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Jul 9, 2020

America has a new obsession and it’s streaming on Disney Plus. If you want podcasts, about the film, of the musical, based on a book, welcome to this week’s show about the “Hamilton” film.  We are taking a look at our favorite Hamilpods on this week’s episode.  Terry Gross grills Lin-Manuel Miranda on...


Jul 2, 2020

You might think you already know about the Golden State Killer, but a new podcast “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” gives you background on the background in a podcast that’s different than anything in the true crime genre. And if crime can be quaint in any way, a new series from the folks who brought you Dirty John is...


Jun 25, 2020

Former “Queer Eye” star Carson Kressley shares his binge watch list on “Homophilia” and Jameela Jamil gets real about “concern trolling” with author Roxane Gay on the “iWeigh” podcast. Hosts Gina Grad and Teresa Strasser break down this week’s best listens — using clips and conversation — on...


Jun 18, 2020

WBUR’s “Only a Game” gives voice to a rising USC sophomore and his gripping, now viral essay on sports and race. And “Heaven Bent,” a new podcast about religion, explores “carpet time” and speaking in tongues. Broadcasters Gina Grad and Teresa Strasser parse the best of this week in podcasts through clips...


Jun 11, 2020

Vanessa Williams lost her crown, but the details were lost on most of us. “You Must Remember This” and guest host Cassie Da Costa explore colorism in Hollywood through the story of the beauty queen and her tarnished crown. And across the world in Marrakech, a socialite stiffs one of the world’s most expensive...