Episode 11: Wonder Woman and Highway 29

When I was eight I had a friend with a pirate’s smile —Cyndi Lauper, “Sally’s Pigeons” The missing and the murdered Alicia Showalter Reynolds: missing. . .

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Episode 7: Big Star in a Small Town

Against the Peace and Dignity of the Commonwealth, episode 1: the murder of Alison Parker and Adam Ward, and the attempted murder of Vicki Gardner,. . .

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Upcoming Local True Crime: Help Save the Next Girl

A great day! Help me WELCOME Roanoke City Police Department’s new Help Save the Next Girl patrol car! Patrol units will be in it responding. . .

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Episode 5: Haunted Me and the Red Book

…and a true crime mystery from Carla’s past to solve. Truly! In which Carla extolls the haunting music of the musician she has been highlighting. . .

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Episode 2: Casey Anthony and Bonnie MacNara

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Mothers who killed their young children: one fictional, one frighteningly real, both related. Book recommendations: Before the list of true crime books, I must mention this. . .

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Episode 1: Poe and Carla and Cupcakes: Nicetameetcha

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Poe and Carla and Cupcakes: Nicetameetcha In which Carla explains why eccentric doesn’t equal crazy, that horror poetry is a thing, and cupcakes are linked. . .

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Carla: Pinterest

See? Wasn’t kidding. Everything fascinates me. I want to learn it all and do it all and write it all down and this is why. . .

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