Sinisterhood

Funny, creepy, smart ladies

About the show

Dallas based comedians and friends, Christie Wallace and Heather McKinney, focus on a different true crime, cult, or creepy topic each week "and chat all things sinister in this funny and well-researched podcast." (Marie Claire, 2020)

Episodes

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    Episode 118: The Union, Missouri Screaming House

    October 28th, 2020  |  1 hr 22 mins
    demonic possessions, halloween episode, haunted house, steven lachance, the union missouri screaming house

    A spacious home. A beautiful backyard. What more could a house-hunting father ask for? Then, after he and his children move in, things take a turn for the horrific. But the family wouldn’t be the last to be terrorized by this frightening abode.

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    Episode 117: The Bunny Man

    October 21st, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins
    bunny man bridge, colchester bridge, fairfax virginia, halloween urban legends, the bunny man, urban legends

    Some people consider them good luck. Others, fluffy playthings who hide eggs and bring candy at Easter. But for the residents of this Virginia town, a white rabbit was not something from fairytales. Residents were attacked. Dark tales persisted. But was it all the result of a city’s collective imagination? Or was something more sinister at play? This week’s episode is The Bunny Man.

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    Episode 116: Flordelis

    October 14th, 2020  |  1 hr 10 secs
    anderson do carmo, cult, flordelis, true crime

    A minister. A gospel singer. A member of parliament. This Brazilian political figure made a name for herself even before being elected. But some say that behind the scenes, her ministry was a means for profit and eventually murder. Was this politician a victim of her children’s actions or was she secretly the mastermind who plotted it all to take control?

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    Episode 115: Love Has Won

    October 7th, 2020  |  1 hr 47 mins
    amy carlson, cult, father god, love has won, mother god

    Its website and Facebook streams lure in future members by preaching peace, love, and energy. But inside this tight-knit group, ex-members say they faced abuse and torture. Is their revered leader the one true Mother God bringing energy and peace to the world, or is she nothing more than a scam artist who’s found a new way to fund her lifestyle?

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    Episode 114: The #FreeBritney Movement: Part 2

    September 30th, 2020  |  1 hr 55 mins
    #freebritney, #freebritney movement, britney spears, conservatorship, jamie spears

    As one of the biggest pop stars in the world, the paparazzi’s cameras were trained on her as she struggled to maintain control of her life. Then she wound up in one of the most restrictive arrangements under the law. Her family and legal team said it was necessary, but fans believed their beloved icon was begging for their help on her social media pages. Then the movement finally found some traction - but what happens next?

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    Episode 113: The #FreeBritney Movement: Part 1

    September 23rd, 2020  |  1 hr 23 mins
    conservatorship, free britney spears, the #freebritney movement

    Starting with her pigtailed debut, she rocketed to stardom as one of the biggest pop stars of all time. At first, all her dreams seemed to be coming true. But behind the scenes, things weren’t going so well for this icon. A divorce. A custody battle. Stints in the hospital for mental health reasons then finally, her rights were stripped away via an allegedly temporary legal mechanism. A decade later, the conservatorship remains. How could a pop legend end up with her every move controlled?

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    Episode 112: The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

    September 16th, 2020  |  1 hr 14 mins
    haunted mental institution, lobotomy, trans-allegheny lunatic asylum

    The gorgeous architecture and intricate stonework hide a century’s worth of abuse and horrors in this now-abandoned facility. At the height of its operation, the rooms and halls were filled with vulnerable and abused patients. Now closed, this asylum is supposedly occupied by otherworldly residents and has gained a reputation as one of the most haunted places in America.

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    NXIVM Revisited (Re-release)

    September 9th, 2020  |  1 hr 44 mins
    allison mack, cult, keith raniere, multi-level marketing scam, nxivm, true crime

    Hey everyone! We're taking the week off, but we'll be back next week with an all-new episode. We decided to re-release this episode since the new HBO docuseries "The Vow" has propelled this story back into the news.

    You can also head over to our Patreon for some bonus content like our weekly mixed bags and monthly minisodes.

    Thanks so much & keep it creepy!

    Self-Help. Personal Growth. Life-improvement. Multi-level marketing schemes promise riches, better lives, and unimagined happiness. But beneath the surface of this organization was a secret society that drained its members of money, personal autonomy, and even their lives.

