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Rupaul's interview with Natasha Lyonne is one of his best

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Natasha Lyonne. They discuss Netflix, her dog 'Root Beer', Orange is the New Black, Girlfriend's Day, Handsome, Natasha's upbringing, and dating.   This episode is sponsored by: Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and e
RuPaul: What's The Tee?
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replies 118Jul 13, 2017 5:01 PM +00:00

"Making Oprah" is a good 4 or 5 episode podcast on NPR that gives a lot of behind the scenes info when the show became huge

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replies 1Jul 13, 2017 5:04 PM +00:00

Straight up with Stassi

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replies 2Jul 13, 2017 5:29 PM +00:00

Both of those R1 & 2 interest me.

I like listening to old recordings of Desert Island Discs - I'm not sure if they're considered podcasts - but I'll link. They're fascinating. But, being England, many of the people are very dreary.

Now - to find them.

Petula Clark >>

The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is an entertainer who has managed to captivate a generation. Petula Clark will be talking to Sue Lawley about how the British still perceive her as 'our pet' since her early singing days when she was chosen to sing in Trafalgar Square on VE night. Now, arguably the biggest female recording star Britain has ever produced, she is about to take on the lead role in Sunset Boulevard in the West End. In between, hits like The Little Shoemaker, Down Town and Don't Sleep in the Subway ensured she became an international star as well - captivating audiences in America and France. [Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs] Favourite track: Piano Concerto 21 in C K 467 - Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Book: A title by Peter Ustinov Luxury: Her piano
Mixcloud
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replies 3Jul 13, 2017 5:32 PM +00:00

here's the channel

248 episodes for you to leaf through >>

Desert Island Discs: Archive 1 is on Mixcloud. Join to listen to great radio shows, DJ mix sets and Podcasts
Mixcloud
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replies 4Jul 13, 2017 5:33 PM +00:00

Thanks, R4. I was looking for something that wasn't about politics or current social problems...

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replies 5Jul 13, 2017 5:35 PM +00:00

Angela Rye has a new podcast. If you watch CNN than you know who Angela is. I will definitely be supporting her. That's my girl.

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replies 6Jul 13, 2017 5:37 PM +00:00

Another thing I love listening to are old radio shows from the 60s - so great hearing all those great songs being played on the radio in their own time.

This starts with The Monkees >>

Offsite Link
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replies 7Jul 13, 2017 5:57 PM +00:00

Natalie Wood on Desert Island Discs >>

Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Natalie Wood. Favourite track: American Pie by Don MacLean Book: Poetry by e e cummings Luxury: Piano
Mixcloud
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replies 8Jul 13, 2017 5:58 PM +00:00

I relax with an extended playlist of podcasts on weekends, so here are some favorites:

Nancy (gay themed, from WNYC)

Le Show (Harry Shearer)

Majority Report (Sam Seder)

Sewers of Paris (Matt Baume)

Larry Wilmore - Black on the Air

Understanding Today's Narcissist (Trump era essential!)

Gay USA (Andy Humm, Ann Northrop)

Rachel Maddow (audio)

Star Talk Radio / Star Talk Allstars (Neil Tyson, Eugene Mirman)

On the Media

Damn Interesting

Science Friday

Ted Talks (audio version)

And while not strictly a podcast, Hearts of Space's deep ambient show is free to stream from their website on Sundays. Intensely relaxing way to recharge ahead of the new week.

Offsite Link
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replies 9Jul 13, 2017 5:59 PM +00:00

Two Dope Queens from NPR have some very excellent comics but the explicit "girl talk" between the hosts quickly goes from being kinda funny to kinda annoying.

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replies 10Jul 13, 2017 6:02 PM +00:00

R9. Thanks. Never heard of any of those.

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replies 11Jul 13, 2017 6:04 PM +00:00

^^^^Oops, forgot DL doesn't like https links. Just Google Hearts of Space, and relax.

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replies 12Jul 13, 2017 6:04 PM +00:00

...certain links. Just Google Hearts of Space, and relax.

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replies 13Jul 13, 2017 6:06 PM +00:00

You must remember this - old Hollywood The Bowery Boys NYC history Happier with Gretchen Rubin easy tangible ways to improve your life, great insights on happiness. They walk among us - British true crime

My faves right now. I'm gonna try RuPaul and hearts of space -thx for the suggestions!

