At any given time, police in the U.S. handle nearly 90,000 active missing person cases. But for adults deemed voluntarily missing, the burden of finding them falls largely on family and friends. In this week’s podcast, Josh talks with staff writer Jennifer Wadsworth about her cover story on the efforts of private detectives and distraught family members to try to find missing loved ones. Some of them don’t want to be found.
Also on this week’s Hit List, Samantha Bee comes to Stanford, Canaan Smith wants to love you like the Mississippi and a spinoff of the Discovery Channel’s “Mythbusters” brings a live stage show to San Jose.