September 20, 2018 New
Coming Soon: Season 2
Crimetown returns October 1st with stories of crime and corruption from a new city: Detroit, Michigan.
December 23, 2017
Bonus Episode: Buddy Cianci... The Musical
In 2003, a couple of Brown University alumni did the unthinkable: they wrote and performed a musical about everyone’s favorite criminal mayor. No recordings of the
Each season, we investigate the culture of crime in a different city. In Season 2, Crimetown heads to the heart of the Rust Belt: Detroit, Michigan. From its heyday as Motor City to its rebirth as the Brooklyn of the Midwest, Detroit’s history reflects a series of issues that strike at the heart of American identity: race, poverty, policing, loss of industry, the war on drugs, and our universal desire for a savior. Detroit’s a tough town, and its residents are even tougher. They’ve weathered riots, a drug epidemic, political scandal, and innumerable other hardships, but they’re still here—and they have stories to tell.
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A gripping series that weaves brutal crimes and dirty politics with good humour.—The Guardian
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