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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.
Recent Activity
It was the midcentury murder that fascinated a nation and kept it glued for two years to radio, television, and newspapers through three trials. Screenwriter and author Steve Kosareff joins us LIVE Saturday 2pm Pt/5pm ET on True Crime Uncensored on OutlawRadiolive.com Continue reading
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JON MACK "SCREAM QUEEN" AND MUSICAL MARVEL JOINS BURL BARER AND MARK BOYER SATURDAY 2pm PT /5PM ET. listen live at outlawradiolive.com Just click on the listen live radio Her recent projects include horror indie 'The Amityville Murders' The Amityville Murders (2018) , 'Acceleration' Acceleration (2019) with Dolph Lundgren, Danny... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2021 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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JON MACK "SCREAM QUEEN" AND MUSICAL MARVEL JOINS BURL BARER AND MARK BOYER SATURDAY 2pm PT /5PM ET. listen live at outlawradiolive.com Just click on the listen live radio Her recent projects include horror indie 'The Amityville Murders' The Amityville Murders (2018) , 'Acceleration' Acceleration (2019) with Dolph Lundgren, Danny... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2021 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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Daniel Genis, aka the Apologetic Bandit, spent ten years in prison after an absurd string of armed robberies (pocket knife + Mia Culpas) to pay off his Heroin dealer. Continue reading
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LISTEN LIVE SATURDAY 2 PM PT/5 PM ET ON OUTLAWRADIOLIVE.COM AND/OR HEAR THE PODCAST LATER ON SPOTIFY, ITUNES, OR YOUR FAVORITE PODCAST PLAYER, AND ALSO ON ANCHOR.FM AND WE POST IT ON FACEBOOK AS WELL. Jon D'Amore first came on the show with The Boss Always Sit in the Back,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2021 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
We get lots of emails and text messages asking: How do I become a true-crime journalist and/or author? This Saturday we will do our best to answer that question. Join us 2 pm pt/5 pm et on Outlawradiolive.com Continue reading
Burl Barer and Mark Boyer recall the top true-crime moments, wins and loses of 2020, and give a preview of significant true crime books and programs coming up in 2021, including Burl's new true-crime quickie, TWISTED TWINS, coming mid-January as a direct tie-in to Burl's appearance on KILLER SIBLINGS in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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Amazon LISTEN LIVE SATURDAY 2PM PACIFIC TIME AT OUTLAWRADIOLIVE.COM OR LISTEN ON ANCHOR.FM AND OTHER PODCAST OUTLETS ON MONDAY! After gaining fame writing characters created by others -- MONK & Diagnosis Murder -- Lee Goldberg made a brilliant creative and financial decision: craft his own hit series of red-hot thrillers.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2020 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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