In 1986, the body of affluent, beautiful, 18-year-old Jennifer Levin was found dead in Central Park. Her killer: Robert Chambers, a tall, handsome prep from the Upper East Side. He claimed she attempted to rape him and her death was an accident. Join host Amanda Knox as she deconstructs the stories behind the victim-blaming, privilege and media sensationalism that surrounded this murder and trial, as seen in the SundanceTV docu-series The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park. The views, information or opinions expressed during this podcast are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of AMC Networks and its employees.
In 1981, a local bully was shot dead in front of a dozen witnesses who deny having seen the killer to this very day. What is it about this area in Missouri that seems to breed vigilantism? Host Amanda Knox digs into this story, which is at the heart of the SundanceTV docu-series No One Saw a Thing. And Troy Duffy, director of The Boondock Saints breaks down the media’s obsession with the vigilante from the western up to the modern-day superhero.