Building Nexcast: Entrepreneur Brian Sanders is on a mission to create Nexcast, the "People's Podcast App." In this exciting twelve-part serialized podcast, he records the ups and downs of creating a company from scratch.
Direct Current: The U.S. Department of Energy's digital team brings us stories about power — how the electric grid lights up our homes, how "help desks" in America bring clean energy to far-off countries, how "soft costs" limit access to solar power, and more.
FOUND: Host Davy Rothbart has been tracking down the authors of lost and found notes for over fifteen years (he established Found Magazine back in 2001). In the new podcast, he documents his searches and explores the meaning behind the lost notes.
Love Me: This new show from CBC Radio tells beautifully-crafted tales of messy love between friends, between siblings, between spouses, between parents and their children, and even between strangers.
Not By Accident: Documentary film-maker Sophie Harper is a single mother, but not by accident. In this serialized podcast series, she shares her incredibly touching story, starting from day one of motherhood.
Politically Re-Active with W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu: Two comedians and longtime friends (and total political outsiders) discuss the presidential election as it unfolds, taking every opportunity to laugh along the way.
She Explores: In the show for and about women in the outdoors, host Gale Straub chats with inspiring guests like expert backpacker Liz Song and nature photographer Julie Hotz.
Sleepover: Host Sook-Yin Lee invites three total strangers facing tough personal problems to a sleepover, where each guest shares their best and most honest advice with one another.
Smarty Pants from The American Scholar: The smart new show from the quarterly magazine features a mix of interviews, reports, and long-form narratives on everything from culture to history to literature and beyond.
Within The Wires: The team behind Welcome to Night Vale and Alice Isn't Dead delivers a fantastic new serialized fictional podcast where the listener becomes an anonymous medical inmate, and the narrator is a mysterious relaxation instructor.