Pretty Much Pop #5: True Crime with Lucy Lawless

Lucy Lawless (Xena the Warrior Princess, currently starring in My Life Is Murder) joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to think about the true crime genre, of both the documentary and dramatized variety. What's the appeal? Why do women in particular gravitate to it?

We touch on Making of a Murderer, Serial, The Staircase, Amanda Knox, Ted Bundy Conversations with a Killer, I Love You Now Die, Mommy Dead and Dearest (dramatized as The Act), American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson, My Favorite Murder, Casefile, Crime Talk with Scott Reisch, True Murder, and American Vandal.

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Here's an article about Lucy's new show and her love of the true crime genre. Watch the trailer.  

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