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True Crime Bullsh**: The Story of Israel Keyes

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Rank #118 in True Crime category

Society & Culture
True Crime
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True Crime Bullsh** is a serialized, investigative podcast exploring meticulous and enigmatic serial killer Israel Keyes. Join me on this strange, terrifying, and emotional journey, as I attempt to find the missing, understand a killer, explore the impacts of crime, and reconcile with those left behind.

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True Crime Bullsh** is a serialized, investigative podcast exploring meticulous and enigmatic serial killer Israel Keyes. Join me on this strange, terrifying, and emotional journey, as I attempt to find the missing, understand a killer, explore the impacts of crime, and reconcile with those left behind.

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Superb

By torreyjames5 - Nov 18 2019
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You can’t fake effort and it’s hard to miss when you’re consuming its byproduct. I think this podcast is made with a ton of care and effort. Thank you, it’s superb.

Disturbing

By Bro hamm - Nov 08 2019
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I wish I didn’t know this psycho ever existed.

iTunes Ratings

1808 Ratings
Average Ratings
1496
138
67
54
53

Superb

By torreyjames5 - Nov 18 2019
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You can’t fake effort and it’s hard to miss when you’re consuming its byproduct. I think this podcast is made with a ton of care and effort. Thank you, it’s superb.

Disturbing

By Bro hamm - Nov 08 2019
Read more
I wish I didn’t know this psycho ever existed.
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True Crime Bullsh**: The Story of Israel Keyes

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True Crime Bullsh** is a serialized, investigative podcast exploring meticulous and enigmatic serial killer Israel Keyes. Join me on this strange, terrifying, and emotional journey, as I attempt to find the missing, understand a killer, explore the impacts of crime, and reconcile with those left behind.

Rank #1: 02 | Daughters

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On March 13, 2012, Israel Keyes was arrested for the abduction of Samantha Koenig.
To learn more: www.truecrimebullshit.com   To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs
Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark  Additional research by: Lanie Hobbs, Hannah Ostic, Haley Gray, and Vicki RussellVoice work by Sam Kulper & Adam SaundersMusic by William Hellfire, Whithe, Radical Face, Chris Zabriskie, Sergey Cheremisinov, and DYAN
Sponsors: Podbean

Dec 11 2018

26mins

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Rank #2: 18 | I Keyes 605740

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Israel Keyes's tumultuous 9 months in jail are chronicled.
To learn more: www.truecrimebullshit.com   To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs
Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark  
For more information and promos for this week's sponsor: Green Chef: www.GreenChef.us/TrueCrimeBS75Music by William Hellfire, Radial Face, Sergey Cheremisinov, Whithe, Ian Alex Mac, and Jenny Lewis & The Watson Twins.
Sponsors: Podbean, Green Chef
Promo: Wine & Crime

May 31 2019

1hr 9mins

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Rank #3: 03 | Negotiation

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What happened to Samantha Koenig? After Israel's arrest, he tells the FBI. 
To learn more: www.truecrimebullshit.com   To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs
Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark  Additional research by: Haley Gray and Vicki RussellSpecial thanks to guests:Dr. Katherine RamslandTrue Crime Listeners: Kendra and StephanieMusic by William Hellfire, Whithe, Radical Face, Lee Rosevere, Sergey Cheremisinov, and Mi & L'au
Sponsors: Podbean

Dec 14 2018

35mins

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Rank #4: 04 | The Farmhouse

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Israel tells the FBI about a disturbing double homicide; and Josh struggles with the ethics of true crime.  
To learn more: www.truecrimebullshit.com   To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs
Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark  Special thanks to guests True Crime Listeners: Renee, Kendra and StephanieMusic by William Hellfire, Whithe, Radical Face, Chris Zabriskie, Sergey Cheremisinov, and Sparklehorse
Sponsors: Podbean

Dec 20 2018

56mins

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Rank #5: 15 | At War

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The FBI turns to Israel's old Army friends to get a better understanding of him, revealing some shocking information about Keyes. Then Keyes heads to Texas, where he completely loses control.
TCB returns on 5/9 for the final four episodes of the season.
To learn more: www.truecrimebullshit.com   To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs
Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark  
For more information and promos for this week's sponsors: Green Chef: www.GreenChef.us/TrueCrimeBSThe Last Stone by Mark Bowden
Music by Keaton Henson, William Hellfire, Radial Face, Sergey Cheremisinov, Kevin MacLeod, Utopia Ohio, and Santigold.
Sponsors: Podbean, Green Chef, The Last Stone by Mark Bowden

Apr 19 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #6: 08 | Crime Scenes

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Israel juggles his dual lives, as his family life falls into turmoil; and he tests new tools and practices for murder. Discrepancies in his statements arise. And Josh and Katherine land on a new theory about Israel's victims.
To learn more: www.truecrimebullshit.com   To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs
Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark  Special thanks to guest: Dr. Katherine Ramsland  
For more information and a promo for this week's sponsor, Green Chef, go to www.GreenChef.us/TrueCrimeBSMusic by William Hellfire, Lee Rosevere, Radial Face, LeBon, Broke for Free, and Taken by Trees
Sponsors: Podbean

