Killer Jobs: Serial Killer Podcast

Killer Jobs: Serial Killer Podcast

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Discover the day jobs of the world’s most famous serial killers! Each episode explores the life, relationships, and murderous rampages of these psychopaths.


The short life and death of Jeffrey Dahmer in prison
Apr 15 • 44 min
Taking a look at the odd happenings of Jeffrey Dahmer during the limited time he was in jail. During his incarceratio, Dahmer was isolated, then released in the general population after convincing prison officials he would be safe. Jeffrey also spent a…
How Son of Sam changed New York, with help from the media
Apr 10 • 46 min
Taking a look at the fear caused by David Berkowitz in New York City during 1977. There are many odd parallels which resemble the efforts of the media and fear in society to what is happening during the pandemic.
Movies & characters based on Ed Gein
Apr 7 • 55 min
Starting a new series for the quarantine in which I examine famous killers I’ve covered & how they’ve entered mainstream culture.The first episode looks at the many movies & characters which were based on Ed Gein including The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,…
58: HAROLD SHIPMAN - DR. DEATH
Mar 10 • 21 min
Shipman is one of the most prolific killers in history with an estimated 250 deaths, all of which, were his patients. Harold would see an elderly patient, inject them with a fatal dose of morphine, then fake the medical records to make it seem like the…
57: BOBBY JOE LONG - THE CLASSIFIED AD RAPIST
Feb 25 • 21 min
As his name suggested, Bobby used ads in local papers to find vulnerable victims. Long would scan the classifieds to find furniture or appliances for sale, then go to the homes to check out the goods.He figured that the person selling the item would…
56: RANDY KRAFT - THE SCORECARD KILLER
Feb 11 • 22 min
He gained this nickname by keeping a studious coded list of his victims including names, types of torture performed, and approximate locations where the bodies had been disposed of. Many of the names and events on the list have been confirmed and points…
55: IVAN MILAT - THE BACKPACKER MURDERER
Jan 28 • 20 min
Ivan Milat abducted hitchhikers around his area under the false promise of a false ride. He would then tie them up, brutally attack the victim until they were dead, then continue his sadistic and sexual behaviors post mortem, sometime even using the…
54: JOACHIM KROLL - THE DUISBURG MAN-EATER
Jan 21 • 18 min
Kroll was a fascinating monster who murdered for over 20 years. During his time, he acted out his devious fantasies on victims, rubber dolls and even animals. Joachim was also a cannibal, who said that he looked for victims who looked tasty and tender.…
53: HERBERT MULLIN
Nov 12, 2019 • 19 min
Herbert believed he must kill fellow humans as a sacrifice, in order to stop huge earthquakes from destroying California. While this seems crazy, you’ll discover through his story that is was likely the reality his mind created through the experiences in…
KILLER JOBS Live at True Crime Fest
Nov 5, 2019 • 41 min
A live show from the 2019 True Crime Fest held outside of St. Louis, MO. This talk discusses common themes of serial killers’ careers including killing coworkers, escaping murder locations with work travel, and using their jobs as the perfect cover.Social…
2019 Halloween Special: The Haunted Mansion
Oct 29, 2019 • 17 min
The Halloween Special this year will be exploring Disneyland’s The Haunted Mansion! Discover the history of one of the most famous haunted houses in the world. Additionally, the episode will discuss lore, how effects are achieved, and the hidden secrets…
52: VELMA BARFIELD AKA DEATH ROW GRANNY
Oct 22, 2019 • 21 min
Velma cared deeply about her family and specifically her children, being known as a very involved mother who would do anything to make her kids’ lives better. However, she was also heavily addicted to prescription drugs and would do anything to get…
51: JUANA BARRAZA AKA OLD LADY KILLER
Oct 15, 2019 • 18 min
Juana is a perfect example of a woman using her ability to gain a victim’s trust in order to be welcomed into their homes. She also benefited from a city believing that a male murderer was terrorizing the elderly women of the city, while she slipped out…
