Listening Log: August 2017

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

August 31, 2017

Podcast Brunch Club: Community Commentary: Climate Change

Death, Sex & Money: Katie Couric on Death and Dishonesty

Kind World, Episode 42: The Patient

Switched on Pop, Episode 65: Selena Gomez: Bad Liar, Psycho Songwriter

August 24, 2017

PLAYLIST Podcast, Episode 1: Hometown Glory

PLAYLIST Podcast, Episode 2: Dancing in the Dark

Sincerely, X, Episode 6: Rescued by Ritual

August 23, 2017

Another Round, Episode 100: Kunta in the House (with LeVar Burton)

Between Us Girls, Episode 48: The Rules of Engagement…Rings

The Secret to Victory: Matt Ryan: The Closer You Get, the Harder the Loss

BBC Documentary: Going Green in the Oil State

Black Hands, Episodes 1-10

Homecoming, Episode 12: Job

This is About: This is About

All Songs Considered: The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

August 22, 2017

Off the Vine with Kaitlyn Bristowe: Shawn Booth III: Return of the Fiance
Risk: True Romance
The Moth Radio Hour: Where We Belong
Homecoming, Episode 11: Timeout
Code Switch: Charlottesville
Call Your Girlfriend,  Episode 106: Can’t Believe We’re Talking about Nazis (and She Sheds)
Twenty Thousand Hertz, Episode 22: Fight or Flight
The Secret to Victory: Kyle Schwarber: I Didn’t Want to Get Up

August 21, 2017

Millennial, Episode 47: Saying Goodbye
The GravityBeard Podcast, Episode 47: Best & Worst Ways to Die
Radiolab: Truth Trolls
DC Diary, S1E3: Busyness As Usual
30 For 30 Podcasts: 30For30+ “Mike and the Mad Dog”
Fresh Air: “Why Buddhism is True”
House of Carbs: The Evolution of Airport Cuisine, Cereal Bagels, and Chicago’s Deep-Dish Masterpiece
Kiwi Crimes: William McIntosh
The Ben and Ashley I. Almost Famous Show: The Engagement, The Break-Up, and the Rumors
The Allusionist, Episode 61: In Your Hand

Sex with Emily: Sex Talk with the Bachelors in Paradise

The Heart: Bodies: It’s Not Me It’s You
The ArtCurious Podcast, Episode 22: Hitler the (Failed) Artist
Not Alone, Episode 13: The Beast of Bray Road – God’s Mistake

August 14, 2017

On Drugs: War, On Drugs
On Drugs: City, On Drugs
On Drugs: Extra: Addiction and Rat Park
On Drugs: Miltown, On Drugs
On Drugs: Fun, On Drugs

August 11, 2017

Switched on Pop, Episode 66: The Many Worlds of “Despacito”
Brave Little State: Low Pay, Weird Schedule: Who Exactly Can Pull Off the Legislator Lifestyle?
Constitutional, Episode 02: Ancestry
Radio Atlantic: Ask Not What Your Robots Can Do For You
The Shift: We’re Back
In Sight, Episode 057: Ben Needham

August 10, 2017

Is This Adulting?, Episode 21: Here Comes the Bride (with Special Guest Mike Brown)
Authentic Audio with Aaron Calafato, Episode 29: The Legend of Peter Jennings
600 Second Saga, S2.19: Petty Gremlins
Nocturne, Episode 31: Shortboard
Homemade Stories, HS95: Detroit 1967
Another Round, Episode 98: The Anne Hathaway of Politics (with Cory Booker)
Whatever Happened to Pizza at McDonald’s, Episode 46
Poem of the Day: “Though I Am Young, and Cannot Tell”
Love Me: The Island and the Sea
The Outside Podcast: XX Factor: Vanessa Garrison Walks the Walk
ArtCurious Podcast: BONUS EPISODE: Happy Birthday, ArtCurious Podcast!
BBC Witness: The Calcutta Killings of 1946
We Have Concerns: Plan a Head
Mortified, Episode 104: An Affair to Forget
Mortified, Episode 105: How to Become a Catfish
Oh No! Lit Class, episode 7: It’s Alive! It’s a Lie?
Modern Love: A Child Lost, But Not Mine

August 9, 2017

Sex with Strangers, Episode 32: Lesbian Sex
Grammar Girl, Episode 580: Introductory Paragraphs
The Allusionist, Episode 60: Zillions
Soul Music: You Are My Sunshine
The Secret to Victory: J.J. Watt: Am I Any Good?
I’d Rather Not, Episode 006: Kiki w/Josh Hallmark
Educate: The Oldest Not-18-Year-Old
Transistor: An Ovarian Transplant Between Twins
Are We There Yet?: The B Word
Homecoming, Episode 10: Recovery

StoryCorps, Episode 509: Heat

Between Us Girls, Episode 46: Act Like You Have Some Class … Sh*t
Ear Hustle: Catch a Kite
Back Story: Are We There Yet? Americans on Vacation
The Brookings Cafeteria: The Community College-Employer Connection
Podcasts We Listen To, Episode 23: Justin Evans/The Peripheral
HBR Ideacast, Episode 588: When Startups Scrapped the Business Plan
Criminal, Episode 72: Bears, Birds, and Bones
Lore, Episode 68: Where There’s Smoke

