217: Dahmer with Robyn Maharaj

Netflix’s Dahmer was watched for 865 million hours in the first 28 days, making it one of the most popular Netflix originals of all time. Today we’ll dive into the true story behind the series with Robyn Maharaj, who wrote the book Grilling Dahmer: The Interrogation of “the Milwaukee Cannibal” with Patrick Kennedy, the detective […]

214: A Nightmare Before Halloween Part 2

This is part 2 of ‘A Nightmare Before Halloween’ with 16 spooky stories to help you get into the Halloween spirit! Find the podcasts in this episode (in order of appearance) True Crime Island: https://links.boatspodcast.com/214truecrimeisland Based on a True Story: https://links.boatspodcast.com/214boats The Asian Madness Podcast: https://links.boatspodcast.com/214theasianmadnesspodcast Sistas Who Kill: https://links.boatspodcast.com/214sistaswhokill Hometown History: https://links.boatspodcast.com/214hometownhistory Coffee and […]

213: A Nightmare Before Halloween Part 1

This Halloween season, enter the woods for a unique and truly epic podcast experience! Around the campfire, Shane Waters will introduce 31 crime podcast hosts, including Based on a True Story. Each host brings a new, nerve-wracking true story to the circle. It’s an extra special, two-part, five-hour, Halloween event, but before hitting play you […]

199: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter with Dr. Brian Dirck

Dr. Brian Dirck is a Professor of History at Anderson University and author of multiple books on President Lincoln. He joins us today to chat about the real history behind the fantasy/horror movie Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. The Black Heavens: Abraham Lincoln and Death Lincoln and the Constitution Lincoln the Lawyer Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based […]

93: From Hell

Listen to the From Hell bonus episode Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based on a True Story may earn commissions from qualifying purchases through our links on this page. Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources From Hell (2001) – IMDb From Hell – Wikipedia From Hell (film) […]