Here’s this week’s roundup of the top podcasts and playlist recommendations from the Podyssey community! Be sure to check out the new Deep Dives too, including a special one curated by our collaborator, National Geographic.
Glitter companies don’t want you to know who their largest client is.
Listen to this funny, sleuthy episode about the mysterious business of glitter.
Would you pay $99 a year to get less email?
A new app is redefining this age-old tool of communication—e-mail. Its founder says that it’s ‘the most ambitious and stupidest thing [they’ve] done.’
Why are tabloid papers so obsessed with Jennifer Aniston?
Hear how the tabloids turned Jennifer Aniston into the covergirl for disdain of single and childless women.
White people are sending obscure Venmo payments to Black people. But why?
This podcaster asks one of those white guys why:
Gender reveal parties is a contemporary phenomenon that’s only 10 years old. And its inventor already hates it.
Learn about the origins of the blue and pink extravaganzas.
Humanity’s anthem ‘Ode to Joy’ was composed by a deaf Beethoven.
Explore the audio adventure of the artistic genius behind the masterpiece.
Turn up Canadian music for Canada Day.
Hear podcasters pit Drake vs Drake and what an alternative ‘Toronto sound’ sounds like with this playlist:
As we celebrate Canada and the US this week, remember that Indigenous people were on these lands long before.
Learn about the Indigenous history of Canada and the US with this playlist:
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