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Dec. 26, 2021

E76 - Room 2207

For episode seventy six, we will take a look at a very recent case that took place last year. It was a time of happiness and celebration, but somehow, New Years Eve took a wrong turn somewhere and someone lost …

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Dec. 12, 2021

E75 - The Vanishing People

Episode seventy five will cover a strange phenomenon in Japan known as Jouhatsu, or evaporation. What causes this? Who does it affect? We will take a look at some examples and try to analyze it. For CrimeCon 2022 Las Vegas …

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Nov. 28, 2021

E74 - Death Stew

Episode 74 will discuss the volatile relationship and untimely death (murder-suicide) of a cross cultural couple living in Australia, Mayang Prasetyo and Marcus Volke. Were their deaths preventable? This episode may contain m...

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Nov. 14, 2021

E73 - Road To Freedom (Part II)

Episode 73 will be told in two parts. This is part two. In this two parter, we will take a look at one of the most secluded and strange nations on earth, North Korea. See what it's like to live …

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Oct. 31, 2021

E73 - Road To Freedom (Part I)

Episode 73 will be told in two parts. This is part one. In this two parter, we will take a look at one of the most secluded and strange nations on earth, North Korea. See what it's like to live …

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Oct. 24, 2021

E72 - Not The Same Story

Episode 72 will cover two cases, both about rape and assault of famous women in the Philippines. The two cases will start out extremely similar, but will have vastly different endings. This episode may contain descriptions of...

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Aug. 23, 2021

E71 - Nothing Else To Lose

Episode seventy one will cover the mass murder committed by a very angry and disgruntled Chinese man. Why did he do what he did? Was it necessary? This episode may contain descriptions regarding abortion. Please proceed with ...

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Aug. 9, 2021

E70 - Tales Told In The Dark VII

Welcome to episode 70, another episode where I share a few urban legends from around Asia. Some are creepy, some are just weird. Fact or fiction, you decide. For CrimeCon 2022 Las Vegas tickets, use code: MADNESS for 10% off …

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July 26, 2021

E69 - Girl On The Tracks

Episode sixty nine will cover disappearance and murder of a little girl in Japan. She had her whole life ahead of her, until one day a depraved monster took it all away. This episode may contain descriptions of violence towar...

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July 12, 2021

E68 - (880) Death To Freethinking

Country: Bangladesh Episode sixty eight will cover the murder and attacks on several freethinkers who are not fans of religion extremism, including activist, author, and freethinker Avijit Roy. Is religion really something wo...

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June 21, 2021

E67 - Who Wants To Be A Governor?

Episode sixty seven will cover a horrific massacre that took place in Maguindanao, the Philippines. It was about power, it was about politics. Did these people get the punishment they deserved? This episode may contain descri...

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June 10, 2021

E66 - The Medicine Man

Episode Sixty six will cover the kind of solved, kind of unsolved case of the poisoning incident that took place in the 1940s in Tokyo, Japan. Did they get the right man? Or was he wrongfully convicted? This episode may …

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May 23, 2021

E65 - Sinking Ship

Episode Sixty five will cover the 2014 disastrous ferry sinking in South Korea, the Sewol Ferry. So many lives lost, so many more in mourning. This was a disaster that some people saw coming, and probably quite preventable. T...

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May 10, 2021

Bonus Episode 20 - Olympic Death

Welcome to bonus episode 20! In this episode, we will take a look at a murder that took place during one of the most celebrated sporting events. Was it a straightforward case? Or was there more to it?

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April 26, 2021

E64 - Terrorists On A Plane

Episode sixty four will cover the life and death of Neerja Bhanot and the horrifying events that took place on September 5, 1986 on board Pan Am flight 73. This episode may contain descriptions of violence and domestic violen...

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April 12, 2021

E63 - (95) The Unwanted People

Country: Myanmar Episode Sixty three will cover the ongoing crisis going on in a specific part in Myanmar. It's horrifying, filled with violence and misery, but nevertheless, a story that needs to be told. This episode may co...

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March 16, 2021

E62 - All About The Money

Episode sixty two will cover a gruesome case of an entire family murdered, and only one person makes it out alive. Who could have had so much hate for the Gonzales family? This episode may contain descriptions of violence. Pl...

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March 8, 2021

Bonus Episode 19 - Self Defense?

Welcome to bonus episode 19! Today you will hear about two very different murder cases, with one man involved in both. Was it justified? Or was it straight up murder? Thank you to listener James Cooper for the case suggestion...

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Feb. 22, 2021

E61 - The Son Returns

Episode sixty-one will cover the disappearance of a two year old boy in China. His mother never stopped searching, and through the help of science, she was able to reunite with her son once again. This episode may contain des...

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Dec. 21, 2020

E60 - Tales Told In The Dark VI

Welcome to the sixth urban legends episode from the Asian Madness Podcast. Today I will be retelling 5 creepy tales from around Asia, and hopefully they'll be of interest to you. Thank you for sticking around. Happy Holidays!...

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Dec. 7, 2020

E59 - Don't Follow Your Dreams

Episode Fifty Nine will cover the story of how it's not always ideal to follow your dreams. This man from China pursued his dreams, costing the lives of many innocent people. This episode may contain descriptions of violence....

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Nov. 17, 2020

E58 - (673) Cement, Catfish, and a Cold Case

Country: Brunei Episode Fifty eight will not be your typical country-focused episode. Instead of one case, we will learn about three different cases that took place in Brunei. One about lovers and cement, one about the danger...

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Oct. 26, 2020

Bonus Episode 18 - Playing Dead

Welcome to Bonus Episode 18! In this episode we will take a quick look at what makes people choose to fake their own deaths, and what the process entails. This is NOT a manual. Please do not fake your own …

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Oct. 26, 2020

The Update Episode 01

This is a short extra containing a few updates from cases previously covered. 1. Bonus Episode 01 - Tweet me, don’t kill me 2. E09 - (7) Pop Goes the Werewolf: Mikhail Popkov 3. E17 - (66) The Asian Boogeyman: …

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