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Some terrorists use weapons. Some use information. The scariest use hostages. Every Thursday, Hostage tells electrifying crime stories culminating in intense, life-or-death negotiations. Within the stories, we examine tactics used by the FBI’s crisis negotiation unit, world governments, and even hostage’s parents, highlighting the techniques that saved lives, and the moments where everything went tragically wrong. Hostage is a production of Cutler Media, and part of the Parcast Network. New episodes release on Thursdays.
||CleanBobby Greenlease Jr. Pt. 2: False Ransom||One day after school Bobby was kidnapped by Carl Hall and Bonnie Heady.||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBobby Greenlease Jr. Pt. 1: A Trusting Boy||Bobby was taken from his school by a woman claiming to be his aunt in 1953.||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Dos Palmas Kidnappings Pt. 2: Island Rescue||Was this the trip of a lifetime or the last trip of their lives?||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Dos Palmas Kidnappings Pt. 1: Trouble In Paradise||Were these innocent tourists able to survive?||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPatty Hearst Pt. 3: Captive of the SLA||After two months of fruitless negotiations, the FBI stopped trying to rescue a hostage, and started trying to catch a criminal.||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPatty Hearst Pt. 2: Girl on the Run||Blindfolded and locked in a closet for 57 days, Patricia Hearst was subjected to torture, abuse, and brainwashing.||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPatty Hearst Pt. 1: The Kidnapping||Patricia Hearst lived every woman’s nightmare.||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome Trailer!||Every Thursday, Hostage transports you to a heart-pounding situation where innocent lives hang in the balance. We analyze the tactics used by the FBI’s crisis negotiation unit, world governments, and even bystanders, highlighting the techniques that saved lives, and the moments where everything went tragically wrong. Hostage is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Captivating in more ways than one!
Parcast always delivers, and this show's combination of tense true crime storytelling and thrilling sound design will hold you captive!
A swing and a hit
Parcast is ruthless in their domination of the podcast landscape, unlike the criminals in this podcast, they take no prisoners.
Good Content, Weird Choice of Narrators
This podcast does an excellent job at explaining the background of these hostage situations, and do an amazing job at pausing to look at the psychology going on behind the scenes. But what’s with the narration? Why are they alternating sentences read for no reason? It’s weird to have two people taking turns talking without having a conversation between them. The content is good enough that sometimes I can zone out and just focus on the story, but then my minds back on the narrators. Pick one for each episode or story. I’d enjoy things much better that way.
I’m sorry to everyone who can’t unhear them taking turns reading sentences now.