BioHacked: Family Secrets
BioHacked tells startling true stories of the people caught between two multi-trillion-dollar industries — medicine and technology — and chronicles how their lives are transformed. In season 1, the children of anonymous sperm and egg donors — some with dozens or hundreds of half-siblings — take on the fertility industry. As they uncover the identities of their donors and gather vital medical information, unexpected ethical, scientific, and political challenges arise that will leave you questioning everything you thought you knew about the baby business.
Welcome to Sugar Maple, an eight-episode fiction podcast, with an original soundtrack. Starring Fred Savage. A Fender Telecaster, rebuilt using a scrap of mysterious wood—passes by amazing circumstances to eight different owners over the years and decades. Each owner discovers the guitar and writes a single song. Terrance, our narrator, is obsessed with finding this amazing guitar of legend, and wonders if maybe the guitar writes a song using each of them? What strange pattern do the songs form? What power do they hold? And what if Terrance can't find Sugar Maple in time?
Jazmyn Gives Bad Advice
Welcome to Jazmyn Gives Bad Advice. Each week, comedian Jazmyn W interprets a listener-submitted question through sketch comedy, and then gives the listener her best (or worst!) advice. What qualifies Jazmyn to give advice? She has a lot of followers on TikTok - over a million!) and is a former HR expert, so she used to get paid to give advice. Good enough for you? If you have a question or scenario in your life that you need advice on, send Jazmyn your story at the link in her bio @JazmynJW across all social media platforms. Just be warned that if things go wrong based on the advice you receive...hey, the show is called Jazmyn Gives "Bad" Advice, so take it or leave it!
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Quit Your Day Job with Alisha Fernandez Miranda
Quit Your Day Job is a podcast for people still dreaming about their dream jobs. Alisha Fernandez Miranda — ex-CEO who quit her own career to take unpaid internships at the dream jobs of her childhood — interviews amazing people working in the kinds of careers you have pinned up on your vision board — TV director, life coach, philanthropist, actress — to find out what it’s really like behind the scenes.
Call Me Curious
New episodes come out every Thursday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers.
Is sugar really more addictive than cocaine? Does intermittent fasting work? Should I buy crypto? We’re all on 24-7 information overload, on our news feeds, in our inboxes, on TikTok… it’s hard to know what is real and what isn’t. Every week on CALL ME CURIOUS, Nikki Boyer (Dying for Sex, The Daily Smile) and friends like Mr. Malone are going to dive into all the things you’ve heard about, but don’t really know about. That’s right - No more nodding along at parties or running into the bathroom to Google, “Why do people get nipple rings?” We’ll learn and laugh as we explore life’s little mysteries, the internet’s hot topics, and burning gotta-know questions.
Collapse: Disaster in Surfside
In the middle of the night on June 24, 2021, a 12-story section of the Champlain Towers South condominium complex roared to the ground, killing 98 people in Surfside, Florida.
Collapse: Disaster in Surfside is a 12-part investigative and narrative reporting project; a co-production of the Miami Herald and Treefort Media. We’re talking with survivors, witnesses, experts, first responders, and journalists, to get the whole story of Surfside. How the building went up, and why it went down. We’re piecing together 911 calls, police body camera recordings, surveillance footage, and forensic engineers digging deep into the evidence to find the truth. What went wrong? Who’s going to be held accountable? Could something like Surfside happen again? We’re looking for answers. And we’re meeting the people who called it home. We’re getting the stories of the lives lived and lost there.
All this and more through the reporting of the Miami Herald, its partners, and host Paul Beban.
New episodes release every Wednesday.
It didn't seem to matter what happened at the teen treatment center. The state of Utah always gave it another chance. Death. Allegations of abuse. Criminal charges. Bizarre punishments. Whistleblowers coming forward. Each time, the place got a pass. A team of reporters from three news organizations has spent the last year digging into the untold stories of Utah's massive teen treatment industry. Some 20,000 teenagers facing depression, delinquency and other problems have been sent there from every state in the country over the last six years. Sent Away investigates how the government failed to keep all those kids safe — through the voices and stories of the teens who lived it.
Brown v. Board of Education held the promise of creating an integrated school system with equal education for all, but there was an unspoken consequence to this historic decision: Tens of thousands of Black teachers in the South were fired, leaving a gap that reverberated through generations of students to come. Hosted by educator and nonprofit leader Aimée Eubanks Davis, this five-part series spans the decades to provide an important look at the impact a Black educator can have on a Black student’s life, and how we all can help support and strengthen the roots that help our children achieve.
Afrobeats Intelligence Podcast is a podcast spin-off of the popular music newsletter, Afrobeats Intelligence. It's focused on African music and the sprawling ecosystem that inspires and supports creativity from Lagos, Accra, Nairobi, Johannesburg, and more. Hosted by multi-award-winning music journalist Joey Akan, the podcast explores the intersection of art, humanity and processes that give birth to African sonic excellence. Expansive interviews, the most informed and diverse views, and a snapshot into the soul of an industry pushing for global success. We dig into the past, the present and the future, democratizing the core of African music.
Eons: Mysteries of Deep Time
Dig into the past and explore the greatest mysteries of natural history with the team behind the hit YouTube series PBS Eons. From the dawn of the dinosaurs to downtown Los Angeles, we’re covering what we know — and what we still don’t know — about the history of life on Earth.
War on Truth
What’s fake, what’s real? Stories from the information war over Ukraine. BBC disinformation reporter Marianna Spring speaks to people caught up in the battle for the truth.
HBO Docs Club
HBO documentaries keep us up at night, captivate our imaginations, and make us ask the big questions about what it means to be human. On HBO Docs Club, hosts Brittany Luse (For Colored Nerds) and Ronald Young, Jr. (Solvable) pull back the curtain on a wide variety of HBO Documentary Titles. Through in-depth conversations and interviews with filmmakers and experts, Brittany and Ronald unpack these stories with new context, exploring what they can teach us about the past, find out where these stories stand in the present, and how they may impact our future.
Very Scary People
In 1974, a mass murder shook the sleepy waterfront town of Amityville, New York. One November night, police found the DeFeo family shot dead, face down in their beds. Only one survived: Ron DeFeo Jr., the eldest son with a troubled past. In this six-part series, host Donnie Wahlberg untangles the dark and complicated story of what happened that night, and unearths how these grisly murders sparked an infamous haunted tale.
Climate Cuisine is a podcast that explores how sustainable crops are used in similar climate zones around the world.
In the hands of different cultures, a single ingredient can take on many wondrous forms. Staple crops are seldomly confined to time or place, and thrive where they can— if climatic conditions allow. Climate Cuisine profiles how sustainable, soil-building crops that share the same biome are grown, prepared, and eaten around the world. As the world faces alarming upward shifts in base temperature, climate-centric conversations about crops become increasingly important to the resiliency and survival of our food systems.
Spanx, Facebook, Apple, Starbucks - we know their stories like the back of our hand. But what about the innovative companies that are changing the world without us even knowing it? Founder Stories delves into their trials, tribulations, and routes to success. This is your chance to peek behind the curtain of organizations, enterprises, entrepreneurs, and brands who are on the precipice of changing lives and disrupting the status quo. In the founder's own words you will gain inspiration and insights into exactly what goes into becoming a household name.
Founder Stories is hosted by Mesh Lakhani and is a production of Lola Media.
How to Talk to [High Achievers] about Anything
Black and brown strivers achieving on our own terms.
Based on a true story, American Hostage stars Jon Hamm as Fred Heckman, a beloved local radio reporter who is thrust into the middle of a life-or-death crisis when hostage-taker, Tony Kiritsis, demands to be interviewed on his popular radio news program. Kiritsis has tied a shotgun to his banker’s neck in grim fashion, but through Heckman's radio show he gradually becomes a media sensation and unexpected anti-hero during a nail biting 63-hour standoff.
American Hostage is an 8-episode scripted psychological thriller from Amazon Music & Criminal Content starring Emmy Award-winner Jon Hamm and directed by Academy Award® winner Shawn Christensen.
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“The suspense in Remade is gripping.”— Observer
Twenty-three teenagers from different backgrounds die at the same time, reawakening in a mysterious world overtaken by deadly robots. Alone and abandoned in a futuristic hellscape where killer machines are hunting them down, they have no choice but to set aside their personal issues and band together to survive.
ReMade is a Realm production created by Matthew Cody, and written by Matthew Cody, Gwenda Bond, Amy Rose Capetta, Carrie Harris, E.C. Myers, Andrea Phillips, and Kiersten White. Listen Away.
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The Accidental Activist
For acclaimed journalist Isha Sesay, being surrounded by news of activism was the norm. But becoming an activist herself was never a role she envisioned—until now. In this new series, Isha sits down with an array of cultural icons who have also found themselves unexpectedly inhabiting a role as “activist.” She explores the motivating circumstances behind their passions, all while revealing the human condition that unites us all: a desire to make a difference in the world.
