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Kary Antholis founded Crime Story Media, LLC in July 2019, after retiring as President of Miniseries and Cinemax Programming at HBO. For full biography, see Publisher Biography link.

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New Trailer for Durst Trial Podcast (Week 90)

Welcome to our summary of the week's events at CrimeStory.com and The Crime Story Podcast. This week, we presented our trailer for renewed coverage of a big L.A. criminal trial and we continued our serialization of Judge Katherine Mader's memoir. On Tuesday, we premiered the trailer for Season Two of our Crime Story podcast, Jury Duty: The Trial of Robert Durst. The season premiere is on Wednesday, May 12. Listen to the new trailer here. And then subscribe to Season 2...

Trailer Premiere — Season 2 of Jury Duty: The Trial of Robert Durst

Links to all of CRIME STORY’S coverage of the Robert Durst trial are here. Today we premiered the trailer for Season Two of our Crime Story podcast, Jury Duty: The Trial of Robert Durst. Series premiere, Wednesday, May 12. Listen to the new trailer below: After a hiatus of over 14 months, the trial of Robert Durst for the murder of his best friend, Susan Berman, resumes on May 17 with the same jury, the same lawyers and the same...

The Screenwriter who Fooled Me about Dershowitz (Week 89)

Welcome to our summary of the past two week's events at CrimeStory.com and The Crime Story Podcast. (We have twice as much ground to cover, following last week's abbreviated summary.)  In this newsletter we review my interview with the author of one of my favorite films about the criminal legal process. We also discuss two weeks worth of both Mike Romano's updates from the Three Strikes Project, and our serialization of Judge Katherine Mader's memoir. On yesterday's Crime Story podcast, we presented my conversation with screenwriter Nick Kazan, whose scripts...

Interview: Nick Kazan, Writer, Reversal of Fortune

Today's podcast is a conversation with screenwriter Nick Kazan, whose scripts for the films At Close Range and Reversal of Fortune are considered by many to be classics in American screenwriting. The conversation was recorded as part of a series of classes that I taught at The University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. Each week I would host an artist for a discussion that would help us better understand their values and aims as storytellers in the world of crime and justice. In this conversation, Nick and I...

Robert Durst: My Lawyers Experienced “Temporary Insanity or Collective Dementia” (Week 88)

I’m on location in New Orleans for the beginning of production on a special Crime Story project, and so today we present an abbreviated summary of this week's events at CrimeStory.com and The Crime Story Podcast. Below we share links to our major story of the week and to Hannah Teich’s weekly summary of the Crime Story Daily. (Next week’s update, we will also offer a full report on the other stories from this week.) On Tuesday we reported that Robert Durst lodged some shockingly critical assertions about his lawyers in a...

Robert Durst Wonders to Judge if His Lawyers “Were Experiencing Temporary Insanity or Collective Dementia”

You can find links to all of CRIME STORY’S coverage of the Robert Durst trial here. Robert Durst lodged some shockingly critical assertions about his lawyers in a Los Angeles Court today. The assertions were delivered in the form of a letter as Judge Mark E. Windham was wrapping up a hearing for defense motions for a mistrial in advance of the planned May 17 resumption of Durst's trial for the murder of his friend, Susan Berman. In Crime Story's March 18 piece about...