In 2004, Brad Duggan, Lynn and Cheryl’s brother, had the first of two restorative justice meetings with Brock Graham. This is where the case to solve Lynn’s murder finally takes a turn.
Mike Browne – Dark Poutine
Dark Poutine Podcast – True Crime and Dark History is an unabashedly Canadian weekly podcast that covers true crime, dark history and other creepy topics from the perspective of two real live Canadians. Dark Poutine was born on Halloween 2017, and is now approaching a million downloads.
Mike Browne is the creator and researcher; he is joined by co-host and longtime friend Scott Hemenway. Together they record the weekly show in Mike’s homemade studio in Surrey, British Columbia.
Mike, born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, has a background in film, advertising and social media. He dives deep into each week’s topic, and his care for humanity, personal experience with trauma and love of storytelling shines through.
Mike says, “We knew we had a pretty decent idea going into this. But without the support we’ve gotten from the rest of the true crime podcasting community, we’d be nowhere near as successful as we have been. We owe a lot to those other podcasts that have gone before us and supported our efforts right out of the gate. We want to pay that forward, by helping other up-and-comers any way we reasonably can.”
Mike has always had an interest in true crime and in radio. Upon hearing shows like “Serial” and “Sword and Scale,” he began to think about starting his own show; he was also inspired by Canadian offerings like “The Nighttime Podcast,” also a Curiouscast show, and “True Crime.”
Scott is an accomplished photographer and he brings compassion and humour, where appropriate, to the podcast.
In a way, Mike tells Scott the stories, and Scott is the voice of the audience. His interjections at just the right moments help listeners absorb more difficult parts of the sometimes brutal stories.
After spending almost 12 years in prison for the murder of Nova Scotia teen Sandy Seale, Donald Marshall Jr. was exonerated and became a symbol for Canada’s wrongfully convicted.
This week’s episode of the Dark Poutine podcast covers the kidnapping of a North Vancouver woman named Cynthia Kilburn.
James Shannon’s body was found at his Port Alberni, B.C. home after he failed to show up for work the day before Valentine’s Day in 2008.
Learn how a tragic murder in 1977 led to Toronto’s Yonge Street as it’s known today.
Brother XII was born Edward Arthur Wilson in Birmingham, England, into a religious family. He was a sailor who turned up in B.C. by the late 1920s. Believing he was in touch with an ancient Egyptian spirit who named him Brother XII, he created the Aquarian Foundation in 1927.
The 10th prime minister of Canada was instrumental in furthering the country’s growth — but he had his dark side, too.
On this week’s episode of the Dark Poutine podcast, we hear about the disappearance of Jodi Henrickson.
After a viral interview, a man known as Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker was found guilty in the murder of Joseph Galfy Jr.
On this week’s episode of the Dark Poutine podcast, we hear about a Canadian-born fugitive who hid in Death Valley.
The Vancouver Canucks made the Stanley Cup finals twice in 17 years. After both, coming on the heels of game 7 losses, bad apples tore up the fair city.
The Tunguska event was a huge explosion that levelled over 2,000 square kilometres of forest in Siberia in 1908.
In April 1990, 14-year-old Stanton disappeared near her Pickering, Ont., home. The teen was never seen alive again, and her body was not found until many years later.
In rural Prince Edward Island, on Oct. 7, 1994, a car was found abandoned, away from the main road and in a field.
When firefighters arrived at the Klaus family residence to respond to a house fire on Dec. 8, 2013, there were immediately red flags.