Ellen Pekilis


Information omnivore, seeks podcasts that shine a light on the human story in the big picture issue. Love the edges where disciplines touch: science, business, women, food, writing, history, design. But NO true crime. EVER. Except about food.

Episode Recommendations (300)

epekilis recommended:Apr 1st

My daughter and husband introduced me to the genre of graphic novels. Loved this interview with the thoughtful and empathetic Chris Ware.

Comic book artist Chris Ware brings complex stories to life in pictures

Writers and Company from CBC Radio

epekilis recommended:Apr 1st

Andrew Ziminski is the real deal - an actual stonemason who has spent 30 years repairing churches and other historic structures all over England. His deep love for his craft; his knowledge; his respect for the incredible engineering and architectural skills of his predecessors from a time before ind...Show More

Written in stone

History Extra podcast

epekilis recommended:Mar 31st

Another in a spate of podcasts about the intricacies of spacesuit design. This one also talks about how the Playtex girdle company won the spacesuit contract over military contractors. I think I’m going to start a spacesuit list.

Outer Space & Underwear