Heavyweight

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.

https://gimletmedia.com/show/heavyweight/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 37m. Bisher sind 68 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 15 hours 14 minutes

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episode 34: Annie


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


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Introducing: Resistance


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episode 33: Bobby


How the worst McDonald’s commercial ever made came to be. And how Bobby got mixed up in it.


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episode 32: Vivian


In 1995, Vivian’s uncle Helio died of AIDS. Now, 25 years later, Vivian’s on a search to find the man who cared for him until his death.


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Why Is Mason Reese Crying?


Mason Reese was the biggest child star of the early 1970's. Recently, he posted a YouTube video of himself crying. Jonathan sets out to discover why. This is a story Jonathan made for Reply All in 2015. The new season of Heavyweight starts next week.


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Heavyweight Check In 8


As we turn our attention back to producing classic Heavyweight episodes, we leave you with one last check in. SPOILER ALERT: This check in contains a special treat.


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Heavyweight Check In 7


During these times of uncertainty and sadness, we bring you two stories of two women seeking the comfort of childhood. Amber and Eva are in search of their first grade teachers.


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