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Eclipsed

46 EpisodesProduced by Campside Media / Sony Music EntertainmentWebsite

Lakes disappear, sailors cry, and pop stars go into battle on this season of ECLIPSED. Hosted by writer Bijan Stephen (The Verge, The Believer), each episode features a story hidden in the shadow of another historical event. ECLIPSED: a Campside Media & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more… read more

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Introducing: Infamous

November 10th, 2022

4:23

Behind every infamous news story is a journalist trying to hold power to  account. Join reporters Vanessa Grigoriadis and Gabriel Sherman as they …

Disaster at Deer Island | Epilogue: Our Day with DJ

September 27th, 2022

24:09

A hometown tour featuring stories of debauchery, diving and healing. A Campside Media & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts.

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Disaster at Deer Island | 3. The Escape

September 20th, 2022

23:45

Tragedy strikes, and the crew races through 9 miles of darkness. Officials confront the prospect of a multi-billion dollar failure. A Campside Media …

Disaster at Deer Island | 2. Mission Critical

September 13th, 2022

25:20

As the elite diving team encounters set-back after set-back, they must learn to work together. Their lives depend on it. A Campside Media & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony …

Disaster at Deer Island | 1. The Tunnel To Nowhere

September 6th, 2022

20:31

To fix an environmental catastrophe, Boston builds an other-worldly facility deep under the ocean floor. And to finish the job, the government calls in a crew with astronaut-like skills. A Campside Media & Sony …

Wormhole w/ Elizabeth Jones: Ancient DNA

August 30th, 2022

23:24

Before Jurassic Park and Chris Pratt, there was science. On today’s wormhole, historian of science Elizabeth Jones explains how a niche area of …

Wormhole w/ Marlen Komar: The Cultural History of Denim

August 23rd, 2022

27:01

Writer Marlen Komar joins us to explain how denim relates to the civil rights movement.  A Campside Media & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at

Wormhole w/ Hrishikesh Hirway: How a Song Explodes

August 16th, 2022

23:40

Producer and musician Hrishikesh Hirway shares his personal history and the origin story of his show, Song Exploder. A Campside Media & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music …

The Dog Days of Bummer and Laz

August 9th, 2022

22:14

The story of two dogs, one city, and no rules. Plus, Snacks! A Campside Media & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts …

Wormhole w/ Kate Willaert: The King’s Missing Code 

August 2nd, 2022

22:55

On today’s episode, we’re joined by writer Kate Willaert to discuss a mysterious computer game and its lost history. A Campside Media & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music …

Walk ‘til You Drop: The Rise and Fall of Pedestrianism

July 26th, 2022

22:56

A sucker is born every minute. Today we explore how competitive walking became a sensation, then disappeared from popular culture. A Campside Media …

Wormhole w/ Helen Zaltzman: Words, Words, Words

July 19th, 2022

21:51

Podcaster and word wiz Helen Zaltzman joins us to talk about language. A Campside Media & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts.

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Wormhole w/ Audrey Watters: Machines in the Classroom

July 12th, 2022

23:52

Writer Audrey Watters talks about the history’s attempts to automate the classroom and the psychologists that tried to remove emotions from …

Boycott Knockout | 4. Closing Ceremonies

June 28th, 2022

21:26

Puerto Rico’s Olympic hopes rest on a teenager, and the rest of the team returns home to deal with the political fallout.  A Campside Media & …

Boycott Knockout | 3. Ringside in Russia

June 21st, 2022

16:08

The boxers land in Moscow. Now it's time to fight.  A Campside Media & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts.

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Boycott Knockout | 2. Soy Olimpico, No Politico

June 14th, 2022

17:56

Puerto Rico's star boxers are now enemies of the state. So they hatch a plan to escape.  A Campside Media & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at

Boycott Knockout | 1. Defending the Flag

June 7th, 2022

22:45

In 1979, Puerto Rico hosts the Pan-American Games. For three boxers, it’s the first step toward Olympic glory, but the games turn controversial.  A Campside Media & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more …

Introducing: Witnessed: Friendly Fire

June 6th, 2022

7:43

When a K-9 officer in the Scott County,  Tennessee Sheriff's Department winds up dead at the hands of his  partner, a grieving widow takes it upon herself to untangle the truth  from the lies. Was it just a catastrophic …

Wormhole w/ Gustavo Arellano: The Legend of the Burrito

May 24th, 2022

25:03

Some urban legends taste better than others. In this wormhole, author and reporter Gustavo Arellano joins us to talk about the origins and evolution …

Wormhole w/ Hugh Ryan: The Women’s House of Detention

May 17th, 2022

27:13

On today’s episode, the queer history of a forgotten prison. Hugh Ryan talks about his new book “The Women’s House of Detention” and shares stories …

Wormhole w/ Kim Kelly: The Graveyard Shift

May 10th, 2022

21:47

When gravediggers go on strike, there are grim consequences. Today, author Kim Kelly joins us to discuss the overlooked history of the labor movement and the workers leading the charge.


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Wormhole w/ Sarah Weinman: This Charming Killer 

May 3rd, 2022

29:01

Death row is no match for a scoundrel. True crime author Sarah Weinman shares how one serial killer charmed his way to freedom on this episode. 


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Hidden History of Hot Bevs | Episode 3: Hot Chocolate

April 26th, 2022

25:15

Two arctic explorers race to the South Pole to make history, fueled by ego and hot cocoa.

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Hidden History of Hot Bevs | Episode 2: Tea

April 19th, 2022

23:06

This episode has it all: Monkeys! Affairs! The Kool-Aid Man! Join us as we explore the weird world of tea marketing.

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Hidden History of Hot Bevs | Episode 1: Coffee

April 12th, 2022

22:53

In this episode, two stories about scientists and their quest to conquer caffeination.

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Wormhole w/ Kristen Meinzer: The Mall(ing) of America

April 5th, 2022

22:09

Did the mall ruin America?  In this wormhole episode, author and podcaster Kristen Meinzer discusses the US’s mallification and shares her …

The Man Who Played His Hands

March 29th, 2022

26:02

This week, producer Layne Gerbig brings us a story about an old newsreel and the niche musical history we all forgot.

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Wormhole w/ Taylor Lorenz: A Special Eggisode

March 22nd, 2022

22:54

Journalist Taylor Lorenz joins us to discuss a famous (and forgotten) egg. 

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Attack of the Flies | Episode 3: The Reemergence

March 15th, 2022

23:03

The monster is back…with a vengeance. A new governor tries to use the old medfly playbook, but it may be too late to stop the Medfly invasion…

Attack of the Flies | Episode 2: The Ultimatum

March 8th, 2022

21:52

California Governor Jerry Brown fights for his political life as the medfly conflict turns to urban warfare. Helicopters deploy pesticides and …

Attack of the Flies | Episode 1: Lord of the Medflies

March 1st, 2022

19:17

A monster invades California in the early 80s, and the government initiates chemical warfare as citizens flee their cities.

The beast is a swarm of fruit flies…and they’re hungry.

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Wormhole w/ Daniel Immerwahr: The Other Pearl Harbor

February 15th, 2022

26:33

Rhetoric is powerful, especially during wartime. In this Wormhole episode, we’re talking with author and historian Daniel Immerwahr about the omitted …

Divorce Day | A Valentine’s Day Special

February 8th, 2022

25:14

This week, we celebrate love with an episode about divorce.

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Wormhole w/ Brandy Schillace: Head transplants

February 1st, 2022

28:23

Did someone say head transplants? In a special episode, we’re joined by author Brandy Schillace, PhD, to talk about the career of Dr. Robert J. …

Silver Thursday | Episode 4: The Margin Call

January 25th, 2022

24:57

The markets change the rules, and the Hunts’ silver empire begins to topple. With the looming fear of financial meltdown, regulators enter the war …

Introducing Chameleon Season Three: Wild Boys

January 25th, 2022

7:08

In 2003, two half-starved brothers emerged from the wilderness, telling   an incredible story of survival. A small Canadian community took them   in. The only problem? The boys weren't who they said they were. Hosted …

Silver Thursday | Episode 3: Working the Refs

January 18th, 2022

23:41

The Hunts defeat a formidable rival and become the ultimate Silver Bulls. But now the Hunts must face their true bogeyman: big government.

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Silver Thursday | Episode 2: All in the Families

January 11th, 2022

21:20

When a certain North African dictator gives Bunker a “strong slap on the face,” the Hunt brothers double down on their silver scheme. They join forces with another oil-rich dynasty, and try to impress their father …

Silver Thursday | Episode 1: The Brothers’ Hunt

January 4th, 2022

23:08

In the midst of Watergate, the Iranian Revolution and an Inflation crisis, why would a pair of billionaire brothers risk their fortune to send their …

The Royal Navy Dries Out | A Holiday Special

December 21st, 2021

25:03

This week, a boozy episode of Eclipsed just in time for your holiday festivities.

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The Vanishing of Lake Peigneur | Episode 2: The Lake that Ate the Garden

December 14th, 2021

23:08

Lake Peigneur’s zone of destruction spreads to the Rip Van Winkle Gardens. And in the aftermath of the disaster, lawyers, miners, drillers, and fishermen try to make sense of the wreckage.

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The Vanishing of Lake Peigneur | Episode 1: The Edge of the Waterfall

December 7th, 2021

21:09

On November 21, 1980, the iconic MGM Grand Casino in Las Vegas catches fire. Coverage of the accident dominates the nightly news.

But hundreds of miles away, a small town in Louisiana deals with their own disaster, one …

Pop Stars Go to War | Episode 3: The Final Performance

November 30th, 2021

21:11

Within hours of mankind setting foot on the moon, Cathy Wayne gives her final performance. In the wake of her death, Cathy’s family and friends search for answers.

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Pop Stars Go to War | Episode 2: The Longest Night

November 23rd, 2021

20:36

Little Pattie’s performance gets cut short by the outbreak of a battle. And Cathy Wayne follows Pattie to Vietnam.

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Pop Stars Go to War | Episode 1: The Moon and the Pop Stars

November 16th, 2021

22:17

How do the highs of teen pop stardom become the horrors of war?


July 20, 1969 is best remembered as the day of the moon landing. But it’s also the …

Trailer

September 28th, 2021

1:59

Stories you never knew you never knew. From Campside Media, ECLIPSED is a new weekly narrative history podcast. Hosted by writer Bijan Stephen (The Verge, The Believer), each episode features a story hidden in the …

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