Not Perfect or Functional Podcastactive
Do you and your significant other ever get into discussions that no one else could possibly think are interesting or funny? Do your friends or family members wonder, "What could these two have in common?" If the answer is "Yes", then you should check out Not Perfect or Functional. A married podcast where we discuss pop culture, true crime, sports and every random topic that pops in our heads. Come see where we've found common ground (or not) while embracing our dysfunction.
Country Of Origin |
USA
Produced In |
TX
Premiere Date |
2017-08-14
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#2PodsADay
Frequency |
Biweekly

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23 Episodes Available

Average duration:00:48:23

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In November 1994, 19 year old Antwinica Bridgeman was found raped and murdered. Her murder would lead to the wrongful conviction of two men that would spend 23 years behind bars for a murder they did not commit. Learn how this happened, and how the Whitesox baseball team would play a part in the life of one of the men, Nevest Coleman, after he was released. 

 

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We've launched our Patreon page! If you'd like to help support the show, please go to https://www.patreon.com/notperfectorfunctional.

Do you want to join the discussion? Find us on Facebook at the Not Perfect or Functional Discussion Group. Answer three short questions, and you're in!

 

 

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In November 1961, a week long sailing trip by the Dupperault family in the Bahamas would end in the murder of all but one member of the family. People around the world would marvel at the story of survival of eleven year old Terry Jo who was found after four days alone at sea on a tiny float. Who killed the family, and why? Listen as we discuss this story of true crime, bravery, and miracles.

Books: Alone Orphaned on the Ocean by Richard D. Logan and Tere Duperrault Fassbender

 

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Email- notperfectorfunctional@gmail.com

Website- notperfectorfunctional.com

 

Do you want to join the discussion? Find us on Facebook at the Not Perfect or Functional Discussion Group. Answer three short questions, and you're in!

 

 

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Rae Carruth, once a first round NFL draft pick of the Carolina Panthers, was sentenced to 20 years in prison after he was found guilty of involvement in the murder of Cherica Adams. Cherica was eight months pregnant with Carruth's son at the time she was shot. Listen as we discuss the events leading up to the murder, and the consequences that changed the lives of all involved.

Facebook Page-@NPOFPOD

Twitter-@not_podcast

Email- notperfectorfunctional@gmail.com

Website- notperfectorfunctional.com

 

Do you want to join the discussion? Find us on Facebook at the Not Perfect or Functional Discussion Group. Answer three short questions, and you're in!

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In this episode, we discuss the death of Viki Lozano, the wife of Denton, Texas police detective, Bobby Lozano. The day after their 16th wedding anniversary, Viki is found dead in her bed with a gunshot wound to the chest. Was this a murder, an accident or a suicide? The investigation would reveal a well known secret, Bobby was a serial cheater. Could this be the reason for Viki's death? Because of the efforts of one local newspaper reporter, Donna Fielder, the truth about Viki's death would be revealed after seven long years. 

 

Book: Ladykiller by Donna Fielder

Television: Dateline episode Behind the Badge aired Friday January 29th, 2010. 

 

Facebook Page - @NPOFPOD

Twitter- @not_podcast

Email- notperfectorfunctional@gmail.com

Website- notperfectorfunctional.com 

Do you want to join the discussion? Find us on Facebook at the Not Perfect or Functional Discussion Group. Answer three short questions and you're in!

 

 

 

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Two women go missing, one while out for an evening jog in Georgia, the other abducted from her $4M waterfront home in Florida. Both women will return and tell the police bizarre tales of how and why they went missing. Listen as we discuss these two extraordinary stories and explain why we decided to present them in the same episode. 

We're pleased to announce our new Facebook discussion group. Just search for the Not Perfect or Functional Discussion Group! Answer three short questions and you're in!

