True Crime

True Crime

The Lisa Show - Radio Archive, Episode 185 , Segment 1

Episode: At Risk Youth, True Crime, Summer Songs, Aesthetics of Joy, Born Just Right

  • Jun 5, 2019 4:00 pm
  • 14:49 mins

Are you interested in true-crime media? So many podcasts, books, television shows, and movies are using the narrative of true-crime to reach their audiences. In fact, if you browse through the top charts for podcasts being listened to, about half of the shows are about true crime. So why are we so fascinated by stories about crime and murder? Today on the show we have Barna Donovan, the director of the master’s program of communication and media culture at St. Peter’s University. Among the courses he teaches are The Horror Film, The Conspiracy Theory Film, The Science Fiction Film.

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