The Philadelphia Trunk Murder


Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism…

The True Crimes of Edward F. Keller

This episode follows the criminal career of one Edward F. Keller, who makes national headlines when he is arrested for murdering his business partner and burying the body in a trunk in the basement of their leather shop. But his trouble doesn’t stop there. You’ll want to stick around to the end to find out how karma accomplished what the justice system could not.

Theme Music by Dave Sams
Research Assistance by Anna from AGP Stories
Media Management by Sean R. Jones
Production Assistance by Emily Simer Braun


Girl Buried in a Barrel


A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring the criminal justice system at its most extreme: Inflicting the Death Penalty…

The Awful Fate of Mary Ann Reinhardt

This episode explores the heinous crime of the scoundrel Edward Reinhardt of Manhattan and Staten Island who got tangled up with two women, got them both in trouble, and apparently, had to pick a favorite. Yeah, that’s not gonna end well. And when they find the barrel buried on the shore of Silver Lake, all sorts of scandal comes tumbling out.

Research Assistance by Anna from AGP Stories
Media management by Sean R. Jones
Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun
That’s Dave Sams on Guitar

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