michigan history

27- Circus Freaks

27- Circus Freaks

The tradition of the modern circus dates back 250 years, and has a history rife with tragedy. In this episode, Jenn and Dani discuss the time a dancing elephant went on a rampage in South Lansing, and a cursed traveling circus that left a trail of death and destruction across the midwest in the early 1900s.

26- Holey Sh!t

26- Holey Sh!t

When the mother of a teenage criminal manipulates him and his young wife into forming a suicide pact, a horrific chain of events follows. Did Kathleen Holey get away with murder? And what became of the couple's innocent children?

19- Vanished

19- Vanished

A young man disappeared from the Electric Forest Festival in Rothbury, MI in 2018, never be heard from again. A single mother hasn't been seen since walking away from her Marshall, MI home following an argument with her fiancee in 2004. In this episode, Jenn and Dani discuss the missing persons cases of Kevin Graves and Mary Lands.

16- Asylum

16- Asylum

The Michigan Asylum for Insane Criminals in Ionia was part of Mid-Michigan’s landscape for over 90 years. During its reign, the institution treated thousands of patient. But its walls weren’t the strongest, and sometimes inmates disappeared. The results were often disastrous. In this episode, Dani and Jenn talk about two tragic cases in which escaped mental patients preyed on Mid-Michigan’s most vulnerable residents.

06- Shooting Marbles

06- Shooting Marbles

A love triangle turned Old West style shootout in 1800s Ingham County. Dani and Jenn deconstruct the crime and discuss the Marble legacy with Carol Koenig, the current owner of the estate where the murders took place.