The Backstory Podcast is a collection of fictional short backstories of fictional serial killers and real serial killers. They will be more elaborate stories of the blog posts from the blog The Backstory atwww.ellewriting.com as well as further information to the real life serial killers.
Are we real? Is anything we’re experiencing real life? Or are we but a figment of someone’s imagination? Do we feel? Do we truly dream? What is reality? In this poem by Edgar Allan Poe, he poses the same questions. But truly, are we real, or is this imaginary?
What happens when you ignore a plague?
Just take a look around; we're living it. Of all the pieces by Edgar Allan Poe that speak to present events, The Masque of the Red Death is the most accurate there is when it comes to ignorance within the wealthy. Never heard the story? Click the play button and give it a listen. You might seem some similarities in today's world.
October Series Debut Episode featuring Annabel Lee, a poem by Edgar Allan Poe. This month, every Tuesday and Thursday I will read a poem or story by Poe. Today’s debut episode is a more simple, less, dark, poem by Poe. Sit back, grab a drink, and enjoy this deathly poem.
Today's episode is a special one. It's part two of my Killer Clown series. This episode features an interview with a man who interviewed John Wayne Gacy between 1992 and 1994, the last two years leading up to Gacy's execution.
To see more about what was collected on those visits, check out James at @VisitswithGacy on Instagram. He did another interview this summer with Bizarre Buffet, but I like mine better ;)
Are you as curious as I was to find out more about the man behind the clown makeup?
Give this episode a listen and I promise, you won't be sorry.
Are you afraid of clowns?
I'm afraid of clowns. I've always been afraid of clowns. So I can only imagine what it would be like for a young boy to find himself face to face with a killer clown. The Killer Clown to be precise.
But who was The Killer Clown?
Are you curious to find out more about John Wayne Gacy?
On part one of this two part episode series, I will give a little background on the childhood and early adult life of one of the most notorious serial killers, John Wayne Gacy.
Fire is so beautiful and yet so destructive. When it’s used as a weapon, it’s powerful, painful, and vibrant. What happens when a mother uses it to torture her poor son, a son who did nothing wrong other than being a male? Click play to find out.
Charlie Brandt lived a normal life. Well, an outsider would believe that. Maybe even someone close to him would believe that. Why? Because Charlie has a secret. One that only a few knew about and kept hidden. But did Charlie have a mental illness that went without being diagnosed?
Podcast Instagram - The Backstory Podcast by Elle C
Narrator Instagram - Elle C Author
All That's Interesting - Charlie Brandt
Charlie Brandt - Wikipedia
Wicked We - Carl Brandt
Charlie Brandt - Crime Junkie Podcast
Dissociative Identity Disorder - Wikipedia
Poster of Woman
All he wanted was a normal home life with his mother. But after his father died from cancer, his mother turned to physical abuse as a new form of punishment. A person can only take so much abuse before something inside them just...snaps.
One of America’s first serial killers, Holmes is said to have confessed to killing 27 people. But rumors say the number could be as high as 200. This episode will break down who Holmes was, what crimes he committed, and how many people he actually killed. Plus, you’ll find out the truth about the Murder Castle.
H.H. Holmes - Wikipedia
Murder Castle - The Truth
Murder Castle - The Myth
H.H. Holmes - This Day in History
H.H. Holmes - Biography
H.H. Holmes - Psychology
Jack never understood how his twin brother, Jacob, was happy all the time. He spent most of his days searching for an answer to help him find this happiness he saw in his brother. It took one camping trip for Jack to finally realize what made him truly happy.
This first episode is an introduction episode to explain what this podcast will be about and information about the author, Elle C. Information used for this podcast comes from the blog written by Elle C called The Backstory, which can be found at www.ellewriting.com. The link is also included in the podcast description!