Sandra – GimletListen
Helen’s always dreamed of ditching her hometown, so when she lands a job at the company that makes Sandra, everyone’s favorite A.I., she figures it’s the next-best thing. But working behind the curtain isn’t quite the escape from reality that Helen expected.
Directed by Sebastian Silva; written by Kevin Moffett and Matthew Derby; executive produced by Mimi O’Donnell; produced by April Lamb, Katie Pastore and Matthew Boll; associate produced by MR Daniel; sound design and editing by Ryan Billia; mixed by Matthew Boll; score by Daniel Brunelle; Special thanks to Mary-Kim Arnold, Eli Horowitz, Corinna Vallianatos and Alex Blumberg. Sandra is a production of Gimlet Media.
Fresh Air – NPRListen
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.
The Moth – The MothListen
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 information on all of our programs and live events, visit themoth.org.
Sips, Suds, & Smokes – Sips, Suds, & SmokesListen
Everything that is good in life is worth discussing. Lots of wine, whiskey, beer, and cigar talkin with a couple of good ol’ boys.
BIG MONEY STYLIST – Warrior EmpireListen
Danielle K White, owner of DKW Styling and creator of Natural Beaded Rows (NBR) had a vision as a hair stylist to bring value and purpose to others through hair extensions, taking this industry to an even greater level with Lead Stylists Valerie Plunk and Anianne Rivera, merging their elite skills as Artists with the business aspect of being a Salon Owner with Danielle’s husband, Garrett J White, founder of Wake Up Warrior and co-owner of DKW Styling.
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.
99% Invisible – Roman MarsListen
Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we’ve just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at 99percentinvisible.org.
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Myths and LegendsListen
Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was a dangerous and wonderful place.
Origins with James Andrew Miller – DGital MediaListen
Origins, narrated, researched and interviewed by award-winning and best-selling author of the oral history books on ESPN, Saturday Night Live and CAA, the Creative Artist Agency, James Andrew Miller, will explore beginnings — whether from the worlds of television, movies, sports, music, business, or even human relationships — to explain how greatness starts and how critical happenings come to be. Listeners will hear firsthand from those who were “there at the start,” who hatched The Great Ideas, or who arrived in time to turn those great ideas into formidable realities.
Origins will strive to reveal the unexpected, the unpredicted, and those moments of luck and fate that no one sees, or saw, coming. These will include pivotal junctures, trapped doors and level jumps. This podcast series will chart the pedigree of success, celebrating entrepreneurship and examining the frustrations and nightmares that, suddenly or inevitably, occur along the way.
Origins will be based on individual topics, played out in chapters — a historic album, a groundbreaking television show, a company that altered the way we consume media, or even a couple whose romantic relationship garnered widespread curiosity.
All of these compelling and entertaining subjects will in some way, have helped create the world we live in today.
The Black Tapes – Pacific Northwest StoriesListen
The Black Tapes is a weekly podcast from the creators of Pacific Northwest Stories, and is hosted by Alex Reagan. The Black Tapes Podcast is a serialized docudrama about one journalist’s search for truth, her subject’s mysterious past, and the literal and figurative ghosts that haunt them both. Do you believe?
The first scripted series from Gimlet Media, starring Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, David Cross, and Amy Sedaris. Homecoming centers on a caseworker at an experimental facility, her ambitious supervisor, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life — presented in an enigmatic collage of telephone calls, therapy sessions, and overheard conversations. It’s an innovative, immersive audio experience — a psychological thriller unfolding across the six episodes of Season One.
Tales – Parcast NetworkListen
You think you know the story…But do you really? Every other Saturday, Tales presents ancient fairy tales the way they were originally told: orally, and unadulterated. Tales is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.
Snap Judgment – Snap Judgment and WNYC StudiosListen
Snap Judgment (Storytelling, with a BEAT) mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, dramatic, kick-ass radio. Snap’s raw, musical brand of storytelling dares listeners to see the world through the eyes of another.
WNYC studios is the producer of leading podcasts including Radiolab, Freakonomics Radio, Note To Self, Here’s The Thing With Alec Baldwin, and more.
