTHEW RANDAZZO & WEARING A WIRE IN THE MOB WITH KENJI GALLO

September 14th, 2020

55:59

Ring of Hell  is excellent in its research and exploration of how wrestling can be fraught with sadistic individuals that are only too willing to prey upon those hoping to "live their dreams." What happened with Chris …

THE TED BUNDY ENIGMA ---- KEVIN SULLIVAN RETURNS WITH INSIGHTS INTO CHARISMATIC SERIAL KILLER TED BUNDY

September 13th, 2020

52:47
About the Author

Kevin M. Sullivan is a retired minister and author of 14 books. He’s a former contributing writer for Snitch, a weekly newspaper …

FRANK C GIRARDOT JR wrote the first book about the Rockefeller Mystery . Frank shares the amazing true story.

August 31st, 2020

57:05

Prepare to be shocked as the grisly details about the murder of computer geek John Sohus are revealed in Frank C. Girardot s new book, Name Dropper: Investigating the Clark Rockefeller Mystery. Sohus, a twenty-something …

Stevie Cameron, famed Canadian investigative journalist! On the Farm: Robert William Pickton and the Tragic Story of Vancouver’s Missing Women.

August 31st, 2020

52:36

Covering the case of one of North America’s most prolific serial killer gave Stevie Cameron access not only to the story as it unfolded over many …

JEFF MCARTHUR -- True Crime Author returns to talk PRO BONO, Prosecutorial misconduct, scam phone calls, and swap stories with Burl and Mark

August 30th, 2020

52:20

It is always fun to have Jeff McArthur join us to shoot the true-crime breeze.;  We get into some interesting examples of misconduct, ethical …

NYT BEST SELLING AUTHOR TOD GOLDBERG and RABBI MARK BOROVITZ -- CRIMINAL BECOMES RABBI FACT AND FICTION

August 29th, 2020

52:23

IMPROVED AUDIO REMIX CRIMINAL BECOMES RABBI : Tod Goldberg wrote it as fiction in Gangsterland and Gangster Nation, and Mark Borovitz lived it for …

BLOOD AND GHOSTS: SPECIAL GUESTS KATHERINE RAMSLAND AND Singer Songwriter ERIC MERCURY

August 25th, 2020

55:33

What if forensic and paranormal investigation deliberately crossed paths? Can forensics aid ghost hunters, and might ghost hunters who use these …

UNDERCOVER IN BIKER GANGS-- KERRIE DROBAN RETURNS WITH A NAIL BITING STORY OF DECEPTION AND BETRAYAL

August 25th, 2020

59:07

In exchange for a reduced sentence on his drug smuggling charges, Charles Falco infiltrated three of America’s most violent biker gangs: the Vagos, …

SPECIAL GUEST PAUL LAROSA, PRODUCER OF CBS' 48 HRS.

August 24th, 2020

57:32

"It's my memoir of growing up in a Bronx housing project and my first crazy days as a reporter at the New York daily news," says Paul, who worked …

KERRIE DROBAN -- Wrapped in Leather, She never looked better! Motorcycle Gang expert and award winning true crime author

August 24th, 2020

53:03

Kerrie M. Droban is an award-winning author and attorney in Phoenix, Arizona.
Droban’s true crime books Running with Devil: The True Story of the ATF’s Infiltration of the Hells Angels and Prodigal Father Pagan Son: …

BURL BARER AND ANEA BARER LIVE FROM SEATTLE'S PIONEER SQUARE -- MURDER & MAYHEM IN WASHINGTON STATE

August 20th, 2020

51:17

ANEA'S FORMER ROOMIE WAS AXE MURDERED IN WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON.  ANOTHER WALLA WALLA VICTIM WAS MRS. ZACHARIAS. 

THE COPS ARRESTED THE 14-YEAR-OLD GIRL WHO LIVED NEXT DOOR AND CHARGED HER WITH THE BRUTAL SEXUAL …

STEVE JACKSON -- NYT BESTSELLING AUTHOR, AWARD WINNING JOURNALIST, PUBLISHER AND WEREWOLF FIGHTER!

August 2nd, 2020

56:04

Okay, we're not talking about the werewolf episode this time, but we cover all manner of topics with one of America's best known and most experienced …

THE COMPANY SHE KEEPS -- SPECIAL GUEST GEORGIA DURANTE -- Former getaway driver for the mob, becomes Hollywood Stunt Driver!

July 28th, 2020

56:30

She was ones of the most photographed models in the USA..she was The Kodak Girl...she became a getaway driver for the mob (she married a mobster).  When  mob wars threatened her life,  she got in the car and drove …

SAVAGE SON COREY MITCHEL 2010

July 27th, 2020

55:19

 Thomas Bartlett "Bart" Whitaker arranged with two friends to kill his parents and younger brother Kevin. The much-indulged son of a well-to-do …

THE JODI ARIAS TRIAL -- We don't usually cover cases still in adjudication...but this time we we made an exception

July 27th, 2020

1:00:10

On the scene how the press covered the trial of Jodi Arias - Police found the motivational speaker brutally murdered in his Mesa, Arizona home on …

FAKES, FLAKES AND FORGERIES -- BURL BARER AND FAMED ATTORNEY DON WOLDMAN REVEAL ASTONISHING STORIES OF FAKES AND FORGERIES

July 27th, 2020

53:46

When our guest,, scheduled to be with us in person, flaked on us, we  did the show anyway -- hey, it was alive broadcast -- and except for our …

FRED ROSEN 2020 MY TRUE CRIME PAL FRED ROSEN RETURNS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, REVEAL THE BIG SECRET OF BAT MASTERSON

July 19th, 2020

45:23

Nearly 100 years since his death, Bat Masterson still holds great influence. Remembered by many for his adventures in America’s Old West - buffalo …

MOB SIT DOWN IN LAS VEGAS -- RECORDED LIVE IN LAS VEGAS WITH MOBSTERS AND THE FEDS WHO ARRESTED THEM!

July 16th, 2020

1:08:12

A very strange and historic event -- mobsters including a mob hit man -- and the Federal Agents who arrested them....yes its a strange combination and I, Burl Barer, was invited to attend and record the event for …

ERIN MORIARTY 2012 - A classic episode! Erin at her best

July 16th, 2020

55:51

i BELIEVE THIS WAS ERIN'S FIRST VISIT TO OUR SHOW-- SHE'S IN RARE FORM!

UNDER A FULL MOON; THE LAST LYNCHING IN KANSAS Special Guest Alice Kay Hill

July 6th, 2020

53:25

UNDER A FULL MOON: The Last Lynching in Kansas tells of the tragic abduction and death of an eight-year-old girl at the hands of a repeat offender in …

TRUE CRIME READING FOR THE SUMMER OF 2020 - NEW BOOKS YOU WILL WANT TO OWN (AND MORE)

June 28th, 2020

52:33

In this captivating episode, Mark has to go rescue the lost groceries, Matt and Burl talk Twilight Zone and other TV/Movie stuff, then Burl shares what great new true crime books are being released for summer reading;

From Rock n Roll Disc Jockey to legendary Best Selling True Crime author and investigative Journalist - Special Guest BURL BARER (improved audio)

June 23rd, 2020

1:41:53

Yes, Burl Barer is the special guest on his own show as fact checker Mark Boyer grills Burl like a swordfish on the trajectory of his brilliant career!

