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Crafts Drafts and Crime

Crafts Drafts and Crime

By Valerie Kramer & Jasmin Lopez
A true crime podcast that will make you think, laugh, and speculate to your heart's content. Trigger warning: mature and disturbing content are involved in each episode. There is also lots of explicit language.
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Episode 41 (S5E5): Troubled Teens Industry
The Troubled Teens Industry runs boarding schools to help "better" misbehaving teenagers. But what it actually does is give them horrific experiences and PTSD. This episode contains several survivor testimonies and also talks about the cult that founded the therapeutic methods. 
January 18, 2021
Episode 40 (S5E4): The Cowee Tunnel
On a day in the winter in Western North Carolina in 1882, nineteen prisoners met a terrible fate.
January 13, 2021
Episode 39 (S5E3): Aokigahara/Takahiro Shiraishi
In this duet episode, we discuss the suicide forest of Japan and the suicide murderer of Japan.
January 13, 2021
Episode 38 (S5E2): The Bennington Triangle
The Bennington Triangle is an area in Vermont where people see UFOs, hear voices, crash planes, and disappear. If you're in the mood for a scary hike... we've got you.
January 8, 2021
Episode 37 (S5E1): Flannen Isles Lighthouse
Three lighthouse keepers go missing under strange circumstances.
January 3, 2021
Episode 36 (S4E9): The Powell Family Part 2
In this second part of the Powell case, we take a look at the evidence found in the Powell home and everyone's weird ass behavior. 
December 29, 2020
Episode 35 (S4E8): The Powell Family Part 1
Susan and Josh meet at a mormon singles event when Susan is merely 19. After marriage, Susan soon discovers that Josh is manipulative and controlling. But how long can she handle it?
December 24, 2020
Episode 34 (S4E7): The Coleman Family
Chris Coleman loves his career with Joyce Meyers Ministries- but because of controversy over the televangelist, he has been receiving death threats. Can someone really be that angry with Joyce that they want to kill her bodyguards family?
December 19, 2020
Episode 33 (S4E6): Drew Peterson
Drew Peterson's third wife have a peculiar accidental death shortly before his fourth wife goes missing. To donate to Cassandra's search efforts and read her story, click the link below.
December 14, 2020
Episode 32 (S4E5): The Vaughn Family
In this apparent murder-suicide, an entire family meets a tragic ending on the drive to a water park.
December 9, 2020
Episode 31 (S4E4): Myra Morton
It isn’t always the husband who kills the wife...
December 4, 2020
Episode 30 (S4E3): Katie Pladl
Katie was adopted as an infant to loving parents, but when she turns 18 her desire to meet her biological parents leads to tragedy.
November 29, 2020
Episode 29 (S4E2): Natalie Chambers
In this recent story, a possible accident led to the unnecessary deaths in this family.
November 24, 2020
Episode 28 (S4E1): JoAnn Nichols
JoAnn Nichols goes missing without a trace and fingers are pointed at her husband. But answers won't be revealed until he dies.
November 19, 2020
Episode 27 (S3E10) Part 3: Israel Keyes
This Jas-tastic episode concludes the monster that is Israel Keyes.
November 14, 2020
Episode 26 (S3E9) Part 2: Israel Keyes
In this second part of the Jas-tastic Israel Keyes story, we learn about the other victims that have and may have encountered Keyes.
November 9, 2020
Episode 25 (S3E8) Part 1: Israel Keyes
This Jas-tastic episode takes you through a deep dive of what happened to one of Israel Keyes' known victims- Samantha Koenig. It's the version that you've never heard before- no details are glossed over. Look for part 2 coming soon!
November 4, 2020
Episode 24 (S3E7): DC Sniper
A series of random shootings were terrorizing the entire DC area just a year after 9-11. People of every age, race, and gender were at risk of being a victim. In this episode, we have a few special guests to share with us their experience living in the area at the time.
October 31, 2020
Episode 23 (S3E6): Gonzalez Sisters
The story of the Gonzales sisters is a horrifying tale of non-consent. 
October 26, 2020
Episode 22 (S3E5): Luis Garavito
Luis Garavito had an easy time targeting young poor and homeless boys by promising them things like work, food, or alcohol... only they never received any of those things.
