Listening Log: October 2016

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

Fresh Air: Anthony Bourdain
Planet Money, Episode 732: Bad Form, Wells Fargo
Around the Table Podcast: Making Peace with the Mirror
Historically Black: The Path to Founding an HBCU
Poem of the Day: Dyspnea
Texas Matters: Texas Horror
Inside the NYT Book Review: Thrillers and True Crime
This American Life, Episode 600: Will I Know Anyone At This Party?

October 28, 2016

Death, Sex & Money: I Was More Angry at God
Sex with Emily: Stripper Pole Tricks & Oral Sex Techniques
Spawned, Episode 57: Things Not to Say to a Working Mom
Why Oh Why, Episode 6: Dating With the Stars
Educate: Clinton and Trump on Education
ARRVLS: The Adventure of Joe Lumbroso, Part 1
What’s the Point, Episode ,67: Sparks: Risk
The Big Listen, Episode 4: Occupy This Podcast
Radiolab: Alpha Gal
Science Vs: Antidepressants

October 27, 2016

A Moment of Science: When Good Bananas Go Bad
Here Be Monsters, Episode HBM066: What Jacob Heard
Making Gay History: Edythe Eyde
The Brain Candy Podcast, Episode 80: Selfies: The Art of the Ideal?
Fresh Air: The Twitter Paradox

October 26, 2016

No Jake Brake, Episode 16: Caught Making Out with a Double Cheeseburger
Remarkable Lives. Tragic Deaths., Episode 15: Princess Diana
BBC Witness: The Hungarian Uprising
A Moment of Science: What’s in Saturated Fats?
The Brood: Should Parents Post About Their Kids?
StoryCorps, Episode 485: Fair Play
Heavyweight, Episode 5: Galit
Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller: Eve Ensler, “The Undeniable Rape Culture of Donald Trump”
This American Life, Episode 599: Seriously?
This is About: Mrs. Banks’ Magnum Opus
Historically Black: The Question of Black Identity
Atomic Moms: Moms Talk Race

October 25, 2016

Missing & Murdered: Who Killed Alberta Williams? Episode 1: The Tip
Hyphen, Episode 6: Countries for $200
In the Dark, Episode 9: The Truth
BBC Witness: Shell Shock
BBC Outlook: My Fight Against “Hyena” Sex Ritual
Campus: Tailor-Made Armour For the Trans Community
Snap Judgment: Spooked Special: Hellish Hounds
Houston Matters: Repeat DWIs and Fracking Wastewater
Mortified, Episode 77: My Worst Fear

October 24, 2016

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Jane the Virgin and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
The Memory Palace, Episode 97: In Line
What’s the Point, Episode .66: When the Algorithm Decides the Outcome
Planet Money, Episode 731: How Venezuela Imploded
The Bit. Episode 88: Winning in the Gulf of Mexico

October 21, 2016

Educate: Racism, Stress, and Learning
With Her: Wellesley, 1969
You’ve Got Issues with Anna David: 5 Minutes on Your Issues: People Who Put Their Feet Up in Movie Theaters
Transistor: The Words are a Jumble
Science Vs: DNA and the Smell of Death
StartUp: S4E3: Shadowed Qualities
Criminal, Episode 53: Melinda and Judy
Houston Matters: Texas Election Survey and Grace Hopper Conference
Campus: You Are Haunted
KCRW’s Off the Block: Away From Home: An Audio Journal
No Makeup, Episode 15: Spirit of Sisterhood

October 20, 2016

ArtCurious Podcast, Episode 5: Warhol and Weegee – Death and Disaster
Stride and Saunter, Episode 114: “Do Schools Kill Creativity”
Song Exploder: James Vincent McMorrow – Get Low
Planet Money, Episode 730: Self Checkout
Making Gay History: Wendell Sayers
How to Be Amazing, Episode 42: Daniel Kahneman
Switched on Pop, Episode 45: Lady Gaga is a Perfect Illusion
HumaNature, Episode 13: Bigfoot
A Pint with Seaniebee, Episode 28: Sejla Kameric has a Pint with Seaniebee
Modern Love: Take Me As I Am, Whoever I Am
The Big Listen, Episode 3: It’s a Stampede!

October 19, 2016

99% Invisible, Episode 232: McMansion Hell: The Devil’s in the Details
BBC Outlook: Gold and Cannabis Washed Up on My Beach
The Story Collider: Layne Jackson Hubbard: Still Myself
Signal, Episode 16: How Drug Companies Use Monopoly Shenanigans to Make Big Profits
How to Be a Girl, Episode XIII: Play Date
The Brood: How Fathers Talk with Their Sons
ARRVLS: Forty Blinks
Young House Love Has a Podcast, Episode 20: White Walls: Overrated? Overdone? Or Still Totally Awesome?
Here Be Monsters, Episode HBM065: We Pay Them in Meat
Modern Love: A Path to Fatherhood
Modern Love: Marry a Man Who Loves His Mother
The Longest Shortest Time, Episode 98: Casey Wilson on Mothering Without a Mother
The Big Listen, Episode 2: Admitting You Have a Problem
Scene on Radio: Prince and Philando and Futures Untold

October 18, 2016

The Allusionist, Episode 45: Eponyms II: Name That Disease
In the Dark, Episode 8: What’s Going on Down There?
Sampler, Episode 31: True Crime
Lore, Episode 45: First Impressions
Hidden Brain, Episode 48: Men: 44, Women: 0
The Modern West, Episode 16: Women Run the West, Part 1
BBC Outlook: Olympic Swimmer Fighting Sexual Abuse

October 17, 2016

Backseat Rider, Episode 1: Risk
Mortified, Episode 76: Totally Juvenile Election Special
BBC Witness: Bugging the US Embassy in Moscow
Planet Money, Episode 729: When Subaru Came Out
Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller: Anna Lappe, Food Fighter
With Her, Episode 6: To Whom Much is Given Much is Expected
Freakonomics Radio: This is Your Brain on Podcasts

October 14, 2016

The Sporkful: Who is This Restaurant For? Part 4: Why Comic W. Kamau Bell Doesn’t Wear Hoodies to Restaurants
StartUp, S4E2: You Can’t Wear a Suit Here
Reply All, Episode 79: Boy in Photo
What’s the Point, Episode .64: Do You Feel Informed?
BBC Documentaries: Mexico: The Town that Said ‘No’
We Have Concerns: This I Swear
Simon Mayo’s Confessions: Is Vic There? And Other Tales

October 13, 2016

BBC Outlook: I Led a Street Gang in North Korea
BBC Outlook: Aleppo’s Underground Orphanage
Alter Ego, Episode 28: “More, Please” with Monday Jones
A Moment of Science: The Polar Lights We Can’t See
Close Encounters: Sex When You’re Asexual
Stride and Saunter, Episode 113: Presumptions of Positivity
Making Gay History, Episode 1: Sylvia Rivera
Educate: Talking About Race in Schools
The Sporkful: Who is This Restaurant For? Part 3: One Sign in Arabic, Another in English

October 12, 2016

The Sporkful: Who Is This Restaurant For? Part 1: Us vs. Them
The Sporkful: Who Is This Restaurant For? Part 2: Looking the Part
This is About: Killing in the Name Of
Sword and Scale, Episode 77
Nocturne, Episode 22: Freedom and Control
Wrongful Convictions, Episode 1: Raymond Santana: The Central Park Jogger Case
Wrongful Convictions, Episode 2: Barry Gibbs: The Mafia Cops Case
How I Built This: VICE: Suroosh Alvi
Note to Self: When Silicon Valley Takes on Elementary School
Memory Motel, Episode 10: Not By Accident

October 11, 2016

The Mash-Up Americans: Sex, Relationships, and Asian Dating
Song Exploder: Phantogram – You Don’t Get Me High Anymore
This American Life, Episode 598: My Undesirable Talent
Grownups Read Things They Wrote As Kids, Episode 321: “My Yearly Love Attack” (Whitehorse)
Mortified, Episode 75: Confessions of a Duran Duran Fan
BBC Outlook: Saving Lives with Canoeing
KCRW’s Off the Block: In and Out of the Biggest Mental Health Facility in Los Angeles
StoryCorps, Episode 484: Never Drive Me Away
In the Dark, Episode 7: This Quiet Place
99% Invisible, Episode 231: Half a House
Heavyweight, Episode 4: Tony

October 10, 2016

Planet Money, Episode 728: The Wells Fargo Hustle
Planet Money, Episode 555: Why is the Milk in the  Back of the Store?
Brave Little State: Are Utility Bills ‘So High’ in Vermont? It’s (Really) Complicated
The Story Collider: Aparna Nancherla: By Any Means Necessary
Anacostia Unmapped: All Lives Do Matter, Just Not in America
Campus: Something’s Broken in My Head
A Moment of Science: Bacteria Astronauts
We Have Concerns: Trend in the Clowns
Historically Black: The Fiddler Who Charmed Missouri

October 7-9, 2016

Science Vs.: Forensic Science
BBC Witness: Good Vibrations
StartUp, S4E1: Diversification of Worry
Criminal, Episode 52: The Checklist
Off the Block: There’s No Glamour in a Jailhouse Wedding

October 6, 2016

Historically Black: Tracking Down a Slave’s Bill of Sale
Remarkable Lives. Tragic Deaths., Episode 10: Jimi Hendrix
Remarkable Lives. Tragic Deaths., Episode 11: Marilyn Monroe
A Moment of Science: Twin Powers Activate!
Planet Money, Episode 521: The Town that Loves Death
Happy Sad Confused: Mahershala Ali
Happy Sad Confused: Emma Stone, Lily James, Jai Courtney

October 5, 2016

Note to Self: Facing Our Weirdest Selves
In the Dark, Episode 6: Stranger Danger
Heavyweight, Episode 3: Tara
The Heart: My Everything, My Bear
No Makeup Podcast, Episode 13: Breaking Ground
Atomic Moms: Working Mom Crush
Death, Sex & Money: Ellen Burstyn & Gloria Steinem
Code Switch: Who is a Good Immigrant, Anyway?

October 4, 2016

The Story Collider: Patrick Freeman: Elephant Time
Planet Money, Episode 727: You Asked For It, Again
Awesome Etiquette, Episode 106: Accidental Overexposure

October 3, 2016

Travelogue: Secrets of a Hotel Inspector
Mortified, Episode 74: My Diary Will Go Down in History
The Allusionist, Episode 44: This is Your Brain on Language
The Memory Palace, Episode 96: Canali
You’ve Got Issues with Anna David: 5 Minutes on Your Issue: Slow Walkers
The Bravery Board: Colleen Kirk / Cultivating a Mindset of Compassion
Who’s Your Mama, Episode 12: Kelly Diels
Who’s Your Mama, Episode 19: Kelly Covert
Code Switch: Navigating the World of Racial Awkwardness
TEDTalks: What You Need to Know About CRISPR
This American Life, Episode 597: One Last Thing Before I Go