How did 9/11 the day become 9/11 the idea? That question drives Pineapple Street Studios and award-winning host Dan Taberski (Missing Richard Simmons, Running From COPS, The Line) to shift the focus to what happened on 9/12, and every day after that. 9/12 is a poignant, surprising, and surprisingly funny seven episode series about people who wake up on 9/12 having to navigate a new, radically altered world. A teenager gets caught up in an out-of-control conspiracy theory that he helped start. A Pakistani business owner finds hundreds of his Brooklyn neighbors are disappearing. Joke-writers at The Onion must figure out just how soon is “too soon”? 9/12 asks what it all means. We know what happened on 9/11. But what happened on 9/12 to alter our memory and our perspective forever?
The series 9/12 earned three Podcast Academy Awards at the 2022 Ambies, including Podcast of the Year.
9/11 & Humor: When the staff of the satirical newspaper The Onion woke up on the morning after 9/12, they realized they had to do the impossible: write jokes about the news of the day. Can this group of comedians create something meaningful in the wake of tragedy or will they figure out just how soon is “too soon?”
Original score by Daniel Herskedal. "What a Diff’rence A Day Makes” performed by Dinah Washington, written by Maria Grever & Stanley Adams. Courtesy of Verve Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises.
All seven episodes of 9/12 are available to stream now on Amazon Music or Wondery+. Episodes will release weekly everywhere starting September 8th.