Watch What CrappensListen
A weekly podcast that revels in all thing Bravo. Join Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) and Ronnie Karam (TrashTalkTV.com) as they praise, ridicule, and eviscerate the Real Housewives, Top Chef, and whatever other crap Andy Cohen throws at us. We mock because we love. Subscribe at www.patreon.com/watchwhatcrappens for bonus episodes, ringtones, and live group video chat parties.
Alice Isn’t Dead – Night Vale PresentsListen
A new fiction serial from the creator of Welcome to Night Vale, Alice Isn’t Dead follows a truck driver in her search across America for the wife she had long assumed was dead. In the course of her search, she will encounter not-quite-human serial murderers, towns literally lost in time, and a conspiracy that goes way beyond one missing woman. New episodes every other Tuesday through July 12. Performed by Jasika Nicole. Written by Joseph Fink. Produced by Disparition. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.
THE LAST MOVIE – Public Radio AllianceListen
Tanis podcast host Nic Silver and regular contributor MK, explore the possible existence of “The Last Movie,” an infamous underground feature film, reputed to drive you insane. Legend has it that every screening of this film was surrounded by bloodshed and controversy: one reviewer actually described slipping on blood in the aisle, as he ran through dozens of people trying to tear him apart.
Limetown – Two-Up ProductionsListen
Ten years ago, over three hundred men, women and children disappeared from a small town in Tennessee, never to be heard from again.
In this podcast, American Public Radio reporter Lia Haddock asks the question once more, “What happened to the people of Limetown?”
Weird Darkness – Darren MarlarListen
Host Darren Marlar brings you creepypastas, ghosts, demons, cryptids, unsolved mysteries, aliens, and all things weirdly dark! Stories submitted by published authors and fans of the show. Follow the show online at http://www.WeirdDarkness.com.
Forever35 – Kate Spencer & Doree ShafrirListen
Forever35 is a podcast about taking care of yourself. Each week, writers and wellness addicts Kate Spencer and Doree Shafrir, along with a special guest, talk about the important things in life: which night creams will make you look well-rested, how long they really lasted on Whole30, if emptying your closet actually can bring you joy, and if the Hanacure mask is really just a scam intended to get you to post an unflattering photo of your face mid-mask on Instagram.
Just Ask David – Just Ask DavidListen
The “Just Ask David” audio podcast takes a deep dive into health and beauty in just 10 minutes during each
interview. The show features David Pollock, beauty industry veteran and the chemist behind some of the top-
performing beauty products of all time. On his show, he candidly shares his expertise and invites his talented
roster of guests to do the same.
Haunted Places – Parcast NetworkListen
You’ve heard of haunted houses, haunted cemeteries, haunted islands…but do you know how a normal place can become a paranormal minefield? Every haunted place on earth has a frightening, real backstory. Greg (Co-Host of Serial Killers and Cults) takes you on an audio tour of a new haunted place, and it’s haunted history, every episode. Spooky legends, weird histories, and tales of the supernatural… Listen at your own risk. Haunted Places is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network. New episodes released every other Thursday.
The NoSleep Podcast – Creative Reason Media Inc.Listen
The NoSleep Podcast is a multi-award winning anthology series of original horror stories, with rich atmospheric music to enhance the frightening tales.
TANIS – Pacific Northwest StoriesListen
Tanis is a bi-weekly podcast from the creators of Pacific Northwest Stories, and is hosted by Nic Silver. Tanis is a serialized docudrama about a fascinating and surprising mystery: the myth of Tanis. Tanis is an exploration of the nature of truth, conspiracy, and information. Tanis is what happens when the lines of science and fiction start to blur…
The Book Review – The New York TimesListen
The world’s top authors and critics join host Pamela Paul and editors at The New York Times Book Review to talk about the week’s top books, what we’re reading and what’s going on in the literary world.
The New Yorker: Fiction – WNYC Studios and The New YorkerListen
A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.
Magic Lessons with Elizabeth Gilbert – Elizabeth Gilbert and Maximum FunListen
Bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert returns for the second season of her hit podcast MAGIC LESSONS, ready to help another batch of aspiring artists overcome their fears and create more joyfully. This year’s guest experts include Neil Gaiman, Gary Shteyngart, Amy Purdy, Michael Ian Black, Brandon Stanton, Martha Beck, and Glennon Doyle Melton.
