What a Creep
Hosts Margo and Sonia chat about Creeps. We talk about Creeps of the past and the present: It's the who's who of who's the worst. Do you have a story about one of the Creeps we covered? Email us at [email protected]
info_outline What a Creep: Jeffrey MacDonald (Family Annihilator & Creep!) 09/10/2021
What a Creep: Jeffrey MacDonald (Family Annihilator & Creep!) One of the most debated/discussed true crimes of the last 50 years took place in Fort Bragg, North Carolina on an army base. Surgeon Jeffrey MacDonald was convicted of the murder of his wife Collette and their two daughters in 1979, 9 years after their murder. None other than Errol Morris has taken up the cause of Jeffrey's innocence. This is why he belongs in jail.
info_outline What a Creep: Richard Scott Smith "Love Fraud" 09/03/2021
What a Creep: Richard Scott Smith "Love Fraud" Richard Scott Smith, the subject of the documentary Love Fraud, meets middle-aged women, love bombs them, and then drains them of their life savings. He moves on to the next con, leaving these women with massive debt. He is a narcissist and a bigamist, and a real creep.
info_outline What a Creep: Cullen Davis (Texas-Sized Creep!) 08/27/2021
What a Creep: Cullen Davis (Texas-Sized Creep!) In the 1970s, Cullen Davis was one of the richest men ever charged for murder. Cullen was said to be the inspiration for JR Ewing of 80s hit TV show Dallas. He also (allegedly) was a cruel, mean, and violent man behind the doors of their mansion. His acrimonious divorce from Priscilla Davis made all the papers, and on the night of August 2, 1976, he was charged with murdering her 12-year-old daughter, her new boyfriend (Stan Farr,) and injured two others.
info_outline What a Creep: James Toback "Creepy Movie Director" 08/20/2021
What a Creep: James Toback "Creepy Movie Director" James Toback is the writer and director of such movies as “The Pick-Up Artist,” “Black and White,” and “Two Girls and a Guy.” He was nominated for an Oscar for writing the screenplay for Warren Beatty’s “Bugsy.” He’s also a super creep who has been accused of sexually assaulting more than 300 women over a 40-year period.
info_outline What a Creep: Eric Clapton (Classic Rock Creep) 08/13/2021
What a Creep: Eric Clapton (Classic Rock Creep) Eric Clapton is one of the most celebrated and successful artists of the last 50+ years. He has multiple Grammy Awards, made a CBE, performed at Royal Albert Hall over 200 times, and is a legend. He also has some creepy stuff going on including abuse, racism, and anti-mask "crusader" We also discuss a Non-Creep who needs your attention!
info_outline What a Creep: Joe Francis "Girls Gone Wild" 08/06/2021
What a Creep: Joe Francis "Girls Gone Wild" Joe Francis was the founder and creator of Girls Gone Wild, which made him a millionaire 10 times over. He has also been convicted of tax evasion, bribery, false imprisonment, assault; and has pleaded no contest to child abuse and prostitution.
info_outline What a Creep: Ted Bundy (2021 update & 2019 replay) 07/30/2021
What a Creep: Ted Bundy (2021 update & 2019 replay) Margo & Sonia revisit Ted Bundy and Hollywood's insistence on treating Ted Bundy like he was a smart, sexy, and devious mad man when he was in fact a monster. He took advantage of the lax police approach in the 70s and the politeness of women. He was a CREEP!
info_outline What a Creep: Hillsong's Carl Lentz (Former Bieber BFF & Creep) 07/23/2021
What a Creep: Hillsong's Carl Lentz (Former Bieber BFF & Creep) Several scandals have been attached to Hillsong Church over the years, and it would take a multi-part episode to cover them all. In this ep, we get into the story of the founders and one pastor, Carl Lentz, who went from being their biggest star to another inflated person whose ego took over their instinct for being decent to the people who worked for them.
info_outline What a Creep: Imelda Marcos (Dictator & Creep) 07/16/2021
What a Creep: Imelda Marcos (Dictator & Creep) Known as the “Steel Butterfly” for her combination of fashion sense and political ambition, Imelda Marcos is the former first lady of the Philippines. Her husband, Ferdinand Marcos, was president of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986. During that time, the couple embezzled $10 BILLION from the government. In fact, Imelda and her husband hold the Guinness World Record for the Greatest Robbery of a Government. Oh, and they committed hundreds of human rights abuses during a brutal period of martial law.
info_outline What a Creep: H.H. Holmes (America's First Serial Killer) 07/09/2021
What a Creep: H.H. Holmes (America's First Serial Killer) This week’s Creep is considered one of America’s first serial killers with anywhere from a couple of dozen to over 200 victims depending on your source. He was a thief, liar, schemer, forger, bigamist, and a killer of men, women, and children whose many deeds were described in the book The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson. None other than Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese are the producers of a HULU -TV production set to air sometime in 2022.
