The New York Times, USA TODAY & Wall Street Journal Best-Selling Authors Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge Announce Season Two of Their Critically Acclaimed Podcast Saints, Sinners & Serial Killers In Partnership with MuddHouse Media Set to Launch on September 15
***For Immediate Release***
The New York Times, USA TODAY & Wall Street Journal Best-Selling Authors
Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge
Announce Season Two of Their Critically Acclaimed Podcast Saints, Sinners & Serial Killers
In Partnership with MuddHouse Media Set to Launch on September 15
Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge are the Premier True Crime Writing Team in America!
What the Media Is Saying About Sherman & Wedge:
“A must read for music fans, true crime aficionados, or anyone looking for a deep,
insightful dive into a dark chapter of American history.”
–Town & Country (Review: The Last Days of John Lennon with James Patterson)
“Hunting Whitey is a tour de force into the life and death of one of America’s most infamous gangsters and offers a gritty glimpse into the soul of a pathological killer… ” –Providence Journal
“[Boston Strong] is moving, it is heartbreaking…it is beautifully done.” –WEEI-FM, Boston
“Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge’s 12: The Inside Story of Tom Brady’s Fight for Redemption delivers what the title promises … First-timers to the absurdity of the endlessly baffling Deflategate investigation should be able to follow it easily. That was no small feat in real time. Sherman and Wedge steer readers through it all without leaving anything essential out or dumbing things down.” –Washington Post
“If you’ve never felt a strong sense of connection to the U.S. Coast Guard, The Finest Hours…
might be the thing to change that.” –TIME
“[A] fascinating biography. . . [Sherman] details the role of crooked FBI agents in the Animal’s story, compromised court cases, infighting among Irish mob groups, and [a] myriad [of] grisly murders. Fans of mafia history will relish this portrait of a forgotten figure from the heyday of organized crime.” –Publishers Weekly
Boston, Mass. – The New York Times, USA TODAY, and Wall Street Journal best-selling authors Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge join an acclaimed roster of celebrity hosts at MuddHouse Media for their highly-anticipated debut podcast series Saints, Sinners & Serial Killers set for international launch on March 15. Sherman and Wedge are the premier True Crime writing team in America with many of their national bestsellers adapted for blockbuster movies. The powerhouse duo has recently released The Last Days of John Lennon with James Patterson and HUNTING WHITEY: The Inside Story of the Capture and Killing of America’s Most Wanted Crime Boss. Other acclaimed works include: Boston Strong (basis of 2016 film, Patriots Day); Ice Bucket Challenge: Pete Frates and the Fight Against ALS; Sherman’s The Finest Hours (now a major motion picture starring Casey Affleck & Chris Pine) and Animal: The Rise & Fall of the Mob’s Most Feared Assassin; among others.
On Saints, Sinners & Serial Killers, investigative journalists Sherman and Wedge reveal shocking exclusive new information through powerful storytelling about many of America’s most notorious crimes while also unveiling the twisted motives and methods behind startlingly disturbing stories listeners will hear for the first time.
“We are thrilled to bring our disruptive brand of true crime storytelling to MuddHouse Media, one of the leading podcast networks in the world,” comments Sherman and Wedge. “Through a series of 10 episodes, we’ll inform, entertain and scare the living “SH@!” out of our listeners. We don’t just write about true crime from afar. We live the stories we tell.”
“Sherman and Wedge are first-rate true crime experts. With unprecedented access to notorious criminals, witnesses, and an incredible network of law enforcement professionals, their award-winning investigative reporting is second to none. Saints, Sinners & Serial Killers features heart-pounding new details in a variety of cases that true crime fanatics will be on the edge of their seats,” says Kris Meyer, CEO and Co-Founder of MuddHouse Media.
Saints, Sinners & Serial Killers is a joint production of MuddHouse Media and Fort Point Media, the production company founded by Sherman and Wedge.
Saints, Sinners & Serial Killers (Episode Descriptions: Airing Weekly from March 15 – May 17)
Episode #1 – HUNTING WHITEY (Part One) – The untold, inside story of the capture and killing of America’s most wanted crime boss featuring exclusive interviews with the FBI manhunter who handcuffed Bulger after 16 years on the run and Whitey’s dramatic account of his arrest in his own words.
Episode #2 – HUNTING WHITEY (Part Two) – The thrilling inside story of Whitey Bulger’s dramatic trial, a violent assassination attempt behind bars and his ultimate demise. His brutal murder at the infamous prison known as “Misery Mountain” is detailed featuring exclusive interviews with Bulger’s former cellmate who describes the first bloody attempt on Bulger’s life.
Episode #3 – TERROR STRIKES BOSTON (Part One) – Sherman & Wedge chronicle their definitive inside look at the Boston Marathon bombings with a unique account of the events that rocked the world. Their bestselling book, Boston Strong was adapted for the acclaimed feature film Patriots Day starring Mark Wahlberg.
Episode #4 – TERROR STRIKES BOSTON (Part Two) – With smoke in the air at the Marathon finish line, the search for the bombers intensifies. Sherman & Wedge take you inside the manhunt through its dramatic conclusion and the gripping trial that followed.
Episode #5 – BAD BLOOD (Part One) – In the shadow of the fallen Old Man of the Mountain, on a lonely stretch of mountain road, two men lay dead, including the cousin of ski legend Bode Miller. But nothing is what it seems. Sherman & Wedge tell the untold story of one of the most shocking police shootings in American history.
Episode #6 – BAD BLOOD (Part Two) – Sherman & Wedge examine the shocking aftermath of the crimes and another terrifying explosion of violence, as the tragic incident reveals deep tensions within the rural, mountainside town.
