That's Messed Up: An SVU Podcast

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Love it
 Jan 30, 2022
The hosts are so silly and funny and love SVU. Hope they can get some big guests soon.


 Nov 12, 2021


 Jan 18, 2021

Description

Each week, comedians and amateur detectives Liza Treyger and Kara Klenk break down episodes of Law & Order: SVU, deep dive into the true crimes they're based on, and interview on-screen talent, ranging from big stars to joggers who find the body. These are their stories. Dun dun!


Episode Date
Making a Rapist
02:15:20

This week, Kara and Liza dive into SVU’s “Making a Rapist” (Season 18, Episode 2), discuss the controversial case of Steven Avery, and sit down with SVU’s contentious defense attorney (but IRL sweetheart), Delaney Williams.


SOURCES:

Wikipedia - 1

Wikipedia - 2

NY Times

KathleenTZellner.com

Heavy

Lacrosse Tribune

ABC News

Milwaukee Mag

Post Crescent - 1

Post Crescent - 2

Innocence Project


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO: 

Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth - https://www.law.northwestern.edu/legalclinic/wrongfulconvictionsyouth/making-a-murderer/

 

Next week’s episode will be “Military Justice” (Season 15, Episode 8).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

May 17, 2022
Forty-One Witnesses
02:06:35

On today’s episode, Liza and Kara discuss the SVU episode, “Forty-One Witnesses” (Season 17, Episode 13), cover the murder of Kitty Genovese, and have a conversation with the charming, J. Mallory McCree.


SOURCES:

NY Times - 1

NY Times - 2

NY Times - 3

Wikipedia

“The Wintess” (documentary)

Psychology Today

 

WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO: The Witness (2015) - Link to watch


Next week’s episode will be “Making a Rapist” (Season 18, Episode 2).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

May 10, 2022
Intoxicated
02:00:00

For this week, Kara and Liza go over SVU’s “Intoxicated” (Season 6, Episode 19), examine the murders of Vicki Robinson and Barbara Mullinex, and interview legendary actor, Cathy Moriarty.


SOURCES:

Tampa Bay Times - 1

Tampa Bay Times - 2

Tampa Bay Times - 3

Tampa Bay Times - 4

Tampa Bay Times - 5

Tampa Bay Times - 6

CBS News

Oxygen

OC Register

My Crime Library

Forensic Files Now

News Channel 8 (NBC)

 

WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO: 

ChildHelp - https://www.childhelp.org/

 

Next week’s episode will be “41 Witnesses” (Season 17, Episode 13).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

May 03, 2022
Send in the Clowns
01:45:04

Today, Liza and Kara get into the SVU episode, “Send in the Clowns” (Season 19, Episode 17), break down the kidnapping of Elizabeth Thomas, and chat with the very funny Will Sasso.

 

SOURCES:

People - 1

People - 2

People - 3

Teen Vogue - 1

Teen Vogue - 2

Teen Vogue - 3

ABC News

WKRN.com

Columbia Daily Herald

NY Post


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO: 

Sexual Violence Prevention Association (SVPA) - https://www.globalgiving.org/fundraisers/saam-svpa/

 

Next week’s episode will be “Intoxicated” (Season 6, Episode 19).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Apr 26, 2022
Decline and Fall
02:13:35

This week, Kara and Liza dive into SVU’s “Decline and Fall” (Season 18, Episode 9), discuss the Succession-esque life and times of Viacom chairman, Sumner Redstone, and sit down with the episode’s brilliant writer, Robert Brooks Cohen.


SOURCES:

Vanity Fair - 1

Vanity Fair - 2

LA Times

Wikipedia

USA Today

Today

Us Weekly - 1

Us Weekly - 2

Deadline

CBS Los Angeles

NY Times

Hollywood Reporter


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO: 

Child Mind Institute Consent Guide - https://childmind.org/article/how-talk-kids-sex-consent-boundaries/

 

Next week’s episode will be “Send in the Clowns” (Season 19, Episode 17).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Apr 19, 2022
Friending Emily
01:41:20

On this week’s episode, Liza and Kara talk SVU’s “Friending Emily” (Season 14, Episode 6), break down the crimes of Corey Gallisdorfer, the kidnapping of Jessyca Mullenburg, and chat with actor Lindsay Pulsipher.

 

SOURCES:

FBI

WRAL

ABC News

AP News

Unsolved Mysteries Wiki

Del Mar Times

WXII 12

Next Generation Communications


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

FBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted - https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/topten

 

Next week’s episode will be “Decline and Fall” (Season 18, Episode 9).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Apr 12, 2022
Sick
02:31:34

Today, Kara and Liza discuss the SVU episode “Sick” (Season 5, Episode 19), dive into the Michael Jackson allegations, and have a conversation with the wonderful Jillmarie Lawrence.


SOURCES:

NPR

YouTube

Wikipedia - 1

Wikipedia - 2

Wikipedia - 3

MTV News

Vanity Fair

NY Times - 1

NY Times - 2

NY Times - 3

Daily Beast

Mirror UK


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO: Leaving Neverland - HBO Max Link

 

Next week’s episode will be “Friending Emily” (Season 14, Episode 6).



See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Apr 05, 2022
Remember Me In Quarantine
02:15:39

For this week, Liza and Kara go over SVU’s “Remember Me In Quarantine” (Season 22, Episode 3), examine the murder of Meredith Kercher (and case of Amanda Knox), and interview the very fun Jordan Lane Price.


SOURCES:

Netflix Documentary, Amanda Knox

Vanity Fair

BBC

Wikipedia

The Guardian

Twitter


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO: Netflix's documentary, Amanda Knox.


