When Elyse was 21, her father, Billy, disappeared without explanation. When Elyse finally learned of his whereabouts, she was shocked by the new life he was living. Now, for the first time in five years, Billy and Elyse sit down to talk.
Heavyweight is hosted and produced by Jonathan Goldstein.
This episode was produced by BA Parker, Kalila Holt, and Stevie Lane.
Editing by Jorge Just.
Special thanks to Emily Condon, Kaitlin Roberts, Alex Goldman, Caitlin Kenney, Alex Blumberg, and Jackie Cohen.
The show was mixed by Bobby Lord.
Music by Christine Fellows, John K Samson, Blue Dot Sessions, Bobby Lord, Michael Hearst, and Shanghai Restoration Project. Our theme song is by The Weakerthans courtesy of Epitaph Records, and our ad music is by Haley Shaw.
As we turn our attention back to producing classic Heavyweight episodes, we leave you with one last check in. SPOILER ALERT: This check in contains a special treat.
Special thanks to Matthew Boll and Doug Barron.
During these times of uncertainty and sadness, we bring you two stories of two women seeking the comfort of childhood. Amber and Eva are in search of their first grade teachers.
Mix by Bobby Lord. Music by Christine Fellows, John K Samson , Bobby Lord, and Blue Dot Sessions.
Milestones and cramped houses.
Mix by Bobby Lord. Music by Christine Fellows, Bobbly Lord, and Blue Dot Sessions.