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Index of All Ratings and Methodology

Below is a running list of the reviews I’ve done organized by rating (5-Star ratings being the best).  Refer to How I’ll Review Podcasts for more information and click the links below to go to the post for each review.

Best Podcasts of 2016
Best Podcast Episodes of 2016
Podcast Class of 2016 Superlatives

5-Star Ratings 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Sword and Scale, 9/14/15
Planet Money, 9/21/15
The Longest Shortest Time, 10/14/15
Lore, 11/10/15
Death, Sex & Money, 11/18/15
The Allusionist, 12/1/15
KCRW’s Here Be Monsters, 1/14/16
The Brain Candy Podcast, 3/28/16Update 2/23/17
99% Invisible, 5/11/16
Awesome Etiquette, 5/23/16*
The Uncertain Hour, 5/26/16*
Someone Knows Something, 6/16/16
BBC’s Witness, 7/13/16
Switched on Pop, 7/27/16 and Update 1/12/17
NPR Politics, 9/14/16*
Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller, 9/29/16 and Update 12/31/16
Science Vs (with Gimlet), 10/21/16
Pantsuit Politics, 10/25/16*
Sleepover, 11/15/16
In the Dark, 12/15/16
ArtCurious Podcast, 1/31/17
Making Gay History, 3/1/17
The Karen and Ellen Letters, 3/29/17
Bronzeville, 4/21/17

4-Star Ratings 4 Stars (4 / 5)

Science Vs, 9/15/15
The Mortified Podcast, 9/22/15
Criminal, 9/25/15
StoryCorps, 9/30/15
Reveal, 10/4/15
First Day Back, 10/22/15
Only Human, 10/29/15
UnFictional, 11/2/15
Here’s the Thing, 11/6/15
Neighbors, 12/14/15 and Update 4/12/17
Surprisingly Awesome, 12/21/15
How to Be a Girl, 1/6/16
Anxious Machine, 3/12/16
Modern Love, 4/20/16
How to Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black, 5/16/16
Story Pirates, 5/25/16
A Pint with Seaniebee, 6/4/16
Song Exploder, 7/20/16
Story Collider, 8/25/16
The Moth, 9/1/16*
Anacostia Unmapped, 9/8/16
Code Switch, 10/3/16
Young House Love Has a Podcast, 10/13/16
FiveThirtyEight Elections, 10/25/16*
The Sporkful, 1/10/17
Scene on Radio, 4/7/17

3-Star Ratings 3 Stars (3 / 5)

The Heart, 9/17/15
Lies with Sara Schaefer, 9/28/15
Cosmic Love with Madam Xandra, 10/5/15
Freakonomics Radio, 10/9/15
Ask Me Another, 10/20/15
Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase, 3/3/16
Dog. a podcast, 4/12/16
Unprisoned: Stories From the System, 6/28/16
Remarkable Lives. Tragic Deaths., 11/28/16
Alter Ego, 2/16/17

2-Star Ratings 2 Stars (2 / 5)

Mystery Show, 9/21/15
Dear Sugar Radio, 11/23/15
Slate’s Working, 12/9/15
Home of the Brave, 4/28/16
Revisionist History, 8/2/16
Happy Sad Confused, 2/22/17

1-Star Ratings 1 Stars (1 / 5)

The Growth Show, 10/15/15
The Message, 10/27/15

No Star Ratings 0 Stars (0 / 5)

Strangers, 9/23/15
Optimize with Brian Johnson, 11/12/15

* Indicates Guest Review