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.

Headlines

Stay on top of Crime Story

LATEST ARTICLES

New Durst Podcast Episode: After the Jinx

Links to all of CRIME STORY'S coverage of the Robert Durst trial are here. Episode 8: After the Jinx Episode Synopsis In March of 2015, after the debut of a pivotal episode of The Jinx, Robert Durst was arrested in New Orleans on gun charges. Deputy DA John Lewin tells the jury that this is where he first met Durst, travelling to New Orleans to interrogate him. Lewin concludes his opening statement by presenting testimony of Durst's and Susan Berman's...

Interview: Marc Levin and Daphne Pinkerson, on “Brick City” and “Stockton on My Mind” – Part 2

On today’s podcast, we present part two of a two-part interview with filmmakers Marc Levin and Daphne Pinkerson (you can find part 1 here), who — over the last three decades — have made some of the most in depth and insightful documentaries about the overlapping American crises of crime, incarceration, societal disruption and the struggles of governments to cope with these seemingly intractable issues.  In this part we focus on their latest work, the HBO documentary Stockton on my Mind examining Stockton, California and it’s dynamic young mayor, Michael...

Interview: Marc Levin and Daphne Pinkerson, on Thirty Years of Making Films about Crime, Incarceration and America’s Social Ills – Part 1

On today’s podcast, we present part one of a two-part interview with filmmakers Marc Levin and Daphne Pinkerson, who — over the last three decades — have made some of the most in depth and insightful documentaries about the overlapping American crises of crime, incarceration, societal disruption and the struggles of governments to cope with these seemingly intractable issues. I have known Marc and Daphne since 1992 when they were making films in HBO’s documentary department, where I worked for the legendary television executive, Sheila Nevins. At the time, Marc and Daphne were...

The Complex Path to Mass Incarceration (Week 55)

This week we presented a new interview conducted by Amanda Knox. Sean Smith continued his series on the media coverage of Covid-19 in jails and prisons, and we presented another episode of our Robert Durst podcast. Here is our weekly roundup from CrimeStory.com. On Monday we presented Amanda Knox's interview with James Forman, Jr., Yale Law Professor, former public defender, cofounder of an alternative school for youth who have previously been arrested and author of the book Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America. It’s worth adding that Locking Up...

New Durst Podcast Episode: The Jinx

Links to all of CRIME STORY'S coverage of the Robert Durst trial are here. Episode 7: The Jinx Episode Synopsis After his acquittal on charges of murdering Morris Black and after serving prison time for dismembering Black's body and jumping bail, Robert Durst decides to record a conversation with the filmmakers of a movie that suggests he committed three murders. That conversation led to the documentary series The Jinx, and - ultimately - to Durst's now-famous bathroom utterances "There it...

Criminalizing Karen and Covering Capital Punishment (Week 54)

This week we presented a provocative opinion piece from Amanda Knox with Christopher Robinson, and a new interview conducted by Amanda. Sean Smith continued his series on the media coverage of Covid-19 in jails and prisons.We presented another episode of our Robert Durst podcast.And Mike Romano offered another update on two of clients.Here is our weekly roundup from CrimeStory.com. On Monday, we presented an opinion piece written by Amanda Knox with Christopher Robinson entitled Criminalizing Karen. In the column, Amanda and Chris explore the complex and messy ramifications of the ubiquitous...