Best Storytelling podcasts (Updated August 2019; image)
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Most people grew up listening to stories that have been shared and passed on from generation to next as a means of entertainment, education, cultural preservation and instilling moral values. The podcasts listed in the catalog cover stories from every genre, real and sci-fi, for all ages, which be followed while you commute, walk in the park, climb a mountain, even without Internet connection. Some of the podcasts analyse popular myths and their cultural influence and origin. Other podcasts delve into the paranormal world, attempting to explore the unexplained as well as discussing about UFO encounters. Furthermore, you can find many audio books, bed-time stories for children, ranging from retelling of fairy tales to telling classic stories. Some hosts invite people from all walks of life to share their true, life stories. Others analyse the latest news in literature, from every genre, often accompanied by established and emerging authors.
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This American Life
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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
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Mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, and dramatic radio. Hosted by Glynn Washington.
 
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The Moth
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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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the memory palace
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Serial
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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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Criminal
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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
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Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you've heard of—and to regular people you haven't—about the Big Stuff: relationships, money, family, work and making it all count while we're here. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Nancy, Death-Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many ...
 
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 Pushkin Industries. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.
 
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RISK!
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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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Love + Radio
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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.This show is moving to Luminary! For more, go to LuminaryPodcasts.com.
 
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.
 
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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Modern Love
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Modern Love features top actors performing true stories of love, loss, and redemption. It has included performances by Kate Winslet, Uma Thurman, Angela Bassett, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sterling K. Brown, and more. A collaboration between WBUR and The New York Times.
 
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StoryCorps
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Stories of the human heart. 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.
 
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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Seriously…
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A rich selection of documentaries aimed at relentlessly curious minds, introduced by Rhianna Dhillon.
 
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Mystery Show
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A podcast about mysteries, hosted by Starlee Kine. From Gimlet.
 
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Heavyweight
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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.
 
Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.
 
Multi award winning documentaries from Ireland. With over 1,700 documentaries on offer, the Documentary On One has the largest archive of documentaries available globally. These productions are radio stories about real life and contain documentaries dating as far back as 1954, right up to the present day. A wealth of life, ideas and experiences are on offer - but most importantly - stories. Winner of over 150 national and international awards since 2008, why not immerse yourself in a world o ...
 
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Outlook
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Extraordinary first person stories from around the world
 
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Strangers
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This show will return late summer 2019. Subscribe to receive new content the moment it is released. Enjoy the archive in the meantime and thank you for your immense patience during my hiatus! Strangers features 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.
 
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Radio Diaries
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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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Short Cuts
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Short documentaries and adventures in sound presented by Josie Long.
 
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Ear Hustle
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Ear Hustle brings you the daily realities of life inside prison shared by those living it, and stories from the outside, post-incarceration. The podcast is a partnership between Nigel Poor, a Bay Area visual artist, and Earlonne Woods, formerly incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison, and was co-founded with San Quentin resident Antwan Williams. The Ear Hustle team works in the San Francisco Bay Area, both in San Quentin State Prison’s media lab and from offices on the outside, to produce s ...
 
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Dirty John
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Debra Newell is a successful interior designer. She meets John Meehan, a handsome man who seems to check all the boxes: attentive, available, just back from a year in Iraq with Doctors Without Borders. But her family doesn’t like John, and they get entangled in an increasingly complex web of love, deception, forgiveness, denial, and ultimately, survival. Reported and hosted by Christopher Goffard from the L.A. Times.
 
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Undone
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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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Conversations
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Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.
 
What's the one secret you've never told anybody? Welcome to The Secret Room, a podcast about the true stories no one ever tells. Hosted by Ben Hamm.
 
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Dear Sugars
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Radically empathic advice
 
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Earshot - ABC RN
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Earshot presents documentaries about people, places, stories and ideas, in all their diversity.
 
The Kitchen Sisters Present… Stories from the b-side of history. Lost recordings, hidden worlds, people possessed by a sound, a vision, a mission. The episodes tell deeply layered stories, lush with interviews, field recordings and music. From powerhouse producers The Kitchen Sisters (Hidden Kitchens, The Hidden World of Girls, The Sonic Memorial Project, Lost & Found Sound, Fugitive Waves and coming soon… The Keepers). "The Kitchen Sisters have done some of best radio stories ever broadcast ...
 
