Favorites from Lauren Spohrer, co-creator of the award-winning podcast, Criminal

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Hi - I'm Lauren Spohrer, co-creator of Criminal. I listen to a lot of excellent podcasts that fall into many different genres -- but here's a list of favorites that inspire me with their playfulness and nerve.Criminal is part of Radiotopia (www.radiotopia.fm), from PRX.

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Frank and emotional

November 21st, 2016


I sobbed throughout an entire flight listening to Aidy Bryant, Hannah Giorgis, Mindie Lind, June Squibb, Janet Mock, Meredith Talusan, Rachel Fleit and others speak frankly and emotionally about living in their bodies.

Art, audio and black resistance

November 21st, 2016


The Organist is a collaboration between one of my all-time favorite magazines, The Believer, and KCRW. In this episode, we learn about the …

A hilarious episode from one of my favorites

November 21st, 2016


The Heart is one of my favorite shows of all time, but this episode is hilarious and the one I find myself talking about most often.

Deadpan and eerie and wonderful

November 21st, 2016


I continue to be blown away by the wild stuff put out by the Welcome to Nightvale crew, and especially by Within the Wires. It’s a scripted, serialized work of fiction coming to you in the form of relaxation audio …

An incredible escape from slavery

January 25th, 2016


We were blown away by William and Ellen Craft’s incredible escape from slavery.

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