Narcos in Fiction, L.A.’s Mysterious Oil Field House, and the Music Machine

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In this show of previously aired segments, we begin by hearing from the author of the novel The Cartel, a fictional work based on real life drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. Then, the story of a mysterious house on an oilfield in the middle of L.A. How did it get there? Next, a look at the pop music hitmaker Max Martin. And finally, a dive into South Africa’s house music explosion. How did it become so popular there?

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