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Find That Pod # 49

Five Great New Podcasts

Welcome to the 49th edition of Find That Pod.

Welcome subscribers new and not so new! Glad you’ve joined us. This week we shot right by a pretty monumental subscriber count, so thank you all for continuing to tune in to the newsletter as we approach the one year mark. You can always go back and view our entire archive of podcast recommendations in our here.

Now that a lot more of us are starting to work from home due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, we’re all going to need a lot more podcasts to listen to, aren’t we? Don’t worry, I’m here to help:

The Retro Cinema Podcast

Ah, the 80’s. A more innocent time, filled with plenty of nostalgia for kids like me. The toys, the music, the mixtapes, the Walkman, Hip-Hop, Transformers, the video games, the ridiculous clothes, and of-course the awesome and equally cheesy movies. These are just some of the cultural stalwarts that defined the decade that is now, somehow by one count over 40 years ago (WTF?!). The Retro Cinema Podcast is a great resource for experiencing that nostalgia through terrific reviews of movies that made an appearance during the greedy ’80s.

Website | Listen on: Apple Podcasts | SpotifyPodChaserOvercast | Not sure where to start? Start with this episode: Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure (there’s a sequel coming!)

Life Kit: Parenting

From NPR comes this relative newcomer to the sphere of parenting podcasts. Topics include things like how to talk to your kids about death, talking race with your children, the idea of kindness, screen-time, and the usual hot-button parenting topics.  Worth a listen if you’ve got kids of any age.

Website | Listen on: Apple Podcasts | PodChaserOvercast | Not sure where to start? Start with this episode: When the News is Scary, What to Say to Kids

Marriage & Martinis

This no-holds-barred podcast is one of the most authentic relationship shows I’ve had the pleasure of stumbling onto. Married couple Danielle and Adam don’t hold back with their stories of love, sex, embarrassment, parenting, struggles, humiliation and every other aspect of marriage one tends to encounter in a long-term relationship. Honestly, one of the more relatable and refreshing podcasts you’ll encounter.

Website | Listen on: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | PodchaserOvercast | Not sure where to start? Start with this episode: Little Gestures, Big Payoff

Off-Camera With Sam Jones

Part TV-Show available on the Direct TV network and now also podcast, Off-Camera is an interview show in which famed celebrity photographer and director, Sam Jones conducts intimate and interesting interviews with some of today’s biggest stars, musicians, directors, other photographers and more in a one-on-one setting. Sam is known for his visual art, but obviously has a real talent for the long-form conversational interview.

Website | Listen on: Apple Podcasts | SpotifyPodChaserOvercast | Not sure where to start? Try this episode: Robert Downey Jr. 2

Resources Radio

Much of the world is defined by the way we’ve used up and are currently using its resources. As a society, it would seem that we are on the precipice of continuing to hurtle into a precarious future with unknown and unintended consequences. In this intelligent weekly discussion, topics such as climate change, electricity generation, ecosystems and more are discussed and dissected.

Website | Listen on: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | PodchaserOvercast | Not sure where to start? Start with this episode: 40 Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future