Listening Log: January 2016

Here’s what I’ve been listening to, with links to episodes wherever possible and with most recent first:
January 29, 2016

Sampler, Episode 2: Denzelishness
Rumble Strip Vermont: Inside DCF
The Sporkful: Live: Is Sparkling Water Actually Water?
Modern Love, Episode 1: Missed Connection
Modern Love, Episode 2: One Last Swirl
Modern Love, Episode 3: Not So Simple Math
StoryCorps, Episode 456: Winter’s Tales
Earshot: ADD on My Mind
Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase, Episode 122: High Talkers
Home: Stories from LA, Episode 7: Unmaking a Home
Criminal, Episode 35: Pen and Paper
Home of the Brave: Working for the Friendly Man

January 28, 2016

The Heart: Wrath of the Potluck

StoryCorps, Episode 455: My Lobotomy
Knowledge@Wharton: The Upside of a Volatile Market
Reply All, Episode 52: Raising the Bar
Nerdette Podcast: Sneak Peek at Our New Season
Paper Radio: Transcenmentalism

January 27, 2016

Fresh Air: The “Hidden History” of the Koch Brothers
Transistor: Disease Detectives on the Case
BBC Documentaries: Burying Chernobyl, Part Two

January 26, 2016

TEDTalks: Why Great Architecture Should Tell a Story
HBR IdeaCast Episode 505: Make Peace with Your Inner Critic
Texas Matters: Can Mary Beth Turn Texas Blue?
Sampler, Episode 1: Magic and Tonic

January 25, 2016

Hidden Brain, Episode 16: Misbehaving
The Mortified Podcast, Episode 46: Jill: Dear Grandpa
The Mortified Podcast, Episode 47: Will: I Was a Teenage Media Mogul
Serial, S2E05: Meanwhile, in Tampa
Relatively Prime: The Lexicon
Atomic Moms: Parenting Without Power Struggles
On Being: Ellen Langer – Mindlessness and Mindfulness
The Sporkful: Why You Should Listen to Your Food
Earshot: Dad’s Navy: The Untold Story of the Merchant Navy in WW2
Here’s the Thing: The Making of “Making a Murderer”

January 24, 2016

The Truth: Call of Dating & The Big Prawn
Scene on Radio: The Right Note
Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!: Bonus Episode: What’s a Babypod
Braidio: Filmless

January 22, 2016

Sword and Scale, Episode 58
How to Do Everything: Escape

January 21, 2016

Women of the Hour, Episode 3: Love & Sex
NY Mag’s Sex Lives: 13 Breakup Stories Worse Than Yours
Stuff You Should Know: What’s the Deal with Staring?
StarTalk Radio: Science and Social Justice with David Crosby
Sword and Scale, Episode 57

January 19, 2016

Orbital Path, Episode 2: Mass Extinctions

BBC Documentaries: The Listening Project in Lebanon
Sampler: Trailer
Earshot: The Leases
Earshot: The Too-Jewish Wedding
99% Invisible, Episode 195: Best Enjoyed By
Tape, Episode 25: Kaitlin Prest
Criminal, Episode 34: The Stay
Another Round, Episode 37: The Room Where It All Happens w/Valerie Jarrett
Everything Is Stories: These Executions
Women of the Hour: Body Bonus Episode

January 18, 2016

Only Human: Bacon, Booze and the Search for the Fountain of Youth
Home of the Brave: Absolutely, God Told Us to Do This
Planet Money, Episode 677: The Experiment Experiment
Channel 33, Episode 26: ‘Bachelor Party’ with Juliet Litman & Jon Caramanica

January 17, 2016

Reply All, Episode 51: Perfect Crime
This American Life, Episode 577: Something Only I Can See
BBC Documentaries: Burying Chernobyl, Part One
Answer Me This, Episode 330: Butlers, Boxing, and Bubbles
Planet Money, Episode 676: 10 11 51 52 62 18
Stuff Mom Never Told You: A Feminist Marriage

January 16, 2016

The Longest Shortest Time, Episode 69: Kids Ask Chris Gethard Unanswerable Questions

