Best Society podcasts (Updated August 2017; image)
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This American Life
Weekly
 
This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
 
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Snap Judgment
Weekly
 
Dramatic tales, killer beats and the edgiest new talent in storytelling come together for a weekly radio hour hosted by Glynn Washington.
 
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Serial
Rare
 
Serial is a podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial unfolds one story - a true story - over the course of a whole season. The show follows the plot and characters wherever they lead, through many surprising twists and turns. Sarah won't know what happens at the end of the story until she gets there, not long before you get there with her. Each week she'll bring you the latest chapter, so it's important to listen in, starting with Episode 1. New episode ...
 
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the memory palace
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the memory palace
 
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The Moth
Monthly+
 
Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For informa ...
 
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Slate's Culture Gabfest
Weekly
 
New York Times critic Dwight Garner says “The Slate Culture Gabfest is one of the highlights of my week.” The award-winning Culturefest features Slate culture critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner debating the week in culture, from highbrow to pop. Part of the Panoply Network.
 
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Pop Culture Happy Hour
Weekly+
 
Pop Culture Happy Hour is a lively chat about books, movies, music, television, comics and pretty much anything else that strikes a nerve, all in a weekly roundtable from NPR. Features "Monkey See" blogger Linda Holmes and an occasionally rowdy cast of characters. Join the club at NPR.org/pchh.
 
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Fresh Air
Daily
 
Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
 
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Criminal
Monthly+
 
Criminal is a podcast about crime. Not so much the "if it bleeds, it leads," kind of crime. Something a little more complex. Stories of people who've done wrong, been wronged, and/or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. We are a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
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Death, Sex & Money
Monthly+
 
A podcast hosted by Anna Sale about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Email the show at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.
 
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Revisionist History
Monthly
 
Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Panoply Media. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.
 
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RISK!
Weekly
 
If you like The Moth, This American Life or Snap Judgment, take a walk on the wilder side with RISK! Your colorful host Kevin Allison (of the legendary comedy group The State) helms this surprisingly uncensored show where people tell jaw-dropping true stories they never thought they'd dare to share in public. RISK! is hilarious, heart-wrenching and remarkably real. Think you've heard it all? Fasten your seatbelt.
 
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The New Yorker Radio Hour
Weekly
 
The New Yorker Radio Hour is a weekly program presented by the magazine’s editor, David Remnick.
 
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Love + Radio
Rare
 
Nick van der Kolk’s Love and Radio features in-depth, otherworldly-produced interviews with an eclectic range of subjects, from the seedy to the sublime. Get inside the mind of a rogue taxidermist. Find out what it’s like to experience a stroke firsthand. Or spend time with an artist who gives away her life savings every night. You’ve never heard anything like it before. Love+Radio is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
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Talk Is Jericho
Weekly+
 
Recorded from all over the globe, multiple time world champion pro wrestler, lead singer of Fozzy and New York Times best-selling author Chris Jericho rocks the podcast world with "Talk Is Jericho," his unique, weekly take on all things pop culture and life in general. Sit down with Chris as he interviews some of the biggest names in entertainment and discusses the minutia of wrestling, music, television, movies and twerking!! All-ages welcome. No ID required! - To access the entire Talk Is ...
 
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Who Charted?
Monthly+
 
Howard Kremer and his trusty chart keeper Kulap Vilaysack are here with the charts of the week. Learn what is hitting in music and movies, and get to know some of your favorite comedians with games like Chart Roulette.Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Stitcher Premium, ad-free. Go to stitcher.com/premium and use promo code EARWOLF for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!)
 
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The Mortified Podcast
Monthly+
 
The Mortified Podcast is a storytelling series where adults share the embarrassing things they created as kids—diaries, letters, lyrics & beyond—in front of total strangers. PS: It totally likes you. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
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Modern Love
Weekly
 
Stories of love, loss and redemption
 
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Hello Internet
Monthly
 
CGP Grey and Brady Haran talk about YouTube, life, work, whatever.
 
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Mystery Show
Monthly+
 
A podcast about mysteries, hosted by Starlee Kine. From Gimlet.
 
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Channel 33
Weekly+
 
Channel 33, part of The Ringer Podcast Network, is a collection of shows covering pop culture, sports, and tech.
 
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Jalen & Jacoby
Weekly+
 
Jalen Rose and David Jacoby give the people what they want, breaking down sports and pop culture as only they can.
 
