Episode 287: The true story behind the sensational 'Headless Body in Topless Bar' tabloid headline Image

Episode 287: The true story behind the sensational 'Headless Body in Topless Bar' tabloid headline

22 May 2023 - 27 mins
Podcast Series Crime World

IT was the headline that vent viral 1983 style, inspired the movies and is being celebrated by old school tabloid hacks across the world 40 years on.

"Headless Body in Topless Bar" was penned by the legendary New York Post editor Vincent Musetto after a cocaine fuelled crime spree by criminal Charles Dingle.

Nicola is joined by journalist Brad Hunter, formerly of the New York Post, about the headline and the gruesome story behind it.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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