The original true crime review podcast that looks at other podcasts, TV, and pop culture.
True crime authors and real-life couple Rebecca Lavoie and Kevin Flynn hold a pop-culture round table with noir novelist Toby Ball and journalist-turned-investigator Lara Bricker. The panel chats about other podcasts (including 'Serial') as well as journalism, storytelling, TV shows and films, and the special segment, 'Crime of the Week.'
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Rebecca and Kevin invite fellow crime writers Lara Bricker and Toby Ball to talk about Serial prosecutor Kevin Urick's Intercept interview, the drama surrounding Natasha Vargas-Cooper's Intercept pieces, and that new affidavit from Asia McClain.
We also respond to questions and comments from you and debut our new "Crime of the week" segment. If you have a question you'd like us to answer, send us an email, or leave a comment on this post.
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Links to stuff we mention in the episode:
In reaction to the omission of Urick's quote in Part 1 of his Intercept interview, Toby talks about an infamous incident in which President Clinton was misquoted about climate change.
When the gang talks about evidence and the state's case, Rebecca mentions attorney Susan Simpson's excellent Serial blog, which you can find right here.
You can also hear Urick's recent interview on Sirius Satellite Radio here.