Crimetown

Welcome to Crimetown, a series produced by Marc Smerling and Zac Stuart-Pontier in partnership with Gimlet Media. Each season, we investigate the culture of crime in a different city. In Season 2, Crimetown heads to the heart of the Rust Belt: Detroit, Michigan. From its heyday as Motor City to its rebirth as the Brooklyn of the Midwest, Detroit’s history reflects a series of issues that strike at the heart of American identity: race, poverty, policing, loss of industry, the war on drugs, and our universal desire for a savior. Detroit’s a tough town, and its residents are even tougher. They’ve weathered riots, a drug epidemic, political scandal, and innumerable other hardships, but they’re still here—and they have stories to tell.

https://www.gimletmedia.com/show/crimetown

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 35m. Bisher sind 38 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich
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episode 5: YBI to the Day I Die


A new generation of dealers takes the heroin trade corporate — with devastating effects on Detroit.


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   40m
 
 

episode 4: The Kingpins' Kids


As an ambitious DEA agent closes in on Eddie Jackson and Courtney Brown, their children discover what their fathers really do for a living.


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   32m
 
 

episode 3: The Fat Man and the Field Marshall


Two childhood friends elbow their way into one of Detroit’s only remaining growth industries: heroin.


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   35m
 
 

episode 2: The Battle for Detroit


The police shooting of two black teenagers sparks a movement to elect Detroit's first black mayor.


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   33m
 
 

episode 1: Stop the Robberies, Enjoy Safe Streets


In the first episode of Crimetown Season 2, a crime lab technician takes on a notorious cop.


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 2018-10-01  34m
 
 

Coming Soon: Season 2


Crimetown returns October 1st with stories of crime and corruption from a new city: Detroit, Michigan.


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 2018-09-20  3m
 
 

Crimetown presents: Up and Vanished


The hit true crime podcast Up and Vanished is back for its second season.


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 2018-08-29  36m
 
 

Crimetown Presents: The RFK Tapes


A new podcast from Crimetown creators Zac Stuart-Pontier and Marc Smerling


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 2018-06-05  32m
 
 

Bonus Episode: Buddy Cianci...The Musical


Inside the world’s best (well, only) Fringe Festival-approved, Off-Off-Broadway, speed-written, side-splittin’, six-night-run-and-then-we’re-done musical about everyone’s favorite felonious mayor.


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 2017-12-23  36m
 
 

Bonus Episode: Courtney


A powerful defense attorney thinks he can get away with anything—until one young woman fights back.


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 2017-12-19  42m