...These Are Their Stories: The Law & Order Podcast

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True crime writers and pop culture podcasters Kevin Flynn and Rebecca Lavoie invite special guests to talk about ripped-from-the-headlines episodes of Law & Order, SVU, and Criminal Intent. Tweet to us @lawandorderpod or find us on Facebook at facebook.com/lawandorderpod and on the web at lawandorderpodcast.com.


Episode Date
SVU & OC: Stabler returns! Benson's not thrilled!
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A car bomb kills Kathy Stabler while she and Elliot return from Italy to NYC. While SVU looks for who's behind the attack, Olivia works on her feelings about Elliot walking out of her life a decade ago. Later, Stabler's organized crime task force zeroes in on a mob boss behind the bomb...but it's his son who's been pulling the strings all along. We're doing a special episode covering the crossover event welcoming back Chris Meloni. We're talking about SVU season 22 episode 9 "Return of the Prodigal Son" and L&O: Organized Crime season 1 episode 1 "What Happens in Puglia." Our guest is Sonia Sells from the "Rewind the Love" podcast. These episodes take plot points from the real life case of the ’Ndrangheta crime syndicate.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 04, 2021
CI: Goren thinks the mysterious dying girl is fake
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Goren and Eames learn a murdered man had been spending money on an inspirational teen dying of ALS. Though despite her rabid fanbase and her best-selling book, no one has ever seen the girl face-to-face. Would someone kill to keep up the charade?  We're talking about Criminal Intent season 1 episode 21 "Faith." Our guest is comedienne and podcaster Brandi Brown. This episode takes cues from the case of Debbie Swenson.   For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 24, 2021
SVU: Mischa Barton lets Benson decide whether her baby lives or dies
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Benson and Stabler hunt a religious fanatic who's killing prostitutes. A pregnant call girl is their only witness, but before she can identify the suspect, her baby is born prematurely. As the severely disabled child clings to life, the mother gives power-of-attorney to Olivia who must decide her fate. We're talking about SVU season 11 episode 14 "Savior." Our guest is Repy Hattersley from the "Hell and High Horror" podcast.  A plot point for this episode is inspired by the sex scandal of former NY governor Eliot Spitzer.  Sign up for our "These are YOUR Stories" contest for your chance to guest host a future episode. Fill out this form and listen for us to call your name. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 10, 2021
SVU: ADD drugs turn Sarah Hyland into a killer
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Benson and Stabler think a teen plucked from the river is a Ukrainian sex slave, but learn she's actually a prep school mathematics champion with an abusive father. Attention turns to her class rival (played by Sarah Hyland) who's been awake for days on pills to help her study.   We're talking about SVU season 10 episode 12 "Hothouse." Our special guest is TATS promotions director Lily Flynn. Plot points for this episode come from the controversy around treatments for Attention Deficit Disorder in school children.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 24, 2021
L&O: Who'd kill to score a reality show? Jim Gaffigan or the Octomom?
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The mother of ten adopted children with special needs is murdered. Lupo and Bernard find she was reluctant to star in the reality show her husband (played by Jim Gaffigan) wanted to do...and next in line is another mom of ten - including septuplets - determined to get the show. Later, Rubirosa gets burned by reality TV. We're talking about Law & Order season 20 episode 4 Reality Bites. Our guest is Tara Ariano from the Extra Hot Great podcast. This episode takes some inspiration from the story of the so-called "Octomom," Nadya Sulema. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 10, 2021
SVU: The one with Joe Biden and the perp based on Steven Avery
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Joe Biden visits the squad to praise SVU for their work - which includes exonerating a man Fin wrongfully arrested for rape 16 years ago. When he becomes the suspect in a new murder, is it possible all those years of hard time turned an innocent man into a killer?  We're marking the peaceful transfer of power with SVU season 18 episode 2 "Making a Rapist." Our guest is actress and comedian Janet Varney of The JV Club podcast. This episode is based on the real life case of Steven Avery. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 20, 2021
L&O: Lorena Bobbitt, Son of Sam, a deadly burrito, and Michael Moriarty goes crazy
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In one day, the detectives investigate a murder on lover's lane, a deadly stick-up, a drug shooting, a cold case, and a woman who cuts off her husband's penis. Logan commits police brutality with a bagel and Briscoe just wants to get to the Knicks game. All of this because Michael Moriarty went crazy on the set.  We're talking about the classic, format-breaking Law & Order season 4 episode 17 "Mayhem" with our guest Erin Fox. One of the many ripped-from-the-headlines cases that inspired this episode is the story of Lorena Bobbitt.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 13, 2021
SVU: Cassidy goes undercover to nab cops raping drunk women
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Tucker convinces SVU to help bust cops raping the drunk women they escort home. Cassidy goes undercover to expose the sexual misconduct...and has to do things during the sting that strain his new relationship with Olivia. We're talking about SVU season 15 episode 4* "Internal Affairs." Our guest is Nettie Smith from the Get Wasted on South of Nowhere podcast. This episode is inspired by the real life case of NYPD officers Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata. *Note: Due to a two-part season opener, some streaming services list this as episode 3. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 30, 2020
L&O: A divorce attorney kills to win the case!
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Briscoe and Curtis learn a marriage counselor may have been killed in a dispute over an annulment. The Kilpatricks hate each other, but not as much as their divorce attorneys hate each other. McCoy and Ross think Mrs. Kilpatrick's lawyer set up her own client for murder just to win the case. We're talking about L&O season 8 episode 16 "Divorce." Our guest is RTÉ 2fm host Chris Greene.  This episode takes cues from the annulment case of Congressman Joseph Kennedy.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 16, 2020
SVU 22: Who threw the hair drier in the bathtub?
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We're doing a special quick-turnaround podcast on last week's episode of SVU!  An abusive boyfriend is killed when a hair drier falls into his bathtub. Did his girlfriend or her son toss it in the water? Meantime, Fin deals with the legal fallout of last season's fatal shooting. Also, why is everyone wearing COVID masks, but taking them off to talk to people!!!  We're talking about the super-spreader episode S22 E2 "Ballad of Dwight and Irena." Our returning guest is writer and podcaster Mary Phillips-Sandy. This episode takes some cues from the issue of family violence during COVID lockdowns. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 25, 2020
SVU: Fin and Olivia pose as a pimp and madam to find a sex slave
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A madam caught in a prostitution sting is really a mom looking for her daughter sold into sexual slavery. The whole squad goes undercover at a brothel - with Olivia posing as a madam and Fin as a pimp - to rescue the girl from Johnny D, Noah's father. We're discussing SVU season 16 episode 15 "Undercover Mother." Our guest is Jamilah Lemieux from the Mom and Dad are Fighting podcast. This episode is based on the real life story of Argentine activist Susana Trimarco. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 18, 2020
L&O: Benson helps Briscoe find kidnapped Ellen Pompeo
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With some help from SVU's Benson and Stabler, Briscoe and Green track a rape/murder suspect who may still be holding the victim's sister (Ellen Pompeo). But after McCoy offers her a deal to testify against the killer, he realizes she was a willing participant in his brutal crimes. We're talking about the L&O/SVU crossover episode Law & Order season 10 episode 15 "Fools for Love." Our guest is Chris Klemmer from the "Quantum Week" podcast. This episode is inspired by the case of Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 04, 2020
SVU: Speed-dating rapist Dean Cain wants to pull his wife's feeding tube
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Benson & Stabler track a serial rapist to a speed-dating event. His new wife is the star witness against him, and when she slips into a coma after an overdose, he fights her mother for the power to remove her feeding tube.  We're talking about SVU season 7 episode 8 "Starved." Our guest is Ronald Young Jr. from the Leaving the Theater podcast. This episode is inspired by the case of Terri Schiavo. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 21, 2020
SVU: The father locks the children up...except to go bowling
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SVU tries to help a malnourished girl on a train who'd been locked up with her eight siblings by her religious father. Amanda discovers the children only get to leave the home to go bowling, and her actions lead to a deadly shootout.  We're talking about SVU season 19 episode 20 "The Book of Esther." Our guest is the actress who played Esther in this episode, Rebekah Kennedy. This episode is based on the ripped-from-the-headlines story of the Turpin family. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 07, 2020
L&O: Cynthia Nixon is a subway vigilante!
