Best Storytelling podcasts (Updated December 2018; image)
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This American Life
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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
 
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Snap Judgment
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Mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, and dramatic radio. Hosted by Glynn Washington.
 
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Serial
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Serial is a podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial unfolds one story - a true story - over the course of a whole season. The show follows the plot and characters wherever they lead, through many surprising twists and turns. Sarah won't know what happens at the end of the story until she gets there, not long before you get there with her. Each week she'll bring you the latest chapter, so it's important to listen in, starting with Episode 1. New episode ...
 
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The Moth
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Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For informa ...
 
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the memory palace
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Criminal
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Criminal is a podcast about crime. Not so much the "if it bleeds, it leads," kind of crime. Something a little more complex. Stories of people who've done wrong, been wronged, and/or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. We are a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Pushkin Industries. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.
 
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Death, Sex & Money
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Anna Sale explores the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation.
 
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RISK!
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If you like The Moth, This American Life or Snap Judgment, take a walk on the wilder side with RISK! Your colorful host Kevin Allison (of the legendary comedy group The State) helms this surprisingly uncensored show where people tell jaw-dropping true stories they never thought they'd dare to share in public. RISK! is hilarious, heart-wrenching and remarkably real. Think you've heard it all? Fasten your seatbelt.
 
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Love + Radio
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Nick van der Kolk’s Love and Radio features in-depth, otherworldly-produced interviews with an eclectic range of subjects, from the seedy to the sublime. Get inside the mind of a rogue taxidermist. Find out what it’s like to experience a stroke firsthand. Or spend time with an artist who gives away her life savings every night. You’ve never heard anything like it before. Love+Radio is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
The Mortified Podcast is a storytelling series where adults share the embarrassing things they created as kids—diaries, letters, lyrics & beyond—in front of total strangers. PS: It totally likes you. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! T ...
 
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Modern Love
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Modern Love features top actors performing true stories of love, loss, and redemption. It has included performances by Kate Winslet, Uma Thurman, Angela Bassett, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sterling K. Brown, and more. A collaboration between WBUR and The New York Times.
 
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StoryCorps
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Stories of the human heart. A candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most.
 
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Mystery Show
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A podcast about mysteries, hosted by Starlee Kine. From Gimlet.
 
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Heavyweight
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Maybe you’ve laid awake imagining how it could have been, how it might yet be, but the moment to act was never right. Well, the moment is here and the podcast making it happen is Heavyweight. Join Jonathan Goldstein for road trips, thorny reunions, and difficult conversations as he backpedals his way into the past like a therapist with a time machine. From Gimlet Media.
 
The Guardian's Audio Long Reads podcasts are a selection of the Guardian’s long read articles which are published in the paper and online. It gives you the opportunity to get on with your day whilst listening to some of the finest journalism the Guardian has to offer: in-depth writing from around the world on immigration, crime, business, the arts and much more.
 
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Strangers
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From Lea Thau, Peabody award-winning producer and creator of The Moth Podcast and The Moth Radio Hour, comes her new storytelling baby, Strangers. Each episode is an empathy shot in your arm, featuring true stories about the people we meet, the connections we make, the heartbreaks we suffer, the kindnesses we encounter, and those frightful moments when we discover that WE aren't even who we thought we were.
 
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Outlook
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Extraordinary first person stories from around the world
 
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Seriously...
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A rich selection of documentaries aimed at relentlessly curious minds, introduced by Rhianna Dhillon.
 
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Radio Diaries
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First-person diaries, sound portraits, and hidden chapters of history from Peabody Award-winning producer Joe Richman and the Radio Diaries team. From teenagers to octogenarians, prisoners to prison guards, bra saleswomen to lighthouse keepers. The extraordinary stories of ordinary life. Radio Diaries is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
 
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Ear Hustle
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Ear Hustle brings you stories of life inside prison, shared and produced by those living it. The podcast is a partnership between Earlonne Woods and Antwan Williams, currently incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison, and Nigel Poor, a Bay Area artist. The team works in San Quentin’s media lab to produce stories that are sometimes difficult, often funny and always honest, offering a nuanced view of people living within the American prison system.
 
