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  • New True Crime Documentaries June 2023

    As the days grow longer and the summer heat intensifies, there’s no better refuge than the cool embrace of air conditioning and the captivating world of true crime documentaries. This June, there’s no shortage of macabre murder stories waiting to capture your attention. The list is extensive this month, with no fewer than 22 new releases (including one drama series) that promise to shock, intrigue, and, dare I say, even entertain. So buckle up, true crime fanatics – we’re diving deep into a summer of suspense and dark intrigue that’s as relentless as the summer sun.

  • The Murder of Jonelle Matthews

    Hey, y’all. I’m going back to 1984 this week to explore the case of the murder of Jonelle Matthews. In December 1984, a 12-year-old girl named Jonelle Matthews disappeared from her Colorado home, starting a mystery that lasted for almost 40 years. A man named Steven Pankey became a key figure in the case, raising a lot of eyebrows with his strange behavior. Jonelle’s disappearance made waves across the country, even getting mentioned by President Ronald Reagan. Her picture even showed up on milk cartons, a sight seen in many homes around the country. This wasn’t just any unsolved mystery;…

  • True Crime and Chill: “The Secrets of Hillsong,” Episodes 1 and 2, Review

    Hey, y’all. Hold onto your skinny jeans and deep-V tees, because we’re diving into the first two episodes of “The Secrets of Hillsong,” FX’s new four-part docuseries that rips off the glittery band-aid of the Hillsong megachurch and its beloved bad-boy pastor, Carl Lentz. If you’ve ever wondered what could possibly go wrong when a megachurch, a celebrity pastor, and Justin Bieber all walk into a bar – this docuseries directed by Stacey Lee is your ticket to the dark side of the pulpit.

  • Missing Monday: Matthew Anfeldt | Grand Mound, WA

    On February 28, 2019, 20-year-old Matthew Anfeldt from Grand Mound, Washington, disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Prior to vanishing, he was seen behaving erratically and making unfounded claims about his family being murdered. Despite sustaining an assault months before his disappearance and exhibiting unsettling behavior on the day he went missing, no substantial leads have been uncovered. His inactive phone, social media, and bank accounts only deepen the mystery.

  • 12 Modern Cults That You Can (But Shouldn’t) Join Today (Part 2)

    Welcome back to part 2 of “12 Modern Cults That You Can (But Shouldn’t) Join Today.” Buckle up as we explore the shadowy corners of society’s clandestine groups with the rest of my round-up of 12 contemporary cults surprisingly thriving today.

  • 12 Modern Cults That You Can (But Shouldn’t) Join Today – Part 1

    Let’s face it, we’re suckers for a good cult story. The creepy allure, the charismatic leaders, the bizarre rituals – they’ve got it all. But hold onto your kombucha, because this isn’t just a trip down Jonestown memory lane. We’re taking a detour into the here and now, uncovering a dozen cults that didn’t get the memo that it’s 2023 and they’re supposed to be extinct. So join me as we delve into the dark underbelly of society’s secret societies with a list of 12 modern cults that are still, against all odds, recruiting and operating today. Spoiler alert: It’s…

  • Missing Monday: Typhenie Johnson | Euless, Texas

    In October 2016, Typhenie Johnson vanished after a suspicious encounter with her ex-boyfriend, Christopher Revill, in Euless, Texas. After Christopher returned alone from a conversation with Typhenie and claimed she’d left with a stranger, Typhenie’s brother found her belongings near Christopher’s car. Christopher was arrested and charged with her kidnapping. He was also the last person seen with another missing woman, Taalibah Islam, in 2006. Typhenie’s body remains undiscovered, but authorities believe she was murdered.

  • The Abduction and Murder of Naomi Irion | Updated 8/7/2023

    This is the story of the tragic abduction and murder of 18-year-old Naomi Irion. In the small hours of a chilly morning on March 12, 2022, an ordinary day took a horrifying turn for 18-year-old Naomi Irion. While Naomi was waiting for a shuttle bus in a Walmart parking lot in Fernley, Nevada, a man forced himself into her car and drove off, with Naomi helplessly in the passenger seat. The chilling abduction, captured on surveillance cameras, marked the beginning of a heartrending mystery that would grip the nation. Naomi’s disappearance would soon turn into a murder investigation, a harrowing…

  • Missing Monday: Chance Englebert

    Chance Leslie Englebert was a 25-year-old dad and husband who had just started a new job in Moorcroft, Wyoming before he mysteriously disappeared during a Fourth of July weekend family get-together on July 6th, 2019.

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