Episode #7 – CAPE FEAR – Sherman & Wedge offer pulse pounding, exclusive details about the hunt for a serial rapist in the resort community of Cape Cod. The rapist is targeting beautiful young women inside popular nightclubs, brutalizing them and taking macabre mementos of his crimes. But one courageous victim is about to turn the tables on this predator.
Episode #8 – THE BOSTON STRANGLER (Part One) – The hosts re-examine Sherman’s groundbreaking investigation of his own aunt’s murder allegedly at the hands of the infamous Boston Strangler. Sherman’s aunt, 19-year-old Mary Sullivan was the youngest and final victim of this notorious 1960’s murder spree. Sherman, an expert in the investigative technique of Victimology, will provide a new understanding of the crime through the eyes of Mary Sullivan herself.
Episode #9 – THE BOSTON STRANGLER (Part Two) – In this episode, Sherman & Wedge take a closer look at the man who ultimately confessed but was never convicted of the crimes – Albert DeSalvo. Sherman & Wedge explore the mind of the man who claimed to be one of the most infamous killers in history. DeSalvo was a dangerous person; he was a sexual predator, a con-man, and a thief. But was he a killer?
Episode #10 – THE ASSASSINATION OF JOHN LENNON – Sherman & Wedge take listeners behind the scenes of their blockbuster book with suspense master James Patterson about the last days of the Beatles legend and his collision course with a deranged young killer named Mark David Chapman.
About Casey Sherman & Dave Wedge
Casey Sherman is a New York Times best-selling author of 13 books including The Finest Hours (now a major motion picture starring Casey Affleck & Chris Pine), Boston Strong (the basis for the film Patriots Day starring Mark Wahlberg), Animal: The Rise & Fall of the Mob’s Most Feared Assassin (now in development as a major motion picture for 20th Century FOX) and Hunting Whitey. Sherman is also the author of 12: The Inside Story of Tom Brady’s Fight for Redemption, Search for the Strangler, Bad Blood, Black Irish, Black Dragon, Above & Beyond, and The Ice Bucket Challenge. Sherman is an award-winning investigative reporter and the recipient of the Edward R. Morrow Award for Journalistic Excellence and the Truth & Justice award from the prestigious Cold Case Investigative Research Institute. He is also a contributing writer for TIME, Esquire, Washington Post, Boston Herald and Boston Magazine and has appeared as a guest analyst on more than 100 television news programs including NBC’s The Today Show, Unsolved Mysteries, America’s Most Wanted, ABC World News Tonight, The CBS Evening News, Travel Channel, Discovery, History Channel, CNN, FOX News, MSNBC, and The View.
Dave Wedge is a New York Times best-selling author and writer based in Boston. He has co-authored four books with Casey Sherman, including Boston Strong: A City’s Triumph Over Tragedy, which was adapted into the film Patriots Day, starring Mark Wahlberg; Ice Bucket Challenge: Pete Frates and the Fight against ALS, which is in development as a feature film; 2018’s 12: The Inside Story of Tom Brady’s Fight for Redemption, which is about the Deflategate scandal and the New England Patriots’ miraculous comeback win in Super Bowl LI; and Hunting Whitey: The Inside of the Capture and Killing of America’s Most Wanted Crime Boss, released in May 2020. Dave and Casey also partnered with James Patterson on the new book The Last Days of John Lennon about the life and death of John Lennon (December 2020). Dave was an award-winning investigative reporter for the Boston Herald for 14 years and has also written for VICE, Esquire, Newsweek, DigBoston, Boston Magazine, and Noisey. He’s also hosted on WRKO 680-AM in Boston and appeared on CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, FOX, E! and CBS.
About Fort Point Media
New York Times bestselling authors Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge are one of the premier nonfiction writing teams in the industry. Together, they co-wrote the definitive story of the Boston Marathon bombings in “Boston Strong: A City’s Triumph Over Tragedy,” which was adapted for the 2017 Mark Wahlberg film “Patriots Day”; “Hunting Whitey: The Inside Story of the Capture and Killing of America’s Most Wanted Crime Boss,” and “The Last Days of John Lennon,” (with James Patterson), both of which are in development as limited series; and the 2018 New York Times bestseller, “12: The Inside Story of Tom Brady’s Fight for Redemption” and “Ice Bucket Challenge: Pete Frates and the Fight Against ALS,” both of which are in development as feature films. Sherman also co-wrote “The Finest Hours,” which was the basis of the hit Disney film starring Chris Pine and Casey Affleck.
Sherman and Wedge launched Fort Point Media in 2018 and have several projects in various stages of development, including their new true crime podcast, Saints, Sinners & Serial Killers on the MuddHouse Media network.
Sherman has written ten books and is a veteran investigative TV producer and journalist who has written for Time, The Washington Post, Esquire, FoxNews.com, Huffington Post, and Boston Magazine. Wedge was an award-winning investigative reporter for the Boston Herald for 14 years and has also written for VICE, Esquire, Newsweek and Boston magazine.
Both are represented by the Gotham Group in Beverly Hills.
About MuddHouse Media
MuddHouse Media is a company composed of diversified knowledge and skill sets, specializing in the most niche and mainstream facets of lifestyle, culture, sports, comedy, music, art, business, entrepreneurship and more. Follow us on @MuddHouseMedia and check out all our podcast shows at MuddHousemedia.com including Saints, Sinners & Serial Killers, with renowned investigative reporters Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge; Tanya’s Table, featuring award-winning Chef Tanya Holland; Holding Court, a popular tennis podcast featuring ESPN commentator Patrick McEnroe; Greek God of Hops hosted by Former Red Sox Champ Kevin Youkilis; Being American by Governor Deval Patrick; Killer Genes by Melissa McCarty and Kelly McLear, and many more.
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