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True Crime

  1. true crime
    Who Is Kathleen Zellner, and Will She Free Steven Avery on Making a Murderer?The Chicago-based lawyer has freed the wrongfully convicted 19 times. Is Steven Avery next?
  2. true crime
    Making a Murderer Timeline: Everything That’s Happened Since Season OneAfter the Netflix true-crime series blew up, Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey’s legal fights took surprising turns.
  3. tv review
    Making a Murderer Part Two Is True Crime Turned PloddingNetflix’s follow-up investigation of the Brendan Dassey and Steven Avery convictions leans on nitty-gritty legal procedure.
  4. this week in true crime podcasts
    This Week in True-Crime Podcasts: Hell and Gone, Mile Higher, and MoreCold cases, new mysteries, and some wine.
  5. true crime
    Kim Wall’s Murder Case Will Be Made Into a TV SeriesThe Investigation comes from a writer of the popular Danish show Borgen.
  6. this week in true crime podcasts
    This Week in True-Crime Podcasts: Bear Brook, Unobscured, and MoreFrom the Salem witch trials to the Newton Gang.
  7. trailer mix
    Making a Murderer Season-Two Trailer: Unmaking a ConvictionPremiering on Netflix October 19.
  8. this week in true crime podcasts
    This Week in True-Crime Podcasts: Serial, Last Seen, and MoreFrom art heists to cult leaders.
  9. podcasts
    What to Expect in Crimetown Season 2Creators Marc Smerling and Zac Stuart-Pontier on why they decided to dig into Detroit’s messy politics.
  10. podcasts
    My Favorite Murder Hosts Share Sneak Peek of Upcoming MemoirRead the first excerpt from Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark’s Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered.
  11. true crime
    Making a Murderer Is Coming Back Very Soon, Specifically on October 19The season will take a look at the post-conviction process.
  12. podcast review
    Serial Season 3 Is Ambitious, Addictive, and Completely DifferentThe hit podcast’s highly anticipated third season is off to a fantastic start.
  13. movies
    The Problem With ‘Reimagining’ Lizzie BordenIt’s been 126 years since someone took an ax — and we’re still obsessed with “fresh” takes on Lizzie Borden’s story.
  14. podcasts
    Serial Season 3 Will Bring You Inside Cleveland’s Courts on September 20Hosts Sarah Koenig and Emmanuel Dzotsi take a deep dive into the city’s judicial system.
  15. deals
    Netflix Hopes You Liked Safe Because It’s Making a Lot More Harlan Coben StuffYour mom is thrilled.
  16. the true crime wave
    Just a Shot Away: Peace, Love, and Tragedy With the Rolling Stones at AltamontIn just a few fateful minutes, the ideals of the ’60s unraveled.
  17. vulture lists
    The 8 Best True-Crime ParodiesAmerican Vandal isn’t the only one!
  18. the true crime wave
    The Biggest Questions Producers Ask Themselves While Making a True-Crime PodcastDoes it feel bad to contact the victim? How do we make it feel like it’s not true crime?
  19. the true crime wave
    What Do Forensic Scientists Think of the True-Crime Boom?“Don’t try to put your own spin on it, make it sound fun or sexy. This is science.”
  20. the true crime wave
    How the TV Landscape Teed Us Up Perfectly for True CrimeTrue-crime shows may be so popular because other types of “golden age” TV prepared us for how to watch them.
  21. the true crime wave
    The Ethical Dilemma of Highbrow True CrimeIn its dignified guise, it has maybe only perfected a method of making us feel less gross about consuming real people’s pain for fun.
  22. the true crime wave
    33 Great True-Crime Books, According to Crime WritersFrom Truman Capote to Michelle McNamara.
  23. vulture lists
    The Best True-Crime Series and Movies on NetflixFrom Making a Murderer and The Staircase to lesser-known standouts.
  24. the true crime wave
    Why Is Ted Bundy Suddenly Everywhere?It’s universally acknowledged, at least in the true-crime community, that Ted Bundy would be pleased with all the attention he’s getting lately.
