Podyssey Picks

Podyssey Picks (Oct 4): Top Community Recommendations

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Here’s this week’s roundup of top podcasts and playlist recommendations from the Podyssey community. We also want to spotlight our podcast partner, The Washington Post’s first ever investigative series, Canary. This seven-part investigative series follows an Alabama woman’s decision to come forward with a claim of sexual assault against a high-ranking figure in the D.C. criminal justice system, and the spiraling effects of that choice.

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The Daily’s Michael Barbaro’s mother texted him two words right after the presidential debate: “Shit show.” Hear a play-by-play breakdown of the shit show:

A panicked 911 call led to the discovery of five dead bodies and clues pointing to the killer.

Government hotlines have been mysteriously redirecting to a naughty phone sex line for years. Reply All investigates.

danny recommended:Oct 1st

Reminds me of an old school Reply all episode. (funny + well reported)

#167 America's Hottest Talkline

by Reply All

Patriarchy in the bedroom is why women have less orgasms than men. Science proves it.

tvidatko recommended:Sep 26th

Is patriarchy ruining our (sex) lives? 🤔

Orgasms: Come for the Science

by Science Vs

Can’t fall asleep? You might be trying too hard.

mo-to recommended:Sep 28th

Can’t get enough Zzz? This episode looks at sleep-deprivation and the effects of it (even when we don’t know it!): eating fatty and sweet foods, irritation, cravings, and a whole lot of other issues that lead from sleep-deprivation. There are some hacks and research by psychologists that can help im...Show More

How to Get More Sleep

by Secrets Of The Most Productive People

Check out this playlist for more sleep tips:

Calm and sleep

7 episodes

Curated by:cbcpodcasts

Fake news? The terrorist at the center of The New York Times’ Caliphate podcast has been lying about his involvement with ISIS this whole time, says the police.

Listen to the Caliphate here:


The New York Times

+129 FANS

The controversial Westboro Baptist Church was sued for protesting at a dead soldier’s funeral. They fought back and won. Here’s why:

What can the climate movement learn from the Movement for Black Lives?

ambahjay recommended:Sep 26th

What can the climate movement learn from The Movement For Black Lives? And more importantly, what MUST the climate movement understand about internsectionalism if it wants to make real change? This is a phenomenal episode. Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, one of the hosts, is (among other things) a mari...Show More

Black Lives Matter and the Climate

by How to Save a Planet

This psychiatric hospital drugged patients with LSD for brutal experiments.

Rose O’Donnell gives highly unqualified and hilarious love advice to a woman who’s tired of softbois ghosting her.

alishiamarie recommended:Sep 14th

I have honestly never been much of a Rosie fan, but man she was great in this episode. She was light, and funny and she gave some truly great advise to a young man who really needed it.

ep 02: Rosie O'Donnell

by Anna Faris Is Unqualified

Here’s why you don’t pronounce the “k” in “knowing” or “gh” in “though”:

It’s the Mid-Autumn Festival! Time for mooncakes and podcasts about mooncakes:

Mooncakes & Mid-Autumn Festival 🥮

5 episodes

Curated by:jennx

✨ Podcast Partner Spotlight: “Canary: The Washington Post Investigates”

After a sexual assault case in D.C., one woman’s public warning ricochets all the way to Birmingham, Ala., where another woman gives voice to a devastating allegation.

This seven-part investigative series follows an Alabama woman’s decision to come forward with a claim of sexual assault against a high-ranking figure in the D.C. criminal justice system. Unpack the spiraling effects of that choice.

Start with episode one: