My Conversation With Caitlin Doughty, Author Of Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions From Tiny Mortals About Death

Click Here To Listen Caitlin Doughty Best-selling author and mortician Caitlin Doughty answers real questions from kids about death, dead bodies, and decomposition. Every day, funeral director Caitlin Doughty receives dozens of questions about death. The best questions come from kids. What would happen to an astronaut’s body if it were pushed out of a space shuttle? Do people poop when they die? Can Grandma have a Viking funeral? In Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?, Doughty blends her mortician’s knowledge of the body and the intriguing history behind common misconceptions about corpses to offer factual, hilarious, and candid answers to thirty-five distinctive questions posed by her youngest fans. In her inimitable voice, Doughty details [...]

By |September 9th, 2019|Death, Gospel, Health, Medical, Memoir, Murder, Science, Spirituality, Wisdom|Comments Off on My Conversation With Caitlin Doughty, Author Of Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions From Tiny Mortals About Death

My Conversation With Maureen Callahan, Author Of American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer Of The 21st Century

Click Here To Listen Ted Bundy. John Wayne Gacy. Jeffrey Dahmer. The names of notorious serial killers are usually well-known; they echo in the news and in public consciousness. But most people have never heard of Israel Keyes, one of the most ambitious and terrifying serial killers in modern history. The FBI considered his behavior unprecedented. Described by a prosecutor as "a force of pure evil," Keyes was a predator who struck all over the United States. He buried "kill kits"--cash, weapons, and body-disposal tools--in remote locations across the country. Over the course of fourteen years, Keyes would fly to a city, rent a car, and drive thousands of miles in order to [...]

By |August 5th, 2019|Biography, Crime, Murder, Uncategorized|Comments Off on My Conversation With Maureen Callahan, Author Of American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer Of The 21st Century

My Conversation With Dr. Michael Arntfield, Author Of Monster City: Murder, Music And Mayhem In Nashville’s Dark Age

Click Here To Listen Michael Arntfield The never-before-told true account of the serial killers who terrorized Nashville’s music scene for decades—and the cold-case Murder Squad determined to bring an end to their sadistic sprees. Nashville—a haven for aspiring musicians and a magnet for country-music fans. By the time Pat Postiglione arrived there in 1980, it was also the scene of an unsolved series of vicious sex slayings that served as a harbinger of worse to come. As Postiglione was promoted from street-beat Metro cop to detective sergeant heading Music City’s elite cold-case Murder Squad, some of America’s most bizarre, elusive, and savage serial killers were calling Nashville home. And during the next two decades, the [...]

By |September 6th, 2018|Crime, Murder|Comments Off on My Conversation With Dr. Michael Arntfield, Author Of Monster City: Murder, Music And Mayhem In Nashville’s Dark Age

International Best Selling Author, James Lee Burke, Of Robicheaux Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen James Lee Burke-Robicheaux James Lee Burke’s most beloved character, Dave Robicheaux, returns in this gritty, atmospheric mystery set in the towns and backwoods of Louisiana. DAVE ROBICHEAUX IS A HAUNTED MAN. Between his recurrent nightmares about Vietnam, his battle with alcoholism, and the sudden loss of his beloved wife, Molly, his thoughts drift from one irreconcilable memory to the next. Images of ghosts at Spanish Lake live on the edge of his vision. During a murder investigation, Dave Robicheaux discovers he may have committed the homicide he’s investigating, one which involved the death of the man who took the life of Dave’s beloved wife. As he works to clear his name [...]

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Robert Crais, Author Of The Wanted Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Robert Crais-The Wanted Investigator Elvis Cole and his partner Joe Pike take on the deadliest case of their lives in the new masterpiece of suspense from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Robert Crais. It seemed like a simple case—before the bodies started piling up... When single-mother Devon Connor hires Elvis Cole, it’s because her troubled teenage son Tyson is flashing cash and she’s afraid he’s dealing drugs. But the truth is devastatingly different. With two others, he’s been responsible for a string of high-end burglaries, a crime spree that takes a deadly turn when one of them is murdered and Tyson and his girlfriend disappear. They stole the wrong thing from [...]

