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Crime and Roses

Crime and Roses

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Hey there, we're Megan and Danielle, and we are Crime and Roses. We're a true crime and Bachelor recap Podcast! During the airing of a Bachelor franchise season, we will recap episodes and spill all the latest tea. Each week, we'll also tie a true crime story in with Bachelor Nation. If you have a suggestion of a true crime story for us to cover, we would love to hear about it! You can email us at crimeandroses@gmail.com.
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Episode 19 The Bachelor: No Such Thing as a Last Chance at Love (GOAT Kaitlyn Bristowe)

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Episode 141 True Crime: The Cursed Viking Sally
Y’ALL. Buckle up because this one is a WILD RIDE, in several different directions. Danielle was absolutely SHOOKETH. We saw a group date based on some Viking stuff, so Megan based a story on some Viking stuff. It’s really the story of a potentially cursed ship AND two totally separate true crime incidents? Buckle up because you are not ready - we promise. Unfortunately, this ship has seen its fair share of horrible incidents, including the 1986 murder of Antti Eljaala, the 1987 Murder of Klaus Schelkle and the Attempted Murder of Bettina Taxis, and the deaths of 852 passengers and crew aboard when it sunk in 1994. (Story Starts at 11:15) Links Discussed in the Episode: School of Chocolate Season 1 Trailer (Netflix) - Danielle’s cousin is Cedric! Make sure to watch and cheer him on! Drinking the KoolAid Pod - Episode 14 “Not For Me” - our friends discuss the Titanic You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
54:20
November 26, 2021
Episode 140 The Bachelorette: You Have to Let Me Speak (Season 18, Week 6)
Each week Megan is asking the Final Rose Tarot cards what we can expect from this week’s episode. This week’s card is the 2 of Rings which is called the Final Two. The card describes juggling and centering. It’s all about focusing on the life you want and guiding yourself to that, which is spot on for this week’s episode. This week we are joined by four of Michelle’s students! They are adorable, funny, and insightful. We wouldn’t be mad if they had regular hosting duties. The kids plan all the dates this week, and they pick Clayton for a one-on-one. Is this his time to shine? Will we see why production picked him to be the next Bachelor?  Negative ghostrider, the pattern is full (Top Gun reference). We also see the final group date of the season, Michelle sends toxic ass Martin home (good riddance). We also see a one-on-one with Brandon, and Brandon meets Michelle’s parents. BIPOC highlight goes to Brandon Jones! Brandon had a one on one this week and we cringe, with him wearing her dad’s swim trunks, and swoon seeing Brandon ask if her parents would support a marriage proposal if he makes it to the end. Brandon has definitely grown on us. We really like his vibe when he is being his authentic self. Find Brandon on IG at BMacJones You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:02:48
November 24, 2021
Episode 139 The Bachelorette: Michelle, the Minnesota Miracle (Season 18, Week 5)
Each week Megan is asking the Final Rose Tarot cards what we can expect from this week’s episode. This week’s card is the Queen of Mirrors, which is called “The Bitch” - and it describes Danielle to a tee - she takes no shit and can read you to filth, but is really just a softy. This week, Michelle and the men fly to the land of ten thousand lakes, the land that Danielle loves, the home of the Vikings-- Minnesota! We see two one-on-one dates and one group date. Joe gets a Minneapolis themed date- they throw out a first pitch at a Twins game and see Michelle’s high school. Joe opens up about life after basketball and the struggles he faced with that. (CONTENT WARNING: DEPRESSION/SUICIDE). The group date is themed after the Vikings and there are too many visible neck veins for Megan. Nayte gets a lake themed date on Lake Minnetonka, with two of Michelle’s besties. Throughout this whole episode we see Chris S. on some whiny white boy shit and we hate it; he even has the audacity to interrupt Michelle’s date with Nayte, how rude! This week for our BIPOC highlight, we are highlighting and saying goodbye, our main squeeze who did not get the airtime he deserved, Leroy Arthur (IG Handle). Leroy is a biomedical PhD student, who was born in Italy to Ghanaian parents, who emigrated to the U.S. to live the American dream. Leroy says that when he dates, he dates with intention. He does not like to gamble, with money or hearts, but does love breakfast in bed. Leroy, we will miss your style and face, hope to see you on BIP! You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:00:57
November 17, 2021
True Crime: The Glensheen Mansion Murders of Elisabeth Cogdon and Velma Pietila : November 2021 True Crime Patreon Exclusive
This is a sneak peek of our November 2021 True Crime Patreon Exclusive content. You can hear the full episode here, starting at the $3 level of our Patreon membership! CONTENT WARNING: brief mention of suicide This month we have a listener-requested story! Thanks, Jane! Megan tells the story of the Glensheen Mansion Murders of Elisabeth Cogdon and Velma Pietila. Elisabeth was the youngest daughter of a very wealthy family in Duluth, Minnesota. She was in her eighties and recovering from a recent stroke when she and her nurse were murdered in the middle of the night. This story doesn’t end where you think it will, because just wait, there’s more.
03:58
November 12, 2021
Episode 138 True Crime: The Murders of Jonathan Sellers and Charlie Keever
This week we are joined again by a friend of the Pod, Renise from the Black Bachelor Babes - make sure you follow on Instagram immediately, also check them out on Clubhouse. Listeners, if you ever want to join us to tell us a true crime story, just send us a DM or email, we would love to have you on! Renise had serious questions about the truthfulness behind one of the Bachelorette contestant's claims - Jamie said he’s never watched reality TV before. Renise tells us the horrible story of the murder of two young boys, who are connected to Alton Williams, a cast member of the Real World: Las Vegas. Jonathan (9) and Charlie (13) were just two kids trying to have a fun day with their friend. What happened to them is absolutely disgusting and terrifying. (Story Starts at: 14:53) CONTENT WARNING: Child Sexual Assault and Child Murder. Links Discussed in the Episode: Crime and Roses Episode 121: For the Clou-T (with Renise!) You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
58:27
November 11, 2021
Episode 137 Bachelorette: Making Small Moments (Season 18, Week 4)
Each week Megan is asking the Final Rose Tarot cards what we can expect from this week’s episode. This week’s card is the 8 of Mirrors, which is called “In Your Head” - and it talks about insecurities being triggered, and how to get out of your own head. This week we see two one-on-one dates and one group date this week. The first one-on-one is with Martin; they drive cars and then hit a hot tub, and have an interesting conversation about Jamie. On the group date, it’s a slumber party-themed date with a guest appearance from WWE’s Bella twins. Also on the group date, none of the men really approach Michelle, making her feel unseen. The second one-on-one date of the week is with Rick, they ride a sky gondola and walk through some nature, and read a wish box. Rick shares his family’s story, and it’s a difficult one. This week we are highlighting Olumide “Olu” Onajide (IG Handle). Olu looked mighty damn fine, with his deck of cards for abs during the group date. We also saw his sweet and sensitive side, when she shared his feelings about being an older brother and uplifting and supporting his sisters. We have been waiting a long time to see Olu talk on screen and we were NOT disappointed. Vulnerability in black men is beautiful! This week we say goodbye to two BIPOC contestants, Romeo and Will. Links Discussed in this Episode: What Megan’s singing sounds like IceJJFish - It's Something About You Girl Crime and Roses: Michelle Young Cast Bio Breakdown You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:02:19
