Listening Log: January 2018

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

January 31, 2018

The Karen and Ellen Letters, S02E10: Go Be Free (The Finale)
BBC Documentary: Oprah – Global Icon
Film Roast: Mini Movie Moments – I, Tonya feat. Josh Hallmark
The Conversation: Caught in a Digital Storm
The Food Programme: Britain’s Secret Saffron Story
BBC Documentary: The End Zone

January 30, 2018

The Karen and Ellen Letters, S02A09: In Sight & Matt Peelen (Rob)
Latino USA: Who Started the Nipomo Fire?
Reveal: Too Many Pills
Neighbors: Matt Got Shot: Part 1
Pretty Gross, Episode 8: Sharks vs. Bears
Corpus Delicti, Episode 26: Rosemary West

January 29, 2018

Now or Never: Fearlessly Funny: Women Taking the Stage Right Now
Varmints!, Episode 67: Pigs
Death Sex & Money: Opportunity Costs: I Never Felt Inferior
The Uncertain Hour, S02-7: Law and Odor: A Crime Story about Orchids, Pig Smell, Refineries, and You
Planet Money, Episode 820: P is for Phosphorus
Radio Atlantic: Who Gets to Be American?
Atlanta Monster, Episode 04: Gemini
Mom and Dad are Fighting: The Fifteen Candles Edition
Between Us Girls, Episode 63: Sis, I’m So Offended
Someone Knows Something: S4 Greavette – Preview
The Allusionist, Episode 71: Triumph/Trumpet/Top/Fart
Educate: High School Football Makes a Comeback in New Orleans
Fresh Air: Singer-Songwriter Sam Baker

January 28, 2018

Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin: Kyle MacLachlan on 28 Years of Twin Peaks’ *Blowing Your Mind*
Reckonings, Episode 18: The Defection of a Roger Ailes Warrior
A Pint with Seaniebee, Episode 74: Bob Osborne has a Pint with Seaniebee
How to Be a Girl: A Little Girl, a Holiday, Big News, and … a Miracle!
How to Be a Girl: We Shall Overcome

January 27, 2018

Soul Music: Kraftwerk: Computer Love
What’s Ray Saying, Episode 13: Black American Naming Practices
The Trail Went Cold, Episode 56: Mary Marrs Cawein
Code Switch: The ‘R’ Word in the Age of Trump
The Outside Podcast, Dispatches Episode 18: Red Dawn in Lapland
Death, Sex & Money: Opportunity Costs: More is Not More

January 26, 2018

Moms and Murder, Episode 27: Interview with #IMomSoHard
The Daily: Friday, Jan. 26, 2018
Criminal, Episode 83: The Mothers
Film Roast: Coffee Corner – Most Anticipated Movies of 2018
The Daily: Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018
It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders: #MeToo Politics, Then and Now
LeVar Burton Reads, Episode 14: “The Truth About Owls” by Amal El-Mohtar
How to Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black, Episode 77: Chris Thile

January 25, 2018

The Nod: A Diva Without Finesse
Constitutional, Episode 15: Privacy
The Uncertain Hour, S02-6: Who’s Regulating Whom?
Otherhood: The Difference Between Portland and Portlandia
Ouch: Disability Talk: Moving My Life Online Helped Me Cope
The Daily: Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018
99% Invisible, Episode 292: Speech Bubbles: Understanding Comics with Scott McCloud
HumaNature, Episode 35: Time Bomb
On the Media: Unsettled: A Story from the Global Refugee Crisis

January 24, 2018

American History Tellers: The Cold War – Hearts and Minds | 2
American History Tellers: The Cold War – Nuclear Fear | 3
American History Tellers: The Cold War – The Nature of Risk | 4
American History Tellers: The Cold War – The Long 1960s | 5
American History Tellers: The Cold War – Last Man Standing | 6
Unmapped, Episode 7: New Year, New Orleans
Unladylike, Episode 1: How to Pay for an Abortion
The Assassination, Episode 4: The Karachi Files
The Assassination, Episode 5: Near Misses
Your Fave is Problematic, Episode 30: The L Word
The Enthusiasm Enthusiast: Periods & Hormones: With Dr. Sherry Ross, M.D.
The Doc Project: Weirdest Trade Ever
The Longest Shortest Time, Episode 148: The Handoff
Death, Sex & Money: Opportunity Costs: The Class Slide After Divorce
Death, Sex & Money: Opportunity Costs: An Education or Nothing

January 23, 2018

Slow Burn: Martha
Slow Burn: Saturday Night
Indoorswomen, Episode 50: Imagination Cake!
Someone Knows Something, S3 Episode 7: Epilogue
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 188: Sarah’s Psychic Test, Workplace Drama, & Dwayne The Rock Johnson
This American Life, Episode 636: I Thought it Would Be Easier
The Karen and Ellen Letters, S02E09: Sunset/Sunrise
Now or Never: When Your Life Changes in an Instant
Soul Music: Boys Don’t Cry
The Walk, Episode 1.01: Your Mission
The Walk, Episode 1.02: The City Limits
The Soapy Madams Podcast, Episode 19
American History Tellers: The Cold War – An Ideological War | 1

January 22, 2018

The Sporkful: Katie’s Year in Recovery
That’s Not How I’d Do It, Episode 56: Personal Finance
Breakers, Episode 5: Sleep
Breakers, Episode 4: The Breakers
Breakers, Episode 3: The Hunters
Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller: How to Find Joy in the Resistance
Death, Sex & Money: Opportunity Costs: Friendship and Fertility
Talking with Dinosaurs, Episode 11: Legend of the Baculum: A Very … Special Episode
Now Then: Newton 19–
The Stoop Storytelling Podcast: Portrait of an Artist
WTF with Marc Maron, Episode 878: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Beyond Bourbon Street, Episode 54: Slavery in Louisiana: A Visit to Whitney Plantation
The Untold: The Toss of the Coin
Podcasts in Color, Episode 3: The Savage Life
We Have Concerns: Big Skittle Lies
Radio Diaries, Episode 74: The Story of Jane
Radio Atlantic: Bricks, Clicks, and the Future of Shopping
The Karen and Ellen Letters, S02E08: Two Sweet Sand Pigs
Off the Vine with Kaitlyn Bristowe: Chloe Kohanski

January 19, 2018

Freakonomics Radio: How to Be a Modern Democrat – And Win
Radiotopia Showcase: Secrets #1 – Discover a Secret
Radiotopia Showcase: Secrets #2 – How to Create a Secret
Atlanta Monster, Episode 03: Atlanta Monster Seized
Between Us Girls, Episode 62: Muhammad I’m Coming
We’re All Mad Here, Episode 029: Miss Unknown
Atomic Moms: Writing Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Mom Life, & Fred Rogers’ Legacy with Becky Friedman
The Imposter: The Man Who Scored the World
The Daily: January 18, 2018

January 18, 2018

Criminal, Episode 82: The Choir
Life of the Law, Episode 71: Space Law 2.0
99% Invisible, Episode 233: Space Trash, Space Treasure
Here Be Monsters, HBM090: Two Small Creatures with Human Eyes
600 Second Saga, S2.42: Memories to Come
Song Exploder: Julien Baker – Appointments
BBC Space: We Shall Fly – Part One
BBC Space: We Shall Fly – Part Two

January 17, 2018

Neighbors: The Manifestor
Nocturne: The Weight of the River
Rumble Strip: Emergency
Code Switch: A Racial Imposter Epidemic
No Jargon, Episode 110: Going Public
The Paris Review, Episode 3: I Was There (With Levar Burton, Morgan Parker, Dorothea Lasky, Dakota Johnson, Raymond Carver)
BBC Witness: Eisenhower’s Farewell Address
The Daily: Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018
PLAYLIST, S2E7: Winter Song

January 16, 2018

The Soapy Madams Podcast, Episode 16
Denver Orbit, Episode 13: Echoes and Reverberations