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Bill James, Author Of The Man From The Train: The Solving Of A Century-Old Serial Killer Mystery Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Bill James Using unprecedented, dramatically compelling sleuthing techniques, legendary statistician and baseball writer Bill James applies his analytical acumen to crack an unsolved century-old mystery surrounding one of the deadliest serial killers in American history.Between 1898 and 1912, families across the country were bludgeoned in their sleep with the blunt side of an axe. Jewelry and valuables were left in plain sight, bodies were piled together, faces covered with cloth. Some of these cases, like the infamous Villisca, Iowa, murders, received national attention. But few people believed the crimes were related. And fewer still would realize that all of these families lived within walking distance to a train station.When celebrated baseball [...]

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Gilly Macmillan, Author Of Odd Child Out Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Gilly MacMillan-Odd Child Out From New York Times Bestselling Author of WHAT SHE KNEW "A hugely satisfying and thrilling read. Highly recommended!" -Shari LaPena, New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door "Literary suspense at its finest.”—Mary Kubica, New York Times bestselling author of Pretty Baby How well do you know the people you love…? Best friends Noah Sadler and Abdi Mahad have always been inseparable. But when Noah is found floating unconscious in Bristol's Feeder Canal, Abdi can't--or won't--tell anyone what happened. Just back from a mandatory leave following his last case, Detective Jim Clemo is now assigned to look into this unfortunate accident. But tragedy strikes and [...]

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Katherine Hall Page, Author Of The Body in the Casket: A Faith Fairchild Mystery Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Katherine Hall Page-Casket The inimitable Faith Fairchild returns in a chilling New England whodunit, inspired by the best Agatha Christie mysteries and with hints of the timeless board game Clue. For most of her adult life, resourceful caterer Faith Fairchild has called the sleepy Massachusetts village of Aleford home. While the native New Yorker has come to know the region well, she isn’t familiar with Havencrest, a privileged enclave, until the owner of Rowan House, a secluded sprawling Arts and Crafts mansion, calls her about catering a weekend house party. Producer/director of a string of hit musicals, Max Dane—a Broadway legend—is throwing a lavish party to celebrate his seventieth birthday. At [...]

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Con Lehane, Author Of Murder In The Manuscript Room: A 42nd Street Library Mystery Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Con Lehane The second in Con Lehane's 42nd Street Library mystery series, Murder in the Manuscript Room is a smart, compelling mystery in which the characters themselves are at least as interesting as the striking sleuthing. "Not to be missed.” ―Megan Abbott "A story utterly relevant to the real-life horror story unfolding in America’s immigration politics.”―Sara Paretsky When a murder desecrates the somber, book-lined halls of New York City’s iconic 42nd Street Library, Raymond Ambler, the library’s curator of crime fiction, has a personal interest in solving the crime. His quest to solve the murder is complicated by personal entanglements involving his friend―or perhaps more-than-friend―Adele Morgan. Not only does Adele’s relationship [...]

By |November 28th, 2017|Fiction, Murder, Mystery|Comments Off on Con Lehane, Author Of Murder In The Manuscript Room: A 42nd Street Library Mystery Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Philip Jett, Author Of The Death Of An Heir: Adolph Coors III And The Murder That Rocked An American Brewing Dynasty Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Philip Jett The Death of an Heir is Philip Jett's chilling true account of the Coors family’s gilded American dream that turned into a nightmare when a meticulously plotted kidnapping went horribly wrong. In the 1950s and 60s, the Coors dynasty reigned over Golden, Colorado, seemingly invincible. When rumblings about labor unions threatened to destabilize the family's brewery, Adolph Coors, Jr., the septuagenarian president of the company, drew a hard line, refusing to budge. They had worked hard for what they had, and no one had a right to take it from them. What they'd soon realize was that they had more to lose than they could have imagined. On the [...]

By |November 20th, 2017|Business, Careers, Crime, Leadership, Murder|Comments Off on Philip Jett, Author Of The Death Of An Heir: Adolph Coors III And The Murder That Rocked An American Brewing Dynasty Chats On DrAlvin.Com