Listening Log: April 2016

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

April 29, 2016

The Memory Palace, Episode 86: Finishing Hold
Neighbors: The Language Learner
Song Exploder: The Lumineers – Ophelia
A Moment of Science: Think Like a Penguin
BBC Documentaries: The Forgotten Girls of Dhaka
BBC Witness: The Creation of the Mini
TED Radio Hour: Press Play

April 28, 2016

This American Life, Episode 585: In Defense of Ignorance
Embedded: The Immigrant
This American Life, Episode 556: Same Bed, Different Dreams
Planet Money, Episode 417: Lance Armstrong and the Business of Doping
Stuff Mom Never Told You: Spray Tan Politics
Poem of the Day: Spring Music
BBC Outlook: I Didn’t Know My Name Until I Was 18
BBC Outlook: Capturing History with a Baby in My Arms
BBC Witness: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
Happy Sad Confused: Ralph Fiennes
Distraction with Dr. Ned Hallowell, Episode 5: The Effect of Technology on Our Kids

April 27, 2016

Fresh Air: David Duchovny
The Dinner Party Download, Episode 318: Salman Rushdie, Alice Cooper, Carly Rae Jepsen
How to Be Amazing: Jim Gaffigan

April 26, 2016

Marketplace: April 22, 2016
Planet Money, Episode 686: If Elected President
Planet Money, Episode 694: The Gun That Wouldn’t Shoot
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 48: Challenge Secrets
Outside Podcast: Science of Survival Episode 02: Struck By Lightning
The Mortified Podcast, Episode 57: Forbidden Crushes Part 2: The Janitor
The School of Greatness with Lewis Howes: Arianna Huffington on the Science of Sleep and Success

April 25, 2016

Planet Money, Episode 695: Put a Chip on It
Embedded: The Police
Embedded: The Bikers
Startup: Gaming the System
Pop Culture Happy Hour: Summer Movie Preview
Planet Money, Episode 424: How Much Is a Firefighter Worth?
Planet Money, Episode 684: The Return of the Colonel

April 22, 2016

2 Dope Queens, Episode 4: How to Channel Your Inner White Lady
Radiolab: On the Edge
Sampler, Episode 11: My Stomach Was in My Butt
Awesome Etiquette, Episode 83: When You Want to Bring Home the B You BYO’d

A Moment of Science: Maggot Evolution

A Moment of Science: Are Tanning Beds Safe?

A Moment of Science: No Drill, Fewer Cavities

April 21, 2016

Reply All, Episode 60: A Simple Question
Reply All, Episode 61: Baby King

April 20, 2016

The Dinner Party Download, Episode 343: All-TV Episode
Dog. a podcast: Bis-nasssss cha-cha-cha
StartUp, Season 3 Episode 1: Almost Famous
BBC Witness: The Spanish Republic
BBC Witness: The Harrier in the Falklands War
BBC Outlook: The Orthodox Jewish fashion designers
99% Invisible, Episode 206: The White Elephant of Tel Aviv
Embedded: The Capital
The Allusionist, Episode 34: Continental
Criminal, Episode 41: Open Case
Distraction with Dr. Ned Howell, Episode 4: 25 Minutes to a Calmer Approach to Life

April 19, 2016

Orbital Path: In Praise of Volcanoes
Dear Dougy Podcast Episode 4: No Apology Needed
99% Invisible, Episode 207: Soul City
99% Invisible, Episode 209: Vox Ex Machina
Home: Stories from LA, Episode 12: Home With a Side of Fries
Pop Culture Happy Hour: Small Batch: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Black Panther
Fugitive Waves, Episode 44: Black Chef, White House
This American Life, Episode 584: For Your Reconsideration
The Podcast Digest, Episode 81: Al Letson from Reveal
Switched on Pop, Episode 33: The Populist Pop of Twenty One Pilots
A Moment of Science: Ants Out in the Rain
A Moment of Science: The Largest Rodent
Unprisoned: Jahi Salaam, a Young New Orleans Poet, Raps About Prison, School and Povery
Modern Love: My First Lesson in Motherhood

The Tell Show, Episode 10: Lamorne Morris

The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 44: Race
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 45: Gone Bananas
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 46: Penis Talk

April 16, 2016

Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!: Jonathan and Drew Scott
StoryCorps, Episode 465: At the Ballpark
How to Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black, Episode 27: Audra McDonald

April 15, 2016

The Sporkful: Serial Parody: Investigating an Office Fridge Theft
BBC’s Outlook: One Man’s Quest to Find MH370 Plane
Reveal: Kids Crossing Borders
Memory Motel, Episode 2: Everything in its Right Place
Song Exploder: Thao & The Get Down Stay Down: Astonished Man
BBC Documentaries: The Salon
Rumble Strip Vermont: Jesse
Us & Them: Femme Voice
2 Dope Queens, Episode 1: Dad Bods

April 14, 2016

Comedy Bang Bang Episode 394: Zach Galifianakis, Lauren Lapkus, Tim Baltz
A Moment of Science: Ride ‘Em Zebra?
A Moment of Science: Recollection of Reconstruction?
A Moment of Science: The Mystery of KIC8462852
A Moment of Science: Non-toxic Batteries
The Mortified Podcast, Episode 56: Forbidden Crushes Part I: The Vice Principal
The Sporkful: Other People’s Food Part 2: What’s “Poor People” Food?
The Sporkful: Other People’s Food Part 3: The Order that Changed the World
The Sporkful: Other People’s Food Part 4: Rosie Perez ≠ Rice And Beans
The Sporkful: Other People’s Food Part 5: Your Mom’s Crappy Casserole

April 13, 2016

Planet Money, Episode 562: A Mall Divided
Squirrel Stories: Lawn Turds
The Heart: Ghost: You
BBC’s Witness: The First Starbucks
BBC’s Outlook: My Fight for Life After Croc Attack
BBC’s Outlook: Running for the Love of My Husband
Awful Grace, Episode 202: Winnow the Circle
Only Human: Doctor Stories: The Patient I’ll Never Forget

April 12, 2016

Outside Podcast: Science of Survival Ep01: Frozen Alive
Knowledge@Wharton: Part 2: European Private Equity Outlook
BBC’s Witness: Mallory on Everest
Stuff Your Mom Never Told You: Ladyswagger with Ann Friedman
Houston Astros Daily Podcast 4/11/16
A Moment of Science: Pine Processionary Caterpillars
Death, Sex & Money: Dead People Don’t Have Any Secrets
Dog. a podcast: Pet Communications
Modern Love: Maddy Just Might Work
Planet Money, Episode 403: What Can We Do With Our Shell Companies?
Planet Money, Episode 693: Unpayable

April 11, 2016

Austin Film Festival’s On Story: James Franco and Chris Cooper
Death, Sex & Money: Rosie, Sixto, Hari, Uma, Mahershala, Amatus, Lisa & Dan
Women of the Hour, Episode 5: The Big Picture
The Mortified Podcast, Episode 55: Bases Loaded
Slate’s Working: The “How Does a Landscape Designer Work?” Episode
BBC Documentaries: Default World
Witness: The Execution of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
The MOM Podcast: Taking Kids Out of School for Travel
The Story Collider: Amanda Stockton: The Girl with the Big Nose
The Allusionist, Episode 33: Please
Embedded: The House
BBC Documentaries: Panama Papers
Conde Nast Traveler Travelogue: Our Ultimate Travel Hacks
Switched on Pop: Hotline Bling: Drake and Adele

April 8, 2016

Love+Radio: The Silver Dollar

How to Do Everything: Sabotage!
Serial, S02E11: Present for Duty

April 7, 2016

The Hines Ward Show, Episode 15: Bill Cowher Talks Coaching Hines, Retirement, and a Return to Football?
Planet Money, Episode 687: Buy This Passport
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 43: Trolls
Houston Matters Podcast: Profiling, Rothko Symposium, and Pest Control
Radiolab: Cellmates

April 5, 2016

Intersection: Hillary Clinton Gets Intersectional
FiveThirtyEight Elections: Momentum and Misogyny
Counter Stories: Presidential Debates, the Oscars, and Cross-Cultural Communication

April 4, 2016

Home of the Brave: Prisoner of Zion
99% Invisible, Episode 205: Flying Food
Modern Love: Broken, Not Bound
StoryCorps, Episode 463: Journey’s End
Radiolab: Update: 23 Weeks 6 Days

April 1, 2016

Reveal: New Day Dawning on the Night Shift
Nocturne, Episode 3: What the Baker Saw
Brain Candy, Episode 40: This is Your Brain on Drugs
Nocturne, Episode 16: Standing over the Bed