The Blotter Presents reviews the true-crime properties of today AND yesteryear TV, movies, books, podcasts, and longform articles. A rotating roster of guests discusses everything from Aileen to the Zodiac each week. Hosted by Sarah D. Bunting.
August 29th, 2018 | 50 mins 34 secs
crime + punishment, george zimmerman, jay-z, kalief browder, rest in power: the trayvon martin story, stephen maing, the steel-drum grinch
August 22nd, 2018 | 1 hr 1 min
an american murder mystery, billy flynn, captivated: the trials of pamela smart, eve batey, jeremiah zagar, joyce maynard, nerf football, pamela smart
August 15th, 2018 | 1 hr 4 mins
bill clinton, brian stelter, bruce udolf, cnn, jeffrey toobin, leon neyfakh, linda tripp, monica lewinsky, patricia hearst, patty has a gun, slate, slow burn, the sla
August 8th, 2018 | 48 mins 28 secs
calvin trillin, carol daly, paul holes, stephanie gosk, the golden state killer, the new yorker
August 1st, 2018 | 1 hr 4 mins
country music, old hollywood, podcasts, silent film, true crime
Kevin Smokler and I discuss two culture pods that happen to address crime.
July 25th, 2018 | 18 mins 52 secs
anna delvey, blotter, blotter presents, books, christian gerhartsreiter, clark rockefeller, documentaries, frederic bourdin, longform, lori ruff, mark seal, tania head, the cut, true crime, tv, vulture, walter kirn
Anna Delvey, Clark Rockefeller, Frederic Bourdin, and other cons in the news -- now and in the past!
July 18th, 2018 | 5 mins 40 secs
June 27th, 2018 | 34 mins 58 secs
ABC's summertime prestige-crime doc strikes me and Dan Patrick Brady as much for what it doesn't do as for what it does.
June 20th, 2018 | 49 mins 1 sec
Toby Ball and I discuss whether either of these takes on the 18th Amendment will slake your thirst for knowledge.
June 13th, 2018 | 58 mins 56 secs
Stephanie Green returns to lay the true-crime vanguard series to rest (as it were), plus the insane score of a 13th-season Forensic Files.
June 6th, 2018 | 59 mins 27 secs
Eve Batey returns for Joe Berlinger's new series on locking up the (possibly) wrong guy, plus an ID show about picking up the wrong guy (in this case, Herb Baumeister).
May 30th, 2018 | 53 mins 26 secs
ID's four-part miniseries on the hunt for a serial killer, and ITV's look at Victorian poisoneuse Mary Ann Cotton, made Dan Patrick Brady and Sarah D. Bunting a bit queasy.