November 10, 2021
Episode 136 The Bachelorette: Basic White Trends (Season 18, Week 3)
Each week Megan is asking the Final Rose Tarot cards what we can expect from this week’s episode. This week’s shuffle resulted in two cards: Page of Mirrors and the Knight of Rings. Page of Mirrors is called The Gossip, and Knight of Rings is called the Late Bloomer - and for this episode, the cards are HIT-TING. We’re talking like, batting a thousand - just like our World Series Champs, the Atlanta Braves. It’s week three of Michelle’s season, and the drama has arrived. We see a Top Gun style group date, featuring the gorgeous Jay Ellis, a one-on-one truth or dare date with Rodney, and a spoken word poetry date, hosted by poet Rudy Francisco. We bear witness to the much promoted “jacket gate” and… while the Jamie drama was bubbling last week, this week it is boiling over. This week we are highlighting Rodney Mathews (IG Handle). Rodney and Michelle had such a sweet and funny one on one, we just have to love him! Danielle has her reservations, but Megan gets her on the Rodney train and they are headed to Stan Town, USA! We also say goodbye to zaddy Spencer Williams and Mollique Johnson. Links Discussed in this Episode: Crime and Roses: Michelle Young Cast Bio Breakdown Non-Murder Episode: How to Fix a Drug Scandal Danielle discusses the Massachusetts Drug Lab Scandal. Two women, Annie Dookhan and Sonja Farak, compromised the entire Massachusetts judicial system with Annie falsifying documents to remain the superstar of the office and Sonja battling serious drug addiction. Danielle also discusses the ACLU's fight for justice for the over 75,000 convictions. A lot of her information came from "How to Fix a Drug Scandal" which is available on Netflix. (Story starts at 41:38) You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:02:23
November 4, 2021
Episode 135 True Crime: The Murder of Lorenzen Wright
In week two of Michelle’s season, we see Michelle and Joe (Minnesota’s Mr. Basketball, 2011) play some one-on-one, on a group date. We also see WNBA stars Chicago Sky’s Diamond DeShields and Las Vegas Aces forward Dearica Hamby. Not surprisingly, Danielle covers a story about basketball and gives us some facts about b-ball and Memphis, Tennessee. Danielle tells the story of basketball player and hometown hero Lorenzen Wright. Lorenzen played high school, college, and professional basketball in Memphis, Tennessee. Lorenzen, the community advocate, was murdered in 2010. His case had no leads until 2017 when a murderous love triangle and cousin were brought to light. NOTE: There is a suspect that goes to trial in 2022, and if a person isn’t convicted, they are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Don’t worry, we’ll follow for case updates. (Story starts at:11:32) CONTENT WARNING: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SUICIDE Links Discussed in this Episode: TikTok about Machine Gun Kelly (CW: Child Sexual Abuse) Mystery in Memphis (part of the documentary about this case) You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:08:43
November 3, 2021
Episode 134 True Crime: The Killing of Justine Ruszczyk Damond
In the premiere, we met a few of Michelle’s students, including two Somali students. The metro area of Minneapolis has one of the highest Somali populations in the world (outside of East Africa). Will Danielle be giving us Minnesota stories all season long, probably! Danielle tells Justine Ruszczyk Damond’s story. Justine was originally from Australia, living on the south side of Minneapolis. Justine was doing what a good neighbor does and was reporting a potential crime in her neighborhood. They say, see something, say something; so she did. Somali Minneapolis Police Officer Mohamed Noor and his partner arrived on the scene and shot Justine outside of her home, claiming they heard a noise that startled them and thought that Justine was the perpetrator. This case occurred in 2017, prior to the murder of George Floyd, and it touches on officer-involved shootings, race, the Somali immigrant population in Minneapolis, and the policies and procedures of deadly force. (Story starts at: 12:15) CONTENT WARNING: OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:18:48
October 28, 2021
Episode 133 Bachelorette: It’s a Pizza Party Fail (Season 18, Week 2)
Megan is starting a new segment this season, and doing a tarot card reading for each episode, thanks to the babes at Final Rose Tarot (follow them on IG!). Each week she’s asking the cards what we can expect from this week’s episode. This week’s card was the 5 of Rings, which is called “Insecure.” It’s pretty clear to us that one or more of these men are feeling pretty insecure in their connection. It’s week two of Michelle’s season and so far the episodes are back to the normal format of the show, which we appreciate. We see a group date where Michelle teaches, and Mia, a student, schools everyone- mainly PeterPizza. We also see a one-on-one with Jamie (CONTENT WARNING for this segment: discussion of suicide at 23:54). We also see a basketball-themed group date where Joe really seems to shine. We see rumors start to pick up about Michelle and Joe’s connection. The episode is brought full circle with a rose ceremony. This week we are going to say see ya and highlight Pardeep Singh. The neuroscientist podcaster, from New York, is the first Indian American to receive a rose on the Bachelorette. We are sad to see him leave but want to thank him for his contribution to the diversity of the franchise. Find Pardeep on Instagram at PardeepInBrooklyn. Lastly, we say goodbye to Daniel and PJ, Michelle is not here for a firefighter. Links Discussed in this Episode: Crime and Roses: Michelle Young Cast Bio Breakdown Non-Murder True Crime Episodes: Episode 84 True Crime: Breaking the Façade of Anna Delvey - the Crimes of Anna Sorokin Episode 74 True Crime: The Crime of Interracial Marriage, Loving vs. Virginia Episode 72 True Crime: The Heist of Sweden’s Crown Jewels You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:11:53
October 27, 2021
True Crime: The Murder of Dru Katrina Sjodin: October 2021 True Crime Patreon Exclusive
This is a sneak peek of our October 2021 True Crime Patreon Exclusive content. You can hear the full episode here, starting at the $3 level of our Patreon membership! CONTENT WARNING: Sexual assault and (briefly) child sexual assault Danielle tells the story of Dru Sjodin who was a student at the University of North Dakota (AKA where Danielle went to law school). On top of going to school, Dru was also working two jobs AND volunteering in the community through her sorority. On November 22, 2003, everyone’s worst fear came true when Dru was abducted from the Columbia Mall parking lot in Grand Fork, by a dangerous sex offender with a troubled past. Dru’s murder leads to many law and policy changes in both North Dakota and Minnesota. There are also updates to the case as recent as last month, September 2021. Links Mentioned in the Episode: Rodriguez Appeal Decision - US District Court - District of North Dakota
07:58
October 22, 2021
Episode 132 True Crime: The Murder of Jason Wilkman, Abduction of Mary and Elizabeth Stauffer
It is Michelle Young's Bachelorette premiere week and we are READY for our queen to grace our screens! Michelle (and Danielle) is from Minnesota, and Michelle is a teacher. So this week, Megan tells a story from Minnesota involving a teacher. Just for Danielle, Megan throws in some extra facts about Minnesota. Megan tells the heartbreaking story of the murder of Jason Wilkman and the abduction of Mary and Elizabeth Stauffer. One of Mary’s students develops a crush on her, and this crush turns into a dangerous obsession. Mary and her daughter are held hostage by her former student for 53 days. FIFTY-THREE DAYS. (Story starts at: 10:07) CONTENT WARNING: CHILD VICTIM, CHILD DEATH, SEXUAL ASSAULT. Links Discussed in this Episode: Crime and Roses: Michelle Young Cast Bio Breakdown You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
58:41
October 21, 2021
Episode 131 Bachelorette: Class is in Session (Season 18, Week 1)
It’s game time! The clock has been ticking down since the end of Matt’s season, but the buzzer finally rings, it’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. It’s Michelle’s season of the Bachelorette! She shoots, we score; our queen has arrived and has a permanent place on our screen for the remainder of 2021 and our hearts forever. We see limo entrances, intro packages, a man with a plan getting the boot, a cocktail party, and a rose ceremony. We are already so excited about what this season holds for Michelle. This week we are giving the BIPOC highlight to Tunde “Nayte” Olukoya. Nayte is SO fine... we mean delicious, we’re talking scrum-diddly-umptious. Michelle thinks so too and gives him the First Impression Rose. Megan is ready to love him, Danielle is scared to get hurt. Find Nayte on Instagram at kingbabatunde. From the ABC Cast bios, his dream woman is outgoing, spontaneous, and has enough swagger of her own to keep up with him. Nayte can't dance to save his life. Nayte likes Edible Arrangements. We also say goodbye to BIPOC contestants Jomarri, Edward, and Garrett (#NoMoreGarretts). Links Discussed in this Episode: Crime and Roses: Michelle Young Cast Bio Breakdown You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:00:18
October 20, 2021
Episode 130 True Crime: The Murder of Nia Haqq and Michael “Mike” Muchioki
On this episode we are joined by a special guest, our lady lawyer bestie and badass, Kelcee! She is filling in Megan, who is on vacation attending a family wedding. Last week we saw the three hour Bachelor in Paradise finale (which could have been one hour)! We saw three couples get engaged and two couples reconnect after leaving the beach separately. We specifically see the first black couple of the franchise, Riley and Maurissa! We really enjoyed this season of BIP and hope you enjoyed the recaps! We are so excited for Michelle’s season! Danielle tells the story of a beautiful black couple, Mike and Nia. They were college sweethearts who were described as successful, ambitious, outgoing, spontaneous, loving and humble. On April 3, 2010, they celebrated their recent engagement in New Jersey, where they were  from. On their way home, they were met with three teens/young adults with a pure evil plot that left Mike and Nia dead, on what was supposed to be such a special day. CONTENT WARNING: very brief mention of child murder and child sexual assault (Story starts at: 10:05) Links Discussed in this Episode: Crime and Roses Episode 15 (more background on Camden, New Jersey) List of Episodes with Guest Appearances (Including Kelcee!) You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
59:33
October 14, 2021
Bachelorette Michelle Young Cast Bios: September 2021 Bachelor Patreon Exclusive
This is a sneak peek of our September 2021 Bachelor Patreon Exclusive content. You can hear the full episode here. Starting at the $1 level of our Patreon membership! It’s the Bachelorette we’ve all been waiting for, and it’s game time. That’s right, it’s time for Michelle Young’s season of the Bachelorette! As a reminder, we are a Michelle stan podcast, and slander will not be tolerated. Join us while we walk through all of the contestants for this season of the Bachelorette. We are both hoping this season focuses on the love and happiness that Michelle deserves. Instagram Handles for Cast - Women's Health Magazine Article by SARAH FELBIN
15:37
October 11, 2021
Episode 129 Bachelor in Paradise: They Found Their Person (Season 7 Finale)
So we’ve come to the end of the road. Still, we can’t let you go... without one more episode. That’s right, it's the finale night of Season 7 of Bachelor in Paradise. We see the end of the Noah and Abigail saga, we see fantasy suite dates and THREE engagements. One of the engagements is the FIRST engaged Black couple in franchise history, yes you read that correctly. For the finale, we have 60 BIPOC points! We did not have any dates. We saw Abigail, Mari, Thomas, Aaron, and Serena P. give the gab. We also saw Chelsea and Natasha on our screen and were sent home. This franchise is not a safe space for black women so Danielle takes away 6 points for Natasha and Chelsea’s departure. Danielle gives 10 bonus points for the BIPOC contestants that get engaged. Megan points out that all the couples have one BIPOC person. We also see our first black love story with Maruissa and Riley. Danielle also takes away 1 point for the Kendall show up, Serena (and Joe) didn't deserve that mess during their engagement. Don’t forget to join us on Patreon to hear the cast bio breakdown of Michelle’s men, starting at the $1 membership level, available now! Hear the preview on your favorite podcatcher on October 11. You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
52:38
October 6, 2021
Episode 128 True Crime: Danziger Bridge Shootings - the Murders of James Brisette and Ronald Madison
Last week on Bachelor in Paradise, a tropical storm shut down the beach. This week, Megan tells the story of a shooting in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina that devastated New Orleans, Louisiana. The Danziger Bridge Shootings, perpetrated by those tasked to protect and serve, resulted in the murders of James Brisette and Ronald Madison, and the shooting of four other surviving victims. Prepare to get real mad, real quick! CONTENT WARNING: Child victim, police shooting, police brutality, racism. (Story starts at: 10:16) We also briefly discuss the Gabby Petito case. For the time being, we will not be covering this case, but we may in the future. There is new information coming in every day, the story may change drastically overnight. Gabby’s family deserves answers and they deserve justice. So do the families of thousands of missing people of color in this country. We also need to keep in mind that American Indigenous women face homicide rates at 10 times the national average. Links Discussed in this Episode: NBC News Article on Missing People of Color by Antonio Planas and Wilson Wong Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women- Information and statistics on the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two Spirit (MMIWG2S)  crisis in North America You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
44:21
October 1, 2021
Episode 127 Bachelor in Paradise: How the Faves Have Fallen (Season 7, Week 7)
This week is very upsetting, we see the Aaron/Ivan confrontation that was teased two weeks ago and we got a snippet of last week. The battle reveals that our fave, King Ivan, may be a liar? Megan is inconsolable, so is Amanda from DTKPod (probably). We also see two new arrivals, who come armed with date cards. It’s Anna Redman (she’s entertaining men for money) from Matt’s season and Mykenna Dorn (of facial expression fame) from Pilot Pete’s season. We also see Paradise Prom, and Grocery Store Joe and Serena P are named Prom King and Queen. This episode also brings us the rise and fall of the Noah and Abigail saga. Are they done for good? Are there red flags? We discuss. This week we have 56 BIPOC points. We have no BIPOC dates or contestants with only screen time. We hear from all the BIPOC contestants on the beach Aaron, Ivan, Natasha, Chelsea, Maurissa, Mari, Abigail, Riley Thomas, and Serena P. Danielle gives 3 bonus points for the hotel drama where Ivan decided to steal some time with Alexa Caves (good choice, because she is dope AF). She also gives 3 points for the Bruja date and Mari’s Spanish translation. You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:07:42
