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Spectacle: True Crime
Spectacle: True Crime
Neon Hum Media/ Sony Music Entertainment

Spectacle is a series that analyzes the cultural and societal implications of your guilty pleasures. From reality TV to true crime, Spectacle... more

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Introducing: Death of an Artist

Sharing a preview of a new Sony Music Entertainment and Pushkin podcast, Death of the Artist. For more than 35... more

23 Sep 2022 · 8 minutes
True Crime | 12. True Crime, Glass of Wine, Bed by 9 -- A White Lady Obsession

True crime podcasts have developed a devoted female following. It’s made fun of in SNL skits and coined cutesy phrases... more

08 Sep 2022 · 31 minutes
True Crime | 11. Forensic Files, CSI and the Peddling of Junk Science

This week on Spectacle, forensic sciences. Shows like CSI or Forensic Files make us believe that fingerprints, bite marks or... more

01 Sep 2022 · 31 minutes
True Crime | 10. Is Prestige True Crime Sensationalizing Real Pain?

If you’re turned on any streaming channel, from Netflix to Hulu to HBO Max, true crime dominates. As of late,... more

25 Aug 2022 · 41 minutes
True Crime | 9. The Feminist Fantasy of Law & Order: SVU

It's not often that cases get the justice they deserve, unfortunately. But in the Law & Order: SVU universe, victims always... more

18 Aug 2022 · 33 minutes
True Crime | 8. Soledad O'Brien Highlighting 'Black & Missing' Women

On this week’s episode of Spectacle, our obsession with certain missing women. When Gabby Petito disappeared in September 2021, the... more

11 Aug 2022 · 31 minutes
True Crime | 7. From Dirty John to Anna ‘Delvey’ -- why we love a good con

From tech bro scammers to fake heiresses, there’s a scammer story for everyone... nearly everywhere. In this week’s episode, Host... more

04 Aug 2022 · 39 minutes
True Crime | 6. Citizen Sleuthing Gone Good… and Bad

In this week’s episode, host Mariah Smith digs into the phenomenon of citizen sleuths. It’s nothing new but with the... more

28 Jul 2022 · 38 minutes
True Crime | 5. If It Bleeds, It Leads

When you turn on the nightly news, what usually leads? Often… It’s violence. A shooting. A 5-car pileup. The portrait... more

21 Jul 2022 · 41 minutes
True Crime | 4. Keith Morrison on How Dateline Cracked the True Crime Code

In its 30 years and counting, the news magazine show Dateline has created an unbeatable formula for true crime. Its... more

14 Jul 2022 · 39 minutes
Spectacle: True Crime
Introducing: Death of an Artist
Spectacle: True Crime