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#31 True Crime

“True Crime” is perhaps the most talked about genre in podcasting but it’s also a type of podcast that Brittany just can’t stomach. Tracy Clayton of Buzzfeed’s Another Round joins the show to discuss her love of these shows. Plus, Brittany talks to the creators of the only true crime podcast she’s been able to enjoy.And a warning: since this episode is about…
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October 17, 2016

#30 ‘Ladies of Flavor’

Aminatou Sow, co-host of the Call Your Girlfriend podcast, joins Brittany to talk about cultural expectations of women. **Warning, this episode contains adult language** Episode #30 features clips from the following shows (please click below for hyperlink to episodes): Strangers, The Waxing Virgin – Then and Now Radio Diaries, Episode 49: Majd’s Diary, Two Years in…
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October 4, 2016

#29 ‘Cheat Codes’

Brittany shares one of her all-time favorite podcasts. Episode #29 features clips from the following shows (please click below for hyperlink to episodes): Myleik Teele’s Podcast The Facts This episode was produced by Sarah Abdurrahman, Kate Parkinson-Morgan and Brittany Luse. It was edited by Annie-Rose Strasser and Peter Clowney. Our theme music was made by Micah Vellian…
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September 26, 2016

#28 ‘Cinderella With Micro Braids’

Fall’s arrival has Brittany thinking about the new slate of TV shows, the start of the film/TV awards season and the state of representation in the media. Aisha Harris, host of Slate’s Represent, joins Brittany to discuss some of the best podcast moments about diversity in Hollywood. Episode #28 features clips from the following episodes (please…
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September 19, 2016

#27 ‘This Feels Terrible!’

Two comedians, each with their own popular podcast, fall in love. And while recording their shows, they inadvertently capture the many ups and downs of their relationship. Episode #27 features clips from the following shows (please click below for hyperlink to episodes): This Feels Terrible with Erin McGathy Harmontown with Dan Harmon The Facts Special thanks to Erin McGathy, Dan…
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September 12, 2016

#26 Childish Podcasting

Brittany listens to an up-and-coming podcaster with an inspiring approach to hosting. And her boss tries to convince her that podcasts can be a part-time babysitter. Episode #26 features clips from the following episodes (please click below for hyperlink to episodes): The Show About Science, “Episode 1: Science With Mom” The Show About Science, “Episode 2: Sea Creatures with Adam” The Show…
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August 29, 2016

#25 ‘Paul F. Tompkins, The Mayor of Podcastland’

Comedian and actor Paul F. Tompkins joins Brittany to discuss his prolific podcasting career. Also, Paul explains why he loves playing characters and hates “lazy comedy.” **Warning, this episode contains adult language** Episode #25 features clips from the following episodes (please click below for hyperlink to episodes): Comedy Bang Bang, “Episode 303: Puttering Around” Comedy Bang Bang, “Episode 31:…
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August 22, 2016

#24 ‘The Games We Play’

Gimlet producer Matthew Nelson guides Brittany through the world of sports fandoms, team loyalties and athlete rants. **Warning, this episode contains adult language** Episode #24 features clips from the following episodes (please click below for hyperlink to episodes): Snap Judgment, “The Legend of Steve Davies” Pardon My Take, “Michael Rapaport 5/18/2016” espnW presents Be Honest with Cari Champion, “Kanye…
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August 8, 2016

#23 ‘A Binder Full Of Men’

As the election season heats up, Gimlet editor Annie-Rose Strasser highlights podcasts that help us understand the grueling, complex world of campaigning. Plus, Brittany gets the details on a politician’s “binder full of men.” **Warning, this episode contains adult language** Episode #23 features clips from the following episodes (please click below for hyperlink to episodes): No One Knows…
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August 2, 2016

#22 ‘I’m An Obliger’

The sister duo of Happier Podcast visit the office to talk good habits, self-knowledge and balance. Also, the sisters listen to stories of people struggling to find happiness and dole out some helpful advice. **Warning, this episode contains adult language** Episode #22 features clips from the following episodes (please click below for hyperlink to episodes): Tax Season, “The…
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July 25, 2016