September 29, 2021
Episode 126 Bachelor in Paradise: Titty Taco Finasco is the Title (Season 7, Week 6)
This week we get even more coverage of the Kendall and Grocery Store Joe saga, but finally, get a conclusion when Kendall exits stage right. We see a date with Kenny and Mari, it’s another sexualized food date, and Megan turtles in her shirt for this entire portion of the conversation because she hates these dates so much. Danielle was offended by the use of her favorite condiment, sour cream. We also see Riley really open up to Maurissa and we stan them so much (gives us all the feels). We have a brief interruption due to Tropical Storm Delores and the beach gets evacuated. But we get right back into the drama and see a confrontation brewing between Union Leader Aaron and Our King Ivan. This week we have 75 BIPOC points. We see Demar (welcome King), Chelsea, Natasha and Mari go on dates for 40 points. We also hear from Serena P.,Ivan, Aaron, Riley, and Maurissa for a total of 35. We, briefly, see Dr. Joe and Thomas for 2 points. Danielle gives +3 bonus points for Mari and Kenny’s date; Mari and the host spoke Spanish and Kenny couldn’t understand them. We love different languages on the show! Danielle also gives +5 points for the conversation between Riley and Maurissa. This is the first time she can remember #BlackLove being showcased on Bachelor in Paradise. We also discuss the myth of black fatherhood in the media. You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
58:54
September 22, 2021
Episode 125 True Crime: The Story of James Joseph Robinson
This week we are going to do it a little differently and we are going to tell you how Danielle connects this story to the Bachelor at the end of the episode. Just know, it is connected to all the Brenden / Pieper, relationships before the beach, and drama. Danielle tells the story of James Joseph Robinson who was accused of killing his 7 children in Arcadia, Florida. (Story Starts at:11:37) TRIGGER WARNING: CHILD MURDER You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:09:36
September 20, 2021
Episode 124 Bachelor in Paradise: A Harem of Disgruntled Females (Season 7, Week 5)
We are joined by one of our faves… It’s Amanda from Drinking the Kool-Aid Podcast! This week we see the conclusion of the Brendan and Pieper drama and it ends in a pretty epic disrespectful fashion. We also get our third rose ceremony of the season, with a special rose going to Natasha. We get two new arrivals, who both have their own date card; Blake Monar (who we don’t know) goes on a date with Tia (aka Someone Who Shall Not Be Named) and Dr. Joe Park goes on a date with Natasha. Dr. Joe and Natasha’s date does not end well. We also see some love exchanged between Serena P. and Joe. This week’s episode was full of ups and downs for the BIPOC points. We saw Natasha and Dr. Joe on a date. We heard from Jessenia, Pieper, Deandra, Maurissa, Riley, Thomas, Tammy, Aaron, and Serena P. We also, briefly, saw Mari, Ivan, and Abigail. Danielle gave 3 points each, for special guests Lil Jon and Tituss Burgess. She takes away 5 points for the over-sexualization of Riley and Maurissa, again. She gives 10 points for Natasha receiving that bonus rose from Paula and Wells, but then takes away 10 points for Brenden still getting between the Natasha / Dr. Joe date. Lastly, she takes away 10 points for the Ivan swerve. We know if Megan and Amanda had their way, the total BIPOC points would be 0 for the Ivan shade! All in all, the total is 59 points in regards to diversity. Links discussed in this episode: Crime and Roses Episode 47 (with Guests Amanda and Cassidy from Drinking the Kool Aid) Drinking the Kool Aid Episode 14 (Titanic Conspiracy Theories, Amanda’s favorite) You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:36:18
September 16, 2021
Episode 123 True Crime: The Murder of Paige Birgfield
Megan wanted to base a story on how Brendan was leading a double life, but this story twisted in a way that Megan was not expecting, so she went with it. Paige Birgfield was a loving single mother of three young kids who disappeared on June 28, 2007. She was missing for five years before her remains were located, and during the investigation, information comes out that surprises her family and friends… Paige is leading a double life… (Story Starts at: 7:11) Links discussed in this episode: ABC 20/20 S43 E26 If I Can't Have You… You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
44:46
September 14, 2021
Episode 122 True Crime: The Murder of Vicky Rose Miller
We are playing a little catch-up since Danielle has been sick. A couple of weeks ago, we saw two very problematic Victoria’s on our Bachelor in Paradise screen, with Victoria Paul and Victoria Larson. Thankfully they are both gone. Danielle decides to tell the story of an amazing Victoria that was taken from this life too soon, Vicky Rose Miller. Vicky was a bright and loved young woman, who was trying to find herself and navigate life. She was murdered in May of 1996 in Boynton Beach, Florida and her killer has never been caught. The Boynton Beach Police Department is using new technology, in the form of a podcast, to try to gain leads to catch Vicky’s Killer. List to the Rosebud Podcast and follow the Podcast on Instagram  Links discussed in this episode: Boynton Beach Police Department  You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
39:20
September 9, 2021
Episode 121 Bachelor in Paradise: For the Clou-T (Season 7, Week 4)
We are joined tonight by a special guest, it’s Renise, one of the Black Bachelor Babes! Follow them on Instagram, IMMEDIATELY. There was so much that happened in these four hours. The main focus of our conversation, and the conversation on social media, is the triangle between our Queen Natasha, Pieper, and Brendan. The way that Brendan treated Natasha is incredibly hurtful and manipulative. Both Megan and Danielle admit they were wrong and make public apologies. Megan’s apology is to Natasha herself, and Danielle’s to the listeners about her former stanning of Brendan (Megan also joins in this apology). AND THEN to watch a very similar triangle play out between Chris, Jessenia, and Alana… where everyone runs to Jessenia’s side, really makes us want to hug Natasha. We also chat about Joe and Kendall, plus the Kenny, Demi, Tia, and Mari square. Monday's episode gets 40 BIPOC points. We saw Pieper on a date, heard from Serena P., Abigail, Mari, Jessenia, and Natasha. We also saw Deandra, Thomas, Maurissa, Riley, and Ivan. On Tuesday we saw Chris, Chelsea, Aaron, and Thomas go on dates. We heard from Mari, Tammy, Maurissa, and Riley. We also saw Ivan, Serena P., Abigail, Deandra, and Natasha. Danielle gave bonus points for our new host, Tituss Burgess, and bonus points for the BIPOC contestants invited to the VIP group date. The total for Tuesday is 87. You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
02:03:23
September 8, 2021
The Assassination of John F. Kennedy: September 2021 True Crime Patreon Exclusive
This is a sneak peek of our September 2021 True Crime Patreon Exclusive content. You can hear the full episode here, starting at the $3 level of our Patreon membership! Content Warning: Discussion of child death and stillborn child This month, Megan tells the prequel to the Trial of Jacob Rubenstein; this is the story of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. While his assassination is one of the most widely covered stories in the history of true crime, there are so many conspiracy theories that surround it. We dive into some of them. There are also many tangentially related true crime stories that, in all honesty, could be their own full story… Maybe we’ll cover them someday?
