Ted Kaczynski warned that technology was crushing the human spirit—and harming the planet. Since 1995, when his manifesto was published, Kaczynski has gained a large number of followers. John H. Richardson, a journalist and author, corresponded with Kaczynski, and joins Lindsay to discuss the wide-reaching influence of Kaczynski's ideas.
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In July 2018, 12 youth soccer players and their coach found themselves trapped 6 miles deep in a cave with no food or water and depleting oxygen. The rock formed maze became almost completely submerged as the water rose to levels nearly impossible for survival. There was no light and no way to communicate with the outside world. The first season of Wondery’s new original series Against the Odds takes you into the incredible events of when an adventurous group of teens found themselves fighting to save their lives, and the brave heroes that gave them their only chance at survival. With step by step recounts, experience for yourself what it was like to be in their shoes, and how they survived against the odds. Listen to Against the Odds at wondery.fm/ATO.
24 February Finished
A financial analyst raises red flags about Bernie Madoff's record. Madoff faces an investigation from the SEC. Listen ad-free on Wondery+ here Support us by supporting our sponsors! ZipRecruiter - Try ZipRecruiter for FREE at ziprecruiter.com/as.
23 February Finished
Bernie Madoff is young and broke. And he's hungry for a big paycheck. So he sets out for Wall Street. But a market crash forces him to make a difficult decision, one that will haunt him for years. Listen ad-free on Wondery+ here Support us by supporting our sponsors! Grubhub - Get the food you love with Perks from Grubhub. Honey - Get Honey for FREE at joinhoney.com/SCANDAL. Better Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/as.
16 February Finished
For decades, the U.S. has led covert campaigns abroad. These campaigns—spearheaded by the CIA, among others—have shaped the balance of power in the world. The U.S. has even helped topple foreign governments. In this new interview, Lindsay chats with Stephen Kinzer, an author who's written extensively about America's foreign policy, and the way our government's actions have had unintended consequences. Listen ad-free on Wondery+ here Support us by supporting our sponsors! Care/of - For 50% off your first Care/of order, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter code scandal50. Grubhub - Get a Free Delivery Perk when you order Panera on Grubhub.
9 February Finished
Independent Counsel Lawrence Walsh sets his sights on the White House and tries to answer the question everyone has been asking: Exactly how much did President Reagan know and when did he know it? This episode originally aired on December 24, 2018. Listen ad-free on Wondery+ here Support us by supporting our sponsors! ZipRecruiter - Try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE at ZipRecruiter.com/as.
2 February Finished
Independent Counsel Lawrence Walsh is called to D.C. to investigate Iran-Contra and bring those responsible to justice. But what he discovers will shake his political allegiances, and drive a wedge through the heart of the country. This episode originally aired on December 18, 2018. Listen ad-free on Wondery+ here Support us by supporting our sponsors! Better Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/as. Headspace - Go to HEADSPACE.COM/AS for a FREE ONE-MONTH TRIAL with access to Headspace’s full library of meditations for every situation. Grubhub - Get the food you love with perks from Grubhub.
26 January Finished