Listening Log: May 2017

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

May 27, 2017

74 Seconds, Episode 1: The Driver
74 Seconds, Episode 2: The Officer

May 26, 2017

The Sporkful: Daily Show’s Hasan Minhaj Says Life is Like Biryani
S’Laughter, Episode 22: Neil Entwistle & Peter Fell
Death, Sex & Money: Hari Kondabolu and His Mom Answer Your Life Questions
Anxious Machine: Electric Torture Device
The Trail Went Cold, Episode 34: Dickie Hovey and Eric Jones
Stuff You Should Know: SYSK Selects: How Magic Mushrooms Work
Convicted, Episode 1: A Story Worth Telling
Convicted, Episode 2: Who is Richard Nicolas?
Convicted, Episode 3: Aja
Convicted: Panel Episode 1
Ponzi Supernova, Episode 4: Hide the Screw
Fresh Air: How Gen. Flynn Became Central to the Russia Hacking Scandal

May 25, 2017

Modern Love: A Slow Fade to Black
How to Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black, Episode 59: W. Kamau Bell
United States of Anxiety: Culture Wars, Episode 4: Music, McCarthy and the Sound of Americana
Here Be Monsters, HBM079: The Tingles
Knowledge@Wharton: What Employers Should Know About Generation Z
Whatever Happened to Pizza at McDonald’s, Episode 41
Omitted, S3E1: Crisis in Levittown
Historical Blindness: The Found Maunscript of Wilfrid Voynich
BBC Outlook: Befriending My Father’s Killer
Is This Adulting?, Episode 8: Shart in “The City” (with Special Guest Brooke Gittings)
The GravityBeard Podcast, Episode 36: D.B. Cooper: Revealed
Alter Ego, Episode 54: Sister Hera Sees Candy

May 24, 2017

Houston Matters: Top Workplaces in Houston, and Shutting Down Notorious Apartments
The Heart: Inheritance
Q’ed Up, The Trials of Marvin Mutch: Lost Boy
Undiscovered: Born This Gay
The Lonely Palette, Episode 18: JMW Turner’s “The Slave Ship” (1840)
Code Switch: We’re Still Talking About “My Family’s Slave”
The Lonely Hour, Episode 24: The Hermit: Christopher Knight
The Mash Up Americans: Hillary and Jonathan Sitting in a Tree
Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids, Episode 411: Joey the Hormone (Montreal)
StoryCorps, Episode 502: One Iota of Light
BBC Witness: The Roma Victims of the Holocaust
Hidden Brain: Me, Myself and IKEA
The KnowNothing Podcast, Ep. 05: Indian Food and Bidets
Science Solved It, Episode 5: The Map That (Almost) Changed the World
Mortified, Episode 98: Mean Girls
Offshore, S2E6: Creation
Outside Podcast: XX Factor: Diana Nyad Goes the Distance
Beyond Bourbon Street, Episode 37: Ten Places to Eat Like a Local in New Orleans

May 23, 2017

The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 123: Welcome to the Real World Part 5
Playdate with Sarah Jones: Sharon Salzberg: Living with Loving-Kindness
Radio Diaries, Episode 67: The Oddest Town in America
Inquiring Minds, Episode 180: The Unique Challenge of Being a Woman in Engineering
Science Vs.: True Love
This American Life, Episode 617: Fermi’s Paradox
In Sight, Episode 047: The Fort Worth Three
In Sight, Episode 045: Maria Ridulph
Our Americana, S3E01: Longville, Minnesota (Bruno)

May 22, 2017

Sleepover: Toronto Skyscraper I: Judy Doesn’t Have a Problem
Sleepover: Toronto Skyscraper II: Ben Wants Friends
Sleepover: Toronto Skyscraper III: Kai Cheng Unplugs
The Allusionist, Episode 56: Joins
Young House Love Has a Podcast, Episode 47: How Do You Know if it’s Your “Forever House?”
Poem of the Day: Spring Song
Probably True Podcast: Kink
Pleasing Terrors, Episode 001: Red Riding Hood & The Wolf
Food Programme: Mac ‘n’ Cheese
Our Americana, S03E01: Longville, Minnesota (Bruno)
See, Here’s the Thing, Episode 50: Kingsman, Will Smith & Dying Dumbledore

May 20, 2017

A Pint With Seaniebee, Episode 50: George Boyle has a Pint with Seaniebee
I Hate My Boss, S1E7: Feedback, Judgment, and the Comment Box
Sword and Scale, Episode 89
Ponzi Supernova, Episode 2: When Madoff Calls
Ponzi Supernova, Episode 3: The Operation

