Episodes
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King, celebrated for his extraordinary work in shedding light on the darkest corners of the American legal system. Gilbert discusses his journey through the murky waters of historical racial injustices, explaining the process behind his groundbreaking research and storytelling. He is also the host of the hit podcast "BoneValley", which follows the heartbreaking story of Leo Schofield. The conversation also touches on Gilbert's unique approach to...
Published 04/19/24
Joe Gatto is a beloved comedian and former member of the hit TV show Impractical Jokers. Joe shares hilarious anecdotes from his journey in comedy, giving us a peek behind the curtains of creating some of television's most laugh-out-loud moments. He opens up about life beyond the screen, discussing his passions for podcasting, writing and family. Joe also delves into the importance of humor in everyday life, and how it has helped him connect with people from all walks of life. This episode is...
Published 04/12/24
Chuck Bryant is one-half of the hosting duo behind the podcast "Stuff You Should Know" alongside Josh Clark. Launched in April 2008, one of the earliest podcasts ever, is a product of the HowStuffWorks family. Chuck delves into a wide array of topics, ranging from science and history to pop culture and conspiracy theories, aiming to educate their listeners on a variety of subjects. "Stuff You Should Know" has grown to become one of the most popular podcasts worldwide, known for its...
Published 04/05/24
Jeff Foxworthy is a multi-talented comedian, actor, author, host and writer. Renowned for his relatable humor defining voice in the world of stand-up comedy. Jeff takes us through his remarkable journey, from his early days in comedy to becoming a household name. He shares hilarious anecdotes and the inspirations behind some of his most famous routines, including his iconic "You might be a redneck" jokes. Beyond the laughter, Jeff opens up about his life offstage, discussing his family, his...
Published 03/29/24
As a journalist at News Nation, Brian Entin has carved a niche for himself as a dedicated and insightful reporter, particularly in the realm of Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) topics. With a keen investigative eye and a commitment to uncovering the truth, Entin delves into the mysteries surrounding UAP, providing the audience with in-depth coverage and analysis. Join us as we follow Brian Entin's journalistic journey, where he skillfully navigates the uncharted territories of UAP...
Published 03/23/24
Laurah Norton, creator of "The Fall Line" and "One Strange Thing" podcasts, is dedicated to shedding light on the lesser-known missing and murdered persons cases in the Southeastern United States. In this interview she reveals the inspiration behind her journey into podcasting, her meticulous research process, and the challenges of storytelling with sensitivity and respect. Discover the profound impact her work has had on families seeking justice. This episode is a must-listen for true crime...
Published 03/16/24
In this episode, Payne chats with David Robinson, a father who has been searching for his son, Daniel Robinson, a young geologist who mysteriously disappeared in the Arizona desert. David shares the heart-wrenching story of Daniel's disappearance, the ongoing search efforts, and the challenges he has faced in seeking answers and justice. He talks about the impact of Daniel's case on his family, the support from the community, and the broader implications for missing persons' cases across the...
Published 03/08/24
Jason Hoch is a visionary in the world of digital content and podcasting. Jason shares his insights into the evolution of storytelling in the digital age. He discusses the challenges and opportunities that come with the rapidly changing landscape of media consumption and how podcasting has emerged as a powerful platform for storytelling. Jason delves into his experiences in developing content that resonates with audiences worldwide, offering valuable advice for creators. This episode is for...
Published 03/01/24
Sarah Turney is the dynamic force behind the "Voices for Justice" podcast. In this episode, she delves into her remarkable journey from seeking justice for her sister Alissa to becoming a leading voice in the true crime podcasting world. Sarah opens up about the personal challenges and triumphs she's faced while navigating the complexities of advocating for the unsolved and overlooked cases that grip our communities. She discusses the transformative power of storytelling, social media, and...
Published 02/23/24
Maggie Freleng is a Pulitzer prize winning journalist and podcast host. Join us as she takes us behind the scenes of her riveting journey through the world of unsolved mysteries and the pursuit of social justice. Known for her fearless deep dives and unyielding dedication, Maggie opens up about the highs and lows of investigative journalism, offering a rare glimpse into the painstaking efforts involved in bringing forgotten cases back into the light. She explores her most...
Published 02/17/24
Jeremy Corbell, an acclaimed investigative filmmaker known for his deep dives into the world of the unexplained and extraordinary. Jeremy takes us on a journey through his experiences in documenting and unraveling UFO phenomena and other mysteries that lie on the fringes of science and understanding. He shares fascinating stories from his investigations, discussing how he approaches the challenge of seeking truth in a realm filled with skepticism and secrecy. Listeners will get an inside look...