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replies 14Jul 13, 2017 6:12 PM +00:00

I've been listening to the Sleep With Me podcast at night. I was having a huge insomnia problem, but now I'm asleep within 10 minutes.

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replies 15Jul 13, 2017 6:13 PM +00:00

Natalie Wood comes across as charming and she had a beautiful speaking voice. Perfect pitch.

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replies 16Jul 13, 2017 6:14 PM +00:00

I just counted, I'm subscribed to 68 podcasts but only listen to about 10 regularly because of time. When do people usually tune in? On the trail and in my car are really the only times.

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replies 17Jul 15, 2017 2:37 PM +00:00

Rupaul does have some of the best poscasts. He's surprisingly astute for being a high school dropout.

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replies 18Jul 15, 2017 8:01 PM +00:00

A must-listen podcast if you're into US politics is Background Briefing, available at IanMasters.com

Four days a week, plus one weekend day, the host has on Washington insiders. I almost always find it incredibly enlightening, because it goes into all the nefarious crap going on in DC that cable news either does not touch or does not go into depth on.

I can't recommend Background Briefing enough and just wish every American would listen to it because then we wouldn't be in the mess we are in.

www.ianmasters.com
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replies 19Jul 15, 2017 8:33 PM +00:00

Rubin Report

Waking Up with Sam Harris

Joe Rogan

Reason

Trumpcast

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replies 20Jul 15, 2017 9:46 PM +00:00

Lore

Lore
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replies 21Jul 15, 2017 10:05 PM +00:00

Thanks for the great suggestions guys - and girls?

Searching for quality podcasts on Google is random and too general.

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replies 22Jul 15, 2017 10:10 PM +00:00

My Favorite Murder, Throwing Shade, Feast of Fun, Matt & Doree's Eggcellent Adventure, Shane Dawson's Podcast...to name a few of Many.

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replies 23Jul 15, 2017 11:30 PM +00:00

Pod save America; Financial Times Big Read has some interesting topics occasionally.

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replies 24Jul 16, 2017 1:30 AM +00:00

Finding Richard Simmons is wonderful, even if you don't care an iota about him. Well-done and funny and the narrator has a great voice (I've scrapped so many podcasts simply because the narrator either has an irritating voice or simply doesn't speak well).

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replies 25Jul 16, 2017 1:43 AM +00:00

I'm going to try Sleep With Me tonight to see if it works.

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replies 26Aug 28, 2017 11:53 PM +00:00

I like "Dumb Gay Politics" with Brandy Howard and Julie Goldman.

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replies 27Aug 29, 2017 12:03 AM +00:00

BBC Radio 4 - Desert Island Discs, George Michael

Offsite Link
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replies 28Aug 29, 2017 12:05 AM +00:00

You Muat Remember This - the Hollywood history one. I'm obsessed! So well done!

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replies 29Aug 29, 2017 12:08 AM +00:00

WTF

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replies 30Aug 29, 2017 12:30 AM +00:00

Reply All, Uhh yeah dude, Guys we fucked

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replies 31Aug 29, 2017 4:39 AM +00:00

I really enjoy the Switched on Pop podcast. The hosts are a musicologist and a composer, and they break down contemporary pop songs musically. Like really geeky music theory stuff like chord progressions and studio techniques, but done in an accessible way. Really fascinating.

Breaking down how popular music works
Switched on Pop
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replies 32Aug 31, 2017 8:06 PM +00:00

How Did This Get Made is wonderful, a show about terrible movies. I also love Gilbert Gottfried's podcast, with interviews with fringe Hollywood figures from the past.

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replies 33Aug 31, 2017 8:11 PM +00:00

Has anyone listened to the new podcast from the LA Times called Dirty John?

It is well done but so infuriating to listen to. How can that family be so stupid? I bet they all voted for Trump.

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replies 34Oct 14, 2017 11:06 AM +00:00

Currently loving these three:

Tom&Lorenzo's Pop Style Opinionfest

Who Shot Ya? with Ricky Carmona, April Wolfe and Alonso Duralde

PopRocket with Louis Virtel, Alonso Duralde, Karen Tongson and Wynter Mitchell

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replies 35Oct 14, 2017 11:13 AM +00:00

True Crime Obsessed hosted by Patrick Hinds and Gillian Pensavalle.

