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We listen to a LOT of podcasts and bring you hand-picked moments that you just have to hear. Hosted by Gimlet's Brittany Luse and co-hosted by various podcasters who share why they do what they do.

We listen to a LOT of podcasts and bring you hand-picked moments that you just have to hear. Hosted by Gimlet's Brittany Luse and co-hosted by various podcasters who share why they do what they do.
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United States

Networks:

Gimlet Media

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We listen to a LOT of podcasts and bring you hand-picked moments that you just have to hear. Hosted by Gimlet's Brittany Luse and co-hosted by various podcasters who share why they do what they do.

Twitter:

@gimletmedia

Language:

English


Episodes

Gimlet Presents: Uncivil

10/9/2017
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America’s divided. And it always been. Uncivil, Gimlet’s new history podcast, takes you back to a time when America was so divided that it split in two. In each episode hosts Jack Hitt and Chenjerai Kumanyika ransack the official history of the Civil War… that boring, safety-first version you were taught in school. They’ll bring you untold stories of covert ops, mutiny, counterfeiting, and the 1860s version of drone warfare. And give you a better sense for how these forgotten struggles...

Duration: 00:26:34


Premiere Episode of The Nod!

7/17/2017
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It's finally here! Listen to the first episode of The Nod, Brittany's new show from Gimlet Media co-hosted with her best friend Eric Eddings. And when you are done listening, you can find out more about the show and subscribe here.

Duration: 00:15:40


Introducing Mogul

7/11/2017
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Brittany is back with another recommendation: Mogul: The Life and Death of Chris Lighty. It’s the story of the birth of hip-hop and a hip-hop legend, but it’s also about the darker side of the industry. It’s the story of how a kid from the Bronx, managed to rise so high. And how, when he got there, everything went so wrong. Hear the entire Mogul series here.

Duration: 00:17:09


Introducing The Pitch

7/7/2017
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Gimlet has its first reality show, and it's called The Pitch. Listen as real entrepreneurs pitch to real investors--for real money. In this episode, a startup founder pitches his plan to disrupt the hotel experience by transforming what happens when we look in the mirror.

Duration: 00:24:38


Introducing The Nod!

6/22/2017
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A sneak peak of Brittany's new show from Gimlet Media, hosted with her best friend Eric Eddings. Premieres July 17th!

Duration: 00:03:22


#31 True Crime

10/17/2016
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"True Crime" is perhaps the most talked about genre in podcasting but it's also a type of podcast that Brittany just can't stomach. Tracy Clayton of Buzzfeed's Another Round joins the show to discuss her love of these shows. Plus, Brittany talks to the creators of the only true crime podcast she's been able to enjoy. And a warning: since this episode is about true crime, the content may be disturbing to some listeners. There will be descriptions of sexual assault and violent crime, so...

Duration: 00:54:18


#30 'Ladies of Flavor'

10/3/2016
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Aminatou Sow, co-host of the Call Your Girlfriend podcast, joins Brittany to talk about cultural expectations of women. **Warning, this episode contains adult language** Episode #30 features clips from the following shows (please click below for hyperlink to episodes): Strangers, "The Waxing Virgin - Then and Now" Radio Diaries, "Episode 49: Majd's Diary, Two Years in the Life of a Saudi Girl" The Facts: "The Waxing Virgin" from Strangers was produced by Lea Thau and Paul Dreux...

Duration: 00:37:23


#29 'Cheat Codes'

9/26/2016
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Brittany shares one of her all-time favorite podcasts. Episode #29 features clips from the following shows (please click below for hyperlink to episodes): Myleik Teele's Podcast The Facts This episode was produced by Sarah Abdurrahman, Kate Parkinson-Morgan and Brittany Luse. It was edited by Annie-Rose Strasser and Peter Clowney. Our theme music was made by Micah Vellian and our ad music was made by Mark Phillips. The show was mixed by Haley Shaw. Sampler is a production of Gimlet...

Duration: 00:30:31


#28 'Cinderella With Micro Braids'

9/19/2016
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Fall's arrival has Brittany thinking about the new slate of TV shows, the start of the film/TV awards season and the state of representation in the media. Aisha Harris, host of Slate's Represent, joins Brittany to discuss some of the best podcast moments about diversity in Hollywood. Episode #28 features clips from the following episodes (please click below for hyperlink to episodes): Filmspotting, "#539 Mad Max/Fury Road and Top 5 Car Scenes" Slate's Represent, "The 'Racism Is Solved'...

