Vox Media Podcast Network
Criminal is the first of its kind. A show about people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. Hosted by Phoebe Judge. Part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.
MAR 24, 2023
Episode 212: The Fasting Cure
In 1911, two sisters traveled to Seattle to meet a "doctor" named Linda Hazzard. The sisters didn’t seem very sick, but when they arrived, Dr. Hazzard told them they didn’t have a moment to lose – they needed to begin her treatment right away.
MAR 17, 2023
Episode 211: Crazy Eddie
The rise and fall of Crazy Eddie, a discount electronics chain store famous in the 1970s and 80s for its commercials.
MAR 10, 2023
Episode 210: Out of the Box
In 1964, Reg Spiers couldn’t afford a plane ticket home to Australia from England, so he came up with another way to get there: “I saw them shipping animals. And I thought, well, if the dogs can survive it, I could.”
MAR 3, 2023
Episode 209: An Impossible Crime, Part 2
In 2001, Daniel Taylor wrote a letter from prison to a reporter at the Chicago Tribune named Steve Mills. Steve Mills spent months investigating before publishing a detailed examination of Daniel’s case as part of a series called “Cops and Confessions.”
FEB 24, 2023
Episode 208: An Impossible Crime
Daniel Taylor was 17 years old when he was arrested for a 1992 double homicide in Chicago. He was charged alongside seven other Black men. But Daniel had an alibi. He was in jail at the time of the murders.
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