This Sounds Serious

In 1991, TV producer Kirk Todd was supposed to direct his first movie, Grand Casino, but the movie was never made. Kirk disappeared with the film’s budget and was revealed to be a con man named Jeremy Weaver. We follow host Gwen Radford as she tracks down the victims and puts together the pieces of this con three decades later.

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episode 5: 5: The Con Man’s Handbook


Gwen finds out how Kirk finally got caught. Kirk insists Grand Casino exists and invites Gwen to use his “Con Man’s Handbook” dictaphone recordings to help uncover it. Go to http://thissoundsserious.com/join to get the entire season right now, ad-free.


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episode 4: 4: Visiting Hours


Gwen travels to Maricopa County Prison to meet Kirk Todd and get inside the mind of a con man. She learns about his marriage to art forger Helen Chatham and the events that tore them apart. Go to http://thissoundsserious.com/join to get the entire season right now, ad-free.


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episode 3: 3: How to Make a Fake Movie


In order to pull off the Grand Casino con, Kirk had to convince the studio and the crew that he was making the movie. How did nobody catch on? Go to http://thissoundsserious.com/join to get the entire season right now, ad-free.


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episode 2: 2: We Were Filming a Crime Scene


How did Kirk Todd put himself in the position to pull off this con? Gwen answers that question and reveals the events of the Grand Casino premier from the red carpet to the chaos in the lobby after the crime is discovered. Go to http://thissoundsserious.com/join to get the entire season right now, ad-free.


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episode 1: 1: Jeremy, Kenny, Karl, Klaus, and Kirk


A 9-1-1 call about a heart attack at a 1991 movie screening leads investigative journalist Gwen Radford to unearth the life story of con man, Kirk Todd, from his childhood crimes through his career as a TV producer, up to Grand Casino, the movie he never made. Go to http://thissoundsserious.com/join to get the entire season right now, ad-free.


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This Sounds Serious: Grand Casino


In 1991, TV producer Kirk Todd was supposed to direct his first movie, Grand Casino, but the movie was never made. Kirk disappeared with the film’s budget and was revealed to be a con man named Jeremy Weaver. We follow host Gwen Radford as she tracks down the victims and puts together the pieces of this con three decades later. Go to http://thissoundsserious.com/join to get the entire season right now, ad-free.


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 2020-08-25  1m
 
 

Introducing Record Club


From Kelly&Kelly, the studio that brought you This Sounds Serious, comes Record Club - a live storytelling podcast that celebrates seminal albums and explores how these albums affect our lives. Hosted by musician Louise Burns, each episode features storytellers telling a true, personal story about how a particular record shaped them.


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 2020-06-25  33m
 
 

Introducing The Mysterious Mr. Epstein


For most of his life, Jeffrey Epstein was a mystery-- who he was, how he made his money, and how he got away with horrific crimes for so many years. The Mysterious Mr. Epstein explores how Epstein was able to use his wealth to buy status and credibility, to buy power, and ultimately to buy himself freedom from justice. From the network that brought you Dirty John. Listen now at Wondery.fm/soundsserious


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 2019-10-01  10m
 
 

Introducing Room 20


For more than 15 years, a man named Sixty-Six Garage would lay in a nursing home bed, unidentified and unconscious. Or so everyone believed. Join reporter and host Joanne Faryon across borders and through the twists and turns of the truth until she finally uncovers who Garage really is. Listen now at wondery.fm/somethingserious


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 2019-08-02  10m
 
 

episode 8: The Conclusion


Seriously, what is in those barrels?


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 2019-07-16  32m
 
 
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