Published 02/14/24
Stay tuned, at the end of the episode, for an exclusive preview of Up and Vanished Season 4, coming February 16th. Rainn Wilson, widely celebrated for his unforgettable portrayal of Dwight Schrute on "The Office," delves into his multifaceted career, personal growth, and the passions that fuel his creative endeavors. He's an accomplished writer, producer, and a fervent advocate for issues close to his heart. We'll explore his insights into the challenges and triumphs of his acting career,...
Published 02/07/24
An exclusive preview of Up and Vanished Season 4, coming February 16th. Payne breaks down details from newest case he’s investigating and what to expect this season. Special guest Milo Ventimiglia is a versatile actor best known for his compelling performances as Peter Petrelli in the TV series “Heroes,“, Jess Mariano in “Gilmore Girls” and Jack Pearson in the critically acclaimed series “This Is Us”. Milo’s ability to bring depth and authenticity to his characters has earned him widespread...
Published 01/30/24
Aaron Sagers is a renowned journalist, paranormal researcher, and TV personality, known for his expertise in the realms of paranormal pop culture. Aaron shares his journey into the mysterious world of the unexplained, discussing how his passion for storytelling and the supernatural merged into a unique career path. He provides fascinating insights into some of his most memorable paranormal investigations, exploring both the eerie and the unexplored aspects of ghost hunting and supernatural...
Published 01/24/24
Jason Flom is a renowned music industry executive, entrepreneur, and advocate for criminal justice reform. As the CEO of Lava Records, he has been instrumental in the success of numerous artists, contributing to the rise of icons Katy Perry and Lorde. Beyond his achievements in the music business, Jason is a passionate philanthropist and criminal justice reform advocate. He serves as the founding board member of the Innocence Project, an organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully...
Published 01/17/24
Greg Mike is a prominent figure in the street art community. His work often features bold colors, cartoonish characters, and a blend of pop culture references. As a self-taught artist, Greg Mike's career took off with his dynamic murals and street art installations, which have graced urban landscapes globally. His creative vision extends beyond traditional canvases, with collaborations that span from fashion brands to major corporations.   Subscribe to Tenderfoot+ for ad-free listening -...
Published 01/10/24
Remi Adeleke's life is a remarkable journey that spans from his service as a Navy SEAL to his roles as an author and filmmaker. Born in Nigeria and raised in the Bronx after his father was murdered, Adeleke's story is one of resilience and triumph. As a former Navy SEAL, he served in one of the most elite military units, bringing discipline and determination to his endeavors. Transitioning from military service, Remi Adeleke ventured into storytelling through writing and filmmaking. His...
Published 01/03/24
Grace O'Malley has emerged as a notable figure in the digital entertainment scene, gaining fame as a TikTok star and co-hosting the Barstool Sports podcast. Known for her relatable and humorous content, Grace brings a down-to-earth and friendly vibe to her online presence. Grace O'Malley's career is a testament to her ability to connect with people, bringing laughter and genuine conversations to both social media and podcasting platforms. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 12/20/23
Derrick Hayes, Founder of Big Dave's Cheesesteaks, named in honor of his late father. His restaurant started in a gas station and has since expanded to multiple locations, including Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Derrick is also a community advocate, supporting cancer research, and the David & Derrick Hayes College Fund. Recognized nationally by Forbes, Good Morning America, and Essence Magazine, Derrick embodies entrepreneurship, philanthropy, and culinary excellence. See...
Published 12/13/23
Holly Madison is a former Playboy model, reality TV star, and author. Rising to prominence as one of Hugh Hefner's girlfriends featured in "The Girls Next Door," she later penned a revealing memoir, "Down the Rabbit Hole," shedding light on her experiences in the Playboy Mansion. An entrepreneur and advocate for women's empowerment, Holly Madison speaks on her life and career beyond the iconic bunny ears. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 12/06/23
The Jinx is an Emmy award winning true crime documentary series shot and produced by Marc Smerling, Payne's guest this episode. They talk about some behind the scenes creative process of the series as well as Crimetown, being music video directors in their past lives and advice for how to get out of a creative dry spell.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 11/29/23
Multi-talented comedian, actor, author, host and writer Jeff Foxworthy sits down with Payne. Both Atlanta natives discuss true crime, the five stages of the entertainment industry and the differences between being a podcast host and a stand-up.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 11/22/23
WARNING - This week Payne sits down with star of MTV's Jackass, Steve-O. Steve-O's Bucket List special is now available at SteveO.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 11/15/23
Clara McGregor, daughter of actor Ewan McGregor, is an actress and recently starred in American Horror Story. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 11/15/23