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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 2pm Pacific time by clicking THIS LINK My previous true crime books for Kensington's Pinnacle True Crime imprint detailed the misdeeds of blue collar psychopaths and working class villains. The economy of America changed, and times were tough. True crime readers wanted to read about rich people... Continue reading
LISTEN LIVE SATURDAY 2pm pt by clicking this link “Whatever you thought you believed about this infamous case, get ready to change your mind or be more convinced than ever. … Fascinating.”—New York Times bestselling author Steve Jackson In 2016-17, while working for the USA TODAY NETWORK’s Wisconsin Investigative Team,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
In March 2009, pretty, vivacious Rhonda Casto plunged to her death from a 300-foot cliff in the Oregon woods. The only witness, Stephen Nichols, the father of her nine-month-old baby, Annie, told police investigators she slipped and fell. Yet, Nichols’ story didn’t mesh with the facts. And some of his... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
Paul Guzzo is the brilliant Tampa journalist who connected Burl with Ken Eurell, leading to the best seller, BETRAYAL IN BLUE. Paul brings his historical insights and journalistic professionalism to reporting and understanding true crime in Florida. Murder, mayhem, militias, marijuana, mafia and The Mons. A criminal history of Tampa... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
Dr. Ramsland was one of our earliest guests a decade ago, and her fame and bibliography continue to grow as she waters her legend on both sides of the pond. She recently returned from a conference in the UK, and she is known to record dead people. BTK and other... Continue reading
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listen live Saturday 2 pm Pacific time, 5 pm Eastern time, 10 pm UK time. by clicking this link! Drug smuggler (retired) Leonard Buschel returns to the show with more true stories of international crime, personal absurdity and the ever -popular individual search for a life lived wide awake. Leonard... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
From R. Barri Flowers, award-winning criminologist and the bestselling author of Murder at the Pencil Factory, Murder Chronicles, Murder During the Chicago World’s Fair, Serial Killer Couples, and The Sex Slave Murders, comes the gripping historical true crime anthology, Jealous Rage: Stunning True Tales of Intimates, Passion, and Murder (Volume... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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Join Hosts Burl Barer and Howard Lapides for this thrilling show! See the look on Camille's face? She is amazed amused aghast agog and thunderstruck at the prospect of sharing another heart-pounding experience of being grilled like a swordfish on True Crime Uncensored. LISTEN LIVE BY CLICKING THIS LINKL 2pm... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
Gary Grossman sent the following message to True Crime Uncensored: EXECUTIVE FORCE, the latest thriller in my Executive series is now out and available in print and Kindle editions (Audible to follow). (Still time for a late summer read through Amazon, B&N, and more) The plot has me more excited... Continue reading
“Dapper Thieves Startle a Posh Hotel” was the headline of the feature story in the New York Times by Steven Lee Myers telling of the daring robbery of the Regency Hotel on Park Avenue by “well-mannered and well dressed” gentlemen wearing professional facial prosthetics to hide their true identities, Capt.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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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
Posted Aug 18, 2018 at TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER
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