Crime Seen | Episode 14: Keep Sweet: Pray & Obey
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 KEEP SWEET: PRAY & OBEY. Watch it on Netflix. Joining them is Gia Worthy @classicallygia.
Just to note that the docu-series deals with child sexual abuse. If you or someone you know is affected by these matters, please reach out to the YWCA 24-Hour Hotline (800) 796-8711 or the National Domestic Violence Hotline (800) 799-7233 in the US. In Australia you can seek support for sexual assault, family and domestic violence at 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732).
Gia joins Crime Seen as Cult Correspondent, bringing her knowledge and understanding to bear on this docs-series which gives voice to the survivors of abuse by Warren Jeffs and the FLDS. How many magnifying glasses out of 5 will they rate KEEP SWEET? Listen to find out. You can jump to the ratings at about 1:25:19
books: THE WITNESS WORE RED (Rebecca Musser, 2013); UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN (John Krakauer, 2003)
mini-series: UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN (Dustin Lance Black, 2022)
podcasts: THIS IS MONSTERS: The Story of Warren Jeffs (2021); CULTISH: Escaping Warren Jeffs & the FLDS, Parts 1 & 2, interview with Briell Decker (2020)
Listener recommendation: documentary: ABDUCTED IN PLAIN SIGHT (Skye Borgman, 2017)
You can jump to the recommendations at about 1:28:43
Next time on Crime Seen we are diving into UNDERCURRENT: THE DISAPPEARANCE OF KIM WALL with true crime author & podcaster, Rebecca Lavoie. Watch UNDERCURRENT on HBO Max in the US, and Binge in Australia, and send us your comments and questions.
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