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

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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