Short Episode

Bonus: Behind the Scenes of “Pigging Out”

  • 13:46
  • 2021
You probably never thought an innocent story about the history of the pig industry in Israel would be upended by a massive exposé revealing decades of pedophilia and abuse. Think again. While working on our most recent episode, a seemingly unrelated news article had massive implications for a nearly-completed story.
Bonus: Behind the Scenes of “Pigging Out”

Pigging Out was supposed to come out long ago: The stories had been recorded, drafts had been written and we were all set to share our porcine tales with the world. But then, Haaretz published an extensive investigation into allegations of rape and sexual abuse supposedly committed by Yehuda Meshi Zahav.

Why and how did that delay our episode by nearly a year? Mishy Harman and Yoshi Fields discuss some of the ethical dilemmas that accompany and underscore our work.

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Naomi Schneider edited and scored this special with music from Blue Dot Sessions. Sela Waisblum created the mix.