That's Messed Up: An SVU Podcast

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 Jan 18, 2021

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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
Intent
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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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 13, 2021
Institutional Fail
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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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 06, 2021
Conscience
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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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 30, 2021
Sugar
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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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 23, 2021
Broken Rhymes
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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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 16, 2021
Stranger
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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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 09, 2021
Serendipity
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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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 02, 2021
Counselor, It's Chinatown
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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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 23, 2021
Mean
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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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 16, 2021
Slaves
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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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 09, 2021
Lost Traveler
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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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 02, 2021
Pornstar’s Requiem
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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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 26, 2021
Accredo
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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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 19, 2021
Counterfeit
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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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 12, 2021
Babes
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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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 05, 2021
Burned
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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/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 29, 2020
Raw
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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) WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:  Ricky Byrdsong Memorial See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 22, 2020
Damaged
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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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 15, 2020
Bully
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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   WHAT WOULD SISTER PEG DO:  For more information on workplace bullying, visit https://workplacebullying.org/. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 08, 2020
Introducing That's Messed Up: An SVU Podcast
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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.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 13, 2020