Fixing Things: July 2021 podcast playlist
Each episode in this podcast playlist attempts to solve a different problem: a relationship, loneliness, racism, recycling, & higher education.
Apologies: August 2020 podcast listening list
Why is the word “sorry” so hard to say? Is it because when we use it, we’re admitting fault? Or weakness? Or that we’re (gasp) not perfect!?! Who ever said we were supposed to be perfect, anyway? This month we’re listening to episodes that explore the importance of apologizing, how to apologize, and we’ll even dig into a few very concrete examples of apologies.
Science Vs host, Wendy Zukerman
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.
Conversation: April 2020 listening list
We’re having conversations about conversation: how to listen, how to be a good conversationalist, and how to take criticism.
Nuclear Power: February 2020 Listening List
Nuclear power is a contentious issue. Is it safe? Is it clean? And what about the waste? New Zealand has been nuclear free for over 30 years, but other countries run the gamut from investing in new nuclear power stations to implementing the process of decommissioning their plants. In 2019, HBO revisited the Chernobyl disaster […]
Roundup of the Radiolab G Series
Adela and Sara discuss the G series from Radiolab, which explored the concept of intelligence. They then diverge, as usual, to talk about other podcast recommendations.
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.
Food Trends: May 2019 Podcast Listening List
While food is fundamental to humanity, each person’s experience with food is different. The media covers food from a variety of angles, including cultural, health and wellness, environmental, and political. From fad diets to the latest ‘it’ food, food trends shift quickly. So, let’s take this month to highlight some of the latest food trends and talk about how we, as individuals, experience food.
Immigration & Migration discussion w/ Shannon Martin [Episode 2]
This month’s discussion is with Shannon Martin, podcast fangirl and Director of Communications for Podbean. Shannon is also the fearless leader of the Podcast Brunch Club chapter in Shanghai and this month the Shanghai chapter curated the podcast listening list on Migration & Immigration.