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DEMOCRACY: April 2022 podcast playlist

DEMOCRACY: April 2022 podcast playlist

Democracy is at a crossroads right now. The world’s largest autocracies are throwing their weight around and placing bets that the demise of democracy is on the horizon. How did we get here and what can we do about it?



Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder: May 2021 podcast playlist

Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder: May 2021 podcast playlist

Beauty is subjective…one person’s “beautiful” is another person’s “ugly.” Yet, as a society we continually strive for beauty. But, what does that mean exactly? How does society place value on certain types of beauty over others? Has social media and the proliferation of the “selfie” changed the way we understand beauty? This podcast playlist was curated in an effort to explore those questions and more. 



Deep Dive: Radiolab “G” Series – September 2019 Listening List

Deep Dive: Radiolab “G” Series – September 2019 Listening List

Every so often we get a little crazy at PBC and do a deep dive into one podcast, rather than covering a thematic listening list. This is one of those times! You all weighed in on this decision – we posted a poll with three options on the PBC Facebook Group and you voted to do a deep dive into the Radiolab “G” series. The “G” series explores the concept of intelligence over the course of 6 episodes.



Memory: Podcast Playlist

Memory: Podcast Playlist

This podcast playlist was curated as a group effort out of the NYC Podcast Brunch Club, including Rebecca Seidel (chapter leader), Taylor McGraw, Jessica Glazer, Zeynep Memecan, and Maggi Van Dorn. Memory guides so much of our lives. The choices we make, the stories we tell, the way we move through the world—it all comes […]


The World We’re Inheriting: Listening List

The World We’re Inheriting: Listening List

I’m so pleased to present the first Podcast Brunch Club Takeover. Ms. Barrett’s junior- and senior-level sociology class at Berthoud High School in Colorado have chosen to look to the future and explore the theme of THE WORLD WE’RE INHERITING. Ms. Barrett’s class was our first high school PBC chapter. Over the course of the semester they […]


Radiolab Favorites: Listening List

Radiolab Favorites: Listening List

Our group of eight founding PBClubbers met on March 28, 2015 at a standard Chicago brunch spot, Deleece, in Lakeview. On the podcast menu was a Radiolab smorgasbord: Mr. Bliss: The story of Charles Bliss, an Austrian Jew who survived World War II with the belief that Hitler had twisted and perverted language to manipulate […]


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