This week, the gals buckle down to discuss some grisly (and highly personal) murders and the unique motivations behind them. Topics include a family man who really should’ve counted his blessings, a piece of sh*t with one too many versions of events, and the many, many, many ways in which toxic masculinity affects everyone. Pour a massive glass of Winc’s Chop Shop Cabernet, check in on your neighbors, and tune in for Familicide.
This week, the gals put on their flower crowns and chat about some festival f*ckery. Topics include the odds of being sexually assaulted at Coachella, tent thieves, human stampedes, and exactly what happens when you pay your security team in beer. Fill your canteen with Villa Pozzi Pinot Grigio, polish your Birkenstocks, and tune in for Music Fest Mishaps.
This week, the gals take to the glittering hills of Hollywood to chat about people craving notoriety. Topics include the psychology behind bottomless vanity, a death-row celebrity, and the ups and downs of self-publishing. Crack open a bottle of award-winning Barefoot Rosé, hire a publicist, and tune in for Anything for Fame (LA LIVE).
In this month’s Gossip at the Corpse Cart, the gals discuss the latest wild headlines out of Florida, alternate uses for the humble hairbrush, more pee stories (duh.), what really happened at Pompeii, and The Unsinkable Helen’s lasting legacy.
This week, the gals expose some cases close to their hearts. Topics include lopsided lemons, asphyxiation by t*ts, and some sucky silicone sacs. Grab a jug of Winc’s Big Beat Red Blend, take off your bra (you’ve earned it), and tune in for Boob Crimes.
This week, the gals work their connections to untangle some greedy group efforts. Topics include avocado mayhem, the problems behind a girl’s best friend, and the aptly named “Highway of Death.” Slam a glass (or bottle) of Winc’s Far + Wide Zweigelt, consider lab-grown, and tune in for Cartel Crimes.
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This week, the gals explore the wonderland that is the “Jewish Alps” aka the Catskills. Topics include the OG Murder Inc, a Manhattan art dealer and his evil henchman, and so, so much mahjong. Pop a bottle of Angry Orchard Walden Hollow Cider, polish off that blood red soup (it’s kind of a big dill), and tune in for Borscht Belt Crimes!
This month’s bonus episode sheds some holy light on spiritual hierarchy. Topics include the political pull of priests, a terrible teen movie come to life, and a repeat sinner who lied his way into the church. Receive your sacrament of 7 Deadly Zins Red Blend, confess your sins, and tune in for Clergy Crimes.
This week, the gals try and put on their big girl britches to tackle some seriously disturbing tales. Topics include literally crapping one’s pants, a hyperviolent globe trotter with zero regrets, and a decade-long nightmare scenario ending in a daring escape. Pour a very large helping of Winc’s Forma de Vida Tempranillo, lock your doors and windows, and tune in for Scared Sh*tless.
This week, the gals explore the final frontier with some out-of-this-world shenanigans. Topics include military-grade diapers, the liability of ISS kerfuffles, and a trail of breadcrumbs that could be seen from space. Fill your IV with Winc’s Light & Space Cabernet Franc, prepare for takeoff, and tune in for Astronaut Crimes.
This month’s Gossip at the Corpse Cart brings you the most Boston crime ever, an accidental crime scene cleanup, a sexy toothbrush, and some mysteriously macabre baby helmets.
This week, the gals roll up their sleeves and get to work on some “riveting” cases of badass ladies fighting for the cause. Topics include pervasive propaganda, a photographer with a story to tell, and an absolute powerhouse who wouldn’t let a little limp bring her down. Pop a bottle of Wild Rose Vineyards Syrah Rosé, tend your victory garden, and tune in for Rosie the Riveter Crimes.
This week, the gals strip down (literally) to examine the good, the bad, and the ugly aspects of naturism. Topics include the dos and don’ts of “clothing-optional” areas, a fatal swinging love triangle, and the very definition of hiding in plain sight. Carefully pop open a bottle of Naked Grape Pinot Grigio, bring your own towel, and tune in for Nudist Crimes.
This week, the gals squeeze into their corsets to chat about some disarming damsels over a pitcher of sweet tea. Topics include the dangers of hoopskirts, a gunslingin’ Outlaw Queen, and a daring Civil War spy. Replace that sweet tea with City Winery’s Gone with the Vin, mind your crinoline, and tune in for Southern Belles (Live from Atlanta)!
This week, the gals get into the holiday spirit with some truly tragic tales of merriment gone awry. Topics include a violent mall Santa, a pair of greedy Grinches, and a man who just wanted to spread some cheer (and maybe some synthetic stimulants). Pour a hefty mug of Winc’s Wonderful White Blend, secure your lawn ornaments, and tune in for Christmas Crimes.
This week, the gals turn back the clock and take a peek at some outrageously dumb debacles. Topics include a not-so-sneaky murderess, a brood of naturally delivered bunnies, and whether or not humans really are the most intelligent species after all. Pop open a bottle of Apothic Sparkling Red, buy that rabbit Groupon, and tune in for Beyond Stupid: Historical Crimes.
