Margo and Lindsey discuss the killing of Danny Hansford at the hands of Jim Williams, as told by John Berendt in his bestselling book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil - it's not just a movie! And yes, it's true crime! John Berendt paints a deep portrait of Savannah, Georgia in the 1980s, introducing larger-than-life characters and the true story woven around the death of a young man. Was it murder or self-defense? Join us and decide for yourself!
Lindsey and Margo conclude the 3-part Stage of a Trial series. Part 3: Cross-examination through post-trial relief. Enjoy!
Margo and Lindsey discuss the torturous murder of Sylvia Likens by the Baniszewski family as told in the book House of Evil by John Dean. An entire family, with the help of additional neighborhood children, join in beating and torturing 16-year-old Sylvia Likens, as she slowly does from her extensive injuries.
Lindsey and Margo continue a three-part series on the stages of a criminal trial. Part Two covers the decision to have a trial heard by a judge or a jury, through the state's direct examination. Enjoy!
Released August 15, 2019
Margo and Lindsey discuss the life and death of Kevin Carroll and the murder of Joan Carroll, as told by their daughter Leah Carroll, in the book Down City. Leah Carroll’s mother was murder when Leah was just 4-years-old. When the author researched her mother’s death, she finds that it was entangled in the infamous Patriarca crime family.
Released August 1, 2019
Lindsey and Margo start a three-part series on the stages of a criminal trial. Part one covers the initial police investigation through pre-trial motions. Enjoy!
Released July 15, 2019
Margo and Lindsey discuss the tragic murder of six-year-old Jeremy Guillory by his neighbor Ricky Langley, as told in the fantastic book The Fact of a Body. Marzano-Lesnevich weaves in her own history and what she learns about herself and her own story, as she researches the facts of this tragic crime.
Released July 1, 2019
Margo and Lindsey discuss different burdens of proof throughout the law, and the differences in the terms Guilty, Not guilty, and Innocent.
Released June 15, 2019
Margo and Lindsey discuss the 2015 maximum-security prison break of two convicted murderers as told in Dannemora by Charles A. Gardner, a former corrections officer and life-long resident of the Dannemora-area in New York.
Released on June 1, 2019
Margo and Lindsey dive into criminal terminology and discuss the difference between Misdemeanors and Felonies, as well as Lindsey pet peeve, Jail v. Prison.
Released on May 15, 2019
Join Margo and Lindsey to discuss the unique perspective of prolific true-crime author Ann Rule's personal relationship with infamous American serial killer Ted Bundy.
Released on May 1, 2019
Margo and Lindsey discuss the differences between Criminal and Civil legal cases.
Released on April 15, 2019
Join Margo and Lindsey to discuss the grisly murder of the Clutter family as told by Truman Capote in the genre-defining book In Cold Blood.
Released on April 1, 2019
Get to know Margo and Lindsey, their vision for the podcast, and what to expect as episodes roll out!
Released on April 1, 2019