Episodes
Published 11/29/21
It was supposed to be a reality show with a twist. In a sun-drenched villa in Ibiza, six hot guys compete for a cash prize and for the love of the beautiful and mysterious Miriam. It’s meant to be her big break: the moment she becomes the superstar she was born to be. But this is the era of “cruel reality TV” and the show producers have a different goal: they want to surprise the men with the fact that Miriam is trans. A new six-episode investigative series from Wondery, the makers of The...
Published 11/29/21
During the 1-900 number craze of the Nineties, one company provided the vast majority of phone sex. American Telnet was an empire founded by the man who called himself “The Telephone Pimp.” He ran the company “like General Motors” and got filthy rich doing it. But for the (mostly) women who answered the calls and delivered fantasies 24-7, it was a different story. The powerful stigma against sex work was always lurking just beneath the surface, until it threatened to tear apart the whole...
Published 11/16/21
Matt Baglio chats with Matthew Shaer, the host of Suspect, about the reporting, writing, and aftermath of the series. Matt shares what made the story a challenge, the larger themes at the heart of this small town story, and how they related to his own life growing up. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Talkspace - Get $100 off your first month with promo code OVERMY at talkspace.com. Article - Receive $50 off your first purchase of $100 or more at article.com/overmy. Simplisafe - Head...
Published 11/15/21
It’s time to face the music. A singing policeman complicates plans. When the truth comes out George and Fox Lake must make some hard choices.  If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health, here are some additional resources.  For the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline call 1-800-273-8255.  For the National Alliance on Mental Illness dial 1-800-950-6264. And for the Crisis Text Line Text HOME, H-O-M-E to 741741. If you or someone you know is experiencing intimate...
Published 11/08/21
Old training videos from Joe’s youth police program lead George and his team back to the cement plant where Joe was found dead, and to a crucial clue. If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health, here are some additional resources.  For the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline call 1-800-273-8255.  For the National Alliance on Mental Illness dial 1-800-950-6264. And for the Crisis Text Line Text HOME, H-O-M-E to 741741. If you or someone you know is experiencing...
Published 11/01/21
The FBI retrieves records from Joe’s damaged phone. They reveal a chain of frantic texts from Joe in the months leading up to his death; texts that revolved around one person. Listen to new episodes of OVER MY DEAD BODY: FOX LAKE early and ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery App. - https://wondery.app.link/overmydeadbody Support us by supporting our sponsors! Talkspace - Get $100 off your first month with promo code OVERMY at talkspace.com. Article - Receive $50 off your...
Published 10/25/21
As rumors about Joe swirl, his widow makes an emotional TV appearance. But another family member has a different story to tell, and an unassuming village administrator brings the investigators a room full of new information. Listen to new episodes of OVER MY DEAD BODY: FOX LAKE early and ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery App. - https://wondery.app.link/overmydeadbody Support us by supporting our sponsors! Talkspace - Get $100 off your first month with promo code OVERMY...
Published 10/18/21
GI Joe’s death becomes a national story and George feels the pressure mount. Meanwhile, his second-in-command finds something disturbing inside the police station. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Talkspace - Get $100 off your first month with promo code OVERMY at talkspace.com. Article - Receive $50 off your first purchase of $100 or more at article.com/overmy. Simplisafe - Head to simplisafe.com/overmy for 20% off your new system, and your first month of monitoring service free...
Published 10/11/21
An ordinary day in Fox Lake turns deadly after Joe calls in some suspicious activity As the town and his colleagues mourns, Detective George Filenko sets out to catch the killers. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Talkspace - Get $100 off your first month with promo code OVERMY at talkspace.com. Article - Receive $50 off your first purchase of $100 or more at article.com/overmy. Simplisafe - Head to simplisafe.com/overmy for 20% off your new system, and your first month of monitoring...
Published 10/11/21
A small town cop known as “GI Joe” is gunned down in a swamp in the summer of 2015 and quickly becomes a martyr in the national media. past. But when a dogged investigator and his team set out to get justice, they uncover unsettling secrets about Joe, the local police department, and the village of Fox Lake. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Dr. Death comes the third season of Over My Dead Body: Fox Lake. Hosted by Matt Baglio. See Privacy Policy at...
Published 09/27/21
How did 9/11 the day become 9/11 the idea? That question drives award-winning host Dan Taberski (Missing Richard Simmons, Running From COPS, The Line) to shift his focus to what happened on 9/12, and every day after that. 9/12 is a poignant, surprising, and surprisingly funny seven episode series about people who wake up on 9/12 having to navigate a new, radically altered world. A teenager gets caught up in an out-of-control conspiracy theory that he helped start. A Pakistani business owner...
Published 09/14/21
A big Halloween party at an apartment complex in Redmond, Washington. Themed rooms and costumed partygoers. But by the end of the party, one of the hosts is dead. The police look to the partiers as the prime suspects: was it the guy in the devil mask, the bank robber, the construction worker? As investigators comb through forensic evidence, witness testimony, DNA, and even consult with a psychic, they zero in on one suspect in particular. But for what reason? Host and reporter Matthew Shaer...
