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Sep 20, 2018

"Slow Burn" host Leon Neyfakh tells us how he made the Clinton-Lewnisky scandal feel fresh, found common ground with Linda Tripp, and the possibility of a "Slow Burn" TV show. We also imagine what the world would be like if Clinton had stepped down after the Lewinsky situation and handed off to President Gore.

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Sep 14, 2018

In May, a 30-year-old man named Michael Rotondo got evicted – by his parents. They took him to court as he pleaded for more time. 

In some corners, his story turned into a referendum on millennials -- feeding into a stereotype about a generation of entitled freeloaders. 

But what if it's actual a distraction from the...


Sep 7, 2018

This week, we talk about a New York Times wedding story that needs to be a movie: The story of a man, put up for adoption by high school sweethearts, who reunited them after nearly 40 years... and even officiated their wedding.

Read Natalie Shutler's beautiful story: 


Aug 28, 2018

This week we're joined by Peter Gould, one of our favorite writers. The co-creator of "Better Call Saul" talks about a project he almost made with HBO years before he joined the "Breaking Bad" writer's room.

If you're enjoying Season 2 of "Slow Burn," we're pretty sure you'll love his idea to retell the Clinton-Lewinsky...


Aug 24, 2018

Every week we talk about stories that should be made into movies. This week, Up and Vanished and Atlanta Monster host Payne Lindsey explains why Up and Vanished Season 2 is so cinematic - and why you can't solve solve Kristal Anne Reisinger's disappearance by Googling.

If you like this episode, check out our past...