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Podcast: Reply All: #140 The Roman Mars Mazda Virus

Ben loves podcasts, but he has a problem. When he tries to listen to one podcast in particular, his car stereo completely breaks. This week, Super Tech Support takes on one of its strangest cases — Roman Mars versus a 2016 Mazda sedan. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Apr 11, 2019 - 16 comments

Podcast: Everything is Alive: Petey, Baseball Cap

Petey's just trying to stay on top.
posted by eotvos on Mar 26, 2019 - 0 comments

The Case Against Adnan Syed: Parts 1-4  Season 1, Ep 0

Directed by Academy Award-nominee Amy Berg, four-part documentary series The Case Against Adnan Syed explores the 1999 disappearance and murder of 18-year-old Baltimore County high school student Hae Min Lee, and the subsequent conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed — a case brought to global attention by the hugely popular Serial podcast.
posted by skewed on Mar 12, 2019 - 13 comments

Podcast: Everything is Alive: Emmy, Pregnancy Test

Emmy is just trying to stay positive. [more inside]
posted by progosk on Mar 6, 2019 - 1 comment

Podcast: The Truth: Meet Cute

Kate finally talks to that cute guy at the bowling alley, and he even asks her out on a date. It's just like a movie romance until something unexpected happens... Written by Becca Schall. Performed by Ariel Gitlin, Amy Lynne Berger, Billy Bob Thompson, Jimmy O'Connell, Susan Jacks, Meredith Burns, Davy Gardner, Taylor Curtis, Mary McDonnell, and Stefan Schuette. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell. Our associate producer is Davy Gardner.
posted by ruben on Feb 26, 2019 - 0 comments

Podcast: Everything is Alive: Alligator, Alligator

Alligator is a stuffed animal, and things are about to get different.
posted by eotvos on Feb 20, 2019 - 2 comments

Podcast: NPR: Snap Judgment Podcast: Snap #828 - Kismet: From Russia with Love

Incredible, true, love story of Canadian Meg and Russian Elena who find each other online and meet in Kiev in 2006. Their love is very real, but now Elena is in danger. They decide to flee Russia together. Meg mortgages her home back in Canada and buys a sailboat in Turkey. They head out to the Atlantic and hope to eventually reach Vancouver, halfway around the world, in order to live a life together. Kismet, From Russia with Love. [more inside]
posted by dog food sugar on Feb 17, 2019 - 0 comments

Podcast: Everything is Alive: Maeve, Lamppost

Maeve is a lamppost. She sees all of us, but does anybody see her? [more inside]
posted by progosk on Jan 18, 2019 - 5 comments

Podcast: Making Obama: All Episodes

Former President Barack Obama — along with key advisers, mentors, and rivals — tells the story of his climb from Chicago to the national stage. A six-part podcast from WBEZ. [more inside]
posted by dinty_moore on Dec 27, 2018 - 1 comment

Book: Alice Isn't Dead

Keisha's wife is dead. Or she's supposed to be. One day, Alice shows up in the background of a TV news story, staring directly at the camera. And then again. And again. Already riddled with anxiety, Keisha abandons her old life to become a truck driver, looking for the wife she no longer believes is dead and investigating the clues she left behind that may point to a larger, more sinister mystery. Based on the podcast of the same name by Joseph Fink (Welcome to Night Vale).
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 26, 2018 - 4 comments

The Staircase: The whole series   Season 0, Ep 0

The high-profile murder trial of American novelist Michael Peterson following the death of his wife in 2001. [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Dec 8, 2018 - 13 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #131 Surefire Investigations

This week, the return of YYN: from a deranged mascot to the top of the FBI [more inside]
posted by dnash on Nov 15, 2018 - 15 comments

Book: Limetown

From the creators of the #1 podcast Limetown, an explosive prequel about a teenager who learns of a mysterious research facility where over three hundred people have disappeared—including her uncle—with clues that become the key to discovering the secrets of this strange town.
posted by Etrigan on Nov 14, 2018 - 1 comment

Podcast: Reply All: #130 The Snapchat Thief

This week, a new Super Tech Support: after Lizzie's Snapchat gets hacked, things start getting really creepy. Alex investigates.
posted by nightrecordings on Nov 10, 2018 - 12 comments

Podcast: Serial: S03 Episode 08: A Madman’s Vacation

A teenager decides to cooperate.
posted by eotvos on Nov 9, 2018 - 1 comment

God Friended Me: Season 1 Discussion  Season 1, Ep 0

An atheist's life is turned upside down when he is "friended" by God on Facebook. [more inside]
posted by numaner on Nov 8, 2018 - 16 comments

Podcast: Everything is Alive: Annie, Jack o' Lantern

Annie is a jack o' lantern, but she doesn't want to scare you.
posted by eotvos on Nov 5, 2018 - 3 comments

What to do about the Good Place podcast?

The Good Place podcast is great and adds a ton of cool detail to the show. It comes out on Friday morning after the Thursday night episode. But is it okay to post about it in the episode Fanfare? [more inside]
posted by k8t on Nov 2, 2018 - 17 comments

Podcast: Serial: S03 Episode 07: The Snowball Effect

"If you listen closely to the trash-talking, you start to get the message." Follow up on the cases of Jesse Nickerson, who feels he's continually harassed by police after winning a lawsuit against them, and Erimius Spencer, beaten by a cop subsequently fired for excessive force. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Oct 26, 2018 - 7 comments

Podcast: Everything is Alive: Chioke, Grain of Sand

Chioke is a grain of sand. He's not as small as he looks.
posted by eotvos on Oct 18, 2018 - 6 comments

God Friended Me: The Good Samaritan  Season 1, Ep 2

Miles gets the opportunity of a lifetime when a satellite radio company wants to put his podcast on the air, and the God Account suggests that he befriend a single mother. Also, Cara tries to build a relationship with her estranged mom, and Rakesh is crushed when he spots Jaya on a date. [more inside]
posted by numaner on Oct 12, 2018 - 2 comments

Podcast: Serial: S03 Episode 04: A Bird in Jail Is Worth Two on the Street

This episode deals with two separate murders of young children in Cleveland. It’s not an easy listen. [more inside]
posted by Kattullus on Oct 4, 2018 - 4 comments

Podcast: Serial: S03 Episode 03: Misdemeanor, Meet Mr. Lawsuit

The smell of raw marijuana + acting nervous + hands in pockets = ? [more inside]
posted by dnash on Sep 28, 2018 - 4 comments

Podcast: Wolverine: The Long Night: Full Season

Following a string of mysterious deaths in Burns, Alaska, Special Agents Sally Pierce and Tad Marshall arrive to investigate. They soon find there’s more going on than meets the eye. Marvel's first scripted podcast is about one of its most famous characters, but takes its time bringing his voice to the forefront. The Long Night originally came out in early 2018 as a lure to sell Stitcher Premium subscriptions, but was released for free in September.
posted by Etrigan on Sep 14, 2018 - 11 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #102 Long Distance Parts 1 & 2

A telephone scammer makes a terrible mistake. He calls Alex Goldman.   This episode originally aired in July of 2017.
posted by ruben on Sep 13, 2018 - 2 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #104 The Case of the Phantom Caller

A woman in New Jersey is getting strange phone calls to her office from unknown numbers. Every time she picks up, she finds herself eavesdropping on the life of a different stranger. Unsure what else to do, she calls in Super Tech Support. This episode originally aired in September of 2017.
posted by ruben on Sep 5, 2018 - 2 comments

Podcast: Radiolab from WNYC: Post No Evil

Back in 2008 Facebook began writing a document. It was a constitution of sorts, laying out what could and what couldn't be posted on the site. Back then, the rules were simple, outlawing nudity and gore. Today, they're anything but.  How do you define hate speech? Where's the line between a joke and an attack? How much butt is too much butt? Facebook has answered these questions. And from these answers they've written a rulebook that all 2.2 billion of us are expected to follow. Today, we explore that rulebook. We dive into its details and untangle its logic. All the while wondering what does this mean for the future of free speech? This episode was reported by Simon Adler with help from Tracie Hunte and was produced by Simon Adler with help from Bethel Habte. Special thanks to Sarah Roberts, Jeffrey Rosen, Carolyn Glanville, Ruchika Budhraja, Brian Dogan, Ellen Silver, James Mitchell, Guy Rosen, and our voice actor Michael Chernus. Support Radiolab today at Radiolab.org/donate.
posted by ruben on Aug 27, 2018 - 1 comment

