The Big Listen

The Big Listen

There are tens of thousands of podcasts out there. So how do you know what to listen to? On The Big Listen — THE broadcast about podcasts from WAMU and NPR — host Lauren Ober introduces you to podcasts you might not have ever heard of, and gives you the inside scoop on shows you already love. Through interviews, listener recommendations, show snippets and more, The Big Listen helps you curate your perfect playlist.

Episodes

Denis O'Hare and the Danger of Dinner Parties @

📆 2017-11-16 18:45 / 00:49:55


Chris Gethard and the Art of Deep Listening @

📆 2017-11-09 14:35 / 00:50:08



Glynn Washington Spooked Me The H*** Out @

📆 2017-10-26 16:46 / 00:49:58


JD Samson On Making Podcast Music "More Boring" @

📆 2017-10-19 17:17 / 00:49:29


For DeRay Mckesson, It Started With A Newsletter @

📆 2017-10-12 17:24 / 00:50:53


Moose On The Loose: A Canada Special (Encore) @

📆 2017-10-05 16:00 / 00:50:09


Angela Rye, Queen of Sophistiratchet @

📆 2017-09-28 18:45 / 00:50:35


Getting Invisible With Hanna Rosin & Alix Spiegel (Encore) @

📆 2017-09-21 17:30 / 00:50:17


Abbi Jacobson Is A Piece Of Work @

📆 2017-09-14 18:02 / 00:50:09


36 Questions for Jonathan Groff @

📆 2017-09-07 17:49 / 00:50:24


Lauren Lapkus Is Our Special Guest! (Encore) @

📆 2017-08-31 13:30 / 00:50:55


Tavi Gevinson, Rookie (Podcast) of the Year (Encore) @

📆 2017-08-24 13:30 / 00:50:34


Larenz Tate Goes Old School With Bronzeville (Encore) @

📆 2017-08-17 13:47 / 00:50:40


Falling In Love With Jonathan Groff: The Special @

📆 2017-08-15 20:17 / 00:23:00


We Need To Talk About S-Town (Encore) @

📆 2017-08-10 13:30 / 00:51:03


Adventure Times! Podcasts Celebrating Travel and Exploration @

📆 2017-08-03 23:27 / 00:50:09


Munching Mini Eggs With Ronna & Beverly (Encore) @

📆 2017-07-27 16:15 / 00:51:52


LeVar Burton Reads (To You) @

📆 2017-07-20 21:08 / 00:50:14


Getting Invisible With Hanna Rosin And Alix Spiegel @

📆 2017-07-13 20:45 / 00:50:13


Gillian Jacobs Gets Squeaky Clean With Podcasts @

📆 2017-07-06 15:00 / 00:51:08


Moose On The Loose: Podcasting Canada's Sesquicentennial @

📆 2017-06-29 19:45 / 00:50:57



Tegan & Sara, Podcast Super Fans @

📆 2017-06-15 16:51 / 00:50:59


The Tegan & Sara Pride Special! @

📆 2017-06-12 17:34 / 00:24:08


Katie Couric Is No One's Sweetheart (Encore) @

📆 2017-06-08 16:16 / 00:51:12


The Unraveling of Bill Cosby @

📆 2017-06-01 19:08 / 00:50:42


Lauren Lapkus Is Our Special Guest! @

📆 2017-05-25 18:21 / 00:51:58


Malcolm Gladwell Will Make You Cry (Encore) @

📆 2017-05-18 14:00 / 00:51:42


Mother's Day Extravaganza: Pods and Broads! @

📆 2017-05-11 21:47 / 00:50:57


Tavi Gevinson, Rookie (Podcast) of the Year @

📆 2017-05-05 00:44 / 00:51:43


A More Perfect Podcast (Remix) @

📆 2017-04-27 19:51 / 00:52:08


We Need To Talk About S-Town @

📆 2017-04-20 17:46 / 00:51:57


Munching Mini Eggs With Ronna & Beverly @

📆 2017-04-13 20:11 / 00:51:15


The Ronna & Beverly Passover Special! @

📆 2017-04-10 22:03 / 00:22:49


Oprah Says: You Get A Podcast! (Encore) @

📆 2017-04-06 14:00 / 00:52:07


Gillian Jacobs Gets Squeaky Clean With Podcasts @

📆 2017-03-30 16:59 / 00:52:24


Katie Couric Is No One's Sweetheart @

📆 2017-03-23 20:01 / 00:52:59


Hardcore Listening With Dan Carlin (Encore) @

📆 2017-03-16 13:00 / 00:51:58


Talking Wife Life With Cameron Esposito And Rhea Butcher @

📆 2017-03-09 19:48 / 00:52:08


Susan Orlean Loves To Cry (Remix) @

📆 2017-03-02 16:00 / 00:52:10


Larenz Tate Goes Old School With Bronzeville @

📆 2017-02-23 20:18 / 00:52:00


Anna Sale Wants To Be Uncomfortable @

📆 2017-02-16 18:51 / 00:51:43


Valentine's Day Special: Love, Romance and Lost Wedding Rings @

📆 2017-02-09 20:28 / 00:51:10


Malcolm Gladwell Will Make You Cry @

📆 2017-02-02 20:12 / 00:51:21


Al Letson Reveals Errthang (Encore) @

📆 2017-01-26 19:56 / 00:52:07


Inauguration Special: Are Presidents Really People Too? @

📆 2017-01-19 22:02 / 00:51:39


Susan Orlean Loves To Cry @

📆 2017-01-12 21:16 / 00:51:48


Susan Orlean Loves To Cry @

📆 2017-01-12 21:16 / 00:51:48


Warehouse Workers, UNITE! (Rebroadcast) @

📆 2017-01-05 19:47 / 00:50:24


The Future is Podcasting @

📆 2016-12-29 22:14 / 00:51:04


Admitting You Have A Problem (Rebroadcast) @

📆 2016-12-22 17:14 / 00:50:09


Oberdose (Get It?!) @

📆 2016-12-15 20:15 / 00:51:11


You Get A Podcast! @

📆 2016-12-08 21:27 / 00:51:53


Review This Podcast @

📆 2016-12-01 19:27 / 00:51:49


Roadtrippin' Across America @

📆 2016-11-23 21:07 / 00:50:58


The Family That Podcasts Together @

📆 2016-11-17 18:49 / 00:50:48


Warehouse Workers, UNITE! @

📆 2016-11-10 19:21 / 00:50:36


Election Extravaganza! @

📆 2016-11-03 19:35 / 00:49:50


Occupy This Podcast @

📆 2016-10-27 19:54 / 00:50:18


It's A Stampede! @

📆 2016-10-20 20:21 / 00:50:41


Admitting You Have A Problem @

📆 2016-10-13 16:31 / 00:49:58


Santa Is A Big, Big Fan @

📆 2016-10-06 18:05 / 00:50:07


The Big Listen Preview @

📆 2016-09-29 23:19 / 00:01:52