Coffincast

Coffincast

By Kristin
A podcast journey into death in all its forms. A mix of true crime, bizarre death stories, and education in the last mystery we will all face. Hosted by Kristin with new episodes every Monday at 8 am central time. Available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and many more. Hosted by Kristin Davis. Part of Big Heads Media
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Theme: Spirit Descend by Shadow Vibe (@shadowvibemusic)
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Episode 29: Dead Air
What happens when death comes on live tv and there is no chance to change the channel? Kristin discusses three cases that shocked the country. Story begins at 10:15. 
38:58
January 21, 2020
Episode 28: Kristin's Curated List of Strange and Unusual Deaths: Volume 3: The Wrestling Edition
It's time again for another list! This time we look into the ring deaths of several notable wrestlers throughout history!
38:12
January 14, 2020
Episode 27: Daytime Nightmare
Kristin takes a look at two times that daytime talk shows have been blamed in particularly heinous crimes. Sources: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUnd7v9y5TQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYxCheigg5M 7:07-7:26 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Scott_Amedure https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/3051/scott-bernard-amedure https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Jenny_Jones_Show https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/1995/03/25/the-aftershock-of-shock-tv/583a599d-b6de-461e-bba0-32a7924eb095/ https://murderpedia.org/male.S/s/schmitz-jonathan.htm https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/springer-guest-murdered-hours-after-studio-row-707515.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zC9U_CTsPnU Talked to Death- The dark side of daytime tv
22:22
January 7, 2020
Episode 26: Kristin Does Dallas
Kristin visits Dallas, and realizes that her hotel is less than a mile away from the place where one of the most significant moments in modern American history took place. Also, don't let the name fool you, there was no "doing" of Dallas. 
26:04
December 30, 2019
Episode 25: Ra Ra Rasputin Russia's Greatest Love Machine
Kristin talks about the famous and infamous pipe layin' Russian holy man, Rasputin.  Sources:  https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/murder-rasputin-100-years-later-180961572/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grigori_Rasputin https://qz.com/1498562/all-the-ways-christmas-and-new-years-can-kill-you-statistically/ https://historycollection.co/12-details-rasputins-controversial-life-not-many-people-know/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexei_Nikolaevich,_Tsarevich_of_Russia
27:37
December 23, 2019
Episode 24: Taking a Risk with Kevin Allison
Kristin awkwardly talks to the host of the amazing podcast Risk! Kevin Allison. We talk about life, death, and storytelling. Also the winner of the giveaway will be revealed at the end of the episode. Socials: Kevin Allison @TheKevinAllison Risk @RISKshow http://risk-show.com/ The Story Studio -https://thestorystudio.org/ A link to the book we discussed by Jan Warner https://www.amazon.com/Grief-Day-Simple-Practices-Guidance-ebook/dp/B07GVQ4FR5/ref=nodl_ Uncommon People @uncommon_people - L.I.F.E https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcZGRiQWfQauKBF4xnNHHFw
1:02:51
December 16, 2019
Episode 23: If you don't know, better axe somebody!
Axe me no questions, and I will tell you no lies. We are visiting early 20th century New Orleans, and getting acquainted with the Axe Man! Special Thanks to Andy from @90scourt, and ShadowVibe! Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axeman_of_New_Orleans https://www.legendsofamerica.com/la-axeman/ https://drvitelli.typepad.com/providentia/2017/02/who-was-the-axeman-part-three.html
22:50
December 9, 2019
Episode 22: Waxing Poetic with Madame Tussaud
In this short, but sweet episode, we talk about that sick little french lady, Madame Tussaud. 
16:08
December 2, 2019
Episode 21: The Dyatlov Pass Incident: Theories
Kristin is still butchering Russian names and places, but this time, she is talking about the theories of the strangest cold case the history of cold cases. 
20:41
November 25, 2019
Episode 20: The Dyatlov Pass Incident: Facts
Listen as Kristin completely butchers Russian names and places in this short episode on the Dyatlov pass. Rest assured, there is a part 2 next week.  Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyatlov_Pass_incident https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/04/europe/dyatlov-pass-incident-scli-intl/index.html https://www.vice.com/en_nz/article/wjj9yb/russias-dyatlov-pass-incident-the-strangest-unsolved-mystery-of-the-last-century https://dyatlovpass.com/page.php?language_id=1&id=12786#timeline
17:59
November 18, 2019
Bonus Episode: 90's Court Crossover; The Death of Finneskiel
What happened on the night of 11/3/2019? Get the truth about the death of Finneskiel, a scandal that rocked the podcasting world. (Coffincast, 90's Court Crossover parody)
21:33
November 13, 2019
Episode 19: Death and the Mouse
This week a trip to Target inspires Kristin to look into the dark side of the Happiest place on Earth. Sources: https://discuss.micechat.com/forum/disney-theme-park-news-and-discussion/disneyland-resort/40191-micechat-investigation-the-1979-space-mountain-death https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_incidents_at_Walt_Disney_World https://www.thedailybeast.com/employee-found-dead-in-disneyland-paris-haunted-house https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/04/04/disneyland-paris-worker-found-dead-in-haunted-house/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/America_Sings https://www.themeparkinsider.com/news/response.cfm?ID=1389 https://www.upi.com/Archives/1984/01/04/Tourist-killed-in-fall-from-Matterhorn-bobsled/2012442040400/ https://medium.com/true-crime-by-cat-leigh/teen-drowns-at-disneyland-5644b65a01da
26:38
November 11, 2019
Episode 18: Toxicity
Listen while Kristin coughs and sniffles and tells you all about Gloria Ramirez and how one California county attempted to possibly turn her into a monster to cover their own butts.  https://people.com/archive/solved-a-medical-puzzle-vol-42-no-21/ https://medium.com/true-crime-by-cat-leigh/the-toxic-lady-who-infected-23-er-staff-members-a087fe9b091b https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avCaAMxNRdc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6U_avfWqwf4 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Gloria_Ramirez https://curiosity.com/topics/the-toxic-lady-emitted-fumes-that-hospitalized-her-doctors-curiosity/
27:38
November 4, 2019
Episode 17: Listener's Choice
This week, Kristin has scoured her twitter feed to bring you the most requested stories! Or she lazily asked her followers what ideas they had and they thankfully delivered. Same difference
31:03
October 28, 2019
Episode 16: Kristin's Curated List of Strange and Unusual Deaths Pt. 2: The Hollyweird Edition
Jumping into the some of the strangest exits in Hollywood history! Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_Prevost https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tennessee_Williams https://www.thevintagenews.com/2018/12/06/tennessee-williams/ https://people.com/movies/brittany-murphy-sudden-death-hollywood/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYwlTCa2J54 https://www.eonline.com/news/984877/inside-the-endlessly-bizarre-aftermath-of-brittany-murphy-s-sudden-death http://www.criminalelement.com/the-wasp-woman-murder-the-death-of-susan-cabot-by-james-marrison-true-crime-hollywood/ https://www.upi.com/Archives/1989/11/29/Actress-Susan-Cabots-son-gets-probation-in-her-death/5166628318800/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anton_Yelchin
33:20
October 21, 2019
Episode 15: Freaks!
A behind the scenes peek behind the curtain at the 1932 film, Freaks, as well as some of the performers. Sources: http://mentalfloss.com/article/549845/facts-about-freaks-tod-browning https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freaks_(1932_film) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Doll_Family https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schlitzie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrSW2R7dbnE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daisy_and_Violet_Hilton https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angelo_Rossitto
30:57
October 14, 2019
Mini Episode: Yep Yep Yep!!
This week we visit the story behind the voice of the 80s favorite dinosaur. Ducky. This story does not have a happy ending.
21:37
October 11, 2019
Mini Episode: River’s Edge
A bonus mini episode as a thanks for me to you for your support! Let’s talk about baby Keanu!
19:19
October 10, 2019
Episode 14: Silver Scream
Let’s take a long hard look at on set deaths! Not that long or hard. Don’t be rude. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martha_Mansfield https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/They_Died_with_Their_Boots_On https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1076130/bio?ref_=nm_dyk_trv_sm#trivia https://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/10-horrific-deaths-that-happened-while-filming-movie3.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vic_Morrow https://findadeath.com/vic-morrow/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1m4f4H_akHc https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jon-Erik_Hexum https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brandon_Lee
38:28
October 7, 2019
Episode 13: In a Flash
The curious, and tragic story of Amber, Kameron, and Karmon Willingham, and the Corsicana House Fire. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cameron_Todd_Willingham https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6vvGTXvb40 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acZJMjNQCPU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FavPZqlVL-s https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2009/09/07/trial-by-fire https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Hurst
36:41
September 30, 2019
Episode 12: Once Bitten, Twice DIE
This week, we look into the story of Dr. Karl Schmidt and his rather morbid diary. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Patterson_Schmidt https://libguides.fieldmuseum.org/schmidt http://www.reptilesmagazine.com/The-Death-Diary-of-Noted-Herpetologist-Dr-Karl-Schmidt/ http://www.reptilesmagazine.com/Venomous-Snakes/Boomslang-Snake-Of-Africa/
24:52
September 23, 2019
Episode 11: Songs Based on Real Crimes/Mysteries
Polly wants a cracker, I think it’s because I don’t like Mondays. I tell her to Suffer little children. But anyone can see the road that they walk on is paved in gold. Sources: https://wespeakmusic.tv/the-story-behind-polly-by-nirvana/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Friend https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Don%27t_Like_Mondays https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleveland_Elementary_School_shooting_(San_Diego) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suffer_Little_Children https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moors_murders https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Way_(Fastball_song) https://creepypasta.fandom.com/wiki/The_Deaths_of_Lela_and_Raymond_Howard
47:20
September 16, 2019
Episode 10: The Sea of Trees
Let’s visit the Aokigahara Forest. Also known as “The Suicide Forest”. Sources: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FDSdg09df8 Vice News Special on Japanese Suicide forest https://www.befrienders.org/suicide-statistics https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_sites https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aokigahara https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/aokigahara-suicide-forest https://www.ibtimes.com/japan-suicide-forest-novel-blame-hundreds-deaths-435714 http://mentalfloss.com/article/73288/15-eerie-things-about-japans-suicide-forest
29:35
September 13, 2019
Episode 9: Putting the "Fun" in funerals
This week we dive headfirst into the world of alternative ways of shuffling of your mortal coil! Sources and Resources:  https://urnabios.com/ https://www.donatelifetexas.org/learn-more/resources-links/whole-body-donation/ https://www.txstate.edu/anthropology/facts/donations/Body.html https://funerals.org/?consumers=green-burial https://beta.washingtonpost.com/science/2019/04/26/washington-passes-bill-become-first-state-compost-human-bodies/?noredirect=on
35:34
September 8, 2019
Episode 8: Kristin’s Curated List of Strange and Unusual Deaths
Let’s talk about weird ways people have gone out through out history! Sources:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_unusual_deaths https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Draco_(lawgiver) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrysippus https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moli%C3%A8re https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Topsy_(elephant) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Garry_Hoy https://nypost.com/2015/07/18/i-killed-my-stepfather-with-an-atomic-wedgie/ https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/123518068/denver-lee-st_clair https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2538619/Brad-Davis-charged-Atomic-wedgie-mans-niece-claims-DIDNT-die-underwear-yank.html
41:05
August 30, 2019
Episode 7: In the Deep Dark Woods (Mitrice Richardson)
In this episode, we talk about the disappearance of Mitrice Richardson. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Mitrice_Richardson https://www.dailynews.com/2017/02/01/mitrice-richardsons-family-speaks-out-as-state-says-deputies-shouldnt-be-prosecuted-in-her-death/ http://www.blackgirltragic.com/home/2016/5/19/the-mysterious-disappearance-death-of-mitrice-richardson ID Discovery Disappeared Episode S6 E 2 Into the deep dark woods
39:35
August 23, 2019
Episode 6: “There’s a lot of Blood” (Melinda Pleskovic)
In episode 6 we visit the weird and convoluted murder of Melinda Pleskovic.
23:55
August 15, 2019
Episode 5: Milk and The Twinkie Defense (Harvey Milk and Dan White)
In recognition of this being pride month, we talk about the glorious life and tragic loss of Harvey Milk.
30:30
August 11, 2019
Episode 4: The Man That Got Away (Mel Ignatow)
Karma. She is a cruel mistress. Ask Mel Ignatow.
36:31
August 2, 2019
Episode 3: Dumpster Fire (Hereditary and Ouija History)
I tried to do a drunk retelling of a horror movie but... well, just listen.
25:26
July 26, 2019
Episode 2: “Ma’am, I’m still here” (Lorretta Pickard)
The tragic and unnecessary death of Lorretta Pickard.
30:13
July 19, 2019
Episode 1: “Stranger Things: Starcourt Mall Murder” (Silling Man)
The latest season of Stranger Things is out and it focuses on Starcourt Mall. Oh, by the way, someone was murdered there.
16:31
July 12, 2019
What in the tarnation is this?
The first (mini) episode going over what the podcast is and what to expect.
02:35
July 10, 2019