crime

‘I’ll Be Gone in the Dark’ Is a Touching Eulogy for Michelle McNamara, the Writer Obsessed With Finding the Golden State Killer

The true-crime author didn’t like making her stories about herself. But this HBO documentary series, based on her acclaimed book about the infamous serial killer and rapist, wouldn’t be nearly as cutting without her voice at its center.

The Last Remaining Radio Pirates Broadcasting for Freedom

The web has mostly killed off pirate radio. But the few remaining holdouts broadcast for the same reason as before: to fuck the government.

‘Rooftop Koreans’ Is More Than a Meme — It’s a Violent American Fantasy

As protests spread, shop owners like my father have become a racist symbol of true trigger-happy liberty for the far right

Chris Hansen, Have a Seat

The ‘To Catch a Predator’ host became one of TV’s biggest stars in the early aughts by conducting on-air stings of men looking to hook up with underage victims. But in recent years, he’s attempted to outrun legal trouble of his own — while recalibrating his career for the #MeToo age