info_outline What a Creep: "Free Britney" Jamie Spears, John McAfee & Below Deck Yachting "JL is a CREEP!" 06/25/2021
What a Creep: "Free Britney" Jamie Spears, John McAfee & Below Deck Yachting "JL is a CREEP!" After listening to Britney Spears’s testimony to mark herself free of her father’s conservatorship, we had to drop our usual planned episode and talk about her, the death of past episode subject John McAfee, and some reality show Creeps in the news. A summer scorcher of Creepiness!
info_outline What a Creep: "The Tylenol Murders" (1982) Mystery Creep! 06/18/2021
What a Creep: "The Tylenol Murders" (1982) Mystery Creep! In September 1982, some creep put cyanide inside Tylenol capsules, put them back in the bottles, and randomly placed them on store shelves across the Chicago area.
info_outline What a Creep: Charles Lindbergh (Aviator Creep) 06/11/2021
What a Creep: Charles Lindbergh (Aviator Creep) Margo & Sonia talk about Charles Lindbergh, the first person to fly solo from NY to Paris, who set all kinds of aviation records and was one of the first inventors of the artificial heart. He also was a fan of eugenics and a full-on racist and supporter of the Nazis. What a Creep, indeed!
info_outline What a Creep; Rachel Hollis (Motivational Creep) 05/31/2021
What a Creep; Rachel Hollis (Motivational Creep) Margo & Sonia talk about one of the biggest publishing & speaking success stories of the last few years--Rachel Hollis. The author of "Girl, Wash Your Face: & her husband Dave ran a big motivational speaking empire that came down by a series of bab memes and a gross Tik Tok video. Will she find her path to redemption?
info_outline What a Creep: Kevin Spacey (Predator and Creep) 05/21/2021
What a Creep: Kevin Spacey (Predator and Creep) Kevin Spacey is probably in some of your favorite movies from the 1990s, including Swimming with Sharks, The Usual Suspects, Se7en, LA Confidential, A Time To Kill, and American Beauty. He’s won two Oscars, multiple Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild awards, and critic awards.
info_outline What a Creep: Eddie Mannix (MGM "Fixer" & Creep) 05/14/2021
What a Creep: Eddie Mannix (MGM "Fixer" & Creep) Margos & Sonia talk about an old-timey Hollywood Creep here--Eddie Mannix. Eddie's job was to be a "fixer" for MGM studios which meant lying, cheating, beating up, and making all of his enemies disappear. He was Louis B. Mayer's chief in command and he is a part of some big Hollywood homicides.
info_outline What a Creep: Blake Bailey, Josh Duggar & Scott Rudin (a trio of creeps!) 05/07/2021
What a Creep: Blake Bailey, Josh Duggar & Scott Rudin (a trio of creeps!) Margo & Sonia start their 11th season talking about a trio of Creeps in the news including author (& creepy teacher) Blake Bailey, Pervert Josh Duggar & the absolutely terrible producer Scott Rudin. Lots of creepiness here!
info_outline What a Creep: "The Gardner Museum Heist" (1990) Mystery Art Creeps! 04/23/2021
What a Creep: "The Gardner Museum Heist" (1990) Mystery Art Creeps! What a Creep: The Gardner Museum Heist (1990) Season 10, Episode 9 Our First Mystery Creeps! In this episode, we are talking about our first “Mystery Creep” as it is about one of the biggest art heists of all time and features the city of Boston, the world of stealing art as a form of currency with law enforcement and gangsters. In the 30+ years since the Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum was vandalized with 13 works stolen (some ripped right out of their frame), there have been no arrests and the artwork has never been recovered. So, the questions are? Who did it and why? Where is the artwork and what condition is it in? Trigger warnings: Descriptions of violence and Margo’s weak attempts at a Boston and Irish accent. Sources: Be sure to follow us on social media! But don’t follow us too closely … don’t be a creep about it! Subscribe to us on Twitter: @CreepPod Facebook: Join the private group! Instagram @WhatACreepPodcast Visit our Patreon page: Email: [email protected] We’ve got merch here! Our website is Our logo was created by Claudia Gomez-Rodriguez follow her on Instagram @ClaudInCloud
info_outline What a Creep: Jim Bakker (PTL Creep/Not Tammy Faye!) 04/17/2021
What a Creep: Jim Bakker (PTL Creep/Not Tammy Faye!) Jim Bakker and his wife Tammy Faye Bakker were the most famous televangelists in America in the 1970s and ‘80s with “The PTL Club” and a Heritage USA theme park. They lived a lavish lifestyle with several houses, fancy cars, and more money than God. Jim Bakker also misused funds to try to cover up a sexual assault. What a creep!
