EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIFE: November 2022 podcast playlist
It’s so easy to get caught up in all of the chaos and minutiae that is happening on this planet. But, the second you look into the night sky it becomes very clear that we are just a tiny speck in a giant universe. It’s both humbling and awe-inspiring. What is out there beyond that night sky? And, perhaps more interestingly, who is out there? It seems very unlikely that we are the only intelligent life that exists and even less likely that we are the only life, intelligent or not. Check out this science-forward playlist on questions around the search for extraterrestrial life.
Sound Sensation: June 2021 podcast playlist
An exploration of the very nature of sound, in all its different temperaments, in all its varying cadence, and the simplicity in which it exists, but the complexities in which it manifests.
Other Men Need Help host, Mark Pagán
A discussion with Mark Pagán, host and producer of Other Men Need Help (OMNH). We featured an episode of OMNH called “I Miss You. Period.” on our January 2021 podcast playlist on Friendship.
Multi Story host, Becca Bryers
A conversation with the host of the Multi Story podcast & senior producer at BBC, Becca Bryers. We talked about her career, the importance of having conversations with older generations, and her favorite podcasts.
Talking ‘Bout My Generation: December 2020 podcast playlist
What does it mean to be part of a “generation?” It defines us by age, era, experience, and values. And the generational divide can feel all too real with one generation blaming another for the impending downfall of society. Yet many of our loved ones do not belong to the same generation as we do and we often have to navigate tricky terrain when it comes to mutual understanding. This month’s playlist highlights generational stories and intergenerational conversations as a way to examine this cultural phenomenon.
Adoption: Podcast Playlist
The subject of adoption is a complicated one. It’s never easy. And always steeped in deep emotions…for the adoptees, adoptive parents and the birth parents. As my husband and I are going through the adoption process, I found these podcast eps, as well as many others, helpful in answering some of my questions.
Passports & Citizenship: Podcast Playlist
This podcast playlist on “Passports & Citizenship” was curated by Kathy Pulkrabek, co-host of the XX Will Travel podcast, which is a podcast for independent women travelers. Kathy is also a card-carrying member of the PBC-Chicago chapter. As an American traveler, I’ve never really had to think about my citizenship or passport – one has […]
Identity: Listening List
This month’s theme is IDENTITY. I’m going to be honest here…I did not think the theme through enough before I asked for recommendations. Identity is such a broad concept, and I received so many great podcast recommendations. I quickly realized that it was going to be impossible to pick 3 episodes that touch on all […]