This week, the gals climb into their time machine and head back to the Middle Ages to weigh in on some wild trials. Topics include a whole bunch of rats with a great lawyer, some poor piggies with a taste for blood, and the legal loopholes of monkey selfies. Crack open a bottle of Wild Pig Viognier, stay out of the barn, and tune in for Medieval Animal Trials.
This week, the gals head back to the land down undaah to risk their lives exploring the many, many, many, many dangers of the outback. Topics include a chaotic spree of violence, a man with a disturbing proclivity for camping, and octopus mouths. Douse your stings with Winc’s Summer Water Bubbly Rosé, place your bid for New Zealand, and tune in for Australian Serial Killers.
This month’s episode of Gossip at the Corpse Cart contains some intense prank confessions, plus hungry penguins, Florida Blake Lively, DIY death rituals, and a lesson (or two) in extreme retaliation. Holster your pigeons and tune in!
This week, the gals take their sacrament and discuss some unholy homicides. Topics include a very violent cardinal sin, a sister with a secret, and some pioneering LGBT religious. Pour a glass of ONEHOPE’s Argentina Uco Valley Malbec, say six Hail Marys, and tune in for Nun Crimes. (When you shop ONEHOPE wines, you give back to a wide spectrum of charitable causes. And remember to use promo code GALS10 for $10 off your first order! *Offer valid from Nov 14th, 2019 – Jan 1st, 2020.)
This month, the gals are joined by the hosts of Martinis and Murder to toss back a few and share some stiff stories of criminals who may have had a few too many. Topics include a seriously delusional Brit, some suspicious antifreeze, and yet another reason to avoid Jagermeister. Shake up a Sage Lady martini, craft a bogus badge, and tune in for Martini-Fueled Murders.
This week, the gals head west to mine some criminal cases in the Rockies. Topics include a cryogenically frozen mountain man, some seriously misguided investments, and a guy who could’ve used a belt. Pop open a fresh bottle of Winc’s Sauvetage Rosé, strap on your skis, hire a financial advisor, and tune in for Colorado Crimes.
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This week, the gals share some spooky seasonal tales of horror and history. Topics include grotesque root vegetable crafts, a trick-or-treater who was not interested in treats, and an all-too-real vampire. Pour some crisp Eplevin Gravenstein Cider from Winc, put on your false faces, stock up on Kit Kats, and tune in for Halloween Crimes.
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This week, the gals are joined by special guest Steven Ray Morris of The Purrrcast to chat felons and felines. Topics include a rogue pussy shaver, a gangster with a serious soft spot, and the purrrfect mayoral candidate. Pour a bowl of 9 Lives Gato Negro Sauvignon Blanc, clear out your trichobezoars, shave your eyebrows, and tune in for Cat Crimes.
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This week, the gals launch into a couple of cases of entrepreneurial spirit gone wrong. Topics include misogynist CEOs, seriously misdirected branding campaigns, and some genetic testing that was too good to be true. Crack open a bottle of Winc’s 2018 Debts and Lessons Riesling, avoid single pricks, rethink your rideshare, and tune in for Startup Scandals.
In this month’s bonus episode, the gals are joined by Ryan and Shane from Buzzfeed Unsolved to go down the rabbit holes of some crimes that spiraled way out of control. Topics include a roommate prank that ended with FBI involvement, a drunken penguin heist, and a gambling grandmother with an evil streak. Bust open a box of Bota Box Sauvignon Blanc, shake your goat bones, and tune in for Pandora’s Box Crimes.
This week, the gals don their aprons and no-skid shoes to explore some secrets of the service industry with a very special guest, Kat Dennings. Topics include loogie litigation, some unexpected erotica, and a modern-day Robin Hood with some very thirsty tables. Gather your gift cards, put your hair up, and tune in for Server Crimes.
This week, the gals chat about one of life’s greatest gifts in the form of made-for-TV movies. Topics include a scuba dive gone horribly wrong, a baby thief, and a whole host of priceless movie titles. Pour a fresh glass of Winc’s Forma De Vida Verdejo, slip into your comfy pants, and tune in for Crimes that Inspired Lifetime Movies.
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This week, the gals unleash some wild stories of furry and feathered witnesses. Topics include the real-life four-legged CSI team, a bloody crime scene with a single hair of evidence, and some very good reasons not to f*ck with parrots. Pop open a beautiful bottle of Winc’s Folly of the Beast Pinot Noir, drop that lint roller, and tell Alexa to tune in for Crimes Solved by Animals.
This week, the gals take a look at the less romantic side of post-nuptial vacations. Topics include capture as a means of marriage, a tragic South African murder with a questionable motive, and a pair of greedy lovers with a similar MO. Crack open a jammy bottle of Winc’s Wonderful Wine Co. Red, plan a solomoon, and tune in for Honeymoon Homicides.
In this month’s bonus episode, the gals reminisce about the glory days at their alma maters. Topics include an intense ceremony decorum enforcer, a little-appreciated and not-so-athletic varsity sport, and a chicken finger heist for the ages. Pop open a bottle of Winc’s The Independent White Blend, schedule your campus visit, and tune in for Graduation Crimes.
This week, the gals go deep into some military protocol. Topics include a bratty Congolese politician, some brutal (and sanctioned) “death squads,” and whether Amanda’s farts constitute a war crime. Gain clearance to open a bottle of Winc’s One From the Quiver Malbec, brush up on international relations, and tune in for Command Responsibility Crimes.
This week, the gals put on their best T-straps and knee dusters to throw back some giggle water and gab. Topics include a ragged stranger with a mysterious backstory, a very heated game of bridge, and the logistics of pooping from the top of a flagpole. Trade in that coffin varnish for a bottle of Winc’s Altre Mon Red Blend, lay out your dummy, and tune in for 1920s Crimes.
This week, the gals buckle down to cover some particularly gruesome crimes. Topics include the biological roots of rage, a very violent serial killer with a creepy thing for camping, and a man with a fatal foot fetish. Pop open a bottle of Winc’s Pregame Red Blend, preemptively text your therapist, and get ready for Overkill Crimes.
This month’s bonus episode was recorded live in Denver, where the gals may or may not have taken the phrase “Mile High City” a little too seriously. Topics include Lucy’s favorite euphemisms, a bunch of stealing stoners, and the attempted assassination of the king of reggae, Bob Marley. Grab your lighter and a can of Infinite Monkey Theorem Rosé, turn on your lava lamp, and tune in for Mile High Crimes.
This week, the gals offer up some stories of folks who give the ultimate gift, whether or not they want to. Topics include a thirsty Mayan (or Incan, who knows) priestess, the validity of the Satanic calendar, and some very impressive skull décor. Crack open a frosty bottle of Winc’s Keep It Chill Gamay, hose off your temple steps, and tune in for Human Sacrifices.
This week, the gals are joined by self-made investigator and author Billy Jensen to discuss some regular citizens who have cracked major cases. Topics include an Australian Redditor on a mission, a ghost story that launched a decade-long search, and more of the thousands of cold cases being investigated by ordinary folks from home. Pop open a bottle of The Investigator Cab Franc, open a new spreadsheet, and tune in for Web Sleuths.
This week, the gals practice their curtsies and chat about some fancy ladies with a dark side. Topics include a very suspicious widow, a daring Irish activist, and the Texas Dip (and not one that involves queso). Pour a dainty sip of 90+ Cellars Sauvignon Blanc, ask your father’s permission, and tune in for Delinquent Debutantes (Live from Dallas)!
This week, the gals explore some criminals who thrived under the Big Top. Topics include a whole gaggle of prancing poodles, a series of fishy “accidents,” and precisely why clowns are so terrifying. Pour a glass of Petite Petit, grab some hot peanuts, and tune in for Circus Crimes
Ep129 Founding Fathers F*ckery (Philadelphia LIVE) is out now!! Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Play Music, Spotify, Stitcher, SoundCloud, Overcast FM, Pandora, Podbean, plus a number of other podcatcher apps!
This week, the gals salute some of the brave men (AND women, thank you very much) who helped to birth, spank, and cut the umbilical cord of this great nation. Topics include some badass revolutionary secret agents, tax-induced riots, and just how weird Benjamin Franklin truly was. Top off your canteen with Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon, dish up some oyster-flavored ice cream, and tune in for Founding Fathers F*ckery (live from Philadelphia)!
This week, the gals are joined by activist and fellow podcaster Andrew Gurza to discuss disabilities. Topics include sex and wheelchairs, the most badass powerhouse woman you’ve ever heard of, and the f*cked up minefield that is the insurance industry. Indulge in a glass of Lookout Ridge Pinot Noir, brush up on your ADA facts, and tune in for Ableism Crimes.
This week, the gals milk some udder-ly fascinating tales in America’s Heartland. Topics include the pros and cons of mammal milk, a disgraced Dairy Princess with a chip on her shoulder, and a vengeful Kiwi daddy. Crack open a fresh can of Prophecy Rosé, put the cows in the barn, and tune in for Dairy Crimes (Live from Milwaukee)!
This week, the gals explore some crimes committed in the untamed wilderness of our greatest national treasures, joined by special guest and renowned investigator Jeff Rinek. Topics include a bloody legal loophole in Idaho, a pair of hikers who met a grisly end, and a possible alien (or cougar or eagle or human) abduction. Open up a beautiful bottle of National Parks Foundation Yosemite Red, check in at the nearest ranger station, and tune in for No Man’s Land Murders.
This week, the gals broadcast from their live show in Orlando about some reasons you may not want to ever visit Orlando. Topics include some pitfalls of g-force, a woman who takes her fireworks displays very seriously, and the dolphin anatomy you never knew you needed. Crack open some Canyon Road Pinot Grigio, dump it in a novelty water bottle to avoid suspicion, and tune in for Amusement Park Crimes.
This week, the gals are joined by Justin from Generation Why Podcast to discuss some people with a super secret side. Topics include a deadly doctor, social media best practices, and the importance of good grammar when forging a will. Crack open a fresh bottle of Le Ruse Sauvignon Blanc, log out of your accounts, and tune in for Double Lives.
