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Burl Barer
Greater Los Angeles area, or maybe Texas or Seattle
Edgar Award winning author -- true crime, mysteries, pop culture -- host of TRUE CRIMES on OUTLAW RADIO.
Interests: all forms of media and entertainment, philanthropy and the transformation of the individual and society by the application of spiritual principles.
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Listen live Saturday August 18th 2018 by clicking this link at 2pm PT/5pm ET/10pm UK The press nicknamed him “The Prime Minister of the Underworld.” The U.S. Treasury’s Bureau of Narcotics described him as “one of the most powerful and influential Mafia leaders in the U.S.” But to friends and... Continue reading
On our Facebook fan page, I saw an ad for a new “mini” true crime book about a dog witnessing a murder... or at least the dog saw something worthy of being published in True Crime. WHAT THE LITTLE DOG WITNESSED. (Not a kids book) A conniving couple devises a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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After surviving the horrors of the Holocaust – in ghettos, on death marches, and in concentration camps – a young couple seeks refuge in Canada. They settle into a new life, certain that the terrors of their past are behind them. They build themselves a cozy little cottage on a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
Anne K. Howard Reveals The Confessions of A Serial Killer In HIS GARDEN Saturday 2pm Pacific Time...listen live by clicking this link! “You want to know what happened? Ask Anne.”—serial killer William Devin Howell A monster was on a killing spree. In just nine months, seven people went missing; all... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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LISTEN LIVE BY CLICKING THIS LINK! Not until Dirty Trickster, Corporate Spy does a memoir exist by one of the principal Watergate saboteurs-provocateurs that exposes the full extent of the insalubrious side of politics and negative campaigning. And that is not all: After Watergate, Kelly became a corporate security consultant... Continue reading
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Listen Live via this link..Saturday 2pm PT/5pm ET/ 10pm UK or listen later on Itunes or your favorite podcast platform. Just search True Crime Uncensored. In the late summer of 1969, the nation was transfixed by a series of gruesome murders in the hills of Los Angeles. Newspapers and television... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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Brilliant, versatile, entertaining and challenging, Richard Godwin is a cutting-edge author. Burl says Richard is so sharp that you'll even get papercuts reading his books on a Kindle. Richard Godwin is the critically acclaimed author of Apostle Rising, Mr. Glamour, One Lost Summer, Noir City, Meaningful Conversations, Confessions Of A... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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Brilliant, versatile, entertaining and challenging, Richard Godwin is a cutting-edge author. Burl says Richard is so sharp that you'll even get papercuts reading his books on a Kindle. Richard Godwin is the critically acclaimed author of Apostle Rising, Mr. Glamour, One Lost Summer, Noir City, Meaningful Conversations, Confessions Of A... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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On a fall evening in Corvallis, Oregon in 1967, 17-year-old Dick Kitchel, a senior at the high school, disappeared after attending a party. Ten days later, his body was spotted by two children as it floated down the Willamette River. He had been beaten and strangled. Author Rebecca Morris tells the true story on this episode of True Crime Uncensored with Burl Barer and Howard Lapides, Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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I met Chasey Lain in November 2016 when she hired me to handle her advertising and promotion....and every time she turned around, someone stole her computer, or her car, or her clothes or her luggage or her...well...they stole just about everything. I didn't steal anything of course, and I was... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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LISTEN; LIVE ON OUTLAW RADIO LIVE.COM BY CLICKING THIS LINK 2pm Pacific Time/5pm Eastern Time. Daniel Genis was on Pat Dixon's radio show in New York recently, which reminded me how much fun it was having Pat on our show -- but Daniel is easier to get hold of, and... Continue reading
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It started with a frantic call for help from Sebastian Burns and Atif Rafay, when the two boys arrived home at just after 2 a.m. on July 13, 1994, and found Rafay’s family brutally beaten to death in their Bellevue, Washington, home. Who would kill this well-liked family in such... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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"Everything's quiet in Cashman field..(crickets)....." with those few words, the greatest cultural upheaval in the history of Las Vegas began, and the man behind Rock's great invasion of Las Vegas, driving the mob to distraction, and the good ol' boys to cling more than ever to their positions of power.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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Who better to explain the ins and outs of paper crime and identity theft and credit card fraud and other forms of financial deception than reformed master criminal and highest ranking member of what they now all the Pink Panther, "Punch" -- he did his first multimillion-dollar heist when only sixteen, but he wound up spending that many years in prison when he was finally captured by New York Major Crimes Detective Joseph Keenan. His specialty was heists, but he learned all forms of criminality including every form of financial deception,...does crime still pay, and if so, how? Continue reading
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On September 5, 2015, in a public park in LaVergne, Tennessee, fourteen-year-old Sherokee Harriman drove a kitchen knife into her stomach as other teens watched in horror. Despite attempts to save her, the girl died, and the coroner ruled it a “suicide.” But was it? Or was it a crime... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
If you missed last Saturday's show, here it is: TCU-03-17-18-RobertDavidson Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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What kind of woman would slay her own husband? She was finally out of hope, out of time, and out of her mind. At once terrifying and maddening, heartrending and ultimately exhilarating--THE BEAST I LOVED is a book you won’t soon forget. Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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Lee Goldberg's new book, TRUE FICTION debuted at #1 on Amazon -- Naturally, he couldn't wait to come on our show to celebrate! #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Goldberg hits the ground running in a breakneck thriller where truth and fiction collide for the unluckiest writer alive. Continue reading
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Stephen Singular returns to True Crime Uncensored Saturday March 3rd 2pm Pacific Time. Listen live by clicking this link! Before the Robert Mueller investigation, before the Russians hacked the 2016 Presidential election, the Americans did it to themselves. What really happened in the 2000 election in Florida is a shocking... Continue reading
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Felon O'Reilly was a career criminal but he wasn't particularly successful. His only potential retirement opportunity was an extended stay in a state or federal prison. They say crime doesn't pay, but the hours are good and you meet interesting people. The same folks you meet on the way up... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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What happens when one of the most evil men in the history of America meets a man he trusts to share his darkest secrets with? How does it affect someone already on the edge of society when he is taken under the wing of a serial killer? Partly told through... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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Ian Ogilvy was going to come play with us last Saturday, but he still gets the flu the old way. Hopefully, he has recovered sufficiently to join us this Saturday! How will you know? Simple! Listen live Saturday 2pm PT/5pm ET/10pm UK via this link! According to the Daily Mail... Continue reading
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Rikers Island....a vacation paradise where you treat yourself and treat the kiddies? Not exactly. You hear it mentioned all the time on Law & Order...its where they lock up people, beat up people, etc. It is not summer camp for the recalcitrant and contumacious. Daniel Genis -- our favorite pathetic... Continue reading
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In this exciting autobiography, Steve Stanulis, a former male dancer that became a decorated New York City police officer, tells a tale filled with wild sex, street cop action, pathos and hilarity. This amazing-but-true tale alone would make it a stand apart must read. That said, consider what happens when... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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Listen Live Saturday 2pm pt/5pm et/1o pm UK click this link In this exciting autobiography, Steve Stanulis, a former male dancer that became a decorated New York City police officer, tells a tale filled with wild sex, street cop action, pathos and hilarity. This amazing-but-true tale alone would make it... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER