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Your go-to place to get a quick sample of some of our favorite national and local podcasts.

Your go-to place to get a quick sample of some of our favorite national and local podcasts.


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Your go-to place to get a quick sample of some of our favorite national and local podcasts.




Start Hear: The Future Of Everything, Bang Bang And The Best of the City

This week on Start Hear : Boom/Bust : The live trivia app 'HQ Trivia' was once the obsession of the internet, but then it all went wrong. The Edge : A six-part documentary podcast, that investigates the cheating scandal that tarnished the Houston Astros' World Series 2017 win. Cincinnati Magazine : an inside look at the stories and events we're working on each month.


Start Hear: The Bane of Rudyard, The Texas Defense And The Best Of The Gravel Lot

This week on Start Hear : Wooden Overcoats : Rudyard Funn and his equally miserable sister Antigone run their family's failing funeral parlour, but one day they find everyone enjoying themselves at the funerals of a new competitor. Cocaine and Rhinestones : Country music history by Tyler Mahan Coe. The Gravel Lot : Where the real conversation about all things bike and trail-related in the Greater Cincinnati area happens.


Start Hear: The Bullet, The Deaths Of Darby And John and The Grear War Books

This week on Start Hear : Blindspot: The Road to 9/11 : Bringing to light the decade-long "shadow struggle" that preceded the attacks. Lost Notes: 1980 : A collection of the greatest music stories never told. Booklovers : Book suggestions by staff members from the Clermont County Public Library.


Start Hear: Boots On The Moon, My Rule Of Thumb And Theatre House

This week on Start Hear : Making Space: The Female Frontier : Hear from the trailblazing women of space -- from the early days of Apollo to the next giant leap toward Mars. Fake Doctors, Real Friends : Join Scrubs co-stars and real-life best friends Zach Braff and Donald Faison for a weekly comedy podcast where they relive the hit TV show, one episode at a time. Northern Kentucky Spotlight : Shining a light on the interesting stories our businesses create everyday and keeps you up-to-date...


Start Hear: The Rain, Daytime TV and Local Talent

This week on Start Hear : Outsiders : Homelessness on the West Coast is rising to crisis levels at a time of historic economic growth and prosperity. Why? Back Issue : The stories behind formative moments in pop culture. CincyMusic Spotlight : A weekly local music show that features a mix of the region's most talented musicians and a recap of local music news from


Start Hear: The Spy Who Signed Me, Crying in the Club and The Witchy Sing-Along Song

This week on Start Hear : 30 for 30 Podcasts : Original, high-quality sports stories in the likeness of the acclaimed 30 for 30 documentaries, but made exclusively for audio. Bodega Boys : The Bronx's very own Desus Nice and The Kid Metro are giving you their irreverent yet hilarious takes on all things pop culture. April Eight Songs and Stories : Each week April Eight shares her delightful audio stories and songs for kids of all ages.


Start Hear: Birth Control, Chosen Family and The Scottish Play

This week on Start Hear : This Podcast Will Kill You : Each episode tackles a different disease, from its history, to its biology, and finally, how scared you need to be. The Margaret Cho : Join Margaret for a series of intimate interviews. The Good, The Bard, and the Ugly : Explore the wealth of Shakespeare-centric entertainment that can be enjoyed right from the comfort of your living room!


Start Hear: A Coin-Flip, Feeling Drained and Razuprotafib

This week on Start Hear : Villains : Explore the most interesting, most intimidating, most undeniable movie villains in history. Teenager Therapy : Five stressed, sleep deprived, yet energetic teens sit down and talk about the struggles that come with being a teenager. Is high school really as bad as everyone says? Focus on Technology : Ann Thompson reports on the latest trends in technology and their effects on medicine, safety, the environment or entertainment.


Start Hear: Strokes Of Dunces, Til Death Do Us Part, and Beat To The Future

This week on Start Hear : Keep It : Movies! Music! Terrible tweets by celebrities trying to seem engaged while bragging about their latest project! This show has it all. Solve : You are the detective. Listeners play-along as they attempt to solve cases, inspired by true crimes. The Music Box : Taking classical music out of the box and giving you the inspiration and tools to compose your stories into music.


Start Hear: The Saint, America’s Dad, and Health For The Holidays

This week on Start Hear : Swindled : A true crime podcast about white-collar criminals, con artists, and corporate evil. Chasing Cosby : The definitive take of the rise and fall of Bill Cosby. Premier Health Now On Air - Covid Edition : With the news about COVID-19 evolving daily, get insights from Premier Health specialists who help to make sense of the latest developments.


