The Prospectives

47 EpisodesProduced by Adam HurlyWebsite

The Prospectives is in its fourth season, but its first as a podcast. It was originally published as an illustrated serial on Instagram for three seasons. Each season is standalone, so you can jump right into the podcast without having missed anything.In this fourth season, our narrator Luke trades … read more

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Introduction: The Prospectives Podcast

December 27th, 2017

15:25

The Prospectives is finally back! In this preview episode, writer and producer Adam Hurly introduces the latest Prospectives series and tells you what you can expect from the new season.

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Ep. 1: Two Selves

January 18th, 2018

13:11

Our hero, Luke Leder, sits alone in his room, talking into a microphone. Then he transports us to a dance floor in Berlin. 

This episode features the song "Heartache" by Max Essa.

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Ep. 2: Work Crush

January 18th, 2018

16:53

Our hero takes us to the beginning of the story, when a charged office encounter shocks his system.

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Ep. 3: Faking It

January 18th, 2018

23:21

Our hero struggles through an otherwise normal evening with his boyfriend and best friends.

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Ep. 4: Boner Status

January 22nd, 2018

16:13

Our hero traces his years in Gay NYC, connecting the dots on why he can no longer get it up.

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Ep. 5: Lopsided

January 25th, 2018

17:31

Our hero opens a metaphorical door, which invites unwanted visitors and leads to a murky future.

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Ep. 6: Daddy Issues

January 29th, 2018

20:47

Our hero makes a promise to his father that he is not eager to uphold.

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Ep. 7: Foundation

February 1st, 2018

20:31

Our hero makes an impulsive decision just as he departs New York.

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Ep. 8: Beautiful Appleton, Wisconsin

February 5th, 2018

21:43

Our hero flies home to Wisconsin to help his father, and recalls all the reasons he got the hell out of there in the first place.

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Ep. 9: Taffy

February 8th, 2018

18:54

Our hero meets an intriguing foreigner, and the stranger makes a bold suggestion.

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Ep. 10: Trash

February 12th, 2018

16:33

Our hero's mother encourages him to upend his humdrum equilibrium.

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Ep. 11: Token

February 15th, 2018

11:15

Our hero embraces adventure (and duplicity) and accepts a gift from his Italian friend.

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Ep. 12: Hallo, Berlin

February 19th, 2018

25:09

Our hero lands in Berlin and is directed to the nightclubs... midday on a Sunday. Kismet ensues.

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Ep. 13: Gerhard From Accounting

February 22nd, 2018

18:27

Our hero is propositioned in a brand new way. 

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Ep. 14: Brunch

February 26th, 2018

12:53

Our hero makes new friends in the most peculiar, oddly grounded way.

This episode features the song "Tranceatlantica" by Ady Toledano.

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Ep. 15: Respect

March 1st, 2018

24:47

Our hero learns the Berliner rules of fitting in.

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Ep. 16: Grows Deep

March 5th, 2018

15:59

Our hero better understands what sets this city apart.

This episode features the song "Little Big Cloud" by Ady Toledano.

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Ep. 17: In Public

March 8th, 2018

18:35

Our hero meets another newcomer to Berlin, but they're here for very different reasons.

This episode features the song "Pop" by Ady Toledano.

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Ep. 18: Lies

March 12th, 2018

11:37

Our hero treads water in a pool of his own deceit.

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Ep. 19: Expats

March 15th, 2018

15:03

Our hero meets a group of expatriated Americans, and they quickly take him in.

This episode features the song "Anytime to Funk" by Sunner Soul.

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Ep. 20: Michele

March 19th, 2018

19:03

Our hero spends more time with the ethereal Michele, aka DJ Christ Child.

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Ep. 21: Birthdays

March 22nd, 2018

14:39

Our hero makes a home for himself in Berlin, and calls "home" to Wisconsin one last time.

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Ep. 22: Feeling It

March 26th, 2018

13:59

Our hero settles into his nightlife rhythm... and also tries a new substance.

This episode features the song "Feel It In Your Body" by Max Essa.

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Ep. 23: Holy Shit

March 29th, 2018

13:01

Our hero tries to stay calm after seeing a familiar face.

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Ep. 24: Don't Judge

April 2nd, 2018

14:57

Our hero dissects what this experience—and this nightlife scene—is really all about.

This episode features the song "Start to End" by Ady Toledano.

Ep. 25: The Letter

April 5th, 2018

18:43

Our hero visits home again, under less-than-ideal circumstances. He reads a letter from his father.

This episode features the song "Fire Island" by Blush.

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Ep. 26: Composition, Decomposition

April 9th, 2018

19:17

Our hero "serenades" then buries his demons.

This episode features a piano riff by Matthew Myers.

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Ep. 27: So Sweet

April 12th, 2018

20:37

Our hero's fantasy is presented to him.

This episode features the song "Anytime to Funk" by Sunner Soul.

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Ep. 28: Sorries

April 16th, 2018

22:29

Our hero finds comfort in his international community.

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Ep. 29: Digging Deeper

April 19th, 2018

11:33

Our hero stands shoulder deep in the hole he dug.

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Ep. 30: K Hole

April 23rd, 2018

14:48

Our hero offers his shoulder to a "friend" in need.

This episode features the song "Berlin" by Mooses.

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Ep. 31: SCHNÜFFELN

April 26th, 2018

15:05

Our hero goes to a gay-men-only nightclub, and tries something new.

This episode features the song "Dinky" by Polly Powder.

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Ep. 32: Molting

April 30th, 2018

14:39

Our hero finds confidence in a dark place.

This episode features the song "Torn" by Toneaffair.

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Ep. 33: The Good in This

May 3rd, 2018

11:53

Our hero reconciles with his poor decisions... and his good ones.

This episode features the song "Dr. Love" by Sunner Soul.

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Ep. 34: Harnessing Change

May 7th, 2018

13:17

Our hero acknowledges the conclusion of one chapter, and welcomes the next.

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Ep. 35: Thriving

May 10th, 2018

8:39

Our hero brings us back to that first scene, where the story "began".

This episode features the song "Heartache" by Max Essa.

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Ep. 36: Through Dark

May 14th, 2018

17:37

Our hero dives into Berlin's history before returning home.

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Ep. 37: Christmas Market

May 17th, 2018

13:15

Our hero and his friends witness an historic and horrific event.

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Ep. 38: Danke

May 21st, 2018

19:19

Our hero takes a victory lap at Flussufer with Michele.

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Ep. 39: Dissociation

May 24th, 2018

18:53

Our hero returns to New York, but something feels different.

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Ep. 40: Two Lukes

May 28th, 2018

16:53

Our hero is unrecognizable to the person who knew him best.

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Ep. 41: Kevin

May 31st, 2018

13:01

Our hero worries about his brother, and questions their relationship.

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Ep. 42: January 20, 2017

June 4th, 2018

43:19

Our hero compares past to present, and through Berlin's lens.

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Ep. 43: A Mother-Effin’ Sandwich

June 7th, 2018

15:33

Our hero examines his brother and makes a difficult decision, but an obvious one.

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Ep. 44: Christ Child

June 11th, 2018

12:05

Our hero keeps his hero close, even if they're indefinitely apart.

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Ep. 45: Preservation

June 14th, 2018

16:15

Our hero bottles the revelations he made in Berlin.

This episode features the song "Bip" by Ady Toledano.

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Ep. 46: Something You Like

June 18th, 2018

18:55

Our hero owns a new perspective on past, present, and future.

This is the final episode of this season of The Prospectives. Thanks for tuning in, and please stick around after the episode for a message from Adam.

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