9 episodes

In 1973, David Kushner's 11-year-old older brother Jon biked through a suburban Florida forest to buy candy for his little brother, and never returned. Decades later, now an accomplished journalist and author, Kushner investigates his brother’s case and the profound impact it had on his family and community. Piecing together police reports, interviews, and the memories of loved ones––David tells the story of what happened to his family and his town, after his brother disappeared.

Credits:
Jessica Grimshaw- For USG Audio
Josh Bloch- For USG Audio
Jennifer Sears- For USG Audio
Gretta Cohn- Executive Producer
David Kushner- Executive Producer, Host
Emmy Rossum- Executive Producer
Alex Sujong Laughlin- Producer
James T. Green- Producer, Sound Designer
Sara Nics- Executive Editor
Lacy Roberts- Managing Producer
Rick Kwan- Mix Engineer
Nocturnal Sound- Sound Design
 This is a USG Audio Podcast in collaboration with Transmitter Media. 

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    • True Crime
    • 4.9 • 529 Ratings

In 1973, David Kushner's 11-year-old older brother Jon biked through a suburban Florida forest to buy candy for his little brother, and never returned. Decades later, now an accomplished journalist and author, Kushner investigates his brother’s case and the profound impact it had on his family and community. Piecing together police reports, interviews, and the memories of loved ones––David tells the story of what happened to his family and his town, after his brother disappeared.

Credits:
Jessica Grimshaw- For USG Audio
Josh Bloch- For USG Audio
Jennifer Sears- For USG Audio
Gretta Cohn- Executive Producer
David Kushner- Executive Producer, Host
Emmy Rossum- Executive Producer
Alex Sujong Laughlin- Producer
James T. Green- Producer, Sound Designer
Sara Nics- Executive Editor
Lacy Roberts- Managing Producer
Rick Kwan- Mix Engineer
Nocturnal Sound- Sound Design
 This is a USG Audio Podcast in collaboration with Transmitter Media. 

    Snappy Gator Gum

    Snappy Gator Gum

    Jonathan goes through the woods to a store for his brother David’s favorite candy, and never returns




    Credits:

    Jessica Grimshaw- For USG Audio

    Josh Bloch- For USG Audio

    Jennifer Sears- For USG Audio

    Gretta Cohn- Executive Producer

    David Kushner- Executive Producer, Host

    Emmy Rossum- Executive Producer

    Alex Sujong Laughlin- Producer

    James T. Green- Producer, Sound Designer

    Sara Nics- Executive Editor

    Lacy Roberts- Managing Producer

    Rick Kwan- Mix Engineer

    Nocturnal Sound- Sound Design

     This is a USG Audio Podcast in collaboration with Transmitter Media. 

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 25 min
    The Woods

    The Woods

    The search for Jonathan begins, as the community comes together




    Credits:

    Jessica Grimshaw- For USG Audio

    Josh Bloch- For USG Audio

    Jennifer Sears- For USG Audio

    Gretta Cohn- Executive Producer

    David Kushner- Executive Producer, Host

    Emmy Rossum- Executive Producer

    Alex Sujong Laughlin- Producer

    James T. Green- Producer, Sound Designer

    Sara Nics- Executive Editor

    Lacy Roberts- Managing Producer

    Rick Kwan- Mix Engineer

    Nocturnal Sound- Sound Design

     This is a USG Audio Podcast in collaboration with Transmitter Media. 

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 27 min
    Jonathan’s Covenant

    Jonathan’s Covenant

    The family comes to terms with a new reality.




    Credits:

    Jessica Grimshaw- For USG Audio

    Josh Bloch- For USG Audio

    Jennifer Sears- For USG Audio

    Gretta Cohn- Executive Producer

    David Kushner- Executive Producer, Host

    Emmy Rossum- Executive Producer

    Alex Sujong Laughlin- Producer

    James T. Green- Producer, Sound Designer

    Sara Nics- Executive Editor

    Lacy Roberts- Managing Producer

    Rick Kwan- Mix Engineer

    Nocturnal Sound- Sound Design

     This is a USG Audio Podcast in collaboration with Transmitter Media. 

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 23 min
    A Letter from Florida

    A Letter from Florida

    As David pursues questions about his brother’s story, a letter from Florida brings surprising answers.




    Credits:

    Jessica Grimshaw- For USG Audio

    Josh Bloch- For USG Audio

    Jennifer Sears- For USG Audio

    Gretta Cohn- Executive Producer

    David Kushner- Executive Producer, Host

    Emmy Rossum- Executive Producer

    Alex Sujong Laughlin- Producer

    James T. Green- Producer, Sound Designer

    Sara Nics- Executive Editor

    Lacy Roberts- Managing Producer

    Rick Kwan- Mix Engineer

    Nocturnal Sound- Sound Design

     This is a USG Audio Podcast in collaboration with Transmitter Media. 

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 29 min
    Who do you want to be?

    Who do you want to be?

    Jonathan’s brothers fight for him, one last time.




    Credits:

    Jessica Grimshaw- For USG Audio

    Josh Bloch- For USG Audio

    Jennifer Sears- For USG Audio

    Gretta Cohn- Executive Producer

    David Kushner- Executive Producer, Host

    Emmy Rossum- Executive Producer

    Alex Sujong Laughlin- Producer

    James T. Green- Producer, Sound Designer

    Sara Nics- Executive Editor

    Lacy Roberts- Managing Producer

    Rick Kwan- Mix Engineer

    Nocturnal Sound- Sound Design

     This is a USG Audio Podcast in collaboration with Transmitter Media. 

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 26 min
    Bit o’ Honey

    Bit o’ Honey

    A new perspective is revealed during one last bike ride.




    Credits:

    Jessica Grimshaw- For USG Audio

    Josh Bloch- For USG Audio

    Jennifer Sears- For USG Audio

    Gretta Cohn- Executive Producer

    David Kushner- Executive Producer, Host

    Emmy Rossum- Executive Producer

    Alex Sujong Laughlin- Producer

    James T. Green- Producer, Sound Designer

    Sara Nics- Executive Editor

    Lacy Roberts- Managing Producer

    Rick Kwan- Mix Engineer

    Nocturnal Sound- Sound Design

     This is a USG Audio Podcast in collaboration with Transmitter Media. 

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
529 Ratings

529 Ratings

BevinCCC ,

One of the best podcasts I have ever listened to

I am a prolific podcast listener. I rarely review them because I consume them at such a fast pace and most are fine, and few are incredible. This was one of the best podcasts I have ever listen to. It was simply superb. Thank you.

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Amazing

Wow thank you for such a heartfelt and beautiful podcast!

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OMG MEDIA- ALL

Dear ALL podcast writing people , (PWP’s) please listen and TAKE NOTES. Now … go read that 1 more time.
Take those notes though and remember THIS IS HOW TO MAKE A TRUE, TRUE CRIME PODCAST ❣️❣️🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌#redyellow&blueshoes

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