This week, the gals swallow some bitter pills in the form of a few nasty crimes. Topics include some tainted Tylenol, the unsolved murders involving a wealthy pharma tycoon, and the sickening greed that has led us to a national opioid epidemic. Pop open a fresh bottle of Apothic Brew, consider going holistic, and tune in for Pharmaceutical Mischief.
This month, the gals chat about what they wouldn’t do to pet a dog (hint: very little), a very public aircraft arrest, and some fun stories from the annals of surgical history. Cheers!
This week, the gals theorize the many ways in which people can kill and make it look accidental. Topics include a fiery collision leaving more questions than answers, a bad husband who really needs a new shtick, and a creative life cut short by a runaway bale of hay. Bust open a bottle of Winc’s Field Theory Mourvedre, reconsider that life insurance policy, and tune in for Fatal “Accidents.”
Ep121 Glow Up Crimes (with Special Guests from And That’s Why We Drink) is out now!! Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Play Music, Spotify, Stitcher, SoundCloud, Overcast FM, Podbean, plus a number of other podcatcher apps!
This week, the gals team up with Em and Christine from And That’s Why We Drink to investigate some stories of serious transitions. Topcis include the psychology behind “ugly ducklings,” a young model with a badass talent, and a ridiculous theory from the so-called no-spin zone. Pour yourself a glass of Winc’s QTY Pinot Noir, update your profile pic, and tune in for Glow Up Crimes.
This week, the gals set out to investigate a few folks just trying to share the good word. Topics include a former LDS member gone bad, a pair of Mormons who should’ve just sprung for takeout, and a nosy American spreading more than the gospel. Pop open a fresh bottle of Winc’s Idée Fixe Red Blend, pump up your bike tires, and tune in for Murderous Missionaries.
This month, the Gals cover every American’s sacred First Amendment right to eat a$$, a parrot who ain’t no narc, some insights from a self-described necrophile, and one EPIC Ted Bundy rant. Enjoy! #GossipAtTheCorpseCart #GACC #WineandCrime #WineCoven
This week, the gals bury themselves in a whole new paranoia. Topics include a very shocking funeral service, a pair of especially stupid homicidal pals, and the true (and terrifying) weight of dirt. Bust open a bottle of La Garrocha Amontillado, tie on your bell strings, take shallow breaths, and tune in for Buried Alive.
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This week, the gals get in deep with some crazed killers. Topics include a rock star’s fatal final performance, an 80s actress with a violent stalker, and the psychology behind celebrity worship. Put a bottle of Winc’s Loves Me Not Rosé in your cart, check your DMs, do NOT answer the door, and tune in for Obsessive Fan Murders.
This week, the gals cover a handful of crimes related to a very specific member of the male anatomy. Topics include the importance of regular showers, some seriously wild courtroom transcripts, and the case for intactivism. Unwrap a fresh bottle of 4 Skins Red, bleach your scissors, and tune in for Foreskin Forensics.
This week, the gals go down undaah to investigate some faraway criminal cases. Topics include a resourceful shoe thief, a daring escape by sea, and a huge load of penal seamen. Pop a bubbly bottle of Winc’s Clink Sparkling White Blend, blow up some trees, and tune in for Aussie Convict Crimes.
This week, the gals get beamed up to probe some extraterrestrial encounters. Topics include bogus autopsies, a coal miner’s inexplicable death, and some terrif-EYE-ing hypontic recollections. Pop open some Au Delà Tocai Friulano from Winc (or the Groom Lake Red from the Little A’Le’Inn), rebutton your jacket, and tune in for Alien Abductions.
This month, the Gals discuss the tragic murder of iconic rapper Nipsey Hussle, a shocking child imposter case that rocked the true community this month, naughty St. Patrick’s Day cookies, and of course, another rollicking Coroner Corner. Tune in & enjoy!
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This week, the gals hold court on some tainted trials. Topics include a Canadian attorney with a bad strategy, a premonition at the Four Seasons, and a pill-popping judge with a major conflict of interest. Pop open a fresh bottle of Domaine Bleu Le Mistral (not “Mistrial” but close enough LOL) Red Blend, sequester yourself, and tune in for Mistrials.
This week, the gals head west to take a look at some coastal crimes. Topics include rampant atheism, a real Dick with a sloppy MO, and a missing young woman with some suspicious connections. Pop open a bottle of Winc’s Pacificana Pinot Noir, sign up for tsunami insurance, avoid all waterways, and tune in for Pacific Northwest Crimes.
This week, the gals indulge in some wacky cases straight out of “America’s Basement.” Topics include door-to-door breast exams, a roving ring of restaurant thieves, and the ubiquitous Florida Man. Crack open a fresh bottle of Le Tour Sauvignon Blanc, harness your gator, avoid all trees just to be safe, and tune in for Florida Crimes (Live from Tampa!).
This week, the gals break into a few cases about some daring folks with not much to lose and a whole lot to gain. Topics include some seriously sketchy landscapers, a braggadocios burglar with a YouTube channel, and the importance of good customer service. Pour a glass of Pheasant Run’s Bank Robber Red Blend, map out your tunnel, remove your sunglasses, and tune in for Bank Heists.
