Interviews with your favorite (or soon-to-be favorite) authors, artists, astronauts and more. From WBEZ.
A podcast for long distance besties everywhere. Co-hosted by BFFs Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow. Produced by Gina Delvac. Brand new every Friday.
Rank #1: Episode 2: Wedding Season.
We discuss wedding survival tips, innovation, (not) watching the World Cup, and dressing for success. Plus our pal Cord Jefferson tells us about the glamorous life of a Hollywood screenwriter.Reading List:"Disrupting" everythingHillary's styleRacism fatigue
Rank #2: Adult Sex Ed.
Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about sex and still haven’t learned, even though you’re an adult now. Our expert panel includes Myisha Battle and Jaclyn Friedman. You’ve got sex questions, and they have answers! Full NSFW show notes + resources at callyourgirlfriend.com. Kinda goes without saying, but you probably don't want to listen to this one with young kids around.
Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black woman in an ocean of white dude comedians. So in this podcast, Phoebe’s calling the shots. She’ll host intimate, funny and super honest conversations with musicians, actors, writers and comedians who are killing it in their fields — AND who aren’t white dudes! Stay tuned for the one token white guy (it’s only fair), cameos by Phoebe’s ball-busting executive producer Ilana Glazer, and a whole lot of hijinks.WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy, On the Media, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many more.© WNYC Studios
Rank #1: Phoebe and Tom Hanks Make a Biopic
Surprise! We're back with an encore episode, and we've got Tom Hanks. Maybe you've heard of him? Plus, Joanna gets a fax! --- About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black woman in an ocean of white dude comedians. So in this podcast, Phoebe’s calling the shots. She hosts intimate, funny and super honest conversations with musicians, actors, writers and comedians who are killing it in their fields—AND who aren’t white dudes! Stay tuned for the one token white guy (it’s only fair), cameos by Phoebe’s ball-busting executive producer Ilana Glazer, and a whole lot of hijinks. Catch up on Phoebe's other hit podcast, 2 Dope Queens: www.2dopequeens.org Produced by WNYC Studios. www.wnycstudios.org
Rank #2: Phoebe and Tyra Banks Walk The Walk
What does it take to be a mogul? Tyra Banks knows. The model/author/producer/goddess tells Phoebe about her earliest runway days, raising her son, and her ever-changing definition of "beauty". Plus, she brings her mom into the studio! ----- About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black woman in an ocean of white dude comedians. So in this podcast, Phoebe’s calling the shots. She hosts intimate, funny and super honest conversations with musicians, actors, writers and comedians who are killing it in their fields—AND who aren’t white dudes! Stay tuned for the one token white guy (it’s only fair), cameos by Phoebe’s ball-busting executive producer Ilana Glazer, and a whole lot of hijinks. Catch up on Phoebe's other hit podcast, 2 Dope Queens: www.2dopequeens.org Produced by WNYC Studios. www.wnycstudios.org
Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams are funny. They’re black. They’re BFFs. And they host a a live comedy show in Brooklyn. Join the 2 Dope Queens, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York, and Billy Joel. Plus a whole bunch of other S**t. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Sooo Many White Guys, On the Media, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others.© WNYC Studios
Rank #1: How to Channel Your Inner White Lady
Phoebe considers calling Al Sharpton and Jessica nearly loses her purity ring! Plus: Josh Gondelman (Last Week Tonight With John Oliver) has a penis mishap, Myka Fox barely escapes with her life and Jean Grae talks to the future. Get tickets to our next live show on WNYC.org/2dopequeens --- Guest Comedians: Josh Gondelman (@joshgondelman)Myka Fox (@MykaFox)Jean Grae (@JeanGreasy) --- Support our work. Become a 2 Dope Queens member today at 2dopequeens.org/donate. --- About the podcast: Join the 2 Dope Queens Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York, and Billy Joel. Plus a whole bunch of other s**t. New episodes every Tuesday. Produced by WNYC Studios www.wnycstudios.org --- Follow 2 Dope Queens on Twitter: @2DopeQueensFollow 2 Dope Queens on Instagram: @2DopeQueensLike 2 Dope Queens on Facebook: www.facebook.com/2DopeQueensFollow 2 Dope Queens on Tumblr: www.2dopequeens.tumblr.com
Rank #2: Phoebe’s on Michelle’s Couch!
Phoebe's in the hot seat (and hot tub) in the newest episode Late Night Whenever with Michelle Buteau. They are joined by Tony Rock (HBO's All Def Comedy) as he channels the ways of Buddha. Plus, Rob Lewis goes clear.
