S1E2: The Cassette

Show Notes

Mike revisits the date Richie was shot and remembers that he was on an adventure of his own that night, eventually finding himself in the presence of a very creepy guy. Was this man somehow connected to Richie’s shooting? Mike then explains how he met and befriended Tony Simmons. He describes Tony’s unique characteristics, but most of all, his tendency to exaggerate and lie. Mike also talks about Tony’s obsession with a shoebox tape recorder.   

Major sources for this episode include:

Primary Sources – Interviews
Antonacci, Salvator. Personal interview. 2011.
Lane, Bob. Personal interview. 2010.

Marin, Marlene. Personal interview. 2020.
Simmons, Anthony William. Personal interviews. May 2009 – Sept. 2011.

Secondary Sources – Audio News Clips
MDC’s Wolfson Archives. File 189, 00:59:56 – 1:01:11. 1979/07/23.

Series Credits:
Written, Hosted and Produced by James Archer and Michael Fragomeni
Based on a true story by Michael Fragomeni

Additional Research by Leanna Echeverri

Sound Design by James Archer

Music:
Theme Music: ‘’19 Floors’’ written and performed by The Big Wheel

“Dwana’’ written and performed by The McDaniels
“Dadadadada’’ written and performed by Sunny Duval

“You Lie’’ written and performed by Rollin Hand
“Motor Fun’’ written and performed by The Small Time Napoleons
“Dancing’’ written and performed by Jahzzar

This show is brought to you by the Apostrophe Podcast Network and powered by Acast.

Show Notes

Mike revisits the date Richie was shot and remembers that he was on an adventure of his own that night, eventually finding himself in the presence of a very creepy guy. Was this man somehow connected to Richie’s shooting? Mike then explains how he met and befriended Tony Simmons. He describes Tony’s unique characteristics, but most of all, his tendency to exaggerate and lie. Mike also talks about Tony’s obsession with a shoebox tape recorder.   

Major sources for this episode include:

Primary Sources – Interviews
Antonacci, Salvator. Personal interview. 2011.
Lane, Bob. Personal interview. 2010.

Marin, Marlene. Personal interview. 2020.
Simmons, Anthony William. Personal interviews. May 2009 – Sept. 2011.

Secondary Sources – Audio News Clips
MDC’s Wolfson Archives. File 189, 00:59:56 – 1:01:11. 1979/07/23.

Series Credits:
Written, Hosted and Produced by James Archer and Michael Fragomeni
Based on a true story by Michael Fragomeni

Additional Research by Leanna Echeverri

Sound Design by James Archer

Music:
Theme Music: ‘’19 Floors’’ written and performed by The Big Wheel

“Dwana’’ written and performed by The McDaniels
“Dadadadada’’ written and performed by Sunny Duval

“You Lie’’ written and performed by Rollin Hand
“Motor Fun’’ written and performed by The Small Time Napoleons
“Dancing’’ written and performed by Jahzzar

This show is brought to you by the Apostrophe Podcast Network and powered by Acast.

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