Vigilantes. They’re our heroes, our dark reflection, our cultural obsession. This season, Amanda Knox explores multiple stories of vigilante justice, starting with the still-unsolved murder of a small town’s tormentor — the story at the heart of the SundanceTV docu-series No One Saw a Thing. From murderous gang hunters and vengeful fathers to real-life avengers and internet cat-fishers, join Knox as she examines justice outside of the law. The views, information or opinions expressed during this podcast are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of AMC Networks and its employees.
In an emotional interview with Amanda Knox, former MMA champion Phoenix Jones opens up about his crime-fighting saga as Seattle’s real-life masked adventurer. Plus, Knox looks at a superhero training center in Las Vegas.
From the “Anonymous” shaming of an animal-abusing teen to the live-streamed exposures of pedophiles, wrongdoers are being targeted not by the cops, but by e-vigilantes. Join Amanda Knox as she delves into the stories of the digital Wild West.
From stick-wielding Indian women, to gun-toting LGBTQs, to Holocaust survivors attempting to poison 6 million Germans, join Amanda Knox as she explores what can happen when oppressed victims turn into vigilantes.
Some vigilante groups operate outside the law, some impersonate the law, and others ARE the law. Join host Amanda Knox as she explores El Salvador’s death squads, high school terrorists and vigilantes on the border.
This season Amanda Knox explores vigilante justice, from murderous gang hunters and vengeful fathers to real-life avengers and internet cat-fishers, join Knox as she explores justice outside of the law.
Fifteen months after the Haysoms’ murder, Jens Soering found himself in an interrogation room in England, confessing to a crime he didn’t commit. But who’s truly to blame for his continued imprisonment?
In 1985, socialites Derek and Nancy Haysom were brutally murdered in their home in Lynchburg, Virginia. The suspects were two young lovers; the first, the victims’ own daughter, a beautiful and aloof young woman; the second, her boyfriend, the dorky son of a German diplomat.
In the final episode of the season, creators of the SundanceTV docu-series Ministry of Evil: The Twisted Cult of Tony Alamo discuss how the project all started with a leaflet, what it was like to surface archival footage from inside the cult, and how Tony Alamo's death in prison altered their story.
In this exclusive interview, former child brides of Tony Alamo, Summer Hagan and Amy Eddy, share their experiences as host Amanda Knox shines a light on Tony's abusive polygamist lifestyle. Some audio in this episode may be disturbing. Listener discretion is advised.
Amanda Knox uncovers the fraudulent business empire that paralleled and amplified the Alamos' coercive cult control tactics. Guests include former members Carey Miller and Jessica Cooper, expert and author Debby Schriver, and Ministry of Evil docu-series producers Fenton Bailey, Leslie Mattingly and Eleanor West.
Amanda Knox takes a look at Tony and Susan Alamo's fire-and-brimstone evangelism that sucked members into their cult and trapped them there through manipulation and exploitation. Guests include former member Carey Miller, expert and author Debby Schriver, and Ministry of Evil docu-series producers Fenton Bailey, Leslie Mattingly and Eleanor West.
In the '70s and '80s, Tony and Susan Alamo promised personal salvation to those who joined their ministry, The Alamo Christian Foundation. Wielding the fear of damnation, they grew rapidly but soon began to face allegations of using cult-like tactics and abuse to control and exploit their followers. This season on The Truth About True Crime, former members share their stories as host Amanda Knox uncovers the methods the Alamos used to capture people, the mental and physical maltreatment Tony and Susan inflicted on their followers and the challenges the filmmakers faced in telling this story in SundanceTV's docu-series Ministry of Evil: The Twisted Cult of Tony Alamo.
Amanda Knox sits down with filmmaker Joe Berlinger at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival to discuss his new film starring Zac Efron as infamous serial killer Ted Bundy — Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. Amanda and Joe dig into the nuances of resurrecting the sensationalized media story that surrounded more than thirty homicides of young women in seven states, what it was like to adapt the story of an undeniably guilty killer after working on numerous documentaries that deal with the wrongfully convicted, and how the director helped his actors get into the headspace of this gruesome tale.
Amanda Knox uncovers the aftermath of the massacre, and we hear speeches from the 40-year anniversary memorial of the Jonestown Massacre. Guest include Stephan Jones, Jim Jones, Jr., Jeff Guinn, Jordan Vilchez, Grace Stoen and Laura Johnston Kohl.
Amanda Knox examines the events that took place on November 18, 1978, ultimately leading to the deaths of over 900 people, now known as "The Jonestown Massacre." Guest include Jeff Guinn, Jordan Vilchez and Grace Stoen.
Amanda Knox digs into Jim Jones' desperate need to control the narrative of himself and the Peoples Temple while struggling with his own self-destructive behavior. Guests include Jeff Guinn and Shan Nicholson.
Hosted by Amanda Knox, The Truth About True Crime looks at some of the most shocking crimes of our lifetimes through a whole new lens. Explore the truth about the victims of the Jonestown Massacre, its cult leader Jim Jones, and the twists and turns that led so many to their deaths.