• A CWO Gameshow! Some Up and Vanished News, and Elizabeth Smart on A&E

    · 01:08:14 · Crime Writers On...

    Watch out - this episode is punchy! The Crime Writers settle a beef, play a couple of games, and yes, talk about Payne Lindsey's new TV deal AND his YouTube music video alter ego.Then, a look at the Elizabeth Smart case through the lens of the new A&E 2-park documentary, the super confusingly named Biography Presents: Elizabeth Smart Autoiography.Plus, our Crime of the Week cuts the cheese!Episode sponsors:Madison Reed- get 10% off plus Free Shipping at madison-reed.com with promo code: WRITERSWonderbly - get a personalized customized book and get 15% off at wonderbly.com with the code CRIME at checkoutRX Bar - For 25% off your first order, visit RXBAR.com/crime AND ENTER PROMO CODE: CRIME AT CHECKOUT.Virtue Labs - Get great hair! Also, get 10% off AND free shipping by going to virtuelabs.com and using code CRIME at checkout.

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  • Stranger Things 2 Reviewed, Maura Murray Disputed, Bowe Bergdahl Sentenced

    · 01:18:09 · Crime Writers On...

    The Crime Writers complain about Rebecca's jet lag and a certain crappy airline, and Lara is LITERALLY about to become a crazy cat lady. Plus, Toby's book is classy AF.Then, a trio of True Crime Updates: Bowe Bergdahl's been sentenced! That Maura Murray TV show made a crazy claim! And Making a Murderer's Steven Avery still has a filing-happy lawyer who seems to love accusing every single one of his relatives of something.The panel does a deep dive review of Stranger Things 2 - and gives a pretty great explanation of why episode 7 is the most disappointing thing to ever happen in history of forever.This week's sponsors:Madison Reed- get 10% off plus Free Shipping at madison-reed.com with promo code: WRITERSLinkedIn - use LinkedIn.com/crime to get $50 credit toward your first job post.Daily Harvest - go to Daily-Harvest.com and use the code CRIME to get three free items in your first box!Cameron Hughes wine - go to chwine.com and use the code CRIME for FREE shipping on 3 or more bottles and a FREE Sommelier-grade corkscrew

  • Heaven's Gate, Toby's Cult of Personality, & Stranger Things 2 First Impressions

    · 01:10:31 · Crime Writers On...

    No more Amazon list??? Yup, the behemoth site kicked us out of their affiliate program, so we'll have to find something else for Toby to do...The Crime Writers open up the hit podcast Heaven's Gate, and, KNOWLEDGE ALERT, one of the panel is kind of an expert on the cult phenomenon.Plus, the panel will dive into Stranger Things 2 in full next week, but isn't shy about sharing first impressions. And no, Toby STILL hasn't seen Goonies! Also, an update from the courtroom in the Serial Season 2 subject Bowe Bergdahl's sentencing, and our Crime of the Week climbs to 30,000 feet for some felonious hanky panky.Episode Sponsors:Madison Reed - get 10% off plus Free Shipping at madison-reed.comwith promo code: WRITERSLola Tampons -  get 60% off your first order, visit mylola.com and enter CRIME when you subscribe!Firstleaf - To​ ​order​ ​your​ ​3-pack​ ​of​ ​introductory​ ​wine​ ​for​ ​$15 go​ ​to​ ​Try​​Firstleaf​.com/​CRIME​Brooklinen - visit brooklinen.com and use the code CRIME at checkout for $20 off and free shippingKopari - visit koparibeauty.com/crime for 20% off your order

  • Mindhunter from Netflix, Making a Murderer's Paper Trail, and an Ode to Stampy

    · 01:20:28 · Crime Writers On...

