First broadcast in November 1995, This American Life is the most influential precursor to narrative podcasting as it exists today.
The show captures the uncooked conversation and raw opinion that characterize many popular, “unfiltered” podcasts, minus the blatant bigotry.
Each month, Podcast Review’s staff offers recommendations on the best new podcasts to listen to. Here are our favorites for November.
Here are our picks for the best psychology podcasts, although we can’t guarantee they'll help you quit that bad habit, or stop your partner from leaving the towel on the bed.
On Motive, host Odette Yousef gives a gripping account of how modern white supremacist groups have flourished in the U.S.
There’s a rich vein of absurdism that runs through Election Profit Makers, which is only fitting: we do, after all, live in absurd times.
In Paper Ghosts, investigative journalist M. William Phelps works to solve the abductions and probable murders of four young women and girls.
The Flop House’s hosts are, more than anything, enthusiasts. They are driven to make this podcast because they love bad movies.
Into the Zone isn’t perfect. But when the series supports itself with Hari Kunzru’s own story, the podcast finds moments of transcendence.
Each month, Podcast Review’s staff offers recommendations on the best new podcasts to listen to. Here are our favorites for October.