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Podyssey Picks (Jan 24): Top Community Recommendations

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Here’s this week’s roundup of top podcasts and playlist recommendations from the Podyssey community. From a comedian who makes money by posting her burp videos on Only Fans to a look at how police sketch artists create drawings of suspects, there’s lots to discover this week! We’re also excited to spotlight our podcast sponsor, FanDummies, which unpacks the details behind your favourite Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Superhero shows and movies each week.

This comedian has made thousands of dollars posting her burp videos on Only Fans.

basicallydan recommended:Jan 21st

Yes, this is a comedy podcast and yes, the subject matter is unusual and amusing - but tbh this is mainly just an interesting convo about a fetish you’re probably not familiar with, and the community surrounding that fetish. Come for the comedy, stay for the insight. But also stay for the comedy.

Only Fans

by Get Rich Nick

Future Hindsight's new season on racism kicks off with a look at white supremacy within American Christianity. Tune in!

Sponsored episode by Future Hindsight podcast

A behind-the-scenes look at how police sketch artists create drawings of suspects.

humphreysui recommended:Jan 15th

never would've thought the sketch was done this way! 🤯👌

How Police Sketch Artists Read Your Mind

by Every Little Thing

Looking for your next favourite true crime podcast? Check out our new playlist:

Best True Crime Podcasts 🔪

32 podcasts

Curated by:podysseyapp

The sleep-aid industry is valued at almost $85 billion, but can apps actually help you relax?

iamjendi recommended:Jan 14th

An interesting episode talking through some of the most popular sleep and anxiety apps. Diving into some of the features and the UX behind these was insightful. I enjoyed learning about the positives and negatives that UX designers need to be mindful of when working in this space.

Can an app actually help you relax?

by Wireframe

20 lessons to make 2021 your best year yet from imperfect action coach Emma Norris.

Sponsored episode by A Girl in Progress podcast

A young girl goes missing in 1988 … in 2020, police catch her killer.

How to cope with the anxiety of being an overachiever.

yesitsamerica recommended:Jan 20th

For those of us with high “activator” and “overachieving” strengths ... being on a permanent state of “go-go-go” is normal. This episode resonated with me so much. Must listen 🎧

How to Stop the Cycle of Overachieving

by The Anxious Achiever

Can prodigies be created?

lesly recommended:Jan 14th

Psychologist/professor applies his own theories of child prodigies with his own daughters who end up becoming chess masters! Fascinating episode!

The Polgar Sisters

by Prodigy

This woman tracked her daughter’s killers across Mexico and helped bring them to justice.

257 - Monster Machine

257 - Monster Machine

My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark

1:57:08 | Jan 14th

The history of astrology, and how it became a multi-billion dollar industry.

rmmiller364 recommended:Jan 1st

I’ve noticed that my Gen Z students are increasingly obsessed with astrology; I’d love to learn more about what’s driving that! This episode gives us two stories about the history of astrology. First, you’ll meet Evangeline Adams, a woman in the late 19th/early 20th century who helped legalize astro...Show More

The Stars

by Throughline

Need a laugh? Here’s a playlist of the best comedy podcasts of all time!

Best Comedy Podcasts

11 podcasts

Curated by:podysseyapp

What makes something cute?

The serial killer who brutally murdered a beauty queen.

This is what happened when India banned Tik Tok.

loopaleep recommended:Jan 15th

If you use TikTok and was worried about the ban. Check it out!

Nervous TikTok

by Planet Money

✨ Podcast Partner Spotlight: FanDummies (Sponsored)

Looking to geek out about movies and TV every week? FanDummies decodes and debates Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Superhero media and tells you all about the background, fandom, actors, and other interesting bits you need to know.

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👉 Featured Episode: Our first impressions of the first two episodes of WandaVision on Disney+. Plus, we walk through a bunch of easter eggs. You won't want to miss this episode!

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