    The Crime Writers dive in to Mindhunter - a series from Netflix about FBI profilers that even Rebecca can get behind. And newly-minted Broadway Siri Patrick Hinds makes a cameo with a little Groffsauce primer you won't want to miss!Plus, Stampy died! Lara does a little PSA every pet lover should listen to.DONATE TO CATS 1ST, THE RESCUE ORGANIZATION THAT GAVE STAMPY A CHANCEAnd, yet another filing in the never-ending paper trail for Making a Murderer's Steven Avery. Is his lawyer Kathleen Zellner a genius? Or is she a little cuckoo?Finally, our Crime of the Week asks a critical question...what would *you* do if you came home from the thrift shop with a dead person in your purchase?Episode sponsors:Audible - get a free audiobook and 30-day trial at audible.com/crimeMadison Reed - get 10% off plus Free Shipping at madison-reed.com with promo code: WRITERSLinkedIn - Go to LinkedIn.com/crime and get a $50 credit toward your first job postCameron Hughes Wine - Go to chwine.com and use the code CRIME for FREE shipping on 3 or more bottles and a FREE Sommelier-grade corkscrew

  • Accused Season 2 and BIG Serial and S-Town legal news

    · 01:05:49 · Crime Writers On...

    The Crime Writers review the second season of Rebecca's favorite true crime podcast from last year, Accused by the Cincinnati Enquirer. Will the story of the unsolved murder of Retha Welch stand up to the success of season one? (Spoiler alert: one of us has issues!)In a pair of true crime podcast updates, we talk about the surprising plea deal made by S-Town subject Tyler Goodson, as well as the maybe-surprising plea in Bowe Bergdahl's case.Our crime of the week will make you high...especially if donuts are your drug of choice.Episode sponsors:Madison Reed: Go to madison-reed.com and enter the code WRITERSLink AKC: Go to LinkAKC.com and enter the code CRIME to save 30% and get free shippingFelix Gray Glasses: Go to FelixGrayGlass.com/crimeLeTote Select: Try this new service from tote and get a $25 credit. Go to LeTote.com/select and enter the code CRIME at checkout.Daily Harvest: Go to daily-harvest.com and use code CRIME to get THREE free items in your first box!

  • Dirty John (and Debra!), a Sarah Koenig encounter, and a (maybe) deal for Serial's Bowe Bergdhal

    · 01:19:28 · Crime Writers On...

    Rebecca met Sarah Koenig!! She fills us in on that awkward encounter.What's the latest with Serial season two subject Bowe Bergdahl? Seems he's made some kind of deal with the government. We invite back retired USMC Lt Col James Weirick of the Military Justice podcast to explain why he thinks some of the early media reports are wrong and what a plea for a lighter sentence might look like.Then the panel digs into the new hit podcast from the LA Times, Dirty John.TO SKIP PAST THE SPOILERS AND JUST HEAR OUR REVIEW, GO TO TIME CODE: 1:03:25This six-part true crime profile looks at grifter John Meehan and the trouble he wreaked on Debra Newell and her family. Judging by your Twitter and Facebook questions, you seemed just as amazed by Debra's willingness to forgive the gold digger as you are in Dirty John's evil designs.In Crime of the Week, how many Facebook likes would you need before your turned yourself into the police?SPONSORS THIS EPISODE:Madison Reed - Visit Madison-Reed.com and get 10% off plus Free Shipping on your first color kit with promo code: WRITERSAudible - Get a free audiobook with a 30-day trial at www.audible.com/CRIMELe Tote - Go to Letote.com and enter promo code CRIME at checkout to get 50% of your first monthVirtue Labs - Try Virtue at 10% off and get free shipping at virtuelabs.com with the code CRIMEFirstleaf - To​ ​order​ ​your​ ​3-pack​ ​of​ ​introductory​ ​wine​ ​for​ ​$15 go​ ​to​ ​Try​​Firstleaf​.com/​CRIME​

  • Law & Order does the Menendez Brothers, Scott Peterson's guilt in question, Steven Avery gets dealt a blow

    · 01:07:40 · Crime Writers On...