MAGIC LESSONS art courtesy of Riverhead Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.
Origins Originals with James Andrew Miller – Cadence13Listen
From James Andrew Miller, creator of the innovative hit podcast Origins, comes Origins Originals—full-length podcast interviews with celebrated subjects featured in “Origins” Chapters – from Larry David, Cheryl Hines, and J. B. Smoove, to Bill Simmons, Michelle Beadle and Keith Olbermann — and many more. Origins explores the beginnings of significant phenomena in television shows, films, music , even human relationships; Origins Originals will showcase the discussions from those shows in their entirety. For his New York Times bestsellers on Saturday Night Live, ESPN, and Hollywood talent agency CAA, Miller conducted more than 2,000 interviews and earned a reputation as one of the leading questioners in journalism today. “Origins Originals” will be the place to hear intrepid thinkers candidly discuss creativity, ingenuity, and how they have blazed some of the most important cultural trails of our time.
RABBITS – Public Radio AllianceListen
When Carly Parker’s friend Yumiko goes missing under very mysterious circumstances, Carly’s search for her friend leads her headfirst into a ancient mysterious game known only as Rabbits. Soon Carly begins to suspect that Rabbits is much more than just a game, and that the key to understanding Rabbits, might be the key to the survival of our species, and the Universe, as we know it.
The Walk – Naomi AldermanListen
A thriller in which you, the listener, are the hero. The Walk begins in Inverness station, Scotland. Through a case of mistaken identity, you “the walker” are given a vital package which must be couriered to Edinburgh, but as you’re about to board the train, terrorists blow it up and set off an electromagnetic pulse! None of the cars or trains are working – you’ll have to walk – but now the terrorists are on your trail because they want the device you’re carrying, and the police are after you as a suspect in the bombing. To survive, you’ll have to join up with other escapers from the city – but how many of them can you trust, and are they really who they say?
Mystery Show – GimletListen
A new podcast about mysteries, hosted by Starlee Kine. From Gimlet.
Creepy – Jon GrilzListen
A collection of the most famous and disturbing creepypastas and urban legends in the world. Listener discretion is advised.
The New Yorker: The Writer’s Voice – New Fiction from The New Yorker – The New Yorker and WNYCListen
New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.
Still Watching: Versace – Vanity FairListen
A weekly deep dive into the newest crime drama from Ryan Murphy and FX, featuring VF critic Richard Lawson, senior writer Joanna Robinson, and a roster of guests, discussing the onscreen and real-life drama of Gianni Versace’s life and death.
Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio – Milk Street RadioListen
From street food in Thailand to a bakery in a Syrian refugee camp to how one scientist uses uses state of the art pollen analysis to track the origins of honey (and also to solve cold murder cases), Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio goes anywhere and everywhere to ask questions and get answers about home cooking, food, culture, wine, farming, restaurants, literature, and the lives and cultures of the people who grow, produce, and create the food we eat.
My Dad Wrote A Porno – My Dad Wrote A PornoListen
Imagine if your Dad wrote a dirty book. Most people would try to ignore it and pretend it had never happened – but not Jamie Morton. Instead, he’s decided to read it to the world in this brand new comedy podcast. With the help of his friends, James Cooper and BBC Radio 1’s Alice Levine, Jamie will be reading a chapter a week and discovering more about his father than he ever bargained for.
Tangentially Speaking with Dr. Christopher Ryan – Christopher RyanListen
Ever wanted to hang with a comedian, dominatrix, health guru, bank robber, author, or Italian prince? Well, here’s your chance. Tangentially Speaking is dedicated to the idea that good conversation is organic, uncensored, revelatory, and free to go down unexpected paths.
It’s Wood – A show about all things woodworking – Daniel CarterListen
It’s Wood is a show about all things woodworking from the tools we use, to the companies who make them and the artisans who use them. Remember, if its wood, we’re good
LeVar Burton Reads – LeVar Burton and StitcherListen
Lose yourself in a great story with LeVar Burton Reads. In each episode, host LeVar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Star Trek, Roots) hand-picks a different piece of short fiction, and reads it to you.
