69 episodes

Most people have no idea what's hiding behind their favorite things. We dig deep into everything from charities to the Founding Fathers to the Bible, and turn up disturbing stories and salacious details. From the Space Race to the Wizard of Oz, there might just be a dark side to everything. The Dark Side Of​ is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5, 112 Ratings

Most people have no idea what's hiding behind their favorite things. We dig deep into everything from charities to the Founding Fathers to the Bible, and turn up disturbing stories and salacious details. From the Space Race to the Wizard of Oz, there might just be a dark side to everything. The Dark Side Of​ is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

    The ‘90s: The Chicago Bulls

    The ‘90s: The Chicago Bulls

    Equipped with the talent of Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Dennis Rodman, the Chicago Bulls dominated NBA basketball in the ‘90s. But their dynasty was plagued with vicious conspiracies, betrayals, and fractured teammate relationships.

    • 48 min
    The ‘90s: Racial Tensions

    The ‘90s: Racial Tensions

    In 1992, the brutal beating of Rodney King by LAPD officers sparked a chaotic uprising in Los Angeles. Two years later, the nation absorbed every detail of the trial of O.J. Simpson, which again highlighted the lingering tension and mistrust between police and the Black community.

    • 51 min
    The ‘90s: Food

    The ‘90s: Food

    Throughout the 1990s, much of America’s food was made by machines, flavored by labs, and kept safe from regulation by lobbyists. Add an explosion of fast-food marketing and fad diets, and consumer eating habits changed drastically—with dire consequences.

    • 43 min
    The ‘90s: The British Royal Family

    The ‘90s: The British Royal Family

    For the family of Queen Elizabeth II, the ‘90s were a disaster. The British monarchy received unprecedented scrutiny on everything from sex scandals to castle fires to Diana’s death at the end of the decade.

    • 46 min
    The ‘90s: Pop Music

    The ‘90s: Pop Music

    Since its origins in the U.K. back in the 1950s, pop music has developed quite the sugary-sweet reputation. But during the ‘90s, the underbelly of the candy-coated industry was rotting away—and endangering its young stars in more ways than one.

    • 43 min
    The ‘90s: East Coast vs. West Coast Rap

    The ‘90s: East Coast vs. West Coast Rap

    As rap and hip-hop experienced a meteoric rise in the ‘90s, an intense rivalry developed between East Coast rapper The Notorious B.I.G. and West Coast rapper Tupac Shakur. Their feud, their diss tracks and their deaths still resonate decades later, showing how a “beef” between artists can turn deadly.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
112 Ratings

112 Ratings

Wilkin the irritant ,

Great

This is a great podcast, i only found this a couple of weeks back and i love hearing about the dark side of Hollywood etc etc. Keep up the good work

JoJo Bakka ,

Grim

Whilst these episodes are very detailed and thoroughly researched, the emotionless and flat presentation is more disturbing than the subjects.
The presenters’ tones on the Dahmer series are particularly tacky and totally synthetic American 70’s style reportage.

I am Mel ,

Don’t bother...

From the constant advertising, repeating sales/Sponsor names and other pointless info, actual content is only 50%.
I acknowledge it’s a free podcast but there must be a better way advertise.

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