    The Crime Writers review the totally not Law & Order take on a famous case: Law & Order: The Menendez murders. Plus, a big setback for Stephen Avery has the panel revisiting our opinions on the Making a Murderer protagonist's guilt. Also in question...the guilt of Scott Peterson. Yeah, we know.In the Crime of the Week, things go wrong when a school administrator tries to pull a silly prank.EPISODE SPONSORSMadison Reed - Visit madison-reed.com and get 10% off plus free shipping on your first color kit with promo code: WRITERS.Kopari - visit koparibeauty.com/crime for 20% off your orderBrooklinen - visit brooklinen.com and use the code CRIME at checkout for $20 off and free shippingWonderbly - visit wonderbly.com and order a personalized book! Use the code Crime and get 15% off your orderHello Fresh - visit hellofresh.com and use the code CRIME30 for $30 off your first week!

  • American Vandal, The Confession Tapes, and a Making a Murderer update

    · 01:12:17 · Crime Writers On...

    Did Brendan Dassey's dubious confession on "Making a Murderer" make your skin crawl? The Chief Circuit Judge in his ongoing appeal said it did. But the other two federal judges may be leaning the other way.In podcast news: "Accused" will roll out a new season next month. Also, the teams behind HowStuffWorks and Up & Vanished are getting together to re-investigate a series of child murders in Atlanta that were solved in 1981.This week's podcast focuses on two very different series from Netflix. "The Confession Tapes" shows a series of cases in which the police used questionable techniques to get suspects to confess. Were they falsely given? Were they merely aggressive or provocative ways to get a killer to admit to their crimes?Next, the unexpectedly savvy satire of everything we love about true crime. "American Vandal" may start as a lowbrow take-off on "Serial" or "Making a Murder," but the comedy is surprisingly meta, embracing all tropes of the podcasts and documentaries which have become ubiquitous. In the end, we still want to know, "Who drew the dicks?"In the Crime of the Week - the FBI really shouldn't tell the Internet to ask them anything.EPISODE SPONSORSMadison Reed - Visit madison-reed.com and get 10% off plus free shipping on your first color kit with promo code: WRITERS.Exposed by Lisa Scottoline (audiobook edition) - To hear an excerpt, visit macmillanaudio.com/exposed.The podcast "Cults" - Listen now where ever your get your podcasts or at parcast.com/cults.Book of the Month - Get your first book for $9.99 at bookofthemonth.com/crimewriters.Felix Gray Glasses - Get a pair at felixgrayglasses.com/crime.Virtue Labs -  Get 10% off and free shipping their line of shampoos and conditioners with the code CRIME at virtuelabs.com.

  • The Deuce review, updates on Slenderman, S-Town and Unabomber and SO much more

    · 01:18:28 · Crime Writers On...

    The Crime Writers change the way we do business because someone told us to. We dive into a bunch of updates on cases surrounding the S-Town podcast and the super-creepy stabbing at the center of the HBO documentary "Beware the Slenderman," plus Kevin holds Rebecca hostage and forces her to watch the rest of that ridiculous Unabomber show.Speaking of being held hostage, will the team force Kevin to listen to even more Someone Knows Something? (Yeah, we hope get to do that!)We then dig in to The Deuce, the latest in prestige TV from HBO and David Simon, the creator of the show that white people LOVE to talk about loving, The Wire.In our crime of the week, a jogger takes a big ol' poop on someone's lawn. No, that really is a thing.Donate to Kevin's walk in high-heeled shoes to support victims of domestic violence - crimewriterson.comFind out more about seeing the Crime Writers live in Exeter NH on October 12th: https://www.exeterhistory.org/events/2017/10/12/an-evening-with-the-crime-writersEpisode sponsors:"Exposed" by Lisa Scottoline on Macmillian AudiobooksDaily Harvest - visit daily-harvest.com and use the code CRIME at checkout to get three free items in your first boxAudible - go to audible.com/crime for a free trial!LinkAKC - go to linkakc.com and use the code CRIME to save 30% off plus get free shippingKopari - go to koparibeauty.com/crime for 20% off your order

  • We review Hanging AND catch-up on Laci, Scientology, Slenderman & more!

