Communication Studies senior affiliated faculty and BIGfishPR CEO David Gerzof Richard spoke to CBS Boston for their series “Question Everything,” detailing why the public is so enthralled with true crime. Locally, the disappearance of Cohasset mother Ana Walshe is all over the news in MA and nationally.
We’re so obsessed with our own mortality that we can’t look away. He said it goes back to Jack the Ripper from the 1800’s, and the Zodiac killer of the 1960’s. People can’t get enough. It’s woven into our culture…It’s in the games we play like Clue, the podcasts we listen to like Serial.