August 8, 2017

Tides of History, Episode 1: The Ebb and Flow of History
Tides of History, Episode 2: The Rise of the State
Millennial, Episode 46: Sharp Turns
Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller: How Sabaah Folayan is Changing the Narrative of Ferguson
What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law, Episode 7: Recess Appointment Power
BBC Documentary: Last Call From Aleppo
The Show About Science, Episode 032: TRAPPIST-1 and Exoplanets with Michael Gillon
36 Times, Episode 14: F is for Feminism
I’d Rather Not …, Episode 005: Things Straight People Say
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 142: Gay Speak, Psychic Baby Predictions, & Money Buying Happiness
Don’t Act Your Age: R-E-S-P-E-C-T
The Longest Shortest Time, Episode 131: Parent Spies
The Nod: Good for the Blacks
HumaNature, Episode 25: Ordinary Giants

August 7, 2017

Off the Vine with Kaitlyn Bristowe: Bachelor in Paradise’s Carly Waddell & Evan Bass
BBC Documentary: Being Bisexual
Radiolab: Breaking News
The Story Collider: Magnetism: Stories About Attraction
Trace, Episode 01: Bookshop Murder
Trace, Episode 02: Confessions
Trace, Bonus: How Your Leads Are Helping the Investigation
Trace, Episode 03: Sins
Trace, Episode 04: DNA
Ask Me Another: Janeane Garofalo and Lili Taylor: Returning to ‘Marvin’s Room’
The Turnaround with Jesse Thorn: Katie Couric
Death Sex & Money: The Cookie That Ended Jeff Garlin’s Sobriety…
Midnight Oil, Episode 7: Foretold Disaster-The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
Out of the Blocks: 1100 Ward St., Part 2
Grownups Read Things They Wrote As Kids, Episode 416: “We Was Puberized” (Ottawa)
99% Invisible, Episode 269: Ways of Hearing

August 4, 2017

Radio Atlantic: ‘Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory’
Radio Atlantic: One Nation Under God?
Sincerely, X, Episode 3: Ex-Con
Homecoming, Episode 9: Believer
Fruit, Episode 10: Fumble
Fruit, Episode 9: Sidelines
Fruit, Episode 8: Primetime
Fruit, Episode 7: Scramble
Fruit, Episode 6: Lateral
Fruit, Episode 5: Touchdown
Fruit, Episode 4: Breaking the Huddle
Fruit, Episode 3: Fantasy Football
Fruit, Episode 2: Hitch
Why Oh Why, Episode 42: One Short Episode
The Conversation: Cities After Dark
How I Built This: Kickstarter: Perry Chen
How I Built This: Live Episode! BuzzFeed: Jonah Peretti

August 3, 2017

The Document: Eating Diane
Simon Mayo’s Confessions: Papercrack Fighter and Other Tales…
The Lonely Hour, Episode 26: The Abandoned: Melissa Febos
Call Your Girlfriend, Episode 103: Straight Scam Express
Code Switch: The U.S. Census and Our Sense of Us
This American Life, Episode 621: Fear and Loathing in Homer and Rockville
A Pint with Seaniebee, Episode 57: Jean Curran Has a Pint with Seaniebee
The Lapse, Episode 52: New Kid: Danielle Coralles
Can I Get a Ride? Episode 013: Flight Share and Offensive Tshirts
Murder Under the Midnight Sun, Episode 5: Serial Killers of Alaska – Robert Hansen
Sincerely, X, Episode 2: Pepper Spray
Reveal: Her Own Device: Is a Contraceptive Implant Making Us Sick?
The Future of Everything: Meet One of the First Human Cyborgs
Flash Forward: Back to the Future: A Womb Away from Home
Note to Self: Do You Really Want to Live Forever? …
Young House Love Has a Podcast, Episode 58: Why We Stopped Sharing Our Kids on the Internet
Reply All, Episode 103: Long Distance, Part II
The Secret to Victory: Serena Williams: I’m Not Supposed to Lose

August 2, 2017

Probably True Podcast: Porn
The Moth: Robert Sherer & Ann Jankie
Love Me: Old Wounds
One New Message: Craig Squared
One New Message: To the Guides in Ghana
Unconcluded, Episode 1: Past, Present, Future
Between Us Girls, Episode 45: Mfer Never Loved Us, Rememba
Kiwi Crimes: Kenneth Pigott
On Drugs: Sex, On Drugs
Are We There Yet?: Halting the Harm
Fresh Air: “I Was Somebody’s Mother”: Ariel Levy on Love and Loss
One New Message: Mother’s Day
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 140: R. Kelly’s Sex Cult, Bachelor in Paradise Update, & Beyonce Outrage
Fresh Air: Former VP Al Gore
The Loving Project, Episode 17: Steve and Christine
Fresh Air: Jessica Williams
Varmints!, Episode 43: Weird Rodents
The Karen & Ellen Letters: Season 2 Q&A with Chris Green & Josh Hallmark
Here’s the Thing: Audra McDonald is the “Luckiest Survivor in the World”
Podcast Brunch Club, Episode 5: Climate Change Discussion with Jen Barragan

August 1, 2017

How to Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black, Episode 64: Pamela Paul

StoryCorps, Episode 508: No Barrier for the Love

The Kitchen Sisters Present, Episode 75: The Making of a Karaoke Ice Cream Truck and More Stories
BBC Documentary: If You’re Going to San Francisco
Love + Radio: Suitcase of Shame
Song Exploder: Phoenix – Ti Amo
Nancy, Episode 17: RuPaul Wants Naked People and Big, Fat Asses
New Fire: Opening Up About Indigenous Intimacy
Educate: Segregation’s Back
Between Us Girls, Episode 44: Work, the Original Tinder
Young House Love Has a Podcast, Episode 57: The Home Design Choices That Drove Us Crazy