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The Killer Tea

The Killer Tea

By Kristina and Chelsee
Welcome to The Killer Tea, a podcast hosted by best friends -Kristina and Chelsee- that uses armchair psychology as a way to traverse the minds of serial killers and the F word to cope with what they find there.
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Bonus Ep. 1 SATANISM || Conversations With A Satanist
Join us while we discuss Satanist beliefs and The Satanic Temple with Kyle. We cover topics including the Satanic Tenents, belief systems, stereotypes, and Satanism in true crime.  **Please note that Kyle is a Satanist, but he does not represent the Satanic Temple** Visit our website for true crime updates, podcast episodes and more!
August 25, 2020
S2 Ep. 11 SAMUEL LITTLE || The Stroke and Choke Killer
The most prolific serial killer in the history of the United States, with a reign that would span 40 years. Sex workers vanished or reported being beaten and choked by a man that police, judges, and juries never took seriously. Not until a detective gets a hunch is the Stroke and Choke Killer finally brought to justice. 
August 20, 2020
The Killer Teaser
Just two best friends 👩🏻👩🏼 who enjoy casually deciphering the minds of murderers while habitually dropping F 💣’s
August 10, 2020
S2 Ep. 10 RAYA AND SAKINA || The Sisters without Mercy
Alexandria is the famed tourist city in Egypt, known throughout the world for its beauty. But in 1919, authorities begin to notice dozens of women start to go missing…never to be seen again.
August 6, 2020
S2 Ep. 09 ANDREI CHIKATILO || The Red Ripper
In Soviet Russia the bodies are starting to pile up. All with the same types of wounds. The police have to admit they have a serial killer on their hands but they're having no luck catching him. After 12 years and 36 linked crimes they finally have a lead... the Red Ripper has been caught.
July 29, 2020
S2 Ep. 08 ALBERT FISH || The Werewolf of Wysteria
Evil might be harder to spot than you think. A small and unassuming man may make you believe he isn’t dangerous. But looks can be deceiving. You may be placing your child in the hands of a gruesome child predator. The Grey Man very well be one of the most horrific serial killers known.
July 10, 2020
S2 Ep. 07 THOMAS DILLON || The Silent Sniper
In 1989, a monster was preying on unsuspecting campers, fishermen and joggers in sleepy rural towns in Ohio and West Virginia -because the voices told him to do so. 
June 25, 2020
S2 Ep. 06 CARROLL EDWARD COLE || The Cannibal Killer
Carroll Edward Cole, a byproduct of abuse and failed mental health care? Or a manipulator who used the system when he was low on funds and housing? How does someone get arrested so often but manages to be a serial killer for 11 years and go unsuspected.
May 31, 2020
S2 Ep. 05 ISRAEL KEYES || The Most Diabolical
How many serial killers fly under the radar? Quietly carrying out their plans without being caught for their heinous crimes. Often we think of serial killers from the 70’s, but as late as 2012 we are reminded that they still exist and are among us.
May 18, 2020
S2 Ep. 04 DONALD HARVEY || The Angel of Death
What do catheters, murder, neo-nazis, Ohio and the Church of Satan have in common? Donald Harvey.
May 5, 2020
S2 Ep. 03 ELIZABETH RIDGEWAY || The Murderess
Nearly 4 centuries ago, woman was sentenced to burn at the stake for in Leicestershire England for her barbarous deeds -but was she a harlot who laid with evil spirits, a psychopathic killer who poisoned her lovers or an innocent woman? Elizabeth Ridgeway's story was all but lost to time and folklore, but some truth still remains...
April 16, 2020
S2 Ep. 02 GEORGE HOWARD SKUB || The Scranton Strangler
A small town in Pennsylvania is being terrorized by a strangler. Upwards of 30 people have fallen victim to this psychopath. Night watches have been formed and citizens are beginning to take matters into their own hands. Will this strangler be caught? Is the man they claim is responsible the real strangler, or has he been framed?
