What if thinking and talking about real life murders was not actually good for us?
Thanks to my guest, Emma Berquist. Find all the details about her books and articles at emmaberquist.com.
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Mentioned in this episode:
— The Brides in the Bath episode of Shedunnit
— The Murder at Road Hill House episode of Shedunnit
— The Pale Horse by Agatha Christie
— “True Crime Is Rotting Our Brains” by Emma Berquist at Gawker
— “There’s Really No Easy Way to Say ‘I Was Stabbed’” by Emma Berquist at Human Parts
— Missing Presumed Dead by Emma Berquist
— The case of “the Servant Girl Annihilator”
— The rescue of Baby Jessica
— The Edith Thompson episode of Shedunnit
— The Gabby Petito case
— Paul Foot on the James Hanratty case
— Heavenly Creatures (1994) directed by Peter Jackson
— In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
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