Episode 75: The Gatekeeper

9/22/2017, 8:00:00 AM , duration(0:0:1)
Art True Crime
<p>"I keep saying 'where's the body? Kill someone,'" Marilyn Stasio told us. She reads at least 200 crime novels a year to determine which are worthy of her prestigious "Crime Column" in the <em>New York Times Book Review</em>. We talk with her about crime as entertainment - and why people are so addicted to the genre that she can't stay away from: "My fingers just itch when I see something that's says 'murder.'"</p> <p> </p> <p>You can find more of Marilyn Stasio's thoughts on crime fiction in <a href="https://www.nytimes.com/column/crime" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">her column</a>.</p> <p> </p> <p>We want to know what your favorite crime novel is. It can be new or old. Write to us on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/CriminalShow" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">@criminalshow</a>, Facebook <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ThisIsCriminal/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">@ThisIsCriminal</a>, or email us at <a href="mailto:hello@thisiscriminal.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">hello@thisiscriminal.com</a>.</p> <p> </p> <p>Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.</p> <p> </p> <p>If you haven't already, please review us on iTunes! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: <a href="http://thisiscriminal.us13.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=25658e45f07309154fbf5f23f&amp;id=222e220f7c&amp;e=08e90c50c7" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">iTunes.com/CriminalShow.</a></p> <p> </p> <p>Say hello on <a href="https://twitter.com/CriminalShow" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Twitter</a>, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ThisIsCriminal/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://www.instagram.com/criminal_podcast/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Instagram</a>. Sign up for <a href="http://thisiscriminal.us13.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=25658e45f07309154fbf5f23f&amp;id=a7d08cb6bd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Accomplice.</a></p> <p> </p> <p>If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a <a href="http://thisiscriminal.us13.list-manage.com/track/click?u=25658e45f07309154fbf5f23f&amp;id=286e48ce9f&amp;e=08e90c50c7" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">How to Listen guide</a> based on frequently asked questions.</p> <p> </p> <p>Artwork by <a href="http://www.yssrs.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julienne Alexander</a>.  </p> <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CriminalShow/~4/OxQ_taoXVGQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>