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The Generation Why Podcast podcast

The Generation Why Podcast

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  Wondery  

All episodes are available for free, with ad-free episodes available for Wondery+ subscribers. The Generation Why Podcast released its first episode in 2012 and pioneered the true crime genre in the podcasting world. Two friends, Aaron & Justin, break down theories and give their opinions on unsolved murders, controversies, mysteries and conspiracies.

All episodes are available for free, with ad-free episodes available for Wondery+ subscribers. The Generation Why Podcast released its first episode in 2012 and pioneered the true crime genre in the podcasting world. Two friends, Aaron & Justin, break down theories and give their opinions on unsolved murders, controversies, mysteries and conspiracies.

 

#354

The Fager Murders - 442

December 31, 1987. Wichita, Kansas. Mary Fager walked into her house and found the body of her husband so she had a neighbor call 911. When police arrived they found the bodies of Mary's husband and two daughters. They had been brutally murdered, Phillip was shot and Sherri and Kelli had been drowned in the family’s hot tub. The contractor, Bill Butterworth, was missing as was the family's vehicle. Bill would be traced to another state and apprehended. He claimed to have no real memories of that day or any idea how he ended up in Florida. Join us as we discuss a bizarre case that shocked a community. Get extra episodes from us every month! Visit: [patreon.com/generationwhy] (http://patreon.com/generationwhy) Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. [https://wondery.app.link/generationwhy] (https://wondery.app.link/generationwhy) . See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

18 Oct 2021

50 MINS

50:42

18 Oct 2021


#353

Wondery Presents: Over My Dead Body - Fox Lake

A small town cop is gunned down in a swamp in the summer of 2015. He quickly became a martyr in the national media, until a dogged investigator uncovered the officer's bizarre and dark past. When the truth comes out, the townspeople must reconcile betrayal, corruption and the secrets of an American hero. FromWondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Dr. Death comes the third season of Over My Dead Body: Fox Lake. Listen to Over My Dead Body Fox Lake - [wondery.fm/FL_GenerationWhy] (http://wondery.fm/FL_GenerationWhy) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

11 Oct 2021

05 MINS

05:46

11 Oct 2021


#352

Temujin Kensu - 441

November 5th, 1986. Port Huron, Michigan.College student Scott Macklem was murdered in broad daylight in the parking lot of his school. His fiancee immediately directed the police to her ex-boyfriend, “John Lamar,” who was really Frederick Freeman. Without considering any other suspects, Freeman was arrested and convicted of murder. Frederick Freeman, now Temujin Kensu, swears he is innocent. The prosecution claimed Temujin was a deadly ninja assassin who chartered a private plane to get revenge on the man who stole his girlfriend. Was this true? Join us as we discuss this bizarre case that continues to be challenged to this day. Get bonus content from Generation Why at: [patreon.com/generationwhy] (http://patreon.com/generationwhy) Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. [https://wondery.app.link/generationwhy] (https://wondery.app.link/generationwhy) . See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

11 Oct 2021

1 HR 07 MINS

1:07:26

11 Oct 2021


#351

Erin Caffey - 440

March 1, 2008. Emory, Texas. When Erin Caffey’s parents told her to end her relationship with her boyfriend, Charlie Wilkinson, she only had one solution – kill them. Were the Caffeys bad parents? Absolutely not according to everyone in their small town, so why did Erin want to take such a drastic measure to be with Charlie? Support Generation Why and great causes that we donate to: patreon.com/generationwhy Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/generationwhy. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

04 Oct 2021

53 MINS

53:49

04 Oct 2021


#350

Introducing - Badlands: Sportsland

BADLANDS is a true-crime anthology podcast from Jake Brennan, creator and host of the award-winning music and true crime podcast DISGRACELAND. BADLANDS Season 2:Sportslandis all about the shocking rise and fall of sports legends. Listen each week for wild stories about Mike Tyson, Oscar Pistorius, Aaron Hernandez, Evel Knievel, Tonya Harding, Pete Rose, Sonny Liston, Spider Sabich, Ty Cobb, and, of course, O.J. Simpson. This episode preview dives into legendary boxer Mike Tyson. His arrival as a prodigious 18-year-old professional boxer in the 1980s represented a major paradigm shift in the sport. But just as quickly as he rose, Mike Tyson began to fall. This is just a preview ofSportsland, but you can listen to the full episodeat [wondery.fm/SL_GenWhy] (http://wondery.fm/SL_GenWhy) . See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

29 Sep 2021

06 MINS

06:40

29 Sep 2021


#349

The Franciscan Priest Murders - 439

On August 5, 1982, Father Reynaldo Rivera, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, was murdered and his body was discovered three days later. Nearly two years after that, Father John Kerrigan, in Ronan, Montana, disappeared after leaving a bakery in downtown Ronan. Days later, his bloody clothes were found along a highway. Also found was a mangled and bloody coat hanger. Similarities between the two cases seemed obvious, but is there a connection? Nic from True Crime Garage joins Aaron to discuss these perplexing cases and possible motives. Nic and The Captain can be found in any podcast app by searching for True Crime Garage and on the web at TrueCrimeGarage.com Support Generation Why and great causes that we donate to: patreon.com/generationwhy Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/generationwhy. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

