Shenandoah (2012)

A small town tries to close ranks around its football stars, and fortunately fails

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Serial: No end in sight

The blockbuster true-crime podcast ends by…not ending

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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

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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

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Deadly Sins Tries “Sex Kitten” Arias on For Size

The ID series tries an evenhanded approach, with mixed success

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Lust For Fame: The Stage Career of John Wilkes Booth

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

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Blood On The Moon: The Assassination Of Abraham Lincoln

This deep cut is workmanlike, but not definitive

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Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery
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Robert Kolker can’t end this story, but he reports the hell out of it

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Killings, by Calvin Trillin
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That man in a small town who’s “from away”

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You Never Have To Remember The Truth: The Nick Gugliatto Story

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

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