Mask of Sanity

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Lock up your Louboutins! Hide your Manolos! Bury the Jimmy Choos! And for the love of god, watch your back in parking garages, friends! Join Melanie as she takes you through the case of Jerry Brudos, The Shoe Fetish Slayer, and explores how his traumatic childhood and deprived sexual development led him to commit some of the most gruesome murders imaginable against women.  Check out the Mask of Sanity Instagram and Twitter for more updates on upcoming episodes. Don't forget to like the Mask of Sanity Facebook page and chat with other super fans about each week's episode! What's that you say? You want MORE Mask of Sanity?? Well, friends, you're in luck - check out the Mask of Sanity Patreon feed and subscribe today for lots of extras for the ULTIMATE true crime fan. https://www.patreon.com/maskofsanity  RESOURCES https://www.biography.com/crime-figure/jerome-brudos https://allthatsinteresting.com/jerry-brudos https://murderpedia.org/male.B/b/brudos-jerome.htm http://maamodt.asp.radford.edu/Psyc%20405/serial%20killers/Brudos,%20Jerome.htm https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/minority-report/201904/sexual-behaviors-in-children https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/conditions/paraphilias https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/13775761/jerome-henry-brudos https://www.gazettetimes.com/news/local/focus/portrait-of-a-killer/article_9120448f-26b4-596c-a24c-2706f4a09972.html LUST KILLER BY ANN RULE: https://www.bookscool.com/en/Lust-Killer-326800/1 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
How many of you have a fear of going to the dentist? Well if you don't already, you just might after listening to this episode! Glennon Engleman was a well-respected dentist, a war veteran, and even gave back to the community, providing free dental care to those who were able to afford it. But there was a whole other side to him - he also moonlighted as a hitman, seducing women and agreeing to kill their husbands if they gave him a cut of the insurance policy.  This week's episode gives you all the spine-tingling details about the man dubbed the "Killing Dentist." Stay tuned after today's episode to hear the Still Unknown Podcast trailer! Check out the Mask of Sanity Instagram and Twitter for more updates on upcoming episodes. Don't forget to like the Mask of Sanity Facebook page and chat with other super fans about each week's episode! What's that you say? You want MORE Mask of Sanity?? Well, friends, you're in luck - check out the Mask of Sanity Patreon feed and subscribe today for lots of extras for the ULTIMATE true crime fan. https://www.patreon.com/maskofsanity Music: https://www.purple-planet.com RESOURCES https://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/killer-driller-hed-article-1.2319200 https://www.oxygen.com/martinis-murder/true-crime-story-behind-horror-movie-the-dentist http://maamodt.asp.radford.edu/Psyc%20405/serial%20killers/Engleman,%20Glennon%20_fall,%202007_.pdf https://murderpedia.org/male.E/e/engleman-glennon.htm https://www.stltoday.com/news/glennon-e-engleman/article_f6004938-60d1-508e-b15c-68050b786bf4.html https://www.stltoday.com/news/archives/jan-st-louis-car-bombing-is-the-work-of-the/article_439cb546-1d2d-544f-9a49-847fb62b2be7.html http://prev.dailyherald.com/story/?id=330001 https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/110521047/glennon-edward-engleman https://apnews.com/90fdb45e74157fe7f0438a8f9dea31f2 https://www.ranker.com/list/people-who-perished-at-the-dentist/stefanie-hammond https://www.therichest.com/shocking/16-chilling-facts-about-hitman-glennon-the-dentist-engleman/ --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Melanie is back with an all new episode covering the case of The Grim Sleeper, Lonnie David Franklin Jr.  Franklin murdered at least 7 women in the mid-1980s and then the murders seems to stop for almost 14 years. He came back with a vengeance in 2002 claiming the lives of more victims but thanks to the advances in DNA technology, Franklin couldn't hide forever. Franklin was captured on July 7th, 2010, ending a more-than 25 year reign of terror in South Central Los Angeles. Stay tuned after the episode for the Another World Audiobooks podcast trailer!  