Sara interviews Kelly Horan, senior producer and a senior reporter of the Last Seen podcast from WBUR and The Boston Globe. Podcast Brunch Club did things a little differently this month: rather than a thematic podcast playlist, PBC members worldwide did a deep dive into the Last Seen podcast. The podcast explored the largest unsolved art heist in history, which was the theft of 13 artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston in 1990.
The audio drama genre is in a renaissance period. Science fiction, fantasy, and horror seem to be the most popular types of audio drama, but recently we’ve been seeing an explosion of audio fiction that steps well outside of the ordinary. The Neon Noir is one such project. It’s a podcast that uses a rich soundscape and first-person perspective to tell original noir stories. I sat down with Jack Delaney, the creator of The Neon Noir, to find out more.
Sara interviews Max Sanderson, lead producer on an episode we listened to from The Guardian’s Science Weekly podcast. PBC members worldwide listened to a podcast playlist on Artificial Intelligence. The Science Weekly episode called “Questioning AI: does artificial intelligence need and off switch?” was included. Check out the other podcasts in this Artificial Intelligence playlist […]
Health insurance and the cost of healthcare in the US is complicated, to say the least. Coverage, co-pays, in-network, out-of-network, HSAs, deductibles, and universal codes: it seems like you need a PhD just to figure out how much you’ll be charged to get a checkup (let alone get treatment for a life-threatening illness). Dan Weissmann knows this first-hand. He quit his insurance-providing job to do his own thing and in the process he has found himself navigating the healthcare minefield. He’s documenting this journey, talking to experts, and telling patient stories on his new podcast, An Arm and a Leg. Dan was kind enough to give me some of his time to tell me more about his podcast.
This month we’re doing things a bit differently than we usually do. Typically, one of our global members will choose a theme and curate a podcast playlist around that theme, usually a sampling of a few different podcasts. But, that means it’s difficult for us to do anything that is more serialized in nature, which […]
Get involved in the podcast discussion! Find out how Podcast Brunch Club works. Adela interviews Rose Eveleth, the producer and host of the Flash Forward podcast. PBC members worldwide listened to a podcast playlist on Artificial Intelligence. The Flash Forward episode called “Bot for Teacher” was included. Check out the other podcasts in this Artificial […]
An interview with the show co-creator, Katarina Hagstedt Katarina Hagstedt and her husband, Martin, started a podcast to highlight empowering and inspiring stories coming from cancer patients around the world. As a cancer patient himself, the podcast was born out of pure necessity–Martin craved positive stories from people like him. My Survival Story podcast was born out […]
In this roundup episode, Sara and Adela chat about the podcast listening list on Artificial Intelligence. We also get answers from creators and members on the question, “What excites you and scares you about artificial intelligence?” Adela and Sara then diverge from the listening list and talk about the plan for Podcast Brunch Club in […]