Bad Batch

By Wondery

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 Aug 8, 2020


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 Feb 5, 2020

Abbie
 Jan 25, 2020
Super interesting, well-researched and well-presented! But the host doesn't need to explain how podcasts work at the end of each episode when she references the show notes.

JP
 Jan 17, 2020
Very well done and immersive. Loved the science that undergirded the facts that came out especially in later episodes.

Description

Patients in search of a miracle cure end up in critical condition. The race is on to find out what went wrong before more people get hurt. The trail leads back to a medical company with slick marketing and a charismatic CEO. And to a multibillion dollar stem cell industry where greed and desperation collide. Laura Beil, the award-winning host and reporter of “Dr Death,” returns for this six-part investigative series from Wondery, the makers of “Dirty John” and “The Shrink Next Door.”


Episode Date
Wondery Presents: Dr. Death Season 2
00:04:41

If someone you love is diagnosed with cancer you want them to get the best treatment from the best doctors. In 2013, patients in Michigan thought Farid Fata was that doctor. Between his prestigious education, years of experience and pleasant bedside manner, Fata was everything you could want in a doctor. But he was not who he appeared to be. From Wondery, this is the story of hundreds of patients in Michigan, a doctor, and a poisonous secret.

Laura Beil, returns with a second season of the award-winning series “Dr Death.”

Click to listen to Dr. Death Season 2: wondery.fm/DrDeathS2_BadBatch

Oct 27, 2020
Wondery presents Kamala: Next In Line
00:06:12

Subscribe today: http://wondery.fm/KamalaNextInLine

If she wins in November, Kamala Harris would become Vice President after one of the most consequential and tumultuous elections in American history. Harris would be the most significant player to help Joe Biden manage a country in crisis. So who is she?

Kamala: Next in Line goes inside the cross-cultural journey that led Harris from her humble roots to become the first African-American woman to represent California in the Senate and now the first African-American woman to be the Vice Presidential nominee for a major party. Hosted by MSNBC’s Joy Reid, the show features exclusive interviews with those who know her best, painting a picture of a woman who has fought her way to the top at every turn. From Oakland to Howard University, California to Washington DC, experience her story as it has never been told before. This is an intimate and immersive dive into who Kamala is, what her critics say about her, and how she arrived at this moment. 


Oct 05, 2020
Wondery Presents: Bunga Bunga
00:05:51

Silvio Berlusconi was a charismatic multi-millionaire real-estate mogul who upended the Italian political order and hypnotized an entire nation. He was the longest-serving prime minister of one of the world’s wealthiest countries, until he was brought down by three powerful women - and two words: “Bunga Bunga.” From Wondery, the makers of Dirty John and The Shrink Next Door, and hosted by comedian Whitney Cummings, “Bunga Bunga” is an eight part series on the incredible true story of the rise and fall of Silvio Berlusconi, told with Whitney’s signature wit and style.

Listen to Podcast: wondery.fm/BadBatch_BB

Sep 08, 2020
Wondery Presents: Billionaire Boys Club
00:05:20

In 1980s Los Angeles, a group of prep school boys got together to make investments together, get rich quick, and live large. But headed by a handsome and charismatic leader named Joe Hunt, the members of the self-proclaimed “Billionaire Boys Club” get sucked deeper into twisted schemes of kidnapping, torture, and revenge. The boys must stick together, or risk prison - or worse. From the makers of The Wonderland Murders, Young Charlie, and The Dating Game Killer, this six-part series is co-hosted by Tracy Pattin and Emmy-nominated actor Timothy Olyphant.

Link to Podcast: wondery.fm/badbatch_BBC

Aug 18, 2020
Wondery Presents Blood Ties Season 2
00:12:04

Blood Ties Season 2 is out now!

Blood Ties is a scripted audio drama starring Gillian Jacobs, Josh Gad, Dominic Monaghan, Amy Landecker, and Wayne Knight.  

After the sudden death of Michael and Eleonore Richland’s billionaire father, disturbing allegations emerge about his dark past. These revelations thrust them into a fight they’re completely unprepared for. As the stakes of telling the truth continue to rise, they grapple with their father’s legacy and what to do with it. 

