Throughout the 1980s, Satanic cults were widely believed to be preying on children -- torturing and terrorizing as part of dark rituals. Across North America, there were hundreds of false allegations, scores of unjust criminal trials and countless lives torn apart. But never any real proof. By the early 90s, the panic reached the tiny Prairie town of Martensville, Saskatchewan. And nearly 30 years later, the people touched by it all are still picking up the pieces. So what happened? And why do so many still believe to this day?
S5 Sharmini Bonus: Potential Witnesses Emerge
Two new sources come forward with statements on Sharmini Anandavel’s murder. One claims he has carried the image of Sharmini with Stanley Tippett for twenty years. The other says that a photograph of Tippett published in fall 2019 brought back a memory---a jog near where her body was found.
Introducing Chasing Cosby by the L.A. Times
For decades, Bill Cosby brought warmth and laughter across the country, cementing his image
as “America’s Dad.” But behind that disguise was the real Bill Cosby – the monster who preyed
on women by promising them mentorship, only to then drug and violate them. Hosted by Nicki
Egan, the lead investigative journalist on this case, the series features jurors, lawyers, and over
a dozen survivors telling their story together for the first time. “Chasing Cosby” is the definitive
take on the rise and fall of America’s Dad.
S1, S3 & S5 BONUS: The Story I Didn’t Tell
Join Ian Hanomansing and the hosts of Uncover, Missing and Murdered and Hunting Warhead as they share never-before-told stories from their podcasts in front of a live audience at the Hot Docs Podcast Festival.
Josh Bloch asks if he was duped by his friend and subject of Uncover: Escaping NXIVM, Sarah Edmondson. Connie Walker reveals why she became a journalist and her hidden motivation behind her true crime podcast Missing and Murdered. Justin Ling, host of Uncover: The Village dives deep into Hollywood's connection to so-called "homosexual murders." Uncover: Sharmini host Michelle Shephard shares her approach for getting subjects to talk, and Daemon Fairless, host of Hunting Warhead questions if we should show sympathy to pedophiles.
Introducing Hunting Warhead
A new investigative series from CBC Podcasts and the Norwegian newspaper VG. Hunting Warhead follows an international team of police officers as they attempt to track down the people behind a massive child-abuse site on the dark web. Listen at hyperurl.co/huntingwarhead
Launching September 5, 2018. NXIVM calls itself a humanitarian community. Experts call it a cult. Uncover: Escaping NXIVM is an investigative podcast series about the group, its leader Keith Raniere and one woman’s journey to get out.
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