Sugar Coated Murder

Two sisters discussing true crime murders while baking in the kitchen and sharing recipes in a True Crime Comedy Improv podcast.

In this episode, it's Karen's turn in the kitchen. She bakes up Very Vanilla Cupcakes while Anne gives us the story of a female whose crimes are so heinous that she was recently executed by lethal injection, making her the first female federal prisoner to be executed in the past 67 years.  Then, Karen shares the story of a sister so devoted to finding the truth behind her sister's disappearance that she takes to social media to get the case resolved.
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In the first episode of 2021, Anne bakes up easy Air Fryer Donuts.  Karen talks about the oldest US murder case to be solved using ancestral DNA.  The ladies talk about how they idolize CeCe Moore and feel strongly that CeCe would want to befriend them if given the opportunity.  Then, Anne unpacks the political frenzy of a murder in Dekalb County, GA.  There are Bloody Marys, murder, and merriment to ring in the New Year!
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This episode is soaked in bourbon and spiked eggnog!  Karen bakes yummy hot chocolate cookies while Anne breaks down the list of insane acts by Sheila from New Hampshire.  The struggle is real to stay on track with the shenanigans of the sisters.  Karen tries to keep it together long enough to tell the tragic story of a good mom named Cheryl Silvonek who is betrayed by her flesh and blood.

In this episode the zany sisters talk about recent crafting adventures as well as a serial killer in DE and a killer in VA who was bad at hiding evidence.  Anne Varner is in the kitchen baking up the cutest festive dog treats.  The spirits of the holiday season have yet to hit their cups but not to worry, they find the spirits next week. 

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In this Thanksgiving episode, Anne Varner and Karen DeVanie gather at a local coffee shop called Tidal Grounds to discuss what they're watching on TV right now.  They slip in the history of their family tradition of dressing balls (aka stuffing balls) and stories of past Thanksgivings at Grandma's house in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains.  Anne manages to share the story of a woman who died and was dug up with a surprisingly beautiful face. (The dead woman, not Anne!)

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In this episode, Karen bakes warm, comforting Honey Muffins.  Anne takes us on a wild and crazy ride in Idaho with a string of convenience store murders that seem to have a particular calling card. Karen brings us back to Charleston, SC, for the 2020 disappearance and murder of Massachusetts native Celia Sweeney that ends in Spartanburg. There are updates on the bidet shenanigans as well.

In this episode Anne Varner bakes Memama's Tea Cake recipe.  The recipe takes them back to their grandmother's kitchen where they remember "secret" recipes of old.  While Anne bakes Karen tells the story of the heinous murder of Katie Eastburn and 2 of her daughters. Anne finishes off the episode with the horrible murder of 22 year old Kristin Huggins. 


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In episode 38 the sisters are finally back in the kitchen.  Karen whips up a yummy pumpkin ginger loaf while Anne unpacks the details surrounding the case of the Pixy Stix murder in Huntsville, TX. Karen presents the murders of two teenagers murdered in Grandbury, TX that took 5 years to solve. 







Karen and Anne welcome special guests, MaryP and Sarah, to the final installment of the OctoBoo series. 



Both guests bring their A Games and break out chilling ghost stories from the Outer Banks of North Carolina, also known as the Nags Head area.  First, Mary Patrick gives the creepy tale of how T.I. Daniels came to haunt the building where the restaurant the Black Pelican sits today.  T.I. was notorious for giving his boss, James Hobbes a very hard time back in the 1800s.  They were employed as Surf Men at one of the Life Saving Stations along the coastline.  Poor investigator Clayton showed up to look into some shenanigans, but was pulled into a horrible scene of mayhem and murder and cover-up.  An argument ensues and Hobbes eventually kills T.I. and the men bury him at sea and cover up the crime scene.

Next, Sarah tells us about Mr. Teach, who becomes the infamous pirate Black Beard.  She weaves a story of his pirating and plundering throughout the waters off the Outer Banks, and she even gives us some noble facts about him.  He was able to build quite a gang and a hearty ship, but, alas, his lack of honesty and antics of never-ending plundering get him captured by the Virginia Navy.  When he is finally caught, the jig is up and his head comes off and that's how the haunting begins!



In this OctoBoo special episode, the sisters visit the Haunted Jail of Charleston, SC, but they're not alone!  Their storytelling friends, Andrea and Bruce, escort them and tell some chilling tales.  Of course, hi-jinx ensues and Karen gets a fright and Anne gets a tap.  Join us for this Haunting visit.


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