Brandon Teena was a female to male transgender person born into a homophobic culture. As we discuss Brandon’s life growing up in rural Nebraska in the 1970s and 80s, it’s difficult to conceive of the difficulties he faced. As we discuss Brandon’s story, we can see how his life spiraled out of control as he […]
Doug Gissendaner’s wife Kelly cheated, lied, and manipulated to get what she wanted. After finding the charred wreckage of Doug’s car, investigators searched for him, knowing full well that they were looking for a body and not a live human being. Kelly had been having extramarital affairs for years, but she had finally found a […]
Kurt Sonnenfeld has been in the news for nearly 18 years, both for the death of his wife Nancy and for being an outspoken 9/11 “truther.” As a videographer for FEMA, Kurt put together footage of the 9/11 disaster for media outlets around the world. On CNN, he spoke of the heroics of the recovery […]
It’s been nearly 40 years since young wife and mother Lynette Dawson disappeared from her New South Wales home. Lynette’s last known conversation was with her mother. On the morning of January 8, 1982, her mother called to plan an outing to a local beach. Lynette agreed, but she was nowhere to be found when […]
Stacey Castor was a recent widow, suspected of two murders, when her eldest daughter Ashley was hospitalized following an apparent suicide attempt. While some people looked at Stacey with sympathy, others thought she was evil, a woman who was alone responsible for the tragedies in her life. The story of Stacey Castor’s life, her relationships, […]
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