    · 01:08:01 · Crime Writers On...

    Weekly episodes have returned (no more goldbricking for Bricker - no more laying about for Lavoie)! The Crime Writers revisit some of the content they've recently discussed and give final verdicts on Homecoming, The Murder of Laci Peterson, and updates in the Slenderman case. Toby offers a preview of next week's topic: HBO's The Deuce. And the blow-back about the Payne Lyndsey - Up and Vanished controversy is deafening...not.The panel dives into the new podcast from the Mercury News, "Hanging: The mysterious case of the boy in the barn." In Crime of the Week, how much Liquid Plumber can we get to London?Sponsors this week:Madison Reed - Visit madison-reed.com and get 10% off plus free shipping on your first color kit with promo code: WRITERS.Exposed by Lisa Scottoline (audiobook edition) - To hear an excerpt, visit macmillanaudio.com/exposed.Virtue - Try Virtue at 10% off and get free shipping at virtuelabs.com with the code CRIME. Audible - Get a free audiobook with a 30-day trial at www.audible.com/crime.Bombas socks - Go to bombas.com/crime and get twenty percent off your first purchase. Beachbody On Demand - claim a free trial membership when you text CRIME to 303030. 

  • That Laci Peterson series, a Bowe Bergdahl update, and a podcaster controversy

    · 01:23:31 · Crime Writers On...

    Red-eyed and jet-lagged, Rebecca and Kevin are back from Podcast Movement in Anaheim with stories of their exploits with your (and their) favorite podcasters. They'll spill some tea over what caused some controversy a big name - "NOT a podcaster" Payne Lindsey from Up & Vanished - made an audacious, self-congratulatory presentation...and how some even bigger names in the room reacted.Plus, a true crime podcast update! A hungover R&K met up with old friend Lt Col James Weirick for an update on Bowe Bergdahl's court martial and the defense's move that could bode well for the disgraced former POW. (Audio of the full discussion can be found on our website - and beware, it's unedited and was literally recorded in a hotel hallway.)Back in the confines of Square Egg Studio, Lara & Toby chime in on A&E's new limited series, "The Murder of Laci Peterson." So far, the show seems to be playing the story down the middle, not sensationalizing its retrospective of the crime, and is of surprisingly high quality for a basic cable show.Then in Crime of the Week: our house is a very very very moldy house.Sponsors this week:Exposed - hear the audiobook edition of Exposed by bestselling author Lisa Scottoline at www.macmillanaudio.com/exposedBook of the Month - See their current selections and get your first book for just $9.99 at bookofthemonth.com/crimewriters Le Tote - Go to letote.com Enter promo code CRIME at checkout to get 50% of your first monthLola tampons - For 60% off your first order, visit mylola.com and enter CRIME when you subscribeHarry's razors - Get a free shave kit when you at harrys.com/crime, just pay 3 bucks for shippingLovePop - Enter to win 50 3D birthday cards at lovepop.com/crime

  • Casting Call, Black Hands & Ozark Binge

    · 01:16:24 · Crime Writers On...

    We're ready for our close ups! Our listeners asked and answered the hypothetical question, "If there were a movie about the Crime Writers, who would be cast to play them?" The results are in from #crimewriterscasting. Let's say three out of the four of us are satisfied with the picks.We grapple with "Black Hands" (see the play on words there?) - a true crime podcast about New Zealand's Bain family murders. Rather than a re-investigation or reexamination of the case, the ten-part series is a deep, DEEP dive into David Bain's second trial with narrator Martin van Beynen's ultimate argument that the jury got it wrong.Then we stream our way through Netflix's new series, "Ozark." With its comparisons to "Breaking Bad," how does this normal-guy-caught-in-a-web-of-criminal-enterprise TV show stand on its own? Have we seen this before? Or is it a fresh take on the emerging genre?In the Crime of the Week: the suggestion box is stuffed with requests to do something about the dead people piling up in the break room.Episode sponsorsBook of the Month - get your first book for $10 at bookofthemonth.com/CRIMEWRITERSPlated - go to plated.com/crime to get 50% off your first Plated boxLe Tote - got to letote.com and enter promo code CRIME at checkout for 50% your first monthBrooklinen - get $20 off AND free shipping with promo code CRIME at Brooklinen.comBeachbody on Demand - text CRIME to 303030

