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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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Two attempted murder charges and a history of criminal behavior spelled a dead-end life for Sidney Sims...but something happened -- knowledge, volition, and action transformed Sims life from monochrome predictability of retrograde to a vibrant multi-hued life of adventure and personal transformation in service of others. Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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The Reel Recovery Film Festival is back -- .it is streaming into your home, office, laptop or smartphone. There are two things that reduce crime related to drugs and alcohol: legalization and harm reduction strategies. The Seven-Day Film Event Focuses on Addiction, Mental Health, and Recovery! The 12th Annual Reel... Continue reading
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It was a crime unlike anything seen in British Columbia. The horror of the "Wells Gray Murders" almost forty years ago transcends decades. On August 2, 1982, three generations of a family set out on a camping trip – Bob and Jackie Johnson, their two daughters, Janet, 13 and Karen,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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The brightest light on Pakistan's literary horizon, also known as The King of Media Marketing -- Mian Mohsin Zia returns to True Crime Uncensored this Saturday 2pm PT. <<<< poster from Mian's previous visit to the show Of course, Mian will discuss his latest award-winning novel MISSING! Join Burl Barer... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
Best-selling author Frank C. Girardot has been called the "Demon dog of true crime" by none other than Black Dahlia author James Ellroy. Praise for his writing has come from authors as varied as Walter Kirn and Michael Fleeman. His books have ranged from "Name Dropper", a chronicle on the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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Listen live Saturday for the triumphant return of Daniel Genis to True Crime Uncensored Genis traded in his publishing career for a life of crime to feed a raging a day)heroin appetite. His taste for the illegal substance (costing Genis $100 [6 The month-long robbery spree centered around the Lower... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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took everything they had, I even opened my first vault and took thousands of carats of semi-precious and precious gems that were in the vault. The rest of the gems were in a locked steel cabinet inside what looked like strong boxes but not strong enough against a crowbar and a big screwdriver. Continue reading
Jeff Mcarthur is our special guest this week! He writes excellent and unique true crime books! 1We are bringing him back because we had more to talk about Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
KILLERS: A Must Have For Any True Crime Reader LISTEN LIVE HERE (2PM Pacific time/5pm Eastern/10pm UK) or listen anytime you want on Spotify, Itunes, Anchor.fm, or your favorite podcast server. The World Encyclopedia of Serial Killers is the most comprehensive set of its kind in the history of true... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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World Famous true crime author Fred Rosen returns to True Crime Uncensored this Saturday! Listen live (if you can) Saturday 2pm pt/5pmet at Outlawradiolive.com just click on the radio icon. If that fails, you can hear the show at your convenience by Sunday on Spotify, Itunes , Anchor.fm and other... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
THE WORLD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SERIAL KILLERS: A Must Have For Any True Crime Reader LISTEN LIVE HERE (2PM Pacific time/5pm Eastern/10pm UK) or listen anytime you want on Spotify, Itunes, Anchor.fm, or your favorite podcast server. The World Encyclopedia of Serial Killers is the most comprehensive set of its kind... Continue reading
THE WORLD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SERIAL KILLERS: A Must Have For Any True Crime Reader LISTEN LIVE HERE (2PM Pacific time/5pm Eastern/10pm UK) or listen anytime you want on Spotify, Itunes, Anchor.fm, or your favorite podcast server. The World Encyclopedia of Serial Killers is the most comprehensive set of its kind... Continue reading
THE WORLD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SERIAL KILLERS: A Must Have For Any True Crime Reader LISTEN LIVE HERE (2PM Pacific time/5pm Eastern/10pm UK) or listen anytime you want on Spotify, Itunes, Anchor.fm, or your favorite podcast server. The World Encyclopedia of Serial Killers is the most comprehensive set of its kind... Continue reading
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UNDER A FULL MOON - author Alice Kay Hill joins us live. We said we would get her on the show and she will be on the air with us on the 4th of July. Listen live on http://outlawradiolive.com just click on the radio icon. UNDER A FULL MOON: The... Continue reading
LISTEN LIVE SATURDAY 2PM PACIFIC TIME, 5PM EASTERN BY CLICKING THIS LINK If you have a problem with the live feed, fear not -- we will post the show to anchor and Itunes and Spotify etc by Monday. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The summer reading season is here, and there are some incredible... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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LISTEN LIVE SATURDAY 2PM PACIFIC TIME/5PM eastern by joining the live stream at http://us7.maindigitalstream.com/2137/ Little Kelley Leigh had a hard working mom, older brothers and sisters, and at age 13 she was held captive overnight and repeatedly raped and sodomized. Beyond the physical pain was the intense emotional despair and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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Yes, we share the same last name and a certain degree of international fame, but Sergio has more fame in more genres than even I. His original compositions garner him cheering stomping standing ovations, and sold-out concerts in America, Mexico, Europe, and even a few of the lost c0ntinents -... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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Listen Live Saturday 2pm Pacific/5pm Eastern on OutlawRadiolive.com Terrifying things are happening to Kay Weden, a forty-something single mom and high school teacher in Salisbury, North Carolina. Despite having no known enemies, Kay's home, car, and peace of mind are under attack throughout 1993. Most chilling of all are the... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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LISTEN LIVE BY CLICKING THIS LINK Crime Babe Supreme : Erin Moriarty Erin Moriarty was one of our earliest guests twelve years ago, and this will be her fourth appearance on True Crime Uncensored. We . are delighted to have her return to the show. Erin's adventures on the front... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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Pat Craig was born with perfect pitch and the knowledge of how to pitch himself successfully in a variety of artistic endeavors. How did Pat go from doing radio with Burl in 1964 to being a best selling author by 2020....and more importantly how did he land such a hot... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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"I hope that THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY MURDERS: A COLD CASE MYSTERY offers New Jersey State Police detectives some fresh leads and new names to consider, and inspires their Major Crime Unit to give a second look at persons of interest they might have previously overlooked or disregarded." Christian Barth... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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Today I'm doing the show by telephone from home as I am high risk for the virus. I will be sharing my little known but certainly most important true crime book, LOVE AT THE COST OF LIFE. An oral history of the persecution of the Baha'i religious minority in Iran.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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Listen live Saturday 2pm Pacific Time/5pm Eastern time by clicking this link! From Philly to Tel Aviv, Jamaica to Los Angeles, Leonard built a reputation as an honest and reliable drug dealer and drug smuggler, primarily selling hashish and pot, although he personally consumed all manner of consumables. He didn’t... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
We haven’t figured out the grand mystery of how Alan R. Warren cranks out so many books. Perhaps he made a deal with THE DEVIL??? Not likely — there was no concept of a literal “bad god” in opposition to the Almighty, playing little games for galaxies and collecting souls... Continue reading
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John Ferak has the rare ability to make a fascinating true crime story even more compelling by virtue of his talents as both an investigative journalist and brilliant storyteller. An authority on wrongful arrest and conviction cases, Ferak’s fifth true-crime book, WRECKING CREW: Demolishing The Case Against Steven Avery, is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER