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Our lives can be crazy, but you can take a break from it all with Wondery’s new series, Even the Rich, where co-hosts Brooke Siffrinn and Aricia Skidmore-Williams pull back the curtain and chat about someone else’s craziness for a change. They tell stories about some of the greatest family dynasties in history, from the Murdochs to the Royals to the Carters (Jay-Z and Beyoncé, that is). Because as Queen Elizabeth once said, “A good gossip is a wonderful tonic.”

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Introducing Even The Rich

Introducing Even The Rich

2020-02-2502:4917

Even The Rich premieres March 17th.Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/eventherichSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Hosted by Ash Kelley and Alaina Urquhart from the hit show Morbid.When 90-year-old Laurence Pilgeram drops dead on the sidewalk outside his condo, you might think that’s the end of his story. But, really, it’s just the beginning. Because Laurence and others like him have signed up to be frozen and brought back to life in the future. And that belief will pull multiple generations of the Pilgeram family into a cryonics soap opera filled with dead pets, gold coins, grenades, fist fights, mysterious packages, family feuds, Hall of Fame baseball legends, and frozen heads — lots of frozen heads. From Wondery, comes a story about life, death, and what comes next.Listen to Frozen Head: Wondery.fm/FH_ETRSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Sergeant Jill Evans is a small town cop in Wales with an impressive record in her job, and a less than impressive record in her love life. After three engagements, two divorces and one affair, she’s beginning to worry that love is only true in fairy tales. That is until she meets: Dean. He’s a wealthy beauty entrepreneur with his own range of toiletries.Girl meets boy. Boy meets girl. They kiss and fall in love. Roll credits.But that would be boring, wouldn’t it? Instead, this is a love story like no other. It’s all going so well for Jill and Dean, until Halloween night, when Dean disappears. And Sgt. Jill is left to pick up the pieces.From Wondery and Novel, comes a new series. Hosted by Kerry Godliman.Follow Stolen Hearts on Amazon Music of wherever you get your podcasts. You can listen early and ad-free by subscribing to Wondery+ in Apple Podcasts or the Wondery App. Listen to Stolen Hearts: Wondery.fm/SH_ETRSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Hey Richies, brace yourselves! Because we've got an exclusive sneak peek into the lives of the British celebrity elite! Today we’re joined by Anna & Emily: the hosts of Wondery’s brand new podcast Terribly Famous. They're here to give us a preview on what’s to come in this juicy new podcast — complete with the inside scoop on all the delicious secrets and messy scandals that define Britain’s rich and shameless.So tune in, darling, because it’s going to be an absolutely smashing time!Listen to Terribly Famous wherever you listen to podcasts, or listen early and ad-free by subscribing to Wondery+ on Apple Podcasts or the Wondery app.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Hold on tight and prepare to be whisked away on a weekly adventure with Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat! In a world full of delightful mix-ups and exhilarating mayhem, the mischievous Cat takes the reins and enlightens the ever-cautious Fish on the art of hosting a perfectly poised podcast. Featuring alphabet song sing-a-longs, tremendous tongue-twisters, and wondrous wordplay, you'll be left guessing what surprises The Cat will pull out of his hat next. Listen to new episodes of The Cat in the Hat Cast here.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
How did Meghan Markle go from a game-show hostess to the fiancee of a prince, and then decide “Nah, not for me”? Harry and Meghan’s decision to step back as royals took the world — and their family — by complete surprise. In our first four-episode series, we ask: Was the writing on the wall? And what did everyone wear along the way?Support us by supporting our sponsors!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Meghan and Harry’s wedding is set to have snipers, Oprah, and a half-a-million dollar wedding dress. It’ll be just perfect. But then Meghan’s family comes out of the woodwork, and things go off the rails fast.Support us by supporting our sponsors!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Diana Spencer is nineteen years old and engaged to the future King of England. Basically, she seems to be living out a Cinderella fantasy. But Diana is not insanely happy. Instead, she later calls her wedding the worst day of her life. Being married to Charles, it turns out, is not a fairy tale.Support us by supporting our sponsors!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Diana gives birth to a redhead. (It’s Harry. Duh.) Unfortunately, Charles doesn’t seem to care. Convinced that her husband has given up on their marriage, Diana sets off on a journey to find herself and reclaim some independence... And don’t think we’ve forgotten about Harry and Meghan! In our final episode, the newlyweds start plotting their Megxit. And now that they’re moving to Los Angeles, we’re totally gonna be friends.Support us by supporting our sponsors!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
We're not done with the Royals yet! Today, on a special interview episode, we’re talking to two phenomenal guests. First, NPR’s London correspondent Frank Langfitt tells us what it’s been like covering Megxit. And then Mikhaila Friel — she’s the royals reporter at Insider — takes us behind closed doors at Buckingham Palace and reveals how she became WhatsApp pals with a bona fide royal.To check out some of Frank’s incredible reporting, follow this link: https://www.npr.org/people/4569077/frank-langfittAnd to read Mikhaila's latest scoop visit: https://www.insider.com/author/mikhaila-frielWe’re back next with a brand new series about one of the most influential, and rivalrous, families in the world: The Murdochs.Support us by supporting our sponsors!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
The Murdochs - Rupert | 1

The Murdochs - Rupert | 1

2020-04-1451:3443

What’s black and white and read all over the world? In this new four-part series, we look at the in-fighting, back-stabbing, and the many marriages of Rupert Murdoch and his children. The fight in the Murdoch clan to take over the media tycoon’s empire is so juicy that it inspired HBO’s hit series “Succession.” Well, we have a secret: the real-life story is even juicier. The true heir will control a multi-billion dollar conglomerate with the power to elect presidents. In this episode, young Rupert Murdoch transforms a single newspaper into a global media empire. He hopes one of his kids will take over someday. There’s only one problem: Rupert can’t decide which kid.Support us by supporting our sponsors!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Rupert becomes the hopeless cliche of a much older rich man caught up in a whirlwind romance with a younger woman who works for him. He sees a chance at happiness, but his kids see something else entirely — a threat to their inheritance.Support us by supporting our sponsors!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
The phone-hacking scandal doesn’t just threaten to bring down Rupert Murdoch’s empire: it might also tear apart his family. Siblings blame siblings. Rupert plays favorites. And Wendi seeks shelter from the storm ... in the arms of another man.Support us by supporting our sponsors!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
All good things must come to an end, right? Try telling that to Rupert Murdoch. In his eighties, the billionaire tycoon shows no sign of slowing down. But let’s face it: the guy must be exhausted. His company is mired in scandal — again — and he’s facing tougher competition than ever before. Don’t even get us started on his sons, Lachlan and James, who are so pissed at each other they’re about ready to rip off their shirts and fight it out. Something’s gotta give or else Rupert’s empire, the one he spent his whole life building, might just crumble. Be sure to check out “Planet Fox,” the incredible three-part story about the Murdochs that ran in the New York Times Magazine: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/04/03/magazine/rupert-murdoch-fox-news-trump.htmlSupport us by supporting our sponsors!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
We thought we knew everything about the Murdochs. Then we met Ken Auletta. He's one of the best media reporters in the biz — four decades at The New Yorker, a handful of bestsellers under his belt, and quite a few encounters with the Murdochs along the way. He tells us what the family is like up close, and what the future holds for their diminished empire.Want to read some of Ken’s work? Check out “The Pirate,” his incomparable 1995 profile of Rupert: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1995/11/13/the-pirate And don’t miss “The Heiress,” his more recent story about Liz: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2012/12/10/the-heiress-2See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
James Poniewozik, watches TV all day and gets paid for it. Dream job, right? James is the chief TV critic at the New York Times. He’s also the author of “Audience of One: Trump, Television, and the Fracturing of America.” On this episode, he explains how Rupert Murdoch brought a tabloid sensibility to cable news. Then we talk “Succession.” The Murdoch family feud inspired the HBO drama, but James says the show also takes a page from Greek mythology.Support us by supporting our sponsors!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z. They’re not just the first family of hip-hop: they also remind us that magical, luminous, what-I-would-give-to-have-that love really does exist. That’s why this season we’re telling you the story of how two of the biggest stars on the planet came together, launched a billion-dollar music empire, and almost lost it all. In this episode, sparks fly when a pop sensation from Houston and a gifted rapper from Brooklyn meet poolside in Cancun.Support us by supporting our sponsors!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
When Jay-Z and Beyoncé finally get together, it’s not just one of the great love stories of all time: it’s also one of the greatest mergers in American history. So when a sketchy publicist starts spreading rumors with the power to break them up, all hell breaks loose.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Beyonce’s stardom reaches new heights with the release of “Single Ladies.” She’s soaring toward the stratosphere when a nasty rumor pulls her back to earth: someone in her inner circle is stealing from her. What she finds out when she investigates threatens everything she’s spent her whole life building. And in the end, she’ll turn to Jay to help her find a way forward.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jay-Z, Beyoncé, and Solange walk into an elevator. After that? Well, you've seen the video. The black-and-white footage inspires the tabloids to fire off an endless stream of colorful rumors. And the thing is, some of those rumors might be true. The Carters' marriage is on shaky ground. So they turn to music. It brought them together in the first place. Maybe now it can save their relationship.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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Comments (176)

sarah cross

I can't with this episode 🙄

Feb 28th
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ID29711155

Solid episode but you are missing one important fact known to every Long Beacher—Snoop and Cameron Diaz were classmates and he was her weed supplier. #worldscollide

Jan 19th
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Kellie Endicott Randolph

I'm confused, what's wrong with "staged photos "? Dad doesn't seem to have done anything wrong, just living his life. Now the sister? that's another story.

Jan 10th
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sleap4969u9e

bold move to cover someone that may or may not have killed her husband..

Dec 15th
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Missfunkshunal

I'm just gonna throw it out there that MuchMusic isn't a show. It was the Canadian equivalent to MTV.

Nov 14th
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Miss O

This podcast got so much wrong. That's what happens when you rely on outsiders acting as if they know what's going on.

Oct 3rd
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Rebekah Miyata

Thank you for presenting the story with context that helped me see it as more than a punchline.

Aug 17th
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Jamie Parr

beautiful story!

Jun 16th
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Adele Ballard

Lucille Ball always had roses sent to Carol Burnett on her birthday. The day that Lucille Ball passed away, Carol Burnett's doorbell rang, with the Florist delivering the roses. Lucille Ball passed on Carol Burnett's birthday.

Mar 29th
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Alaina Mava

Lisa Marie and Pink did a song together. pink sang backup on one of Lisa's songs. I have all 3 of ber CD's and her song writing skills are amazing. RIP Lisa the king is now reunited with his princess.

Jan 20th
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Lenora Thorium

It's such bullshit to fire someone for failing a drug test if their performance is not adversely affected... Shouldn't actual work performance count more than a piss stick? What people do outside of work is none of their employer's business... as long as it doesn't affect their work.

Dec 25th
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H

Wow, that’s really rude. They’re a nice family and that is a good show. Also, there are kids involved. Grow up.

Dec 5th
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Amber Kelley

'Rocky Top' was one of the 1st songs we learned in elementary school. I know that KFC on Chapman Hwy.

Sep 27th
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Amber Kelley

please stop saying 'Eastern Tennessee'. we refer to it as 'East Tennessee'. But all and all, I love your podcast. Even the Rich has gotten me through many hours of work. Y'all are the best. I've learned so much through your show.

Sep 27th
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Amber Kelley

I grew up in Knoxville. Cas Walker was a huge name in those parts. Listening to you describe Henley St Bridge and WIVK makes me homesick. Thank you for making your podcast. Dolly really is my fairy godmother. 'The way I see it, if you want a rainbow, you've got to put up with the rain.' Dolly Parton

Sep 27th
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Michael Carletti

I don't know if you girls read the reviews but I will pitch in an idea for future episodes.this might not be your ideal topic , but as a family and personality I think Carol Shelby was quite interesting.the way he became famous was very much with modifying cars but the human side is also quite interesting. maybe you can look into it

Sep 2nd
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Michael Carletti

your show is pretty interesting and it's nice that it's very different people so there is a lot of variety. good work girls

Sep 2nd
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Brooke Venning

so we're just going to skip over the part where she fraudulently used the credit card of one of her clients to the tune of $120,000? 🤔😂

Aug 19th
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Wendy Bruder

so glad she wants to have more kids. tremendous idea.

Aug 13th
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Brandy C.

Preskit is the proper pronunciation of Prescott, AZ.

Jun 28th
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