Essays & Reviews

More Perfect: Podcasts, Pop History, and Historical Thinking

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Radiolab Presents More Perfect

There are two things I love about Radiolab Presents: More Perfect, the six-episode Radiolab spinoff produced by WNYC and co-hosted by Jad Abumrad. The first is this song - a quirky, catchy, mnemonic device for remembering the names of the eight current Supreme Court justices (plus nominee Merrick Garland):

Scholarly work on podcasting

I'm not sure how many subscribers on here study podcasting, but I recently came across a special issue of the Journal of Radio & Audio Media (22, no. 2, 2015) containing the symposium "Podcasting: A Decade in the Life of a 'New' Audio Medium," available online here. Lots of good subjects for discussion on there, including a piece about history podcasts.