Kary Antholis

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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CRIME STORY on the L.A. District Attorney election

Crime Story has intently covered the candidates and issues surrounding Tuesday's election for Los Angeles District Attorney. We have covered two of the candidate debates, including the only forum that all three candidates attended. We dedicated an an entire episode of our Jury Duty podcast to a discussion of one of those debates. We have also conducted interviews with two of the candidates, Rachel Rossi and George Gascón. We invited incumbent D.A. Jackie Lacey to sit down with us, but we received...

Durst, Prosecutors and “Diversion” (Week 29)

Welcome to our weekly review of the events at crimestory.com. This week on Crime Story we continued our coverage of two stories: the upcoming trial of Robert Durst, and the L. A. District Attorney election and, and dug deep into one of the big issues of that race. On Monday, we presented a new episode of Jury Duty, our weekly podcast forum for the discussion of crime and justice storytelling news and narrative analysis. This week’s episode ​offered a conversation with Paul Butler about Progressive Prosecutors​. Butler offered insight into the way that...

A Conversation with Paul Butler about Progressive Prosecutors

Kary Antholis: This is Jury Duty, a weekly podcast forum for the discussion of crime and justice storytelling, news and narrative analysis presented by Crime Story Media.  This episode features a discussion between yours truly, Crime Story, Publisher/Editor Kary Antholis and Crime Story Consulting Editor, and Georgetown Law Professor, Paul Butler.  In our chat, Paul and I discuss the national movement to elect progressive District Attorneys. Welcome, Paul Butler. Thanks for joining me. Paul Butler:

Obstacles to the Criminal Justice Reform Movement and Some Pre-trial Thoughts about the Durst Case (Week 28)

Welcome to our weekly review of the events at crimestory.com. This week we have four stories that explore aspects of the movement to reform our criminal legal process, and we conclude with a final piece summing up our reporters’ pre-trial experience in our coverage of the prosecution of Robert Durst for the murder of Susan Berman. On Monday, we published The Real Target of The Jussie Smollett Charges Is A Progressive Prosecutor in which Paul Butler argues that while Jussie Smollett faces new charges by a special prosecutor that he...

The Rest Of Our Interview with George Gascón, Los Angles District Attorney Candidate

This episode of Jury Duty features the conclusion of our exclusive interview with George Gascón, candidate for Los Angeles District Attorney. In Part Two, Mr. Gascón answers questions - from Crime Story Publisher and Editor Kary Antholis and Crime Story reporter Molly Miller - about his tenure as Police Chief in Mesa, Arizona and his conflicts with legendary xenophobe, Sheriff Joe Arpaio; his transition to Police Chief of San Francisco and subsequently to District Attorney in that City. We discuss his role as one of the architects of Proposition 47; how he might...

Jury Duty Exclusive: Part 1 of an Interview with George Gascón, Los Angles District Attorney Candidate

This is Jury Duty, a weekly podcast forum for the discussion of crime and justice storytelling news and narrative analysis brought to you by Crime Story Media. This episode features part one of our exclusive interview with George Gascón, candidate for Los Angeles District Attorney. In Part One, Mr. Gascón answers questions - from Crime Story Publisher and Editor Kary Antholis and Crime Story reporter Molly Miller - about his early life, his education, his business career and his years with the Los Angeles Police Department. You can find a...