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Best Conversations podcasts we could find (updated January 2020)
Best Conversations podcasts we could find
Updated January 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.
 
Welcome to The Portal. This podcast does something different. Hosted by Eric Weinstein.
 
CGP Grey and Brady Haran talk about YouTube, life, work, whatever.
 
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.
 
Profiles, storytelling and insightful conversations, hosted by David Remnick.
 
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: planetporkypod@gmail.com
 
A podcast about being Middle Eastern and immigrants in America, hosted by two friends, an Iranian and a Syrian, telling you what's up.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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 miscellany of stories, written and presented by Ross Sutherland.
 
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.
 
Weekly discussion programme, setting the cultural agenda every Monday
 
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
 
A peripatetic podcast in which Leigh Sales and Annabel Crabb discuss what they're reading, watching, cooking, listening to or irrationally exhilarated by.
 
Capturing the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today and preserve it for future generations.
 
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.
 
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.
 
The history of everything. A funny and informative walk through some of the most interesting topics in history. These guys are hysterical.
 
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.
 
John Siracusa and Merlin Mann try to figure out exactly how they got this way. Hosted by John Siracusa and Merlin Mann.
 
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!
 
Flow Podcast acontece SÁBADOS as 19:00h ao VIVO no http://bit.ly/Flowpodcast Toda semana um CONVIDADO diferente!
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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).
 
Authentic conversations of an African Man, discovering self, owning choices, building spirituality, parenting, navigating relationships, work and business and all that is life
 
Life Matters is your guide to contemporary Australian life. Be part of rich conversations on relationships, family, parenting, education, work, health and consumer issues.
 
A podcast about YouTube stuff, making stuff, and life! It will make sense once you start listening... hopefully. New episodes every Monday!
 
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
 
The podcast that's trying to figure out all of the things we never got taught in school.
 
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 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.
 
Archived in 2019, Simple hosted conversations about living well and ignoring the rest. Look for author Tsh Oxenreider's new show, The Good List, wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts & at thegoodlistshow.com.
 
KUER’s award-winning interview show explores the world through deep thinkers who host Doug Fabrizio asks to think even deeper. Join writers, filmmakers, scientists and others on RadioWest: A show for the wildly curious.
 
The Other Side podcast is on a mission to discuss important cultural and social issues relating to race, culture, gender and equality.
 
Giving you the rundown of everything that happened this weekend from Santa Barbara to San Diego so you can win your Monday.
 
Living Life Better And More Prepared
 
Byron Ballard and Alicia discuss under the moon & stars in Appalachia
 
A show about movies, travel, fantasy, TV, faith, sci-fi and minimalism.
 
True Crime Conversations explores the stories and the people behind some of the world’s most notorious crimes. Hosted by Jessie Stephens.
 
A podcast that explores the intersections of race, ethnicity, and gender in culture, politics, and theology.
 
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Rick Shine used one toad to defeat another, by a process of evolutionary conditioning, to save the snakes he was studying in Northern Australia (R)
 
Claremont was a buzzing, wealthy suburb, about 20 minutes from Perth, Western Australia. With pubs and bars along wide, safe streets. It was known for its nightlife, with patrons often spilling out onto the footpath in the early hours of the morning. But that all changed in 1996 when the disappearance of three young women made national headlines. C…
 
This episode is for you if you’ve ever second-guessed posting photos of your kids online. Nish Weiseth - a friend I met through mommy blogging years ago - recently posted on Instagram that she was going to take a step back from posting her family online, because her kids are getting older and she started questioning her own motivations. I thought h…
 
On the Gist, the likely acquittal of Trump. In the interview, we're back with political reporter and host of Stranglehold, Lauren Chooljian. We discuss how the New Hampshire primaries are likely to shake out, which candidates will remain after many of them have strategically camped out in the state, and the difference between the polls and the actu…
 
Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee is the author of the best-selling book, “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer." The book won a Pulitzer Prize and became the basis for a Ken Burns documentary series on the subject of cancer for PBS. In this fascinating conversation with Alan Alda, Dr. Mukherjee talks about the extraordinary power scientists l…
 
Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin talk about Kobe Bryant’s on-court and off-court legacies with NPR’s Gene Demby and Lindsay Gibbs of the Power Plays! newsletter and the Burn It All Down podcast. Kobe’s shocking death (00:50): What we felt when we heard about the helicopter crash, and why his peers thought Kobe was Michael Jordan’s heir.…
 
Ever tried to catch a flight on someone else's ticket? Sarah Jane Justice has.
 
Step aside intermittent fasting, low carb and keto, and welcome the latest diet craze- anti-dieting or being weight neutral.
 
