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.
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.
May 23rd, 2018 | 1 hr 28 mins
First-time guest Rebecca Lavoie on 'the social-media case of the century,' and a show from the previous century that hasn't aged well.
May 16th, 2018 | 37 mins 13 secs
Dan Patrick Brady on Oxygen's latest competent, but misnamed, Saturday series -- plus a scavenger hunt for his UM episode!
May 9th, 2018 | 1 hr 5 mins
Two bank-robbery cases, no waiting: Toby Ball and Sarah D. Bunting on Erie's pizza-delivery heist and Seattle's string of 'Hollywood' bank robberies.
April 25th, 2018 | 1 hr 20 mins
Kevin Smokler and Sarah D. Bunting are the last people to marathon and discuss Netflix's latest true-crime series on an Oregon cult (but is it?), plus Rob Lowe and tone problems in our Lifetime-movie Cold Case section!
April 18th, 2018 | 58 mins 18 secs
Mariska Hargitay takes on the backlog of untested rape kits; Australian TV takes on the Mount Rennie case; and Eve Batey is back to take them both on.
April 11th, 2018 | 56 mins 41 secs
On the eve of an update to the godfather of prestige true-crime TV, Stephanie Early Green and Sarah D. Bunting look at two takes on the trials of Michael Peterson.
April 4th, 2018 | 58 mins 16 secs
Eve B. and Sarah D. on an OK Oxygen show starring Ice-T, plus three actors turned killers in the reboot of M&S.
March 28th, 2018 | 57 mins 13 secs
J. Paul Getty III and Patty Hearst were kidnapped within a year of each other. Sarah D. Bunting kidnapped Toby Ball again to discuss FX's event series on the former, and the Smithsonian Channel's take on the latter.
March 14th, 2018 | 55 mins 26 secs
Investigation Discovery on a horrifyingly prolific UNSUB, and Mike Dunn on Michelle McNamara's book on the same perpetrator: The Golden State Killer.