50: ISRAEL KEYES
Oct 1, 2019 • 28 min
We only know the true details of a few horrifying murders that Israel committed, but Keyes’ methods are alarming proof that there are still psychopaths out there who have evolved with the society. Israel was a deadly hunter of humans who used technology…
49: DONALD “PEE WEE” GASKINS
Sep 24, 2019 • 23 min
One of the worst killers in American history, Pee Wee took the lives of men, women and children. Additionally, strangers and friends alike were not safe from Gaskins, who drove around in a hearse and eventually had his own graveyard. Pee Wee’s story is…
48: ALEXANDER PICHUSHKIN AKA THE CHESSBOARD KILLER
Sep 10, 2019 • 22 min
Pichuskin was calculated monster that claimed to be given life through murder. Unlike most killers, he didn’t seem to have a sexual motivation associated with his crimes, but rather he craved the god like power he got from taking a life..This aloud him to…
BONUS: Mindhunter Season 2 Review
Aug 27, 2019 • 40 min
A Season 2 review of the Netflix series Mindhunter. The second season continues to give viewers a look at the establishment of the FBI’s profiling program concerning serial killers and psychopaths. This episode will discuss how the show has changed from…
47: ADOLFO CONSTANZO AKA THE WITCH DOCTOR
Aug 20, 2019 • 20 min
Adolfo started his career as a fortune teller and quickly became well known and admired for his protection spells. This got the attention of drug lords and cartels who would eventually hire Constanzo for protection of their drug trade. Adolfo also gained…
46: DAVID RUSSELL WILLIAMS AKA TWEED CREEPER
Aug 13, 2019 • 18 min
Williams was an extremely successful member of the Canadian Air-force, rising to the ranks as a top pilot and commander. His duties included flying missions around the world, overseeing military bases, and even being the chosen pilot for the Prime…
45: HARVEY GLATMAN AKA THE LONELY HEARTS KILLER
Aug 6, 2019 • 21 min
Glatman was obsessed with fulfilling his sexual desires from a young age, no matter the cost. He even began breaking into homes to molest women at the early age of 12. This behavior would sadly only be the start to Harvey’s escalating crimes.As his…
44: JOHN GEORGE HAIGH - THE ACID BATH MURDERER
Jul 23, 2019 • 24 min
Haigh was a calculated killer that believed he had created the perfect method for getting away with murder. This involved submerging his victims in acid until the body disintegrated into a pink sludge, which John would poor down the sewer or in his own…
43: MARCEL PETIOT - DR. SATAN
Jul 16, 2019 • 27 min
Despite his nickname, Petiot was actually a well respected doctor during his time. He was so well like that he was even voted Mayor of his French town. However, his kleptomania, schemes and use of murder to solve problems sent him to Paris after he was…
42: GERARD JOHN SCHAEFER - THE KILLER COP
Jul 9, 2019 • 23 min
Driven by his sexual fantasies and need for power, Schaefer used the job of a policeman to stalk and abduct his victims. This was until 2 of his victims escaped and ran to the same station he worked to report the crime. Based on the trophies found in his…
41: YANG XINHAI - THE MONSTER KILLER
Jun 25, 2019 • 20 min
Yang was given his nickname, because that’s what he truly was, a monster. Xinhai murdered so many innocent people, in such gruesome ways, that the public could only describe him as an evil fictional creature. Yang was brutal and vicious with his killings,…
40: RICHARD CHASE - THE VAMPIRE OF SACREMENTO
Jun 18, 2019 • 30 min
Chase was nicknamed vampire, because he really did drink a lot of blood. This was due to him truly believing that he needed it to survive. Throughout his life, Chase believed that his body was low on blood or that it would cure him of his imagined life…
39: PETER STUMPP - THE WEREWOLF OF BEDBURG
Jun 11, 2019 • 18 min
Research points to several possible explanations as to why people thought Peter Stumpp was an actual werewolf. The first being that he was possibly a murderer, rapist and cannibal who people came to realize was so evil, that turning into a crazed beast…
38: PATRICK KEARNEY - THE TRASH BAG KILLER
May 28, 2019 • 21 min
