Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM’s chief content officer, signed a partnership agreement with Audiochuck last fall, which gives the satellite radio company exclusive rights to manage the podcast network’s ad sales. In an interview, Mr. Greenstein noted that a lot of the media is created by and for people in cities like New York, but “Ashley clearly found a good mainstream from Indianapolis, ” he said.
Flowers has “built one of the most successful podcast businesses of all time, completely independent,” Ben Cave, head of Apple Podcasts, wrote in an email.
Her business is growing. Ms. Flowers and Mr. Mills said they were eyeing TV and movies, and Mr. Greenstein said he wanted her to help SiriusXM build a true crime channel. And in August, Bantam will publish the first book by Ms. Flowers, a horror film titled “All the good people here. ”
The golden age of true crime?
Since the moment “Tiger King” seducing a country under embargoThe cultural impact of crime is really hard to ignore. ONE “Saturday night live“Small skits from last spring have stoked women’s obsession with the genre. During the summer, Hulu released “There are only murders in the building,” Starring Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez as New Yorkers trying to solve a neighbor’s murder. The show is about a culture’s obsession (fueled by social media) with amateur detective work and the whodunit podcast. (A second season Coming.)
When Gabrielle Petito disappeared last year on a cross-country trip, the news of her case further fueled the public’s hunger for the real crime. TikTok, YouTube and Instagram shine thanks to amateur photographers sure they could bring Miss Petito home or take her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, Before Justice. The attention the case received has sparked a national conversation about “missing white woman syndromeRefers to the relative lack of coverage when the victim is a person of color.
Now, real crime phobias, and podcasts they listened, turned their attention to Lauren Smith-FieldsA college student from Connecticut passed away late last year at the age of 23, and her family is searching for answers.
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/02/style/ashley-flowers-crime-junkie-deck.html Ashley Flowers, ‘Crime Junkie’ Host, Releases New Podcast ‘The Deck’