Kuper Island

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Kuper Island

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"...immediately shattering."

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Unreal: A Critical History of Reality TV

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Unreal: A Critical History of Reality TV

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"Unreal, hosted by the journalists Sirin Kale and Pandora Sykes, is an entertaining and depressing..."

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Sympathy Pains

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Sympathy Pains

Critic Review

"A Fascinating Story That Lacks Charm. Though there’s a certain shock value to learning the details..."

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Podcrushed

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Podcrushed

Critic Review

"...unpicks the awkwardness of adolescence...surprisingly relatable conversations…"

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United States of Anxiety

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United States of Anxiety

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"...one thing Kai is fantastic at is keeping his cool and finding intelligent ways push his guests..."

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Rep

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Rep

Critic Review

"There’s a cool loop going on—how Black people practice Islam in America has shaped Black..."

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BEING Trans

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BEING Trans

Critic Review

"...admirable for what it’s trying to do. However Lemonada chooses to position Being Trans, the..."

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Not Lost

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Not Lost

Critic Review

"Not Lost is both a delightful travel escape and an insightful look at people — locals and visitors..."

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Sounds Like A Cult

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Sounds Like A Cult

Critic Review

"The result is a thoroughly interesting yet breezy take on what can often be a heavy subject, and in..."

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Naked Lunch

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Naked Lunch

Critic Review

"You can probably guess how much food-based joy is packed into this show...Cheeky quips, musings on..."

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Square Peg

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Square Peg

Critic Review

"...better than any production a large podcast network could create, develop, finance and produce...."

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Will Be Wild

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Will Be Wild

Critic Review

"Andrea Bernstein and Ilya Marritz, focus not on the wacky cultists, but on the various..."

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Truthers: Tiffany Dover Is Dead

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Truthers: Tiffany Dover Is Dead

Critic Review

"The conceit of Tiffany Dover Is Dead* is that its host, the euphoniously named Brandy Zadrozny,..."

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Ghost Church by Jamie Loftus

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Ghost Church by Jamie Loftus

Critic Review

"A new Jamie Loftus has dropped, and it couldn’t possibly be more my shit. I’m interested in her..."

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Crackdown

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Crackdown

Critic Review

"...the show is gritty and rough as a result. It’s that meaningful and that impactful. But it’s also..."

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Lives Less Ordinary

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Lives Less Ordinary

Critic Review

"A much better title, and, perhaps because there’s more time on a weekly show, the production team..."

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HeidiWorld: The Heidi Fleiss Story

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HeidiWorld: The Heidi Fleiss Story

Critic Review

"...while the series is a little baggy, it’s titillating and salacious - how can you resist?"

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Sold In America

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Sold In America

Critic Review

"(Noor) she’s thoughtfully and beautifully piecing together anecdotes and interviews that illustrate..."

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Solo: The Single Person’s Guide to a Remarkable Life

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Solo: The Single Person’s Guide to a Remarkable Life

Critic Review

"There is lots of sensible advice here, whether you’re currently dating or not. Some episodes bust..."

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The Trojan Horse Affair

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The Trojan Horse Affair

Critic Review

"Hamza’s determination has revealed to millions of people the lies and vindictiveness that sustain..."

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War On Truth

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War On Truth

Critic Review

"Marianna has a great knack of taking one big topic and exploring it in a multitude of different..."

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Goodniks

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Goodniks

Critic Review

"I think this show will be a good short injection of inspiration for many people trying to change..."

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Partners

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Partners

Critic Review

"As with Song Exploder, Hirway removes himself almost entirely from the finished product, leaving..."

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Oprahdemics

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Oprahdemics

Critic Review

"Jackson and Riguer are both academics and take a critical approach to analyzing Oprah’s impact, but..."

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The Superhero Complex

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The Superhero Complex

Critic Review

"It’s a tale full of deception and intrigue..."

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Was I in a Cult?

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Was I in a Cult?

Critic Review

"...no-nonsense approach to cult life and cult leaders in particular. Measom and Iacuzzi are the..."

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Twin Flames

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Twin Flames

Critic Review

"The fact that none of the people involved in the “Universe” ever meet each other in person makes..."

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The Antidote

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The Antidote

Critic Review

"It’s an enjoyably chatty peek at life’s pleasures, from musing on the meditative joys of flower..."

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Curious State

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Curious State

Critic Review

"There's nothing complicated with this podcast or its premise so if a no-frills info session is what..."

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28ish Days Later

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28ish Days Later

Critic Review

"28ish Days Later feels out of the ordinary, largely because of its scope and ambition. The tone is..."

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The End of Invention

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The End of Invention

Critic Review

"As a pessimist, I enjoyed Sam Bowman’s Radio 4 documentary about the decline of innovation and..."

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Masala Podcast

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Masala Podcast

Critic Review

"...has grown from indie production to Spotify Original...as vibrant and plucky as ever..."

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The Wind

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The Wind

Critic Review

"Listening to The Wind is like if someone took 99% Invisible and Twenty Thousand Hertz and mashed..."

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What's Her Name? What'sHerName

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What's Her Name? What'sHerName

Critic Review

"By blending conversation between the hosts, interviews, and other audio these professors of history..."

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Wrestling with Freddie

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Wrestling with Freddie

Critic Review

"As a host he’s also pretty charismatic and relatively self-aware for someone who has the celebrity..."

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Call Me Curious

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Call Me Curious

Critic Review

"Bubbly host Nikki Boyer and sidekick Mr Malone unravel life’s little mysteries...with plenty of..."

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Sent Away

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Sent Away

Critic Review

"Sent Away offers a look into this shady business: its many problems, controversies, and seeming..."

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Conversations With People Who Hate Me

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Conversations With People Who Hate Me

Critic Review

"Conversations With People Who Hate Me turns on a simple but captivating premise: What happens when..."

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The Coming Storm

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The Coming Storm

Critic Review

"Gatehouse’s research is excellent. His weaving together of the narrative is compelling and his..."

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Half Vaxxed: The Rise and Fall of Philly Fighting COVID

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Half Vaxxed: The Rise and Fall of Philly Fighting COVID

Critic Review

"We don’t know what was in his heart, but on Half Vaxxed, his story screams grifter vibes. It’s..."

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Death by Conspiracy?

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Death by Conspiracy?

Critic Review

"...thoughtful, rigorous..."

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Edges

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Edges

Critic Review

"...the podcast is great for both on-the-go listens as well as full-focus listens too. Both an..."

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Authentic: The Story of Tablo

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Authentic: The Story of Tablo

Critic Review

"...host Dexter Thomas Jr. takes the opportunity to revisit this tale and linger a little longer in..."

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Diversifying

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Diversifying

Critic Review

"...offers practical and actionable advice along with some relatable anecdotes that you can use..."

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Brooke and Connor Make a Podcast

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Brooke and Connor Make a Podcast

Critic Review

"Compelling cover art and episode name notwithstanding, this podcast from TMG studios will reel you..."

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Sweet Bobby

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Sweet Bobby

Critic Review

"The story is long and labyrinthine, requiring lots of background and explanation, which Mostrous..."

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Wild Things: Siegfried & Roy

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Wild Things: Siegfried & Roy

Critic Review

"The most surprising thing (at least to me) is the in depth investigation to other MULTIPLE..."

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Renegades: Born in the USA

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Renegades: Born in the USA

Critic Review

"Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen beautifully articulate their views on many topics in Renegades:..."

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Damages

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Damages

Critic Review

"It's not easy to summarize the legalities and lawful significance of the environment, but..."

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Nazanin

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Nazanin

Critic Review

"...unfolded, grippingly, through the week...Ceri Thomas’s immaculately told documentary..."

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Normal Gossip

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Normal Gossip

Critic Review

"McKinney is a great, casual storyteller; her slightly discursive style lulls you into a soothing..."

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The Death of Nuance

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The Death of Nuance

Critic Review

"It’s really good. Burkeman was always a hero of mine for his philosophical Guardian column, This..."

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Harsh Reality: The Story of Miriam Rivera

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Harsh Reality: The Story of Miriam Rivera

Critic Review

"Harsh Reality carries itself with a palpable sense of empathy for Rivera, and it clearly took great..."

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Deux U

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Deux U

Critic Review

"Whether the voice changer is entirely necessary makes for an interesting question. There’s been..."

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Finding Raffi

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Finding Raffi

Critic Review

"Just as Raffi is more than a children’s songwriter, Chris knows how to put together a story, and..."

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It’s Nice to Hear You

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It’s Nice to Hear You

Critic Review

"Part of the appeal of “It’s Nice to Hear You” is its implication that appearance and other physical..."

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Exactly. With Florence Given

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Exactly. With Florence Given

Critic Review

"...she’s the perfect new podcast host. You could be snooty about this, bemoan her lack of..."

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Hooked

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Hooked

Critic Review

"Three years is a long time to track a single subject, so we get some repetition, but the..."

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Things Fell Apart

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Things Fell Apart

Critic Review

"Jon Ronson does a brilliant job of rewinding topics like abortion, sex education, gay liberation..."

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Rethink Population

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Rethink Population

Critic Review

"I’m fascinated by demography. Although as a millennial, it’s always fairly depressing to think..."

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Southlake

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Southlake

Critic Review

"The storytelling takes you there in real time. Some of the actual audio footage is so shocking you..."

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We Were Always Here

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We Were Always Here

Critic Review

"Mark Thompson is a sensational storyteller. In We Were Always Here he and producer Hana..."

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Stay Away From Matthew MaGill

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Stay Away From Matthew MaGill

Critic Review

"If you’ve ever listened to Criminal, StartUp, Embedded or The Catch And Kill Podcast you’ve likely..."

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The Improvement Association

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The Improvement Association

Critic Review

"Host Zoe Chace brings a genuine curiosity to investigating the (sometimes vague, often racially..."

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The Cut

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The Cut

Critic Review

"Though its perspective is distinctly more cosmopolitan than others on this list, The Cut offers an..."

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The Pay Check

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The Pay Check

User Review

"Adweek named The Pay Check from Bloomberg #podcastoftheyear - So I listened to the 2021 season's..."

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 Happy Place

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Happy Place

Critic Review

" It’s great to hear people I’ve grown up watching or listening to talking openly about anxiety,..."

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the in-betweenish pod

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the in-betweenish pod

Critic Review

"...host Beatriz Nour courageously carves out a space for the listener where it’s ok to be confused..."

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According to Need

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According to Need

Critic Review

"...a tour of a bureaucratic structure that is at once both specific and general. Mingle’s reporting..."

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A Bit of a Stretch - The Podcast

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A Bit of a Stretch - The Podcast

User Review

"A series of ten short (30 min) podcasts on doing prison time in the UK. Loads of really interesting..."

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Nice Try!

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Nice Try!

Critic Review

"(Season 2) In her husky, measured, and authoritative voice, Trufelman delivers a podcast that is..."

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Ear Hustle

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Ear Hustle

Critic Review

"With their intimate knowledge of prisons, they provide valuable background to the topics being..."

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La Brega

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La Brega

Critic Review

"...feels like a step forward in the podcast medium...Elegantly written, grounded in sensate detail,..."

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The Pod Broads: A Podcast About Women in Podcasting

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The Pod Broads: A Podcast About Women in Podcasting

User Review

"Been on a Avery Trufelman kick lately & listened to her on Pod Broads. I appreciated Alexandra's..."

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Unfiltered History Tour

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Unfiltered History Tour

Critic Review

"...brings a fresh eye to favourite museum pieces...touching and exceptionally interesting. There is..."

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Dear Daughter

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Dear Daughter

Critic Review

"...from the inspiring and poignant to the funny, celebrating the most important relationship a..."

