The Right of Boom Podcast is a field-based program with all content recorded on location by host Douglas Laux. Episodes range from embedded profiles of unique individuals, to investigations of bizarre crimes, to long-form discussions with experts about current events. The focus of the ROB Podcast is to put the listener in the room to gain insight from a story that would never be possible in a sterilized studio environment. Further enhancing this, all audio is captured on-site in 5.1 surround sound.
Douglas Laux is a former case officer for the Central Intelligence Agency, having served undercover in the Middle East and Afghanistan. Upon leaving the CIA, Laux wrote a memoir, Left of Boom, which details his experiences serving amidst the Global War on Terror. He also wrote, produced, and appeared on Discovery Channel’s hit show Finding Escobar’s Millions which debuted in November of 2017.