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Leonarda Cianciulli

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Ep 14 Leonarda Cianciulli: The Soap Maker of Correggio


Leonarda Cianciulli murdered 3 women in the 1940s in Italy. She believed she was cursed to live a miserable life, and was convinced she could save her son with a spell-that needed a human sacrifice to complete.


10 Apr 2021

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Leonarda Cianciulli: The Soap Maker of Correggio 

Ghoulish Tendencies

Examining Leonarda’s life reveals more to her motive and the legend of Leonarda’s deeds have overshadowed the facts of her case.TW: Talk of suicide and sexual abuse. References and show notes at www.ghoulishtendencies.com. IG: @ghoulishtendenciespodcastFB: @ghoulishtendenciespodcastTwitter: @ghoulishpodcastPatreon: https://www.patreon.com/GhoulishTendenciesResearched & Written by Kim Douthit Edited & Produced by Gabi FioreMusic by Dan Moretti

1hr 23mins

23 Mar 2021

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S3 E7 Leonarda Cianciulli - Part 1

The Witches Grim

Leonarda Cianciulli was Italy's first serial killer and she was very much a witch. Lacie and Lola explore her story and share their reason why they can relate to this woman's tragic life. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-witches-grim/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-witches-grim/support


19 Mar 2021

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Episode 187 - Leonarda Cianciulli: The Soap-Maker of Correggio - Part 2


In the concluding part of this grisly series Leonarda Cianciulli sinks deeper into depravity. The fear reaches boiling point as her continued experiments, making human soap from the fat of her victims, fail to deliver. And with Leonarda's beloved son Giuseppe about to head to war - she knows she has just one last shot left to save him - and for that another woman must die...Merch: www.redhandedshop.com Sources: www.redhandedpodcast.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


4 Mar 2021

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Episode 186 - Leonarda Cianciulli: The Soap-Maker of Correggio - Part 1


Leonarda Cianciulli was consumed by fear thanks to a curse her mother had placed on her. She had learned all she could about black magic from the Romani travellers who passed through her little Italian town, but still the deadly effects of the hex persisted - at least in Leonarda's mind.As she grew desperate, and immersed herself further into the occult, Leonarda realised it was all about the 'law of equivalent exchange'; to save a life, she'd have to take a life...In part 1 of this 2 part series we explore the roots of Leonarda Cianciulli's life, and what shaped her into Italy's first female serial killer.Brand new MERCH out on Friday: redhandedshop.com Check out our Patreon: patreon.com/redhandedSources: redhandedpodcast.comSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 1min

25 Feb 2021

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#39- She Made SOAP From Her Victim's Bodies (Serial Killer Leonarda Cianciulli)

Rotten Mango

The famous soap maker was giving away free soaps & tea cakes from her beloved soap shop. The neighbors were ecstatic to take home their luxurious bars of soap that they got for free and couldn't wait to test them out... They wouldn't know till it was too late that the Soapmakers recipe included the bodies of her victims.

1hr 18mins

14 Feb 2021

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Leonarda Cianciulli and Her Bloody Tea Cakes

Coffee, Murder, & Mystery

Jeff and Melissa discuss Leonarda and the evil plan she devised to keep her son safe when he went away to war.  You can find us on Twitter @coffeemurder_ You can find our instagram @coffeemurderandmystery You can email us at Coffeecigarettesandmurder@gmail.com please see below for references and music credit https://www.investigationdiscovery.com/crimefeed/serial-killer/that-woman-was-really-sweet-the-italian-serial-killer-who-turned-her-victims-into-soap-cakehttps://historydaily.org/wwii-serial-killer-mom-sacrificed-victims-to-keep-her-son-safe-at-war Please see the below for music credit and license: https://www.thedarkpiano.com/creepy-piano-music https://soundcloud.com/myuu This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License Background music credit Credit to https://www.FesliyanStudios.com for the background music.


8 Feb 2021

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Leonarda Cianciulli

True Creeps

Join us while we sift through the story of an Italian Soap Maker. In this true crime tale we will traverse generations of shitbirds, travel around Italy, discuss a terrible curse tinged with tragedy, and learn about crunchy tea cakes with some special ingredients. For more information on our sources, please visit our website: www.truecreeps.comTwitter @truecreepsInstagram @truecreepspodFacebook.com/truecreepspodEmail us at truecreepspod@gmail

1hr 6mins

27 Nov 2020

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Episode 7: Leonarda Cianciulli AKA The Soap-Maker of Correggio

Blood Sisterz

Leonarda Cianciulli was a superstitious mother who would have done anything to protect her children, even if it meant murdering another human being. Listen in as we talk about this serial killer soap maker who turned her victims into dainty treats such as soap and tea cakes. Leonarda came from a hard life- even the time of her conception caused a great deal of trauma for her and started the cycle of pain and grief in her family. She went on to have a successful business, but that superstition along with her craftiness would lead to her downfall.  Please follow, rate, subscribe, and all that jazz. Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HkHRfW Researched and presented by Blood Sisterz Na Tasha Carr, Christina Mata, and Rachel Thompson. Audio edited, mixed, and mastered by Bob Schaab.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


25 Oct 2020

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Ep. 137 Leonarda Cianciulli

Let Them Fight: A Comedy History Podcast

Today's person of interest has a face even her mother couldn't love, which is at least somewhat understandable given the circumstances of her birth. But anyways, we returned to the land of lasagna to tell you about Leonarda Cianciulli and the secret ingredient in her soap. It's love! Just kidding, it is in fact the polar opposite of love. Pure, beautiful, unfiltered hate. Enjoy this foot faced pasta monster and all of her grossness!


13 Oct 2020