09:20
September 7, 2021
Episode 120: Bachelor in Paradise: Danielle Woke up to Violence (Season 7, Week 3)
Danielle is not feeling great this week, and when she fell asleep, she woke up to straight violence on the beach. This week is so chaotic, all the couples that you thought were strong are decidedly NOT strong. Mari wants to be able to go on dates with other people, which Kenny doesn’t really like, but then seems to hit it off with Demi. Chris Conran and Chasen enter, they have a double date card and they take Jessenia and Deandra. Grocery Store Joe and Serena P have a one-on-one date. Demi gave Kenny a cake for his birthday, Mari is not a fan of this and throws the cake in the fire, which very much upsets Riley, because he just wanted to eat the cake, damn. Aaron and Tammy are not doing well either, especially not after she chooses Thomas over Aaron. Karl gives Deandra a bracelet so Chasen has to one-up him and give her a necklace, which leads to a confrontation. Tre self-eliminates, then Tahzjuan self-eliminates. And then Becca Kufrin walks in. Noah and Abigail may be just friends? Someone, who may also be known as Tia Booth, comes in and she takes Kenny on a date which neither Mari nor Demi appreciate. And finally, Kendall arrives and makes a beeline to talk to Joe. Pure chaos this week! OH, MAN. You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you, mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:46:25
September 2, 2021
Episode 119 True Crime: The Murder of Deborah Gardner
Last week was the premiere of Season 7 of Bachelor in Paradise! So this week, Megan talks about a murder in Paradise. Deborah Gardner was a stunningly beautiful Peace Corps Volunteer, who was assigned to teach high school science and home economics in the Polynesian Kingdom of Tonga. While there, Deborah was harassed, stalked, and murdered by a fellow Peace Corps Volunteer. (Story starts at: 8:06) We also chat about why the workweek is the way it is, 9 to 5 and 5 days a week, hint: it's from the Industrial Revolution and it’s due for a change. Danielle also has a new podcast recommendation (Algorithm), and a new tv show (The Chair on Netflix) recommendation for all of us to check out. You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
49:55
August 27, 2021
Episode 118 Bachelor in Paradise: Sad Boi Summer (Season 7, Week 2)
We are joined by special guests Abi and Aaron of Say Your Goodbyes Podcast! Buckle up because there are FOUR HOURS of content to discuss. We see our new host from *NSYNC, Lance Bass! We see Demi and Brendan on a date and he swerves her HARD. Jessenia and Ivan basically fall in love. Serena P and Thomas go on a date - which causes lots of Sad Boi Grocery Store Joe content. We also see a date for Riley and Maurissa, which causes a lot of Sad Boi Cat Man Connor content. Lastly, we get pure comedic gold from Queen Tahzjuan! Please don’t hate Danielle, she lost her paper with the points for Monday’s episode! For that episode, she did give 3 bonus points to Pieper, since she wasn’t even on the beach but everyone was talking about her. For Tuesday night we had a total of 64 points! We saw 4 BIPOC dates with Thomas and Sarena P., plus Riley and Maurissa. We heard from Aaron, Tre, Tahzjuan, Tammy, Karl, Abigail, Jessenia, and Natasha. We only saw Mari, Deandra, Brendan (let’s face it, he didn’t say much), and Ivan. Danielle took away 10 points for the Riley and Maurissa date. We have concerns about the way the date was depicted. We feel that they were hypersexualized for no real reason; between the questions that were asked on a first date, and the rare “boom boom room” sighting. The food choices were depicted as “nasty” or “gross,” but these foods are eaten around the world, in many communities of color. We definitely felt that there were microaggressions displayed in the interaction. You can always connect with us at: linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses. There you can see links to our podcast and social media platforms. You can support the podcast by becoming a Patreon Member at: www.patreon.com/CrimeAndRoses. We have several levels of membership, and we truly love you mean it. Always feel free to email us at: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us true crime story suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:40:47
August 26, 2021
Episode 117 True Crime: The Murder of Gladys Ricart
Last week, we saw the conclusion of the Bachelorette Season 17 with Katie Thurston as the lead. During the After the Final Rose (ATFR) we saw a heated conversation between Katie and Greg, it was the talk of Twitter. Some said that Katie seemed to still be angry to be over Greg and engaged to Blake. This week Danielle covers the story of an angry ex that turned to murder. Gladys Ricart was from the Dominican Republic, coming to find the American dream in Washington Heights, New York. She started a relationship with Agustin Garcia, a successful Dominican businessman, that turned dangerous. Once Gladys moved on from Agustin, her wedding day, planned with a new man, turned deadly. (Story starts at 13:03). CONTENT WARNING: Domestic Violence We also chat about hard words provided by our friends Maria, Arielle and People Are Wild Podcast. Hummus, Hemorrhoids, and Form/From! We also chat about the risky spelling error or Public and Pubic. Links Discussed in the Episode: American Justice: Death Of A Bride - Full Episode (Season 12, Episode 8) | A&E Annual Gladys Ricart & Victims of Domestic Violence Memorial Walk / Brides’ March Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:12:16
August 19, 2021
Episode 116 Bachelor in Paradise: Fiesta Flutters (Season 7, Week 1)
It’s Paradise! It’s what we’ve been waiting for, for TWO YEARS. We have a feeling this season is going to get messy, very quickly. People are already starting to couple up and we see the first kisses of the season. Abigail gets her first date card ever, love that for her. As a reminder, we are an Abigail stan podcast and we will accept no haters. Our BIPOC Points for this episode is 22! Reminder: 1 point for screen time, 5 points for talking on screen, and 10 points for BIPOC dates! This episode we see Deandra and Aaron on our screen, but not anything substantive. We also see some chats with Natasha, Brendan, Ivan, Jessenia, Sarena P., Tammy, Tahzjuan, Tre, Karl, and Maurissa. We also see a date with our BIPOC queen and America’s sweetheart, Abigail. Danielle also deducts points for the fact that Mari, Maurissa, Tre, and Deandra had no chyron or introduction when coming to the screen, the fact that Tammy called David Spade Dave Chappelle (blasphemy), and the fact that David Spade and wells could not pronounce Tahzjuan’s name correctly. We also give 1 point for getting a glimpse of Chelsea and Riley in the promo for the season. Links Mentioned in the Episode: Cast Bio Breakdown Interview with Tahzjuan Hawkins Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:15:57
August 17, 2021
Bachelor in Paradise Season 7 Cast Bios: August 2021 Bachelor Patreon Exclusive
This is a sneak peek of our August 2021 Bachelor Patreon Exclusive content. You can hear the full episode here. Starting at the $3 level of our Patreon membership! It’s almost paradise! We made it through Katie’s season, almost unscathed, and now it’s time for some fun on the beach! There have been so many seasons and contestants that we will see on BIP, we had to recap all the players in the game! We also have some new and exciting hosts to introduce you to. So sit back and listen, as we take you in the way back machine to leads that we would like to forget (Colton and Peter) and contestants that we are sure to see heating things up under the Mexican sun!
