Everything is Alive is an unscripted interview show in which all the subjects are inanimate objects. In each episode, a different thing tells us its life story--and everything it says is true.
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Best Conversations podcasts we could find (updated April 2020)
Best Conversations podcasts we could find
Updated April 2020
Updated April 2020
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In their books "Freakonomics," "SuperFreakonomics" and "Think Like a Freak", Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner explore "the hidden side of everything," telling stories about cheating schoolteachers and eating champions while teaching us all to think a bit more creatively, rationally, and productively. The Freakonomics Radio podcast, hosted by Dubner, carries on that tradition with weekly episodes. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.
Profiles, storytelling and insightful conversations, hosted by David Remnick.
The podcast where we choose a subject, read a single Wikipedia article about it, and pretend we’re experts. Because this is the internet, and that’s how it works now.
The Portal is an exploration into discovery, including conversations with thought leaders. Host Eric Weinstein, Managing Director of Thiel Capital, brings his unique expertise and diverse roster of guests for a wide range of discussions, including science, culture, business, and capitalism. The show will feature people whose lives demonstrate that portals into what we would normally consider impossible, are indeed possible. Guests include presidential candidate Andrew Yang, NY Times bestsell ...
An exciting new podcast from Mike Parry as he lets you into his madcap world twice a week. All visitors are welcome to Planet Porky. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A miscellany of stories, written and presented by Ross Sutherland.
A podcast for long distance besties everywhere. Co-hosted by BFFs Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow. Produced by Gina Delvac. Brand new every Friday.
Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.
Weekly discussion programme, setting the cultural agenda every Monday
A podcast about being Middle Eastern and immigrants in America, hosted by two friends, an Iranian and a Syrian, telling you what's up.
CGP Grey and Brady Haran talk about YouTube, life, work, whatever.
Advice, commentary, and conversation from Danny M. Lavery, author of Slate's Dear Prudence column. Every week, Prudie and special guests answer questions about relationships, sex, work, family, and life.
Personally connecting the dots. All of them. Benjamen Walker’s Theory of Everything is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
Capturing the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today and preserve it for future generations.
Learn to connect better with others in every area of your life. Immerse yourself in spirited conversations with people who know how hard it is, and yet how good it feels, to really connect with other people – whether it’s one person, an audience or a whole country. You'll know many of the people in these conversations – they are luminaries in our culture. Some you may not know. But what links them all is their powerful ability to relate and communicate. It's something we need now more than ever.
A peripatetic podcast in which Leigh Sales and Annabel Crabb discuss what they're reading, watching, cooking, listening to or irrationally exhilarated by.
Audio version of Slate Star Codex. It's just me reading Scott Alexander's Blog Posts.
You know how every day someone asks "how are you?" And even if you’re totally dying inside, you just say "fine," so everyone can go about their day? This show is the opposite of that. Hosted by author and notable widow (her words) Nora McInerny, this is a funny/sad/uncomfortable podcast about talking honestly about our pain, our awkwardness, and our humanness, which is not an actual word. From American Public Media.
Audio from Vox Day's Darkstream, Arkstream, Bookstream, Devstream, & more. http://voxday.blogspot.com
The Slate Daily feed includes new episodes from more than 30 shows in the Slate Podcast Network. You'll get thought provoking analysis, storytelling, and commentary on everything from news and politics to arts, culture, technology, and entertainment. Discover new shows you never knew you were missing.
With guests that range from icons to outliers, host Matt D’Elia talks to anyone who can help him understand things that confuse him, make him laugh, or just plain trouble him. If you ever look out at the world and think “what the hell is happening?” then this podcast is for you.
Hosts John and Hank Green (authors and YouTubers) offer both humorous and heartfelt advice about life’s big and small questions. They bring their personal passions to each episode by sharing the week’s news from Mars (the planet) and AFC Wimbledon (the third-tier English football club). WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin. © WNYC Studios
The history of everything. A funny and informative walk through some of the most interesting topics in history. These guys are hysterical.
The podcast that's trying to figure out all of the things we never got taught in school.
Love her or hate her, but you can’t ignore the sassy, quick-witted Stassi Schroeder, star of Bravo’s “Vanderpump Rules.” Never one to hold back on any topic, Stassi is here with a weekly podcast, “Straight Up with Stassi’, a biting and hilarious look at the world and everyone in it, according to the Queen Bee herself.
Groundbreaking Peabody Award-winning conversation about the big questions of meaning, hosted by Krista Tippett. Every Thursday a new discovery about the immensity of our lives — and frequent special features like poetry, music and Q + A with Krista.
