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)

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Episodes

  • Episode 100: Bohemian Grove

    May 27th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 25 mins
    bohemian grove, conspiracy theories, human sacrifice, satanic rituals, secret societies

    Once a year, America’s wealthiest and most influential men descend on a collection of cabins in the lush forests of Northern California. They claim the retreat is a break from business, meant to recharge and relax their minds. But some people believe the true plans are something more sinister. Are these titans of politics and industry meeting to perform satanic rituals in an attempt to take over the world? Or is that even necessary since they already run it?

  • Episode 99: The Jenny Jones Show Murder: Part 2

    May 20th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 12 mins
    hbo talked to death, jonathan schmitz, scott amedure murder, the jenny jones show murder, trial by media

    A man’s life was taken at the hands of an enraged murderer. But once the first verdict was thrown out on a technicality, the killer got another shot to present his case to a jury. The victim’s family then decided to take on the production company and very show that they believed had a hand in their son’s death. The outcome would have an impact on television and the legal system that would last for decades.

  • Episode 98: The Jenny Jones Show Murder: Part 1

    May 13th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 18 mins
    hbo talked to death, netflix trial by media, the jenny jones show murder, the murder of scott amedure

    Talk shows in the 1990s focused mostly on the outrageous - family drama, out of control teens, secrets, and surprises. But one secret set off a chain of events that tragically took a life. That crime started a national conversation that left the country searching for where to place blame. Was it the talk shows' fault or was the one to blame the man who pulled the trigger?

  • Episode 97: Unexplained Aerial Phenomena

    May 6th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 14 mins
    to the stars academy of arts and sciences, ufo sightings, unexplained aerial phenomena

    For centuries, humankind has seen objects in the sky. For every report they’ve made, those who have claimed to see unidentified flying objects have been mocked and brushed off by skeptics. But with the advent of modern technology, those sightings have now been recorded, and some have been released to the public. Were the US’s most elite pilots witness to a visitor from another planet? Or was this merely an encounter with a highly advanced Earth-based foe?

  • Episode 96: The Dybbuk

    April 29th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 3 mins
    haunting, paranormal, the dybbuk, the dybbuk box

    Tales of possession have endured since ancient times, warning the faithful of what may happen if they turn toward sin. But while most possessed souls are inhabited by a demon, this phenomenon of Judaism shows just what happens when one restless spirit takes up residence in another.

  • Episode 95: The Oak Island Treasure

    April 22nd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 32 mins
    mystery, rick and marty lagina, the oak island treasure

    For centuries, treasure hunters have dug deep into the depths of this small island searching for the supposed treasure that lies beneath the earth. Hopeful searchers have sunk millions of dollars into the quest, with each hunt bringing back only fragments of the booty the legend promises. Is there a treasure chest waiting for them at the end of the hunt, filled with riches beyond their wildest dreams? Or will the search turn up nothing more than fool's gold?

  • Episode 94: Lorena Bobbitt: Part 2

    April 8th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 17 mins
    john bobbitt, lorena bobbitt, true crime

    After the media got ahold of the initial details of the case, the circus began. But the truth would come out via the testimony of dozens of witnesses at trial. One woman was both a defendant and a victim, and the trial focused on the reign of terror she had endured. But the verdict wasn't the end of her story.

  • Episode 93: Lorena Bobbitt: Part 1

    April 1st, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 19 mins
    lorena bobbitt, true crime

    What began as a young woman’s American dream come true ended in a nightmare that would become internationally known in headlines, on the covers of tabloids, and broadcast on every major news network. But the true story behind the punchline was even more horrifying than the media ever explained.

  • Episode 92: The Ghosts of the Baker Hotel

    March 26th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 7 mins
    crazy water, ghost stories, haunted hotel, hauntings, mineral wells, paranormal, the baker hotel

    In the late 1800s, the waters that ran beneath the small town of Mineral Wells, TX attracted visitors seeking a cure for their many ailments. Those seeking the water's healing powers needed a place to stay, and The Baker Hotel provided a luxury oasis. But the energy the visitors and the water left behind has left this now-abandoned structure crawling with spirits.

  • Episode 91: Bloody Mary

    March 25th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  36 mins 29 secs

    A face in the darkness. A haunting figure in the bathroom mirror. Is she a woman from the past, hellbent on revenge or just a figment of your imagination? Say her name three times and test the theory for yourself.

  • Episode 90: The Legend of the Banshee

    March 18th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  58 mins 34 secs
    irish folklore, legend of the banshee, mythology

    She has a scream that makes the blood of Irish families run cold, but she’s not just any regular ghost out to haunt and fright. Her howl comes with a warning, of the inevitable fate that awaits those who may hear it. Is this a simple bit of folklore, or should we heed the warnings of her cry as a centuries-old harbinger of death?

  • Episode 89: The Silent Twins

    March 11th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 18 mins
    june and jennifer gibbons, the silent twins, true crime

    Two perfect twin daughters, born to excited and happy parents. But as they grew, their behavior was cause for concern. What started as shy silence and a fun secret language between sisters, embroiled the pair in a tumultuous relationship that made them the subject of curious journalists and the target of criminal charges.