Sara and Adela discuss the Conversation listening list, which was curated for the PBC community by the one-and-only Adam Grant! The episodes included on the list were from Invisibilia, How’s Work? With Esther Perel, The Upgrade by Lifehacker, Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard, and WorkLife with Adam Grant. The episodes all had a theme of vulnerability and confrontation running through them. Then, they diverge to talk about other podcast recommendations.
An interview with Wendy Zukerman, the host of the amazing Science Vs podcast. In normal days, Science Vs looks at fads and trends from the lens of science to help listeners suss out what is evidence-based. Since January 2020, meaning in these pandemic times, Wendy and the rest of the Science Vs has done some fantastic reporting on Coronavirus and upped their production schedule to putting out two episodes per week to help answer listener questions about the virus.
In this episode, we’re joined by Andi Paradise, the former leader of our chapter in Santa Cruz, California. Back in January, we learned that Andi was diagnosed with terminal cancer and was given 6-24 months to live. To honor Andi and her contribution to PBC, we dedicated our March 2020 listening list on Happiness to her. In this episode, we talk to Andi about her life, her legacy, and her thoughts about happiness.
In this episode, we’re joined by Heather Welch, the leader of our chapter in Wellington, New Zealand. Heather and other members of the Wellington chapter curated our listening list on Nuclear Power. For the last 8 years, Heather has lived off the grid and documents her off-grid journey on her podcast, Sunshine & PowerCuts.
In this interview, Jenna (chapter leader of the virtual chapter of PBC) chats with Anil Dash, host of the Function with Anil Dash podcast. We listened to his episode entitled “How To Save the 2020 Election: Stopping Fake News” as part of our podcast listening list on Disinformation and Fake News.
Jenna (chapter leader of our virtual chapter) and Stevie (the PBC podcast audio editor and leader of our Minneapolis chapter) take over this month’s roundup discussion. They discuss the Disinformation & Fake News listening list, which gets into the history, current landscape, and possible solutions of disinformation and fake news.
Adela and Sara discuss the Homelessness listening list, which highlight some of the struggles and solutions communities are using to tackle the issue of homelessness. They also veer off topic to discuss other podcasts they’re enjoying lately, including Finding Fred, Scattered, and Last Day.