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Celebrating Law & Order's 30th anniversary! Greevey & Logan investigate gunfire on a crowded subway train. A white woman says she shot two Black teens because they were trying to rape her. But Stone & Robinette learn the woman had been attacked on the subway before and believe this time she was the one looking for trouble. We're going back to where this whole damn thing began. We're discussing Law & Order season 1 episode 2 "Subterranean Homeboy Blues." Our guest is Mark Blankenship from the "Mark and Sarah Talk About Songs" podcast. This episode is based on the 1984 subway shooting by Bernard Goetz. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 23, 2020
Is it time to "cancel" Law & Order?
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Before we begin season five of "These Are Their Stories," here's a look back at the best moments, Hey It's That Guys, and Ripped from the Headlines from the past year. We'll hear from past guests Steven Pappas, Katie Mitchel, Issac Butler, Lani Diane Rich, Lawrence Tucker, Lauren Milberger, Katie Mitchel, Tracey Furgeson, Diana Goodman, Nick Cappodice, Carolyn Paine, Mary Philips-Sandy, Kelly Jones, Aviv Rubenstein, and Si Frater. Then, among criticism that cop shows have had a detrimental effect on the public's tolerance for police misconduct, we talk with Georgetown professor and L&O superfan Marcia Chatelain about whether it's time to "cancel" Law & Order, et al. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 09, 2020
SVU: Hilary Duff didn't kill that baby! Measles did!
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Baby Sierra is missing and her young mom is off partying. Yes, she buried the girl's body in an abandoned lot, but Olivia and Elliot don't arrest her. Instead they bust the anti-vaxxing mom whose kid gave Sierra measles and charge her with murder. We're looking at a classic SVU, season 10 episode 19 "Selfish." Our guest is Anita Flores from "I'm Listening: A Frasier podcast." This episode is inspired by the murder of Caylee Anthony.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 19, 2020
SVU: He's making clone babies!
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A girl shot in an alley leads Benson and Stabler to creepy Dr. Lang's school, where all the students were thought to be missing or kidnapped. What's he need all these teens for? He's fertilizing them with the clones of rich parents' dead kids.  We're talking about SVU season 4 episode 24 "Perfect." Our guest is Jaimie Beebe from the Strictly Stalking podcast.  This episode takes plot points from the death of Lisa McPherson. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 05, 2020
L&O: Did he use 9/11 as a cover for his lover's murder?
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Kelly supposedly died on 9/11, but her skeleton is discovered in Midtown. Did the son of a powerful politician kill his mistress on September tenth, cut off her hand, leave it at Ground Zero, then bury the body somewhere else to save his marriage? Serena's got this one in the bag. For our 100th EPISODE OF THESE ARE THEIR STORIES we're talking about Law & Order season 13 episode 5 "The Ring." Our special guest is the author of Shadow and Bone (soon to be a Netflix series) Leigh Bardugo.  The episode is based on the ripped-from-the-headlines story of Sneha Anne Philip. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 29, 2020
CI: Who threw the violinist down the opera house air shaft?
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Who killed the young musician by tossing her from the roof at intermission? Her lover, the temperamental conductor? Her mother, the prima donna opera singer? Logan and Barek have to deal with false teeth, cocaine-covered costumes, and Mad Cow Disease to solve the crime. We're looking at Criminal Intent season 5 episode 16 Dramma Giacosa. Our returning guest is Sarah D. Bunting from The Blotter Presents podcast. This episode is inspired by the ripped-from-the-headlines crime known as "The Murder at the Met." For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 15, 2020
L&O: The only way to get him back from Israel is prove he's Irish
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Detectives learn a Jewish man paid to have his father's business partner killed, but when Briscoe and Green go to arrest him they learn he's fled to Israel. The Law of Return protects him from extradition, so Carmichael pleads her case in Rabbinical court in an effort to prove he's actually Irish. A shonda! We're not completely comfortable with Law & Order season 11 episode 5 "Return." Our guest is Michal Schick of the Nice Jewish Fangirls podcast. This episode is based on the ripped-from-the-headlines case of Samuel Sheinbein. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 01, 2020
SVU: A child dies of neglect! Arrest the caseworkers!
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A child dies after her mother locks her in a cage. Why didn't the Department of Child Services know what was going on? Convinced of a cover-up, Benson gets Barba to charge the caseworkers (including Whoopi Goldberg) with manslaughter.  We're talking about SVU season 17 episode 4* "Institutional Fail." Our special guest is Nigel Poor from the Ear Hustle podcast. This story is inspired by the ripped-from-the-headlines case of Nixzmary Brown. *Note: some streaming services list this as episode 3. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 17, 2020
SVU: The suspect says he got his mistress pregnant from a handy
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The crazy playground lady steals a baby. Turns out she was its biological mother. Is the father a married man and prominent legal scholar? He says there was only one way it could have happened... This is a classic podcast episode about a classic SVU episode. We're talking about SVU season 14 episode 7 "Vanity's Bonfire." Our guest is Sarah D. Bunting. This episode is inspired by the sex scandal of presidential candidate John Edwards. This podcast episode originally aired in October 2016. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 03, 2020
Blimey! There's a Law & Order series in the UK?
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The discovery of a body casts doubts about the guilt of the man serving time for the murder. With his conviction overturned, he's now out for the prosecutor who put him behind bars in the first place.  In this special podcast, we're looking at Law & Order:UK, season 1 episode 4 "Unsafe." The British episodes are based on original recipe scripts; this one mirrors L&O season 4 episode 8 "American Dream."  Our guest is Ana Anderson from the Crime by the Bar podcast. The ripped-from-the-headlines case that inspired both episodes is the Billionaire Boys Club.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 20, 2020
SVU: They arrest a guy with an eye-patch for spreading HIV
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Benson and Stabler cross paths with an HIV-positive man who's infecting women on purpose. He's cleared in a murder case and cleared in a rape, so instead the elite squad charge him with spreading the disease. We're talking about SVU season 11 episode 11 "Quickie." Our guest is Brandie Posey from the Lady to Lady podcast.  This episode is inspired by the real-life case of Nushawn Williams.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 06, 2020
L&O: an Abu Ghraib guard is murdered and Fontana joins the squad
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Green and Van Buren aren't sure what to make of Briscoe's replacement, Joe Fontana. On their first case, a reservist who'd been a guard at Abu Ghraib is murdered and their suspect declares herself a prisoner of war.  We're looking back at a milestone episode, Law & Order season 15 episode 1 "Paradigm." Our guest is Tracey Ferguson from the Docs That Rock podcast. (Spoiler: Tracey had an important part in this television episode.) The show takes cues from the prisoner abuse scandal at Abu Ghraib prison.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 22, 2020
SVU: She killed her drunk mom because of PMS
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Mom didn't want her teen having sex with a 21-year-old man. That's how she wound up dead in the kitchen. Her daughter says she bashed her head in because of her severe form of PMS. We're looking at SVU season 6 episode 19 Intoxicated. Our guest is Lauren Milberger from FYI: the Murphy Brown podcast. This episode is inspired by the ripped-from-the-headlines case of Vicki Robinson.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 08, 2020
L&O: The fertility doctor was using his own sperm!
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Logan and Briscoe think a fertility doctor is scamming women into believing they’re pregnant. Then McCoy and Kincaid learn he’s been using his own baby batter to inseminate his patients. It’s a sticky situation in Law & Order season 5 episode 15 “Seed.” Our guest is Dr. Kelly Jones from the How Story Works Conversations podcast.  This episode is based on the ripped-from-the-headlines case of Dr. Cecil Jacobson. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 25, 2020
SVU: Barba kills a baby and quits the show
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Inserting himself in an infant’s right-to-die case, Barba takes matters into his own hands. So DA Jack McCoy enlists the help of Peter Stone to prosecute him for murder. We’re discussing the heart-tugging, star-packed SVU S19 E13 The Undiscovered Country. Our guest is Gabby Dunn from the "Bad with Money" podcast. This episode is inspired by the 2017 case of Charlie Gard. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 11, 2020
CI: Rosanna Arquette did NOT want to go to that sex club!
