5 podcasts to get you started

Getting into podcasts can have a pretty steep curve and I never thought to listen to them to fill the long drives that make up a regular day in my life. Back in 2013, a good friend of mine recommended RadioLab and I was hooked. Podcasts are now a staple in my daily drives and I …

Pitstop: Slack’s amazing podcast

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Thought of jumping on the podcast bandwagon? The good people of Slack have teamed up with Pacific Content to shed some light on Podcasting 101 in this episode.

I really like how punchy the editing is for this podcast series. It’s easily the most polished one I have on my playlist.

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Listening Pitstop: Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Pt. 1

I attended The Flaming Lips gig last week. It was amazing. They are amazing. This song is amazing. Her name is Yoshimi - she's a black belt in karate Working for the city - she has to discipline her body - Cause she knows that it's demanding to defeat these Evil machines - I know …

Listening Pitstop

I was super lucky to have been able to catch Chvrches 'live' last week and part of the reason why is Riot !n Magenta. This local band opened for Chvrches and they are good. (Not being biased here.) They are really really good. I found them on Soundcloud and the tracks are excellent, but the studio versions …

Serial: Why you need to listen to this podcast right now

You know I love podcasts. I used to be a voracious consumer of them, listening to episode after episode during the drive to work, back from work, to the gym, back from the gym... I eased up on the listening in recent months, but they may always be a part of my life as a …

Listening Pitstop: On religion and violence

Karen Armstrong, a prolific scholar of religion, discusses the relationship between religion and violence. She presents interesting and lucid arguments that the so-called 'religious' violence that exists stem from reasons other than religion itself. She begins by reframing the concept of 'religion' that, she argues, operates in most religions other than Protestant Christianity. It's a …

Listening Pitstop

1988 // Youandewan Your Fine Petting Duck // Devendra Banhart Good Intent // Kimbra Podcast Dr Gilmer and Mr Hyde // This American Life // This episode was about a mysterious patricide committed by a seemingly nice doctor. How could someone commit an act so inconsistent with his personality? Or could we be misled about …

Listening Pitstop

  Mr Bojangles // Nina Simone Let Me Live // Queen Too Much Love Will Kill You // Queen Podcast Bad Baby // This American Life - An episode on how some children can be so very scary.

Listening Pitstop

Podcasts and videos Brad Pilon talks about intermittent fasting and gender differences in intermittent fasting on The Fitcast // nutrition // Intermittent fasting is often touted as an effective way to manage your weight, but I've read a number of articles on how sex plays a role. Here's a podcast on that question. Esther Parel: The secret …