  25. the true crime wave
    52 Great True-Crime PodcastsThe post-Serial boom.
  26. the true crime wave
    How TV’s Biggest True-Crime Players Find Their Stories“There are no higher stakes than human life.”
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  28. podcasts
    In the Dark’s Madeleine Baran on the Curtis Flowers Investigation“It’s definitely the most difficult story I’ve ever reported.”
  29. making a murderer
    Making a Murderer’s Brendan Dassey Appeal Denied by the Supreme CourtThey will not review his conviction for the 2007 murder of Teresa Halbach, the subject of the Netflix docuseries.
  30. podcast review
    In the Dark Is a Scathing and Meticulous True-Crime PodcastWith the quiet precision of a scalpel, In the Dark’s second season is the very best version of the genre.
  31. The Real Killer in The Staircase Might Be … an Owl?A complete guide to the “owl theory” that Netflix’s true-crime documentary left out.
  32. The Staircase Director on the Peterson Case and the Owl Theory“I am not saying that I think Michael Peterson is innocent. But his guilt was not proven to me.”
  33. tv review
    A Compelling Staircase Comes to Netflix, But Doesn’t Bring ClosureThe true-crime series landmark is fascinating, even as it raises questions that it never answers.
  34. trailer mix
    The Staircase Trailer: Netflix Has Your New Summer True-Crime ObsessionThe case of Michael Peterson returns.
  35. vulture festival
    The Crimetown Creators Reveal New Podcast on the RFK TapesThe new series will cover the infamous assassination of Robert F. Kennedy and the conspiracy theories that surrounded it.
  36. true crime
    HBO to Air the Docuseries The Case Against Adnan SyedIt will examine the case made famous by the Serial podcast, about the murder of Baltimore teenager Hae Min Lee.
  37. trailer mix
    Netflix’s Evil Genius Investigates the Notorious ‘Pizza Bomber Heist’The Duplass Brothers’ newest true-crime docuseries premieres on May 11.
  38. true crime
    Mark and Jay Duplass Breaking Into True Crime With New Netflix DocuseriesEvil GeniusThe True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist will stream in four parts.
  39. podcast review
    Empire on Blood Is a Compelling But Frustrating PodcastA heartbreaking story lies at the center of this true-crime podcast.
  40. true crime
    Khloé Kardashian Is Producing a TV Series About Killer SistersIt’s called Twisted Sisters.
  41. true crime
    HBO to Develop Michelle McNamara’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark As True-Crime SeriesPublished in February, I’ll Be Gone recounts author McNamara’s search for the serial murderer she dubbed the Golden State Killer.
  42. The Assassination of Gianni Versace: Fact-checking the Season FinaleWhat American Crime Story got right and wrong about the closing days of Andrew Cunanan’s life.
  43. overnights
    The Assassination of Gianni Versace Recap: Stock-Market CrashThe very start of a road that will lead right to Versace’s front door.
  44. overnights
    The Assassination of Gianni Versace Recap: Getting the BeltThe worst episode of ACS: Versace so far.
  45. The Onion’s New Podcast Is a Loony True-Crime ParodyA Very Fatal Murder is no American Vandal, but it’s genuinely entertaining.
  46. True-Crime Podcast Criminal Is Launching a Love-Themed Spinoff“These are stories about how we wander around being vulnerable and then do something daring.”
  47. Atlanta Monster Is a Different Kind of True-Crime PodcastIt examines the notorious Atlanta child murders that took place between 1979 and 1981.
  48. apple
    Octavia Spencer to Star in Apple Series About Our True-Crime-Podcast ObsessionBased on Kathleen Barber’s novel Are You Sleeping.
  49. true crime
    Netflix to Investigate the True Crimes of Donald Trump and the Food IndustryRotten and Dirty Money premiere January 5 and 26, respectively.
  50. The Real FBI Agents and Serial Killers Who Inspired Netflix’s MindhunterA guide to the fact and fiction of Netflix’s new crime drama.
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