Purecast

Purecast

The official podcast of the TV show PURE. PURE is the gripping original series based on true events of the Mennonite Mob. Ryan Robbins, Alex Paxton-Beesley, AJ Buckley, Zoie Palmer, and Alyson Hannigan star. Available on WGN America and Hulu. Hosted by Josh Macuga and Nicole Sterling. Produced by Fran Harvey.

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July 3, 2019 31 min

The season 2 finale of Pure was lit.  Creator / Executive Producer Michael Amo drops in on the Purecast to discuss the season and the too-hot-for-tv finale.   What was Isaak thinking?  Was there an alternate ending we never saw?  BONUS TRACK: stay until the end for a 2 minute all new remix of the low German rap theme song “Heaven or Hell”.

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Alyson Hannigan is on the Purecast.  Catch up with her on the set of PURE and find out what it's like being on a show without vampires?  Why are good shoes so important when trafficking drugs? And, Jessica Clement is here ahead of the big wedding. Will Tina Funk go through with it?  Find out the secret behind why she’s attracted to her husband to be and why this Mennonite wedding is sure to be lit.  Pure is based on true stori...

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Mennonite prodigal son Isaak Funk went from church to cage to cartel.  Dylan Everett stops by the Purecast to talk about his character’s improbable journey from Baptism to bad boy.  Was being naked in a cage the toughest acting he’s ever done? What became of “the spoon” he used to escape?  All this and more on this episode of the Purecast.  Pure is based on true stories of the Mennonite Mob. 

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Anna Funk tries to get out of running the drug pipeline set up by Mexican Cartel boss Estrada. The problem is, she’s too good at it.  Alex Paxton-Beesley stops by the Purecast, talks about her character Anna, the “Sophie’s Choice” moment with Isaak, and her shocking new romantic interest.  Pure is based on true stories of the Mennonite Mob. 

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Hockey mom/police forensic accountant Val Krochak quickly trades in her calculator for a gun, finding herself in the middle of a Mennonite-Mexican drug pipeline. Zoie Palmer stops by the Purecast, talks about her character Val, her personal connection to Silence of the Lambs, and about joining the cast of Pure Season 2, with guest star Alyson Hannigan.  Pure is based on true stories of the Mennonite Mob. 

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Pure Season 2 Premiere.  In Mexico a new Cartel boss takes over the pipeline.  Noah Funk is hiding in town, with a new look and seeking redemption.  Anna Funk is excommunicated and is forced to make a horrific decision. Black sheep brother Abel Funk, left for dead in Season 1, makes his miraculous comeback with a new lease on life.  Why is Abel eating so fast now?  What’s the secret behind snorting fake drugs as an actor? Gord Ran...

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Pure returns to WGN America with an all new season Tuesday May 28th 10pm/9 central.  Ryan Robbins stops by the PURECAST to recap the thrilling final moments of Season 1, and what's in store for his character Noah Funk in Season 2.   With Noah missing for over a year, Anna, Isaak and Tina find themselves excommunicated from the only way of life they have ever known.  A new Mexican Cartel boss only known as Estrada arrives with t...

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February 28, 2019 23 min

Creator, Writer and Executive Producer Michael Amo is back on the Purecast.  Michael discusses the secrets of sin and salvation that helped create the world.   SPECIAL BONUS: Listen until the end for an extended remix of the signature Mennonite rap theme song, and the creator’s personal thoughts about Pure Season 2 on WGN America.   

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February 24, 2019 6 min

Creator and writer of PURE Michael Amo stops by the Purecast.  What is the show’s connection to the tv drama True Crime? What true life events inspired the world and characters?  Get a sneak peek into the show that was over 10 years in the making from the person who made it all happen. Get the scoop here on the Purecast, the official podcast of the addicting new series, PURE, before the new episode drops on WGN America.  Based on t...

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February 21, 2019 17 min

Jessica Clement is back on the Purecast with her full exclusive interview with set secrets and more from PURE 105.  Is Tina on “Team Noah” or “Team Bronco” ?  Was that motel room really as scary as it looks on TV?  What real life fast food chain got a surprise visit from the cast of PURE?  Get the scoop right here on this runaway episode of the Purecast, the official podcast of the new addicting original series, PURE on WGN America...

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February 17, 2019 6 min

Jessica Clement stops by the Purecast. Get a sneak peek before the full interview drops after the show. What’s it like playing a Mennonite on TV? Is peeling potatoes a life skill she had to learn for this role? Get a sneak peek of PURE 105 and insight into playing the preacher’s daughter and joining the Mennonite mob. Get the scoop here on the Purecast, the official podcast of the new addicting original series, PURE, before the new...

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Laura Kohoot extended interview.  She was born into a Mennonite family, traveled the world, and found herself on the set of the Mennonite crime drama TV series PURE.  Is her work on the show serving a higher purpose?  What are the expressive words in the Mennonite language?   Find out which surprising PURE character she relates to most.  It’s all on this episode of the Purecast, the official podcast of PURE on WGN America.   

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Laura Kohoot was born into a Mennonite family, traveled the world, and found herself on the set of the Mennonite crime drama TV series PURE.  Was it Devine intervention? Catch her amazing story here with a sneak peek at her exclusive interview on the Purecast.  Go behind the scenes of the show and the Mennonite culture before watching PURE 104 on WGN America.  It's all on this episode of the Purecast, the official podcast of PU...

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February 7, 2019 22 min

A.J. Buckley is back on the Purecast with his full behind the scenes interview covering set secrets and more from PURE 103.  Spoiler Alert: Bronco is alive and can in fact swim in a lake wearing a Kevlar vest.  A.J. takes a break from his new show (Seal Team) and joins super fans/hosts Josh and Nicole to break down his character Bronco Novak.  Will this football team quarterback turned cop find the redemption he is looking for?  Wh...

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February 3, 2019 5 min

A.J. Buckley stops by the Purecast.  Get a sneak peek before the full interview drops after the show.  Which of Bronco's tattoos are real?  What do they mean to the character- and- to A.J.?  Get a sneak peek of PURE 103 and insight into playing the cop who's on a personal mission to bring down the Mennonite mob. Get the scoop here on the Purecast, the official podcast of the new addicting original series, PURE, before the n...

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Alex Paxton Beesley is back on the Purecast with her full behind the scenes interview covering set secrets and more from PURE 102.  Crime may be easy but what about all the related crime activity?  Alex joins super fans and podcast hosts Josh and Nicole as she breaks down her character Anna Funk.  Hear about the evolution of the relationship between Anna and Noah Funk as they are dragged deeper and deeper into the world of the Menn...

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Alex Paxton Beesley stops by the Purecast.  What part of Anna Funk's costume is a nod to a popular super hero?  What does a mother mean when she looks serious but doesn't say anything?  Get a sneak peek of Pure 102 and insight into playing the Mennonite preacher's wife, Anna Funk. Get the scoop here on the Purecast, the official podcast of the new addicting original series, PURE, before the new episode drops on WGN Amer...

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January 24, 2019 32 min

The Mennonite Mob has taken over- but not so fast.  An exclusive interview with actor Ryan Robbins as he breaks down what it takes to play Noah Funk, a Mennonite Pastor turned Mob Boss.  Where did that accent come from? Can you take a picture of a Mennonite in real life? Your horse is named "Snowflake?"   Take a listen inside the new addicting original series,  PURE on WGN America.  Based on the true events of the Mennonite...

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Get a sneak peak inside the new addicting original series,  PURE before  it premieres on WGN America.  Based on the true events of the Mennonite Mob.  All new episodes of this official podcast drop every Sunday and Wednesday.  
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