January 15, 2018

Slate’s Amicus: #MeToo in the Courts
Out of the Blocks: Station North
The Hilarious World of Depression: Reggie Osse Puts it Together

January 13-14, 2018

Atlanta Monster, Episode 02: Manhunt
Ologies, Episode 13: Spesh Ep: Hematology with Brian Durie

January 12, 2018

WooCast’s Politics and Polls, Episode 71: Inside the Mind of Donald Trump
Latino USA, Episode 1752: You Are Cordially Invited to Hailey’s Quinceanera
The Mash Up Americans: Time to Move On
Humankind: The Final Chapter, Part 2
Code Switch: This Racism is Killing Me Inside
StoryCorps, Episode 521: Rickey and Eddie
Astros Podcast: 1/11/18: Alex Bregman Feature
How to Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black, Episode 76: Reza Aslan

January 11, 2018

PLAYLIST, S2E6: Pretty Good Year (Two)

January 10, 2018

Fresh Air: ‘Girls Auto Clinic’ Owner Patrice Banks
Change Over Time: Do Video Games Have a History? Yes!
Married to Murder: Big Ed
This American Life, Episode 634: Human Error in Volatile Situations
Between Us Girls, Episode 61: Computer Love
All Songs Considered: Poll Results: Listeners Pick the Best Albums of 2017
All in the Mind: Children of Parents with Mental Illness, Exercise Perception, Dame Kelly Holmes, Addressing Panic Attacks
Out There: The More I’ve Given Up
Flash Forward: Countless
The Memory Palace: Nate’s Episode of the Year: If You Have to Be a Floor
StoryCorps, Episode 520: The Gods of Times Square
The Karen and Ellen Letters, S02A05: The Roomies (Cindy, Vanessa, Vicki)
Organize 365 Podcast: 365 BINGE: Step 1 – Declutter
HumaNature, Episode 34: The Law of Gravity
A Moment of Science: Full of Hot Air?
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 182: Sarah’s Ghost, Our Biggest Fears, and Invisible Nannies

January 9, 2018

Six Cold Feet, Episode 1: Born Under a Bad Sign
Six Cold Feet, Episode 2: If Trouble Was Money
Six Cold Feet, Episode 3: The Things That I Used to Do
Q’ed Up: The Verdict: A Killing on a San Francisco Pier
Super Pee Pee Time Podcast, Episode 129: New Year’s Eve, or a Million Way Tie for Last Place
The Daily: Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018
Uncivil: The Portrait
No Effects, Episode 97: The Killers
Twenty Thousand Hertz, Episode 32: 3149146093
The Nod: Paradise Garage
The Uncertain Hour, S02-5: Your Regulations Questions, Answered
PLAYLIST, S2E5: Cheer Me Up Thank You
Reply All, Episode 113: Reply All’s Year End Extravaganza
Us & Them: Feminism is the Word
Uncivil: The Assets
Darknet Diaries, Episode 10: Misadventures of a Nation State Actor
On the Media: “Shmashmortion”
The Assassination, Episode 3: The Call
Fresh Air: ‘Quest’ Follows a North Philly Family for 8 Years

January 8, 2018

Deck the Halls 2, Episode 3: The Ashleys
Deck the Halls 2, Episode 4: First Wife, First Love
Not Your Little Lady: The South: A Q&A
Sunshine & PowerCuts Podcast, Intro Ep000
Sunshine & PowerCuts Podcast, SunEp001: What Lights You Up?
Sunshine & PowerCuts Podcast, PowEp001: Brief Intro into our Off-Grid System
The Cleaning of John Doe, Episode 9: True Crime: Living with the Dead
Mortified, Episode 119: Everyone’s a Critic
Seriously …: The Unconscious Life of Bombs
Party Politics, Texas Ed. Ep. 39: Texas Primary Sprint! What to Expect from the GOP and Dems
Classroom Brew, Episode 17: Getting Shot a Badge of Honor (ft. Mike)
Six Cold Feet, Ep. 0: The Beginning

