We Asked: Podcasts?

On our Instagram last week, we asked ‘What podcasts are you listening to?’ Thanks for participating! Here’s some of the responses with short synopsis of the shows. Click the title to listen:

Unqualified: Not-great-relationship advice from Anna Faris & completely unqualified Hollywood types.

More Perfect: How does an elite group of nine people shape everything from marriage and money, to safety and sex for an entire nation? Radiolab's first ever spin-off series, More Perfect, dives into the rarefied world of the Supreme Court to explain how cases deliberated inside hallowed halls affect lives far away from the bench.

99% Invisible: Ever wonder how inflatable men came to be regular fixtures at used car lots? Curious about the origin of the fortune cookie? Want to know why Sigmund Freud opted for a couch over an armchair? 99% Invisible is about all the thought that goes into the things we don’t think about — the unnoticed architecture and design that shape our world.

Damn Near: (Hosted by one of our Boss Babes) Every day, extraordinary conversations with every day, extraordinary women. Hillary talks to local women in WV.

Guys We F****d: A weekly self-produced podcast during which CORINNE and KRYSTYNA interview men they’ve slept with and titans in the comedy and sex industry, discuss sexual taboos, and create a sex-positive environment for their million plus listeners worldwide.

Crooked Media: Podcasts included Pod Save America, Lovett or Leave It, Pod Save the World, Pod Save the People, and Keep it. Crooked Podcasts are no-bullshit conversations about Politics. Started by four former Obama Staffers, they dive into current events.

2 Dope Queens: Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams are funny. They're black. They're BFFs. And they host a live comedy show in Brooklyn. Join the 2 Dope Queens, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York, and Billy Joel. Plus a whole bunch of other s**t.

My Favorite Murder: Lifelong fans of true crime stories Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark tell each other their favorite tales of murder and hear hometown crime stories from friends and fans.

Holler: Voices of  WV Women: (Hosted by one of our Boss Babes) The podcast series, “Holler” will introduce listeners to women around the state of West Virginia who are initiating change in their communities, overcoming adversity, and impacting the lives of fellow West Virginians.

Death, Sex and Money: (WV Native, Anna Sale hosts!) Death, Sex & Money is a show that gets very personal about the dilemmas we all share.

Modern Love: Modern Love: The Podcast is produced by WBUR and based on The New York Times’ popular series of weekly reader-submitted essays. Exploring the joys and tribulations of love, Modern Love: The Podcast adds new dimension to the popular New York Times column, with readings by notable personalities and updates from the essayists themselves.

She Does: (Co-Hosted by one of our Boss Babes) She Does podcast features creative minds working in media. Each episode centers around an intimate conversation yet digs deeper into each woman's background, philosophy and process through artful audio documentaries soundtracked by music made by women.

Off Book: The Improvised Musical: It takes years for a Broadway musical to hit the stage, but on Off Book: The Improvised Musical, you get a brand new original musical every week! Each episode, Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino and a special guest create a new musical on the spot.

For Vaginas Only: (Hosted by one of our Boss Babes)  For Vaginas Only (FVO) is the place to go to for information about the female body that is explained in the way you wish your doctor would explain it! She discusses topics in a simplistic, sometimes sarcastic and understandable way so that every woman out there, especially young women and girls discovering their bodies, can understand both the good and the bad of what goes on with the vagina....and its associated parts.

Presidential: This WaPo podcast explores the character and legacy of each of the American presidents.

drDOCTOR: This podcast is a literary magazine and podcast hosted by Sam Farahmand, Luke Wiget, Mila Jaroniec, and Howard Parsons.They have a chapbook series, a literary magazine, an essay series, and a podcast.

Happier: Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast.

Stuff Mom Never Told You: Tune in to Stuff Mom Never Told You to hear co-hosts Emilie Aries and Bridget Todd keep it real with a research-driven rundown of the ever-evolving challenges facing women today and throughout history, paired with smart, strategic solutions to further women’s lives, careers, and activism.

 

-K