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I Finally Started 'Only Murders in the Building' And Have Thoughts

“Only Murders in the Building” is back for Season 2 on Hulu. That, coupled with my Hulu free trial, makes it the perfect time to finally check out the hit show. Steve Martin, Martin Short, and New York City. What could possibly go wrong? I watched the first two episodes of Season 1 to find out if a…

'Trust No One: The Hunt For The Crypto King' Claims Checkmate

Netflix is becoming as dependable of a destination for stellar true crime documentaries as the sun rising, and this subscriber is grateful. “Trust No One: The Hunt for the Crypto King” is yet another exceptional entry into the streamer’s ever-expanding library of top docs. Unlike “Bad Vegan,” “Trus…

Why 'The Thing About Pam' Is A Bona Fide True Crime Knockout

“The Thing About Pam” may be the best TV show that network television has produced in recent memory. It is a dramatization of the true crime podcast of the same name, which chronicles the mind-blowing story of Pamela “Pam” Hupp, the murder of her so-called “best friend” Betsy Faria, and the prosecu…

Is Netflix's 'The Tinder Swindler' Really Good? Should You Watch It?

A tightly constructed, compellingly told, and downright fascinating tale to expound on, “The Tinder Swindler” deserves to be one of the most talked-about true crime documentaries on Netflix. It touches on the world of “con men” and the wonderous playground the 2000s have provided them with thanks t…

'Tiger King' Season 2: Does It Provide Enough New Info To Watch?

“Tiger King” roars again. Netflix has brought back the wild docuseries for a Season 2, and if you are anything like the person writing this, you have your doubts. In fact, you are probably uncertain about watching it. So, how could “Tiger King” possibly provide enough new info to warrant a second s…

The Networks' Best True Crimes Shows (Including 'Dateline'), Ranked

What is the best true crime show on network TV? Long before true crime became the booming genre behind podcasting, network television was on the frontier. NBC (“Dateline”), CBS (“48 Hours”), and ABC (“20/20”) have had their competing news magazines on the ground working to report on the shocking cr…

TV Review: 'The Widower' Will Have Every 'Dateline' Fan Riveted

If you have watched many episodes of “Dateline,” then you know that the truth is often stranger than fiction -- as in a lot stranger. So, it comes as little surprise that the producers behind TV’s perennial true crime newsmagazine have created a riveting three-night event in “The Widower.” The mini…

TV Review: Netflix's 'Unsolved Mysteries' Premiere Starts Strong

If you grew up watching the original “Unsolved Mysteries,” then you are probably familiar with the eerie feeling that would come as the show's iconic music played viewers in and out of an episode. Netflix's reboot keeps that tradition going with its shocking series premiere, which centers o…

TV Review: Is 'Dirty John' Season 1 Worth Bingeing On Netflix?

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Bravo's adaptation of the sensational Wondery podcast of the same name piques interest in its first four episodes. “Dirty John,” Season 1 tells the true-life tale of what happened between a seasoned con man, his latest target, and her family. Catching John Meehan's attention via online dating is Debra Newell, an independently wealthy interior designer, and four-time divorcee.