‘This sounds more like a how I go missing binder’: TikTok’s DNA binder trend takes it too far
'If you were looking to commit a crime and be convicted of that crime, this binder is great for you.'
On Jan 12, 2023 by Audra Schroeder
Peacock’s ‘Paul T. Goldman’ experiments with a new true-crime format
While the series adheres to a more straightforward true-crime format, it also plays with the boundaries of a recreation.
On Jan 5, 2023 by Audra Schroeder
‘The Watcher’ and the Ryan Murphy-ization of true crime
The series tries to spin its own mystery, Ryan Murphy-style. And that’s the problem.
On Oct 20, 2022 by Audra Schroeder
‘None of that’s going to the victims’: Jeffrey Dahmer’s glasses are on sale for $150,000, and people are disgusted
Netflix's Jeffrey Dahmer dramatization has caused a surge in interest for the notorious serial killer.
On Oct 4, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘It’s retraumatizing over and over again, and for what?’: Family member of Jeffrey Dahmer victim slams new Netflix show
'They don’t notify families when they do this.'
On Sep 23, 2022 by Audra Schroeder
A TikToker is taking the true crime genre to task after NBC ‘glamorizes’ the murder of her mother
'It just glamorizes the perpetrator and there’s these families that have gone through all of it.'
On Aug 16, 2022 by Claire Goforth
‘I can’t find a single video without them laughing and a Hello Fresh sponsorship’: TikTok comment shows off the dark side of true crime
'I don’t think anyone should be able to profit from murder.'
On Jul 15, 2022 by Lauren Castro
‘Vengeance’ is a thought-provoking exploration of our true-crime podcast obsession
B.J. Novak stars in a solid feature directorial debut.
On Jun 14, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski
‘I found out my ex roomie/sorority little was arrested’: Woman’s story about former roommate killing a neo-Nazi goes viral on TikTok
'So what was the crime?'
On Nov 19, 2021 by Audra Schroeder
True crime fans are turning Gabby Petito’s disappearance into entertainment
The obsessive media coverage and TikTok analysis showcase the dark side of true crime fandom.
On Sep 20, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Accused car thief Elizabeth Cooke’s Facebook page goes viral, inspiring new online community of sleuths
A crusade to expose a car thief has turned into an online sleuthing community.
On Aug 14, 2021 by Brooke Sjoberg
‘What even is this’: TikToker captures encounter with masked ‘superhero’ hunting suspected ‘Little Rock Slasher’
'Nah pack it up avengers.'
On Jul 7, 2021 by Cecilia Lenzen
TikToker claims his photos were used as evidence in murder investigation—but viewers aren’t buying it
Some commenters felt that the video was fake.
On Jun 26, 2021 by Cecilia Lenzen
Horrendous AR crime app wants you to experience George Floyd’s ‘final moments’
The app is touted as a 'one stop shop for fans of true crime to consume content.'
On Apr 7, 2021 by Mikael Thalen