Check out the Mask of Sanity Instagram and Twitter for more updates on upcoming episodes. Don't forget to like the Mask of Sanity Facebook page and chat with other super fans about each week's episode! What's that you say? You want MORE Mask of Sanity?? Well, friends, you're in luck - check out the Mask of Sanity Patreon feed and subscribe today for lots of extras for the ULTIMATE true crime fan. https://www.patreon.com/maskofsanity  RESOURCES  http://truecrimecases.blogspot.com/2012/08/lonnie-david-franklin-jr-grim-sleeper.html  https://www.ranker.com/list/grim-sleeper-scary-facts/amandasedlakhevener  https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/grim-sleeper-serial-killer-lonnie-franklin-jr-found-dead-prison-n1171686  https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/grim-sleeper-killer-convicted-black-women-are-still-vulnerable-n584856  https://murderpedia.org/male.F/f/franklin-lonnie.htm  https://allthatsinteresting.com/grim-sleeper  https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/grim-sleeper-serial-killer-everything-you-need-to-know-252246/  https://criminalminds.fandom.com/wiki/Lonnie_David_Franklin --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Here it is, friends! We're all going through a hard time right now so as my gift to you, I'm releasing my first exclusive Patreon bonus episode to all my listeners. This episode covers the case of Keith Hunter Jesperson, the "Happy Face Killer." Enjoy!  Check out the Mask of Sanity Instagram and Twitter for more updates on upcoming episodes. Don't forget to like the Mask of Sanity Facebook page and chat with other super fans about each week's episode! What's that you say? You want MORE Mask of Sanity?? Well, friends, you're in luck - check out the Mask of Sanity Patreon feed and subscribe today for lots of extras for the ULTIMATE true crime fan. https://www.patreon.com/maskofsanity  RESOURCES  https://www.mercurynews.com/2007/07/27/happy-face-killer-sentenced-to-life-term/ https://www.columbian.com/news/2015/oct/12/storied-detective-career-comes-to-an-end/ https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/podcast-happy-face-melissa-moore-777451/ https://www.womenshealthmag.com/life/a27573737/macdonald-triad/ https://murderpedia.org/male.J/j/jesperson.htm https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-29835159 https://m.martianherald.com/10-criminally-insane-works-art-made-criminals/page/7? https://www.ranker.com/list/happy-face-keith-hunter-jesperson/cat-mcauliffe http://maamodt.asp.radford.edu/Psyc%20405/serial%20killers/Jesperson,%20Keith%20-%20spring,%2006.pdf --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Do you believe in the bogeyman? After listening to this episode, you just might. Join Melanie as she tackles the case of Arthur Shawcross, The Genesee River Killer. He strangled, mutilated, and murdered 11 women in Rochester, NY from 1988 to 1990 And this was AFTER he had already served 15 years for the murders of two children in Watertown, NY. That's right, friends, they let a murderer out of prison and then he killed again.  Check out the Mask of Sanity Instagram and Twitter for more updates on upcoming episodes. Don't forget to like the Mask of Sanity Facebook page and chat with other super fans about each week's episode! What's that you say? You want MORE Mask of Sanity?? Well, friends, you're in luck - check out the Mask of Sanity Patreon feed and subscribe today for lots of extras for the ULTIMATE true crime fan. https://www.patreon.com/maskofsanity RESOURCES https://www.thoughtco.com/profile-of-serial-killer-arthur-shawcross-973145 https://murderpedia.org/male.S/s/shawcross-arthur.htm https://allthatsinteresting.com/arthur-shawcross https://www.crimeandinvestigation.co.uk/crime-files/arthur-shawcross https://www.nysenate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/dean-g-skelos/senate-passes-bill-close-loophole-%E2%80%9Cson-sam%E2%80%9D-law --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Knock, knock? Who’s there? Use your peepholes, friends! Join Melanie as she takes you through the case of Carl Eugene Watts, "The Sunday Morning Slasher." He claimed to have killed up to 80 people and vowed to kill again if he was ever released from prison. Check out the Mask of Sanity Instagram and Twitter for more updates on upcoming episodes. Don't forget to like the Mask of Sanity Facebook page and chat with other super fans about each week's episode! What's that you say? You want MORE Mask of Sanity?? Well, friends, you're in luck - check out the Mask of Sanity Patreon feed and subscribe today for lots of extras for the ULTIMATE true crime fan. https://www.patreon.com/maskofsanity RESOURCES  https://murderpedia.org/male.W/w/watts-carl-eugene.htm  https://www.thoughtco.com/coral-eugene-watts-the-sunday-morning-slasher-973182  https://murdervictims.com/case/coral-watts-serial-killer/  https://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/22/us/22watts.html  https://www.insideedition.com/gallery/worst-serial-killers-us-history-ranked-41497/carl-eugene-watts-1262  https://hellhorror.com/serial-killer-68/Carl-Coral-Watts.html  http://truecrimecases.blogspot.com/2012/08/coral-eugene-watts-sunday-morning.html  https://www.learning-history.com/carl-eugene-watts/ --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
How's about a spot of tea, love? Join Melanie as she takes you through the case of Mary Ann Cotton, Britain's most prolific female serial killer who used her looks and charm to wed men, bear their children, and then poison them with arsenic to cash in on the insurance policies.  Check out the Mask of Sanity Instagram and Twitter for more updates on upcoming episodes. Don't forget to like the Mask of Sanity Facebook page and chat with other super fans about each week's episode! What's that you say? You want MORE Mask of Sanity?? Well, friends, you're in luck - check out the Mask of Sanity Patreon feed and subscribe today for lots of extras for the ULTIMATE true crime fan. https://www.patreon.com/maskofsanity RESOURCES  https://www.britannica.com/biography/Mary-Ann-Cotton  http://www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/Mary_Ann_Cotton.html  https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/history/who-was-mary-ann-cotton-11503447  http://www.maryanncotton.co.uk/  https://murderpedia.org/female.C/c/cotton-mary-ann.htm  https://www.radiotimes.com/news/2019-06-18/dark-angel-how-were-mary-ann-cottons-terrible-crimes-uncovered/  https://community.dur.ac.uk/4schools.resources/Crime/MACottoninfo.htm --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
You're as cooolldd as ICE! Come on - you know the words! Today's episode covers the case of Richard Kuklinski, "The Iceman." He was a contract killer who worked for several crime organizations in the New Jersey and New York area and claimed to have killed as many as 200 men. Join Melanie as she takes you through Kuklinski's brutal childhood, his decades-long career as a hitman, and finally to the legacy he left behind.  Check out the Mask of Sanity Instagram and Twitter for more updates on upcoming episodes. Don't forget to like the Mask of Sanity Facebook page and chat with other super fans about each week's episode! What's that you say? You want MORE Mask of Sanity?? Well, friends, you're in luck - check out the Mask of Sanity Patreon feed and subscribe today for lots of extras for the ULTIMATE true crime fan. https://www.patreon.com/maskofsanity  RESOURCES  https://www.biography.com/crime-figure/richard-the-iceman-kuklinski  https://allthatsinteresting.com/richard-kuklinski-the-iceman  https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-iceman-nabs-the-culprit  https://www.thevintagenews.com/2018/10/15/richard-kuklinski/ https://murderpedia.org/male.K/k/kuklinski-richard.htm  https://www.oxygen.com/crime-time/richard-the-iceman-kuklinski-made-not-born-killer-crimecon  https://www.britannica.com/biography/Richard-Kuklinksi https://www.thoughtco.com/profile-of-richard-kuklinski-971949  https://www.crimemuseum.org/crime-library/organized-crime/richard-kuklinski/ --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
