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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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 25m. Bisher sind 34 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 12 hours 44 minutes

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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
 
 

A Message from Kirk Todd in Jail


Kirk Todd is back in jail and he has an important message for you.


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 2021-04-29  2m
 
 

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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 2020-09-01  24m
 
 

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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 2020-09-08  26m
 
 

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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 2020-09-15  33m
 
 

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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 2020-09-22  30m
 
 

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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 2020-09-29  32m
 
 

episode 6: 6: Rotten Popcorn


After tracking down Grand Casino, Gwen watches the movie and is underwhelmed. She calls on the goofball hosts of the “Rotten Popcorn” podcast to weigh in, and investigates a theory that maybe Kirk was the one who buried the movie. Go to http://thissoundsserious.com/join to get the entire season right now, ad-free.


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 2020-10-06  27m
 
 

episode 7: 7: Vegas


Gwen travels to Las Vegas, where crime writer Frank Reeves tells her that a casino robbery took place during the film shoot, and Kirk buried the movie to hide the evidence. Go to http://thissoundsserious.com/join to get the entire season right now, ad-free.


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 2020-10-13  26m
 
 

episode 8: 8: The Premiere


With Kirk’s release from prison and a movie premier in the works, the truth comes into focus.


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 2020-10-20  31m
 
 
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