Death In Entertainment

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Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling discuss Hollywood's murders, true crime, on-set deaths and more.

Episode 59 - Lillo Brancato: From Bronx Tale to Cop Killer?
Last Wednesday at 10:00 PM

Lillo Brancato Jr. was a rising star before a severe drug addiction lead him to being involved with the murder of an NYPD officer in 2005. Listen to the full Death in Entertainment episode here!

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

New episodes every Wednesday!

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Episode 58 - A Woodstock '94 Retrospective w/ Family Guy Executive Producer Alec Sulkin
11/24/2022

Alec Sulkin-- Executive Producer of Family Guy and Writer of Ted-- joins the podcast this week to share his experience at Woodstock '94 where 800 were hospitalized and 3 people died.

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

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Episode 57 - Chasing Waterfalls: The Final Days of Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes
11/17/2022

Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes conquered the music industry as one third of the power trio TLC, selling over 65 million copies of their albums worldwide. But underneath the surface of that success, was a woman yearning for more. After years of bad press and personal setbacks, Lisa decided to skip the lakes and the rivers that she was used to and chase waterfalls in the Honduran Jungle. It would end her life on Earth.

In this episode:
-The epic rise of TLC in the 1990s: massive sales, bankruptcy and the most expensive video of its time. 
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Episode 56- Diary of a Wimpy Killer: Ryan Grantham
11/10/2022

Canadian child actor Ryan Grantham seemingly had a bright future ahead of him with roles in over three dozen TV shows and films. That is until his browsing history on the dark web and a murderous streak finally revealed itself. This week on Death in Entertainment.

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

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Episode 55 - Who Killed Rolling Stones Founder Brian Jones?
11/03/2022

Brian Jones was a founding member and the original genius behind the Rolling Stones. He spent the mid-1960s on top of the pop world, playing music, making money and meeting lots of women. But despite everything, he couldn't get no satisfaction. By 1969, Jones would be kicked out of the group he helped create, his girlfriend would dump him for his bandmate, and he would be found dead at the bottom of his swimming pool under dodgy circumstances. He was 27 years old, which makes him a founding member of not just the Stones, but the 27 club, too!

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Episode 54 - 2nd Annual Spooktacular! Monsters of Wisconsin: The Halloween Killer & Jeffrey Dahmer
10/27/2022

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Halloween Spooktacular! Last year, you heard the gruesome tale of Ed Gein, the Plainfield Ghoul. He made lampshades out of human skin and hung his victims up like deer. If you thought that was shocking, then wait till you get a load of this year's creeps.

We're going to back to Wisconsin for, not one, but two horrifyingly true stories. First up is Gerald Turner, The Halloween Killer (who's unfortunately from co-host Alejandro's hometown of Fond du Lac). His crime was so heinous that it changed trick-or-treating forever. 

Next, we d...


Episode 53 - The Murder of Marvin Gaye
10/19/2022

On April 1, 1984-- just hours before his 45th birthday-- Motown legend Marvin Gaye was shot dead by his father. What brought them to this point? That's this week on Death in Entertainment.

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

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Episode 52 - River Phoenix: The OD That Shook Hollywood
10/13/2022

River Phoenix survived a turbulent childhood to become one of the greatest young actors of the 1980s. He shined in movies like Stand By Me, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and Running on Empty (for which he received an Oscar nomination).

By 1990, he was starring in more adult-oriented arthouse flicks like My Own Private Idaho, where he took method acting to a new level -- and received critical acclaim.  Underneath his public image, however, was something darker. Pressure and fame got to him. Drugs became his friend. And they would be his undoing. 

It al...


Episode 51 - The Stingray Took Me Crocodile Hunter! Steve Irwin's Deadly Dive
10/05/2022

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Steve Irwin became an international phenomenon with his immensely popular TV show "The Crocodile Hunter," which showcased the wild Australian Outback where he grew up. The show also introduced the world to his signature and much-imitated catchphrase "Crikey," cementing his place in Pop Culture.  

Irwin's red hot career was not without its missteps, however. In 2004, he seemingly dangled his baby over a hungry crocodile in front of a large crowd of spectators. Bad press followed, but he shook it off and survived. Then in 2006, there was chance encounter with a p...


Episode 50 - The Life and Death of SNL Star Chris Farley (PART II)
09/30/2022

The conclusion of the life and death of Chris Farley.