Patrick and Gillian review true crime documentaries and even if you don't like those kind of films, the two of them are hilarious. DL might especially like their review of "Casting JonBenet" a documentary about Colorado actors auditioning for a role in a crime reenactment movie.

Home
Home | True Crime Obsessed
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replies 36Oct 14, 2017 11:54 AM +00:00

Have you tried "Crimewriters On..." R36? Four crimewriters review true crime and mystery releases (TV and podcasts, mostly). Find them very entertaining.

I too like Gilbert Godfried's podcast, and miss his mini-episodes that you can only get by subscription.

For True Crime stuff, I just started the second season of The Accused.

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replies 37Oct 14, 2017 1:11 PM +00:00

My go tos are: Ru Paul: What's the tee with Michelle Visage

Unqualified with Anna Faris

Judge John Hodgman

The I am Rapaport Stereo podcast

WTF with Marc Maron

Michael Ian Blacks's podcast

I listen when getting ready for work, driving, and to relax when in bed.

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replies 38Oct 14, 2017 4:57 PM +00:00

After listening to Marc Maron and RuPaul guesting on each other's podcasts, I could easily picture them hooking up or dating casually. They had a lot in common, and you could tell that Marc was very intrigued.

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replies 39Oct 14, 2017 6:25 PM +00:00

The Final Word Podcast with Frangela

Reid This Reid That with Joy Reid

TLo's Pop Style Opinionfest

Linoleum Knife

Daytime Confidential

1947 Meet the Press Podcast

Tell Me Something I don't know

Pod Save America

Derek and Romaine (but it is sort of a hybrid podcast/radio show)

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replies 40Oct 14, 2017 6:34 PM +00:00

Is anyone else listening to Tanis?

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replies 41Nov 8, 2017 8:29 PM +00:00

Can their not be sort of a makeshift collaborative Datalounge podcast where various random users pick a thread and read the comments?

I would like to spend two hours lying around reading about the Italian American experience in Colorado, but I have a house to clean.

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replies 42Dec 6, 2017 3:26 PM +00:00

How has no one mentioned Ronna & Beverly?!?

Ronna and Beverly are joined by the star of NBC's "Community", Jim Rash. Show Summary: Academy Award winner Jim Rash joins Ronna & Beverly for a wonderful ch...
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replies 43Dec 6, 2017 3:41 PM +00:00

None.

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replies 44Dec 6, 2017 3:53 PM +00:00

There*

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replies 45Dec 6, 2017 3:55 PM +00:00

I listen to

Feast of Fun

Le Show

Bad gay movies = bitchy gay men

Moviesign with the Mads

Gilbert Godfrieds Amazing Colossal Podcast

Leonard Lopate 😭

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replies 46Dec 6, 2017 4:01 PM +00:00
I too like Gilbert Godfried's podcast, and miss his mini-episodes that you can only get by subscription.

Wait am I missing something? Is there a pay option to get the mini eps? They’re my favorite and I noticed they hadn’t done one in a while. I’m “subscribed” on my iphones podcast app but I don’t pay anything.

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replies 47Dec 6, 2017 4:05 PM +00:00

What podcasts don't consist of excessive naval gazing or excessive self-talk? I tried listening to an episode of The Heavyweight (by accident, thanks Alexa) and the hosts narration of his own thoughts about some therapist he was interviewing for the story (about a car v. pedestrian accident) were so distracting I had to stop. The TAL approach was kind of novel 10-15 years ago, now it's an old hat. I'm sure it was a nice story, but instead of hearing about the victim finally meeting the driver, I mostly heard about the therapist's aftershave and the producer's treadmill desk. Get to the point, please. Same for podcasts with two hosts, the alpha geek one-uppance wears thin real fast.

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replies 48Dec 6, 2017 4:14 PM +00:00

For anyone who is a fan of true crime, I have to recommend the parody podcast "Done Disappeared". Hysterical. The episodes are only 10 minutes long, so it's worth it to give it a shot. It definitely mocks programs like "Up and Vanished", etc. but you may see the humor even if you haven't listened to the real stuff.