Being a person is hard, and The Lazy Genius Podcast is here to help you be a genius about the things that matter and lazy about the things that don't. From laundry to cooking chicken to making new friends, Kendra is here to welcome you into an easier way.
Authentic conversations of an African Man, discovering self, owning choices, building spirituality, parenting, navigating relationships, work and business and all that is life
Barnabas Piper, Ted Kluck, and Ronnie Martin cheerfully - if sarcastically - rant about all the things that don't matter all that much (and some that do).
Flow Podcast acontece AO VIVO majoritariamente toda quarta, quinta e sexta ao meio dia, lá na Twitch e Youtube.
Awaken, discover and connect to the deeper meaning of the world around you with SuperSoul. Hear Oprah’s personal selection of her interviews with thought-leaders, best-selling authors, spiritual luminaries, as well as health and wellness experts. All designed to light you up, guide you through life’s big questions and help bring you one step closer to your best self.
Laura Tremaine has 10 Things To Tell You. And YOU have 10 Things To Tell. This is a show about sharing your stuff. Each episode asks a question, and you can take that prompt to your journal, to your best friend, or to social media. Let's dig deeper.
Jeff Cannata and Anthony Carboni talk about the personal philosophical concerns they find lurking inside everyday things. It's fun?
John Siracusa and Merlin Mann try to figure out exactly how they got this way. Hosted by John Siracusa and Merlin Mann.
Sal Vulcano and Brian Quinn are just a couple of dudes sitting around asking each other questions about life. Join them, won't you?
Kevin Bartelt and Yusong Liu, the producers of Hollywood Handbook and Doughboys, join forces to create their own instantly forgettable podcast. Each week features heart to heart discussions, groundbreaking interviews (of each other), captivating character studies (themselves), original short stories and even live music. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/maybedont/support
A conversation between two women about their paths to success
Podcast touching an array of topics leaving you with achiveable marching orders or a "CHECKLIST" . Featuring Discovery channels Heavy D from the hit show Diesel brothers, BIG Marcus Wing, friends and Guests.
The Other Side podcast is on a mission to discuss important cultural and social issues relating to race, culture, gender and equality.
Merlin Mann's frank & candid weekly phone call with John Roderick of The Long Winters
Luke and Gomer became friends Freshman year at the Franciscan University of Steubenville and 14 years later they started a podcast. The show oscillates between a conversation between just the two of us and interviews that we do together of other, fancier people. Sometimes we get explicit either by being too honest or by being too stupid. Either way, it's fun!
A podcast about YouTube stuff, making stuff, and life! It will make sense once you start listening... hopefully. New episodes every Monday!
Audio Mullet: Discussing topics that are out of fashion, and yet eternally cool, audibly. Featuring Mike Nelson of Rifftrax, Doug TenNapel of Earthworm Jim, and Ethan Nicolle of Axe Cop. This is not an explicit podcast but it is also not recommended for kids.
Think is a daily, topic-driven interview and call-in program hosted by Krys Boyd covering a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and emerging trends to food and wine, travel, adventure, and entertainment.
Tyler Cowen engages today’s deepest thinkers in wide-ranging explorations of their work, the world, and everything in between. New conversations every other Wednesday. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.
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Life Matters is your guide to contemporary Australian life. Be part of rich conversations on relationships, family, parenting, education, work, health and consumer issues.
Extraordinary first person stories from around the world
The coronavirus pandemic is completely disrupting the way we work, and the way we live, care and relate to one another. So much is changing, and so fast, it’s hard to keep up with it all, That’s why the Better Life Lab is offering Crisis Conversations - Live from Better Life Lab. With host Brigid Schulte working from home — recording into the cheap…
John Hockney grew up in an unconventional family of five siblings in post-war Yorkshire. As a child, his brother David drew constantly on any paper he could find. He grew up to become the world's most famous living artist
Two women from South Africa and Australia discuss ‘toxic masculinity’ with Kim Chakanetsa. How can we raise boys to be in touch with their emotions and to become men who respect women?Clementine Ford is an Australian feminist whose books Fight Like A Girl and Boys Will Be Boys challenge traditional gender stereotyping. She regularly receives death …
Fifteen-time Grammy winner, actress, activist and author Alicia Keys talks about how her family is doing during the coronavirus lockdown. Oprah spoke to Alicia over Facebook while each of them practiced being “safer at home.” Alicia discusses her brand-new book, More Myself: A Journey, in which she writes about standing in her truth, moving through…
For Ross Douthat, decadence isn’t necessarily a moral judgement, but a technical label for a state that societies tend to enter—and one that is perhaps much more normal than the dynamism Americans have come to take for granted. In his new book, he outlines the cultural, economic, political, and demographic trends that threaten to leave us to wallow…
With millions suddenly out of work, U.S. lawmakers are drafting for another coronavirus relief bill. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Rep. Nita Lowey, head of the House Appropriations committee.By NPR
As about 10 million Americans have lost their jobs, a scale of economic agony governments are still struggling to handle. For furloughed workers, fighting overwhelmed websites is one more indignity.By NPR
COVIDView, modeled on a tool used to track seasonal flu, pulls data from an array of sources to provide a better picture of the virus' spread. But some say it still falls far short of what's needed.By NPR
Welcome to the revamped Working. We’re pivoting to creativity! New hosts Rumaan Alam, Isaac Butler, and June Thomas will be talking to writers, musicians, designers, YouTubers, and other people with creative jobs about how they spend their days. This week, June talks with author Veronica Roth, who wrote the first draft of her novel Divergent when s…
In this episode of Audio Mullet, Doug, Mike, and Ethan talk about the social pressure to not even question forcing the economy to implode, jail everyone in their homes, shut down churches, and hand an insane amount of power over to the government. To show even a hint of doubt has some people treating you like you are advocating mass murder. Later t…
Hey podulters, this episode was recorded at the beginning of March before the pandemic hit, so there is no mention of it! I speak to Louise Troen about her career, what success truly means and how to make yourself seen in the workplace. I hope you enjoy, as always please do rate, review and subscribe! Oenone For information regarding your data priv…
John Corcoran grew up in the US during the 1940s and 50s. As a kid, John was really looking forward to going to school like his older siblings. But once he got there, he realised he had a problem: he couldn’t learn to read or write. John felt demoralised and degraded, but he kept his secret for more than 40 years. During that time he managed to fin…
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with former Federal Housing Administration Commissioner Carol Galante about the way forward for renters and landlords during the coronavirus shutdown.By NPR
All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.By NPR
Bill Kurtis reads three news-related limericks: Dropping Trou, Unicorn Bacon and Honorthon.By NPR
Buck naked.By NPR
ENTER TEASERBy NPR
Our panelists read three stories about things going wrong when someone tries to help, only one of which is true.By NPR
Extended Stay-cation, Tiger Royalty, Hollywood Royalty.By NPR
Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon created a film about their very unusual courtship called The Big Sick, so we've invited them to play a game called "The Big Chick" — three questions about Big Bird.By NPR
Our panelists reveal what is now the most exciting thing on their schedule through the end of April.By NPR
U.S. officials say high-quality masks should still be saved for health care workers, but are encouraging people to use something to cover their mouth and nose when they're out in public.By NPR
Felix, Anna and Emily discuss the issue of small business loans in the stimulus bill, why the toilet paper shortage might not be overhyped and Trump’s oil tweet which is quite possibly the most market moving tweet ever. “What Everyone’s Getting Wrong About the Toilet Paper Shortage,” by Will Oremus in Medium “Trump’s Labor Department Takes A Hacksa…
An Antarctic expedition leader gives us the isolation cheat sheet, Melissa Turner shines as a kindness hero, what you learn from falling into a gorge at Joshua Tree, and two of you ask for the same song to connect us at this difficult time.