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Who would kill over a porno mag publisher's black book? Somebody who wants to blackmail a politician, that's who. Goren and Eames learn the politician's ex-wife refused to go with him to the club...until she didn't. We're talking about Criminal Intent season 4 episode 14 Sex Club. Our guest is Katie Mitchell from the Date with Dateline podcast. This episode is inspired by the political sex scandal surrounding Jack and Jeri Ryan.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 26, 2020
SVU: She got tricked by a fake abortion clinic!
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A teenage girl is found beaten around the abdomen and soon loses her baby. The squad learns she agreed to the attack because it was too late to legally terminate the pregnancy. That’s when Benson and Stabler find out the abortion clinic she went to was fake!  We’re talking about SVU S7 E9 Rockabye with four-time guest Lani Diane Rich from Chipperish Media. This episode takes cues from a 2005 case of Michigan teenagers purposely using a baseball bat to induce a miscarriage.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 12, 2020
SVU: Sleep with me and your son will get into Hudson!
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Mom wants Justin to get into Hudson SO BAD that she'll sleep with the admissions director, but - surprise - that guy's not really the admissions director. He says he's just a playboy, but Benson convinces Barba to charge him with rape. We're talking about SVU S18 E3 Imposter. Our guest is Ralph Castaneda from the Hudson University parody twitter account. This episode takes cues from the real life case of Jared Rohrig. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 29, 2020
L&O: The doctor injects his ex-lover with a coronavirus
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What was the carjack victim doing with vials of the coronavirus SARS in her trunk? Briscoe and Green learn the lab director infected his ex-lover with the virus, triggering an outbreak. But thanks to Serena, the doctor’s wife throws the trial into confusion. We’re talking about Law & Order season 14 episode 3 “Patient Zero.” Our guest is Samantha Thompson from the Spooky Adventures of Alec and Sam podcast. This episode is inspired by the real-life case of Doctor Richard Schmidt. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 15, 2020
SVU: Marcia Gay Harden is the killer in her own investigation
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Old friend and FBI Agent Dana Lewis teams up with SVU to grill a suspect in an unsolved string of rape-homicides from the 1980s. But when Amaro catches her lying about her relationship with the fiancé one of the victims, he suspects the agent may be involved.  We're talking about SVU S14 E14 Secrets Exhumed with Melissa from the Moms and Murder podcast. This episode is inspired by the ripped-from-the-headlines case of Sherri Rasmussen.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 01, 2020
SVU: The shoe fetishist cuts off a woman's foot
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Who would cut off a dead woman's foot? Maybe it's the creepy bowling alley worker whose apartment she accidentally went to? And why not arrest his mother for creating a shoe fetish murderer in the first place? We're talking about SVU S4 E16 Tortured with guest Aviv Rubenstein from the inferior podcast, "Special Viewing Unit." This episode was inspired by the real life case of Jerry Brudos.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 18, 2019
L&O: McCoy's obsession with a rapist is OUT. OF. CONTROL.
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When a woman is murdered and raped, McCoy blames a criminal whose parole he opposed. His desire to pin the act on Lewis Darnell causes McCoy to push the bounds of ethics and the law.  We have some issues with Law and Order season 7 episode 18 "Mad Dog." Our guest is Nick Capodice from the Civics 101 podcast.  This episode takes cues from the murder case of Megan Kanka. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 04, 2019
L&O: Who did it? The mobster or his twin brother?
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Gangster Cally Lonegan is the prime suspect in the murder of his crooked business partner, but the FBI says he was under surveillance at the time of the hit. Briscoe and Green learn the feds are covering for the mobster...and he has a twin brother! We're talking about Law & Order season 11 episode 21 "Brother's Keeper." Our returning guest is author and Wisconsin Public Radio host Brady Carlson. This episode is inspired by the lives of Whitey and Billy Bulger. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 20, 2019
SVU: Is their rapist Danny from Caddyshack?
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Olivia and Fin hunt a murdering rapist wearing a police uniform. Is it the line-crossing, prostitute-banging Officer Marcosi...or someone pretending to be a cop? We're discussing SVU S3 E14 Counterfeit with Mary Phillips-Sandy from the "Let's Talk About Cats" podcast. This episode takes its inspiration from the 1986 murder of Cara Knott. We're sponsored by Best Fiends and Madison Reed. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 06, 2019
SVU21: The celebrity fakes his own hate crime
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A hip hop artist is the latest victim of a serial predator. But when the squad busts the actual culprit, they discover the celebrity faked his attack to get attention. We're talking about the very latest episode in historic SVU season 21, episode 3 "Down Low in Hell's Kitchen." Our returning guest is Margo Donohue from the Book vs Movie podcast. This episode was inspired by the Jussie Smollett case.  We're sponsored by ThirdLove and Joybird. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 23, 2019
SVU's FIRST EPISODE: The castrated cabbie!
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CELEBRATING SVU'S 21 SEASON! In honor of SVU's TV milestone, we look back at the episode that started it all. Veteran cop Elliot Stabler and his rookie partner Olivia Benson, along with a squad room of crazy characters, investigate the murder of a cabbie who got his junk cut off. But they soon discover the victim might be a war criminal accused of raping dozens of women.  We're talking about SVU season 1 episode 1 Payback. Our returning guest is Diana Goodman from the ThirtyTwentyTen podcast. This episode is inspired by stories of war atrocities during the Bosnian War.   http://www.lawandorderpodcast.com/podcast-episodes/payback For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 09, 2019
SVU: Kathy Griffin tries to kiss Benson
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Someone is raping lesbians! Brash activist Babs Duffy insults everybody, makes a pass at Benson, and swaps spit with Stabler. But to get a confession, Liv swings the other way. Plus, there's a vampire. Pucker up. We're talking about SVU season 11 episode 13 "P.C." Our guest is Haley Manrique from the "We're Not Together" podcast. This episode takes cues from the political movement known as Radical Lesbianism. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 25, 2019
SVU: A family is held in a basement for years!
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Detectives learn a boy abandoned in Times Square had been part of a family kept locked in a basement for years. Now the hunt is on to find their captor. Meantime, Olivia returns to work after her own kidnapping…and is not adjusting well. We’re talking about SVU season 15 episode 2 “Imprisoned Lives.” Our guest is Steven Pappas from the “Is This Adulting” podcast. This episode is inspired by the real-life case of Ariel Castro.  We're sponsored by Third Love and Best Fiends. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 11, 2019
L&O: A girl dies during a botched exorcism
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How else do you deal with a daughter who is hell on wheels? You perform an exorcism, of course. Carmichael wants to convict the former nun who hears the voice of Saint Michael...but McCoy isn't so sure it's an act. We're talking about Law & Order season 9 episode 15 Disciple. Our returning guest is Lawrence Tucker from the Awesome 80s podcast. This episode is inspired by the 1998 death of Charity Miranda Martin. We're sponsored by Madison Reed and Best Fiends. http://www.lawandorderpodcast.com/podcast-episodes/disciple For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 28, 2019
SVU: There are pedophiles in the chat rooms!!!!
