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The VICE Guide to Right Now

Adnan Syed from 'Serial' Is Getting a New Trial

An appeals court ruled that his attorney's failure to call up an alibi witness in 2000 warrants Syed another shot at proving his innocence in his girlfriend's murder.
Drew Schwartz
3.30.18
Podcasts

The Women Making Podcasts Less Bro-y

Werk It: A Women's Podcast Festival proves that righting the gender balance in the emerging artform is making progress.
Stephanie Van Schilt
10.4.17
Podcasts

How 'S-Town' Explores the Murky Ethics of Privacy

The new true crime podcast has enough compassion and emotional heft to balance out its invasive story.
Corey Atad
4.5.17
2016

The Trends That Lived and Died in 2016

In the future, they will google this article to find out what 'Pokemon Go' was.
Sam Wolfson
12.29.16
Interviews

Meet the Creator of ‘Casefile,' Australia's Biggest Crime Podcast

On the condition of strict anonymity, the show's mysterious host agreed to talk.
Monique Myintoo
10.24.16
Stuff

America's JonBenét Ramsey Obsession Will Never Die

CBS's new documentary miniseries is the latest in a slew of TV investigations into the unsolved case of beauty contestant's death in 20 years ago.
Annalies Winny
9.22.16
News

Serial Returns to the Case of Adnan Syed with New Episodes

Sarah Koenig is reporting daily as a new hearing considers overturning Adnan's conviction.
Sam Wolfson
2.5.16
Stuff

What Does Our Obsession with True Crime Podcasts Say About Us?

Everyone's an armchair detective now, and sometimes that doesn't sit comfortably.
David Whelan
12.16.15
Art

Surprise! 'Serial' Is Back and Taking You to Afghanistan

Detectives, dust off those armchairs and get your hot takes ready. Sarah Koenig is back.
Beckett Mufson
12.10.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The New Season of 'Serial' Started This Morning

It focuses on the story of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the US soldier who allegedly deserted his post during the Afghanistan War and wound up spending five years in Taliban captivity.
River Donaghey
12.10.15
Stuff

Podcasts Aren't Dead, They're Just Getting Started

A-list celebrities and President Obama have made appearances on podcasts—and yet, most people still don't know what a podcast is.
Justin Caffier
9.23.15
Stuff

We Asked Australia's True Crime Expert Why the Country Is So Obsessed with Horrible Murders

"It's a more interesting way to get riled up than watching Q&A, because there's a murder."
Wendy Syfret
9.3.15
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