Plenty of laughs along with insights into writing true crime and …

RAGE -- GARY C KING did our show as a special favor to me - he doesn't do many radio interviews. A true delight having a true crime master on the show.

June 10th, 2020

56:45

Divorce Is Violent. . .

Darren Mack had it all. A beautiful home in Reno. A lovely wife. Three children. And a million-dollar business. Then his wife …

The Charmer: The True Story of Robert Reldan - Rapist, Murderer and Millionaire. Author Charles Buckley is our special guest

June 9th, 2020

55:49

When prison inmate Robert Reldan's aunt died and left him an $8.9 million trust fund, Arthur and Barbara Reeve, parents of murder victim Susan Reeve, …

Lucky Luciano: Mysterious Tales of a Gangland Legend - Christian Cipollini is our special guest, author of this multi-award winning true crime book

June 9th, 2020

57:48

Award-Winning Finalist in the 'Biography' & 'True Crime' categories of the 2015 International Book Awards
Award-Winning Finalist in the 'True Crime' category of the 2014 USA Best Book Awards

Award-Winning author …

THE WORLD'S SECOND GREATEST DIAMOND THIEF RETURNS WITH COMMENTARY ON CRIME PRISONS AND HIS NEW FAME.

June 7th, 2020

54:09

Punch (Pavle/Paul Stanimirovich) returns with more amazing stories of his life of high crimes -- billion dollar diamond heists etc.

FAMOUS COMPOSER SERGIO BARER EXPLAINS HOW THE CRIME OF THE SPANISH INQUISITION PLUS THE HOLOCAUST= THE STATE OF ISRAEL

May 24th, 2020

56:50

Yes, we share the same last name and a certain degree of international fame,  but Sergio has more fame in more genres than even I.   His original …

BLIND RAGE -- The ASSASSIN, THE OBSESSION AND THE DOUBLE HOMICIDE FROM HELL~ Retired Police Chief Paula May is our special guest

May 18th, 2020

51:41

Terrifying things are happening to Kay Weden, a forty-something single mom and high school teacher in Salisbury, North Carolina. Despite having no …

ERIN MORIARTY -- WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS. Crime Babe Supreme joins Burl Barer and Mark Boyer for a fascinating program

May 4th, 2020

46:45

Erin Moriarty was one of our earliest guests twelve years ago, and this will be her fourth appearance on True Crime Uncensored. We . are delighted to have her return to the show. Erin's adventures on the front lines of …

PRISON RIOT -- that doesn't mean that being in prison is a laugh riot. GLENN LANGOHR started writing in solitary confinement. and hasn't stopped.

May 2nd, 2020

57:15

Glenn Langohr!  No one messes when Glenn flexes!

Before becoming a best selling author, Glenn Langohr ran away from a broken home and entered the drug war with abandon. Business with the Mexican Mafia and Hell's Angels …

BIGGEST SCAM EVER In the wake of the riots following the verdict in the Rodney King case!

April 27th, 2020

51:54

Burl tells the astonishing story of the Center for Constitutional Law & Justice in Los Angeles - a total scam the shocked the entire nation and …

When the Amish go to War -- My old pal Pat Craig and his buddy Murray have taken Amish fiction into a new world of authentic conflict

April 26th, 2020

54:37

My childhood pal Pat Craig always was the best k ind of rebel - the smart kind. He knew what he was up against and what he had in his arsenal of creativity vs imaginary limitations and standardized expectations.  A best …

Charles Manson NOW (2011) - Excellent book and excellent guest Marlin Marynick

April 20th, 2020

54:49

From 2011: When we think of Charles Manson, the picture of him with his wild eyes is the image most often called to mind. That was, however, not only several years ago, it was several decades ago. Manson is still a …

Christian Barth Part II -- Burl and Christian go more in depth on the Garden State Parkway Murders

April 19th, 2020

1:01:27

"I hope that THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY MURDERS: A COLD CASE MYSTERY offers New Jersey State Police detectives some fresh leads and new names to …

The Garden State Parkway Murders -- Christian Barth brings his 9 years of research and storytelling skills to TCU

April 12th, 2020

1:02:46

 “The Garden State Parkway Murders,” true crime writer and attorney Christian Barth dives into the harrowing story of the unsolved murders of …

BURL BARER LIVE FROM HOME -- YORKSHIRE RIPPER ETC.

March 29th, 2020

53:28

Because Burl is high risk for  the virus, he's does his show from home while fact checker Mark Boyer grills him like a swordfish.


PERSECUTION OF RELIGIOUS MINORITIES -- Baha'is in Iran, Jews in Germany, Catholics in 1840's America, Burl tells the stories.

March 22nd, 2020

57:34

Fact checker Mark Boyer interviews Burl about his career in true crime and his rare book, LOVE AT THE COST OF LIFEv g - an English version of the Farsi original by Pouran Rahimi about the persecution of the Baha'is in …

DIXIE'S LAST STAND -- John Ferak tells the strange tale of murder and air fresheners

March 20th, 2020

58:09

Dixie Shanahan had a terribly troubled and abusive marriage in the sleepy little town of Defiance, Iowa. Then one summer day in 2002, Dixie's mean and wicked husband was gone. Some of the local residents presumed that …

Dangerous Vows -- A Polygamous preacher has a wife who (gasp) wants an education. So, he murders her. Sean Goff is guest

March 19th, 2020

1:38:49

Sean Goff was a dynamic Pentecostal minister who was already running his own church by the age of twenty-two. He had wed a pliable teenager and bent her to his will, eventually convincing her to agree to his secretly …

RETURN OF THE DRUG SMUGGLER -- ANOTHER SUPER COOL HOUR WITH LEONARD LEE BUSCHEL

March 15th, 2020

54:32

Philly to Tel Aviv, Jamaica to Los Angeles, Leonard built a reputation as an honest and reliable drug dealer and drug smuggler, primarily selling hashish and pot, although he personally consumed all manner of …

DOOMSDAY CULTS --The World is Ending so Follow me off a Cliff. Allen R. Warren returns to the show.

March 9th, 2020

55:41

Jim Jones convinced his 1000 followers they would all have to commit suicide since he was going to die. Shoko Asahara convinced his followers to …

The Strangest and Most Baffling Case of Injustice in Recent History -- Highlights of the IRP6 Case

March 6th, 2020

26:23

This is a federal court case that you may not have heard about, but it is a situation that can happen to anyone from any walk of life. This is the nightmare story of Gary Walker – CEO, David Banks – COO, Kendrick Barnes …

ONCE UPON A TIME -- HARRY MCLEAN Award winning author with fantastic book (interview from 2011)

March 6th, 2020

57:36

In 1989, Eileen Franklin, a young California housewife, claimed to recover a repressed memory of her father killing her playmate 20 years earlier. In a landmark trial, the father was charged and convicted of …

WRECKING CREW - John Ferak and the Avery Case

March 2nd, 2020

1:53:49

 -- John Ferak covered the Avery case as it happened before the Netflix documentary. Now he  brings his insights once again to our show.

