The Blotter Presents

The Blotter Presents

The Blotter Presents is devoted to discussing (and/or despairing of) the best and worst of TV true crime: present-day shows, vintage gems, and everything in between. Hosted by Sarah D. Bunting.

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028: Mindhunter And The Eleven

The Blotter Presents

Sarah D. Bunting and AB Chao go back to the '70s with the beginning of the FBI's profiling program, and a series of unsolved murders in Texas.

35 Min

Oct 18, 2017

SJ: The Sickest Secrets Come Out On Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders

The Blotter Presents

Leslie and Jill dig into Lyle and Erik's sexual abuse claims in E04; Sarah and Tara break it down!

22 Min

Oct 17, 2017

027: Criminal Confessions And Showrunner 'Would You Rather'

The Blotter Presents

Alan Sepinwall on Dick Wolf's latest unscripted crime show, plus choosing which crime producer should tackle legendary cases.

34 Min

Oct 11, 2017

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25 min
Oct 11, 2017
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As the defense team starts gathering ammunition, a revelation from Erik may change the game. Sarah and Tara have your verdict on E03!

66 min
Oct 4, 2017
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Stephanie Early Green is back to discuss one of the internet's most enduring, and annoying, Reddit herrings -- plus a legendarily dumb episode name for a pretty good 48 HRS.

18 min
Oct 4, 2017
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Sarah and Tara discuss what worked (trail mix) and what didn't (wigs) in E02 of Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders as we debut The Blotter Presents: Summary Judgment.

45 min
Sep 27, 2017
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Tara Ariano returns to discuss the most prestigious take yet on the Menendez case, plus a disgraced Canadian airman. CHUNG CHUNG!

63 min
Sep 20, 2017
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Mark Blankenship is back to discuss Yance Ford's formal and personal Strong Island, plus American Masters and Mysteries & Scandals on Sam Cooke.

44 min
Sep 13, 2017
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Netflix's new series chills Sarah D. Bunting and AB Chao with stories of false confessions, plus a surprisingly competent look at the Gary Plauche case from Investigation Discovery.

41 min
Aug 30, 2017
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Legends of hip-hop and the Italian Renaissance as Mark Blankenship joins us for an all-music episode!

55 min
Aug 23, 2017
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Will Dave Holloway get the answers he's searched for for so long? And what exactly <em>was</em> wrong with Charlie Brandt? Allison Lowe Huff returns to look at mysteries within mysteries.

47 min
Aug 16, 2017
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Kim Reed and Sarah D. Bunting discuss A&E's event series, plus a Forensic Files in Kim's backyard (figuratively).

43 min
Aug 9, 2017
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Eve Batey's back for two takes on the original Zodiac, one on the NYC copycat, and a whole lotta side-eyeing of questioned-document 'science.'

62 min
Aug 2, 2017
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Lani Diane Rich and Sarah D. Bunting examine three Son Of Sam-related properties, and the struggle to control a narrative.

52 min
Jul 26, 2017
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Monty Ashley and Sarah D. Bunting on two Joe Berlinger projects, serial-killer theories, and network-note narration.

45 min
Jul 19, 2017
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Dan Patrick Brady 'returns' (to his...own couch? just go with it) to render a verdict on two perspectives on the system.

40 min
Jul 12, 2017
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Crime Writers On's Toby Ball returns to discuss two (pretty awful) takes on America's first serial killer.

49 min
Jun 28, 2017
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Chris Huff and Sarah D. Bunting on Deadly Women, and a Designing Women star as America's most notorious female serial killer.

64 min
Jun 21, 2017
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Eve Batey returns to discuss the American Experience AND the Powers-Boothe-miniseries takes on the tragedy in Guyana.

37 min
Jun 14, 2017
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Alex Collins joins Sarah D. Bunting for a riot grrrrl, Bill Kurtis, and two VERY unhappy families.

60 min
Jun 7, 2017
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Kim Reed joins Sarah D. Bunting to discuss Cos, podcasts, and a Southern Tier case that hits <em>very</em> close to home.

43 min
May 24, 2017
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Tara Ariano and Sarah D. Bunting on recovered memories in Baltimore and a provincial narcissist in Saskatchewan.

36 min
May 17, 2017
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Stephanie Green returns to discuss HBO's take on the Blanchard/Munchausen's-by-proxy case, plus Australia's most lethal Bunting.

44 min
May 10, 2017
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Kevin Smokler and Sarah D. Bunting talk about a not-so-hot take on Boulder's most notorious cold case, plus the granddaddy of TV true crime.

29 min
May 5, 2017
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Dick Wolf's back in the non-fiction space with a look at the Fibbies' New York office -- and Dan Patrick Brady's here to discuss it, plus stupid underage-drinking tricks! Chung chung!

41 min
Apr 24, 2017
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TV's got tons of content looking back at the L.A. riots in 1992; John Ramos joined Sarah D. Bunting for a closer look at two documentaries.

46 min
Apr 14, 2017
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Toby Ball from the Crime Writers On podcast on 'the most hated woman in America,' plus a look back at true-crime docu classic Paradise Lost.

44 min
Apr 7, 2017
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Allison Lowe Huff on NCAA mayhem, plus a look at the birth of the Natalee Holloway industry via <em>48 Hours</em>.

29 min
Mar 24, 2017
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Leah Kwan on a better-than-usual ID joint, and a classic true-crime miniseries.

37 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Eve Batey joins Sarah D. Bunting for a discussion of Spike's prestige true-crime series.

27 min
Mar 9, 2017
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It's Bill Kurtis vs. Danny Glover when Stephanie Green joins us for the inaugural episode!

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