14 episodes

When we hear about confidence games, we think, “never me.” Welcome to The Grift, a show about con artists and the lives they ruin. Best-selling author and New Yorker writer Maria Konnikova takes us to the darker side of human nature and deceit. Ten stories about card sharks, cult leaders, art forgers, impostors, and more. Why do we fall for them time and time again?

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6, 16 Ratings

When we hear about confidence games, we think, “never me.” Welcome to The Grift, a show about con artists and the lives they ruin. Best-selling author and New Yorker writer Maria Konnikova takes us to the darker side of human nature and deceit. Ten stories about card sharks, cult leaders, art forgers, impostors, and more. Why do we fall for them time and time again?

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Consumer Carrot ,

It's super good.

I love these kinds of stories and The Grift tells them the best!

Lord of Angst ,

wonderfull

Hey totally great review of the grift.
We all are victims of a grift, on way or another be it false news, politicians lies, familial untruths that lead us to believe otherwise... so great, fun and compelling!

StkhlmSndrm73 ,

Love Maria!

The show never ceases to intrigue me.

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