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Why we love to watch YouTubers discuss true crime and apply their makeup

“Learning about awful crimes while watching someone do their makeup makes it a little more palatable, as opposed to a regular true crime documentary.”
Michelle Krasovitski
6.25.21
News

Netflix's new true crime series investigates the heart of the satanic panic

'The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness' explores the claims that the notorious serial killer David Berkowitz did not act alone.
Roisin Lanigan
4.28.21
News

Netflix are making a true crime doc about the disappearance of Elisa Lam

The true story behind ‘Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel’ will have you sleeping with the lights on.
Roisin Lanigan
1.14.21
News

A new documentary examines the real life murder which inspired Twin Peaks

Calling all true crime stans.
Roisin Lanigan
7.13.20
Film

12 of the most gripping true crime documentaries to binge right now

To celebrate the release of 'I'll Be Gone in the Dark', we've rounded up all our favorite real life horror stories.
Britnee Meiser
6.29.20
News

Kim Kardashian has a new podcast, you guys

KKW is branching out with a Spotify deal for a series all about criminal justice.
Tom George
6.18.20
News

Everything we know about the Tiger King sequel

There has never been a better time for more deranged content about exotic pets.
Roisin Lanigan
4.8.20
Culture

How true crime inspired Olivia Gatwood's raw, feminist poems

The poet and soon-to-be novelist discusses her history with and exploration of gendered violence and the media.
Britnee Meiser
2.26.20
Film

Joe Berlinger on why we're so obsessed with true crime

i-D talks to the director of 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,' starring Zac Efron and Lily Collins, about the new Ted Bundy Netflix film.
Nicole DeMarco
5.3.19
News

attention serial fans: adnan syed is the subject of a new docuseries

Watch the trailer for ‘The Case Against Adnan Syed’ here.
Roisin Lanigan
2.8.19
News

you can now stream the ‘ted bundy tapes’ on netflix

Apparently, the true crime docuseries is too horrifying to watch alone.
Nicole DeMarco
1.24.19
Culture

the bizarre world of the true crime youtube influencers

A cottage industry of beauty influencers moonlighting as true crime correspondents is racking up tens of thousands of views on YouTube. But is it right that we treat murder as 'lifestyle' fodder for influencer virality?
Francisco Garcia
11.29.18
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