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Podcast Playlist

Podcast Playlist curates the best content and stories from the podcast world. Each week, your audio DJs Matt Galloway and Lindsay Michael sample some of the most intriguing of what the internet has to offer.

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The last U.S. Blockbuster thrives on great customer service

The Bend, Ore., location became the last Blockbuster standing when 2 stores in Alaska closed

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Narcotic Farm

This Narcotic Farm in Kentucky played a major part in shaping the culture around mid-century heroin use in the U.S.

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Franklyn: Heartbreak in a digital world

Franklyn revokes his access to tracking his ex-wife's whereabouts through her phone. It's his last connection to her.

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Podcast Extra: Nick Quah Shares the Best Podcasts of 2018 (So far)

Nick Quah is the creator of Hot Pod Media and covers podcasting for Vulture and New York Magazine's entertainment vertical. He stopped by Podcast Playlist in the spring to share a few of his picks for the best podcasts of 2018 (so far). Including Wooden Overcoats, Caliphate and I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats.

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New and Noteworthy: Summer Edition

This week we're sharing the best new releases, so you can add some unfamiliar stuff to your rotation. We've got the latest the latest podcasts from CBC, Slate, Panoply and The Washington Post. Featuring: Decoder Ring, Revisionist History, Love and Radio, Edge of Fame, Mic Drop, Lend Me Your Ears.

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Lost in Translation

Learn how language can sometimes be frustrating, awkward and downright confusing. The Anthropocene Reviewed, Hidden Brain, The Allusionist, Kanata Pod, The Longest Shortest Time. Plus, an interview with Radio Atlas creator Eleanor McDowall.

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The Stories of Summer

Summer is finally, FINALLY upon us. So, we're sharing stories that celebrate this magical time of year. Baseball games, swimming pools and yes, neon green 80s wine coolers. These things all come to mind when you think of summertime. Here are those stories and more. Featuring: KCRW's Lost Notes, NPR's Planet Money, From PRX and Radiotopia The Moth, Gimlet's Every Little Thing and CBC's Mic Drop.

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Podcasts from Outer Space

Join a year-long mars simulation or try your hand in making astronaut food. These podcasts are all about outer space. Featuring: The Habitat, Houston We Have a Podcast, StarTalk Radio, The Kitchen Sisters Present, Double Blind, Mission to Zyxx, The Naked Scientists.

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The Sound of History

Hear untold stories from history's most interesting characters. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, We Came to Win, The Nod, The Feast and Dressed.

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Addictive New and Noteworthy Podcasts

Brand new podcasts to keep your rotation fresh. Featuring: Sandra, Caliphate, Making Obama, Other People's Problems, Ox Tales, Ladies, We Need to Talk, Nobody Cares (Except for Me).

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Celebrating the Royal Wedding with Podcasts About Unions

In the spirit of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's upcoming wedding, we present a whole episode of stories about coming together -- in love, in friendship, and at the dinner table. Featuring: Modern Love, Personal Best, The Sporkful, With Friends Like These, Dear Prudence, When Meghan Met Harry.

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So long, farewell: Podcasts about saying goodbye

Would you jump out of a plane to overcome grief? Could you give up the need to breathe? Hear stories of unforgettable goodbyes. Change Agent, Invisibilia, Love Me, The Beginning of the End, The Tell Show, Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People.

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New Spring Podcasts Worth Following

This year's batch of spring releases will have you informed, inspired and possibly in love.Featuring: Today, Explained, CBC's Alone, Safe Space, Slow Burn, Caught, and By the Book.

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Origin Stories: Podcasts about how it all began

Ever wonder how we got here? Digging into history, these podcasts uncover the past to understand the present. Featuring: Closer Than They Appear, On Drugs, Launch, Imaginary Worlds, How I Built This with Guy Raz, The Moth.

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From gifts to hidden secrets: Podcasts about boxes and packages

Whether it's used to hold a gift, perform a magic trick or even escape slavery, some of the most interesting stories revolve around a simple box. The Memory Palace, Modern Love, Gravy, Sidedoor, Illusionoid, 99% Invisible.

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Podcasts that bridge the gap between generations

Is it all about the new-fangled versus the old-timey? Hear stories that will help us understand one another. Featuring: The Sporkful, The Secret Life of Canada, Ted Radio Hour, Second Wave, The Hilarious World of Depression, Nancy, Reasonably Sound.

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New and notable: Spring forward with this year's freshest podcasts

We’re only a few months in to 2018, but it’s already blossoming into one of the most exciting years for podcasting yet. Featuring: The Longest Shortest Time, Haunted, The Science of Happiness, Keep It!, This is Our Time, Pants on Fire.

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Podcasts that Celebrate Canadian Music

From rap battling on the internet, to creating a comic for an album — here are podcasts to prep you for the Juno Awards. Special guest Max Kerman from The Arkells joins us to talk about his love for podcasts and Canadian music. Featuring: Inside the Junos, The Imposter, Uptalk, Polaris Podcast, Mike on Much, Switched on Pop, The Trap Set.

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Exploring Branded Podcasts with Terry O'Reilly UPDATED

Under The Influence's Terry O'Reilly joins us to talk about how podcasting is changing advertising, and how advertising is changing podcasting. Plus, we hear some of our fave branded podcasts. Featuring: Gimlet Creative's DTR, LifeAfter from GE Podcast Theater, Mozilla's IRL, Ideas Podcast from Morgan Stanley.

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Long, Short, Straight, Curly: Podcasts about every type of hair

Whether it's on Superman's head or Beyoncé's, it's impossible to ignore how iconic hair has shaped our culture. Featuring: Another Round, Never Before With Janet Mock, Can We Talk?, Cracked, Out Of The Blocks, Science Vs, The Heart, Shmanners, Braidio.

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Film Podcasts to Prep You for Oscar Night

The biggest awards show of the year is almost upon us: The 90th Academy Awards. Here at Podcast Playlist, we don’t get to hand out gold statues. But the stories we’re featuring today will be perfect companions for your Oscar night.

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This Winter's Best New Podcasts: from Fake Fairies to Undercover Cops

Comedy, history, and even old-timey audio drama: the best debuts this year. Featuring The History Listen, Deadly Manners, This is Love, Off Book, Neighbors, and Secrets.

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Gripping Podcasts about Crime and Mystery

Podcasts that attempt to solve some of the most puzzling murder cases in history. Someone Knows Something, Strangers, StoryCorps, Heaven's Gate, Criminal.

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The Valentine's Day Special

It’s the middle of February, which means love is in the air. We’re fast approaching that sometimes contrived holiday that celebrates cinnamon hearts, Cupid’s Arrow and secret admirers. We promise you’ll love the stories we’re sharing. In fact a few of them are bound to surprise you. Featuring: Science Vs, Land of Desire, Snap Judgment, Story Corps, Death, Sex & Money, Grownups Read Things They Wrote As Kids.

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Podcasts that bring the written word to life

Is storytelling in our DNA? Can a poem change your mood? These podcasts bring the written word to life.

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Winter Debuts Worth Sharing

Looking for stories to keep your ears warm this winter? From heartbreaking dramas to satirical comedies, here are some of the most innovative podcasts out today. Featuring Endless Thread, Heavyweight, Battle Scars, Dexter Guff is Smarter Than You, Interesting People Reading Poetry, My Neighbors Are Dead Podcast

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