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Best Wbur podcasts we could find (updated November 2019)
Best Wbur podcasts we could find
Updated November 2019
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Modern Love
Weekly
 
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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Endless Thread
Weekly
 
The front page of the Internet--also known as Reddit--is making noise. Hosts Ben Brock Johnson and Amory Sivertson dig into the site's vast and curious ecosystem of online communities, collaborating with Reddit's 330 million users and over 140 thousand communities to find all kinds of jaw-dropping narratives. A collaboration between WBUR and Reddit.
 
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Dear Sugars
Weekly
 
Radically empathic advice
 
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Last Seen
Monthly
 
It remains the most valuable — and confounding — art heist in history: 13 artworks stolen from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Twenty-eight years later, not a single piece in a haul worth half a billion dollars has surfaced. The art, and the thieves who made off with it, remain at large. With first-ever interviews, unprecedented access, and more than a year of investigative reporting, "Last Seen" takes us into the biggest unsolved art heist in history. A joint production from WBUR ...
 
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On Point
Daily
 
Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
 
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Here & Now
Daily
 
NPR and WBUR's live midday news program
 
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Kind World
Monthly
 
Kind World is a show about compassion. Through stories big and small, we explore the effect one act can have on a life, to better understand each other and ourselves.
 
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Modern Love
Weekly
 
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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Here & Now
Daily
 
NPR and WBUR's live midday news program
 
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Circle Round
Weekly
 
Created and produced by parents of young children, WBUR's Circle Round adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Each 10- to 20-minute episode explores important issues like kindness, persistence and generosity. And each episode ends with an activity that inspires a deeper conversation between children and grown-ups.
 
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Here & Now
Daily+
 
NPR and WBUR's live midday news program
 
Discussions and lectures by the best and brightest thinkers from Boston University
 
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WBUR
Daily+
 
WBUR is Boston's NPR News Station, featuring NPR news and programs such as Car Talk, On Point, Here & Now, Only A Game and Radio Boston.
 
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Last Seen
Monthly
 
It remains the most valuable — and confounding — art heist in history: 13 artworks stolen from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Twenty-eight years later, not a single piece in a haul worth half a billion dollars has surfaced. The art, and the thieves who made off with it, remain at large. With first-ever interviews, unprecedented access, and more than a year of investigative reporting, "Last Seen" takes us into the biggest unsolved art heist in history. A joint production from WBUR ...
 
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On Point
Weekly+
 
Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
 
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Only A Game
Weekly
 
An award-winning weekly sports magazine for the serious sports fan and the steadfast sports avoider
 
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Radio Boston
Daily
 
Provocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston
 
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On Point
Weekly
 
Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
 
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On Point
Daily
 
Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
 
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Magic Pill
Daily
 
A daily dose of get-up-and-go
 
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Tom's Pick
Monthly
 
On Point is a live, two-hour morning news-analysis program, produced by WBUR 90.9 and NPR.
 
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Season Ticket
Daily+
 
Season Ticket is full of engaging talk, insightful commentary, insider information, and unfiltered conversations with those who make news on the Boston sports scene and those who report on it five days a week. Hosted by Boston Globe sports columnist Chris Gasper, in partnership with WBUR, Boston’s NPR station, this daily show will make you feel closer to your favorite teams than ever before.
 
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Edge of Fame
Monthly
 
An exploration of the life that happens before, behind, and beyond the spotlight. Host Geoff Edgers paints intimate, sound-rich, and surprising portraits of some of the most creative people in the world. The first season includes: Norm Macdonald, Ava Duvernay, Ms. Pat, Hanson and David Letterman. A collaboration between WBUR and The Washington Post.
 
From WBUR and Slate, the solidly reported and also somewhat opinionated take on health news for you and your family. Hosted by veteran health reporters Carey Goldberg and Rachel Zimmerman. Part of the Panoply Network.
 
Freak Out and Carry On, WBUR's politics and history podcast, addresses the urgent issues of our time through the lens of history. Hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Ron Suskind and noted Boston College historian Heather Cox Richardson, the podcast examines the national political landscape and dives into the historical context. New episodes available every Thursday.
 
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Stylus Radio
Monthly
 
A public radio series about sound, music, and listening. From WBUR, Boston's NPR News Station.
 
ONE HEAT MINUTE: Australian film journalist Blake Howard examines Michael Mann’s 1995 crime opus HEATchronologically, in 60-second increments, in the aptly titled “One HEAT Minute.” With more than 170 episodes, a line-up including famous filmmakers (Joe Lynch, Dante Spinotti, Phil Hay, Abe Forsythe), writers (Reed Farrel Coleman, Jordan Harper), educators, major critics (Manohla Dargis, Bilge Ebiri, Matt Zoller Seitz, Walter Chaw) and film journalists (Kris Tapley, Chris Evangelista). The fi ...
 