Jan 31 2019

49mins

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Rank #7: 06 | Plans

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Israel finds himself living a double life. And he begins making plans: for his life, for his career, and for his first three homicides.
To learn more: www.truecrimebullshit.com   To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs
Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark  Special thanks to guest:Dr. Katherine RamslandSpecial thanks to Shaun Gurd from the Unconcluded podcast for audio clips.Music by William Hellfire, Whithe, Radical Face, Chris Zabriskie, Sergey Cheremisinov, and Future Islands
This episode featured a promo for the podcast Don't Talk To Strangers
Sponsors: Podbean

Jan 11 2019

39mins

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Rank #8: 13 | Real Bad News

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We look into the Lauren Spierer disappearance and links to Keyes. And the FBI comes up with a plan to manage Vermont and get Keyes talking.
To learn more: www.truecrimebullshit.com   To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs
Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark  
For more information and promos for this week's sponsor: Green Chef: www.GreenChef.us/TrueCrimeBSMusic by William Hellfire, Whithe, Westy Reflector, Sergey Cheremisinov, and Aimee Mann
Sponsors: Podbean, Green Chef

Mar 29 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #9: 14 | Influences

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Israel goes quiet, and the FBI investigate his research into other serial killers. Plus, a strange trip leads to a possible victim. And a man from Israel's past comes to the forefront.
To learn more: www.truecrimebullshit.com   To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs
Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark  
For more information and promos for this week's sponsors: The Last Stone by Mark BowdenCare/Of: www.takecareof.com Promo Code: TrueCrimeBS50Music by William Hellfire, Whithe, Westy Reflector, Sergey Cheremisinov, LaBon, and El Perro del Mar
Sponsors: Podbean, The Last Stone, Care/Of

Apr 12 2019

48mins

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Rank #10: 0201 | Writing's on the Wall

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In the season two premiere, Josh reveals some previously undisclosed information regarding Israel Keyes's death, as he sets the table for the season to come. The 44 missing people found on Israel's computer are revealed and discussed, as is Keyes's entire travel history. Then Josh gives a high level overview of the FBI's investigation into missing indigenous people who may be linked to Keyes.
To learn more: www.truecrimebullshit.com
To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs
Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark
Music by William Hellfire, Radial Face, Sergey Cheremisinov, Whithe, Lee Rosevere, and The Album Leaf
Promo: True Crime Fan Club

Aug 02 2019

31mins

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Rank #11: 16 | Cleburne, Texas

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We explore Israel's travels in Texas, using all we've learned thus far about his MO and patterns of behavior, to determine his final victim.
To learn more: www.truecrimebullshit.com   To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs
Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark  
For more information and promos for this week's sponsors: Care/of: www.takecareof.com Promo Code: TrueCrimeBS30
Music by William Hellfire, Radial Face, Sergey Cheremisinov, The Hathaway Family Plot, Jozef van Wissem, and Ava Luna
Sponsors: Podbean, Care/Of

May 09 2019

47mins

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Rank #12: 10 | Last Frontier

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The FBI builds a geographic timeline for Israel Keyes, and starts deep diving his computer. Meanwhile, Israel moves to Alaska and has to recalibrate his methodology once again.
True Crime Bullsh** will return with the second half of the season on March 14.
To learn more: www.truecrimebullshit.com   To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs
Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark  
For more information and promos for this week's sponsors: Green Chef: www.GreenChef.us/TrueCrimeBSCare/Of: www.TakeCareOf.com with promo code: TRUECRIMEBS50
Music by William Hellfire, Lee Rosevere, Radial Face, LeBon, Sergey Cheremisinov, and Emily Wells
Sponsors: Podbean, Green Chef, Care/Of

Feb 14 2019

42mins

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Rank #13: 17 | Suzy

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We investigate a possible first Keyes' victim, Suzy Lyall, who disappeared in 1998 from Albany, New York. 
To learn more: www.truecrimebullshit.com   To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs
Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark  
Thank you to Bobby Chacon & Katherine Ramsland for providing insight in this episode.
A special thanks to Phoebe LaFave and the team at Upstate Unsolved for working with me on this investigation and episode. Listen to Upstate Unsolved at: https://wgy.iheart.com/featured/upstate-unsolved/
Music by William Hellfire, Radial Face, Sergey Cheremisinov, Whithe, Kirk Pearson & BIT, and Russ Huddleston & Robert Smith Jr.
Sponsors: Podbean

May 20 2019

39mins

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Rank #14: 09 | Ghosts

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In this episode, we spend a lot of time in the woods. Plus, Israel meets someone new; and learns to adapt and evolve his methodologies.
To learn more: www.truecrimebullshit.com   To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs
Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark   Special thanks to guest: Dr. Katherine Ramsland  
Music by William Hellfire, Lee Rosevere, Radial Face, LeBon, Cloud Jumper, and James Vincent McMorrow
Sponsors: Podbean

Feb 07 2019

33mins

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Rank #15: 05 | Exodus

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We explore Israel's adolescence, family, religious background, military career, and early criminal activity. We also examine Nature vs. Nurture and how both contributed to Israel's criminal pathology.
To learn more: www.truecrimebullshit.com   To support the show: www.patreon.com/truecrimebs
Written, researched, edited, and produced by Josh Hallmark  Special thanks to guests:Dr. Katherine RamslandMusic by William Hellfire, Whithe, Radical Face, The Trumpeteers, Roger McGuinn, Sergey Cheremisinov, and Sans Nom
Sponsors: Podbean

Jan 04 2019

48mins

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