Been listening to the podcast Heavyweight by Gimlet media. I liked the promise of it as a human interest story series but have gotten more annoyed with it as a sort of self-indulgent navel gazing for Jonathan Goldstein. It’s all people he knows directly or were interesting to him and his psyche and history plays a huge part of every single story. Been a bit disappointed in that. It all feels so self serving and more about Goldstein’s personal worldview and eccentricities than the subjects of the podcasts. Just not what I really was looking for, or what was promised in the promotions.

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But listened to the first episode of Homecoming and was very impressed with the radio play, the story set up and the cast. Looking forward to more of that.