• Was a serial arsonist hiding in plain sight? - podcasts of the week

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    Firebug investigates whether a work of fiction was in fact a criminal confession. Plus: Gen Z influencers vent in Pressed, and a high-profile witness speaks out Firebug
    True-crime podcasting turns to the hot stuff with the story of a man who wrote a novel in the 90s about a sad loner who starts fires across California to get kicks. It is described as “not a great work of fiction”, but investigators fear it might be a real-life confession from a serial arsonist. Film-maker Kary Antholis goes on the trail in true radio drama style, complete with the word “incendiary” to describe the action...
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