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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A McDonald’s Uniform, A Shattered Window and Podcasts (Week 3)

Hi Crime Story Friends, In our third week we enjoyed intense reader interest and growth in traffic to the site. We truly appreciate your readership, support and willingness to subscribe to our communications. Early in the week, there was a lot of activity and engagement around a few stories that we published at the end of the prior week including Molly Miller’s A Chair and a Killing, my piece Wait, What? A Closing Statement, and Leland Hall’s Off the Path of Self-Destruction - our second of three pieces about our writers’ experiences at a Defy...

Podcast: Criminal Minds Founding Showrunner (1 of 2 Parts)

Part One of a conversation with the co-creator of Third Watch and Executive Producer and founding showrunner of Criminal Minds, Edward Allen Bernero. Ed is a charming, funny, passionate storyteller. We hear about his unusual path into storytelling, and we learn how he came to run the show and how he built the story mythology that has allowed Criminal Minds to achieve global financial success. Here is a link to the transcript of Part One.

Part Two of Podcast with Breaking Bad Creator and Executive Producer

Today’s podcast is part two of a two part conversation with Vince Gilligan, the creator and showrunner of one of the great series in television history, Breaking Bad and one of his key collaborators on that series, director/executive producer Michelle MacLaren. In this episode, we talk about the actors and zero in on two of the show’s episodes to discuss how the details of their creation offer us broader insights into the unique creative process behind this television masterpiece. Part One of the podcast is available...

Breaking Bad, Bullets, Doors, Chairs and Lines (Week 2)

Greetings Team Crime Story, Week 2 represented another step forward in realizing the unique opportunities that Crime Story offers in exploring the many facets of Crime narrative. We began a feature on our Crime Story Podcast where we present recordings of our writers reading their articles. Molly Miller read The Bullet and the Door, the first of Crime Story’s articles about the trial of David Martinez. This coincided with publication of our second Martinez article, my piece called Anatomy of Doubt about the emotionally wrenching and ultimately multi-layered testimony of LASD Deputy Jim Moss.

New Podcast with Breaking Bad Creator and Executive Producer

Today’s podcast is part one of a two part conversation with Vince Gilligan, the creator and showrunner of one of the great series in television history, Breaking Bad and one of his key collaborators on that series, director/executive producer Michelle MacLaren. 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...

Podcast coming: Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan and producer Michelle MacLaren

Subscribe to the Crime Story Podcast on your favorite podcast platform, and you will receive an alert on Thursday when we go live with our latest episode. Thursday’s podcast is part one of a two part conversation with Vince Gilligan, the creator and showrunner of one of the great series in television history, Breaking Bad and one of his key collaborators on that series, director/producer Michelle MacLaren. The conversation was recorded as part of a series of classes that I taught at The University of Southern California’s School of...