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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: "50% Different, Tether Cincinnati and The Early Life of Ronald Reagan

This week on Start Hear : The Dollop : Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds picks a subject from history and examine it. Sick : An investigative podcast about what goes wrong in the places meant to keep us healthy. Creators in Cincy : Featuring content creators and production extraordinaires from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area.


Start Hear: Oneida, Oneida and Halloween Crimes

This week on Start Hear : Nice Try! Avery Trufelman explores stories of people who tried to design a better world - and what happens when those designs don't go according to plan. The Mysterious Mr. Epstein : This is the story of how a wealthy financier was apparently able to elude justice for financial and sexual crimes from his first days as a young man on Wall Street, until the very end. Nature vs. Narcissism : Heather and her guests discuss true crimes and the narcissists who commit them.


Start Hear: The Trouble With Time, The Kraken And A Haunting in Newport

This week on Start Hear : Welcome to Night Vale : Community updates from Night Vale: local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff's Secret Police, dark hooded figures, and cultural events. Mythical Monsters : Mythical Monsters tells the stories of these beasts and asks what they represent to mankind. Paranormal Porkopolis : A podcast about the Queen City of Cincinnati and the ghosts who haunt her.


Start Hear: What We Know, Booze Cruise and Something Like An Astronoma

This week on Start Hear : Limetown : This six-part podcast asks the question, "What happened to the people of Limetown?" Office Ladies : The Office co-stars and best friends, Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, are doing the ultimate The Office re-watch podcast for you. Looking Up : Hosted by Cincinnati Observatory's Dean Regas and Anna Hehman, Looking Up brings you the latest astronomical discoveries in a fun, quick-paced conversation.


Start Hear: Stories Of Care, Restoration And Recovery

This week on Start Hear : An Arm and a Leg : A podcast about the cost of healthcare. Portraits : Art, biography, history and identity collide in this podcast from the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. Tragedy to Triumph : Amazing stories from people in Recovery hosted by Aaron Laine.


Start Hear: A Leap Of Faith, Substance Abuse Prevention And The Worst Video Game Ever

This week on Start Hear : Sidedoor : More than 154 million treasures fill the Smithsonian's vaults, but where public view ends, Sidedoor begins. Breaking Beliefs : Explore the internal beliefs that drive your habits that prevent you from what you want most in your life. Move Norwood Forward : Norwood, Ohio is a city full of passionate citizens. Every Monday, join local resident Jon Moore as he interviews the people who are moving Norwood forward.


Start Hear: Traffic, Decluttering and Pickles

This week on Start Hear : A Taste of the Past : Linda Pelaccio, a culinary historian, takes a weekly journey through the history of food. Passenger List : A missing plane, a cabin full of suspects, a search for truth. Organize 365 : Home organization tips, strategies and motivation with professional organizer Lisa Woodruff.


Start Hear: Let Your Fears Make You Fierce

This week on Start Hear : Road to Somewhere : For anyone grappling with life changes, co-hosts Lisa Oz & Jill Herzig, explore how to get fearless about transformation & actually enjoy the ride. The Genius of Liberty : A podcast series about the crucial yet forgotten role Ohio played in the fight for woman suffrage. What The F*t : A podcast about what it means to be fit... whatever the f**k that means.


Start Hear: The Origins of Slavery, Another Brick in the Wall and Near Death Experiences

This week on Start Hear : 1619 : In August of 1619, a ship carrying more than 20 enslaved Africans arrived in the British colony of Virginia. America was not yet America, but this was the moment it began. Far From Home : Award-winning radio journalist Scott Gurian documents unexpected adventures and chance encounters with interesting people around the world. Why Are You Like This? Jaimi Ryan and Austin Williams talk human behavior and pseudoscience under a cloud of sage as they attempt to...


Start Hear: The Simplest Equation, The Birthday of Virginia Hill and Positive Code Switching

This week on Start Hear : Levar Burton Reads : Lose yourself in a great story as LeVar Burton reads a piece of short fiction. Today in True Crime : Crime never takes a day off, and neither do we. Bawse with a Cause : A podcast designed to explore and advance the perspectives, experiences, stories, and insights of leaders of color in the wider nonprofit sector.


