Show artwork for Heavyweight


Jonathan Goldstein goes back to the moment everything changed.

New episodes drop on Thursdays.


About Heavyweight

Heavyweight is currently at work on its fifth season, which will start this fall. You can find seasons one through four here

The show has been featured in The New YorkerThe AtlanticThe Guardian, The Financial Times, and The New York Times, among others. The episode “Gregor” received a 2017 Third Coast Award, and the show was nominated for IDA Documentary Awards in 2018 and 2019.

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