Kearney had a specific MO that he cultivated and followed for most of his 15 year career as a serial killer. He would get an unsuspecting victim in his car, quickly shoot them while he was driving, then commit necrophilia. After he was done, he would…
37: HENRY LOUIS WALLACE - THE TACO BELL STRANGLER
May 21, 2019 • 20 min
Henry gained his nickname by murdering several employees during his time as manager of Taco Bell. A man who started with great promise and potential, Wallace fell into drug addition which furthered his horrible inner demons and need to feed his habits.…
36: VARG VIKERNES
May 14, 2019 • 22 min
Varg Vikernes is known as a talented musician in the black metal bands Burzum and Mayhem. He was a driving force for his music scene and in many ways, an innovator in the culture that is associated with heavy metal. Unfortunately, he is now regarded as an…
35: JOE METHENY
May 7, 2019 • 20 min
A life long drug addict and alcoholic, Metheny spent any money he earned from jobs on his vices. This also led to him living in homeless camps outside Baltimore before he got his final job which aloud him to live on company property. However, this would…
34: PETER MOORE - THE MAN IN BLACK
Apr 23, 2019 • 21 min
Moore became so obsessed with films and specifically horror movies, that he opened up his own string of theaters where he would host a movie club for children. During the night, Peter would use the same theaters to host live sex shows, where he would meet…
33: ROBERT MAUDSLEY - HANNIBAL THE CANNIBAL
Apr 16, 2019 • 16 min
Maudsely earned his nickname by having several similarities to the character Hannibal Lecter, including the glass like cage in which he currently resides. This is in addition to the rumor that he ate another man’s brain with a spoon. But, unlike other…
32: KARL DENKE - THE FORGOTTEN CANNIBAL
Apr 9, 2019 • 25 min
Karl Denke used the body parts of his victims to make several household items, including pickling the meat, which he consumed. Even bolder, Karl would go on to sell the “meat” and products he made at a marketplace for over 20 years.Social Media:…
31: H. H. HOLMES
Apr 2, 2019 • 27 min
H. H. Holmes famously built a monstrosity he claimed was a hotel, but only served as a home for schemes and murder. Holmes embodies the title of this podcast, as he made a job of killing and selling his victims’ bodies to universities. His stories of…
30: RICHARD SPECK
Mar 19, 2019 • 23 min
Speck is known for his horrifying and brutal mass murder of 8 nurses in a single night. But, his bizarre and complicated life story, shows a clear progression of someone building the severity of crimes before getting to the point of this horrendous…
29: SEAN SELLERS
Mar 12, 2019 • 20 min
One of the youngest serial killers in modern history, Sellers became obsessed with worshiping Satan at the age of 9. He believed that if he got deep enough into the occult, he would gain supernatural powers and become free to do what he wanted. Despite…
28: TED KACYZNSKI - THE UNABOMBER
Mar 5, 2019 • 29 min
Discover the backstory of one of the most well known villains of the 1990’s, The Unabomber. A mathematical genius with a Harvard degree, Ted stay ahead of the FBI for almost 20 years until he was caught through a single phrase in his infamous manifesto.…
27: JACK UNTERWEGER - THE VIENNA STRANGLER
Feb 19, 2019 • 20 min
Learn the story of the “Poet of Death” who went to jail as a convicted serial killer, but got out after just 15 years based on the popularity of the books and poems he wrote while in prison. Unfortunately, Jack was a true killer and his new fame, fortune,…
26: CARY STAYNER - THE YOSEMITE KILLER
Feb 12, 2019 • 23 min
This is an extremely unique true crime story that fits within another true crime story. The first tragedy being the fact that his younger brother Steven, was kidnapped by a child molester and held captive for more than seven years before escaping and…
25: DEAN CORLL - THE CANDY MAN
Feb 5, 2019 • 21 min
One of the worst monsters in history lured his young victims with free candy and parties. He also had two teenage accomplices that would hand over their peers to the psychopath for a little bit of money. After Dean secured a victim, he would start the…
24: JOEL RIFKIN - JOEL THE RIPPER
Jan 29, 2019 • 23 min
