Five things to hear this week
The real winners are this week’s #podcastplaylists, from the brilliant folks behind Represent, Here to Make Friends, Death, Sex & Money, The Adventures of Memento Mori, and The Ladycast.
Aisha Harris, host of the Slate podcast Represent, shares a few of her favorite episodes featuring smart, substantive conversations about Hollywood’s dealings with and interpretations of tricky political conversations.
If you like looking at serious things in an unserious way, these episodes will have you laughing and thinking at the same time. Handpicked by Emma Gray and Claire Fallon, the hosts of Huffington Post’s Here to Make Friends podcast.
The Death, Sex & Money team asked what podcasts their listeners can’t get out of their head — and are sharing new recommendations every week.
D.S. Moss, host and producer of The Adventures of Memento Mori, lives in Brooklyn, NYC. So do the hosts of the podcasts he’s selected. Moss says, “Now, hosting a podcast and living in Brooklyn is about as common as a man bun, but…these folks are all in my hood. In fact, two of them even live on my street. I love the work my neighbors do and I hope you do too.”
A podcast playlist full of episodes that will inspire you to #dothething, from fearlessly making art online to asking for a raise. Curated by Alex Laughlin, creator of The Ladycast.
The backstory: Every week at RadioPublic, we highlight a new set of hand-curated #PodcastPlaylists — think old-school mix tape, but for podcast episodes. Some share a theme, and others are a selection of favorites from tastemakers like authors, podcast hosts, and publications. Want to be the first to hear when new playlists are available? Join our mailing list below.