Next week’s episode will be “Sick” (Season 5, Episode 19).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Mar 29, 2022
Control
02:05:31

On today’s episode, Kara and Liza discuss the SVU episode, “Control” (Season 5, Episode 9), cover the crimes of John Jamelske, and sit down with iconic actor, Samantha Mathis.

 

SOURCES:

CNY Central

NY Times - 1

NY Times - 2

NY Times - 3

NY Times - 4

NY Daily News


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

National Sexual Violence Resource Center - https://www.nsvrc.org/

 

Next week’s episode will be “Remember Me In Quarantine” (Season 22, Episode 3).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Mar 22, 2022
Perfect
02:07:14

This week, Liza and Kara recap SVU’s “Perfect” (Season 4, Episode 24), break down the abduction of Elizabeth Smart, the origin of the Raelian cult (and more!), and have a chat with the darling Kimberly J. Brown.

 

SOURCES:

Wikipedia - 1

Wikipedia - 2

Wikipedia - 3

Wikipedia - 4

Religion Unplugged

NY Times

Biography

ABC News

CNN - 1

CNN - 2

NBC News


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

“My Story” by Elizabeth Smart - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17287028-my-story

 

Next week’s episode will be “Control” (Season 5, Episode 9).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Mar 15, 2022
Chasing Demons
02:02:08

On today’s episode, Liza and Kara go over SVU’s “Chasing Demons” (Season 19, Episode 14), get into the crimes of Earl Bradley, and have a conversation with the delightful Brett Gray.


SOURCES:

SFSPA

Penn State

Delaware Online - 1

Delaware Online - 2

Delaware Online - 3

Delaware Online - 4

Delaware Online - 5

Delmarva Public Media

ABC News

Cape Gazette

Wikipedia

People Pill

USA Today

The Daily Beast


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Consent Parenting - https://www.instagram.com/consentparenting/

 

Next week’s episode will be “Perfect” (Season 4, Episode 24).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Mar 08, 2022
Bedtime
01:47:27

This week, Kara and Liza talk about SVU’s “Bedtime” (Season 11, Episode 18), take a look at the case of “The Bedroom Basher”, and talk to the one and only, Jaclyn Smith.


SOURCES:

LA Times - 1

LA Times - 2

LA Times - 3

Orange County Sheriff’s Department 

Murderpedia


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Advancing Real Change - 

https://www.advancechange.org/who-we-are.html

 

Next week’s episode will be “Chasing Demons” (Season 19, Episode 14).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Mar 01, 2022
Scourge
02:18:52

In today’s episode, Liza and Kara break down the SVU episode, “Scourge” (Season 2, Episode 21), discuss the murders of serial killer, Herbert Mullin, and chat with the charming Liza Lapira.


SOURCES:

Crime Library 

Wikipedia

Serial Killers Documentaries (YouTube)

Serial Killer Minds (YouTube)

Real Crime (YouTube)

CBS SF Bay Area


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

National Institute of Mental Health - 

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/schizophrenia/raise/raise-resources-for-patients-and-families

 

Next week’s episode will be “Bedtime” (Season 11, Episode 18).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Feb 22, 2022
Streetwise
02:12:03

Today, Liza and Kara get into the SVU episode, “Streetwise” (Season 9, Episode 11), tackle the Manson Family murders, and sit down with esteemed actor and director, Helen Shaver.


SOURCES:

Washington Post - 1

Washington Post - 2

Vox

Britannica

NY Times 

Wikipedia - 1

Wikipedia - 2


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

All God’s Children By Rene Denfeld - https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/98057 

 

Next week’s episode will be “Scourge” (Season 2, Episode 21).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Feb 15, 2022
Justice
02:06:10

On this week’s episode, Kara and Liza talk SVU’s “Justice” (Season 3, Episode 19), unpack the assassination of Judge John H. Wood, and chat with Burt Trevor himself, the lovely Daniel Sunjata.


SOURCES:

My San Antonio - 1

My San Antonio - 2

KENS 5

Washington Post - 1

Washington Post - 2

NY Times - 1

NY Times - 2

NY Times - 3

NY Times - 4

News 4 San Antonio

The Guardian

UNILAD

Oxygen

ABC News

El Paso Times

Wikipedia


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

AACAP - Trauma and Child Abuse Resource Center - 

https://www.aacap.org/aacap/Families_and_Youth/Resource_Centers/Child_Abuse_Resource_Center/Home.aspx

 

Next week’s episode will be “Streetwise” (Season 9, Episode 11).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Feb 08, 2022
Tragedy
02:37:59

This week, Liza and Kara dive into SVU’s “Tragedy” (Season 5, Episode 1), discuss the murder of Laci Peterson, and sit down with legendary actor, Kellie Martin.


SOURCES:

The Murder of Laci Peterson

NY Times - 1

NY Times - 2

CNN

Rolling Stone

Alta

ABC News

Modesto Bee

 

WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

A Deadly Game: The Untold Story of the Scott Peterson Investigation - https://www.goodreads.com/book/690429/get_a_copy 

 

Next week’s episode will be “Justice” (Season 3, Episode 19).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Feb 01, 2022
Producer's Backend
01:56:59

Today, Kara and Liza discuss the SVU episode, “Producer’s Backend” (Season 16, Episode 3), the controversies around Bryan Singer and Dan Schneider, and chat with the lovely Stevie Lynn Jones.

