The New York Times Podcast Club

38 Episodes

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How to Set & Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions

January 8th, 2018


With resolutions on the mind, we decided to start 2018 with a very on-the-nose episode.


December 11th, 2017


We recently learned that the next episode of Radiotopia's "The Heart" will be its last, at least for the foreseeable future. We're going back to the archives to discuss the story of a Pakistani-American woman's …

5- Presidential Immunity

December 7th, 2017


This new series puts Roman Mars, the well known host of "99 Percent Invisible," in the role of Constitutional Law 101 student. The hope, Mars says, …

I've Had Better

November 27th, 2017


Several podcasts that we've discussed in this group raise fascinating ethical questions about the role of the producer and the audience. We no doubt …

I Want That Purple Stuff

October 16th, 2017


This week we're talking about "The Nod," a Gimlet show co-hosted by Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings. We'll also be discussing this on stage at the Greene Space in New York on Monday, Oct. 23. Quick warning: We heard from …

The Real Thing | 1

October 9th, 2017


Several members of our Podcast Club Facebook group have been posting about "Dirty John," a six-part podcast from the L.A. Times that launched last week. Members have said that they're totally hooked by the story, and …

Don’t Mess With Roy Cohn, by Ken Auletta

October 2nd, 2017


On the heels of the death of S. I. Newhouse Jr., the owner of The New Yorker, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Architectural Digest and other magazines, and …

American Surrogate

September 18th, 2017


This week we're discussing an episode of NPR's new international show, "Rough Translation." The idea of the show, as an introductory post on NPR's site explained, is that each episode travels "to a different country to …

3. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

September 11th, 2017


This week, we're discussing "By the Book," from Panoply. The premise is delightfully simple: the co-hosts Jolenta Greenberg and Kristen Meinzer — one …

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