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Serial killers. Gangsters. Gunslingers. Victorian-era murderers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Each week, the Most Notorious podcast features true-life tales of crime, criminals, tragedies and disasters throughout history. This is an interview show, spotlighting authors and historians who have studied their subjects for years, and whose stories are offered with unique insight, detail, and historical accuracy.
 
ESPN personality and award-winning sports columnist Woody Paige takes on all things sports and pop culture in a way that only he can -- with wit, wisdom, wackiness, and self-deprecating humor. Known for his trademarked chalkboard and long-standing role as a panelist on ESPN's Around the Horn, Woody will be joined weekly by famous, and sometimes legendary, guests from the worlds of sports and entertainment. In addition to conversational interviews, guests will have a chance to 'Kick Woody's A ...
 
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In March of 1950, a young woman named JoAnn Dewey, trying to get home, was beaten and kidnapped on a Vancouver, Washington street corner, in full view of witnesses. None lifted a finger to help. A week later her body would turn up in a river a few miles away. My guest is Pat Jollota, author of "The Murder of JoAnn Dewey in Vancouver, Washington". S…
 
My friends Glen James & Amanda Fish return to the show! This time the brought along special guest Henry (their son). We had a lot of fun catching up and talking about their new adventure into podcasting with The Lost Way Podcast. The podcast is made up of Glen's short stories and Amanda's music to make it really come to life. If you are looking for…
 
1840s America produced some colorful characters, and none more so than James Jesse Strang. After declaring himself a Mormon prophet, Strang moved his small congregation to Michigan's Beaver Island, proclaimed himself king, and created a criminal enterprise, before finally meeting his death at the hands of his own followers. My guest, bestselling au…
 
The other night I met up with St.Louis rockers Sisser at their practice space to talk about their brand new HAUNTED ROOMS EP coming up. I had a lot of fun getting to know a little more about how the group came together, recording their debut album vs the new EP, recording with Ryan at Bird Cloud, stories behind these lyrics, if the next album will …
 
On the morning of June 10, 1937, New York heiress Alice Parsons disappeared off the face of the earth. Investigators almost immediately suspected that Anna Kupryanova, the Russian housekeeper, and Alice's husband, William Parsons, knew more than they were letting on. My guest is former NYPD detective and Hot Zone Attribution specialist Steven C. Dr…
 
Singer songwriter John Henry returns to the show talk about his brand new OUT AT SEA EP! We get into some of the stories behind a few of the songs, recording at Native Sounds, working on the "Work" video with Brian McClelland & his upcoming Release Party at The Pageant. I also talked John into playing one live acoustic for us!! See John Henry LIVE …
 
InVogue Records recording artists ATG, Addison & Garrett of Discrepancies return to the show!! They have a brand new album THE RISE available at DiscrepanciesMusic.com or wherever you get digital music. We dive into the album talking about stories behind the songs, the recording process, working with the late great Matt Amelung & much more. Discrep…
 
Comedian Gabe Kea returns to the show via Zoom to talk about his new album DUMBER THAN A FISH! You can grab yourself a copy today at GabeKea.com or wherever you get digital music. We also talk about meeting and sharing the stage with Dave Chappelle, Bert Kreischer's The Cabin, shirt swaps and much more! See Gabe Kea live at Urban Chestnut in St.Lou…
 
I'm super excited about today's episode! Today's guest is my buddy & Major League Baseball pitcher Ross Detwiler! I've known Ross over 20 years now since back in middle school. On this episode we get into some of the stories of growing up together, the early days of his baseball career including his draft day story to his 2020 season. We also talk …
 
On February 10, 1918, the Power family, holed up in their cabin in Arizona's isolated Galiuro Mountains, suddenly found themselves surrounded by a small posse. Lawmen were there to arrest two of the Power sons for draft evasion. After a few minutes of confusion, a shootout ensued, tragically ending with four casualties. Adding to the drama, the onl…
 
Singer songwriter Darian Roe joins me on today's show to share some stories of her start in music, songwriting, stories behind some of the songs and play a few live acoustic! We also talk about Halloween candy, sobriety, upcoming debut album, some of our favorite live concerts and much more. On this episode you'll hear: Running (Live Acoustic) Oh M…
 
