Lessons From Lifetime

Lessons From Lifetime

By Shannon Smith
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Join Shannon and her daughter Chloe as they take a Lifetime Movie and find the True Crime story behind it. They’ll give you all the details within those stories, as well as, some valuable lessons we can learn from them (like...Stop Murdering People!!) Lifetime Movies are chock full of "Ripped from the Headlines" true stories - there is no end in sight!
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Join Shannon and her daughter Chloe as they take a Lifetime Movie and find the True Crime story behind it. They’ll give you all the details within those stories, as well as, some valuable lessons we can learn from them (like...Stop Murdering People!!) Lifetime Movies are chock full of "Ripped from the Headlines" true stories - there is no end in sight!

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True Story Behind the Lifetime Movie: Believe Me: The Abduction of Lisa McVey
Chloe and I are back discussing the True Crime Story behind the Lifetime Movie: Believe Me: The Abduction of Lisa McVey! This awesome girl brought down serial killer and rapist, Bobby Joe Long.  Don't forget to leave a 5 Star Written Review to be entered into our Christmas Treats Giveaway!!! Sources: https://www.investigationdiscovery.com   Crimefeed article by: Aaron Rasmussen. Wikipedia ID Discovery Channel - Surviving Evil.  "Nobody's Victim." https://www.aol.com for the Dutch Family Found In Hidden Room Article: Alex Lasker, In the Know. Our Promo for today is for the amazing show: The Re-Solved Mysteries Podcast! Eliza, Karlin and Alison update and RE-solve all of the segments from the 90's TV show, Unsolved Mysteries! Follow them on Social: https://www.instagram.com/re_solvethepod https://www.twitter.com/resolvethepod Facebook: Resolve The Pod Follow Chloe and I on Social: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime Facebook:  Lessons From Lifetime Podcast Group Email:      lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
23:27
October 22, 2019
The Abduction of Mary Stauffer with Carrie from Sip Shine Podcast!
Chloe is still feeling pretty Mono-ish so, thankfully, Carrie came on the show today!!! Carrie and I chat about the College Admissions Scandal a bit before getting into the Stauffer story! It is nutty! And these ladies are amazing! We share some lessons learned and decide to bring back "Stranger Danger" and "Stop, Drop and Roll!" Our sources: https://www.aetv.com  Real Crime article by: Becky Little The Podcast CASEFILE: Case 52: Mary and Beth Stauffer. Wikipedia. cheatsheet.com article by Megan Elliott. Follow Carrie: @sipshinepod on all social media platforms! Follow Us: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime Facebook:  Lessons From Lifetime Podcast Group Email:    lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
35:19
October 14, 2019
Bonus Episode - Missing Joseph (Joe) David Helt w/ Carrie, Sip and Shine Podcast!
On today's bonus episode I'm on my good podcast friend Carrie's show, Sip and Shine Podcast! We are (as usual) discussing a missing person! Joseph David Helt went missing from near, Lake Maratanza in Cragsmore, NY, on January 16, 1987. Please see show notes from Carrie's show page for all sources. Don't forget to leave a 5 Star Written Review to be entered into the Christmas Treat Basket Contest!! :) Follow Carrie on all social media platforms: @sipshinepod Follow Lessons From Lifetime! https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime Facebook:  Lessons From Lifetime Podcast Group Email:  lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
27:35
October 10, 2019
The Sad Story of Samantha Josephson with Chloe
Join Chloe and I as we add 2 new segments into our show: "Current Events But Not Politics" and "On A Positive Note" We also announce our first ever contest! Leave a 5 Star Positive Review and you will be entered into the contest to win a fabulous Christmas Basket (full of Christmas treats!) Ends December 10, 2019.  Samantha Josephson, disappeared in the early morning hours of, March 29, 2019. Her body would be found 14 hours later. The story of, Samantha Josephson, is devastating, but it does give us a lot of lessons that we can learn. Sources: https://www.thestate.com - Teddy Kulmala https://www.nytimes.com - Jack Healy https://www.thestate.com - David Travis Bland https://www.cincinnati.com - Joker NY Incident article - Jay Reeves/Associated Press Please follow us! Chloe's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chloedianna Show Social Media Links: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime Facebook: Lessons From Lifetime Podcast Email:   lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
24:34
October 7, 2019
Bonus: Watching Omayra Die with Carrie - Sip and Shine Podcast
Carrie from, Sip and Shine Podcast, has me on to discuss the sad, upsetting and fascinating story of 13 year old, Omayra Sanchez. She is the victim of a terrible Volcano eruption in, Colombia. Follow Carrie: https://www.instagram.com/sipshinepod https://www.twitter.com/sipshinepod Email me with any questions or suggestions:  lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
38:34
October 3, 2019
Taken In Broad Daylight - The Story of Anne Sluti. My New Co-Host - Chloe - is Back!!
