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Podcast Brunch Club is like book club, but for podcasts. Every month a thematic podcast playlist is curated and sent out to members worldwide. Then groups in cities all over the world meet in person to discuss. This podcast is an extension of that discussion.

Podcast Brunch Club is like book club, but for podcasts. Every month a thematic podcast playlist is curated and sent out to members worldwide. Then groups in cities all over the world meet in person to discuss. This podcast is an extension of that discussion.
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United States

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Podcast Brunch Club is like book club, but for podcasts. Every month a thematic podcast playlist is curated and sent out to members worldwide. Then groups in cities all over the world meet in person to discuss. This podcast is an extension of that discussion.

Language:

English


Episodes

Disinformation & Fake News listening list roundup

1/20/2020
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Jenna (chapter leader of our virtual chapter) and Stevie (the PBC podcast audio editor and leader of our Minneapolis chapter) take over this month’s roundup discussion. They discuss the Disinformation & Fake News listening list, which gets into the history, current landscape, and possible solutions of disinformation and fake news.

Duration:00:34:43

Homelessness Listening List Roundup

1/4/2020
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Adela and Sara discuss the Homelessness listening list, which highlight some of the struggles and solutions communities are using to tackle the issue of homelessness. They also veer off topic to discuss other podcasts they're enjoying lately, including Finding Fred, Scattered, and Last Day.

Duration:00:28:00

Gimme Shelter co-host, Matt Levin

12/26/2019
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In this interview, we talk to Matt Levin, who co-hosts Gimme Shelter: The California Housing Crisis Podcast. PBC members worldwide listened to an episode of The Gimme Shelter podcast as part of our December listening list on Homelessness. The episode we listened to was titled “L.A., Houston mayors on housing and homelessness,” which was a collection of interviews with big city mayors on housing and homelessness.

Duration:00:17:37

Planet Money host, Sarah Gonzalez

12/14/2019
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In this interview, Jenna (chapter leader of the virtual chapter of PBC) chats with Sarah Gonzalez, host and reporter on the Planet Money podcast. The theme for the December PBC playlist was Homelessness and we listened to an episode of Planet Money titled “#913: Counting the Homeless,” which looked at ways communities are helping the homeless.

Duration:00:28:08

Free Will Listening List Roundup

12/6/2019
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Adela chats with a guest co-host, Zachary Davis, about the Free Will podcast listening list, which featured episodes that explore free will through various lenses, including science, philosophy, religion, and stories.

Duration:00:31:14

Jay Acunzo, host of Unthinkable

11/17/2019
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In this interview, Jenna (chapter leader of the virtual chapter of PBC) chats with Jay Acunzo, the host of the Unthinkable podcast. The theme for the October PBC playlist was “Disruption” and we listened to an episode of Unthinkable titled “How to Reinvent Live Music,” which highlights Sofar Sounds as a new way to experience music.

Duration:00:27:54

Disruption Listening List Roundup

11/7/2019
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Adela and Sara discuss the Disruption listening list & then diverge to talk about what else they're listening to.

Duration:00:34:30

Whitney Johnson, host of Disrupt Yourself

10/22/2019
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In this interview, Adela chats with Whitney Johnson, the host of the Disrupt Yourself podcast. The theme for the October PBC playlist was “Disruption” and we listened to an episode of Disrupt Yourself with Whitney Johnson titled “#100: Take the Right Kinds of Risks.”

Duration:00:34:39

Roundup of the Radiolab G Series

9/28/2019
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Adela and Sara discuss the G series from Radiolab, which explored the concept of intelligence. They then diverge, as usual, to talk about other podcast recommendations.

Duration:00:27:01

Bonus episode: Crossover with Inside Podcasting

9/23/2019
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This is a special bonus episode that features the first episode of the Inside Podcasting podcast. Skye Pillsbury, the editor of the Inside Podcasting newsletter, is now the host of their new podcast. We're featuring the entirety of their first episode, which is an interview with Ian Chillag, the host of Everything is Alive.