 

SOURCES:

The Atlantic

Wikipedia

Rolling Stone

Hollywood Reporter

Variety - 1

Variety - 2

LA Times 

 

WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

The Trevor Project - https://www.thetrevorproject.org/ 

 

Next week’s episode will be “Tragedy” (Season 5, Episode 1).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jan 25, 2022
Blood Brothers
02:03:27

Liza and Kara cover SVU’s “Blood Brothers” (Season 13, Episode 3), the background of the Arnold Schwarzenegger affair, and chat with the talented Judy Reyes.

 

SOURCES:

LA Times - 1

LA Times - 2

NY Daily News

Wikipedia

Hello!

The Sun

Sydney Morning Harold 

 

WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

North American Council on Adoptable Children - https://nacac.org/

 

Next week’s episode will be “Producer’s Backend” (Season 16, Episode 3).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jan 18, 2022
One More Tale of Two Victims
01:50:49

In this week’s episode, Kara and Liza break down the SVU episode “One More Tale of Two Victims (Season 23, Episode 4), the case of Trevor Lawler, and interview actor (and friend!) Johnny Pemberton.


SOURCES:

BBC - 1

BBC - 2

Independent

Daily Mail

Manchester Evening News


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

RAINN - https://www.rainn.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Blood Brothers” (Season 13, Episode 3). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jan 11, 2022
Name
01:42:47

This week, Liza and Kara break down “Name” (Season 7, Episode 7), the mysterious disappearances of “The Boy in the Box” and “The Clinton Avenue Five,” and interview the multi-talented Paula Garcés. 


SOURCES:

NY Times 

Philadelphia Inquirer

NJ 101.5

CBS New York

NJ.com - 1

NJ.com - 2

NJ.com - 3

BlackHistory.com

Crime Reads


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Cold Case Foundation - https://www.coldcasefoundation.org/ 


Next week’s episode will be “One More Tale of Two Victims” (Season 23, Episode 4). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jan 04, 2022
Hell's Kitchen
01:50:24

Today, Liza and Kara discuss “Hell’s Kitchen” (Season 20, Episode 8), the Mario Batali and Brett Kavanaugh allegations, and chat with actor Sara Bues. 


SOURCES:

Axios - 1

Axios - 2

Wikipedia - 1

Wikipedia - 2

The New Yorker

LA Times

Harvard Business Review

Eater - 1

Eater - 2

Newsweek 

ABC News

Fox Lexington


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Hollaback! - https://www.ihollaback.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Name” (Season 7, Episode 7).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Dec 28, 2021
Presumed Guilty
02:15:33

In honor of the holiday season, Kara and Liza recap an SVU Christmas episode “Presumed Guilty” (Season 14, Episode 10), talk about the long history of child abuse in the Catholic Church, and interview legendary character actor Denis O’Hare. 


SOURCES:

CNN

BBC

NY Times - 1

NY Times - 2

NY Times - 3

NY Times - 4

NY Times - 5

NY Times - 6

NY Times - 7

NY Times - 8

NY Times - 9

NY Times - 10

Herman Law

ProPublica

USA Today

NY Post

The Limited Times

Courthouse News

Washington Post

Newcastle Herald


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) - https://www.snapnetwork.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Hell’s Kitchen” (Season 20, Episode 8). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Dec 21, 2021
Pathological
01:49:02

This week, Liza and Kara talk “Pathological” (Season 19, Episode 10), the story of Gypsy Rose and Dee Dee Blanchard, and interview the episode’s lead, Erin Wilhelmi. 


SOURCES:

Mommy Dead and Dearest - HBO

Biography

People

Buzzfeed News

Wikipedia


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Mommy Dead and Dearest (HBO) - https://www.hbo.com/documentaries/mommy-dead-and-dearest


Next week’s episode will be “Presumed Guilty” (Season 14, Episode 10). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Dec 14, 2021
Pure
02:02:50

Today Kara and Liza celebrate the one year anniversary of That’s Messed Up! They cover the SVU episode “Pure” (Season 6, Episode 18), the case of Bobbie Jo Stinnett, and interview SVU superfan Karen Kilgariff. 


SOURCES:

KMBC 

NBC News  

The Sun

Wikipedia 

Topeka Capital-Journal

BBC 


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Cornell Center on the Death Penalty Worldwide - https://deathpenaltyworldwide.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Pathological” (Season 19, Episode 10). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Dec 07, 2021
Poison
01:25:14

Today, Kara and Liza recap “Poison” (Season 5, Episode 24), the story of Patricia Stallings, and interview legendary actor, Tom Skerritt.


SOURCES:

Unsolved Mysteries

People

Wikipedia


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Innocence Project - https://innocenceproject.org


Next week’s episode will be “Pure” (Season 6, Episode 18). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 30, 2021
Scavenger
01:54:39

Liza and Kara cover SVU’s “Scavenger” (Season 6, Episode 4), the BTK Killer, and interview Tony-winning character actor, Elizabeth Franz.


SOURCES:

Biography - 1

Biography - 2

The Wichita Eagle

Wikipedia

ABC News

A&E

CNN

USA Today

The Sun

Rolling Stone


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

“Confessions of a Serial Killer: The Untold Story of Dennis Rader, the BTK Killer” by Katherine Ramsland https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29464589-confession-of-a-serial-killer


Next week’s episode will be “Poison” (Season 5, Episode 24). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 23, 2021
Witness
01:44:35

On today’s episode, Kara and Liza talk “Witness” (Season 11, Episode 16) and the atrocities against women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, plus an interview with actress Saidah Arrika Ekulona, who plays one of SVU’s most powerful characters, Nardalee Ula. 