Refinery 29's award-winning podcast is back for season 4! In this five-part capsule collection, host Elisa Kreisinger dives into the world of the professional female athlete to explore how they've survived and thrived in a sports-loving country that doesn't alway love them back. Did you know that the highest grossing sport for women is tennis? Or that the US exports many of our best female athletes to China and Russia because they pay them a livable wage? This season we talk with soccer legend Abby Wambach, WNBA superstar Swin Cash, world renowned ballerina Isabella Boylston and sports journalists from around the country to unpack what it means to be a female athlete representing a country that doesn't support women.
Rank #1: S1E2: Instagram Insecurities.
Women are now more likely than men to have bachelor's degrees. And childless women in their 20s currently out-earn men. So why are our Instagram feeds filled with images of date nights, engagement rings, cat eyes, cupcakes, and waist-trainers? Are we becoming Betty Draper 2.0, or are we using the illusion of perfection to escape the reality that relationships are hard? New York Times Journalist Hannah Seligson and Stone Fox Bride founder Molly Guy weigh in.What are your Strong Opinions? Let me know! Instagram: @popculturepirateTwitter: @popcultpirateHashtag: #SOLHpod #StrongOpinionsLooselyHeld
Rank #2: S1E1: The Kardashian Industrial Komplex.
Sales are down on magazine covers that bear their faces. Ratings are low on their reality TV show. Seemingly no one cares about the Kardashians. So why are they everywhere, including our site? Ann Helen Peterson uses her Phd in celebrity to explain and dig into the role celebrity plays in post-modern American popular culture.What are your Strong Opinions? Let me know! Instagram: @popculturepirateTwitter: @popcultpirateHashtag: #SOLHpod #StrongOpinionsLooselyHeld
Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you've heard of—and to regular people you haven't—about the Big Stuff: relationships, money, family, work and making it all count while we're here. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Nancy, Death-Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others.© WNYC Studios
Rank #1: Let's Talk About Porn Again
We're revisiting our most-listened to episode ever, about porn. Your stories about secret hard drives, fantasy plot lines, illegal downloads, titillating Tumblr feeds, and giving porn up completely. We're sharing this episode as part of our month-long series called Our Sex (Mis)Educations. Find the entire series here. Sign up for our newsletter! Every Wednesday we send out podcast listening recommendations, fascinating letters from our inbox and updates about the show. We also let our subscribers know about upcoming live events and ways you can contribute your stories to Death, Sex & Money. Sign up at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter. Want to tell us something? Email us any time at email@example.com.
Rank #2: When 'Daddy Dates' Pay The Bills
A 22-year-old who calls herself a “professional sugar baby” explains why she goes on dates with much older men for money—and why the men don’t always think of her as a sex worker. Subscribe to our weekly email newsletter, if you haven't already. Every Wednesday we send out podcast listening recommendations, fascinating letters from our inbox and updates from the show. Sign up at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter. And follow the show on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Got a story to share? Email us any time at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Named a best new podcast of 2016 by The New York Times, NPR, Huffington Post and iTunes. Andrea Silenzi speaks with friends, experts, and guys in bars about where love, dating and sex meets technology. The show tells the stories about relationships often blurring the lines between memoir, documentary, and fiction.
Rank #1: #8: How Will I Know.
This week on Why Oh Why, a look back at the role this show has played in your host's personal life. Travel through the past three years as Andrea talks to her editor, Hillary Frank, about what’s going on in her relationship. Hillary Frank is the host and creator of the podcast The Longest Shortest Time. Newsletter:Want to hear the full archive episodes that Andrea mentions? We’re sharing those links in our newsletter this week. Sign up now by visiting our website, whyohwhyradio.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #2: #57: Casual.
After you've developed an allergy to casual sex, is there a cure? We talk with comedy writer and performer Matteson Perry about keeping things casual. He's the author of "Available: A Memoir of Heartbreak, Hookups, Love and Brunch." Plus, Dr. Chris Donaghue explains the value of a strong sexual connection in the early stages of dating. He's the author of "Sex Outside the Lines" and co-host of LoveLine with Amber Rose. Our sponsors for this episode are ThirdLove, HelloFresh (code: WHY30), and Daily Harvest (WHY). Go to thirdlove.com/WHY, hellofresh.com, and daily-harvest.com and use the promo codes for special offers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton cover everything from race, gender and pop culture to squirrels, mangoes, and bad jokes, all in one boozy show.
Rank #1: Episode 12: Casual Negro Spirituals (with Jean Grae).
This week, we're bringing you a vintage episode with our very talented in-house musician, Jean Grae. She chats with us about being a woman of many hats and why she can't get behind the term "femcee." Then we try some dating apps - not at all because our love lives could use a lil boost, but instead strictly for, you know, podcast research. Really. You believe us, right?Follow Jean Grae on Twitter @JeanGreasy. Follow us: @heavenrants and @brokeymcpovertyEmail us: email@example.comSubscribe to the Another Round newsletter at buzzfeed.com/anotherround/newsletter. Merch is back! Tees! Totes! They're so cute: shop.buzzfeed.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #2: Episode 83: Incognegro (with Jordan Peele).
