Listening Log: December 2018

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

December 31, 2018 (7) / 2 new

Why Sports Matter: Sadie in the Woods (Resilience)
Why Sports Matter: San Quentin (Rehabilitation)
Why Sports Matter: Humboldt Broncos (Healing)
Why Sports Matter: Fight for the Soul (Tribalism)
Why Sports Matter: Myth of the Lifetime Warranty (Mortality)
Breaking Barriers: Seeking Asylum*
Minion Death Cult, Episode 85: Baby, It’s Cold Inside*

December 27-30, 2018 (5) / 2 new

The Memory Palace, Episode 123: Outliers
Joyriding in Autismland, Episode 20: Andrew Solomon: On the Fantasy of Normal, Neurodiversity, and the Horizontal Identity of Autism*
She & Her: Disability is Her Beat*
99% Invisible, Episode 308: Curb Cuts
Carruth: Epilogue: Healing and the Road Ahead

December 21-26, 2018 (18) / 4 new

Proof: Fair Foods
This is Love, Episode 12: How to Be Alone
True Crime Bullshit, Episode 04: The Farmhouse
Here Be Monsters, HBM108: Witch of Saratoga
600 Second Saga: The BodyShare
Today, Explained: Tumblr’s War on Sex
Today, Explained: “A Horrible Miscarriage of Justice”
The Color Line Murders, Episode 7: Christmas Lynchings
Between Us Girls, Episode 80: Bitch I Know!
Short Cuts: The Gloaming*

Other Men Need Help: Two Men & the Sea

Sleep with Me, Episode 725: Macy’s 2018 Thanksgiving Day Parade*
ZigZag, S2 Ep9: Julia Angwin’s Investigations Haunt Facebook
Reply All, Episode 132: Negative Mount Pleasant
The Impact: The Incredible Shrinking City
Frontline Dispatch: I Don’t Want to Shoot You, Brother*
Unexpected Fluids, E15S2: Samantha Baines Talks NSFW
MeatEater Podcast, Episode 146: Bigfoot*

December 20, 2018 (8) / 1 new

How it Is: Escape, with Fatuma Hussein, Sailor J, and Cristela Alonzo
Steve McNair: Fall of a Titan: The Widow
Steve McNair: Fall of a Titan: The Homicide Cold-Case Unit
Steve McNair: Fall of a Titan: Epilogue
Radio Diaries: Thembi’s Diary
Varmints!, Episode 109: 2018 Wrap Up Show
Teacher’s Pet: Digging
Sound of Mind: The Love That Doesn’t Have a Name*

December 19, 2018 (8) / 1 new

Battle Tactics for Your Sexist Workplace: What Shonda Rhimes, Issa Rae and Ripley (Yes, from Aliens) Can Teach Us About Sexist Workplaces
Boozy Movies, Episode 19: Ralph Breaks the Internet
Neighbors: The Hero’s Journey
Today, Explained: Is it Time to Delete Facebook?
Podcast Brunch Club Podcast: Kelly Horan, Reporter on Last Seen
StoryCorps: High School Reunion, Part 2
American Hysteria, Episode 1: Stranger Danger*
American Hysteria, Episode 2: Poisoned Halloween Candy

December 18, 2018 (15)

Switched On Pop: Look What You Made Us Do
The Sporkful: This Puerto Rican Drink Puts the Feliz in Your Navidad
Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend: Bill Burr
50 Things That Made the Modern Economy: Special Bonus: Santa Claus
Unexpected Fluids, E14 S2: Jack Ladd Enters a World of Pain
Reckonings, Episode 21: A Survivor and Her Perpetrator Find Justice
Threshold, S02 Episode 12: Here Be Dragons
Threshold, S02 Episode 13: Try Harder
Tilted: What it’s Like to Be the Only Woman in the Room
Ologies: Classical Archaeology (ANCIENT ROME) with Darius Arya
People Fixing the World: How ‘Buddy Benches’ are Making Playtime Less Lonely
Love Me: The Cat and the Whippet
The Sugar Baby Confessionals, Episode 3: Ladyfingers
The Sugar Baby Confessionals, Episode 4: Pound Cake – Part I
The Sugar Baby Confessionals, Episode 5: Pound Cake – Part II

