The Ballad of Billy Balls / The RFK Tapes

S2 [9] Ophelia | The Ballad of Billy Balls

S2 [9] Ophelia | The Ballad of Billy Balls

The Ballad of Billy Balls / The RFK Tapes - May 30, 2019 - 36:18

Rebecca's grief in the years following Billy’s death leads her to an unlikely source of comfort, and a big surprise.

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S2 [8] Cops Tend to Shoot | The Ballad of Billy Balls

May 23, 2019 - 35:27
After months of anticipation, iO and Austin receive the biggest piece of evidence yet.

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S2 [10] Something Bigger Than Me | The Ballad of Billy Balls

June 6, 2019 - 40:50
iO's upbringing pushes him to a life or death moment, and his path toward healing leads straight to Billy.

About The Show

Crimetown Presents is an investigative anthology podcast series created by Marc Smerling and Zac Stuart-Pontier. Every season they introduce you to a new serialized story that pushes the boundaries of storytelling, sound design and music. Season Two, The Ballad of Billy Balls*: it’s 1982, and a man bursts into an East Village storefront apartment and shoots punk musician Billy Balls. Author and activist iO Tillett Wright and Crimetown Producer Austin Mitchell unravel a mystery of love and loss, the tender binds of family, and the stories we tell ourselves just to survive. Season One, The RFK Tapes: Zac Stuart-Pontier and Bill Klaber take a trip down a rabbit hole surrounding the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy. Featuring never-before heard police recordings, The RFK Tapes starts out a murder investigation and ends up revealing the power of conspiracy theories, and why it’s human nature to believe in them. * scroll down to see the episodes of Crimetown Presents: The Ballad of Billy Balls.