Chloe is back!! We discuss the true crime story behind the Lifetime Movie, Taken in Broad Daylight - The Story of the Kidnapping of Anne Sluti. Starring James Van Der Beek and Sara Canning. We give you our lessons and talk about some disturbing new products out now! We may talk like our dogs, Lemon and Pia, at times......we apologize in advance! Sources: Wikipedia https://www.cbsnews.com https://caselaw.findlaw.com   United States vs Wright Follow Chloe: https://www.instagram.com/chloedianna Follow the Show: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime Facebook:  Lessons From Lifetime Podcast Group Email:  lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
25:36
September 30, 2019
NXIVM with Carrie from Sip and Shine Podcast!
Carrie and I discuss the new movie from Lifetime - Escaping the NXIVM Cult: A Mother's Fight to Save Her Daughter. This is based on the story of, Catherine Oxenberg and her fight to get her daughter, India, out of the NXIVM Cult. We get into the real details of said cult and chat about the fact that Carrie would be in a cult if the actor playing Keith Raniere was the leader!  My Promo this week is for the fabulously entertaining - Mile High Murder Podcast - A Colorado True Crime Podcast hosted by Rhema and Andrea!  You can follow the Mile High Murder gals on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/milehighmurderpodcast You can follow Carrie on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sipshinepod Twitter:        https://www.twitter.com/sipshinepod You can follow me: Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast Twitter:        https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime Facebook:  Lessons From Lifetime Podcast Group Email:  lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
38:08
September 28, 2019
Meet My Newest Co-Host, Chloe!! and Death of a Cheerleader! (Re-recorded)
My daughter is joining me to discuss the crazy story behind Lifetime's Movie "Death of a Cheerleader." This story is nuts and it was fun to re-record with Chloe!! We discuss our personal lessons and decide that sometimes murder is okay????? Sources: Ladies Home Journal Article - journalist - Carol Pogash. https://www.clickamericana.com  https://www.tvcrimesky.com - journalist - Traciy Curry-Reyes. Wikipedia Follow Chloe on Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/chloedianna Follow Me: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime Facebook Group: Lessons From Lifetime Podcast Group Email:  lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
31:52
September 24, 2019
The Cheerleader Escort and Marrying Millions Recap!!
Join me as I recap Lifetime's "The Cheerleader Escort" and give you the true story of some Cheerleader Escorts from South Carolina!! I also recap Marrying Millions finale! We learn some great lessons, I get a little ranty and you will learn why Gentille and Brian broke my heart! My sources for today's episode: https://www.SaturdayDownSouth.com  Article by, William McFadden https://www.suntimes.com Article by, Christian Boschutt New York Post Article - April 7, 2017  by Joshua Rhett Miller Follow me on Social: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime Facebook: Lessons From Lifetime Podcast Group lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
19:20
September 16, 2019
Identity Theft of a Cheerleader - And The True Story of Wendy Brown
Listen in as I give you a quick recap of this crazy movie and get into the true story of the "Green Bay, Wisconsin, Cheerleading Mom." What?? A 30 year old passing herself off as a teenager?? It's nuts!! I got all of my info from the following amazing sources: https://www.atlantic.com  Article by:  Jeff Maysh https://www.tvcrimesky.com  Article by: Traciy Curry-Reyes Follow me on Social: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime Facebook:  Lessons From Lifetime Podcast Group lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
14:43
September 12, 2019
Lessons From Lifetime Promo
Lessons From Lifetime is now a True Crime Podcast! Join me as I take a Lifetime Movie and give you the true story behind it! Follow Me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcastgroup Email: lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
01:02
September 11, 2019
No One Would Tell - True Crime Story Behind The Movie
For this first True Crime (mini-episode) I'm telling you the story behind the movie, No One Would Tell. The sad story of the murder of Amy Carnavale by her boyfriend Jamie Fuller. Sources: https://www.salemnews.com Article written: Julie Manganis - I also read a bit about the case on Wikipedia. Follow Me: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime https://www.facebook.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcastgroup lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
13:59
September 9, 2019
Why Do Cheerleaders Have Secret Lives?!
This movie was bonkers!! Listen in as I recap the Lifetime TV movie - The Secret Lives of Cheerleaders starring the fabulous, Denise Richards!!! I also clue you into my lessons from this movie! Join me on my new Patreon! For $5 a month you will get an extra episode each week! (recap any reality shows!) https://www.patreon.com/lessonsfromlifetime Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
17:30
September 3, 2019
Gates of Paradise/Web of Dreams Recap!
Join me as I very quickly recap the last of the VC Andrews, Book-to-Screen Lifetime TV Movies. These get darker and more incesty-er than ever before! I loved/hated them!! Follow Me: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcastgroup Email: lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com Patreon! Join me on my Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/lessonsfromlifetime
14:11
August 31, 2019
Marrying Millions Recap AND Interview with Katie Hamilon
Join me as I quickly recap Marrying Millions this week! Then get to my amazing interview with Marrying Millions' Katie Hamilton (of Katie and Kolton) Follow Katie: https://www.instagram.com/katiehamilton32 https://www.twitter.com/katiehamilton32 Follow Me! https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com Promo this week! Sip and Shine Podcast!
39:14
August 29, 2019
Interview with Reality Star Rosie - Marrying Millions
FINALLY - I'm back!! Join me as I (quickly) recap Marrying Millions Week 7 on Lifetime! Then, I interview Rosie - of Rosie and Drew from Marrying Millions! It was such a fun interview - she was so funny and open and honest! Follow Rosie on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rosiemirandamarin Follow Me: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime Email Me: lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
28:33
August 26, 2019
Sip and Shine Podcast - Missing in SC
On this episode, Shannon from Lessons from Lifetime joins Carrie to talk about two missing girls from South Carolina. Follow Shannon: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime Follow Sip & Shine Podcast on Social Media: don’t be shy Twitter: twitter.com/sipshinepod Facebook: facebook.com/sipshinepod Instagram: instagram.com/sipshinepod
28:55
August 19, 2019
Bonus - Mini Recap Marrying Millions Week 6
I recap this week's episode of Lifetime TV's "Marrying Millions" Week 6! Rosie and Drew go on a romantic trip!! Katie and Kolton visit Katie's mom. Bri and Bill attend a family birthday party - and Gentille and Brian go out to a fancy dinner! Email me with suggestions, collaborations, and sponsorship questions: lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com Follow Me: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime
14:07
August 15, 2019
Don't Trust Your Sister! Recap: Lifetime Movie, Fallen Hearts
Join me as I recap Lifetime TV Movie - Fallen Hearts! Tune in to find out all of the lessons we can learn. My promo this week is for the fascinating true crime podcast: Morbidology! Follow Morbidology: https://www.instagram.com/morbidologyofficial https://www.twitter.com/morbidology https://www.facebook.com/morbidology Follow Lessons from Lifetime: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime Email Me: lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
20:19
August 11, 2019
Marrying Millions Recap Week 5
I'm checking in with all of our Marrying Millions couples!!! Also included, a PROMO for one of my favorite podcasts - 3 Spooked Girls!! 3 Spooked Girls is a podcast where gal pals, Tara and Jessica, talk all things paranormal with a dash of true crime - and with their new segment "Stabby Snippets" all about true crime - it is a MUST listen!! Follow them on Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/3spookedgirls Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/3spookedgirls
15:12
August 8, 2019
Please Research Your Boyfriends To Be! Recap: Dark Angel
Join me as I recap Lifetime's Book-to-Screen Movie - VC Andrews' Dark Angel! Will there ever be a normal man or woman in Heaven's life? Probably not! And it certainly does not happen in this movie! We will learn several helpful lessons - so be sure to listen! Please Rate, Review and Subscribe!! Follow Me: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime Email me any suggestions: lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
20:14
August 6, 2019
Recap Marrying Millions Week 4
On this week's Marrying Millions on Lifetime we check in with: Katie and Kolton Gentille and Brian Drew and Rosie Sean and Megan Follow Me: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime Email me any suggestions! lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
07:52
August 1, 2019
No Good Deed Goes Unpunished - Heaven Movie Recap
Join Me as I recap Lifetime's Book to Screen movie, Heaven. (The Casteel Family Saga) Based on the books by VC Andrews - and can only be described as a bit incestuous and full of drama -We definitely learn a few good lessons! Follow Me: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime Email me with any suggestions! lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
19:40
August 1, 2019
Recap: Marrying Millions!
I am recapping Lifetime TV's newest reality show- Marrying Millions! I introduce you to all of the fabulous couples, give you my favorites, opinions, and all the story lines and dirt that you need to know! I also kick off the episode with an embarrassing story about myself!! If you have any ideas for movies you'd like me to cover please email: lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetimepodcast Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/fromlifetime
16:52
July 25, 2019
Lessons From Lifetime - Escaping the Madhouse
Carrie from, Sip and Shine Podcast and Moms On The Rocks Podcast, joins me as we recap the Lifetime Movie, Escaping the Madhouse, The Nellie Bly Story. Loosely based on the story of journalist, Nellie Bly, we didn't love the movie, but we had a lot of fun recapping it! Follow Carrie on these platforms: Instagram and Twitter: @sipshinepod & @momsotr Follow Shannon: Instagram: @lessonsfromlifetime Twitter: @fromlifetime Email: lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
29:46
July 4, 2019
Stalked By My Doctor - Lifetime Movie Recap
Who loves a good Lifetime Movie? ME!! and this one is definitely a contemporary classic....Stalked by My Doctor....Dr. Beck (Eric Roberts) finds himself infatuated with his teenage patient. He creepily begins stalking her and hatches a terrifying scheme to make her his! Tune in to hear all of the amazing lessons I learned from this movie!! Please follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lessonsfromlifetime And email any suggestions to: lessonsfromlifetime@gmail.com
16:31
June 26, 2019
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