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.
Patriarchy in the bedroom is why women have less orgasms than men. Science proves it.
Can’t fall asleep? You might be trying too hard.
Check out this playlist for more sleep tips:
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 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?
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.
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:
✨ 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: