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Crooked Media Announces 2021-22 Slate

Crooked Media – the progressive media visitor that delivers unvigilant and entertaining content wideness news, politics and culture – announced its newest minutiae slate, which includes four original premiers, new seasons for fan-favorite podcasts, and a Pod Save America spinoff interview series, with increasingly to be spoken in the coming months.

New podcasts premiering soon include X-Ray Vision, a weekly deep swoop into the internet’s favorite fandoms and the most talked well-nigh franchises wideness entertainment, from Middle-earth to Waystar Royco, helmed by Emmy-winning host and Unauthorized executive producer Jason Concepcion (Binge Mode, Takeline); an Untitled History of Policing Project, hosted by Peabody topnotch Chenjerai Kumanyika that will provide the first wieldy narrative history of police in American popular culture; and 544 Days, an autobiographical exploration of journalist Jason Rezaian’s political imprisonment in Iran, produced in partnership with Spotify’s Gimlet and A24. The nine-episode limited series will be misogynist exclusively on Spotify in September.

Crooked will moreover introduce a weekly interview show that will premiere in the Pod Save America feed: a spinoff series titled Offline with Jon Favreau. Through one-on-one conversations with some of the brightest minds and biggest newsmakers, Favreau will explore the question of whether the internet is slowly breaking our brains, and what we can do well-nigh it. Offline with Jon Favreau promises to provide increasingly of what audiences love well-nigh Pod Save America, including the fun, no-bullshit tideway that has made it a top-5 weekly podcast for the last four years. Offline with Jon Favreau will premiere in the Pod Save America podcast feed and on Crooked’s YouTube waterworks this fall.

Unholier Than Thou, a fan-favorite that explores the intersection of the saintly and secular, hosted by journalist and editor Phillip Picardi, returns for season 2 this September. Over 10 episodes, Picardi will protract his introspective viewing of the role of religion and spirituality in our daily lives. With a focus on post-pandemic “resurrection”, Picardi will be talking recovery, rediscovery, resilience, resolutions, and more.

Crooked has moreover found unconfined success with digital video and is excited to add Crooked History to its lineup of YouTube-exclusive content. The show is Crooked’s first non-fiction narrative video series featuring Unauthorized network personalities, Ben Rhodes (Missing America, Pod Save the World), Erin Ryan (Hysteria), and Kaya Henderson (Pod Save the People). In Crooked’s signature style, the show will imbricate important lessons your history teacher may have skipped.

Crooked Media moreover spoken its primary 2021 political wayfarers from Vote Save America, the company’s political whoopee and voter engagement arm. The “No Off Years” wayfarers aims to re-engage voters pursuit the success of 2020 via remote volunteer opportunities, targeted donations, and education on what’s at stake next year and beyond. “No Off Years” will be highlighted and promoted wideness the Unauthorized network.

Crooked Media shows can be found on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Stitcher and wherever listeners listen to podcasts. For increasingly information, please visit www.crooked.com.

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