From (mostly) marginalized voices.
If it feels like the entire world has gotten political overnight, that's because it has. But it can be hard to keep up with the news, let alone fully understand it. Here are 13 podcasts, primarily from women, POC, and LGBTQIA voices, to help you understand the world around you.Read More
Yesterday was International Podcast Day, so let's have a belated celebration of the form. Spread the word about your favorite podcasts - and not just your favorite geeky or feminist ones. (Though I definitely want to know about those!)Read More
"While I love contemporary art, I have a TON of questions."
Abbi Jacobson of Broad City is partnering with the New York Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) to produce A Piece of Work, a 10-episode podcast on modern art.Read More
The McElroy brothers on The Adventure Zone: where it's been, and where it's goingRead More
Five out of five stars.
In S-Town, a Serial podcast hosted by Brian Reed, we return to Serial's more intimate style of nonfiction storytelling that was central to the show's first season.Read More
Here are 5 podcasts providing important, in depth, and sometimes even hilarious stories.Read More
When we talk about things like representation in comics, it's very easy to focus exclusively on what's not there. Equally important, however, is celebrating (and sometimes reminding ourselves!) of what is there and what has been there all along! Powerful black superheroines in comics are not new or news. Rather, they often don't get the coverage or conversation they deserve, despite their long, rich histories. Misty Knight's Uninformed Afro is looking to change that.Read More
As if a McElroy-adjacent show wouldn't be quality.
Still Buffering sits at the PG-rated crossroads of infotainment and warmly delivered dad jokes (and dismay at same), setting an easygoing conversational pace that might just make you want to call up your own (found or blood) sibling.Read More
Gotta drum up business somehow!
The critically-acclaimed 2015 podcast is back, still following the life of struggling funeral director Rudyard Funn. Ideally with fewer murders this time.Read More
In case you enjoyed Monster Factory; good, good goofs; or unexpected tidal waves of feeling.
Three idiots, nee adventurers, walk into a tavern and accept a quest that promises untold amounts of fortune, glory, and definitely not any betrayal or untimely death. It goes real bad. Thus begins The Adventure Zone, a comedy D&D podcast that thoroughly won the heart of this total tabletop newbie.Read More
Don't worry, when the world ends the private insurance companies will be there to...take charge.
Take care in navigating the tunnels, Policy, and remember to keep an eye out for MolePeople. These are the absolutely true and trustworthy records of Our Fair City's glorious history. Listen, and remember.Read More
Let's do this!
Morph Club is the ideal nostalgia show: its hosts are familiar with the source material and love it dearly, bringing an enervating tone to the discussion; they let themselves be surprised by what’s aged well or what has new depth as an older reader, but aren’t blind or dismissive of what no longer or never worked.Read More
I got to speak to Kat Chow and Shereen Marisol Meraji of Code Switch about how they put together their podcast, what goes on behind the scenes, and how Code Switch approaches stories in a new and fresh way.Read More
Over the last five years, podcasting has slowly taken over the digital space. The medium has quickly become a fan favorite, merging storytelling, current events, and impromptu connectivity that content creators could only get before with video. Podcasts, in falling somewhere between old and new content creation, are changing the way that users can reshape media for themselves.Read More
If you're a fan of the popular true-horror podcast, Lore, get ready for some exciting news! The Walking Dead Executive Producer Gale Anne Hurd and Ben Silverman of Propagate Content will be adapting it as an anthology series for television.Read More
Griffin McElroy is part of the renowned McElroy brothers podcast producing machine. Rachel McElroy works in grants, previously at the United Way, now for Austin Community College. Together, they’re the hilarious spouse duo that recently began the podcast Rose Buddies, dedicated to critiquing ABC’s The Bachelor franchise.Read More
In addition to the huge drop of both the Suicide Squad and Wonder Woman trailers, Warner Bros. also shared the movie logos for each of the Justice League members.Read More
Whose town is it anyway?
It’s still bleak times in Night Vale. Strex is in complete control and all of our heroes are either missing or captured. What can be done to stop them? Oddly enough, some pictures of kittens may be just what we need to save the day.Read More
Season 2 is focused on the case of Bowe Bergdahl, the former US Army Sergeant who deserted his post and was captured by the Taliban in 2009.Read More
The thing about Limetown is that it's actually a fictional podcast—sort of in the vein of Welcome to Night Vale in that it's closer to an audio drama, but there's also that investigative aspect that sets it apart from other shows.Read More