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    Episode 111: The Georgia Guidestones

    September 2nd, 2020  |  1 hr 13 mins
    american stonehenge, conspiracy theories, illuminati, new world order, rosicrucians, the georgia guidestones

    Imposing and majestic, these stone slabs were placed mysteriously on a mountain in 1980 by an anonymous group. The words inscribed on them seemed innocent at first. But some theorized that the words actually have an evil meaning. Was this monument truly just an innocent marker meant to help humanity or was it inspired by a much more sinister purpose?

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    Episode 110: Lady Wonder, Psychic Horse

    August 26th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins
    lady wonder, psychic horse

    A horse is a horse, of course, but what if a horse could give you the answers to all of life's questions? One woman discovered her old black mare was something much more than met the eye and charged visitors for the privilege of consulting the beast. But were these customers getting the true answers they sought or just being taken for a ride?

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    Episode 109: Rey Rivera: Part 3

    August 19th, 2020  |  1 hr 34 mins
    freemasons, rey rivera, rey rivera theories, secret societies, true crime, unsolved mystery

    After their frantic search concluded and the police seemed convinced of what had happened, Rey’s family was left to piece together the evidence and determine for themselves what killed their beloved family member. How did he access the roof? How could he have created that hole? And who was with him when it all came to an end?

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    Introducing Smoke Screen: Fake Priest

    August 12th, 2020  |  9 mins 46 secs
    father ryan, smoke screen: fake priest, true crime

    Father Ryan was a popular priest who spent the last thirty years traveling the Midwest swindling millions of dollars out of people where he used the money to enrich himself, spend away, and declare bankruptcy whenever outed for falsifying his identity. Despite this, only once did law enforcement officially charge Father Ryan with crimes related to his church. But even then, he managed to essentially win the case. He’s now free and working on his next con.

    Smoke Screen: Fake Priest from Neon Hum Media, is a new documentary podcast hosted by Alex Schuman, a news reporter from the Midwest, that has been chasing Father Ryan’s story for years. The craziest part is that Alex also gets an exclusive sit-down interview with Ryan himself and in it, the Fake Priest reveals a shocking secret. Make sure to subscribe and follow Fake Priest now to find out what the shocking secret is. To listen to the show, just search for Smoke Screen: Fake Priest in Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to your podcasts.

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    Episode 108: Rey Rivera: Part 2

    August 12th, 2020  |  1 hr 9 mins
    freemasons, rey rivera, secret societies, true crime, unsolved mystery

    Rey Rivera’s body had been found, but what led to his disappearance was still a mystery. His family looked everywhere for answers - from the cryptic note he left behind, to the strange phone call that caused him to leave home, and especially to his ties with his former employer. Does one theory explain how these led to his death? Or will his family ever find answers?

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    Episode 107: Rey Rivera: Part 1

    August 5th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins
    rey rivera, true crime, unsolved mystery

    They were a seemingly happy couple with a perfect life. But one phone call seemed to change everything. When their beloved husband, brother, and son goes missing, an entire community searches for him. But when he is finally found, they instead begin searching for clues. Was this a tragic case of an unanswered cry for help? Or was their missing loved one the victim of a game among power players for which he paid the ultimate price?

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    Episode 106: The Great Canadian Maple Syrup Heist

    July 29th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    dirty money, fpag, the great canadian maple syrup heist, true crime

    Unscrupulous thieves are willing to steal anything of value they can get their hands on, and the underground market for this sweet product is something beyond imagination. A simple breakfast table staple can net an enormous illegal profit. But the type of person willing to suck millions from a maple honeypot is also the type willing to do whatever it takes not to get caught.

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    Jeffrey Epstein (Re-release)

    July 22nd, 2020  |  1 hr 43 mins
    jeffrey epstein, true crime

    Hey everyone! We're taking the week off, but we'll be back next week with an all new episode. We decided to re-release this episode since it’s back in the news right now.

    You can also head over to our Patreon for some bonus content like our weekly mixed bags and monthly minisodes. And this month’s minisode will be an Epstein update. 

    Thanks so much & keep it creepy!

    An enormous mansion in New York. Another in Miami. Jets, employees, charities. His own private island. This mysterious billionaire had it all and thought he was above the law - until brave victims and a bombshell news story blew the lid off the whole thing. Even with an arrest and an indictment, will his victims ever truly find justice?