My favorite podcasts

99% Invisible

“99% Invisible is a tiny radio show about design, architecture & the 99% invisible activity that shapes our world.” Website · RSS · iTunes

Desert Island Discs

“Kirsty Young asks castaways to choose eight records, a book and a luxury to take with them to the mythical desert island.” Website · RSS · iTunes

Design Matters

“Design Matters with Debbie Millman is a thought-provoking internet podcast, which profiles industry-leading graphic designers, change agents, artists, writers and educators.” Website · SoundCloud · iTunes

Fugitive Waves

“Lost recordings and shards of sound, along with new tales from remarkable people around the world — people with a mission, a purpose, a story to tell. Stories from the flip side of history.” Website · SoundCloud · iTunes

Gastropod

“Each episode, we look at the hidden history and surprising science behind a different food and/or farming-related topic, from aquaculture to ancient feasts, from cutlery to chile peppers, and from microbes to Malbec. We interview experts, visit labs, fields, and archaeological digs, and generally have lots of fun while discovering new ways to understand the world through food. We think these stories are fascinating, and we hope you will too.” Website · RSS · SoundCloud · iTunes

In Our Time

“Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the history of ideas - including topics drawn from philosophy, science, history, religion and culture.” Website · RSS · iTunes

Radiolab

“Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.” Website · RSS · iTunes

Spektrmodule

“This is an ambient/haunted music podcast curated by Warren Ellis, who is a writer from England.” Website · RSS · iTunes

Song Exploder

“A podcast where musicians take apart their songs, and piece by piece, tell the story of how they were made.” Website · RSS · iTunes

StartUp

“This is a series about what happens when someone who knows nothing about business starts one.” Website · RSS · iTunes

The Memory Palace

“Short, surprising stories of the past, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hysterical, always super-great. For history buffs, fans of public radio shows like This American Life, Radio Lab, and whatnot, and for all admirers of things that are super-great.” Website · RSS · iTunes

This American Life

“First-person stories and short fiction pieces that are touching, funny, and surprising.” Website · RSS · iTunes

TouchRadio

“TouchPod is the podcast for TouchRadio, which offers a selectqion of recordings, live or otherwise, from artists who are affiliated to or whose work appear on Touch.” Website · RSS · iTunes

Working

“David Plotz interviews Americans with interesting jobs about their workday.” Website · RSS · iTunes


Other things you can listen to: internet radio, album streams.