True-crime series foster skepticism about the fairness of our criminal justice system. For all that, however, I am not convinced that it is open season on the innocent in America.
Two years after the final installment of the whirlwind second season of ‘Serial’ featuring Bowe Bergdahl, Sarah Koenig is back with not one new story, but many.
Whatever you’re doing, if you have a smartphone you have numerous delicious pod options on which to indulge. Here are some places to start.
Surely the life and death of show’s anti-hero, John B. McLemore, is not something 1.5 million people should know about in vivid detail.
Richard Simmons never turns up because he doesn’t want to be found.
Today is Truman Capote’s 92nd birthday, and this year marks the 50th anniversary of his great American crime novel, ‘In Cold Blood.’ It may be the first true crime story.
Thanks to ‘Serial,’ we may never really know what happened with Bowe Bergdahl’s case. And what we do know now says he’s a traitor, not a sympathetic victim.
Everyone loves a good reason to be publicly outraged, but Netflix’s 10-part original series ‘Making A Murderer’ is terribly boring propaganda.
‘Making a Murderer,’ the story of Steven Avery’s murder conviction, is a remarkable documentary. But that doesn’t make Steven Avery innocent of murder.
Any time there was a cause in search of a narrative, Ben Trovato was there.
Serial has no resolution. Which wouldn’t be a problem if the creators hadn’t had one in mind before they started.
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