Listening Log: December 2017

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

December 31, 2017

Heaven’s Gate, Episode 9: The Comet

December 29, 2017

Story Pirates, Episode 7: Story Love! The Goose Prank / Santa Claus and His Life

Story Pirates, Episode 6: Star / The World Wide Race of the Worst Cars
How to Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black, Episode : Margaret Cho
Heaven’s Gate, Episode 8: The Unknowns

December 28, 2017

Migration Trail, Day 3: Land
Migration Trail, Day 4: Safety
Migration Trail, Day 5: Narrowing Options
Migration Trail, Day 6: Hanging On
Migration Trail, Day 7: Acceptance
Migration Trail, Day 8: Welcome to Calais
Migration Trail, Day 9: Hidden Costs
Migration Trail, Day 10: Work-in-Progress
Heavyweight, Episode 15: Dina
The Impact: How California Saves Moms From Dying in Childbirth
Yesterday’s Chip Paper: YCP Extra! The Death of Santa Claus and a Terrible Tasmanian Christmas
The Moth: The Denver Battle of the SLAMs
Between Us Girls, Episode 59: Ok Fellas Now Let’s Get in Hoetation
All in the Mind: Anxiety and Children; First Impressions; Mental Health Manifestos; Insiders’ Guide
Call Your Girlfriend: Top Shelf 2017
TED Talks Daily: Success Stories from Kenya’s First Makerspace
Unmapped, Episode 5: The World’s Most Famous Christmas Tree
The Treatment: Luca Guadagnino: Call Me By Your Name

December 27, 2017

2 Dope Queens, Episode 48: Labia Majora
It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders: Matt Bellassai on Viral Fame, Internet Culture, and Why ‘Everything is Awful’
Why Oh Why, Episode 59: Loose Ends
Closer Than They Appear: Is This Worth It? (with Van Jones and Rabia Chaudry)
Closer Than They Appear: What Can I Give? (with Eva Paterson and Aunt Bea)
Closer Than They Appear: What’s Next? (with Alexis Frank)
The Assassination, Episode 1: Return of the Queen
Migration Trail, Day 2: The Sea

December 23-26, 2017

Switched on Pop: Demi Lovato is Not Sorry
Mom & Dad Are Fighting: Spurious Holiday Grinch Edition
Latino USA, Episode 1750: The Politics of Being White
All Songs Considered: The Year in Music 2017
Another Round, Episode 112: Dearest Y’all, We Have Some News
How I Built This: Tom’s of Maine: Tom Chappell
The New Yorker Radio Hour: Susan Orlean on the Trail of Tonya Harding
Anna Faris is Unqualified, Episode 101: Jesse Tyler Ferguson

December 22, 20017

The Pope’s Long Con: An Empire Built on Blind Faith
The Pope’s Long Con: An Accusation of Molestation
The Pope’s Long Con: When Our Institutions Fail
Criminal, Episode 80: Photo, Hair, Fingerprint
The Daily: Special Episode: The Year in Sound
LGBTQ&A: Aaron Carter: Embracing My Bisexuality
Probably True Podcast: Christmas
Strangers: Go, Kalan
Here Be Monsters, HBM088: Riptides and a Sinking Ship
Scummy Mummies, Episode 114: Christmas 2017 with Steve Hill and Nurse Jessie
Nocturne: Tree People
Story Collider: Doubt: Stories About Moments of Uncertainty in Science
HBR Ideacast, Episode 608: Making Unlimited Vacation Time Work
PLAYLIST Podcast, S2E4: Christmastime

December 21, 2017

The Heart: Man Choubam (I am Good)
The Kitchen Sisters Present, Episode 83: Chicken Pills – A Hidden World of Girls Story from Jamaica
Between Us Girls, Episode 58: Satisfy a Woman in 3 Steps
The Daily: Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017
Good News: Yoga Dogs
Butterfly Story Collective: My Voice Will Not Be Silenced
Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips, Episode 600: How to Pronounce ‘Caramel.’ Sports Idioms
The Pope’s Long Con: Welcome to the Pope’s House
The Pope’s Long Con: From Bastrop to Bullitt

December 20, 2017

Out of the Blocks: Out of the Ville, Part 2
BBC Outlook: Rowing the Ocean in Memory of My Son

December 19, 2017

The Nod: The Hairstons Part 1: Snakes on a Plantation
The Nod: The Hairstons Part 2: Diary of a Mad Black Cousin
In the Dark: A Winter Update from In the Dark
It’s Been a Minute: Journalist Dan Rather on Trump, Patriotism, and ‘What Unites Us’
A Moment of Science: Galileo’s Job Application
Uncivil: The Paper
30 for 30 Podcasts: Madden’s Game
Out of the Blocks: Out of the Ville, Part 1

December 18, 2017

How I Built This: Zumba: Beto Perez Alberto Perlman
Mighty Mommy’s Quick and Dirty Tips, Episode 457: Are You a Pushover Parent? 5 Ways to Stay Strong
StoryCorps, Episode 518: The Conversation
Terrible, Thanks for Asking, Episode 24: Incompatible with Life
Criminal, Episode 81: Unexpected Guests
PLAYLIST, S2E3: Ridin’ Solo

December 15, 2017

Rumble Strip: Scott’s Nature
Dedicate It: An Ongoing Friendship
Making Gay History: Paulette Goodman
Death, Sex & Money: I Can’t Fix It: A First Responder
Uncivil: The Sentence
ArtCurious Podcast, Episode 30: Art and Remembrance
Rumble Strip: A Good Death
The Impact: The Black Robe Effect

