The Blotter Presents

The Staircase And Forensic Files

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. 2018.06.13

Wrong Man And Behind Mansion Walls

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). 2018.06.06

Dead North And Dark Angel

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. 2018.05.30

The Case Of: Caylee Anthony And Confessions Of Crime

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. 2018.05.23

Abuse Of Power And An Unsolved Unsolved Mysteries Mystery

Dan Patrick Brady on Oxygen's latest competent, but misnamed, Saturday series -- plus a scavenger hunt for his UM episode! 2018.05.16

Evil Genius And FBI Files

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. 2018.05.09

Wild Wild Country And Beautiful And Twisted

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! 2018.04.25

I Am Evidence And Australia On Trial

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. 2018.04.18

The Staircase And An American Murder Mystery

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. 2018.04.11

In Ice Cold Blood And Mysteries & Scandals

Eve B. and Sarah D. on an OK Oxygen show starring Ice-T, plus three actors turned killers in the reboot of M&S. 2018.04.04

Trust And The Lost Tapes's Patty Hearst Episode

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. 2018.03.28

The Golden State Killer: It's Not Over And I'll Be Gone In The Dark

Investigation Discovery on a horrifyingly prolific UNSUB, and Mike Dunn on Michelle McNamara's book on the same perpetrator: The Golden State Killer. 2018.03.14

Unsolved And The Family

USA's limited series takes on Biggie and Tupac; a Starz docu takes on an Australian cult; Toby Ball and Sarah D. Bunting take on vague naming conventions. 2018.03.07

Love And Hate Crime And A Murder On Orchard Street

Don't be fooled by the inappropriately cutesy name; Investigation Discovery's latest limited series is DARK. Chris and Allison Lowe Huff return to discuss that show, plus a multi-platform New York story. 2018.02.28

Warren Jeffs: Prophet Of Evil, Plus A Mormon-Adjacent True-Crime Must List

Occupants of a non-plural marriage Sarah D. Bunting and Dan Patrick Brady on A&E's latest cult investigation, and other Mormon-related crime properties. 2018.02.21

48 Hours And Unsolved Mysteries

Updates on two cases from the early 1980s, Natalie Wood and Joyce McLain, as Dan Patrick Brady returns to the podcast. 2018.02.14

The Trade And Alcatraz Revisited

Eve Batey returns to look at Showtime's documentary miniseries on the opioid crisis, plus Mythbusters and Secrets Of The Dead recreate the escape from Alcatraz. 2018.02.07

Two Waco Projects And Marjoe

As the anniversary of the Mt. Carmel tragedy draws near, Toby Ball returns to discuss two takes on it, plus a vintage docu with scary parallels. 2018.01.31

Jodi Arias: An American Murder Mystery And 1980s: The Deadliest Decade

Kevin Smokler and Sarah D. Bunting on what some true-crime shows need women -- and murder victims -- to 'be.' 2018.01.24

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story And The Chad Boushell Interview

Tara Ariano and Sarah D. Bunting on the unknowable Andrew Cunanan...and Chad Boushell on trying not to blink. 2018.01.17

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