Criminal is the first of its kind. A show about people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. Hosted by Phoebe Judge. Named a Best Podcast of 2023 by the New York Times. Part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 33m. Bisher sind 292 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 16 hours 29 minutes


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episode 269: Type B

Six people were arrested for a murder in Nebraska. Some said they couldn't remember details of the crime, or being there at all - but then they began to have dreams about it.



episode 268: The Confession, Part 3

When we last spoke with Trevell Coleman, he was waiting to hear back about his clemency application. And then, in December of last year, his lawyer got a phone call.



episode 267: Right of Way

In 1991, two police officers stopped Tupac Shakur. They said he was jaywalking.



episode 266: Mr. Apology

In 1980, posters appeared in subway stations and on telephone poles in New York City with a phone number to call. When you called it, you would hear a message: “This is Apology. Apology is not associated with the police or any other organization but rather is a way for you to tell people what you have done wrong and how you feel about it.”



episode 265: Under Oath

When he was 14 years old, Ron Bishop testified in a murder trial. Decades later, he told an investigator everything he said on the stand was a lie – and that it was just what he was told to say.


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episode 264: The Strike

When people started saying that John D. Rockefeller Jr. was responsible for the deaths of two women and 11 children near a coal mine in Colorado, he decided to do something unusual. He hired “the father of public relations.”


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episode 263: An Officer's Arrest

Sultan Alam was the first Pakistani officer to join the traffic department of the Cleveland Police in the UK. He was harassed at work and complained to his senior officers about it. Then his coworkers showed up at his house to arrest him.


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episode 262: Indelible Ink

For almost thirty years, Adolfo Kaminsky lived quietly, forging documents for people all over the world.


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episode 261: The Hiss

As the famous English actor William Macready was preparing to go on stage in New York, over 300 police officers were placed in and around the theater. “But the head of the police said, 'I don't know that that's going to be enough people.'”


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episode 260: The Dial Painters

In the early 1920s, painters at a watch dial factory in New Jersey started to get sick. No one could tell them why.


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