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Heavyweight

Maybe you’ve laid awake imagining how it could have been, how it might yet be, but the moment to act was never right. Well, the moment is here and the podcast making it happen is Heavyweight. Join Jonathan Goldstein for road trips, thorny reunions, and difficult conversations as he backpedals his way into the past like a therapist with a time machine. From Gimlet Media.

Episodes

Podcast: Heavyweight: #7 Julia

In grade 8, Julia was bullied so badly by a group of girls that she changed schools without telling anyone. Soon after, the girls from her old school showed up at her house and rang her doorbell. She didn't answer it. For the past 20 years, Julia's been wondering what those girls wanted.
posted by jeather on Nov 9, 2016 at 7:57 AM - 2 comments

Podcast: Heavyweight: #3 Tara

Jonathan watched a short experimental video in college in which a little girl sat in silence while her parent sobbed. Now, Jonathan wants to know if that girl is okay.
posted by ellieBOA on Oct 6, 2016 at 5:04 AM - 3 comments

Podcast: Heavyweight: #1 Buzz

Buzz and Sheldon are brothers in their eighties who have been estranged for decades. Buzz visits Sheldon to see if there's still a relationship left to salvage.
posted by primethyme on Sep 25, 2016 at 8:41 PM - 3 comments