The Greatest True Crime Stories Ever Told
The Greatest True Crime Stories Ever Told

The Greatest True Crime Stories Ever Told

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The Greatest True Crime Stories Ever Told is an anthology podcast series of the most layered and engrossing true crime stories about female killers, cops, scientists, lawyers, scammers, activists, and more. Hosted by true crime writer, Mary Kay McBrayer, this podcast tells the stories in which women aren’t narrowly defined as victims, but instead are the protagonists.

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Finding My Brother's Killer
FEB 20, 2024
Finding My Brother's Killer

This is the story of Penny Farmer—who lost her brother at sea in the late 1970s, and never stopped looking for him. Not for 40 years… 

The Greatest True Crime Stories is a production of Diversion Audio.

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This series is hosted by Mary Kay McBrayer. Check out more of her work at www.marykaymcbrayer.com.

This episode was written by Nora Batelle
Editorial Direction by Nora Batelle
Developed by Scott Waxman, Emma DeMuth and Jacob Bronstein
Produced by Antonio Enriquez
Directed by Jacob Bronstein
Theme Music by Tyler Cash
Executive Produced by Scott Waxman, Mark Francis, and Jacob Bronstein

Special Thanks:

Penny Farmer, Dead in the Water, My Forty-Year Search for My Brother’s Killer

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People Don't Sleep in Bras
FEB 13, 2024
People Don't Sleep in Bras

This episode is about the murder of Steve Beard…and Steve’s wife’s lover, who shot him.

The Greatest True Crime Stories is a production of Diversion Audio.

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Diversion Audio on Instagram 
• Explore more: diversionaudio.com 

This series is hosted by Mary Kay McBrayer. Check out more of her work at www.marykaymcbrayer.com.

This episode was written by Mary Kay McBrayer
Editorial Direction by Nora Batelle
Developed by Scott Waxman, Emma DeMuth and Jacob Bronstein
Produced and directed by Mark Francis and Antonio Enriquez
Theme Music by Tyler Cash
Executive Produced by Scott Waxman, Mark Francis, and Jacob Bronstein

Special Thanks:

The Fortune Hunter by Suzy Spencer

Lange, M. (2023, February 16). The case for chilling. The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2023/02/16/style/sheila-liming-hanging-out-interview.html

NBCUniversal News Group. (2018, March 29). How to make friends as an adult. NBCNews.com. https://www.nbcnews.com/better/health/how-make-friends-adult-ncna860971 

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65 MIN
The Murder Factory (Pt 2)
FEB 6, 2024
The Murder Factory (Pt 2)

This is the second episode of a two-episode mini series about the Archer House. It was supposed to be a place where older folks could find comfort, community, and somewhere to call home.

Instead, it was a murder factory. 

The Greatest True Crime Stories is a production of Diversion Audio.

• Follow
Diversion Audio on Instagram 
• Explore more: diversionaudio.com 

This series is hosted by Mary Kay McBrayer. Check out more of her work at www.marykaymcbrayer.com.

This episode was written by Mary Kay McBrayer
Editorial Direction by Nora Batelle
Developed by Scott Waxman, Emma DeMuth and Jacob Bronstein
Produced, Directed and Edited by Mark Francis
Theme Music by Tyler Cash
Executive Produced by Scott Waxman, Mark Francis, and Jacob Bronstein

Special Thanks:
Devil's Rooming House: The True Story of America's Deadliest Female Serial Killer by M William Phelps

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56 MIN