AMANDA LAMB OF WRAL TELEVISION -- IT IS DANGEROUS BEING A JOURNALIST

February 23rd, 2020

55:03

Amanda Lamb has been a television reporter for thirty years—25 of those years she has worked for WRAL. In addition to journalism, Amanda is also an author. She has published 8 books-four memoirs, three true crime books …

DARREN KAVINOKY DEADLY SINS TRIPLE PLAY == three shows with Darren from 2013, 2014 and 2015

February 23rd, 2020

2:25:46

DEADLY SINS, THE HIT TV SHOW, WAS ORIGINALLY A BOOK THAT DARREN AND BURL WERE PUTTING TOGETHER.  INSTEAD IT BECAME A SERIES ON ID HOSTED BY DARREN AND OFTEN FEATURING BURL  GIVING COMMENTARY.  DARREN ALSO SHARES HIS OWN …

AXMAN OF NEW ORLEANS - ONE HELL OF A STORY TOLD BY A TOP TRUE CRIME WRITER CHUCK HUSTMYRE

February 23rd, 2020

1:00:52

BASED ON THE TRUE STORY of New Orleans' most infamous murderer, who stalked the streets of the Crescent City for eight years and left twenty-three victims in his bloody wake, "The Axman of New Orleans" is the explosive …

WISED UP -- AGAIN. Mobster turned cooperating witness returns! Charlie Wilhelm is our special guest

February 23rd, 2020

57:54

Wised Up: A Reformed Mobster's Confessional Memoir - Second Edition Updated With a New Chapter and More Photos: Charlie Wilhelm, Joan Jacobson on Amazon.com..

Wised Up is a story of atonement for Charlie Wilhelm, a …

Literary Scams -- How new authors get robbed, cheated and deceived.

February 20th, 2020

19:09

Editors and Predators has rescued thousands of authors from being ripped off. 

BLACK CHURCH -- Michael Gourdine, author of Chili Pimping in Atlantic City returns!

February 20th, 2020

57:38

NYPD corruption is no secret, and Michael Gourdine is #3 in the list of the most corrupt cops in contemporary NYPD history.  

Chili Pimping in Atlantic City: The Memoir of a Small-Time Pimp and Hustler. Guest is Michael Gourdine

February 19th, 2020

1:50:54

Chili Pimping in Atlantic City: The Memoir of a Small-Time Pimp and Hustler, the controversial autobiography of Michael Mick-Man Gourdine, AKA the …

Crime in the Rain Forest - how do you fight crime and rehabilitate in tribal cultures?

February 19th, 2020

56:59

In order to answer those questions we tracked down a world famous anthropologist who lived three years with a tribe in the Rain Forest. 

Mary Jo Buttafuoco -- Getting it through my thick skull.

February 19th, 2020

54:22

Mary Jo Buttafuoco is a New York Times Best Selling Author and Motivational speaker. Her anonymous life as a suburban wife and mother on Long Island, New York ended in May 1992, when she was shot in the head on her own …

THE DRUG WAR -- AMY DRESNER AND FORMER NARC PETER CHRIST plus Amy's (now) ex-husband!

February 18th, 2020

1:46:52

What  happens when a recovering addict and a recovering cop come together with Burl Barer on True Crime Uncensored? One of our most entertaining shows about the stupidity of America's drug laws.

Sean Sullivan -- the greatest true crime story ever told

February 18th, 2020

49:02

Sean Sullivan is a world famous pop artist and close personal friend of Burl Barer and Punch, the world's #2 diamond heist mastermind -- his dad is …

Jack the Ripper was Vincent Van Gogh? It sounds crazy, but possible. Dale Larner, author, is our guest

February 15th, 2020

1:54:52

Vincent van Gogh was not as he seems. In 1888, at the age of 35, he was looking for something unique in art for the upcoming exhibition at the 1889 World’s Fair. He found that uniqueness in murder. He created the …

Can YOU solve this true crime mystery? Murder and deception on the high seas!

February 4th, 2020

1:47:44

Kara turns to Burl Barer, Howard Lapides and YOU to help solve this bizarre mystery of strange murders.

Diane Dimond joins Burl Barer and Don Woldman in this classic episode from October 2010.

February 4th, 2020

49:43

Burl Barer and partner, Don Woldman, hold court with journalist and author, Diane Dimond. According to the write up on Burl’s site: I’ve always had a …

WISED UP-- From Mobster to Cooperating Witness. Meet Charlie, his FBI pal and the journalist who told his story!

February 2nd, 2020

1:00:42

Arson, loansharking, drug dealing, extortion - it was all in a day's work for Charlie Wilhelm.

In Baltimore, an organized crime syndicate of over 200 men took orders from him and his partner, strong arm enforcer Billy …

HOW TO ROB A BANK -- Reformed Criminal "Punch" explains two different bank jobs from his past.

February 1st, 2020

55:59

The number one rule "No body gets hurt" was accidentally violated when one of Punch's crew shot a bank employee -- one that was also working for …

STEPHEN AND JOYCE SINGULAR --GREATEST HITS PART II -- From serial killers to rigged elections!

January 19th, 2020

52:23

They were so entertaining the week before, we had to have them back for more!!


DEAD RECKONING REVISITED.... CAITLIN ROTHER'S SHOCKING UPDATE OF HER TRUE CRIME CLASSIC

January 17th, 2020

51:53

Tom and Jackie Hawks loved their life in retirement, sailing on their yacht, the Well Deserved. But when the birth of a new grandson called them back to Arizona, they put the boat up for sale. Skylar Deleon and his …

The Award for Best Blatant Self Promotion by a derivative, unoriginal Serial Killer" goes to BTK. Stephen and Joyce Singular guest star.

January 12th, 2020

52:27

Joyce Singular, stunning as always on the Serial Killer Awards' Blood Red Carpet, and her stylish husband Stephen in his classic retro bleeding …

From Private Eye to Fraud Investigator to acclaimed True Crime author - Dennis Griffin's Brilliant Career

January 5th, 2020

54:11

Dennis Says:"I retired in 1994, after a 20-year career in investigations and law enforcement in New York State. My debut in nonfiction, Policing Las …

2019 Retrospective -- Mark Boyer, our fact checker sparks interesting conversations with Burl and Producer Matt Alan

December 30th, 2019

55:34

This show went so fast, when it got to the end I thought  we were taking a 60 second break!  

SEXUAL OBSESSIONS -- It's all good fun until someone suffocates, gets strangled or mangled. Rachel Bell joins us.

December 25th, 2019

54:08

Just when you think you’ve heard it all… An entertaining and at times tongue-and-cheek look into cases of bizarre sexually obsessive behaviors (paraphilias) that had unintended consequences. Each chapter briefly …

Lee Mellor, Psychopaths and Dead Ducks -- No Foul Act of Quackery Goes Unpublished.

