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Curated Culture

A sampling of some of the best modern culture podcasts out there.

by Pastime

    Curated Culture

    Apr 01 2020

  • Learn German | GermanPod101.com / Video - German Words of the Week #3 - Computer Words

    Get ALL of these Video Lessons at GermanPod101.com! Sign up for a Free Lifetime Account!

  • Death, Sex & Money / "We Are The Glue": Stories From Essential Workers

    A few weeks back, we created a Pandemic Tool Kit for those of us who are staying home during the COVID-19 crisis. But we also wanted to hear from those of you who can't stay home right now because your jobs have been deemed essential—about what's on your mind right now, and what's helping you cope. These are your stories.  Are you in financial flux right now due to COVID-19? Tell us about it at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org. Sign up for our newsletter today at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter. And follow o...more

  • Parenting on Moncrieff / Parenting - My 6 year old is an incessant talker...help!

    Joanna Fortune joins Sean to help with listeners parenting dilemmas.

  • Stuff They Don't Want You To Know / Coronavirus Update: The Rise of Pandemic and Conspiracy

    Tune in for this much-needed update on the continually evolving state of the COVID-19 pandemic, in which we explore the new revelations about the spread of the infection, the various ways world governments have responded to the outbreak and, of course, some of the conspiracy theories proliferating across the globe as terrified people search for answers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Benjamen Walker's Theory of Everything / 14 days later (Social Distance Learning part ii)

    Your host keeps a diary for his first 14 days of Coronavirus confinement. Special appearances from the family, Andrew Callaway, and a old ToE standby!

  • Mixergy - Recession Startup Stories / #1913 Recession Proof: Gumroad is growing

    I assumed all businesses were leveled and I got depressed. Then I started hearing about a few companies who are doing well. I wanted to understand why and revive my optimism. In this interview you’ll hear how the sudden economic hit and the forced home isolation led would-be creators to finally start creating. They’re using Gumroad to sell their work online. Sahil Lavingia is the founder of Gumroad which helps creators sell products online. Sponsored byToptal – Toptal is a global network ...more

  • RTÉ - Liveline / Covid-19

    How do 3D printers work and how can they help in the fight against Covid-19? Callers give Joe the answers, including one man who changed his name by deed poll. Olive tells Joe about having a discussion about end-of-life care. Business owners tell Joe about discrepancies they say they've found in the Covid-19 social welfare payments.

  • Radiolab / Dispatch 2: Every Day is Ignaz Semmelweis Day

    It began with a tweet: “EVERY DAY IS IGNAZ SEMMELWEIS DAY.” Carl Zimmer — tweet author, acclaimed science writer and friend of the show — tells the story of a mysterious, deadly illness that struck 19th century Vienna, and the ill-fated hero who uncovered its cure … and gave us our best weapon (so far) against the current global pandemic. This episode was reported and produced with help from Bethel Habte and Latif Nasser. Support Radiolab today at Radiolab.org/donate. 

  • History Extra podcast / Okinawa: the battle and the bomb

    On the 75th anniversary of the battle of Okinawa, historian Saul David revisits one of the bloodiest clashes of the Pacific War and explains how it played a crucial part in the United States’ decision to use atomic weapons against Japan. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

  • Latino USA / The Remarkable Rebirth Of Medellín

    Medellín, Colombia, is lauded as one of the most innovative and tourist-friendly cities in the world. But 30 years ago, the city was the world's cocaine capital—ravaged by the cartel war led by Pablo Escobar. Latino USA travels to Medellín to hear how the city's violent and narcotic history changed the lives of one family and how Medellín went from being one of the most dangerous places in the world to the "model city" it is today.This story originally aired in June of 2018.

  • Developer Tea / Practical Steps for Reframing Problems

    In today's episode we're talking about the words we use to describe a problem we're working on. We'll discuss how our words frame problems faced and how we can broaden our ability to effectively communicate a problem to find a solution more quickly. 🧡 Leave a Review If you're enjoying the show and want to support the content head over to iTunes and leave a review! It helps other developers discover the show and keep us focused on what matters to you. 🍵 Subscribe to the Tea Break Challenge...more

  • This Is Why You're Single / Relationship Maintenance

    This week we talk about how to maintain your relationship. When you have a good thing, you have to take care of it: check ins, couples therapy and date nights! In dating news we discuss podcasts you should listen to based on your zodiac sign & a guide to couples therapy. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is worried a message she sent scared off her crush and one crazy dating profile we had to share. Laura and Angela share their crazy recent health stories!This...more

  • Stuff You Should Know / Short Stuff: 666

    Today, Chuck and Josh dive into that scary number...666. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • OTR Detective – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio / Jeff Regan: The Man in the Door (Jack Webb Centennial)

    The Lyon sends Regan down to get a potential client to sign a contract. The client falls dead at Regan’s feet before he can sign it. Original Air Date: August 28, 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Earn Your Happy / 514. Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about RESISTANCE answered

    In This Episode You Will Learn About: Riding the waves of uncertain times The number one trait of leaders Facing resistance when connecting with yourself Knowing when to push through and when to pivot   Resources: Learn more: The Bliss Project Learn more: eventluv.com Read: A Tribe Called Bliss Fast Foundations: fastfoundations.com Show Notes: We’re going to keep it light-hearted and happy because that’s what we all need right now. We hope to bring some lightness to your socially-distant w...more

  • Ear Hustle / Us and Them

    The relationships between incarcerated people and the correctional officers who guard their prisons are often as bad as you might expect. But sometimes, they’re a lot more complicated. Find a full list of episode credits at earhustlesq.com, where you can also sign up for our newsletter and or send a question (by postcard) that might get answered in a future episode. We particularly want to hear from incarcerated people and their families about how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting them. In...more

  • Let's Speak Italian! / Lesson #013, Wednesday

    The Italians only really use 21 letters, but sometimes they do use the other 5 if the word is a non-Italian word containing one of those letters. The 5 letters that are not a part of the Italian alphabet are J, K, W, X, and Y. A = a B = bi C = ci D = di E = e F = effe G = gi H = acca I = i L = elle M = emme N = enne O = o P = pi Q = cu R = erre S = esse T = ti U = u V = vu Z = zeta J = i lunga K = cappa W = doppia vu X = ics

  • Steve Allen - A Little Bit Extra / Laugh and the world laughs with you!

    A little bit extra, every weekday morning, from LBC's longest-serving presenter.

  • Code Switch / Mother, Should I Trust The Census Bureau?

    Right now, the U.S. Census Bureau is trying to count every single person living in the country. It's a complex undertaking with enormous stakes. But some people are very afraid of how that information will be used by the government — especially given how it's been misused in the past. The first in our series about who counts in 2020.

  • Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations / Oprah and Alicia Keys: The Interview

    Fifteen-time Grammy winner, actress, activist and author Alicia Keys talks about how her family is doing during the coronavirus lockdown. Oprah spoke to Alicia over Facebook while each of them practiced being “safer at home.” Alicia discusses her brand-new book, More Myself: A Journey, in which she writes about standing in her truth, moving through the world with intention and why she believes we don’t become what we desire, but what we believe. Alicia also ...more