Awkward moments, body talk, and Bachelor withdrawal

New things to hear this week

Podcast playlists from the people behind Why Oh Why, Bustle’s Will You Accept This Podcast?, Allegheny Front, Trump On Earth, Colour Code, The Guestlist with Sean Cannon, The Intern, and Hyperallergic.

So delightfully uncomfortable.

Awkward Moments

There’s nothing more memorable than when a podcast can make you experience a full-body cringe. A collection of memorable episodes with epically uncomfortable moments, collected by Andrea Silenzi from Why Oh Why.

Bustle’s Bachelor Withdrawal

If you can’t wait for Rachel’s season of “The Bachelorette,” these episodes will tide you over all while making you say “Nick Viall, who?” Curated by Kelsea Stahler and Allison Piwowarski of Bustle’s Will You Accept This Podcast?

What’s Going On?

This one’s for the news hounds: a thoughtful collection of current event analysis from reporter and producer Reid Frazier (Allegheny Front, Trump On Earth).

Grab Bag

News, true crime, drama, music, weirdness: an eclectic list of gems from Colour Code’s Denise Balkissoon.

Beyond the Music

How “music” as a topic can work itself into podcasts in engaging and unexpected ways. From The Guestlist’s Sean Cannon.

Body Talk

From abortion to orgasms, and the personal to the scientific: The Intern’s Allison Behringer assembles a playlist about how women’s bodies intersect with their health, families, sexuality, pasts and aspirations.

Second Time Around

Fresh takes on topics you might think you already know — curated by the folks at hyperallergic, a forum for serious, playful, and radical thinking about art in the world today.

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.

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