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Author Topic: Amusing podcasts  (Read 714 times)

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Amusing podcasts
« on: July 26, 2019, 07:31:56 am »
What are you all listening to in the way of podcasts that are not specifically Pagan or religious? Feel free to rec things in the thread, or to call out especially good episodes.
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Re: Amusing podcasts
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2019, 07:35:41 am »
What are you all listening to in the way of podcasts that are not specifically Pagan or religious? Feel free to rec things in the thread, or to call out especially good episodes.

So, I started this because I am nearly done listening to the first season of the very sensibly named David Tennant Does A Podcast, which I've been taking my time with because it's delightful. It's a very low-structure conversational podcast with different people (whom he clearly knows well) ranging from Michael Sheen to Olivia Colman to Gordon Brown to Ian McKellan (and many others!).

I really love the kindness of it, and the way the conversations range from complex things to much simpler pleasures or enjoyments.

More teasers from the podcast Twitter feed.
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Re: Amusing podcasts
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2019, 12:13:04 pm »
What are you all listening to in the way of podcasts that are not specifically Pagan or religious? Feel free to rec things in the thread, or to call out especially good episodes.

I hit cookin' stuff, usually. One of my all-time favorites is Alton Brown's podcast with William Shatner. He's chillin' at his place makin' old fashioned biscuits and gravy. Alton is fanboying so hard at Shatner in this one. It's beautiful. A lot of good information in this episode, especially regarding the perfect biscuit.
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Re: Amusing podcasts
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2019, 06:54:17 pm »
What are you all listening to in the way of podcasts that are not specifically Pagan or religious? Feel free to rec things in the thread, or to call out especially good episodes.

More interesting than amusing, this.

And I confess I've not actually listened to the original podcast...

I'm currently watching Amazon Prime series Lore, which I gather was produced off the back of a popular podcast.

I really enjoyed the format of the first season, kind of blend of a reconstruction and factual content. I'm one ep into S2 and it seems to be favouring the reconstruction format much more heavily, with just a touch of factual 'follow up' at the conclusion.
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Re: Amusing podcasts
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2019, 07:03:34 pm »
I'm currently watching Amazon Prime series Lore, which I gather was produced off the back of a popular podcast.

I really enjoyed the format of the first season, kind of blend of a reconstruction and factual content. I'm one ep into S2 and it seems to be favouring the reconstruction format much more heavily, with just a touch of factual 'follow up' at the conclusion.

I listen to Lore as a podcast (and the Amazon show is on my to watch list when I get there.) The podcast is not immensely footnoted, but the episodes where he's talked about topics I know well, the info has been pretty much in keeping with well-researched things.
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Re: Amusing podcasts
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2019, 08:34:35 pm »
I'm currently watching Amazon Prime series Lore, which I gather was produced off the back of a popular podcast.

I really enjoyed the format of the first season, kind of blend of a reconstruction and factual content. I'm one ep into S2 and it seems to be favouring the reconstruction format much more heavily, with just a touch of factual 'follow up' at the conclusion.

I listen to Lore as a podcast (and the Amazon show is on my to watch list when I get there.) The podcast is not immensely footnoted, but the episodes where he's talked about topics I know well, the info has been pretty much in keeping with well-researched things.

I just watched the first episode of season one since Perdita mentioned it. Been meaning to look into it for a while. It was interesting, but I think I might check out the podcast since that sounds more my speed from what Jenett was saying here. I thought the reconstruction(though not bad)interfered with the facts and actual folklore I wanted to know more about. I see that season 2 is a way lower rating, probably for the reasons mentioned above. Don't think I'll be touching it since the reconstruction stuff is ever more present.

...I remembered something! I read Murder Minute- it features gory true crime stories(with pictures). It now has a podcast, not sure if I'll listen to it since I like how it's presented in the app/blog already. Though, I honestly have to take a break from it sometimes. Good fodder for stories, though.
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