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“Please Don’t Kill Me with an Axe”

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about Elizabeth Warren and this country’s depressingly recent history of institutionalized pregnancy discrimination. Fun! Then, spooky October continues with Dana Schwartz, Megan Gailey, and the return of Ziwe in-studio to talk about our complicated relationship with True Crime and the real people affected by them. And, as always, our hills.

Show Notes: 

Notes on murder:

Why Do Women Love True Crime (NYT, 2019) https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/16/books/review/kate-tuttle-true-crime-women.html

Is True Crime Over? (The Cut, 2019)
https://www.thecut.com/2019/08/is-true-crime-over.html

The ethical dilemma of High Brow True Crime (Vulture)
https://www.vulture.com/2018/08/true-crime-ethics.html

True crime always risks exploitation. But it can still make the world a better place. (WashPo) https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/true-crime-always-risks-exploitation-but-it-can-still-make-the-world-a-better-place/2019/09/05/5bfa1b5a-d00a-11e9-87fa-8501a456c003_story.html

My family was traumatized by True Crime https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/may/02/the-secret-my-family-traumatised-murder-tv-drama-bereaved

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