13:03
August 12, 2021
Episode 115 The Bachelorette: Almost Paradise (Season 17, Week 10: Finale and ATFR)
We made it, y’all! We don’t know what to say about this season or this finale. Congrats to Katie and Blake! If Katie likes it, we love it! Kaitlyn and Tayshia were definitely the hostesses with the mostest. We see a recap of the season (lame), more of the Greg and Katie breakup (lame) and the final engagement between Blake and Katie (more lame, but happy for you). Poor Justin. We once again get into a debate about Greg. Buckle up. Our BIPOC Highlight goes to Justin, again. Our man got played like an extra all episode. Rude! Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
02:00:55
August 11, 2021
Episode 114 True Crime: The 1984 South Pasadena Arson Murders of Ada Deal, Matthew Troidl, Carolyn Kraus, and Jimmy Cetina
Last week at the Men Tell All, we saw one firefighter trainee just light it up on the stage. It felt like he got more air time at the MTA than all season long, so this one’s for you, Brendan. Megan tells the story of the 1984 Pasadena fire at a hardware store that sadly took the lives of four people- two employees, and two customers. During the investigation, they believe that this fire was committed by a serial arsonist, and was even committed by an arson investigator. (Story starts at 10:03). CONTENT WARNING: child murders We also discuss the Olympics again - it feels incredibly difficult to watch from a logistics perspective. Congratulations to Suni Lee of Team USA Gymnastics for her gold medal in the Women’s individual all-around. And of course, we will always stan the GOAT, Simone Biles and her leadership. We also discuss our excitement for Bachelor in Paradise, premiering on August 19! On that note, we will not have a true crime episode released on August 12th in preparation for the premiere. Links Discussed in the Episode: Episode 37- The Murder of Andres Escobar (info on the Rosebowl) Episode 77- The Fires of Paul Kenneth Keller, the Pyromaniac (more on arsonists) Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
52:14
August 5, 2021
Episode 113 The Bachelorette: Hometowns Heartbreak Hotel (Season 17, Week 9)
It’s Hometowns! In a COVID Bubble! We travel nowhere, but we also travel to Canada with Blake, Baltimore with Justin and New Jersey with Greg in the span of 40 minutes. And then s***t hits the fan. Greg is not getting the response and validation he needs from Katie, which Katie may not know to give, and their relationship hits a wall. But is Katie telling him what he wants to hear, in code? We have differing opinions on Greg and Katie's relationship, which we passionately debate. Make sure to give us your thoughts on social media @crimeandroses on Instagram and Twitter. Our BIPOC highlight goes to Justin Glaze. We adore his facial expressions! We also see him deal with the fact that his family won’t be coming to hometowns. However, we get genuine and real reactions to Katie and Justin’s relationship from Herb and Tommy. Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:09:47
August 3, 2021
The Murder of Kimberly Diane Leach, the Child Victim of Ted Bundy: August 2021 True Crime Patreon Exclusive
This is a sneak peek of our August 2021 Bachelor Patreon Exclusive content. You can hear the full episode here. Starting at the $3 level of our Patreon membership! CONTENT WARNING: child sexual assault and child murder Danielle tells the story of Kimberly Diane Leach. Kim was a kind, beautiful, and much-loved 12-year-old girl. She was walking from class to class at her middle school when she was kidnapped, raped, and murdered by a monster by the name of Ted Bundy. Danielle tells the story of children victims of Ted Bundy. She also talks about how white supremacy and misogyny led to the media glamorizing Ted as a sophisticated serial killer, where in reality, he was really just a mediocre white man and child predator.
05:21
August 2, 2021
Episode 112 True Crime: The Aum Shinrikyo Cult and the 1995 Tokyo Subway Attack
Last week on The Bachelor, we saw a very strange date between the virgin, Mikey P. and Katie. They lay in the woods and are instructed to get intimate by a Cuddle Queen. Mikey P. and Katie are wearing all white in a weird cult-ish Midsommar vibe. Mikey P. then whispers in Katie’s ear “you remind me of my mom.” Danielle couldn’t pass up an opportunity to talk about cults! Plus Megan wouldn’t let her talk about mommy issues murders. Danielle covers the Aum Shinrikyo cult that started with a charismatic and psychopathic leader. It started with yoga and comics and ended with terrorism. The cult committed a horrific mass murder that killed 14 and injured over 5,000 people, attacking subways in the heart of Tokyo, Japan in March of 1995. (story starts at 13:55). We also talk about the 2020 Olympics and Danielle’s experience in a relaxing float, which proved to be not relaxing AT ALL. Promo: Unforbidden Truth Podcast Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:25:05
July 29, 2021
Episode 111 The Bachelorette: The Men Halfway Say Some Stuff … I Guess (Season 17, Week 8 - Men Tell All)
It’s time for the Men Tell All! And thankfully, we are joined this week by some of our favorite babes Liv and Bix of In the Moment with Liv and Bix. We see Michael A. break up with Katie. We see the men bicker. Question: where is David, Thomas, and John Hershey?!?! Connor B. kisses a producer plant from the audience. We also see Andrew S. and Michael A. take the hot seat. BIPOC highlight goes to the producer that held Michael A in her arms when he left. We loved the embrace and the show breaking the 4th wall for that moment. Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:21:59
July 27, 2021
Interview with Dominique Alexis, Bachelor Season 21, Bachelor in Paradise Season 4
This is a sneak peek of our July 2021 Bachelor Patreon Exclusive content. You can hear the full episode here. Starting at the $3 level of our Patreon membership! We chat with Dominique about naps, her former friendship with Taylor Nolan, being responsible with your platform and of course, her time with the franchise and behind the scene tea! We laughed and had a really good time catching up with her since she left our screen. We also have a guest appearance from her fur baby Cooper, who was diligently protecting the house and deserves all the treats. We, of course, chat about true crime: Chris Watts and discuss the show Serpent. Dominique is vibrant, funny, and thoughtful! Give her a follow on social media, you won't regret it! Links Mentioned in the Episode: The Serpent (Available on Netflix)
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July 23, 2021
Episode 110 True Crime: Blue Ridge Savings Bank Murders
Last week we saw a couple of guest stars on a one-on-one date with Connor B, the Cat Man. One of those guest stars was Jason Tartick! Jason is a former contestant from Becca Kufrin’s season of the Bachelorette, now engaged to Kaitlyn Bristowe and working in banking and finance. Megan tells the story of the Blue Ridge Savings Bank Murders in 2003, which took the lives of Sylvia Holtzclaw, Dr. James Elbert “Eb” Barnes, and Margaret “Maggie” Barnes. Unfortunately, this case is still unsolved, eighteen years later. (Story starts at 14:44) Promo: ODFM Podcast  Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
48:14
July 22, 2021
Episode 109 The Bachelorette: Messy and Aggressively Colorful (Season 17, Week 7)
This week Katie gives Greg and SECOND one on one. We have very different opinions on Greg, so PLEASE listeners, tell us your thoughts. We also see a group date that is art based and for the second Bachelorette season in a row,  someone makes something that gets the black box. #ReleasetheMoynesCanvas We also see an INCREDIBLY uncomfortable one on one date with Mikey P. They cuddle in cult clothing and he needs to talk to someone about his Oedipus issues. We address the fact that Katie blocked us on social media, Andrew S and Justin tweets, and the Spade and Sparrows recent drama. For more info on the Spade and Sparrows drama, check out our friends at Say Your Goodbyes Podcast’s Instagram post. (There was a big storm rolling through while we were recording, the sound is off at some points, but hang in there with us) We also have a guest hop on for a quick second, towards the end. Our BIPOC highlight goes to Tayshia! We absolutely love our Queen and are happy to see her back on our screen (that rhymed, you saw that lol). Links Mentioned in the Episode: Change.org Petition to #ReleaseTheMoynesCanvas Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:26:35
