Content Warnings: murder and suicide
It’s a well-known fact that some of the best writers include personal details of their life. However, most writers are tactful and subtle… Landis Allen Casner was not.
Wendy brings in Steph Jurusz, a published essayist with a master’s in non-fiction writing, to analyze Landis’s fiction writings. Together, they uncover facts relating to the murder-suicide that occurred on May 21st, 2012 in Tempe, Arizona.
Host: Wendy Fink
Guest: Steph Jurusz
Content Warning: Chris Fink
Music: Court and Page by Silent Partner
Sting: “Yessum” by Jingle Punks
© 2019 Wendy “The Wendy Variety” Fink
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