A collection of stories by Radiolab, centered around the theme of Bliss. Since it’s release in 2012 I have listened to this episode many times, and shared it with several of the classes I’ve taught. The stories are each distinctly different; a mix of encouraging, frustrating, and thought provoking. Above all, I think there is […]
My latest fiction podcast obsession as of September 2017! Wolf 359 is part comedy and part drama, a tale of 3 individuals on a space station orbiting a star of the same name. Things start out slow, and admittedly a bit cheesy with all the 80s-90s references, but the payoff in the first season finale […]
A coworker’s spouse shared this one with me a couple months back and now it’s my turn to pay it forward. Tanis is a dark, episodic podcast that blurs the lines between fact and fiction and does so in a compelling way. I’m at least as hooked on this as I was with 2016’s Stranger […]
One of my personal favorites from the Radiolab archives, a story about human nature, game shows, and thinking waaaaay outside of the box! The Golden Rule
A little over a month ago, This American Life released a seven-part serial podcast called S-Town, a story centered around the life of John B Mclemore and his disdain for Woodstock Alabama, his hometown. Its popularity has been unprecedented, and rightfully so (for this reason wanted to add it to my list for anyone interested). […]
Even if you aren’t a fan of American Football, there is a good chance you can appreciate this podcast! Join the Radiolab team as they discuss some of the greatness of football’s past, and address some of the contemporary issues facing the sport today. American Football
One of my personal favorites from Invisibilia: a collection of stories about situations that are transformed by betraying our reactionary instincts. Flip the Script
I came across this episode of This American Life last month and have since listened to it multiple times. If you’re looking for something both fun and interesting, look no further than this series of coincidence filled anecdotes: No Coincidence, No Story!