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Delicious Ingredients: The Best Podcasts for the Week of May 6-12, 2017

Each week I will publish the most Delicious Ingredients of my Audible Feast … the scrumptious, delectable, savory, rich, sweet, spicy, and best podcasts that have fed my ears this week.  They’re listed in no particular order. You can see

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Podcast Network Spotlight: The Heard

Podcast Network Spotlight: A New Feature This week I am debuting a new feature – a primer on a podcast collective or network. I’m going to define this really loosely for now and we’ll see how it goes. A network

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Anxious Machine ★★★★

When I first left for college almost 20 years ago, it was in a completely foreign city to me. It was an urban setting with accessible public transportation, something I hadn’t experienced before, and it was free because I was a student. I

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How to Be a Girl: Open Your Heart ★★★★

I am a parent of two children. They’re different from each other, certainly different from me; they’re young, and will change enormously in their lives while I will always be their parent, and I have to keep up with them;

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Neighbors: Meet Yours ★★★★

Nashville-based Jakob Lewis narrates this show about people who live around us. The show is certainly Nashville-centric but like Home: Stories from LA, this does not detract from the great content of the show. I was drawn to this show

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Death, Sex & Money ★★★★★

In my one-way relationship/fantasy world with podcasts where I do all the taking (listening) and don’t have to give anything back, Anna Sale is my dream girlfriend and we get a drink together once every three or four weeks. In my

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KCRW’s UnFictional ★★★★

Listening to all these storytelling, documentary, and personal diary/journal podcasts is making me aspire to be a better storyteller. Frankly, I long to be able to captivate an audience even for a few minutes with an engaging story, because so

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Only Human ★★★★

Only Human is another new podcast from WNYC that launched in October 2015. Through personal journal-style stories, we hear how at times, our bodies betray us. The show’s slogan is “Every body has a story.” It is hosted by Mary Harris, who

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First Day Back ★★★★

First Day Back is a lovely little podcast about one mother’s return to work after an extended maternity leave. Tally Abecassis is a Canadian filmmaker who has decided to begin working again, and in addition to gender roles, policies that

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