The final episode of Serial will be released this Thursday, and I fear that there will not be any sort of satisfying conclusion to the central mystery of what, exactly, happened to Hae Min Lee. So, as an antidote to the frustration that I'm likely to feel soon, I'm looking for real (non-fiction) mysteries that do get resolved in an unambiguous way. [more inside]
For the past couple years I have gone to sleep with podcasts on (usually sports or news podcasts) and find it really difficult to go to sleep without a podcast on. I have tried sound machines and they do not help. No matter how long I sleep, I generally wake up feeling fatigued, and can have brain fog or feel tired and am tired throughout the day. I have never been a particularly great sleeper, but I am at a place that I need to address the fatigue. I am going to go get checked by a sleep doctor in a couple months (switching insurance and travel schedule), but in the meantime I am assessing things I am doing that may cause the fatigue. Does anyone sleep with podcasts on? Could this be an issue? My thought is maybe my brain is semi-engaged because I am listening to the conversation. Total guess, but thought I would reach out and see if anyone else has dealt with this. Thanks!
I will listen to any subject under the sun (radio or podcast) that has a great interviewer. Terry Gross rules this genre. Anyone else of this calibre I should know about?
I spend 10+ hours per week commuting, 40+ hours wearing headphones at work (open-plan office: boo!), and ANOTHER 5+ hours wearing headphones at the gym. As such, I plow through an absolutely obscene volume of podcasts. I'd like some recommendations for more (lest I be forced to spend even a single second alone with my thoughts). To help you get an idea of my preferences, here are a few lists: [more inside]
Just wondering if this is something I should invest in, or would it be a waste of money? [more inside]
I'm looking for an easy way to turn mp3s I find online into a podcast feed. [more inside]
Any ideas for a good, cheap audio/video setup for vlogging/podcasts? [more inside]
Does anyone remember the title to the Radiolab episode they speak with a couple track athlete's about "the zone" during their running?
I'm looking for some French or Dutch language podcasts that I can use to practice my comprehension. However, I'm looking for something more like Uhh Yeah Dude, Jordan Jesse Go!, or another "two people talking, being funny, and themselves" type podcast, rather than an NPR type show. Do any shows come to mind?
My friend and I are recording the first episode of our podcast tomorrow. What we need now is a name. [more inside]
I'm about to leave for a two-day long car trip and I thought I could listen to some podcasts to pass the time. I'm a huge Bullseye with Jesse Thorn (formerly Sound of Young America) fan and I saw a link on the Maximum Fun website to download a torrent of all of the old episodes. So I downloaded the .torrent file and opened it on uTorrent but nothing happened. Any help on my predicament? What am I doing wrong and what can I do to properly download the files?
Desperately, DESPERATELY looking for a segment of one episode of "The Moth" podcast I heard once and cannot find anymore.... [more inside]
Please recommend podcasts about accounting, economics, or finance. A Canadian focus would be a bonus but not a necessity.