  • Manhunt: Unabomber, A Profiler Debate, & Homecoming Season 2 Review

    · 01:06:42 · Crime Writers On...

    The Crime Writers tackle a pair of hot media properties this week with a look at the Discovery Channel's latest foray into crime with Manhunt: The Unabomber. This leads to a heated debate about how FBI profilers are portrayed in crime drama...and Rebecca joins #TeamToby for the first time!Then, a review of the second season of Homecoming, the dramatized podcast with a stellar cast from Gimlet Media. Is the show in a second season slump? Will Rebecca ever stop calling David Schwimmer "Ross from Friends?" We'll answer those questions and a whole lot more.Finally, our Crime of the Week gives the panel a chance to relish Toby's response.Our sponsors this episode:Book of the Month - get your first book for $10 at bookofthemonth.com/CRIMEWRITERSPlated - go to plated.com/crime to get 50% off your first Plated boxBrooklinen - get $20 off AND free shipping with promo code CRIME at Brooklinen.comLola tampons - for 60% off your first order, visit mylola.com and enter promo code CRIME

  • OJ Gets Out, Game of Thrones Groans, Breakdown Returns, A Trace Review

    · 01:13:28 · Crime Writers On...

    So that happened...OJ Simpson got early release for his 2007 Las Vegas robbery conviction. After watching the "Parole Hearing of the Century," what do the Crime Writers think? Should the parole board have considered his past arrest in that infamous double murder case when making their decision?Since every other podcast is talking about Game of Thrones this week, we ask Toby to give his take on HBO's swords-and-sex mega-hit. Only problem is...he hasn't watched the first six seasons, so his WTF perspective is completely fresh.Let's travel below The Gnat Line with the new season of "Breakdown." Bill Rankin is back with a new tale of systemic breakdowns in the GA legal system. Episode one laid out the case of Devonia Inman. Are we intrigued enough to keep listening?Next we take a deep dive in the four-part podcast from the Australian Broadcast Company, "Trace." It's "Accused" meets "The Keepers." A woman was killed in her bookstore in 1980. The parish priests, one of whom molested her disabled son, were publicly hostile toward her. The panel weighs in on whether his cold case miniseries has enough "there" there to hold our interest.In the Crime of the Week - manscaping could have prevented this tragedy.Episode sponsors:Madison Reed - Visit Madison-Reed.com and get 10% off plus free shipping on your first color kit with promo code: WRITERS.Thumbtack - To find skilled professionals download the app or go to thumbtack.com.Brooklinen - Get $20 off and free shipping when you use promo code CRIME at Brooklinen.com.Book of the Month - Get your first book for $10 at bookofthemonth.com/crimewriters.Bombas - Get 20% off your first purchase at bombas.com/crime.

  • Dassey Hopes Dashed, More Ear Hustling, & Making a Mogul

    · 01:07:22 · Crime Writers On...