Published 08/31/21
Paolo is a smart and handsome surgeon, renowned for his ability to perform surgeries that transform his patients’ lives. When television producer Benita covers him for a story, he’ll transform her life too, but not in the ways she expects. As Benita crosses professional lines to be with him, she learns how far Paolo will go to protect his secrets. And halfway around the world, four doctors at a prestigious medical institute make shocking discoveries of their own that call everything into...
Published 08/16/21
Hosted and narrated by John Stamos, The Grand Scheme: Snatching Sinatra is a complicated, nuanced story of one imperfect man trying to redeem himself by pulling off the perfect crime. Did you ever feel like everything’s broken, and it’s your job to fix it? That’s how Barry Keenan was feeling back in 1963. He was broke, unemployed, hooked on booze and pills, and his family was falling apart. Barry needed a miracle. And against all odds, he got one. One day the voice of God came over the radio...
Published 07/27/21
When a shocking crime occurs, people ask “WHY?” Was it about power, ego, or revenge? On KILLER PSYCHE, former FBI criminal profiler Candice DeLong draws on her decades of experience to reveal why these murderers and criminals committed these acts. She will reveal fascinating new details about what drove these people, including cases she worked on first-hand. Listen to Killer Psyche at: wondery.fm/KP_OverMyDeadBody See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice...
Published 07/13/21
Deceit, scandal, lies—it's Las Vegas. It's the FBI sting you have to hear to believe. Chameleon is back for a second season and this time there's even more scandal and deceit. From Campside Media comes a stranger-than-fiction tale of a two-year FBI undercover sting in Las Vegas that went bust, with no one convicted of crimes. Hosted by Trevor Aaronson.
Published 06/15/21
A year after the Dan Markel murder trial we revisit the courtroom. This time with the inside perspective of a juror who’s speaking publicly for the first time.  “Where the Enemy Sleeps” is performed by Scott Mackay featuring Lucette.
Published 06/15/21
One lawyer saw a broken system. But the system saw a vigilante killer. From Christopher Goffard, the Los Angeles Times reporter and host behind the hit podcasts ‘Dirty John’ and ‘Detective Trapp,’ comes a new eight-episode true crime podcast, ‘The Trials of Frank Carson.’  This story of power, politics and the law centers around Carson, the famously caustic defense attorney, who dedicated his life’s work to the very thing that has turned against him—the justice system.    The first two...
Published 06/01/21
Two young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs set out to rid the world of smoking with an incredible new product. The device stands to disrupt the tobacco industry and make them rich, until it falls into the wrong hands and lives are ruined. From classrooms to hospitals, boardrooms to the Oval Office, what can be done to protect teenagers and is it too late? From Laura Beil, the reporter behind Dr Death and Bad Batch, comes The Vaping Fix, the inside story of the rise of Juul and the making of a...
Published 05/18/21
British scandals change the course of history. They bring down governments, overthrow the rich, and cause the mighty to fall. And in the end, they’re all about power. Wondery presents: British Scandal, a new podcast hosted by Alice Levine & Matt Forde. The premiere season takes you into the sinister world of Russian politics and a killer scandal that shook all of Britain. When former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko is found dead by poisoning in London, it throws Britain -- and all of Europe...
Published 05/03/21
A woman named Becki is lounging by the pool at the Fontainebleau Hotel when she decides to proposition a strapping pool attendant. Go on a date with her...and her husband. What begins as an unconventional proposition will soon throw them all into the international spotlight. And that’s because the couple is none other than Jerry Falwell Jr. and his wife Becki, two of the most powerful figures in Evangelical America. Wondery presents In God We Lust, hosted by Brooke Siffrin and Aricia...
Published 04/20/21
A charismatic Russian woman arrives in the US on a mission to improve relations between the two countries, and she soon makes some powerful friends. But who is Maria Butina? And who is she working for? As Maria gets closer to the rich and connected she also attracts the attention of the FBI. In the politically charged world of US-Russia relations, everyone has secrets and almost nothing is what it seems. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Dr. Death comes SPY AFFAIR a story...
Published 03/29/21
Listen now: wondery.fm/MS_Overmydead MANslaughter tells intertwining stories about how one gunshot on a cold Wisconsin night in 1970 dramatically changed multiple lives. A bullet brutally tore through decorated law enforcement veteran LaVerne Stordock. Decades later, his niece, Dorothy Marcic, transformed herself into an amateur detective in a quest for truth and closure about that night. At the center of Dorothy’s investigation is Suzanne Brandon, LaVerne’s second wife, who confessed to...
Published 03/17/21
In July 2018, 12 youth soccer players and their coach found themselves trapped 6 miles deep in a cave with no food or water and depleting oxygen. The rock formed maze became almost completely submerged as the water rose to levels nearly impossible for survival. There was no light and no way to communicate with the outside world. The first season of Wondery’s new original series Against the Odds takes you into the incredible events of when an adventurous group of teens found themselves...
Published 02/23/21