Alphabet Boys

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iHeartPodcast Network, Western Sound

Alphabet Boys

4.3/5

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Alphabet Boys reveals the secret investigations of the FBI, DEA, ATF, and other alphabet agencies. Hosted by journalist Trevor Aaronson, Alphabet Boys exposes secret undercover recordings that the government never wanted the public to hear. We explore cases that are both dangerous and absurd in order to ask this question: Are America’s top cops catching criminals -- or creating them? Season two is “Up In Arms.” An international weapons deal to arm rebels in Colombia tangles up the DEA, the CIA, and the FBI in the same case. But who’s the good guy? And who’s the bad guy? This...


Critic Reviews

Score: 4

Gregg Stockdale • The Podcast Geek Jul 2, 2023

"Series 2 is a real mindbender. The nature of the story means it gets very hard to follow exactly what is going on, and who’s working for who. The only way I can describe it, is like the Charlie Day meme from Its Always Sunny In Philadelphia with the board and all the red strings pointing everywhere. I really enjoyed this one, although if I’m honest I preferred series one. I really can’t get enough of this kind of thing at the moment."

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Score: 4.5

Lauren Passell • Podcast The Newsletter Feb 13, 2023

"It burns to hear about this. Alphabet Boys is so explosive and important that I found it really frustrating to get 13+ ads for what felt like the same two iHeart podcasts crammed into a single 40 minute episode. I think the show is too good to pass up even with the unbearable, repetitive interruptions."

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