StartUp's final episodes and Motive from WBEZ

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We start with a look inside podcasting's biggest business deal: Spotify's acquisition of Gimlet. In "StartUp," Alex Blumberg and Matt Leiber reveal the behind-the-scenes tensions and pose the question: can a nine-figure paycheck mend this friendship?

FOR OUR SPOILER-FREE REVIEW OF "STARTUP," GO TO 33:28

Next, "Motive" from the Chicago Sun-Times and WBEZ tells the case of teen exonerated for a murder, awarded millions, only to wide up in jail again. With its “Making a Murderer”-themes, “Motive” is a cautionary tale about the system failing the innocent and what happens when redemption is squandered.

FOR OUR SPOILER-FREE REVIEW OF "MOTIVE," GO TO 57:11

In crime of the week: these dogs have flees.

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