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Best Wbur podcasts we could find (updated January 2020)
Best Wbur podcasts we could find
Updated January 2020
Updated January 2020
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The front page of the Internet--also known as Reddit--is making noise. Hosts Ben Brock Johnson and Amory Sivertson dig into the site's vast and curious ecosystem of online communities, collaborating with Reddit's 330 million users and over 140 thousand communities to find all kinds of jaw-dropping narratives. A collaboration between WBUR and Reddit.
Kind World is a show about compassion. Through stories big and small, we explore the effect one act can have on a life, to better understand each other and ourselves.
Modern Love features top actors performing true stories of love, loss, and redemption. It has included performances by Kate Winslet, Uma Thurman, Angela Bassett, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sterling K. Brown, and more. A collaboration between WBUR and The New York Times.
An award-winning weekly sports magazine for the serious sports fan and the steadfast sports avoider
Start your day with WBUR meteorologist David Epstein's latest Boston-area weather forecast.
Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
One woman's quest to end her war with food. Hosts Juna Gjata and Dr. Eddie Phillips wield solid science, medical knowledge, common sense and an endless supply of dad jokes to teach us how to eat better and feel better about it. Hint: It’s not dieting. They discuss exercise, body image, food addiction, genetics, weight loss and more. A WBUR production.
WBUR is Boston's NPR News Station, featuring NPR news and programs such as Car Talk, On Point, Here & Now, Only A Game and Radio Boston.
On Point is a live, two-hour morning news-analysis program, produced by WBUR 90.9 and NPR.
It remains the most valuable — and confounding — art heist in history: 13 artworks stolen from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Twenty-eight years later, not a single piece in a haul worth half a billion dollars has surfaced. The art, and the thieves who made off with it, remain at large. With first-ever interviews, unprecedented access, and more than a year of investigative reporting, "Last Seen" takes us into the biggest unsolved art heist in history. A joint production from WBUR ...
Discussions and lectures by the best and brightest thinkers from Boston University
Created and produced by parents of young children, WBUR's Circle Round adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Each 10- to 20-minute episode explores important issues like kindness, persistence and generosity. And each episode ends with an activity that inspires a deeper conversation between children and grown-ups.
From WBUR and Slate, the solidly reported and also somewhat opinionated take on health news for you and your family. Hosted by veteran health reporters Carey Goldberg and Rachel Zimmerman. Part of the Panoply Network.
A boozy weekly podcast about mythology, legends and folklore. Hear fresh takes on classic myths and learn new stories from around the world, served up over ice by two tipsy history geeks.
Freak Out and Carry On, WBUR's politics and history podcast, addresses the urgent issues of our time through the lens of history. Hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Ron Suskind and noted Boston College historian Heather Cox Richardson, the podcast examines the national political landscape and dives into the historical context. New episodes available every Thursday.
An exploration of the life that happens before, behind, and beyond the spotlight. Host Geoff Edgers paints intimate, sound-rich, and surprising portraits of some of the most creative people in the world. The first season includes: Norm Macdonald, Ava Duvernay, Ms. Pat, Hanson and David Letterman. A collaboration between WBUR and The Washington Post.
Season Ticket is full of engaging talk, insightful commentary, insider information, and unfiltered conversations with those who make news on the Boston sports scene and those who report on it five days a week. Hosted by Boston Globe sports columnist Chris Gasper, in partnership with WBUR, Boston’s NPR station, this daily show will make you feel closer to your favorite teams than ever before.
A public radio series about sound, music, and listening. From WBUR, Boston's NPR News Station.
Tai Poole is trying to find answers to life’s biggest questions. What happens after we die? What is love? How can we fix climate change? He may not solve them all, but give him a break ... he’s only 1 ...
A four minute weekly radio comic strip. ...It's what Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne might be hotly debating as they walk into the studio -- just before they get on mic. This short radiostrip plays out in the kitchen of 11 Central Ave, the home of an extended family where a hodgepodge of other characters regularly drops in.As they rush around in the morning drinking coffee, reading the paper, looking for their shoes, they're talking about everything from the most compelling topics of our ti ...
