Kyle MacLachlan - Dune, Twin Peaks, Blue Velvet, Varnamtown Podcast

Mar 05, 08:01 AM

Kyle had heard a rumor that Pablo Escobar did a deal in the early 1980s with a remote, coastal Southern town of 300 people called Varnamtown in North Carolina. In exchange for vast wealth and limitless cocaine, Escobar would be allowed to land planes and ships in the area. Over the last 24 months, Kyle and Emmy winning director, Joshua Davis, investigated the rumor, journeying to Varnamtown to knock on doors and find out what really happens when a firehose of money and cocaine is turned on a small community. In this interview, hear from Kyle and Joshua what the experience has been like following and reporting this eye-opening, shocking story.