My six-month dive into podcasting’s very chaotic year

This is Hot Pod, The Verge’s newsletter about podcasting and the audio industry. Sign up here for more. Well, this is a weird email to write — today is technically my last day at Hot Pod. But you’ll still see my byline around from time to time because I’m joining The Verge’s news team in November. Starting next week, … Read more

Jail officer spent 380 hours on telephone with inmate throughout six-month affair

A feminine jail officer spent 380 hours on the telephone with a prisoner throughout a six-month affair. Katie Loxton, 27, was a serving jail custody officer at HMP Oakwood, in Staffordshire, when she first got here into contact with 32-year-old Adam Higgs. Higgs made a complete of three,451 calls to Loxton and spoke along with … Read more