You know how when someone asks "How are you?" you just say "Fine,” even if you’re totally dying inside, so everyone can go about their day? “Terrible, Thanks For Asking” is the opposite of that. Nora McInerny asks real people to share their complicated and honest feelings about how they really are. It’s sometimes sad, sometimes funny, and often both. From American Public Media.
History as told by the people who were there.
Short documentaries and adventures in sound presented by Josie Long.
The Mortified Podcast is a storytelling series where adults share the embarrassing things they created as kids—diaries, letters, lyrics & beyond—in front of total strangers. PS: It totally likes you. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.
What's the one secret you've never told anybody? Welcome to The Secret Room, a podcast about the true stories no one ever tells. Hosted by Ben Hamm.
Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts
Technological and digital news from around the world.
1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! T ...
Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.
Explorations in the world of science.
Science news and highlights of the week
We take your questions about life, Earth and the universe to researchers hunting for answers at the frontiers of knowledge.
Seriously is home to the world’s best audio documentaries and podcast recommendations, and host Vanessa Kisuule brings you two fascinating new episodes every week.
Download the latest documentaries investigating global developments, issues and affairs.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
the memory palace
New research on how society works
Programme examining the ideas and forces which shape public policy in Britain and abroad, presented by distinguished writers, journalists and academics.
David Aaronovitch presents in-depth explainers on big issues in the news.