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11 Central Ave
Monthly
 
A four minute weekly radio comic strip. ...It's what Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne might be hotly debating as they walk into the studio -- just before they get on mic. This short radiostrip plays out in the kitchen of 11 Central Ave, the home of an extended family where a hodgepodge of other characters regularly drops in.As they rush around in the morning drinking coffee, reading the paper, looking for their shoes, they're talking about everything from the most compelling topics of our ti ...
 
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In a now-resealed transcript of testimony from a 2018 grand jury probe, at least six officers in the narcotics unit said they had either observed or participated in drinking at police headquarters. A spokesman for the department insists officers never drank on the job at the station.By WBUR
 
First up, in this two-part episode, I join Staff Writer at WBUR's The ARTery and a Contributing Writer at North Shore Movies - my favourite Bostonian - Sean Burns. Sean recounts hilarious observations of Boston labourers working with Daniel Day-Lewis on the set of The Crucible, before gushing about the beauty of 90s Madeleine Stowe. To close th ...…
 
On Veterans Day, the Terezin Music Foundation will honor the art and artists at Symphony Hall who lived and worked in Terezín, including Ullman.By WBUR
 
On Veterans Day, the Terezin Music Foundation will honor the art and artists at Symphony Hall who lived and worked in Terezín, including Ullman.By WBUR
 
We speak to two former members of the armed services about their personal experiences and reflections on how our country cares for its veterans.By WBUR
 
We speak to two former members of the armed services about their personal experiences and reflections on how our country cares for its veterans.By WBUR
 
Author Andre Aciman's new book reconnects us with the love story behind "Call Me By Your Name," many years later.By WBUR
 
Author Andre Aciman's new book reconnects us with the love story behind "Call Me By Your Name," many years later.By WBUR
 
The new movie about Harriet Tubman. Historians tell us her real life was more incredible than what’s shown on the big screen. Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Kasi Lemmons join Meghna Chakrabarti.By WBUR & NPR
 
The new movie about Harriet Tubman. Historians tell us her real life was more incredible than what’s shown on the big screen. Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Kasi Lemmons join Meghna Chakrabarti.By WBUR & NPR
 
The new movie about Harriet Tubman. Historians tell us her real life was more incredible than what’s shown on the big screen. Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Kasi Lemmons join Meghna Chakrabarti.By WBUR & NPR
 
The hardest step for veterans who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder is admitting they need help.By WBUR & NPR
 
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is an Obama-era program that allowed some immigrants to avoid deportation if they met certain criteria.By WBUR & NPR
 
Many witnesses that have already testified in closed-door hearings will return to Capitol Hill to answer questions in front of TV cameras.By WBUR & NPR
 
Kanye West's new gospel album "Jesus Is King" is making history on the Billboard charts, but former music executive Naima Cochrane writes that West isn't the first hip-hop artist to go gospel. And, Chinese online retailer Alibaba recorded a record $31 billion in sales on Singles Day. The Chinese holiday was created by students in the 1990s as a ...…
 
Kanye West's new gospel album "Jesus Is King" is making history on the Billboard charts, but former music executive Naima Cochrane writes that West isn't the first hip-hop artist to go gospel. And, Chinese online retailer Alibaba recorded a record $31 billion in sales on Singles Day. The Chinese holiday was created by students in the 1990s as a ...…
 
Kanye West's new gospel album "Jesus Is King" is making history on the Billboard charts, but former music executive Naima Cochrane writes that West isn't the first hip-hop artist to go gospel. And, Chinese online retailer Alibaba recorded a record $31 billion in sales on Singles Day. The Chinese holiday was created by students in the 1990s as a ...…
 
Some say the law is an attempt by Republicans to prevent out-of-state college students from voting.By WBUR & NPR
 
Kanye West is “co-opting the black church experience for nonblack consumption” with his new gospel album, former music executive Naima Cochrane says.By WBUR & NPR
 
Singles Day was created as an alternative to Valentine's Day by Chinese students in the 1990s.By WBUR & NPR
 
Public hearings in the House impeachment inquiry are set to begin. We talk with top reporters about who the American people are likely to hear from. Paula Reid and Emma Dumain join Meghna Chakrabarti.By WBUR & NPR
 
Public hearings in the House impeachment inquiry are set to begin. We talk with top reporters about who the American people are likely to hear from. Paula Reid and Emma Dumain join Meghna Chakrabarti.By WBUR & NPR
 
Public hearings in the House impeachment inquiry are set to begin. We talk with top reporters about who the American people are likely to hear from. Paula Reid and Emma Dumain join Meghna Chakrabarti.By WBUR & NPR
 
Author Neil Pasricha says we live in the best time ever to be alive, but we're not resilient. He tells us how to handle failure and boost our creativity by taking "untouchable days." Also, more than 1,500 asylum seekers are living in tent cities close to the U.S.-Mexico border as they await their asylum cases to enter the U.S. Host Tonya Mosley ...…
 
