Here’s this week’s roundup of top podcasts and playlist recommendations from the Podyssey community! We’re also excited to spotlight the podcast, TechBuzz China, by our new podcast network partner SupChina. From unpacking the rise of TikTok to exploring an online plastic surgery market, TechBuzz China is your guide to China’s global tech domination.
Your cocktails are so damn expensive because of...laws.
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This guy’s face keeps getting edited into Amazon product photos without his permission. His friends get to the bottom of it.
Her mother was murdered when she was four. She just found the killer.
Discrimination doesn’t end with racism. Indian tech workers face casteism in Silicon Valley.
Too good to be true? A free Californian vacation turns into a huge land-banking scam targeting immigrants.
Workaholism is like alcoholism. Celebrity chef David Chang speaks out on his work addiction.
Wildfires are everywhere. CBC documents the devastation and what we can do about it.
Vitamin D (aka sunlight) might be a key to battling COVID.
Learn how to have a great memory from America’s memory champion.
Hollywood makeup artists and trainers are being scammed by a big name movie director.
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Curtis Flowers was tried six times for murder. He’s now free of charges. Hear him speak.
Two comedians try to get rich using apps that pay you for using them.
✨ Podcast Partner Spotlight: TechBuzz China
TechBuzz China is your guide to China’s global tech ascendancy. Dive deep into the companies, founders, and business models that are fueling the rise.
👉 Episode Feature: What makes TikTok so damn successful? Could it be its “Sorting Hat” algorithm? Learn why the app was well situated in coming out of China, and what the future ownership and trajectory of TikTok in the US might be.