Listening Log: December 2016

Here’s what I’ve been listening to, with links to episodes wherever possible and with most recent first:

December 29-31, 2016

BBC Outlook: The Secret Link Between Two Gymnasts
Judge John Hodgman: Woodsy Bob Newhart
Crime Writers On … : In the Dark … As Usual

December 28, 2016

On the Media: Donald Trump is Not Hitler
Knowledge@Wharton: How Lego is Building a Non-Brick Empire
A Moment of Science: Newly Discovered Flesh-Eating Marsupial
Terrible, Thanks for Asking, Episode 5: Help Me Remember
Death, Sex & Money: A Son and His Mom Laugh Through Darkness
The Hilarious World of Depression, Episode 3: Sam Grittner Finds a Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Suicide
Neighbors: A Musical Recovery
How I Built This: Warby Parker: Dave Gilboa & Neil Blumenthal
Completely Optional Knowledge: Why Do Frozen Lakes and Rivers Sound So Creepy?
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 87: Coping in Trump’s America (A How-To Guide)

December 24-27, 2016

Memory Motel, Episode 14: Message in a Bottle
A Moment of Science: The Harmony of Hammers
The Mortified Podcast, Episode 79: Amy: Diaries of a First Generation Kid
Backseat Rider, Episode 10: Bus Stop Blanket
Story Pirates, Episode 44: This is National Whoopee Cushion Day
Story Pirates, Episode 43: If I Were President
Story Pirates, Episode 27: Lili and the Jungle House
This American Life, Episode 606: Just What I Wanted

December 23, 2016

Sword and Scale, Episode 82
What it Takes: Maya Angelou: Righteousness and Love
Esquire Classic Podcast: Don’t Mess with Roy Cohn, by Ken Auletta
The Story Collider: Mary Ann Allen: My Friend Lovey
Reply All, Episode 83: Voyage into Pizzagate
Educate: Is Literacy a Right?
Poem of the Day: The Road Not Taken
Reveal; Turbulent Times, Turbulent Skies
Hidden Brain, Episode 55: Snooki and the Handbag
Twice Removed, Episode 2: Ted Allen

December 22, 2016

A Pint with Seaniebee, Episode 35: Julie Sherborn has a Pint with Seaniebee
Precious Lives, Episode 101: A Search for Answers: The Precious Lives Finale
Spawned with Kristen and Liz of CoolMomPicks, Episode 62: The Best Holiday Humor From Around the Web
Modern Love: Two Decembers
Note to Self: Messages from the Beyond
Death, Sex & Money: My Awkward Money Talk with Sallie Krawcheck
This is About, Episode 6: How to Escape
Sidedoor: Gaming the System
This American Life, Episode 605: Kid Logic 2016
Undone: Mindbomb
Undone: Ibrahim
Game Plan: Actually, the Office Dress Code is Alive and Well

December 21, 2016

This American Life, Episode 604: 20 Years Later
How to Be a Girl, Episode XVI: How to Be a (Teen) Girl
ARRVLS: The Adventures of Joe Lumbroso, Part 2
Sword and Scale: The Gift of Listening: A Holiday Special
Homecoming, Episode 6: Optimists
BBC Documentaries: Sex Mountain
Entwined, Episode 20: So This is Christmas

December 20, 2016

Twice Removed, Episode 1: Dan Savage
Alter Ego  Podcast, Episode 36: Trimmigrants: The Secret Life of Marijuana (part 2)
ArtCurious Podcast, Episode 10: When Statues Cry
Why Oh Why, Episode 13: Single Straight Lady Focus Group
Pop Culture Happy Hour: Favorite Podcasts of 2016
BBC Outlook: How We Hunted Pablo Escobar

December 19, 2016

Someone Knows Something, S2E05: Girlfriend
Planet Money, Episode 742: Making Bank
Criminal, Episode 57: Everyday Genius
StoryCorps, Episode 451: Holiday Highlights
Crimetown, Chapter 6: Gerald and Harold
The Inquiry: Should We Give Homeless People Homes?
The Memory Palace, Episode 101: Promise
Educate: Inside a Trauma-Informed School
Homecoming, Episode 5: Hysterical
Terrible, Thanks for Asking, Episode 4: Me, Too
BBC Outlook: How Outlook Solved a WW2 Mystery
The Hilarious World of Depression, Episode 1: Peter Sagal Opens Up
How I Built This: Melissa and Doug: Melissa and Doug

December 16, 2016

Terrible, Thanks for Asking, Episode 3: Happy(ish) Holidays
The Sporkful: When is it OK to Send Food Back?
Seriously … : It’s Obscene!

