Making a Murderer


The Ten Best True Crime Documentaries on Netflix

From Ted Bundy to Fyre Fest, there are so many documentaries about bad people to watch, and so little time.


The Best Shows We Watched One Episode Of

When you're good, but not good enough.


Check Out the First Trailer for the New Season of 'Making a Murderer'

New episodes are heading to Netflix next week.


Why America Is So Obsessed with Dead Girls

In her new collection of essays, "Dead Girls," author Alice Bolin examines entertainment about dead women to help us understand how misogyny shapes media—and how media feeds misogyny.


The 'Making a Murderer' Lawyers Are on Tour for Criminal Justice Reform

We talk to Stephen Avery's lawyers Jerry Buting and Dean Strang about the rights and wrongs of the criminal justice system.


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.


Why Police Interrogations Lead to So Many False Confessions

'Making a Murderer' subject Brenden Dassey's confession, which a judge ruled was unlawfully coerced, demonstrates the sometimes dishonest lengths interrogators will go to to extract admissions of guilt.


'Making a Murderer' Subject's Confession Unlawfully Coerced, Judge Rules

A US District Court judge ruled that Brendan Dassey's confession was "involuntary under the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments."


The Strange World of People Obsessed with Watching Other People Investigate Crimes on TV

We spent a Saturday listening to B-list TV personalities talk about murderous entertainment.


My Life as a Murderous Teen Goth on True Crime TV

A combination of morbid fascination and awkwardness make it possible to take on the role—you just hope the actual killer doesn't find you.


The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Trump's team says he raised over $6 million for charity rather than participating in the GOP debate, the FBI release a video of the Oregon stand-off shooting, Steven Avery supporters protest in Wisconsin, and more.


'Making a Murderer' Prosecutor Ken Kratz Sits Down with Comedian Jena Friedman

Comedian Jena Friedman gives the most hated man on Netflix an opportunity to explain himself.