Start Hear: The Empathy Gym, The First Six Days And The Wicked

T his week on Start Hear : Hidden Brain : A conversation about life's unseen patterns, hosted by NPR Science correspondent Shankar Vedantam. Room 20 : A story about the search for a man's identity and the truth about his accident. Night of the Living Podcast : We like to talk about more than just horror films.


Start Hear: Shark Attacked, Sic Semper Tyrannus And The Strory Of Salsa Guy

T his week on Start Hear : Cabinet of Curiosities : An encyclopedic collection of the extraordinary, the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre. 1865 : April 15, 1865. President Lincoln is dead and the country in turmoil. Wondertwins : Every week, siblings Jane and Jonathan gather under a tent made of cheap moving blankets to talk about the important things.


Start Hear: Nerdy Soldiers, Hunting Season and YouTube's Inferno

T his week on Start Hear : Benjamen Walker's Theory of Everything : Personally connecting the dots. All of them. The Clearing : When April Balascio was 40 years old, something she'd feared for decades was finally proven true. Her father, Edward Wayne Edwards, really was a murderer. Everybody Plays DnD : Hosts teach normal, everyday people to play Dungeons & Dragons.


Start Hear: Dating Fatigue, Political Analytics and The Second Death of Marie Antoinette

This week on Start Hear : Love Letters : A single, burning question about love and relationships, every season. Explored through stories. Noble Blood : Explore the stories of some of history's most fascinating royals: the tyrants and the tragic, the murderers and the murdered, and everyone in between. Unstoppable Talk : Take a look at business and technology innovators in Cincinnati and beyond.


Star Hear: Flower Boy, Old School Rapper Status and The Great Liberal Arts Debate

This week on Start Hear : Dissect : Breaking long-form musical analysis into short, digestible episodes. Rap Parlee : Discussions, reviews, analysis and explorations opf all things rap and rap related. Get Schooled by Reeves and Ford : Chris Reeves and Joel Ford are high school counselors who spend a lot of time on college admission.


Start Hear: Lost In The Game, 3 Questions With Abbi Jacobson & A Complicated Relationship With Pride

This week on Start Hear : This Is Uncomfortable : This is a show about life and how money messes with it. The Three Questions with Andy Richter : Host Andy Richter asks the same three questions to each guest: Where do you come from? Where are you going? What have you learned Queersplaining : Intimate portraits of LGBTQ lives and the issues that shape them.


Start Hear: Meet Laura Mitchell, Cryptids and the Law, There's No Sin in Cincinnati

This week on Start Hear : Ripley's Believe It or Notcast : Find the answers to everything you never knew you needed to know. Bleeped : A documentary podcast about censorship and those who firmly stand up to it. Making Progress : Clyde Gray and CPS Superintendent Laura Mitchell discuss strategic priorities, new initiatives and partnerships designed to strengthen the city's public schools.


Start Hear: Squanto, Phantom in the Fog and Wine and Punishment

This week on Start Hear : ICONography : A history podcast about icons, real and imagined, that shape our idea of a place. Man In The Window : An investigative reporter uncovers never before revealed details about one of California's most deadly serial killers. Textual Tension : A Love-Hate Relationship with Romance Novels.


Start Hear: Ishtar, The Little Market and My Demon Lover

This week on Start Hear : Studio 360 : A smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Lauren Conrad: Asking for a Friend : Lifestyle expert Lauren Conrad hosts a variety of experts for candid conversations on everything from life, love, and business. Junk Food Dinner : A weekly podcast devoted to cult films, horror movies and everything weird and wild about the cinematic art form.


Start Hear: The Value Of A College Education, The Case For Major Ridge and Meet Tara Seplavy

This week on Start Hear : Documentaries : More than 140 programs on topics such as health, history, education and justice. This Land : This podcast traces how a cut and dry homicide opened up an investigation into the treaty rights of five Native American tribes. The Gravel Lot : Where the real conversation about all things bike and trail-related in the Greater Cincinnati area happens.