Listen today at wondery.fm/bloodties_badbatch.

Jul 15, 2020
Wondery Presents Guru: The Dark Side of Enlightenment
00:06:13

When we face challenges in life, we seek answers from people we believe can help us. When tragedy strikes an exclusive retreat with a self-help superstar, many people are left to wonder: how far is too far? James Arthur Ray was an Oprah-endorsed self-help teacher who achieved fame, fortune, and influence. But friends and family members of his followers questioned his unorthodox methods, and tried to stop him. From Wondery, the makers of “Dirty John,” “Dr. Death,” and “The Shrink Next Door,” comes a story about the dark side of enlightenment. Hosted by journalist Matt Stroud.

Listen today at wondery.fm/badbatch_guru.

Jul 01, 2020
Wondery presents Gladiator
00:05:45

Football star Aaron Hernandez went from the bright lights of the Super Bowl to a convicted murderer in a few years. The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team, best known for its investigation of the sexual abuse scandal inside the Catholic Church, takes a hard look at the crisis facing football through the lens of Aaron Hernandez’s life and terrible crimes.

Subscribe today: http://wondery.fm/GladiatorBB

Jun 12, 2020
Introducing Hope in Darkness
00:09:44

Hope in Darkness is a 12-part series about the unjust imprisonment of a U.S. citizen and his wife in Venezuela. Host Becky Bruce follows Josh and Thamy Holt through the true story of how they met online, to how they were abducted days after marrying, through their years-long detention in a notorious Venezuelan prison. From team that brought you the hit podcast Cold comes a story that you have to hear to believe.

Listen now: wondery.fm/hopeindarknessBB.

May 27, 2020
Introducing Motive for Murder
00:04:10

Motive for Murder is a new podcast from Dateline NBC.

Two murders, months apart, in Houston. The young victims knew each other, but did they also know their elusive killer? Dateline’s Josh Mankiewicz takes you inside one of the most twisted and confounding cases he’s ever covered. From the team who brought you the #1 podcast The Thing About Pam comes the chilling story of the race to find the killer by unmasking the motive. Subscribe to Motive for Murder now: https://link.chtbl.com/Z4hAqqWp?sid=badbatch.

May 07, 2020
Introducing Even the Rich
00:07:06

Even The Rich gives you an inside look at the world’s most famous couples and their royally complicated love stories. From blind date to Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle’s burgeoning acting career gets put on hold when a friend set her up with none other than Harry, Prince of Wales. Meghan’s journey to find love twists and turns into a fairytale ending -- maybe. Then there’s Princess Diana, introduced to Charles at just 16, Diana couldn’t imagine that only four years later she’d be married to a Prince. With her tiara on, Diana is met with challenges to both her love life and her public life that she could never have anticipated.

Listen to Even the Rich: wondery.fm/badbatchETR.

Apr 02, 2020
Introducing Joe Exotic: Tiger King
00:05:41

Joe Exotic devoted his life to raising and breeding lions, tigers, and other exotic animals at his Oklahoma zoo. He croons ballads, shoots guns, and puts it all on YouTube. But he’s also made a lot of enemies. And the biggest of all is the owner of a big cat sanctuary in Florida named Carole Baskin. The feud between Joe Exotic and Carole gets messy, vicious, and outrageous -- until both of them are pushed far beyond their limits. From Wondery, comes ‘Joe Exotic: Tiger King’, the story about two people who want to save animals and destroy each other. For the full episode go to: wondery.fm/badbatchJE.

Mar 24, 2020
Introducing Into America
00:07:00

Hosted by Trymaine Lee. Featuring the journalists of NBC News. This is how America sounds. Into America is a show about politics, about policy, and the power both have over the lives of the American people. It sheds light on the candidates and the president they are running to unseat. It connects the dots between policies and voters across the political spectrum. This is Into America.


Subscribe today: wondery.fm/intoamerica

Feb 28, 2020
Introducing Dying for Sex
00:07:09

Listen to Dying for Sex at wondery.fm/DFS3.

