Fall is here, friends. Grab a warm mug of your favorite fall (maybe even pumpkin, dare we say…) beverage and give a listen to some new podcasts. We thought we would share some of the podcasts we are listening to right now and we hope you can find something new to add to your playlist.
UnFictional is a program of storytellers and documentaries that cover the ground between the sophisticated and the profane. Audiences will hear captivating stories of real life told by writers and performers with a talent for tales that will suck you in. The program also features documentaries created by the most talented producers from around the country. UnFictional is one part of the Independent Producer Project, an initiative to cultivate and support the work of independent radio producers and other writers and artists. The idea is to create a clearinghouse of creativity both online and on the air. The program is hosted and curated by KCRW producer, Bob Carlson.
Host, Who What Wear co-founder Hillary Kerr, chronicles the career changes that can come at any age in Second Life. You’ll hear from pioneers, artists, mothers, founders, writers, visionaries, designers, CEOs, and more about how they found their version of success and fulfillment. The goal is to peel back the layers to their successes and share their winding roads of missteps, lessons, trying moments, and even outright failures that we can all learn from.
Sue Perkins: An hour or so with…
Sue Perkins invites a series of special guests for an intimate chat about their lives, passions and career as they strip away formalities and indulge in some good old fashioned conversation.
Meet Your Maker is a show about the people who make the things we love. It’s hosted by Liam Geraghty. Liam describes the show as a place to “meet the makers, creators, composers, authors and builders of the cultural landscape.”
Abandoned on a dying ship in the farthest reaches of known space, a young scientist fights for survival (and patience with the on-board A.I.). Who is she? No one knows. But a lot of dangerous entities really want to find out. Listen as the story unfolds for science, trust, truth, beauty, inner turmoil, and delicious cheeses. It’s all here. In space.
Each short form episode, host Anne Bogel pulls one stand-out selection off her personal bookshelves and shares all about it, in ten minutes or less.
Hosted by Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, & Will Arnett, SmartLess is a podcast that connects and unites people from all walks of life to learn about shared experiences through thoughtful dialogue and organic hilarity. A nice surprise: in each episode, one of the hosts reveals his mystery guest to the other two. What ensues is a genuinely improvised and authentic conversation filled with laughter and newfound knowledge to feed the SmartLess mind.