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The squad hunts down a chat room predator and convinces him to throw a party for all the pedophiles he knows so they can arrest them as well. Meantime, Elliot is losing his mind because HIS CHILDREN HAVE A COMPUTER TOO! Plug in your dial-up modems. We're going back to SVU season 1 episode 18 Chat Room. Our guest is Isaac Butler from Slate's "Lend Me Your Ears" podcast. This episode is inspired by real life tales of Internet predators.  We're sponsored by Third Love and Joybird. http://www.lawandorderpodcast.com/podcast-episodes/chatroom For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 14, 2019
That time the guest thought Hudson was a real school
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It's our season three finale! To mark the end of the season of These Are Their Stories, we're going to revisit some of our favorite moments from this year's podcasts. We'll hear from those who've had brushes with stardom, get advice on what to do at a swingers' club, discuss the wildest ripped-from-the-headlines stories, and hear everyone's favorite detective team. http://www.lawandorderpodcast.com/podcast-episodes/s3 For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 31, 2019
L&O: Dad injects his son with a deadly bacteria
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A dad who wants out of his marriage injects his son with a deadly bacteria. But when the bio-supplier won't turn over their records, McCoy charges the corporation as an accomplice to murder. We're talking about Law & Order season 9 episode 4 Flight. Our guest is Isaiah Headen from the Sketch Nerds podcast. This episode is inspired by the real-life case of Brian Stewart.   http://www.lawandorderpodcast.com/podcast-episodes/flight For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 17, 2019
SVU: The kidnapped girl will die in three days
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The squad works around the clock to find a girl snatched by a kidnapper who kills his victims on the third day. And the long hours are making everybody tired and cranky (no, you may not use Fin’s eyedrops). We’re looking at SVU season 2 episode 15 “Countdown.” Our guest is Carolyn Paine from the Big Little podcast. This episode was inspired by the real-life case of Robert Black.    http://www.lawandorderpodcast.com/podcast-episodes/2019/6/27/countdown For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 03, 2019
SVU: The rapist says porn made him do it
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Kelly can’t remember being raped. Fortunately Eric videotapes himself assaulting all his victims. His defense: he’s addicted to porn and the cross-examination boner proves it. (Plus there's dolphin porn!) We’re talking about SVU season 10 episode 10 "Smut" with Repy Hattersley from the Hell and High Horror podcast live at PodX in Nashville. This episode was inspired by the ripped-from-the-headlines story of Andrew Luster. We're sponsored by Third Love. Go to thirdlove.com/lawandorder for 15% off. We're also brought to you by Joybird. Go to joybird.com/ORDER and receive an exclusive offer for 25% off your first order by using the code ORDER. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 19, 2019
SVU: A diplomat rapes a hotel maid and Stabler quits
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Benson and newbie Rollins investigate a suave Italian diplomat who raped a chambermaid, but their victim has serious credibility issues. Then Olivia learns her BFF Stabler is quitting the force. We’re turning the page on SVU in season 13 episode 1 “Scorched Earth.” We’re joined by Stuart Rice from the Sketch Comedy Podcast. This episode is inspired by the case of French diplomat Dominique Strauss-Kahn. http://www.lawandorderpodcast.com/podcast-episodes/smut For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 05, 2019
L&O: Someone stole that guy's kidney!
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They didn't pick his pocket. This guy wound up in Central Park with his kidney stolen. Logan and Greavey find their man, but Stone and Robinette want the billionaire who paid the doctor to do it. We're going old school Law & Order with season 1 episode 21 "Sonata for Solo Organ." Our guest is Dan Taberski from the Headlong podcasts "Missing Richard Simmons" and "Running from COPS." The episode was inspired by the 1989 organ scandal involving Amhet Koc.   For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 22, 2019
L&O: John Slattery puts a woman in a coma to steal her money
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How did rich Mrs. Moore wind up in an insulin-induced coma? A sex game called “necrophilia without tears.” McCoy and Carmichael find out the insulin was spiked with a drug that has left her “frozen.” Is the doctor who wants her money to blame?  We’re talking about Law and Order season 10 episode 23 Stiff. Our guest is Dr. Kelly Jones from the Still Pretty and Awegasm podcast. This episode is inspired by the case of Claus and Sunny von Bülow. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 08, 2019
SVU: Was Amaro inappropriate with that hot mess actress?
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After a washed-up teen star accuses Amaro of coming on to her, the squad discovers a powerful Hollywood producer has been abusing underage actresses for years. We’re talking about SVU season 16 episode 3 “Producer’s Backend.” Our guest is Matt Reuter from the podcast Law & Order: Special Viewers Unit. This episode is inspired by the sex accusations against director Bryan Singer. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 24, 2019
SVU: A victim's false memory leads to Dad's murder
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A woman's recovered memory of her father's abuse rips her family apart and leads to a frame-up. But when the father is murdered, Benson and Stabler learn the memory was false all along.   We're talking about SVU S3 E1 Repression with Kimberly from the A Date with Dateline podcast. Some inspiration for this episode comes from the real life case of Cheryl Pierson. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 10, 2019
SVU: A fake child sex ring leads to a real child sex ring
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A fake news story links a congressman to a sex ring run out of a Chinese restaurant. No sooner does SVU debunk the rumor then they stumble across a real child sex ring on the Internet. And once again Noah is...IN DANGER! Join us, snowflakes. We’re talking about SVU S18 E17 Real Fake News. Our guest is Jessa Nicholson Goetz from the Getting Off Podcast. This episode is inspired by the ripped from the headlines controversy around Pizzagate. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 27, 2019
L&O: Ellen Pompeo has her mother killed cuz she doesn't like her boyfriend
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Mom and son killed, daughter shot, Olivet says dad could be a "family annihilator." But when she changes her diagnosis, it looks like before-she-was-famous Ellen Pompeo orchestrated the whole thing...all so she could spend more time with her boyfriend. Plus, Briscoe eats a baked potato covered in peanut butter. We're talking about L&O original recipe season 6 episode 16 "Savoir." Our guest is podcaster and sports journalist Sonja Missio. This episode takes some plot points from the case of John List. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 13, 2019
SVU: Robin Williams is basically a super villain
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In SVU's 200th episode, Robin Williams scams a burger manager to strip search an employee, defends himself at trial, appears on Morning Joe with a sheep named Elliot, organizes a Grand Central Station flash mob, kidnaps Benson and threatens Stabler to administer electrical shocks, blows up a recording studio, then disappears in the East River while still handcuffed. And gets nominated for an Emmy for doing it. We're talking about SVU S9 E17 Authority with Michelle Rubenstein from the It Takes Three podcast network. This episode was inspired by a 2004 phone scam at a Kentucky McDonalds. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 27, 2019
SVU: The State of the Unit Address
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We're declaring a national emergency. Halfway through season 20, we hear from listeners and past guests about what's working and what isn't on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Then we'll ask the question: should SVU be renewed for a 21st season? We'll hear from Rebecca Lavoie, Vaya Pashos, Margo Donohue, Henry Lavoie, Kimberly, and Sarah D. Bunting, plus Kevin Flynn will give the State of the Unit Address.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 13, 2019
SVU: Benson goes into virtual reality to rescue Vixy Platinum by turning on the sun
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How do you find a vanished woman whose online avatar is teen stripper Vixy Platinum? Go INTO the game and locate the kidnapper's virtual cabin by making the sun come out at night. Also there's a sleepwalking rapist and a girl who's been missing for 25 years and still carries a torch for her pedophile kidnapper.  We turn the bat-shit-crazy to 11 with Sarah D. Bunting as we talk about SVU season 9 episode 2 "Avatar." The story takes plot points from the online world of Second Life.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 30, 2019
L&O: Lawyer Sandy Duncan sells out her client
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A co-ed is found dead in her dorm. The computer geek with the rape-and-murder fantasies and a pair of the victim's panties seems like a good suspect, but Briscoe and Curtis home in on her paranoid roommate. Instead of homicide, McCoy and Kincaid charge her with fraud for lying on her college application. Thank goodness her lawyer Sandy Duncan is willing the throw the case. We're talking about original recipe season 6 episode 6 "Paranoia" with Lawrence Tucker of the Awesome 80s podcast. This episode was inspired by the ripped from the headlines story of Gina Grant.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 16, 2019
CI: Goren meets his nemesis Nicole Wallace for the first time
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The Hudson University president is murdered, but who convinced the grad student to do the deed? The answer is Goren’s new nemesis: Nicole Wallace! We’re talking about Criminal Intent season 2 episode 3 “Anti-Thesis.” We’re joined by returning guest, from Undisclosed and the Office Hours podcasts, Dr. Marcia Chatelain. This episode takes some of its cues from the real-life squabble between Harvard President Larry Summers and Dr. Cornel West. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 02, 2019
