The Podcast Edit

Whether you’re podcast-obsessed or about to get hooked for the first time, our Podcast Edit is sure to have something for you. We’ve even put our selections into easy-to-search interest categories, for your convenience. 


Just the Gist

Rosie Waterland ‘gives the gist’ of any topic she finds interesting to her comedian friends by recapping the things that she has learned that week, that they know nothing about … and don’t necessarily need to know about. So If you want to know just enough about something to get you through a dinner party, this will give you just the gist. (Description by PodcastOne Australia.)

You’re Wrong About 

Mike and Sarah are journalists obsessed with the past. Every week, they reconsider an event or person or trend that’s been miscast in the public imagination. (Description by Michael Hobbes & Sarah Marshall.)

The Alarmist

They say history repeats itself … not on The Alarmist’s watch! The Plague. The sinking of The Titanic. The Donner Party disaster. The break-up of the Beatles. Writer/performer Rebecca Delgado-Smith (The Good Place) and guests scrutinize history’s greatest disasters to figure out what went wrong, and most importantly, who’s to blame. (Description by Earios.)


My Favorite Murder

Lifelong fans of true crime stories, Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, tell each other their favorite tales of murder and hear hometown crime stories from friends and fans. (Description by Exactly Right.)

Man In The Window 

In Man in the Window, Paige St John – a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter – has uncovered never-before-revealed details about the man who would eventually become one of California’s most deadly serial killers. From Wondery and the L.A. Times, comes a new series that traces his path of devastation through his victims’ eyes. (Description by L.A. Times.)


Serial is a podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial unfolds one story – a true story – over the course of a whole season. The show follows the plot and characters wherever they lead, through many surprising twists and turns. Sarah won’t know what happens at the end of the story until she gets there, not long before you get there with her. (Description by WBEZ.)


How To Fail

How To Fail with Elizabeth Day is a podcast that celebrates the things that haven’t gone right. Every week, a new interviewee explores what their failures taught them about how to succeed better. (Description by howtofail.)

10 Things That Scare Me

10 Things That Scare Me is a tiny podcast about our biggest fears. In each episode, one person talks. Alone in a room. It could be anyone. It could be you. It’s someone driven by fears that keep them up at night, that define their lives, and inform their choices. This is a podcast about them, about you, about us, and the world we inhabit together. (Description by WNYC Studios.)


The Marie Forleo Podcast 

Named by Oprah as a thought leader for the next generation, and one of Inc.’s 500 fastest growing companies, Marie Forleo’s goal is to help you become the person you most want to be. In this show, Marie and her guests share actionable strategies for greater happiness, success, motivation, creativity, productivity, love, health, contribution and fulfillment — often with a lot of laughs. (Description by Marie Forleo.)

Happier with Gretchen Rubin 

Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast. Gretchen’s cohost and guinea pig is her younger sister, Elizabeth Craft, a TV writer and producer living in Los Angeles, who (lovingly) refers to Gretchen as her happiness bully. (Description by Gretchen Rubin / The Onward Project.)