How well do you really know your friends? Your neighbors? Have you ever suspected that someone close to you was capable of killing? Join Melanie as she takes you through the chilling case of Robert Hansen, a well known businessman and family man living in Anchorage, Alaska, who was hiding a dark secret, preying on young women and using the frozen Alaskan wilderness as his own personal hunting grounds. Check out the Mask of Sanity Instagram and Twitter for more updates on upcoming episodes. Don't forget to like the Mask of Sanity Facebook page and chat with other super fans about each week's episode! What's that you say? You want MORE Mask of Sanity?? Well, friends, you're in luck - check out the Mask of Sanity Patreon feed and subscribe today for lots of extras for the ULTIMATE true crime fan. https://www.patreon.com/maskofsanity RESOURCES https://allthatsinteresting.com/robert-hansen https://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/serial-killer-sick-revenge-alaskan-frontier-article-1.1922167 http://crimedocumentary.com/fbi-files-hunters-game-robert-hansen/ https://murderpedia.org/male.H/h/hansen-robert.htm https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/robert-hansen-dies-at-75-convicted-alaska-serial-killer/2014/08/22/cf2d2acc-2989-11e4-86ca-6f03cbd15c1a_story.html https://criminalminds.fandom.com/wiki/Robert_Hansen https://www.talkmurderwithme.com/blog/2019/12/26/robert-hansen-butcher-baker https://www.ranker.com/list/disturbing-robert-hansen-facts/jacob-shelton https://www.adn.com/crime-justice/slideshow/robert-hansen-was-one-alaskas-worst-serial-killers/2014/08/21/ http://www.explorenorth.com/videos/robert_hansen-serial_killer.html https://medium.com/@robinbarefield76/the-hunter-alaskas-most-notorious-serial-killer-13b869e3042 http://maamodt.asp.radford.edu/Psyc%20405/serial%20killers/Hansen,%20Robert%20-%20fall,%202005.pdf THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME SHORT STORY: https://www.classicshorts.com/stories/danger.html --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Don't take rides from strangers, don't hitchhike, and don't willingly climb into someone's creepy van. Sound like a plan, friends?? Join Melanie as she takes you through the case of the notorious Freeway Killer, William Bonin, a rapist and murderer who was paroled twice, yes TWICE, as a sex offender who would go on to kill as many as 21 boys and young men between 1979 and 1980. Check out the Mask of Sanity Instagram and Twitter for more updates on upcoming episodes. Don't forget to like the Mask of Sanity Facebook page and chat with other super fans about each week's episode! What's that you say? You want MORE Mask of Sanity?? Well, friends, you're in luck - check out the Mask of Sanity Patreon feed and subscribe today for lots of extras for the ULTIMATE true crime fan. https://www.patreon.com/maskofsanity RESOURCES https://apnews.com/f3d100c190dd929c5ecb807c5cdc6def https://military.wikia.org/wiki/William_Bonin https://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-freeway-killer-bonin-execution-19960223-snap-htmlstory.html https://www.murdermiletours.com/blog/a-mundane-letter-from-serial-killer-william-bonin-the-freeway-killer https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/capital-punishment/inmates-executed-1978-to-present/william-george-bonin/ http://www.clarkprosecutor.org/html/death/US/bonin322.htm https://www.thoughtco.com/serial-killer-william-bonin-973136 https://allthatsinteresting.com/william-bonin https://murderpedia.org/male.B/b1/bonin-william.htm --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Has your significant other ever handed you a drink and, for a moment, you thought "What if they're trying to kill me?" I hope not! Others haven't been as lucky - join Melanie as she takes you through the case of Velma Barfield, a serial killer with a drug addiction who poisoned her victims to cover her tracks. There may even be a Cary Grant reference - okay, there definitely is! Check out the Mask of Sanity Instagram and Twitter for more updates on upcoming episodes. Don't forget to like the Mask of Sanity Facebook page and chat with other super fans about each week's episode! What's that you say? You want MORE Mask of Sanity?? Well, friends, you're in luck - check out the Mask of Sanity Patreon feed and subscribe today for lots of extras for the ULTIMATE true crime fan. https://www.patreon.com/maskofsanity RESOURCES http://www.clarkprosecutor.org/html/death/US/barfield029.htm https://medium.com/murder-mystery-and-mayhem-in-the-old-north-state/velma-barfield-the-death-row-granny-fe8a913d9437 https://www.crimemuseum.org/crime-library/serial-killers/velma-barfield/ http://maamodt.asp.radford.edu/Psyc%20405/serial%20killers/Barfield,%20Velma%20-%202005,%20Fall.pdf https://medium.com/@ashleyhorsfall/women-on-death-row-the-crimes-of-velma-barfield-92b850bf2591 https://www.ncpedia.org/barfield-margie-velma https://www.thoughtco.com/profile-of-serial-killer-velma-margie-barfield-973180 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Melanie is back with Part 2 of Robert Ben Rhoades, the Truck Stop Killer. Join her as she recounts the final months before his capture and the law enforcement officers who helped hunt him down and bring justice to his victims.  