July 21, 2021
Episode 108 True Crime: The Life and Death of Empress Elisabeth of Austria-Hungary
Last week we saw a one-on-one between Andrew S. and Katie (the blocker). The Bachelor wants us to believe that Andrew S. is from Vienna, Austria; when we know he is in fact from Chicago, Illinois. Danielle says “let’s keep it international” and tells a story based in Vienna. Danielle talks about the life and assassination (which she says weirdly, words are hard) of Empress Elisabeth aka “Sisi”. Elisabeth enjoyed her informal upbringing and struggled with the royal life. She had incredible highs and lows in her life before it was taken in an incident of inconvenience in 1898. Her life and death is written like a movie, so come and take a listen, as we catch up and tell a story. CONTENT WARNING: Discussion of eating disorders, fatphobia, suicide mention (Story starts at 7:04). Promo: Seriously Sinister Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:32:38
July 15, 2021
Episode 107 The Bachelorette: Operation WOWO… Woah (Season 17, Week 6)
Like the episode, Danielle feels so much chaotic energy today, she had too much sugar and rode the Peloton, she may crash at any moment. But anyway. The Bachelorette. We see a one on one wedding date with Justin that gets really deep, really quick. No surprise here, we hate the wedding dates. A group date that should’ve been and could’ve been messy boots BUT SADLY WASN’T.  We also saw a one on one that doesn’t go as well. Our BIPOC highlight goes to A-aron aka Aaron Clancy. Mainly because he should have shined bright like a star at the Great Royal Debate and fell like an ass-teroid. Also, because we are sure he would give the BIPOC highlight to his damn self, because he is the only person he likes. Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:04:30
July 14, 2021
Episode 106 True Crime: The Great Train Robbery of 1963
There were so many Thomas the Tank Engine memes after last week’s episode, after Thomas Jacobs' exit, that Megan had to base a story on trains. Megan tells the story of the Great Train Robbery of 1963 in England. The robbery crew of 17 people stole £2.6 million (the 2020 equivalent of approximately 76 million US Dollars) in a very organized operation. One man was on the run after the robbery for five years before he was captured. Two of the men escaped prison after conviction and one was a fugitive for THIRTY-SIX YEARS. (Story starts at 12:04). Promo: Cee U Next Tuesday Podcast Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
51:44
July 8, 2021
Episode 105 The Bachelorette: This Episode Was Dry as the Desert (Season 17, Week 5)
Our lady lawyer friend Kelcee joins us again and gives life to this very dry episode. We see Blake arrive into the house (he pretends to care what the other guys think), he gets a one-on-one date, there’s a very violent group date, which is a mix of rugby and basketball with wrestling outfits. We also see a sweet one-on-on with Andrew S. Our BIPOC highlight goes to Andrew S., everyone swoon in sync, please! We really appreciate his important conversation about race, and interracial dating, with Katie (who doesn’t know 4 countries in Africa). We also say goodbye to BIPOC contestants Quartney, Andrew M. (the prosecutie), and Joshua Tylerbest. If you want to hear more of Kelcee you can catch her on Episode 85, Episode 69, Episode 43, and Episode 19! Links Discussed in the Episode: Rainn.org - Information on Sexual Assault Statistics - Their phone number is 800.656.HOPE (4673) - trained staffers are available 24/7 and calls are confidential. They also have an online chat feature, if that’s what you need. Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
01:30:58
July 7, 2021
The Trial of Jacob Rubenstein: July 2021 True Crime Patreon Exclusive
This is a sneak peek of our July 2021 Bachelor Patreon Exclusive content. You can hear the full episode here. Starting at the $3 level of our Patreon membership! Megan tells the story of the Trial of Jacob Rubenstein, who committed a murder live on television, with millions of Americans watching.
03:51
July 5, 2021
Episode 104 True Crime: Night of Shame in Cologne, Germany 2016
Last week, Katie told her survivor story, from an incident on New Year’s Eve where she said consent was not involved. This week Danielle tells the story of the Night of Shame in Cologne, Germany, New Year’s Eve 2015/2016. As days and months go by, the nation would be shocked to learn of roughly 1,200 women who are sexually assaulted by mobs of men in the city Square. From this one night, an entire classification of people were targeted, cultures were blamed and laws were changed that should have been updated long before 2016. This story is sure to make you as angry and we were. CONTENT WARNING: SEXUAL ASSAULT. (Story Starts at: 6:30) Links Mentioned in the Episode: Glamour Article by Jessica Radloff C.A.L.M (Creating a Lovely Masterpiece) - Katie’s Facebook group for Sexual Assault Survivors Promo: Pineapple Pizza Podcast
01:22:05
July 1, 2021
Episode 103 The Bachelorette: Get Out (Right Now) (Season 17, Week 4)
It may be hard to believe, but this week’s episode is ONE date. It’s a recycled truth or dare group date from the #Clayshia2020 season. More hot peppers and fake proposals *insert eye roll here*. The rest of the episode continues to focus on the Thomas the Trainwreck drama. We also see a returning contestant arrive - they’ve hyped it up all season, but he’s finally here. It’s Blake Moynes from #Clayshia2020. Just like Heather Martin, from Matt’s season, we want him to exit stage left immediately. This week’s BIPOC highlight goes to David Scott. He is fine as f*uck and did not get enough time on our screen. Please provide an email to someone at ABC where we can lodge a complaint, cause this is some bulls*hit. As you can see, we feel strongly about this. Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
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June 29, 2021
Episode 102 True Crime: The Story of the Harlem Kevorkian: The Murder of Jeffrey Locker
Last week we saw the start of Karl as the villain and all his mess with the motivational speech about being the best lover for Katie and him gaslighting Katie with some non-existent tea. This week Danielle tells the story of Jeffrey Locker who was a motivational speaker in New York. Jeffrey found himself in hard times after losing a lot of money to a Ponzi Scheme. Jeffrey went to extreme measures to try to set his family up with money with an assisted suicide scheme that changed the life of Kenneth Minor forever. CONTENT WARNING: DISCUSSION OF SUICIDE (Story starts at 9:14) We are also giving away $100 to celebrate our 100 episodes! Share a photo of your favorite episode of ours on IG stories or Twitter and tag us in the post. You can enter daily and we will announce two winners ($50 each) on July 5, 2021! Come get some free money!! Links Discussed in the Episode: Crime Junkie Podcast: Mollie Olgin Your Angry Neighborhood Feminist: What's in the News? Mini #164 Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
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June 24, 2021
Episode 101 The Bachelorette: I’m Not Crying, You’re Crying (Season 17, Week 3)
This week we saw some VERY difficult, but important conversations. But first, more of the Karl drama, where he is eventually sent packing. We also say goodbye to John Hershey #JusticeForJohn, who is also our BIPOC highlight. Later we see Nick Vi-None appear on the show for the one-millionth time. He hosts a group date where everyone shares very personal stories about themselves. Katie shares her journey to becoming the confident sex-positive woman she is now and shares her experience with non-consensual sex (TRIGGER WARNING: SEXUAL ASSAULT- conversation begins at 35:04). Later we see a one-on-one date with Michael A. where he shares his love story with his late wife Laura. By the end of the episode, we are all cried out, just in time for a bunch of drama about Thomas *insert eye roll here*. Links Discussed in the Episode: Patreon Interview with Christopher Watson (Zombies!) Rainn.org - Information on Sexual Assault Statistics - Their phone number is 800.656.HOPE (4673) - trained staffers are available 24/7 and calls are confidential. They also have an online chat feature, if that’s what you need. Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
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June 22, 2021