May 19, 2017

Shrink Rap Radio, Episode 555: A Jungian Understanding of the Fat Complex with Cheryl Fuller, PhD
BackStory: The Habit: Opioid Addiction in America
Switched on Pop, Episode 61: Musical Architecture in Charlie Puth + HAIM
Varmints!, Episode 34: Rats
What it Takes: Leslie Wexner: Victoria’s Other Secret
Criminal, Episode 67: Milk Carton Kids
Mental Illness Happy Hour, Episode 331: The Worst Day of My Life – Rhonda Britten
BBC Documentaries: Banishing the ‘Bad Hombres’
More Gooder Than, Episode 13: Alan Rick-Roled
Selected Shorts: Women’s Roles

May 18, 2017

Invisibilia: Season 3 Trailer
We Have Concerns: Tat the Scales
Podcasts We Listen To, Episode 11: Generation Why/Aaron and Justin
The Karen and Ellen Letters: Season Finale: The Aftershow, Part 1
The Karen and Ellen Letters: Season Finale: The Aftershow, Part 2
The Trail Went Cold, Episode 15: Tommy Zeigler (Part 1)
Already Gone Podcast, Episode 53: Rachel Mellon Skemp
Reply All, Episode 97: What Kind of Idiot Gets Phished?
Scene on Radio: Skulls and Skin (Seeing White, Part 8)
Direct Current, S2E2: The Manhattan Project, Part 1
The Karen and Ellen Letters, Season One Roundtable & Wrap Up
Ramblings: The Nidderdale Way: Pateley Bridge to Scar House Reservoir
The Longest Shortest Time, Episode 123: The Weird History of Judgy Parenting
WTF with Marc Maron, Episode 810: Kevin Bacon
Savage Love, Episode 551
BBC Witness: Alexander Hamilton
Hashtags + Stilettos, Episode 37: Shea Moisture Problems
Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller: How to Build an Inclusive Feminist Movement

May 17, 2017

Jules & James, Episode 2
Jules & James, Episode 3
Transistor: Tick Tock Biological Clock
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 121: Welcome to the Real World, Part 4
The Enthusiasm Enthusiast: Pioneering Space & Motherhood: With Dr. Anna Fisher
Love and Movies, Episode 12: Baby Makin’ and Kevin Bacon
Death, Sex & Money: ‘Precious’ Paid off Gabourey Sidibe’s Crunch Gym Debt
99% Invisible, Episode 259: This is Chance: Anchorwoman of the Great Alaska Earthquake
Inquiring Minds, Episode 179: The Leaky Pipeline of Women in Science
Millennial, Episode 42: Growing Pains
On the Media: The Trouble With Reality
The Karen and Ellen Letters: Season Finale: Cognitive Dissonance
Q’ed Up: The Trials of Marvin Mutch: Guilt
Crimetown, Chapter 18: The Prince of Providence
Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, Episode 61: Rekindling an Old Friendship
StartUp, Season 5 Episode 4: Running a Family and a Business

May 16, 2017

Probably True Podcast: Word
Texas Matters: Questions Rise About Manuel Medina’s Many Roles in Bexar County Democratic Party
Quid Pro Quo, Episode 10: Double Trouble
BBC Outlook: Weekend: The Performance of My Life
The Food Programme: The Chef Who Vanished – The Story of Jeremiah Tower
The United States of Anxiety: Culture Wars, Episode 3: America’s Allergy to Intellect – Why It Keeps Flaring Up
The Karen and Ellen Letters, Episode 11 and 12 Aftershow
Every Little Thing: The Quest to Wipe Out a Virus
Israel Story, Episode 24: Losing My Religion
Wow in the World: The Search for Planet 9 and Our Sushi-Powered Brains
Neighbors: Dave, The Weather Nut
Between Us Girls: I am the Table
The Modern West, Episode 23: The Native West, Part 1
BBC Outlook: The Professor Who Beat the Casinos
The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe, Episode 56: Something Unforgettable and Real
Your Story Here: It’s Not About You
Fresh Air: ‘Fargo’ TV Series Creator Noah Hawley
Little Known Facts with Ilana Levine, Episode 48: Octavia Spencer
Off Camera, Episode 101: Colin Hanks
First Day Back, Season 2 Episode 6: The Refuge
Jules & James, Episode 1