This week, the gals conjure up some historic mystical mishaps. Topics include psychedelic moldy wheat, an extra unfortunate case of smallpox, and a group of vegetarian warriors. Pop a can of Sofia Coppola Brut Rosé, give your cauldron a stir, smudge your quarters, and tune in for Not a Witch Crimes.
This week, the gals get intimate with a couple of cases involving feminine wiles. Topics include seduction tips for men and women (and the vast disparity between the two), an interview with a former Nazi resistor, and a deadly pizza delivery. Pop a bottle of Sakonnet Siren Vidal Blanc, drape yourself in sushi, don’t forget deodorant, and tune in for Seduced to Kill.
This week, the gals get their hands on a couple of forensic professionals to give a few “tips” about their craft. Topics include whorls versus swirls, a fatal art store robbery, and a healthy dose of autocannibalism. Pour a glass of Thumbprint Cellars 2015 Gewürztraminer, grab some hand lotion, and tune in for Fingerprint Forensics (featuring Glenn and Eric from Double Loop Podcast).
This week, the gals step back in time to discuss ye olde salacious improprieties at a live show in Boston. Topics include some super extra first names, a whole bunch of agitated farm animals, and a bigoted peeping-Tom snitch. Crack open a fresh can of Francis Coppola’s Sauvignon Blanc, bring your neighbors some figgy pudding, and tune in for Puritan Crimes.
This week, the gals focus their attention on some cases involving one too many lovers. Topics include some incriminating Facebook posts, major drama in a hotel lobby, and a healthy(ish) dose of Freud. Pop open a fresh bottle of Ménage à Trois Red Blend, give your Brandy and Monica CD a break, and tune in for Love Triangles.
This week, the gals turn the tables to investigate some investigators. Topics include the challenges facing good cops, a famous case from a chicken farm, and, well, some soft-core erotica. Crack open a fresh bottle of Winc’s Debts and Lessons Riesling, spit-shine that badge, and tune in for Police F*ck Ups.
This week, the gals open the casket and investigate some eerie slayings. Topics include the identity politics of real-life vampires, a French bloodsucker hiding in plain sight, and a human trafficker who was really bad at covering his tracks. Drip some Vampire Vineyards Dracula Merlot onto your lips, tuck into that rare steak, and tune in for Vampire Serial Killers.
This week, the gals sharpen their skates and jump into some icy incidents. Topics include a quasi-Nazi with a questionable business plan, some incredible mid-90s fashion, and a Minnesotan coach’s fucked-up fixation. Crack open a bottle of Gorgeous Pinot Noir Chardonnay, practice your death spiral (check), and tune in for Figure Skating Crimes.
This week, the gals log in and scroll through some socially motivated crimes. Topics include a paternity debacle taken too far, some fatal familial non-issues, and the legal reasons you may want to stay off the grid entirely. Pour a glass of Winc’s #tbt White Blend, turn on your away message, and tune in for Social Media Crimes.
This week, the gals get schooled on some inappropriate student-teacher relations. Topics include an infamous educator with an unhealthy idea of romance, the double-edged sword of power dynamics, and an unsanctioned field trip with a health teacher. Pour yourself a big ol’ glass of Winc’s Summer Water Rosé, finish up your homework, and tune in for Hot for Teacher Crimes.
This week, the gals celebrate their 100th episode by peering into their distant, wrinkly, feeble future. Topics include a very tense roommate situation, a whole bunch of missing Japanese pensioners, and a very dangerous case of dementia. Splurge on a bottle of Winc’s Dime 100 Red Blend (go on, you’ve earned it), call dibs on the bed by the window, and tune in for Centenarian Crimes.
This week, the gals wade through some grimy waterway crimes. Topics include New York’s extensive (and often biohazardous) canal system, the dangers of peeing into bodies of water, and some slime so toxic that it required a visit to the emergency room. Crack open a bottle of Oxford Landing Estates Sauvignon Blanc, secure your Playstation, hose yourself off, and tune in for Canal Crimes.
This week, the gals get out their pitch pipes and explore some crimes so intense that they sparked song and dance numbers. Cases include a couple of tabloid-hungry flappers, a conviction that fueled Southern antisemitism, and a meat pie alibi. Pop open a bottle of Winc’s Wall of Sound Red Blend, put on your dancin’ shoes, and tune in for Crimes that Inspired Musicals.
This week, the gals take stock of their friendships while discussing some not-so-friendly crimes. Topics include a pair of girlfriends with a sick side gig, a jilted wife with a murderous vendetta, and yet another obstacle to breaking that glass ceiling. Pour a glass of Winc’s Chommie Cabernet Sauvignon, toast to your bestie, and tune in for Gal Pal Crimes.
This week, the gals put on their goggles and dive into (and over their heads in) some chemistry sh*t. Topics include questionable boxes of bones, a Jane Doe who’s impacted an entire town, and a convoluted analogy involving cats in wigs. Pop a bottle of Winc’s Baseline Syrah, seriously consider what you’re feeding your bones, and tune in for Isotope Analysis.
