Listening Log: March 2016

Here’s what I’ve been listening to, with links to episodes wherever possible and with most recent first:
March 31, 2016

To the Best of Our Knowledge: Independent Women
Conde Nast Traveler Travelogue: Secrets of a ‘Bachelor’ Flight Attendant
The Story Collider: Dan Daneshvar: Making the Death Call
Sword and Scale, Episode 59
Planet Money, Episode 692: The Secret Life of Line 24
How to Be a Girl, Episode X: School (Part II)
The Brookings Cafeteria: How Well are American Students Learning?

March 30, 2016

The Hines Ward Show, Episode 12: Taco Bell for Valentine’s Day?
The Hines Ward Show, Episode 13: Bret Michaels from Poison on the Steelers, Entrepreneurship, and Good Health

March 29, 2016

Surprisingly Awesome, Episode 8: Frequent Flyer Miles
Nocturne: Bake Sale
BBC Documentaries: What Should We Teach Our Kids?
BBC Documentaries: A Swedish Tale
Unprisoned: People Who’ve Served Time Are Being Left Out of Voting
Unprisoned: Black families in New Orleans live in constant fear of having their young men put in jail|
Unprisoned: If you pass through New Orleans courts, innocent or not, you still have to pay
The Allusionist, Episode 32: Soho
How to Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black, Episode 25: John Leguizamo
Us & Them: Heroin I – N’ganga Dmitri
The Sporkful: Other People’s Food Part 1

The Tell Show, Episode 7: Lorelei Lee

StarTalk Radio: Protecting Earth from Asteroids
BBC Documentaries: South Korea: The Silent Cultural Superpower – Part One
Better Off Dead, Episode 13: Now They’re Killing Babies

March 28, 2016

99% Invisible, Episode 203: The Giftschrank
Gastropod: Caffeine: The World’s Most Popular Drug
Hidden Brain, Episode 23: Boredom
The Heart: Ghost: Violet
Only Human: The Man Who Cured Everything

March 25, 2016

Psychology in Everyday Life: How to Create Great Ways for Seniors to Live

March 24, 2016

Fugitive Waves with the Kitchen Sisters, Episode 42: Hidden World of Traveller Girls
Planet Money, Episode 691: The Great Unbundling
Planet Money, Episode 690: All In
Planet Money, Episode 418: The Government’s Fake Bank Account for Drug Money Laundering
Planet Money, Episode 688: Brilliant vs. Boring
The Story Collider: Joe Palca: 175 Riverside Drive
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 39: Cold Calling Cast Members
Cultish: Episode 2

March 23, 2016

The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 38: Challenge Mania with Sarah Greyson
Houston Matters: Pet Peeves and Tax Assessments
Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin: Steven Donziger: Oil and Its Aftermath
Books on the Nightstand #372: We Need Diverse Books
Conversation with Alanis Morissette, Episode 1: Conversation with Katherine Woodward Thomas
Sampler, Episode #8: Happiest Place on Earth

March 22, 2016

BBC Documentaries: Batman and Ethan
The Hines Ward Show, Episode 11: Anthony Jeselnik…The Hines Ward of Comedy?
A Point of View: Resolutions
Radiotonic: The Lord is my Stockman
The Heart: Ghost: Emily
Slate’s Working: What it’s Like to be a Twerking Instructor
Memory Motel, Episode 1: Eyes of Another
The Trail Tapes, Episode 3: The Voiceover
StoryCorps, Episode 462: In the Neighborhood
StoryCorps, Episode 422: His Name is Carl
The Stuff of Life: Under the Weather
Reveal: Mighty Ike

March 21, 2016

The Mortified Podcast, Episode 54: Don’t F*ck with Emiko
Unprisoned: This Louisiana mother waits, and paints, and strives to free her son
HumaNature, Episode 8: Row Row Row Your Boat. Or not.
The Allusionist, Episode 31: Post-Love
The Longest Shortest Time, Episode 42: Peeping Mom
Qualified, Episode 6: Jamie
Transistor: Trace Elements: The Reset
The Story Collider: Erika Englehaupt: Fear of Flying
The Brookings Cafeteria: Why the poorest kids quit high school
Girl Just Quit Podcast, GJQ021: How to Package Your Expertise
Reveal: When Mad Men Meet Dark Money
Note to Self: Your Quantified Body, Your Quantified Self

March 20, 2016

Transom Podcast: A Life Sentence: Victims, Offenders, Justice and My Mother
Only Human: When Risky Sex Means Jail
Criminal, Episode 39: Either/Or
Serial, S02E10: Thorny Politics
American Submitter: The Key to Knowledge
This American Life, Episode 582: When the Beasts Come Marching In
Neighbors: The Tuba Man

March 18, 2016

Modern Love: Seesawing Libidos
Modern Love: A Millenial’s Guide to Kissing
Planet Money, Episode 689: A Hedge Fund, a Country, and a Big Sailboat
The Way I Heard it With Mike Rowe, Episode 8: It’s a Shame About Your Face
Stuff Your Mom Never Told You: The Secret History of International Women’s Day
Houston Astros Podcast: 3/15/16
Criminal, Episode 38: Jolly  Jane
99% Invisible, Episode 204: The SoHo Effect

Home of the Brave: Searching for Amnesia

FiveThirtyEight Elections: Ides of March Reaction, 3/15/16

March 17, 2016

The Lives of Others, Episode 006: Laundrette
The Sporkful: A Priest Walks Into a Bar
BBC Documentaries: Hungary at the Cutting Edge
Planet Money, Episode 390: We Set Up an Offshore Company in a Tax Haven
Death, Sex & Money: After My Brother Avonte Disappeared
The Mortified Podcast, Episode 53: Diary of an Ugly American
Only Human: The Science of Turning Her On
This American Life, Episode 580: That’s One Way to Do It

March 16, 2016

Nerdette Podcast: Kim Barker on Being Tina Fey in “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot”

March 15, 2016

StoryCorps, Episode 460: At the Movies
Sampler, Episode 7: Relationship Goals
Women of the Hour, Episode 4: Work

March 14, 2016

Reveal: Glare of the Spotlight
The Signal, Episode 6: Choosing scientific sides in the fight against Alzheimer’s
Your Black Friends, Episode 28: Drumpf not Trump
The Tell Show, Episode 1: Cheryl Strayed
Women of the Hour: Love and Sex Bonus Episode
HBR Ideacast, Episode 514: Your Coworkers Should Know Your Salary
How to Be a Girl, Episode 9: School (Part I)
Black History Podcast: Bantu Steven Biko: Black is Beautiful
The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe, Episode 7: Be Right Back, Hon!
StoryCorps, Episode 461: The Survivors
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 36: Talkin’ Sh*t

March 9, 2016

The Mortified Podcast, Episode 52: The Period Piece
The Longest Shortest Time, Episode 75: Outnumbered by Animals
All Songs Considered: +1: The 2016 Tiny Desk Contest Winner
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 29: DIYs and Hacks
Reply All, Episode 55: The Line
TEDTalks: The brain may be able to repair itself–with help
The Meditation Podcast: The Power of Kindness
Only Human: A Doctor’s Love Affair with Vicodin

March 7, 2016

Channel 33, Episode 54: Bachelor Party w/Juliet Litman & Mallory Rubin
Modern Love: A Faithful Leap
Snap Judgment, Episode 705: The Patient
Radio Diaries, Episode 30: Claudette Colvin
Radio Diaries, Episode 46: Identical Strangers
Cultish, Episode 1
Here Be Monsters, Episode 58: Kelly is Cold
Anxious Machine: Didn’t Want to Be Conscious
Fresh Air: Comic Louie Anderson
Dear Sugar Radio: Powerful Women and the Men Who Love Them

March 4, 2016

99% Invisible: The Green Book
Note to Self: Wait, You’re Into [Insert Kink] Too?
The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe, Episode 1: 25 Million Dollar Kiss
The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe, Episode 2: He Had It All
The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe, Episode 3: Cleanup on Aisle 4!
The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe, Episode 4: Little Bits of Corpse
The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe, Episode 5: Breaking the Silence
The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe, Episode 6: “This Isn’t Funny!”
Serial, S02E09: Trade Secrets
Reveal: The Religious Freedom Loophole

March 3, 2016

This American Life, Episode 581: Anatomy of Doubt
Criminal, Episode 37: Hastings
Fugitive Waves, Episode 41: A Secret Civil Rights Kitchen
Death, Sex & Money: Michael Ian Black’s Middle-Aged Angst
Awesome Etiquette, Episode 77: Being Polite on Both Sides of the Mason-Dixon Line
The Sporkful: Calls: Are Green Beans Finger Food?
Scene on Radio: Straight, No Chaser
Planet Money, Episode 466: DIY Finance
The Allusionist, Episode 30: US Election Lexicon
FiveThirtyEight Elections: Breaking Down Super Tuesday
Death, Sex & Money: Falling in Love … With Heroin
99% Invisible: Miss Manhattan

March 2, 2016

Nocturne, Episode 15: To a Distant Continent
Transistor: The Invention of the Home Pregnancy Test
Houston Astros Podcast: 2/27/16
HBR Ideacast, Episode 512: The Art of the Interview
Rumble Strip Vermont: Berned in Reno
Arrvls: Movements
Neighbors: The Baker’s Son

March 1, 2016

Modern Love: In Darkness and In Light
Crybabies, Episode 35: Beth Stelling
Planet Money, Episode 685: Larry vs. The IRS
HOME: Stories from LA, Episode 9: A Home Away From Home
Dog. a podcast: Total Eclipse of the Heart
How to Do Everything: The Axe Effect
Song Exploder: KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See
Love + Radio: Deep Stealth Mode
Knowledge@Wharton: What Caused Takata’s Airbag Problem?
Only Human: Your Sanity or Your Kidneys
Sampler, Episode 6: We Slay