30 episodes

The C13Originals Peabody nominated series is back for Season Three: Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University. A sex scandal rocks one of the world’s largest Christian universities, and the man at the center of it. But that scandal is just the beginning. The award-winning Gangster Capitalism team spoke with more than 80 former and current Liberty students, faculty, staff, high-ranking administrators, and those with intimate knowledge of Falwell Jr. What emerges is the inside story of how the university, and the family who founded it, have been rocked by power, greed, hypocrisy, and of course money. 

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    • 4.4 • 6.6K Ratings

The C13Originals Peabody nominated series is back for Season Three: Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University. A sex scandal rocks one of the world’s largest Christian universities, and the man at the center of it. But that scandal is just the beginning. The award-winning Gangster Capitalism team spoke with more than 80 former and current Liberty students, faculty, staff, high-ranking administrators, and those with intimate knowledge of Falwell Jr. What emerges is the inside story of how the university, and the family who founded it, have been rocked by power, greed, hypocrisy, and of course money. 

    C13Features Presents: Ghostwriter, Starring Kate Mara and Adam Scott

    C13Features Presents: Ghostwriter, Starring Kate Mara and Adam Scott

    Welcome to Ghostwriter, a new gripping and suspenseful podcast movie listening experience from C13Features. In Ghostwriter, Kate Mara and Adam Scott star in a psychological thriller about a former journalist who reluctantly accepts a job ghostwriting a new murder mystery novel for an eccentric billionaire. Kate Michaels has been living a solitary life after a traumatic experience, but after pressure from her rational agent and candid best friend, she begrudgingly concedes that she needs the work. As she collaborates with the enigmatic James Webber on the project, she finds herself growing dependent on him and starts to suspect that something is wrong…deeply wrong. Will Kate be able to trust herself with James’ story, or even her own voice? Get ready to pop some popcorn, and get lost in your imagination in this invigorating new podcast movie experience, Ghostwriter, from C13Features, available now.
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    • 2 min
    S3: Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University | Bonus 2: Shannon

    S3: Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University | Bonus 2: Shannon

    Jane Doe 15 tells her story.
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    • 1 hr 40 min
    S3: Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University | Bonus: Jane Does v. Liberty

    S3: Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University | Bonus: Jane Does v. Liberty

    More survivors of sexual violence at Liberty speak for the first time, revealing yet again how deeply the coverup culture on campus is rooted. Our reporting has led to a lawsuit against Liberty, in which the women featured in episode 3, those in this episode, and others have joined.
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    • 1 hr 16 min
    S3: Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University | Ep 8: Playing With Fire

    S3: Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University | Ep 8: Playing With Fire

    Liberty University strayed far from its mission under the leadership of Jerry Falwell Jr, but even in the wake of his departure, the future of the school may be determined by those who enabled him.
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    S3: Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University | Ep 7: On the Margins

    S3: Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University | Ep 7: On the Margins

    Atypical Liberty students face enormous and sometimes dangerous pressure on campus.
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    • 59 min
    S3: Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University | Ep 6: The Family Business

    S3: Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University | Ep 6: The Family Business

    It pays to be connected to the Falwells. 
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    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
6.6K Ratings

6.6K Ratings

Theolo-G-UNIT ,

Engaging Investigative Reporting (Season 3)

Before stating a mild critique below, let this be said: this podcast is very well done and engagingly presented. I should also say that this review only pertains to season 3, about Falwell and Liberty, and that I haven’t listened to the others.

While at times the reporting paints Christianity in general and Republican-affiliated Christians with a too-broad brush, by the last episode of the season there is a tacit recognition that moral conservatism and evangelical Christianity are not the root problem, and can be expressed in ways that avoid the evils of Falwell, Liberty, et al. For example, the narrator often mentions those who lost their faith after leaving Liberty, but also interviews (without narrating the significance) those who rejected Liberty’s expression of Christianity while maintaining biblical faith. In the end, a balance is struck in this regard, but not because of the narration, only because of certain interviewees (the LU student newspaper journalists and student government personnel, most notably). This slant notwithstanding, this season is important for American Christians to hear in order to understand (1) sexual assault victims and what they need from Christian institutions, and (2) what christian Trumpism has done to Christian public image.

Erinmky ,

Excellent!

Season 3 is my first season of GC. I identify as a conservative Christian, so this podcast has been both mind blowing and heartbreaking. Parents of girls, this is a must listen! I admire the people who spoke out. So much change is needed, and hopefully this podcast is the catalyst.

A meathead ,

Excellent

Really an excellent, well researched and well done podcast about Liberty University and it’s corruption. Enjoyed it thoroughly.

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