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Making a Mania: The Steven Avery Saga and Why We're Obsessed

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"Making a Mania: The Steven Avery Saga and Why We're Obsessed," is a podcast from USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin exploring the phenomenon of the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" and the cases of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey.

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"Making a Mania: The Steven Avery Saga and Why We're Obsessed," is a podcast from USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin exploring the phenomenon of the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" and the cases of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey.

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Booooring

By hotsox7 - Jan 30 2020
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Two stars is about right. No substance.

Ew

By Xxxorcoxxx - Jun 11 2019
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One can only stand Kratzs whiny high voice for 3 seconds before wanting to stab your ears

iTunes Ratings

29 Ratings
Average Ratings
8
2
2
3
14

Booooring

By hotsox7 - Jan 30 2020
Read more
Two stars is about right. No substance.

Ew

By Xxxorcoxxx - Jun 11 2019
Read more
One can only stand Kratzs whiny high voice for 3 seconds before wanting to stab your ears
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Making a Mania: The Steven Avery Saga and Why We're Obsessed

Latest release on Dec 07, 2018

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Rank #1: Ken Kratz on the dishonesty of 'Making a Murderer' | Ep. 4

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There's no doubt that Ken Kratz, the Calumet County D.A. who prosecuted Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey more than 10 years ago, comes off as a villain in "Making a Murderer." We sit down with Kratz to break down what he says are the most misleading scenes in the series' Part 1. (Kratz's book, "Avery: The Case Against Steven Avery and What 'Making a Murderer' Gets Wrong," on Amazon: https://tinyurl.com/y7rlwjzv)

Oct 09 2018

23mins

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Rank #2: Dahmer and Gein: Wisconsin's other notorious crimes | Ep. 3

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Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey are far from Wisconsin's first famous convicted killers. In the not-so-distant past, the Badger State was home to two of the most famous murderers in history: Jeffrey Dahmer and Ed Gein. We talk with Jim Stingl, a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist who covered the Dahmer trial in the '90s, and Keith Gurgall, collector and historian who’s been fascinated by Gein for years.

Oct 09 2018

31mins

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Rank #3: Ken Kratz fires back at 'Making a Murderer Part 2' | Ep. 9

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Ken Kratz, the man who prosecuted the Steven Avery case and is portrayed as a villain in "Making a Murderer," sits down with USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin to talk about "Part 2" and Kathleen Zellner's attempts to blast holes in his case.

Dec 07 2018

26mins

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Rank #4: Jerry Buting reacts to 'Making a Murderer Part 2' | Ep. 8

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Among the surprises in "Making a Murderer Part 2" is the way Steven Avery's attorney Kathleen Zellner points fingers at the work of Dean Strang and Jerry Buting, who defended Avery at his 2007 murder trial. We catch up with Buting after his viewing of Part 2 to talk about the series, Zellner's claims of ineffective assistance of council and more.

Nov 02 2018

28mins

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Rank #5: Should you watch 'Making a Murderer Part 2'? | Ep. 7

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The long-awaited Part 2 of Netflix's "Making a Murderer" has arrived. USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin reporters Doug Schneider and Shane Nyman talk about their binge session, impressions from the new episodes and whether or not it's worth the 10-hour investment.

Oct 26 2018

30mins

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