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Rumble Strip

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Rumble Strip

Critic Review

"(Episode: Finn and the Bell) “Finn and the Bell” is one of those episodes that you cannot listen to..."

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Podcast Like It’s 1999

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Podcast Like It’s 1999

Critic Review

"It’s a chill chat-cast with a good hook, good vibes, and good guests. What more do you want? 1999..."

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That’s So Haraam Podcast

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That’s So Haraam Podcast

Critic Review

"You have to love their pluck...It’s refreshing and a whole good introduction to the kind of cross..."

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Cover Story

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Cover Story

Critic Review

"(Season 1) Power Trip deals with the psychedelic underground and the potential pitfalls that come..."

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Heavyweight

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Heavyweight

Critic Review

"(Updated) Heavyweight is, then, a podcast about turning points, finding answers to enduring..."

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Haileywood

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Haileywood

Critic Review

"Haileywood is a kinda campy and immensely interesting look at what happens when a particularly..."

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A Slight Change Of Plans

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A Slight Change Of Plans

Critic Review

"...has produced nearly 30 incredible episodes and shows no sign of stopping. The first episode is..."

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Radiotopia Presents: S***hole Country (Shithole Country)

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Radiotopia Presents: S***hole Country (Shithole Country)

Critic Review

"...whoever is behind this new audio memoir is one of the most promising storytellers in podcasting...."

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Forever is a Long Time

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Forever is a Long Time

Critic Review

"Ian Coss’s five-part meditation on the improbability of lifelong commitment couldn’t have been more..."

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A Show About Animals

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A Show About Animals

Critic Review

"A Show About Animals is, at times, shocking, at times hilarious, but, primarily, it will make you..."

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dot com: The Wikipedia Story

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dot com: The Wikipedia Story

Critic Review

"What Wikipedia is is interesting. It’s too virtuous to be hot. Imagine the film The Social Network..."

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Doomsday Watch with Arthur Snell

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Doomsday Watch with Arthur Snell

Critic Review

"Doomsday Watch enlightens as it scares the living doo-dah out of you. No time restrictions on this..."

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Uncanny

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Uncanny

Critic Review

"The atmosphere of shonky low-budget amateurism is dispersed. Things feel much more suave...All..."

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Fallen Angel

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Fallen Angel

Critic Review

"The podcast really gives its listener an unfiltered look inside the modeling industry. I was..."

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Geopolítica Pop

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Geopolítica Pop

Critic Review

"En los informes editados está la principal riqueza sonora de este podcast, con audios de archivo de..."

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ICYMI

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ICYMI

Critic Review

"...it's truly one of those shows that makes it feel like you're friends with the hosts (from their..."

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Rachel Johnson’s Difficult Women

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Rachel Johnson’s Difficult Women

Critic Review

"Most people can only speculate about life at the top. Johnson knows. This gives her podcast an..."

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Slow Burn

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Slow Burn

Critic Review

"(Season 6) Slate’s flagship audio-documentary series continues apace. Slow Burn’s general method is..."

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Tracing the Path

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Tracing the Path

User Review

"If you're a homeschool teacher this is the greatest "holiday" podcast you could want for your..."

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How to Save a Planet

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How to Save a Planet

Critic Review

"Listeners expecting tales of ambitious scientists attempting to blow up the sun in an effort to..."

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Louder Than A Riot

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Louder Than A Riot

Critic Review

"...it’s hosts Rodney Carmichael and Sidney Madden’s ability to link these specific cases with the..."

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Once Upon a Time … at Bennington College. (... In The Valley same feed)

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Once Upon a Time … at Bennington College. (... In The Valley same feed)

Critic Review

"Once Upon a Time … at Bennington College didn’t make a particularly strong first impression...."

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Tug of War

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Tug of War

Critic Review

"Hearing this pulse-pounding audio takes understanding the toppling of the Taliban to another level,..."

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Am I Normal? with Mona Chalabi

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Am I Normal? with Mona Chalabi

Critic Review

"There are echoes of the author and mental health expert Nathan Filer’s recent series Why Do I Feel?..."

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