Here are this week’s top podcasts and playlist recommendations! Check out a special Deep Dive curated by iHeartRadio Podcast on their investigative podcast: “Forgotten: Women of Juárez” on femicide at the US-Mexico border. Take a moment for self-care with a BIPOC mental health Deep Dive.
Hundreds of young women have been found dead and disfigured in mass graves in the desert of the Mexican border city, Juárez, since 1993. Two podcasters find the killer.
Be sure to check out the special Deep Dive this week curated by iHeartRadio Podcasts about “Forgotten”. Find special behind-the-scenes photos and interviews from the podcast hosts.
RIP Civil rights leader John Lewis. Celebrate #GoodTrouble and listen to his life and wisdom from the man himself.
Remember that crazy “Reply All” episode where Alex Goldman goes to India to bust a scamming call centre? The saga hasn’t ended and they just published a follow-up:
🎧 Unsure what this is about or need a refresher? Here’s a playlist with the classic “Long Distance” episodes:
Get the story behind the slang “Karen” and why they always want to “speak to your manager”.
Are we working *way* too much?
This overworked employee gets cheated out of her work benefits by WeWork.
🎧 Instead of working, listen to more episodes about workism and burnout:
✨ Bloomberg released a new podcast series about documenting the rise and fall of WeWork:
The US Supreme Court just ruled that half of Oklahoma is tribal land. And it all started with a homicide investigation.
This podcast series documents the crime and the fight for land rights:
To catch up on the Supreme Court ruling, hear the latest episode about the historic decision:
China tightened its power over Hong Kong. What does this mean for pro-democracy activists?
“This American Life” follows up.
How do you find an Oscar-winning movie script? Enter the Black List.
Tom Hanks imitates JFK and Meryl Streep on Conan O’Brien’s podcast.
Laugh out loud about show biz with America’s sweetheart.
The podcast before all podcasts is back!
Humorist and Heavyweight podcast host Jonathan Goldstein hilariously investigates his very keen Twitter impersonator.
It’s Hamilton time on Disney Plus! Sing along with “Strong Songs” to get satisfied.
🎧 For the Hamilton-obsessed, here’s a playlist with more goodies:
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