Philip Jett’s gripping book, ‘Taking Mr. Exxon,’ tells the tragic story of the 1992 kidnapping of an oil executive by a venal, money-hungry suburban couple.
As the true-crime boom rolls along, even prestige projects are falling into easy traps. But not “Murder Among the Mormons.”
From comedy to politics to true crime to music, this list of podcast episodes covers a wide variety of topics.
Can science alone explain depraved criminal actions? Producers Robert and Michelle King examine big questions in their new show ‘Evil.’
Casey Cep’s new true crime work, ‘Furious Hours,’ explores a lurid 1977 southern murder trial that almost inspired Harper Lee to write another book—but Cep’s pretentious account leans heavily on inaccurate and unflattering Southern stereotypes.
The hosts of the new crime podcast, “22 Hours: An American Nightmare” join the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss crime reporting, true crime, and storytelling.
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.
Netflix’s ‘The Highwaymen’ shows Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson in top form, honoring their characters while acknowledging their flaws.
‘They will think of it as a pro-life movie. But it just tells the story. The characters really wrestle,’ says ‘Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer’ lead actor Dean Cain.
This film isn’t only a movie to see if you’re ardently pro-life. This is a movie for anyone interested in crime, in justice, in health care, and in reform.
He had numerous witnesses, with evidence literally piled up in the hallways, stored in freezers and refrigerators. How could all of this go unnoticed for decades?
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.
The film is designed to celebrate Lizzie Borden’s 18 axe blows to her stepmother and the 10 or 11 to her father as feminist empowerment.
This fall, ‘Superman’ actor Dean Cain portrays the Philadelphia investigator who brought serial killer Dr. Kermit Gosnell to justice.
There are loads of differences between the cases, but what they have in common is convicting white men of crimes against women based on scanty evidence.
British writer-director Bart Layton designed this thrilling heist film around the candid interviews of the four thieves themselves.
The ridiculous (and crude) new Netflix show manages to parrot true-crime shows like ‘Making a Murderer’ while somehow still feeling real.
In ‘Killers of the Flower Moon,’ bestselling author David Grann has written a riveting true crime book about the sins that drive a man to destroy his neighbor.
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.
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