    As David Lee Roth said, "I heard you missed us. We're back." A one-week break gives us plenty of time to listen to stuff. And catch up on the latest news from the world of true crime.We circle back for a listen to the sophomore installment of "Ear Hustle." Thank you again to Lt. Sam Robinson for approving this story.Lara reports on the whirling dervish that is the Brendan Dassey appeal. He wins. He loses. He loses again. The "Making a Murderer" supporting player isn't going anywhere soon. Will the state give him is court-ordered re-trial or just appeal to higher and higher courts? (Sound familiar, Adnan?)Next we look at Gimlet's new podcast, "Mogul." It tells the story of hip-hop executive Chris Lighty - the most important musical figure you've never heard of. The podcast is part biography/part hip-hop history lesson. Is Lighty's life story strong enough to carry this series and can the podcast appeal to listeners unfamiliar with his music?In Crime of the Week: A Florida man sits on a gun and then exactly what you'd guess happens.Sponsors this episodeBook of the Month - Get your first book for $10 at bookofthemonth.com/CRIMEWRITERS.Hubble Contacts - Go to hubblecontacts.com to get your first two weeks of lenses for free.Lola tampons - For 60% off your first order, visit mylola.com and enter CRIME.Audible - Get a free audiobook with a 30-day trial at audible.com/crime.Harry's razors - Get your Free Trial set at to Harrys.com/crime..

  • True Crime & Wine, Disappointing Verdicts, & Raccoon Badassery

    · 01:11:12 · Crime Writers On...

    Love mail galore as listeners weigh in on Ear Hustle, Toby's dog-like voice, and listening to our show during the most important moments of their lives (really!). Then, our take on the not-so surprising (but still upsetting) verdicts in the trials of Bill Cosby and Jeronimo Yanez, the cop that killed Philando Castille.In the back half, we look at a documentary that even Lara Bricker's fire chief husband enjoyed, Sour Grapes on Netflix. This tale of a high-end wine con man had us asking - do we give a crap when a smart guy bilks a Koch brother out of millions of dollars?And in our Crime of the Week, a Maine woman is more badass than we could ever hope to be.This episode's sponsors:Thrive Market - Get a 30 day-free trial AND an additional 25% off your first purchase and free shipping at thrivemarket.com/crimewritersLe Tote - Go to www.letote.com and get 50% off your first month with promo code CRIMESelect Blinds - Great deals on window coverings at selectblinds.com. Mention our podcast at checkout.RXBar - Get 25% off your first order at rxbar.com/crime. Use promo code CRIMEPodcast Movement - Save $100 off conference registration with promo code CRIME

  • Ear Hustle Crushes It! Adnan's Judges Get It! & Another S-Town Twist

    · 01:10:04 · Crime Writers On...

    What should Toby's standard karaoke song be? THE WORLD IS WEIGHING IN.Rebecca heard something in this week's Undisclosed episode on Adnan Syed's cross appeal proceeding that she REALLY wants you to hear. The judges really seem to get it...we think?S-Town is making SO much news as the trial of Tyler Goodson will now incorporate his part in the podcast as evidence. Should Brian Reed have used tape that put Tyler in legal peril? The panel is split. (Note: This episode was recorded before news of Tyler's arrest for animal cruelty.)Ear Hustle is finally here, and - spoiler alert - it's AWESOME. But we review it anyway. In our crime of the week, Florida Man is back! And he REALLY loves Hooters. This week's sponsors:Thrive Market - Get a 30 day-free trial AND an additional 25% off your first purchase and free shipping at thrivemarket.com/crimewritersMHZ Choice - Free 30 days and 50% your first month at mhzchoice.com/writers. Use code WRITERS at checkoutBombas Socks - They'll be your favorite socks as soon as you put them on. To save 20%, go to Bombas.com/crimeThumbtack - Find the services you from pros in all kinds of industries. Try it out at Thumbtack.com

  • Adnan Syed & Steven Avery Updates, The Keepers (Wrapped in Newspaper!) Detail & 74 Seconds

    · 01:16:02 · Crime Writers On...

