Disgraceland is a podcast about musicians getting away with murder and behaving very badly. These episodes cover several decades of music infamy. Consisting of thirty or so minute episodes that trace the most insane criminal stories. These are stories for fans and critics alike.
Disgraceland melds music history, true crime, and transgressive fiction. That’s all in one and makes for one of the best podcast series ever made. This podcast is not journalism. Disgraceland is entertainment. Entertainment inspired by true events. However, certain scenes, characters, and names are sometimes fictionalized for dramatic purposes.
Joe Exotic, the gun toting, mullet wearing, polyamorous subject of the hit Netflix series, Tiger King was more than just a murder-minded conman. He could sing! You saw those videos. We did too. As a singer, Joe’s voice belied the tortured Everyman experience of some of the best country music crooners, hinting at deep trauma resulting from unspeakable loss, assault and violence. Most of which was for the most part, left on the cutting room floor of the popular Netflix series and is on display in this special Covid-19 bonus content episode of Disgraceland.
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About Its Origins:
Season 1 of Disgraceland was released independently on February 13, 2018. Within two days reached #7 on the overall ‘Top Podcasts’ chart on Apple Podcasts. It has since been downloaded millions of times in over 150 countries.
When it comes to music podcasts, very few even come close.