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Welcome to Parcast Presents, your new home for special mini-series running across the Parcast Network! This is where you'll find holiday specials, retrospectives on pivotal historical moments, deep-dives into cultural phenomena, and other can't-miss episodes curated from over 40 Parcast shows! Listen for free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
 
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Wrapping up our deep dive into the world of whistleblowing, we're examining its current state. We look at where marquee whistleblowers like Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange, and Edward Snowden are today. And we look ahead at what will happen to whistleblowers in the future. Will technological advances help them — or make their jobs even more deadly?…
 
In 2013, NSA systems administrator Edward Snowden handed over thousands of classified documents to journalists. The subsequent revelations of government mass surveillance re-defined whistleblowing in the 21st century and sparked an international conversation about privacy. For more episodes like this one, follow Espionage free on Spotify. Learn mor…
 
Ambiguity and risk are par for the course with whistleblowing. The space between people’s rights to government transparency and the government’s need to keep certain secrets can seem nebulous. But whatever a potential whistleblower decides, one thing is clear: whistleblowing stories are most often tragedies. For more episodes like this one, follow …
 
The WikiLeaks releases in 2010 came almost entirely from a single source: Chelsea Manning. While deployed in Iraq, the struggling U.S. Army private was also fighting a private war with her identity. When she was given access to classified information, Manning finally found an opportunity to assert her true beliefs to the world. For more episodes li…
 
Hacker and transparency activist Julian Assange founded the website WikiLeaks in early 2006. In 2010, he garnered worldwide attention for several massive information drops that exposed some of the darkest aspects of U.S. foreign relations — and set himself up as one of the most compelling figures of contemporary whistleblowing. For more episodes li…
 
The modern origins of whistleblowing reach all the way back to a surprising source: Benjamin Franklin. The act has developed significantly into the 20th century — and so have the legal consequences. For more episodes like this one, follow Espionage free on Spotify. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Investigating the blast and compiling evidence was a huge undertaking. And in the 25 years since the Oklahoma City bombing, McVeigh was turned into something of a folk hero, with his rhetoric inspiring copycats and seeping into mainstream politics. For more episodes like this one, follow Conspiracy Theories free on Spotify. Learn more about your ad…
 
On the morning of the attack, McVeigh parked a rental truck below the Murrah building’s daycare center. At 9am, he ignited the bomb’s two-minute fuse and fled. The explosion was catastrophic, and the day thereafter was filled with tragic deaths, miraculous survivals — and the hunt for the person at the center of it all. For more episodes like this …
 
Today’s quote comes from Karen Gravano, daughter of gangster Sammy “The Bull” Gravano. Gravano was an underboss in the Gambino crime family, helping John Gotti consolidate power in mid-1980s New York City. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesParcast Network
 
After coming of age in the early ‘90s, Timothy McVeigh became increasingly radicalized against the U.S. government. Witnessing tragic events at Ruby Ridge and Waco motivated him to plan and execute the most devastating incident of domestic terrorism in American history. For more episodes like this one, follow Conspiracy Theories free on Spotify. Le…
 
Today’s quote comes from Charles “Lucky” Luciano, the father of the American Mafia. After Prohibition, and a bloody gang war that turned New York City into the Wild West, Luciano seized control of the underworld. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesParcast Network
 
On April 19, 1995, U.S. Army veteran Timothy McVeigh detonated a truck bomb outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people and injuring hundreds more. For more episodes like this one, follow Conspiracy Theories free on Spotify. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Today’s quote is from Sam Giancana, the mafia boss who controlled the Chicago Outfit from the 1940s to the 1960s. As one of the most powerful mafiosos in the nation, Giancana was a prime target of Attorney General Robert Kennedy’s crusade against organized crime. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
The world looked on in shock when an assassin shot Pope John Paul II in May 1981. The official story was that a crazed lone gunman was to blame, but some theories suggest the attack may have been part of one of the biggest international coverups of all time… For more episodes like this one, follow Conspiracy Theories free on Spotify! Learn more abo…
 
Today’s quote comes from one of the most influential gangsters ever: Arnold “the Brain” Rothstein. A notorious gambler who allegedly fixed the 1919 World Series and helped build a bootlegging empire at the dawn of Prohibition, Rothstein wasn’t known to kill men to get ahead. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Creepypastas, frightful TikToks, online horror stories… Loey Lane and Eleanor Barnes are taking you into the spookiest corners of the web in their new Spotify Original from Parcast, Internet Urban Legends. Meet the hosts and hear their debut episode on the Watcher House — a terrifying saga that unfolded in 2014 after the Broaddus family bought thei…
 
In 1917, three children in Fatima, Portugal received a series of prophetic messages that were kept secret for decades — first at the behest of the heavenly message-giver, and then by the Vatican itself. When all three secrets were finally revealed, they made for an apocalyptic story of war, destruction… and redemption. For more episodes like this o…
 
Today’s quote is from none other than the beloved crooner Frank Sinatra. Throughout his life, Sinatra remained friends with many prominent gangsters. He is also suspected of using his mafia connections to give JFK a leg-up in the 1960 election. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Over the centuries, the Vatican Secret Archive has ballooned to millions of documents contained in over 50 miles of shelves. It’s rumored to contain the world's largest collection of pornography, proof of Jesus Christ... even predictions of the end of the world. For more episodes like this one, follow Conspiracy Theories free on Spotify! Learn more…
 
Today’s quote is from gangster Guarino “Willie” Moretti. Though he was known as Frank Costello’s “muscle” he had a sharp sense of humor. And when he testified in the Senate’s Kefauver Hearings in 1950, Willie brought that humor with him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesParcast Network
 
Today, Vatican City is known as an elegant seat of divine power and prestige. But the centuries-long history of the Vatican is marked by bloodshed, corruption — and more secrets than the Church would like to admit. For more episodes like this one, follow Conspiracy Theories free on Spotify! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adcho…
 
Today’s quote is from 1920s and 30s underworld boss, Stephanie St. Clair. During that time, she was engaged in a fierce rivalry with Arthur Simon Flegenheimer, more commonly known as mobster Dutch Schultz. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesParcast Network
 
Today, we’re recalling an odd moment in the life of Colombia’s “King of Cocaine,” Pablo Escobar. According to his son, when the family was once holed up in one of Escobar’s hideouts in the mountains of Medellin, his father resorted to drastic measures to keep the family warm. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
In the newest Parcast Original from Spotify, comedians and best friends Benito Skinner and Mary Beth Barone discuss all the trends, scandals, pop culture icons and personal stories they can’t shake from their minds. And they have a lot to cover! Listen to their debut episode right here, where Mary Beth shares her top 5 most iconic SNL musical perfo…
 
William Miller gave numerous dates for the apocalypse, starting with October 22, 1844. None resulted in the end of the world. However, his prophecies did result in the eventual formation of the Seventh-day Adventist movement. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesParcast Network
 
Pyotr Kuznetsov convinced his followers the world would end on May 28th, 2008. As a result, around 29 to 35 cult members created a man-made cave, and buried themselves in it for six months. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesParcast Network
 
Founded by Saul B. Newton and Dr. Jane Pearce in 1957, the Sullivan Institute was designed to be an alternative to the traditional nuclear family—part therapy center, part polyamorous commune. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesParcast Network
 
In 1986, Ryuho Okawa founded Happy Science to promote love, enlightenment and the creation of utopia. But beneath the surface of this modern sect lie a number of strange, even nationalistic, beliefs that shape their worldview. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesParcast Network
 
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