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A Storytelling/Book Club/YouTube Reaction Video podcast where Matt (he/him) and Enn (They/Them) discuss Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time series and the upcoming Wheel of Time TV Series on Amazon. Matt's a first-timer and Enn has read the series many many times, so we're spoiler-free! Join us as we discuss Enn's favorite fantasy series, and enjoy all the tangents and jokes. New episodes weekly on Thursdays!
 
Ripped from the Headlines is a "fact and fiction" podcast that recaps an episode of Law & Order and discusses the true crimes "ripped from the headlines" that inspired the show. Enn and Matt discuss the difficult realities of crime with care and humor while talking about media representation in one of television's longest-running and most successful crime series.
 
My name is Dustin Kensrue and I’ve always been fascinated by the REALLY BIG questions. I’ve spent my life as a songwriter (in Thrice and on my own) wrestling through those big questions, but now I’m starting a new phase of that exploration. I’d love for you to join me on the Carry The Fire podcast, where we dig deep into those big questions through the lens of the good, the true, and the beautiful as we speak with people from a wide variety of backgrounds, beliefs, and professions; together ...
 
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This week's episode features Enn spilling all the Tea about S02 Episode 21, Silence, which features the 90s treatment on Queer folk; I'd say use your imagination but Enn did it for us all (literally, Matt forgot to watch...) What Matt did instead was recount the story of Paul Broussard and the Woodlands 10. Listen along as Enn & Matt give some pers…
 
In this extended episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapters 51 through 54 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! This week the girls face betrayal and later MG spills the Tea to Thom…and funnels it down his throat. Perrin finds himself on an unexpected mission and spends some time wolfin it up with Hopper. Also, Matt wants …
 
Hello, and welcome to another Ripped From the Headlines! This week Matt recaps S02 E20 of Law and Order, Intolerance. Find out which 2 famous sitcom moms guest star this time! Speaking of Moms, Enn tells the story of the "Pom Pom Mom," Wanda Holloway. When is a parent's ambition too far? -Definitely this case. Support the show (https://www.patreon.…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 49 & 50 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! This week in addition to our hot music debate at the jump, be prepared for Egwene to manifest her future; No literally, she manifests an entire location. We get some big moments with Mat and Perrin as well and find out why even …
 
This week's Law and Order Episode (S02 E19) The Fertile Fields had one redeeming quality; Jerry Stiller (Rest In Peace) guest stars! After Enn tells us all about this wild ride of a storyline, Matt explains all of the delicate ins and outs of the Crown Heights Riots of 1991 from which this episode borrowed its plot points. Support the show (https:/…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 47 & 48 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! Mat wonders if he should be concerned that he is feeling motivated while Thom and Gil get sloshed and play board games…And speaking of hangovers, Nynaeve and Egwene are seasick AF while Elayne is just sick of them. Ch. 47: To Ra…
 
In this episode, Matt recaps takes us from Cradle to Grave, with S02 E18 of Law and Order; Ready for some really strange casting choices? This episode was loosely inspired by the miraculous story of Brittany Eichelberger - A beautiful tale, but quite short. Enn gives us the rundown regardless, and then takes us through the unsolved disappearance/mu…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 45 & 46 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! Mat may be over everyone’s obsession with Rand, but still follows his example by breaking into Caemlyn’s palace with “style.” This week also shows that he is getting way better at lying (is this a good thing?) Find out who he cl…
 
This week's Law and Order (S02 E17), recapped with particular hilarity by Enn, is titled Sisters of Mercy and THE William H. Macy graces us with his presence, guest starring in another episode! Stick around afterwards as Matt recounts The Covenant House Scandal that inspired this episode; Was this a safe haven for homeless youth or a breeding groun…
 
Stick around after the show for a blooper about the Darkhounds in Matt's neighborhood :D In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 43 & 44 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! This week Perrin spills the beans in a major way and the gang gets chased by Darkhounds! *New creature alert* Also experience a wolf dream …
 
Hello friends; This week Matt recaps S02 Episode 16 of Law and Order titled Vengeance. This episode had no direct inspiration, so Enn ripped a case from more recent headlines and dives in the mysterious 2014 disappearance of Kris Kremers and Lisanne Froon. These girls went to Panama and were only ever seen again in photographs - What do you think h…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 41 & 42 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! This week Moiraine is seriously miffed and letting everyone know it. Then Perrin and company have to deal with some unexpected visitors at an inn that is bawdy at best. Ch. 41: A Hunter’s Oath Ch. 42: Easing the Badger From the …
 
