Billionaire Boys Club

Billionaire Boys Club

By Wondery

In 1980s Los Angeles, a group of prep school boys  got together to make investments together, get rich quick, and live large. But headed by a handsome and charismatic leader named Joe Hunt, the members of the self-proclaimed “Billionaire Boys Club” get sucked deeper into twisted schemes of kidnapping, torture, and revenge. The boys must stick together, or risk prison - or worse.

From the makers of The Wonderland Murders, Young Charlie, and The Dating Game Killer, this six-part series is co-hosted by Tracy Pattin and Emmy-nominated actor Timothy Olyphant.

Episodes

Wondery Presents: Against The Odds

In July 2018, 12 youth soccer players and their coach found themselves trapped 6 miles deep in a cave with no food or water and depleting oxygen. The rock formed maze became almost completely submerged as the water rose to levels nearly impossible for survival. There was no light and no way to communicate with the outside world. The first season of Wondery’s new original series Against the Odds takes you into the incredible events of when an adventurous group of teens found themselves fighting to save their lives, and the brave heroes that gave them their only chance at survival. With step by step recounts, experience for yourself what it was like to be in their shoes, and how they survived against the odds. Listen to Against the Odds at wondery.fm/ATO.
23/02/216m 55s

Introducing: FRAMED - Season 2

On August 10th, 1991, nine victims were arranged in a circle and executed in a Buddhist Temple outside of Waddell, Arizona. The Framed Team spent two years combing through every piece of evidence, every misstep, and every alibi to try and figure out what exactly happened in the Wat Promkunaram Temple and, maybe more importantly, why it happened. Hosted by Aaron of Generation Why.
01/02/218m 15s

Wondery Presents: The Apology Line

If you could call a number and say you’re sorry, and no one would know…what would you apologize for? For fifteen years, you could call a number in Manhattan and do just that. This is the story of the line, and the man at the other end who became consumed by his own creation. He was known as “Mr. Apology.” As thousands of callers flooded the line, confessing to everything from shoplifting to infidelity, drug dealing to murder, Mr. Apology realized he couldn’t just listen. He had to do something, even if it meant risking everything. From Wondery the makers of Dr. Death and The Shrink Next Door, comes a story about empathy, deception and obsession. Marissa Bridge, who knew Mr. Apology better than anyone, hosts this six episode series.Listen today at wondery.fm/BillionaireBoysTAL
19/01/216m 50s

Wondery Presents Even the Rich: Paris Hilton

The latest season of Wondery’s Even The Rich profiles the one and only Paris Hilton. The unconventional heiress who carved out an American Dynasty that eclipses even her own famous family. From a young age Paris knew she was different. Whether her family approved or not, she was going to do whatever it took to carve out her own place in pop culture. And when a sex-tape exposed her in a vulnerable moment, she used it to catapult herself into the cultural zeitgeist, where she sits comfortably to this day. Listen to Even the Rich: Paris Hilton at wondery.fm/ETR_Hiltons.
05/01/216m 51s

Keith Morrison reads Dr. Seuss’ “How The Grinch Stole Christmas”

Want more from holiday cheer from Keith Morrison? Subscribe to the Dateline NBC podcast and listen to full Dateline episodes anytime you want. Subscribe here: https://link.chtbl.com/dateline_grinchEvery year Random House Children's Books celebrates the Dr. Seuss classic by encouraging young readers and their families to “Grown their hearts three sizes” by doing good deeds throughout the holidays. Follow #grinchgooddeeds and share your good deed! Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ty_V5h12RHw
21/12/209m 55s

Wondery Presents: Death of a Starlet

Nineteen eighty was going to be Dorothy Stratten’s year. Playboy’s Hugh Hefner thought it might even be her decade. She was just 20 years old, the girl next door with the shy smile and whispery voice who didn’t know her own beauty. But who was Dorothy really? And how did her rise to fame ultimately lead to her death? This is a six-part series about love, sex and murder in 1970s Hollywood when glitter pants and roller skates were all the rage, and the Playboy mansion hosted the biggest party in town.Listen today at wondery.fm/Starlet_BBC
07/12/205m 48s

Wondery presents Jacked: Rise of the New Jack Sound

Subscribe today: http://wondery.fm/Jacked_WonderyHosted by Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson. Have you ever had a dream? Something you wanted so bad you just couldn’t let it go? For a group of kids in Harlem in the Eighties, their dreams would change pop music forever. Teddy Riley, Timmy Gatling, and Aaron Hall form a group called Guy that would fuse hip-hop and R&B and launch a new sound. By the early Nineties, the New Jack Sound dominated the pop music charts: Bell Biv DeVoe, Bobby Brown, Boyz II Men, and many more. But the rise of the New Jack sound would come at a cost, and not everyone would make it to the top. From Wondery and Universal Music Group, Jacked is a story of friendship, gangsters, double-crosses, and big dreams.
25/11/204m 54s

