A Match Made in Crime

Season 2 | Episode 1
30m | Jan 26, 2022

This episode is about George “Machine Gun” Kelly and is episode one of season two: Single Barrel Edition.


Volsteadland is a podcast about the seedy underworld of the 1920s and 30s in Minneapolis. Each episode we chose a story from that era to present to you. This time Heather is covering the life of George “Machine Gun Kelly” and his wife, Kathryn.

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Hosts: Amy and Heather

Theme Music: "The Last Prayer (to Isadore Blumenfeld)" by Paolo For Lee 

Background Music: "The Velvets" (instrumental version) by Cannelle

Voiceover Kathryn Kelly: Melissa Oliveri

Artwork for this episode: David Gentner


If you or your parents, grandparents, etc. have any stories, folklore, or anything really, on the gangster mobster life in Minneapolis in the 1920s through 1960s, please let me know. We’d love to get in touch and chat about it or use your story in the podcast. Anonymous of course, unless you want credit!

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