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Freedom Club

In the late 1950s, a 15-year-old math whiz named Ted gets himself a scholarship to Harvard. Most everyone knows where this story ends, but few know how it got there. 

Satanic Panic V: Mazes and Monsters

This week, join Brian and Darien for the long-awaited next chapter in the Satanic Panic series — the story of the origins of the moral panic surrounding the relatively innocuous tabletop game Dungeons and Dragons. We’ll get

That’s How I Got To Memphis (Part 2)

This week, join Brian and Darien as they conclude the Andy Kaufman story.

That’s Entertainment! (Part One)

Andy Kaufman loved a lot of things — Elvis, wrestling, Transcendental Meditation.

The Boys in the Bank

John Wotjowitz had a little bit of problem. That’s a massive understatement.

The Sinful Messiah and the Seven Seals

On April 19th, 1993, David Koresh’s story ended. This week, we’re gonna talk about how it began. 

Great Artists Steal: The Xerox PARC Story

When you stop and think about the way we live our lives now — the magic we get to experience every day —  a lot of the credit goes to Microsoft and Apple. 

Psycho Skate

Mark “Gator” Rogowski could’ve been as much of a household name as Tony Hawk. 

A Carpenter and a Crane

This week, Brian and Darien tell the story of a noted actor, radio personality, and man-about-town named Bob Crane.

What Happens In Vegas

This week, join Liar City — back from hiatus — as we tell the story of the sad, slow fall of an America icon. No, not that story — the one that came later.