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Castology

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PODCASTS! People love them! And those who don’t? Well, they just haven’t been enlightened yet. But how in the heck do you figure out which ones are worth listening to? Castology, that’s how. Each episode our Castologists Liz, Patrick and Zane will review some of the best (and sometimes not-so-best) … read more

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The Catch and Kill, Cut and Run, Second Life

Oi you. Yes you. It's time to find your newest podcast to listen to, via our Castologists. This week Nick gets on the true crime bandwagon with Ronan Farrow's The Catch and Kill; Liz goes with not-so-true crime with the Audible Original podcast (that's technically an audiobook) Cut and Run; and Zane gets his feminst on with a podcast on female entrepreneurship, Second Life. Then, stay tuned for all the reviews you can handle from last week's recommendations.

Liz Recommends - Cut and Run

https://www.audible.com/pd/Cut-and-Run-Audiobook/B082YHVMCG

Welcome to a tale of love, adventure, and organ theft.

In this charming, scripted audio crime comedy, Samantha Dugan (D’Arcy Carden) and Abe Lally (Sam Richardson) are best friends and partners in crime. They steal kidneys. Like all jobs, it’s complicated. Despite being Robin Hoods of organ thievery, Abe and Samantha are just the sweetest people.

Samantha, a professional con artist, uses her charms to steal kidneys from bad people and get them to good ones. Abe, Sam’s surgeon-in-crime on their illicit kidney theft operation, is using unfettered access to the human body to advance his research to cure diabetes. This gig is hell on their social lives.

This hilarious and twisted Audible Original tale features just about everything you could hope for: crime, punishment, law, order, love, romance, air travel, Ed Begley Jr., and a quinceañera.

Cut and Run, a star-studded scripted audio performance, boasts the talents of Meg Ryan (You’ve Got Mail) as The Narrator; Sam Richardson (VEEP) as Abe Lally; and D’Arcy Carden (The Good Place) as Samantha Dugan—plus the aforementioned Ed Begley, Jr. (Arrested Development) as Gordon Grimbsy, the amiable crime boss; Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) as Katie Reynolds, Abe’s girlfriend and best selling children’s book author; and Thomas Lennon (Reno 911) as Jeff Calvert, an FBI agent and unwitting organ donor. This Audible Original also features Eugene Cordero, Baron Vaughn, Carlos Alazraqui, Arturo del Puerto, Dustin Ybarra, Aaron Abrams, Ginger Gonzaga, Greg Santos, Oscar Montoya, Roberta Valderrama, and Shulie Cowen.

Cut and Run was written and co-produced by Ben Acker and Ben Blacker, the inventors of the first narrative fiction podcast, The Thrilling Adventure Hour.

For both: It's a serial, start from the start.

https://www.audible.com/pd/Cut-and-Run-Audiobook/B082YHVMCG

Nick Recommends - The Catch and Kill

For the past two years, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ronan Farrow has been following a trail of clues from his investigation of Harvey Weinstein to other blockbuster stories about the systems that protect powerful men accused of terrible crimes in Hollywood, Washington, and beyond. But he didn’t bring that information to light on his own. A compelling cast of sources—from brave whistleblowers to shadowy undercover operatives—decided the fate of these investigations, sometimes risking everything in the process. The Catch and Kill Podcast brings you their stories, in their own words, for the first time.

For both: It's a serial, start from the start.

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-catch-and-kill-podcast-with-ronan-farrow/id1487730212

Zane Recommends - Second Life

www.secondlifepod.com

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