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Super Evil: Hatched in Hell

Super Evil: Hatched in Hell

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Two college students. A town mayor and his henchmen. One deadly night in Laguna. This is the story of a crime that captivated an entire nation.

Using the Inquirer archives, court documents and new interviews, writer and host Pam Pastor pieces together this tragic tale of evil, exploitation of power, the pursuit of justice and promising lives lost.

This is Hatched in Hell, season one of Super Evil, an Inquirer Podcast powered by PumaPodcast.
Coming soon: Super Evil Season Two, "A Beautiful Place to Die"
On November 23, 2009, a convoy of journalists and members of the Mangudadatu clan were on their way to file the certificate of candidacy of aspiring Maguindanao governor Toto Mangudadatu. But they never made it to their destination.  Their bodies were found riddled with bullets; many of them buried in mass graves. 58 people were killed in this massacre—the deadliest attack on Filipino journalists and the worst case of electoral violence in the country—all because the ruthless Ampatuan clan wanted to hold on to their power.   This is Super Evil season two, "A Beautiful Place to Die". Coming soon. Super Evil is an Inquirer Podcast, powered by PumaPodcast.
01:47
November 22, 2020
Episode 6: Unrepentant
Antonio Sanchez found himself back in the headlines in 2019 when news came out that he was being set free because of the GCTA law. But it wasn’t going to be that easy. Because people had not forgotten about Eileen and Allan.  Also in this episode, the Super Evil team goes to Calauan. For episode notes, visuals and more, visit http://superevil.inquirersuper.com.ph. Super Evil is an Inquirer Podcast, powered by PumaPodcast.
52:23
November 05, 2020
Episode 5: Further Indignities
Remember the Twitter argument Ben Tulfo and Kakie Pangilinan had in June 2020? The one about victim-blaming? Back in 1993, Ben’s brother Mon Tulfo had a similar argument with a number of different people. Because soon after Eileen Sarmenta was raped and murdered, Mon asked her mother on television: "What was Eileen wearing?"  For episode notes, visuals and more, visit http://superevil.inquirersuper.com.ph. Super Evil is an Inquirer Podcast, powered by PumaPodcast.
40:37
October 29, 2020
Episode 4: Thank God for Harriet Demetriou
The trial continues. As if the judge didn’t have enough to deal with—with lawyers who seem to forget whose side they were on, a suspect threatening a witness, stories of bribery and government officials who couldn’t keep their mouths shut—along comes a movie inspired by the case, directed by the king of massacre films. Meanwhile, Sanchez and his co-accused are confident they’d be acquitted.  For episode notes, visuals and more, visit http://superevil.inquirersuper.com.ph. Super Evil is an Inquirer Podcast, powered by PumaPodcast.
40:02
October 22, 2020
Episode 3: One Hell of a Case
Two victims. Two families in pain. Seven accused. An army of lawyers, including some controversial ones. A strict judge. Too many alibis. And a star witness with a horrific tale to tell.   For episode notes, visuals, and more, visit http://superevil.inquirersuper.com.ph. Super Evil is an Inquirer Podcast, powered by PumaPodcast.
47:44
October 15, 2020
Episode 2: The Arrest of Mayor Sanchez
Who would want to harm Allan Gomez and Eileen Sarmenta? And just how many government agencies does it take to solve a crime? An outraged Philippines watched as the investigation seemed to go nowhere. The suspect list is long and among them is the rich, powerful, religious, and superstitious Calauan mayor Antonio Sanchez.  For episode notes, visuals, and more, visit http://superevil.inquirersuper.com.ph. Super Evil is an Inquirer Podcast, powered by PumaPodcast.
37:56
October 08, 2020
Episode 1: Such a Gruesome Crime
Gil Bugaoisan is a young reporter hoping to get a job at the Philippine Daily Inquirer. He needs to submit his transcript so he returns to his school, the University of the Philippines Los Baños. When he gets there, the campus is abuzz with news and tension. Two students had been murdered. Gil is thrust into the biggest story of his young career. But the policemen aren’t talking. Who are they protecting? For episode notes, visuals, and more, visit http://superevil.inquirersuper.com.ph. Super Evil is an Inquirer Podcast, powered by PumaPodcast.
35:38
October 01, 2020
Introducing... Super Evil: Hatched in Hell, a new Inquirer Podcast
Two college students. A town mayor and his henchmen. One deadly night in Laguna. This is the story of a crime that captivated an entire nation. Using the Inquirer archives, court documents and new interviews, writer and host Pam Pastor pieces together this tragic tale of evil, exploitation of power, the pursuit of justice and promising lives lost. This Hatched in Hell, season one of Super Evil, an Inquirer Podcast powered by PumaPodcast.
03:01
September 16, 2020