Interview with Christopher Watson, from the Bachelor Listen to Your Heart: June 2021 Bachelor Patreon Exclusive
This is a sneak peek of our June 2021 Bachelor Patreon Exclusive content. You can hear the full episode here. Starting at the $3 level of our Patreon membership! It has been a full YEAR since we had Chris and Bri on the pod, and a whole lot has happened in the world and in Bachelor Nation. Chris is sweet, thoughtful, caring, and HILARIOUS. We chat about what he’s been up to for the last year, his love life, the current status of Bachelor Nation, and… zombies? Come listen to us chat with one of the most talented people from Bachelor Nation. At the end of the preview, hear Chris’ new song The Sweetest Thing Remix (feat. Madison Malone, Ddidthat, Sierra Blax). Crime and Roses: June 2020 Chris and Bri Interview Make sure you’re following Chris on Instagram and Spotify
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June 18, 2021
Episode 100 True Crime: The Padre Island Beach Camper Murders of James and Michelle Butler
Holy crap we cannot believe we have recorded 100 episodes! Thank you so much for your support over the last year-ish. We so very much appreciate you. And of course, we love you and definitely mean it. Last week was the Bachelorette Season 17 premiere, with Katie Thurston as the lead! Jeff, the skin salesman (you read that right), arrived in an old, dusty Breaking Bad RV as his entrance. It did nothing but creep us and Katie out. He may (allegedly) be a murderer. (10:19) James and Michelle Butler seem like a truly cool couple, full of life, laughter, and adventure. Originally from New Hampshire, they set out on a trip across the country. They were camping in their RV on the beach in Padre Island, Texas when two creeps (allegedly) murdered them to steal their truck and trailer and headed to Mexico. Links Discussed in the Episode: Paula DeAnda - Walk Away (Remember Me) Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
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June 17, 2021
Episode 99 The Bachelorette: Sufferkating through Karl (Season 17, Week 2)
Friendly reminder that this is in fact a Tayshia Adams Stan podcast, Tay and KB are doing a great job as hosts this season. However, we would not want to stand next to her if we were the Bachelorette lead, she would put us to shame. This week we saw two group dates and a one on one date. The first group date was heavily sex-themed, and included a virgin arc, of course. The first one on one date of the season goes to Greg, Danielle’s absolute favorite. And then, we get a mud wrestling group date - Danielle loves it, Megan hates it (for good reason). We are not Karl fans. He’s gotta go. Point. Blank. Period. We do not say goodbye to any BIPOC contestants. Although we would like to have seen Aaron and Karl say their goodbyes in this episode. Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
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June 16, 2021
Episode 98 True Crime: The Murder of Amanda “Mandy” Stavik
The Bachelorette is back! Danielle covers a story in the state of Washington, where Katie is from. Before the story, Danielle shares a couple of updates about things going on with her life… There’s a lot going on. This segment contains a domestic violence homicide and a story about a miscarriage. If this is triggering for you, and not something you can listen to, we completely understand. You can fast forward to the true crime story at 21:54. CONTENT WARNING: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, MISCARRIAGE (21:54) Mandy Stavik was a woman who enjoyed everything and everyone enjoyed her. When she was murdered in the small town of Acme, Washington, the community began searching for her high and low. Mandy’s case went cold until 2013 when two women chatting about true crime made a connection about who Mandy’s killer might be. Then in 2017, a woman took the investigation into her own hands and the killer was identified. CONTENT WARNING: SEXUAL ASSAULT Links Discussed in the Episode: A Seattle, Washington true crime case Episode 77: The Fires of Paul Kenneth Keller, the Pyromaniac Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
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June 10, 2021
Episode 97 The Bachelorette: Bao Was NOT in the Box (Season 17, Week 1)
We are back bitches! It has been a great break, but it's time to watch a woman we know nothing about, Katie, find love, or like, or something ... I guess. This week we meet the men and see them come out of the limo on night one. We also find out who is in the box and it is NOT Bao. Get your riot gear ready if he isn’t on Michelle’s season. Want to know more about James Bosnall AKA Box Boy? Listen to Part 3 of our cast bio breakdown. We also say goodbye to BIPOC contestants Marty Mar, Austin, Brandon, and Marcus. Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
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June 8, 2021
Bachelorette Season 17 Cast Bios, Part 5
We are gearing up for Katie's Bachelorette Season 17's premiere on June 7! We are getting to know the men on this season and giving you all the information you need to know about the contestants. Earlier this year, ABC released 34 potential cast members but recently posted a list of 29 men and one mystery box. We're giving you the deets on all 34 men, and guessing at who is in the box. We are breaking the cast bios up into sections. Here's part five. Enjoy! Click here for the full cast listing. Links to the Instagram accounts of the men covered in this part: Mike Planta Quartney Mixon Tanner Guisness Thomas Jacobs Tre Cooper  Viktor Simco Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
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June 6, 2021
Bachelorette Season 17 Cast Bios, Part 4
We are gearing up for Katie's Bachelorette Season 17's premiere on June 7! We are getting to know the men on this season and giving you all the information you need to know about the contestants. Earlier this year, ABC released 34 potential cast members but recently posted a list of 29 men and one mystery box. We're giving you the deets on all 34 men, and guessing at who is in the box. We are breaking the cast bios up into sections. Here's part four. Enjoy! Click here for the full cast listing. Links to the Instagram accounts of the men covered in this part: Justin Glaze Karl Smith Kyle Howard Landon Goesling Marcus Lathan Marty Hargrove Michael Allio Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
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June 5, 2021
Bachelorette Season 17 Cast Bios, Part 3
We are gearing up for Katie's Bachelorette Season 17's premiere on June 7! We are getting to know the men on this season and giving you all the information you need to know about the contestants. Earlier this year, ABC released 34 potential cast members but recently posted a list of 29 men and one mystery box. We're giving you the deets on all 34 men, and guessing at who is in the box. We are breaking the cast bios up into sections. Here's part three. Enjoy! Click here for the full cast listing. Links to the Instagram accounts of the men covered in this part: Garrett Schwartz Greg Grippo Hunter Montgomery James Bosnall Jeff Caravello John Hershey Joshua Tylerbest Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
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June 4, 2021
Bachelorette Season 17 Cast Bios, Part 2
We are gearing up for Katie's Bachelorette Season 17's premiere on June 7! We are getting to know the men on this season and giving you all the information you need to know about the contestants. Earlier this year, ABC released 34 potential cast members but recently posted a list of 29 men and one mystery box. We're giving you the deets on all 34 men, and guessing at who is in the box. We are breaking the cast bios up into sections. Here's part two. Enjoy! Click here for the full cast listing. Links to the Instagram accounts of the men covered in this part: Christian Smith Cody Menk Connor Brennan (Spotify) Conor Costello David Scott Dennis Walega Gabriel Everett Connect with us at linktr.ee/CrimeandRoses There you can see links to listen and share the podcast and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Email: CrimeandRoses@gmail.com. Send us crime suggestions and any questions or comments you may have.
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June 3, 2021
Bachelorette Season 17 Cast Bios, Part 1
We are gearing up for Katie's Bachelorette Season 17's premiere on