Listening Log: April 2019

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

April 30, 2019 (5) / 1 new

Today, Explained: Standoff at the NRA
Armchair Expert: Stephen Merchant
Hidden Brain: A Dramatic Cure
The New Yorker Radio Hour: A New Approach to Dementia Care
Equal Parts: Becky & Jay*

April 29, 2019 (12) / 3 new

The Allusionist, Episode 98: Alter Ego
Planet Money, Episode 909: Dollar Stores Vs Lettuce
The Allusionist, Episode 50: Under the Covers – Part I
Episode Party, Episode 50: Disgraceland, Help I Sexted My Boss, The Gateway (with Adela Mizrachi)
Now or Never: Beyond the Shelves: Discovering the Magic in Public Libraries
Decoder Ring: Videomate: Men
The Pledge: I’m Angry. I’m Not Scared.
Running From Cops, Episode 1: The One-Celled Amoeba*
Running From Cops, Episode 2: Shooting Fish in a Barrel
Straight Talk with Ross Matthews, Episode 276: Alec Mapa is Waiting in the Living Room*
BBQ State of Mind: How a Houston Pathologist Became a Precision Knife Craftsman*
Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend: Tig Notaro

April 27-28, 2019 (4)

PLAYLIST Podcast, Episode 5.7: If I Saw You in a Movie
The Brain Candy Podcast: Suing Parents, Gifted Kids, & Sarah’s Lifesaver
The Human Algorithm: New on Netflix – May 2019 (feat. Jeff Ross)
The Human Algorithm: Calm British Binges | Great British Baking Show, Love Your Garden, World’s Most Extraordinary Homes

April 26, 2019 (15) / 2 new

Help, I Sexted My Boss: Help There’s No Sauce for My Sausage
Committed: Suddenly Samantha
Death, Sex & Money: Lisa Ling & Awkwafina: Shut Up, Let Me Shine
Faith Middleton Food Schmooze: Meatloaf, Every Which Way + Nik Sharma*
Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend: Patton Oswalt
Terrible, Thanks for Asking, Episode 63: The Intended Outcome
The Brain Candy Podcast: Reality Convention, Death Predictions, & Murder Mystery
Criminal, Episode 113: Hostage
Good Sex, Bad Sex: Taking Pics of Your Bits
Undiscovered: What Happened at Unit 731?
Dinner Sisters, Episode 58: Slow Cooker or Instant Pot*
RISK!: Renewal
Undiscovered: Satanic Panic 2.0
She & Her, Episode 66: Nudity is No Big Deal
Woman’s Hour: True Crime Under Investigation

April 25, 2019 (16) / 1 new

Qualia: Reason
The Double Shift: On Not Having It All
Fresh Air: How Psychiatry Turned to Drugs to Treat Mental Illness
The Daily: A Secret in the Navy SEALs
Lost Notes: Teenage Offenders: Reckoning with a Punk Past
The Pledge: They Actually Called Me Back!
The Pledge: Not Just My Little World, The Whole World
The Pledge: Are You Scared of the Cafeteria Lady?
The Pledge: How Do You Break That Mentality?
Death, Sex & Money: Damon Young & Kiese Laymon: The ‘Good Dude’ Closet
Reply All, Episode 141: Adam Pisces and the $2 Coke
The Cut on Tuesdays: How Tamara Mellon Gets It Done
Extra Pack of Peanuts: 777 Series #5: Going Exotic … To a Family Resort?
Pardon My Fork: Chef Angela Kudlets*
Love Anyway: The Enemy
Today, Explained: Tuition: Impossible

April 24, 2019 (13) / 3 new

Local Mouthful, Episode 272: Rachael Ray, Black Beans, Weight Watchers
Ladies, We Need to Talk: When Bad Sex Is Your Life
HBR Ideacast, Episode 673: Why Are We Still Promoting Incompetent Men?
Sooo Many White Guys: Phoebe and Trevor Noah DJ Your Next Party!
Desert Island Discs: Tim Robbins
Kneading Dough: Caron Butler | Branching Out*
The Pledge: Rally Up!*
The Stakes: The People vs. Dutch Boy Lead*
Pretend Radio, S402: The Soccer Mom
The Double Shift: Co-Work, Co-Play
Out of the Blocks: Chicago, North Lawndale, Part 2: Every Day, I Politic
PLAYLIST Podcast, 5.11: Jukebox Hero
Nocturne: Overnights

April 23, 2019 (2) / 1 new

The Motherhood Sessions: Not Cut Out For Motherhood*
Varmints!, Episode 116: Dolphins

April 22, 2019 (11)

Radio Atlantic: The Trauma at the Border
Broken Harts: Two Questions, Eight People
The Uncertain Hour: Kicking the Habit
Going Through It: Soledad O’Brien’s Dream Job Wasn’t a Dream At All
Latina to Latina: Univision Anchor Ilia Calderon
On the Media: Harm to Ongoing Matter
The Kitchen Sisters Present, Episode 108: The Dark Side of the Dewey Decimal System
HBR Ideacast: HBR Presents: Exponential View
Outside/In: Pants on Fire
Switched on Pop: Country at the Crossroads
Desert Island Discs: Classic Desert Island Discs: Mary Berry

April 19-21, 2019 (3) / 2 new

Out of the Blocks: 700 Fallsway: Masterpiece in the Mire
FOMO Sapiens: The Other FO You Need to Know: FOBO – Fear of a Better Option*
At Liberty: The Question of Who Gets to Count in the Census Goes to the Supreme Court*

April 18, 2019 (9)

The Daily: The Abortion Wars, Part 1: The Last Clinic in Missouri
The Daily: The Abortion Wars, Part 2: The Illinois Option
Today, Explained: My Lovely Lady Pumps
HumaNature: Forest Bathing
Household Name: La Croix, Canada Goose, and Carhartt are Cool. Why?
The Stoop Storytelling Series: Laughing at Death
Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness: Who Gave You Permission to Create Queer Eye, David Collins?
Going Through It: Jessamyn Stanley Couldn’t Stop Saying “I’m Sorry”
Between Us Girls, Episode 102: The Real Deal

April 17, 2019 (4) / 1 new

Love Anyway: The Longest Night*
Rough Translation: D.I.Y. Mosul
RISK!: Tramps Like Us
Latino USA: 24 Hours at the Border

April 16, 2019 (16) / 4 new

Hands Off Parents, Episode 119: Hands Off Hands Off Parents
Impact Statement: The Disappearance of Lyle and Marie McCann
Outside/In: Must Love Logs
Going Through It: Kathleen Hanna Hated Being the Face of Riot Grrrl*
constellations: phil smith – the space between stories*
constellations: tamara montenegro – naka naka oka aina
Episode Party, Episode 49: Constellations, Imaginary Advice, The Food Chain
Sooo Many White Guys: Phoebe and Jemele Hill Won’t Shut Up
Over My Dead Body: What Now?
Going Through It: Hillary Clinton Almost Dropped Out … Of College
Borrowed: Books Are Not Dead*
Borrowed: Something to Offend Everyone
Everything is Alive: Emmy, Pregnancy Test
Grownups Read Things They Wrote As Kids: “Let the Devil Take My Soul” (Winnipeg)
Decoder Ring: Truck Nutz*
ArtCurious Podcast, Episode 48: Shock Art: Eakins’ The Gross Clinic

April 15, 2019 (9)

The History Listen: Mother Danced with Göring
Sooo Many White Guys: Phoebe and Padma Lakshmi Swim Through a Lake of Shit
Modern Love: Ah, To Be Old, Male, and Single | With Natasha Lyonne
The Allusionist: Verisimilitude
Invisibilia: The End of Empathy
The Pineapple Project, S2 08: Dear Job – It’s Not Me, It’s You
Code Switch: Love & Walkouts
Podcast Brunch Club Podcast: Ologies Host Alie Ward
Out of the Blocks: Chicago, North Lawndale, Part 1: Tears Watering Flowers

April 13-14, 2019 (7)

RISK!: This Might Be Controversial
Stuff They Don’t Want You to Know: The Legend of Cocaine Island, with Theo Love
Embedded: How It Ends: Judgment
Call Your Girlfriend: Shine Theory 101
Us & Them: Opioid Recovery in Appalachia’s Ground Zero
The Uncertain Hour: Supply
Counter Stories: Call Me By My Name

April 12, 2019 (3)

Committed: Dear Dave
Criminal, Episode 112: The Mail
Post Reports: The U.S. Case Against WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

April 11, 2019 (11) / 2 new

Embedded: How it Ends Part 1: The Brother
Fresh Air: American Prosecution & Mass Incarceration
Down to Earth: 11.12.17 – Jason Moore: Cheap Things
Down to Earth: 21.02.19 – Green New Deal
Down to Earth: 07.06.18 – Libraries
The Human Algorithm: European Delights: Call My Agent!, The Hook Up Plan, Elite
The Science of Happiness: What To Do When You Feel Like a Failure
Today, Explained: They Called It (a Revolution)
Undiscovered: The Lion, the Bear, and the War Zone*
Convoy Radio: An Economics Lesson with Dr. Anne Goodchild*
HumaNature: A Life for Science

April 9-10, 2019 (8)

Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend: Michelle Obama
The Documentary: Can You Murder a Robot?
Unladylike: How to Curse Like a F*cking Lady
A Pint with Seaniebee, Episode 117: Amber Jean Rowan has a Pint with Seaniebee
Pantsuit Politics: Beto, Manafort, the College Admissions Scandal, and Understanding Antisemitism (with Deborah Lipstadt)
99% Invisible, Episode 349: Froebel’s Gifts
Household Name: Victoria’s Secret is Out
Pretend Radio: The One Who Got Away

April 8, 2019 (5)

StartUp: Alex Talks to a Cold Case Investigator
The Uncertain Hour: George H.W. Bush and His Baggie of Crack
The Uncertain Hour: What Happened to Keith?
The Uncertain Hour: Sentencing
The Uncertain Hour: Welcome to Wise County

April 5, 2019 (5) / 2 new

Terrible, Thanks for Asking, Episode 66: Concentric Circles
Terrible, Thanks for Asking, Episode 67: Their Day
Terrible, Thanks for Asking, Episode 68: A Way of Seeing the World
The Dave Chang Show: Momofuku Kawi Pre-Opening Diaries, Vol. 2*
The Racist Sandwich Podcast, Episode 67: Talking Toronto Food Justice (w/Vanessa Ling Yu, Paul Taylor & Hywel Tuscano)*

April 4, 2019 (13) / 4 new

Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend: Ray Romano
Help! I Suck at Dating: Dating with Dignity*
233 Street Law: Age is Just a Number*
Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness: What is the Tea with Vaccines, Hunty? with Dr. Nina Shapiro
Your Last Meal: Steven Page, Jewish Holiday Feast … and Soup!*
You Had Me at Black: Acing Lessons on Sexual Liberation
Criminal, Episode 110: Baby Snatcher
The 43%: Journalist Amy Westervelt on the Myth of Finding Balance Through Freelancing*
Desert Island Discs: Martin Freeman, Actor
Varmints!, Episode 114: Cobras
Pinstripes & Bright Lights, S1E2: High-Far-Gone & the Second Greatest Slugger
It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders: Interview: Karamo Brown on ‘Queer Eye’ & ‘Embracing Purpose’
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 309: Sarah & Susie’s Tips, Tricks & Hacks

April 3, 2019 (6) / 2 new

Aria Code: Flower Power: Don Jose and Dangerous Love in Bizet’s Carmen*
People Fixing the World: The Mums Saving Each Other From a Taboo Condition
Latino USA: What Happened to Edward?
HumaNature: The Shuidong Connection
Sooo Many White Guys: Phoebe and Vanessa Bayer Invite You to Brunch

All My Relations, Episode 5: Decolonizing Sex*

April 2, 2019 (4)

SPUN Stories, Episode 33: Rebel Without a Wok
Varmints!, Episode 115: Dragons
Latina to Latina: Fitness Entrepreneur Melissa Alcantara
The Double Shift: Inside the Brothels BONUS Episode

April 1, 2019 (9)

Now or Never: Buckle Up: Meet Canadians Who Are Becoming Better Drivers
Story Spectacular: April Fools Day All Jokes Spectacular
Winnetka: Corrections
The Daily: ‘Trump of the Tropics’: How Brazil’s President Came to Power
Probably True Podcast: Moral
The History Listen: The Bauhaus – A School, a Movement, an Idea
Reveal: The Right to Boycott
Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me: Andrew Rannells
Help I Sexted My Boss: Help My Butcher Has Taken Me Up the Asda