SOURCES:

Time

Huffpost

JSTOR

Enough Project

BBC

The Guardian

Wikipedia


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Women for Women International - https://www.womenforwomen.org/where-we-work/democratic-republic-congo


Next week’s episode will be “Scavenger” (Season 6, Episode 4).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 16, 2021
Imprisoned Lives
01:45:41

This week, Kara and Liza talk “Imprisoned Lives” (Season 15, Episode 2), the heinous crimes of Ariel Castro, and interview SVU two-timer, Agatha Nowicki. 


SOURCES:

NY Times - 1

NY Times - 2

NY Times - 3

NY Times - 4

NY Times - 5

NY Times - 6

NY Times - 7

News 5 Cleveland

ABC News - 1

ABC News - 2

Lilyroselee.com

A&E

People

Cleveland 19 News

NZ Herald

CNN


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Cleveland Missing - https://clevelandmissing.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Witness” (Season 11, Episode 16).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 09, 2021
Taboo
01:27:12

Today’s episode recaps “Taboo” (Season 7, Episode 14), the story of Holly Ashcraft, and Liza and Kara talk with the extremely talented Schuyler Fisk.


SOURCES:

NBC News

LA Times

Whittier Daily News

Daily Trojan

CBS Los Angeles

Missoulian


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Planned Parenthood - https://www.plannedparenthood.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Imprisoned Lives” (Season 15, Episode 2). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 02, 2021
Chameleon
01:53:36

Today, Kara and Liza cover “Chameleon” (Season 4, Episode 1), serial killer Aileen Wuornos, and talk with the chameleon herself, Sharon Lawrence. 


SOURCES:

NY Times - 1

NY Times -2

Jacksonville.com

Dignity: A Journal of Analysis of Exploitation and Violence

Ms. Magazine

“Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer” documentary

Wikipedia


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Her Whole Truth - https://www.instagram.com/herwholetruth/


Next week’s episode will be “Taboo” (Season 7, Episode 14).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 26, 2021
Loophole
01:59:49

Liza and Kara cover “Loophole” (Season 8, Episode 13), the Willowbrook State School abuse scandal, and talk with TARU Tech Morales, aka actor Joel de la Fuente.


SOURCES:

NY Times - 1

NY Times - 2

NY Times - 3

NY Times - 4

NY Times - 5

Timeline

NPR


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

The Arc - https://thearc.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Chameleon” (Season 4, Episode 1). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 19, 2021
Holden's Manifesto
01:40:40

This week, Kara and Liza talk “Holden’s Manifesto” (Season 16, Episode 4), the 2014 Isla Vista killings committed by Elliot Rodger, and interview Holden himself, actor John Karna. 


SOURCES:

NY Times

CNN

Wikipedia

Chicago Tribune

LA Times - 1

LA Times - 2

Noozhawk

The Cut

Sydney Morning Herald

BBC

ABC News


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO: "The Rage of the Incels" by Jia Tolentino in The New Yorker

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/the-rage-of-the-incels


Next week’s episode will be “Loophole” (Season 8, Episode 13). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 12, 2021
Downloaded Child
01:50:44

On today’s episode, Liza and Kara cover “Downloaded Child” (Season 15, Episode 19), the story of Amy Unknown, and talk with the episode's lead actress, Meghann Fahy. 


SOURCES:

Lincoln Journal Star

Washington Post

NY Times

Wikipedia - 1

Wikipedia - 2

Slate

Tyler Morning Telegraph


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

The FBI’s Child Pornography Victim Assistance (CPVA) Program

https://www.fbi.gov/resources/victim-services/cpva


Next week’s episode will be “Holden’s Manifesto” (Season 16, Episode 4). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 05, 2021
Pretend
02:01:41

Kara and Liza talk “Pretend” (Season 8, Episode 21), the fascinating case of Treva Throneberry, and interview the charming Michael Welch.


SOURCES:

ABC News

The Olympian

Texas Monthly

Wikipedia


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Together We Rise - https://www.togetherwerise.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Downloaded Child” (Season 15, Episode 19).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 28, 2021
The Book of Esther
01:34:34

This week, Liza and Kara cover SVU’s “The Book of Esther” (Season 19, Episode 20), the Turpin Family, and talk with Esther herself, actress Rebekah Kennedy. 


SOURCES:

NY Times - 1

NY Times - 2

NY Times - 3

NY Times - 4

Washington Post

60 Minutes Australia


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Journey Free - https://journeyfree.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Pretend” (Season 8, Episode 21). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 21, 2021
Mother
01:40:25

This episode covers “Mother” (Season 5, Episode 3), the case of Margaret Bean-Bayog, and Kara and Liza talk with the episode’s guest star, Jon Abrahams.


SOURCES:

NY Times - 1

NY Times - 2

Boston Magazine

Greensboro.com

The Harvard Crimson - 1

The Harvard Crimson - 2

Newsweek


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Therapy Exploitation Link Line - https://therapyabuse.org/


Next week’s episode will be “The Book of Esther” (Season 19, Episode 20). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 14, 2021
Signature
01:47:36

This episode covers “Signature” (Season 9, Episode 12), the case of the Toy-Box Killer, and Liza and Kara interview a true star and the lead of this episode, Erika Christensen. 


SOURCES:

NY Times - 1

NY Times - 2

Wikipedia

Oxygen

All That’s Interesting


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

“Cries in the Desert: The Shocking True Story of a Sadistic Torturer” by John Glatt

https://www.amazon.com/Cries-Desert-Shocking-Sadistic-Torturer-ebook/dp/B003J564ZI


Next week’s episode will be “Mother” (Season 5, Episode 3).

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Sep 07, 2021
Learning Curve
01:26:45

Liza and Kara cover SVU’s “Learning Curve” (Season 13, Episode 21), the Latin King Goonies, and interview Fin’s son, Ken Randall, aka actor Ernest Waddell.


