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Some of you might have reached your Tipping Point with politics these days. And sadly, you can’t just Blink and make What The Dog Saw go away. Or that feeling of being totally overwhelmed. Of course, there are Outliers among you, people for whom everything seems to be going alright. But perhaps not you. At times it might feel like you’re in a David and Goliath-style matchup. But take heart — a few years from now, you might see things differently. Call it your own Revisionist History.
FYI, if you’re wondering if we’ll ever have another black president again, at least in your lifetime, check out The Lady Vanishes — the first episode of Malcolm Gladwell’s Revisionist History.
And if you want to know why Gladwell is so intent on evoking tears from his listeners, check out this week’s episode of The Big Listen.
Tell Me More Shows To Check Out!
- Postloudness Collective — This is an intentional collection of podcasts hosted by people of color, women and queer folks. Have a listen to Open Ended, with Cher Vincent and James T. Green.
- Good Grief — In this brand new podcast, independent producer Sam Sabin tries to trace her father’s Mohawk heritage, which she only learns of after his death.
- Who? Weekly — Your one-stop-shop for all kinds of trashy celebrity news. Or in their words, “everything you need to know about the celebrities you don’t.” This week, they reviewed these celeb podcasts for us: Psychobable with Tyler Oakley and Korey Kuhl, Straight Talk with Ross Matthews, and Here’s The Thing with Alec Baldwin.
Do you have a podcast recommendation you’d like to share with us? We want to hear it! Give us a jingle on the Pod Line at 202-885-POD1 and leave a message. Then we’ll put you on the radio and your friends will think you’re a god(dess).
Thanks for reading, pals! ‘Til next time…keep listening, America.
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