On today's show:
A Long Road To Justice
(Starts at 7:45)
Based on an investigative report by ProPublica and The Marshall Project, “Unbelievable” follows the true story of an 18-year-old who was charged with lying about having been raped, and the two detectives who eventually found that serial rapist. Since the original reporting back in 2015, the story has been adapted into an episode on "This American Life," a book and, now, a TV series. John Horn talks with creator, executive producer and co-director Susannah Grant, and executive producer Sarah Timberman about their new Netflix series.
'Joker' Is No Laughing Matter
(Starts at 00:46)
John talks with Brent Lang of Variety about concerns over violence in "Joker": "Family members and friends of the victims of a 2012 mass shooting at a screening of 'The Dark Knight Rises' in Aurora, Colo., are expressing concerns about the upcoming release of 'Joker,' a comic book adaptation that’s provoked controversy for its violent subject matter. In a letter to Warner Bros. CEO Ann Sarnoff, the families and friends urge the company to join the likes of Walmart and CVS in advocating for gun safety."
I Don't Think Frank Done It This Way
(Starts at 19:44)
The Trashcan Sinatras are the best Scottish indie band you’ve probably never heard of. They had a handful of hits on alternative radio in the early '90s and have survived major changes in the music industry, including a new thing called the Internet. After 30 years, the band, which has maintained a small but passionate fan base, is setting out on a tour of the U.S. as a stripped down acoustic trio. John spoke with Frank Reader, the band's singer, about their career.