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This is Love
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From the makers of the award-winning podcast Criminal, This is Love investigates life’s most persistent mystery. Stories of sacrifice, obsession, and the ways in which we bet everything on each other.
 
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Rough Translation
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How are the things we're talking about being talked about somewhere else in the world? Gregory Warner tells stories that follow familiar conversations into unfamiliar territory. At a time when the world seems small but it's as hard as ever to escape our echo chambers, Rough Translation takes you places.
 
You know how every day someone asks "how are you?" And even if you’re totally dying inside, you just say "fine," so everyone can go about their day? This show is the opposite of that. Hosted by author and notable widow (her words) Nora McInerny, this is a funny/sad/uncomfortable podcast about talking honestly about our pain, our awkwardness, and our humanness, which is not an actual word. From American Public Media.
 
Jon Ronson, the creator of Audible Original The Butterfly Effect, delves into the pornography industry again as he unravels the never-before-told story of what caused a beloved 23-year-old actress’s untimely death.
 
The uncanny, extraordinary, true stories of events that have dramatically altered the lives of ordinary people; a son is shot by his own father, a woman's sister develops multiple personalities, a man wakes up in the morgue. These are riveting, moving and often haunting stories that will stick with you long after you listen.
 
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UnFictional
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This season, unbelievably true stories of perception and what it’s like to experience the world the way someone else does. An experimental treatment that works all too well. A man selling get rich schemes until he unleashes a part of himself he...
 
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Backseat Rider
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Journalist Anthony Ponce goes from the bright lights of a major news network to behind the wheel of a ride-share car, bringing you the real life stories of his passengers. From businessmen and baristas to strippers and students... hear the unique worldviews of people from all walks of life, as Anthony and his riders navigate the streets of Chicago. (interviews are recorded with full knowledge and consent).
 
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The Habitat
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On a remote mountain in Hawaii, there's a fake planet Mars. Six volunteers are secluded in an imitation Mars habitat where they will work as imitation astronauts for one very real year. The goal: to help NASA understand what life might be like on the red planet—and plan for the day when the dress rehearsals are over, and we blast off for real. Host Lynn Levy has been chronicling this experiment from the moment the crew set foot in their habitat, communicating with them through audio diaries ...
 
On February 15, 2014, fitness guru Richard Simmons disappeared. He stopped teaching his regular exercise class at Slimmons, cut off his closest friends, and removed himself from the public eye after decades as one of the most accessible celebrities in the world. Nobody has heard from him - and no one knows why he left. Filmmaker Dan Taberski was a Slimmons regular and a friend of Richard’s. Missing Richard Simmons is Dan’s search for Richard - and the deeper he digs, the stranger it gets. Li ...
 
Tell The Bartender is a storytelling podcast hosted by Katharine Heller
 
Jo and Simon hear listeners' shameful secrets, including ones that were too shocking for radio! Plus more from the Parish Notice Board and another Confessions From The Crypt.
 
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FOUND
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Have you ever found a note on the ground, maybe meant for someone else? Help Davy Rothbart solve these mysteries on the FOUND Podcast, where we explore personal stories of love, loss, hope, transformation and aspiration through the lens of lost and found notes --with the power of humor and music. You can see these notes, and more, on the FOUND App on iOS, and help us solve the mysteries behind them as part of a global community art project. New full episodes every other Wednesday, with updat ...
 
We humans could have a bright future ahead of us that lasts billions of years. But we have to survive the next 200 years first. Join Josh Clark of Stuff You Should Know for a 10-episode deep dive that explores the future of humanity and finds dangers we have never encountered before lurking just ahead. And if we humans are alone in the universe, if we don't survive intelligent life dies out with us too.
 
The official podcast of the miniseries Chernobyl, from HBO and Sky. Join host Peter Sagal (NPR’s “Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!”) and series creator, writer and executive producer Craig Mazin after each episode as they discuss the true stories that shaped the scenes, themes and characters. Chernobyl airs Mondays at 9 PM on HBO and Tuesdays at 9 PM on Sky Atlantic. The Chernobyl Podcast is also available to stream on HBO NOW and HBO GO starting Monday, May 6 at 10 PM.
 
Remembering the good, the bad, and the awkward parts of growing up
 
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Home of the Brave
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Home of the Brave: new and old stories from "This American Life" contributor Scott Carrier.
 
