Unique Content material podcast: Happening a real crime spree with Netflix’s ‘Evil Genius’


“Evil Genius: The True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Financial institution Heist” is a tricky title to reside as much as, however the Netflix docuseries pulls it off.

That’s as a result of the story that “Evil Genius” retells is stuffed with impossible-seeming particulars — it begins out with a botched financial institution theft dedicated by a person with a bomb hooked up to his neck and will get stranger from there.

Within the newest episode of the Unique Content material podcast, we discuss our reactions to the present — it tells an unforgettable story, however might need benefited from tighter modifying.

We additionally mull over the rising style of true crime miniseries, masking “The Staircase,” plus fictionalized depictions of real-world occasions like “Mindhunter” and “Manhunt: Unabomber.”

And we go over some latest streaming headlines, together with Hulu’s rumored revival of “Veronica Mars” and Netflix choosing up the U.S. rights to “The Nice British Baking Present”.

You’ll be able to hear within the participant beneath, subscribe utilizing Apple Podcasts or discover us in your podcast participant of selection. For those who just like the present, please tell us by leaving a evaluation on Apple. You can also send us feedback directly. (Or recommend exhibits and flicks for us to evaluation!)

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