This week, the gals go back to school to talk about crimes in college settings. Topics include some important Wisconsin family traditions, baby oil nightmares, and how to get us into the bushes. Crack open a bottle of Arbor Mist Exotic Fruits White Zinfandel, line up those red Solo cups, keep an eye on your drink, and tune in for Campus Crimes.
This week, the gals take off with some odd airport crimes. Topics include stolen and smuggled seafood, a contraband penis, literal snakes on a plane, and the science behind those ten-pound Toblerones. Pour a small plastic cup of Airport Road Marquette, remove any liquids over three ounces from your carry-on, and tune in for Airport Antics.
This week, the gals seriously consider the pros and cons of living in their native country. Topics include the historical effects of an exodus, a Thai tiger terror plot, plus an isolated couple and a questionable suicide. Pop open a fresh bottle of Barefoot Pinot Grigio, polish your Tiffany lamp collection, and tune in for Ex-Pat Crimes.
This week, the gals head east to check out some gory stories from the Motherland. Cases include a spritely set of Ukrainian maniacs, a killer addicted to both sex and socks, and a seriously sick teacher with a thing for his students. This episode is paired with Winc’s Salient Cabernet Sauvignon, so get out your Slovak translation guide, buckle the f**k up, and tune in for Eastern European Serial Killers.
This week, the gals bone up on their forensic skills. Topics include a super-cold case with multiple murderers, the intersection of science and racism, and a couple of lucky bunions. Pick up a bottle of Winc’s Forma de Vida Verdejo, maybe pour a glass of milk to go along with it, and tune in for Forensic Anthropology.
This week, the gals dig deep into the psychological reasons behind confessions made under duress. Topics include a team of crummy Irish cops, some really f*cked up legal loopholes, and the motivations of both suspects and authorities. Dump an entire bottle of Inocencio Pinot Noir into your glass, call a lawyer, and tune in for Coerced Confessions.
(BONUS EP) Beyond Stupid: Fake Experts featuring special guest Alie Ward is OUT NOW! Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Play Music, Spotify, Stitcher, SoundCloud, Overcast FM, Podbean, plus a number of other podcatcher apps!
This week, the gals chat with Alie muthaf*ckin Ward of the Ologies podcast about some notorious know-it-alls. Topics include a slippery sommelier, a doc with dangerous motives, and an obit that’s also a confession and kind of a manifesto. Mix up a dose of Snake Oil Spritzer (that is white wine with kombucha over ice to honor our LA-based guest), make sure you’re up to date on your vaccinations, and tune in for Beyond Stupid: Fake Experts.
This week, the gals put on their ermine robes and mink mantles to chat about some dastardly kings and queens. Topics include musical underwear, a tale of two cousins with an unnecessary number of spies, and a slightly more violent Romeo and Juliet saga. This episode is paired with Chronic Cellars 2016 Sofa King Bueno Red Blend, so pour some into your goblet (or your father-in-law’s skull), assemble the court, and tune in for Royal Kerfuffles.
This week, the gals forecast some crimes that occurred during major weather events. Special guest Dr. Elizabeth Austin joins the show to talk about her role investigating evidence related to weather. Other topics include the devastation of Puerto Rico and an ultra violent plane crash in Texas. Pour a glass of Winc’s Restless Earth Grenache, resign yourself to never flying again, set your DVR to catch the Weather Channel’s “Storm of Suspicion,” and tune in for Forensic Meteorology.
This week, the gals investigate mysterious clues leading to kidnapped persons. Cases include some greedy-ass Spaniards, a Minnesotan crime worthy of the Cohen brothers, and a woman who blurred the line between lover and accomplice. Pop open a bottle of Winc’s The Bluffer Valdiguié, dig out your old newspapers and some glue, and tune in for Ransom Crimes.
This week, the gals seek personal stories of murder from the annals of public online forums. Topics include Mr. List’s origin story, a grizzled Santa with a super shady internet history, and a multitalented babysitter who answered the wrong ad. Pop open a bottle of Winc’s Ruza Zinfandel Rosé, rethink that too-good-to-be-true job offer, and tune in for Craigslist Crimes.
This week, the gals discuss some issues facing Native communities. Topics include boarding schools from hell, haunting legal loopholes, and a group who stumbled into wealth–and mortal danger. Pop open a bottle of Native Vines Cabernet Franc, burn your history books, vote in every election possible, and tune in to Reservation Crimes.
This week, the gals saddle up to explore some equine crimes. Topics include a professional horse hitman, some suspicious meat filler, and literal painted pony. Pour a glass of Hot To Trot Red Blend from 14 Hands Winery, grab a bucket, reconsider that frozen burger patty, and tune in for Horse Crimes.
This week, the gals head to the great state get-together to investigate some odd crimes. Topics include the origins of some deep-fried fair favorites, a road-tripping Nazi, and a real bummer of a beer robbery. Pop open a bottle of Trinity Oaks Chardonnay, pair it with a bucket of cookies, and tune in for State Fair Crimes.