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Family Ghosts
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Every house is haunted. In each episode of Family Ghosts, we investigate the true story behind a mysterious figure whose legend has followed a family for generations. Grandmothers who were secretly jewel smugglers, uncles who led double lives, siblings who vanished without a trace, and other ghostly characters who cast shadows over our lives in ways that might not be immediately obvious. We are all formed in part by our familial collections of secrets, intrigues, and myths. By engaging with ...
 
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Making Obama
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Former President Barack Obama — along with key advisers, mentors, and rivals — tells the story of his climb from Chicago to the national stage. Season One of Making told the story of how Oprah built a media empire. Now, the story of how Chicago shaped the country's first African-American president.
 
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Patrick played some songs for us when we recorded. Three of those songs are featured here (the fourth appears at the end of Part 2). Patrick's album Welcome to the End of the Empire, is available from Bottom Feeder Records. Enjoy! Film photography by Michelle Kilfeather
 
What’s it like being the children of two international jazz musicians? In this episode of Human/Ordinary we meet Ruomi Lee-Hampel and his sister Cavana Hazelton who are divided by the Atlantic Ocean and united by jazz. Produced by Cinnamon Nippard For details on where you can find a Gunter Hampel show check out Facebook here, and Instagram here ...…
 
The town of Nederland in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains has an unusual mascot: an old, dead Norwegian man, whose body is preserved in a backyard cryogenics chamber. Behind it all - his grandson keeps the dream of his return alive.By ABC Radio National.
 
By Powerful Radio Productions.
 
"No matter how many times you see the sun rise", writes Will Self, "it doesn't mean it will definitely rise tomorrow - or, indeed, that you'll be there to see it".Will sets out why he has a problem with theory of all sorts and the negative effect “theory addicts” are having on our contemporary intellectual culture.Producer: Adele Armstrong…
 
This hour, we're bringing you a favorite from our archive... to-do lists, compulsive lists, data lists, lists in literature and a list of firsts! To find out what these producers have been up to since we first aired the show, visit ThirdCoastFestival.org The List by Sean Cole, Ashley Ahearn and Nick van der Kolk (Love & Radio, 2011) A man sets ...…
 
Pictured: Julia FarronJulian Worricker on:The Cambodian political leader, Nuon Chea, who was found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity during his time as a member of the Khmer Rouge....Julia Farron, a dancer with the Royal Ballet, who's been described as a great performer of virtuoso roles....The pioneering graphic designer, June Fra ...…
 
This week, two stories about the music that shapes our lives. Hosted by: ‘Steely’ Dan Kennedy Storytellers: Ty Mahany, Ernesto QuinonezBy The Moth.
 
Amy Herron’s grandad was one of the most famous people in Ireland. He was Elephant-keeper at Dublin Zoo and entertained crowds with Sarah the elephant. Amy Herron finds out about the fun side of her grandad’s work but also learns about the treatment of elephants then that would not be tolerated now. (2019)…
 
The anti-medical dogma of Christian Science led my father to an agonising death. Now the church itself is in decline – and it can’t happen fast enough. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpodBy The Guardian.
 
Latino USA teamed up with the Unterberg Poetry Center at the 92nd Street Y to put on an event honoring the 25th anniversary of Esmeralda Santiago's coming of age classic "When I Was Puerto Rican." In conversation with producer Antonia Cereijido, Santiago talks about what it's like to live through a hurricane, the #metoo movement, and learning t ...…
 
Essays Editor Sari Botton, Contributing Editor Aaron Gilbreath, and Longreads Head of Fact-Checking Matt Giles share what they've been reading and nominate stories for the Weekly Top 5 Longreads. This week: [03:05] “Our democracy’s founding ideals were false when they were written. Black Americans have fought to make them true.” (Nikole Hannah- ...…
 
When a wife calls 911 to report her husband has been shot on a country road in Texas, officers rush to the scene. Could the dramatic police footage end up being key in the investigation? Josh Mankiewicz reports. Originally aired on NBC on August 12, 2019. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Jazmin Elizondo and Laura Flores Estrada are a lesbian couple in Costa Rica. They realised they could get married because of a clerical error on one of their birth certificates - Jazmin was mistakenly listed as male. It was at a time when same-sex marriage was illegal in Costa Rica and their wedding caused a national controversy. Jazmin and Lau ...…
 
On Sunday, September 25th, 1983, the day started as normal in H-block 7, with the prison officers having no indication of what the prisoners had in store. Brendan McFarlane, on the other hand, began the day with a sense of anticipation of what the prisoners had planned, mixed with a slight feeling of apprehension, knowing that it was on.…
 
In "One Child Nation," filmmakers Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang investigate the history of China's policy of restricting families to one child and its untold consequences. They interview people whose lives were affected by forced abortions, sterilizations, human trafficking and families separated by international adoption. — Raphaela Neihausen a ...…
 
Tee and Sylvia become closer as Sylvia and her son experience health challenges.
 
