And, uh, with a friend to keep you safe.
When Conversations With A Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes took over Netflix, fans couldn't get enough. Their true crime-loving hearts grew three sizes in a single day (not just saying that because mine definitely did). Now, it seems like there’s always a new true crime documentary, TV show, podcast, or book (remember those?) to get completely lost in. And by "completely lost," I’m talking hours-long rabbit holes into Wikipedia articles, Reddit threads, and any other details you can find wedged into the random corners of the internet. The best part? When you're done all that sophisticated research, you can trade theories with friends.
So, put on your detective hat and grab your magnifying glass, because, when it comes to true crime docs, nothing is ever what it seems—and you always gotta keep one eye open. From stories that tap into secret lives and bizarre circumstances to tales of mistaken identity and puzzling whodunits, these are the 25 best true crime documentaries to immerse yourself in.
walter: I made my living as an economic forecaster and as an expert witness and cross-examiner in finance at public hearings. Here are some facts: 1. No person can accurately predict the financial future. If they could, they would own the whole world. 2. At every adversarial public hearing in which I was the cross-examiner, I always asked the following question, first, of my opposition witness; "Isn't it correct that your testimony is your opinion, and not fact?" They always had to answer 'yes'. And I always wanted that on the record. 3. Anyone who tells you that they know, with certainty, what the economy will do tomorrow, next week, or next year is lying to you. 4. In every single stock or bond transaction that takes place, the seller of the asset is convinced that the asset will soon devalue. And the buyer is certain that the asset will soon increase in value. And in each such transaction, one of them is wrong. Or, sometimes, both of them are wrong, and the asset's value remains unchanged.