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Jan 11, 2019

Harry Siskind is a photographer-turned-entrepreneur who made a lot of promises about his weight-loss company, Body Solutions -- including that it could help you lose weight as you slept.

Maybe he made too many promises. Countless radio ads and more than $100 million later, the Texas high roller caught the eye of some...


Dec 8, 2018

Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine, aka Daniel Hernandez, Tekashi 69 and just 6ix9ine, is what The New York Times' Joe Coscarelli and Ali Watkins call a "human meme." This week, we talk about his journey from a nice kid in a bodega to a wildly successful rapper now facing RICO charges. Will his bid for authenticity land him...


Dec 1, 2018

In the beautiful "Surviving Y2K" podcast, Dan Taberski talks about how a few incredibly compelling people prepared for what they thought would be Armageddon. And how his own life changed dramatically. It would make a GREAT movie.

He also talks about "Missing Richard Simmons" -- and drops some hints about what he's doing...


Nov 16, 2018

In the 1960s, '70s and '80s, C. Delores Tucker was best known as a politician, feminist, and Civil Rights activist who was friends with Rosa Parks and marched with Martin Luther King. But by the 90s, she was arguably the most hated woman in hip-hop, who would be called out by Tupac, KRS-One, Eminem, Lil Kim, and, most...


Nov 8, 2018

This week, we pitched Emily Ratajkowski and Aaron Paul two ideas for stories we think should be movies: one about Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger, and one about Maud Gonne, the Irish revolutionary who also happened to be William Butler Yeats' muse. They liked one of them. 

We also asked Aaron Paul about maybe...