fact or fiction

Is it fact or merely fiction? Fact or Fiction explores the myths and beliefs we hold about copycat killers, eyewitnesses testimony, what makes a murderer and more.

George Herman2 years ago
Absurd Laws You Break Every Day Without Realizing It
While we may all want to believe, deep down, that we are angels in comparison to the lawlessness and injustice that plagues our world, we in fact do break quite a few laws on a regular basis. Oftentim...
To Protect and to Serve
Proof Number One: My brother is driving home from work, and he stops at a red light and waits for the green arrow before he turns left; when the light turns green he proceeds to make his turn. He sudd...
Rowan Marley2 years ago
Awesome Gifts for Conspiracy Theorists in Your Life
Conspiracy theorists are an odd bunch — and that's why we love them. They always question common beliefs and ask society what we really know. At times, they're the most open-minded and intelligent peo...
Joseph Farley2 years ago
The Penthouse Pet and the Mysterious House Fire
Much of the far right and other assorted fringe groups have always accused the Clinton's of having a body count, but is there any merit to the political mudslinging? Over the years, the Clinton's enem...
Charlie Jackman2 years ago
History's Least Prolific Serial Killer
You might not know the name, but you probably know the story: a vain noblewoman lures young virgins into her castle and bathes in their blood to stay young forever. She is Countess Dracula, a real lif...
Facts You’ve Probably Never Heard About Serial Killers
Serial killers are real-life bogeymen for many people. That's why horror stories center around them, why we can't get enough studies about them, and why they seem to have their own unique way of strik...
Edward German2 years ago
The Trail Went Cold
The Trail Went Cold is a true crime podcast that explores unexplained deaths and disappearances which have become cold cases. The weekly show is hosted by internet journalist Robin Warder, who has wri...
Joseph Farley2 years ago
The Odd Vanishing of Amelia Earhart
It's been more than 80 years since the odd vanishing of Amelia Earhart, but the world is still not sick of asking the question: where is she? On July 2, 1937, Amelia Earhart and the often-forgot-about...
Ryan Epps2 years ago
The Creepy Murder in 1046
There are few happy stories within the true crime universe and, to say the least, the creepy murder in room 1046 is far from a happy story. Riddled with the holes of inconclusive findings, plus an ove...
The Girl in Blue
It was whilst trying to pass a seemingly endless autumnal evening that I began to absent-mindedly browse through a series of sepia and black and white pictures on a website. Suddenly I came across an ...
ASHLEY SMITH2 years ago
Crime Fiction
There are thousands of books, films, and TV shows on the subject of real or fictional crime. Whether its modern crime or serial killers, through the ages there remains an interest. I ask this while wa...
Celeste Jackson2 years ago
Who Put Bella in the Witch Elm?
In the Spring of 1943, four young boys — Robert Hart, Thomas Willetts, Bob Farmer, and Fred Payne — found themselves picking through the shaded depths of Hagley Wood. The group had crept onto the Hagl...
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Devin Louise2 years ago
I Knew a Psychopath — Before I Knew What Psychopathy Was
Author’s Notes: This is solely from childhood experience. Individuals’ names have been changed for privacy. The saying “mothers know best” can be applicable in various scenarios, as any sane and functioning mother often has naturally instinctive tendencies. This holds true not just in animals, but with humans as well. How else would we know when our lives are in danger and how to react? Without them, how would any human being know that something is wrong? We wouldn’t be able to comprehend a dang...
Tanisha Dagger2 years ago
Perfect Murder
Some people can understand the concept others have for the “perfect” murder whilst others have a hard time coming to terms with what the individual must be thinking throughout the actions they take. I...
10 Horrifying Unsolved Murders That Can't Be Explained
Unsolved murders always seem to strike a nerve in people. They are terrifying, because they're legitimate proof that murderers are on the loose. They spark curiosity, because everyone wants to know ho...
David Shorb2 years ago
I Play in the Key of Fission (Part 1)
He sat in his office. The only light source came from the desk lamp that lit up the reports that were right in front of him. Each report was more mind-numbing then the one before it. As he read the te...
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Katelyn Faith2 years ago
Torn Apart
It was a warm drizzly afternoon on the day Lily's parents were murdered. Lily was sitting on the floor of her bedroom, softly humming a children's tune as she posted yet another picture into her scrap...