Wondery presents Do No Harm

Subscribe today: http://wondery.fm/Do_No_HarmFrom Wondery, the makers of Dr. Death and Dirty John, and NBC News, the team behind Dateline and The Thing About Pam - Do No Harm. Melissa Bright thinks she's living every parent's worst nightmare when her five-month-old baby tumbles from a lawn chair and hits his head on the driveway. But after she rushes him to the hospital, a new nightmare begins.The Brights are thrust into a medical and legal system so focused on protecting children from abuse, it has targeted innocent parents. With exclusive audio captured as the events unfolded, this harrowing six-episode series takes you inside the Brights' fight to hold their family together, against a system that can sometimes do more harm than good. Hosted by NBC News National Investigative Reporter Mike Hixenbaugh.
10/11/204m 28s

Wondery Presents: Dr. Death Season 2

If someone you love is diagnosed with cancer you want them to get the best treatment from the best doctors. In 2013, patients in Michigan thought Farid Fata was that doctor. Between his prestigious education, years of experience and pleasant bedside manner, Fata was everything you could want in a doctor. But he was not who he appeared to be. From Wondery, this is the story of hundreds of patients in Michigan, a doctor, and a poisonous secret.Laura Beil, returns with a second season of the award-winning series “Dr Death.”Click to listen to Dr. Death Season 2: wondery.fm/DrDeathS2_BBC
27/10/204m 32s

Introducing: Real Crime Profile

Want a deeper dive into the cases that fascinate you? Want to hear from realprofessionals who have worked thousands of cases involving serial killers, serial abusers and many other offenders? Looking for a different True Crime show that actually puts the VICTIMS first? Subscribe to Real Crime Profile and join former FBI Behavioral Analyst Jim Clemente and Former New Scotland Yard Behavioral Analyst Laura Richards as they take apart famous as well as long forgotten cases -- to give victims back their voices. This month, they are covering the horrific murders of Shanann Watts and her children Bella, Cece and Nico, at the hands of Chris Watts. You won't want to miss their analysis of this shocking and heartbreaking case. Link to Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/real-crime-profile/id1081244497
20/10/209m 52s

An Interview with Crime Expert Joan Renner | 7

Tracy talks to true crime expert Joan Renner about the trials of BBC members, the aftermath of the murders, and where the members are today.Support us by supporting our sponsors!Amazon Alexa: Get 20% off your Amazon Smart Lighting Bundle at amazon.com/theboysclub.Betabrand: Visit Betabrand.com/BOYSCLUB for 25% off your first order.Noom: Sign up for your free trial at Noom.com/BOYSCLUB.Pretty Litter: Receive 20% off your first order by using promo code BOYSCLUB at PrettyLitter.com.Purple: Visit Purple.com/BOYSCLUB10 and use promo code BOYSCLUB10 for 10% off any order of $200 or moreSimplisafe: Get a free HD Camera at Simplisafe.com/BOYSCLUB.Talkspace: Use the code BOYSCLUB at Talkspace.com to get $100 off your first month of therapy.
29/09/2039m 39s

Wondery Presents: Bunga Bunga

Silvio Berlusconi was a charismatic multi-millionaire real-estate mogul who upended the Italian political order and hypnotized an entire nation. He was the longest-serving prime minister of one of the world’s wealthiest countries, until he was brought down by three powerful women - and two words: “Bunga Bunga.” From Wondery, the makers of Dirty John and The Shrink Next Door, and hosted by comedian Whitney Cummings, “Bunga Bunga” is an eight part series on the incredible true story of the rise and fall of Silvio Berlusconi, told with Whitney’s signature wit and style.Listen to Podcast: wondery.fm/BoysClub_BB
17/09/205m 49s

Eight to Four | 6

Joe Hunt is brought to justice and put on trial, but the proceedings feel more like a soap opera. There’s a biased judge, a defense attorney who's out of his league, and the son of a TV judge all battling it out. But when the verdict finally comes down, no one will be more surprised than Joe Hunt.Support us by supporting our sponsors!Amazon Alexa: Get 20% off your Amazon Smart Lighting Bundle at amazon.com/theboysclub.Betabrand: Visit Betabrand.com/BOYSCLUB for 25% off your first order.Noom: Sign up for your free trial at Noom.com/BOYSCLUB.Pretty Litter: Receive 20% off your first order by using promo code BOYSCLUB at PrettyLitter.com.Purple: Visit Purple.com/BOYSCLUB10 and use promo code BOYSCLUB10 for 10% off any order of $200 or moreSimplisafe: Get a free HD Camera at Simplisafe.com/BOYSCLUB.Talkspace: Use the code BOYSCLUB at Talkspace.com to get $100 off your first month of therapy.
15/09/2049m 9s