The untold story of the years when Black Power came to Britain and forever left its mark - the coming together, political ideas, leaders and legacy.Inspired by the American Black Panther Party, the British Black Panthers were founded in London’s Notting Hill in 1968 – the first Panther organisation outside the United States. Their mission was t ...…
 
Tee befriends Sylvia and feels compelled to help her.
 
James Valentine remembers how great it was to make friends.By Giant Dwarf.
 
Tim Flannery on the bizarre geography of prehistoric Europe, and how an asteroid the size of Manhattan ruptured everything
 
Tim Flannery on the bizarre geography of prehistoric Europe, and how an asteroid the size of Manhattan ruptured everything
 
Dennis grew up in Brooklyn’s Breezy Point neighborhood, which all of his friends used to call “Boozy Point.” At age thirteen, working as a Cabana Boy, he would take beer from the beach club and host weekend bonfire parties for his friends. By the time he was 15, he was stealing liquor from his family’s cabinet in hopes of having better parties. ...…
 
How to get in on our #ListenToRISK social media campaign to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the show between now and October 6. A fun way for all RISK! fans to spread the word and win prizes!By Kevin Allison.
 
For two years, ISIS fought to take over the city of Mosul, killing 40,000 civilians. A mix of missionaries, mercenaries, and misfits from around the world pack their bags, fly to Iraq and voluntarily run into the line of fire to fight back. Producer: Anna Sussman Original Score: Renzo GorrioBy Snap Judgment and WNYC Studios.
 
In this bonus episode, Dani Shapiro talks with best-selling author, speaker and therapist Lori Gottlieb about the emotional toll of secrets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisersBy iHeartRadio.
 
For Patrick O'Malley, music and politics evolved side-by-side. In this podcast, Patrick talks about how he came to understand housing policy, both in San Francisco and statewide in California, through his day job. He goes on to tell us about some public-transit advocacy work he's done in light of Google busses and ride share companies in the ci ...…
 
Jimmy Carter is a titan in the world of gospel music. He's the last surviving original member of The Blind Boys of Alabama – America’s ultimate octogenarian boyband. The group has won several Grammy Awards and even had an audience at the White House, performing for Presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama. Jimmy was just a child when he met the fello ...…
 
An extra special episode of RISK! brought to you by the new podcast We Love You (and So Can You), featuring a Classic RISK! Single story that Jolenta Greenberg first shared on RISK! in 2012.By Kevin Allison.
 
You thought that there was only one kind of chutzpah. Wrong. There’s two. Revisionist History tells the story of the Mafia’s showdown with a legendary Hollywood producer, in a battle of competing chutzpahs.By Pushkin Industries.
 
Peter Sagal and Craig Mazin are back for a special bonus episode. They’re joined by actor Jared Harris (Valery Legasov) to discuss filming Chernobyl, Harris’s experience portraying Legasov and the global reaction to the miniseries. The Chernobyl Podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Media. Original music by Kaan Erbay…
 
Heavyweight Season 4 begins September 26th. Until then, we bring you The Heavy Wait Diaries. Each Thursday, a new chapter will be presented to ease the burden of your wait. In Chapter 3, Jonathan goes to a strategy meeting.By Gimlet.
 
