The Best Podcasts of 2017

The Best Podcasts Of 2017

For my Best Podcasts of 2017 list, I’ve chosen 2-3 podcasts from each of the main categories on the blog. I’ve also only picked podcasts that launched in 2017. These are the shows that have made a big impact in just 11.5 short months! ...Continue ReadingThe Best Podcasts of 2017

Random Podcast Recommendations (aka, What I’ve Been Listening to Lately)

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I’ve been listening to a whole bunch of podcasts lately. Some old, some new. Some shows that I subscribed to weeks ago and to which I still hadn’t listened to Episode 1. (I think a lot of you can relate to this!) ...Continue ReadingRandom Podcast Recommendations (aka, What I’ve Been Listening to Lately)

The Best Short Podcasts for Busy Days (& Busy People)

Short Podcasts 20 Minutes or Less

Many readers tell me that they can only manage to listen to a couple of podcasts per week. You’re lucky if they aren’t interrupted by your kids, pets, or coworkers. So this week, I’m recommending short podcasts. Shows that consistently make episodes that are under 20 minutes. In some cases, way under. ...Continue ReadingThe Best Short Podcasts for Busy Days (& Busy People)

19 Comebacks for “I Don’t Have Time to Listen to Podcasts”

19 Comebacks for "I Don't Have Time To Listen To Podcasts"

Something I hear people say all the time is, “I don’t have time to listen to podcasts.” When I hear this, my internal voice says, “WHAAAT?!?!” I usually nod, like I understand. I don’t want to come across as being ...Continue Reading19 Comebacks for “I Don’t Have Time to Listen to Podcasts”

Podcast Event: Tape Festival – June 10

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If you live in the New York area, or will be there on June 10, you can still get tickets to Tape Festival. This live radio show will include hosts from NPR’s Invisibilia and Planet Money, as well as Radiotopia’s ...Continue ReadingPodcast Event: Tape Festival – June 10

The Dreaded Rebroadcast (a podcast’s “summer rerun”)

Podcast Rebroadcasts Blog Post

If you’re old enough to remember life before cable, when the major TV networks (NBC, ABC, CBS, and maybe FOX) were where you went for the majority of your viewing, then you remember summer reruns. UGH. These days, when a ...Continue ReadingThe Dreaded Rebroadcast (a podcast’s “summer rerun”)