Ready for some true crime, Trashy Divorces style? This is the episode for you! Alicia brings you the tragic story of Betty Broderick’s ultimately fatal obsession with her ex-husband Dan and his second wife Linda. Then, Stacie introduces her new imaginary true crime podcast Squeamish, with the brutal tale of the murder of David Harris by his wife Clara Harris, and the three trashy divorces that got them to that point.
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Interview with Betty Broaderick’s daughter about her book about her mother: https://youtu.be/Obv1d3UhVl0
Suburban Madness, by Skip Hollandsworth. Texas Monthly, November 1, 2002. If you only read one story about this, this is the one to read.
Clara Harris, Who Killed Cheating Husband With Her Mercedes, Released From Prison, by Skip Hollandsworth. Texas Montly, May 11, 2018. Seriously, Skip Hollandsworth is not a job hopper.
Custody Battle Stems from High Profile Murder. Click2Houston, September 18, 2002. Chuck Knight’s effort to use David Harris’s murder as pretext for a new custody fight.
Bridges Custody Hearing Closed to Public and Press, by Jared Denniston. Houston Chronicle, August 20, 2002.
Gail Bridges: Not a stranger to the spotlight, by Ruth Rendon. Houston Chronicle, August 3, 2002.