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Podcast: Serial: S03 Episode 04: A Bird in Jail Is Worth Two on the Street

This episode deals with two separate murders of young children in Cleveland. It’s not an easy listen. [more inside]
posted by Kattullus on Oct 4, 2018 - 4 comments

Podcast: Serial: S03 Episode 03: Misdemeanor, Meet Mr. Lawsuit

The smell of raw marijuana + acting nervous + hands in pockets = ? [more inside]
posted by dnash on Sep 28, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Anatomy of a Murder

In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after his wife was assaulted. What is the truth, and will he win his case? [content warning]. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jul 7, 2018 - 2 comments

Rectify: The Source  Season 3, Ep 6

Janet and Daniel take a road trip. Tawney returns home. Jon regrets not helping Daniel more. Amantha has dinner with an unexpected companion.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Aug 16, 2015 - 3 comments

Rectify: The Future  Season 3, Ep 5

Daniel tries to repair the pool. Daggett reveals a surprising theory about George Melton’s death. Tawney visits her former foster mother.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Aug 8, 2015 - 3 comments

Rectify: Girl Jesus  Season 3, Ep 4

Daniel struggles to follow the terms of his probation. Teddy pushes Tawney into making a painful confession. Janet loses her temper with Ted, Sr. [more inside]
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Jul 31, 2015 - 1 comment

Rectify: Sown with Salt  Season 3, Ep 3

Daniel discovers some new, unpleasant restrictions on his life. Daggett investigates George’s death. Amantha endures Thrifty Town management training. [more inside]
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Jul 25, 2015 - 0 comments

Rectify: Thrill Ride  Season 3, Ep 2

Daniel must adapt to his new circumstances. Amantha faces overwhelming personal and professional changes. Teddy tries to connect with Tawney. [more inside]
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Jul 17, 2015 - 2 comments

Rectify: Hoorah  Season 3, Ep 1

Surprise and dismay spread in the aftermath of Daniel’s confession. DA Sondra Person has some questions. Sheriff Daggett finds George Melton. [more inside]
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Jul 10, 2015 - 2 comments

Movie: Into the Abyss

Conversations with a death row inmate and those affected by his crime serve as an examination of why people - and the state - kill. [more inside]
posted by gemutlichkeit on May 6, 2015 - 0 comments

Podcast: Serial: Episode 11: Rumors

Almost everyone describes the 17-year-old Adnan the same way: good kid, helpful at the mosque, respectful to his elders. But a couple of months ago, Sarah started getting phone calls from people who knew Adnan back then, and told her stories of a different kind of boy. [more inside]
posted by Cash4Lead on Dec 11, 2014 - 72 comments

Podcast: Serial: Episode 10: The Best Defense is a Good Defense

Adnan's trial lawyer was M. Cristina Gutierrez, a renowned defense attorney in Maryland – tough and savvy and smart. Other lawyers said she was exactly the kind of person you'd want defending you on a first-degree murder charge. But Adnan was convicted, and a year later, Gutierrez was disbarred. What happened?
posted by Cash4Lead on Dec 4, 2014 - 64 comments

Rectify: Charlie Darwin  Season 2, Ep 3

Awoken from his coma, Daniel must decide how to deal with the assault. Thankfully, there are doughnuts.
posted by homunculus on Jul 3, 2014 - 4 comments

Rectify: Running with the Bull  Season 2, Ep 1

"Nineteen years ago, Daniel Holden was sentenced to death for the rape and murder of his teenage girlfriend, Hanna Dean. Thanks to newly discovered DNA evidence and the efforts of his sister Amantha and lawyer, Daniel’s conviction has been vacated. Season 2 of RECTIFY finds Daniel Holden committed to living in the present. Unfortunately, there are many places and faces in his hometown that remind Daniel of the past..."
posted by homunculus on Jun 19, 2014 - 8 comments

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