Tag Archives: Podcasts

Cold-Weather Podcasts – The New York Times

Cold-Weather Podcasts - The New York Times

Cold-Weather Podcasts – The New York Times Cold-Weather Podcasts – The New York Times As the holiday season retreats and the long slog of the winter months looms, you can fight the mood or embrace it. Here’s a playlist of cold-weather podcasts, some fiction, some nonfiction, all well-told and produced, and all set in the snow. For musical-theater nerds: Audio …

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7 Podcasts to Comfort and Connect

7 Podcasts to Comfort and Connect

7 Podcasts to Comfort and Connect 7 Podcasts to Comfort and Connect Starter episode: “Roselle and Michael” This year has been full of grief in different forms: for those who have died of the coronavirus, for the industries that have been decimated, and for life as we know it. For anyone grappling with loss, “Griefcast” is a cathartic listen. The …

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Listen to Indigenous Podcasts – The New York Times

Listen to Indigenous Podcasts - The New York Times

Listen to Indigenous Podcasts – The New York Times Listen to Indigenous Podcasts – The New York Times The Indigenous people of the land now called North America are often only brought up in the past tense in primary school classrooms. The fact is they are a growing population, an increasing demographic in the country and in Congress, yet most …

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7 Podcasts From Familiar Faces

7 Podcasts From Familiar Faces

7 Podcasts From Familiar Faces 7 Podcasts From Familiar Faces As the podcast boom has snowballed over the past few years, so has the number of star vehicles in audio form. Once seen as a hobby, or at best a side hustle, podcasts now provide an opportunity for stars to connect directly with their audience. And ever since the pandemic …

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Funny Podcasts to Escape Politics

Funny Podcasts to Escape Politics

Funny Podcasts to Escape Politics Funny Podcasts to Escape Politics Having trouble sleeping lately? Racing thoughts? Agita? Perhaps you are looking to ease the emotional hangover from that nail-biter of a presidential election. Utterly apolitical podcasts are just the ticket. These shows are not current events- or pop culture-based. They are not trying to teach you anything. They do not …

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4 Podcasts That Are Perfect for Halloween

4 Podcasts That Are Perfect for Halloween

4 Podcasts That Are Perfect for Halloween 4 Podcasts That Are Perfect for Halloween When it comes to horror, no C.G.I. monstrosity is quite as terrifying as what your mind can conjure. We’ve collected some of the most delightful frights and spooky scintillations in audio drama and non-fiction podcasting. In this anthology podcast, the mountains of central Appalachia are haunted …

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Here are Podcasts to Inform Your Vote

Here are Podcasts to Inform Your Vote

Here are Podcasts to Inform Your Vote Here are Podcasts to Inform Your Vote The same year George Washington took the oath of office to become the first president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson sent a letter to the Welsh philosopher Richard Price in which he described the newly created government. Jefferson wrote, “Wherever the people are well-informed they …

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7 Podcasts for Music Lovers

7 Podcasts for Music Lovers

7 Podcasts for Music Lovers 7 Podcasts for Music Lovers Starter episode: “Beyoncé: LEMONADE” Few genres face more dismissal and snobbery than pop music, but this enlightening series from Vox aims to change that. Targeting pop fans and skeptics alike, “Switched On Pop” sees the musicologist Nate Sloan and the music journalist Charlie Harding break down the techniques that make …

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True Crime Podcasts at the Intersection of Race

True Crime Podcasts at the Intersection of Race

True Crime Podcasts at the Intersection of Race True Crime Podcasts at the Intersection of Race When people think of true crime podcasts, they inevitably think of “Serial.” But the genre is vast, and the podcasts listed here represent that diversity: a mother who investigates the death of her own son, a journalist recovering the lost history of a nearly …

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5 Podcasts on Pride and BLM

5 Podcasts on Pride and BLM

5 Podcasts on Pride and BLM 5 Podcasts on Pride and BLM This year, Pride has been forced back to its roots. Instead of celebrities waving from floats sponsored by TD Bank and Absolut Vodka, pandemic-masked protesters are marching in the streets demanding justice for black lives. Rainbow flags have been replaced with signs with the names of those killed …

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