The Uncomfortable Empathy of ‘Charlie Says’

By Sara Century

The Manson Family crimes are some of the most convoluted, interconnected, sprawling misdeeds of the 20th century. Still, the sheer overwhelming amount of media attention would leave one to feel that there could be nothing further to be said. There have been near-countless documentaries, podcast series, TV shows, biopics, and takes “inspired by the events of” Manson and his…