April 1, 2020
S2 Ep. 01 EDWARD GEIN || The Butcher of Plainfield
Inspiring characters such as Buffalo Bill, Norman Bates and Leatherface, Ed Gein is possibly one of the most well known serial killers. His obsession with the flesh of his victims horrified investigators and left a permanent mark on American history.
March 29, 2020
Ep. 020 EDWARD WAYNE EDWARDS || The Sweet Heart Murderer
Often the truth is much simpler than than lore. What happens to victims when their truth is obscured by fiction? Edward Edwards is attributed to 5 slayings, but also connected to the Zodiac, JonBenet and as far fetched as the Black Dahlia.
March 12, 2020
Ep. 019 MARY ANN COTTON || Lady Rotten
When you think of the deadliest of 19th century serial killer in England, Jack The Ripper certainly comes to mind...but what if there was someone even more terrifying? Jack may have liked to toy with the police, but Mary Ann Cotton preferred to toy with hearts -and bank accounts. This beautiful raven haired women with soft, dark eyes was stacking up bodies 40 years before Jack ever haunted the streets of London.
March 5, 2020
Ep. 018 KEITH HUNTER JESPERSON || The Happy Face Killer || PT. 4 Keith's World
After his arrest, The Happy Face Killer’s infamy was just getting started. Correspondence with other serial killers, book deals, and interviews gave him the chance to tell his story, much to the dismay of his victims’ families.
February 28, 2020
Ep. 017 KEITH HUNTER JESPERSON || The Happy Face Killer || PT. 3 Lot Lizards
8 women. 8 lives taken, and 4 of them remain Jane Does. Never to be reunited with their families. Does a monster deserve to be locked up forever? Or put to death for his horrific crimes.
February 27, 2020
Ep. 016 KEITH HUNTER JESPERSON || The Happy Face Killer || PT. 2 Unhappily Ever After
How do you know if the patriarch of your family is a monster? He seems like a loving father, a hard worker and provider for the family. But there are little snippets of time when things don’t seem quite right. A storm is building just below the surface. And it’s about to explode.
February 13, 2020
Ep. 015 KEITH HUNTER JESPERSON || The Happy Face Killer || PT. 1 The Fall
What makes a killer? Nature vs Nurture has been a hot topic in the psychology of serial killers. In the case of Keith Hunter Jesperson, he believes he was raised to be a killer, bred by his father to be the brutal strangler he was...or was a 25ft fall what awoke the killer within? 
February 6, 2020
Ep. 014 JUANA BARRAZA || The Old Lady Killer
Mexico City, Mexico, witnesses claim that a tall, stocky woman has been seen leaving the scenes of multiple homicides. But the police can’t believe that a woman could be responsible for the murders of 30 elderly women. For years these murders continue until the authorities finally admit that la mataviejitas is on the loose.
January 30, 2020
Ep. 013 THE MAD BUTCHER OF KINGSBURY RUN || The Cleveland Torso Killer
It’s the mid 1930’s in Cleveland, Ohio. The city is recuperating from the effects of the Great Depression, but as hopeful workers flood into the city, decapitated and mutilated bodies begin to wash up on the shores of Lake Erie. Who is the Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run?
January 23, 2020
Ep. 012 JOHN EDWARD ROBINSON|| The Slave Master
June 2000, officers go to the home of John Edward Robinson to serve an arrest warrant on sexual battery. As they’re searching his property they move two 85lb barrels. Blood begins to pour from the barrels, these officers have stumbled upon a gruesome discovery.
January 16, 2020
Ep. 011 HAROLD SHIPMAN || Dr. Death
Doctors are supposed to be someone you can trust implicitly. Someone you go to when you are at your most vulnerable. But what happens when the physician you entrust your life to becomes the Angel of Death?
