Our Prison Love Affair
Why are Americans obsessed with true crime, and what happens when that love becomes real? Is this phenomenon a mere side effect of a country that incarcerates 2 million of its citizens? Or does our prison love affair tell us something more about who we are and who we idolize? This column will explore our fascination with criminals and take you into the world of how love and lust become consummated between the incarcerated and those on the outside.