Musician Leslie Feist shares introspective podcasts
Leslie Feist is best known for her music with Broken Social Scene, among others, and her solo work as Feist. But she is now also a podcaster.
This week, Feist joins us as a guest curator! You can find her picks below.
Podcasts featured this week:
Pleasure Studies – In this episode titled Young Up, "we're let in on the secret to turning back the clock, thanks to three ageless women who've followed their hearts to extraordinary second acts: Kittie Weston-Knauer, a retired school principal and oldest female BMX racer in the U.S.; The Grindmother, a 69-year-old grindcore singer who counts Ozzy Osbourne among her fans; and Greta Pontarelli, who became the world's oldest international pole-dancing champion after discovering her beloved hobby at age 59."
On Being – An earlier episode featuring the now late poet Mary Oliver, speaking to On Being host Krista Tippett about her work.
The New Yorker Radio Hour – Some studies report that up to 20% of Americans believe the moon landing was fake. Andrew Marantz explores the value of skepticism, and the point at which disbelief leads to a totalitarian breakdown.
Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin – Alec Baldwin sits down with Barbara Streisand to reminisce about the early days of her accomplished career.
The Endless Knot Podcast – Emily Wilson discusses her translation of the Odyssey, and being the first woman to translate the poem into English.