Tag Archives: obsessed

Why Our Current Political Climate May Be Reason We’re All So Obsessed With True Crime Docs

Why are people so into true crime documentaries these days?

Oxygen spoke to forensic psychologist Joni Johnston who theorized that it may have something to do with our political climate.

“During times of social unrest [and] cultural change, it makes sense that we are interested in material in which there are good guys and bad guys and we see a resolution by the end of the show,” she said.

Johnston said that people have a personal investment in today’s true crime, because of the way it is depicted. 

“Today’s true crime shows are more likely to tackle issues of social importance (wrongful convictions, racial imbalances in the criminal justice system, the politics of crime) than the previously sensationalized focus on glitz and glamorizing the actual deeds and participants,” she said. Johnston went on to say that during times of social unrest, we look for ways to distract ourselves from the underlying anxiety that we

Read more at: http://www.oxygen.com/blogs/why-our-current-political-climate-may-be-reason-were-all-so-obsessed-with-true-crime-docs

The Internet Is So Obsessed With These Sexy Cops, Police Actually Had To Warn People Not To Call 911

There’s nothing like a man in uniform. Three cops have the Internet hot and bothered after their photos were shared by Gainesville Police Department.

As PEOPLE shares, the Florida department posted a photo of Officers Nordman, Hamill and Rengering on Sunday as they were headed to help with Hurricane Irma relief. The department captioned it, “…part of the night crew getting ready to do some work. #Irma.”

Since then, the post has received over 383,000 likes and so much attention, the police department has actually warned fans not to call 9-1-1 just to request this hot trio. “Please do not call 9-1-1 and request this group respond to your ‘incident,'” the police department wroteo on Facebook. 

There were so many inquiries on the men’s relationship statuses that the department updated its post. Officers Nordman and Hamill are married but the officer “far right with the amazing hair” (a.k.a. Officer Rengering) is single. In fact, “Officer Rengering is being

Read more at: http://www.oxygen.com/blogs/the-internet-is-so-obsessed-with-these-sexy-cops-police-actually-had-to-warn-people-not-to