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Wondery Presents: Spy Affair

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  • 15 views
  • 21 days ago
  • 05:36

A charismatic Russian woman arrives in the US on a mission to improve relations between the two countries, and she soon makes some powerful friends. But who is Maria Butina? And who is she working for? As Maria gets closer to the rich and connected she also attracts the attention of the FBI. In the politically charged world of US-Russia relations, everyone has secrets and almost nothing is what it seems. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Dr. Death comes SPY AFFAIR a story about deception, appearances and betrayal. Hosted by Celia Aniskovich.Listen today at wondery.fm/SA_BloodTies

Introducing: MANslaughter

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  • 56 views
  • about 1 month ago
  • 05:50

Listen now: wondery.fm/MS_BloodtiesMANslaughter tells intertwining stories about how one gunshot on a cold Wisconsin night in 1970 dramatically changed multiple lives. A bullet brutally tore through decorated law enforcement veteran LaVerne Stordock. Decades later, his niece, Dorothy Marcic, transformed herself into an amateur detective in a quest for truth and closure about that night. At the center of Dorothy’s investigation is Suzanne Brandon, LaVerne’s second wife, who confessed to the shooting -- and who Dorothy believes completely escaped justice. As it follows Dorothy’s discoveries, MANslaughter explores questions around the psychology of crime, the ways women are made responsible in families, and the lasting impact of trauma.A final encounter between Suzanne and Dorothy reveals a complex connection that even that gunshot cannot shatter. MANslaughter is based on the book, With One Shot by Dorothy Marcic.

Wondery Presents: Against The Odds

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  • 53 views
  • about 2 months ago
  • 06:44

In July 2018, 12 youth soccer players and their coach found themselves trapped 6 miles deep in a cave with no food or water and depleting oxygen. The rock formed maze became almost completely submerged as the water rose to levels nearly impossible for survival. There was no light and no way to communicate with the outside world. The first season of Wondery’s new original series Against the Odds takes you into the incredible events of when an adventurous group of teens found themselves fighting to save their lives, and the brave heroes that gave them their only chance at survival. With step by step recounts, experience for yourself what it was like to be in their shoes, and how they survived against the odds. Listen to Against the Odds at wondery.fm/ATO.

Introducing Band of Mothers

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  • 63 views
  • 3 months ago
  • 04:28

Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee, moms and creators of The Pump and Dump Show, are bringing you a new podcast: Band of Mothers. With no topic off limits, the Band of Mothers podcast explores women’s lifestyle subjects with honest, hilarious and entertaining conversations through the lens of being a mom in today’s world. This is a podcast for every mom, because every mom should have a Band of Mothers. Listen at wondery.fm/BandofMothers

Introducing: In Strange Woods

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  • 74 views
  • 3 months ago
  • 02:53

In Strange Woods is a new fictional, documentary-style musical podcast. The story follows 18-year-old Peregrine Wells after her brother’s death in the Whitetail National Forest, as she seeks out survivalist skills from the enigmatic recluse who found her brother’s body. Listeners follow producer Brett Ryback as he explores themes of grief, adolescence, and our precarious relationship to the wilderness - all set against a sleepy northern Minnesota town reeling from a loss of innocence it will never get back. With a cast of Broadway, television and fiction podcast mainstays, In Strange Woods is a new musical offering like nothing you've ever experienced. Listen wherever you get your podcasts. For more information go to InStrangeWoods.com