December 25th, 2019

54:29

Who has sex with the dead? Too many people, and roving gangs of perverted ducks. As the "victim" just lies there, do they share culpability in this …

Hannibal the Cannibal -- Alan R. Warren returns with another sordid tale of murder and madness

December 25th, 2019

51:57

Alan R. Warren is back with the shocking story of Robert Maudsley.

Robert Maudsley was dubbed “Hannibal the Cannibal’ on account of his thirst for eating the brains of his victims. He is one of the most interesting and …

Death Without Dignity -- Steve Long is our guest, and this is a shocker

December 16th, 2019

1:00:12

The case of State of Texas vs. Autumn Hills Nursing Homes, Inc. went to trial in a borrowed San Antonio courtroom 25 years ago. It matched a Texas dream team for the defense including Roy Minton, Tom Sartwelle, Mike …

Murder in Beverly Hills--- Special Guest Cathy Scott

December 16th, 2019

58:24

Growing up, Susan Berman's childhood was idyllic. She was Las Vegas Mob royalty, the daughter of a Mob boss who ran the Flamingo and furnished his …

DIARY OF A MOTOR CITY HIT MAN -- Christian Cipollini joins Burl and the True Crime Crew for an excellent episode

December 16th, 2019

59:47

A case began to unfold like nothing the quaint Detroit suburban area of Orchard Lake had ever seen. In the hours following a near head-on collision …

A SEASON OF DARKNESS It took 30 years to solve this child's murder Phyllis Gobbell (Author) Joins Burl Barer & Don Woldman.

December 16th, 2019

52:38

A classic compelling episode featuring my original co-host, brilliant attorney Don Woldman.  The story is shocking and fascinating.

The horrific true …

HOLLYWOOD PRODUCER TODD GUZZE "SOLVES" ,MURDERS IN HIS SPARE TIME. AND SOME PEOPLE ARE NOT HAPPY ABOUT IT.

December 4th, 2019

55:34

NATALIE WOOD -- ACCIDENT OR MURDER?  NICOLE BROWN SIMPSON --- WHO WAS THE ACCOMPLICE WITH THE SECOND KNIFE?  TODD. GUZZE AND FRANK C. GIRARDOT JR GO AT IT NECK AND NECK, WITH BURL AND MARK DOING COLOR COMMENTARY.   A …

REFLECTIONS FROM THE PIT -- MICHAEL BERISH -- UNDERCOVER VICE COP IN MIAMI WITH GREAT STORIES!

November 30th, 2019

52:42

Not just another collection of rehashed police stories with shootouts, car chases, and damsels in distress, Reflections from the Pit, contains …

Brilliant entrepreneur Jeffry Cohen wrote a great book -- but he's famous for something else

November 30th, 2019

55:20

Jeff flew across the country to do our show live -- a wonderful guy with a brilliant history! Enjoy!

CAUGHT IN THE ACT --Jeannie McDonough and her husband rescued their 15-year-old daughter from a serial killer.

November 30th, 2019

54:00

Jeannie McDonough made national news when she and her husband rescued their 15-year-old daughter from a serial killer. Her experience is recorded in …

Ted Bundy gets a psych evaluation from Dr Carlisle -

November 30th, 2019

55:17

TED BUNDY BRUTALLY MURDERED OVER 30 WOMEN

From his arrest until his execution in 1989, Ted Bundy was interviewed extensively by psychologists, …

SURVIVOR -- From Childhood Abuse to World Champion Boxer -- Special Guest Vinnie Curto (some explicit language)

November 27th, 2019

50:18

When Vinnie was fourteen, his father, an alcoholic pedophile who raped his own son, forced him to pursue a boxing career. Jimmy Curto told his son …

HIS BROTHER KILLED THEIR MOTHER -- HOW DO YOU FORGIVE? Thom Bierdz

November 19th, 2019

55:45

Thom Bierdz loved his schizophrenic brother. Despite Troy's erratically cruel behavior, his years of creative threats were not taken seriously. Then the unthinkable happened. Now Thom must delve into hospital records, …

IT WAS MURDER, DAMMIT! Susan Murphy Milano exposes murders that were termed suicides.

November 19th, 2019

53:18

Grab your curling iron and get ready to rumble! Susan Murphy Milano, the human action figure with more hair than Vixen and more balls than a billiard tournament returns to expose the shocking truth about murders in …

THE ACCIDENTAL GANGSTER -- ORI SPADO, FAMED HOLLYWOOD "FIXER" TELLS ALL TO BURL BARER.

November 19th, 2019

51:42

A candid account documenting his fall from a well-known Hollywood fixer mixing with A list celebrities to serving 62 months in Federal prison, and …

BLOODSTAINS -- The Family Secret: Grandpa was one of America's worst serial killers. Jeff Mudgett is our special guest

November 14th, 2019

1:55:30

Jeff Mudgett was living a normal life as a practicing attorney when at age 40 he was thrust into the most harrowing chapter of his life. Learning the …

WRONG NUMBERS -- HOOKERS, HACKERS, MOBSTERS AND FEDERAL AGENTS . VIVA LAS VEGAS!

November 6th, 2019

54:01

What more can be said? Plenty as Burl Barer and Dennis Griffin talk escort agencies and the strange Las Vegas case where phone calls to a mob escort service were being illegally diverted to a competing agency -- well …

TED BUNDY EXPERT KEVIN M. SULLIVAN -- YES, KEVIN HAS ANOTHER *NEW* BUNDY BOOK!

October 29th, 2019

48:36

Way back in 2009, we devoted a full hour to Kevin M. Sullivan and his debut book about Ted Bundy, THE BUNDY MURDERS.   Now, a decade later, Kevin has …

OPPORTUNITY, ART AND DALLAS' PSYCHEDELIC ROBOT -- BRADLY NAMDAR IS BURLS SPECIAL GUEST.

October 28th, 2019

53:10

Brad Namdar  thinks big with a view of America that is  heartwarming. patriotic and hinges precariously  on wildly inaccurate nationalistic exceptionalism .  Hey, that's not uncommon. Americans are world famous for …

UNCLE AL CAPONE - double feature!

October 13th, 2019

1:52:22

Two interviews with Al Capone’s niece, Deirdre Capone. Originally aired a year apart, we’ve put them together for your listening pleasure

BLACK DAHLIA AVENGER -- STEVE HODEL SAYS "MY DADDY DID IT! "

October 13th, 2019

55:43

After 24 years with the LAPD, homicide detective Steve Hodel set out to prove that his father was not the Black Dahlia killer -- instead, Hodel proved that his father was the killer, and had killed many more.

