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Vigilantes. They’re our heroes, our dark reflection, our cultural obsession. This season, Amanda Knox explores multiple stories of vigilante justice, starting with the still-unsolved murder of a small town’s tormentor — the story at the heart of the SundanceTV docu-series No One Saw a Thing. From murderous gang hunters and vengeful fathers to real-life avengers and internet cat-fishers, join Knox as she examines justice outside of the law. The views, information or opinions expressed during this podcast are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of AMC Networks and its employees.

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In an emotional interview with host Amanda Knox, former MMA champion Phoenix Jones opens up about his crime-fighting saga as Seattle’s real-life masked adventurer. Plus, Knox looks at the Superhero Foundry in Vegas that trains its students to be vigilantes, complete with knives, guns and stab-resistant costumes.
Amanda Knox explores America’s dark and disturbing legacy of vigilante violence, from the racist lynch mobs at its roots to the present-day assaults of black trans women like Muhlaysia Booker.
From the bizarre case of an animal-abusing teen whose life was destroyed by the hacktivist group “Anonymous” to one man's quest for justice whose organization “Truckers Against Predators” live-streams catfishing stings on pedophiles. Join Amanda Knox as she delves into the digital Wild West where e-vigilantes hunt for wrongdoers via the internet.
From the women of the pink-garbed, stick-wielding Gulabi Gang of Uttar Pradesh, India, to the LGBTQ sawed-off pool cue-swinging Lavender Panthers in San Francisco, to a secret group of Holocaust survivors bent on poisoning 6 million Germans, a nation for a nation, join Amanda Knox as she explores bizarre examples of what can happen when society’s tyrannized rise up and take matters into their own hands.
Some vigilante groups operate outside the law, some impersonate the law, and others ARE the law. Join host Amanda Knox as she explores the reign of righteous terror perpetrated by a vigilante group of high school elites called “The Legion Of Doom,” the extrajudicial murdering of gang members in El Salvador by “La Sombra Negra,” and the detaining of illegal immigrants on our southern border by private citizens.
Vigilante Justice: Vendettas

Vigilante Justice: Vendettas

2019-08-0100:55:241

A modern-day citizen turned super-villain creates a machine dubbed "The Killdozer" and vows to destroy a whole town. A father seeks vengeance on the karate teacher who kidnapped and molested his child. Join host Amanda Knox as she explores real life stories of revenge and the fascinating people who decided to take the law into their own hands.
In 1981, a local bully was shot dead in front of a dozen witnesses who deny having seen the killer to this very day. What is it about this area in Missouri that seems to breed vigilantism? Host Amanda Knox digs into this story, which is at the heart of the SundanceTV docu-series No One Saw a Thing. And Troy Duffy, director of The Boondock Saints breaks down the media’s obsession with the vigilante from the western up to the modern-day superhero.
Vigilantes. They’re our heroes, our dark reflection, our cultural obsession. This season, Amanda Knox explores multiple stories of vigilante justice, starting with the still-unsolved murder of a small town’s tormentor — the story at the heart of the SundanceTV docu-series No One Saw a Thing. From murderous gang hunters and vengeful fathers to real-life avengers and internet cat-fishers, join Knox as she examines justice outside of the law.
Killing for Love: The Cost

Killing for Love: The Cost

2019-07-1000:45:443

How does a wrongful conviction change a person, a society, a system? When a person is wrongfully convicted, the consequences have life-long effects on everyone involved. In the final episode of the season, Amanda looks back at all of the people fighting for Jens’s freedom and cost each has paid, the cost society has paid, and the cost Jens himself has paid. And she asks the hardest question of all: what does it mean if nothing changes?
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. These inalienable rights are the bedrock of the United States of America, protected by a justice system built and implemented by its citizens; citizens who believe in truth, justice, and the right to a fair trial--but also citizens with flaws, biases, pride, and ego. For a prisoner like Jens Soering, a man wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for decades, what are the political, bureaucratic, and psychological obstacles keeping him from freedom?
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ABR

Just for future reference... Billie Holiday didn't write "Strange Fruit". She did bring it to life in a way no one else could, though.

Sep 13th
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Scott Spencer

This podcast is great. Love the content and Amanda Knox is the perfect host. Her candor and her voice are fantastic.

Jun 23rd
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Shannon Hayes

love the podcast.... but I can do without the political opinions. disappointed 😞

Apr 11th
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Anne Bivalent

Shannon Hayes What about political podcasts?

May 23rd
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ABR

Shannon Hayes Kinda hard to keep politics out of an inherently political topic, but I guess I get where you're coming from.

May 22nd
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