If You Like “My Favorite Murder”

If you like true crime and listening to podcasts, then you might be a murderino. We've pulled together some activities to satiate your appetite between episodes of My Favorite Murder.

Read more about your favorite murders

Who Killed These Girls?

Covered in Episode 70 "Live at the Moontower Comedy Festival, this book is masterful account of a horrible crime: the murder of four girls, countless other ruined lives and the evolving complications of the justice system that frustrated the massive attempts--for twenty-five years now--to find and punish those who committed it.

Actual Malice

A true crime thriller that will take you through the backrooms of political gamesmanship, deception, and cover-up in the tragic death of Chandra Levy. Episode 16, "Blood Murder Sixteen Magik."

DEATH SENTENCE

The true account of John List who murdered his family in their New Jersey mansion—and eluded a nationwide manhunt for eighteen years. Episode 29, "Twenty-Nein."

We Have your Daughter

In episode 35, "A Small Foreign Faction," Karen and Georgia discuss the Jonbenet Ramsey murder. In this book, emmy Award-winning investigative journalist Paula Woodward offers an unprecedented insider perspective on the twentieth anniversary of one of the most heinous, sensationalized, unsolved crimes in American history.

American Crime Story

Not a book but based on a book, this is a much-watch tv series. Told from the perspective of the lawyers, it explores the chaotic dealings behind closed doors and how prosecution overconfidence, defense shrewdness and shocking courtroom twists led to one of the most earth-shattering verdicts of all time. It is based on the best-selling book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin. Episode 6, "Stay Sixy."

The Central Park Five

A riveting, in-depth account of one of New York City’s most notorious crimes, K & G talked about the case of the Central Park 5 in episode 76, "My Own Sinkhole."

Check out some local activities

A Night with the Coroner: A non-profit corporation who educates the public about the important work of the Coroner.

Take a walking tour of Fairmount and Riverside Cemeteries. Walking Tours are 90 minutes long and cover about 1.5 to 2 miles in distance at an easy pace.

Find out what the most haunted house in Colorado is and what is up with those cold spots at Cheesman Park with a Banjo Billy's Bus Tour.

Do a Murder, Mayhem and Madness Tour in Golden where you'll hear about mob killings, hangings and shootouts. 

Meet other murderinos by joining the Denver Murderinos Facebook group. They have meetups, happy hours, hiking adventures, book clubs and more!

Check out other true crime podcasts

Listen to a local podcast that tells stories of murder here in the Mile High City at Revisit Denver

Criminal is "a podcast about crime. Stories of people who've done wrong, been wronged or gotten caught somewhere in the middle." 

Some call Serial the podcast that kick-started the public's fascination with true-crime podcasts. Season 1 investigates the murder of Hae Min Lee and her former boyfriend who was convicted of murdering her. But did he? 

Undisclosed Season 1 goes deeper into the case against Adnan and might change your mind about who you think is guilty of Lee's murder.

In the Dark, a recipient of the 2016 Peabody Award, tells the story of Jacob Wetterling, an 11-year-old boy who went missing 27 years ago in Minnesota. The podcast serves as a reminder that the US justice system is imperfect.

Casefile, a 2017 Australian Podcast Award winner, explores a new case each week. Their tagline is "Fact is scarier than fiction..." and it's true. 

So tell us, what is your favorite murder? SSGDM!

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