Start Hear: Political Blackness, Fortunate Son, And Naked-Eye Space Stuff

This week on Start Hear : About Race : A look at the recent history that lead to the politics of today. Talking Sopranos : Sopranos co-stars Michael Imperioli and Steve Schirripa host the definitive Sopranos re-watch podcast. Nature Guys : Nature Guys connects you to the exciting natural world right in your own neighborhood.


Start Hear: Persuadables, A Historic First and The Cincinnati Youth Choirs

This week on Start Hear : Dope Labs Podcast : Science and Pop-Culture Podcast hosted by two scientists & best friends. Hear to Slay : Hear to Slay is the black feminist podcast of your dreams - compelling conversations curated in only the way black women can. Sing the Queen City : We talk to the singers, conductors, and administrators that make our city a great place for singing.


Start Hear: Her Husband, Barack; Take Me Home and Union Troops At Camp Harrison

This week on Start Hear : The Michelle Obama Podcast : The former First Lady dives deep into conversations with loved ones - family, friends, and colleagues - to discuss the relationships in our lives that make us who we are. Spooked : True-life supernatural stories, told firsthand by people who can barely believe it happened themselves. Queen City Bulletin : Up to the minute Civil War news from Cincinnati's most trusted news source.


Start Hear: The Female Gaze, Fruit Flies and Frank LaRose

This week on Start Hear : Dior Talks : An ongoing series of compelling podcasts that explore the House's position at the intersection of art, culture and society. Every Little Thing : Turn over the rock, peek through the keyhole, go down the rabbit hole. There's always more to it. High Heels and Politics : Join Mary Anne Christie as she interviews the leaders of today and tomorrow.


Start Hear: Thomas Jefferson: The Hypocrite, Custom-Colored M&M’s and Virtual Fitness

This week on Start Hear : Very Presidential : Uncover the most damning details surrounding history's most high-profile leaders. Smartless : A podcast that connects and unites people from all walks of life to learn about shared experiences through thoughtful dialogue and organic hilarity. What the Fit : A podcast about what it means to be fit... whatever the f**k that means.


Start Hear: The Infamous, Possible Worlds and A Frog Named Romeo

This week on Start Hear : Song Exploder : Song Exploder is a podcast where musicians take apart their songs, and piece by piece, tell the story of how they were made. Duolingo Spanish Podcast : True stories for English speakers learning Spanish. Looking Up : The latest astronomical discoveries in a fun, quick-paced conversation.


Start Hear: Richard’s Famous, Concurrent Affairs and What’s At Stake

This week on Start Hear : Welcome to LA : David Weinberg returns with stories of people who learn what lies beyond the dream. Have You Heard George’s Podcast ? George the Poet delivers a fresh take on inner city life through a mix of storytelling, music and fiction. The Jerry Springer Podcast : The former mayor, news anchor, and trashy talk-show host is back home, recording a (nearly) weekly show that touches on everything from politics to bear attacks.


Start Hear: A Desperate Call, Toronto Hip-Hop, and The 2020 DNC

This week on Start Hear : Reveal - American Rehab : How did a treatment for drug addiction turn tens of thousands of people into an unpaid, shadow workforce? This Is Not a Drake Podcast : This series is about the rapper, but it's really about the Toronto hip-hop scene most people don't know about. The More Perfect Union Podcast : A fun, breezy political podcast for the rest of us.


Start Hear: IQ and the Average Girl, The Book of Statuses and What's Going On In Hooven?

This week on Start Hear : My Year in Mensa : Jamie Loftus takes you through her year in the high-IQ Mensa society. Nice White Parents : If you want to understand what's wrong with our public schools, you have to look at what is arguably the most powerful force in shaping them: white parents. OKI Wanna Know : WVXU answers your questions about the Tri-State. No question is too serious, or too silly!


Start Hear: Happy Endings, White Knight and Anne Serling

This week on Start Hear : Dying for Sex : When host Nikki Boyer's best friend Molly is diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer, she decides to do something bold. Slow Burn : How is it that two of the most famous performers in the world were murdered within a year of each other - and their killings were never solved? O’Toole from Moscow : This what happens when a couple of low-level Russian embassy workers flee New York, wind up in Cincinnati, and one becomes a member of professional baseball's...