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Pastime Favorites

Some of our favorite podcasts

by Pastime

    Pastime Favorites

    Feb 18 2020

  • The Breakdown with Shaun King / Ep. 178 - Trevor Noah with a raw after-show moment on the brutality of Mike Bloomberg

    Today Shaun not only breaks down a very transparent after-show moment Trevor Noah had discussing the brutality of Mike Bloomberg, he plays the key audio clips of Bloomberg that Trevor is addressing.

  • Up First / Monday, February 17, 2020

    People quarantined at sea aboard the cruise ship Diamond Princess begin heading home. President Trump holds rallies in early voting states, though he faces little opposition from within his own party for the nomination. In Iraq, months of popular protest begin to wane.

  • How I Built This with Guy Raz / Eventbrite: Julia Hartz

    In the early 2000s, Julia Hartz was helping develop TV shows for MTV and FX Networks, and seemed headed for a promising career in television. All of that changed in 2003 when she went to a wedding and found herself sitting next to a serial entrepreneur named Kevin. They started dating, and Julia eventually quit her job and joined Kevin in the Bay Area. In 2006 they married, and co-founded the online ticketing service Eventbrite out of a warehouse closet. 14 years after launch, Eventbrite is a pu...more

  • The Totally Football Show with James Richardson / Very particular about his black Diadoras

    Kieran Maguire from the Price of Football helps us discuss the ramifications of Manchester City’s two-year ban from the Champions League, with 5th becoming the new 4th in the Premier League.Are Liverpool about to complete football? Will Mourinho continue to produce free-flowing action? Is Dani Ceballos back? Plus Bong Joon Ho’s favourite player and what passed for a Premier League training ground in the 90s.RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Man City banned from Europe – 4th is the new 5th. With Kieran M...more

  • Today, Explained / Love Me Tinder

    A new investigation reveals what you may have suspected: dating apps can be very dangerous. But there are safer ways to look for love online.(Transcript here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • StartUp Podcast / Introducing Motherhacker

    We’re sharing the first episode of Motherhacker. It’s a fiction podcast about a mother who gets involved in an identity theft ring in order to support her family. The series stars Carrie Coon, Pedro Pascal, Alan Cumming, Lucas Hedges, Tavi Gevinson and Alex Goldman.

  • The Daily / The Post-Acquittal Presidency

    Since his acquittal in the Senate, President Trump has undertaken a campaign of retribution against those who crossed him during the impeachment inquiry — while extending favors to those who have tried to protect him. Today, we explore what has happened so far in this new phase of his presidency. Guest: Peter Baker, the chief White House correspondent for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background reading: Mr. Trump called those ...more

  • On Being with Krista Tippett / Sandra Cisneros — A House of Her Own

    The House on Mango Street by Mexican American writer Sandra Cisneros has been taught in high schools across the U.S. for decades. A poetic writer of many genres, she’s received a MacArthur “genius grant,” a National Medal of Arts, and many other accolades. Cisneros grew up in an immigrant household where it was assumed she would marry as her primary destiny. In this warm and lively conversation with a room full of Latinx teens, she gives voice to the choice to be single — and, single or not, to ...more

  • Song Exploder / Caribou - Home

    Dan Snaith has been making Caribou records since 2001. He won Canada’s Polaris music prize in 2007, and this month, he’s releasing the seventh Caribou album, Suddenly. In this episode, Dan breaks down the song “Home.” He talks about how he managed to get past several moments of creative uncertainty to figure out the final track. songexploder.net/caribou

  • Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill / "It's Armageddon Time for the Democratic Party"

    Consumer advocate and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader talks about the state of the Democratic primary, the corporate DNC panic over Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren and what would happen to the Democratic party if Sanders wins. Nader also discusses a phone call he had with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi just before the impeachment process began. As Michael Bloomberg buys his way into the Democratic primary, he is plastering the airwaves with hagiographic advertisements that ignore his a...more

  • Unchained / Alex Gladstein on a World Without Bitcoin - Ep.158

    Alex Gladstein, chief strategy officer at the Human Rights Foundation, reads his essay, A World Without Bitcoin.  Thank you to our sponsors!  CipherTrace: https://ciphertrace.com Crypto.com: https://crypto.com/  Kraken: https://www.kraken.com

  • LeVar Burton Reads / "As Worlds Collide" by Stephen Michell

    A young couple tries to make sense of an influx of mythic creatures. This story was first published in THOSE WHO MAKE US: CANADIAN CREATURE, MYTH, AND MONSTER STORIES.

  • Criminal / Episode 133: Red Hair, Gold Car

    One day Adam Braseel got a phone call from his mother. She said that a man in Grundy County, Tennessee had been murdered, and the police thought Adam had something to do with it. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on Apple Podcasts! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our newsletter, The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce f...more

  • Twenty Thousand Hertz / #87 | Good Vibes

    We know that music has the power to affect our moods, but you might be surprised by just how deep the rabbit hole goes. Music can affect our brains and bodies in profound ways. Professor Jessica Grahn tells us how our love for music has shaped us as humans while Nate Sloan unpacks our appreciation of music, and reveals how it can be used to manipulate us, both for bad and for good.Twenty Thousand Hertz is produced out of the studios of Defacto Sound, and hosted by Dallas Taylor. Follow the show ...more

  • The New Yorker: Fiction / David Rabe Reads John Updike

    David Rabe joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “The Other Side of the Street,” by John Updike, which appeared in a 1991 issue of the magazine. Rabe, a fiction writer, playwright, and screenwriter, is the author of more than a dozen plays, including the Tony Award-winning “Sticks and Bones,” “In the Boom Boom Room,” and “Hurlyburly.” He received the PEN/Laura Pels Theatre Award as a Master American Dramatist in 2014. His novels include “Recital of the Dog” and “Girl by the Road at Night.” ...more

  • Reply All / #156 The Cure for Everything

    PJ and Alex open up the hotline again to tackle listener problems and mysteries, no job too weird. This time – a Waze vortex, a tribunal for HawtNugz, and a powerful mystery cure that could topple the world into dystopia.www.helpwiththecure.com

  • The Wilderness / Chapter 6: The Path

    What’s the winning message in 2020? We talk about how to overcome Trump’s massive media advantage and deliver a message that resonates everywhere with the smartest people we know.Jon Favreau sits down to answer some of questions about The Wilderness Season 2, the democratic primary, and what democrats need to do to win the general election. You can subscribe to Crooked's YouTube channel and watch it here: https://youtu.be/2kbOgJvznUU 

  • The Paris Review / Bonus: LeVar Burton Reads Your New Favorite Fiction

    We’re excited to bring you a special clip from Season 6 of LeVar Burton Reads. Take a break from your daily life, and dive into the best short fiction, handpicked by the world’s greatest storyteller. This season features stories about a shape-shifting con man, satyr wedding crashers, and a sentient military robot. Season 6 of LeVar Burton Reads is out NOW—listen wherever you get your podcasts. Subscribe to LeVar Burton Reads in Stitcher, Apple, or wherever you listen:http://st...more

  • In the Dark / S2 E18: The Recusal

    District Attorney Doug Evans has prosecuted Curtis Flowers for 23 years and six trials. Now he says he's done. Support investigative journalism with a donation to In the Dark.