Crime Seen | Episode 13: Captive Audience
Crime Seen is a true crime review podcast that gets to the heart of how true crime stories are told. Join Mari Forth @MariTalks2Much and Sarah Carradine @sarahcarradine as they put true crime properties under the magnifying glass. In this episode they examine CAPTIVE AUDIENCE. Watch it on Hulu. Joining them is Lisa Holmes @LisaStanger.
Whether you are interested in the way ripples spread out endlessly from big events, the media’s portrayal of sensational stories, or questions without answers, this is the podcast for you. How many magnifying glasses out of 5 will they rate CAPTIVE AUDIENCE? Listen to find out. You can jump to the magnifying glasses at about 54:55
Books mentioned in the episode: MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL (John Berendt, 1997); THE SUSPICIONS OF MR WHICHER (Kate Summerscale, 2008); THE ORCHARD THIEF (Susan Orleans, 1998); THE SURGEON OF CROWTHORNE (Simon Winchester, 1998); PERFECT MURDER, PERFECT TOWN (Lawrence Schiller, 1999); IN COLD BLOOD (Truman Capote, 1965)
Recommendations aka LISA’S LIST:
docu-series: IN SEARCH OF THE FROG BOYS (Netflix, 2019)
feature film: CHANGELING (2008)
podcasts: HARSH REALITY: The Story of Miriam Rivera (Wondery, 2021); A VERY FATAL MURDER (Onion Public Radio, 2018)
books: DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY (Erik Larson, 2003); LETHAL PASSAGE (Erik Larson, 1994)
docu drama: AMERICAN CRIME STORY: The People v O. J. Simpson (Ryan Murphy, 2016)
journalism: Dominick Dunne, Vanity Fair articles 1984-2008
mental health support, resources & information: website healthyplace (dot) com; book WHY DOES HE DO THAT (Lundy Bancroft, 2002)
You can jump to Lisa’s List at about 57:45
Next time on Crime Seen: KEEP SWEET: PRAY AND OBEY – watch it on Netflix and send in your comments and questions.
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