bkxb recommended:Nov 22nd

Cross-promo’d by 99pi, but figure I should give credit where it’s due. Fascinating look into unintended consequences and the bias we can create in more complex systems.

I thought this episode was:

💡 Educational
🤔 Thought-provoking
😲 Fascinating

35: You've got Enron mail!

by Brought to you by...

mijustin recommended:Nov 24th

Really unique production. I dig it.

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating

3 Ways Your Future Can Turn Out

by Make Art Not Content

mo-to recommended:Nov 27th

Why are food emojis so important? Hear about how the 🫓 (flatbread), 🥠 (fortune cookie),🧋(bubble tea), and 🥟 (dumpling) were designed and the reasons behind why we need to diversify cultural food emojis! You’ll also learn how you can submit your own food emojis creation - but keep in mind, the d...Show More

I thought this episode was:

🕵️‍ Well-researched
📝 Well-written
👍 Well-produced
💡 Educational
🤓 Insightful
😍 Cute
💪 Inspirational
😲 Fascinating
🧐 Intriguing
💬 A great conversation
🤔 Thought-provoking
🛀 Relaxing

The power of food emojis

by The Food Chain

mm recommended:Nov 30th

How did Amazon become so massive? By defying all conventional strategy teachings. An interesting examination into why Amazon became the company it has and the man at the head of it all.

I thought this episode was:

💡 Educational
🤓 Insightful
🤔 Thought-provoking

How Jeff Bezos Built One of the World’s Most Valuable Companies

by HBR IdeaCast

podcastplaylist recommended:Nov 24th

"After being rejected twice in one month by her ex-fiancé and her tour guide, Claire tries to ignore Matteo and focus on enjoying the last days of the tour. She ends up succeeding and finding her vacation swagger when sexy Luca dances into the picture…"

Tall, Dark, and Luca

by RomComPods

write2tg recommended:Nov 23rd

This episode took me back to my childhood days when my Dad would ask me to "breathe properly". I never quite understood what he meant by that until much later. Breathing is both an art and a skill and is very much an active process. In Hinduism (and Yoga), Prana or Breath symbolizes life, energy, m...Show More

I thought this episode was:

💡 Educational
💬 A great conversation

How to Maximize the Power of Your Breath

by The goop Podcast

phocks recommended:Nov 18th

It's pretty scary how much this episode reminded me of my Mum... I'm just glad she doesn't go on the Internet... too paranoid

I thought this episode was:

💛 Honest
😲 Shocking

Mum Thinks The Earth Is Flat

by Days Like These

poisonedink44 recommended:Nov 26th

We have all heard “Don’t drink the Kool-aid” but few of us know where that phrase comes from, or how the situation was more complicated than being just a mass suicide. This is a very well done deep dive into what happened at Jonestown, I definitely recommend it if you are interested in cults.

I thought this episode was:

🤔 Thought-provoking

Episode 1 The Peoples Temple

by Transmissions From Jonestown

mijustin recommended:Nov 24th

Incredibly thought provoking

I thought this episode was:

🤔 Thought-provoking

Between Two Worlds

by Hidden Brain

drcongo recommended:Nov 6th

I loved this episode - the intersection of science, tech and art is really evocative.

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating

The Ghost in the Codec

by Into the Zone

suraj recommended:Oct 29th

I always love to take a while listening to podcasts. It was nice to hear people talk about this simple little activity, while I was walking.

I thought this episode was:

💬 A great conversation

419- Take a Walk

by 99% Invisible

hsfargis recommended:Aug 21st

Who knew something so...unappetizing... would have such a fascinating history?

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating
💡 Educational
🤓 Insightful

Licorice: A Dark and Salty Stranger

by Gastropod

rmmiller364 recommended:Nov 8th

Oh my god, oh my god, this poor kid. The abuse she suffered from the motion picture studios and the movie magazines is so difficult to listen to. Harangued about her weight from all sides (and she was definitely not “dangerously” overweight), Molly O’Day got a dangerous experimental surgery to slice...Show More

I thought this episode was:

😱 Horrifying
😲 Shocking
🕵️‍ Well-researched
💡 Educational

152: Hollywood’s First Weight Loss Surgery: Molly O’Day (Make Me Over, Episode 1)

by You Must Remember This

jspinelle recommended:Nov 7th

I wish I could say I was surprised by the lengths the platform companies went to in order to gain support for the ballot initiative, but sadly, I’m not.

How the Gig Economy Won in California

by If Then | News on technology, Silicon Valley, politics, and tech policy

caseybroda recommended:Nov 8th

After someone in war torn Afghanistan asked her “what is democracy?” Nat Geo photographer Andrea started down a path that had her looking at democracy in the United States, a country that wanted to spread it everywhere.

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating
🤓 Insightful
🤔 Thought-provoking
🌅 A beautiful story

Documenting Democracy

by Overheard at National Geographic

epekilis recommended:Nov 8th

For fans of Ronan Farrow’s The Catch and Kill podcast, this episode provides more insight into the NY Times investigation into Harvey Weinstein. Gwyneth Paltrow is a polarizing figure that people love to hate, and at the time she received a lot of criticism for going public AFTER the story broke. ...Show More

I thought this episode was:

🤭 Dramatic

Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey on the Harvey Weinstein investigation that ignited #MeToo

by History Becomes Her

eddsteel recommended:Nov 4th

holy shit this was good

Episode One: The First Clue

by Who Killed Jeff Boot?

danny recommended:Aug 3rd

Interesting idea of sharing wealth in a family, and in this case why it didn't work

I thought this episode was:

💡 Educational
🤓 Insightful

The Salmon Legacy

by Slate Money

rosaguac recommended:Oct 31st

if y'all needed a brief history lesson into the term 'poc' / 'bipoc' and the failures of categorization, highly rec this episode by codeswitch! made me really think about the burden that non-white folks have to affirm their identities in a world where whiteness is a given. also, what does it mean ...Show More

I thought this episode was:

💬 A great conversation
💡 Educational
🤔 Thought-provoking

Is It Time To Say R.I.P. To 'P.O.C.'?

by Code Switch

tvidatko recommended:Nov 1st

Mike & Sarah tricked me into actually caring about royal family drama! Part 2 is my fav (so far) but you definitely want to listen this mini series from the beginnings :)

I thought this episode was:

🤭 Dramatic
💔 Heart-breaking
🕵️‍ Well-researched

Princess Diana Part 1: The Courtship

by You're Wrong About

américaturner recommended:Oct 24th

You need to listen to this at least twice and maybe a third time for good measure 🤩⚡️

I thought this episode was:

💪 Inspirational
💯 A must listen
💡 Educational
💬 A great conversation
💛 Honest

The Lies That Women Have Been Told with Bozoma Saint John, CMO of Netflix

by Girlboss Radio with Sophia Amoruso

phocks recommended:Oct 29th

A fascinating look at how local news is being taken over by dodgy fake right-wing operations.

I thought this episode was:

🔪 Chilling
😲 Fascinating
🧐 Intriguing

A Partisan Future for Local News?

by The Daily