The Wreck

On the eve of the Civil War, a nightmare at sea turned into one of the greatest rescues in maritime history. More than a century later, a rookie treasure hunter went looking for the lost ship—and found a different kind of ruin.

Sunk

An $140 million blockbuster written and funded by a billionaire, ‘Empires of the Deep’ was supposed to be China’s ‘Avatar,’ featuring mermaids, Greek warriors, pirates, sea monsters, and an even international stars.

Six years after being filmed, the movie has never seen the light of day.

The Mastermind

Paul Le Roux could have been Mark Zuckerberg. Instead he became a 21st century John Gotti, running a massive criminal empire from his computer until he became an asset of the United States government.

A 7-part serialized story, written by Longform Podcast co-host Evan Ratliff.

  1. Episode 1: An Arrogant Way of Killing

  2. Episode 2: I'm Your Boss Now

  3. Episode 3: He Always Had a Dark Side

  4. Episode 4: Absolute Fear

  5. Episode 5: He Got Greedy

  6. Episode 6: Eyes Everywhere

  7. Episode 7: The Next Big Deal