fbpx

Hannah Teich / Crime Story Daily Editor

Kary Antholis / Editor - Publisher

Paul Butler / Consulting Editor

Crime Story Editor

Headlines

Stay on top of Crime Story

LATEST ARTICLES

Episode 6: Molly Miller Reads The Bullet and the Door (Martinez 1)

My mother always said there are two sides to every story. In this story, there are two sides to the same door. It’s the wooden front door of the Martinez two-bedroom, one-story residence in Montebello, California. On one side of the door, a shot was fired. On the other side, a man was killed. Outside of the door, on the evening of October 28, 2014, 45-year-old Pomona Police Officer Shaun Diamond was called to take part in a SWAT operation. His team was tasked with serving a search warrant to a house inhabited by David Martinez, a member of the...

Episode 5: Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder, Serial

Longtime members of the team at This American Life and co-creators of the Podcast series Serial - Koenig and Snyder discuss their careers and influences with a particular focus on Season 3 of Serial, a deep dive into the criminal justice system in and around Cleveland Ohio. Kary: This is the Crime Story Podcast with Kary Antholis where we have conversations about how and why narratives of crime and justice are told.   Today’s podcast is a conversation with longtime members of the team at This American Life and co-creators of the Podcast series Serial - Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder. The conversation...

Episode 3: Paul Butler, Georgetown Law

Professor Butler offers his perspective on my interview with Attorney General William Barr. Guest: Georgetown Law Professor Paul Butler Kary:  This is the Crime Story Podcast with Kary Antholis, where we have conversations about how and why narratives of crime and justice are told.   Paul Butler:  The Attorney General appears to me to endorse torture… I understand that when we see a bad guy get his just desserts, in an extra-legal way, it might fulfill some kind of base emotion, but we know the path that those actions lead down.  Kary:  In this special podcast program, we will be joined by Georgetown Law Professor Paul Butler...

Episode 2: Attorney General William Barr

A conversation with Mr. Barr about how his thinking about criminal justice issues has evolved since he first served as Attorney General in the early 1990s, as well as a conversation about the themes of justice as depicted in popular culture. Guest: United States Attorney General William Barr Kary:  This is the Crime Story Podcast with Kary Antholis where we have conversations about how and why narratives of crime and justice are told.   Attorney General Barr:  … To me justice is the right outcome... I believe a sense of justice is hardwired into human beings. Don't ask me why, but it is there…  Kary:  On today’s...

Episode 1: In Cold Blood

Truman Capote's In Cold Blood and the Richard Brooks film adaptation of Capote's "non-fiction novel" are watershed moments in crime storytelling. With guests Howard Rodman and Ted Braun, Professors at USC School of Cinematic Arts. Guests: USC Professors Howard Rodman and Ted Braun Kary Antholis:  This is The Crime Story Podcast with Kary Antholis where we have conversations about how narratives of crime and justice are told.  Today’s podcast is a conversation with Howard Rodman and Ted Braun about the book and the film In Cold Blood. This discussion was the introductory class for a course that I taught at The University of Southern...

COVID-19 in Prison: The Crime Story Collection

CRIME STORY’S Sean Smith offers a weekly analysis of the news stories aggregated in CRIME STORY DAILY related to COVID-19 and our carceral system. By reconsidering early reporting on the crisis in the light of subsequent developments, CRIME STORY hopes to point out trends in the narrative of COVID-19 and the prisons. Episode 157: COVID-19 in Prison: Week by Week — Part 1 Episode 163: COVID-19 in Prison: Week by Week — Part 2 Episode 167: COVID-19 in Prison: Week by Week — Part 3 Episode 171: COVID-19 in Prison: Week by Week — Part 4 Episode 176: COVID-19 in Prison: Week by Week...