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  1. true crime podcasts
    The Murder Squad Is a True-Crime Podcast That Wants You to Solve the CrimesBilly Jensen and Paul Holes discuss their upcoming new series.
  2. tv review
    The Case Against Adnan Syed Is an Empathetic ReckoningIn this HBO docuseries, Hae Min Lee rightfully becomes the center of a murder case that’s captivated millions.
  3. leaving neverland
    Why Michael Jackson’s Estate Is Suing HBOIt all comes down to a single clause in a 27-year-old contract between Jackson and the cable network.
  4. true crime podcasts
    This Week in True-Crime Podcasts: An L.A. MysteryPlus: Mile Marker 181, Root of Evil, and more.
  5. leaving neverland
    The 8 Biggest Takeaways From Oprah’s After Neverland SpecialWhat we learned from Oprah’s conversation with Wade Robson, James Safechuck, and director Dan Reed.
  6. true crime
    The Unsettling Parallels Between Leaving Neverland and Abducted in Plain SightIf the HBO documentary is believed, Michael Jackson had a lot in common with Bob Berchtold.
  7. close reads
    True Detective and the Wave of Crime TV About Murky MemoryFrom fictional dramas to real-life docuseries, the biggest crime shows of the moment want us to reassess the past.
  8. guides
    33 Essential Neo-Noirs, From Jackie Brown to Gone GirlA guide to the most political and stylish genre of film and TV.
  9. close reads
    True Detective Season 3 Was a Blistering Case Against True CrimeThe occult dolls, spiral signatures, and prosecutorial misconduct were seductive catnip, not clues to help crack the mystery.
  10. overnights
    True Detective Season Finale Recap: Nobody’s Gonna Hear It But UsThe mystery draws to a close, then the episode just keeps going, a fitting end to a season as much about the investigators as their haunting case.
  11. true crime
    Abducted in Plain Sight’s Jan Broberg on Why She Forgave Her Parents“The reality is that my parents were victims too, and this man was just a master manipulator.”
  12. true crime podcasts
    This Week in True-Crime Podcasts: Revisiting In the DarkPlus: Shedunnit, Reply All, Faded Out, and more.
  13. true crime
    Alex Trebek Will Hunt You Down If You Steal His Prized Gucci BraceletThe Jeopardy! host recounts a wild story about the time he was robbed in a San Francisco hotel.
  14. behind the scenes
    I Am the Night Made Its Own Surrealist Art for That Haunting Black Dahlia TwistSeries creator Sam Sheridan talks Salvador Dalí, Man Ray, the real-life George Hodel, and the “undercurrent of misogyny” in Surrealism.
  15. overnights
    I Am the Night Recap: Ace in the HoleThe art world of the rich and possibly insane characterizes the best scenes of an interesting episode.
  16. overnights
    True Detective Recap: Somebody’s Got to RememberThe season rebounds in a big way with an episode that perfectly balances the central mystery with impressive character work.
  17. true crime podcasts
    This Week in True-Crime Podcasts: Is Ron Burgundy a Psychopath?Plus, a new podcast from Down Under.
  18. tv review
    Amazon’s Lorena Docuseries Will Make You Rethink the Bobbitt CaseThe Amazon docuseries takes a deeper look at the woman who became infamous for cutting off her husband’s penis in 1993.
  19. overnights
    I Am the Night Recap: Touch of EvilHalfway in, the miniseries finally brings its two protagonists together, and starts to draw the line between the Black Dahlia murder and George Hodel.
  20. trailer mix
    The Act Trailer Brings You the True-Crime Tale of Gypsy and Dee Dee BlanchardThe pair were also the focus of the 2017 HBO true crime documentary Mommy Dead and Dearest.
  21. overnights
    True Detective Recap: Under the PinkThe season’s central mystery has finally come a little more into focus, but there’s still a lot that doesn’t add up.
  22. winter tca 2019
    HBO’s The Case Against Adnan Syed Doc to Premiere in March“This film might be the trial that he will never receive,” says director Amy Berg.
  23. true crime podcasts
    This Week in True-Crime Podcasts: Michael Connelly, the New York Times, and MorePlus, the story of a young Marine’s wife who disappeared.
  24. true crime
    Abducted in Plain Sight Director on Why the Brobergs Were in ‘Absolute Denial’Skye Borgman answers lingering questions about her absolute shocker of a true-crime documentary.
