This week’s podcast playlists
Complicated conversations that will make you a better person, guaranteed. Compiled by Veronica Simmonds, a radio producer (CBC’s Sleepover) and audio artist based in Toronto.
A sampler of sorts, this playlist is a fantastic intro into the wide, wide world of comedy podcasts. john dodig is a self-described comedy nerd who writes a weekly newsletter called Not My First Radio, where he recommends five excellent podcast episodes every week.
Episodes about people who transition from one gender to another — socially, physically, and legally. Chosen by The Bello Collective’s Galen Beebe.
Stefan Shepherd has been writing about kids audio for nearly 15 years at Zooglobble.com, and he curates a rotating, monthly playlist of great episodes for kids and families.
This collection of episodes unpacks the hidden assumptions behind the most common aspects of American life — and leave you questioning things you never thought to question before. From Barry Lam, creator of Hi-Phi Nation, a sound and story-driven show about philosophy.
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.