True-crime has become the genre du jour for many streaming platforms and networks. However, spectacles such as “Making a Murderer
,” “The Jinx
,” “The Staircase
,” and, most recently, “Tiger King
” have painted the disturbing genre as an opportunity for armchair detectives and meme-generators to watch for all the wrong reasons. Often, the crimes are reduced to puzzles for viewers to solve, and the victims and/or criminals as fodder for funny social media posts.
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