Episodes
If you could call a number and say you’re sorry, and no one would know…what would you apologize for? For fifteen years, you could call a number in Manhattan and do just that. This is the story of the line, and the man at the other end who became consumed by his own creation. He was known as “Mr. Apology.” As thousands of callers flooded the line, confessing to everything from shoplifting to infidelity, drug dealing to murder, Mr. Apology realized he couldn’t just listen. He had to do...
Published 01/19/21
Subscribe today: http://wondery.fm/Jacked_Wondery Hosted by Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson.  Have you ever had a dream? Something you wanted so bad you just couldn’t let it go? For a group of kids in Harlem in the Eighties, their dreams would change pop music forever. Teddy Riley, Timmy Gatling, and Aaron Hall form a group called Guy that would fuse hip-hop and R&B and launch a new sound. By the early Nineties, the New Jack Sound dominated the pop music charts: Bell Biv DeVoe,...
Published 12/22/20
In this season of Dr. Death, we heard from people who went to Farida Fata for cancer treatment - but instead found pain and death. Laura speaks with Mike Hixenbaugh, a national investigative reporter for NBC News and host of the Wondery series Do No Harm about reporting Dr. Death and what happens when institutions we trust turn against us. Listen early and ad free by joining Wondery+ in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/drdeath Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe -...
Published 12/01/20
Imagine you're working at a hospital and you notice something isn't right: what do you do? Season One and Two of Dr Death featured medical professionals who crossed the line. Laura Beil speaks with Dr. Danielle Ofri, author of “When We Do Harm: A Doctor Confronts Medical Error.” Listen early and ad free by joining Wondery+ in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/drdeath Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Visit Simplisafe.com/DOCTOR for a free security camera, plus a...
Published 11/24/20
In this special follow-up episode to the first season of Dr Death, Laura Beil revisits the  story of Christopher Duntsch’s best friend. When Jerry Summers needed surgery, he turned to his best friend. But the two buddies ended up living two very different realities. And after becoming paralyzed as a result of his botched surgery, Jerry is finally ready to open about what he went through, who he blames, and what he wants to say to Chris now. If you haven’t already, listen to the first season...
Published 11/17/20
The FBI arrests Farid Fata and shuts down his practice. At trial, he pleads guilty and is sentenced to many years in prison. In the end, the victims of Fata have to figure out - was justice done? Listen early and ad free by joining Wondery+ in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/drdeath Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Visit Simplisafe.com/DOCTOR for a free security camera, plus a 60 day risk-free trial with any new system order. Zip Recruiter - Try for free...
Published 11/10/20
George continues investigating Dr. Fata’s practice. When he has enough evidence he contacts the Department of Justice and the FBI steps in. The FBI races against time to stop Dr. Fata from harming another patient. Listen early and ad free by joining Wondery+ in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/drdeath Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Visit Simplisafe.com/DOCTOR for a free security camera, plus a 60 day risk-free trial with any new system order. Zip...
Published 11/03/20
George Karadsheh, the office manager at Michigan Hematology Oncology, learns several members of staff are quitting. He digs around to find out why they’re leaving and is alarmed by what he hears. Listen early and ad free by joining Wondery+ in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/drdeath Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Visit Simplisafe.com/DOCTOR for a free security camera, plus a 60 day risk-free trial with any new system order. Zip Recruiter - Try for free...
Published 10/27/20
Patty Hester starts her care with Dr. Fata, but quickly realizes something is wrong. She’s not the only one. Listen early and ad free by joining Wondery+ in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/drdeath Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Visit Simplisafe.com/DOCTOR for a free security camera, plus a 60 day risk-free trial with any new system order. Zip Recruiter - Try for free at ZipRecruiter.com/DEATH. ThredUp - Get an extra 30% off your first order at...
Published 10/27/20
If someone you love is diagnosed with cancer you want them to get the best treatment from the best doctors. In 2013, patients in Michigan thought Farid Fata was that doctor. Between his prestigious education, years of experience and pleasant bedside manner, Fata was everything you could want in a doctor. But he was not who he appeared to be. From Wondery, this is the story of hundreds of patients in Michigan, a doctor, and a poisonous secret. Laura Beil, returns with a second season of the...
Published 10/13/20
Published 10/13/20