SVU: Stone is accused of rape, then taken hostage
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Hard-drinking, hard-loving ADA Peter Stone is accused by a woman of raping her 12 years ago, an assault he has no memory of. No one in the SVU squad wants to believe it…and maybe that’s the bigger problem. We’re talking about SVU season 20 episode 9 Mea Culpa. We’re joined by three-time guest (and TATS Triple Crown winner) Lani Diane Rich of Chipperish Media. This episode is inspired by the sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 19, 2018
SVU: Rooney Mara beats up fat people
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Why did two fat kids beat up little Rooney Mara? Because she beat up their fat brother. Why did she beat up their fat brother? Because she used to be fat herself. (Wait, WTF?) Also, Anthony Anderson appears - not as L&O's Bernard - but as Stabler's hot-headed temporary partner. We’re talking about SVU season 7 episode 20 “Fat.” Our guest is Jason Alme from the Shit Happens When you Party Naked podcast. This episode is inspired by two teens who sued McDonalds for making them obese.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 05, 2018
SVU: An orphan sets Dani Beck's apartment on fire
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A shady adoption agency! A child smothered during “rebirthing” therapy! Foster kids kept in cages! Elliot gets stabbed with a pen! And 8-year-old Elle Fanning attempts a murder-suicide by setting fire to the apartment of Elliot's wannabe lover Dani Beck! We’re looking at SVU season 8 episode 8 “Cage.” We’re joined by returning guest Vaya Pashos from the Buddywatch podcast. This episode is inspired by the rebirthing death of Candace Newmaker. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 21, 2018
L&O: A crazy man kills Ty Burrell's ex-wife on the subway
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A crazy man bashes in a woman's head on the subway. McCoy isn't satisfied putting the lunatic in jail. He also charges the health insurance executive who kept him from getting his medicine in the first place. This time we're looking at Law & Order season 11 episode 2 "Turnstile Justice." Our guest is Lara Bricker from "Crime Writers On." This story is based on the 1999 killing of Kendra Webdale. We're brought to you by Third Love. Go to ThirdLove.com/lawandorder to get 15% off your first purchase. We're also sponsored this week by Hello Fresh. For a total of $60 off your first 3 boxes of Hello Fresh, visit hellofresh.com/theirstories60 and enter the code THEIRSTORIES60. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 07, 2018
SVU: John Ritter rips the baby right outta his cheatin' wife's belly
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When someone attacks a pregnant woman and cuts the baby out of her stomach - instead of focusing on arrogant neat-freak husband John Ritter - Elliot has to make it ALL ABOUT HIM. Boo freakin' hoo. We're talking about SVU S3 E11 "Monogamy." Our guest is Rebecca's best friend Molly McKean, Esq. (For photos of Molly's chickens and other things, follow her on Instagram at Coldakitty.) The ripped-from-the-headlines story is the murder of expectant mother Bobbie Jo Stinnett.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 24, 2018
L&O: Joe Piscopo helps Gary Busey kill his wife
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She’s a grifter.  He’s a washed-up celebrity. She wound up dead on the sidewalk. Who did it? Well, Gary Busey appears in the first 30 seconds of this episode, so you tell us. We’re looking at a classic Law & Order, season 12 episode 6 “Formerly Famous.” Our guest is John Davenport from the Hollywood Outsider podcast. This episode was based on the murder trial of Robert Blake. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 10, 2018
SVU: Dad kidnaps his son to teach Mom a lesson
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A boy is abducted from his school. The kidnapper later says his Mom paid to have him taken. Or was it the Dad? We’re looking at SVU season 16 episode 22 “Parents’ Nightmare.” Our guest is Maureen McMurray from the new Bear Brook podcast. This episode is based on the ripped-from-the-headlines story of a family who faked a kidnapping to teach their boy about “stranger danger.” For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 26, 2018
SVU: Rose McGowan commits TWINCEST!
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Benson and Stabler go undercover in a sex club [swoon] to catch a pair of con artist swingers who have a surprising amount in common. Like the same mother. Like they're doing it. Like they're twins and they're doing it. We're looking at SVU season 12 episode 19 "Bombshell." Our guest is Toronto Sun sex & relationship columnist Simone Paget. The inspiration for one of the characters is burlesque star Dita von Teese. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 12, 2018
L&O: Julia Roberts tries to bang Curtis
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A financier dies of a Viagra overdose! A billionaire wants a football stadium! Briscoe makes dick jokes...blah blah blah.... IT'S JULIA ROBERTS! Julia guest stars as a femme fatale who wants to get it in with her then-boyfriend Benjamin Bratt. We're talking about Law & Order season 9 episode 20 "Empire." Our guest is Aaron Peterson of the Hollywood Outsider and The Blacklist Exposed podcasts (the bastards who beat us for Best TV/Film Podcast of 2017). This episode is inspired in part by the plans of George Steinbrenner, Rudy Giuliani, and Donald Trump to build a new Yankee Stadium.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 29, 2018
SVU: Amaro shoots a kid and Cragen hits the road
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After joining a police foot chase, Amaro shoots an unarmed teen. Now IAB is after him. But it's Cragen who turns in his badge, as the iconic character retires after 400 L&O and SVU episodes. We're talking with Kimmie Smith of Athleisure Mag about Special Victims Unit season 15 episode 10 (sometimes listed as episode 11) "Amaro's One-eighty." This story is inspired by the real life case of Ramarley Graham. This episode is brought to you by Kopari's Coconut Deodorant. Go to KopariBeauty.com/stories to save $5 off your first order. We're also sponsored by Madison Reed. Listen for our special promo code to get 10% off plus free shipping. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 01, 2018
SVU: He fell for the banana in the tailpipe
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The oversexed victim was buggered by fruit. The trail leads Benson and Stabler to a Turkish bath house, high-priced Russian hookers, the mysterious second floor loft in the squad room, and a male porn star named “Bull Dozer.” We’re looking at SVU S1 E12 “Russian Love Poem” with Brittni Liyanage from the D20 Dames podcast. This episode’s ripped-from-the-headline story deals with the Russian mob. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 18, 2018
L&O: Dad shoots the prison escapee who shot his daughter
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Green and Cassady (memba her?) chase an escaped prisoner all over Manhattan, only to corner him in a classroom where he shoots four children. McCoy and Rubirosa want the convict to get the death penalty. So why should they prosecute the vigilante who killed him for them? We're looking at Law & Order, season 17 episode 9 "Deadlock."  Our guest is Nick Capodice from the Civics 101 podcast.  This episode takes cues from the ripped from the headlines case of Gary Plauche. Note that we will be discussing a fictional school shooting.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 04, 2018
L&O: A woman gets chased off a bridge and Rey's wife leaves
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A woman jumps from a crowed bridge. Did she kill herself...or was she chased to her death? Also, Rey's wife finds out about his infidelity and leaves him (for now). We're looking at classic Law & Order season 7 episode 11 "Menace." Our guest is author Brady Carlson. This podcast episode was originally released on October 12, 2016, but this encore episode contains additional material. This TV episode is inspired by the real life case of Delitha Ward. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 20, 2018
CI: Instead of freezing the Senator's body they stole the brain
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Doesn’t being cryogenically frozen after death sound good? Not to the billionaire who wants that brain to cure his son’s Alzheimer’s. This time we look at Criminal Intent season 2 episode 15 “Cold Comfort.” Our guest is Lisa Gallagher of the Toronto True Crime Film Festival. This episode is inspired by the real-life controversy around the death of baseball legend Ted Williams. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 06, 2018
SVU: She makes rapists call her "Mommy"
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This therapist thinks she can cure rapists by reading them bedtime stories, making them suck their thumbs, and calling her "Mommy." Then she straight up sleeps with one and is attacked by the patient's sister mother. (Plus pro tip: don't put your ankle monitor on your cat.)  We're looking at SVU season 5 episode 3 "Mother" with Diana Goodman from the ThirtyTwentyTen podcast.  This episode is based on the case of Doctor Margaret Bean-Bayog. We welcome a new sponsor this episode: Good Cigar Company. Go to goodcigar.co and use promo code ORDER for 10% off any subscription. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 23, 2018
CI: Goren finds the hidden gold in the dumbbells
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The kidnapping of a famous atheist goes wrong, with the victim and one of the kidnappers dead and his accomplices gone with the gold coins. But Goren is no dumbbell when it comes to cracking the case. This time we look at Criminal Intent season 4 episode 5 "Eosphoros" with Katie from the Date with Dateline podcast. The TV episode's name comes from the Greek god of the morning star, the brother to god of the evening star, Hesporos. The episode was inspired by the kidnapping and murder of Madalyn Murray O'Hair.  This episode is sponsored by Warby Parker glasses. Go to warbyparker.com/order to begin your free home try on experience. We're also sponsored by Third Love. Get 15% off your first bra at thirdlove.com/lawandorder. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 09, 2018
SVU: Joan Cusack's daughter gets kidnapped...again!
