Gladiator: Aaron Hernandez and Football Inc.

Publisher:
The Boston Globe, Wondery

Gladiator: Aaron Hernandez and Football Inc.

5.0/5

Critic Rating

Football star Aaron Hernandez went from the bright lights of the Super Bowl to a convicted murderer in a few years. The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team, best known for its investigation of the sexual abuse scandal inside the Catholic Church, takes a hard look at the crisis facing football through the lens of Aaron Hernandez’s life and terrible crimes.From Wondery, the podcast team that brought you Dr. Death, Spotlight asks: Did a brain badly damaged by football contribute to Hernandez’s violent behavior? Did he keep secrets about his sexuality that collided with a hyper-masculine football culture? Did el...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Joshua Dudley • Forbes Dec 31, 2018

"...a powerful work of investigative storytelling with strong emotional resonance that reflects the culture that we live in."

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