This week, we chat with Emmy and Peabody award-winning writer/comedian Jordan Peele about his directorial debut, “Get Out.” Spoiler alert! There are spoilers! But we try to give you a heads up before, and also, if you haven’t seen the movie already, what are you doing with your life?!? Come for Jordan’s take on the social thriller as a way to build empathy - especially in America's fucked up racial climate - and stay for his delightful appreciation of the man, the myth, the legend: Reginald VelJohnson. Plus, shoutouts to nail polish, Marie Kondo, and getting through a long-ass week.Follow Jordan Peele at @JordanPeele.Merch is back! Tees! Totes! They're so cute: shop.buzzfeed.comSubscribe to the Another Round newsletter at buzzfeed.com/anotherround/newsletter. And check out the trap beat in today's episode here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYxezVsMDDw Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On the Rookie Podcast, hosted by Tavi Gevinson, we'll interview people we admire: artists, writers, musicians, filmmakers, activists. We'll also have teenagers ask semi-qualified grownups for advice, feature work by our readers and listeners, share some life skills and pop culture recommendations, and discuss the human experience through the teenage lens. Then, we'll all know how to be people! Or at least not know, together.
Rank #1: Never Settle for Less, feat. Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton, Plus Rowan Blanchard.
This week, host Tavi Gevinson talks to Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton from the podcast “Another Round” about what they were like as teens, dealing with anxiety and meeting the Obamas!Actress Rowan Blanchard answers a question from a listener about the pressure to get good grades. And contributor Krista Burton walks us through a very important life skill: how to ask a stranger out. ---Each week on the Rookie Podcast, we'll interview people we admire: artists, writers, musicians, filmmakers, activists. We'll also spotlight the work of Rookie readers (now listeners!) and contributors. We'll discuss creativity, pop culture, feminism, activism, self-care, love, friendship, and more.---Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @tavitulle @rookiemag @mtvpodcasts ---Find us at: rookiemag.com | rookiepodcast.mtv.com | podcasts.mtv.com
Rank #2: Sixteen Blue, feat. Winona Ryder and Ashley C. Ford.
This week, host Tavi Gevinson talks to actress Winona Ryder about the music and books that inspired her growing up, getting her start in acting, and being bullied in school.Writer Ashley C. Ford answers a question from a listener about the responsibility that comes with writing about people of color in stories. And Rookie contributors Ugochi and Ogechi Egonu teach us how to relearn your mother tongue in another installment of Life Skills.Each week on the Rookie Podcast, we'll interview people we admire: artists, writers, musicians, filmmakers, activists. We'll also spotlight the work of Rookie readers (now listeners!) and contributors. We'll discuss creativity, pop culture, feminism, activism, self-care, love, friendship, and more.---Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @tavitulle @rookiemag @mtvpodcasts ---Find us at: rookiemag.com | rookiepodcast.mtv.com | podcasts.mtv.com
Radically empathic advice
Rank #1: Introducing Safe for Work.
Safe For Work is an advice show that reminds you that while your office may be crazy, you don’t have to be. Office MVPs and corporate veterans Liz Dolan (ex-CMO, Nike, NatGeo, Oprah Winfrey Network) and Rico Gagliano (audio host, producer, print reporter and author) will help you make the big decisions, sort through the small stuff, and get more fulfillment from your work life.
Rank #2: Episodes We Love: Love In Doubt.
How many times have you heard this: "I love him, we're great together, but..."? There's always room for doubt, even in the happiest of relationships. So this week, the Sugars take on some of those doubts in rapid-fire fashion. This episode was originally published on January 5th, 2017.
Ever find yourself in a conversation about race and identity where you just get...stuck? Code Switch can help. We're all journalists of color, and this isn't just the work we do. It's the lives we lead. Sometimes, we'll make you laugh. Other times, you'll get uncomfortable. But we'll always be unflinchingly honest and empathetic. Come mix it up with us.
Rank #1: Political Prisoners?.
In "Prison City" Wisconsin, white elected officials are representing voting districts made up mostly of prisoners. Those prisoners are disproportionately black and brown. Oh, and they can't actually vote.
Rank #2: The Original Blexit.
How is it that the party of Lincoln became anathema to black voters? It's a messy story, exemplified in the doomed friendship between Richard Nixon and his fellow Republican, Jackie Robinson.
Welcome to The Dinner Party Download, a fast and funny hour of culture, food and conversation: “public radio’s arts & leisure section.” In every episode you’ll learn a joke; bone up on an odd bit of history and then wash it down with a themed cocktail recipe; meet artists of note; have your burning etiquette questions answered; savor an emerging food trend; and hear your new favorite song. Plus, unconventional wisdom from hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam.