Author Neil Pasricha says we live in the best time ever to be alive, but we're not resilient. He tells us how to handle failure and boost our creativity by taking "untouchable days." Also, more than 1,500 asylum seekers are living in tent cities close to the U.S.-Mexico border as they await their asylum cases to enter the U.S. Host Tonya Mosley ...…
 
Author Neil Pasricha says we live in the best time ever to be alive, but we're not resilient. He tells us how to handle failure and boost our creativity by taking "untouchable days." Also, more than 1,500 asylum seekers are living in tent cities close to the U.S.-Mexico border as they await their asylum cases to enter the U.S. Host Tonya Mosley ...…
 
Lynn Schutzman had right education, the right job, and the right marriage. Then, she lost everything...until one day, someone asked her a life-changing question.By WBUR
 
Lynn Schutzman had right education, the right job, and the right marriage. Then, she lost everything...until one day, someone asked her a life-changing question.By WBUR
 
Disney+ will feature access to Disney's vast library of content for around $7 per month.By WBUR & NPR
 
Starting Wednesday, open hearings in the impeachment inquiry will take place.By WBUR & NPR
 
An unarmed Hong Kong anti-government protester was shot by police on Monday.By WBUR & NPR
 
This week on Only A Game, the story of a donkey and a college student who helped each other heal through running. Also, a writer and artist shares her story of finding her place at an indoor rowing studio. And how the city of Columbus came together to #SaveTheCrew. Join us!By NPR
 
We start with the ban on medical marijuana vape products, which is set to lift Tuesday after a court ruling.By WBUR
 
We start with the ban on medical marijuana vape products, which is set to lift Tuesday after a court ruling.By WBUR
 
Church leaders are now reckoning with the fact that Captain Newark Jackson, an early parishioner and funder of Old North's original steeple, participated in a 1743 Caribbean voyage in which he smuggled about 60 enslaved people -- including children.By WBUR
 
Church leaders are now reckoning with the fact that Captain Newark Jackson, an early parishioner and funder of Old North's original steeple, participated in a 1743 Caribbean voyage in which he smuggled about 60 enslaved people -- including children.By WBUR
 
Host Tiziana Dearing speaks with our Week In Review panelists on medical marijuana vape products and implications of a possible investigation by the U.S. Attorney's office in municipal marijuana contracts. Plus, we'll dig into the results of local elections across the state. Plus, Old North Church reveals, and reckons with, its ties to slavery.…
 
Host Tiziana Dearing speaks with our Week In Review panelists on medical marijuana vape products and implications of a possible investigation by the U.S. Attorney's office in municipal marijuana contracts. Plus, we'll dig into the results of local elections across the state. Plus, Old North Church reveals, and reckons with, its ties to slavery.…
 
“It had been dark at the beach for hours, he hadn't been smoking much and it wasn't headlights – but before she turned away, he could swear he saw light falling on her face, the orange light just after sunset that catches a face turned to the west, watching the ocean for someone to come in on the last wave of the day, in to shore and safety.” S ...…
 
A conversation with the master of the historical spy novel, Alan Furst. He joins David Folkenflik.By WBUR & NPR
 
A conversation with the master of the historical spy novel, Alan Furst. He joins David Folkenflik.By WBUR & NPR
 
A conversation with the master of the historical spy novel, Alan Furst. He joins David Folkenflik.By WBUR & NPR
 
A conversation with the master of the historical spy novel, Alan Furst. He joins David Folkenflik.By WBUR & NPR
 
What are high schoolers saying about the impeachment inquiry and the 2020 election? We hear from three new and soon-to-be voters at Putnam City High School in Oklahoma City. Also, for the first time ever, the Federal Reserve is meeting on climate change. The conference is already so overcrowded a special webcast has been set up to meet demand. ...…
 
What are high schoolers saying about the impeachment inquiry and the 2020 election? We hear from three new and soon-to-be voters at Putnam City High School in Oklahoma City. Also, for the first time ever, the Federal Reserve is meeting on climate change. The conference is already so overcrowded a special webcast has been set up to meet demand. ...…
 
What are high schoolers saying about the impeachment inquiry and the 2020 election? We hear from three new and soon-to-be voters at Putnam City High School in Oklahoma City. Also, for the first time ever, the Federal Reserve is meeting on climate change. The conference is already so overcrowded a special webcast has been set up to meet demand. ...…
 
Three new and soon-to-be voters at Putnam City High School in Oklahoma City share their thoughts on 2020, impeachment and the media.By WBUR & NPR
 
Jeff Sessions running for Senate. Top diplomat now recalls quid pro quo on Ukraine aid. Takeaway from state elections. Karen Tumulty, Jackie Kucinich and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.By WBUR & NPR