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Undone
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When big news happens, the world tunes in and then moves on. But often the stories we thought were over haven’t really ended; they were the beginning of something else. Undone is a new show from Gimlet Media that digs up the surprising things that happened when we weren’t looking.
 
Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.
 
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Dirty John
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Debra Newell is a successful interior designer. She meets John Meehan, a handsome man who seems to check all the boxes: attentive, available, just back from a year in Iraq with Doctors Without Borders. But her family doesn’t like John, and they get entangled in an increasingly complex web of love, deception, forgiveness, denial, and ultimately, survival. Reported and hosted by Christopher Goffard from the L.A. Times.
 
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Conversations
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Spend an hour in someone else's life. 'Conversations with Richard Fidler' draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.
 
An intimate portrait of ordinary people's hidden lives. Welcome to The Secret Room, a podcast about the stories no one ever tells.
 
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Dear Sugars
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The universe has good news for the lost, lonely and heartsick. The Sugars are here, speaking straight into your ears. Hosted by the original Sugars, Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond, the podcast fields all your questions — no matter how deep or dark — and offers radical empathy in return. Send your letters to dearsugars@nytimes.com.
 
Multi award winning documentaries from Ireland. With over 1,500 documentaries on offer, the Documentary On One has the largest archive of documentaries available globally. These productions are radio stories about real life and contain documentaries dating as far back as 1954, right up to the present day. A wealth of life, ideas and experiences are on offer - but most importantly - stories. Winner of over 150 national and international awards since 2008, why not immerse yourself in a world o ...
 
The Kitchen Sisters Present… Stories from the b-side of history. Lost recordings, hidden worlds, people possessed by a sound, a vision, a mission. The episodes tell deeply layered stories, lush with interviews, field recordings and music. From powerhouse producers The Kitchen Sisters (Hidden Kitchens, The Hidden World of Girls, The Sonic Memorial Project, Lost & Found Sound, Fugitive Waves and coming soon… The Keepers). "The Kitchen Sisters have done some of best radio stories ever broadcast ...
 
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Short Cuts
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Short documentaries and adventures in sound presented by Josie Long
 
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Earshot - ABC RN
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Earshot presents documentaries about people, places, stories and ideas, in all their diversity.
 
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This is Love
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From the makers of the award-winning podcast Criminal, This is Love investigates life’s most persistent mystery. Stories of sacrifice, obsession, and the ways in which we bet everything on each other.
 
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Upvoted by Reddit
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Thousands of unique stories are happening on Reddit everyday, propelling people and ideas to an audience of millions. But what happens after those posts go up? What happened leading up to it? Upvoted gives these stories—from the seemingly ordinary to the extraordinary—the creative space to expand, breathe, and grow. Learn more by going beyond the upvote and see what makes Reddit so remarkable.
 
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Backseat Rider
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Journalist Anthony Ponce goes from the bright lights of a major news network to behind the wheel of a ride-share car, bringing you the real life stories of his passengers. From businessmen and baristas to strippers and students... hear the unique worldviews of people from all walks of life, as Anthony and his riders navigate the streets of Chicago. (interviews are recorded with full knowledge and consent).
 
You know how every day someone asks "how are you?" And even if you’re totally dying inside, you just say "fine," so everyone can go about their day? This show is the opposite of that. Hosted by author and notable widow (her words) Nora McInerny, this is a funny/sad/uncomfortable podcast about talking honestly about our pain, our awkwardness, and our humanness, which is not an actual word. From American Public Media.
 
Join bestselling author Jon Ronson as he traces a very strange butterfly effect. A teen in Brussels had an idea – to make porn free and easy to stream online. The consequences of that idea are mysterious, delightful, surprising, and sad. This 7-part series takes you on a journey to places you’ll never expect.
 
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UnFictional
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Unbelievably true stories of chance encounters that changed the world. A pair of mail-order shoes that led to the film The Outsiders. A secret road to a California paradise. The day LA and smog first met. Stories that will stick in your head like a...
 
Jo and Simon hear listeners' shameful secrets, including ones that were too shocking for radio! Plus more from the Parish Notice Board and another Confessions From The Crypt.
 
The uncanny, extraordinary, true stories of events that have dramatically altered the lives of ordinary people; a son is shot by his own father, a woman's sister develops multiple personalities, a man wakes up in the morgue. These are riveting, moving and often haunting stories that will stick with you long after you listen.
 
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The Habitat
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On a remote mountain in Hawaii, there's a fake planet Mars. Six volunteers are secluded in an imitation Mars habitat where they will work as imitation astronauts for one very real year. The goal: to help NASA understand what life might be like on the red planet—and plan for the day when the dress rehearsals are over, and we blast off for real. Host Lynn Levy has been chronicling this experiment from the moment the crew set foot in their habitat, communicating with them through audio diaries ...
 
Tell The Bartender is a storytelling podcast hosted by Katharine Heller
 
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FOUND
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Have you ever found a note on the ground, maybe meant for someone else? Help Davy Rothbart solve these mysteries on the FOUND Podcast, where we explore personal stories of love, loss, hope, transformation and aspiration through the lens of lost and found notes --with the power of humor and music. You can see these notes, and more, on the FOUND App on iOS, and help us solve the mysteries behind them as part of a global community art project. New full episodes every other Wednesday, with updat ...
 
Remembering the good, the bad, and the awkward parts of growing up
 
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The Blue Expat
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Nơi những kinh nghiệm được chia sẻ, những câu chuyện xung quanh cuộc sống của người Việt Nam khi ở nước ngoài sẽ được mang đến qua từng tập của podcast.There are much Vietnamese living outside of their countries, hence there is a need to connect them and let their stories be told. The Blue expat connects with Vietnamese expats and interviews them on different topics. From this show, not only the expats can share their experiences and sympathy but also people living in Vietnam will have a mor ...
 
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Home of the Brave
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Home of the Brave: new and old stories from "This American Life" contributor Scott Carrier.
 
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Making Obama
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Former President Barack Obama — along with key advisers, mentors, and rivals — tells the story of his climb from Chicago to the national stage. Season One of Making told the story of how Oprah built a media empire. Now, the story of how Chicago shaped the country's first African-American president.
 
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Trust the Random
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A conversation about how random circumstances or coincidences lead people down different paths to better lives through interviews with great people.
 
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Family Ghosts
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Every house is haunted. In each episode of “Family Ghosts,” we'll investigate the true story behind a mysterious figure whose legend has followed a family for generations. Grandmothers who were secretly jewel smugglers, uncles who led double lives, siblings who vanished without a trace...these specters cast shadows over our lives in ways that might not be immediately obvious. But we are all formed in part by our familial collections of secrets, intrigues, and myths. By engaging with each oth ...
 
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Story Club
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Each week, we bring you stories told live from the Story Club chair at the Giant Dwarf Theatre in Sydney.
 
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The world watches as more than 200 women and girls confront Larry Nassar at his sentencing hearings. "Little girls don't stay little forever," says one survivor. "They grow into strong women that return to destroy your world."
 
There’s an old saying that “sound is like touch from a distance.” We think it’s a perfect metaphor for what we at Radio Diaries — and all the shows at Radiotopia — try to do. We want to help you hear the world differently. We’re in the middle of our annual fundraiser where we ask you, our listeners, to support the network that makes this show p ...…
 
Writer Stephanie Coombes, not satisfied with her F-list media lifestyle, goes in search of lucrative Instagram fame.
 
YouTube star Brittani Louise Taylor confesses the lie she told her viewers. Today she tells Ben what she did and why she’s kept it a secret…until now. She also tells him the big way she’s coming out with her truth. Brittani's favorite charity: watoto.com. Production support: Susie Lark. Street Secret Team: Bobbi Jo Valdez. Thanks guys. --- WARB ...…
 
Colleen rescued her mum from a violent marriage. Later, she solved one of Australia's most complicated murder cases (R)
 
Documents you don't normally think of, showing you things you didn't expect.
 
I sit down at a public park and talk with "George the Giant". A local celebrity and world renowned sword swallower and side show artist.
 
You’ve experienced loss and pain, but now you’ve reached a pinnacle in your career. You should be happy but you’re not. You decide to risk it all to be truthful to yourself. Hosted by Robbie Daymond. Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Gobble - Get $50 off your first order by going to Gobble.com/Imagined Care/Of -…
 
Dr Bettany Hughes illuminates the cogent, neglected culture of the Caspian Sea and its hinterland, where the earth is politics.
 
A soap opera helps a girl come out to her mom. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Support independent artists by donating to Radiotopia’s fall fundraiser. Lots of great rewards at radiotopia.fm. Listen to all eps at getmortified.com.
 
Maggie’s first experience with alcoholism was when she was a child. Her own mother died of alcohol-related illnesses at the age of 27. The family preferred to she died of “tuberculosis.” Maggie thinks her own alcoholism stems from her mother’s disease. She grew up in the seventies and eighties, enjoying the bar and nightclub scenes in New York ...…
 
John says the most important thing he needs to remember is that he is an alcoholic. He says if he can remember that each day, he won’t go back to the life he used to lead; one spent wasted and drunk. He says his first drink was a child, at church. John can remember, as a child, he just was never comfortable with himself. Looking back, he thinks ...…
 
The Sugars, along with fiction writer George Saunders, field letters from people who are chasing their creative dreams but frightened by the practical and financial risks that come with that pursuit. This episode was originally released August 5th, 2017.
 
"Two things seem incontrovertible about the mounting environmental catastrophe", writes Will Self.. "It's genuinely unprecedented - and we really are in it together". Will wonders what we should say to our children about global warming and our role in it. He says we have to hope that some sort of collective wisdom can emerge "because the altern ...…
 
Cynthia can remember never liking herself, even as a child. She remembers at age four hating herself. She thinks now it had to do with her family, who themselves were all alcoholics. She was afraid of bringing friends home as the police might be there or her parents might be engaged in a brutal physical fight. Cynthia thinks her first drink was ...…
 
Will you forgive Emily's Fiery Fable? Plus a vengeful Confession from the Crypt!
 
Faced with new threats from international gangsters, the boss of the National Crime Agency, Lynne Owens, thinks UK policing needs a radical reboot • Read the text version here
 
Young girls throughout Africa, Asia and the Middle East are subject to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) each year. A procedure where the genitals of young girls are deliberately cut for religious and social reasons. Journalist Michael O’Kane meets women trying to end this practice which is seen as normal tradition within some cultures (2018)…
 
The documentary “Amazing Grace” captures Aretha Franklin recording her eponymous gospel album in a Los Angeles church in 1972. The footage was shot by camera crews led by Hollywood director Sydney Pollack. After Pollack’s death, former record producer Alan Elliott took over the project. Now it’s finally being released to the public 46 years aft ...…
 
We speak to a man who has given thousands of people new names, told them where they would live, and warned them they could never go back home. For more, check out Gerald Shur's book, WITSEC. We have new Criminal totes, as well as stickers, t-shirts, and other gifts in our shop. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't a ...…
 
The Stoop talks to interracial couples having difficult conversations around race, love and identity at a time when racial tensions are high. And when there’s kids in the mix, these conversations can be even harder. We also hear from Professor Shantel Buggs—author of the study “Dating in the Time of #BlackLivesMatter”—who shares her findings fr ...…
 
