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After Hours AM / The Criminal Code: Author Nadia Fezzani "Real Life Super Heroes"

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On a diametrically dark and light edition of After Hours AM/The Criminal Code — True Crime with hosts Joel Sturgis, Eric Olsen, and secret weapon, forensic psychologist Dr. Clarissa Cole — we delve into the worlds of real life super heroes and serial killers with author/journalist Nadia Fezzani, who has written extensively and insightfully about both respectively in her books Real Life Super Heroes and Through the Eyes of Serial Killers. We speak with Nadia at Top of Hour 2; Hour 1. Clarissa guides us through the week’s top True Crime stories. Nadia Fezzani is an acclaimed Canadian author and journalist well known for her research and insight into serial killers, as well as many other topics. While writing her book Through the Eyes of Serial Killers: Interviews with Seven Murderers, Nadia worked closely with law enforcement, attorneys, and the murders themselves. She spent four years conducting groundbreaking, uncensored interviews with multiple-murderers behind bars in search of answers to unsettling questions: What went on in their heads as they prepared for their next crime? What drove them to murder not once, but habitually? Were they born killers, or had they begun as normal individuals and been somehow transformed into predators? The account she pieces together from interviews, psychological research, criminal profiling, and genetic studies is as unsettling as it is revealing. Scars of abuse and cold-blooded logic emerge as Fezzani dissects serial killers’ personalities in a quest to understand those who have committed unthinkable crimes. Nadia became well known in Europe for interviewing American serial killer Richard Cottingham for French documentary Enquêtes et revelations, and she is also known for appearing in November 84, a docudrama about the disappearance of children. After lengthy immersion in that topic, she decided to investigate, in a way, t