La Criminalité

A deep dive into the world of true crime.

How the true crime genre impacts its audience

When I was about five or six years old, in the back room of my grandma’s house, my mom pointed to a random house across the street and told me the people living there could be murderers as a lesson about why I shouldn’t talk to strangers. It was such a casual thing, but it made me afraid to go into my grandma’s back room by myself for a year because I thought the murderers across the street would break in and kill me