More people have been to the moon than to the Mariana Trech, the lowest point in the ocean. For mining operations around the globe, that means it’s an unexplored area ripe for extraction. Journalist Wil S. Hylton joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the dangerous and unregulated push to pull resources from the depths of the Earth. His article “20,000…
 
The Problem: John received lessons on mankind. (Recorded on Monday, January 27, 2020.) This episode of Roderick on the Line is brought to you by: Mack Weldon. Mack Weldon is better than whatever you’re wearing right now. Use offer code “ROTL” for 20% off your order. Squarespace. Free trial plus 10% off your first purchase with the special offer cod…
 
On Valentine’s Day, 2018, a gunman killed 17 people at Parkland, Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and injured another 17. In the days and weeks following the attack, a group of Stoneman Douglas students started speaking out against gun violence, holding rallies, making appearances on news programs and holding a Washington D.C. demons…
 
What happens to balloons when they fly away into the sky? How do I record a video of myself? Who should you thank? Can bees feel happy and sad? When does the Anthropocene end? How do I get my boyfriend to take ghost travel seriously? What does Kindle highlighting say about humanity? John Green and Hank Green have answers! If you're in need of dubio…
 
In episode 131, the girls are joined by correspondent and comedian Francesca Fiorentini. They talk about her experience growing up in the Bay Area with an Italian father and Chinese mother, finding her place in New York after 9/11, what brought her to comedy, living abroad, creating Newsbroke with AJ+, and so much more! WE LOVE FRANCESCA!! Watch he…
 
The artist Grayson Perry turns to his formative years in a new exhibition of early works, The Pre-Therapy Years. He tells Amol Rajan about the ideas and influences that helped lay the foundations for his work, and about the emergence of his own identity as ‘the Transvestite Potter’. Hashi Mohamed has a very different story of success: he is now a b…
 
Let's play a game. Let's name all of the food rules you've experienced in your life. Yeah...we'll be here a while and we probably won't feel that great after we list them all out. That's why I'm so passionate about talking about living without food rules. We don't need them, y'all. Here's why. Helpful Companion Links I host a secret monthly podcast…
 
The House impeachment managers have wrapped up their oral arguments. The president's legal team is getting started. The only question now, will key witnesses be able to testify? Guests: Dahlia Lithwick, covers the law and Washington for Slate. Jeremy Stahl, senior legal editor at Slate. Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feed…
 
Kevin and Yusong are joined by their first ever guest, writer and director Cody Ziglar (Craig of the Creek, She-Hulk) to talk about coming-of-age moments, finding your perfect social life balance, and more!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/maybedont/support
 
The sudden death of Kobe Bryant hit Los Angeles hard. On a special episode of Super Hyper Local Sunday, Bryan Suits is joined by Shannon Farren from the Gary and Shannon Show to cover Bryant's death and pay tribute to his life.By KFI AM 640 (KFI-AM)
 
William wanders through stories of fatherhood, from growing up in Queensland in the 1970s, to raising his own children as a single dad (R)
 
Studying computer programming left Stephanie Sharp feeling isolated and like a sure-fire failure. She was ready to drop out when she surprised herself.
 
For communities hit by drought and bushfires, music can be a source of joy and assist in recovery, particularly for children.
 
For decades, Cameron Hardiman’s everyday workload involved drug busts, car chases and, sometimes, dangling from a helicopter over seven-metre waves in the middle of a stormy ocean. What does it feel like when being fearless is part of your job?
 
Throughout history we have had rulers and the ruled. What makes someone want to lord over others? Phil and Campbell Valentine explore the good and the bad of royalty and our fascination with it.By Comworld Media
 
In the new episode of Flashback, movie critics Dana Stevens and K. Austin Collins discuss the psychological thriller The Silence of the Lambs (1991), directed by Jonathan Demme. Flashback is available in full only to Slate Plus members. Sign up now to listen to the rest of this episode and all the others. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit meg…
 
For her first season hosting Working, Slate’s own Shannon Palus is delving into the world of running, talking to professional athletes and people who do all manner of things to help people run. This week, Shannon talks to Mirna Valerio, professional ultra runner, speaker and author of the book A Beautiful Work in Progress. Mirna started her journey…
 
Byron & Alicia talk home remedies, elder magic, & creepy roadside entertainment back in the day.. Tea-DivinationBy wyrdmountaingals
 
The Slate Money hosts discuss such terrifying topics as facial recognition technology, the coronavirus, and Australian bushfires. Plus: SmileDirectClub. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Despite winning the Electoral College vote in 2016, President Donald Trump still claimed widespread voter fraud had robbed him of millions of votes. In the first part of a special five-part series of Amicus, Dahlia Lithwick is joined by election law professor Rick Hasen to explore how those claims bolstered voter suppression and now threaten the in…
 
How do you be a supportive parent without insulating children from life? The pros and cons of colonic irrigation, board games surge again in popularity, and the new research into why some children are fussy eaters.
 
On the Gist, Wells Fargo strikes again. In the interview, Chris Molanphy is back to talk Mike through the hits of 1983. Enjoying vegemite sandwiches, the rains in Africa, and a bunch of sweet dreams, they indulge in the pop mainstays that continue to persist on the radio and at the karaoke bar. Molanphy is the host of Hit Parade and writes the “Why…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Dr. Jennifer Mercieca, professor of rhetoric and author of Demagogue for President: The Rhetorical Genius of Donald Trump, breaking down how he uses language to control his audience, philosophical explorations of Hobbes and Descartes, the unexamined rhetorical life of Hillary Clinton, and rhetorical devices to watch in t…
 
Roger Penrose is arguably the most important living descendent of Albert Einstein’s school of geometric physics. In this episode of The Portal, we avoid the usual questions put to roger about quantum foundations and quantum consciousness. Instead we go back to ask about the current status of his thinking on what would have been called “Unified Fiel…
 
Christian Balian é cover do Poladoful e faz uns vídeos virais.By Flow
 
Cid é o rei da internet brasileira e curte uma zoeira ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)By Flow
 
MarquesZero é um youtuber aposentado e fã do BBB antes disso ser moda.By Flow
 
Mass incarceration is now widely regarded as a prejudiced and deeply harmful set of policies. Bipartisan support exists for some degree of criminal-justice reform, and, in some circles, the idea of prison abolition is also gaining traction. Kai Wright, the host of the WNYC podcast “The United States of Anxiety,” spoke about the movement with Paul B…
 
Astrology is *en vogue *right now. Trading Instagram posts about the characteristics of a Virgo or a Taurus is today’s personality pop quiz. So is it all just fun pseudoscience or is there actually something to it? Data scientist Alexander Boxer joins guest host Courtney Collins to talk about the ancient applied mathematics of astrology conceived b…
 
Things kick off with an administrative meeting about the doc. Merlin tries to keep John from sneaking in, and John thinks Merlin should just use his eyeballs. Analogy sandwiches and their contents are debated. John lives with an unnamed two-towel person, and Merlin thinks he knows who it is. Spock loses his phaser, and Merlin earns his first multis…
 
Darkstream 570: Tech support is not educationBy Vox Day
 
With the state growing at breakneck speed and tax reform suddenly at issue once again, Utah's legislators have a lot to do in the next 45 days.By Doug Fabrizio
 
Amazon Affiliate Link: Uncompromising Purity: It's Not Just a Guy Problem... https://amzn.to/30NBR4R What's better than two dudes talking about female porn addiction? THREE DUDES! Everett Fritz introduces us to Kelsy Skoch, FOCUS employee and Catholic speaker, who both introduce us to the reality of female porn addiction with the new book, "Uncompr…
 
The brilliantly hilarious Whitney Cummings shares stories with Stassi about being "initiated" into LA culture. How they both dipped their toes into Hollywood's most infamous cult, taking Belfie's, social media authenticity vs. pure BS, and how Whitney will do ads for any product as long as they pay.By Radio.com
 
Last week, Slate published The Evil List, an expansive attempt to document the most concerning tech companies around the world, according to the experts. Some you’ve heard of, some you probably haven’t, and some you almost certainly use every day. Which of these deserve our attention? And why? Guests: Mutale Nkonde, public interest technologist and…
 
Coffee is a hard drug. MLK Day is a mindf*ck, especially when brands, the FBI, and the GOP chime in. RIP Mr. Peanut. And the cumulative impact of being told that your gender or race will stop you from reaching your goal, when that goal is the presidency.
 
Mike and Jake return to take you into the weekend with more madness and mayhem. Today they discuss Porky's oddball theory about Premier League managers and their hairstyles, why you need to be careful when investing in businesses, dodging a terrorist bullet, the work ethic of the French, working through sickness and the problem with explorers. Foll…
 
On the Gist, how the senators are occupying themselves. In the interview, writer Will Self is here to talk with Mike about his new memoir Will. They discuss addiction, how Will accesses memory, and the difficulty of his name. In the spiel, Mitch’s monotone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Benjamin Gilmour describes the hectic work of saving lives, and what it's like to bring people back from the brink of suicide
 
It’s hard to get boys and young men to talk about sex and intimacy. But that’s just what Peggy Orenstein set out to do when researching her new book Boys & Sex .By Doug Fabrizio
 
A friend, her husband and yourself rent a house. Although you all pay the same the balance isn't equal, with issues of how things are done and where things go. How can you make this arrangement work for all of you without a showdown?
 
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