SOURCES:

The Daily Beast

NY Times - 1

NY Times - 2

ABC News

Gothamist


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

The Trevor Project - https://www.thetrevorproject.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Signature” (Season 9, Episode 12). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 31, 2021
Patrimonial Burden
01:47:41

On today’s episode, Kara and Liza cover “Patrimonial Burden” (Season 17, Episode 7), the Duggar family, and talk with delightful actress, Geneva Carr.


SOURCES:

USA Today

Imgur

Defamer

In Touch Weekly

US Magazine

Reuters

Fox News

Wikipedia - 1

Wikipedia - 2


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Recovering from Religion - https://www.recoveringfromreligion.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Learning Curve” (Season 13, Episode 21). 

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Aug 24, 2021
Dissonant Voices
01:39:08

This week, Kara and Liza recap “Dissonant Voices” (Season 15, Episode 7), the Jimmy Savile sexual abuse scandal, and chat with the dazzling Hana Hayes. 


SOURCES:

The Guardian

Washington Post

BBC

NY Times - 1

NY Times - 2

Deadline

ABC News 


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

RAINN - https://www.rainn.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Patrimonial Burden” (Season 17, Episode 7). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 17, 2021
Charisma
01:46:21

Kara and Liza recap “Charisma” (Season 6, Episode 7), the crimes of Marcus Wesson, and interview the man who has haunted their dreams in the role of Abraham, actor Jeff Kober.


SOURCES:

Your Central Valley

Film Daily

ABC 30

NY Times

NY Daily News

DeLani R. Bartlette

ABC News


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

“The Wesson Vampire Clan” - The podcast Cults by Parcast

https://open.spotify.com/episode/44s6YAldA73AdSX2bHs8zM?si=JKmEtJ9_RniLiNS-nSyBZg&dl_branch=1


Next week’s episode will be “Dissonant Voices” (Season 15, Episode 7). 

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Aug 10, 2021
Intimidation Game
01:46:25

Today covers SVU’s “Intimidation Game” (Season 16, Episode 14), the Gamergate controversy, the story of Anita Sarkeesian, and Kara and Liza talk with the episode’s lead, Mouzam Makkar. 


SOURCES:

Washington Post

Cosmopolitan

Feminist Frequency 

IGN

NY Times

Wikipedia


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Feminist Frequency - https://feministfrequency.com/


Next week’s episode will be “Charisma” (Season 6, Episode 7). 

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Aug 03, 2021
Pique
01:55:29

Liza and Kara take listeners through the classic SVU episode “Pique”, tell the story of Barbara and Tony Baekeland, and talk with actor and director, Chad Lowe. 


SOURCES:

New York Daily News

History

Wikipedia

Crime & Investigation 


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Survivors of Incest Anonymous - https://siawso.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Intimidation Game” (Season 16, Episode 14). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 27, 2021
Rooftop
01:35:58

This episode, Kara and Liza recap “Rooftop” (Season 3, Episode 4), the story of Nushawn Williams, and talk with returning guest and SVU superstar, Neal Baer. 


SOURCES:

The Center for HIV Law and Policy

NY Times - 1

NY Times - 2

NY Times - 3

Wikipedia - 1

Wikipedia - 2

WIVB 4

South Coast Today


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

(1) Black AIDS Institute (BAI) - https://blackaids.org/

(2) “Notorious H.I.V.: The Media Spectacle of Nushawn Williams” by Thomas Shevory


Next week’s episode will be “Pique” (Season 2, Episode 20). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 20, 2021
Rapist Anonymous
01:51:49

Today’s episode covers “Rapist Anonymous” (Season 15, Episode 9), Jodi Arias, and Kara and Liza chat with the very talented Thomas Sadoski. 


SOURCES:

20/20 - “Gone in a Flash” (Hulu - Season 42, Episode 17)

HuffPost

ABC News

Associated Press News

CNN

CBS News


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Women For Sobriety - https://womenforsobriety.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Rooftop” (Season 3, Episode 4).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 13, 2021
I Deserve Some Loving Too
01:32:57

Kara and Liza recap the SVU episode “I Deserve Some Loving Too” (Season 21, Episode 14), the cases of John Jacobs Olivas and Wilfredo Rodriguez, and talk with actress Lee Hubilla. 


SOURCES:

The Independent

Inmate Aid

Buzzfeed News - 1

Buzzfeed News - 2

Associated Press News


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

American Immigration Council - https://www.americanimmigrationcouncil.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Rapist Anonymous” (Season 15, Episode 9). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 06, 2021
Head
01:26:29

This week, Kara and Liza take listeners through “Head” (Season 5, Episode 25), the true story it’s based on, and interview the episode’s red herring, James Urbaniak. 


SOURCES:

New Scientist

The Atlantic

The Independent

BBC News

Legal Affairs


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

MaleSurvivor - https://malesurvivor.org/


Next week’s episode will be “I Deserve Some Loving Too” (Season 21, Episode 14). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jun 29, 2021
Smut
01:41:08

This episode, Kara and Liza cover “Smut” (Season 10, Episode 10), the Andrew Luster case, and talk with the multi-talented actress, Kelly Hu. 


SOURCES:

The New York Times - 1

The New York Times - 2

Los Angeles Times

Wikipedia - 1

Wikipedia - 2

Study.com

NCBI

Snopes


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG GO:

NO MORE - https://nomore.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Head” (Season 5, Episode 25).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jun 22, 2021
Collateral Damages
01:39:19

Today’s episode covers “Collateral Damages” (Season 17, Episode 15), Subway’s Jared Fogle, and Liza and Kara interview SVU writer and co-executive producer, Samantha Corbin-Miller. 


