Category Archives: Podcast Reviews

The Allusionist

A linguistic podcast show hosted by Helen Zaltsman and part of Radiotopia by PRX. Discusses things such as puns (my favorite), creating crossword puzzles, branding products, standardizing language and much more…    It’s fairly simple and you don’t have to … Continue reading

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Stuff to Blow Your Mind

Stuff to Blow your Mind from How Stuff Works hosted by Robert, Joe, and Christian, is an exploration of the world around us, very much like 99pi. However instead of looking at design and physical things, it focuses on the … Continue reading

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Lore, take II

I’ve previously reviewed Lore on my blog after listening to 3 episodes or so, now I’d like to follow up on that review after listening to 24 episodes. The show is all about folklore, as the name suggests, the history … Continue reading

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99pi

99% Invisible is a weekly podcast hosted and produced by Roman Mars and part of Radiotopia by PRX. It explores the design and architecture of things from our everyday lives, things that we’ve stopped noticing; things such as frozen pizzas, drinking fountains, … Continue reading

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Lexicon Valley

*guitar riffs* “From Washington DC this is lexicon valley a podcast about language. I’m Bob Garfield with Mike Vuolo, and today episode number….” I’ve listened to this podcast so many times that I can’t help but hearing the intro in my head … Continue reading

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New Yorker Political Scene: Podcast Review

I love politics. It gets on my nerves and angers me. But I can’t start my day without reading the paper, checking the New York Times, the Washington Post, and going through my Twitter feed. On Thursday’s I read the latest issue of … Continue reading

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A Whole Lotta Nopes: Podcast Edition

Every week or so, I try to scout the featured page on the iTunes store for a new podcast. Though I am subscribed to several great podcasts, I like listening to new things as I am easily bored. Anyway, a couple … Continue reading

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Lore

Lore, a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Aaron Mahnke about the history behind scary stories. Continue reading

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“The Gist”: First Impression

First impression of Slate’s The Gist, hosted by Mike Pesca. Verdict: I wasn’t impressed. Continue reading

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