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A luxury hotel pool attendant in Miami meets a married couple. The wife starts flirting with the young man...and pretty soon he is caught up in a love triangle, one that will have far-reaching results. The husband is Jerry Falwell Jr., member of one of the most famous evangelical families in America and president of a Christian university with a strict code of conduct. The affair is part of a pattern of questionable behavior that will threaten the Falwell family dynasty. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Bunga Bunga, comes IN GOD WE LUST, a six part series about what the tabloids called “the pool boy” scandal. Co-hosted by Brooke Siffrinn and Aricia Skidmore-Williams, the duo brings their humor and distinctive style of their hit series EVEN THE RICH to a reported miniseries for the very first time.

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A luxury hotel pool attendant in Miami meets a married couple. The wife starts flirting with the young man...and pretty soon he is caught up in a love triangle, one that will have far-reaching results. The husband is Jerry Falwell Jr., member of one of the most famous evangelical families in America and president of a Christian university with a strict code of conduct. The affair is part of a pattern of questionable behavior that will threaten the Falwell family dynasty. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Bunga Bunga, comes IN GOD WE LUST, a six part series about what the tabloids called “the pool boy” scandal. Co-hosted by Brooke Siffrinn and Aricia Skidmore-Williams, the duo brings their humor and distinctive style of their hit series EVEN THE RICH to a reported miniseries for the very first time.

    Even the Rich is Back: The Making of Madonna

    Even the Rich is Back: The Making of Madonna

    We hope you have thoroughly enjoyed listening to In God We Lust - we sure had a great time putting this story together for you. What a wild ride it’s been! Now that you’re looking for your next podcast, might we make a shameless plug? For more gossip following the trials and tribulations of the lives of the rich and famous, head on over to our other beloved podcast Even the Rich. In each tell-all season, we take you inside the lives of infamous celebrities and their scandals, from Paris Hilton to Britney Spears, and from The Kardashians to The Kennedys.

    In our latest season we ask, "What do you get when you add cone bras, vogueing and a punk rock wedding dress?" That's right - the queen of pop herself, Madonna. Listen to The Making of Madonna from Even the Rich: wondery.fm/EvenTheRich

    • 7 min
    A Liberal At Liberty with Kevin Roose

    A Liberal At Liberty with Kevin Roose

    Before he was a New York Times columnist and an occasional guest on The Daily, Kevin Roose spent a semester undercover at Liberty University and wrote about it in his first book. So what did a secular Brown University student learn from his time at Liberty? Brooke and Aricia sit down with Kevin to find out.

    You can read more about Kevin’s undercover experience in his book “The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner’s Semester At America’s Holiest University.”

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    • 41 min
    Fatal Attraction

    Fatal Attraction

    After more than eight years, Giancarlo goes public about his relationship with the Falwells. But Jerry Jr. knows that the best defense is a good offense.

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    • 35 min
    The Kamikaze Route

    The Kamikaze Route

    A growing chorus of dissenters on Liberty’s campus are speaking up, as Jerry Falwell Jr’s behavior gets increasingly called into question. Giancarlo struggles to start over in DC as he can’t seem to outrun his relationship with the Falwells.

    You can find Mark Tinsley’s “Clean Slate Podcast” at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkwR1_fJFxOsF6rqhyvIHHw/videos.

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    • 44 min
    The Granda Plan

    The Granda Plan

    Jerry Falwell Jr’s public profile is rising through conservative politics just as compromising photos of Becki may be circulating in Miami. Jerry turns to an unlikely friend for help but with reporters sniffing around, the affair won’t stay secret forever. 

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    • 41 min
    Two Guys Named Jesus

    Two Guys Named Jesus

    Giancarlo presents a new real estate opportunity to the Falwells, while they present him to a famous real estate mogul. Giancarlo and the Falwells grow closer through their new Miami venture, but being in business together leads to pressures they don’t anticipate.

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    • 30 min

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