My guest on this episode has a very personal connection to the subject of his many decades of research. His great-grandfather was a member of one of the Peaky Blinders gangs that terrorized the city of Birmingham in the late 1800s. British historian Carl Chinn, author of "Peaky Blinders: The Real Story" and its sequel, "Peaky Blinders: The Legacy",…
 
Singer Songwriter Adam Gaffney returns to the show to talk about his brand new EP and share some stories behind these songs. We also talk about how he's been handling quarantine, his album release show and him moving soon. On this episode you'll hear: Will You Shine My Medals When I'm Gone? Jamieson Ave #4 The Thunder (Live Acoustic) Find it his ne…
 
CEO & Founder of Humbly & Bassist of Strata Hrag Chanchanian joins me on today's show via Zoom! I had a great time meeting Hrag. Our mutal friend Wiley helped make the connection. We dive right into Hrag's work developing a new podcast app Humbly that is designed to help raise money for charities while you doing what you already do! He's also a fou…
 
The other night I took a drive to meet up with singer songwriters Goldberry to talk about their debut album LIMINAL SPACE. We get into some stories about how the group started, stories behind the songs, recording with Chris Turnbaugh at Sawhorse Studios and play 3 songs live acoustic! On this episode you'll hear: Living Room Floor (Live Acoustic) S…
 
Bruno Richard Hauptmann was tried, convicted and executed for the kidnapping and murder of Charlie Lindbergh, son of famed aviator Charles Lindbergh and his wife Anne. However my guest, Lise Pearlman, author of "The Lindbergh Kidnapping Suspect No. 1: The Man Who Got Away" believes that not only was Hauptmann innocent, but something far more sinist…
 
Singer songwriter & saxophonist Dave Farver joins me on the show via Zoom! We get into talking about his debut solo CRYSTAL EP, recording with Obeid Khan & George Potsos & stories behind the songs. We also talk about his work with his cover band SuperJam and El Monstero. On this episode you'll hear: Pathologically Give It Up For Your Man Nicolette …
 
Singer songwriter Andrew Binder returns to the show!! Andrew appeared once before with his band Modern Gold but is back to talk about some of his other past projects like Sink The Bismark & his new band Stay North. We also talk a bit about his screen printing work at Icon & Ink through Encapsulated Studios. We also play a couple songs live acoustic…
 
In October of 1943, socialite and heiress Patricia Burton Lonergan was brutally beaten with a candelabra by her estranged husband Wayne Lonergan in her New York City apartment. The case exploded onto the front pages of New York papers, in large part because of rumors that Wayne Lonergan was secretly homosexual, living a lifestyle considered highly …
 
Comedian Aaron Brooks joins me on the show via Zoom! We had a lot of fun catching up. I met Aaron several years ago as he was getting his start in St.Louis comedy. We share some old stories and some of our favorite St.Louis comedians. We talked about his debut album SECRETS and some of the stories behind the album. We also get into his work in podc…
 
Country music singer songwriter & actress Erin Cosgrove joins me on today's episode via Zoom! I had a great time hanging out with her as we talked about her recent appearance at Operation Triage's Freedom Jam in St.Peters, MO, her latest single "A Perfect Place To Start" and the story behind the song & the music video. On this episode you'll hear: …
 
The guys of Jesus Christ Supercar return to the show!! We had a great time sitting in Christopher's garage catching up, enjoying a beautiful fall day and talking about their Kickstarter project for their new EP. We also about their Jesus Christ Superbeer from Alpha Brewing Company. On this episode you'll hear their new single "Do You Think I Could?…
 
In the late 1960s, a serial killer terrorized the city of Ypsilanti, Michigan. Once John Norman Collins lured young women into his car or onto the back of his motorcycle, they would never be seen alive again. My guest, Gregory A. Fournier, has a personal connection to this case. Collins tried to abduct his girlfriend, right in front of him, over fi…
 
Singer songwriter Adam Donald stops by to talk about his brand new The Donald Woodyard Inc. EP WALTZES FOR THE DAMNED. I had a lot of fun recording this one as we get into talking about everything from wrestling, Jimmy Buffett, skateboarding, small towns & everything in between! Pick up a copy of WALTZES FOR THE DAMNED at TheDonaldWoodyardInc.Bandc…
 
