On What a Day, Akilah Hughes brings a different voice to the news
There are no shortage of daily news podcasts out there, but Crooked Media’s What a Day offers a slightly different take on the days headlines, thanks in part to host Akilah Hughes. Every weekday, Hughes and reporter Gideon Resnick break down the day’s biggest stories and look at things that might have slipped through the cracks — all with a slightly irreverant perspective.
Quick hit podcast review: Dropping In
The Omega Institute’s new podcast, Dropping In, allows the listener to “drop in” on the classes offered at the institute, which are usually only available to a select few. Julie Magruder, PBC member in NYC, weighs in with her thoughts.
Weeknight Kitchen Encourages Listeners to Ditch Takeout for Home Cooking
Melissa Clark, a longtime food writer and cookbook author, reminds all of us that cooking at home isn’t so bad in her new podcast, Weeknight Kitchen.
Bleeped Examines Censorship — And The People Who Fight Back Against It
Bleeped, a new podcast from journalist Matthew Billy, examines the ways that businesses, the government, and others prevent people from saying, thinking, or doing what they want. He tells the stories of people who have been censored and how they fought back against the controlling forces.
The Clearing is a True Crime Podcast Told from the Perspective of a Serial Killer’s Daughter
The Clearing is a true crime podcast tells the story of the infamous serial killer, Ed Edwards, through the eyes of the man’s very own daughter. The series takes listeners on an unfolding story of a murderer, but through the eyes of his daughter as she works to solve her own mystery of the man she thought she knew.
PBC Member Spotlight: Motolani Ogunsanya creates The More Sibyl Podcast
Meet Motolani Ogunsanya, leader of PBC’s Oklahoma City chapter and creator of The More Sibyl Podcast. Name: Motolani Ogunsanya PBC Participation: Leader of PBC’s Oklahoma City Chapter Project: The More Sibyl Podcast Connect with Motolani: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | LinkedIn During the day, Motalani (who goes by Mo) is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy at a public research […]
Survivor Contestant, Stephen Fishbach on Podcasts, Literature, and Reality TV
Stephen Fishbach, a former Survivor contestant, recently launched a podcast about fiction writing called Paraphrase where he interviews authors about their creative processes and the choices they make when crafting their stories.
PBC Member Spotlight: Heather from Wellington, New Zealand goes off-grid with her podcast
Meet Heather Welch, leader of PBC’s Wellington, New Zealand chapter and creator of the Sunshine & PowerCuts podcast – a podcast that goes off the grid.
About Time Podcast Explores our Complicated Relationship with Time
About Time is a new five-episode podcast from time tracking app Timely that explores our complex relationship with time through interviews with psychologists, linguists, and more. Check out this interview with producer and host, Emily Hunt.
Power Corrupts Examines the Dark Side of Our World
Power Corrupts is a podcast about the hidden, and often nefarious forces that shape our world. Some of the topics the show covers include election rigging, money laundering, and the spread of disinformation. In this interview, we talk to Brian Klaas, the creator behind Power Corrupts, to find out more about the show.