Duration:00:40:31

Roundup of Secrets Listening List

9/4/2019
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Adela and Sara discuss the podcast playlist on Secrets, which included episodes from TED Radio Hour, The Tip Off, Family Secrets, and Showcase from Radiotopia. The playlist was curated by Becca Bryers, who hosts a podcast called Multi Story.

Duration:00:29:30

Mohamed El Abed, creator of the Secrets Series on Showcase from Radiotopia

8/27/2019
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An interview with the creator behind Secrets series that appeared on the Showcase from Radiotopia podcast, Mohamed El Abed. Podcast Brunch Club members worldwide listened to the first episode in the Secrets series that ran on Showcase as part of our podcast listening list on the theme of Secrets.

Duration:00:19:34

The Tip Off creator, Maeve McClenaghan

8/21/2019
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In this interview, Stevie (PBC chapter leader in Minneapolis) chats with the creator behind The Tip Off, Maeve McClenaghan. Podcast Brunch Club members worldwide listened to an episode of The Tip Off as part of our podcast listening list on the theme of Secrets. The episode, entitled “Ep. 18 All the President’s Club Men,” tells the story of Madison Marriage, a journalist for the Financial Times, who went undercover at an exclusive fundraising event to expose its sleazy underbelly. Here’s a...

Duration:00:22:09

Roundup of the Breaking the News playlist

8/10/2019
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Adela and Sara discuss the podcast playlist on Breaking the News, which included episodes from Crazy/Genius, After the Fact, Recode Decode, and The NewsWorthy.

Duration:00:28:50

PostSecret Founder, Frank Warren

8/1/2019
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An interview with the founder of PostSecret, Frank Warren. PostSecret is a project that allows people to send in anonymous, decorated postcards with a secret on it. Frank was one of the featured TED Talks on an episode of the TED Radio Hour that PBC members listened to as part of the podcast listening list on Secrets.

Duration:00:30:11

After the Fact podcast host, Dan LeDuc

7/17/2019
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This interview is hosted by Steve, the leader of our Minneapolis chapter. Steve talks to Dan LeDuc, the host of After the Fact from The Pew Charitable Trusts. We featured an episode of After the Fact entitled “Finding Facts” on the podcast listening list on Breaking the News. Some of the things they talked about: The Pew Charitable Trusts latest Trend journal feature on “The Future of Water” Dan’s favorite episode of After the Fact is “Scientists at Work: 'The Jane Goodall of Penguins'”...

Duration:00:15:17

The NewsWorthy podcast host, Erica Mandy

7/10/2019
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Erica Mandy, the founder and host of the theNewsWorthy, chats with Jenna Spinelle, one of the co-leaders of our virtual PBC chapter. We featured an episode of The NewsWorthy on the podcast listening list on Breaking the News. Get involved in the podcast discussion! Find out how Podcast Brunch Club works. Join PBC: newsletter, in-person chapter, Facebook Group, twitter, subreddit Join Audible Feast: website, newsletter, Facebook, twitter Audio editing and production by Steven Zampanti of...

Duration:00:20:40

PBC Live: Beijing chapter discussion about the China playlist

6/28/2019
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An exciting bonus episode! Live from the Beijing PBC chapter meeting, we get to be a fly on the wall during their discussion about the Understanding China podcast listening list.

Duration:01:02:30

Understanding China Roundup

6/23/2019
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Adela and Sara discuss the podcast playlist on Understanding China, which included episodes from Sinica, Planet Money, and Intelligence Squared US. Then, as usual, they diverge from the assigned listening list to talk about other podcasts we’re listening to.

Duration:00:31:45

Kaiser Kuo, co-host of the Sinica podcast

6/17/2019
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A discussion with Kaiser Kuo, the co-host of the Sinica podcast, about the episodes we featured on our Understanding China podcast playlist.

Duration:00:19:47