Podcast Dept.
The Leftist Lawyers Who Think the Supreme Court Sucks
The hosts of “5-4,” a popular legal podcast, hope to combat overly romantic notions about our broken system.
By Alex BaraschSeptember 17, 2021
Dave Chappelle’s Freewheeling Podcast
On “The Midnight Miracle,” the comedian brings his rogue sensibility to the world of podcasting.
By Carrie BattanJune 14, 2021
Why “Dateline” Remains the True-Crime King
The TV news magazine does many of the things that other popular true-crime series do. But its success has as much to do with its old-fashioned style.
By Sarah LarsonMay 24, 2021
“Cocaine & Rhinestones” Returns, to Dazzle Again
In its second season, the one-man show argues that the story of George Jones is the story of country music itself.
By Sarah LarsonMay 4, 2021
New Yorkers Who Said Sorry
A hit podcast, about an anonymous-apologies experiment, makes some mistakes of its own.
By Sarah LarsonMarch 3, 2021
Obama and Springsteen’s Podcast Is Here to Lull America
In “Renegades,” a new Spotify podcast, the rock superstar and the ex-President dub themselves rebellious outsiders while playing their familiar hits.
By Lauren Michele JacksonFebruary 28, 2021
The Shock Jocks of Menswear
The hosts of the podcast “Throwing Fits” confront the fashion apocalypse.
By Daniel PennyJune 15, 2020
A New Way to Listen to The New Yorker
Narrated stories, along with podcasts and The New Yorker Radio Hour, are now available in the New Yorker Today app.
By The New YorkerMay 20, 2020
The Podcasts to Listen to While You’re Social-Distancing
An efficient, antiseptic, unpodcastlike coronavirus series; on a lighter note, politics; and, finally, fun.
By Sarah LarsonMarch 13, 2020
George the Poet’s Undefinably Good Podcast
The British spoken-word artist moves among memoir, reportage, fiction, even comedy, rendered almost entirely in rhyming verse that amounts to a naturalistic but heightened form of everyday speech.
By Rebecca MeadMarch 8, 2020
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