One of the only serial killers to be active while living with his parents, Joel never had the motivation to pursue jobs or relationships. He did take advantage of his short time of as a landscaper to aid in disposal of his victims’ bodies. Discover how…
KILLER JOBS - LIVE AT THE LIBRARY
Jan 22, 2019 • 50 min
Killer Jobs was asked by a local library to give a presentation for a true crime series. This talk by Killer Jobs host Chris Stanfield covers an overview of well known serial killers and the significance of their careers. The show also discusses common…
23: ROBERT “WILLIE” PICKTON - THE PIG FARMER KILLER
Jan 15, 2019 • 18 min
Willie Pickton is most likely the richest serial killer in history. He made millions from his pig farm, real estate deals & a wild social club. However, Pickton is better known for murdering a suspected 50 women, mixing in his victims’ body parts with pig…
22: KEITH JESPERSEN - THE HAPPY FACE KILLER
Jan 8, 2019 • 20 min
Discover how this truck driver used his profession to get away with many murders, trick his victims, and keep the cops guessing for years. Though, he may of been too good at covering up his crimes. Eventually, Keith craved the recognition so much that he…
21: ARTHUR SHAWCROSS - THE GENESEE RIVER KILLER
Dec 18, 2018 • 21 min
Usually serial killers have a specific MO, victim type and odd fetish but, Arthur had it all. During this episode we will learn that he raped, tortured, hunted, and practiced necrophila on his victims, as he was known for returning to the corpse. But, he…
Patreon Bonus: Review of 2003 film MONSTER
Dec 6, 2018 • 18 min
See how the wildly popular film about the life of serial killer Aileen Wuornos, that won Charlize Theron an Oscar, matches up to her real life story. Did she kill in self defense? Did her real girlfriend look like Christina Ricci? No.Social Media:…
20: AILEEN WUORNOS - THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY KILLER
Dec 4, 2018 • 27 min
We dive into the profession and murders of America’s most well known female serial killer. Discover how her work as a prostitute became a source for her killings. Was she a true serial killer, was it self defense or was it just for a little cash. Get the…
19: TSUTOMU MIYAZAKI - HUMAN DRACULA
Nov 13, 2018 • 21 min
Tsutomu was born with physically deformed hands that made him look like a vampire, but that wasn’t his only resemblance to the evil creature. He would also drink the blood and cannibalize his victims. This however, was only the start to his cruelty.…
18: ROBERT HANSEN - BUTCHER BAKER
Nov 6, 2018 • 21 min
Robert Hansen’s story is most famously known for it’s comparison to the short story “The Most Dangerous Game” in which a man sets people loose on an island and hunts them.It’s believed that Robert did just that to his victims, he would abduct a woman,…
Halloween Special: Origins of The Universal Monsters
Oct 30, 2018 • 25 min
Find out how your favorite monsters were created! Take a look at how Frankenstein, Dracula, The Mummy, and The Wolf Man were born in literature or human history, then brought into the spotlight by Universal Studios.Social Media: @killerjobspodPatreon:…
17: DENNIS NILSEN - THE KINDLY KILLER
Oct 23, 2018 • 26 min
Dennis Nilsen wanted company and didn’t care if they were dead or alive. Learn about this former police officer’s bizarre acts with the bodies of his victims including posing them around his house on furniture as he carried on conversations with the…
16: JOHN WAYNE GACY - THE KILLER CLOWN
Oct 16, 2018 • 42 min
The Killer Clown used his management positions to lure victims into his deadly trap. Learn how the one time KFC manager went on one of the most famous killing sprees in American history that ended with twenty-six dead bodies piled in his basement…
15: ROBERT SPANGLER - THE BLACK WIDOWER
Oct 2, 2018 • 31 min
Robert Spangler murdered his family…and got away with it. This was just the start of his killings. He also had several interesting jobs like working on Sesame Street and as a radio DJ, which gave him the spotlight he craved. However, the FBI learned his…
14: RICHARD RAMIREZ - THE NIGHT STALKER
Sep 25, 2018 • 29 min
Richard Ramirez went again the grain of of society in everything he did including his horrible actions, drug use, his lack of personal hygiene, his worship of of satan, and even his choice in music. Hear about his animalistic killing spree that terrified…