The Berlin-based Argentinian artist, Tomás Saraceno, trained as an architect. He was struck by the beauty of spider webs, their structural intricacy and began making them into sculptural works. Then he realised that every time a spider tugs a string as it spins a web, or moves along the silken strands, this causes vibrations. Using microphones ...…
 
Làm một công việc mà bạn ghét dẫn đến nhiều hậu quả hơn ta tưởng. Ngoài việc ngày một trở nên chán chường khi tới chỗ làm hằng ngày, chán ghét công việc hiện tại có thể khiến bạn tăng cân, mắt trũng do chất lượng giấc ngủ kém hay thường xuyên mệt mỏi, tăng khả năng mắc những bệnh về tâm thần, và chất lượng cuộc sống của bạn sẽ giảm sút! Vậy phả ...…
 
When Alex Lee finds out she's pregant, her and her brain consult the one source she trusts as much as her own body - Google Oracle. You can hear another one of Alex's stories in the all new Story Club book! Yes! We have a book! Get your copy here.
 
How the Men at Work front man managed the trip to mega-stardom and back again (R)
 
Nancy is the founder of "Do Small Things With Love" Catholic blog and community for Catholic women. And, while she may be "doing small things" they are having a BIG impact! Especially concerning ADVENT. She's got THE LIST for all Advent activities for kids, families, and adults to help people of all ages and stages of life prepare for, reflect ...…
 
Kassem Eid had spent two years living in a city under siege. After he and his neighbors took part in the protests during the Arab Spring in 2011, Syrian President Bashar Al Assad began to punish towns like Kassem’s. His forces bombed them, surrounded them, and starved them. That’s when Kassem decided to fight back.…
 
A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Julia Whitehouse (Julia Wiedeman at the time) first shared this one on RISK! in December of 2012. It’s about a friendship and dental health.
 
Dr Evan Atar Adaha is the chief surgeon at a hospital in a conflict-ridden area of South Sudan. The hospital, where Dr Atar performs many surgeries a day, caters to hundreds of thousands of refugees and internally displaced people. He set up Maban hospital in 2011, after fleeing from the government bombing in neighbouring Blue Nile State of Sud ...…
 
Dennis grew up in Brooklyn’s Breezy Point neighborhood, which all of his friends used to call “Boozy Point.” At age thirteen, working as a Cabana Boy, he would take beer from the beach club and host weekend bonfire parties for his friends. By the time he was 15, he was stealing liquor from his family’s cabinet in hopes of having better parties. ...…
 
Colin joins acclaimed Canadian filmmaker Min Sook Lee for a special screening of her 2005 film, Hogtown: The Politics of Policing, and a conversation about the overlapping roles of activism and documentary filmmaking. Guest: Min Sook Lee. Host: Colin Ellis, Producer: Chantal Braganza, Technical Producer: Matthew O'Mara, Production Coordinator: ...…
 
Russian Ark is a cinematic masterpiece. Dozens of sets, thousands of actors, years of planning. It’s a perfectly executed work of art. Almost. In this episode, Jonathan sets off to find the one guy who ruined it for everyone. Credits Heavyweight is hosted and produced by Jonathan Goldstein. This episode was also produced by Stevie Lane, Peter B ...…
 
In honor of Radiotopia's 2018 fundraiser, we present a super fun bonus episode featuring some of your favorite personalities from the network. Show your support for independent artists by making a donation at radiotopia.fm.
 
Natalie Millar is at the centre of a 20 000-strong network of mothers in Logan City
 
We all know someone who suffers from addiction whether we want to admit it or not. Addiction can manifest in many forms from doctors overprescribing drugs to individuals self-medicating or even boredom. My guest talks about her struggles with mental illness and how drugs and alcohol gave her a temporary relief from the pain, only to cause worse ...…
 
When Rand Richards Cooper was in his 40s, he was faced with a question: How late is too late to first become a dad? He writes about it in his essay, which is read by Stanley Tucci ("A Private War").
 