SOURCES:

The Indianapolis Star

ABC News

Wikipedia

Daily Beast

LA Times

New York Daily News

NBC New York

Business Insider


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

"The Internet Is Overrun With Images of Child Sexual Abuse. What Went Wrong?" by Michael H. Keller and Gabriel J.X. Dance

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/09/28/us/child-sex-abuse.html?mtrref=www.google.com&assetType=REGIWALL


Next week’s episode will be “Smut” (Season 10, Episode 10). 

 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jun 15, 2021
Lessons Learned
01:47:37

Kara and Liza cover “Lessons Learned” (Season 14, Episode 8), The Horace Mann School sex abuse scandal, and talk with star of stage and screen, Anthony Rapp. 


SOURCES:

The New York Times - 1

The New York Times - 2

Wikipedia

The Atlantic

The New Yorker

USA Today


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

“The Horace Mann School’s Secret History of Sexual Abuse” by Amos Kamil

https://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/10/magazine/the-horace-mann-schools-secret-history-of-sexual-abuse.html


Next week’s episode will be “Collateral Damages” (Season 17, Episode 15). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jun 08, 2021
Execution
02:02:58

This week covers the SVU episode “Execution” (Season 3, Episode 15), notorious serial killer Ed Kemper, and Kara and Liza talk with series regular George Huang, aka the one and only BD Wong. 


SOURCES:

Biography.com

Thomas Flight

KTLA 5

True Crime Magazine

Wikipedia


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

“Whoever Fights Monsters: My Twenty Years Tracking Serial Killers for the FBI” by Robert K. Ressler and Tom Shachtman - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/79085.Whoever_Fights_Monsters


Next week’s episode will be “Lessons Learned” (Season 14, Episode 8).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jun 01, 2021
Glasgowman's Wrath
01:37:00

This episode covers “Glasgowman’s Wrath” (Season 16, Episode 6), the wild tale of the Slender Man stabbings, and Kara and Liza interview Chloe Csengery, the actress who portrayed Perry Gilbert. 


SOURCES:

Beware the Slenderman (HBOMax)

TMJ4 News

ABC News - 1

ABC News - 2

20/20

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Sun


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO: 

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) - https://www.nami.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Execution” (Season 3, Episode 15). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

May 25, 2021
Fault
01:37:18

This week Kara and Liza cover the classic SVU episode, “Fault” (Season 7, Episode 19), the case of Joseph Edward Duncan III, and talk with legendary actor, Lou Diamond Phillips. 


SOURCES: 

People

FBI: Criminal Pursuit

Murderpedia

Wikipedia


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

National Center for Victims of Crime - https://victimsofcrime.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Glasgowman’s Wrath” (Season 16, Episode 6).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

May 18, 2021
Hunting Ground
01:36:22

Join Kara and Liza as they recap “Hunting Ground” (Season 13, Episode 15), discuss the heinous crimes of The Butcher Baker (Robert Hansen), and interview actress Emily Kinney. 


SOURCES:

NY Times

The FBI Files

Alaska Dispatch

Wikipedia - 1

Wikipedia - 2


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Porn Work: Sex, Labor, and Late Capitalism by Heather Berg - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HGTGG4X/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

Hacking//Hustling - https://hackinghustling.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Fault” (Season 7, Episode 19). 

 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

May 11, 2021
Identity
01:33:58

Listeners asked for “Identity” (Season 6, Episode 12) and it’s finally here. Kara and Liza also cover the true story of David Reimer and chat with SVU’s Dr. Rebecca Hendrix, aka actress Mary Stuart Masterson. 


SOURCES:

LA Times

NY Times

Wikipedia

The Globe and Mail

BBC - 1

BBC - 2

The Oprah Winfrey Show

CBC


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

“As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised as a Girl” by John Colapinto

https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-06-019211-2


Next week’s episode will be “Hunting Ground” (Season 13, Episode 15).

 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

May 04, 2021
Vulnerable
01:22:10

This episode covers SVU’s “Vulnerable” (Season 4, Episode 3), the case of Kristen Gilbert, and Kara and Liza interview the actor who portrayed Hal, Andy Powers.


SOURCES:

Snapped (Season 23, Episode 17)


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Alzheimer’s Association - Abuse: https://www.alz.org/help-support/caregiving/safety/abuse

Care For The Givers Project: https://www.instagram.com/careforthegivers/


Next week’s episode will be “Identity” (Season 6, Episode 12). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Apr 27, 2021
Choreographed
01:31:44

This 4/20, Liza and Kara bring you a chill episode, covering SVU’s “Choreographed”, the future of microchips, and an interview with TV dad, comedian, and sometimes bad guy, Bob Saget.

 

SOURCES:

ABC News

Inverse.com

BBC

NY Post

NPR

Reuters

USA Today

Dangerous Things

Wikipedia


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Scleroderma Research Foundation: https://srfcure.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Vulnerable” (Season 4, Episode 3). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Apr 20, 2021
Intent
01:31:21

This week, Kara and Liza cover the SVU episode “Intent” (Season 19, Episode 8), the Shelly Chartier case, and talk with the SVU-catfisher herself, actress Tenea Intriago. 


SOURCES:

Catfish: The TV Show (Season 6, Episode 12)

20/20 ABC: Hooking a Catfish 

The Sun


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

“5 Easy Ways to Protect Yourself Online” - National Cybersecurity Alliance: https://staysafeonline.org/blog/5-easy-online-safety-tips/


Next week’s episode will be “Choreographed” (Season 8, Episode 9). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Apr 13, 2021
Institutional Fail
01:31:21

This episode, Liza and Kara recap SVU’s “Institutional Fail” (Season 17, Episode 4), the heartbreaking story of Nixzmary Brown, and interview the multi-talented actress, Jessica Pimentel. 