Be sure to check out the Mask of Sanity Instagram and Twitter for even more updates, and join the Mask of Sanity Facebook page to chat with other super fans about each week's episode! What's that you say? You want MORE Mask of Sanity?? Well, friends, you're in luck - check out the Mask of Sanity Patreon feed and subscribe today for lots of extras for the ULTIMATE true crime fan. https://www.patreon.com/maskofsanity RESOURCES https://www.deseret.com/2006/9/12/19973574/charges-against-former-truck-driver-dropped https://killer.cloud/serial-killers/show/360/robert-ben-rhoades https://allthatsinteresting.com/robert-ben-rhoades https://www.newspapers.com/clip/23872590/ronald_ben_rhoades_killer_of_regina_kay/ https://www.nctsn.org/what-is-child-trauma/trauma-types/sexual-abuse/effects https://www.truckdrivingjobs.com/faq/the-haunting-case-of-robert-ben-rhoades-truck-stop-muderer.html https://www.ranker.com/list/facts-about-robert-ben-rhoades-truck-stop/cat-mcauliffe https://peoplepill.com/people/robert-ben-rhoades/ http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/identified9.html https://archive.sltrib.com/article.php?id=53818515&itype=CMSID http://dahnbatchelorsopinions.blogspot.com/2012/06/traveling-serial-killer-and-his-mobile.html https://abcnews.go.com/US/texas-trucker-traveling-torture-chamber-admits-murders/story?id=16037743 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Have you ever been driving down a highway and seen a hitchhiker, hoping that someone will stop to give them a lift? Did you keep driving because your first thought was "What is that person is a deranged killer?" Well, what if the person who stopped to give that hitchhiker a lift was a killer? Join Melanie as she takes you through the case of Robert Ben Rhoades, also known as the Truck Stop Killer. In this episode, she'll cover his early years up through the moment before he goes on his final killing spree in January 1990.  Be sure to check out the Mask of Sanity Instagram and Twitter for even more updates, and join the Mask of Sanity Facebook page to chat with other super fans about each week's episode! What's that you say? You want MORE Mask of Sanity?? Well, friends, you're in luck - check out the Mask of Sanity Patreon feed and subscribe today for lots of extras for the ULTIMATE true crime fan. https://www.patreon.com/maskofsanity RESOURCES https://www.deseret.com/2006/9/12/19973574/charges-against-former-truck-driver-dropped https://killer.cloud/serial-killers/show/360/robert-ben-rhoades  https://allthatsinteresting.com/robert-ben-rhoades https://www.newspapers.com/clip/23872590/ronald_ben_rhoades_killer_of_regina_kay/ https://www.nctsn.org/what-is-child-trauma/trauma-types/sexual-abuse/effects https://www.truckdrivingjobs.com/faq/the-haunting-case-of-robert-ben-rhoades-truck-stop-muderer.html https://www.ranker.com/list/facts-about-robert-ben-rhoades-truck-stop/cat-mcauliffe https://peoplepill.com/people/robert-ben-rhoades/ http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/identified9.html https://archive.sltrib.com/article.php?id=53818515&itype=CMSID http://dahnbatchelorsopinions.blogspot.com/2012/06/traveling-serial-killer-and-his-mobile.html https://abcnews.go.com/US/texas-trucker-traveling-torture-chamber-admits-murders/story?id=16037743 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
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Podcast Details

Created by
Melanie Peterson
Podcast Status
Hiatus/Finished
Started
Jan 17th, 2020
Latest Episode
Apr 22nd, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
14
Avg. Episode Length
42 minutes
Explicit
Yes
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