The fascination of true crime
True crime stories are booming. Hardly a day goes by without new films, series and podcasts appearing. Where does this lust for crime come from? Where are the boundaries between entertainment and investigation?
“Aktenzeichen XY Files… ungelöst” was the first interactive format. What forms of crime hunting are there today? And what role do surveillance and AI play in this?
Vivian Perkovic discusses the fascination of true crime with director Regina Schilling, former prison doctor and actor Joe Bausch, forensic psychiatrist Nahlah Saimeh, and the head and voice of the Austrian podcast “Darf’s ein bisserl Mord sein?” Franziska Singer.