Pressure Cooker

Publisher:
CBC

Pressure Cooker

4.8/5

Critic Rating

John and Amanda have lived on the fringes their whole lives. They’re on welfare, living with John’s grandma, and struggling with addiction to opioids and Dungeons and Dragons. They’ve followed crooked paths to this point. John played in heavy metal bands and dabbled with Satanism. Amanda left home and discovered heroin before her 18th birthday. The couple converts to Islam in an attempt to turn their lives around. But things take a wild turn when a mysterious figure enters their lives and draws them into a web of conspiracy, deception and terror. In this five-part series, host Dan Pi...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Lauren Passell • Life Hacker Sep 16, 2022

"...wild enough...You’ll be a fly on the wall listening to unbelievable conversations between two dimwits trying to carry out their deadly plan, and the police who seem to be coercing them into doing it. "

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Score: 4.5

Shawn Conner • Vancouver Sun Aug 30, 2022

"Pressure Cooker podcast reveals dramatic irony of RCMP investigation, terrorism trial of Surrey couple..."

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