Maybe you’ve laid awake imagining how it could have been, how it might yet be, but the moment to act was never right. Well, the moment is here and the podcast making it happen is Heavyweight. Join Jonathan Goldstein for road trips, thorny reunions, and difficult conversations as he backpedals his way into the past like a therapist with a time machine. From Gimlet Media.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 36m. Bisher sind 71 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 16 hours 12 minutes


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A Heavyweight Short: The Sharing Place

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A Heavyweight Short: Hallie

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episode 35: Rachel and Jon

Rachel and Jon are siblings who were separated as young children. Jonathan helps them confront the woman responsible... fifty years later.


 2020-11-12  47m

episode 34: Annie

Every time Annie’s family comes to town, they exclude her from their plans. Annie needs to know why.


 2020-11-05  49m

Introducing: Resistance

Heavyweight will be back with a new episode next week. In the meantime, we’re excited to introduce you to a new Gimlet show. It’s called Resistance, and it’s all about stories from the BLM movement. Jonathan talks with host Saidu Tejan-Thomas Jr., and then plays a favorite episode, about the only black man living in a small town in Nebraska.


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episode 33: Bobby

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episode 32: Vivian

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