52 episodes

Pretend Radio is a documentary-style podcast about real people pretending to be someone else. I interview con artists, snake oil salesmen, undercover FBI agents—pretty much anyone living a lie.

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    • 4.8, 690 Ratings

Pretend Radio is a documentary-style podcast about real people pretending to be someone else. I interview con artists, snake oil salesmen, undercover FBI agents—pretty much anyone living a lie.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
690 Ratings

690 Ratings

DDD1221 ,

Amazing

He is super funny and I love that he recommends other podcast at the end of the podcast his podcast are genuine and I love every story he tells he will always keep you at the edge of your seat it’s very different from ever other podcast amazing and worth listening

️TNR supporter ,

Interesting

I like this podcast, his voice and the way he presents the stories. I have 2 minor gripes and neither is really about the podcast content. I don’t know how much control the host has over the ads, but on the edition I listened to today about the guy who disappears and then comes back, there was an ad at the beginning from Koch Industries. I can’t stand them, they are on the side of animal abusers, companies who pollute the environment and conservatives. I didn’t like hearing their ad here.
The other little thing from the same story, when the host meets the couple at the vegan restaurant, he kinda talked about veganism like it was something weird. I know there are people who think that but I am pro vegan. Well that’s it, sorry to nitpick and overall it’s a refreshing interesting podcast.
Just updating, I haven’t heard that annoying ad about Koch industries since, so I want to thank the host for getting rid of it. Great podcast too!

Kmoss9104 ,

Phenomenal podcast!!!

I just wish there were more! Javier is a phenomenal journalist & captures the stories like a beast!! I live in Raleigh so everything is familiar. Way to go, Javier! (P.s. my absolute favorite is Javier’s response to Josh Farmer’s email re: taking down a few Jane Whaley episodes. Well done, Javier, well done).

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