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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: Reinterpreting Myths, In Case Of Hijack and Five Reasons Why You're a Bad Listener

This week on Start Hear : Always Take Notes : A podcast for and about writers and writing. This is Actually Happening : The uncanny, extraordinary, true stories of events that have dramatically altered the lives of ordinary people. Communication Junkie : Professor Steven Fuller shares practical communication skills to improve your interpersonal relationships.


Start Hear: Pandemic Lessons, Nerd Problems, Heroism, Beauty, and Tragedy

This week on Start Hear : Sawbones : Dig through the annals of medical history to uncover all the odd, weird, wrong, dumb and just gross ways we've tried to fix people over the years. FOH with Kelly Sullivan and Lillian DeVane : A weekly podcast about the restaurant industry brought to you by two service industry veterans. Canary : Hear from artists and performers from around the country.


Start Hear: It Was the Mushrooms, 13 Executions and Local Vaccination Schedules

This week on Start Hear : Poog : Wellness is a trillion-dollar industry full of scams and snake oil salesmen but comedians and best friends Kate Berlant and Jacqueline Novak just can't get enough. Why is this Happening? With Chris Hayes : Every week Chris Hayes asks the big questions that keep him up at night. Hear Cincinnati : Hear journalists and reporters share the stories behind some of Cincinnati's biggest news stories.


Start Hear: Tax Help, Waste Not Want Not and Underwhelming Liverpool

This week on Start Hear : Brass Taxes : Honest conversations about work and money with artists, freelancers and other nice people. Flash Forward : Each episode takes on a possible (or not so possible) future scenario. The Wrong Side of the Pond : D.J. Switzer and Jeremy Lance cover soccer from a very localized, yet intelligent, point of view.


Start Hear: Healthy Ice Cream, Keepsake and WoW Fan Fiction

This week on Start Hear : Maintenance Phase : Wellness & weight loss, debunked & decoded. Nothing Much Happens : It's a simple story, in which nothing much happens, you feel good and then you fall asleep. Stranger than (fan) Fiction : Experience the journey into this wonderful medium of storytelling.


Start Hear: I Know How to Make People Love Me, The Headhunters and West End, ca. 1948

This week on Start Hear : Bunga Bunga : An eight part series on the incredible true story of the rise and fall of Silvio Berlusconi. Stuff the British Stole : Throughout its reign, the British Empire stole a lot of stuff. This is a series about the not-so-polite history behind those objects. West End Stories : Re-live the experiences of individuals who lived in the neighborhood in the late 1900's.


Start Hear: Malcom and Marie, “Who’s Sorry Now? and The SuperDraft

This week on Start Hear : The Treatment : In-depth interviews with the most innovative and influential people working in entertainment, art, and pop culture. The Apology Line : A story about empathy, deception and obsession. Cincinnati Soccer Talk : The first FC Cincinnati podcast produced by fans, for the fans.


Start Hear: Judgement Day, Imposter Syndrome and Blood Donor Eligibility

This week on Start Hear : Script Apart : A podcast about the first-draft secrets of great movies. Start with This : A podcast gone creativity playground designed to put your ideas in motion. In the Know with Dr. Oh : Get the answers to your most pressing blood banking questions.


Start Hear: The Great Equalizer Meta-Podcasting and Becoming An Inside Data Center Specialist

This week on Start Hear : Your Broccoli Weekly : Journalist Diyora Shadijanova brings news stories to life to discuss and dissect the topics at hand. Pod Save the People : Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson takes you inside conversations about culture, social justice, and politics by exploring the history, language, and people who are shaping the struggle for progress. Learn from Others : Interviews with a cross-section of successful individuals so you can learn from their experiences,...


Start Hear: Broke ISH, Emotional Hygiene and Writing During The Pandemic

This week on Start Hear : Adult ISH : Culture and advice podcast produced by those who are almost adults. How To Be a Better Human : How To Be a Better Human looks in unexpected places for new ways to improve and show up for one another. Inside the Writer’s Head : The Library Foundation of Cincinnati and Hamilton County's latest Writer-In-Residence chats about writing, reading, creativity, and more with special guests.


Start Hear: Igor Ostrovskiy, No Precedent and The Cincinnati Strangler

This week on Start Hear : The Catch and Kill Podcast : Ronan Farrow follows stories about the systems that protect powerful men accused of terrible crimes. Fiasco : Host Leon Neyfakh transports listeners into the day-to-day reality of our country's most pivotal historical events. Dead On : Two best friends, separated by oceans, explore the dirty underbelly of society.


Start Hear: Dead or Alive, Sunflower, 1889 and Chief Artistic Officer Mark Williams

This week on Start Hear : Into the Zone : A podcast about opposites, and how borders are never as clear as we think. It’s a Wonderful Lie : A short-form comedy podcast that imagines the hilarious "truth" hidden in your holiday newsletters. 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 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.