Goodniks is an audio project exploring the journey and meaning of doing good in the world — for people who do good or are just thinking about it. As we follow along the journey of these Goodniks, we dig into who and what inspired them, what keeps them up at night, their sacrifices, their rewards, their failures, and what it means for their relationships. What does it really mean to do good over the course of a life, or a moment, or a season?
SOLAR, starring Stephanie Beatriz, Tony Award winner Alan Cumming, Academy Award winner Helen Hunt and Jonathan Bangs, is a journey to the heart of the solar system and an exploration of the vastness of the human spirit. Disconnected from Earth and trapped on separate parts of their spacecraft, crew members must fight for survival following a disaster on board the ill-fated Aethon, a manned solar research probe sent to explore temporal distortion around the sun. As painful memories, forgotten dreams, technological challenges and blunt realities collide--they must work together to keep their hope alive in the face of growing darkness. SHADOWS ARE DARKER THIS CLOSE TO THE SUN. SOLAR is a CurtCo Media production. To learn more, visit solarthepodcast.com
Starring Jameela Jamil and Manny Jacinto! After crash-landing on a mysterious planet with no memory and a sentient AI implant in his brain keeping him alive, a soldier searches for answers about his past.
There are only four things Lucan knows with certainty: his name, his rank, that the droll AI implant speaking to him inside his mind is named Ven, and finally, that she is the only thing keeping him from dying.
With no other memories or connection to their pasts, Lucan and Ven must navigate their new reality on an unknown planet split into warring factions. As they search for answers about where they came from, they confront dangerous forces that threaten the safety of the planet’s civilians. But the most urgent threat of all lurks in the recesses of Lucan’s mind, kept hidden by Ven, and if she were to reveal it, their relationship would change forever.
Marigold Breach is a Realm production, starring Jameela Jamil and Manny Jacinto, and created and written by Joel Dane. Listen Away.
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The Awakened Underground podcast is an investigative talk show that explores the ancient art of healing yourself with plant medicines and psychedelics.
The Awakened Underground is a production of Cavalry Audio, in association with iHeart Radio, created and hosted by filmmaker and Psychedelic thought leader Cody Blue.
How to Talk to [High Achievers] about Anything
Black and brown strivers achieving on our own terms.
Best Friend Therapy
Hello! We’re Elizabeth Day and Emma Reed-Turrell. And for over 20 years, we’ve been best friends. Elizabeth is a broadcaster and author. Emma is a psychotherapist. Best Friend Therapy is where we chat about what’s on our minds to get deeper in our minds.
Every week, we talk about how to tackle the challenges we face in daily life with honesty, compassion and practical wisdom. This is a podcast that holds your hand through the tough times and offers reassurance on the days you might need it. Feed your soul with nourishing conversations from two best friends, one therapist - and zero filter.
The Juice with Solomon Georgio
Just before we all went on lockdown, comedian Solomon Georgio tweeted out a call for everyday gossip. His replies immediately blew up with the wildest stories, and now he’s sharing them on The Juice!
Join Solomon each week as he sources only the juiciest tales from comedians, performers, and listeners like you! No celebrity drama here—we keep it low stakes and high petty! If you love hearing about hookups at Denny’s, moms with secret lovers, and chair-sniffing coworkers, you’re in the right place. Sit back, relax, and let us spill the juice for you.
Miles and Jack Got Mad Boosties: An NBA Podcast
Jack O'Brien and Miles Gray bring their wit and unique insights to a podcast celebrating all things NBA. Along with a special guest each week, they use current events as well as the NBA archive to enlighten and entertain the audience.
Feed the Queue
The ultimate podcast discovery podcast! Lauren Passell (Tink Media, Podcast the Newsletter) & Adela Mizrachi (Podcast Brunch Club) do the listening for you and then drop an episode of their favorite shows into this feed. These are the shows that aren’t in Apple’s top charts, but absolutely should be. Think of it as a podcast buffet. You can taste each one and decide if you want to go in for second helpings.
Border City is the story of a journalist who in 1994 impulsively leaves her job and family in Washington, D.C., to report on Tijuana, Mexico, a city commonly known for drug violence and illegal immigration into the U.S. She expects to stay on the border a year, maybe two. But her plans change as she is drawn deeper and deeper into the different worlds that converge at the biggest crossing point on the U.S.-Mexico border.
This show tells the story of the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine and the war that followed -- one person at a time. Each weekday, listeners are immersed in the world of someone who has been touched by this war. Hosted by David Greene, produced by Ashley Westerman. From Fearless Media, in association with Spotify.