Mothers & Murderers w/ Katherine Ellison. Pulitzer Prize Winner PLUS the famous Private Eye Vito Colucci former undercover in the mob

October 6th, 2019

1:50:33

Super-Duper Double Feature!! Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Ellison in a vastly entertaining episode where Frank and Mark ask excellent questions …

THE HARRY WINSTON HEIST -- FORMER PINK P ANTHER RETURNS

September 23rd, 2019

51:27

When Vanity Fair wanted a diamond heist expert they found our pal Punch, the world's second greatest diamond thief -- his dad is #1

DAN ZUPANSKY -- TRUE MURDER AND THE BOOK "TROPHY KILL"

September 15th, 2019

57:28

WE ARE THRILLED TO HAVE DAN ZUPANSKY BACK ON THE SHOW AND FRANK GRILLS HIM LIKE A SWORDFISH

AWARD WINNING CRIME WRITER FRANK GIRARDOT

September 15th, 2019

53:53

Yes, it is official -- Frank is Burl's new co-host following the sudden death of Howard Lapides

TRUE CRIME TWIN SPIN! -- FELON O'REILLY (A man of Convictions) + The Franklin Sex Scandal

September 15th, 2019

1:47:56

Two classic shows!  Felon O’Reilly, stand-up comic & public speaker,
exposes the behavior and thinking that led up to his career in crime and …

BURL AND STAN BARER AT THE SCENE OF THE CRIME -- Stan explains China Tariff ands Burl at loon Lake double play

September 7th, 2019

1:34:18

Burl and his famous brother Stan go on a road trip to Eastern Washington to the scene of many true crimes. In vantage, Stan explains trade with China, the in the second show, Burl sits outside PIZZA & ICE CREAM at …

LAST MAN STANDING -- ok he was a real jerk, but he didn't do the crime. Great book by Alan R.Warren

September 6th, 2019

51:05

t was a shattering death bed confession by a heartbroken mother. But would it solve the oldest cold case murder case in American jurisprudence?

In …

More brilliant insights from master criminal (retired) "Punch" -- we love this guy!!

September 5th, 2019

55:50

It is always educational and entertaining when Punch joins us.  Howard Lapides was crazy about Punch and derived great joy from these entertaining true crime stories,

Travis Webb. famed Rave producer, comic book creator and journalist TOO MUCH TALENT

September 5th, 2019

56:35

Burl Barer says:

Most of my true crime books  contain insights and commentary by Travis Webb who gets full credit for bringing the murders covered in …

Kevin Sullivan -- he says this is the final Bundy book -- more exclusive info from the world's Bundy expert!

July 1st, 2019

57:58

Howard Lapides begins the show by stating that I (Burl Barer) am wandering the streets of the San Fernando Valley.   No, I was in the hospital trying to stay alive.   I obviously made it. Kevin is the world's expert on …

CATHY SCOTT TRUE CRIME UPDATE 2019

July 1st, 2019

57:38

Cathy Scott is one of America's Masters of True Crime and a frequent guest on our show.  We welcome Cathy back for another fascinating hour of true crime uncensored!

Cyber Stalking just about drove Susan Fensten out of her mind!

June 20th, 2019

56:18

 

"Susan Fensten's new book, You Have a Very Soft Voice, Susan, is  a pulse-pounding work that proves once again that truth is stranger than …

A HEART BLOWN OPEN -- DENNIS KELLY

April 22nd, 2019

57:52

 Denis Kelly's life is part Hunter S. Thompson, part Timothy Leary, and part Eckhart Tolle. From his beginnings in an abusive and alcoholic home in …

Murder on 9/11 -- the killing of Robert Henry . Burl Barer also shares original short stories for Easter and Passover.

April 21st, 2019

52:36

 For the young widow of Tacoma, Washington businessman Robert Henry, September 11th is both the date of his cold-blooded murder, and the date that …

The Art of Crime/ The Crime of Art: Sean Sullivan aka Layercakeny

April 14th, 2019

53:58

"If it weren't for having a double life, I would have no life at all" -- Burl Barer.

Sean Sullivan, known on Instagram and Pinterest as Layercakeny, …

A "Family" Business == Award winning author Dennis Griffin, famous for his "mob books" is back with a new book and great stories

March 31st, 2019

57:28

 Joe Silvestri was a tough kid from the mean streets of New York. He went from street brawler to wearing a tux at the glamorous Copacabana. He eventually provided “muscle” for the Mob, a highly respected and feared …

THE WORLDS GREATEST JEWEL THIEF -- Punch returns

March 28th, 2019

47:38

Yes, he's back with more great heist stories....."Punch" Stanimirovic

Richard Godwin -- Brilliant and Enjoyably Twisted UK Sensation

March 13th, 2019

55:53

Richard Godwin is sharp, savvy clever and controversial.  I love his style and his creative perceptions and portrayals.

MODERN SLAVERY AND EXPLOITATION -- iT'S NOT JUST SEX - -- ANTHONY M. DESTEFANO RETURNS

March 10th, 2019

56:00

 

THE TRUTH ABOUT HUMAN TRAFFICKING -- ANTHONY M. DESTEFANO RETURNS

Anthony M DeStefano is not only a famed journalist/author, he is also an expert on human trafficking.  Mark Boyer offers the first ever expose of …

FAKE NEWS with famed journalist Joe Bruno.

March 6th, 2019

1:03:28

Joe Bruno returns and not only do we get examples of fake news, we also hear about Rev. Moon and the best chinese food in New York and other cool …

EXPERIENCE STRENGTH AND HOPE AWARDS 2019

February 24th, 2019

35:59

Leonard Buschel, reformed drug smuggler, returns to promote the star-studded Experience Strength and Hope Awards  Feb 28th in Los Angeles,  Short pithy episode! 

Women in Prison/Outlaw Rockies - DOUBLE FEATURE

February 23rd, 2019

1:31:51

Vikki Law takes us in the world of women's prisons -- and it is worse than you think, then Ron Francell takes us on a tour of the Outlaw Rockies!

UNTIL SOMEONE GETS HURT -- This one will leave you speechless!

February 23rd, 2019

58:25

 Until Someone Gets Hurt , Tyson Wrensch,   victim of scum bag theives (this guy got more than even, he got 'em put away!) gives us the shocking story of an innocent man in prison with the men who framed him so they …

DOC BONN MARATHON CONTINUES --TWO MORE EPISODES!

February 21st, 2019

1:35:02

Okay, we are on a Doc Bonn kick to celebrate the release of his new bookj THE GUARDIAN ,,,these back to back episodes cover Manipulating the Media …

Doc Bonn -- Moral Panic and Serial Killers DOUBLE FEATURE

February 21st, 2019

1:50:41

Here are TWO episodes with Dr. Scott Bonn,  

First is his famous MORAL PANIC - Mass Deception and the Iraq War

Then he returns to talk Seria Killers and more.

SURVIVING THE MOB: Andrew DiDonato.

February 14th, 2019

55:12

 What do you do when the law wants you behind bars and the New York crime families want you buried?
That was the life-and-death dilemma confronting Andrew DiDonato, who began his criminal career at age 14 under the …

Cocaine Cowboys in Miami -- Owen Band lived it and knows how to tell it!

February 10th, 2019

56:45

Why was a nice Jewish boy with great grades and a bright future not in college,  but tending bar in Miami? Why was his brother, a prosecutor, irked …

My husband was one of the most corrupt cops in the NYPD

January 27th, 2019

53:24

Dori Eurell knew her husand, Ken,  an NYPD cop, was up to no good, but she didn't know how bad the no-good really was.  Sooner or later, Dori …

HE KILLED 13 PEOPLE TO STOP AN EARTHQUAKE

January 21st, 2019

54:55

In 1972-1973, Herbert Mullin killed 13 people in California because he thought it could stop an earthquake. This is his chilling story. 