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Postmortem Minisode #4 - Adrienne Shelly: The "Suicide" That Was Actually a Murder!
09/24/2022

The guys re-visit topics from the D.I.E. Podcast and expand on them. In this installment we return to Episode numbah 3: Adrienne Shelly.

On November 1, 2006, Shelly was found hanging in her Greenwich Village apartment. It looked like a suicide. But why? Her first major movie (Waitress) was about to hit Sundance. And she had a family she adored. 

Her husband Andy Ostroy set about proving that it was actually murder -- and he did just that! On this postmortem, we discuss all new developments since we first tackled the subject, including the release of t...


Episode 49 - The Life and Death of SNL Star Chris Farley (PART I)
09/22/2022

Chris Farley was a breakout star on SNL-- leading to the start of a career in film. But what happens when that isn't enough? We discuss this week on Death in Entertainment.

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

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Episode 48 - The Shocking Death of "South Park" Voice Actor Mary Kay Bergman
09/15/2022

Mary Kay Bergman was the go-to voice actor in Hollywood. After years of being relegated to mostly kids cartoons, she hit the big time with "South Park," voicing every major female character on the show and creating legions of devoted fans.

In 1999, her work on the "South Park" movie would be bring her critical acclaim like never before and even Oscar buzz for the song she sings in it: "Blame Canada." Sadly, she would not live to perform the song at the ceremony. Hear her shocking story on this episode of Death in Entertainment!  

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Episode 47 - Inside Woodstock '99: Mark's Personal Hell
09/08/2022

Woodstock '99 will forever be remembered as a complete and utter disaster.  A far cry from the original event held 30 years earlier. What was supposed to be a peaceful music festival descended into rage, violence and death.  How did this happen? Was it the fault of greedy promoters...or Limp Bizkit? 

Hear a firsthand account of the madness from a guy who was actually there.  That's right. Mark tells his personal Woodstock story, which includes mosh pits, fake mushrooms and a soggy sandwich. So stay calm and try not to break stuff as you listen to this week...


Episode 46 - Living Life in the Fast Lane: The Story of Anne Heche
08/30/2022

After surviving a horrific childhood, Actress Anne Heche found success in Hollywood with movies like 'Volcano' and 'Six Days Seven Nights.' She led the life of a 90's Movie Star until her public relationship with Ellen Degeneres forced an ignorant industry away from her. Heche continued to find work in indie movies and on programs like 'Dancing with the Stars' before starting a wellness Podcast with her best friend during the pandemic.   

Then on August 5, 2022, Heche crashed her mini cooper into a house in Mar Vista, CA. She was pronounced dead a week later. Details about he...


Episode 45 - The Life of Robin Williams Pt. 2: Tragedy
08/15/2022

Carpe Diem! Seize the day! In part two of our deep dive into the life of comedic legend Robin Williams, we examine his later career: from "Good Morning Vietnam" to "Good Will Hunting."  And we discuss his shocking final days: What led to his suicide? Was there more to it than the media led on? Find out on today's episode of Death in Entertainment!

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

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Episode 44 - The Life of Robin Williams Pt. 1: Comedy
08/03/2022

In part one of our deep dive into the life of comedic legend Robin Williams, we explore the highs and lows of his early career: from his rise through the comedy ranks and becoming a TV Superstar to his ongoing battle with drug addiction (which led him to hanging out in John Belushi's bungalow the morning he died). That's this week on Death in Entertainment! 

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

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Episode 43 - Heath Ledger: Accidental OD or Whacked by Secret Hollywood Cabal?
07/28/2022

Heath Ledger did not live to see his iconic performance as The Joker in The Dark Knight on the big screen. Months before the movie's release, he was found dead of a drug overdose in his NYC apartment. Where did he get his pills? Was it simply an accident or was he the victim of a team of "Star Whackers"? That's this week on Death in Entertainment.

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

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Episode 42 - Bobby Driscoll: The Original Disney Child Star
07/21/2022

Bobby Driscoll was an iconic Child Star. The Original Disney Kid.  He won an Oscar at age 12. Voiced "Peter Pan" at 15.  And was dead and buried by the age of 31. What could have gone so wrong in so little time? This week on Death in Entertainment.

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

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Episode 41- Stalked to Death: The Rebecca Schaeffer Story
07/12/2022

Rebecca Schaeffer was on the verge of a meteoric rise before she was stalked and murdered at the age of 21. This week on Death in Entertainment. 

