A Double-Bill Review: Slow Burn and Castle Rock!
Published August 16, 2018
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    In the world of true crime updates, Irish authorities have issued a new report on police conduct in the West Cork case. Speaking of podcasts from Audible, what's happened to their podcast division? Rebecca gives a plug for her new project, Bear Brook, which will be debuting from NHPR next month. Also, has horror author Joe Hill solved the 1974 mystery of the "Woman in the Dunes" by watching "Jaws"? Speaking of Joe Hill, his father (Stephen King) has a new show on Hulu. Castle Rock is the creepy tale of a unidentified inmate discovered in an old prison, and of the lawyer with a haunted past returning to his hometown in Maine where evil lurks. It's the most Stephen King thing to ever Stephen King. FOR A SPOILER-FREE REVIEW OF "CASTLE ROCK," GO TO 35:05. The sophomore season of Slow Burn is out, this time focusing on the impeachment of President Clinton. Slate's podcast attempts to tell the story of the building crisis and how it affected the lives of the scandal’s supporting characters. As Leon Neyfawk says, it's crazier than we remember it. FOR A SPOILER-FREE REVIEW OF "SLOW BURN," GO TO 59:20. In Crime of the Week: Friendly, neighborhood bar, Spider-Man. SPONSORS THIS EPISODEBROOKLINEN - get $20 off and free shipping is to use promo code CWO at Brooklinen.com BLUE APRON - BlueApron.com/crimewriters to get your first 3 meals freeSIMPLE CONTACTS - go to simplecontacts.com/CWO20 or enter code CWO20 at checkout for $20 off your first orderFIRSTLEAF - 3 bottles of wine for only $15, plus free shipping at TRYFirstLeaf.com/crimeFELIX GRAY GLASSES - Go to FelixGrayGlasses.com/crime to try a pairMISS JONES BAKERY - code crime at missjones.co to get 2 FREE Desserts in a Cup with any online purchase
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