December 15, 2016

Atomic Moms: Dr. Laura Berman on Elevating Our Relationships
Switched on Pop, Episode 50: How to Listen to Music in 4 Easy Steps

December 14, 2016

StarTalk Radio: Science Gets Fabulous, with Summer Ash and Emily Rice
A Moment of Science: Hair, Fur, Quills, and Scales
BBC Outlook: The Father Taking on the Sandy Hook Trolls
Us & Them: Serious as a Heart Attack
Precious Lives, Episode 100: Breaking the Cycle of Violence
BBC Seriously … : As Many Leaves
On the Media: The Art of the Follow-Up
Note to Self: Meet the Textalyzer … and Our Next Big Project

December 13, 2016

Reveal: Secrets of the Watchtower
Wrongful Convictions with Jason Flom, Episode 11: Christmas Behind Bars
Someone Knows Something, S2E4: Intimation
Gastropod: Gettin’ Fizzy With It

December 12, 2016

Betty in the Sky With a Suitcase, Episode 136: Ice Ice Baby!
Crimetown, Episode 5: The Art of the Deal
Unprisoned: Bring Your Own Presents: Telling My Parents
The Story Collider: Dr. Emily Grossman
The Sporkful: This Puerto Rican Eggnog Puts the Feliz in Your Navidad
Planet Money, Episode 741: Amy and Steve vs. Facebook
UnStyled: Amy Sall on Cultural Appropriation
Token: Are Racial Preferences Racist?
How I Built This: Patagonia: Yvon Chouinard
Lore, Episode 49: Seeing Double

December 9, 2016

Educate: Sanctuary Campuses
How I Built This: Serial Entrepreneur: Mark Cuban
A Moment of Science: Ah, There’s the Rub
LGBTQ&A: D’Lo: Will the Real Queer Transgender Tamil Sri Lankan Please Stand Up?
Maeve in America: The Amy Episode: Seoul Searching
Heavyweight, Episode 7: Julia
Heavyweight, Episode 8: Jeremy
This is About: The Lesson
Nerdette: ‘2 Dope Queens’ Host Phoebe Robinson
What’s the Point, Episode 72: That Was The Point
Poem of the Day: My Boyfriend

December 8, 2016

Awful Grace, #A2ACAE
Planet Money, Episode 740: Burnout
How to Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black, Episode 46: Ira Glass
Making Gay History: Barbara Gittings and Kay “Tobin” Lahusen
How to Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black, Episode 44: Sharon Horgan
Neighbors: The Ordinary Radicals
Fresh Air: NYT Exec. Editor on The New Terrain of Covering Trump

December 7, 2016

The Heart: That Smell
Death, Sex & Money: Let’s Talk About Porn
Why Oh Why, Episode 12: Oblique Strategies
Memory Motel, Episode 13: The Ideal Hostage
A Moment of Science: The Grandmother Effect
Precious Lives, Episode 99: A Surgeon’s Plea
Note to Self: Distracted is the New Drunk
Homecoming, Episode 4: Stop Helping
Modern Love: Fractured Beauty
Hidden Brain, Episode 54: Panic in the Streets
The Longest Shortest Time, Episode 106: When You Tell
Sidedoor: Butting Heads
Code Switch: Audie and the No-So-Magic-School Bus
99% Invisible: Guano Island
BBC Outlook: The Reluctant Death Row Executioner
TEDTalks: Can a Divided America Heal?

December 6, 2016

Joblogues: Minisode: Give Your Online Presence a Boost
Undone: Operation Match
Terrible, Thanks for Asking, Episode 2: I’ve Made a Huge Mistake
The Allusionist, Episode 48: Winterval
The New Yorker Radio Hour, Episode 59: The Koch Brothers and Boxing Champion Heather Hardy

December 5, 2016

Backseat Rider, Episode 8: Trey (Part One)
A Moment of Science: Processing Moral Dilemmas
In the Dark: Update: A Sentencing, a Demand, No Closure
The Show About Science, Episode 023: Maker Lab With Jack Challoner
The Mortified Podcast, Episode 81: Diary of a Trans Man: Confessions of Kelly Shortandqueer
Entwined, Episode 19: Traditions
ArtCurious Podcast, Episode 9: The CIA/AbEx Connection
The Story Collider: Amanda Buch: My Father’s Brain
Crimetown, Episode 4: The Bonded Vault Heist
This American Life, Episode 603: Once More, With Feeling
See Something Say Something, Episode 6: College

December 2, 2016

Campus: The Slow Killer
Pop Culture Happy Hour: Gilmore Girls and Moana
Criminal, Episode 56: Don’t Let Me See You in the Whirl
Another Round: All Stars: Lit is Lit
Sword and Scale, Episode 81
UnStyled: Ashley Graham on Revolutionizing the Female Form
Psychology in Everyday Life, Episode 269: How to Get People to Be Creative
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 85: Pop Psychology & Hypnosis
Female Trouble: Ericka Alston-Buck, Kids Safe Zone Founder

December 1, 2016

Who? Weekly: Kathie Lee Gifford and Todrick Hall
99% Invisible, Episode 238: NBC Chimes: Behind the Scenes With the First Trademarked Sound
The Big Listen, Episode 9: Review This Podcast
A Moment of Science: What It’s Like to Be Three
Making Gay History: Dear Abby
Modern Love: DJ’s Homeless Mommy
Educate: Keeping Black Teachers