Our Pets, Ourselves: Best Podcasts For Animal Lovers

For some, there's no better feeling than being greeted at the door by a wagging tail or a warm purr. Whether you put yourself in that category, you prefer the reptilian or amphibian equivalent, or you choose to admire animals from a distance, this collection of podcasts helps us all better understand and appreciate the animals among us. 

2017 in (podcast) retrospect

From thousands upon thousands of new shows, highlights of the trends we saw *a lot* this past year I love categorization, in no small part because it’s a fairer and more representative way to start showcasing exactly what’s out there in the wide world of podcasts. An investigative report next to a deep-dive history show next … Continue reading 2017 in (podcast) retrospect

17 podcasts that started in 2017 that I can’t imagine a world without

These new shows always pop to the top of my queue. I encountered thousands of new shows this year, sampled hundreds of them, and from that endless list, some of them stuck around my queue and my mind for quite a bit longer. These are the seventeen shows that started in 2017 I’m grateful exist in … Continue reading 17 podcasts that started in 2017 that I can’t imagine a world without

Office Hours with the Podcast Librarian

Are you launching a new show? Have a new season in the works? Pitch your show to the Podcast Librarian — live and in person! Hi! I’m Ma’ayan. As RadioPublic’s Podcast Librarian, I research, curate, and recommend podcasts to listeners and people who write about podcasts. I’ll be at several podcast and audio conferences this year and I’d … Continue reading Office Hours with the Podcast Librarian

Why journalists, reporters, and writers need a podcast librarian

You write things. I find things. Let’s work together. Editors and writers: complete our initial research request and we’ll set up a time to talk. There are a whole lot of podcasts available, and you like to write about them — maybe you love to listen and want to spread the good word, maybe it’s a good … Continue reading Why journalists, reporters, and writers need a podcast librarian

Now that you’re done with S-Town…

You’ve already binged on all seven chapters, so line up these shows next. https://giphy.com/gifs/podcast-P2hjuj2gHBRYs/embedAs RadioPublic’s Podcast Librarian, I’ve been inundated with requests from listeners who finished S-Town then asked, “So, what should I listen to next?” You came to exactly the right person, dear listeners. Here’s what you should add to your queue: An exercise in … Continue reading Now that you’re done with S-Town…

Explore Black history with these podcasts

In honor of Black History Month, I surfaced a selection of podcasts that highlight Black history: in the United States, Africa, and around the world. All the shows listed here will open in the RadioPublic app (iPhone | Android) so you can start listening immediately. https://radiopublic.com/the-african-history-network-show-WeQAZY The African History Show — an empowering solutions-oriented show for people … Continue reading Explore Black history with these podcasts

Football podcasts to get ready for Super Bowl LI

The countdown to Super Bowl Sunday is on. As you wait, let one of these podcasts fill the hours until then — one for each of the teams facing off and four general NFL shows. All the shows listed here will open in the RadioPublic app (iOS | Android) so you can start listening immediately. Patriots Beat … Continue reading Football podcasts to get ready for Super Bowl LI