Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation

Prepare to fall in love with the Making a Murderer-themed Valentine's Day cards

val day.JPG

It’s been almost two months since Netflix’s Making a Murderer hit our screens and we still can’t stop talking about it.

After hearing the devastating story of Steven Avery- jailed for 18 years for a crime he didn’t commit and now serving time for a murder which many believe he also didn’t commit – the American justice system has been pulled into question and exposed in a never-before seen way.

Although most of the talk surrounding the true-crime drama has focused on Avery and his nephew Brandon Dassey whose prosecutions appeared flawed and deeply biased, there has also been a lot of love for Avery’s defence council: Dean Strang and Jerry Buting.

Strang and Buting are the kind of barristers that reaffirm one’s faith in justice and in good intentions. Their conviction in the innocence of their client knows no bounds, and their desire for justice is impassioned and admirable.

As a result, the duo quickly became the unsung heroes of Avery’s trial, and unlikely sex symbols – with internet memes cropping up all over the web.

In the latest installment of the Strang-Buting obsession, someone on Etsy has created Making a Murderer-themed Valentine’s Day cards – and we cannot get enough of them.

Sometimes, when it comes to Valentine’s Day, it can be difficult to express how much you love your SO – but these cards take all the difficulty out of it – we’ve already ordered ours. 

If you’ve got a binge-watching love buddy, these are the cards for you.

Starting from £2, they include one that says: “I love you like Dean Strang and Jerry Buting love justice,” and “You are the Dean to my Jerry.”

dean strang

There are also some more questionable installments, including, one that says "You've planted evidence in my heart" and one that shows a drawing of Avery with the words "I'm guilty" above it- which opens to say "of loving you."

making a murderer
im guilty


steven avery making a murderer.jpg

Why Making a Murderer is set to become your latest TV addiction


Meet the women behind Making a Murderer


Will there be a second season of Making a Murderer?


Life through a lens: 25 documentaries you shouldn't miss


Amanda Knox lawyers threaten to sue over controversial new film based on Meredith Kercher's murder

rexfeatures_741198lv (1).jpg

History's greatest female crime writers


A huge announcement has been made in the case of Serial's Adnan Syed


Hanged Reyhaneh Jabbari's last letter: "Sometimes one has to fight"


Emma Cline and Salman Rushdie on the realities of writing a book



Fancy a free bowl of gourmet porridge this weekend?

From bacon brunch bowls to blueberry pie…

by Kayleigh Dray
28 Oct 2016

Hot gin recipes to warm your cockles on Bonfire Night

The perfect boozy treats for a chilly evening…

by Kayleigh Dray
28 Oct 2016

Love gin, cake and Christmas? Do we have a bus tour for you...

Does exactly what it says on the tin

by Amy Swales
28 Oct 2016

Bake Off’s Jane and Candice debut hair makeovers ahead of road trip

So Jane and Candice look nothing like this anymore…

by Kayleigh Dray
28 Oct 2016

Heathers fans, the TV reboot has finally unveiled its new cast

So… who’s playing Heather?

by Kayleigh Dray
28 Oct 2016

The easy bake that makes you look like an expert

Low on effort, high on style

by Amy Swales
27 Oct 2016

This badass Bake Off star has shaved off all her hair

And she looks phenomenal

by Kayleigh Dray
27 Oct 2016

This incredible ‘hangover bar’ is what mornings after were made for

Massages, smoothies and trash TV.

by Moya Crockett
27 Oct 2016

Revealed: the most profitable second languages that we need to learn

Time to go back to school...

by Kayleigh Dray
27 Oct 2016

The two little words you should never use when asking for a raise

Don’t blow it.

by Moya Crockett
27 Oct 2016