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SVU searches for little Mackenzie who ran away from her smothering parents. Their older daughter was kidnapped and vanished years ago, and now they're making Mackenzie look just like her (with plastic surgery and a microchip). We're talking about SVU S12 E1 Locum with actor Chase Williamson. This episode takes some cues from the ripped from the headline story of Jaycee Dugard. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 25, 2018
SVU: He didn't know he's sleeping with his daughter
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You think the guy in the creepy clown mask kidnapping the teen girl is the weirdest this episode gets. But HOLD ON. Wait until the music teacher finds out the student he's been sleeping with is actually the love child he never knew he had. (Vomit here.) We're still stunned by SVU S19 E17 "Send in the Clowns" and we'll talk about it with Kimberly from the Date with Dateline podcast. This episode is inspired by the case of Steven Walter Pladl.   For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 11, 2018
L&O: The basketball player kills the fan suing him for $20m
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How's this for a March Madness tie in? A pro basketball player is accused of snapping the neck of his biggest heckler who happened to be suing him for $20 million. We're taking a shot with Law & Order season 15 episode 16 "The Sixth Man." Our guest is James Pietragallo from Crime and Sports and the Small Town Murder podcast. This episode was inspired by the real-life 2004 sports brawl known as The Malice at the Palace. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 28, 2018
SVU: The child porn victim sues her viewers & Benson and Cassidy break up
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Pay no attention to that little girl hanging off a balcony. It's her mom who's the special victim. Now an adult, she'd been made to do porn as a child. Barba convinces her to sue the men still viewing her images for millions of dollars. Also, Benson and Cassidy have the least-drama filled breakup in television history. We're talking about SVU S15 E19 "Downloaded Child" with Aussie star Kate Barkley from the Pups and Pop Culture podcast. This SVU episode was inspired by the real-life court case of "Amy Unknown." For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 14, 2018
L&O: Boys rape a [r-word] classmate & Briscoe's daughter is murdered
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In one of Law & Order's most powerful episodes, a mentally handicapped girl is raped by her classmates. McCoy must fight the judge who sets aside the jury's verdict because the disabled sexual assault victim "had the time of her life." The result is a reflection on the meaning of dignity and acceptance. Meantime, Lenny's daughter pays the ultimate price for testifying against a drug dealer. We talk about L&O season 8 episode 22 "Damaged" with Mark Blankenship of the Mark and Sarah Talk About Songs podcast. Note: the original episode and our commentary use the words "retard" and "retarded," as use of both words are relevant plot points in the episode. To read Mark's article on why "Damaged" is among the best in the L&O canon, click here.   For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 28, 2018
SVU: Benson poses as Stabler's hooker & Cragen rescues a monkey
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The SVU team somehow gets involved in an exotic animal smuggling operation. A woman is killed by a tiger, Stabler gets shot, Benson shows off her bra, Kathy wants to leave, and Cragen gets a hug from a $1 million gibbon smuggled in a basketball. We can't even with Tara Ariano from the Extra Hot Great podcast as we talk about SVU S10 E7 "Wildlife." To read a magazine article about how this television episode was made, click here. This episode is inspired by the real international blackmarket for exotic animals. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 14, 2018
L&O: A girl gets killed above a deli and Green goes gangsta
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An actress is murdered above a famous deli and Branch wants to give the three suspects the death penalty...including the two guys who just stole the TV. Green goes undercover as a drug dealer, gets sued for beating down a perp, and reveals his affinity for Elvis Costello. And a witness reminds us who put Baby in a corner. We're hungry to talk about L&O season 13 episode 4 "Tragedy on Rye" with Boston Globe columnist Alex Beam. This episode is based on the real life Carnegie Deli Massacre of 2001.   For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 31, 2018
SVU: She got her boyfriend to rape, then kill, her little sister
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It wasn't an accident the little girl got shot in the stick-up crossfire. Cabot gives her psycho sister immunity before learning she convinced her boyfriend to rape the girl, give her gonorrhea, then set up the fatal shoot-out to keep her quiet. We try to stomach SVU season 4 episode 11 "Damaged." Our guest is Kate Casey from the Reality Life podcast. This episode is based on the crime spree by Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 17, 2018
BONUS: SVU S19 E9 Instant Recap! Grandma Sheila was Noah's kidnapper all along!
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As a follow up to our last episode about SVU S19 E8 "Intent," part 1 of a cliffhanger, we're dropping this bonus episode to briefly talk about the conclusion of the kidnapping storyline in E9 "Gone Baby Gone." We'll hear from Rebecca Lavoie and Sarah D. Bunting about muttonchops, Twitter meltdowns, and how to get to New Hampshire. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 06, 2018
SVU: The double catfish, Carisi tries to kiss Rollins, and Noah gets kidnapped (w/Margo Donohue)
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We're looking at the most recent episode from SVU! You know...the one with the double catfishing scheme, Rollins and Carisi almost make out, and Noah gets kidnapped at the end. Let's talk about SVU season 19 episode 8 "Intent." Our guest is Margo Donohue from the Book vs. Movie podcast. This episode is inspired by the real-life case of NBA player Chris Andersen. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 02, 2018
THE BANNED L&O EPISODE: Rape at the Puerto Rican Day parade
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Well this one struck a nerve! The Puerto Rican Day parade is marred by a roaming mob assaulting women in Central Park. Meantime, the wife of a tech giant is found beaten to death nearby. What follows is an investigation driven by politics, wealth, and race. NBC banned LO season 11 episode 11 "Sunday in the Park with Jorge" from re-runs for nearly a decade. Our guest is returning panelist Lani Diane Rich from Chipperish Media. This episode is inspired by the real-life sexual assault incidents during New York's 2000 Puerto Rican Day parade. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 20, 2017
SVU: The one where the woman pretends she's still in high school
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The bloody BDSM scene turns out to be an accidental death from two high school buddies conducting "extreme wrestling." But there's something wrong with the victim's girlfriend. Turns out she's a 28-year-old pretending to be a teen! We're blown away by SVU season 8 episode 21 "Pretend." Our guest is Stephanie Craig of the History Fangirl podcast. The episode takes its inspiration from the true story of Treva Throneberry. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 06, 2017
SVU: That girl can't be a killer Lolita, can she?