THE DARKEST NIGHT: Ron Franscell . Classic episode!

January 18th, 2019

52:25

 This was Ron's first visit to the show, and he is so compelling in his storytelling, you will understand why we always love having him on the …

Joel Blazer and the Dead -- the Greatful Dead & LSD

January 17th, 2019

58:07

Let's do the time warp again!  Joel Blazer was a good source of really good acid *LSD* when he was traveling with the Dead -- then the bad trip happeed -- he got busted.  

The Crime of Heidi vs NFL, Frank Girardot 's Brilliant Career

January 13th, 2019

53:59

Okay we start off talking about the infamous Heidi crime against the NFL, and then shift gears and before you know it, we are hearing about one of …

The Mob Isn't What it Used to Be. -- Anthony M. DeStefano

January 7th, 2019

1:12:31

  Anthony M. DeStefano

Anthony M. DeStefano is a New York City journalist who specializes in legal affairs, criminal justice and organized crime. He is the author of "The Big Heist", published in June 2017;"Gangland New …

AFRICAN-AMERICAN SERIAL KILLERS IN THE USA

December 30th, 2018

53:33

Janet McClellan identifies and analyzes a significantly neglected population of serial murderers, African-American serial murderers in the United …

MANHATTAN CHRISTMAS MIRACLE

December 27th, 2018

50:37

It was the night before Christmas (almost) when, in the middle of a diamond hiest, there was a Christmas miracle. No kiddingl 

LUST MURDERS -- All Murders are bad. Some motives are worse.

December 22nd, 2018

52:04

 The lust murderers examined by Janet McClellan include Theodore Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, and Dennis Rader. The book proposes the need for a composite …

IMPOSSIBLE ODDS -- Anthony Flacco

December 22nd, 2018

57:32

 The harrowing and heart-wrenching memoir of humanitarian aid worker Jessica Buchanan's kidnapping by Somali land pirates, her three months in captivity, her rescue by the Navy SEALs, and her husband's extraordinary …

MIKE MORFORD OF THE "CRIMINOLOGY" PODCAST JOINS US

December 16th, 2018

51:48

Mike Morford and his partner Mike Ferguson have their own very popular true crime podcast and two great books from Wild Blue Press — The Case of the …

Ethics, the Lone Ranger and the Writers' Strike of 2008

December 9th, 2018

50:38

A classic episode from 2008 -- Jim Lichtman, author of The Lone Ranger's Code of the West joins famed character actor Marvin Kaplan (and then President of AFTRA) to talk ethics and morality at the time of the writers' …

FATAL BEAUTY - Writing True Crime -- Burl Barer explains

December 9th, 2018

55:15

Burl Barer explains how to write true crime and not make his mistakes.

He didn't do it. He's not the guy, but the victim identified him.

December 2nd, 2018

53:50

Willis Wilson was minding his own business when he was arrested and charged with a horrible crime. Everyone was sure that he was guilty. He knew he was innocent. As seen on Oprah, but our show is more fun. This clasic …

ERIN MORIARTY == CBS stands for Crime Babe Supreme

November 26th, 2018

56:33

ERIN MORIARTY of CBS returns to True Crime Uncensored because we offered her a free toaster.

25 years with CNN -- John DeDakis Double Play!

November 18th, 2018

1:36:51

John DeDakis required two episodes to give him the time he deserved -- so here are part one and part two (two weeks apart back in 2016) of our conversations with the brilliant journalist John DeDakis Since 1969, I've …

REAL LIFE ANTI TERRORIST ASSASSIN -- EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

November 18th, 2018

53:34

A.E. Sawan Presents A Story of Obsession and Revenge In THE GHOST

THE GHOST: An Assassin’s Story, is based on the true story of the author’s experiences growing up in Lebanon during that country’s bloody civil war, as …

SERIAL KILLERS IN AUSTRALIA -- Alan R. Warren

November 11th, 2018

52:24

Serial killers in Australia are just as bad as serial killers everywhere, you just haven't heard of them. Your ignorance will evaporate in the heat of shocking information n Alan Warren returns with yet ANOTHER new book …

When your family is rich respected and criminal

November 4th, 2018

1:00:07

Young Paul told his classmates that his father was a successful jeweler when he was actually a successful jewel thief. Paul pulled his first …

JOHN PAUL FAY -- THE SHAWCROSS LETTERS. Penpal serial killer!

October 28th, 2018

50:36

What happens when one of the most evil men in the history of America meets a man he trusts to share his darkest secrets with? How does it affect someone already on the edge of society when he is taken under the wing of …

PAUL GUZZO -- TAMPA TRUE CRIME

October 28th, 2018

29:31

PAUL GUZZO RETURNS TO GET PRAISE AND TELL US ABOUT THE INVENTION OF THE LAP DANCE AND HOW TAMPA BECAME THE STRIP CLUB CAPITOL OF AMERICA!

20 Years in prison for selling pot and acid when he just turned 20 years old.

October 21st, 2018

43:55

Over the last 21 years, 43-year-old Seth Ferranti earned a master’s degree, got married, launched a writing career and founded a publishing house. …

THE ALASKA MAIL BOMB CONSPIRACY - Burl tells the tale

October 21st, 2018

53:20

1991,in Anchorage, Alaska, a very pregnant Peggy Barnett along with her 9-year old daughter drove to the post office to deliver a package to an …

DR LILLIAN GLASS & DANIEL GENIS -- Stalin's Gulag

October 19th, 2018

43:37

64 awards so far for Lillian Glass' brilliant documentary,Reinventing Rosalee, about her 101 year old mother surviving the Gulag and reinventing …

Katherine Ramsland -- Vampires, BTK, S&M, ETC.

October 8th, 2018

57:02

Dr. Ramsland is brilliant, accomplished and blessed with an adorable laugh, Burl gets her to laugh several times, and vice-versa. We cover everything from Ann Rice to serial killers and the tragedy of death by sexual …

RIPPER CONFIDENTIAL -- TOM WESCOTT IS OUR SPECIAL GUEST AUTHOR

October 5th, 2018

54:20

Groundbreaking history and exciting investigative journalism combine in a work jam-packed with newly unearthed finds and fresh insights that pull us …

BRIGHT LIGHTS-DARK PLACES. Inside Las Vegas PD Deborah Gauthier

October 3rd, 2018

55:27

Deborah Gauthier took her pledge of police ethics seriously, but the Las Vegas Police Department had different standards -- she was lucky to survive.

Drug Dealer/ Drug Smuggler (Retired) Leonard Buschel returns

September 30th, 2018

59:42

At least once a year we coax Leonard Buschel away from his pressing duties as producer of the REEL RECOVERY FILM FESTIVALS to tell us stories of his life or crime, how drug dealers define success, and why he walked away …

JEALOUS RAGE -- R. BARRI FLOWERS

September 24th, 2018

49:07

From R. Barri Flowers, award-winning criminologist and the bestselling author of Murder at the Pencil Factory, Murder Chronicles, Murder During the …

THE DEATH SHIFT -- PETER ELKIND MEETS THE KILLER NURSE

September 17th, 2018

56:35

The Texas Baby Murders & the nurse who killed them! Interview with author Peter Elkind.

