Criminal

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Criminal is a podcast about crime. Not so much the “if it bleeds, it leads,” kind of crime but something a little more complex. Stories of people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. The show’s producers are full-time radio people, but Criminal is what we do when we go home at night. 

To contact the show's creators, email thisiscriminal@gmail.com.

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136 Pieces

Criminal is a podcast about crime. Not so much the “if it bleeds, it leads,” kind of crime but something a little more complex. Stories of people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle.

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26 Pieces

Stories of sacrifice, obsession, and the ways in which we make it up as we go along.


Pieces

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Meet a woman who decided to devote her life to the wild birds of New York City, and a Los Angeles man who formed a once-in-a-lifetime friendship.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 25:02
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In June of 2016, Dion Leonard attempted one of the toughest races in the world—155 miles through the Gobi Desert. At the start of day two, he looke...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 21:59
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The B-15 iceberg in Antarctica was the largest iceberg in recorded history. Explorer Jill Heinerth wanted to see what it looked like from the insid...

Bought by ABC


  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 33:06
  • Purchases: 1
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When Drew Lanham was a child, he used to lie down in a field and play dead, just so he could get a glimpse of vultures flying over him. He made bin...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 37:14
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When Kayleigh Davis saw Kyler Bourgeous’ profile on a dating app, she liked that he loved the outdoors as much as she did. But what really stood ou...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 33:19
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Michael Hingson was on the 78th floor of the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. He says the first indication that somethi...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 31:53
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We go searching for wolves in Yellowstone, and learn about the dramatic and surprisingly relatable relationship between a powerful young wolf and t...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 37:34
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One day Franco Magnani picked up a paintbrush.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 28:35
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At 43, Anna Bonavita had given up on finding love. But sometimes it’s worth the wait.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 25:51
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We visit a place where the “black sheep” of the Guggenheim family went to be free.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2020
  • Length: 22:27