info_outline What a Creep: Billy McFarland (Fyre Festival Fraudster) 04/09/2021
What a Creep: Billy McFarland (Fyre Festival Fraudster) On April 28, 2017, a tweet blew up the Internet from Trevor DeHaas, @trev4president with a picture of a very sad bread and cheese meal. This was day one of the Fyre Festival fraud perpetrated by 25-year old Fyre Media CEO & Founder Billy McFarland. Hundreds of people were stranded, millions of dollars were borrowed and never paid back. Here is the story of one of the biggest (and youngest) frauds we have covered on this show.
info_outline What a Creep: Victor Salva (Child Predator Creep) TW SA 04/02/2021
What a Creep: Victor Salva (Child Predator Creep) TW SA Victor Salva isn’t a name that you probably recognize, but he is the director of 1995’s “Powder” and the horror movie franchise, “Jeepers Creepers.” He’s also a convicted child molester who continues to work in Hollywood.
info_outline What a Creep: Larry Nassar (USA Gymnastics Creep) 03/27/2021
What a Creep: Larry Nassar (USA Gymnastics Creep) Margo & Sonia talk about the many scandals of USA #Gymnastics which results in hundreds of victims being abused thousands of times. Plus, the #IndyStar reporters who are NOT Creeps #podernFamily #ladyPodSquad #ShePods #LarryNassar #JohnGeddert
info_outline What a Creep: Piers Morgan Update & a Bit of Sharon Osbourne (TV Creeps) 03/19/2021
What a Creep: Piers Morgan Update & a Bit of Sharon Osbourne (TV Creeps) Our special replay episode features Britain’s Piers Morgan who was a subject in our first season. From phone-hacking scandals and fat-shaming to racism and sexism, TV host Piers Morgan is a professional troll, who got his creepy career started working for Rupert Murdoch at News Of The World yet still somehow found a way to sink even lower. Don't worry about "cancel culture"--he will fail upward!
info_outline What a Creep: Dan White (Creep that killed SF Mayor George Moscone & Harvey Milk) 03/12/2021
What a Creep: Dan White (Creep that killed SF Mayor George Moscone & Harvey Milk) Dan White was a city supervisor in San Francisco in 1978. After a disagreement with the mayor and his fellow supervisors, he brought a gun into City Hall and murdered two people: Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk, the country’s first openly gay man ever elected to office and a famous figure in the national gay rights movement.
info_outline What a Creep: Johnny Carson (Talk Show Creep Hey Yooooooo!) 03/05/2021
What a Creep: Johnny Carson (Talk Show Creep Hey Yooooooo!) Margo & Sonia talk about the life & career of Johnny Carson who though the indisputable "King of Late Night" TV in the 70s & 80s, was something of a Creep to friends, family, and colleagues. No trigger warnings needed here. Hey Yo!!!!!!!!
info_outline What a Creep: Joey Buttafuoco & John Wayne Bobbitt (90s Creeps) 02/26/2021
What a Creep: Joey Buttafuoco & John Wayne Bobbitt (90s Creeps) Margo & Sonia talk about a couple of Creeps who made all of the tabloids in America in the early 90s. Joey Buttafuoco and John Wayne Bobbitt were/are terrible people who did wrong by the women in their lives in too-crazy-to-believe ways and the media loved it. Now we offer our perspective with a modern lens.
info_outline What a Creep: Marilyn Manson (Rock Creep) 02/19/2021
What a Creep: Marilyn Manson (Rock Creep) For over 25 years rocker Marilyn Manson has enjoyed a reputation as being one of the darkest theatrical performers in the rock space. He has sold millions of records, has multiple Grammy Award nominations, been the subject of massive protests around the world all while enjoying an acting career and a reputation for dating beautiful women.
info_outline What a Creep: Justin Timberlake, Jamie Spears & Diane Sawyer (#FreeBritney) 02/12/2021
What a Creep: Justin Timberlake, Jamie Spears & Diane Sawyer (#FreeBritney) The Hulu/FX documentary “Framing Britney Spears” created such a need in both of us to talk about the state of her father’s control over her entire life. Since 2008, her father, Jamie Spears, has taken control over everything from her health decisions, to work schedules to the care of her two children.
info_outline What a Creep: Charlie Chaplin (Old Timey Hollywood Creep) 02/05/2021
What a Creep: Charlie Chaplin (Old Timey Hollywood Creep) Charlie Chaplin is one of the most influential and recognizable faces in movies. The image of the Little Tramp is a part of cultural history. It’s shorthand for classic movies.