Mob Rats and Gun Molls -- Joe Bruno

September 17th, 2018

56:10

Joe Bruno has cranked out 32 true crime books -- all of them have captured a JOE BRUNOsignificant and devoted readership obsessed with "the Mob" -- …

CHECKLIST FOR MURDER-- ANTHONY FLACCO

September 17th, 2018

54:02

From award-winning author Anthony Flacco comes a powerful tale of a picture-perfect betrayal that plunged his family into a fatal nightmare -- and …

THE TRUTH ABOUT FALSE CONFESSIONS -- PROF. ALAN HIRSCH

September 17th, 2018

56:32

Why the hell would someone confess to a crime or multiple crimes, they didn't commit? Prof. Alan Hirsch is the leading expert on false confessions, …

She called him her "Trophy Wife", but he was no prize.

September 16th, 2018

57:12

Camille Kimball, Official True Crime Hottie and Emmy Award winner and brilliant broadcaster tolerates another hour with Burl, Howard, Mark and Magic …

GARY GROSSMAN -- The EXECUTIVE thriller series!

September 9th, 2018

55:13

Famed television writer/producer Gary Grossman has a hit thriller series. #4 is out now, and it is incredibly timely. Gary joins us for an hour of …

We Always Stole Millions on Labor Day Weekend

September 2nd, 2018

47:16

Yes, the famed diamond thief (retired), Pavle/Paul Punch Stanimirovic explains why and how you steal millions on a 3-day weekend

Regency Hotel Heist/ Armored Car Warehouse Robbery

August 26th, 2018

53:40

Two famous unsolved crimes get solved in this episode because one of the participants in both crimes is our guest -- yes, Punch is back telling how …

TOP HOODLUM -- Frank Costello by Anthony M. Destefano

August 19th, 2018

56:10

Never before revealed insights from the FBI file on Frank Costello, Top Hoodlum by brilliant journalist Anthony M Destefano

Rock Monster - my life with Joe Walsh Kristin Casey

August 13th, 2018

52:47

Far from bitter or self-pitying, Rock Monster is an honest account of one woman’s life-changing experience in a relationship with rock legend Joe Walsh. At once envious, glamorous, debauched and disturbing, it’s her …

Doggie Style Justice-- A best selling canine quickie by Patrick Bowman

August 13th, 2018

58:17

When the killers murdered a frail old farmer, they left behind one living witness: the farmer's devoted dog. This true story will have you throwing …

MURDER IN BAKER COMPANY -- Celia McCaine

July 31st, 2018

55:19

McCain, a writer who grew up on army bases, takes aim at the military and the ways soldiers bring the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq home with them. …

THE CRATE -- Deborah Vadas-Levison -- fascinating!

July 29th, 2018

55:49

A story of war, a murder, and justice.
After surviving the horrors of the Holocaust – in ghettos, on death marches, and in concentration camps – a …

Russian Gangsters sent by Russia as a gift to USA. Gee, thanks!

July 22nd, 2018

51:47

Reformed diamond heist mastermind and bank robber and credit card fraudster and commercial burglar and son of the world's greatest gentleman thief explains how the Russian gangsters were sent to America as an act of …

Anne K. Howard "His Garden: Confessions of a Serial Killer"

July 22nd, 2018

52:48

A monster was on a killing spree. In just nine months, seven people went missing; all of their bodies eventually discovered in a wooded lot behind a suburban strip mall. But the investigation that led law enforcement to …

DIRTY TRICKSTER; CORPORATE SPY -- Martin D. Kelly

July 8th, 2018

58:19

Not until Dirty Trickster, Corporate Spy does a memoir exist by one of the principal Watergate saboteurs-provocateurs that exposes the full extent of …

Famed Diamond Thief Hits Hard Rock Jackpot for Millions.

July 2nd, 2018

58:33

Paul Stanimirovic, alias Paul Montana, alias Paulie Zaza aka "Punch" returns with another astonishing hour including how he won over $1.8 million a …

Crooked Cop Reunion from The Seven-Five: Ken Eurell and "Chickie" plus Frank Girardot Jr.

June 25th, 2018

54:34

Two formerr corrupt NYPD cops from Betrayal in Blue and The Seven Five discuss temptation, greed and what they are like today. Burl Barer and Frank Girardot co-wrote Betrayal in Blue with Ken Eurell

PATRICK E. CRAIG -- FROM ROCK STAR TO AMISH AUTHOR

June 25th, 2018

51:39

Pat Craig was Burl's co-host on the Walla Walla High School Radio Program on 250 Watt KTEL when they were teenagers. That was long ago -- both Burl …

THE AVERY CASE -- Before Netflix did Making of a Murderer, we brought this case to America's attention.

June 25th, 2018

54:52

Steven Avery was railroaded to prison for a crime he didn't commit. It took years to set him free...and once he was free....well, that's when things …

THE KOREAN CRISES - Jack Van Der Slik

June 25th, 2018

51:35

Jack Van Der Slik, recognized expert on the socio-political history of Korea, explains the whole situation so even we can understand it -- and …

Recovery from crime & addiction - Doug Bopst is special guest

June 24th, 2018

58:50

In this two part episode, Doug Bopst tells his story of transformation from crime and addiction, and how he pays it forward. In part two, investigative journalist Burl Barer exposes "patient brokering" in the rehab …

HUNTING CHARLES MANSON -- Lis Wiehl and Caitlin Rother

June 17th, 2018

55:38

In the late summer of 1969, the nation was transfixed by a series of gruesome murders in the hills of Los Angeles. Newspapers and television programs …

Mike Pizzi US MARSHAL

June 7th, 2018

54:41

A fascinating career biography of one of our brilliant US Marshalls. Pizzi reminds us that in the 1970's places in the USA were being bombed almost everyweek

SECRET SEX LIVES -- SUZY SPENCER

June 7th, 2018

54:54


One of the most daring dangerous and decidedly brave books in our contemporary sexually repressive climate, Suzy Spencer tries to remain an aloof …

General Custer, Ted Bundy and how we research True Crime-

June 3rd, 2018

52:02

Kevin M. Suilivan joins host Burl Barer for a fascinating discussion of the Indian wars, Ted Bundy and what it is like to research and write true crime

Murder in my Hometown-- Rebecca Morris

May 27th, 2018

55:11

Bestselling True Crime author Rebecca Morris returns to Oregon to investigate the 1968 murder of a classmate. Burl and Rebecca share professional history, Howard asks great questions as do Frank Hagen and Marc Boyer. …

Black Caesar: The Rise and Disappearance of Frank Matthews, Kingpin

May 20th, 2018

56:43

This is the remarkable story of Frank Matthews, a charismatic drug kingpin from the late 1960s and 1980s who organized a huge criminal enterprise …

Tempest -Tost......Welcome to America!

May 20th, 2018

48:54

"Dodge takes us behind the headlines and introduces real people and their very real struggles yearning to breathe free. Page-turning, proactive and highly recommended"--Craig McGuire, author of Brooklyn's Most Wanted

BURNED --she believed her dad was a firefighting hero. He was an arsonist and murderer!

