Lockdown Podcast Recommendations

Some of these are older episodes that warrant fresh listening. Others, like Time To Get My News From A River and You Can’t Meditate This Away were born out of COVID and the Black Lives Matter protests. He’s Still Neutral remains my favorite-ever podcast episode. It’s upbeat, which is good because sometimes your brain needs something positive to counteract the news. But then again, it’s also time to lean in to issues of race, class, disability and climate. I say mix it up a little, but do engage.

[Also, I have been streaming RRR community radio. The RRR Radiothon is coming up. The station hasn’t been receiving much in the way of sponsorship so listener subscriptions are important.]

 

 

Last Born in the Wilderness | Episode 199 | Kaczynski Moments: A Generation of Unabomber Acolytes (&Apostates) w/ John. H. Richardson

 

Ten Percent Happier | Episode 252 | You Can’t Meditate This Away: Race, Rage and the Responsibilities of Meditators

 

This American Life | Episode 706 | A Mess to Be Reckoned With

 

Home of the Brave | Time To Get My News From A River

 

Rumblestrip | Episode 1 | Our Show

 

Asian Enough | Weijia Jiang

 

Criminal | Episode 119 | He’s Still Neutral

 

Wind of Change | Episode 1 | My Friend Michael

 

Death, Sex & Money | Goodbye, John Prine

 

Homecooking | Episode 1 | Bean There, Done That

 

Up Ya Class | The OG Reservoir Dog: Catherine Deveny

 

Online Great Books | Episode 79 | Rooted in Community: Berry’s Jayber Crow

 

About Race | Episode 1 | Things Can Only Get Better

 

Dolly Parton’s America | The Only One For Me, Jolene

 

Over The Road | Our Punjabi Brothers

 

Listen Able | Dylan Alcott

 

 

 

 

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