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Here's What Fans Should Know About Brendan Dassey In 'Making A Murderer' Season 2

By Alana Altmann
Anyone who watched Making a Murderer's first season probably remembers Brendan Dassey's story. While exonerated criminal-turned-convicted-murderer Steven Avery was at the center of the documentary, his teenage nephew, Brendan, was also a major…

Here's What 'Making A Murderer' Fans Should Know About Steven Avery's New Lawyer

By Alana Altmann
When Making a Murderer premiered on Netflix in 2016, Steven Avery's attorneys Dean Strang and Jerry Buting became household names. Now that the second part of the true crime documentary has been released, a different high profile lawyer is being…

The 'Making A Murderer' Season 2 Trailer Is Here, So Put Your Detective Hat On

By Dylan Kickham
It is almost time to dive back into the true-crime obsession that still has fans scratching their heads. The Making A Murderer Season 2 trailer just dropped, and it promises to dig even deeper into Steven Avery's conviction. The trailer for the new…

Here's What Fans Need To Remember About 'Making A Murderer' Season 1

By Alana Altmann
Netflix announced Tuesday, Sept. 25 that the anticipated Season 2 of Making a Murderer will hit the streaming giant on Oct. 19. The engrossing docuseries captivated the world through its 10-episode exploration of the case of Wisconsin man Steven…

'Making A Murderer' Season 2 Is Premiering Way Sooner Than Fans Expected

By Alana Altmann
When Making a Murderer premiered on Netflix back in December of 2015, it became one of the most talked-about docuseries of the last decade. Now, after three years of anticipation for a follow-up, the Making a Murderer Season 2 premiere date is…

A New Steven Avery Series Is Coming & ‘Making A Murderer’ Fans Will Be Thrilled

By Claire Spellberg
In 2015, true crime became a real-deal genre with the Netflix's release of Making a Murderer, a docu-series exploring the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach and the resulting trial of Steven Avery. Avery was charged with murder, kidnapping, sexual…

'Making A Murderer' Lawyer Shares Details Show Left Out And You'll Rethink It All

By Alexandra Strickler
Back in December 2015, Netflix blessed us with the epic docuseries "Making a Murderer," and man, did we eat it up. I know I personally blazed through all 10 episodes within 48 hours of starting the series. By the end, my eyes were twitching and I…

The Most Googled Celebs Of 2016 Will Remind You What A Strange Year It Was

By Eitan Levine
Being the most Googled celebrity in 2016 is like being voted the best at punching old people in the dicks. Sure, it's an accomplishment, I guess, but you'd have to be a real d-bag to be proud of the achievements that led to you being given this…

Steven Avery Ends Engagement After One Week Because No One Saw That Coming

By Alec MacDonald
Because Steven Avery's life is not, it seems, complicated enough, his week-old prison engagement to Lynn Hartman, 53, was just called off. If you don't know who Steven Avery is by now, I don't know why you clicked on this article in the first place…

Alleged Killer Steven Avery Got Engaged From Jail, So There's Hope For Us All

By Alec MacDonald
Steven Avery is getting married. The 54-year-old has become famous several times -- first, for being exonerated after serving 18 years in prison for a rape he did not commit, second, for being convicted of the murder of Teresa Halback and, third,…

'Making A Murderer' Star Steven Avery Wants Brad Pitt To Play Him In A Movie

By Oliver McAteer
Steven Avery is already the star of "Making a Murderer." But now, he's setting his sights even higher. His lawyer, Kathleen Zellner, has filed a motion to have new testing done on evidence partly responsible for his conviction. Avery's so sure he'll…

Steven Avery Of 'Making A Murderer' Says Judge's Decision Means He'll Go Free

By Alec MacDonald
Brendan Dassey became a household name along with his uncle Steven Avery after the Netflix documentary show "Making a Murderer" chronicled the arrest and conviction of both men in the murder of Teresa Halbach in 2005. Last week, however, Brendan…

Brendan Dassey May Go Free, And All Anyone Can Think About Is 'Wrestlemania'

By Alec MacDonald
Last year, Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi's Netflix documentary "Making a Murderer" was an enormous and instant hit. The documentary revolved around Steven Avery, who was convicted of the murder of Teresa Halbach in 2005. Avery had previously spent…

Netflix Just Announced Epic 'Making A Murderer' News And We Can't Handle It

By Taylor Ortega
Despite the terrors of the modern world we wake and face each day, many of us have been sleeping too soundly since finishing Netflix's docu-series “Making a Murderer.” Gone are the days of laying awake for hours, knowing sleep would never come as…

Steven Avery Supporters: The San Antonio Four Are Your Next True Crime Cause

By Emily McCombs
If you were one of the thousands of people swept up in the Netflix Original series "Making a Murderer" or just a true crime buff, turn your attention to the "San Antonio Four," a group of friends and Latina lesbians who were wrongfully convicted of…

There's Now An Interactive 'Making A Murderer' Map For 'Diehard Fans'

By Gillian Fuller
If you need more “Making A Murderer” in your life now that you've watched (and re-watched) the Netflix true crime docu-series more times than you can count, you're in luck. Two fans recently created an interactive map to help fellow true-crime…

You'll Soon Be Able To Meet The 'Making A Murderer' Lawyers

By Taylor Ortega
The sexiest tour of the summer is coming, y'all, so get your lighters and your screaming voices ready. Dean Strang and Jerry Buting, Steven Avery's lawyers whose stars rose overnight upon the release of Netflix's “Making a Murderer,” are hitting the…

