Discussing the appeal behind true crime entertainment

Posted at 11:37 AM, Jan 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-05 11:37:38-05

Since the Truman Capote book "In Cold Blood" the public has been fascinated with true crime stories, but in the last few years the popularity has increased with podcasts like "Serial" and docu-series like HBO's "The Jinx" and Netflix's "The Making of a Murderer."

But what is it that draws people into these stories? True Crime expert Nick Casale, criminal defense attorney Julie Rendelman and associate editor for New York Magazine's The Vulture Nate Jones talk more about the appeal of real life crime.