This week, the gals slip into some mysterious cases involving people who disappear and leave no clues behind. Topics include an unhappy girl with a fishy father, a young woman with everything going for her, plus Payne Lindsey joins us from the podcast “Up and Vanished.” Pour a glass of Lost Vineyards Bianco, do not go for that run, and tune in for Vanished Without a Trace.
This week, the gals examine some cultural property thefts and what governments do to try to prevent them. Topics include an extremely expensive late-night heist, a ballsy couple who flew WAY under the radar, and some Chinese knockoffs of a different variety. Pop open a bottle of Winc’s Selected Works Pinot Noir, hang that empty frame, google that fun little piece you picked up at the thrift store, and tune in for Art Theft.
This week, the gals navigate the gray world of murder victims who may have had it coming. Topics include a famous gospel singer who wasn’t exactly a saint, a snowball fight turned fatal, and the many ways in which Stand Your Ground Laws go wrong. Pour a glass of Winc’s Debts and Lessons Riesling, get the hell off your neighbor’s wall, grab a broom for good measure, and tune in for Justifiable Homicide.
This week, the gals examine some crimes that may not have been solved had it not been for some radical new technologies. Topics include innovated autopsies, a violent man with poor penmanship, and a Super Bowl party turned deadly. Pick up a bottle of Salton’s Evidence Brut Chardonnay, pour yourself a bowl of STRmix, do not trust your car, and tune in for Game-Changing Evidence.
This week, the gals examine the ways and reasons criminals earn infamous aliases. Topics include pop psychology and the press, a prolific west-coast terrorist, and a well-mannered Brit who just wanted to find the perfect roommate. Pick up a bottle of Nickname Cabernet Sauvignon, purchase a genealogy kit, do NOT speak to your neighbor, and tune in for Killer Nicknames.
This week, the gals dissect some gory cases in bits and pieces. Topics include historically bloody deaths by elephants, an alleged motivation by marijuana, and a decadent autumnal supper. Grab a bottle of Winc’s Far & Wide Frappato, sharpen your knives, report your missing mother, and tune in for Dismemberment Crimes.
This week, the gals make the ultimate commitment before their friends and family. Topics include the psychology behind bridezillas, a young wife with a terrible coverup, and a woman with her eyes on the unborn prize. Engage a bottle of Winc’s Pretty Young Thing Sauvignon Blanc, pare down your guest list, double-check that ultrasound, and tune in for Bride Crimes.
This week, the gals head to Tinsel Town to chat about some paranormal happenings. Topics include a series of very bad “Omens,” some twisted ties to the Manson family, and a lot of very real skeletons. Snag a bottle of The Skeleton Key Proprietor’s Red, turn off the TV, cancel your flight to London, and tune in for Hollywood Curses.
This week, the gals add to their list of paranoias and discuss how internet relationships can go awry. Topics include a roommate from hell, a lady who couldn’t seem to get over a breakup, and the many, many behaviors that constitute online abuse. Pick up a glass and a bottle of Winc’s Salient pinot noir, save those screenshots, and tune in for Cyberstalking.
This week, the gals appreciate their friendship while discussing some that turned deadly. Topics include video game motivations for homicide, a casual “Weekend At Bernie’s”-style body dump, and the value of juice rewards. Pop open a bottle of Winc’s The Independent white blend, cancel your birthday party, purge your Facebook friends list, and tune in for Fatal Friends.
This week, the gals dodge some bear traps, haul out some stats and cases, and do their best to keep the rubber side on the road. Topics include the grisly origin story of emojis, a trucker with a suspiciously clean cab, and some slang you never knew you needed. Pick up a bottle of Open Road Tempranillo, hop in your rig, check your blind spots, and tune in for Trucker Crimes – 10-4!
This week, the gals head south to Lone Star State to discuss some unique crimes and culture. Topics include a locomotive stunt gone awry, one very “Lucky” suspect, a violent man who intimidated an entire town for decades, and lots of Dr. Pepper. Crack open a bottle of Spoetzl Brewery Shiner Blonde (yes, we know it’s not a wine), grab your fishin’ pole and your aviators, and tune in for Waco Whackings.
This week, the gals shoot out some facts and crimes related to male ejaculate. Topics include a whole town “coming” together to solve a mystery, a fast-moving serial rapist, and many, many euphemisms. Release some of Winc‘s Funk Zone Red Blend, grab some Jergens and a black light, and tune in for Forensic Serology.
This week, the gals chat about women you wouldn’t want to woo. Topics include a French blonde on a schedule, a woman with “psychic” talents and a whole lotta cousins, and post-coital snacks of a cannibalistic variety. This episode is paired with Winc’s Finke’s Widow, so pop a bottle, polish your belly, avoid soup, and tune in for Black Widows.
This week, the gals are broadcasting from their second Minneapolis live show! Topics include a suspicious scuba diver, a swinger with a jealous husband, and all the cool creatures and crustaceans that will feed on your bloated corpse after drowning. So towel off, check on your swim buddy, pick up a bottle of Trinity Oaks, and dive in for Freshwater Crimes!