This episode (15) of Law and Order S02 is called trust, and you can trust and believe that it's a good one. (We've got a kid actor that's actually good?!) After Enn gives us their hot takes on this episode, Matt talks about the killing of Shaun Ouillette that inspired this episode, a series of events that changed a Mother's life forever. If you or …
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 39 & 40 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! 3 Myrddraal, a bunch of Aiel and some of the White Tower’s accepted walk into a bar…let’s just say it doesn’t end well for all of them. Then we catch up with Thom and Mat and a pair of illuminating characters I NEVER thought we’…
 
In this week's edition of Ripped From the Headlines, Matt recaps the stellar performances in S02 episode 14 of L&O, Blood is Thicker... This case was not directly inspired by any true story so Enn has chosen a similar event. Listen along as they tell us about Janet March and the tragic events that led to her murder. Support the show (https://www.pa…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 37 & 38 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! This week Nynaeve and Egwene's DRAMA is making Elayne really uncomfortable. Shortly afterwards, the girls all share this discomfort when the Maidens of the Spear arrive. Ch. 37: Fires in Cairhien Ch. 38: Maidens of the Spear…
 
We’re asking all of our listeners who haven’t yet to please review us on whatever platform you listen to us on; it’s the best way you can support us and get the word out :] In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 35 & 36 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! Perrin makes a new acquaintance at sea and reunites wit…
 
*Cue Soap Opera Music* Join us this week for another riveting episode of Ripped from the Headlines as Matt recounts S02 Episode 12 of Law and Order - Star Struck...and prepare to be actually star struck when you find out which Oscar and Emmy award winning actress makes a cameo! Stay with us afterwards while Enn handles with great care, with the tra…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 33 & 34 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! Before the show find out which song Enn has carefully chosen as the best ever, then stay tuned as we meet 2 new characters! We catch up with Perrin, Loial, Moiraine and Lan as they find themselves in a precarious situation. Ch. …
 
In E11 of Season 2 His Hour Upon the Stage, we get pirate ruffles and so much more, and Enn takes us through every outrageous turn. Afterwards Matt dives into the life and untimely death of the controversial Roy Radin. Find out how 'The Cotton Club Murder' went cold for so many years. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/rippedheadlinespod)…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 31 & 32 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! We’re joined by an old friend who is definitely the sloppy drunk of the bunch, and Mat sets sail with some new companions. Ch. 31: The Woman of Tanchico Ch. 32: The First ShipBy Enn and Matt
 
Our Patreon is live folks! Check out https://www.patreon.com/rippedheadlinespod for lots of exclusive content we've created for you! This week Matt recaps E10 of Season 2, Heaven - more like far from it. Afterwards Enn covers the episode's inspiration, The Happyland Social Club Fire; This is a tragedy that we hadn't known about, but neither of us w…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 29 & 30 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! Join us this week as Nynaeve and Suan share some secrets, Mat embraces his inner hoarder and we discuss what may be the most ridiculous name ever. 29 - The First Toss 30 - A Trap to Spring Thank you to Scary Hours (https://scary…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 25 & 26 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! Join us this week as our 3 accepted get an unexpected visit from Else, they make a suspish discovery and that maniac Lanfear makes an appearance. 25 - Questions 26 - Behind a Lock We’re asking all of our listeners who haven’t ye…
 
Tune in this week to hear Enn recap In Memory of..., Episode 7 - Season 2 of Law and Order featuring Detective So-and-So and Tommy Something-or-Other. Afterwards Matt breaks down the decade spanning events that inspired this episode; the murder of Susan Nason and the controversial trials involving her childhood friend Eileen Franklin-Lipkser. Suppo…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 23 & 24 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! This week Egwene steps out of the arches only to be told off by Elaida and Mat steps out of his room only to be rejected by Else. Also find out what a Wheel of Time perfume commercial would be like in the 90s. 23 - Sealed 24 - S…
 
The Sask. craft beer scene has exploded in popularity, but sometimes it's hard to keep up. The Saskatchewan Craft Beer Guide is a great way to find out about the latest beers, and contains features all about the brewers and people behind the scenes. Austin Webb joins us to explain how it got started and where it's going next.…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 21 & 22 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! Listen (and read) along as we talk about two very different rings and how thrilled Liandrin is for Egwene…or whatever. 21 - A World of Dreams 22 - The Price of the Ring From the Episode: Thadra Sheridan - Eggs & Toast (Reference…
 
Episode 6, Misconception, is based on the assault of Maria Trinidad Flores by Robert Davis, and the death of her unborn child. First Matt takes us on a comedic journey through the episode and then Enn recounts the details of the tragic case. Listen along as they explain how this trial influenced legislation regarding when "life" begins in the womb.…
 
On this week's episode, Enn recaps ep 5 of Law and Order titled God Bless the Child. Afterwards Matt tells the (short) account that this episode was based on; the death of Alex Dale Morris. Not much to tell so we do a deep dive into the world of faith healing and televangelism. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/rippedheadlinespod)…
 
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