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Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People
 
1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! T ...
 
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StoryCorps
Weekly
 
Some podcasts cover politics, others pop culture — the StoryCorps podcast covers the human heart. At the center of each episode is a StoryCorps interview, a candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most. Learn more at StoryCorps.org.
 
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The Read
Weekly
 
Join bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle for their weekly podcast covering hip-hop and pop culture's most trying stars. Throwing shade and spilling tea with a flippant and humorous attitude, no star is safe from Fury and Crissle unless their name is Beyoncé. (Or Blue Ivy.)As transplants to New York City (Kid Fury from Miami and Crissle from Oklahoma City), The Read also serves as an on-air therapy session for two friends trying to adjust to life (and rats) in the big city.The Read is part of the L ...
 
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What Say You?
Monthly
 
Sal Vulcano and Brian Quinn are just a couple of dudes sitting around asking each other questions about life. Join them, won't you?
 
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Heavyweight
Monthly+
 
Maybe you’ve laid awake imagining how it could have been, how it might yet be, but the moment to act was never right. Well, the moment is here and the podcast making it happen is Heavyweight. Join Jonathan Goldstein for road trips, thorny reunions, and difficult conversations as he backpedals his way into the past like a therapist with a time machine. From Gimlet Media.
 
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The Lapse Storytelling Podcast
Monthly
 
See with your ears. The Lapse’s award-winning audio wonderment thrusts listeners headlong into true stories as they transpire. Whether trapped in a touring carnival, running a marathon across Antarctica, or accidentally joining a cult, experience stories as diverse as they are fascinating. Beautifully edited and rich in sound, this is The Lapse.
 
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Ideas from CBC Radio (Highlights)
Weekly+
 
Ideas is all about ideas \x96 programs that explore everything from culture and the arts to science and technology to social issues.
 
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Desert Island Discs
Monthly+
 
Desert Island Discs was created by Roy Plomley in 1942, and the format is simple: a guest is invited by Kirsty Young to choose the eight records they would take with them to a desert island
 
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Here's The Thing with Alec Baldwin
Monthly+
 
Here’s The Thing is a series of intimate and honest conversations hosted by Alec Baldwin. Alec talks with artists, policy makers and performers – to hear their stories, what inspires their creations, what decisions changed their careers, and what relationships influenced their work.
 
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Strangers
Monthly
 
From Lea Thau, Peabody award-winning producer and creator of The Moth Podcast and The Moth Radio Hour, comes her new storytelling baby, Strangers, part of KCRW’s Independent Producer Project. Each episode is an empathy shot in your arm, featuring true stories about the people we meet, the connections we make, the heartbreaks we suffer, the kindnesses we encounter, and those frightful moments when we discover that WE aren’t even who we thought we were. Strangers is a proud member of Radiotopi ...
 
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The Watch
Weekly+
 
Every week, The Ringer's Andy Greenwald and Chris Ryan -- longtime friends and pop culture addicts -- break down the latest in TV, movies, and music.
 
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Outlook
Daily
 
Extraordinary first person stories from around the world
 
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Dear Hank and John
Weekly
 
Hank and John Green (YouTubers and etc) answer questions, give questionable advice, and talk about Mars (the planet) and AFC Wimbledon (the 3rd tier English football club).
 
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FT Life of a Song
Monthly+
 
Each week we bring you the story of a song, from its origins and early recordings through cover versions good and bad. Each episode is written and presented by an FT music critic or contributor. Formerly called FT Arts.
 
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Soundcheck from WNYC
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WNYC’s source to hear your favorite bands and discover new ones, with live in-studio performances, interviews, and tips on wading through New York’s ever-vibrant concert scene. Hosted by John Schaefer.
 
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Psychobabble with Tyler Oakley & Korey Kuhl
 
It's not just crazy talk, it's Psychobabble - the official free audio podcast from YouTube sensation Tyler Oakley. Listen each week as he and his bestie Korey Kuhl bring you a half hour of unfiltered gossip sessions, pop culture scrutiny, and stories never told before.
 