Whether you know her by Lele Schmavis, Lele Lethal or simply Lele, she is making her Rock Paper Podcast debut today! I had a great time catching up with my friend Lele talking about some of our nearly 10 year history, her work in various therapies & treatments for trauma to sex therapy. Though we laughed & were having some fun throughout today's sh…
 
Arguably the most corrupt politician in American history, William "Boss" Tweed bilked New York City for millions of dollars in the 1860s, before finally suffering a spectacular downfall. Attorney and historian Kenneth D. Ackerman, author of "BOSS TWEED: The Corrupt Pol who Conceived the Soul of Modern New York" talk about this notorious and often m…
 
Buzz Kill returns to the show! We dive into his solo release LOST ON YOU and working with Zech Biship as the only featured vocalist. We also talk about everything from Limp Bizkit to Mystery Science Theatre 3000 to Aliens. We covered a lot of ground on this one! Pick up a copy of LOST ON YOU at BuzzKillSTL.bandcamp.com or wherever you get digital m…
 
In the southeastern corner of 1901 Wyoming, cattle ranchers were furious that sheep were destroying valuable range land. When Willie Nickell, the son of a local sheep rancher was found murdered near his home, legendary gunman Tom Horn was one of the first men suspected of the lowdown crime. My guest is John W. Davis - retired Wyoming attorney, hist…
 
Dustin Arbuckle of Dustin Arbuckle & the Damnations returns to the show! This was recorded over zoom a couple weeks ago. I had a lot o fun catching up with Dustin to talk about their new album MY GETAWAY, some of the songs, who might play him in the biopic, vinyl and much more. Find the new album at DustinArbuckleDamnations.com or anywhere you get …
 
Through most of the 1920s the Bernstein Brothers, known more colorfully as the Purple Gang, ran Detroit's underworld with an iron fist. Partnering with Chicago's Al Capone, they were responsible for much of the liquor that came into the United States from Canada. They were involved in other shady rackets as well, and didn't hesitate to murder any r…
 
E.Philly joins me on Zoom to discuss his brand new solo NEW PLACE EP. We talk about a bit about some of his history of learning to play drums on ice cream tubs, working with his band Steeples & more. Eric shares some stories behind these songs and gives a sneak peek of the EP! On this episode you'll hear: "Dance Floor" "New Place" "In Between" Find…
 
"Oh the humanity!" were the famous words spoken by news reporter Herb Morrison when on May 6, 1937, the Nazi-funded airship Hindenburg burst into flames and crashed into a New Jersey airfield. My guest is best-selling author Michael McCarthy, and his new book is called "The Hidden Hindenburg: The Untold Story of the Tragedy, the Nazi Secrets, and t…
 
Woody and his squad interview comedian legend Lewis Black (Interview starts at 23:22) about his life in the pandemic, his comedy, his acting, and his favorite four letter word! We also dive into Jimmie's youth soccer team, LinkedIn, and much more. In the fourth quarter Woody recalls his experiences meeting the current president. In OT we cover NFL …
 
A couple of returning guests Jakob Baxter of Yard Eagle and Nate Gilberg (Dirty Power Productions) stop by to talk about the new Yard Eagle EP! We give you a preview of the EP, share stories behind these songs, stories from recording it with Nate and behind the scenes of the "I Only Dream in Black & White" music video. On this episode you'll hear: …
 
Singer Songwriter, Tap dancer & all around nice guy Anthony J Russo joins me on today's episode. We had a lot of fun talking about his life traveling the world as a professional tap dancer and how it led him into becoming a singer songwriter. Enjoy a little stripped down live acoustic session from Anthony's living room as he plays 3 songs, 2 of whi…
 
No historical true crime case is more hotly debated around the world than the one involving the near-mythical serial killer "Jack the Ripper". My guest, Edward Stow, believes the killer was a man named Charles Lechmere, a local East End resident who murdered in the early morning hours while on his way to his work. Stow, creator and host of the YouT…
 
For today's episode I invited my new friend Gen Lobonc Billhartz of Shock City's School Of Music & Coffee Conversations to join me on Zoom! I had a lot of fun talking with Gen getting to know more about her, her work as Owner/Director/Teacher at School Of Music, what led her into podcasting, the best cheeseburgers around St.Louis and much more. Sig…
 
Singer songwriter & multi instrumentalist Laren Loveless stops by to talk about his debut album VOL. 1. We get into some of the stories of his musical journey like his previous bands, playing with Sean Canan's Voodoo Players, recording at Native Sound with his all-star band, and some stories behind these songs. On this episode you'll hear: Sing Sho…
 
The other night I caught up with the fellas of Cover Letter at their practice space for a wild night of Jeppson's Malort, acoustic cover tunes, laughs and good times! The guys share some stories of their history as group and how they came together. We also talk about some of our favorite bands that helped influence them along the way. On this episo…
 
My guest, Gary Sosniecki, shares the story of the horrific murder of his great-grandmother, Cecilia, at the hands of her husband Albin Ludwig in Mishawaka, Indiana in September of 1906. After beating her head with a potato masher, he put her body in their bedroom closet and then lit it on fire. At least that is what prosecutors believed happened - …
 
The other day I met up with long time friend David McCorkell at F45 in O'Fallon, MO. We had a lot of fun talking about some of the crazy times we had growing up, some of the music that helped shape up us and some of David's journey that has led him into a career in fitness. Claim your 7 Day free trial for F45 at F45training.com/ Follow F45 & David …
 
Woody and the gang talk to one of the world's best entertainers Matt Iseman. You know him from Celebrity apprentice, American Ninja Warrior, and just about everything that hits the screens in Hollywood. We dive into Matt dropping his career as a doctor to become a standup comedian and much more. TRULY a Hall of fame guest.- Woody's take on MLB's un…
 
Comedian Bobby Jaycox is back!! I caught up with my buddy Bobby Jaycox on Zoom the other day to see how he's doing in quarantine life, talk about some of his commercials, the current state of comedy with Zoom comedy shows, meeting and kissing the lead singer of one of his favorite bands and so much more! Find all things Bobby Jaycox at BobbyJaycox.…
 
Singer songwriter Glenn Williams joins me to talk about some of his history in music, his struggles with drug abuse, being homeless and turning things around to release his first new music in a very long time! We dive head first into his new WAKE UP EP and give you a sneak peek of the entire project song by song, sharing stories of the process and …
 
By June of 1978, the once massively popular television star Bob Crane (of Hogan's Heroes fame) was relegated to doing dinner theater in Scottsdale, Arizona. In between shows, he and hanger-on John Carpenter spent much of their time trying to pick up women, and Bob would use the latest video technology to film his sexual exploits. When Bob was disco…
 
Country music Singer Songwriter Kylie Frey joins me on Zoom from Nashville, TN! She stops by to talk about a bit about her early days growing up in Louisiana, her new single “Spur of The Moment” and her upcoming trip to St.Louis, MO. On this episode you’ll hear: One Night In Tulsa Spur Of The Moment Find more Kylie Frey wherever you get digital mus…
 
Singer songwriter Joey Ferber joins me today to talk about some of his work with his group Looprat & his debut solo COUNTRY GONE WRONG EP. We also play a couple live acoustic, share some stories behind the songs and leak an unreleased song! On this episode you'll hear: State Lines (live acoustic) Statues T2K (due out 8/16) Find more Joey Ferber mus…
 
We are joined by the extremely talented and creative Jay Wolff who you may know from Always Late with Katie Nolan and his trivia podcast 500!. We discuss his career, frosted tips, and some other tips for people trying to break into the media industry.Also:- Woody's bloody experience at UFC 1- College football cancelled?- NBA bubble picks- UFC 252- …
 
LS XPRSS returns! The guys of LS XPRSS join me at Lotown Studios in Maryland Heights, MO to talk about their new album STRIKE WHILE THE IRON IS HOT. Thanks to Lenny for letting us hang out in the studio for the evening. Visit LotownStudios.com I had such a good time recording this episode. These guys are always making me laugh. We get into some of …
 
Hurricane season is now upon us, and with it potential dangers to the coastal populations of the United States. But the continent has survived centuries of devastation and death, the result of some truly ferocious hurricanes. My guest, bestselling author Eric Jay Dolin, is very familiar with both the history of America's hurricanes and the science …
 
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