May 15, 2017

The Carolina Shout, Season 2 Episode 10: Pie and Cake with Gina Marie
A History of Jazz: 1918: Original Dixieland Jazz Band
SC Featured: Dear Mom
A Moment of Science: The Mathematical Marriage Predictor
Sleepover: Salt Spring I: Cody Goes to Syria
Sleepover: Salt Spring II: Cathy’s Vanishing Legacy
Sleepover: Salt Spring III: Scott, Come Down From that Tree!
HumaNature, Episode 21: Running For Your Life
Nancy, Episode 7: Fear of Being Butch
The Most Wonderful Wonder: Beautiful Ohio: Part I
Why Oh Why, Episode 31: Daddy Randy

May 12, 2017

Death, Sex & Money: Kevin Bacon Shows Us His Cash
Seriously … : Miss Simpson’s Children
Nerdette: Breaking Yoga Stereotypes with Jessamyn Stanley
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 120: Vagina Twins, Sexual Harassment, & Skechers Step-Ups

May 11, 2017

This is About, Episode 013: El Turista
Stride and Saunter, Episode 144: The Impact of Best Friends
Planet Money, Episode 770: When India’s Cash Disappeared, Part 1
The United States of Anxiety: Culture Wars, Episode 1: Whose Kansas Is it Anyway?
A Moment of Science: Text Neck
Here Be Monsters, HBM078: Sagittarius Has $45
Varmints!, Episode 33: Komodo Dragons
The Mash-Up Americans: Living in Sickness and in Health
BBC Documentary: Silent Wound
Mortified, Episode 96: Jesse: My Two Moms
DC Diary, S1 Ep 1: Inside the Beltway
United States of Anxiety: Culture Wars, Episode 2: The Birth of Climate Denial
Female Trouble: Caryn York, Bail Reform and Workforce Advocate

May 10, 2017

The Karen & Ellen Letters, Episode Twelve: We Need to Talk About Karen and Ellen
Love and Movies, Episode 11: Reclaiming Independence and Stars Descendence
The Heart: Advance
Worst. Meatball. Sandwich. Ever., Episode 23: Airport A-holes Part 1 (The Airport)
Anna Faris is Unqualified, Episode 72: Terry Crews
If I Were You, Episode 273: Shallow Boyfriend
Inquiring Minds, Episode 178: Teresa Zimmers – The Murky Science of Lethal Injection
Q’ed Up: Her Nuclear Option
Grownups Read Things They Wrote As Kids, Episode 410: Peanut Butter is My Universe (Saskatoon)

May 9, 2017

Sight Unseen, Episode 6: Mr. Cross Would Like to Meet You
ArtCurious Podcast, Episode 19: Conservation and Controversy
First Day Back, S2 Episode 5: The Doubters
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 119: Morality of Sex, Business, and Politics (& Reality Shows)
The Stuff of Life: Studies in Desperation
The Longest Shortest Time, Episode 121: Family Jam
Seriously … : The Organ Beauty Pageant
StoryCorps, Episode 500: Tough Mother
Switched on Pop, Episode 60: The End of Pop Music As We Know It: Fall Out Boy and Charli XCX
Outlook: From Cotton Picker to Brain Surgeon
The Doc Project from CBC Radio: How Well Do You Really Know Your Mom?

May 8, 2017

Probably True Podcast: Straight
Dispatches, S2 Ep. 6: Dating
Armchair Activist, Episode 015: St. Paul Chief of Police Todd Axtell and John Thompson, founder of “Fight for Justice”
Party Politics, Texas Edition Episode 6: “Sanctuary!”
BBC Witness: Shenzhen – Special Economic Zone
Science Vs: Immigration
Otherhood: Marking the End of a TCK Presidency
The China in Africa Podcast: China Was Once a Hot Destination for African Migrants, Not Anymore
Otherhood: SHORT: Buzzfeed Writer Scacchi Koul
Sleepover: Vancouver I: Soheil’s Millionaire Blues
Sleepover: Vancouver II: Tru’s Survival Skills
Sleepover: Vancouver III: Sacha Separates
Worst. Meatball. Sandwich. Ever., Episode 18: Girls, Girls, Girls – The Strip Club Edition
The Allusionist, Episode 55: Namaste
UnFictional: The Enemy Within

