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Podcast Brunch Club: like bookclub, but for podcasts

Podcast Brunch Club: like bookclub, but for podcasts


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Podcast Brunch Club: like bookclub, but for podcasts




Multi Story host, Becca Bryers

A conversation with the host of the Multi Story podcast & senior producer at BBC, Becca Bryers. We talked about her career, the importance of having conversations with older generations, and her favorite podcasts.


Generations Playlist Roundup

A discussion of the December podcast playlist on GENERATIONS. Plus 9 podcast recommendations and we hear thoughts from some of our PBC members worldwide.


Juleyka Lantigua-Williams, host of How to Talk to [Mamí & Papí] about Anything

A discussion with Juleyka Lantigua-Williams, an all-around podcast powerhouse who is the founder and CEO of Lantigua Williams & Co and hosts a number of shows including How to Talk to [Mamí & Papí] about Anything, which the PBC community listened to as part of the December podcast playlist on Generations. Lantigua Williams & Co is a digital media studio that has a long and impressive roster of podcasts including, Latina to Latina, Birthful, 70 Million, Feeling My Flo, and more.


Working Hard or Hardly Working? Playlist Roundup

A discussion of the November podcast playlist on WORKING HARD OR HARDLY WORKING? We also hear thoughts from some of our PBC members and share a few podcast recommendations.


Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People host, Chris Gethard

A discussion with Chris Gethard, the creator behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, or Beautiful/Anonymous for short. The premise of the podcast is this: 1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he can’t hang up first, no matter what. And the result is truly the name of the podcast: beautiful stories from anonymous people!


Navigating Uncertainty Listening List Roundup

A discussion of the October PBC podcast listening list on NAVIGATING UNCERTAINTY. We also hear thoughts from some of our PBC members and share a few podcast recommendations.


Freedom of Speech Listening List Roundup

On this roundup episode, Adela is joined by Paul Kondo, creator behind Podcast Gumbo (a weekly podcast discovery newsletter and a quick fun weekly podcast). Paul also curated the podcast listening list for PBC in September on the theme of Freedom of Speech.


Shaping Opinion host, Tim O’Brien

A discussion with Tim O’Brien, the creator behind Shaping Opinion. Podcast Brunch Club members worldwide listened to and discussed “The 1st Amendment: 45 Words that Shaped America” from Shaping Opinion in September 2020 when the theme of the podcast listening list was FREEDOM OF SPEECH.


Apologies Listening List Roundup

A discussion of the August PBC podcast listening list on Apologies. We also share a few podcast recommendations.


The Hardest Word host, Brett de Hoedt

A discussion with Brett de Hoedt, the creator behind The Hardest Word. Podcast Brunch Club members worldwide listened to and discussed “Apologies from parents to their kids” from the show as part of the August 2020 listening list on APOLOGIES.


Future Hindsight host and executive producer, Mila Atmos

A discussion with Mila Atmos, the host and executive producer of Future Hindsight. Podcast Brunch Club members worldwide listened to and discussed “The New Conspiracism: Nancy Rosenblum” from Future Hindsight as part of the listening list on Conspiracy.


Conspiracy Listening List Roundup

Adela and Sara dig into the July PBC podcast listening list on Conspiracy and then share some of their own podcast recommendations and get some podcast picks from the PBC community.


Last Day host and Lemonada Media co-founder, Stephanie Wittels Wachs

An interview Stephanie Wittels Wachs, the host of Last Day and co-founder of Lemonada Media. We talk about herher deep dive into the world of drug addiction and journey into podcasting. She is a true force!


Bonus episode: Inside Podcasting interview with hosts of Ear Hustle

We're dropping an episode of Inside Podcasting into the feed this week. Listen to this interview with Nigel Poor and Earlonne Woods, creators and hosts of Ear Hustle.


Therapy Listening List Roundup

In June, Podcast Brunch Club members worldwide listened to four podcast episodes about Therapy. In this episode of the PBC podcast, Sara and Adela share their takeaways and share their podcast recommendations.


Rough Translation host, Gregory Warner

A discussion with Gregory Warner, the host of Rough Translation. Rough Translation was on our Looking for Love playlist and was the podcast pick when we interviewed Sarah Gonzalez, host of Planet Money, and Rhaina Cohen, producer of Hidden Brain. Gregory also answers questions from a few of our PBC members!


Chapter Choice Roundup

Sara and Adela discuss the episodes on the PBC Chapter Leaders Favorite Episodes list and we hear from our chapter leaders in Moscow, San Francisco, Nairobi, New York, and Ames about what their chapter chose to do this month. We also get podcast recommendations from Phoebe Judge and Michael Ian Black!


Conversation Listening List Roundup

Sara and Adela discuss the Conversation listening list, which was curated for the PBC community by the one-and-only Adam Grant! The episodes included on the list were from Invisibilia, How’s Work? With Esther Perel, The Upgrade by Lifehacker, Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard, and WorkLife with Adam Grant. The episodes all had a theme of vulnerability and confrontation running through them. Then, they diverge to talk about other podcast recommendations.


Science Vs host, Wendy Zukerman

An interview with Wendy Zukerman, the host of the amazing Science Vs podcast. In normal days, Science Vs looks at fads and trends from the lens of science to help listeners suss out what is evidence-based. Since January 2020, meaning in these pandemic times, Wendy and the rest of the Science Vs has done some fantastic reporting on Coronavirus and upped their production schedule to putting out two episodes per week to help answer listener questions about the virus.


Happiness Listening List Roundup

Sara and Adela discuss the Happiness listening list, which offers perspectives on what we can do as individuals to achieve happiness, what governments can do, and how happiness has become an industry.