Rick Zieff
Derek Dressler
Brian Mulligan
Jon Chardiet
Bruce Nozick
Tasia Valenza
Janine Barris
Andre Sogliuzzo


Tracy Pattin, Host, Creator, Producer, Casting
Hernan Lopez,
Executive Producer
Jeffrey Glaser, Executive Producer
Rebecca Reynolds
, Creator, Producer, Director
Jon Ponder, Creator,
Producer, Director
Jim Carpenter,
Mark Holden, Editor,
Rick Zieff,
Casting Director
Leah Sutherland,  Researcher, Production Coordinator

Hollywood and Crime is recorded, sound designed and mixed at the Invisible Studios, West Hollywood.

Research & Sources

General Reference for Season 1

Fowler, Will, Reporters: Memoirs of a Young Newspaperman, Roundtable Publishing Company, Malibu, CA, 1991.
Gilmore, John, Severed: The True Story of the Black Dahlia, Amok Books, West Compton, CA, 2001.
Hodel, Steve, Black Dahlia Avenger: Genius for Murder, Arcade Publishing, New York, NY, 2012.
Hodel, Steve, Black Dahlia Avenger II, Thoughtprint Press, Los Angeles, CA, 2013.
Hodel, Steve, Most Evil II, A Vireo Book | Rare Bird Books, Los Angeles, CA, 2015.
Richardson, James, For the Life of Me: Memoirs of a City Editor, G.P. Putnam’ Sons, New York, 1954.
Tereba, Tere, Mickey Cohen: The Life and Crimes of L.A.’s Notorious Mobster, ECW Press, Toronto, 2012.
Underwood, Agness, Newspaperwoman, Harper and Brothers, New York, NY, 1949.
Wolfe, Donald H., The Black Dahlia Files: The Mob, the Mogul, and the Murder that Transfixed Los Angeles, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY, 2005.


Harnisch, Larry, Heaven Is Here.

Harnisch, Larry,

Renner, Joan, Deranged LA Crimes: True 20th Century Tales of Murder, Mayhem, Political Corruption and Celebrity Scandal.


For This Episode



Renner, Joan, Deranged LA Crimes: Black Dahlia coverage

Video: The Black Dahlia, The Early Years in Medford MA

San Diego Magazine: The Undying Mystery of the Black Dahlia


“Find Slain Girl Near Coliseum,” Los Angeles Herald-Express, Jan. 15, 1947.

“Girl Victim of Sex Fiend Found Slain,” LAT, Jan. 16, 1947.

“Fiend Tortures, Kills Girl; Leaves Body in LA Lot,” LEX, Jan. 16, 1947.

“Mrs. Phoebe Short Can’t Believe Slain Girl Is Hers,” Associated Press, Jan. 16, 1947.

“Seek to Learn Identity of Girl Tortured, Slain,” United Press, Jan. 16, 1947.

“Youth Grilled as Werewolf Suspect,” Los Angeles Herald-Express, Jan. 16, 1947.

“Police Disclose How Fiend Tortured Girl,” Los Angeles Daily News, Jan. 16, 1947.