Murder Mountain and Bandersnatch and Chill

It’s 2019 and the Crime Writers resolve to bring it in the new year.The panel clicks its way through "Bandersnatch," Netflix’s hot interactive TV show. Toby thinks it meshes gimmick with good story, Kevin likes its meta themes, and Lara is still trying to figure out her Roku. Meanwhile, Rebecca finally finishes her summer reading.The Crime Writers catch the 4:20 to “Murder Mountain,” the new Netflix doc about the outlaw California region where black market marijuana is cultivated. Does the six-part series effectively weave the story of an unsolved(?) murder with its look at the past and future of the region now that legalization has uprooted the industry?TO HEAR THE SPOILER-FREE REVIEW OF "MURDER MOUNTAIN" GO TO 59:22.Then in Crime of the Week: And to all a good fight.SPONSORS THIS EPISODESimple Contacts - get $20 off your contacts at or enter code CWO20 at checkoutDaily Harvest - go to and enter promo code CRIME to get three cups freeMind's Eye podcast - visit to start listening now

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