I may be slow or dense, but I think the title of this podcast gives little insight into what the show is about. So if you’re quicker on the draw than me you can skip ahead! The Longest Shortest Time …

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You may have heard of the book Freakonomics which was published in 2005 and written by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. The Freakonomics website describes it as “a book about cheating teachers, bizarre baby names, self-dealing Realtors, and crack-selling …

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Cosmic Love with Madam Xandra is a sci-fi dramedy about a relationship/sex advice call-in show on an intergalactic planet. She broadcasts from Pleasure Sphere 64. Madam Xandra has a sidekick, Dok Bloodnikov, a gladiator who joins her on her radio …

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Reveal is an investigative journalism podcast similar to PBS’ Frontline. Some of the content featured on Reveal has also appeared on Frontline (Rape on the Night Shift, 6/23/15). It is a part of PRX and affiliated with the Center for Investigative Reporting, a non-profit …

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StoryCorps is an NPR production that gives the listener a glimpse into the lives of strangers. StoryCorps is more than a podcast, it’s a non-profit organization aimed at collecting your stories, your mother’s, your teacher’s. It believes in the preservation of what makes …

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On this podcast, you can expect nothing but lies! I was turned on to this podcast by a fellow podcast reviewer, Ryan Steiner. This is an interview-format show where Sara Schaefer draws no full truths out of any guest. To …

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Criminal is a show about people that have something to do with a crime that has been committed. Sometimes it’s a perpetrator, sometimes a victim, sometimes an investigator is part of the show. It’s a journal of crimes. Its fantastic, …

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The Mortified Podcast is a weekly podcast affiliated with Radiotopia from PRX where people read their childhood or teenage-year diaries and journals to a live audience of strangers. Episodes are usually 15-30 minutes long and sometimes there is more than one storyteller …

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Mystery Show host Starlee Kine has been a writer for many years, and has been a contributor and producer for the very popular This American Life radio show. On Mystery Show, Kine investigates mysteries that can’t be solved by using Google. …

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Planet Money, a National Public Radio (NPR) twice-weekly production, certainly does not need my review to expand its subscriber base. But if you don’t think the title of the podcast sounds like your thing, I’d like to try to convince …

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