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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.”

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Introducing Bad Batch

Introducing Bad Batch

2019-10-1002:2347

Bad Batch premieres on October 23rd.Listen ad free with Wondery+, including exclusive bonus episodes. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/badbatch
The Cure to Everything | 1

The Cure to Everything | 1

2019-10-2343:13187

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.Listen ad free with Wondery+, including exclusive bonus episodes. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/badbatchSupport us by supporting our sponsors!Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a 60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batchQuip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatchThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batchNoom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batchBetter Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/batchVerishop - Get 15% off your first purchase at verishop.com/badbatch
Pure | 2

Pure | 2

2019-10-2332:34110

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.Listen ad free with Wondery+, including exclusive bonus episodes. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/badbatchSupport us by supporting our sponsors!Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a 60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batchQuip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatchThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batchNoom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batchBetter Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/batchVerishop - Get 15% off your first purchase at verishop.com/badbatch
The Entrepreneur | 3

The Entrepreneur | 3

2019-10-2539:26105

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.Listen ad free with Wondery+, including exclusive bonus episodes. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/badbatchSupport us by supporting our sponsors!Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a 60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batchQuip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatchThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batchNoom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batchBetter Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/batchVerishop - Get 15% off your first purchase at verishop.com/badbatch
The Sell | 4

The Sell | 4

2019-10-3044:2085

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.Listen ad free with Wondery+, including exclusive bonus episodes. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/badbatchSupport us by supporting our sponsors!Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a 60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batchQuip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatchThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batchNoom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batchBetter Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/batchVerishop - Get 15% off your first purchase at verishop.com/badbatch
Three Vials  | 5

Three Vials | 5

2019-11-0636:1574

Vials of stem cells are shipped around the country, but some of them are ticking time bombs.Listen ad free with Wondery+, including exclusive bonus episodes. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/badbatchSupport us by supporting our sponsors!Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a 60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batchQuip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatchThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batchNoom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batchBetter Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/batchVerishop - Get 15% off your first purchase at verishop.com/badbatch
Beyond Liveyon | 6

Beyond Liveyon | 6

2019-11-1346:3081

Elaine comes to terms with what happened. Other patients start to pick up the pieces too, and try to get justice.Listen ad free with Wondery+, including exclusive bonus episodes. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/badbatchSupport us by supporting our sponsors!Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a 60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batchQuip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatchThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batchNoom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batchBetter Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/batchVerishop - Get 15% off your first purchase at verishop.com/badbatch
Whack-a-mole | 7

Whack-a-mole | 7

2020-02-0518:2619

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?Listen ad free with Wondery+, including exclusive bonus episodes. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/badbatch
The latest season of Wondery’s Even The Rich profiles the one and only Paris Hilton. The unconventional heiress who carved out an American Dynasty that eclipses even her own famous family. From a young age Paris knew she was different. Whether her family approved or not, she was going to do whatever it took to carve out her own place in pop culture. And when a sex-tape exposed her in a vulnerable moment, she used it to catapult herself into the cultural zeitgeist, where she sits comfortably to this day. Listen to Even the Rich: Paris Hilton at wondery.fm/ETR_Hiltons.
If you could call a number and say you’re sorry, and no one would know…what would you apologize for? For fifteen years, you could call a number in Manhattan and do just that. This is the story of the line, and the man at the other end who became consumed by his own creation. He was known as “Mr. Apology.” As thousands of callers flooded the line, confessing to everything from shoplifting to infidelity, drug dealing to murder, Mr. Apology realized he couldn’t just listen. He had to do something, even if it meant risking everything. From Wondery the makers of Dr. Death and The Shrink Next Door, comes a story about empathy, deception and obsession. Marissa Bridge, who knew Mr. Apology better than anyone, hosts this six episode series.Listen today at wondery.fm/BadBatchTAL
Comments (96)

Grunkle Hatter

this is a ad please do not download and help Woundery pad there numbers, thank you

Jan 19th
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Suzanne Hubbard Gerken

Listening again. This was so good the first time In binging again. Thank you for your work!

Jan 18th
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Tyler Bair

dude, why did this download automatically. this is garbage

Jan 7th
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Grunkle Hatter

this is a ad.... I now am considering dropping the Woundery network from my feed if they are going to keep up with this ad trash cross overs... you already put these ADs in the shows please stop trying to get us to pad your download numbers by placing ads with in ADs in the wrong channel....

Jan 6th
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Grunkle Hatter

DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS IS A AS PACKED WITH ADS please stop abusing the channels like this it make your netowrk look deperate and cheap, I mean why is these one even here? way off topic

Dec 21st
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Grunkle Hatter

And here is the Parcast Network with another cross over AD pack with ADs to pad there download numbers! oh shit this a Woundery Network show? I guess I am not use to Woundery dragging them self's down to the Parcast Netwrorks of looking like a desperate whore. Fuck Woundery you use to have so much class! what happened?

Dec 9th
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Grunkle Hatter

your looking cheap again Woundery keep your ads to inside your shows and stop padding your downloads you are on thin ice with me and I'll drop the wondery netwrok like I dropped parcast... STOP FILLING UP UP FEEDS WITH YOUR HALF ASSED ADS!!

Nov 24th
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Grunkle Hatter

please woundering stop cross adding like this makes you look sad and cheap like the parcast network have some class

Oct 28th
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Grunkle Hatter

please more bad batch not lame ads

Oct 5th
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Lin

I love the way he's always got some relative who was miraculously cured but what ever his latest snake oil is. So after he lost all his uncle's money in his insurance scam he intros his cancer suffering uncle to the miracle pain cream that actually turns out to be yet another scam. Shame in you John K, you are a absolute worm.

Jul 4th
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Lin

Not my fault, I didn't know, I've been unfairly targeted. UGH!! He makes me want to screaaaamm!!!

Jul 4th
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Lin

John K"s arrogance is astounding! " I don't want to say I know more than them .... but I do know more than a lot of them. Scientists do science, marketing people do marketing well ... I have been able to learn & implement all of it together"😲 🤯 WTF?? This guy is so full of himself but has a litany of failed business ventures and scams going back years. Using "my friends are millionaires" as a way to back up his huge ego only proves that he is delusional!!. 🤬

Jul 4th
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Tamara Urlich

john is an absolute slime ball

May 15th
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Grunkle Hatter

please Woundery network of you aren't going to add new episodes then please dont use your old channels to pump the same advertisements across the network, it makes you look cheap , desperate and tacky as a company , you normally have more class than this

Apr 9th
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Jordan DeJong

interesting to listen to, way too many commercials for half hour podcast

Mar 28th
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Grunkle Hatter

bored

Feb 25th
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Lisalouise Taylor

ooohhhh poor baby had to walk 4 miles in 85 ° weather,,,wwaaaaaa. after spending ONE NIGHT in lock up. Seriously? and his Mommy thinks he is just " so sweet" wake up Mom! He is a CRIMINAL

Feb 18th
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Ryan Ely

“I just wanted to help people”, by relieving them of all the money in their pockets? Scumbag. 100% scammer

Jan 27th
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LB

welcome to american caputalism .... if I am not much mistaken this will never be allowed in europe since it is ... unregulated .... for now it is pure fraud....

Jan 20th
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Jose Bustillo

@wondery you spelled Con Artist wrong

Jan 3rd
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