Serial: No end in sight

The blockbuster true-crime podcast ends by…not ending

Screen: serialpodcast.org Screen: serialpodcast.org

Threeway Two Ways: Heartbreakers and the murder of Billy Mac Fleming

Just your garden-variety “boy meets girl, girl ditches him for football coach” story starring Peter Brady

Photo: ID Photo: ID

Mortal Error: The most exciting slide rule in true crime

Like a Magic Eye puzzle, once you see Howard Donahue’s explanation of JFK’s death, you can’t unsee it

Screen: Reelz Screen: Reelz

Deadly Sins Tries “Sex Kitten” Arias on For Size

The ID series tries an evenhanded approach, with mixed success

Screen: Investigation Discovery Screen: Investigation Discovery

Lust For Fame: The Stage Career of John Wilkes Booth

Assassin; “great tragedian”; excitable pain in the ass

Stage-actor-and-Confederate-sympathize-John-Wilkes-Booth-in-a-portrait-taken-some-time-before-he-assassinated-President-Abraham-Lincoln-in-1865.-Booth-and-a-group-of-co-conspirators-planned-to-kill-Lincoln-Vice-President-Andrew-960x611 Stage-actor-and-Confederate-sympathize-John-Wilkes-Booth-in-a-portrait-taken-some-time-before-he-assassinated-President-Abraham-Lincoln-in-1865.-Booth-and-a-group-of-co-conspirators-planned-to-kill-Lincoln-Vice-President-Andrew-960x611
Blood On The Moon: The Assassination Of Abraham Lincoln
jwb_lede_jc_large

This deep cut is workmanlike, but not definitive

By with 0 comments
Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery
Photo: JSOnline

Robert Kolker can’t end this story, but he reports the hell out of it

By with 1 comment
Killings, by Calvin Trillin
Photo: KILLINGS's FB page

That man in a small town who’s “from away”

By with 1 comment
You Never Have To Remember The Truth: The Nick Gugliatto Story
dominic-gugliatto

Too bad it’s buried in a landfill of amateurish prose

By with 0 comments
Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret
Screen Shot 2013-07-09 at 4.23.25 PM

As Arias awaits sentence, Lifetime takes a run at her story

By with 0 comments