The Truth – Jonathan MitchellListen
THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears. They’re short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Every story is different, but they all take you to unexpected places using only sound. If you’re new, some good starting places are: Silvia’s Blood, That’s Democracy, Moon Graffiti, Tape Delay, or whatever’s most recent. Listening with headphones is encouraged!
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Tumanbay – BBC / PanoplyListen
Tumanbay, the beating heart of a vast empire, is threatened by a rebellion in a far-off province and a mysterious force devouring the empire from within. An epic medieval thriller inspired by the Mamluk slave rulers of Egypt, set in the most powerful city on earth. A story of slaves, spies, armies, betrayals, assassinations, deserts and plagues. Releases 12th September.
The Allusionist – Helen ZaltzmanListen
Linguistic adventures with Helen Zaltzman, TheAllusionist.org.
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The Bright Sessions – Lauren ShippenListen
Start with episode 01. Dr. Bright provides therapy for the strange and unusual; their sessions have been recorded for research purposes. Visit www.thebrightsessions.com for more information and additional content.
Broken Record – Rick Rubin, Malcolm GladwellListen
From Rick Rubin and Malcolm Gladwell, liner notes for the digital age. Digressions, arguments, back-stories, and random things to disagree with about music.
Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Chilling Entertainment, LLCListen
A multiple story, horror-themed audio storytelling podcast, spun off from Chilling Tales for Dark Nights and its popular YouTube channel of the same name. The show features master storyteller Otis Jiry, often whimsically referred to by his fans as “The White Morgan Freeman,” and the work of dozens of independent and previously-published contributing authors.
Snap Judgment Presents: Spooked – Snap Judgment and WNYC StudiosListen
Spooked features true-life supernatural stories, told firsthand by people who can barely believe it happened themselves. Be afraid. Created in the dark of night, by Snap Judgment and WNYC Studios. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Freakonomics Radio, Death, Sex & Money, On the Media, and many others.
3.55 – CHANELListen
In CHANEL’s 3.55 podcast, guests from the world of art, culture and fashion share with personalities close to the House, their points of views on themes that are dear to CHANEL: creativity, art, style and inspirations. This podcast travels to all four corners of the world. After the first chapter written in the rue Saint-Honoré at the colette store, and a second chapter in Hong Kong for the third Mademoiselle Privé exhibition, the third chapter invites you into Mademoiselle Chanel’s apartment at 31 rue Cambon in Paris, to evoke numerous stories on the subject of the handbag.
Dans 3.55, le podcast de CHANEL, des invités du monde de l’art, la culture et la mode partagent avec des personnalités proches de la Maison leurs points de vue sur des thématiques chères à CHANEL : créativité, art, style et inspirations. Ce podcast voyage aux quatre coins du monde. Après un premier chapitre qui s’est écrit rue Saint-Honoré, dans la boutique colette, un second chapitre à Hong Kong pour la troisième édition de l’exposition Mademoiselle Privé, le troisième chapitre vous invite au coeur de l’appartement de Mademoiselle Chanel, au 31 rue Cambon à Paris, pour évoquer de nombreuses histoires autour du sac.
Bon Appétit Foodcast – Bon AppétitListen
The Bon Appétit Foodcast features interviews with chefs, writers, and well, anyone who has something cool to say about food. Episodes air every Wednesday.
The Sporkful – Dan Pashman and WNYC StudiosListen
We obsess about food to learn more about people. The Sporkful isn’t for foodies, it’s for eaters. Hosted by Dan Pashman from Cooking Channel’s You’re Eating It Wrong and the book Eat More Better. New episodes on Tuesdays, bonus shows whenever we can.
WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics Radio and many others.
Young House Love Has A Podcast – Sherry & John PetersikListen
Deep (and not-so-deep) conversations about home improvement, design, and life at home. Tune in for weekly episodes filled with casual decorating advice, DIY stories, and a smattering of home related games, along with what’s new around the house and interviews with designers, bloggers, TV personalities, and more. Sherry and John Petersik are the married duo who began chronicling their home improvement adventures in 2007 on the blog Young House Love, which spawned two New York Times best-selling books, as well as product lines sold by Target and Home Depot. And, well, now they have a podcast.