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The Clearing

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Rank #64 in undefined category

Society & Culture
Documentary
True Crime
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When April Balascio was 40 years old, something she’d feared for decades was finally proven true. Her father, Edward Wayne Edwards, really was a murderer. The Clearing is about what came after April called a detective in 2009 to tell him about her suspicions — a call that led to her father’s arrest and eventual conviction on multiple murders — and tracks the emotional journey as she and host Josh Dean dig back into her childhood, unravel the truth of her father’s life, and overturn a viral online narrative that had turned Edward Wayne Edwards into a kind of serial killer caricature. Produced by Pineapple Street Media in association with Gimlet.

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When April Balascio was 40 years old, something she’d feared for decades was finally proven true. Her father, Edward Wayne Edwards, really was a murderer. The Clearing is about what came after April called a detective in 2009 to tell him about her suspicions — a call that led to her father’s arrest and eventual conviction on multiple murders — and tracks the emotional journey as she and host Josh Dean dig back into her childhood, unravel the truth of her father’s life, and overturn a viral online narrative that had turned Edward Wayne Edwards into a kind of serial killer caricature. Produced by Pineapple Street Media in association with Gimlet.

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New season????

By carri360 - Oct 10 2019
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Where is the new season? I’ve been looking forward to listening all summer.

A+

By SarahVog - Oct 04 2019
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Definitely worth the listen.

iTunes Ratings

6130 Ratings
Average Ratings
4672
782
322
180
174

New season????

By carri360 - Oct 10 2019
Read more
Where is the new season? I’ve been looking forward to listening all summer.

A+

By SarahVog - Oct 04 2019
Read more
Definitely worth the listen.
Cover image of The Clearing

The Clearing

Updated 2 days ago

Rank #64 in undefined category

Read more

When April Balascio was 40 years old, something she’d feared for decades was finally proven true. Her father, Edward Wayne Edwards, really was a murderer. The Clearing is about what came after April called a detective in 2009 to tell him about her suspicions — a call that led to her father’s arrest and eventual conviction on multiple murders — and tracks the emotional journey as she and host Josh Dean dig back into her childhood, unravel the truth of her father’s life, and overturn a viral online narrative that had turned Edward Wayne Edwards into a kind of serial killer caricature. Produced by Pineapple Street Media in association with Gimlet.

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: 1. Hunting Season

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April reads a news story and everything changes.
Jul 18 2019
51 mins
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Rank #2: 2. Creepy John Wayne

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Who the hell was Edward Wayne Edwards anyway?
Jul 18 2019
52 mins
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Rank #3: 5. A Lot of Old Memories

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What else could Ed Edwards have done?
Aug 08 2019
51 mins
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Rank #4: 6. Give Yourself Up Son

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How to solve a murder and why you probably won’t.
Aug 15 2019
54 mins
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Rank #5: 3. Give Me The Needle

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How one murder case turned into three.
Jul 25 2019
57 mins
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