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Undone

When big news happens, the world tunes in and then moves on. But often the stories we thought were over haven’t really ended; they were the beginning of something else. Undone is a new show from Gimlet Media that digs up the surprising things that happened when we weren’t looking.

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When big news happens, the world tunes in and then moves on. But often the stories we thought were over haven’t really ended; they were the beginning of something else. Undone is a new show from Gimlet Media that digs up the surprising things that happened when we weren’t looking.

Disco Demolition Night

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One summer night in 1979, 50,000 people got together at a baseball stadium to kill disco. And it worked. Kind of. In this first episode of "Undone" we meet someone who worked as an usher at Disco Demolition Night and played a vital role in keeping the spirit of disco alive today.

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Credits

Undone is hosted by Pat Walters.

This episode was produced by Julia DeWitt and Emanuele Berry. Our senior producer is Larissa Anderson.

Editing by Alan Burdick and Catlin Kenney.

Fact checking by Michelle Harris. This episode of Undone was mixed and scored by Bobby Lord. With additional music by Matt Boll.

Special thanks to … Alice Echols, Sasha Frere-Jones, AJ Cervantes, Giorgio Moroder, Bob Esty, and Jesse Rudoy for putting us onto this story. Thanks also to Renee Graham and Vince Lawrence … who made a Spotify playlist to go along with this episode.

We also have a playlist with disco songs and disco inspired tunes that were used in this episode.

Undone was conceived in collaboration with our friends at Retro Report, the documentary film series that connects iconic news events of the past ... to today. You can find them here.

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Nov 15 2016

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When big news happens, the world tunes in and then moves on. But often the stories we thought were over haven’t really ended. They were the beginning of something else. Undone is a new show from Gimlet Media that digs up the surprising things that happened when we weren’t looking. The first episode premieres Monday, November 14th.

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Oct 30 2016

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Informative Storytelling

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Topics are relevant and entertaining at the same time.

Love this podcast

By Gba18 - Jan 10 2019
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It’s a really interesting podcast, with stories told beautifully and well researched.