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The SVU squad investigates a dead writer, a drunken lovelorn landlady, a pedophile impostor, and the tempting teen who might have had an affair with the victim. And Stabler suddenly realizes his daughter is going to have sex someday. We're going all the way back to SVU season 1 episode 5 "Wanderlust." Our guest is Benjamin Frisch of the Slate podcast network. The episode takes much inspiration from the book Lolita. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 22, 2017
L&O: Rey joins the team & the bad guy gets shot in court
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Here we meet Briscoe's new partner, the smiling, good-natured, loving family man Rey Curtis (boy how things will change). And of course, Briscoe can't stand him. But once they catch the bad guy, the victim's mom shoots him in court...getting blood all over Claire's new suit. We're looking at Law & Order season 6 episode 1 "Bitter Fruit." Our guest is Erin Fox of the "You, Me, and PTSD" podcast. This episode takes some cues from the real life case of Ellie Nesler.   For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 08, 2017
SVU: Fifty shades of plagiarism and Barba gets choked with his own belt
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She's the beautiful author of an erotic novel. He's the talk show host who likes to choke women with his belt. Was the sex consensual? Did she really write the book? And why is Munch reading a BSDM book to his blind mother? We're looking at SVU season 14 episode 3 "Twenty-five Acts." Our guest is Julia Turner, Editor-in-Chief at Slate magazine. The episode takes some cues from the blackmail scandal of Late Night host David Letterman.   For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 25, 2017
SVU: Stuckey, the annoying lab tech, was really the killer
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The psycho suspect escapes by riding through a Fun House, then fleeing super villain-style by dumping toxic gas to cover his tracks. But it's Benson who rescues Stabler from Stuckey, the real killer, by repeatedly slapping her partner and making out with the bad guy. We're looking at SVU season 10 episode 22 "Zebras." Our guest is from the "In Trouble for Talking" podcast, Sonia Sells. The episode takes some cues from the life of SVU regular Richard Belzer.  For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 11, 2017
SVU: I didn't stab the Captain with a pickle
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A woman get horny and dies after eating mushrooms. A mime refuses to talk. Some guy is snipping women's hair in the park. A dog coughs up a tampon. And Benson has the weirdest freak out after being exposed to toxic fungi. And that's just the FIRST HALF! We're looking at SVU season 12 episode 5 "Wet." Our guest is KCUR reporter and podcaster Sam Zeff. The episode is based on the controversy around the effects of soda on the health of children. And it's also not. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 27, 2017
CI: Goren faces off again with Nicole Wallace
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Goren again matches wits with super criminal Nicole Wallace. Is she trying to hasten the death of a little girl to inherit her $5m lawsuit settlement...or is she protecting the child from her own father who wants the money too? And the new guy in the squad with nothing to do is Mike Logan. We're looking at Criminal Intent season 5 episode 1 "Grow." Our guest is author and comedian Dan Wilbur. This podcast is scheduled to drop on Wednesday Sept 13. The episode's villain is derivative of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Professor Moriarty, who is based on the real-life criminal mastermind Adam Worth.    For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 13, 2017
L&O: The militia guy says the fringe on the flag makes him a POW
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It's an armored car heist! No! It's actually a militia hoping to overthrow the government! And as long as there are fringes on that American flag, the defendants consider themselves prisoners of war. We're looking at a classic L&O season 8 episode 5 "Nullification." Our guest is retired Lt Col James Weirick of the Military Justice podcast. The original episode is inspired by the real life cases of anti-government militia activity of the 1990s.   For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 30, 2017
SVU: The teen makes his own kiddie porn site
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We still aren't sure what to say about this SVU episode that starts with a puppet show, ends with a kidnapping, and makes some really messed up twists in Teddy's Treehouse along the way. We're looking at SVU season 7 episode 21 "Web." Our guest is Molly McKean from the upcoming podcast HGTV & Me (also from Partners In Crime Media). The TV episode was inspired the real life child pornography case of Justin Berry.   For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 16, 2017
These are "These Are Their Stories" season 1 finale
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TATS SEASON 1 FINALE What started off as a honey-do project has blossomed into a fun podcast with lots of great fans. We're even nominated for Best TV podcast at this month's Podcast Movement convention. (We're going to lose. We're gonna lose hard. We're going to lose like the Washington Generals always lose to the Harlem Globetrotters.) We're celebrating the end of season one (and the upcoming start of season two) with a look back at some of the best moments from the first year of These Are Their Stories. We'll relive some good episode discussion, favorite detective teams, Hey-it's-that-guys, and the best ripped from the headlines. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 02, 2017
L&O: The bikini girl, the news anchors, and the Ponzi scheme
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A bikini posing TV reporter gets murdered and all the anchors want to do is stab each other in the back. But could the lightweight journalist have been close to exposing a multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme when she was killed? This time we look at original recipe season 19 episode 17 "Anchors Away." Our guest is host of the Accused podcast Amber Hunt. This episode was inspired by the Bernie Madoff case and the scandals of TV anchors Larry Mendte and Alycia Lane. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 19, 2017
SVU: Grifters fake a rape to extort a Trump-like billionaire
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Boy, it can really ruin the grand opening of a 5-star hotel when a guest is assaulted...even if it's only part of a convoluted scam to extort $10 million from the owner. This time we look at SVU season 2 episode 8 "Taken." Our guest is writer and co-host of Slate's DoubleX Gabfest podcast June Thomas. This episode was inspired by the fake rape extortion case at Walt Disney World.   For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 05, 2017
SVU: Come back with my frozen embryos!
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This case has everything! Someone stealing frozen embryos! A mother harvesting her disabled daughter's eggs! Olivia baby angst! A courthouse steps shooting! Dwarfs! Luis from "Sesame Street"! We'll try to figure out what happened in SVU season 9 episode 14 "Inconceivable." Our guest is writer and co-host of the Slate's Mom and Dad Are Fighting podcast Carvell Williams. Part of the story references the controversial case of little girl "Ashley X" and the medical treatment used to address her severe disabilities. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 21, 2017
SVU: John Stamos has 20 kids & gets blown up with a knife
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Remember when John Stamos was the guest star on SVU? And he fathered 20 kids by 20 different women (which isn't actually a crime)? And he got killed by a special knife that made his chest blow up? Yeah...it's kind of hard to forget. We're going to figure out what happened in SVU season 12 episode 22 "Bang." Our guest is Gillian Pensavalle from the True Crime Obsessed podcast. This episode is based loosely on a clinical study into "reproductive coercion," and also the story of British bloke Keith Macdonald who had ten baby mommas. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 07, 2017
L&O: The stalker strangled the soap star
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How do you track down a deranged fan who'd choke their favorite soap star in Central Park? Interview a studio grip, a female impersonator, and Allison Janney. And stop to get some fettuccine before you make an arrest. Logan and Cerreta chase a stalker in L&O season 2 episode 12 "Star Struck." Our guest is repeat offender Brady Carlson of Wisconsin Public Radio.  This L&O episode is based on several high-profile cases, including the Rebecca Schaeffer murder. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 24, 2017
CI: Goren suspects everyone in the family bludgeoned Dad
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When a wealthy financier is bludgeoned to death in his home, whom does Goren suspect? The soon-to-be-ex? The new boyfriend? The nanny? The brother-in-law? The children? The answer: everyone. We're diving into L&O:Criminal Intent S3 E9 "Happy Family," a rare episode in which the killer isn't revealed until the last minute. Our guest this episode is repeat offender and Chester Lake advocate Sarah D. Bunting: blogger, TV critic, and host of The Blotter podcast. This Criminal Intent episode is based on the Ted & Generosa Ammon case. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 10, 2017
SVU: The rape joke comic was a rape joke rapist
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He's a stand up comic who likes to tell female hecklers it would be funny if they got raped. Then when one of them walks home...well, it's SVU so you can guess the rest. Kevin & Rebecca dive into Special Victims Unit S15 E15 "Comic Perversion" with Pat Dixon, comedian and host of the podcast "NYC Crime Report." This episode is based on two scandals, one involving Daniel Tosh and the other with Derek Jeter. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 26, 2017
L&O: The singer caused the mob restaurant shooting
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Nothing like eating an expensive meal in an Italian restaurant when one mobster shoots another because he's heckling the singer. But that's just the start of the trouble in this mafia-and-meatballs-themed episode L&O S14 E20 "Everybody Loves Raimondo's." Green & Briscoe (in one of Jerry Orbach's last episodes) think a movie producer was the victim of a conveniently-timed hit at an exclusive restaurant frequented by celebrities, judges, and mobsters alike. Kevin & Rebecca welcome Chris Greene of RTÉ Two radio in Ireland and co-host of "Craic Addicts." He brings a certain amount of "Paddywackery" to the show. This episode is inspired by the real life shooting in Rao's restaurant by Louie Lump Lump Barone. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 12, 2017
L&O: The Holocaust survivor who married a Nazi
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Briscoe and Logan learn a pair of Holocaust survivors quarreled about a Nazi collaborator who came from the husband's village, and Stone and Robinette believe the woman was murdered because she'd learned his war-time secret.  Kevin and Rebecca go back to the Stone Age to watch Law & Order Original Recipe Season 3, Episode 13. In "Night and Fog," Our guest is the very savvy Adam Ragusea, host of Current's "The Pub" podcast.  This episode of Law & Order takes its cue from the real life case of accused concentration camp prison guard John "Ivan the Terrible" Demjanjuk. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 28, 2017
SVU: The prep school rapist & the Cherry Pickers Club
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What really happened between those two teens in the prep school darkroom? The girl's texts are hurting the case, but then the squad learns the boy is part of a virgin-collecting contest in the secret "Cherry Picker's Club." This episode, Kevin & Rebecca are joined by Undisclosed: The Killing of Freddy Gray journalist Amelia McDonell-Parry as they look at SVU season 17 episode 12 "A Misunderstanding."  The ripped from the headlines case this episode is based on is the rape trial of St. Paul's prep school graduate Owen Labrie. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 15, 2017
L&O: The one that's TOTALLY not based on Martha Stewart
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Briscoe & Green tie a stockbroker's murder to a multi-millionaire business woman who's committed some insider trading. Kevin & Rebecca welcome comedian Jimmy Pardo (Never Not Funny podcast) for look at Law & Order season 13, episode 15 "Bitch."  Despite the title, this L&O episode actually is based on the Martha Stewart case. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 01, 2017
SVU: The twin girl learns she's really a boy
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Benson & Stabler's search for the victim of a botched rape leads them to a set of twins...and the sister has more in common with her brother than she realizes. Kevin and Rebecca welcome Jack O'Brien (Cracked podcast, Cracked magazine) to talk about SVU season 6 episode 12 "Identity." This SVU episode is based on the real-life case of David Reimer. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 15, 2017
SVU: Bob Saget puts a microchip in his wife then gives her his liver
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Kevin & Rebecca are joined by Outside/In and Bear Brook senior producer Taylor Quimby - better known to our fans as Uncanny Valleys, the composer of our catchy theme song. The panel discusses a CRA-zy SVU installment from season 8 episode 9, "Choreographed." Rabid dogs, mute witnesses, philandering husbands, secretly implanted microchips, a liver transplant...and Stabler & Benson are reunited after his fling with temporary partner, Dani. Though not based on a crime, this SVU episode is inspired by the true story of microchip enthusiast Amal Graafstra. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 01, 2017
SVU: Harry Connick Jr macks on Olivia & busts rapey military contractors
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Harry Connick Jr makes a guest stint as a DA who goes after some military contractors who drugged and gang-raped a co-worker in Afghanistan - and then goes after Olivia who's swooning over him. Patrick Hinds of True Crime Obsessed joins Kevin & Rebecca to dish on SVU S13 E12 "Official Story." This SVU episode is inspired by the real-life story of Jamie Lee Jones. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 18, 2017
L&O: Van Buren sends an innocent man to prison
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A homicide lead Briscoe & Green to revisit the case that helped Van Buren make lieutenant - only to find the fingerprint evidence that put two men away was fudged. Kevin & Rebecca talk with scholar and social justice advocate Dr. Marcia Chatelain (Office Hours podcast). In original recipe season 12 episode 7, "Myth of Fingerprints." This episode of Law & Order was inspired by the evidence tampering scandal of Joyce Gilchrist. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 05, 2017
L&O: Rubirosa accuses Cutter of pimping her out
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A missing teenage girl is spotted in the company of a pimp and hooker before turning up dead. Will Cutter use Rubirosa's sex appeal to win the case? Kevin & Rebecca are joined by the anonymous Hollywood blogger known as the Bitter Script Reader. They look at Law & Order season 18 episode 10 "Tango." This episode is inspired by the real-life murder of Jennifer Moore. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 21, 2016
CI: The sheriff from Stranger Things sends his family to heaven
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A conservative man (David Harbour of "Stranger Things") believes he can save his family's souls by sending them to heaven. Can Goren and Eames save his daughter before it's too late? Comedian, author, and producer of the hit podcasts "The Black Tapes" and "Tanis" Paul Bae gives Criminal Intent S8 E9 "Family Values."   This episode of Criminal Intent is inspired by the real-life case of John List. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 07, 2016
L&O: A creepy celebrity watches kids from an ice cream truck
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A baby falls to his death after being dangled from a window by his celebrity father. But the investigation uncovers allegations of other improper conduct by the star. TVGuide.com reporter Erin Fox joins the gang to discuss original recipe season 13, episode 24, "Smoke."  This episode is based on the many, many scandals surrounding Michael Jackson. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 30, 2016
CI: A woman poisons people to open a kid’s clothing store
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Goren and Eames hunt someone putting cyanide in headache medicine. Is she trying to kill lots of people...or just one person in particular? Lani Diane Rich, writer and host of the StoryWonk network of podcasts (Dusted, We Used to Be Friends, The Light Bulb) chimes in on Criminal Intent season 1 episode 7 "Poison."  This episode is inspired by the real-life case of Stella Nickel. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 23, 2016
L&O: Van Buren shoots a teenager in front of her kids
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LO S5E6 "Competence": Writer and comedienne Sarah Hohman joins the panel to break down original recipe season 5, episode 6 "Competence." In an episode that feels familiar today, Van Buren kills an unarmed kid during an apparent robbery. Race, gender, politics, loyalty, and intellectual disabilities all complicate the investigation. This episode is based in part on the real life story of Eleanor Bumpers. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 09, 2016
SVU: The sex offender didn’t actually kill that kid
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Kevin & Rebecca welcome Aussi podcaster Vaya Pashos (The Neighbuzz podcast) to talk about old school SVU, season 1 episode 7, "Uncivilized." Benson and Stabler look into the murder of an 8-year-old boy. How far are they willing to go to pin it on the neighborhood sex offender? This episode of SVU takes some inspiration from the infamous Leopold & Loeb case. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 02, 2016
SVU: Tim Daly is a preacher who hates gay people
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Singer/songwriter and L&O addict Mike Doughty (Soul Coughing) joins Kevin & Rebecca to discuss SVU season 8, episode 17, "Sin." It looks like a male prostitute is murdered in a ritualized killing, but the trail leads Stabler & Benson to a charismatic preacher who may be hiding a secret. Special thanks to Mike, who let us use his new single, "I Can't Believe I Found You in That Town." This episode is inspired by the sex scandal of preacher Ted Haggard. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 26, 2016
L&O: A woman gets chased off a bridge & Rey's wife leaves
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A woman jumps from a crowded bridge. Did she kill herself or was she chased to her death? Meantime, Rey tells Lenny that his wife moved out after he confessed his one-night stand. On this installment, author and Law & Order savant Brady Carlson joins Kevin and Rebecca as they dig into the classic Mothership episode, season 7 episode 11, "Menace."  This episode is inspired by the real-life case of Delitha Ward. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 12, 2016
SVU: Scott Bakula names his penis King Sebastian
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The kidnapping of a baby leads the squad into the mystery of who the father is. Could he be the politically powerful man hoping to avoid a scandal? Kevin and Rebecca are joined by podcaster and Tomato Nation founder Sarah D. Bunting as they take on SVU season 14 episode 7 "Vanity's Bonfire."  This episode is inspired by the sex scandal of presidential candidate John Edwards. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 05, 2016
L&O: The mob kills everyone and Jon Cryer’s father is the judge (w/Jon Cryer)
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In this episode, we're joined by Jon Cryer, star of "Two and a Half Men," "Pretty in Pink," and the "Undisclosed Addendum" podcast. We'll discuss Law & Order season 1, episodes 15 & 16, "The Torrents of Greed" parts 1 & 2. Greevey and Logan bust an illegal cigarette ring, but Stone can't nail the mob boss behind it. We'll also hear Jon Cryer's personal connection to the episode. This episode is inspired by the life of NYC mafia don John Gotti. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 28, 2016
L&O: The murder victim is a horse
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Someone murdered an expensive show horse because he can't jump. Brisoce & Curtis are on the case and soon discover a larger criminal scheme. In the premier episode of "...These are Their Stories," host Kevin Flynn is joined by true crime author Rebecca Lavoie and special guest, from the "Extra Hot Great" podcast and Previously.tv, Tara Ariano. This Law & Order episode was inspired by the real-life disappearance of Helen Brach. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 14, 2016
Trailer - These Are Their Stories: The Law & Order Podcast
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You might know Kevin Flynn and Rebecca Lavoie from their hit podcast Crime Writers On... But you may not fully understand the depth of Rebecca's obsession with Law and Order. So, Kevin decided to make a podcast about it. Listen to the trailer and then subscribe, because the first full-length episode of These Are Their Stories: The Law & Order Podcast is coming your way on September 12. For exclusive content and more, sign up on Patreon.: https://www.patreon.com/partnersincrimemedia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 05, 2016