27 Sep 2021

1 HR 31 MINS

1:31:42

27 Sep 2021


#348

Jonathan Amerault - 438

September 19, 2020. Keene, New Hampshire. 25 year old Jonathan Amerault is a no-show for his job at Teleflex on September 19th and two days later his mother reports him missing to the New Hampshire police. Britany Barron, his girlfriend and coworker, also missed work but had called in to say she was quitting. The authorities didn't believe this to be a coincidence and went to work conducting interviews and searching for Jonathan and Britany. What they would later discover was a diabolical plot by someone to ambush and brutally murder one of the two. Support Generation Why and great causes that we donate to: patreon.com/generationwhy Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/generationwhy. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

20 Sep 2021

54 MINS

54:57

20 Sep 2021


#347

Karen Gregory - 437

May 23, 1984. Gulfport, Florida. Karen Gregory had just moved in with her boyfriend, David Mackey, days before he was to leave on a business trip to Rhode Island. While he was away, someone entered their home and raped and murdered Karen. Police detectives came up with three separate suspects during their investigation and did their best to go through the evidence and question them to find Karen's killer. Was it her friend? Her boyfriend? Or the neighbor? Join us as we discuss a case involving great police work and a killer in plain sight. Please show your support and get bonus content: patreon.com/generationwhy Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/generationwhy. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

13 Sep 2021

58 MINS

58:22

13 Sep 2021


#346

Pulse Nightclub Shooting - 436

June 12, 2016. Orlando, Florida. A gunman walked into Pulse, a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, near closing time and began shooting. Forty-nine people lost their lives and many others were wounded. Join us as we discuss Pulse, the victims and survivors, as well as our opinions on what Omar Mateen's actual motivation could have been for the shooting itself. Get bonus episodes from Justin and Aaron: patreon.com/generationwhy Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/generationwhy. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

06 Sep 2021

1 HR 02 MINS

1:02:08

06 Sep 2021


#345

Peter Bergna - 435

June 1st, 1998. Slide Mountain, Nevada. Peter Bergna and his wife Rinette were involved in a deadly accident on Slide Mountain, near Reno, Nevada. The truck they were traveling in fell 800 feet down the mountain, killing Rinette upon impact. Miraculously, Peter survived, somehow managing to jump out the driver’s side window. Immediately crash site investigators noticed that the evidence didn’t match Peter’s story, leading to a criminal investigation and Peter’s conviction for first-degree murder. Did Peter intentionally crash to kill his wife when he grew unhappy with the marriage, or was it a tragic accident that led to a wrongful conviction? Want bonus episodes of Generation Why? Visit: patreon.com/generationwhy Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/generationwhy. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

30 Aug 2021

47 MINS

47:26

30 Aug 2021


#344

Murder of Jodi Jones - 434

June 30, 2003. Dalkeith in Midlothian, Scotland. A 14 year old girl named Jodi Jones is murdered after she leaves her house to visit her boyfriend, Luke Mitchell. That, combined with his discovery of her body behind a stone wall, had detectives focusing on him as the suspect for the crime. But was Luke Mitchell Jodi's killer? Join us as we discuss a case reminiscent of the West Memphis 3 case. Exclusive Generation Why content is available. Visit: patreon.com/generationwhy Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/generationwhy. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

23 Aug 2021

58 MINS

58:09

23 Aug 2021


#343

Brandon Embry - 433

September 12, 2019. Asheboro, North Carolina. On the afternoon of September 12, 2019, 33-year-old Brandon Embry was discovered naked and unresponsive in a pool of his own blood and water on the bedroom floor of his apartment in Asheboro, North Carolina. He died from his injuries less than 24 hours later. Although his entire apartment was smashed up and turned upside down, and despite multiple blunt and sharp force injuries and bruising to his body, his cause of death is listed as pneumonia. Want bonus episodes? Visit: patreon.com/generationwhy Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/generationwhy. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

16 Aug 2021

54 MINS

54:20

16 Aug 2021


#342

Michelle Mockbee - 432

May 29th, 2012. Boone County, Kentucky. Michelle Mockbee was a wife, a mother, and a kind person loved by many. No one seemed to have had any motive to kill her, but her body was discovered at work one morning, bludgeoned to death by an unknown assailant. Detectives worked diligently to discover the truth of why Michelle Mockbee was murdered and an interesting clue was discovered. Join us as we discuss a difficult murder case that would see several suspects and yield only circumstantial evidence. Want more Generation Why episodes? patreon.com/generationwhy Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/generationwhy. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

09 Aug 2021

55 MINS

55:15

09 Aug 2021


#341

Murder Of Christine Morton - 431

August 13, 1986. Austin, Texas. Michael Morton spent nearly 25 years in prison after a jury decided he was responsible for murdering his wife, Christine. But the truth of what happened would come to light thanks to the work of the Innocence Project and pro-bono work by some defense attorneys. Would justice prevail in the end? Want bonus episodes? Visit: patreon.com/generationwhy Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/generationwhy. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

02 Aug 2021

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:44

02 Aug 2021