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Slow Burn
In its first two seasons, Slow Burn looked back at two of the biggest stories of the late 20th century—the Watergate scandal and the impeachment of Bill Clinton. Season three of the show tackles another: the murders of Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 23,880 ratings
Season 3 the weakest
My friend recommended Slow Burn a couple years ago. Even though I’m not generally interested in political history, I really enjoyed the first 2 seasons. When S3 came out, I was excited! I grew up a 2Pac fan and am generally a hip-hop fan so I was looking forward to how they would approach the...Read full review »
In search of sleep via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 03/28/20
Best podcast ever
Slate does a fantastic job of approaching each topic from various perspectives. It is rare to find an investigative reporting piece that doesn’t try to convey a listener to lean toward their perspective. The Slow Burn podcast does a marvelous job at making you really think about each angle...Read full review »
carimama via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/26/20
Season 3 ok but not as good
I LOVED seasons 1 & 2, and I enjoyed season 3 for the first chunk of it. I agree with the other reviews that the content felt short with too many ad breaks, especially in later episodes, but the content that was there was still interesting. I don’t agree with negative reviews citing the...Read full review »
train^wreck via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/22/20
Recent Episodes
A special edition of Slow Burn features Joel Anderson live on stage, with legendary producers Nashiem Myrick and Easy Moe Bee, and Reverend Conrad Tillard, known in the 90s as "The Hip Hop Minister." Plus, a story from the season 3 cutting room floor.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 03/18/20
Slow Burn's Watergate season is now a TV docu-series, premiering Feb. 16 on Epix. Read more about it in this interview with host Leon Neyfakh. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Published 02/14/20
Hey Slow Burn listeners. We have something special for you this week. It's an episode of Broken Record, a music podcast from Pushkin Industries, co-hosted by Malcolm Gladwell and music producer Rick Rubin. In the episode, Malcolm and Rick talk to Questlove about his memories of the MOVE police...
Published 12/27/19
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