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Dirty John

Dirty John

Debra Newell is a successful interior designer. She meets John Meehan, a handsome man who seems to check all the boxes: attentive, available, just back from a year in Iraq with Doctors Without Borders. But her family doesn?t like John, and they get entangled in an increasingly complex web of love, deception, forgiveness, denial, and ultimately, survival. Reported and hosted by Christopher Goffard from the L.A. Times.

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LA Times Presents It Was Simple: The Betty Broderick Murders.

From the LA Times team behind Dirty John, Man In The Window and Chasing Cosby, comes ?It Was Simple: The Betty Broderick Murders.? This fascinating new true-crime podcast follows the case of Betty Broderick, who thought she had a perfect life. Until her husband left. Five years later, Betty killed him and his new wife. Thirty years later, we still can?t look away.

 From the Los Angeles Times and host Patt Morrison, comes the spiritual sequel to Dirty John, ?It Was Simple: The Betty Broderick Murders.? As you listen to this special preview, subscribe now: https://smarturl.it/ItWasSimple

2020-05-26
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Bonus Episode: Inside the TV Series ?Dirty John? | 3

In the last of three special episodes, Alexandra Cunningham, showrunner of the new Bravo series, offers insight into how she approached the writing of the show and its titular psychopath. Jeffrey Reiner, who directed all eight episodes, discusses the creative team?s ambition to transcend the conventions of a traditional thriller.

2018-11-21
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Bonus Episode: Inside the TV Series ?Dirty John? | 2

In the second of three special episodes, Connie Britton (?Friday Night Lights,? ?Nashville?) talks about playing Debra Newell in the new Bravo series, and why the story feels timely. Julia Garner and Juno Temple, who play Newell?s daughters, discuss how they came to inhabit their roles, and the show?s production designer and costume designer share details of how they helped create the characters? worlds.

?Dirty John? premieres on Bravo at 10 p.m. on Sunday, November 25. You can also find the original LA Times series, plus 14 other pieces of narrative journalism, in a new collection called ?Dirty John and Other True Stories of Outlaws and Outsiders,? by Christopher Goffard, published by Simon & Schuster.

2018-11-19
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Bonus Episode: Inside the TV Series "Dirty John" | 1

In the first of three special episodes about the making of the Bravo limited series, Christopher Goffard talks with actor Eric Bana about his portrayal of John Meehan, and the parallels between actors and con-men.

  ?Dirty John? premieres on Bravo at 10 p.m. on Sunday, November 25. LA Times Studios is participating as a producer on the Bravo series. You can also find the original LA Times series, plus 14 other pieces of narrative journalism, in a new collection called ?Dirty John and Other True Stories of Outlaws and Outsiders,? by Christopher Goffard, published by Simon & Schuster.

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2018-11-14
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Dirty John: Live at The Theatre at Ace Hotel | 7

In the months since ?Dirty John? was released, more of John Meehan?s victims have told their stories. Carolina Miranda from the LA Times interviews Christopher Goffard, Debra and Terra Newell, and John Meehan?s first wife. Plus, a panel on coercive control and a special live performance by Tracy Bonham. Recorded live at the Ace Theatre.

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2018-01-16
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Terra | 6

Episode 6: Jacquelyn and Terra Newell suspect that John has been watching them. When Jacquelyn tells her mother that he is in town, her mother believes she is mistaken. Jacquelyn warns Terra to carry her pocket knife. But Terra is preoccupied by a country-music concert, and she is watching for the wrong car. 

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2017-10-08
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Escape | 5

Episode 5: John finds a lawyer and plots to unleash a blizzard of lawsuits against his enemies, with the aim of proving to Debra that he is the victim, in case after case. The lawyer believes her life is in danger. As her painful isolation from her family deepens, she secretly plans her escape from the marriage. 

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2017-10-07
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Forgiveness | 4

Episode 4: Debra is in hiding, living out of hotels and disguising herself with a wig. Debra fears she will meet the fate of her sister Cindi, who was killed by her husband as she tried to escape a bad marriage. John has explanations for the accusations against him. He weeps and apologizes. Three decades earlier, that had helped Cindi?s killer walk out of prison. 

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2017-10-05
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Filthy | 3

Episode 3: Debra grapples with the question, ?Who did I marry?? The story of John?s mysterious past unfolds through the eyes of his sisters, his law-school housemate, his ex-wife, and an Ohio cop who hunted him. The origins of John?s nickname are revealed. Bed-ridden in an Orange County hospital, he pleads with Debra to take him back.

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2017-10-04
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Newlyweds | 2

Episode 2: After an intruder appears in John and Debra?s livingroom, John insists that they install security cameras. Debra begins to wonder whether he is spying on her. Her nephew, Shad, looks into John?s background and confronts him with what he finds. Debra?s vision of an idyllic marriage is shattered when she discovers a stash of paperwork in John?s home office.

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2017-10-02
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The Real Thing | 1

Episode 1: Debra Newell, an interior designer in Southern California, meets John Meehan on an over-50 dating site. His profile looks exciting: Anesthesiologist, divorced, Christian. She falls in love fast. But her children dislike him and warn her that his stories don?t add up. A psychologist advises Debra to set firmer boundaries with her kids, saying she has a right to be happy.

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Do you like the music from Dirty John? To find out more, as well as find other podcasts to listen to, go to Wondery.com

2017-10-02
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Introducing Dirty John

A true story about seduction, deception, forgiveness, denial, and ultimately, survival. Reported and hosted by Christopher Goffard from the L.A. Times. Premieres October 2nd.

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2017-09-11
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