Vanessa never thought much about the immigration process until she fell in love with Freddy, whose legal status in the U.S. is now in jeopardy. Your year-end donation of $75 combined with the support of other listeners will really help us plan for the year to come. Donate now at deathsexmoney.org/donate. Every Wednesday we send out podcast list ...…
 
Mark’s son’s addiction was out of control, but Mark knew no way to help. Problems began when his son, as a teenager, got arrested for possessing marijuana. Drug treatment and court-ordered programs didn’t help. The time and stress spent keeping a vigilant watch on his son took it’s toll on Mark, to the point Mark couldn’t manage his own life.…
 
Anaïs Bordier had no idea her identical twin sister was on the other side of the world until she saw a YouTube video of a woman who looked remarkably like her. It turned out to be American film actress Samantha Futerman. Anaïs tracked her doppelgänger down, and they agreed to speak online. Turns out they were both born in South Korea and separa ...…
 
The story of a color marked by effort and desire. For more, check out Carol Mavor's book, Blue Mythologies. We have new This is Love stickers, as well as Criminal totes, t-shirts, and other gifts in our shop. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! http ...…
 
The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music We start off with an absolute banger from my old friends in Lightning Bolt, their track King Kandy. Then an old favorite, Blues to Elvin from the unstoppable, Coltrane Plays the Blues. We move to Everything is an Illusion by Kaada Hear Rolling by Collectress And finish out on The Dog by G ...…
 
There’s one last thing. Maybe the reason why we don’t see other intelligent life, maybe the reason we are in the astoundingly unique position of having to save the future of the human race, is because we are simulated human beings. It would explain a lot. (Original score by Point Lobo www.pointlobo.com.) Interviewees: Nick Bostrom, Oxford Unive ...…
 
Jack Hoysted tells of the violent standover man and extortionist who was the first local criminal to be described by Australian police as a gangster (R)
 
Writer and bon vivant, Simon Doonan, sets out on a mission to fulfill a childhood desire; a secret finally catches up with a suburban housewife and mother; a college drop out finds himself in the unlikeliest of places and a young woman sets out to sabotage the wedding of the man she loves. Hosted by The Moth's Curatorial Producer, Meg Bowles. T ...…
 
At Casa del Migrante in Juarez, the wrists of Estela Magdalena Simon Esteban, 23 years old, and her three-year-old daughter, Zaida. These numbers are their place in line to apply for political asylum at the El Paso port of entry. Photo by Julian Cardona. Estela Magdalena Simon Esteban and her three-year old daughter, Zaida, at Casa del Migrante ...…
 
Navigating the technological nightmare of the afterlife, the feeling of weightlessness during a late night drive and finding yourself adrift at sea - Josie Long presents short documentaries and mini works of fiction about finding yourself untethered to the world around you.Please Hold (Extract)Originally made for the podcast 'Imaginary Advice'. ...…
 
Kathleen Zellner is one of the most famous wrongful conviction lawyers in the US. At one point at the beginning of her career, though, she represented a serial killer. After Larry Eyler revealed the identities of many of the people he had killed to her, she decided she couldn’t knowingly defend a guilty person again. Kathleen is currently the a ...…
 
Carmen’s son Timmy was by all accounts a healthy young man. He was popular, athletic and charming. But he began using steroids after high school. That, Carmen says, lead to OxyContin abuse and eventual abuse of injected heroin. Carmen lost her son to his addiction. Asked what her life is like now, Carmen replies, “Hell. I am waiting to die to s ...…
 
Irish writer Sheelagh Conway grew up in the village of Limehill, East Galway. A village in rural Ireland enriched with stone walls and flat green fields. Conway emigrated to Canada and became involved with the Women’s Movement. Sheelagh returned home with RTÉ Producer John Quinn to recall her childhood, her memories & the people of Limehill (1994)…
 
After Dr. William Lynn Weaver's stories about integrating his high school aired on NPR, someone from the school's present reunited Lynn with his past. In part two, Lynn goes back to his alma mater for the first time in 50 years.
 
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