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A podcast from Panoply

The Grift

thegriftpodcast.com

13 Episodes • Released Weekly

13 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from Panoply

The Grift

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13 Episodes • Released Weekly

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When we hear about confidence games, we think, “never me.” Welcome to The Grift, a show about con artists and the lives they ruin. Best-selling author and New Yorker writer Maria Konnikova takes us to the darker side of human nature and deceit. Ten stories about card sharks, cult leaders, art forgers, impostors, and more. Why do we fall for them time and time again?

Latest Episode

27 Mar 2018 • 4 mins

Introducing Empire on Blood

From the Producers of The Grift and Revisionist History, Empire on Blood is a new podcast from Panoply that chronicles award-winning journalist Steve Fishman's seven-year investigation to uncover the truth behind a Bronx double homicide and one man's journey to overturn his life sentence. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts or wherever you like to listen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices