Tag: podcasts

Samin Nosrat’s ‘Home Cooking’ Podcast Will Make Your Quarantine Cooking Better

If Netflix truly cared about those of us sequestered to our homes, with our shelves of beans and bad-news-addled brains, it would release either a new season of Queer Eye or another season of the similarly soothing Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat to help us bide our time. Alas, I have no pull at Netflix, and […]

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The Other Latif and the Radiolab Problem

The Other Latif—a new serialized podcast and radio show by Latif Nasser, a producer at the WNYC subsidiary Radiolab—is about a case of overlapping identities. After discovering that a detainee at Guantánamo Bay shares his name, Nasser (who had at one time gone by Abdul Latif) sets out to discover whether his Moroccan namesake, Abdul […]

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An Emergency Decades in the Making

How does an outbreak evolve into an epidemic and finally a pandemic? In Episode 4 of The Politics of Everything, hosts Laura Marsh and Alex Pareene discuss how the coronavirus crisis has been mishandled by the Trump Administration, as well as the history of institutional and governmental response to public-health crises. Their guest, Laurie Garrett, […]

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Modern Love Podcast: Uzo Aduba Reads ‘How Bibliophiles Flirt’

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Via Apple Podcasts | Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher Throughout her 20s, Karla Marie-Rose Derus prided herself on being a book lover. In fact, she considered her love of books to be an integral part of her identity (as exemplified by her OkCupid screen name, […]

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Was ‘Quake 2’ Half-Life before ‘Half-Life’ Released?

It’s pretty rare for a game to be legitimately revolutionary. Often times when a game gets called revolutionary, it’s probably over-hyped marketing and not really based on any changes the game is making to the idea of what games can be. Every so often though, there is a game that is generally considered revolutionary for […]

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What to Watch, Read and Listen to During Your Coronavirus Self-Quarantine

ImageFrom left, “The Good Place,” “Bluey” and “Knives Out” are among our recommendations for what to watch.Credit…From left, Justin Lubin/NBC; ABC Kids; Claire Folger/Lionsgate It is a bad time. Many people across the globe are sick with coronavirus. Those who aren’t are being encouraged to stay away from public spaces. Schools, museums, movie theaters, bars, […]

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Modern Love Podcast: Ali Fazal Reads ‘When Your Greatest Romance Is a Friendship’

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Via Apple Podcasts | Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher This week, the Modern Love podcast revisits Victor Lodato’s essay about his unlikely relationship with an octogenarian neighbor, “When Your Greatest Romance Is a Friendship.” Mr. Lodato’s essay discusses and rejects ageist ideas governing who can […]

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True Crime Favorites From New York Times Critics and Staff

In what might be considered a golden age of content, the true crime genre stands out as one that is consistently captivating audiences in every dark corner of the cultural landscape. A harrowing, vivid story like “Dirty John,” can go from the pages of a newspaper, to a podcast, to a scripted dramatic TV series. […]

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The Electability Trap

It’s impossible to know whether a political candidate is electable until they’ve actually been elected—but that hasn’t stopped pundits from speculating ad nauseam about the question. Episode 3 of The Politics of Everything investigates where the concept of electability comes from, the nature of the historical moments in which it crops up, and the risks we invite by […]

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TNR Podcasts: The Electability Trap

It’s impossible to know whether a political candidate is electable until they’ve actually been elected—but that hasn’t stopped pundits from speculating ad nauseam about the question. Episode 3 of The Politics of Everything investigates where the concept of electability comes from, the nature of the historical moments in which it crops up, and the risks we invite by […]

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What to Watch, Listen to and Cook During Your Coronavirus Self-Quarantine

ImageFrom left, “The Good Place,” “Bluey” and “Knives Out” are among our recommendations for what to watch.Credit…From left, Justin Lubin/NBC; ABC Kids; Claire Folger/Lionsgate It is a bad time. Many people across the globe are sick with coronavirus. Those who aren’t are being encouraged to stay away from public spaces. Schools, museums, movie theaters, bars, […]

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Smart Speakers Can Go Beyond Music

Music is far and away the most common use for the smart and internet-connected speakers infiltrating our homes in recent years — an estimated 144.3 million of them were shipped globally in 2019, according to the data analysis company IDC. That doesn’t mean these speakers should be used only to play music. Here are some […]

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Modern Love Podcast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw Reads ‘Recognizing What They Had, 20 Years Too Late’

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Via Apple Podcasts | Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher Working at a London bar when he was 18, Oliver Radclyffe developed a relationship with a regular customer that was neither purely romantic nor platonic. On this week’s Modern Love podcast, Gugu Mbatha-Raw reads Mr. Radclyffe’s […]

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HuffPost’s Top Editor Leaves for a Podcasting Company

In another shake-up of the digital news landscape, HuffPost’s editor in chief, Lydia Polgreen, announced Friday that she was departing the website for a sector that many in media see as more of a growth area: podcasting. Ms. Polgreen, who has led the website since 2016, said in a statement posted on Twitter that she […]

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‘Granblue Fantasy Versus’ Actually Teaches You How to Play a Fighting Game

Fighting games are one of the harder game types to get into. And though most fighting game communities can be rather welcoming to new players, the individual games are often horrible at explaining basic mechanics that are taken for granted in the fighting game space. Granblue Fantasy Versus aims to change that. Arc System Works […]

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Modern Love Podcast: Lesley Manville Reads ‘The Kindness, and Xanax, of Strangers’

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Via Apple Podcasts | Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher The first time Sally Hoskins was diagnosed with breast cancer, she sought the support of her friends, her boyfriend and a group of fellow patients. The second time Ms. Hoskins was diagnosed with breast cancer, she […]

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The Pied Pipers of the Dirtbag Left Want to Lead Everyone to Bernie Sanders

IOWA CITY — The people in the crowd were angry, and “Chapo Trap House” wanted them to stay that way. The five hosts of the popular socialist podcast wanted everyone to know they had all been lied to. About everything. The media they consumed was fake news aimed to distract them from the only war […]

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