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The Murder of Julia Wallace Podcast

An insurance salesman goes out on a call from a mysterious man to a location that doesn’t exist. When get gets home, he finds his wife brutally murdered. After a police investigation, he is charged with the crime, found guilty … Continue reading

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Lana Turner and Murder!

She was only 14. Her mother was one of the biggest stars on Hollywood. One night she grabbed a sharp knife from the kitchen, ran upstairs, coming face to face with mom’s abusive boyfriend. Today we have the story a … Continue reading

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The Tale of Soapy Smith

His name was Jefferson Randolph Smith II. He was born in Newnan, Georgia on November 2, 1860 and he would be known as Soapy, one of the most notorious con men in the old west. From the Shell Game and … Continue reading

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The Flatwoods Monster

On September 12, 1952 in the little village of Flatwoods, West Virginia, a group of seven, two adults and five children, investigated something that had crash or landed on a hill. In the darkness, with only a flashlight that came … Continue reading

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Gerald Bull & the Supergun

Canadian Dr. Gerald Bull had a lifelong dream to build a Super Gun, one that could shoot scientific instrument into outer space. It began in 1961, and for almost 30 years he tried to make his dream come true. In … Continue reading

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The Ghost Blimp of 1942

On the 127th episode of Coffee With Jeff, I tell the amazing mystery of the crew of the L-8 Blimp. On August 16, 1942, a blimp carrying two men left the coast of San Francisco to look for, and possibly … Continue reading

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The Pauline Cushman Story

During the American Civil War, actress Pauline Cushman stopped in the middle of a performance and said to the audience, “Here’s to Jeff Davis and the Southern Confederacy, May the South always maintain her honor and her rights.” She was … Continue reading

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The Story of the “City of Liverpool” 1933 Air Disaster

This story is not just about the crash of a plane called “City of Liverpool” which crashed in 1933, and many consider it to be the first case a sabotage in air flight, but also my attempt to find the … Continue reading

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The Nancy Wake Story

Nancy Wake was born in New Zealand, grew up in Australia and became one of the people wanted by the Germans in France during World War 2. They called her the White Mouse and she was forced to flee to … Continue reading

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“Count” Victor Lustig

His name was Robert V. Miller but he called himself “Count” Victor Lustig. He sold a machine to duplicate money, robbed money from a bank, was caught, and talked his way out of charges, and then escaped from an escape-proof … Continue reading

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