Best New Yorker Podcasts (2020)
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If you love New York City then this is the podcast for you! Gossipnista seeks to continue enriching the lives of New Yorkers and those looking to visit or move to New York City. Join host Mariana Monks, as she asks all the questions you've ever wanted to know about the Big Apple through interviews with special and expert guest within various fields in New York City. Tune in biweekly as we pull back the curtain on the city that never sleeps and inspire you to live your best life in it. For th ...
 
The economy is bananas, even scary. But some people are thriving, and we're going to figure out how. Adam Davidson, "New Yorker" writer, longtime contributor to This American Life, and the creator of NPR’s "Planet Money," unearths stories from regular people. People who have cracked the code to success in our new economic reality.
 
Trampoline Hall is a barroom lecture series that has been delighting audiences every month in Toronto for fifteen years, where it has sold out every show. Praised by The New Yorker for “celebrating eccentricity and do-it-yourself inventiveness,” it asks lecturers to take a vulnerable, theatrical risk and speak on a subject they’re not professionally expert in. Subjects range from absurd and arcane obsessions to heartbreakingly personal stories. Quick-witted host Misha Glouberman conducts a Q ...
 
G Moody is the host of this 5⭐️ star podcast stemming from Brooklyn, NY. Known for his quick wit, hilarious commentary and impeccable ear for great music, G Moody continues to deliver with a unique, intellectual perspective about daily American life, sports, politics and everything in between. A true New Yorker, G Moody genuinely brings a plethora of funny to the podcast game with his articulate, entertaining & always thought-provoking opinions giving you - This, That & The Third. Support th ...
 
In the Financial Times culture podcast, editors Lilah Raptopoulos and Griselda Murray Brown get together to make sense of where culture is going. This season, with Gris on maternity leave, Lilah is presenting a special six-episode series about how culture is shifting shape. The pandemic has exposed deep cracks in our systems, giving us an unprecedented chance to reexamine and upend. Our question is: what’s possible now? Join Lilah, star guests and the team behind the Financial Times’ award-w ...
 
RingTales brings the world famous cartoons of The New Yorker to fully animated life. They're short. They're smart. They're wickedly funny. They feature the hysterical work of renowned cartoon artists such as Sam Gross, Bob Mankoff and Roz Chast. Enjoy a bite-sized gift of comic comedy three times a week. Animation that's addictive. You can't watch just one.
 
When we hear about confidence games, we think, “never me.” Welcome to The Grift, a show about con artists and the lives they ruin. Best-selling author and New Yorker writer Maria Konnikova takes us to the darker side of human nature and deceit. Ten stories about card sharks, cult leaders, art forgers, impostors, and more. Why do we fall for them time and time again?
 
A weekly discussion of current affairs in China with journalists, writers, academics, policy makers, business people and anyone with something compelling to say about the country that's reshaping the world. A SupChina production, hosted by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn.
 
The Last Archive​ is a show about the history of truth, and the historical context for our current fake news, post-truth moment. It’s a show about how we know what we know, and why it seems, these days, as if we don’t know anything at all anymore. The show is driven by host Jill Lepore’s work as a historian, uncovering the secrets of the past the way a detective might.
 
James Altucher interviews the world’s leading peak performers in every area of life. But instead of giving you the typical success story, James digs deeper to find the “Choose Yourself” story—these are the moments we relate to… when someone rises up from personal struggle to reinvent themselves. The James Altucher Show brings you into the lives of peak-performers: billionaires, best-selling authors, rappers, astronauts, athletes, comedians, actors, and the world champions in every field, all ...
 
A podcast by a native New Yorker & crazy Colombian who loves to talk about Daily Events • TV • Movies • Celebs • and Life! Follow @itsjessnyc on IG, FB, TWITTER, LINKEDIN & TUMBLRNew Episodes when I feel like it 💋 #itsjessnyc #LifeWithJess ⏬ Visit my website & blog
 
Socrates in the City is the acclaimed series of conversations on “life, God, and other small topics,” hosted by Eric Metaxas. Starting with the philosopher Socrates’s famous words that “the unexamined life is not worth living,” Metaxas thought it would be valuable to create a forum that might encourage busy New Yorkers in thinking about the bigger questions in life. He founded Socrates in the City in 2000. Metaxas is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of MARTIN LUTHER, IF YOU CAN KEEP ...
 
How do you navigate the world of Trump? Distract yourself with good, irreverent pop culture and an intimate dose of female friendship. Join former Executive Digital Editor of The New Yorker Amelia Lester in Washington and co-founder of the Mamamia Women’s Network Mia Freedman in Sydney, as they discuss all things Trump, pop-culture and long distance friendships.
 
The Birth Justice Podcast NYC takes a close, comprehensive and creative look at how folks in New York City experience and navigate reproductive oppression and create resilience strategies for their health and their families. Through storytelling and conversations, the Birth Justice Podcast NYC provides a space for dialogue and debate addressing one of New York City’s most pressing public health and racial justice issues: birth. Hosted by Taja Lindley, podcast episodes feature one-on-one long ...
 
Edith Wharton's 1907 novella explores the milieu of Americans living abroad in Paris. New Yorker John Durham travels to Paris to woo an old flame, Fanny Frisbee, now the Marquis de Malrive. Fanny is separated from her husband and wants to marry John and return to America, but she doubts whether her Catholic husband will grant her a divorce. When John meets Fanny's sister-in-law, the enigmatic Madame de Treymes, he hopes she may be able to help them in their quest for happiness. (Introduction ...
 
