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The Apology Line (Ad-free)

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  • Summary

  • If you could call a number and say you’re sorry, and no one would know…what would you apologize for? For fifteen years, you could call a number in Manhattan and do just that. This is the story of the line, and the man at the other end who became consumed by his own creation. He was known as “Mr. Apology.” As thousands of callers flooded the line, confessing to everything from shoplifting to infidelity, drug dealing to murder, Mr. Apology realized he couldn’t just listen. He had to do something, even if it meant risking everything. From Wondery the makers of Dr Death and The Shrink Next Door, comes a story about empathy, deception and obsession. Marissa Bridge, who knew Mr. Apology better than anyone, hosts this six episode series.
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  • Jan 4 2021
    To Listen to The Apology Line subscribe to Wondery Plus. Start your free trial at wondery plus dot com today. If you could call a number and say you’re sorry, and no one would know…what would you apologize for? For fifteen years, you could call a number in Manhattan and do just that. This is the story of the line, and the man at the other end who became consumed by his own creation. He was known as “Mr. Apology.” As thousands of callers flooded the line, confessing to everything from shoplifting to infidelity, drug dealing to murder, Mr. Apology realized he couldn’t just listen. He had to do something, even if it meant risking everything. From Wondery the makers of Dr Death and The Shrink Next Door, comes a story about empathy, deception and obsession. Marissa Bridge, who knew Mr. Apology better than anyone, hosts this six episode series. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    2 mins
  • Jan 5 2021
    If you could call a number and say you’re sorry, and no one would know…what would you apologize for? For fifteen years, you could call a number in Manhattan and do just that. This is the story of the line, and the man at the other end who became consumed by his own creation. He was known as “Mr. Apology.” As thousands of callers flooded the line, confessing to everything from shoplifting to infidelity, drug dealing to murder, Mr. Apology realized he couldn’t just listen. He had to do something, even if it meant risking everything. From Wondery the makers of Dr Death and The Shrink Next Door, comes a story about empathy, deception and obsession. Marissa Bridge, who knew Mr. Apology better than anyone, hosts this six episode series. All episodes are available now. You can binge the series ad-free on Wondery+ or on Amazon Music with a Prime membership or Amazon Music Unlimited subscription.
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  • Jan 19 2021
    Listen exclusively with Wondery+. Start your free trial at wonderyplus.com Marissa Bridge has only had a premonition twice in her life: one was on the day in 1981 that she met “Mr. Apology.” As posters for the Apology Line appear all over New York City, callers start to leave messages that confess their deepest secrets and darkest fears. Mr Apology quickly realizes he will have to do more than just sit back and listen. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    37 mins

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  • 01-28-21

Intriguing

This is a great listen. can't wait for more episodes, I really wish they were all uploaded at once because I'm addicted.

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Inquiring minds want to know

The complete package, except without being complete... More Please! Fascinating in every way! Standing Ovation

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Amazing!

I had no idea about this apology line thing and the story is amazing! How fun that would be to be the director of the apology line! Creepy!!!

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Captivating

I have found few voices that have drawn me in long enough to want to continue listening to the story but everything was great. I'm upset because I want to hear more.

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Addicted!!!

All I can say is wow!! This is my very first podcast experience, I am absolutely hooked on this one! Extremely interesting, I can’t wait for more!!!

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Love this series

One it’s an AMAZINGLY interesting story, told so well by his wife and through the apology line recordings and recordings of friends.

That’s it actually. It’s a great story told super well about a man who led a very interestingly strange life.

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Captivating

Listened to while on a driving trip. The Apology Line kept our attention and prompted us to wonder about so many of the events. Would recommend.

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WOW... VERY GOOD...

I really really liked these stories so much that I couldn't put it down, so ended up taking my waterproof phone in the shower with me so I could continue to listen to the stories.... it was that good....!

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  • 02-27-21

No apologies needed

please show us more. concrete proof that we are so alike, and not alone.

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More please!

Awesome listen! Intense listen. Can't wait for next episode. Really makes you think about, what if?

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