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Radio Diaries
Monthly
 
First-person diaries, sound portraits, and hidden chapters of history from Peabody Award-winning producer Joe Richman and the Radio Diaries team. From teenagers to octogenarians, prisoners to prison guards, bra saleswomen to lighthouse keepers. The extraordinary stories of ordinary life. Radio Diaries is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
 
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The Dinner Party Download
Weekly
 
Welcome to The Dinner Party Download, a fast and funny hour of culture, food and conversation: “public radio’s arts & leisure section.” In every episode you’ll learn a joke; bone up on an odd bit of history and then wash it down with a themed cocktail recipe; meet artists of note; have your burning etiquette questions answered; savor an emerging food trend; and hear your new favorite song. Plus, unconventional wisdom from hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam.
 
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Books and Arts - Full program podcast
 
Join Michael Cathcart and Sarah Kanowski for ABC Radio National's Books and Arts: Australia's only national broadcast devoted to literature and the arts.
 
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Benjamen Walker's Theory of Everything
Monthly
 
Personally connecting the dots. All of them. Benjamen Walker’s Theory of Everything is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
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The Guardian's Audio Long Reads
Weekly+
 
The Guardian's Audio Long Reads podcasts are a selection of the Guardian’s long read articles which are published in the paper and online. It gives you the opportunity to get on with your day whilst listening to some of the finest journalism the Guardian has to offer: in-depth writing from around the world on immigration, crime, business, the arts and much more.
 
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Undone
Monthly
 
When big news happens, the world tunes in and then moves on. But often the stories we thought were over haven’t really ended; they were the beginning of something else. Undone is a new show from Gimlet Media that digs up the surprising things that happened when we weren’t looking.
 
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Radio 2 Arts Show with Jonathan Ross
Monthly
 
A lively and unpretentious look at the latest films, plays, dance events, books and exhibitions, alongside an eclectic selection of music.
 
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I AM RAPAPORT: STEREO PODCAST
Weekly+
 
Actor/Director Michael Rapaport shares his strong, funny & offensive points of view on life, sports, music, film & everything in between on the I AM RAPAPORT: STEREO PODCAST
 
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Unattended Consequences
Monthly
 
A weekly conversation between Patrick Rothfuss (Name of the Wind) and Max Temkin (Cards Against Humanity).
 
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The Bobby Bones Show
Daily
 
Listen to 'The Bobby Bones Show' by downloading the daily full replay. Send your comments/suggestions to bobbybonesshow@clearchannel.com
 
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Art + Music + Technology
Weekly
 
This podcast is about art, music and the technology that enables it. But it is also about creativity, motivation and the future of music and art. I do interviews with amazing artists and technologists, and hope to crack the surface of their practice.
 
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Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen
Weekly
 
The Peabody Award-winning Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, from PRI, is a smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt introduces the people who are creating and shaping our culture. Life is busy – so let Studio 360 steer you to the must-see movie this weekend, the next book for your nightstand, or the song that will change your life. Produced in association with Slate.
 
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15 Minutes: a podcast about fame, with Jamie Berger
 
Comedian Josh Johnson has had a big couple of years. He arrived in NY (after a few years in Chicago doing stand-up) just a couple of years ago, but has already written for and appeared on the Tonight Show, his first solo album, “I Like You,” on Comedy Central Records, came out in July, debuting at number 4 on iTunes and 11 on Billboard, and his ...…
 
We know you’ve been thinking, “What’s with all the reruns, DPD?” Well, a few of us have been taking a little time off this summer to recharge our batteries. Rest assured we’re hard at work on all-new classic DPD episodes we’ll be dropping on you in September. But, over the next few weeks, we’re bringing […]…
 
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What's The Finish Podcast
 
Coming up this week on What’s The Finish: Chris has a problem with not speaking up WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair is in serious condition in hospital WWE Summerslam is this Sunday, we go over the card Rockstar’s Musical Story is all about taking a stand The weird news story is a point blank love story And we are joined via the internet, from Chapt ...…
 
Bill Drummond is many things. As well as an artist, a writer and former pop-star - he's the owner of an old curfew tower in Northern Ireland which he runs as an artists' residency. Last year some poets from Belfast's Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry stayed there and Bill published their collected work in a little black book called The Curfew Tow ...…
 
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The Pop Culture Cafe
 
Hey gang bring you all kinds of news. Scott asks me some questions about the upcoming Marvel The Defenders. So if you don't want to hear any spoilers before you want it. Then you better skip ahead. We have some many more news from the world of pop culture.
 
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Playboy Entertainment – Spoken Edition
 
Forbes released its annual list of the world’s highest-paid actresses, and Jennifer Lawrence no longer tops the list. Lawrence was in first place in 2015 and 2016 thanks to her earnings from the Hunger Games series, but now that it’s over, she dropped down to third place, earning only $24 million in the past year. This year, Emma Stone took the ...…
 
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The Cluttered Desk Podcast
 
Welcome to The Cluttered Desk Podcast! In this episode, Colin, Andrew, and Brian Wakefield continue The Lord of the Rings Book Club with commentary on Chapters 1-3 of Book II of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien. Please find us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. You can find Andrew on Facebook and Twitter @ ...…
 
When she was 30, Suzy Hansen left the US for Istanbul – and began to realise that Americans will never understand their own country until they see it as the rest of the world does • Read the text version here
 
Do you need a safe space to digest the white supremacist terror in Charlottesville? We got you. But hold up, do you need some counter programming to get away from the Nazis and racists? We won't look if you jump ahead to 26:25 for carefree conversation about the perils of group exercise, She Sheds (they're more than mancaves or menstrual huts), ...…
 
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Documentary on One - RTÉ Documentaries
 
A baby girl is abandoned on a doorstep in Dublin in 1923. A priest and his housekeeper seen acting suspiciously are handed over to the police. One month later a young doctor is shot dead on the streets of a small town in county Leitrim. Was there a conspiracy of Church, State and Irish Rebel forces determined to cover up a scandal? (2017)…
 
We bring back Ike Ndolo to create a safe space so he can blow us all away. We start with him WHINING about wedding planning, wildly inappropriate sex stuff and Ike bringing "The Drama", and then unleash Ike on Charlottesville. Special Guest: Ike Ndolo. Sponsored By: Encounter Houston: Last year, hundreds of young adults from 23 states gathered ...…
 
Devin and Danko met up at this year’s Graspop Metal Meeting to chit chat. It’s just two Canadians far away from home meeting up in Belgium! The post Episode #157: Devin Townsend (Strapping Young Lad, Devin Townsend Project) appeared first on Danko Jones.By info@dankojones.com.
 
At the turn of the century, Carry Nation was “America’s foremost lady hellraiser” and "the apostle of reform violence.” In her own words, she was "a bulldog running along at the feet of Jesus, barking at what He doesn't like." We liked her hatchet pins so much, we thought we'd try to make some of our own. They say "CRIMINAL" on the handle. Get ...…
 
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Talk Is Jericho
 
Eli Roth returns to help you get your scare on as he, his brother Gabe, film editor Mark Goldblatt and Y2J talk slasher films! And that means you'll get plenty of slasher film history and trivia from Eli - starting with the first movies made in Italy to the death of the slasher movie in the early 80s (and the role the Reagan assassination attem ...…
 
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We Have Concerns
 
A team from the University of Warwick in England showed doctored photos to 707 people ages 14 to 82 who volunteered to test their ability to spot a fake. The results led to believe that not only are humans awful at knowing when a picture isn't real, but there isn't much we can do to get better at it. Jeff and Anthony discuss this test, and what ...…
 
Aisha Harris talks Janicza Bravo, about her new movie Lemon, challenging what it means to be a black female filmmaker, and directing that great episode of Atlanta, "Juneteenth." Also, Slate’s Chief Political Correspondent, Jamelle Bouie joins us for the second week in a row, to discuss Kathryn Bigelow's much criticized-- Detroit. For links on w ...…
 
It's the 'will they, won't they?' that keeps on giving - Leo and Kate. This week the podcast team discusses everyone's faves on holiday together, try and work out whether Camilla and Jamie are as saintly as they seem (and if they're the only Love Island couple we actually still care about) and celebrate 10 whole years of the Kardashians. Need t ...…
 
On this heartwarming episode of "Fridays I'm in Love", I'm talking a little bit about Americans and their politics, a wonderful thought by comedian Frankie Boyle about the possibility of us being a "light trapped in matter", I read a few jokes from this year's Edinburgh Comedy Fringe Festival and we close with the future of love: robot sex. Fol ...…
 
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Pop Culture Happy Hour
 
Sam Sanders (NPR's It's Been A Minute) joins the panel for the Regrettable Television Pop Quiz, in which the gang shares their knowledge about trashy television of the past and present.
 
SYNOPSIS: Current Events: Total Solar Eclipse At The Movies: Dunkirk Feature Topic: Mr. & Mrs. Collins SHOW NOTES: If you enjoy listening to the podcast, please subscribe, rate, and leave a review on our iTunes page! Vox: Total solar eclipse 2017 - everything you need to know (Video) What you'll see where you live (Article) The Atlantic: The Ec ...…
 
On the next Snap..."High Crimes and Misdemeanors. When your back is against the wall and you're all out of options, you don't want to break the law...but it wants to break you. Featuring the story of an imprisoned Iranian fiancee and a personal story from the Daily Show's Hasan Minhaj.
 
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Ideas from CBC Radio (Highlights)
 
Can marriage be a source of inspiration, creativity, mutual influence, and intellectual support? From Abelard and Heloise, to Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, a picture emerges of married men and women who inspire one another in life and love.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
Jalen Rose and David Jacoby talk KD's presidential invite, Greek Freak's signature shoe, Mayweather's money, Sheridan doubles down, plus your Twitter and VM's!!!
 
Robert drank and drugged for 36 years before choosing sobriety. Coming from Los Angeles’ South Central neighborhood and a mixed Hispanic and Native American family in which alcohol was central to daily life. While he had tastes of alcohol as a young child, his first drink by choice came at the age of 8 when he learned his parents were divorcing ...…
 
Dana Janbek is an assistant professor of communication at Lasell College in Newton, Mass. Her research focuses on the use of information and communication technologies in the Middle East. She has recently started her sabbatical and chosen to study the life of Syrian Refugees. Show Notes and blog post: https://www.feisworld.com/blog/dana-janbeck…
 
Are white supremacists the same as people in the Black Lives Matter movement? Of course not, and this week we explain why! The Thursday gang also discusses Trump's newest lie, a fantastic ghost story you should be paying attention to, Sarahah, and a whole heaping helping of the new Ducktales reboot! We also bicker about Eric Andre and other sho ...…
 
Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston nearly missed out on a career in the military
 
Tony Jones, the host of the ABC's Q&A program, has just released his first novel, which travels between the streets of Sydney, the corridors of Parliament House, and the mountains of Yugoslavia, and Sydney Dance Company is back with a double bill featuring the work of acclaimed Australian choreographer Gabrielle Nankivell.…
 
Raoul is a 15 year-old young man in recovery. His favorite drug to use was marijuana. He began experiencing marijuana at age 3, as his father would smoke it and he would get a contact high. At age 11, Raoul and his friend decided to get high, and they were able to do so by stealing from his father’s stash. For his 13th birthday, he got so high ...…
 
Andy Greenwald sits down with ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ franchise director and cocreator David Wain to discuss creating and adapting his comedy film to a TV series for Netflix, what it’s like working with a multitude of famous people with busy schedules, and where the franchise goes from here.
 
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The Awkward Human Survival Guide
 
This awkward week we're talking about romance for Jack, lesbian age gaps, and managing post-breakup friends with benefits. Questions/comments/stories/whatevers? Visit awkward.email or call/text 509-AWKWARD! :) Special Guest: Mark Waters of the GaymeOn Podcast Please support us on Patreon!By Adam Dachis, Darren Herczeg, Erica Elson, and Richard Cardenas.
 
Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson are joined by Jeffrey Goldberg, editor-in-chief of The Atlantic, to discuss President Trump's response to Charlottesville, the impact of Charlottesville on the nation, and the upcoming Alabama Senate Race. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free t ...…
 
Drew Dixon and Tyler Burns host returning guest Luke T. Harrington to talk how to navigate an outrage culture. Following up on Luke’s article, “Be Offended and Do Not Sin,” the trio talk about the phenomena of wearing outrage and offense as a mark of identity and pride. “If you are offended at the right things, then you are certainly a good Chr ...…
 
Comedian & Free Thinker Bo Mack Micadelic joins forces with Journeyman Mouthpiece Drew Pillow for a refreshingly candid discussion of relationships. The insight is deep, the wit is sharp, the pace is fast the jokes are funny. Fasten your seatbelts and join us for an adventure into greater understanding & hopefully deeper love.…
 
Some of our favorite recent stories about books and the people who make them. Kurt talks with Claudia Rankine about capturing what racism really feels like in “Citizen: An American Lyric,” and to Helen Oyeyemi about her very un-Disney re-imagining of Snow White. The writer Sadie Stein defends the word “moist” against all those who get the heebi ...…
 