May 20th, 2018

49:09

For years Lori Orr believed her Los Angeles firefighter dad was a selfless hero. When Lori’s dad was arrested and charged with four murders and countless arson fires, it was her testimony that helped keep him from being …

Inside the Columbian drug cartels

May 15th, 2018

55:39

Ron Chepsiuke knows more about the cartels than anyone --= well, close
A fascinating look inside the cocaine trade. J Ron Chepesiuk
Author
A native of …

$28 million in jewels stolen from the Pierre Hotel - Daniel Simone

May 15th, 2018

55:16

The startling and sensational true story of the most famous unsolved heist in American history: the theft of $28 million in jewels from the Pierre …

An Inside Look Into O.J. Simpson’s Armed Robbery Conviction

May 15th, 2018

52:35

In 1995, NFL great and movie star, O.J. Simpson beat a murder rap for the death of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman. But …

"The Weird Show"

May 15th, 2018

53:27

This is indeed a weird show -- no special guest. Burl, Howard and the true crime crew swap weird but true stories.

INSIDE THE RUSSIAN MOB- Stanley Nechayev in a world exclusive

May 7th, 2018

56:11

Who is going to know more about the Russian Mob than someone who was raised on Russian, and born into the world of international crime? Stanley Nechayev meets that criteria, he even lives in South Florida, and has …

DANIEL GENIS -- Our favorite ex-junkie and author reports from New Jersey

May 7th, 2018

54:03

The brilliant and talented Daniel Genis calls in from New Jersey to report the truth about Fentanyl and then we get off into life in prison, Daniel's forthcoming new book, and we even talk about the infamous Red Rubber …

Failure of Justice -- John Ferak

April 25th, 2018

58:34

Six Times More Explosive Than 'Making A Murderer'! "John Ferak has carved his necessary true-crime niche with another fascinating exploration of unalloyed evil in overlooked places, and a dysfunctional judicial system. …

DEFENDING A MONSTER -- Judge Sam Amirante & Danny Broderick

April 25th, 2018

49:46

a fascinating interview with the man to whom John Wayne Gacy confessed his crimes -- his lawyer who defended this monster in an attempt to keep him from getting the death penalty.

STEVEN SINGULAR -- Nazis in America.. I hate those guys!

April 17th, 2018

53:45

The Great Steven Singular is one of our best true crime writers with a mind for detail and a reputation for reliability.

How Rock n Roll Changed Las Vegas-- Gary Naseef

April 17th, 2018

54:39

Gary Naseef tried to put on a rock festival in Vegas in 1970 -- they didn't let him do it...but he went on to become one of the most famous concert promoters in America.

Steve Jackson "Smooth Talker" - TRAIL OF DEATH

April 8th, 2018

54:25

One morning in July 1974, Anita Andrews, the owner and bartender at Fagiani's Cocktail Lounge in Napa, California was found dead in her bar-raped, …

Retired Criminal Mastermind "Punch" explains financial frauds!!

April 8th, 2018

55:50

Our beloved reformed criminal mastermind
"Punch" primarily did diamond heists, but he did spend one year exploring the world of financial fraud, bank fraud, and all manner of financial deception. He mastered it but …

BRENT TURVEY He's a combination criminal profiler, sociologist, criminologist, rape investigation expert, and can tell how a crime scene has been manipulated

April 4th, 2018

54:19

He's a combination criminal profiler, sociologist, criminologist, rape investigation expert, and can tell how a crime scene has been manipulated to …

SCAPEGOAT -- The framing of Kevin Cooper.

April 4th, 2018

57:55

Kevin Cooper was convicted of the brutal murders of a Chino Hills, California family and a young houseguest in 1985 and has been on death row at San Quentin ever since. In his new explosive expose, "Scapegoat," …

Burl Barer -living legend and brilliant author

April 1st, 2018

54:48

Burl Barer was unceremoniously inducted into the "Rock n Roll Radio Hall of Fame" - i t was a package deal "Okay, you can have Larry Lujack, Pat …

ARTHUR GOLDWAG - "THE NEW HATE"

March 25th, 2018

54:15

From “Birthers” who claim that Barack Obama was not born in the United States to counter-jihadists who believe that the Constitution is in imminent danger of being replaced with Sharia law, conspiratorial beliefs have …

MARGO NASH The politics of murder

March 25th, 2018

53:08

On a hot night in July 1995, Janet Downing, a 42-year-old mother of four, was brutally stabbed 98 times in her home in Somerville, a city two miles …

BULLIED TO DEATH? -- AUTHOR JUDITH A. YATES

March 25th, 2018

55:15

On September 5, 2015, in a public park in LaVergne, Tennessee, fourteen-year-old Sherokee Harriman drove a kitchen knife into her stomach as other …

WHEN DIAMOND HEISTS GO BAD -- PUNCH TELLS ALL

March 20th, 2018

56:16

GEM HEIST MASTERMIND "PUNCH" STOLE 300 MILLION IN DIAMONDS AND PRECIOUS GEMS PLUS MORE IN CASH...BUT NOT EVERY HEIST WENT AS PLANNED.

BETRAYAL IN BLUE -- THE TRUE STORY OF THE COCAINE DEALING COPS OF THE NYPD

March 20th, 2018

57:10

NYPD officers Mike Dowd and Kenny Eurell knew there were two ways to get rich quick in Brooklyn's Lower East Side. You either became drug dealers, or you robbed drug dealers. They decided to do both.

“I promised my wife …

Crime Author Frank C. Girardot Jr.

March 20th, 2018

51:20

Burl Barer's writing partner takes us into the world of true crime collaboration

SHE IS EVIL -- Judith Yates is NOT evil, she is the author!

March 20th, 2018

53:37

“That woman is evil. She is evil!” Ejaz Ahmad was handsome, charismatic, and a self-made businessman. He arrived in the United States from Pakistan …

Lee Goldberg NYT best selling author

March 20th, 2018

56:22

Lee Goldberg's new book, TRUE FICTION debuted at #1 on Amazon -- Naturally, he couldn't wait to come on our show to celebrate! 

#1 New York …

Famed actor Ian Ogilvy shares great show-biz stories. He replaced Roger Moore as Simon Templar, alias The Saint.

March 20th, 2018

58:20

According to the Daily Mail Ian Ogilvy was 'the undisputed star of 1970s TV as the dashing Simon Templar in Return Of The Saint'. The show turned him …

THE BEAST I LOVED. ROBERT DAVIDSON ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

March 20th, 2018

53:41

Before abuse hot lines and safe houses were widespread, June Briand shot four bullets into her husband’s head and was sentenced to fifteen years to …

Mrs Machine Gun Kelly

January 14th, 2018

28:40

The brains behind Machine Gun Kelly (who didn't know anything about machine guns and wasn't a good shot) was a brand created by his wife. She thought it up, promoted him, and managed his criminal career.

Drug Smuggler retired Leonard

October 17th, 2017

53:45

International drug smuggler (retired) followed his passion and now produces the Reel Recovery Film Festival

Three authors talk shop

October 11th, 2017

5:00

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