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Exclusive podcast clip: In 'The Walk,' become the hero of your audio story

1/13/2018
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Are you ready to be a hero on the run? USA TODAY can exclusively share a clip from Panoply's podcast 'The Walk,' which turns the listener into the protagonist of his or her own audio story. The show is meant to be heard while walking, to create more of an immersive, action-packed experience. 'The Walk' premieres Jan. 18.

Duration:00:01:06

Exclusive clip: 'Atlanta Monster'

12/27/2017
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USA TODAY can exclusively debut the trailer for true-crime podcast 'Atlanta Monster.' The weekly show investigates what happened to the African American children who went missing-- and one whose body was never found-- during the time of the Atlanta Child Murders.

Duration:00:03:31

'Battle Scars' clip: J.R. Martinez on being trapped in a burning humvee

11/9/2017
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"I just felt the life being sucked out of me," recalls Iraq veteran and 'Dancing With the Stars' champion J.R. Martinez on podcast 'Battle Scars.' (Photo: AP)

Duration:00:01:04

Exclusive: Hear 2 minutes of 'Dirty John' podcast

9/28/2017
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USA TODAY can exclusively share the first two minutes of 'Dirty John,' the podcast from Wondery and the L.A. Times. Warning: The true-crime true story might be too violent for some listeners.

Duration:00:02:27

'Revisionist History' clip: Golf is like crack cocaine

6/8/2017
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USA TODAY can exclusively share a clip from Season 2 of Malcolm Gladwell's podcast, 'Revisionist History.' The episode, called 'A Good Walk Spoiled,' discusses how golf is "crack cocaine for rich white guys.'

Duration:00:01:23

Straight Up Hollywood: Let's get real about 'Ghostbusters'

7/13/2016
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This week we're discussing what the 'Ghosbusters' red carpet was like, telling you what we really thought of the movie and taking you inside our interviews with the cast.

Duration:00:31:43

Straight Up Hollywood: Why 'Tarzan' surprised us

6/29/2016
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On this week's pod USA TODAY entertainment editor Andrea Mandell brings you right into her interview with Alexander Skarsgard and Margot Robbie, film reporter Bryan Alexander invites you into his sit-down with The BFG star Mark Rylance (we weigh in on Steven Spielberg's yacht) and television reporter Bill Keveney dishes on what it's like to get Nikolaj Coster-Waldau on the phone the morning after that shocking Game of Thrones finale. Plus, we offer our picks for your July 4th holiday...

Duration:00:24:23

Straight Up Hollywood: Gilmore set visit, Fifth Harmony chat, 25th for Thelma & Louise

5/27/2016
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In this week's "Straight Up Hollywood" podcast, Andrea Mandell, Carly Mallenbaum and Bill Keveney talk about visiting TV sets, talking to actors like Bryan Cranston, and hanging out with pop stars, like the singers in Fifth Harmony. Photo Credit: AP

Duration:00:25:42

Straight Up Hollywood: Women in Hollywood... and also Gosling & Clooney

5/17/2016
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Chances are that you, dear moviegoer, are influenced by the way women are portrayed onscreen. So what messages are you being sent? That's what we're talking about in a podcast that ranges from 'Beauty and the Beast,' to 'Neighbors 2' and 'Ghostbusters,' to even Ryan Gosling and George Clooney.

Duration:00:28:42

Straight Up Hollywood: Happy Mother's Day... now, don't see 'Mother's Day'

5/3/2016
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USA TODAY's entertainment journalists Bill Keveney, Carly Mallenbaum and Andrea Mandell drink Henessey and dish on what it's like to cover the premiere of a funny movie ('Keanu'-- there were cute cats and comedians) and a dull one ('Mother's Day'-- at least director Garry Marshall was a delight). The LA reporters also discuss memorable moments from interviews with Michael Weatherly, Jessica Biel, Angelina Jolie and Fifth Harmony.

Duration:00:32:18

Dad Rock 'Bonus Track' - When we lose interest in popular music

5/11/2015
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A Spotify data analyst has pinpointed the average age at which our musical tastes solidify — at 33. That's when listeners' interests plateau and they experience "taste freeze," says Ajay Kalia. Kalia explains his findings — and admits his love of Weezer — in this Dad Rock 'Bonus Track.' Follow Dad Rock on Twitter @DadRockShow

Duration:00:20:51

It's a girl! People outside London hospital react to royal baby #2

5/2/2015
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USA TODAY's Kim Hjelmgaard asked people nearby the hospital why they had to come out for a chance to glimpse the newest member of the British royal family. Photo Credit: AFP

Duration:00:01:56

Dad Rock Ep. 4 — We love Madonna (really!)

3/23/2015
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USA TODAY's Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan look back fondly on the career of Madonna — from her '80s pop hits through her more sophisticated modern work. Yes, these two rock fans can get into the groove.

Duration:00:50:42

Dad Rock Ep 3 - New songs from old rockers

3/17/2015
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USA TODAY "Dad Rock" hosts Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan discuss musicians who have been around for a while but haven't lost their edge.

Duration:01:03:34

The Mothership: The legacy of robots

3/6/2015
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Chappie hits theaters this weekend, so USA TODAY's Brett Molina, Kelly Lawler, Carly Mallenbaum and Brian Truitt explore the legacy of robots in movies and TV. Plus, we dissect that new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer.

Duration:00:42:31

The Mothership: Avengers, Aquaman, more

2/27/2015
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USA TODAY's Brett Molina, Kelly Lawler, Carly Mallenbaum and Brian Truitt talk 'Avengers,' a new look for Aquaman, more Oscars and kids' TV shows we want rebooted.

Duration:01:02:00

The Mothership: Oscars preview

2/20/2015
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It's Oscar time! USA TODAY's Brett Molina, Kelly Lawler, Carly Mallenbaum and Brian Truitt break down this year's Academy Award nominees. Plus, Game of Thrones and we recap the Saturday Night Live reunion. (Photo credit: Associated Press)

Duration:01:01:49

The Mothership: Fifty Shades Edition

2/13/2015
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USA TODAY's Brett Molina, Kelly Lawler, Carly Mallenbaum and Brian Truitt share their thoughts on Fifty Shades of Grey, from its nerdy origins to whether this is the first of many Fifty films. Plus, Kingsman and Spider-Man joins the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Duration:01:02:52

The Mothership travels to 'Jupiter'

2/6/2015
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USA TODAY's Brett Molina, Kelly Lawler, Carly Mallenbaum and Brian Truitt talk about the legacy of The Wachowskis, from The Matrix to their latest film, Jupiter Ascending. Plus, the Daredevil trailer, Jurassic World and more.

Duration:00:53:25

The Mothership: Ghostbusters, football flicks, more

1/30/2015
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USA TODAY's Brett Molina, Kelly Lawler, Carly Mallenbaum and Brian Truitt share our favorite football movies in honor of the Super Bowl! Plus, Ghostbusters casting and we dissect the Fantastic Four teaser.

Duration:00:42:26