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    Caliphate Is a Breathtaking Investigation of ISISThe New York Times podcast answers an essential question: “Who are we fighting, anyway?”
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    In the Dark Is a Scathing and Meticulous True-Crime PodcastWith the quiet precision of a scalpel, In the Dark’s second season is the very best version of the genre.
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    You Can Finally Listen to Podcasts With Your Apple WatchRun and podcast at the same time.
  5. How Will Amy Schumer’s Huge Spotify Deal Change the Podcast Industry?Spotify is reportedly paying more than $1 million for rights to Schumer’s podcast.
  6. What to Expect from Dissect’s Deep Dive on Frank OceanThe third season of Spotify’s excellent music podcast will focus on Frank Ocean’s 2016 album Blonde.
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    The Habitat Is a Charming Podcast About Interplanetary DreamersThe Gimlet Media podcast is far from perfect, but in flashes and sparks, it is galactically exquisite.
  8. Why the New York Times Is Making a Podcast About ISISCaliphate is a stunner of a podcast. Here’s how it all came together.
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    Sandra Is a Tech Thriller for the Age of Siri and AlexaBut as a podcast, it’s jarringly incomplete.
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    Empire on Blood Is a Compelling But Frustrating PodcastA heartbreaking story lies at the center of this true-crime podcast.
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    If Nathan for You Were a Podcast, It’d Sound a Lot Like Personal BestIt’s a self-improvement show for people who don’t like self-improvement.
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    Lore Podcast Creator Signs Exclusive Deal With HowStuffWorksAaron Mahnke will develop a slate of new programming for the podcast giant.
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    10 Podcasts We Can’t Wait to Listen to This SpringFrom an icy Norwegian valley to the wizarding world to New America, this selection boasts a strong and iridescent sense of place.
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    Wolverine: The Long Night Is a Bold Experiment for MarvelWe’ll see where the Marvel podcast goes, but it’s off to a very promising start.
  15. West Cork Is a Meticulous and Thoughtful True-Crime PodcastThe Audible podcast is vastly more soulful than many of its true-crime peers.
  16. Vox Media to Launch Daily News Podcast Called Today, ExplainedThe new podcast will debut on February 19.
  17. Pod Save America Is Heading to HBOWe smell a trend.
  18. The Onion’s New Podcast Is a Loony True-Crime ParodyA Very Fatal Murder is no American Vandal, but it’s genuinely entertaining.
  19. The Modern Love Team Picks Their 9 Favorite Podcast EpisodesFeaturing stories read by Colin Farrell, Ruth Negga, Michael Shannon, and more.
  20. Podcasts Are Hollywood’s Hottest New Source MaterialWith screen adaptations of Dirty John, 2 Dope Queens, and Welcome to Night Vale in the works, podcasts are starting to look like the new comic books.
  21. True-Crime Podcast Criminal Is Launching a Love-Themed Spinoff“These are stories about how we wander around being vulnerable and then do something daring.”
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    I’m Jazzed About This New Winter Olympics PodcastThe Podium will offer recaps of the previous day’s competitions, updates on overnight developments, and human-interest segments.
  23. Atlanta Monster Is a Different Kind of True-Crime PodcastIt examines the notorious Atlanta child murders that took place between 1979 and 1981.
  24. Slow Burn Is the Watergate Podcast You Didn’t Know You NeededIt examines in great detail what it was like to live through a major political scandal.
  25. The 12 Podcasts We Can’t Wait to Hear in 2018Marvel’s first podcast, a new season of Invisibilia, a ton of true-crime investigations, and more.
  26. Feral Audio, a Top Podcast Network, Being Shut Down by Founder After Abuse ClaimDustin Marshall is wrapping production to seek treatment following an ex-girlfriend’s account of being harassed.
  27. The 10 Best Podcast Episodes of 2017Culminating with the most shocking moment in podcasts this year.
  28. Apple’s Podcast Analytics Reckoning Is Upon UsFor better or worse, podcast producers and advertisers alike will know all about listener behavior.
  29. The 10 Best Podcasts of 2017The year started with back-to-back phenomenons in Missing Richard Simmons and S-Town.
  30. 6 Appetizing Food and Cooking-Themed Podcasts for You to SavorFrom cuisine-based comedy to gourmet philosophizing.
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    The Strange Story of the Most Mysterious Video Game of All TimeAlien abduction, men in black, and so much more.
  32. 6 Unsettling Podcasts to Freak You Out This Halloween SeasonBecause This American Life just isn’t spooky enough.
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    Dirty John Is a Stunning Story, But Why Is It a Podcast?The L.A. Times podcast is a crude re-creation of a deftly written feature.
  34. The Best Podcasts of 2017 (So Far)S-Town, Missing Richard Simmons, The Heart, and more.
  35. 11 Great Podcasts to Check Out This FallAn interview series with the Mountain Goats, a Civil War podcast, and a whole lot of true-crime stories.
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    Radiorama Brings Futurama Back to Life in Podcast FormThis one-off podcast has many of the things that made Futurama so adored.
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    The Heaven’s Gate Podcast Promises an In-depth Look at the Infamous Cult“What leads people to follow a leader to the point of self-destruction? That seems especially relevant right now.”
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    Can a Podcast Improve the Oral History?In Origins, James Andrew Miller puts a new spin on the oral history concept.
  39. The Plot Isn’t the Point on the Star-Studded Podcast HomecomingThough it’s billed as a psychological thriller, Homecoming is a podcast that thrives on the talent of its actors’ conversations, not its plot.
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    2 Dope Queens Is Getting Some Hopefully Dope HBO SpecialsConsider this the logical apotheosis of a project that largely serves as a showcase for two very talented individuals.
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    Preet Bharara Will Discuss Issues of ‘Justice and Fairness’ on New WNYC PodcastHe’s just the latest in a growing trend of liberal-leaning politicians and political operatives taking up podcasting.
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    Ear Hustle Is an Utterly Fascinating Look at Prison LifeThe Radiotopia podcast is produced by inmates who live inside California’s San Quentin State Prison.
  43. summer selections 2017
    12 Fascinating Podcasts to Stream at the Beach, As Chosen by CreatorsHandpicked by Reggie Osse, Michael Barbaro, Phoebe Judge, and Lauren Spohrer.
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    30 for 30 Podcasts Is Like This American Life, But for SportsIt’s a podcast where sports stories of greater narrative ambition can flourish.
  45. 36 Questions Defines the Concept of the Podcast MusicalPodcast musicals are innovative takes in a relatively young art form, and 36 Questions is an example of how to do them right.
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    WNYC and MoMA Are Making an Artsy Podcast with Broad City’s Abbi JacobsonTwo major New York cultural institutions are coming together to make a podcast baby.
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    The Studio Behind Welcome to Night Vale Is Debuting Two New Nonfiction PodcastsThey’re called Conversations With People Who Hate Me and I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats.
  48. Podcast Review: Mogul: The Life and Death of Chris LightyMogul pushes the genre, and the form, in new directions.
  49. Apple Is About to Profoundly Change the Podcast IndustryThe tech giant will provide publishers with more data about listener behavior — and advertisers will be paying close attention.
  50. New Podcast Cosby Unraveled Explores Bill Cosby’s Life and DownfallThe new podcast will run during the comedian’s sexual-assault trial.
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