Marc Smerling Podcast Image

Marc Smerling

Host of Crimetown
Marc Smerling is an American film producer, screenwriter and cinematographer. Smerling attended S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and has a masters in Film Production from USC.

Appearances

Add Appearances
Recent episodes featuring Marc Smerling
S2 E13: Gary Brown v. Mayor of Detroit
Episode of
Crimetown
Deputy Police Chief Gary Brown files a whistleblower suit against City Hall, alleging he was fired for investigating the long-rumored Manoogian Mansion party. Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick denies the accusations. But while he’s on the stand, he’s asked a surprising, seemingly unrelated question — one that just might bring him down.  For bonus content from this episode, visit crimetownshow.com. 
Introducing Man in the Window
Episode of
Crimetown
From the partnership that brought you Dirty John, comes Man in the Window. Pulitzer prize winning reporter Paige St. John investigates The Golden State Killer, and traces his path of devastation through the eyes of his victims. Binge the series now at wondery.fm/CT
S2 E12: Fake News
Episode of
Crimetown
As rumors about a wild party at the mayor’s mansion continue to spread, Kwame Kilpatrick must fend off an increasingly unsympathetic media. Meanwhile, his opponent in the next election has a double-digit lead. Can the hip hop mayor survive?  For bonus content from this episode, visit crimetownshow.com. 
S2 E11: The Hip Hop Mayor
Episode of
Crimetown
To his supporters, Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is a new breed of politician: young, cool, and in touch with black culture. To his critics, his flashy appearance and taste for nightlife are evidence of his immaturity. Rumors about Kilpatrick begin to swirl: sky-high spending, an out-of-control entourage, and wild parties at the mayoral mansion. Is Kwame Kilpatrick in over his head? Or is he being targeted because of his race?  For bonus content from this episode, visit crimetownshow.com. 
S2 E10: Right Here, Right Now
Episode of
Crimetown
When Mayor Coleman Young dies after twenty years in office, he leaves a yawning vacuum in Detroit’s power structure. But a successor quickly arises: a young, ambitious state legislator named Kwame Kilpatrick. He’s charismatic, larger than life, and has an impeccable political pedigree. There’s only one person who can stop Kwame Kilpatrick: himself.  For bonus content from this episode, visit crimetownshow.com.
Share Profile
Are you Marc? Verify and edit this page to your liking.
Stats
Episode Count
47
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
1 day, 2 hours