13: TOMMY LYNN SELLS - THE COAST TO COAST KILLER
Sep 18, 2018 • 23 min
Hear the brutal and shocking tale of the Coast to Coast Killer who murdered over 70 people across the United States. His work as carnival worker and truck driver helped him stay on the run for his entire life. Sells admits that he was addicted to murder…
12: DAVID BERKOWITZ - SON OF SAM
Sep 11, 2018 • 26 min
You’ve heard of dogs bothering postmen, but this is ridiculous. See how David Berkowitz’s jobs helped shape the serial killer that would terrify New York City in the late 70’s.Social Media: @killerjobspodPatreon:…
11: PETER SUTCLIFFE - YORKSHIRE RIPPER
Sep 4, 2018 • 19 min
A grave digger on a mission from God. The Yorkshire Ripper terrorized several cities all while maintaining a job a truck driver. Learn about Peter Sutcliffe, who killed sex workers because he claimed the voice of the lord told him to do so. Social Media:…
10: JOSEPH MENGELE - ANGEL OF DEATH
Aug 28, 2018 • 22 min
Killing was his job. Learn the horrible and bizarre experiments of Nazi doctor, Joseph Mengele. Hear tales about his abnormal patient choices and his life after the war, on the run from Nazi hunters.Social Media: @killerjobspodPatreon:…
9: TED BUNDY
Aug 21, 2018 • 22 min
A serial killer who saved lives? Learn the interesting story of Ted Bundy who killed women coast to coast, while having ironic jobs including working at a suicide hotline and as a member of the Seattle Crime Prevention Commission.Social Media:…
8: ED GEIN - THE BUTCHER OF PLAINFIELD
Aug 14, 2018 • 28 min
Ed Gein was a skilled handyman, farmer, and babysitter. He also cut up dead bodies to make household items, so I guess you can add carpenter in the mix. Come along as we explore his jobs, murders, and macabre creations. This episode will also investigate…
7: JERRY BRUDOS - THE LUST KILLER
Aug 7, 2018 • 27 min
Unfortunately, every girl that met Jerry Brudos had shoes that were “to die for.” Learn the shocking story of an electrician with an extreme shoe fetish and the things he would do after he collected the shoe…human foot still attached.Social Media:…
6: EDMUND KEMPER - THE CO-ED KILLER
Jul 31, 2018 • 26 min
The Co-Ed killer ruined hitchhiking for everyone. Standing 6’9” tall, weighting 250 pounds, and having a genius level IQ, Edmund Kemper’s victims had little chance of escaping him. Learn the fascinating story of Edmund Kemper, who famously had intercourse…
5: GARY HEIDNIK - BASEMENT PIT
Jul 24, 2018 • 24 min
Gary Heidnik is a smorgasbord of insanity. Just a few examples include the fact that he kept women in a pit in his own basement, created a church for mentally handicapped people in his living room, and forced his victims to eat each other. Social Media:…
4: GARY RIDGWAY - THE GREEN RIVER KILLER
Jul 17, 2018 • 23 min
Gary Ridgway worked in the same truck factory for over 30 years. In addition to his stellar attendance record, he killed more people than anyone else in the history of America. Learn what it was like to eat lunch everyday with The Green River…
3: ANDREI CHIKATILO - THE BUTCHER OF ROSTOV
Jul 10, 2018 • 28 min
The Butcher of Rostov never cut any meat…off animals. Learn first hand what it was like to work with Andrei Chikatilo in his jobs as a school teacher, supply clerk and more!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2: DENNIS RADER - BTK
Jul 3, 2018 • 25 min
A home security system has never made you feel more unsafe. Discover the jobs of the famous BTK ranging from butcher to dog catcher. Shockingly, he was not great to work with.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1: JEFFREY DAHMER - MILWAUKEE CANNIBAL
Jun 22, 2018 • 29 min
Dive into the many interesting professions of the notorious cannibal and serial killer, Jeffery Dahmer. Learn how he mixed work, murder, and chocolate. Dahmer famously did it all including necrophilia, cannibalism, and trying to create human sex…
0: Orientation
Jun 19, 2018 • 8 min
A short introduction to the KILLER JOBS podcast. Meet your host and dive in as we explore the day jobs of the world’s most famous serial killers. Like and subcribe now!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices