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Stak is the award-winning independent podcast company that makes seriously entertaining audio. Founded in 2018, Stak is the home of some of the UK's biggest shows, including Football Ramble, Abroad in Japan, P1, and The Interruption and draws millions of downloads every month from listeners all around the world.
- Feb 19: In 2012, a mysterious challenge appeared on 4chan: the first step in one of the most complex and mind-boggling puzzles to rock the internet age – later known as Cicada 3301. From riddles to impenetrable codes and QR codes in the outside world, one thing became clear: Cicada 3301 was no ordinary puzzle. Theories emerged that was the work of recruiters for a US intelligence service. The World’s Hardest Puzzle looks at who was behind it - and why it ended in silence. It's new from Stak today.
- Feb 7: When director, actor, critic and historian Peter Bogdanovich passed away in 2022, he was working on One Handshake Away - a podcast interviewing some of the biggest film directors working today. His ex-wife Louise Stratten stepped in to serve as narrator and co-host, with three-time Academy Award-winning director Guillermo del Toro filling in as host for the final three episodes. It's new today from Audacy and Stak.
- Jan 15: Those amazing competitive bike riders might be secretly hiding electric motors in their bikes. New today from Stak, Ghost in the Machine is an investigative podcast looking at the truth behind the rumour - and featuring a world-exclusive interview with Femke Van den Driessche, the only person to ever be banned by for having a motor in her bike.
- Oct 19, 2023: Meghan Markle isn't the only member of the UK Royal Family doing podcasts. Floodlight is hosted by HRH Princess Eugenie and Julia de Boinville; and it returns for a new season today, Anti-Slavery Day. The first episode is out today, with former UK Prime Minister Theresa May. It's from Stak and The Anti-Slavery Collective.
- Jul 10, 2023: Audio drama BOOM returns for a new season today. Produced by Stak, it's set at the turn of the millennium in the offices of Enron, with dial-up modems, big hair, soaring stock prices (or not) - and an email from the future. We're promised a timeless, mystifying story of greed and the human condition.
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