The Broadcast About Podcasts
With thousands of podcasts out there, how do you know what to listen to? The Big Listen introduces you to podcasts you might never have heard of, and gives you the inside scoop on shows you already love.
Saturday, Feb 18 • 4 p.m. (ET)
The six-year-old host of The Show About Science gives Lauren some hot tips on interviewing. And we hear from the producer of Historically Black about the stories of everyday objects in African-American families. Dave Zirin of Edge of Sports divulges his one dream guest — Billie Jean King. And podcast queen bee Anna Sale of Death, Sex & Money lets us in on her favorite podcasts. Keep reading!
Saturday, Feb 11 • 4 p.m. (ET)
Valentine's Day is upon us. So we're diving into online dating trials and tribulations with The Zoo, exploring the messiness of human intimacy with The Heart and getting some sage love advice from Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond of Dear Sugar. Plus, how a podcast saved a wedding!
Saturday, Feb 04 • 4 p.m. (ET)
Malcolm Gladwell tells us why he tries to get people to cry during interviews. And podcaster Sam Sabin finds her Native American heritage by way of her estranged father's obituary. Plus: why Alec Baldwin has the best celebrity podcast.
Saturday, Jan 28 • 4 p.m. (ET)
Saturday, Jan 21 • 4 p.m. (ET)
On inauguration weekend, we talk to two gals podcasting their way across America to D.C. Then we hit the history books with the hosts of Presidents Are People, Too! and Presidential. Plus, we learn what Ezra Klein thinks POTUS 45 should be listening to (Hint: Ezra Klein.)