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Must Listen: “Charles Manson’s Hollywood” by You Must Remember This

My newfound obsession with Karina Longworth’s You Must Remember This comes thanks to a recommendation from great Anne Schlitt​ [of Maine Humanities Council]. Familiar with my interest in 20th Century Hollywood, pop culture generally, new age and occultism, and true crime, Anne suggested I check out the show’s 11 episode arc about Charles Manson and everything […]

Talking true crime for the holiday season with author Sarah Marshall

Sarah Marshall wrote Remote Control, an essay about Tonya Harding and the image of female criminality and victimhood in popular culture that blew minds when it appeared in The Believer last year. It is finding new attention and life this year, as it appears in this year’s The Best American Nonrequired Reading collection. At present, […]