Transcripts (6)

One Year Update

Direct Appeal

  • 2 days ago
  • 26:53

After more than one year since the last episode of Direct Appeal, we are back to discuss the recent media attention, to answer audience questions, and address potential tips sent in. We’ll update you on what’s next in Melanie’s legal battle, and what supporters of Melanie say they are doing to help. We might even sneak in a word about season 2……

Women & Crime: Imette St. Guillen

Direct Appeal

  • about 1 year ago
  • 42:05

From the creators of Direct Appeal comes our new project, Women & Crime. Each episode we cover a new female focused true crime case. Enjoy this full length sample, and if you like it – Subscribe Now. Imette, a Boston native who moved to NYC to study Criminal Justice at John Jay University. She was a beautiful, vibrant graduate student who went bar hopping with a friend on the …


Direct Appeal

  • about 1 year ago
  • 01:02:55

17: This season’s final episode of Direct Appeal brings you audience tips and alternate theories. Also, Amy and Meghan will reveal their conclusions. To help and participate in our research project, please take our short survey which can be found at: If you would like to hear more from Amy and Meghan, check out our new podcast, “Women & Crime”. Every two weeks we’ll feature a new story which …

The Best Friends

Direct Appeal

  • about 1 year ago
  • 01:21:24

16: Direct Appeal is back after a brief hiatus to follow up on listener tips. We return with three interviews from those who knew Melanie best: a friend from her past, a friend from her present and a surprise interview with a key witness for the prosecution. If you have any information regarding this case, you can still submit it by emailing us at or leaving a voicemail at …

Melanie Q&A (part 2)

Direct Appeal

  • about 1 year ago
  • 36:25

15: We ask Melanie the your Questions in the second round of Q&A. Thank you for staying tuned during our mid-season break! We are busy following up on your leads and theories and will be sharing them soon. If you have a tip, please contact us at Credits: Hosted by: Meghan Sacks and Amy Shlosberg Produced by James VargaWritten by Meghan SacksRecorded, mixed, and edited by Justin Kral …