Duration: 00:36:35


#27 'This Feels Terrible'

9/12/2016
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Two comedians, each with their own popular podcast, fall in love. And while recording their shows, they inadvertently capture the many ups and downs of their relationship. Episode #27 features clips from the following shows (please go to our website www.gimletmedia.com/sampler for links to the shows): This Feels Terrible with Erin McGathy Harmontown with Dan Harmon The Facts Special thanks to Erin McGathy, Dan Harmon, Dustin Marshall and Feral Audio. This episode was produced by...

Duration: 00:42:50


#26 Childish Podcasting

8/29/2016
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Brittany listens to an up-and-coming podcaster with an inspiring approach to hosting. And her boss tries to convince her that podcasts can be a part-time babysitter. Episode #26 features clips from the following episodes (please go to our website www.gimletmedia.com/sampler for links to all episodes): The Show About Science, "Episode 1: Science With Mom" The Show About Science, "Episode 2: Sea Creatures with Adam" The Show About Science,"Episode 3: Food Science With Shannon" The Show...

Duration: 00:33:53


#25 'Paul F. Tompkins, The Mayor of Podcastland'

8/22/2016
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Comedian and actor Paul F. Tompkins joins Brittany to discuss his prolific podcasting career. Also, Paul explains why he loves playing characters and hates "lazy comedy." **Warning, this episode contains adult language** Episode #25 features clips from the following episodes (please go to our website www.gimletmedia.com/sampler for links to all episodes): Comedy Bang Bang, "Episode 303: Puttering Around" Comedy Bang Bang, "Episode 31: Happy Black Friday" Ice-T: Final Level, "Episode...

Duration: 00:36:01


#24 'The Games We Play'

8/8/2016
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Gimlet producer Matthew Nelson guides Brittany through the world of sports fandoms, team loyalties and athlete rants. **Warning, this episode contains adult language** Episode #23 features clips from the following episodes (please go to our website www.gimletmedia.com/sampler for links to all episodes): Snap Judgment, "The Legend of Steve Davies" Pardon My Take, "Michael Rapaport 5/18/2016" espnW presents Be Honest with Cari Champion, "Kanye Rants. I Rant. We All Rant." The Starters,...

Duration: 00:37:51


#23 'A Binder Full Of Men'

8/1/2016
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As the election season heats up, Gimlet editor Annie-Rose Strasser highlights podcasts that help us understand the grueling, complex world of campaigning. Plus, Brittany gets the details on a politician’s “binder full of men.” **Warning, this episode contains adult language** Episode #23 features clips from the following episodes (please go to our website www.gimletmedia.com/sampler for links to all episodes): No One Knows Anything, "How to Destroy A Man With A Haircut" Politically...

Duration: 00:34:32


#22 'I’m An Obliger'

7/25/2016
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The sister duo of Happier Podcast visit the office to talk good habits, self-knowledge and balance. Also, the sisters listen to stories of people struggling to find happiness and dole out some helpful advice. **Warning, this episode contains adult language** Episode #22 features clips from the following episodes (please go to our website www.gimletmedia.com/sampler for links to all episodes): Tax Season, "The Therapy Episode" One Bad Mother, "Episode 23: Mom Guilt" The Tell Show,...

Duration: 00:37:27


#21 'Straight Outta Melbourne'

7/18/2016
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Wendy Zukerman, host of the new Gimlet show Science Vs, introduces Brittany to some of her favorite Aussie podcasts. Science Vs launches July 28, and you can check out a sneak peek wherever you listen to podcasts. **Warning, this episode contains adult language** Episode #21 features clips from the following episodes (please go to our website www.gimletmedia.com/sampler for links to all episodes): Australian Broadcasting Corporation, "Episode 6: The Two Stans" Better Off Dead with...

Duration: 00:28:18


#20 'Science O'Clock'

6/27/2016
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Brittany travels to NPR to meet the women behind the hit science podcast Invisibilia and learn more about their latest season. Things quickly get emotional... and a little musical.

Duration: 00:38:14


#19 'Belinda Blinked'

6/20/2016
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Brittany bravely leads us into the raunchy, bizarre world of "My Dad Wrote A Porno," which is exactly as it sounds: Jamie Morton reads his father's amateur erotic novel.

Duration: 00:22:59


#18 'Tickle Me'

6/13/2016
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We asked listeners to recommend funny podcast moments, and boy, did they come through! Our senior producer Sarah plays some of the best suggestions for Brittany.

Duration: 00:40:26


#17 'Kale-flavored Cheez-Its'

6/6/2016
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Brittany dives deep into the art of storytelling and interviewing with Max Linsky, co-host of the Longform podcast.

Duration: 00:38:48

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