True Crime
George

Buck Naked Ambition

If you’d rather listen to this story, check out this episode of the podcast. 1981. Although it was fall, it felt like winter in a wet field just 35 miles north of New York City. The unseasonably cold weather presented a particular challenge for the men

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True Crime
Marcus

The Curious Origin of “1999”

If you’d rather listen to this story, check out this episode of the podcast. As the 20th century drew to a close, a digital threat known as the Y2K bug loomed over the world. This technological danger had its roots in the early days of

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True Crime
Will

Todd Rogers: Game Over

If you’d rather listen to this story, check out this episode of the podcast. On November 30, 2012, for the first time in its history, The Guinness Book of Records created a new accolade. The world-renowned organization recognized veteran gamer Todd Rogers for holding the

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True Crime
Will

True Crime: Rapper’s Delight

If you’d rather listen to this story, check out this episode of the podcast. In January of 1980, just one week into what would be a decade full of firsts, the Billboard 100 would memorialize the first hip hop track to hit the prestigious Billboard

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True Crime
George

True Crime: Swordquest

If you’r rather listen to this story, check out this episode of the podcast. Our tale begins with a humble gray dot. The year: 1980. The age of Atari was upon us. A million units were sold and a dozen and a half games released.

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True Crime
Will

True Crime: Cabbage Patch Kids

If you’d rather listen to this story, check out this episode of the podcast. November 1983. More than 1,000 people stood, gathered in the frigid air, just outside the Zayre’s Department Store in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Cold and anxious, the throng—many of whom had been waiting

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