Killer Psyche Just the Facts, Wondery

Hosted By: Candice DeLong
Produced By: Wondery

Killer Psyche is a true crime podcast hosted by retired FBI agent Candice DeLong. In each episode, Candice takes a deep dive into the psychology of a notorious killer or criminal, exploring the factors that may have led them to commit their crimes. She also shares her own insights and expertise as a former profiler, providing listeners with a unique perspective on these complex and fascinating cases.

Killer Psyche Podcast Host:

Candice DeLong is a retired FBI agent with over 20 years of experience in law enforcement. She served as a profiler for the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit, where she worked on some of the most high-profile cases in the country, including the Unabomber investigation. Candice is also the author of the book “The Sociopath Next Door: The Ruthless Mind Revealed.”

Praise from Listeners*:

  • Personal Expertise and Insights: Candice is a wealth of knowledge about criminal psychology, and she brings her expertise to bear in each episode. She provides listeners with a unique perspective on these complex cases, and she often shares insights that they may not have considered before.
  • In-depth Case Studies: Killer Psyche doesn’t just focus on the superficial details of each case. Instead, Candice takes the time to explore the psychology of the killer or criminal in depth. She discusses their childhood, their upbringing, and their motivations for committing their crimes. This gives listeners a deeper understanding of these individuals and the factors that led them to commit such horrific acts.
  • Engaging Storytelling: Candice is a gifted storyteller, and she brings each case to life in her own inimitable way. She is able to weave together the facts of the case with her own insights and experiences, creating a truly immersive listening experience.

Criticisms from Listeners*:

  • Lack of Trigger Warnings: Some people have found the podcast to be too graphic and disturbing. The podcast covers some very dark and violent crimes, and some listeners have found the content to be too much to handle.
  • Overemphasis on the Host: Some individuals express that Candice DeLong’s presence dominates the podcast, leaving less room for other voices and perspectives.
  • Insufficient Visual Aids: As a purely audio-based podcast, some listeners would prefer more visual aids, such as crime scene photos or illustrations, to enhance their understanding and engagement with the content.

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