Heavyweight

A Society and Culture podcast featuring Jonathan Goldstein
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Maybe you’ve laid awake imagining how it could have been, how it might yet be, but the moment to act was never right. Well, the moment is here and the podcast making it happen is Heavyweight. Join Jonathan Goldstein for road trips, thorny reunions, and difficult conversations as he backpedals his way into the past like a therapist with a time machine. From Gimlet Media.

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16 years ago, Gimlet Media CEO and founder Alex Blumberg made a promise that he didn’t keep. And it’s been eating at him ever since. In this season finale, Jonathan sets out to clean up his boss’s mess.CreditsHeavyweight is hosted and produced by Jonathan Goldstein.This episode was also produced by Peter Bresnan, Kalila Holt, and Stevie Lane.Editing by Jorge Just, with additional editing by Alex …
Russian Ark is a cinematic masterpiece. Dozens of sets, thousands of actors, years of planning. It’s a perfectly executed work of art. Almost. In this episode, Jonathan sets off to find the one guy who ruined it for everyone.CreditsHeavyweight is hosted and produced by Jonathan Goldstein.This episode was also produced by Stevie Lane, Peter Bresnan, and Kalila Holt.Editing by Jorge Just, with addi…
To celebrate Canadian Halloween, we’ve got a special treat for you: a podcast that’ll give you the shivers. And NOT the cold kind. The horror kind! It’s called The Horror of Dolores Roach. Jonathan talks with Gimlet's head of scripted fiction, Mimi O’Donnell, about making this new show, and then we play the first in the series. Heavyweight will be back with a new episode next week.

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AdvisablyRed reviewed this podcast on Nov 29th, 2018
"My new favorite podcast. Such a perfect balance of narrative, humor, and emotion all masterfully produced so that it feels "real" and effortless"
 
Emily.boda reviewed this podcast on Nov 15th, 2018
"Great mix of heartfelt and hilarious. "
 
keanex reviewed this podcast on Jun 14th, 2018
"A mix of comedy, slice of life, solving problems, and story telling. Jonathan Goldstein, of WireTap fame, is a masterful story teller with amazing pacing and great characters. "
 

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