Podcast: the memory palace: Episode 130 (Independence Hall 2: The Legend of Walter Knott)

So Walter Knott went from nothing to owning a 170 acre safety net. As he took the road west, he tried his luck in Orange County. He started growing Berries on another rented lot in a town called Buena Park and sold them in a stand by the road.
posted by eotvos on Aug 24, 2018 - 3 comments

Podcast: RISK!: Coming Clean

John Ball, Shane Smith and Terri Mintz share true stories about Jobitron of Azeroth, an irresponsible father, and a friend of the friendless.
posted by ruben on Aug 21, 2018 - 0 comments

Podcast: RISK!: The Best Laid Plans

DC Benny, Ria Spencer, and Dylan Patrick share stories about a crazy cruise ship, a college application, and a woman who loved elephants.
posted by ruben on Jul 31, 2018 - 1 comment

Podcast: Reply All: #125 All My Pets

Taylor Nicole Dean was a self-described shut-in, a teenager who lived in her parent's home, surrounded by exotic pets. And then she started making videos on YouTube. Taylor's Youtube Channel
posted by eotvos on Jul 28, 2018 - 8 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #121 Pain Funnel

An ambitious plan to help people goes off the rails, and a man from Florida tries to fix things the only way he knows how: with prank phone calls.Further reading:Cat Ferguson's reporting on Google and Rehab (The Verge) - Part ICat Ferguson's reporting on Google and Rehab (The Verge) - Part IIDavid Segal's series on the business around addiction (New York Times)Ryan Hampton's American Fix: Inside the Opioid Addiction CrisisPalm Beach Post's Reporting on the Sober Home Crisis
posted by eotvos on May 21, 2018 - 10 comments

Let's Make a Music: interest?

I discovered this podcast recently and have fallen in love with it! I thought people here might like it as well, since the style and humor are similar to that of MBMBAM. Every week hosts Brian, Jonah, and Laura request themed song titles on Twitter; during the show they discuss the replies, and then head to the studio to make a song based on their jokes and ideas. [more inside]
posted by Lurch on Mar 13, 2018 - 0 comments

Friends at the Table?

I'm a big fan of Friends at the Table and would love to see it become a FanFare series, but I honestly don't know how to handle the previous seasons of the show. Thoughts? [more inside]
posted by flatluigi on Feb 1, 2018 - 2 comments

Steal the Stars

I'd like to do some podcast posting on"Steal the Stars," but I can't get any of the various podcast links to work enough to start a FanFare post on it. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Oct 12, 2017 - 2 comments

Dirty John podcast

Anyone else interested in discussing the new true-crime podcast Dirty John? [more inside]
posted by roger ackroyd on Oct 11, 2017 - 5 comments

Rough Translation

I'm loving the new NPR podcast "Rough Translation." The "American Surrogate" episode had me in tears. Anyone else want to chat about it on FanFare?
posted by radioamy on Sep 14, 2017 - 1 comment

Podcast: The Greatest Generation: Ep 165: Leotard Conversation (S7E14)

When Beverly's grandma wills her an erotic candle, her eye color isn't the only thing that changes. But Troi and Picard grow increasingly suspicious when she starts dressing like an old. Is this mayor what would happen if the Dark Crystal puppets grew up? Where do babies come from? Was Nagilum an MRA? It's the episode where we come to loggerheads over podcasting fluid.
posted by eotvos on Aug 24, 2017 - 2 comments

Podcast: Ear Hustle: Cellies

At San Quentin Prison, the typical cell measures approximately 4' x 9' and contains a bunk bed, toilet, sink, two men, and their six cubic feet of belongings. In our first episode of Ear Hustle, hear stories of negotiating this space and the relationships that come with living in such close quarters. [more inside]
posted by eotvos on Jun 16, 2017 - 4 comments

Podcast: Written Inside: Stories About Prison Cells - full series

Written Inside is a podcast about life inside a maximum-security prison cell. Adapted from essays written at Stateville Correctional Center near Chicago, these intimate stories speak to the everyday experience of being incarcerated. Each inmate’s story is voiced by a Chicago actor. Created by journalist Alex Kotlowitz and produced by WBEZ Chicago's Colin McNulty.
posted by eotvos on Apr 23, 2017 - 1 comment

Podcast: S-Town: The full-"season" post, for S-Town bingers (and other completists).

