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How ‘The Jinx’ and ‘Serial’ Are Changing the Way We Tell Stories

If you’re one of the many who nearly swallowed their tongue at the end of HBO miniseries The Jinx‘s final episode Sunday night, you weren’t alone. Just as the final scene faded, we hear elusive accused criminal Robert Durst mutter to himself while, presumably, thinking his mic is off.

“What did I do? I killed them all, of course,” he mumbled — a whispered line that echoed across the Internet for the next 48 hours.