July 10, 2017
In which Carla names the missing and murdered along Highway 29 in the state of Virginia, introducing the listener to each one...and also introduces the listener to her best friend, Anisa Matthews, who was murdered by a stalker. Episode 2 in the true crime series Against the Peace and Dignity of the Commonwealth; the first episode was 07: Big Star in a Small Town, about the murders of Alison Parker and Adam Ward and the attempted murder of Vicki Gardener on live television in Virginia.
photo: Anisa and Carla, 4th grade field trip. Carla's the one with the duck lips.
June 17, 2017
In which Carla continues to explore the Anthony and MacNara families, reviews classic cases of filicide and neonatalcide mentioned in episode 2, and continues the story of the MacNara familiy from episode 2, with new voices.
subjects: true crime, fiction, familial relationships, and bluegrass (no, really)
website entry with resources: http://theremightbecupcakes.com/episodes/episode-8-toxic-doxology
June 11, 2017
In which Carla starts her true crime series Against the Peace and Dignity of the Commonwealth, with the murders of Alison Parker and Adam Ward, and the attempted murder of Vicki Gardner.
June 3, 2017
In which Carla explores all things book-to-movie, including that dorky audio fan letter about this subject she sent to Patton Oswalt, and her unusual behavior in movie theaters as a child (hint: it isn't what you think). Plus: a related top-ten list, because lists are awesome.
Website entry, with more info and vintage video: Episode 6: Let's Go to the Movies
May 26, 2017
...and a true crime mystery from Carla's past to solve. Truly!
In which Carla extolls the haunting music of the musician she has been highlighting in episodes, bemoans the dentist appointment that makes this episode short (but 1 of 2 this week!), and reads you a Scottish folktale explaining how evil was loosed unto the world.
Website entry, with more info: Episode 5: Haunted Me and the Red Book
May 19, 2017
...aka, True Boo, Part Two. In which Carla experiences voices, the movement of objects, footsteps and more in two of her own homes--and proves herself to be a glutton for punsihment by deliberately traveling to two more haunted locations.
Website entry, with more info: Episode 4: And Things That Go Bump in the Night