    The State of Maryland got its bite at the apple, asking a three judge panel to reinstate Adnan Syed's conviction. The hour-long hearing dove more into Asia McClain and not-so-much into fax cover sheets. What's next for the "Serial" season one subject?We also talk about the latest epic filing in the Steven Avery case. Will "brain fingerprinting" save the day for the man at the middle of Making a Murderer? And what's up with Brendan Dassey's case?Did we forget to mention the CRAZIEST thing that came out of "The Keepers"? Like a particular body part wrapped in newspaper and thrown on the table during the interrogation of a priest? We're backing the train up so we can unwrap (sorry) that one.The Crime Writers spend more than 74 seconds discussing the podcast "74 Seconds" from Minnesota Public Radio. This look at the fatal shooting of a motorist by a cop (live-streamed on Facebook) tackles the familiar themes of race, violence, and law enforcement training. With some episodes exploring the back story of the players in the shooting - and other episodes providing real-time updates from the court house - 74 Seconds feels like two separate podcasts. What's working? What's not? We'll give our reviewIn Crime of the Week: Some wanted men just can't stop the music. How karaoke landed a fugitive in jail.Episode sponsors:MHZ Choice - go to mhzchoice.com/writers and use code CRIME for 30 free days and 50% off your first monthKopari Beauty - Get 20% off your order at KopariBeauty.com/crime.Hubble Contacts - Get 15 pairs of contacts for free at hubblecontacts.com.Storyworth - Get $20 off your subscription at StoryWorth.com/crime

  • Jeepers! Netflix's The Keepers, Tiger Woods' Fall, and Dede Revisited

    · 01:26:32 · Crime Writers On...

    We start with a pat on the back for Kevin, as our spin-off podcast "...These Are Their Stories" has been nominated for Best TV/Film Podcast by the Academy of Podcasting. No one know how or why the show was picked, but they needed 10 to fill out the category, so...Thanks to the many listeners who helped fill in some of the narrative holes left by "Mommy Dead and Dearest." Among the questions answered from last week include facts about feeding tubes, Dede's medical knowledge, and reasons why she was able to fool physicians into thinking Gypsy was chronically ill.Rebecca comments on the media coverage of the DUI arrest of Tiger Woods. Is it the typical case of a hero plummeting to Earth, or is race playing a role in the negative coverage?Then...the show you've been waiting for...Netflix's "The Keepers." The documentary seemed to have everything: murder, sex trafficking, cover-ups. Despite the great source material, did the film makers really make the most of the story that was there? In Crime of the Week, two teachers come to blows fighting over a man. The students can't even...Our sponsors this episodeSock Fancy - go to sockfancy.com/crime and use code CRIME at checkoutMHZ Choice - go to mhzchoice.com/writers and use code CRIME for 30 free days and 50% off your first monthLe Tote - go to LeTote.com and use code CRIME to get 50% off your first monthAudible - get a 30-day trial and your first book free at audible.com/crimeLola tampons - go to MyLola.com and use code CRIME to get 60% off your first order.

  • She can walk?!!! A 'Mommy Dead and Dearest' review - Is it PEAK true crime?

    · 01:11:49 · Crime Writers On...

    The crime writers take on the super weird and (sort of) satisfying HBO film Mommy Dead and Dearest. Plus, we explain why we talk about some podcasts and not others, Rebecca asks our listeners for a HUGE favor, and a listener schools the panel on how to pronounce a certain city in Maine.Then, in the crime of the week, we make a BIG decision about doody.Subscribe to Rebecca's new podcast HGTV & Me!Sponsors for this week:- 74 Seconds - A new podcast by APM- Sock Fancy! - Get an extra pair of socks added to any subscription for FREE when you go tosockfancy.com/CRIME now and enter code CRIME at checkout- MHZ Choice - Try MHZ Choice free for 30 days, and after that you’ll save 50% off your first month!Visit mhzchoice.com/writers and use the code WRITERS at checkout!- Nudu (natural skin care) Nudu has a 20% off SPECIAL OFFER for our listeners. Order TODAY at nudu.com and use promo code CRIME- Select Blinds. Go to selectblinds.com and mention this podcast at checkout!