No Blood, No Murder | 5

The cops are closing in, and the Billionaire Boys are getting desperate. But Joe isn’t worried. If there's no blood, there’s no murder. But none of Joe’s theories are ever that simple.Listen to all 6 episodes early and ad-free on Wondery Plus: https://wondery.app.link/GuHoBbTyL8Support us by supporting our sponsors!Amazon Alexa: Get 20% off your Amazon Smart Lighting Bundle at amazon.com/theboysclub.Betabrand: Visit Betabrand.com/BOYSCLUB for 25% off your first order.Noom: Sign up for your free trial at Noom.com/BOYSCLUB.Pretty Litter: Receive 20% off your first order by using promo code BOYSCLUB at PrettyLitter.com.Purple: Visit Purple.com/BOYSCLUB10 and use promo code BOYSCLUB10 for 10% off any order of $200 or moreSimplisafe: Get a free HD Camera at Simplisafe.com/BOYSCLUB.Talkspace: Use the code BOYSCLUB at Talkspace.com to get $100 off your first month of therapy.
08/09/2043m 33s

Castles and Queens | 4

The Billionaire Boys Club's growing body count causes some of the boys to defect. Without their money, the BBC is done. Joe sends two of the remaining members to Europe to hunt down a dead man's millions.Listen to all 6 episodes early and ad-free on Wondery Plus: https://wondery.app.link/GuHoBbTyL8Support us by supporting our sponsors!Amazon Alexa: Get 20% off your Amazon Smart Lighting Bundle at amazon.com/theboysclub.Betabrand: Visit Betabrand.com/BOYSCLUB for 25% off your first order.Noom: Sign up for your free trial at Noom.com/BOYSCLUB.Pretty Litter: Receive 20% off your first order by using promo code BOYSCLUB at PrettyLitter.com.Purple: Visit Purple.com/BOYSCLUB10 and use promo code BOYSCLUB10 for 10% off any order of $200 or moreTalkspace: Use the code BOYSCLUB at Talkspace.com to get $100 off your first month of therapy.
01/09/2049m 6s

The To-Do List | 3

The Billionaire Boys Club is hemorrhaging cash, and investment in Joe’s high-end Ponzi scheme is crumbling fast. When Joe learns he’s the victim of someone else’s scam, he devises a plan for payback.Listen to all 6 episodes early and ad-free on Wondery Plus: https://wondery.app.link/GuHoBbTyL8Support us by supporting our sponsors!Noom: Sign up for your free trial at Noom.com/BOYSCLUB.Purple: Visit Purple.com/BOYSCLUB10 and use promo code BOYSCLUB10 for 10% off any order of $200 or moreTalkspace: Use the code BOYSCLUB at Talkspace.com to get $100 off your first month of therapy.
25/08/2054m 21s

The Pied Piper of Beverly Hills | 2

The Billionaire Boys Club is picking up steam but they need more recruits: young men with money and connections. Enter Reza Eslaminia whose family has money, and he wants in. There’s only one problem-- Reza’s father cut him off, so he enlists the BBC's help. The boys hatch a plan that goes completely sideways and brings new problems on the group. Listen to all 6 episodes early and ad-free on Wondery Plus: https://wondery.app.link/GuHoBbTyL8Support us by supporting our sponsors!Noom: Sign up for your free trial at Noom.com/BOYSCLUB.Purple: Visit Purple.com/BOYSCLUB10 and use promo code BOYSCLUB10 for 10% off any order of $200 or moreTalkspace: Use the code BOYSCLUB at Talkspace.com to get $100 off your first month of therapy.
18/08/2047m 56s

Boy Genius | 1

It’s the 1980s-- the “decade of greed”. Capitalism is king, and young upwardly mobile professionals are on the rise. In Los Angeles a small group of college grads band together to form an elite investment group called The Billionaire Boys Club. They have a simple mission, get to the top no matter what it takes. Their leader, Joe Hunt, is a master of mind games who will stop at nothing on the road to success. But when one of their clients vanishes, Joe and the boys need to scramble to cover their tracks.Listen to all 6 episodes early and ad-free on Wondery Plus: https://wondery.app.link/GuHoBbTyL8Support us by supporting our sponsors!Noom: Sign up for your trial at Noom.com/BOYSCLUB.Purple: Visit Purple.com/BOYSCLUB10 and use promo code BOYSCLUB10 for 10% off any order of $200 or moreTalkspace: Use the code BOYSCLUB at Talkspace.com to get $100 off your first month of therapy.
18/08/2043m 21s

Introducing: Billionaire Boys Club

Billionaire Boys Club premieres on August 18th, or you can listen to all 6 episodes right now on Wondery Plus: wondery.fm/BungaBunga_Plus
30/07/202m 22s
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