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Email- notperfectorfunctional@gmail.com

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Listen as we recount what really happened during the Kim Kardashian robbery in Paris in October 2016. Who was responsible? How did it happen? And most importantly, was her 20 karat diamond engagement ring ever returned? There was speculation that it may have been the international jewel thieves known as the Pink Panthers. Was the Kim K. heist the work of the gang responsible for crashing two stolen cars through the doors of a mall in Dubai in order to rob a jewelry store in mere seconds? We'll tell you all the details!

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Only in America can you go from prison, to the most infamous boxing promoter of all time. Listen as we discuss Don King, a man larger- than-life with the gift of gab, flashy duds, and electrified hairstyle. Hear how after serving time in prison for killing a man, he went on to promote, and exploit, some of the biggest names in boxing history. 

 

You can find us at:

www.notperfectorfunctional.com

Facebook: @NPOFPOD

Twitter: @not_podcast

 

 

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What's more Christmas-y than a news story about a stolen baby jesus, pot-related Christmas news, or interesting and strange Christmas and New Year's traditions from around the world? Join us for this very special Christmas episode.

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Carthage, a small town in East Texas, was propelled onto the big screen in the movie "Bernie". The story of an assistant funeral director, Bernie Tiede, who befriends a wealthy widow, Marjorie Nugent. Their friendship would end in murder and the elderly woman would be stuffed into a deep freezer for nine months before being found. Listen as we discuss what drove the most loved man in town to commit such a heinous crime. 

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Picture this, based on footage filmed by a TV show at a baseball game, a man is cleared of murder. Sounds like an episode of your favorite true crime TV drama, right? Nope, this is a true story. On this episode you'll hear how Juan Catalan was cleared of the murder of 16 year old Martha Puebla, and learn how police involvement played a role. 

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This is the story of Viktoria Nasyrova who was hunted down across the globe, with the help of Facebook, a grieving daughter, and an intrepid private detective. Nasyrova was a suspect in three murders that took place in Russia. It was soon discovered that there was a longer list of victims of her scams in the US. Listen as we discuss the stories of the victims she left behind. 

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Tie on your bib and put your eatin' pants on! It's a very special Thanksgiving episode, and what could be better than a story about the Cannibal Cop? Come with us as we talk Thanksgiving traditions, and move along (at the 13 minute mark) to discuss Gilberto Valle, also known in the media as The Cannibal Cop. This former New York City police officer that was convicted, and later acquitted, of conspiracy to kidnap while he surfed fetish chat rooms on the internet. This is one story you have to hear to believe! 

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Tie on your bib and put your eatin' pants on! It's a very special Thanksgiving episode, and what could be better than a story about the Cannibal Cop? Come with us as we talk Thanksgiving traditions, and move along (at the 13 minute mark) to discuss Gilberto Valle, also known in the media as The Cannibal Cop. This former New York City police officer that was convicted, and later acquitted, of conspiracy to kidnap while he surfed fetish chat rooms on the internet. This is one story you have to hear to believe! 

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We open with an update on the Sherri Papini kidnapping, discuss our latest Netflix recommendation, and then move on to the topic of the day, catfishing. What's catfishing? It's when someone uses a made up online persona and gets others to believe they are someone they are not. Hold on to your hats and listen as we discuss three very different tales of catfishing, all involving professional athletes. We're discussing NFL players, IK Enemkpali and Manti Te'o, and NBA player Chris "The Birdman" Andersen. Find out who was involved and how it all went down!

You can find us at www.notperfectorfunctional.com

On Facebook @NPOFPOD and on Twitter @not_podcast.

 

 

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Join us as we read through listener reviews and then move on to our special Halloween bonus episode. We discuss childhood Halloween rituals and scary movies. Yolanda tops it off by telling about a house she lived in that was haunted. We also have a special interview with Haley from Murder Road Trip Podcast (at the hour mark). She talks about her Halloween rituals past and present, scary movies and tells about her frightening experience with a stalker! Sit back and get comfortable. We made this episode extra long just for Halloween!

