November 2, 2023

#55 Toby

by Heavyweight

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After his father’s death, Toby found a box of cassette tapes in his dad’s house. These private recordings tell the story of how his parents’ relationship fell apart—a story that Toby never knew, and might not want to know.


Heavyweight is hosted and produced by Jonathan Goldstein.

This episode was produced by senior producer Kalila Holt, along with Phoebe Flanigan. The supervising producer is Stevie Lane.

Production assistance by Mohini Madgavkar. Editorial guidance from Emily Condon.

Special thanks to Alex Blumberg, Max Greene, Blythe Terrell, and Jackie Cohen.

The show was mixed by Bobby Lord. 

Music by Christine Fellows, John K Samson, Blue Dot Sessions, Saigon Would Be Seoul, and Bobby Lord. Our theme song is by The Weakerthans courtesy of Epitaph Records.

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