Dirty John on TV, an Ear Hustle update, and our review of The City

Good news/bad news in our true crime podcast updates. He’s podcasting’s second most-famous inmate. Now someone is leaving Ear Hustle…for a great reason. Also, a return trip to Winona by Madeline Baron and In the Dark gins up more CWO anger. Was that recent fire a coincidence or payback for supporting Curtis Flowers?A microchip has solved the mystery of the stray cat taken in by Lara. Seems she soon after had an awkward conversation with a neighbor.Bravo’s Dirty John is the first true crime podcast to get a scripted TV adaptation. How well is the Connie Britton/Eric Bana-led show telling the story? And does it matter if we already know how it ends?Then we take a longer look at USA Today’s ten-part series The City. It’s a giant heap of garbage…we mean, the story is about a giant heap of garbage which turns up overnight in a depressed Chicago neighborhood. Does the examination of city politics, corruption, and environmental racism adequately fill the time the podcast’s been given?FOR OUR SPOILER-FREE REVIEW OF "THE CITY," FAST-FORWARD TO 57:34.Then in crime of the week: that didn’t last long.SPONSORS THIS EPISODEBrooklinen - get $20 off and free shipping with promo code CWO at Brooklinen.comBombas - go to bombas.com/crime and use code CRIME for 20% off your first orderTommy John - save 20% on your first order at TommyJohn.com/crimePoshmark - $5 off your first purchase when you enter code CRIME5 when you sign upRothy's - go to rothys.com and enter CRIME to get your new flats and free shipping Pretty Litter - visit PrettyLitter.com and use code CRIME for 20% off your first orderWild Fang - go to Wildfang.com and use code CRIME for 25% off

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