January 13, 2020
Ep. 010 ELIZABETH BATHORY || The Blood Countess
Where do legends come from -are they the made up musings of medieval times or based on actual events? When does the horrible truth become more horrifying than the legend? “The Blood Countess” Elizabeth Bathory is one of the most notable historic killers of fact and fiction -even inspiring part of Bram Stroker’s “Dracula”.
January 7, 2020
Ep. 009 GARY HEIDNIK || The Real Life Buffalo Bill
Inspiration for fictional characters are often pulled from real life; but can that really be true for characters who are so terrifying, the thought of them being real people is an impossibility? In 1987 the inspiration for the notorious Buffalo Bill (Silence of the Lambs) was arrested. What authorities discovered in his basement may be even more disturbing than his on-screen counterpart.
December 27, 2019
Ep. 008 JERRY BRUDOS || The Shoe Fetish Killer
Late 1960’s, women in Portland, Oregon are being attacked. Someone is strangling and stealing from them. The odd thing is, it’s not their money he is after. As the shoe thief escalates, women start to vanish as well.
December 18, 2019
Ep. 007 H.H. HOLMES|| The Beast of Chicago
1893, The World Fair is happening in Chicago, IL. There is also a brand new hotel in town. But there is something weird about this hotel, is it a custom made house of horrors or a con man’s dream castle? Rumors swirl around this building, people are going missing and there can only be one person to blame. Right?
December 12, 2019
Ep. 006 NANNIE DOSS || The Giggling Granny
1954, Tulsa, Oklahoma; a 49 year old woman stands trial. She’s been accused of murdering 4 of her 5 husbands. Her method? Arsenic poisoning. As investigators dig deeper into her past, it becomes clear that she is much more than a black widow. This Giggling Granny has much more sinister secrets.
December 6, 2019
Ep. 005 ANTHONY SOWELL || The Cleveland Strangler
June 2007, residents in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio, begin complaining of a putrid smell. A local sausage factory is blamed for the source of this stench. The smell continues to get worse as the years go by, forcing residents to leave the neighborhood. It’s not until October 2009 that the source of this smell is revealed. Bodies are found decaying inside the home of the Cleveland Strangler.
November 21, 2019
Ep. 004 DENNIS NILSEN || The Kindly Killer
Ep 4: February of 1983, plumbers are called to 23 Cranley Gardens. The residents had sent a letter complaining of problems with the sewer lines backing up into their homes. The plumber was horrified when he found human flesh in the lines coming from the building. The police are even more shocked when an ordinary man in glasses and a suit comes home to his upstairs flat. Is this the man responsible? It doesn’t seem possible.
November 14, 2019
Ep. 003 RICHARD TRENTON CHASE || The Vampire of Sacramento
California, January 27, 1978, police stumble into a brutal scene. Three people lay dead and one toddler is missing from the home. It’s a grisly scene. Who could commit such an atrocity? These murders seem strangely similar to the one that happened a mere 4 days prior. Who is butchering bodies, drinking their blood and stealing organs? Vampires are supposed to be fictional characters, but there seems to be one loose in Sacramento.
November 7, 2019
Ep. 002 JOHN WAYNE GACY || The Killer Clown
Cooke County, Illinois, December 11, 1978: For six agonizing years, young teenage boys were disappearing off the streets of metropolitan Chicago at an astonishing rate. Despite desperate pleas from dozens of concerned parents, the police dismissed these missing children as mere rebels without a cause or runaways.  But when 15 year old Robert Piest suddenly vanishes from the pharmacy where he works -just moments after speaking to his mother in the store- everything changes. 
November 3, 2019
Ep. 001 DAVID PARKER RAY || The Toybox Killer
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, 1999; Cynthia Vigil is found running in terror for her life. Her captor is going to be coming after her. Clad in a slave collar, chains and blood, she runs down the road screaming for help. Several cars pass her, but none stop to help her. She manages to find a neighbor that has their door open and rushes inside. She pleads with them to help her to call the police. She’s quickly whisked off to the hospital where she tells the authorities about her experience at the hand of David Parker Ray and his toybox. Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction.
October 24, 2019