Rank #1: 359: Seth Meyers, Maureen Dowd, Eric Andre, Phoebe Robinson.
Seth Meyers dishes about working his “Late Night” gig (and not about “Saturday Night Live!”)… Pretend talk show host Eric Andre lists his favorite train wreck interviews… Comedian Phoebe Robinson teaches us how to avoid being the black friend… New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd gives us etiquette advice and describes what happens when Donald […]
Rank #2: 374: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ottessa Moshfegh, Beer Porridge.
Lin-Manuel Miranda talks about his latest work in “Moana,” and reveals how a cross country trip helped him perfect his freestyle rapping… “Nerdette” co-host Greta Johnsen proves why Virginia is NOT for lovers… Rapper Kevin Abstract gives us a dinner party soundtrack for time travelers… Writer Ottessa Moshfegh shares her favorite characters nostalgic for other […]
Lena Dunham hosts this podcast miniseries about friendship, love, work, bodies and more.
Rank #1: Episode 2: Body.
Lena talks about our relationships to our bodies. Guests include Janet Mock, Aidy Bryant, Emily Ratajkowski and more.
Rank #2: Episode 3: Love & Sex.
Lena discusses all things love, sex, romance and lust with Miranda July, Sam Taylor Johnson, Hari Nef and many more amazing women.
BFF Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are super queer, super fun and ready to take over your podcast feed. Join them for provocative stories and frank conversations about the LGBTQ experience today. Because everyone’s a little bit gay. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios
Rank #1: I Had No Idea
We were in a relationship? — Peter Bresnan is a radio producer in New York. — Shakina Nayfack was accompanied by pianist and composer Julianne Wick Davis. Follow Nancy on Facebook and Twitter and sign up for our newsletter at nancypodcast.org. Nancy is a production of WNYC Studios. Episode scoring by Isaac Jones with additional music by U.S. Army Blues ("Barbara"). Support our work. Become a Nancy member today at Nancypodcast.org/donate.
Rank #2: Five Simple Steps
Traveling to Taiwan with her mom, Kathy imagines the life she might have lived had her family stayed. Kathy's mom previously appeared on Nancy in the episodes "Hello hello" and "Kathy's Mom is Uncomfortable With All This." Guo Mama works at the Taiwan Tongzhi Hotline Association in Taipei. Li Te-Yun (Nan Gua) is a singer-songwriter in Taiwan. Special thanks to Andrew Ryan, a host and producer with Radio Taiwan International. Content warning: This episode contains a reference to suicide. This is the last episode of our third season. Stay in touch with Tobin, Kathy, and the whole Nancy community by joining our "Friends of Nancy" Facebook group. Episode scoring by Jeremy Bloom with additional music by Art of Escapism ("Done with Disco"), Uncan ("Unbroken"), and Little Glass Men ("Cloud Launching"). Support our work! Become a Nancy member today at Nancypodcast.org/donate.
Bullseye from NPR is your curated guide to culture. Jesse Thorn hosts in-depth interviews with brilliant creators, culture picks from our favorite critics and irreverent original comedy. Bullseye has been featured in Time, The New York Times, GQ and McSweeney's, which called it "the kind of show people listen to in a more perfect world." (Formerly known as The Sound of Young America.)
Rank #1: Comedian Josh Gondelman.
We're joined by comedian and admitted "Nice Guy" Josh Gondelman. Josh is a Peabody and Emmy award winning writer for his work on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. He's currently senior staff writer and producer for Showtime's popular new show Desus & Mero. His new book, Nice Try: Stories of Best Intentions and Mixed Results is a collection of personal essays about the value and drawbacks of being a nice person. Its self-deprecating. It's honest. It's very very funny. Josh Gondelman joins us to talk about his stand-up career. He'll chat about realizing the difference between being a nice person and being a good person, tweeting out millennial Seinfeld references and crafting the perfect roast joke. Plus, we'll talk about intent versus impact in the world of comedy.
Rank #2: Jeff Goldblum.
There's no one else on the planet quite like Jeff Goldblum. He came onto the scene over four decades ago with the role of "Freak #1" in the 1974 revenge fantasy Death Wish. Since then, he's appeared in countless films, television and theater productions including; Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Portlandia, The Fly and as everyone's favorite chaos mathematician in Jurassic Park. Chances are, he's a part of one of your favorite movies. Jeff joins us to talk about his new film, The Mountain, his iconic past roles and his latest role as a new father.
The Heart is an audio art project and podcast about intimacy and humanity.
Rank #1: No: Advance.
Episode One: We meet young Kaitlin as she navigates her first sexual experiences and the confusions of girlhood. [Trigger Warning] Part of “No”, a mini-season. Produced with the generous support of the IWMF.
Rank #2: The Sensorium.
Episode One. Experience more than sight, sound, smell, taste, touch. Venture with us beyond the 5-way sense scape.