December 17, 2018 (11) / 1 new

The City, S1 E8: Houston
The City, S1 E9: The Cleanup
The City, S1 E10: The Present, The Future
Hidden Brain: Bullshit Jobs
Young Ben Franklin, Episode 1: The Peculiar Case of Veracity Quince*
The Impact: Leaving Baltimore Behind
Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend: Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally
True Crime Bullshit, Episode 03: Negotiation
Podcast Brunch Club Podcast: Rose Eveleth, Creator of Flash Forward Podcast
Don’t @ Me: The Sisterhood
The Dream, Episode 11: And That’s When I Woke Up

December 15-16, 2018 (8)

Dead Man Talking, Episode 7: The Lover
Dead Man Talking, Episode 8: Midnight Train to Georgia
Dead Man Talking, Episode 9: Holly Dunn
Is This Adulting?, Episode 88: Unedited, Unboxed
ZigZag, S2 Ep8: The Women Who Make CRIMINAL
The City, S1 E5: The “Forrest Gump” of Chicago Crime
The City, S1 E6: Operation Silver Shovel
The City, S1 E7: The Takedown

December 14, 2018 (6) / 1 new

Dead Man Talking, Episode 1: The Tape*
Dead Man Talking, Episode 2: The Kolojaco Case
Dead Man Talking, Episode 3: Blythe Part 1
Dead Man Talking, Episode 4: Blythe Part 2
Dead Man Talking, Episode 5: False Confessions
Dead Man Talking, Episode 6: An Innocent on Death Row?

December 13, 2018 (15) / 2 new

How to Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black, Episode 99: Jose Antonio Vargas
Nocturne: Finding the Void
Household Name: Resting Botox Face
Code Switch: Dog Show!
2038, S1 E7: Climate Change Will Destroy the Nation-State and Supercharge Capitalism
Ear Hustle: Bittersweet
An Arm and a Leg, Episode 7: Why are ER Bills So Crazy?*
Scene on Radio, MEN Part 12: The End of Male Supremacy?
Thunder Bay, Chapter 1: There is a Town in North Ontario*
Thunder Bay, Chapter 2: Clowns
How it Is: Unexpected Encounters, with Sarah McKemie, Suleika Jaouad, and Megan Phelps-Roper
My Best Break-Up: Connie Lim, aka MILCK, Breaks Up with Cigarettes
Today, Explained: The Replacements
Today, Explained: Fraud, Actually
Sidedoor: Inventor, Photographer … Murderer

December 12, 2018 (14) / 1 new

PLAYLIST, 4.9: Soul Meets Body
Reveal: Burning Hotter and Faster
Women at Work: Self-Disclosure at Work (and Behind the Mic)
My Best Break-Up: Kelli Dunham Breaks Up with Jesus
How to Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black, Episode 100: Terry Gross
HumaNature, Episode 50: Witness
Wild Thing, Episode 1: Grover*
Wild Thing, Episode 2: Distant Relatives or Kissing Cousins?
This is Love, Episode 11: Nothing Compares to You
Threshold, S02 Episode 09: Who Asked You?
Threshold, S02 Episode 10: Nickel For Your Thoughts
Threshold, S02 Episode 11: Life Is Too Hard Without Music
Varmints!, Episode 108: Salamanders and Newts
RISK!: Quality Time

December 11, 2018 (31) / 5 new

Rivet: The Certificate*
Women at Work: Sisterhood is Power
Heavyweight, Episode 22: Marchel
The Nod: To All the Boys in Rom-Coms Who Suck
Poem of the Day: Flowers from a New Love After the Divorce
Kind World: A Priceless Collection
Everything is Alive: Bonus Episode: Deleted Scenes
Rumble Strip: Christine
Next Door Strangers, Episode 4: Shadow Work*
Next Door Strangers, Episode 5: Rebellion on Campus
Planet Money, Episode 879: The Secret Target
In Sickness and In Health, S3E5: Gun Violence in America: “Boys Will Be Boys.”
ZigZag, S2EP7: Forget Inbox Zero
The Impact: What Schools Look Like When We Fund Them Fairly
Unladylike, Episode 36: #FreeTheVibrator
ArtCurious Podcast, Episode 44: Shock Art: Goya’s Saturn Devouring His Son
ArtCurious Podcast, Episode 45: Shock Art: Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment 
Players: Lee Brice – “I Want the Songs to Wrap You Up in a Way That Blows Your Mind.”*
The Stoop Storytelling Series: Why it Takes So Long
Why Sports Matter: Journey’s End (Belonging)*
The YaJagoff Podcast: Outside One Last Time for 2018*
Other Men Need Help: Boy Talk
Here Be Monsters, HBM107: Carlo Surrenders
Human/Ordinary, Episode 19: Richard Cranium
StoryCorps: A Son Always Remembers His Father
The Daily: The Human Toll of Instant Delivery
Love Me: The Detonator
Without Fail: How One Mom Tried to Reunite Migrant Families
Inspired: Mumford & Sons – Little Lion Man
True Crime Bullshit, Episode 02: Daughters
The Cut on Tuesdays: The Women of the Caravan

