15 episodes

Mike Thevis was the son of Greek immigrants, living the American Dream in 1970s Atlanta. He was married and had five kids. He owned one of the largest homes in Atlanta, full of fine art and exquisite furnishings. He built a highly successful business empire. But Thevis made many enemies along the way. This is the story of Mike Thevis, family man, and one of the most notorious criminals you’ve never heard of.

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    • True Crime
    • 4.2 • 486 Ratings

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Mike Thevis was the son of Greek immigrants, living the American Dream in 1970s Atlanta. He was married and had five kids. He owned one of the largest homes in Atlanta, full of fine art and exquisite furnishings. He built a highly successful business empire. But Thevis made many enemies along the way. This is the story of Mike Thevis, family man, and one of the most notorious criminals you’ve never heard of.

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    The American Dream | Chapter 1

    The American Dream | Chapter 1

    Mike Thevis was the son of Greek Immigrants and a family man, living the American dream. He was also known as the Sultan of Smut, the king of a $100 million adult entertainment empire run out of all places, Atlanta, Georgia. Who, exactly, is Mike Thevis?

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    • 42 min
    Don't Cross Me | Chapter 2

    Don't Cross Me | Chapter 2

    The adult entertainment industry explodes in the 1970s, and Mike Thevis is determined to be on top, no matter what the cost.

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    • 39 min
    Going Legit | Chapter 3

    Going Legit | Chapter 3

    Mike Thevis earns millions, living a life of luxury, but he can't find acceptance from the community because of his reputation as a smut peddler. Thevis ventures into music and movies, in a quest to go legit.
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    • 34 min
    Connected | Chapter 4

    Connected | Chapter 4

    The government has their eyes on Mike Thevis. Is Thevis connected to the mob, or just acting like a gangster?
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    • 42 min
    Kaleidoscope | Chapter 5

    Kaleidoscope | Chapter 5

    "I love treason but hate a traitor."
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    • 35 min
    Who You Gonna Love? | Chapter 6

    Who You Gonna Love? | Chapter 6

    While behind bars, life gets more complicated for Mike Thevis.

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    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
486 Ratings

486 Ratings

Hector LaVoy ,

I’d give this 5 stars but the ads are ridiculous

Great story marred by the ads.

Pin2 ,

I was expecting more action

This podcast prodcution was bland I was expecting for action and details but it just came off as a narrative and pieces of the story put together. The fist episode was good but later ones just dragged on and I had no rush to move to the next one.

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Soundtrack

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