January 6-7, 2018

The Daily: Friday, January 5, 2018
You Had Me At Black: He’s Not Worth It, But My Light Bill Is
Making Gay History: Morty Manford
Deck the Halls 2, Episode 1: Mansion Thanksgiving!
Deck the Halls 2, Episode 2: Mrs. Bradley Whitford

January 5, 2018

Here Be Monsters, HBM089: Human Wish Tree
The Allusionist, Episode 70: Bonus 2017
Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Episode 150: Gretchen and Elizabeth Unplugged
Atlanta Monster: Boogeyman
Code Switch: Before We Give 2017 the Middle Finger, Part 2
BBC Documentary: Mugabe’s Last Days
TwistedPhilly, Episode 61: The Mummers Parade
The Zoo: Average Joe White Guy
The Zoo: Message Me If You’re Not a Predator
The Zoo: God Loves Lesbians
The Zoo: Shoot the Shit
The Zoo: Hard Fade
The Zoo: Different Conventions
The Zoo: Shattered Sense of Trust
The Zoo: SOS

January 4, 2018

For a Bad Time, Call…, Episode 1: The Rage Begins
For a Bad Time, Call…, Episode 2: Flyers, Eyerolls, and Punches
For a Bad Time, Call…, Episode 3: Ruining Pants and Pizza
For a Bad Time, Call…, Episode 4: Butt Pats and Condescension
For a Bad Time, Call…, Voicemail Spotlight: How to Not Talk About Your Universal Experience
Constitutional, Episode 13: Taxes
Knowledge @ Wharton: How Diversity Powers Team Performance
BBC Witness: Spelling Bee – The Children’s Competition that Grips America
Worst Meatball Sandwich Ever, Episode 32: Frankenmuth Follies, Part 1
Worst Meatball Sandwich Ever, Episode 32: Frankenmuth Follies, Part 2
I Hate My Boss: Introducing American History Tellers
HumaNature, Episode 33: Ten Steps
BBC Witness: I Hijacked a Plane to Save My Children

January 3, 2018

The Moth: Progress Not Perfection
Atlanta Monster, Episode Zero: Missing Darron Glass
Death Sex & Money: All Your Workplace Rage
The Assassination, Episode 2: Family Matters
Latino USA, Episode 1751: Being Apart
The Heart: Dream
Don’t Keep Your Day Job: How to Set & Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions
How to Make a Memory: How to Make Just About Anything
Friday is Game Night: Games for the Whole Family
What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law, Episode 14: Prosecuting a President
Radio Atlantic: Putin, Russia, and the End of History
Science Vs: Obesity – Is it Your Fault?
Switched on Pop: All I Want for Xmas is a Year in Review Episode
Educate: History of Civil Rights Movement Gets Short Shrift in Mississippi Classrooms
Death, Sex & Money: I Felt Like the Story Had to Change: Life After Heroin
Between Us Girls, Episode 60: Colorism on a Scale of 1 to Black

January 2, 2018

Heaven’s Gate, Episode 10: The Class
Deck the Halls (With Matrimony!)
The Uncertain Hour, S02-4: The Sentence That Helped Set Off The Opioid Crisis
Podcasts We Listen To, Episode 41: CK/Mirth and Monsters
The Dirty Bits, S2E1: Scotty Bowers – Classic Hollywood
By the Book: The Little Book of Hygge
PoetryNow: Relaxing or Voluntarily Having Dumb, Unpleasant Experiences
A Moment of Science: Lack of Oxygen
A Moment of Science: Does Learning to Read Change the Brain?
The Karen and Ellen Letters, S02E07: The Big Guy
The Zoo: First Contact
Code Switch: With Dope, There’s High Hope
Hong Kong Confidential, Episode 16: The Matchmaker
The Hidden Staircase: Murder in the Red Barn, Part 1
The Hidden Staircase: Murder in the Red Barn, Part 2
Breakers, Episode 1: Shepherd Grey
Breakers, Episode 2: The Road
The Vocal Fries, Episode 1: Uppity Women
Reply All, Episode 112: The Prophet
What Keeps Me Awake: Major General Simone Wilkie on Women, Sport, and Resilience