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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.”

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.”

Location:

United States

Networks:

Wondery

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.”

Language:

English


Episodes

Introducing Even the Rich

4/2/2020
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...

Duration:00:07:05

Introducing Joe Exotic: Tiger King

3/24/2020
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...

Duration:00:05:41

Introducing Into America

2/28/2020
A new podcast about politics, about policy, and the power that both have in shaping the lives of the American people. Into America is hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, Trymaine Lee, and features the journalists of NBC News. For the first episode, Trymaine heads to East New York, a community that experienced more stops than any other part of New York City under Former Mayor Bloomberg’s stop and frisk policy. In order to have a real shot at the Democratic nomination, Bloomberg needs...

Duration:00:06:59

Introducing Dying for Sex

2/12/2020
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...

Duration:00:07:09

Whack-a-mole | 8

2/5/2020
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?

Duration:00:18:53

Introducing WeCrashed

1/29/2020
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

Duration:00:05:55

Introducing American Jihadi

1/14/2020
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...

Duration:00:12:46

Introducing Blood Ties

12/17/2019
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

Duration:00:11:53

Snake Oil: An Interview | 7

11/20/2019
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. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a 60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatch ThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batch Noom - Start your journey today at...

Duration:00:37:31

Beyond Liveyon | 6

11/13/2019
Elaine comes to terms with what happened. Other patients start to pick up the pieces too, and try to get justice. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a 60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatch ThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batch Noom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batch Better Help - Get 10% off your first month...

Duration:00:46:16

Three Vials | 5

11/6/2019
Vials of stem cells are shipped around the country, but some of them are ticking time bombs. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a 60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatch ThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batch Noom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batch Better Help - Get 10% off your first month at...

Duration:00:36:26

The Sell | 4

10/30/2019
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. For accurate information on stem cell treatments, visit the International Society for Stem Cell Research website. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a 60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit...

Duration:00:44:41

The Entrepreneur | 3

10/25/2019
Who is John K? Before he founded Liveyon he had quite a remarkable career. For accurate information on stem cell treatments, visit the International Society for Stem Cell Research website. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a 60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatch ThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batch Noom - Start your...

Duration:00:40:25

Pure | 2

10/23/2019
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. For accurate information on stem cell treatments, visit the International Society for Stem Cell Research website. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a 60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatch ThredUp -...

Duration:00:33:08

The Cure to Everything | 1

10/23/2019
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. For accurate information on stem cell treatments, visit www.isscr.org/about-stem-cells, a site maintained by the International Society for Stem Cell Research. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a 60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip...

Duration:00:43:44

Introducing Bad Batch

10/10/2019
Bad Batch premieres on October 23rd.

Duration:00:02:21