Martha Sorren
Martha is an Associate TV Editor at Bustle. She's obsessed with the ocean, puns, movie sequels, Top Ramen, and can often be found unironically watching The Bachelor and grieving over Grey's Anatomy's latest character death. You can also find her work at Seventeen, Azula, Woman's Day, and Truthout.

'Making A Murderer' Shows How Steven Avery's Case Has Torn His Family Apart

Steven Avery is doing everything he can to get out of prison — and that's included throwing some family members under the bus. Avery was convicted in 2007 of Teresa Halbach's 2005 murder and sentenced to life in prison per the Appleton…
By Martha Sorren

Bobby Dassey Speaks Out About The 'Making A Murderer' Allegations Against Him

As seen in Making a Murderer Part 2, when Steven Avery's new lawyer Kathleen Zellner took on his case, she vowed to do whatever it took to free him. And it's her legal right to bring up other potential suspects as she does her due diligence for her…
By Martha Sorren

'Making A Murderer' Lawyer Jerry Buting Has Taken On *Another* Murder Case

It's been a busy decade for Steven Avery's former lawyer Jerry Buting. Alongside his co-counsel, Dean Strang, he defended Avery in his now-infamous 2007 trial but ultimately lost: Avery was convicted for the murder of Teresa Halbach and sentenced to…
By Martha Sorren

Everything Dean Strang's Been Up To Since 'Making A Murderer' Part 1

Dean Strang has been in and out of the public eye for over a decade now. He shot to the forefront of local Wisconsin news during Steven Avery's 2007 trial, then was bumped to the national stage when Making A Murderer hit Netflix in 2015. But where…
By Martha Sorren

How Steven Avery's Life Has Changed Since 'Making A Murderer' Part 1

When Making a Murderer hit Netflix in December 2015, no one knew it would become the sensation that it did. Over the next few months, everyone involved in the series found themselves on a national platform. The success allowed the series' filmmakers…
By Martha Sorren

Why Steven Avery Got Engaged & Unengaged Within A Week In 2016

Though the bulk of Making A Murderer centers around Steven Avery's legal battle, it also covers some of his personal life. In Part 1, he was engaged to a woman named Sandy Greenman, but in the roughly three years since the show's release, he…
By Martha Sorren

Everything You Need To Know About The Status Of Steven Avery's Case In 2018

It's been nearly three years since Netflix audiences were first introduced to Steven Avery via Making a Murderer. Although he has always claimed his innocence, Avery was convicted of the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach and sentenced to life in prison…
By Martha Sorren

Why Eleanor Might Actually Get Into The Good Place On Her Own Now

Spoilers for The Good Place Season 3, Episode 4 ahead. When The Good Place first started, there was no doubt that Eleanor was the worst person in the group of bad people who didn't belong in the Good Place. Tahani was self-centered, but giving.…
By Martha Sorren

Sandy Greenman Speaks Out On Her Relationship With Steven Avery In 2018

Making a Murderer introduced viewers to Sandy Greenman, Steven Avery's then-fiancée. As Bustle previously reported, she'd watched the trial and seen Avery's sentencing of life in prison for murder (he has repeatedly claimed his innocence). She…
By Martha Sorren

Everything That's Happened In Brendan Dassey's Case In 2018

Before Making A Murderer was released in 2015, Brendan Dassey's life and legal battle had been turned upside down a number of times. And since the show thrust him into the national spotlight, things have only gotten thornier. All of which is to say…
By Martha Sorren

This True Crime Finale Has A Particularly Creepy Ending

The Season 1 finale of Investigation Discovery's To Catch A Killer covers a particularly messy case. Two people dead, no discernible motive, and the main suspect is the police chief's stepson. It sounds like a movie, but it's real life. Two people…
By Martha Sorren

Here's Why 'Grey's Anatomy' Isn't On Tonight

Just when things were really starting to heat up (get it? That's a Station 19 joke), Grey's Anatomy is taking a week off. There will be no new episode on Oct. 18, and if you're cry-screaming, "Why isn't Grey's Anatomy on tonight!?" you're not alone.…
By Martha Sorren

Why The Callings On 'Manifest' Might Be Hurting People More Than They're Helping

Spoilers for Manifest Season 1, Episode 4 ahead. Manifest viewers are learning about what happened on Flight 828 right alongside the passengers, and each episode brings just as many questions as it does answers. Following Monday night's episode,…
By Martha Sorren

This New 'Supergirl' Character Is Played By A Real-Life Hero

When Supergirl returns for Season 4, there's going to be a new face on Kara's team. As previously revealed at San Diego Comic Con, Season 4 will introduce Supergirl character Dreamer, played by Nicole Maines. This addition is a big deal because…
By Martha Sorren

Michael's Huge Mistake On 'The Good Place' Could Change Everything

Spoilers for The Good Place Season 3, Episode 3 ahead. Well, if Michael's Good Place experiment wasn't already ruined, it certainly could be now. Throughout the show's third season, the demon-turned-softie has been determined to help Eleanor, Chidi,…
By Martha Sorren

All The Reasons Jackson Can't Possibly Be Leaving 'Grey's Anatomy'

Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital is missing one of its core doctors, and you're not alone in panic-asking if Jesse Williams is even coming back to Grey's Anatomy. After all, he wasn't in the third episode of Season 15 at all, and he just emailed…
By Martha Sorren

Buckle Up, 'Grey's Anatomy' Fans, Ted Mosby Might Date Meredith Grey

If you sensed a disturbance in the force yesterday, it was probably the news that Josh Radnor is coming to Grey's Anatomy, which was first reported by People magazine. In a sneak peek provided to the outlet, Meredith can be seen getting ready for…
By Martha Sorren

This Barbara Morgan Theory For 'A Million Little Things' Makes So Much Sense

Did you blink and miss UnREAL's Constance Zimmer in the premiere of A Million Little Things? She showed up for only a moment at Jon's funeral and hasn't been seen since. And considering that there was another mystery woman introduced in the second…
By Martha Sorren

Jack & Rebecca's Relationship Timeline On 'This Is Us' Shows True Love Takes Work

This Is Us fans were so excited to see Rebecca and Jack's first date play out on the Season 3 premiere — that is until it didn't go very well. They didn't have a very good time at first, and it was painful to watch them be so awkward around each…
By Martha Sorren

Why Ashley Can't Be Trusted On 'A Million Little Things'

Spoilers ahead for Season 1 Episode 2. A Million Little Things may as well be called A Million Little Secrets, and Jon's assistant Ashley is keeping about 999,999 of them. After the first two episodes, it's clear she's hiding something (many…
By Martha Sorren