  25. overnights
    I Am the Night Recap: In a Lonely PlaceJay has one last chance to write his own redemption story, and Fauna Hodel is going to help him write it.
  26. overnights
    True Detective Recap: Hardships and TribulationsMid-season drag sets in with an episode that repeats much of what we’ve already seen — with one big exception.
  27. tv review
    The Ted Bundy Tapes Examines an Infamous Killer, But Finds Only a VoidThe Netflix doc is brilliantly structured and edited, but it ultimately elides the stories of Bundy’s victims.
  28. true crime
    Abducted in Plain Sight Is a Documentary That Must Be Seen to Be BelievedThink of the wildest story you’ve ever heard, multiply it by 50, and then you’ll have a sense of how nuts this doc is.
  29. overnights
    I Am the Night Recap: The Big NowhereThe highly anticipated series kicks off with a table-setting episode that feels very much like a prologue to the main event.
  30. overnights
    True Detective Recap: Major Cognitive DissonanceIs this season of True Detective’s fractured chronology working for it or against it?
  31. true crime
    Manson Killer Bobby Beausoleil Name-Dropped Lady Gaga at Latest Parole HearingAnd it kind of worked.
  32. movies
    Extremely Wicked Director on How Ted Bundy ‘Seduced’ His VictimsJoe Berlinger explains his two very different Ted Bundy movies: one is a Netflix doc, the other a Zac Efron movie.
  33. true crime podcasts
    This Week in True-Crime Podcasts: Elizabeth Holmes, Conan O’Brien, and MorePlus, tales from Down Under.
  34. overnights
    True Detective Recap: Maps and LegendsThe central mystery of the Purcell abduction remains captivating, if increasingly bogged down by bits that don’t push the narrative forward.
  35. documentaries
    Why Didn’t Surviving R. Kelly Happen Before Lifetime Entered the Picture?“BET could’ve done it a million times if they wanted to,” says Dream Hampton.
  36. true crime podcasts
    This Week in True-Crime Podcasts: Canada Serves Dark PoutineFeaturing cases from north of the border.
  37. trailer mix
    Watch the Trailer for Conversations With a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes“He just doesn’t look like the type to kill somebody.”
  38. overnights
    True Detective Recap: Into the WoodsThe Purcell case that will anchor this season begins simply enough — though this being True Detective, it doesn’t stay that way for long.
  39. chat room
    Connie Britton on Dirty John’s Tragic Ending“I hope it makes women think twice before assuming they should honor the man.”
  40. true crime podcasts
    This Week in True-Crime Podcasts: The Last Days of August, Monster, and MoreCheck out Jon Ronson’s latest investigation.
  41. trailer mix
    Lorena Bobbitt Is Ready to Talk in the First Trailer for Lorena“I didn’t choose to be in the spotlight, but there’s no going back.”
  42. the law
    JonBenét Ramsey’s Brother Settles Defamation Suit Against CBS Over Docuseries2016’s The Case Of: JonBenét Ramsey floated the theory that then-9-year-old Burke Ramsey had a hand in his younger sister’s murder.
  43. true crime
    Escape at Dannemora Subject Hates ‘Idiot’ Ben Stiller’s Showtime Series“Ben Stiller is a son-of-a-bitch liar just like the rest of the world. He doesn’t care about the truth.”
  44. true crime podcasts
    This Week in True-Crime Podcasts: Joe Manganiello’s Latest RoleFans of James Ellroy, take note.
  45. best of 2018
    The 10 Best True-Crime Podcasts of 2018Believed, Thunder Bay, Bear Brook, and more.
  46. tv review
    With The Innocent Man, Have We Reached a True-Crime Tipping Point?The Netflix series, based on John Grisham’s book, is a cautionary tale for the genre.
  47. true crime
    Retired Detective Sues Netflix and Making a Murderer Filmmakers for DefamationManitowoc County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Andrew Colborn says the Netflix docuseries exposed him to “worldwide ridicule, contempt and disdain.”
  48. anatomy of a scene
    How Ben Stiller Made Escape at Dannemora’s Heart-Pounding Prison BreakYes, Paul Dano really did squeeze into that claustrophobia-inducing pipe.
  49. true crime podcasts
    This Week in True-Crime Podcasts: Limetown, Criminal, and MoreFeaturing some true-crime fiction.
  50. true crime
    Need More Murder? Netflix Is Making a Ted Bundy SeriesConversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes will feature never-before-heard audio recordings in case you’re sleeping too much or something.
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