January 14, 2016

Surprisingly Awesome, Episode 6: Broccoli
Here Be Monsters, Episode 46: Crooked Skirts
The Heart: Samara+Kelsey
Here Be Monsters, Episode 41: Crossing the River
Here Be Monsters: Lying Down in a Stranger’s Grave
StoryCorps, Episode 454: Five Years
Awful Grace, Episode 101: Middle Gray
The Sporkful: Margaret Cho’s Always Been ‘Hollywood Obese’
Death, Sex & Money: Brooke Shields, Recovering Daughter

January 13, 2016

Planet Money, Episode 673: The Rest of the Story, 2015
Planet Money, Episode 674: We Cooked a Peacock
This American Life, Episode 198: How to Win Friends and Influence People
Freakonomics Radio: The True Story of the Gender Pay Gap
Magic Lessons, Episode 12: Brene Brown on “Big Strong Magic”
Slate’s Political Gabfest: The “I’m From the Government and I’m Here to Help” Edition
Sex With Strangers, Episode 21: Sex Therapy

January 12, 2016

Betty in the Sky With a Suitcase, Episode 125: Plane People
Sex Lives: Finally Paying Attention to Vagina Size
Sex Lives: Your Penis is Disgusting

January 11, 2016

Radiolab: The Cathedral
Psychology in Everyday Life, Episode 252: How Psychology Gets Us to Slow Down While Driving
Planet Money, Episode 675: The Cost of Crossing
StoryCorps, Episode 453: Do-Over
Here Be Monsters, Episode 54: Flaming Sword of Truth
StartUp, Episode 20: Disorg Chart
Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!: Ice Cube
Reveal: Decoding Discrimination in America’s Temp Industry
The Lapse: The Envelope Please: Jupiter Diego
Earshot: The Brussel Sprouts
Earshot: Thank You for Crying
Earshot: Louis Pasteur and Australia’s War on Rabbits

January 8, 2016

Awful Grace, Episode 9: Stay Scared
The Nerdist, Episode 780: Jason Alexander
The Bill Simmons Podcast, Episode 45: NFL Wild Card Picks w/Cousin Sal
Ask Me Another: David Cross: Increasingly Poor Decisions

January 7, 2016

Awful Grace, Episode 10: Splash
Serial, S02 Episode 4: The Captors
Planet Money, Episode 15: Delicious Cake Futures
Planet Money, Episode 672: Bagging a Birkin
Scene on Radio: Emmett and Trayvon
BBC Documentaries: Brazil versus Sleaze
Couple Things Podcast, Episode 47: New Year, Old Us

January 6, 2016

Neighbors: The Fool
Only Human: This is the Year You Stick to it
Slate’s Whistlestop: Hurrah and Hokum
The Mortified Podcast, Episode 45: Emma: The Girl Who Cried Y2K
The Mortified Podcast, Bonus Episode: Mortified Meets The Allusionist
Death, Sex & Money: Living Alone, One Year Later
99% Invisible, Episode 194: Bone Music
Signal: Two Drugs, and the Boys’ Lives They Might Save
Snap Judgment, Episode 601: The Path

January 5, 2016

Radiotonic: How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Gay Bomb
This American Life, Episode 545: If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say, SAY IT IN ALL CAPS
I Seem Fun: I Seem Sick
Home of the Brave: The Balkan Route
StoryCorps, Episode 452: The First Great Listen
Philosophize This, Episode 76: Hegel’s God
Story Collider: Anna Nicanorova: Playing Sick
Story Collider: Tom Levenson: Henry

January 4, 2016

Tom and Lorenzo’s Pop Style Opinionfest: Year End Red Carpet and Movie Reviews
KCRW’s This … Is Interesting: The State of the American Worker
Pilot, Episode 1: Beginning to Beginning
Pilot, Episode 2: Morning Program
TANIS, Episode 101: Seeking Tanis, Runner Available
This American Life, Episode 576: Say Yes to Christmas
Fresh Air: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Reveal: When Working Conditions Are Ripe for Change
Planet Money, Episode 671: An Insider Trader Tells All
The Allusionist, Episode 27: Bonus 2015
Only Human: Why is Healthcare So Expensive?
Signal: Why Not Buy That Special Someone a Personal Genome Sequence?