Podcasts of the Week Ending June 4, 2021

The Last ArchiveRemote Control

Jill Lepore investigates the origins of modern-day conspiracy theory culture, touching on the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Pentagon Papers, Watergate, and the tv series “In Search Of…” along the way.

Hit Parade Blame it on the Feign Edition

The story of Milli Vanilli’s rise to the top of the US pop charts and their humiliating fall from grace. The most fascinating part is that German producer Frank Farian had already had hits with another act fronted by a non-singing performer in Boney M. Chris Molanphy also points out that Milli Vanilli’s music had a lasting effect on R&B and hip hop.

Running Tally of Podcast of the Week Awards for 2021