October 21, 2020
Episode 21 (S3E4): Vickie Dawn Jackson
Vickie was a sweet, caring nurse who did everything she could to be the best nurse possible. So what changed in her to make her want to control the destiny of her patients?
October 16, 2020
Episode 20 (S3E3): Snowtown Murders
In the area of Adelaide, South Australia, a man is able to convince those close to him that they can be vigilante heroes by killing those who are unworthy: paedophiles and gays... except the people they target mostly aren't paedophiles or gays.
October 11, 2020
Episode 19 (S3E2): Frederick Pete Cox
Seemingly normal Frederick Pete Cox targeted sex workers in the Orlando area but fortunately was pretty stupid.
October 6, 2020
Episode 18 (S3E1): Brian Dugan
Serial Killer Brian Dugan tormented the areas of Will and Kane County in the suburbs of Chicago, preying on crimes of opportunity.
October 1, 2020
Episode 17 (S2E9): Tamla Horsford
After attending an adult sleepover, Tamla is found dead in the backyard of her friend's house. It is ruled an accident- but due to a botched investigation, weird circumstances, and a peculiar 911 call- it seems unlikely that it was an accident that took place.
October 1, 2020
Episode 16 (S2E8): Elephants in Botswana
For our second season finale, we discuss the very recent (since March of 2020) alarming mysterious deaths on several hundred wild elephants.
September 26, 2020
Episode 15 (S2E7): Marcia Moore
In this episode we discuss the events of Marcia's later years with her husband, Howard, and how those events led to a very suspicious death.
September 21, 2020
Episode 14 (S2E6): Douglas Crofut
Douglas gets rushed to the hospital for severe radiation poisoning... but is unaware of how he was exposed. Dive into this bizarre mystery with us.
September 16, 2020
Episode 13 (S2E5): Rodney Marks
Rodney Marks dies suddenly after vomiting blood on the research station he works for in Antarctica. What appeared to be an accident turns into several unanswered questions after his autopsy. 
September 11, 2020
Episode 12 (S2E4): Alan Jeal
Alan Jeal's body washed up on shore in Perranporth, UK. At first glance, it appeared to be a suicide. But is that really what led to his death?
September 6, 2020
Episode 11 (S2E3): Holly Bartlett
Holly Bartlett's death was ruled in accident but the circumstances surrounding her death make it seem like it's anything but.
September 1, 2020
Episode 10 (S2E2): Geetha Angara
A very frightening tale of the mysterious death of incredibly smart and talented Geetha Angara.
August 27, 2020
Episode 9 (S2E1): Mike Adams
A very controversial professor at UNC Wilmington died mysteriously in July 2020. We discuss the events of his career leading up to this.  There are a lot of triggering topics and profanity included in this episode. We also introduce at the end our very first Life Corner mini! 
August 22, 2020
Episode 8: MH370
In our final episode of season one, we dive into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 (MH370) and fourteen theories of what possibly happened.
August 16, 2020
Episode 7: Bryce Laspisa
Did 19 year old Bryce Laspisa walk away from his life without a trace... or did something more peculiar and haunting happen? Speculate with us in episode 7.
August 11, 2020
Episode 6: Will Cierzan
Weird circumstances surround the disappearance of Will Cierzan- is he possibly still alive somewhere or did he meet foul play?
August 6, 2020
Episode 5: Taj Narbonne
This episode is about nine-year old Taj who disappeared from his house in the middle of the night, leaving an ominous note that has us questioning, did he run away or is this foul play?
August 1, 2020
Episode 4: Patricia Meehan
Mysterious disappearance of Patricia Meehan
July 28, 2020
Episode 3: Lisa Stebic
A terrible tragedy of a missing woman, Lisa Stebic, who is actually from Valerie's hometown in Illinois. If anyone has any information about Lisa's whereabouts, please contact 815-267-7217.
July 24, 2020
Episode 2: Rilya Wilson
The tragic case of a missing and never found person, Rilya Wilson, who was merely four years old when she was last seen. This case dives into issues within our child welfare system.
July 21, 2020
Episode 1: Logan Tucker
A tragic tale of the disappearance of Logan Tucker and the events of his awful mother, Katherine Rutan, leading up to it. 
July 18, 2020
Podcast trailer
An introduction of what is to come from our brand new podcast!
July 17, 2020