Brian Reed's novelistic reportage/show was released in full from the get-go. It's a tightly woven tale, with one chapter flowing into the next - here's where to discuss it as a whole. (Ep 1 thread here, ep 2 thread here.)
posted by progosk on Mar 29, 2017 - 107 comments

Podcast: Thrilling Adventure Hour: The Thrilling Adventure Hour Holiday Funaround 2016

Join us on FanFare for a discussion of the Thrilling Adventure Hour's final episode and 2016 Holiday Special. In this week's thrilling episode, Sparks Nevada literally rides off into the sun (which is now part of Mars due to some very questionable gerrymandering) after helping the barkeep clear up some trouble in his place. Later, Millionaire Jasper Manorlodge once again settles into his hobo alter-ego, Banjo Bindlestuff, to help defend an old friend in Hobo Court (which is nothing like regular court) who stands accused of being the Jerk Who Invented Work. Finally, join us for The Thrilling Adventure Hour's final feature: Beyond Belief. Meet Frank and Saide Doyle: the toast of the upper-crust, headliners on the society pages – and oh yes – they see ghosts they've invited a group of vampires into their home for a holiday party. [more inside]
posted by schmod on Jan 10, 2017 - 0 comments

Politics Inside Out + Side of Beans?

I've recently been listening to the podcast Politics Inside Out by marketplace. I have been really enjoying the topics brought up for discussion, but the show is super short and often makes me want some follow up thinking and hashing of things. [more inside]
posted by Feantari on Dec 14, 2016 - 0 comments

Podcast: TANIS: Episode 212: We Get What We Deserve (Season 2 Wrap Up Thread)

In the Season Two finale, Nic continues to try and find Geoff and decipher the mysteries of both the Poeticon Astronomicon and the Voynich Manuscript, before his meeting with Veronika, Nathanial Carter and whatever mysteries lie at the center of Tanis. (Season 2 Wrap Up Thread)
posted by robocop is bleeding on Nov 10, 2016 - 4 comments

Podcast: Criminal: Episode 54: Melinda and Clarence

Melinda Dawson found out on the same day in 1998 that her adoptive mother had been killed and that her husband Clarence was being charged with the murder. Clarence was convicted in 1999 and given two life sentences. Left alone with her two sons, no money, and no experience, Melinda set out to try and prove that he was innocent. She started with a suspect list.    [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Nov 6, 2016 - 5 comments

Podcast: Within the Wires: Season 1, Cassette 8: Awareness, Eyes

Forgiveness is important. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Sep 27, 2016 - 1 comment

Secret Chat Room

I got an email from PJ and Alex of Reply All yesterday: "Hello! We have some exciting news, but we need to be a little secretive... Your favorite podcast co-hosts — PJ & Alex of Reply All (duh!) — have a new show. It's called Secret Chatroom. It's live, it's interactive, and it's monthly. It's an hour long, and it's for Gimlet Members only. That's really all we can say. Trust us, though, you won't want to miss it." [more inside]
posted by bq on Sep 20, 2016 - 0 comments

Podcast: Within the Wires: Season 1, Cassette 7: Doubt, Head

Cassette #7: Doubt, Head Green Fingers [more inside]
posted by jazon on Sep 14, 2016 - 3 comments

Podcast: Within the Wires: Season 1, Cassette #6: for Oleta

Cassette #6: The Past, The Future [more inside]
posted by jazon on Sep 1, 2016 - 1 comment

Podcast: Within the Wires: Relaxation Cassette #5

Cassette #5: Focus, Nose [more inside]
posted by jazon on Aug 17, 2016 - 2 comments

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