“Inside Stories” is a new podcast that mines Madison’s rich audio vaults for tales and tips on how to connect. Read more

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Josh Heath chats at length with the creators of “The Flop House” podcast. Catch them in a rare live appearance at Wisconsin Union Theater on Jan. 26. Read more


Podcast aficionado Chris Lay delves into some political potboilers: “Slow Burn,” which looks at new wrinkles in the Watergate case and Bill Clinton’s impeachment, and “The RFK Tapes,” a serpentine dissection of the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. Read more

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Chris Lay reports on two fascinating podcasts exploring the cult of personality, one that exposes yoga guru Bikram Choudhury and another profiling social self-help sensation/charlatan Teal Swan. Read more

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Holiday cheer from the masters of audio storytelling. We analyze the best holiday episodes from This American Life. Read more

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This week, we look at some podcasts that work through difficult subjects in a medium better known for true crime and comedy. Read more

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“American Bandito,” a new podcast series that just wrapped up its first season, is a fascinating dive into the lives of artists in Madison. Much of its success is due to the boundless curiosity and enthusiasm of creator Tom Ray. Read more

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In which podcasts turn their eye on Star Trek, hip-hop, and even podcasts. Read more

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Amazon enters the branded podcasts game with Audible Originals. The Butterfly Effect with Jon Ronson explores the effects of the proliferation of hardcore porn. Read more

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This week, we review some newer podcasts that are just hitting their stride. Plus, we dig into the podcast morgue. Read more

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We’re doing podcast reviews now. First up? All of the Above with Norman Lear, hosted by the comedy giant and political activist. Read more

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