With the limited series release of Netflix’s Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, the serial killer and sex offender is in the news once again. To learn more about the killer and his heinous crimes, we’ve collected podcast episodes detailing the shocking story, the case, its aftermath, and the trial. An episode dives into the new Netflix series, compares the adapted on-screen events to coverage in the ‘90s, and more.
On another episode, a retired FBI agent shares what he learned from interviewing Dahmer 4 times. Author Anne Schwartz joined “William Ramsey Investigates” to discuss her book and what it was like to break the news story as a Milwaukee Journal reporter when Dahmer was first arrested.
The Prestige TV Podcast
Hosts Bill Simmons and Joanna Robinson unpack Netflix’s series Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. They examine storytelling decisions like the show’s goriness, how similar Jeffrey Dahmer was to Evan Peters’ performance, and how the on-screen events were covered in the ’90s. Bill and Joanna applaud Niecy Nash and Evan’s depictions, chat about their favorite scenes, and share what audiences can learn from serial killer films. They explored why these kinds of films are constantly fan favorites and compared Monster to Ryan Murphy’s other work.
William Ramsey Investigates
In this episode, author Anne Schwartz talks about her book Monster: The True Story of the Jeffrey Dahmer Murders. Anne was a Milwaukee Journal reporter who broke Dahmer’s story in 1991 and her book shares the police’s investigation to entering Dahmer’s apartment and the case’s lasting effects.
Profiling Evil Podcast with Mike King
On this episode of “Profiling Evil,” host Mike King visited the Milwaukee neighborhood where Jeffrey Dahmer lived and killed at least 16 people. He dove into Dahmer’s crimes, the gruesome discoveries police found at the serial killer’s home, his arrest, trial, and more.
Murder, Mystery & Makeup
In 2021, Bailey Sarian presented a general overview of Jeffrey Dahmer in a 59-minute episode. This episode examines the serial killer’s twisted mind and shares how Dahmer almost got away with his crimes. This podcast is by Audioboom Studios.
FBI Retired Case File Review
For 31 years, retired agent Dan Craft worked for the FBI as a criminal profiler and polygraph examiner and assigned to violent crime investigations. Dan joins host Jerri Williams on this episode to discuss Jeffrey Dahmer, who Dan interviewed 4 different times during the investigation. Dan shared the behavioral profile he compiled during his conversations with the serial killer.
In a 3-part episode on Jeffrey Dahmer, hosts Alaina Urquhart and Ashleigh Kelley talked about the killer’s childhood and teen years before getting into his crimes. This funny true crime series is presented by Wondery.