Episode 9: Christmas in July

The second case of our Door County double feature – join us as we talk about an unfortunate Christmas tale and learn what happens when Christmas, brandy, and Samurai swords come together. References: Door County Cherries – Experience | Destination Door County Bea’s Ho-Made Products (beashomadeproducts.com) Video: Joining the Bitter’s Club at Nelsen’s Hall onContinue reading “Episode 9: Christmas in July”

Episode 8: Furnace Murder

The first case in a Door Co. double feature – join us as we discuss the tragic death of Sadie Cody, and what might be the shortest murder trial in history. References: Biographies in Door County, Wisconsin (genealogytrails.com) Door County Maritime Museum & Cana Island Lighthouse (dcmm.org) Wisconsin Maritime Museum Furnace Murder: True Story ofContinue reading “Episode 8: Furnace Murder”

Episode 7: The Great Wisconsin Manhunt

Wisconsin has been a playground for Chicagoans for generations, and not just for the law abiding citizens. ¬†What happens when a group of Chicago robbers underestimate small town Wisconsin and get a little too conspicuous? A plot that sounds like it’s straight from the movies! References: Lake Delton – Wikipedia Owner of Tommy Bartlett ShowContinue reading “Episode 7: The Great Wisconsin Manhunt”

Episode 6: SheVegas

SheVegas, SheBangBang… Sheboygan. Oh Sheboygan, Wisconsin, what a reputation you have. What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but what happens in SheVegas, just doesn’t seem to stay in SheVegas. References: List of television shows set in Wisconsin – Wikipedia That ’70s Show – Wikipedia Kurtwood Smith – Wikipedia Sheboygan County, Wisconsin – WikipediaContinue reading “Episode 6: SheVegas”

Episode 5: Jeffrey Dahmer Part IV: Aftermath and Legacy

The name Jeffrey Dahmer is easily recognized even today, thirty years after his capture. Join us as we talk about his dark legacy and the aftermath he left behind. References: http://www.mkelgbthist.org/business/health-clubs.htm#:~:text=The%20pressure%20from%20health%20authorities,closed%20down%2C%20city%20by%20city. Jeffrey Dahmer – Wikipedia Jeffrey Dahmer | Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderers http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/conlaw/Sinthasomphone.html https://www.newsweek.com/milwaukee-pd-congratulate-retired-cop-who-laughed-off-teen-victim-dahmer-1512130?amp=1 https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/7218766/serial-killer-jeffrey-dahmer-sketch-killed-dismembered-ate-victims/ https://www.westword.com/arts/former-detective-pat-kennedy-on-the-jeffrey-dahmer-files-5806572 https://images.app.goo.gl/6sgEhp7tkKxAve5o7 Murder of Adam Walsh – Wikipedia https://usafacts.org/visualizations/covid-vaccine-tracker-states/state/wisconsin

Episode 4: Jeffrey Dahmer Part III: The Milwaukee Monster Continued

Join us as we dive into the horrific crimes committed in apartment 213, as Jeffrey Dahmer continues to devolve into a true monster, the Milwaukee Monster. Trigger Warning(s): kidnapping, rape, murder, dismemberment, necrophilia, cannibalism References: https://www.jsonline.com/story/entertainment/music/2017/10/02/tom-petty-beloved-milwaukee-headlined-summerfest-amphitheater-more-than-anyone-else/724916001/ https://murderpedia.org/male.D/d/dahmer-jeffrey.htm https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Dahmer https://www.amazon.com/Jeffrey-Dahmer-Mind-Monster-Season/dp/B0893VYB4H https://www.summerfest.com/lineup/ https://images.app.goo.gl/zM24d6zALiG4SqkL7

Episode 3: Jeffrey Dahmer Part II: The Milwaukee Monster

This episode details the beginning of Jeffrey Dahmer’s crimes in Milwaukee and continues the story of how he became the infamous Milwaukee Monster. Trigger Warning(s): kidnapping, rape, murder, dismemberment, necrophilia, cannibalism References: https://slate.com/technology/2013/11/yelp-brunch-map-wisconsin-drinks-bloody-marys-texans-drink-mimosas.html https://murderpedia.org/male.D/d/dahmer-jeffrey.htm https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Dahmer https://www.amazon.com/Jeffrey-Dahmer-Mind-Monster-Season/dp/B0893VYB4H https://www.thebloodymaryfest.com/wisconsin-8-21-21 https://images.app.goo.gl/EfUx8efGmULxkjHb9 https://images.app.goo.gl/8WFYyNCZFMZHLT9k9 https://images.app.goo.gl/k3rauH8A5Wfe8sDe8 https://images.app.goo.gl/Vi2KFUX9aV85W9t36 https://images.app.goo.gl/gUvAZPQZsXsEeaiv7BYDQXL4U94d9P9Gw6 https://images.app.goo.gl/2Sm8dFPA2HYDfmNF6 https://images.app.goo.gl/Ae5wMykgBobUMGiU9 https://images.app.goo.gl/xKWCnPYGJinbgs6VA

Episode 2: Jeffrey Dahmer Part I: Before the Monster

Ever pondered the question of nature versus nurture? Are monsters born? Or are they made? Join me and my gals as we ask ourselves those very questions by taking a closer look at the life of Jeffrey Dahmer before he earned the name The Milwaukee Monster. Be warned, this story is not for the faintContinue reading “Episode 2: Jeffrey Dahmer Part I: Before the Monster”

Bonus Wisco Facts

When we met to record the first episode, I shared a lot more facts about Wisconsin than what I was ultimately able to include in the final episode. ¬†Fortunately, that allowed me to put together a little bonus episode for all you Wisco fans. Enjoy! Pictures available on instagram @beercheeseandmurderpod References: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wisconsin https://www.wbay.com/2020/12/01/wisconsin-deer-harvest-license-sales-up-from-2019/#:~:text=Of%20that%20total%2C%20569%2C203%20were,hunters%20in%202020%20reached%2092%2C312. https://waterlibrary.aqua.wisc.edu/water-facts https://www.wisdells.com/media/facts/fun-facts.htm#:~:text=There%20are%20more%20than%2016,by%20second%20and%20third%20generations.Continue reading “Bonus Wisco Facts”

Episode 1: Welcome to Wisconsin

The birth of a podcast. For this episode, I want to first welcome you to Wisconsin with some targeted facts about our state, because at the end of the day, this is a podcast about Wisconsin from Wisconsin. Then we’ll dive into our first official case, a hometown cold case that took 40 years forContinue reading “Episode 1: Welcome to Wisconsin”