Lost Hills investigates the dark side of Malibu, California. Beneath a seductive facade, this city of billionaires, celebrities, and surf bums is hiding something menacing. Season 3 takes a deep dive into the surf world to explore the legacy of Malibu’s Dark Prince: Miki Dora. A surfer known for his style, grace and aggression, he ruled Malibu from the 1950s to the 1970s. Celebrated for his rebellious spirit, he was also a conman who led the FBI on a 7-year manhunt around the world. All while he was in search of the perfect wave. To many he’s a hero, but...
Samantha Vincenty • Oprah Daily • May 21, 2021
"...riveting true crime podcast...Goodyear slowly unfurls possible new evidence that the official investigation overlooked."
Nicholas Quah • Vulture • Mar 24, 2021
"Consequently, what you get with the podcast series is a little more sociological, something that spends more time situating the mysterious shootings within the context of the Malibu area, with all its undercurrents of class, affluence, and Southern California mythos. There’s some amount of Inherent Vice energy running through Lost Hills. It oscillates between the dark gravity of Beaudette’s killing and the goofiness of the Malibu setting, cutting what could be a straightforwardly told story with a slightly ironic eye. The combination is captivating."