SOURCES:

The New York Times - 1

The New York Times - 2

The New York Times - 3

USA Today

NY Daily News

Wikipedia

The New York State Senate

New York Post - 1

New York Post - 2


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

The National CASA/GAL Association for Children: https://nationalcasagal.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Intent” (Season 19, Episode 8). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Apr 06, 2021
Conscience
01:31:01

This episode, Liza and Kara cover “Conscience” (Season 6, Episode 6), adolescent murderer Eric M. Smith, and chat with SVU executive producer and showrunner (seasons 2-12), Neal Baer. 


SOURCES:

CBS News

The New York Times

Democrat & Chronicle

The Steuben Courier Advocate

Wikipedia


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

“When Your Child is a Psychopath” - Story by Barbara Bradley Hagerty: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/06/when-your-child-is-a-psychopath/524502/


Next week’s episode will be “Institutional Fail” (Season 17, Episode 4). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Mar 30, 2021
Sugar
01:39:26

This week Kara and Liza celebrate their Sweet 16, talking all things 16th Precinct, “Sugar” (Season 11, Episode 2), and the case of Jasmine Fiore. They also interview the charming and amazing actor, Eric McCormack. 


SOURCES:

Entertainment Weekly

True Crime with Aphrodite Jones (Season 2, Episode 7 - Available on Discovery+)

ABC News


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Red Canary Song: https://www.redcanarysong.net/


Next week’s episode will be “Conscience” (Season 6, Episode 6). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Mar 23, 2021
Broken Rhymes
01:14:45

Kara and Liza delve into the world of hip hop in SVU’s “Broken Rhymes” (Season 18, Episode 6) followed by a closer look at the alleged relationship between Tyga and Mia Isabella that it’s based on. Plus, an interview with legendary musician and actor, Wyclef Jean. 


SOURCES: 

Lovebscott.com

Terezowens.com

VICE

International Business Times - 1

International Business Times - 2

Daily Mirror

Wikipedia - 1

Wikipedia - 2

Wikipedia - 3


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Trans Lifeline: https://translifeline.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Sugar” (Season 11, Episode 2).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Mar 16, 2021
Stranger
01:33:23

On this week’s episode, Kara and Liza breakdown SVU’s “Stranger” (Season 10, Episode 11), and the two crimes it’s based on: serial impostor Frédéric Bourdin and the harrowing story of survivor Elisabeth Fritzl. Plus, an interview with actress Ellen Woglom. 


SOURCES:

(1) Frédéric Bourdin:

Wikipedia

Bird In Flight

YouTube

Time

(2) Elisabeth Fritzl: 

Independent 1

Independent 2

The New York Times

The Daily Mirror

Wikipedia

The Sun


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO: 

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: https://www.missingkids.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Broken Rhymes” (Season 18, Episode 6). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Mar 09, 2021
Serendipity
01:33:05

This week’s episode covers SVU’s “Serendipity” (Season 5, Episode 5), the crimes of Dr. John Schneeberger, and Kara and Liza interview SVU legend ADA Casey Novak, actress Diane Neal. 


SOURCES:

Forensic Files

Crime Magazine

CBC


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Joyful Heart Foundation: http://www.joyfulheartfoundation.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Stranger” (Season 10, Episode 11). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Mar 02, 2021
Counselor, It's Chinatown
01:30:41

This week, Kara and Liza discuss “Counselor, It’s Chinatown” (Season 21, Episode 7) and The Orchids of Asia Day Spa story. Plus an interview with comedy icon and fellow SVU superfan, Margaret Cho, who portrayed Evelyn Lee.


SOURCES:

Vanity Fair - 1

Vanity Fair - 2

Palm Beach Post - 1

Palm Beach Post - 2 

Palm Beach Post - 3

Rolling Stone

ABC News

WPTV News

NY Mag


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

From That’s Messed Up listener, Mary Haggerty: Shared Hope International’s informational guide - “Responding to Sex Trafficking Victim Offender Intersectionality” 

https://sharedhope.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/SH_Responding-to-Sex-Trafficking-Victim-Offender-Intersectionality2020_FINAL.pdf


Next week’s episode will be “Serendipity” (Season 5, Episode 5). 

 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Feb 23, 2021
Mean
01:22:56

This episode, Kara and Liza recap “Mean” (Season 5, Episode 17), cover the case of Shanda Sharer, and talk to the ultimate mean girl, Brittany, aka Kelli Garner. 


SOURCES:

The 1990’s: The Deadliest Decade (Episode: The New Girl)


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Stomp Out Bullying: https://www.stompoutbullying.org/

Lambda Legal: https://www.lambdalegal.org/know-your-rights/article/trans-resources-incarcerated-people


Next week’s episode will be “Counselor, It’s Chinatown” (Season 21, Episode 7). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Feb 16, 2021
Slaves
01:35:04

This week Kara and Liza are taking it back to the beginning, covering SVU’s “Slaves” (Season 1, Episode 22) and the story of Colleen Stan, plus an interview with Captain Cragen himself, actor Dann Florek.


SOURCES:

Colleen Stan: Girl in the Box, Part 1

Colleen Stan: Girl in the Box, Part 2


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Write to the CA Parole Board and Governor Gavin Newsom to express your concerns about the potential early release of Cameron Hooker. 