Comic and cabaret singer Bridget Everett (seen on 'Inside Amy Schumer') talks about her raunchy act, the music she grew up singing, and her role in the new film 'Patti Cake$.' Also, actor John Cho joins producer Ann Marie Baldonado to talk about 'Columbus,' culture clashes with his immigrant parents, and the first time he read the 'Harold and K ...…
 
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Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen
 
Some of our favorite recent stories about books and the people who make them. Kurt talks with Claudia Rankine about capturing what racism really feels like in “Citizen: An American Lyric,” and to Helen Oyeyemi about her very un-Disney re-imagining of Snow White. The writer Sadie Stein defends the word “moist” against all those who get the heebi ...…
 
Josh Voorhees on the flaw with Trump’s monument logic, Steve Bannon’s Scaramucci moment, and a delightful story from north of the border.
 
Three siblings discuss why people sometimes hide money troubles from loved ones. The story revolves around their family business and mother—who hid their father’s gambling addiction from them for 30+ years, only to “confess” when the family was on the verge of bankruptcy. Their tale begs the question: Can you ever go too far to protect the ones ...…
 
In 1945, Willie McGee was accused of raping a white woman. The all-white jury took less than three minutes to find him guilty and McGee was sentenced to death. Over the next six years, the case went through three trials and sparked international protests and appeals. But in 1951, McGee was put to death in Mississippi’s traveling electric chair. ...…
 
In 1945, Willie McGee was accused of raping a white woman. The all-white jury took less than three minutes to find him guilty and McGee was sentenced to death. Over the next six years, the case went through three trials and sparked international protests and appeals. But in 1951, McGee was put to death in Mississippi’s traveling electric chair. ...…
 
Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss how to talk to your kids about recent events in Charlottesville Virginia, and whether smartphones are "destroying a generation," with Lisa Guernsey and Janelle Krupicka. Plus triumphs, fails, and recommendations. Today’s episode is brought to you by Little Passports. Check out Science Ex ...…
 
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Like I'm A Six-Year-Old
 
Geoff Norcott is a rare thing indeed: an (openly) right-wing comedian. His recent stand up shows have explored his working class background and his conservative politics and they've been mighty funny. This was a fascinating discussion about Goeff's thoughts on capitalism, right-wing politics in comedy, Brexit, immigration, outrage, Corbyn, Brix ...…
 
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Val McDermid presents a special edition from the Edinburgh International Books Festival.American author Paul Auster talks about his Man Booker longlisted novel 4 3 2 1, which offers four different versions of the central character's life. Denise Mina on her first true crime novel, The Long Drop, about one of Scotland's most notorious criminals, ...…
 
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Beats and Eats - Comedy | Pop Culture | Film | Food | Music | Nerd Podcast
 
The virtual lounge is back open and the dynamic duo of Nick Gelso and Ty Ray ride again. In this abbreviated version of Beats and Eats the two talk about Nick's upcoming move to Boston along with moving horror stories. The two also dissect the new CNN mini-series the 90's. Was it our best decade in recent memory? The virtual lounge is open come ...…
 
This is a free preview from Slate Voice: Learn more at slate.com/voice"Chain of Confusion" by Fred Kaplan, Aug. 16, 2017
 
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Róisín Meets...
 
On the latest Music Month podcast, Róisín Ingle meets Sallay Matu Garnett, or Loah as she goes by on stage. Loah released her EP This Heart earlier this year and performs three songs from it in the episode. A pharmacist by trade too, she has been writing music for years and has a co-writing credit on her ex-boyfriend Hozier's song Someone New.…
 
Welcome to the premiere of BingeViews, BingeMedia.net’s exclusive review show to get you ready for the weekend viewing. Join Law as he interviews the great Chad C. about the films you need to know about. This week we have all the info on THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD, LOGAN LUCKY, INGRID GOES WEST, and GOOD TIME. What won the week? Is Kylo Ren funny? ...…
 
Palaeontologist Jack Horner found the first dinosaurs egg in the Western hemisphere. Plus, he's served as the technical advisor for all of the Jurassic Park films. All this despite the fact that Jack was unable to finish his studies because of his severe dyslexia.Credit Kevin Winter / Getty
 
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