Natalie Walker supports the innocent partners and families of perpetrators of online child sex offences. She founded an organisation to provide peer support, and transform the stigma applied to secondary victims
 
Natalie Walker supports the innocent partners and families of perpetrators of online child sex offences. She founded an organisation to provide peer support, and transform the stigma applied to secondary victims
 
Mark’s son’s addiction was out of control, but Mark knew no way to help. Problems began when his son, as a teenager, got arrested for possessing marijuana. Drug treatment and court-ordered programs didn’t help. The time and stress spent keeping a vigilant watch on his son took it’s toll on Mark, to the point Mark couldn’t manage his own life.…
 
HAI-CHA, Doccalo! Are you ready to feel the force of NOTHING?! Eldridge and Bob end their “Shorties” cringe-trip with a visit to a fellow by the name of George Dillman. George has a 9th degree black belt in Karate braggery. George can use “Chi” like a weapon. He claims he can put you on your back without touching you. He can move Starbucks line ...…
 
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ("Game of Thrones") reads an essay about a man's long relationship with his wife — before and after a car accident that changed their lives.By WBUR and The New York Times.
 
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ("Game of Thrones") reads an essay about a man's long relationship with his wife — before and after a car accident that changed their lives.By WBUR and The New York Times.
 
This week on Bathroom Break Podcast, my guests are April and Phil Margera. We sat down for a fun conversation about growing up CKY, Jackass and Viva La Bam. Hope you enjoy!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bathroombreakpodcast/support
 
In 1998, three television writers tasked with creating the next hit children's show came up with the idea of a young girl who would go on adventures, and ask questions directly to the audience. With the help of consultants, they created a seven year-old Latina girl named Dora Márquez and the show, "Dora the Explorer." Almost 20 years later, Dor ...…
 
For nearly three years, the Us & Them team has tracked the case of James Means - a 15-year-old boy who was shot and killed in Charleston, WV, by William Pulliam, who was 62 years old at the time. The case got national attention partly because Pulliam is white and Means was black. It was one of a number of shootings that focused on questions abo ...…
 
This month, we've been talking about drinking, and asking you what you do when the impulse to drink hits⁠—and you don't want to indulge. Sign up for our newsletter at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter, and every Wednesday we'll send you podcast listening recommendations, listener letters from our inbox and updates from the show. Follow our show on T ...…
 
Spooked Season III is upon us! It’s bigger, badder, and scarier than ever. We’ve got new episodes with terrifying tales to keep you up at night... The first episode drops next week, Thursday, 8/22/19. Don't listen alone... All 26 episodes will be available on Luminary.link/spooked. Download the app for free or go to Luminary.link/spooked to sta ...…
 
Amber Scorah grew up in Canada in a family of Jehovah’s Witnesses. She was passionate about her belief and moved to Shanghai to become an undercover missionary – undercover because of the restrictions on religious preaching in China. She was determined to convert people, but ended up doubting her own faith. However Amber knew that if she left t ...…
 
This weekend on Newstalk, a new radio documentary by Sorcha Heron explores the history of Ballykinlar Internment Camp in County Down, where thousands of Irish men, including her own grandfather, were interned by the British army during Ireland’s War of Independence….Broadcast Times: Ballykinlar: The Barbed Wire Cage will air on Newstalk on Sund ...…
 
This weekend on Newstalk, a new radio documentary by Sorcha Heron explores the history of Ballykinlar Internment Camp in County Down, where thousands of Irish men, including her own grandfather, were interned by the British army during Ireland’s War of Independence….Broadcast Times: Ballykinlar: The Barbed Wire Cage will air on Newstalk on Sund ...…
 
West Oakland’s Lower Bottoms neighborhood is home to the historical headquarters of the Black Panther party. It’s also one train stop away from San Francisco, and escalating real-estate prices are quickly changing the character of the neighborhood. This episode, we meet locals who find themselves living at the intersection of heritage and gentr ...…
 
In these times of increased awareness of environmental protection, the bicycle is on the rise again. In Germany, especially medium-sized cities such as Freiburg are aiming to create an infrastructure that encourages bicycling among their citizens. Our producer Anne-Rose Heck investigates the current developments for this episode of The Big Pond.…
 
In this Dateline classic, when a Tennessee resident is murdered in her bedroom, investigators struggle to find answers with little evidence at the scene to link any possible suspects to the crime. Could it have been a burglary gone bad? Or, something else? Andrea Canning reports. Originally aired on NBC on April 20, 2018. Learn more about your ...…
 
Chinyere by Claudia Chinyere Akole For the beginning half of her life, Claudia’s Nigerian name made her feel other. It was something she wanted separation from. Now she’s trying to reclaim that part of her identity. Written and told by Claudia Chinyere Akole Producer: Ryan Pemberton Music: Blue Dot Sessions The Double Double by Danni Stewart If ...…
 
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