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The Podcast Club

Many of us are hooked on podcasts these days. Whether we’re doing laundry, on a walk, or commuting to work, we often get lost in our favorite shows about science, politics, or humor. Wouldn’t it be great if we could talk about our favorite episodes with other people who love the show just as much? Enter The Podcast Club.

Here are the podcasts we’re listening to:

05/08 – Vox – The Conversation About Guns We’re Not Having

05/01 – Think Out Loud: Interviews With People Experiencing Homelessness

04/24 – Cautionary Tales – The False Dawn of the Electric Car

04/17 – Freakonomics: The Economics of Sleep Parts 1&2

04/10 – Throughline: The Land of the Fee (Tipping)

04/03 – EconTalk: Pano Kanelos on Education

03/27 – On The Media: The Death of Historical Memory In Russia

03/20 – Honestly with Bari Weiss: Things Worth Fighting For

03/13 – Decoder Ring: The Fame That Got Away

03/06 – The Lonely Palette: Memorials

02/27 – Decoder Ring: The Invention of Hydration

02/20 – Invisibilia: Nun of Us Are Friends

02/13 – Revisionist History – “Epidemics of fear repeat themselves” Part 1 and Part 2

02/06 – The Argument: Is Being A Football Fan Unethical?

01/30 – Bari Weiss: The Haves & The Have Nots

01/23 – Death Sex & Money: Why I Steal

01/16 – Strange and Unexplained: The Simulation Theory

01/09 – Reply All: Long Distance #102 and #103

01/02 – RadioLab: Return of Alpha Gal


12/26 – The Next Big Idea: Dopamine Nation

12/19 – The Next Big Idea: Laziness – There’s No Such Thing

12/12 – RadioLab: Animal Minds

12/05 – NPR’s Throughline: Healthcare The Everlasting Problem

11/28 – NYT The Great Read – Did Covid Change How We Dream?

11/21 – Honestly with Bari Weiss: Can Andrew Yang Fix Our Two Party Dumpster Fire?

11/14 – On The Media: Biased Algorithms, Biased World

11/7 – Hidden Brain: BS Jobs – How Meaningless Work Wears Us Down

10/24 – Freakonomics: How Can We Break Our Addiction To Contempt

10/17 – Big Brains: The Science of Conspiracy Theories

10/10 – WTH: WTH Was Behind Our COVID Failure?

10/3 – Hidden Brain: Passion Isn’t Enough

9/26 – Throughline: Aftermath of Collapse/Bronze Age

9/19 – Ologies: Is Your Carbon Footprint BS?

8/29 – The Michael Shermer Show: The Scout Mindset

8/22 – Microbiome Report: What Exactly is the Microbiome?

8/15 – Examining Ethics: Civil Disobedience

8/8 – Hidden Brain: Cultivating Your Purpose

7/25 On the Media: Hilma af Klint

7/11 – Doing Good Better: Why? Effective Altruism

6/20 – Ologies: Procrastination

6/13 – HiddenBrain: Why We Hold On To Things

6/6 – Intelligence Squared: Do We Need Vaccine Passports?

5/23 – Radio Lab: A Very Lucky Wind

4/25 – Hidden Brain “Humor Us”

The Podcast Cub is for people who love to listen to podcasts and want to talk about them more. Sign up for our social, listen to the episode listed, then join us as we compare notes and questions. We’ll sample a variety of shows, and if we have a favorite we’ll find a regular time for it. Make sure you note which show & episode you’ve signed up for!

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