I found an audio file years ago that talked about the long-distance phone network in the USA in the 1970's. Can anyone tell me where it's from? [more inside]
Is it possible/simple/affordable to mix/layer/? music I own under a podcast? [more inside]
Radiolabfilter: I'm rolling up my sleeves to take a deep dive into Radiolab: your favorite episodes, Must hears, don't bothers. Mefite favorite episodes and top 5's requested. [more inside]
A few days ago the New York Times discontinued the New York Times Front Page podcast. Help me find a replacement. I'm looking for a short (5-10 minutes) podcast that gives a quick overview of the news of the day. [more inside]
I feel like this is the dumbest question ever, but -- how the heck do I subscribe to the Men In Blazers podcast on my Android phone? I've got Google Listen installed, just can't for the life of me figure out how to add it. It's here in iTunes if that helps. [more inside]
HELP! My podcast feed works fine on PC but won't work on iOS. Why? [more inside]
Looking for a particular podcast I used to listen to, lost track of, then forgot the name of it or the people involved. It was by a man and woman, probably in their early to mid 30s. Friends, but not romantic (he was married). Funny, conversational, no set topic, but not necessarily a "comedy" podcast. Popular enough to have t-shirts for their show. [more inside]
I want to promote a podcast by auto-posting to social media using the RSS feed. However, the links that post go to my website and not to the individual podcasts. What can I do to make this work? [more inside]
How do I support NPR from outside the US? I listen to a number of NPR podcasts and would like to do my bit. I've tried emailing them but have yet to get a response. [more inside]
iTunes doesn't recognise that there are new podcast episodes available to download. [more inside]
I'm trying to track down a short story. [more inside]
Long distance podcasting: equipment, software, and how to make it work. [more inside]
Help me feed my obsession with all things Russia. [more inside]
How do you discover cool new radio online? [more inside]
I'm looking for a sniffer, but one that only reports links that are accessed behind the curtain, and not a true packet analyzer. [more inside]
Scripted comedy podcasts? [more inside]
Can anyone recommend some good French podcasts? I'm not looking for language-learning programming, Just French language podcasts similar to CBC's Spark on technology & culture, The Moth-style personal stories, gaming a la GiantBomb's Bombcast , or NPR-style in-depth journalism. [more inside]
Starting a podcast (spoken word) and suddenly have the opportunity to interview the exact people I really shouldn't be "practicing" on. I'm a radiophile, want decent sound, but have no time to learn the technical side of sound recording before my interviews in a few days. Can I spend a little up front to make decent sound or do I just need to spend more? [more inside]
In which I try to recall the name of a SF podcast in which a "freelance librarian" in a totalitarian future broadcasts a radio signal to the past, in an effort to change history. [more inside]
Can anyone tell me what song is playing during the introduction of the "Love Thy Neighbor" episode of Wiretap? [more inside]
Recommend a podcast that offers valuable life lessons, but isn't a self-help or career-builder type podcast. Just a human being in his/her 40s or older who's been around the block and has valuable hard-won wisdom to share. Even better: guests with similar life experience. [more inside]
Does something like the Guardian's 'Football Weekly' podcast exist for American football? [more inside]
Radiolab's 'Words' episode (discovered here) masterfully massaged my mind. What are some of the best/your favorite Radiolab episodes? [more inside]
Where did I hear a humorous story of someone playing a song over and over and over on a jukebox? [more inside]
I have a webpage that contains links to podcasts that are hosted in my Dropbox public folder. I would like to submit these podcasts to the iTunes Store. However, my submissions need to be in RSS format. Please explain to me how this is done like I'm five. [more inside]
Are there any good podcasts on Computer Science research? [more inside]
I'm looking for quality baseball podcasts. [more inside]
I can't seem to be able to download certain episodes of the Answer Me This! podcast from the iTunes Store. Although the titles show up in my iTunes podcast library, they seem to be streaming links with no mp3 files actually copied to my machine. [more inside]
There's been many podcast recommendation asks, but none have addressed what I am looking for...due to work restrictions, I need blogs that play or can be downloaded on their own site. [more inside]
Looking for audio cart software for Ubuntu. Bonus points if it imitates Jazler Show! 1.5.1. [more inside]
PodcastFilter: Looking for podcasts hosted by men with pleasing/interesting voices. [more inside]
Looking for Benjamen Walker's Your Radio Nightlight archive. [more inside]
How can I use an MP3 player to study math for the GRE? [more inside]
Where can I find Japanese podcasts? For Japanese people, not people who are learning Japanese. [more inside]
Looking for podcasts or radio shows with women talking in Mancunian accents or similar Northern English accents. [more inside]
I'm about to start recording an audiobook / podcast. I've settled on Blue's Snowball microphone, and thanks to previous questions here I know that a pop filter is vital. Should I also buy the Snowball's suspension mount? [more inside]
Many of the gay podcasts out there seem to just be two guys chatting. Does anyone know of a podcast that gives an overview or a history of the gay rights movement, or even is just gay and entertaining generally? Also auditory stuff that isn't a podcast but is iPoddable would also be fine (i.e. a good audiobook).
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