UTR: Your Own Backyard

  This Fathers’ Day, daughters and sons young and old will celebrate with their dads.  Unfortunately, Stan Smart won’t be one of them. He won’t be able to visit with or receive

Patrick Hinds IS ‘Obsessed’!

Patrick Hinds is a true-crime fanatic.  Co-host of the very successful True Crime Obsessed podcast with Gillian Pensaville, he punned, “I’m ‘obsessed’ with podcasts. I listen to about 30 hours per week.”  Eventually,

UTR: True Crime Brewery

  There are multiple shows that mix true crime and wine, so why not true crime and beer? That’s exactly what True Crime Brewery does.  Married couple Jill and physician Dick discuss

Authenticity Works in True Crime

“Winning covers up a lot of problems.”  It’s a common saying in sports.  The equivalent phrase in podcasting might be: “Authenticity overcomes a little clunkiness.” That is certainly what I found when

Under The Radar: Real Crime Profile

  I have particularly enjoyed the professional approach the hosts of Real Crime Profile bring to the cases given their expertise and backgrounds: Jim Clemente, a former FBI profiler, Laura Richards, a

Shut up and give me Murder!

In my recent features, I’ve covered the fusing of Politics and True Crime and Business and True Crime in podcasts, so why not Sports and True Crime? As it turns out, when

Rewriting Dad Hits Home

Not all true-crime stories need to be gruesome, kicking off with something like, “129 stab wounds were found on the victim’s buttocks.” Sometimes, the story might just be about a family member

UTR: Trace Evidence

“C’mon, man!” That’s the line from ESPN’s Monday Night Football pregame show that popped into my mind when I saw Trace Evidence listed as the number one podcast on our magazine’s Hot