The Generation Why Podcast podcast

The Generation Why Podcast

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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. All episodes are available for free, with ad-free episodes available for Wondery+ subscribers.

 

#475

Sam Cooke - 564

December 11, 1964, Los Angeles, CA. Sam Cooke, legendary singer, songwriter, activist, and businessman was shot to death in a motel wearing only a jacket and wristwatch. Bertha Franklin, the motel’s manager, and Lisa Boyer, the woman he arrived with, claimed Sam attacked them individually and Franklin shot him in self-defense. Conspiracy theories and doubts about the investigation continue to plague the case decades later. Get bonus content from Generation Why at: 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

08 Apr 2024

46 MINS

46:09

08 Apr 2024


#474

Dean and Tina Clouse - 563

January 12th, 2022. Harris County, Texas. After 41 years, two murder victims known as the Harris County Does were finally identified as Dean and Tina Clouse, a young married couple with a child. After speaking to their families, investigators focused on finding their daughter, Holly Marie, who had never been located. https://justicefordeanandtina.com/ Get bonus content from Generation Why at: 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

01 Apr 2024

42 MINS

42:00

01 Apr 2024


#473

John and Joyce Sheridan - 562

September 28th, 2014. Skillman (Montgomery Township), New Jersey. The bodies of John and Joyce Sheridan, a prominent couple with political connections, were found inside their burning home. Details about their deaths were suppressed for months until the prosecutor’s office declared the case a murder-suicide. Numerous people, including the Sheridans’ sons, expressed their doubts about this ruling. Get bonus content from Generation Why at: 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

25 Mar 2024

44 MINS

44:22

25 Mar 2024


#472

The Wieambilla Shootings - 561

December 12th, 2022. Wieambilla, Queensland. Four officers arrived at a property owned by Gareth and Stacey Train to follow up on a missing persons report concerning Gareth’s brother Nathaniel. Upon arrival, the officers found themselves involved in a shootout. Join us as we discuss a strange case that ended in violence. Get bonus content from Generation Why at: 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

18 Mar 2024

48 MINS

48:16

18 Mar 2024


#471

Cari Farver - Lover, Stalker, Killer - 560

November 2012. Omaha, Nebraska. Dave Kroupa was casually dating two different women; Cari Farver and Liz Golyar. But just weeks after he began dating Cari, she seemed to disappear on November 13, 2012. Dave then started to receive hateful and threatening messages for 3 years from Cari. As the stalking, threats, and damages mounted, police got involved and the motive behind the crimes became clear. Get bonus content from Generation Why at: 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

11 Mar 2024

52 MINS

52:14

11 Mar 2024


#470

American Nightmare - 559

March 23rd, 2015. Mare Island, Vallejo, California. Denise Huskins was kidnapped from her boyfriend’s home. Two days later her kidnapper released her in Huntington Beach, California near her father's residence. Local police doubted her story and called the kidnapping a hoax. Denise’s case has been called a real life “Gone Girl” kidnapping. Get bonus content from Generation Why at: 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 Mar 2024

1 HR 12 MINS

1:12:20

04 Mar 2024


#469

Denise Amber Lee - 558

January 17th, 2008. North Port, Florida.A young mother was kidnapped from her home in broad daylight. Multiple 911 calls were placed, including one from Denise Amber Lee, who was being driven away by a stranger who held her life in his hands. Join us as we discuss a terrifying situation that is the stuff of nightmares and which changed a city forever. Get bonus content from Generation Why at: [patreon.com/generationwhy] (https://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

26 Feb 2024

44 MINS

44:13

26 Feb 2024


#468

John O'Keefe - 557

January 29th, 2022. Canton, Massachusetts. Boston police officer John O’Keefe was found dead in a fellow officer’s front yard after his girlfriend Karen Read dropped him off in the early morning hours. Karen Read is accused of hitting John with her vehicle and leaving him to die during a snowstorm, but her attorneys have alleged that others were involved in John’s death. Get bonus content from Generation Why at: 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

19 Feb 2024

49 MINS

49:27

19 Feb 2024


#467

Michelle Le - 556

May 27, 2011. Hayward, CA. 26-year-old Michelle Le went to her car to retrieve something during a break in her nursing class. She never returned and was reported missing that night. Blood was found near where her car had been parked and in her car when it was located three blocks away. An extensive search, spearheaded by Michelle’s family, combed the surrounding canyons hoping to find her alive. However, the police investigation indicated Michelle had been murdered and led to a suspect with a sinister motive. Get bonus content from Generation Why at: 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

12 Feb 2024

53 MINS

53:45

12 Feb 2024


#466

Taylor Schabusiness - 555

February 23, 2022. Green Bay, Wisconsin. Tara Pakanich was woken up in the middle of the night by the sound of a slamming door. She went downstairs to look for her son and discovered his decapitated remains inside her home. The police were called to the home and it wasn't long before they identified a suspect; a friend with an interest in Jeffrey Dahmer. Get bonus content from Generation Why at: 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

05 Feb 2024

50 MINS

50:10

05 Feb 2024


#465

Terra Newell & Collier Landry - Dirty John and Noreen Boyle - 554

The Dirty John case became big news due to the hit podcast of the same name. Terra Newell and Collier Landry of the Survivor Squad join us to tell their stories. Terra explains how she survived an attack by Dirty John Meehan. Noreen Boyle disappeared December 31, 1989. The star witness at Jack Boyle's murder trial was their 12 year old son, Collier, who tells his story of loss and justice. Get bonus content from Generation Why at: 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

29 Jan 2024

1 HR 10 MINS

1:10:55

29 Jan 2024


#464

Matthew Baker Jr - 553

On October 27, 2016 in Henry County Georgia, four people were killed during a bonfire party. Two men were indicted and charged with murder. One confessed to the murders and told officers that he was solely responsible. Authorities charged the other man with murder anyway and placed him in jail. In 2021, this man was re-indicted on 30 charges, and the state is seeking the death penalty. He still awaits trial 7 years after the killings. Get bonus content from Generation Why at: 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

22 Jan 2024

51 MINS

51:20

22 Jan 2024


#463

Amy Mullis - 552

On November 10, 2018 in Earlville, Iowa, Amy Mullis was found by her son with a 4-pronged corn rake protruding from her back. How did this happen and who could have done this to Amy? Or was it an accident? 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. 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

15 Jan 2024

39 MINS

39:34

15 Jan 2024


#462

Mathias Bachmeier - 551

August 10th, 1996. Preston, Washington. Sergeant Mathias Bachmeier responded to a call at the home of James Wren, who was in a dispute with his landlord. Officer Bachmeier put Wren into his patrol car and took him to a nearby station to make a statement. James Wren was never seen alive again. Get bonus content from Generation Why at: 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

08 Jan 2024

40 MINS

40:59

08 Jan 2024


#461

2023 Retrospective - 550

It's the end of the year and Justin and Aaron look back at some of the episodes from this year. Did an episode stand out to you? Maybe you hadn't heard of it before? Let us know. We hope you have a safe and happy holiday season with your friends and families. Get bonus content from Generation Why at: 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

01 Jan 2024

34 MINS

34:45

01 Jan 2024