True Crime Fans: The Cold Blooded Podcast Goes Inside the 1959 Clutter Murders
It was the brutal crime that stunned the nation. On November 15, 1959, four members of the Clutter family were murdered in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas. Famously chronicled by Truman Capote in his nonfiction novel In Cold Blood, the crime is now the subject of the docu-series Cold Blooded: The Clutter Family Murders, airing as a special two-night event starting November 18 at 9/8c on SundanceTV.
The Cold Blooded Podcast is an exclusive two-part interview with filmmaker Joe Berlinger (the Paradise Lost trilogy, Metallica: Some Kind of Monster, about the docu-series, which takes an in-depth look at both the case and the In Cold Blood novel and film.
Hosted by Nick Nadel (Movies My Friends Have Never Seen), the podcast examines the effect In Cold Blood had on both the true crime genre and on Berlinger’s own career as a filmmaker. Berlinger also discusses some of the startling revelations about the Clutter case detailed in Cold Blooded: The Clutter Family Murders and shares his thoughts on the current true crime boom.