This week, the gals read about some famous crimes that became the basis for books. Author M. William Phelps joins the conversation to give some insight on how these books take shape. Other topics include a sensational book release and some questionable pajama alibi. Grab a bottle of Winc‘s Selected Works Chardonnay, put some batteries in your portable recorder, hire a ghostwriter, and tune in for Crimes that Inspired Bestsellers.
This week, the gals discuss the various reasons and ways one might fake their own kidnapping. Cases include a model with an oddly specific thing for socks, a bad decision in the form of a Facebook post, and a prank show gone horribly wrong. This episode is paired with Otis Kenyon Roussanne, so untie your shackles, pop one open, schedule some alone time, and tune in for Faked Abductions.
This week, the gals flex their muscles to discuss some major feats of strength. Topics include a rekindled high school romance that ends in tragedy, a badass nurse who does not have time for your sh*t, and something about Tom Hardy (who really cares what it was). Pick up a bottle of Rodney Strong Cabernet, pump some iron, do NOT drink the scorpion, and tune in for Brute Strength Murders.
This week, the gals drop their jaws at some of the most ridiculous acquittals in history. Topics include a not-so-mysterious insulin overdose, yet another killer cop, and courtroom racism. Pop open a bottle of Winc‘s Matchlock Cabernet, consult an attorney, demand a toxicology report, and tune in for Unbelievable Acquittals.
This week, the gals sniff out some cases involving illicit drugs and the many ways they’ll screw you over. Topics include a global opium squabble, a young entrepreneur with a straightforward sales pitch, and a man with a lot more to offer in his (ahem) southern head than his northern one. Score a bottle of Winc‘s Dime Red Blend, make sure the safety’s on, don’t answer the door, and tune in for Drug Deals Gone Bad.
This week, the gals return to their hometowns to investigate some sh*t that went down a little too close to home. Topics include a family man turned cold-blooded murderer, an ex-landlord with a grudge, and a domestic dispute that was a little overkill (literally). Pop open a bottle of Winc‘s fruity Ville Basse Merlot, tell your parents you’re coming home for the weekend, consider investing in an elevator, be nice to your office manager, and tune in for Hometown Gory.
Want to drink along with us Wine & Crime gals? Check out these upcoming wine / crime pairings from our sponsor Winc! Plus, get $20 off your first order and show your support for the show by using our promo code GALS!
Matchlock Cabernet Sauvignon (2016, Paso Robles, CA)
Finke’s Widow Sparkling White Blend (2016, CA)
Funk Zone Red Blend (2016, Santa Barbara County, CA)
Far + Wide Frappato (2016, IGT Terre Siciliane, ITALY)
This week, the gals dig not-too-deep into some cases involving hasty burials. Topics include the wonders of forensic archaeology, a worldly woman with an unnatural obsession, and the mysterious murder of a family of four. Bust out a bottle of Winc‘s Restless Earth Cabernet Sauvignon, call your favorite child, cancel that trip to Mexico, and tune in for Shallow Graves.
This week, the girls wish for light and happy cases only to receive some dark and tragic ones (probably because they weren’t very specific about it). Topics include nuanced genies, a lamb dish (or was it beef?) gone bad, and a Jenny Jones bit turned fatal. Crack open a bottle of Winc’s Wonderful White Blend, pick up a scratch ticket, keep your secret crush to yourself, and tune in for Be Careful What You Wish For…Crimes.
This week, the gals get acquainted with the big wide world of stupid scams. Topics include emotive Nigerian princes, a doctor with a medical-adjacent education and a thing for goats, and the minefield that is internet dating for elderly. Press your whole cluster with a bottle of Winc‘s Endgame Chardonnay, don’t open that email attachment, double-check your surgeon’s credentials, and tune in for Beyond Stupid: Scams.
This week, the gals put on their hazmat suits and venture into the science of dangerous biological agents. Topics include some politically-charged letters, a dick of a doctor with a revenge fantasy, and the various natural germs that can wipe out entire countries. Pick up a bottle of Winc‘s Sans Script Petit Verdot, write to your congressperson (just don’t eat any powdered donuts beforehand), and tune in for Bio Crimes.
Ep56 God Bless the Vitamins (ahem, Veteran Murders) is OUT NOW!! Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Play Music, Spotify, Stitcher, SoundCloud, Overcast FM, Podbean, plus a number of other podcatcher apps!
This week, the gals honor the brave individuals who have served our country. Topics include a smart young soldier who just wanted her M&Ms, an accomplished Captain and her beloved Boogie, and the nuances of buying lip balm. This episode is paired with Winc’s Rogue Admiral 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, so head back to your tent, make your bed, kick off your boots, and tune in for God Bless the Vitamins Murders.
Want to drink along with us Wine & Crime gals? Check out these upcoming wine / crime pairings from our sponsor Winc! Plus, get $20 off your first order and show your support for the show by using our promo code GALS!
Selected Works Chardonnay (2016, Carneros-Sonoma, CA)
Restless Earth Cabernet Sauvignon (2016, Santa Barbara County, CA)
Dime Red Blend (2016, Santa Barbara County, CA)
Ville Basse Merlot (2016, Pays d’Oc, FRANCE)