From Observer to Obsessor; What’s the Deal With People’s Addiction to True Crime?

September 28th, 2020. 292 retweets, 4,392 likes. The tweet read, “Imagine you get murdered and some girl skips your forensic files episode bc its boring”.  Imagine you get murdered and some girl skips your episode of forensic files bc it’s boring — itty 🥺 young thugs whore (@ittybittywhore) September 24, 2020 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js I thought the… Continue reading From Observer to Obsessor; What’s the Deal With People’s Addiction to True Crime?

Case #5: The Powell Family

This next case isn't necessarily one that needs more media attention or public pressure. I wanted to discuss the details of this case because I think it highlights an aspect of our justice system that is routinely overlooked, underfunded, and under appreciated: Child Protective Services and similar agencies that work to remove children from dangerous… Continue reading Case #5: The Powell Family

The Road to Viral Videos is Paved With Good(?) Intentions—Reactions to the Infamous “Imagine” Video

It may be difficult now, nearly six months in, to remember the world of mid-March, 2020, when this Coronavirus nightmare was new to the world. The nation was in crisis, cities were shut down, and fear of the unknown was rampant, sending families and businesses into panic and scared individuals to their social media pages,… Continue reading The Road to Viral Videos is Paved With Good(?) Intentions—Reactions to the Infamous “Imagine” Video

Case #1, Part 1: Alissa Turney

It almost took me longer to decide what case I wanted to write about than it did to actually write this piece. I went back and forth on what I thought should be the first case I share here—an infamous one? One no one had ever heard of? The goriest one I could find? Eventually,… Continue reading Case #1, Part 1: Alissa Turney

Welcome.

Thanks to the wonders of modern Search Engine Optimization, you've found yourself here, on what appears to be your typical, run-of-the-mill true crime passion project. There's hundreds, if not thousands, of these: blogs, forums, Reddit threads, Facebook groups, all dedicated to discussing the thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of movies, television shows, podcasts, and… Continue reading Welcome.