A True Crime Podcast by me, John David Booter
On october 1987, clara pockets done disappeared...
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replies 49Dec 7, 2017 3:55 PM +00:00

Can't find links to the podcast on its website, so here's a different link.

From John David Booter, this is DONE DISSAPEARED: A True Crime Podcast by JOHN DAVID BOOTER. New episodes every Wednesday. Send tips/inquiries to johndavidbooter@gmail.com.
DONE DISAPPEARED
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replies 50Dec 7, 2017 4:06 PM +00:00

Any new ones?

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replies 51Apr 3, 2018 2:14 PM +00:00

r51 TIME just release a list of 50 best podcasts of 2018 (in their opinion, of course) so perhaps you might find some interesting new stuff there. I know I have.

Whether you’re a royals obsessive, a true crime detective or a politics nerd, we have the best podcasts of 2018 you should be listening to.
Time
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replies 52Apr 3, 2018 2:18 PM +00:00

*released

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replies 53Apr 3, 2018 2:18 PM +00:00

I love RuPaul and his wife Michelle Visage. Great couple!

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replies 54Apr 3, 2018 2:29 PM +00:00

In order of preference:

My Favorite Murder

Fivethirtyeight

Pod Save America

Economist Radio

Last Podcast on the Left

Marketplace

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replies 55Apr 3, 2018 2:33 PM +00:00

You Must Remember This

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replies 56Apr 3, 2018 3:01 PM +00:00

The Bonfire are a good hang. Just teo regular guys talking shit about pop culture.

The saga of Jay Oakerson and Dan Soder talking about seeing "A Tale Of Two Coreys" that aired on Lifetime. The story about Corey "Feldog" Feldman and The Hai...
YouTube
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replies 57Apr 3, 2018 3:12 PM +00:00

I used to love listening to Rude Jude's podcast. Then it ended.

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replies 58Apr 3, 2018 4:17 PM +00:00

Rune Soup, Me & Paranormal You and Feast of Fun

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replies 59Apr 3, 2018 4:23 PM +00:00

Casefile: Aussie true crime— no banter, no personalities, just impeccably researched and covers more off-the-radar cases.

Keep It: Ira and Louis are fun, Kara can be a bit of a drag

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replies 60Apr 3, 2018 4:40 PM +00:00

The Frank Skinner show from the UK. My beloved godparents were English from the Black Country and he sounds a bit like them. The podcast is described as like having coffee with your friends and that’s pretty much it.

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replies 61Apr 3, 2018 4:42 PM +00:00

Dear Sugars

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replies 62Apr 16, 2018 1:33 PM +00:00

bitch sesh

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replies 63Apr 16, 2018 1:39 PM +00:00

We Hate Movies

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replies 64Apr 16, 2018 1:40 PM +00:00

r64 Are all of them straight? Because the latest episode sounds intriguing but I really don't want to listen to a lecture on gay jokes from four straight dudes.

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replies 65Apr 16, 2018 1:46 PM +00:00

There is an enormous amount of great radio and podcast content available from the BBC. News, commentary, comedy, drama, documentaries, arts and culture stuff.

Lately I've been loving "Archive on BBC4" which has dozens of hours of eclectic, fascinating and enjoyable programming, with every episode completely different from the last.

Dominic Sandbrook ponders the compelling appeal of anniversaries.
BBC
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replies 66Apr 16, 2018 1:50 PM +00:00

I just recently discovered a podcast on YouTube called Trace Evidence and it’s a true crime show that documents missing persons and unsolved murder cases. It’s basically just one guy who does a ton of research on these cases and lays them out for the listener. He does a little bit of hypothesizing but mostly leaves it up to you to decide. It’s very well done for a low budget podcast done by a single person.

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replies 67Apr 16, 2018 2:20 PM +00:00

Mysterious Universe.

Blog and Podcast specializing in offbeat news
Mysterious Universe
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replies 68Apr 16, 2018 4:02 PM +00:00

R65 3 of them are married and i think the other has a gf. I haven't listened to their latest episode.

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replies 69Apr 17, 2018 7:52 AM +00:00

Dear Sugars

The cult-favorite advice column is back, this time speaking straight into your ears. The Sugars, Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond, take on all your questions — no matter how deep or dark — and offer radical empathy in return. New episodes are released weekly.
NPR.org
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replies 70Apr 17, 2018 9:24 PM +00:00

There’s another huge thread with podcast recommendations and searching podcast doesn’t bring it up ....

