113 episodes

First-hand true stories - a plane crash, a mass shooting, a bear attack, a train derailing, and more. The guest tells us exactly what happened, and answers the question, What Was That Like?

What Was That Like Scott Johnson

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 781 Ratings

First-hand true stories - a plane crash, a mass shooting, a bear attack, a train derailing, and more. The guest tells us exactly what happened, and answers the question, What Was That Like?

    Jill was kept in a basement

    Jill was kept in a basement

    Jill was a victim of human trafficking for more than 3 years. She told me how it happened, what her day to day life was like, and how a stranger in Manhattan helped her escape.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Tessi heard a tree fall

    Tessi heard a tree fall

    Tessi’s job meant she spent all day working in the deep forest. It was hard work, but she loved being out in nature, surrounded by huge trees. But things changed when one of those big trees came crashing to the ground.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Jessica's kidnappers demanded $45 million

    Jessica's kidnappers demanded $45 million

    One day Jessica was on a phone call with a co-worker, and she made a decision that seemed to be pretty small at the time. But the choice she made that day ended up changing the whole direction of her life.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Jami was a juror in a murder trial

    Jami was a juror in a murder trial

    One day Jami opened her mail, and found that she had been summoned for jury duty. She ended up being selected for a murder trial – as the jury foreman.

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Adam saw no way out

    Adam saw no way out

    Adam was enjoying a beautiful day in Hawaii, hiking on a mountain. Minutes later, he was calling 911 because he was in a life or death situation and saw no way out.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Dee's father crawled toward him

    Dee's father crawled toward him

    Dee and his family were living in Gatumba, a refugee camp in Burundi (Africa). One night, heavily armed rebels came and violently attacked everyone in the village with fire, guns, and machetes. When Dee witnessed this horror, he was just 5 years old.

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
781 Ratings

781 Ratings

kikianne666 ,

Addicted

Well I’ve binged all 105 episodes. Great podcast and an even better host. Scott allows his guests speak and asks thoughtful and purposeful questions. Highly recommend!

bull&$it ,

DIFFERENT!!!

I’m a True Crime fan. HOWEVER…I love these stories. I also love the fact that the episodes are a bit longer in length. They get me through my hike!! Thanks and keep them coming.

RK_RK_ ,

Excellent host, content and format!

I stopped listening to all my other podcasts because I can’t stop listening to this one. I’m actually glad I discovered this in March 2022 so I can binge 100+ episodes. Excellent!

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