Bunga Bunga

By Wondery

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Subscribers: 1058
Reviews: 10

Alex Bacon
 Nov 24, 2020
The story is great. The narration isn't. The jokes, digressions, and editorial comments are annoying & intrusive. The best parts are the interviews with other people who don't do that, & just tell the story.


 Nov 18, 2020

Dee Courtney
 Nov 9, 2020
Very interesting look at a fascinating subject.


 Oct 30, 2020

jesse j
 Oct 27, 2020
An account of a man with too much power in the media industry of Italy rising to political power to protect his corrupt business dealings. This story is perfectly timed for the US election. I also enjoy that this podcast is well produced.

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Silvio Berlusconi was a charismatic multi-millionaire real-estate mogul who upended the Italian political order and hypnotized an entire nation. He was one of the longest-serving prime ministers 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.


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Oct 27, 2020
Why Berlusconi Is Still an Icon | 9
00:35:34

Nearly a decade after his fall from grace, Silvio is back on the political scene and back on the dating scene, too. In this special episode, Barbie Nadeau speaks with the hosts of Wondery’s show “Even the Rich” about Silvio’s complicated legacy, his fight against COVID-19, and why there’s good reason to believe he wears a corset.


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Oct 20, 2020
What to Listen to Next: Even the Rich
00:06:48

Finished Bunga Bunga and in need of a new podcast? Check out Wondery's Even the Rich. Co-hosts Brooke and Aricia tell stories about some of the greatest family dynasties in history, from the Versaces, to the Royals, and most recently, the Kennedys.

When Ted Kennedy lost control of his car and ended up in the river on Chappaquiddick Island, he could never have imagined that his entire political career would hang in the balance. But the tragic incident that took the life of his assistant Mary Jo, and his hazy account to authorities called into question his actions that night. Ultimately, this tragedy threw Ted’s presidential ambitions by the wayside and was forever etched into the history of the Kennedy family. Listen to the latest season of Even the Rich today: wondery.fm/bungabungaETR.

Oct 15, 2020
The Kiss of Death | 8
00:33:03

World leaders offer a bailout package to a struggling Italy, and the country’s long, complicated love affair with Silvio is turning cold. And Ilda the Red is taking one more shot at putting Silvio behind bars. 


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Oct 13, 2020
Everybody Hates Silvio | 7
00:34:30

As the world learns the true meaning of the words “Bunga Bunga,” the Great Recession is sweeping the world and prosecutors are closing in on Silvio, He is about to receive several rude awakenings, including one that will literally smash him in the teeth. 

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Oct 06, 2020
The Dinner Party | 6
00:33:20

What is “Bunga Bunga”? Two beauty pageant contestants are about to find out in the most awful way, after they receive an invitation to dinner at Silvio’s villa.

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Sep 29, 2020
Look In the Mirror | 5
00:31:28

As Silvio rules Italy, he is leaving nothing to chance. The country becomes a 24/7 Berlusconi owned-and-operated spectacle. But there’s at least one important person who is not happy with how it’s all going: his wife Veronica Lario. 

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Sep 22, 2020
All Silvio, All The Time | 4
00:45:17

It’s been five years since Silvio’s first term in office ended, and he’s ready for a comeback. While Silvio creates his own glossy brochure to tell voters of his idyllic life, a late-night talk show host is pulling back the curtain. He wants to answer a question that has been dogging Silvio his entire career: “Silvio, where did you get all this money?!” The answer causes a sensation. (Hint: it involves the Mafia.) But is this revelation enough to stop Silvio from winning a second time?

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Sep 15, 2020
Dirty Hands | 3
00:33:47

In his first term in office as Prime Minister, Silvio is promising Italy a fresh start. But the voters aren’t so sure. Silvio finds that governing isn’t easy. In fact, it puts a target on his back, and a dogged new prosecutor named Ilda “the Red” is taking aim.

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Sep 11, 2020
Bigger Than Jesus | 2
00:24:28

With the Italian political system in chaos, public trust in their leaders is at rock bottom. That’s when Silvio steps in to run for Prime Minister, offering a New Italian Miracle. Good thing he owns a massive business operation to help him get elected.

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Sep 08, 2020
I Know How To Make People Love Me | 1
00:38:20

Silvio Berlusconi began his career as a nightclub and cruise ship singer. But he would eventually find an even better way to gain the adoration of the crowds: become an incomparably powerful real estate and media mogul. But just as he’s at the top of his game, Silvio’s business interests are threatened when a politician is caught flushing cash down a toilet.

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Sep 07, 2020
Introducing: Bunga Bunga
00:02:26

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.

Bunga Bunga is available on September 8th on Apple Podcast or you can listen right now by joining Wondery+ in the Wondery App. wondery.fm/BungaBunga_Plus


Aug 10, 2020