New things to hear this week
Podcast playlists from Dan Pashman’s The Sporkful, Lauren Shippen’s The Bright Sessions, PRX’s science podcasts (Transistor, Orbital Path, and Outside), Bill Barol’s HOME: Stories From L.A., and Chris Tarry of The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel.
Speaking of eating
A tasting menu of podcast episodes that include some mention of food, compiled by The Sporkful’s Dan Pashman.
Best of PRX Science
PRX has three science podcasts: Transistor, Orbital Path, and a collaboration with Outside Magazine that takes you on harrowing journeys of the science of survival.
Some of the best playlists are completely unscientific. Here’s an engaging mix from Chris Tarry, one of the producers behind Peabody Award finalist The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel.
Audio Drama Primer
Want an expert to walk you through the world of audio fiction? Lauren Shippen from The Bright Sessions is the welcoming and savvy guide you’re looking for.
Stories They Could Tell
It’s one of the primal human urges: “Tell me a story.” Here are some great moments from master storytellers, collected by Bill Barol from HOME: Stories From L.A..
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.