 

You can find us at:

www.notperfectorfunctional.com

On Facebook: Not Perfect or Functional Podcast @NPOFPOD

On Twitter: Not Perfect Podcast @not_podcast

 

 

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Join us as we read through listener reviews and then move on to our special Halloween bonus episode. We discuss childhood Halloween rituals and scary movies. Yolanda tops it off by telling about a house she lived in that was haunted. We also have a special interview with Haley from Murder Road Trip Podcast (at the hour mark). She talks about her Halloween rituals past and present, scary movies and tells about her frightening experience with a stalker! Sit back and get comfortable. We made this episode extra long just for Halloween!

 

You can find us at:

www.notperfectorfunctional.com

On Facebook: Not Perfect or Functional Podcast @NPOFPOD

On Twitter: Not Perfect Podcast @not_podcast

 

 

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Join us as we read through listener reviews and then move on to our special Halloween bonus episode. We discuss childhood Halloween rituals and scary movies. Yolanda tops it off by telling about a house she lived in that was haunted. We also have a special interview with Haley from Murder Road Trip Podcast (at the hour mark). She talks about her Halloween rituals past and present, scary movies and tells about her frightening experience with a stalker! Sit back and get comfortable. We made this episode extra long just for Halloween!

 

You can find us at:

www.notperfectorfunctional.com

On Facebook: Not Perfect or Functional Podcast @NPOFPOD

On Twitter: Not Perfect Podcast @not_podcast

 

 

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How do you go from playing in the NFL to killing seven people on the on the orders of a cult leader? Listen as we discuss the story of Robert Rozier, a real interesting character that had his whole life in front of him but chose the wrong path. 

Hear Mark gush and rave about his favorite TV show (yet again) in the opening and find out how Yolanda really feels about this love of Mark's! 

 

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You can find us at:

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On Facebook: Not Perfect or Functional Podcast @NPOFPOD

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Take a listen as we discuss the mysterious death of Blair Adams, a Canadian that in July of 1996 ended up dead in a parking lot outside of Knoxville, Tennessee. Was he stalked and murdered? Did he succumb to his own inner demons? This case is a head scratcher. Let us know what you think! 

Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call KCSO’s Cold Case Unit at 865-215-2675 or email coldcase@knoxsheriff.org.

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In this mini-ep, we discuss the latest news on the findings of the study done on Aaron Hernandez's brain by the foremost expert in CTE. Listen as we discuss the lawsuit filed against the NFL, and our personal theories surrounding this case. Let us know what you think on Facebook and Twitter! We're working hard on the next full episode and should have it out very soon! Until then, stay dysfunctional!!

You can find us at:

www.notperfectorfunctional.com

On Facebook: @NPOFPOD

Twitter: @not_podcast

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On our second podcast attempt, we discuss Hurricane Harvey, and Mark presents the story of Aaron Hernandez, football phenom, whose quick rise to fame ends in tragedy. Listen as we discuss this sports true crime story that's like no other. 

Some ways you can help Hurricane Harvey victims:

www.redcross.org

www.texasdiaperbank.org

www.jjwfoundation.org

 

You can connect with Yolanda and Mark at:

www.notperfectorfunctional.com

On Facebook: Not Perfect or Functional Podcast @NPOFPOD

On Twitter: Not Perfect Podcast @not_podcast

 

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Let's get this podcast party started with our first episode! We start off by discussing why we decided to start a podcast. Then we move into our first topic, the kidnapping of Sherri Papini. A wife and mother of two who is found 22 days after she goes missing. This story has some interesting twists and turns, and we can't wait to share it with you! 

 

You can find us at:

www.notperfectorfunctional.com

On Facebook: Not Perfect or Functional Podcast @NPOFPOD

Or on Twitter: Not Perfect Podcast @not_podcast

 

 

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Take a couple of minutes to meet us, Mark and Yolanda. We're an opposites-attract married couple who are finding common ground through discussions about, pop culture, true crime, sports, and every random topic that pops in our heads. 

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