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Manson week

My last episode of Crime Time Radio went up late, assuming it actually made it into the radio stream. But here’s a transcription: That was the Revolting Cocks featuring Timothy Leary with our Crime Time Radio theme, Gila Copter. It … Continue reading

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Fryin’ time’s here

The other week the truecrimers read a neat little story about an execution at Sing Sing, written by Joseph Mitchell. He was a writer’s writer, and one of the prime movers in literary journalism. Sing Sing Prison Blues “Sing Sing … Continue reading

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Cleveland rots

In 1935, Cleveland’s so called Boy Scout Mayor, Harold Burton, decided to do something about official corruption and organized crime. He brought in a heavy hitter: Eliot Ness. At that time, Cleveland was the most dangerous city in America. Ness … Continue reading

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“I’m sorry, the government you have elected is inoperative”

This week the truecrimers looked at political corruption and crime. It’s a bit of a gray area sometimes, because things that are unethical aren’t always illegal. But as the saying goes, abuse of power comes as no surprise. “Politician,” a … Continue reading

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Nat Turner special

I thought I’d try to do a Nat Turner special on Crime Time Radio. I remembered hearing his in some lyrics – I thought maybe Public Enemy, but I couldn’t remember which song. A quick Google brought up a whole … Continue reading

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Wiseguys

I was listening to Bob Dylan’s 1976 album Desire, because I thought I’d use “Hurricane” in one of these shows. The flip side has a song about the life and death of an NYC mobster, which inspired this episode. Today … Continue reading

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Yo ho ho and a bottle of…

This time I went for a pirate theme with my ds106radio┬áthing, since we have a pirate’s tale coming up in the True Crime class.┬áToday is pirate day on Crime Time Radio “Rhymin’ and Stealin’” with the Beastie Boys. Mixing 1001 … Continue reading

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Sin after sin

I’ve been doing a series of shows for ds106radio called Crime Time Radio. It’s not really part of the True Crime class, just something for my own amusement to fulfill my secret desire to be a DJ. The crime theme … Continue reading

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Icecast

Ice T has had quite the career trajectory – from rapping about LA gang life to playing a gang leader in films to singing about killing police to playing a cop on TV. There’s a crime aspect at every stage. … Continue reading

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TV on the radio on the web

This week’s Crime Time started out, as always, with our Gila Copter theme from the Revolting Cocks. Alert listener @onepercentyello pointed out that the main voice on the track belongs to Timothy Leary. I should have known that, but I … Continue reading

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