Introducing... I Think Not! (A New True Crime Comedy Podcast)
Crimes of the Centuries
by Obsessed Network
1M ago
Hey Crimes of the Centuries listeners! The Obsessed Network has as a brand new podcast from the former hosts and creators of Obsessed with: Disappeared. It's called I Think Not! Enjoy the trailer here and check out the first episode out now wherever you get your podcasts. NOTE: If you were already subscribed to Obsessed with: Disappeared, STAY subscribed. I Think Not! is taking over that old feed. And we'll be back in the spring with more Crimes of the Centuries for you ..read more
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Obsessed Fest 2023 Tickets Are On Sale NOW!!!!!
Crimes of the Centuries
by Obsessed Network
2M ago
Hey, Crimes of the Centuries listeners!! Tickets are on sale NOW for Obsessed Fest 2023, taking place in Dallas Texas from October 20th - 22nd. You can get all the information and tickets at obsessedfest.com - see you there ..read more
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S2 Ep41: Illegal Luck: How the New Hampshire Sweepstakes Went Haywire
Crimes of the Centuries
by Obsessed Network
2M ago
In the summer of 1964, the first modern lottery was off to the races in New Hampshire. The “Sweeps,” as they were called, were a sensation of national interest, with lawmakers quarreling over the legality of the get-rich-quick horse race scheme and citizens from all over crossing state lines to get in on the action. The craze seemed optimistic, until one man’s attempt at claiming his piece of the pie turned scandalous. "Crimes of the Centuries" is a podcast from the Obsessed Network exploring forgotten crimes from times past that made a mark and helped change history. Follow us on Instagram ..read more
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S2 Ep40: The True Story Behind 'Murder Ordained'
Crimes of the Centuries
by Obsessed Network
3M ago
Film adaptations of true crimes have to strike a tricky balance between authenticity and drama. 1987’s Murder Ordained depicts the 1983 incidents within a small town in Kansas, where the mysterious deaths of a minister’s wife and a secretary’s husband converge. But upon its release, residents and journalists alike argued the movie left some accuracy to be desired. So, what happened in Emporia? "Crimes of the Centuries" is a podcast from the Obsessed Network exploring forgotten crimes from times past that made a mark and helped change history. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @centuriespod ..read more
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S2 Ep39: Soul Leaves Body: The Life and Death of Sam Cooke
Crimes of the Centuries
by Obsessed Network
3M ago
Singing his way through the 1950s and early 1960s, appealing to audiences across a segregated music industry, churning out hits of dreamy quality like “You Send Me” and inspirational fortitude like “A Change Is Gonna Come,” Sam Cooke was more than an artist. He lived – and died – a legend. So how did he end up shot in a Los Angeles motel in 1964? In this episode, we’ll trace the tale: start to finish. "Crimes of the Centuries" is a podcast from the Obsessed Network exploring forgotten crimes from times past that made a mark and helped change history. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @cent ..read more
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S2 Ep37: Linda Hazzard, the Doctor Who Starved Her Patients to Death
Crimes of the Centuries
by Obsessed Network
3M ago
Dr. Linda Hazzard was an extremely unorthodox physician, a so-called "fasting specialist" who believed food to be the cause of disease. After as many as a dozen people died under her care, her sensational trial would make headlines worldwide and expose the dangerously unregulated world of medical quackery. "Crimes of the Centuries" is a podcast from the Obsessed Network exploring forgotten crimes from times past that made a mark and helped change history. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @centuriespod Episode Sponsors: Sunday Scaries - Stress relief products to help you defeat the beast ..read more
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S2 Ep36: The Tragedy of Selena: Fandom Gone Too Far
Crimes of the Centuries
by Obsessed Network
4M ago
Selena Quintanilla was on the cusp of becoming a worldwide sensation. The Mexican American had already dominated Tejano music charts for years, but as the mid-1990s got under way, so too did her plans for an English-language album that many predicted would make her a superstar. The world was shocked when that all came to a horrifying end in March of 1995, when the beloved singer was fatally shot by a woman who claimed to adore her. "Crimes of the Centuries" is a podcast from the Obsessed Network exploring forgotten crimes from times past that made a mark and helped change history. Follow us ..read more
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S2 Ep35: Hilma Marie Witte: Fatal Manipulation
Crimes of the Centuries
by Obsessed Network
4M ago
The 1981 shooting death of Paul Witte, a father of two in Indiana, seemed to be an accident: Paul's 15-year-old son Eric said he'd tripped while holding the gun, fatally wounding his dad as he napped on the living room couch. The case was considered closed -- until a few years later when a second accident befell the Witte family. This time, police dug deeper and found that Paul's wife, Hilma Marie Witte, had been the mastermind of two horrific tragedies. "Crimes of the Centuries" is a podcast from the Obsessed Network exploring forgotten crimes from times past that made a mark and helped chan ..read more
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S2 Ep34: Ramon Novarro: The Life and Death of a Screen Idol
Crimes of the Centuries
by Obsessed Network
4M ago
As Hollywood found its footing at the turn of the 20th century, so did a handsome young artist who'd soon be known around the world as Ramon Novarro. In his heyday, the Mexican-born actor was mentioned alongside leading men like Rudolph Valentino. But with the discovery of his battered body decades after his star had faded, Novarro became better known for the personal life he'd spent his whole life trying to keep private. "Crimes of the Centuries" is a podcast from the Obsessed Network exploring forgotten crimes from times past that made a mark and helped change history. Follow us on Instagr ..read more
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S2 Ep33: Murder on the Ohio River
Crimes of the Centuries
by Obsessed Network
5M ago
In March of 1856, when a visibly intoxicated man of means boarded the Ohio Belle steamboat, the crew immediately worried that they were in for a bad trip. Still, they never could have predicted that the arrival of the man calling himself J.B. Jones would ultimately lead to two dead bodies and headlines in newspapers nationwide. "Crimes of the Centuries" is a podcast from the Obsessed Network exploring forgotten crimes from times past that made a mark and helped change history. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @centuriespod Episode Sponsors: Heights: Tackle brain fog, energy, and sleep i ..read more
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