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 in this well researched and humorous weekly podcast.

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Episodes

  • Episode 48: La Llorona

    May 1st, 2019  |  Season 1  |  54 mins 24 secs
    la llorona, mexican folklore, urban legends

    What could drive a beautiful young mother to commit the unthinkable? An unfaithful husband, the desire to live a carefree life, or something even more sinister? There are many versions of this Mexcian folklore but one thing remains a constant: if you see a weeping woman roaming the river banks at night, dressed in a white gown with long black hair, RUN!

  • Episode 47: The Menendez Brothers: Part 2

    April 23rd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 43 mins
    murder, the menendez brothers, true crime

    Two trials. Three juries. Hundreds of hours of testimony and evidence. A media circus. The headlines told the story of two greedy, spoiled rich kids, but the evidence told a different story.

  • Episode 46: The Menendez Brothers: Part 1

    April 16th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 29 mins
    murder, the menendez brothers, true crime

    The trial was a media circus with various theories and two defendants ripe for ridicule. But what drove two well-to-do brothers to plot and murder their parents? Was it greed? Abuse? Or just an urge to kill.

  • Episode 45: The Marfa Lights (LIVE AT THE DALLAS COMEDY FESTIVAL)

    April 9th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 10 secs
    aliens, marfa lights, supernatural, unexplained phenomena

    This West Texas town went from desolate to impossibly hip as it became an art and cultural hot spot. But while the town’s face may have changed over the years, one thing has remained the same since before settlers decided to make this desert oasis their home. Glowing lights dancing over the desert mountains, beacons to ranchers and tourists alike. But what are these lights in the distance? Ancient spirits? An inexplicable phenomenon? Or are they messages from another world...?

  • Episode 44: The Lady of the Lake (LIVE AT THE DALLAS COMEDY FESTIVAL)

    April 2nd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 16 secs
    ghost story, the lady of the lake, urban legend, vanishing hitchhiker, white rock lake

    One of Dallas’s most beautiful features, this 1000 acre oasis in the middle of a bustling town is a calm retreat for some residents, but for over a century, others have encountered something more chilling. Are the dark side roads in East Dallas home to a persistent specter, or is this just another tall Texas tale?

    This episode was recorded live at the 2019 Dallas Comedy Festival!

  • Episode 43: The Kaufman County D.A. Murders

    March 26th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 12 mins
    cynthia mclelland, eric williams, kaufman county d.a. murders, kim williams, mark hasse, mike mclelland, murder, true crime

    Kaufman is a sleepy town on the outskirts of Dallas, but what should have been a tight-knit community was torn apart when three innocent people, including the county’s top prosecutors, were gunned down in two incidents. A sinister message to police indicated more assassinations were planned. Was this the work of a white supremacist prison gang or was the terror closer than they could have imagined?

  • Episode 42: The New Jersey Watcher

    March 20th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 12 mins
    new jersey watcher, the broaddus family

    A beautiful family. A luxury home. An idyllic street. A perfect town. Seems like the recipe for the American dream. But this family's dream soon turned into a nightmare when they began receiving threatening letters from someone simply known as The Watcher who made it very clear they were not welcome in the neighborhood. But who could have been demented enough to send these sinister messages? Was it a neighbor from hell, a bitter real estate agent, or could it possibly be the entire thing was a hoax concocted by the family themselves?

  • Episode 41: The Momo Challenge

    March 13th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 35 secs
    internet hoax, the momo challenge

    Parents around the world feared their children would fall victim to this latest internet threat. A freakish face, long black hair, and unblinking wide eyes. News stations across the world warned of it. Were they blowing an urban legend out of proportion? Or should parents pay closer attention for fear this creature will target their children next?

  • Episode 40: God's Salvation Church

    March 6th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 34 secs
    chen tao, cult, god's salvation church, true way

    On the brink of the new millennium, one man claims to know the day God will return to Earth...and He's doing it on a spaceship. When he and the rest of the UFOlogy cult take up residence in a Texas suburb, decked out in all white and cowboy hats, officials fear they may have a Heaven's Gate situation on their hands. Will it end as badly as everyone thinks, or will Hon-Ming Chen turn out to be just another false prophet?

  • Episode 39: Dear David

    February 27th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 18 mins
    dear david, demonic possession, ghost story, haunting, internet hoax, paranormal

    This viral story took the internet by storm. A lone man haunted and paralyzed by the ghost of a small boy. Did this escalate into a full-on demonic possession or were we all the victims - haunted by an attention-hungry internet charlatan?

  • Episode 38: Sam Cooke

    February 20th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 1 min
    celebrity murder, sam cooke, true crime

    The voice of an angel, the soul of a change maker, the mind of a businessman. Sam Cooke was the highest selling artist of the 1960s, second only to Elvis, and his crossover appeal made him a fan favorite of audiences of all races. He was at the height of his career when he was gunned down in a seedy Los Angeles motel. Was it a justifiable homicide as the police would have you believe? Or did something more sinister happen?

  • Episode 37: St. Valentine's Day Massacre

    February 13th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 6 mins
    al "scarface" capone, st. valentine's day massacre

    Usually, you send flowers and chocolate on Valentine's Day, but Al "Scarface" Capone decided he was going to send a bloody message to his longtime rival Bugs Moran. On Feb. 14, 1929, seven of Moran's men from his North Side gang lay dead on a warehouse floor, gunned down by Thompson Submachine guns. Was a power struggle to control the lucrative bootlegging operation the motive for this massacre, or, like love, is this story a bit more complicated?