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Joe Rogan’s Embattled Podcast Back on Spotify, But Other Shows Still Absent

Rep for Spotify confirms there are “technical issues” affecting shows produced by Spotify-owned companies like The Ringer and Parcast

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Joe Rogan in 2019

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After a brief disappearance from Spotify, The Joe Rogan Experience is back on Spotify, but other shows produced by The Ringer, Gimlet, and Parcast still appear to be missing from the streaming service.

A rep for Spotify explained the situation, saying, “It’s a technical issue affecting a number of our shows and should be resolved soon.” Indeed, the issue appeared to only impact shows Spotify is behind: The streamer has an exclusive deal with The Joe Rogan Experience, while it also owns The Ringer, Gimlet and Parcast. 

While the disappearances aren’t exclusively affecting Rogan’s podcast, they do come as Spotify contends with an ongoing controversy surrounding their wildly popular podcasting torchbearer. In recent months, Rogan has garnered significant controversy for spreading Covid-19 misinformation on his show, as well as for his past use of racist slurs and other offensive language.

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