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What’s in your podcast library?

13 Podcasts | by Jackie Davidson

I’ve usually got an audio book to listen to, but when I do make time for a podcast, this is my library.
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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!

Comedy, Games & Hobbies

NPR's weekly current events quiz. Have a laugh and test your news knowledge while figuring out what's real and what we've made up.
Dirty John

Dirty John

Personal Journals, Society & Culture

<p>Debra Newell is a successful interior designer. She meets John Meehan, a handsome man who seems to check all the boxes: attentive, available, just back from a year in Iraq with Doctors Without Borders. But her family doesn’t like John, and they get entangled in an increasingly complex web of love, deception, forgiveness, denial, and ultimately, survival. Reported and hosted by Christopher Goffard from the L.A. Times.</p>
Planet Money

Planet Money

Business, News & Politics

The economy explained. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening.
NPR Politics Podcast

NPR Politics Podcast

News & Politics, Government & Organizations

The <em>NPR Politics Podcast</em> is where NPR's political reporters talk to you like they talk to each other. With weekly roundups and quick takes on news of the day, you don't have to keep up with politics to know what's happening. You just have to keep up with us.
S-Town

S-Town

Personal Journals, Society & Culture

S-Town is a new podcast from Serial and This American Life, hosted by Brian Reed, about a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it. He asks Brian to investigate the son of a wealthy family who's allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But when someone else ends up dead, the search for the truth leads to a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden treasure, and an unearthing of the mysteries of one man's life.
Serial

Serial

News & Politics

Serial is a podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial unfolds one story - a true story - over the course of a whole season. The show follows the plot and characters wherever they lead, through many surprising twists and turns. Sarah won't know what happens at the end of the story until she gets there, not long before you get there with her. Each week she'll bring you the latest chapter, so it's important to listen in, starting with Episode 1. New episodes are released on Thursday mornings.
Whole Leader

Whole Leader

Management & Marketing, Business

The Whole Leader podcast empowers and inspires all who are leaders at home and at work through conversations with thought-leaders and authors from various industries and areas of expertise. Topics range from new ways of leading at work, navigating our inner world, and shifting our relationships with practical life issues like money, parenting and intimate relationships. Tune in weekly and learn how to be a Whole Leader in your own life.
Pod Save America

Pod Save America

News & Politics

Four former aides to President Obama — Jon Favreau, Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor — are joined by journalists, politicians, comedians, and activists for a freewheeling conversation about politics, the press and the challenges posed by the Trump presidency.
36 Questions – The Podcast Musical

36 Questions – The Podcast Musical

Performing Arts, Arts

Hear what The New York Times calls "the future of musicals"... 36 Questions, a three-part podcast musical starring Jonathan Groff and Jessie Shelton. 36 Questions is produced by Two-Up, the producers of Limetown and The Wilderness. Thank you for listening.
Wall Street Breakfast

Wall Street Breakfast

Business News, Business

Seeking Alpha's Wall Street Breakfast brings you all the news you need to know for your market day. Released by 800am ET each morning, it is a quick listen that you can put on as you get ready to start your working day. We also publish a weekend Stocks to Watch podcast to prepare listeners for the week ahead.
Pitchfork Economics with Nick Hanauer

Pitchfork Economics with Nick Hanauer

News & Politics

Any society that allows itself to become radically unequal eventually collapses into an uprising or a police state—or both. Join venture capitalist Nick Hanauer and some of the world’s leading economic and political thinkers in an exploration of who gets what and why. Turns out, everything you learned about economics is wrong. And if we don’t do something about rising inequality, the pitchforks are coming.
Skimm This

Skimm This

News & Politics

In today’s world context is clarity. "Skimm This" breaks down the most important stories of the day and explains why they matter.  All in 10 minutes. Every Monday through Friday. All at 5PM.
Murder Book

Murder Book

Society & Culture

Wiretaps, witness interviews, court recordings and detective recollections piece together this true crime podcast hosted by best selling author Michael Connelly that explores real homicide cases not covered by mainstream media. Murder Book Podcast Season One is: The Tell-Tale Bullet. The podcast dives into a thirty-year-old Hollywood killing that tests the limits of the American criminal justice system.