May 5, 2017

Secrets, Crimes and Audiotape: Sight Unseen – Part Four
Secrets, Crimes and Audiotape: Sight Unseen – Part Five
The Dr. Drew Podcast, Episode 273: Maria Bamford
Bite, Episode 30: Sex, Drugs and Oysters: What It’s Like to Work at a Fancy Restaurant
Criminal, Episode 66: Bully
Why Oh Why, Episode 30: Don’t Listen If You’re My Ex-Boyfriend
The Untold: Doctor Doctor
Scene on Radio: Chenjerai’s Challenge (Seeing White, Part 7)
Counter Stories: The Fatal Shooting of 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards
Between Us Girls, Episode 32: Beauty & The Work Bae
Fresh Air: How President Trump Could Get Fired

May 4, 2017

Love and Movies, Episode 7: Job Demotions and Love Potions
Love and Movies, Episode 8: Baby Chit Chat and an Orange Tic Tac
Love and Movies, Episode 9: Florida Free and Finding 60B
Love and Movies, Episode 10: Moving Blues and Brown Shoes
On the Media: Climate of Poor Rhetoric
Making Gay History: Tom Cassidy
Modern Love: A Prince Charming for the Prom
99% Invisible, Episode 257: Reversing the Grid
Reply All, Episode 96: The Secret Life of Alex Goldman
Worst Meatball Sandwich Ever, Episode 25: Airport A-Holes Part 3: Bars and Restaurants
Hi-Phi Nation: A Better Love
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 118: Celebrity Scoops — Caitlin Jenner, Chris Soules, and Serena Williams
Our Americana: #VanLife (Rebroadcast)
Answer Me This, AMT350: Fox Meat, Kilroy Was Here, and Barbicide
The Inquiry: How Did North Korea Get the Bomb?
Distraction with Dr. Ned Hallowell: Throwback Thursday: 7 Ways to Manage Adult ADHD
Already Gone, Episode 52: Luc Joly Durocher
We Have Concerns: Womb with a View
Secrets, Crimes, and Audiotape: Sight Unseen – Part One
Secrets, Crimes and Audiotape: Sight Unseen – Part Two
Secrets, Crimes and Audiotape: Sight Unseen – Part Three

May 3, 2017

A Public School That’s Just for Immigrants
A Moment of Science: Polluting Mongoose Ears
Houston Matters: The State of Houston Business, and Reducing Poverty in the Fifth Ward
The Way I Heard it With Mike Rowe, Episode 53: A Simple Solution
Fresh Air: For Richard Ford, Memoir is a Chance to “Tell the Unthinkable”
Q’ed Up: Programmed to Survive
Song Exploder: Little Dragon – Sweet
The Simple Show, Episode 74: “Capsule” Wardrobes
Love and Movies, Episode 2: Baking Tools and Boyfriend Schools
Love and Movies, Episode 3: Dirty Dishes and As You Wishes
Love and Movies, Episode 4: Wedding Rings and Football Things
Love and Movies, Episode 5: Getting Fat and the Pussycats
Love and Movies, Episode 6: Banking Fears and Butterbeers

May 2, 2017

Neighbors: The Funeral Director
Human/Ordinary, Episode 08: Headstone: The Chinese Mystery
Good Grief, Episode 06: Helpless … But Not Alone
Every Little Thing: The Senate Whisperer
SC Featured: James Conner: For Those Who Can’t
First Day Back, Season 2 Episode 4: Lucie Island
Between the Liner Notes, Episode 20: Take Me Out to the Ball Game
The Lonely Palette, Episode 16: Vincent Van Gogh’s “Postman Joseph Roulin (1888)”
RI Science Podcast: The Psychology of Thinking
The Doc Project: Smartest, Funniest Person You Know is Dead
StartUp, Season 5 Episode 3: Friendster: Part 2
Here’s the Thing: Brian Reed Thought “S-Town” Could Only Ever Be a Cult Show
This American Life, Episode 615: The Beginning of Now
The Karen & Ellen Letters, Episode Eleven: Uh-Oh, Scandal!
I Hate My Boss, S1E6: Family Business, Selfish Bosses and Your First Raise
Code Switch: The LA Unrest (or Riots) 25 Years Later
Reveal: Running From Cops

May 1, 2017

Houston Matters: Houston’s Hidden Treasures, and The 1970s I-45 Houston to Galveston Murders
Crimetown, Chapter 17: The Trial of Buddy Cianci
Spawned with Kristen and Liz of CoolMomPicks, Episode 73: Not Ready for Blurred Lines: A Chat with Laurie Berkner