Sinisterhood

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

75 episodes of Sinisterhood since the first episode, which aired on August 28th, 2018.

  • Episode 81: Ethan Couch: Affluenza Teen

    January 15th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 59 mins
    affluenza teen, ethan couch, true crime

    Luxury cars, large homes, extravagant vacations. Money can buy you a lot of things but can it make you sick? One psychologist has suggested that money doesn’t buy happiness, but instead buys a lack of culpability. In this infuriating case was this a legitimate defense or just another example of the favorable treatment of the rich in our justice system?

  • Episode 80: The Mandela Effect

    January 8th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 33 mins
    alternate realities, false memories, the mandela effect

    Some things we swear we remember exactly. A movie quote. The name of a book. The death of a celebrity. But then we find out - we were wrong. Is this revelation the correction of some false memory, the result of glitches in our brains, or are we flip-flopping between dimensions and alternate realities?

    *This episode contains spoilers for the movie The Mandela Effect

  • Episode 79: Y2K

    December 31st, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 22 mins
    millennium bug, y2k, year 2000 bug

    20 years ago on New Year's Eve, the world held its breath as the clock ticked down towards midnight. Planes falling from the sky. Bank accounts drain to zero. Traffic lights gone dark. The turning of the century called for chaos and confusion. But what happened was more akin to an average, everyday glitch. Was this really the tale of the government who cried wolf or was the United States closer to the brink that we all thought?

  • Krampus (Re-release)

    December 25th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 33 secs
    christmas monsters, krampus

    This week we are bringing you a holiday classic from the archives - Krampus! Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and be good or Krampus will get you!

  • Killer Clowns (Re-release)

    December 18th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 5 mins
    coulrophobia, killer clowns

    This week, we are bringing you an archival episode about Killer Clowns. We originally decided to record this topic to give ourselves a break after our three-part series on Ted Bundy. The episode is more funny than scary, and includes a clown fight in the woods that still cracks us up! Happy Holidays!

  • Episode 78: Samuel Little

    December 10th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  57 mins 40 secs
    samuel little, serial killer, true crime

    His victims were often marginalized, their cries for help ignored by the justice system. This man, now considered by the FBI to be the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history, exploited vulnerable members of society to allow his crime spree to last for over 35 years and span states across the nation. It took multiple law enforcement agencies to bring him to justice, and with recent FBI interviews, the magnitude of this monster is finally being discovered.

  • Episode 77: The Ghosts Of The Adolphus Hotel

    November 26th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 18 mins
    adolphus hotel, ghost stories, paranormal

    The pinnacle of upscale debauchery throughout the roaring twenties, this gilded masterpiece of elegance and architecture has within it a storied past of tragedies and legends. Is it all just part of running a busy hotel or does this Dallas landmark have something sinister lurking beneath its luxury?

  • Episode 76: Rodney Reed: Part 2

    November 19th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 42 mins
    death row, rodney reed, true crime, wrongful conviction

    A black defendant in a small town is convicted by an all-white jury and sentenced to death. But years of new evidence lead his family and new defense team to plead with the court that the wrong man was on death row. After witnesses come forward and fresh eyes weigh in on the case, a Texas court issues an eleventh-hour reprieve, preventing the wrong man from being executed for a crime he did not commit.

  • Episode 75: Rodney Reed: Part 1

    November 12th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 11 mins
    death row, rodney reed, true crime, wrongful conviction

    A small Texas town. Two people in a clandestine affair. When tragedy struck and evidence surfaced, the entire community turned on one man. But dogged investigation and new evidence indicate that perhaps another suspect could be to blame while the wrong person sits on death row.

  • Episode 74: QAnon

    November 5th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 17 mins
    conspiracy theory, qanon

    The internet is home to a wide range of tales, fringe groups, and conspiracy theories. But one theory has become the centralized narrative to unite them all. It starts in Washington D.C. and extends from Hollywood, around the globe, and even into space. Has a message board managed to get a straight line to the white house or is this just another case of the internet gone wild?

  • Episode 73: Extreme Haunted Houses

    October 29th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 36 mins
    blackout, extreme haunted houses, heretic, mckamey manor

    Haunted houses, roller coasters, scary movies - these are all fun ways to get your adrenaline pumping and a nice healthy dose of fear. But for some, this just doesn't cut it. These thrill-seeking adrenaline junkies seek to experience a type of terror that can only be achieved by being beaten, buried alive, waterboarded, and psychologically tormented. Fortunately for them, many extreme haunted houses will happily make all their nightmares come true.

  • Episode 72: The Bell Witch (Live at Dallas Comedy House)

    October 22nd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  54 mins 13 secs
    ghost stories, paranormal, tennessee folklore, the bell witch

    You’re yanked from your bed in the middle of the night. Your covers are thrown back, and someone slaps you in the face. You hear whispers in your ear that you should rethink your life choices. Then, someone punches your dad. Is this the worst houseguest ever or is something much more sinister at work?