006 – Jamie Poole: The Man Who Died 9 Times

Summary

In this episode, Rob talks to Christian Picciolini about his descent into America’s Neo-Nazi movement and how he grew up in a relatively normal household. Christian reveals what it felt like to go to his first Nazi meeting and why his craving for acceptance led him to hurt people. The lack of control made Christian lose everything he had and eventually became a prominent figure among the group. After meeting his future wife and having a child, Christian started questioning his views and seeing minorities as human beings. The most conversations he had with others in his racist record store, the more his eyes opened, and the less he wanted to lie to others. Later, Christian explains how he helps others disengage from extreme movements and the responsibility he feels for the music he previously released. The internet is radicalizing young people by spreading racism and desensitizing them to specific ideas like the holocaust denying. Lastly, Christian talks Russian propaganda, how he lost everything, and signs someone is being radicalized.       go to episode

003 – Mirna Valerio

Summary

In this episode, Rob talks to Christian Picciolini about his descent into America’s Neo-Nazi movement and how he grew up in a relatively normal household. Christian reveals what it felt like to go to his first Nazi meeting and why his craving for acceptance led him to hurt people. The lack of control made Christian lose everything he had and eventually became a prominent figure among the group. After meeting his future wife and having a child, Christian started questioning his views and seeing minorities as human beings. The most conversations he had with others in his racist record store, the more his eyes opened, and the less he wanted to lie to others. Later, Christian explains how he helps others disengage from extreme movements and the responsibility he feels for the music he previously released. The internet is radicalizing young people by spreading racism and desensitizing them to specific ideas like the holocaust denying. Lastly, Christian talks Russian propaganda, how he lost everything, and signs someone is being radicalized.       go to episode

001 – Harold Mintz: The Man Who Gave His Kidney To A Stranger

Episode Summary

When Harold Mintz met Gennet Belay, a stranger to whom he had donated one of his kidneys some months earlier, he wondered how that kidney could have possibly fit inside her. He was a  6’5” tall man, and she was a “tiny” immigrant from Ethiopia, that had suffered for years and years due to an increasingly failing kidney… But then she showed him the site of the surgery, and there it was:  a little lump on the left side of her back, clearly visible under her skin – Harold’s giant kidney working perfectly inside its crowded new quarters of a person he never met before…        go to episode