People Want This Actor To Play Steven Avery In A 'Making A Murderer' Movie

By Taylor Ortega
We're all desperate for a “Making a Murderer” movie, and TBH, who can blame us? A version of the corrupt, ceaselessly frustrating Steven Avery story with slightly sexier faces should be a guaranteed blockbuster smash, and fans already know who could…

Steven Avery Allegedly Molested Nephew Brendan Dassey

By Gillian Fuller
A 2006 police interview obtained by The Wrap reveals Steven Avery of “Making A Murderer” may have sexually assaulted his nephew, Brendan Dassey. Avery and Dassey were arrested in 2005 and 2006 respectively for the October 2005 murder of photographer…

Read The Letter Steven Avery Wrote To His Supporters From Behind Bars

By Gillian Fuller
On Friday, Kathleen Zellner — the lawyer representing Steven Avery of “Making A Murderer” — tweeted a picture of a letter written by her client from behind bars. The short letter, addressed to Avery's supporters, reads: I want every forensic test…

This Insane New 'Making A Murderer' Theory Actually Makes A Lot Of Sense

By Eitan Levine
We have another theory to add to the already massive pile of theories surrounding “Making a Murderer.” If you watched Netflix's breakout crime docuseries about the Avery family and how crappy the Wisconsin legal system is, you probably left the last…

Steven Avery's Former Fiancée Claims He's Guilty Of Murder (Video)

By Gillian Fuller
Netflix's hit docu-series “Making A Murderer” paints a sympathetic portrait of Steven Avery as an innocent man twice convicted of crimes he did not commit. But in a new interview, Avery's ex-fiancée, Jodi Stachowski, challenges this…

4 Key Facts To Keep In Mind While Binging 'Making A Murderer'

By Colleen Woodward
Last night, I finished watching the Netflix series "Making A Murderer," and I was left baffled and, in a sense, heartbroken. So, that right there should give you an idea of what you might experience through those 10 episodes. Ultimately, you are in…

3 Cases Of Wrongful Conviction That Prove Steven Avery Is Not Alone

By Madi Hinds
It seems as if the entire world cannot stop watching Netflix's newest hit "Making a Murderer." Being the passionate wannabe lawyer I am, it's had me thinking about other injustices that have occurred of other wrongfully convicted innocent people who…

Here's What Wisconsin's Governor Has To Say About Steven Avery's Case

By Eitan Levine
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker just flashed a big middle finger at all you Steven Avery supporters out there. WARNING: LIGHT SPOILERS IN THIS POST! If you haven't finished “Making a Murderer” yet, fake an illness now, leave work, go home, watch the…

Steven Avery Of 'Making A Murderer' Has A New Legal Team

By Gillian Fuller
Steven Avery, the subject of Netflix docu-series “Making A Murderer,” has acquired a new legal team, Complex reports. Avery, for the unfamiliar, spent 18 years in prison for a rape that DNA evidence shows he did not commit. Shortly after his…

16 MORE Crime Documentaries For 'Making A Murderer' Obsessives

By Emily McCombs
A few weeks ago, I wrote a guide to some of my favorite crime documentaries for all those people who had already blazed through "Making A Murderer" and were still in the mood to creep themselves out. As a life-long true crime aficionado (yes, I…

You'll Be Able To Watch More About Steven Avery's Case On A New Special

By Taylor Ortega
Following the success of Netflix's infuriating docuseries “Making a Murderer,” which supposes convicted murderer Steven Avery was framed by members of law enforcement, Investigation Discovery will air “Front Page: The Steven Avery Story” at the end…

White House Responds To 'Making A Murderer' Petition To Pardon Steven Avery

By Kendall Wood
The White House responded to one of two existing petitions asking for the pardon of Wisconsin resident Steven Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach. Following the Netflix docu-series, "Making a Murderer," more…

What Your Zodiac Sign Says About How You Watch 'Making A Murderer'

By Taylor Ortega
The Internet lit up this week with viewers' reactions to Netflix's shocking docuseries “Making a Murderer.” The first binge-watch phenomenon of 2016 is eliciting strong responses from Steven Avery defenders and eager conspiracy theorists…

Here's The Entire 4-Hour Confession From 'Making A Murderer' (Video)

By Kate Ryan
In case you already binge-watched all 10 episodes of Netflix's "Making a Murderer" and are currently feeling withdrawals, we have good news: You can now watch Brendan Dassey's entire four-hour confession. Thanks, YouTube! Naturally. For those who…

Steven Avery Thinks He Knows Who Actually Murdered Teresa Halbach

By Eitan Levine
We've got another Steven Avery bombshell for you. The biggest takeaway from Netflix's über popular crime docuseries “Making a Murderer” is Steven and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, probably didn't kill Teresa Halbach. In fact, the show essentially…

Seth Meyers Returns To 'Late Night' With A 'Making A Murderer' Parody (Video)

By Stephen Tompkins
With his return from a two-week holiday hiatus, the "Late Night with Seth Meyers" host verified he, too, spent the holidays binge-watching Netflix docu-series "Making a Murderer" by properly parodying it. The "Making a Talk Show Host" video begins…

'Making A Murderer' Creators Say Juror Just Revealed Insane Information (Video)

By Eitan Levine
Want to get super pissed off? The creators of “Making a Murderer” now say a juror from Steven Avery's case told them he or she believes the convict was framed by the police and a retrial needs to take place “far away from Wisconsin.” If you're like…

13 Crime Documentaries To Watch After 'Making A Murderer'

By Emily McCombs
OK, right at the top here, let me say: I HAVE NOT FINISHED watching Netflix's original docuseries "Making A Murderer" yet. I'm watching it with my boyfriend, I've been with family for the holidays, and we haven't had a lot of romantic murder snuggle…