Cameron Hooker

CDCR #: D18324

Board of Parole Hearings

Post Office Box 4036

Sacramento, CA 95812-4036

Phone: 916-445-4072

CDCR Office of Survivor Rights and Services

victimservices@cdcr.ca.gov

Governor Gavin Newsom

1303 10th Street, Suite 1173

Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 445-2841

parole@gov.ca.gov

OR

https://govapps.gov.ca.gov/gov40mail/


Next week’s episode will be “Mean” (Season 5, Episode 17). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Feb 09, 2021
Lost Traveler
01:14:39

On this week’s episode, Liza and Kara chat “Lost Traveler” (Season 13, Episode 9), the story of Leiby Kletzky, and interview SVU-favorite, Scott William Winters.


SOURCES:

NYMag -1

NYMag - 2

The New York Times

NY Post

Brooklyn Paper


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

If you want to learn more about the Romani community, this article from The Daily Beast is very informative: https://www.thedailybeast.com/american-gypsies-are-a-persecuted-minority-that-is-starting-to-fight-back

Scott William Winters program, Prison Fellowship: https://www.prisonfellowship.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Slaves” (Season 1, Episode 22). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Feb 02, 2021
Pornstar’s Requiem
01:08:11

Kara and Liza tackle the SVU episode “Pornstar’s Requiem” (Season 16, Episode 5), the story of Belle Knox, and interview the actor who plays a controversial judge, Richard T. Jones.


SOURCES:

Becoming Belle Knox - Ep 1

Becoming Belle Knox - Ep 2

Becoming Belle Knox - Ep 3

Becoming Belle Knox - Ep 4

Becoming Belle Knox - Ep 5

The View

Rolling Stone


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

End Rape on Campus: https://endrapeoncampus.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Lost Traveler” (Season 13, Episode 9). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jan 26, 2021
Accredo
01:30:05

Join Kara and Liza this week as they recap “Accredo” (Season 20, Episode 5), talk all things NXIVM, and interview the actor who portrays a convincing cult leader, Sebastian Roché.


SOURCES:

HBO’s The Vow

Forbes

The New York Times - 1

The New York Times - 2

Times Union

Vanity Fair - 1

Vanity Fair - 2

Vanity Fair - 3

Newsweek

Katie Hill


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

RAINN: https://www.rainn.org/


Next week’s episode will be “Pornstar’s Requiem” (Season 16, Episode 5). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jan 19, 2021
Counterfeit
01:04:53

On this week’s episode, Kara and Liza cover “Counterfeit” (Season 3, Episode 14), the crimes of Craig Peyer, and chat with SVU-regular, Michael O’Keefe.


SOURCES:

Forensic Files

CBS 8 San Diego

NBC 7 San Diego


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO: 

Join Cara Knott's family in writing to CA Governor Gavin Newsom to block any early release for Craig Peyer: https://govapps.gov.ca.gov/gov40mail/


Next week’s episode will be “Accredo” (Season 20, Episode 5). 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jan 12, 2021
Babes
01:08:22

This week, Liza and Kara dig into the episode “Babes” (Season 10, Episode 6), the scenario it’s based on, and hear from the pregnancy pact ringleader herself, Fidelia, aka Jess Varley.


SOURCES:

Mass Alliance on Teen Pregnancy

Gloucester 18 Trailer

Gloucester 18 Scenes

Inside Edition

MarieClaire


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

Planned Parenthood: http://www.plannedparenthood.org/

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jan 05, 2021
Burned
01:04:48

This episode, Kara and Liza take listeners through SVU's "Burned" (Season 8, Episode 11), the incredible story of survivor Yvette Cade, and talk with the actress who portrays Tessa, Tiffany Evans.


SOURCES:

Oprah

ABC News

Washington Post 

HLN

WUSA 9


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:

The Hotline - https://www.thehotline.org/

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Dec 29, 2020
Raw
01:30:51

This week, Kara and Liza cover the SVU episode "Raw" (Season 7, Episode 6), the multiple true crimes the episode is ripped from, and chat with Oscar-winner and icon, Marcia Gay Harden. 


SOURCES:

Washington Post

New York Times

Chicago Tribune

Fox 32 Chicago 

Indiana University

Southern Poverty Law Center

FBI

YouTube

Matthew F Hale (Wiki) 

Benjamin Nathaniel Smith (Wiki)

Kingston Courthouse Shooting (Wiki)


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Ricky Byrdsong Memorial

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Dec 22, 2020
Damaged
01:13:33

This week, Kara and Liza take listeners through Liza’s all-time favorite SVU episode, “Damaged” (Season 4, Episode 11) and the true crime it’s based on, The Ken and Barbie Killers. Plus a visit from Ari Graynor! 


SOURCES: 

Ken and Barbie Killers - YouTube

Esquire


WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO: 

If you are interested in learning more about psychopathy, check out The Psychopath Test, by Jon Ronson.

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Dec 15, 2020
Bully
01:11:13

In their first episode, Kara and Liza recap SVU’s “Bully” (Season 12, Episode 18) and the true scenarios (Leona Helmsley and R. Budd Dwyer) the episode is based on. Plus an interview with the “bully” herself, Kate Burton. 


SOURCES:

Barbara Walters Special

R. Budd Dwyer

 

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For more information on workplace bullying, visit https://workplacebullying.org/.

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Dec 08, 2020
Introducing That's Messed Up: An SVU Podcast
00:03:19

Meet Kara and Liza: friends, comedians, Law & Order: SVU superfans, and hosts of Exactly Right’s newest true crime podcast, That's Messed Up. Each week, the pair take a deep dive into an iconic SVU episode, reveal the true crime it's based on, and chat up actors involved in the production—cult leaders and fruit vendors alike. From classic crimes to ones that didn’t make the headlines—you’ll hear them all. 

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Nov 13, 2020