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Episode 40- Jackass Star Ryan Dunn
07/04/2022

Ryan Dunn was a stunt performer and TV personality best known for his work on MTV’s Jackass before a senseless car wreck took his life in June of 2011. This week on Death in Entertainment. 

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Episode 39- Did Courtney Love Murder Kurt Cobain?
06/25/2022

Kurt Cobain died on April 5, 1994-- forever solidifying his place in the morbidly celebrated 27 Club. Was it a hurting celebrity's only way out-- or murder? This week on Death in Entertainment.

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Episode 38: Who Killed Twin Peaks Star Jack Nance?
06/16/2022

Jack Nance was found dead on December 30, 1996, after a violent altercation at a Winchell's in South Pasadena. This week on Death in Entertainment.

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Episode 37- Chekov's Jeep: The Tragic Death of Anton Yelchin
06/09/2022

Anton Yelchin had amassed a number of film credits before his tragic death in June 2016. This week on Death in Entertainment. 

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Post Mortem Follow Up #3- Matthew Broderick and Jennifer Grey’s Fatal Car Wreck
06/06/2022

The follow up to DIEPOD Episode 5– Broderick’s Day Out. 

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

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Post Mortem Follow Up #3- Matthew Broderick and Jennifer Grey
06/05/2022

This week’s follow up to Episode 5 which covered Jennifer Grey and Matthew Broderick’s fatal car wreck in Ireland. 


Episode 36- Will Success Spoil Jayne Mansfield?
05/31/2022

Jayne Mansfield lived a fast life until her death in June of 1967. This week on Death in Entertainment. 

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

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Episode 35- Anthony Bourdain Pt. 2: Person Unknown
05/25/2022

The last installment of the Anthony Bourdain episodes. This week on Death in Entertainment. 

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

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Episode 34- Anthony Bourdain Pt. 1: Kitchen’s Closed
05/18/2022

Anthony Bourdain led an interesting life of food, drugs and fame before his untimely death in June of 2018. This week on Death in Entertainment. 

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

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Post Mortem Follow Up #2- The Twilight Zone On-Set Deaths
05/12/2022

Join the guys as they follow up on their original episode— The Twilight Zone. 

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Episode 33- Paul Walker: Too Fast, Too Furious
05/11/2022

Paul Walker was killed in a senseless car accident in November 2013.  Police say speed was the cause but could there be another factor? This week on Death in Entertainment. 

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

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Post Mortem Follow Up #1- Alec Baldwin and Halyna Hutchins
05/09/2022

Join the guys as they follow up on the Alec Baldwin episode!

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

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Episode 32- The Rise and Fall of Marilyn Monroe
05/06/2022

Marilyn Monroe went from orphan to the world’s most famous sex symbol before dying mysteriously at age 36. This week on Death in Entertainment. 

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Episode 31- The Glee Curse: A Tragedy in Three Acts
04/29/2022

When tragedy strikes the cast of Glee multiple
times- one has to ask is it all just bad luck, or
something more sinister? This week on Death
in Entertainment.

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

New episodes every Wednesday!

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Episode 31- The Glee Curse: A Tragedy in Three Acts
04/27/2022

When tragedy strikes the cast of Glee multiple times— one has to ask is it all just bad luck, or something more sinister? This week on Death in Entertainment. 


Episode 30- David Strickland’s Last Night in Vegas
04/20/2022

Rising comedic star David Strickland’s death brought us closer to one question: Where was Andre Agassi on the night of March 22, 1999? This week on Death in Entertainment. 

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

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Episode 29- Wallace Souza: The Man that Killed for Ratings
04/13/2022

Wallace Souza was one of the most beloved figures in Brazil. From TV host, to elected official, to gang kingpin— how could this happen? This week on Death in Entertainment. 

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

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Episode 28- The Oscars
04/06/2022

Will Smith smacking the shit out of Chris Rock was only the beginning. This week on Death in Entertainment. 

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

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Episode 27- Who Killed Sex Freak Bob Crane?
04/01/2022

Bob Crane lived a fast life filled with money, sex and fame until his murder in 1978. This week on Death in Entertainment. 

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Episode 26- The Wife Swap Murders
03/23/2022

The guys discuss the shady legacy of the 2000’s smash reality hit Wife Swap— including the Stockdale’s— a midwestern family that seemed especially close-knit until they ended up on the news. This week on Death in Entertainment. 

Death in Entertainment is hosted by Kyle Ploof, Mark Mulkerron and Alejandro Dowling

New episodes every Wednesday!

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