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LeVar Burton really wants to read to you. And you should let him.

LeVar Burton really wants to read to you. And you should let him.

Thursday, Jul 20 12 p.m. (ET)

LeVar Burton Reads (To You)

Kids love being read to. But what about adults? According to actor LeVar Burton, they love it, too! We talk to the Reading Rainbow star about his new podcast for adults, LeVar Burton Reads. Also, we dig into black culture with the hosts of The Nod, and we unpack the stories behind the sports with Jody Avirgan of ESPN's 30 For 30 podcast. Plus: writer and director Ingrid Jungermann on her new feature film "Women Who Kill," about a pair of true crime podcasters. Keep reading...

Alix Spiegel (L) and Hanna Rosin  are real life besties on the hunt for the invisible forces that shape human behavior.

Alix Spiegel (L) and Hanna Rosin are real life besties on the hunt for the invisible forces that shape human behavior.

Friday, Jul 14 10 a.m. (ET)

Getting Invisible with Hanna Rosin and Alix Spiegel

What's more meta than a concept album about concepts? Not much. The women of Invisibilia explain the idea behind their third season concept album (it's like Lemonade, but with less dancing). We also delve into self-help books with the hosts of By The Book and explore the world of radionovelas with the creator of Celestial Blood/Sangre Celestial. Plus: a Swedish true crime podcast that actually uncovered a truth and helped exonerate a wrongfully convicted man.

Actress Gillian Jacobs is a total podcast nerd. She even listens in the shower.

Actress Gillian Jacobs is a total podcast nerd. She even listens in the shower.

Thursday, Jul 06 12 p.m. (ET)

Gillian Jacobs Gets Squeaky Clean With Podcasts (Encore)

Actress Gillian Jacobs lets us in on what podcasts she listens to when she's in the shower. Then we head out to sea to learn about cargo ships with Containers' Alexis Madrigal, and we tickle the ivories with some of piano's greatest young stars with The Competition. And we get fizzy with the hosts of the heavily carbonated Seltzer Death Match. Keep reading...

Beer, hockey, politeness — Canada really does have it all. And great podcasts, too!

Beer, hockey, politeness — Canada really does have it all. And great podcasts, too!

Thursday, Jun 29 12 p.m. (ET)

Moose On The Loose: Podcasting Canada’s Sesquicentennial

America’s hat is turning 150 years old! To celebrate Canada Day and our neighbors to the North, we talk to the women behind Love Me, a CBC podcast about the messiness of relationships, and we get a more realistic look at Canadian history with Canadaland's Jesse Brown. Then we catch up with Canadian-American hybrid Jonathan Goldstein, the self-styled mealy-mouthed mensch behind Wiretap and now Heavyweight. Plus: Native storytelling from the world's first indigenous podcast network. Keep reading...

Comedians Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher love podcasts, denim and each other!

Comedians Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher love podcasts, denim and each other!

Thursday, Jun 22 12 p.m. (ET)

Talking Wife Life with Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher (Encore)

Comedians Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher host a comedy show — in real life, in a podcast and on their TV sitcom, Take My Wife. We talk about their dog, their meta lifestyle and their favorite podcasts. And we find out if the host of The New York Times' The Daily ever sleeps and learn some art history with The Lonely Palette. Keep reading...

Tegan & Sara like a smokey eye, patterned sweaters and lots of different podcasts.

Tegan & Sara like a smokey eye, patterned sweaters and lots of different podcasts.

Thursday, Jun 15 11 a.m. (ET)

Tegan & Sara, Podcast Super Fans

Musicians Tegan and Sara are podcast obsessives. This episode, we take a peek at their extensive playlist, plus hear about their own idea for a podcast. Also, the hosts of the LGBTQ show Nancy share their funny and tragic coming out stories. And the Pakistani American host of Beginner walks us through all the things she never learned as a immigrant, like biking and swimming. Plus: saving podcasts for posterity at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Keep reading...

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