Slate Plus members get ad-free podcasts and bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Dear Prudence. Sign up now to listen and support our work. On the Gist, Trump and Pence can’t be honest with the public. In the interview, Miami Mayor Frances Suarez has fully recovered after testing positive for the COVID-19 virus, and now is donating his plasma…
An Australian astrophysicist and research fellow at a Melbourne university injured himself by attempting to invent a device that stops the coronavirus outbreak. Anthony and Jeff discuss the perils and pluck of attempting to help, even outside your own area of expertise. And people living by the East Yorkshire coast were warned about hungry seagulls…
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Anabel González, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, about the European Union's decision to restrict the export of medical gear.By NPR
Despite the warnings of politicians and health-care professionals, many have failed to treat the coronavirus pandemic as a serious threat: the spring breakers on beaches, the crowds in city parks. Daniel Kahneman, a Nobel Prize-winning expert on human behavior, speaks with Maria Konnikova about why the threat posed by COVID-19 defies intuitive comp…
People who lived during the Middle Ages ran into many of the same health problems we see today. The biggest difference, of course, is they had much different – and not very scientific – ways of dealing with these maladies, the way we view the science of our health. Jack Hartnell, lecturer in art history at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, jo…
On the Spoiler Special podcast, Slate critics discuss movies, the occasional TV show, and, once in a blue moon, another podcast, in full spoiler-filled detail. This week, Sam Adams is joined by Slate’s Television Critic Willa Paskin to spoil Netflix’s hit documentary series Tiger King. The hit series is an increasingly sordid tale of wild character…
https://slatestarcodex.com/2020/04/01/book-review-the-precipice/ I. It is a well known fact that the gods hate prophets. False prophets they punish only with ridicule. It’s the true prophets who have to watch out. The gods find some way to make their words come true in the most ironic way possible, the one where knowing the future just makes things…
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Our book is finally available (for pre-order at least)! Aminatou and Ann discuss the making of Big Friendship, writing in a single voice, and the vulnerability in a deep creative partnership. Plus, how to support your local indie bookstore, and even more reading recommendations from Emma Straub. And we talk with Adeline Dieudonne about her novel Re…
This week, workers at Amazon, Whole Foods, and Instacart have announced mass strikes across the country. Though demand for these services is high, pay and protection is low. What exactly do we owe to the delivery workers at the front lines of the pandemic? And with these companies hiring in record numbers, can the strikes succeed? Guests: Heidi Car…
In this BONUS episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas offer up some favorites during this interminable quarantine: Shows Music Movies BooksBy Barnabas Piper, Ted Kluck, Ronnie Martin
An extract from poet Caroline Bird's new collection, The Air Year. Also: Ross Sutherland escapes into his sound effects library.To purchase The Air Year, goto: https://www.carcanet.co.uk/cgi-bin/indexer?product=9781784109028Imaginary Advice is represented by Trigger.By Imaginary Advice
Stassi and Beau answer some blunt and simple questions to measure whether their relationship can survive the COVID quarantine. Feel free to try this with you and your partner.By Radio.com
Virginia Heffernan talks to Tablet Magazine writer Carly Pildis about the tools some have used to cope while stuck in abusive situations at home during the coronavirus pandemic—also acknowledging a known abuser in the White House. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Slate Podcasts
On the Gist, nobody does it better. In the interview, Mike talks with Katherine Stewart about her new book, The Power Worshippers: Inside the Dangerous Rise of Religious Nationalism. They discuss how the political ideology from the right wing cloaks itself in religious rhetoric, who in the Trump cabinet is part of movement, and how it inhibits the …
We're finishing our Friday with our regular song of connection series called Alone Together:Alyson, Jeremy and Saskia wrote in to say:"An upbeat song from one of our favourite (and Australian) bands at the moment!"
Your store has remained open to all customers, albeit introducing measures to 'encourage' social distancing. You feel morally and physically compromised by having to work in this environment when every message from government and, particularly, from health workers, implores us to stay home. Management has been supportive about taking time off but u…
Today's episode of Coronacast gives you the pep talk you didn't know you needed.* What's the end game here? Are we all just going to get it? Or can we get rid of it somehow?And Dr Norman Swan and Tegan Taylor talk about an article in The Conversation titled "Regaining control: the case for a short, sharp lockdown"…
Here in Australia we're becoming accustomed to the new normal as we adjust our lifestyle and habits to cope with coronavirus, but what's it like in other parts of the world?
This week, Aymann talks to Shuheng, a self-described extrovert who wishes he had more friends to talk to and commiserate with. Then Aymann hears from Slate podcast producer Ben Frisch, who talks about how he’s able to make the most of his alone time. And finally, a very socially active man named Dan explains how he’s been able to stay connected to …
Most of the time, our immune system protects us – though there are times when it overreacts and harms us further. The same can happen with our brains. Science writer Donna Jackson Nakazawa joins Krys Boyd to talk about microglia, cells that act as the brain’s housekeeper but can sometimes be unreliable. Her new book is “The Angel and the Assassin: …
Scientists have been on alert for years for the next pandemic, focusing on an animal-to-human zoonotic transmission. And now it’s here. Science writer David Quammen joins host Krys Boyd to talk about why this happens and the risks we face now and going forward. His book is “Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic.”…
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On top of all the sheltering-in-place, John is nursing a new injury, and Merlin doesn't love hearing it described at all. This leads to some medical technology discussion plus an on-air debriding agent demo. In a main topic, your hosts try to share some ideas on sustainably working remotely from home. History and experience can be pretty good teach…
Emily, John and David discuss the security of U.S. elections, are joined by guest economics professor Jason Furman to help estimate by when we can anticipate a financial recovery, and the hosts talk with novelist Geraldine Brooks to learn more about living through a plague. Slate Plus members get a bonus segment on the Gabfest each week, and access…