I’m looking for good self-help, get over a breakup kind of stuff..

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replies 71Apr 18, 2018 6:27 AM +00:00

Did no one mention "Criminal"? Love that podcast.

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replies 72Apr 18, 2018 6:34 AM +00:00

R71, Dear Sugars is spot-on.

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replies 73Apr 18, 2018 2:59 PM +00:00

r69 So I listened to their latest episode and it was the straightest thing I have ever experienced in my life. Please tell me you're either straight yourself or at the very least an exclusive top who doesn't suck cock and kiss on the mouth? Because that is one super-masc podcast choice right there.

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replies 74Apr 19, 2018 12:16 PM +00:00

r74

My favourite podcast on bad movies is "The Flophouse". I think they're all straight too, but have a less blokey vibe; I've got something of a platonic crush on Elliott.

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replies 75Apr 19, 2018 12:42 PM +00:00

r75 Thanks, I'll check it out! WhoShotYa is the only movie podcast I'm listening to right now and I've been wanting to add some more for the longest time now.

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replies 76Apr 19, 2018 12:49 PM +00:00

The Final Word with Frangela

The Joy Reid Podcast

Adam Sank Podcast

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replies 77Apr 19, 2018 12:51 PM +00:00

Lore Unexplained Tanis The Black Tapes The History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps

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replies 78Apr 19, 2018 12:57 PM +00:00

R71 honey if you want to feel better about your love life, go to YT and listen to hours of old LOVELINE. It’s like a time capsule documenting a more innocent time for lovers, plus Dr. Drew Pinsky’s soothing tones will make you feel less anxious.

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replies 79Apr 19, 2018 1:51 PM +00:00

A History of the World in 100 Objects. S***House, Pod Save America, Skeptics Guide to the Universe, Stay Tuned with Preet Bahara. Opening Arguments is really good too. A very smart DC lawyer explains to a novice the legal realities of what is going on in the news.

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replies 80Apr 20, 2018 11:07 AM +00:00

Above recommended, dear sugars, love it thanks.

I’m also digging Reply All. They investigate tech or internet mysteries.

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replies 81May 3, 2018 6:38 AM +00:00

2 Broke Queens

Late Night Whenever

Dear Sugars

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replies 82May 3, 2018 6:41 AM +00:00

R74 Lol at those being my only 2 options.

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replies 83May 3, 2018 7:43 AM +00:00

r83 Yes! Now pick one already! The suspense is killing me; I need to know.

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replies 84May 6, 2018 9:01 AM +00:00

R84

media.giphy.com
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replies 85May 6, 2018 9:14 AM +00:00

Many of my favorites have already been listed: My Favorite Murder, Last Podcast on the Left, Throwing Shade..

One that hasn't is TBTL (Too Beautiful to Live)...it's a daily M-F podcast hosted by Luke Burbank and Andrew Walsh. It's like sitting at a table with two middle-aged straight friends who speak an uncensored flow that alternates between banal, profound, insightful, and humorous. It's something I listened to as I fell asleep, and now I look forward to it everyday. It really grew on me...go figure...

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replies 86May 6, 2018 9:29 AM +00:00

So this thread is the best result from a search on DL. If there's a more active or recent one, I apologize for bumping.

I stumbled across this compelling podcast from the BBC. I had heard something about the discoveries a few years ago, but had no idea about the background to the story, let alone the scope of what happened.

The Home Babies, a story about an Irish village and its home for unwed mothers, where people kept many 20th-century secrets, only discovered lately.

The shocking secret which lay beneath the site of an old mother and baby home in Ireland.
BBC
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replies 87Aug 3, 2018 11:55 AM +00:00

For those looking for true crime, I'd suggest "Crime Writers On...". I've recommended them here before. The started out by offering reviews and perspectives on Serial, but now they'll review and comment on any new true crime podcast or tv show. In recent weeks, they've covered "In The Dark", "The Staircase", and "The RFK Tapes". Usually after their review, I'll know whether I want to spend the time listening to a podcast.

Crime Writers On...
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replies 88Aug 3, 2018 12:53 PM +00:00

Settling the Score—A gentle (but fun) takedown of the AFI’s top 25 film scores.

www.settlingthescorepodcast.com
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replies 89Aug 3, 2018 9:24 PM +00:00

Two important voices of the Resistance:

Gaslit Nation - Sarah Kendzior and Andrea Chalupa

We could not be more thrilled to announce DAME’s first podcast, Gaslit Nation, a bi-monthly news podcast that slows down and explains the chaotic news cycle. Launched in July, Gaslit Nation is hosted…
Dame Magazine
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replies 90Aug 3, 2018 9:33 PM +00:00

What is The Weekly List?

The “new normal” of American politics is not normal. The Weekly List reminds us of that. On a weekly basis, the List tracks specific news stories representing eroding norms under the current regime. Taken together, they reveal a nation pushed towards authoritarianism, the wielding of unchecked governmental authority by one person or group at the expense of the freedom of those who oppose them.

The “new normal” of American politics is not normal. The Weekly List reminds us of that. On a weekly basis, the List tracks specific news stories representing eroding norms under the current regime. Taken together, they reveal a nation pushed towards authoritarianism.
The Weekly List
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replies 91Aug 3, 2018 9:35 PM +00:00

The Frank Skinner Show.

He’s as funny as hell.

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replies 92Aug 3, 2018 10:59 PM +00:00

Mueller She Wrote

Mueller, She Wrote
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replies 93Aug 4, 2018 12:58 PM +00:00

Straight Up with Stassi used to be decent because she would interview all the cast members from her show. Now she just has her unfunny comedian friend Rachel or her boyfriend and his Mom.

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replies 94Sep 10, 2018 12:44 AM +00:00

Thinking Sideways, True Crime Garage, Revisionist History, You Must Remember This, Freakonomics

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replies 95Sep 10, 2018 1:48 AM +00:00

I've been utterly bored by You Must Remember This this season.

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replies 96Sep 10, 2018 1:51 AM +00:00

Watch What Crappens has been my salvation. So freaking funny. Their recaps of Bravo shows are insanely funny.

R96 me too I have a few episodes of YMRT in queue and I don't even feel like listening to them. I loved Hollywood Babylon but i didn't really need it fact checked.

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replies 97Sep 10, 2018 2:29 AM +00:00

REMINDER: Anthony Cumia of Compound Media Podcasting has so far gotten himself banned from:

Entering the Sirius XM NY building ✔ FOX News ✔ Twitter (at least 4 times) ✔ owning guns ✔ driving ✔ and talking to minors ✔ The Stress Factory ✔ The Comedy Cellar Club ✔ and the Riotcast studios ✔

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replies 98Sep 10, 2018 2:05 PM +00:00

I need something nonpolitical, not about murder and one continuous story maybe like Missing Richard Simmons? Anything come to mind?

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replies 99Oct 9, 2018 3:37 AM +00:00

Fiction / fantasy Alice isn't dead : truck driver goes searching for her missing wife. Quite creepy. Welcome to Night Vale : radio show from the fictional town of Night Vale. Narrator's voice is really nice.

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replies 100Oct 9, 2018 4:03 AM +00:00

R41, not light like MRS, but Dr. Death is fantastic. Higher ratings/listeners than Serial. Give it a try.

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replies 101Oct 9, 2018 4:19 AM +00:00

Snap Judgement Presents Spooked, for the Halloween season!

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replies 102Oct 9, 2018 6:47 AM +00:00

I just listened to "Cover Up", this summer's podcast re: the Ted Kennedy/Chappaquiddick incident of 1969, and while it centered around Kennedy, I found it to be non-political, R99. Although it was about a death, but I tend to think it wasn't a murder podcast that's the type you're trying to avoid.

You could try some of "You Must Remember This", which I generally like. But I stopped listening this season because I wasn't interested in that era of Hollywood. (I prefer the 40s-70s era shows.)

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replies 103Oct 9, 2018 8:19 PM +00:00

Another you could consider R99 is "How Did This Get Made" which isn't a continuing story (although many of the shows have two related parts), but it goes into how some movies came about getting made. Can especially be funny if it's a crappy movie.

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replies 104Oct 9, 2018 8:24 PM +00:00

I know Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast is loved by some here, as they've mentioned it. I pay for the premium content; archived podcasts and Gilbert & Frank's Amazing Colossal Obsessions, which in my opinion often are more entertaining than the longer interviews (excluding Mario Cantone Christmas episodes, those I nearly wet myself listening to).

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replies 105Oct 9, 2018 8:30 PM +00:00

R97 check out Bitch Sesh

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replies 106Oct 10, 2018 4:36 PM +00:00

Car Talk.

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replies 107Oct 10, 2018 4:55 PM +00:00

Thx r106!

--R97
replies 108Oct 10, 2018 6:17 PM +00:00

Love the Rich Roll podcast. He is a great interviewer and talks to range of health experts. He follows and promotes plant based diet. But he is an Ultra and Iron man , Ivy League guy. Very smart and great interviewer

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replies 109Oct 10, 2018 6:27 PM +00:00

He’s not a DL fav, but Enty has a fantastic podcast simply called Enty. He’s covered everything from true crime to Hollywood gossip, nice soothing voice too.

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replies 110Oct 10, 2018 7:23 PM +00:00

The Read.

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replies 111Oct 10, 2018 7:33 PM +00:00

BGM: Bad Gay Movies, Bitchy Gay Men

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replies 112Oct 10, 2018 8:35 PM +00:00

Okay, Im looking that up right now R112. Thats right my alley.

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replies 113Oct 10, 2018 8:57 PM +00:00

r110 most of us here don't understand Russian. I think this is a thread for English language podcasts.

They're not always right, but I enjoy Oh No Ross & Carrie. They just released the part two of the Drinking Our Own Pee investigation.

I liked Rabbits.

And I listen to WTF with Marc Maron if he's interviewing someone I find interesting, though I don't think he's a great interviewer.

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replies 114Oct 10, 2018 9:01 PM +00:00

R99 I thought Missing Richard SImmons had a dark undertone, so hopefully this recommendation won't seem so left field. Glynn Washington from Snap Judgement hosted a podcast called Heaven's Gate about the trippy purple Nike spaceship suicide cult of the same name. Glynn comes from a family who followed a cult leader and he's always fun to listen to, even though this isn't fluffy stuff. Highly recommend.

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replies 115Oct 10, 2018 10:13 PM +00:00

I listed to the free episode from Enty's podcast and it was shit. It was basically him talking to a fan of his blog, evading every time he was asked if some A-list was a lesbian or something, can't remember, too boring and it's not free, you have to pay for it, why?

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replies 116Oct 10, 2018 11:48 PM +00:00

Pay for Enty? Oh no.

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replies 117Oct 11, 2018 2:47 AM +00:00

Slate's Decoder Ring - true stories and a very esoteric podcast. I especially liked the true story about a young gay boy and his little gay brother in 1940/50's in midwest that played with paper dolls. The show went into the history of paper dolls and how these two little gay boys grew up and how different their lives had diverged as adults.

Slate's - Hit Parade, the host has an almost encyclopedic knowledge of the music industry, specifically the Billboard 100. For fans of Madonna or Donna Summer check out those particular episodes, par excellence.

Another Slate podcast - Slate's Culture Gabfest. One of the smartest, erudite podcasts out there. I learn something every week.

NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour - Weekly coverage of the most up to date movies, tv shows, books etc. It will keep up on all things pop culture. And the hosts are all pretty funny

NPR's Wait Wait Don't Tell - NPR's #1 podcast, a comedy game show with a political bent. Take it from me, you will laugh out loud.

Like mentioned above, fans of old Hollywood should listen to - You Must Remeber This. Great stuff, but some of my friends that I've tried to get to listen can't get over the hostess' attempts at the "old-timey" voice she uses on occasion.

And then there's - S-Town a heartbreaking story about an eccentric gay genius stuck in bum fuck Alabama and how horrible one's life can be when you are soooooo different from the culture and people around you

99% invisible - a design/style oriented podcast that sheds light on everyday objects and the designs that went into their making.

A very odd podcast that I just recently got into is - Benjamine Walker's Theory of Everything, "plunges listeners into a whirl of art, journalism, fiction, interviews, and exploding pipe dreams." My BF doesn't "get it" but I love it.

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replies 118Oct 11, 2018 6:20 PM +00:00