December 14, 2017

Closer Than They Appear: If Not Me, Then Who? (with Dr. Ayaz Virji)
The Ben and Ashley I. Almost Famous Show, S3E11: Scandals & Secrets
The Trail Went Cold, Episode 48: The Yuba County Five
The Gaytheist Manifesto, Episode 138: Transgender People in Prisons
600 Second Saga, S2.37: Invasion

December 13, 2017

One New Message: Family First
Migration Trail, Day 0: Leaving
Migration Trail, Day 1: Passage
The Enthusiasm Enthusiast: The Curiosity Hour Podcast: With Katie Ward
The Untold: Hit and Run
PLAYLIST, Season 2 Episode 1: Death and All His Friends
This is Actually Happening, Episode 103: What if You Had a Ten Year Nightmare?

December 12, 2017

A Pint with Seaniebee, Episode 70: Julia Ross has a Pint with Seaniebee
More Perfect: Sex Appeal
Travel with Rick Steves: Enjoy Your Seat; Lisbon Neighborhoods; Buenos Aires Bio
Travelogue: Tourism Destinations That Have Changed Drastically in 30 Years
Travel with Rick Steves: Porto and the Douro Valley; Midnight in Siberia; Scottish Pub Talk
Hi-Phi Nation: The Ethics Bowl
She’s in Russia, Episode 26: Small Shuttered Palace ft. Molly Zuckerman

December 11, 2017

This American Life, Episode 632: Our Town
Worst Meatball Sandwich Ever, Episode 31: Starbucks Has Gold Members
What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law, Episode 13: Criminal Justice and the POTUS
Your Fave is Problematic, Episode 23: The Gilmore Girls
Unmapped, Episode 4: Travel Like a Rock Star (ft. Danny Duncan)
Heavyweight, Episode 14: Isabel
Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 36: Saddle Up! The Democrats Are Joining the Race for Governor
Constitutional, Episode 11: War
The Sporkful: The Ephemerality of the Perfect Muffin

Mortified, Episode 118: I Was a Teenage Grinch (and Other Tales of Holiday Cheer)

Story Pirates, Episode 1: I Love a Ghost/Fred the Carrot
Story Pirates, Episode 2: Annoy Your Sister School/The Girl Who Never Took a Bath
Mortified, Episode 116: I Found My Sister’s Diary!
A Pint with Seaniebee, Episode 68: Gary Cohen has a Pint with Seaniebee
Uncivil: The Spin
StoryCorps, Episode 446: Too Much Hurt
Terrible, Thanks for Asking: Introducing Childhood
Closer Than They Appear: How Did I Get Here? (with Mahershala Ali)
One New Message: Roommate Regrets
Terrible, Thanks for Asking, Episode 20: The Truth We Live

December 10, 2017

Criminal, Episode 79: Secrets and Seances

December 9, 2017

See Something, Say Something, Episode 42: The Best (?) of 2017

December 8, 2017

Sidedoor: This One’s for Dilla
Switched on Pop: Taylor Swift – I Did Something Bad + Getaway Car
True Crime Finland, Episode 009: Jokela School Shooting
Call Your Girlfriend, Episode 119: She Won
Why Oh Why, Episode 54: End of the World Sex

Educate: Rural Students are the Least Likely to Go to College

December 7, 2017

Tudor, I Hardly Know Her, Episode 47: Nobody Puts Boleyn in a Corner: Tudor Art and Music
Uncivil: The Song
How to Be Amazing, Episode 72: Alyssa Milano

December 6, 2017

2 Dope Queens, Episode 45: Tig Notaro Gives the Best Advice
CBC The Doc Project: Travel Disasters
Fortification: Isa Noyola
It’s Not a Race: ‘For Us, Happy Endings Feel Dishonest’
Death, Sex & Money: Your Workplace Rage, and Mine
Heaven’s Gate, Episode 6: The Choice
Heaven’s Gate, Episode 7: The Programming
Unmapped, Episode 3: Hometown Thrills: Coney Island
This is About, Episode 23: Love in the Time of Communism
The Karen & Ellen Letters, S02E06: Best-Selling Feline Author (The Accident)
TED Talks Daily: I Don’t Want Children — Stop Telling Me I’ll Change My Mind – Christen Reighter
Planet Money, Episode 806: Walmart’s Pickle
Three Rivers, Two Mysteries, Chapter 4: The Investigations and the Smiley Face Killer
Three Rivers, Two Mysteries, Chapter 5: Looking Back, Looking Forward
Another Round, Episode 109: #MeToo (with Stacy-Marie Ishmael)

December 5, 2017

Flash Forward: Deceptible Me
The Roommates Podcast, Episode 47: Good Girls Like to Cuddle Too (feat. Keyana)
The Nod: The Fresh Princess of Bel-Air

December 4, 2017

Science Vs: Balding – What Actually Works?
Terrible, Thanks for Asking, Episode 19: What Does All This Loss Mean?
More Perfect: The Hate Debate

December 1, 2017

The Longest Shortest Time, Episode 142: It’s a Real Mother, Part 2: Ideal Worker
The Longest Shortest Time, Episode 142: It’s a Real Mother, Part 3: The Cliff
The Longest Shortest Time, Episode 142: It’s a Real Mother, Part 4: Leave
Where Should We Begin? Episode 7: Tell Me I’m Not Alone