Parents lie to their children all the time -- you have to eat your vegetables, Santa is always watching, I’ll be right back, just going out for a pack of cigarettes -- but what happens if they never stop? In this story, a son gradually discovers what his father does for a living, and it forever changes who they are to each other and to themselves. This episode originally aired on Crime Show, hosted by Emma Courtland.
Look, this is the funniest goddamned thing we’ve ever made. You owe it to us to listen. Hell, you owe it to yourself to listen. Because if you don’t listen, we’ll never forgive you. We’ll never forgive your descendents. We won’t even forgive your antecedents. In fact, your whole rotten genetic line will be sent to go pound sand.
Today we celebrate the massively acclaimed podcast Resistance with an episode called Borders Between Us. It’s the deeply personal, absolutely beautiful story about host Saidu Tejan-Thomas Jr.’s own family. About the parents he lost, the regrets left behind, and the lessons he’s still trying to learn. It’s a deeply resonant, straight-up beautiful story. And it’s the best thing you'll hear today. Ev...