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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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Sexual Assault in the Adult Film Industry (Week 71)

Team Crime Story:In last week's newsletter, we presented the entirety of the six installments of Katerine Mader's Inside the Robe: A Judge's Candid Tale of Criminal Justice in America that we had already published at CrimeStory.com.  This week, we continued with that presentation and we presented reports about two headline-grabbing sexual assault prosecutions in Los Angeles. Welcome to our summary of the week's events at CrimeStory.com and The Crime Story Podcast. (One quick request: If you like what we are doing on the podcast, please rate, review, follow and share us at Apple Podcasts, Spotify or...

The People vs. Ron Jeremy: Rape in the Adult Film Industry

In June of 2017, a woman named Ginger Banks posted a YouTube video asserting that well-known adult film performer Ron Jeremy was known to have committed multiple acts of sexual assault against a number of women. In November of that year, EJ Dickson published a piece in Rolling Stone Magazine that recounted numerous other rumors and allegations against Jeremy. In that article adult performer Jessica Drake alleged that, while she herself was never assaulted by him, it was widely whispered that Jeremy was a sexual predator and that, because of his legendary everyman...

A Special Presentation (Week 70)

Team Crime Story, We are having some technical difficulties with the site this weekend, so rather than recap last week's developments at Crime Story, we have decided to offer you a special opportunity. If you read these newsletters, you know that Judge Katherine Mader (Ret.) has granted Crime Story permission to excerpt the entirety of her book Inside the Robe: A Judge’s Candid Tale of Criminal Justice in America over the coming months. Judge Mader spent two decades as a judge in Los Angeles Criminal Court, before retiring early in 2020....

Interview: Paul Butler on the Biden Presidency’s Potential and Trump’s Criminal Exposure

On today’s podcast my guest is, once again, Georgetown Law Professor, MSNBC Legal Analyst and Crime Story Consulting Editor, Paul Butler. In our conversation, Paul and I discuss the results in last month’s U.S. presidential election, and its potential impact on the possibility of change to America’s criminal legal process. We also discuss President Trump’s potential exposure to either federal or state criminal prosecution. (You can find links to all of Paul Butler's contributions to Crime Story here.) Kary Antholis: Paul Butler, thanks for joining me today. 

When Institutions Protect Powerful Men (Week 69)

This week we continued our coverage of a headline-grabbing L.A. criminal case, and a new Crime Story series. And we presented another client update from Stanford's Three Strikes Project. Welcome to our summary of the week's events at CrimeStory.com and The Crime Story Podcast. (One quick request: If you like what we are doing on the podcast, please rate, review, follow and share us at Apple Podcasts, Spotify or where ever you get your podcasts.) On Monday we presented Chasey Ridgley's The People vs Daniel Masterson: The Protective Power...

Special Report: Former Prosecutor and Prosecutorial Reform Advocate Accused of Sexual Assault

Adam Foss — the former prosecutor, interviewed and profiled by Crime Story in July of this year as an advocate for transforming the role of prosecutors — has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman in 2017. The allegations were made in a Medium post by Reagan Sealy on November 20. After recounting the details of the alleged assault, Sealy goes on to say: "What I thought had been a one-off collision of trauma-bonding and miscommunication was, it turns out, a pretty regular routine for Adam.... I began sharing my story with friends, and...