Cosby Unraveled Comedian. Beloved television star. "America's Dad." Accused sexual predator. In June 2017, Bill Cosby faces a jury that will determine whether he's guilty or not of drugging and sexually assaulting one of more than 60 women who have accused him of sexual misconduct. Cosby Unraveled, a podcast from WHYY, explores Cosby's beginnings in the projects of North Philadelphia, the heights of his influence, and the causes of his downfall.
Cosby Unraveled

Cosby Unraveled

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Comedian. Beloved television star. "America's Dad." Accused sexual predator. In June 2017, Bill Cosby faces a jury that will determine whether he's guilty or not of drugging and sexually assaulting one of more than 60 women who have accused him of sexual misconduct. Cosby Unraveled, a podcast from WHYY, explores Cosby's beginnings in the projects of North Philadelphia, the heights of his influence, and the causes of his downfall.

Most Recent Episodes

Ep 15: Inmate #NN7687

Comedian Bill Cosby has been imprisoned for three to 10 years for aggravated sexual assault. He's been classified as a sexually violent predator, so what becomes of his artistic legacy? Was "America's Dad" conning us all along? And was this really a #MeToo turning point?

Ep 14: Crime and Punishment

Now that Bill Cosby has been found guilty of sexual assault, what's the appropriate punishment for his crime? And what is a fitting legacy for a disgraced, 80-year-old icon whose philanthropic and cultural contributions cannot be denied?

Ep 13: The Age of Consent

How a new jury will see the facts in the Bill Cosby retrial, and just as important, how will it decide one key question: Consent.

Ep 12: Stand by Your Man

When you think about the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby, it¹s hard not to wonder about Camille, his wife of more than 50 years. Is she a tragic, long-suffering character in this drama, standing by her man? A victim? Or an enabler? In this episode, we shift focus to the people who surround perpetrators, enable them and look the other way.

Ep 11: Can I Get A Witness?

On this episode of Cosby Unraveled from WHYY, we take a closer look at new witnesses, including reality star Janice Dickinson, who will testify for the prosecution, along with defense witness Margo Jackson, who is expected to share damning information against plaintiff Andrea Constand in the retrial of Bill Cosby.

Ep 10: Spanish Fly

On this episode of Cosby Unraveled from WHYY, we hear from a new Cosby accuser and explore why a successful, wealthy, celebrity icon, would need to drug women for sex.

Ep 09: Cosby and #MeToo

Since Bill Cosby's mistrial in the sexual assault case against him in June of 2017, scores of women have shared their stories of sexual abuse and harassment at the hands of other famous men. Victims are speaking out against male abusers, and they're taking powerful men down. Now, Cosby is headed back to court. We explore how the #MeToo Movement will impact the retrial of the once beloved comedian.

Season 2 Preview

In Cosby Unraveled, Season 2 we prepare for Cosby's retrial set against the backdrop of the #MeToo moment. Cosby's first trial for sexual assault last summer ended in a mistrial. Since then scores of women have come forward with accusations of sexual harassment and sexual assault against powerful men, and have been believed. What does this mean for Cosby's case and the women who've accused him? We'll also examine Cosby's psychology and ask what could explain his alleged, disturbing behavior, and what it could reveal about Cosby.

Ep 08: Mistrial

In the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby, with a hopelessly deadlocked jury, the judge declared a mistrial. But the story isn't over yet. There are still questions that haven't been answered. Comedian. Beloved television star. "America's Dad." Accused sexual predator. In June 2017, Bill Cosby faced a jury that would determine whether he's guilty or not of drugging and sexually assaulting one of more than 60 women who have accused him of sexual misconduct. Cosby Unraveled, a podcast from WHYY, explores Cosby's beginnings in the projects of North Philadelphia, the heights of his influence, and the causes of his downfall. In the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby, with a hopelessly deadlocked jury, the judge declared a mistrial. But the story isn't over yet. There are still questions that haven't been answered. Subscribe to the podcast. The post Ep 08: Mistrial appeared first on WHYY.

Ep 07: Deliberation and Deadlock

After more than four days and 30 hours of deliberation, the jury in the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby has not reached a verdict. The deadlock could result in a hung jury. We ask what that means for both Cosby and Andrea Constand. Comedian. Beloved television star. "America's Dad." Accused sexual predator. In June 2017, Bill Cosby faces a jury that will determine whether he's guilty or not of drugging and sexually assaulting one of more than 60 women who have accused him of sexual misconduct. Cosby Unraveled, a podcast from WHYY, explores Cosby's beginnings in the projects of North Philadelphia, the heights of his influence, and the causes of his downfall. After four days and more than 30 hours of deliberation, the jury in the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby has not reached a verdict. The deadlock could result in a hung jury. We ask what that means for both Cosby and Andrea Constand. Subscribe to the podcast. The post Ep 07: Deliberation and Deadlock appeared first on WHYY.

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