Deep Cover

Publisher:
Pushkin Industries

Deep Cover

4.7/5

Critic Rating

Deep Cover is a show about people who lead double lives. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jake Halpern reveals webs of deception and dark underworlds, through interviews with federal agents and convicted criminals.  Season four, The Nameless Man, tells the epic tale of two federal agents who investigate a rumor about a murder that supposedly took place 15 years prior.  It is also the story of a family searching for answers about why their brother was killed. These two storylines collide in a courtroom in Philadelphia, where murder, memory, and morality go on trial.      Season three, Never Seen Again, tells the story of two wom...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Lauren Passell • Podcast The Newsletter Feb 13, 2023

"(Season: Never Seen Again)...the new season of Deep Cover totally has its grips on me. I have no idea what’s going on and I love sitting in this state of confusion."

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Score: 4.5

Ximena Smith • Stuff NZ Feb 4, 2023

"(Season: Never Seen Again) On its own, the story is an unusual tale of trickery, but this podcast takes it even further by featuring extensive interviews with Reed herself, which is an uncommon feature in other podcasts of a similar nature. Perhaps this is why the series felt quite sympathetic towards Reed, without necessarily giving her a complete pass – Halpern digs deep into her past and family history, which is a refreshing approach in the saturated “scammer story” marketplace."

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Score: 4.5

Jeff Beer • Fast Company Jul 13, 2020

"This story feels like Narcos-meets-Sons of Anarchy—as directed by the Coen Brothers. Which is fitting because it all started when Stowaway Entertainment producer Jeff Singer sent Halpern an unpublished manuscript of a novel written by a former FBI agent."

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