Podcast Playlist

 
 

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 Best Podcasts of 2018 (According to Us)

We've got the entire Podcast Playlist team in studio, and everyone's chosen one of their fave pieces of the year to play. Featuring: Earhustle, Finding Cleo, Articles of Interest, Caliphate, Punch Up the Jam, Getting Curious with Jonathan van Ness, Waking Up with Sam Harris.

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Comforting Podcasts to Warm Up Your Holiday

This week: grab a hot cocoa, cuddle up under a blanket and have a listen to these warm and cosy stories for the holidays. Featuring: Soul Music, The Allusionist, The Nod, Every Little Thing, Only Human and The Feast.

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Podcasts for those who love true crime and mystery

From drug lords to killer surgeons: producers keep making more and more true crime podcasts, and audiences just keep on listening.Thunder Bay, Chapo: Kingpin on Trial, Uncover: Bomb on Board, Death in Ice Valley and Dr. Death.

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New and Notable: December Edition

Featuring all the podcasts you should keep an ear out for this month. Featuring: 2 Dope Queens, Headlong: Surviving Y2K, Wild Thing, The Slowdown, Other People's Problems, None of Our Business. Plus, Nick Quah shares his thoughts on Homecoming, and what we should binge this month.

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An evening with Canada's podcast all-stars

Recorded live at Hot Docs podcast festival in November 2018. Featuring: Uncover: Escaping NXIVM, Sickboy, The Shadows, Cited, Safe Space, Disparue(s).

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Criminal host Phoebe Judge shares her favourite podcasts

Phoebe Judge, host of Criminal and This is Love, joins us to talk about personal finance and plane hijackings, and to share some of her favourite podcasts.

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Podcast Playlist Live!

Our interactive, variety show-style episode live from the Hot Docs Podcast Festival features storytellers from across Canada. Featuring: First Day Back, Nobody Cares (Except for Me), Tai Asks Why, Personal Best, Red Man Laughing. Plus, Ryan McMahon shares details about his new show with the Canadaland Network, Thunder Bay.

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New and Notable: November Edition

Every month release an episode about new and noteworthy podcasts. There's so many good ones out there, it's getting harder to narrow it down. This week: Front Burner, The Off Season, Secret Life of Canada, Nick Quah, Home Cooked and Someone Knows Something.

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Very Scary Halloween Special

We're headed into the world of the creepy, the ghastly and the unexplained! It's our annual Halloween episode full the most frightening stories we've heard this year. Featuring: Snap Judgment Presents: Spooked, Endless Thread, The Magnus Archives, Unspookable, Yo! Is this Racist?, Wrong Station. Plus, an interview with Glynn Washington.

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Podcasts about the wonders of imagination

What happens when your dreams can't be separated from reality? What would happen if you could interview the inanimate objects around you- what would they say? Featuring: Everything is Alive, Bubble, Afropop Worldwide and more.

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The best news podcasts to help you stay informed

In this unstoppable news cycle - we're here to help you navigate how you get your news through podcasts. Featuring: The Daily, Today, Explained, Slow Burn, The Big Story, On The Media. Plus, and interview with Jayme Poisson about the new CBC daily news podcast.

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From the Slime economy to learning to love in Guantanamo Bay: Podcasts about family

We've got stories about how to choose a spouse, how to raise a child and how to forgive your parents. Featuring: Love Me, The Mash Up Americans, The Science of Happiness, This is Love, The Leap, The Longest Shortest Time.

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Cosy new podcasts for fall

The air is getting chilly, and the leaves are starting to change. Time to snuggle up with some hot apple cider and 6 new podcasts for fall. Serial, Articles of Interest, I'll Go First.

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Podcasts about identity: How who we are shapes our world

We've got a story of self-discovery that begins with a blonde wig, a pastor who created her own city of refuge and a journalist who helped revolutionise the newsroom. Featuring: It's Not a Race, Politically Re-active, The Mortified Podcast, Bitchface, Remade in America with Bassem Youssef, RUDE podcasts, The Stoop.

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Podcasts about Marijuana

Part two of our two part series about recreational substances. Weed is going to be legal in Canada very soon. So, let's take a closer look at the controversial plant with fascinating stories from Stoner, Endless Thread and Unladylike. Planet Money: The Indicator, Stoner, Unladylike, Stance, Sickboy, 2 Dope Queens, Endless Thread.

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Drinking Stories: Podcasts about alcohol

Part one of our two part series on recreational substances. This week: moonshine, booze, sauce, hooch...whatever you like to call it, we're talking about alcohol. We've got a flight of podcasts about everything from why the news media constantly reports on the supposed benefits...or dangers of red wine -- to the story of a hatchet wielding Temperance crusader, who smashed bottles across the nation. Feautring: The Sporkful, On the Media, The Racist Sandwich, On Being, Criminal and Mic Drop.

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New & Notable: September Edition

We've got a sneak peek from The Heart creator Kaitlin Prest's new podcast. Plus, never before heard audio from Uncover: Escaping NXIVM. It's a 7-part investigative series about the alleged cult NXIVM. Plus, Nick Quah stops by to talk about exciting fall releases. We're also sharing Endless Thread's new season (along with a conversation with Ben Brock Johnson and Amory Sivertson). Plus, Nicole Byer asks Why Won't You Date Me?

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Late Great Summer Listens

Summer may be winding down (sigh). But, cheer up! There has been a tidal wave of compelling podcast releases this summer, and we've put together 6 of the very best. Featuring: Crazy/Genius, Switched on Pop, How to Be a Girl, Realness, The Big Story, Cooking by Ear.

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Listeners' Top Podcasts

This episode was curated by you. We asked you to tell us about your favourite podcasts, and we've put your suggestions together in this episode. Featuring ESPN 30 for 30, Ear Hustle, Taggart And Torrens Podcast, The Guilty Feminist, Crazy; In Bed, and Ologies. Follow our Facebook page, CBC Podcast Playlist, to make your suggestions. If we play your recommendation on the air, we'll send you swag!

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The Greatest Hits of the Podcast World

This week: Nothin' But the Hits. From Reply All: A cryptic three-word tweet from an NBA player is the capstone to a story that began in 1983. But what does it mean? From Code Switch: comedians Aparna Nancherla and Maz Jobrani discuss having "difficult" to pronounce names. From Nancy: Everybody loves a hero. But villains can be much more interesting. Find out why Roy Cohn's life was so deeply ironic. From Kind World: Years after a car accident partially paralysed her, Lauren Watson saw an aerial acrobatics demonstration in a local mall and decided she needed to learn it herself. From Sleepover: Meet Jordan Lonechild-Lavalley (Plains, Cree & Ojibway, Saskatchewan). His childhood struggles helped build his strong character. Now he wants to be a social worker but can be quick to snap at people. How can he curb his temper and excel professionally? From Sooo Many White Guys: She's Editor-at-Large of "O" magazine. She's co-host of "CBS This Morning." She wakes up at 3:22am every dang day! Gayle King opens up about motherhood, black pride, how she survives the 24-hour news cycle.

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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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