The Mashup

Crime + Culture

The lurid attraction to true crime stories is nothing new. From Hamlet to In Cold Blood to The Bling Ring, people have always been fascinated by the dark, shadowy aspects of human nature. In this podcast, we explore the crooks and crevices of the human psyche and the culture it creates.  

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Episode 37: The Staircase, Part 2

This week, Kirsten + Andrew move into alternate theories and the fascinating cultural ripples with part 2 of our look into what happened to Kathleen Peterson on the staircase. Be a doll. Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts and then rate and...

Episode 36: The Staircase, Part 1

ek, Kirsten + Andrew tackle part 1 of a twenty-year-old mystery that confounds experts and amateurs to this day. What happened to Kathleen Peterson on the staircase? Be a doll. Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts and then rate and review us at...

Episode 34: Jack the Ripper, Part 2

This week Andrew + Kirsten wrap up their two-part take on Jack the Ripper with a look at the virtually endless impact the case has had on pop culture. Be a doll. Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts and then rate and review us at Apple Podcasts...

Episode 33: Jack the Ripper, Part 1

This week, Kirsten + Andrew take on the Mount Everest of cases—Jack the Ripper. Part 1 explores the crimes and some of the theories about the identity of the world's most infamous serial killer. Be a doll. Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts...

Episode 30.5: Birds of a Feather

Andrew + Kirsten tackle a tough one in this just-because bonus episode. Hope you enjoy! Be a doll. Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts and then rate and review us at Apple Podcasts. It makes a huge difference in getting the pod noticed. And we...

Episode 30: Mark Hofmann and the Web of Lies

Kirsten + Andrew are switching it up for a case that is almost too outlandish to believe. This week, Andrew covers the crime side of the episode, while Kirsten takes a stab at the culture. Be a doll. Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts and...

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Reco: Kirsten’s listening to …

Because I have two little gobblers[1] at home and I haven’t had a steady diet of anything but organic cereal bars for the last eightish years, when I go searching for new things to listen...

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