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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
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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: 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
    The ‘90s: Nickelodeon

    The ‘90s: Nickelodeon

    While Nickelodeon became a breakout network that would both excite and intrigue younger viewers, in its heyday, the channel had its fair share of grim moments. This included everything from the stomach-churning origins of its show props, to the decidedly mature themes of its animated series.

    • 45 min
    The ‘90s: Dawn of the Internet

    The ‘90s: Dawn of the Internet

    Many people expected that the Internet would be one of the most radically impactful tools since the invention of the wheel—and they weren’t wrong. But while the web fulfilled its bright promises of a global person-to-person connection, it turns out this bond isn’t always friendly or cooperative.

    • 44 min
    New Season! Introducing The Dark Side Of: The 90s!

    New Season! Introducing The Dark Side Of: The 90s!

    When you think of the 1990s, you probably think of your favorite cartoons, music groups, and wacky fruit snacks. And you probably think of them fondly. But all the nostalgia around the ‘90s has made us forget the rampant exploitation, violence, and tragedy that also characterized the decade. For 10 weeks, starting June 15th, we’re tackling The Dark Side Of: The ‘90s. It will be disturbing. Gripping. And, as always, it will feature the in-depth research you’ve come to expect from us. Listen free on Spotify, or wherever you find your podcasts.

    • 1 min
    Introducing SOLVED MURDERS: TRUE CRIME MYSTERIES, A Parcast Original Series!

    Introducing SOLVED MURDERS: TRUE CRIME MYSTERIES, A Parcast Original Series!

    To commemorate its fourth anniversary, Parcast and the team behind Unsolved Murders are taking a closer look at what it takes to catch a killer. In the new series Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries, you'll follow the clues and uncover the missing pieces to some of history's most gripping cases. Every Wednesday, join hosts Carter and Wenndy as they explore the days, months, and even years leading up to a killer being caught. Each episode plays out like a classic murder mystery—where the final reveal is nearly as shocking as the murder itself. Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries is only available on Spotify.

    Enjoy this exclusive clip from the first episode on the infamous “in cold blood” murders of the Clutter Family. If you want to listen to the full episode, follow Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries, free and only on Spotify.

    • 14 min

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