Science is big lately. As Bill Nye the Science Guy and Neil deGrasse Tyson enjoy their celebrity, more people are finding science to be fascinating. The trend has moved on to podcasting, too. Look around and you'll find any number of shows that talk science trends, ideas and possibilities.
There are dozens and dozens of sports podcasts out there. They come at you from all angles, about all sports, and usually with a barely-concealed bias. Here's one sports podcast that's up front about its bias, and the host's personality drives the show, and has driven his writing for years now.
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As more and more people are listening to podcasts, more is expected from the shows than just talking. Long-form storytelling has been one of the strengths of the new generation of podcasts. Some of the most popular podcasts are non-fiction, recounting mysterious occurrences, baffling crimes and other unfinished stories.
One of the best things the best podcasts do is make boring subjects listenable. Most people blanch at the thought of history, or politics, or economics. But a good podcast can cut through all the resistance and share some good information in an entertaining way. This is one of those podcasts, which is built off of one of the biggest books of the last decade.
Some of the best podcasts sound a lot like documentaries. They'll take an issue and let you know as much about it as the format will allow. One of the most fertile grounds for this kind of documentary is the social sciences - after all, wouldn't you like to know more about why you and the people around you behave the way you do?
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