Zoe Dubno

Illuminating and depressing: Fiasco – The AIDS Crisis reviewed

AIDS poster from the 1980s. Image: Hum Historical / Alamy Stock Photo

Fiasco is a podcast series on Audible that dives deeply into episodes in recent American history. It takes listeners through the smaller moments. Often those that, within the larger epoch-defining events, have been lost to history. In the first season, for example, which centred on the Bush v. Gore election, the opening episode is devoted entirely to the international custody imbroglio of Cuban-born Elian Gonzalez.

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