Kids For Cash

On this episode of Misfortune: A Financial Crimes Podcast, Adam and Danger discuss the Kids For Cash scandal. Between 2003 and 2008, two Pennsylvania judges allegedly accepted more than $2.6 million from the developer and co-owner of two for-profit juvenile detention centers in return for sentencing thousands of children to those centers. Many of the […]

The Lou Pearlman Story

The inaugural episode of Misfortune: A Financial Crimes Podcast covers the tragic story behind boy band impresario Lou Pearlman. Our guest is Vanity Fair special correspondent Bryan Burrough, author of Mad About the Boys, the bombshell article which detailed the sexual misconduct allegations against Pearlman.     Louis Jay “Lou” Pearlman was born on June […]

Conspiracy! The Show – “The Death of America’s Worst President”

We probably don’t even need to tell you, but this week mark’s the 94th anniversary of the death of the worst American President of all-time (so far). Of course, we’re referring to Warren G. Harding. His brief, scandal-laden tenure in the White House and untimely death are the subjects of this week’s episode of Conspiracy! The […]

Unpops Ep. 201 – “Why Calexit Could Still Totally Happen”

Good news! It’s time for a new episode of Unpopular Opinion! The topic of conversation this week is Calexit. Your guests are Connor McSpadden and Keith Carey of the Mean Boys podcast. You can find the episode right damn here:     If you really want to be a pal you can subscribe and find all […]

Least Anticipated Pod Ep. 46 – “Mostly About Atomic Blonde”

Good news! There’s a new episode of The Least Anticipated Podcast of the Week with Chet Wild and Adam Tod Brown up now! If you’re unfamiliar, that’s the podcast where we talk about the best and worst entertainment options for the upcoming week. You should give it a listen right damn here:     If you’re curious […]