A dry Saturday will be followed by a snowy Saturday night with Boston seeing around 2 to 4 inches.By WBUR
Start your day with WBUR meteorologist David Epstein's latest Boston-area weather forecast.By WBUR
The Davidson College men's basketball program is best known for producing NBA superstar Stephen Curry. This week on Only A Game, another story out of Davidson ... about the math-minded students who are helping the athletic department. Also, the story of the American Classic Arcade Museum. And while participation in most high school sports is down, …
Our Week In Review panelists talk impeachment news and local headlines.By WBUR
Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld is campaigning in New Hampshire this week -- a key state in his attempt to challenge President Trump in the Republican presidential primary.By WBUR
President Trump revealed the attorneys who will present his case during the the Senate impeachment trial. That list includes Harvard Law School's Alan Dershowitz, who told WBUR's Radio Boston he will focus on constitutional arguments against the impeachment and removal of Trump.By WBUR
Also, we talk with former Mass. Gov. Bill Weld on his campaign for president. Plus, our Week In Review panelists talk Red Sox and a harrowing kidnapping in Springfield.By WBUR
Baseball’s sign-stealing scandal. We look at what’s fair and what’s foul in the state of baseball and sport. Jeremy Schaap, Eduardo Pérez and Del Wilber join David Folkenflik.By WBUR & NPR
The Freedom Dividend is presidential candidate Andrew Yang's idea to pay $1,000 to every adult in America each month.By WBUR & NPR
Ken Starr and Alan Dershowitz are set to join Trump's impeachment legal team. Barbara McQuade, former U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, joins us to discuss what this means for Trump's legal team. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has spent more on ads in his campaign for president than any of his rivals for the Democrat…
Google's parent company Alphabet hit $1 trillion in market value this week.By WBUR & NPR
The EPA has a larger backlog of unfunded Superfund sites than anytime in at least 15 years, according to the Associated Press.By WBUR & NPR
Impeachment heads to the Senate. Democrats debate electability and gender. The U.S. and China strike a deal. The entire Russian government quits. The roundtable is here. Kimberly Atkins, Darlene Superville and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.By WBUR & NPR
The third impeachment trial of an American president is now underway in the Senate.By WBUR & NPR
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has spent more on ads in his campaign for president than any of his rivals.By WBUR & NPR
President Trump claimed no U.S. troops were hurt when Iran responded to the U.S. killing of its top military commander.By WBUR & NPR
Ken Starr's investigation led to the impeachment of President Clinton, and Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz has represented Jeffrey Epstein.By WBUR & NPR
More than 95% of clothing sold in the U.S. is imported. But there are signs that "Made in America" is making a comeback. Host Peter O'Dowd takes a closer look. Also, Virginia's governor has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of a gun rights rally planned in Richmond on Monday. The rally has attracted the attention of militia and extremis…
Former prisoners of war and Medal of Honor recipients are now eligible for full military honor burials at Arlington National Cemetery.By WBUR & NPR
When it comes to love, money is supposed to be no object. But there’s no disentangling love from anything in our lives, and income is no exception. So how do you assess the role money should play in a relationship, and what happens when your desires and means change over time? The Sugars take on 5 letters in this rapid-fire episode. This episode wa…
The gun rights rally in Richmond has attracted the attention of militia and extremist groups.By WBUR & NPR
The CDC reports the B strain of the flu virus is getting more people sick this season.By WBUR & NPR
More than 95% of clothing sold in the U.S. is imported. But there are signs that "Made in America" is making a comeback.By WBUR & NPR
Here & Now
PJ Morton is nominated for several Grammys this year including Best R&B Album.By WBUR & NPR
We get caught up on the latest impeachment news.By WBUR & NPR
In his four years at Harvard, Buttigieg found his place and developed ideas about public service. To his friends from that time, it didn't seem like ideas that would lead to politics.By WBUR
Tufts Medical Center CEO Dr. Mike Apkon says he used to think the U.S. health care system was the best in the world. After working at a hospital in Toronto where the financial functions were a fraction of the cost, he's frustrated by "administrative complexity" here.By WBUR
Top of the Hub in Boston is closing this year after more than five decades in business. We talk about what that means for the city's restaurant scene with Irene Li, co-owner and head chef of the Mei Mei restaurant group, and Boston University anthropology professor Merry White. We also take listener calls.…
We take listener calls on the rift between Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, with our guests WBUR Senior Political Reporter Anthony Brooks and WBUR Senior News Analyst John Carroll.By WBUR
The Senate received impeachment articles against President Trump and the trial is now underway. We hear from Noah Feldman, a law professor at Harvard University who testified before the House Judiciary Committee hearing in December.By WBUR
Plus, constitutional scholar Noah Feldman on the Senate impeachment trail, the closing of Top Of The Hub, and we visit a honey store in the North End.By WBUR