Writer, director, and actor Helen Hunt talks about her new film, Ride. The poignant comedy follows Jackie—an uptight New Yorker editor (Hunt)—who follows her son, Angelo, to LA after he drops out of college to surf and find himself. Determined to shake some sense into Angelo, Jackie ends up re-examining her own life with the help of a limo driver and younger surf instructor.
 
Produced by PBS affiliate Channel Thirteen in New York City, "New York on the Clock" reveals a day in the life of New York's workforce - the men and women who keep the city thriving. Each episode is a mini-documentary featuring an on-the-job interview with a New Yorker at work. The series illuminates the lives of our neighbors in their own voices and presents a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a metropolis - one worker at a time. Released biweekly.
 
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Every day in New York City, between 30,000 to 40,000 people get tested for COVID-19. The process has never been easier or faster, with hundreds of free testing sites across the five boroughs, including mobile units in hotspot areas. Last month, the city unveiled a new coronavirus testing lab in Manhattan that is aiming to process 20,000 MORE tests …
 
Despite the coronavirus pandemic and numerous voter-suppression efforts, some seventy million ballots have already been cast this fall. As Election Day nears, Dorothy Wickenden is joined by New Yorker writers to talk about three states where the vote is particularly contentious. Peter Slevin discusses Wisconsin, where the Democrats have learned fro…
 
Curtis Sittenfeld reads her story from the November 2, 2020, issue of the magazine. Sittenfeld is the author of one short-story collection, “You Think It, I’ll Say It,” and six novels, including “Prep,” “Eligible,” and “Rodham,” which came out earlier this year.By WNYC Studios and The New Yorker
 
The paranormal investigative team Paranormal NYC responds to people in distress who say they’re house is haunted. They usually get 40 to 50 calls a year, but haven’t been able to respond to a single one in person since the pandemic began. There are currently half a dozen families on the waitlist for an investigation, and lead investigator Dom Ville…
 
Another Side Hustle Friday! This time we feature my good friend again, Brian Keating! This is another one that we started brainstorming ideas, and I say, "Jay, hit record, this will be a Side Hustle Friday Episode!" Brian Keating is the Chancellor’s Professor of Physics at UC San Diego. He hosts INTO THE IMPOSSIBLE (https://www.youtube.com/DrBrianK…
 
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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker break down the predictions, reactions, and coverage we might see from TV networks and media on election night (4:00). Then on Listener Mail, they answer the question “Who else will get an exclusive interview with the president with a week until election day?” (27:00) Then Politico’s Jake Sherman joins to discuss Pol…
 
This week on Sinica, Kaiser chats with the Los Angeles–based film producer Peter Shiao about his vision of bringing wuxia 武侠 — a genre that tells stories of chivalrous martial artists with supernatural abilities — to global audiences through comics, graphic novels, and films. The son of renowned martial arts novelist Shiao Yi (蕭逸 Xiāo Yì), who pass…
 
In August, when Kamala Harris accepted her nomination to be Joe Biden's running mate, she briefly turned to Tamil to describe the various people who hold her up in life. "Family," she said," is my uncles, my aunts, and my chitthis." That one word, 'chitthis,' literally meaning one's mother's younger sister, or aunt, caught the attention of millions…
 
New Jersey voters are deciding whether to amend the state constitution to delay the redrawing of legislative districts that occurs every ten years after the U.S. Census. But good government groups and progressive activists warn the change could disadvantage people of color in the state. Ballot Question 3 would give the state an extra two years to c…
 
Very excited for this episode! Chuck Wendig, has my dream career, he is an American author, comic book writer, screenwriter, and blogger. He even wrote one of the official Star Wars (post-Disney) canons, Star Wars: Aftermath! In this episode, we talked about all things writing! I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I…
 
Hello there Tell Me It's Going To Be OK - it's been a while. While Tell Me It's Going To Be OK is no longer, don't fear, we've still got all your Trump updates, just in a different feed. So for all your US election news, subscribe to The Quicky. In the meantime here's Claire Murphy hearing from the people who know Joe Biden and Donald Trump the bes…
 
MTA leadership says they’re worried that NYPD officers aren't patrolling the subways enough. They say a stronger police presence could've prevented recent crimes. In the last two weeks alone, a man pulled out a gun and shot another man at 6pm on a 14th Street platform. Another brazen attack left a woman hospitalized after she was shoved onto the tr…
 
This week, a federal judge blocked the Trump administration from immediately banning a pair of Chinese-owned apps in the United States: TikTok and WeChat. But while many Americans may be more familiar with the viral-video-sharing TikTok, WeChat is a cornerstone of Chinese communities in the U.S., and throughout the world. And during the COVID-19 pa…
 
Democrats control both houses of the New York state legislature and may be in line to pick up some more seats this election. One New York City billionaire is trying to change that, though. Ronald Lauder, the billionaire heir to the Estée Lauder Companies, has donated almost $5 million dollars to elect Republicans to the State Senate, a large amount…
 
Carlos Velasquez Lopez, of Westchester, was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in 2018 after he was charged with driving while intoxicated. He was held in ICE detention in Orange County, New York for 15 months when a district court judge ordered him a bond hearing, and he was released. The government appealed but lost on Tuesday. His a…
 
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