12 episodes

Stories about the ins, outs, and whathaveyous of what keeps us safe. Hosted by Laicie Heeley. Things That Go Boom takes an unconventional look at critical global and national security issues by sharing the stories of the people who shape, impact, and live under the shadow of nuclear, military, and foreign affairs. So grab a beer and buckle up. It gets bumpy.

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    • 4.8, 90 Ratings

Stories about the ins, outs, and whathaveyous of what keeps us safe. Hosted by Laicie Heeley. Things That Go Boom takes an unconventional look at critical global and national security issues by sharing the stories of the people who shape, impact, and live under the shadow of nuclear, military, and foreign affairs. So grab a beer and buckle up. It gets bumpy.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
90 Ratings

90 Ratings

JBake3 ,

Informative and Engaging

Pressing security issues presented in an engaging narrative fashion.

etalerman ,

An insiders view

Foreign policy is a complex topic and that is compounded when you add nuclear threat to the discussion. Things That Go Boom is clarifying and unfolds in stories that are equal parts relatable, terrifying and utterly maddening. Getting a human perspective from insiders (and the occasional teenager) keeps it real. Because this real problem needs real solutions real fast!

WanderingSeeker ,

Sticks with you

An exceptional narrative-driven investigation into U.S. national security policy. Laicie Whaley’s insights will stay with you long after an episode concludes.

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