"How I Built This is a podcast about innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built. Each episode is a narrative journey marked by triumphs, failures, serendipity and insight — told by the founders of some of the world's best known companies and brands. If you've ever built something from nothing, something you really care about — or even just dream about it"
First-person diaries, sound portraits, and hidden chapters of history from Peabody Award-winning producer Joe Richman and the Radio Diaries team. From teenagers to octogenarians, prisoners to prison guards, bra saleswomen to gospel preachers. The extraordinary stories of ordinary life.
"Gregory Warner tells stories that follow familiar conversations into unfamiliar territory. At a time when the world seems small but it's as hard as ever to escape our echo chambers, Rough Translation takes you places."
"Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings gleefully explore all the beautiful, complicated dimensions of Black life" Luse and Eddings explore relevant and fascinating topics related to black people, culture, and history. As far as I know, its the only show of its kind out there and its fantastic. I first heard Luse as a host on the Sampler podcast which I was also a big fan of and was sad when it came to an end. This show, however, is even better and I'm really glad she has teamed up with Eddings to make this.
This is a podcast recorded inside San Quentin State Prison. The show is a collection of "stories that are sometimes difficult, often funny and always honest, offering a nuanced view of people living within the American prison system." Its captivating, heart wrenching, and enlightening. This show is a must hear.
Nick van der Kolk’s Love and Radio features in-depth, otherworldly-produced interviews with an eclectic range of subjects, from the seedy to the sublime. You’ve never heard anything like it before.
John despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it. He asks a reporter to investigate the son of a wealthy family who’s allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But then someone else ends up dead, sparking a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden treasure, and an unearthing of the mysteries of one man’s life.
"Serial is a podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial tells one story—a true story—over the course of a season. Each season, [they] follow a plot and characters wherever they take us. We won’t know what happens at the end until we get there, not long before you get there with us. Each week [they] bring you the next chapter in the story, so it's important to listen to the episodes in order. "