There is nothing I love more than a good grifter story.
By the Book with Jolenta Greenberg and Kristen Meinzer has quickly become one of my favorite podcasts. It's a great premise: two friends, one desperate for the self-help book that will change her life and one deeply skeptical of any pop psychology or new age bullshit. Each episode, they tackle a popular self-help book and… Continue reading Podcast of the Week: By the Book
"I want to do one of those shows where we see that so much in this language that we speak--in any language that we speak--is just full of implications, full of fun facts, full of maybes and history, practically every syllable you utter."
The patriarchy's effing vast, start changing it with The Bechdel Cast.
After a brief venture into advice podcasts, I am, as the kids say, back on my bullshit and listening to true crime again. And man, oh man, is this a good one to dive back into. Bear Brook delves into the long-unsolved mystery of the Bear Brook murders. In 1985, two bodies were found decomposing… Continue reading Podcast of the Week: Bear Brook
In a complete 180 from last week's PotW, I present to you the Ask A Manager podcast, hosted by Alison Green. Alison's blog, also titled Ask a Manager, is an entertaining and informative wormhole that I don't recommend visiting unless you have the next few hours open for endless clicking and scrolling. First of all,… Continue reading Podcast of the Week: Ask a Manager
Oh. My. Gosh. Ohmygosh. Go listen to Homecoming. I have a beautiful knack for stumbling onto things just in the nick of time, like when I started listening to the Hadestown concept album literal days before the cast recording of the musical came out, even though I had no idea the musical was happening. That's… Continue reading Podcast of the Week: Homecoming