December 8-10, 2018 (5) / 1 new

My Survival Story, Episode 6: Challenging
My Survival Story, Episode 7: Doing Something
My Survival Story, Episode 8: Alive
Criminal, Episode 104: Witness
True Crime Bullshit, Episode 01: This is Israel Keyes*

December 7, 2018 (7)

Out of the Blocks: Love Stories
Everything is Alive: Sean, Subway Seat
Mass Exoneration, Episode 5: Bernie
Reveal: Al Letson Reveals: Jerome Corsi
ZigZag, S2 EP6: A Secret #MeToo Weapon
My Dad Wrote a Porno, S4E13: The Wicked-ish Bisch
Today, Explained: When Dogs Fly

December 6, 2018 (17) / 3 new

Terrible, Thanks for Asking, Episode 56: Birthright
Modern Love: A Young Man’s Game | With Stanley Tucci
Podcast Brunch Club Podcast: Max Sanderson, Producer at The Guardian Podcasts
The City, S1 E4: A Tale of Two Cities
The City, S1 E3: “Mount Henry”
50 Things That Scare Me: Anthony Scaramucci*
Scene on Radio, MEN Part 9: Be Like You
Code Switch: The House on the Corner
The Guardian Science Weekly: Can We Trust Artificial Intelligence Lie Detectors?
Exeter, Episode 1: How Quickly Things Die*
Exeter, Episode 2: Hounds and Snakes
Exeter, Episode 3: Mystery Man
Exeter, Episode 4: Absalom
Exeter, Episode 5: Up on Glassy Mountain
Exeter, Episode 6: Damn Lies
Code Switch: The Story of Mine Mill

December 5, 2018 (9)

Love Me: Take Me Home
Uncover, S2E5: Explosive Reports
HBR Ideacast, Episode 659: The Right Way to Solve Complex Business Problems
Unladylike, Episode 33: How to Get a Rape Kit
Bag Man, Episode 7: You Can’t Fire Me – I Quit
Song Exploder: Fleetwood Mac – Go Your Own Way
Everything is Alive: Ayo, Balloon
Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller: “Put Down Your Male Fragility” – Scene on Radio’s John Biewen & Celeste Headlee
This is Love, Episode 10: Blue

December 4, 2018 (5) / 2 new

30 For 30 Podcasts: Rickey Won’t Quit
People Fixing The World: Smart Boats That Sail on a Bed of Bubbles*
The Doc Project: A Tale of Two Jennifers
The Sugar Baby Confessionals, Episode 1: Devil’s Food Cake*
The Sugar Baby Confessionals, Episode 2: Gingerbread Men

December 3, 2018 (15) / 2 new

The Color Line Murders, Episode 6: 1906 Lyerly Murders and Salisbury Lynching in Rowan County, North Carolina
Conversations With People Who Hate Me: Listener Call: Kaleb
My Dad Wrote a Porno, S4E12: A Factory Visit
Probably True Podcast: League
My Best Break-Up: Tracy McMillan Sends Her Son to College – and Goes on a Journey
Backlash Against the Bland: Get a Real Job?*
Steve McNair: Fall of a Titan: The Mother and the Sister
Sold in America, Episode 1: Sold in America*
Sold in America, Episode 2: Trafficked in Plain Sight
Sold in America, Episode 3: The Buyers Club
Sold in America, Episode 4: Bunnies at Work
Sold in America, Episode 5: Survival Sex
Sold in America, Episode 6: Shutting Down the Online Marketplace
Sold in America, Episode 7: Finale – The Breeding Ground
Sold in America, Episode 8: Talk With Noor

December 1-2, 2018 (8)

How to Be a Girl, Episode XXVII: Playdates with Christians
Committed: What the Cancer Stole
The Allusionist, Episode 90: Dear Santa
Radio Atlantic: What Did We Learn from the Midterms?
Longform, Episode 319: Madeleine Baran
The Hilarious World of Depression: Aparna Nancherla is Having a Harder Time Doing Something She’s Great At
The History Listen: Last Letters
Now or Never: What it Takes to Live with a Chronic Condition