When she’s diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, Molly decides to do something bold: she leaves her unhappy marriage and embarks on a series of sexual adventures to help her feel alive. These experiences are beyond anything she could have imagined, so she shares the details with her closest friend, host Nikki Boyer. The two best friends dissect these hilarious, often touching stories. And they growing even closer as they share Molly's journey together. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Imagined Life, Dying for Sex is a six-part series about friendship, death, sex, and what you do with the time you have left.

Feb 12, 2020
Whack-a-mole | 7
00:17:43

As the FDA cracks down on stem cell businesses, a flashy new commercial makes a splash, and it looks a whole lot like Liveyon. Is John K back?

Feb 05, 2020
Introducing WeCrashed
00:05:56

The Rise and Fall of WeWork is a stunning story of hope and hubris. WeWork was the poster child for a new economy. Its founders wanted to revolutionize everything about the way people lived their lives. Its charismatic founder Adam Neumann had an intoxicating vision for the company — but did it ever match the reality?

Subscribe today: wondery.fm/wecrashedbadbatch

Jan 29, 2020
Introducing American Jihadi
00:12:46

American Jihadi is the incredible story of a secret friendship between journalist Christof Putzel and Omar Hammami, the American-born Christian who became one of the FBI’s most wanted Islamic extremists. Follow the evolution of their risky relationship, dodging government surveillance to confide in one other—until it all came to an abrupt end. American Jihadi is hosted and Executive Produced by Christof Putzel in partnership with Endeavor Audio. Executive Produced by Adam Levine, Josh Gummersall, and Adam Harrison at 222 Productions. Subscribe now: bit.ly/americanjihadi_bb  

Jan 14, 2020
Introducing Blood Ties
00:11:53

BLOOD TIES: A scripted audio series starring Gillian Jacobs and Josh Gad as Eleonore and Michael Richland. After the sudden death of their billionaire father, disturbing allegations emerge about his dark past. These revelations thrust Eleonore and Michael into a fight they’re completely unprepared for. As the stakes of telling the truth continue to rise, they grapple with their father’s legacy and what to do with it. Listen now at wondery.fm/badbatchBT

Dec 17, 2019
What to Listen to Next: Detective Trapp
00:08:44

Anaheim investigator Julissa Trapp is not like other detectives. She’s the only woman on the homicide squad, and a skilled chameleon: undercover cop in vice stings, crime-scene commander, patient confidante of killers. A master interrogator, she invokes her personal experience – and deepest griefs – as a tool to elicit confessions. When a young woman’s body is found at a trash-sorting plant, Trapp learns the murder may be linked to the disappearance of three other women in nearby Santa Ana. Trapp embarks on a dark journey that brings her face to face with a man who takes “a little piece of her soul.” From Wondery and the Los Angeles Times, listen now at wondery.fm/BadBatchDT

Nov 26, 2019
Snake Oil: An Interview | 7
00:35:59

Laura Beil speaks with Steven Johnson, host of American Innovations, about the ups and downs of scientific discovery and what led her to investigate the stem cell industry.


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Nov 20, 2019
Beyond Liveyon | 6
00:44:23

 

Elaine comes to terms with what happened. Other patients start to pick up the pieces too, and try to get justice.


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Nov 13, 2019
Three Vials | 5
00:34:51

Vials of stem cells are shipped around the country, but some of them are ticking time bombs.


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Nov 06, 2019
The Sell | 4
00:42:04

John K. builds his company, and focuses on what he does best. A fleet of salesmen and doctors are selling a miracle, and they’re not necessarily sharing the whole story of the bad batch.


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Oct 30, 2019
The Entrepreneur | 3
00:38:32

Who is John K? Before he founded Liveyon he had quite a remarkable career.


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Oct 25, 2019
Pure | 2
00:31:57

More patients are getting sick. As people across the country start asking questions, John K scrambles to figure out what went wrong and to save his company. 


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Oct 23, 2019
The Cure to Everything | 1
00:41:45

We’ll try anything to help our loved ones who are experiencing pain. John and Elaine both turn to a new medical treatment to help their mothers. But for one of them, it will go horribly wrong.

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Oct 23, 2019
Introducing Bad Batch
00:02:23

Bad Batch premieres on October 23rd.

Oct 10, 2019