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Monsters Who Murder: Serial Killer Confessions

Amanda Howard & Robert McKnight

It's the podcast dividing listeners as we bring unique insights and interviews with the world's most notorious serial killers. Our case files bring you the facts, but our exclusive interviews show you another side -- the human side. Amanda Howard is a best selling true crime author who doesn't just talk about serial killers, she talks to them. Now Amanda is sharing almost 30 years worth of research, including letters and never-before-heard recordings that will shed new light on famous cases. Our weekly news section brings you the latest developments from the world of true crime with insight on each story. *Our back catalogue can be found here:

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Our Editor's Take

Serial killers continue to fascinate the public. Since the term first appeared several decades ago, people have been both intrigued and disgusted by their crimes. So it comes as no surprise that Monsters Who Murder: Serial Killer Confessions is a popular true crime podcast. While the podcast comes from Australia, the crimes on this show come from all over the world.

Monsters Who Murder: Serial Killer Confessions hosts are Amanda Howard and Robert McKnight. Howard is an Australian criminologist and author. She has been corresponding with serial killers since the early 2000s. She is well-known as an expert on such murderers. Some have called her "The Serial Killer Whisperer." McKnight is an Australian television producer and host. He is the producer of this podcast as well as a cohost.

Monsters Who Murder: Serial Killer Confessions features a variety of fascinating cases. The storytelling aesthetic is dynamic. It shifts from haunting to terrifying depending on the episode.

Howard sometimes shares letters she receives. On other episodes, the two cohosts may be reviewing case files. Howard has an extensive archive of letters and memorabilia relating to crime. As such, she has many stories to tell and can do so with both intellect and insight.

The show discusses infamous serial killers like Ted Bundy and Arthur Shawcross. It also talks about Australian killers like Arnold Sodeman. In addition, the podcast discusses mass murderers like Dylann Roof, and those killers who shot celebrities like John Lennon.

This podcast has proven to be somewhat controversial among listeners. Some worry that it is glorifying serial killers. However, Howard is very intentional about pointing out that these are not good people. Her goal is not to praise but instead to psychoanalyze. Monsters Who Murder: Serial Killer Confessions releases episodes on an intermittent schedule.

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