Skyline Drive

Publisher:
iHeartPodcast Network, Kaleidoscope

Skyline Drive

5.0/5

Critic Rating

When Mangesh Hattikudur (Part-Time Genius, Humans Growing Stuff) set out to do a big, sweeping show on astrology, he didn’t realize the first interview would change the course of his life. But as he tries to put his world back together, he realizes the incredible ways astrology presents itself in modern society: from NASA employees who keep their belief in astrology in the closet, to world leaders who’ve used astrologers to guide foreign policy, to moneyball statisticians who use astrology more than statistics to build baseball teams, to a little shop in India where your fortune was written for...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Remy Varga • The Australian Sep 29, 2023

"The series is imbued with a childlike curiosity that is delightful to hear and soothes the jagged edges left on the soul by life and its disappointments. Host Mangesh Hattikudur weaves his personal stories of grief and childhood throughout the series, which is accentuated by calming and dreamlike music."

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Score: 5

Nicholas Quah • Vulture Apr 3, 2023

"... the podcast really comes to life when the show becomes a moving reflection on being a second-generation immigrant. As an added bonus, Skyline Drive features killer music supervision courtesy of Hattikudur. What a treat."

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Score: 5

Devin • Podstack Mar 9, 2023

"...a truly exceptional story. This isn’t a story about astrology. It’s the story of believing in something bigger than ourselves, and that thing might not be in the stars. I think it’s in our hearts. And it’s told through a story of loss, love, grief, and curiosity...you get this beautiful blend of documentary and personal journal."

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Score: 5

Alexi Duggins • The Guardian Dec 1, 2022

"This hugely engaging personal podcast sees host Mangesh Hattikudur wrestle with the topic..."

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Score: 5

Anna Grigoryan • Kradl.io Nov 29, 2022

"I instantly got hooked. The first episode is a bundle full of emotions. Mangesh takes us on a valuable journey to figuring out what astrology means to him, his family, his culture, and the people he talks to. …"

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Score: 5

Keelin • Mentally? A Magpie. Nov 29, 2022

"This podcast is absolutely bubbling with a childlike curiosity. Combine that with some very real-world heavy content, it’s a delicate balance that Skyline Drive is striking. In just this first episode, I think it’s pretty solid. …"

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