Joe Pompeo Discusses The Scandalous Jazz Age Double Murder That Hooked America on True Crime

Joe Pompeo Discusses The Scandalous Jazz Age Double Murder That Hooked America on True Crime

If you thought Sarah Koenig and Serial was the first time a true crime gripped the country, think again. Vanity Fair corresponded Joe Pompeo‘s new book Blood & Ink reveals the long-running obsession America has had with true crime by taking us back to the time of Gatsby.

The book follows the murder of the Reverend Edward Hall and Eleanor Mills, a choir singer from his church he was having an affair with. Pompeo expertly unravels the crime as well as examines why we as a society are so obsessed with crime in general.

Pompeo chatted with Debutiful to discuss his background, obsession, and research.

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