In which Carla reads to you from her novel, which is based upon a missing person true crime case.
And they were all rich. Rich in looks, rich in opportunity, rich in already wasted opportunities, rich in network, and rich in funds. And rich in frustrations, many of which they could not even name.
--Carla Hufstedler, Watching the Detectives
In which Carla makes yet another list...this one about herself.
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
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
...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
In which Carla explains why eccentric doesn’t equal crazy, that horror poetry is a thing, and cupcakes are linked to better mental health. And books. So many books.
Believe only half of what you see, and nothing of what you hear.
–Edgar Allan Poe