Podcasts Our Writers Are Listening To

 In Culture, Feature

A compelling new podcast is music to our ears in the midst of the holiday rush, the perfect complement to wrapping presents, folding laundry, doing dishes or driving to work. It’s storytelling that can open you up to a brand-new world while accomplishing the most mundane tasks, allowing the wheels of your creativity to continue turning—no matter what you may be doing in the moment.

Check out this roundup of podcasts below, which keep our writers immersed in the world and excited about storytelling.

Rachel Brandt

On Being With Krista Tippett

This American Life

Twitter: @RachelEBrandt
Instagram: @RachelEBrandt

Latest pieces:

Issue 6 Editor Letter

Issue 5 Editor Letter


Mack Korris

Time Crisis on Apple Music’s Beats One, hosted by Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig

Song Exploder, exploring songs’ origins and production with the artist who created them.

-NPR’s All Songs Considered

Pop Culture Happy Hour

Instagram: @no_good_sharks
Twitter: @mack423

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Jorie Jacobi


Dear Sugars

Pod Save America

Latest Pieces:

To Become: The Self-Actualization Of Nashville Jewelry Designer Blaque Reily

A Conversation With Midwest-Born Screenwriter And Actress Stephanie Sanditz

Instagram: @joriejacobi


Eileen G’Sell

Malcolm Gladwell’s Revisionist History

This American Life

Latest Pieces

Magical Re-thinking: Minneapolis Ceramic Artist Ginny Sims

St. Louis Artist Peter Manion Returns To Making After A 10-Year Hiatus

Twitter: @reckless_edit


Christina Wood



2 Dope Queens

Latest pieces

A Conversation With Jessica Baran, Curator Of 100 Boots Poetry Series

Starting A Vegan Restaurant In St. Louis: Lulu’s Local Eatery

Twitter: @christinawoodm

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Lindsay Scholz

The Goal Digger Podcast

The Lively Show

Being Boss

Latest Pieces

5 Delicious Hot Chocolate Drinks To Indulge In This Winter In Nashville

5 Must-See Art Galleries In Detroit

Twitter: @lindscholz

Instagram: @lindscholz


Lena Crown 

Comedy Bang Bang

The Moth

-NPR’s Fresh Air

Latest Pieces:

Monaco: St. Louis’ Upcoming Artist-Owned Gallery On Cherokee Street

A Celebration Of Architecture At COCA’s New Photography Exhibition

Instagram: @leencrown


Allex Sammuli

No Limits with Rebecca Jarvis


Latest Pieces:

A Creative Nonprofit In St. Louis Changing Lives

A Conversation with St. Louis Fashion Fund Designer Audra Noyes

Instagram: @allex.sammuli


Cover image by Juja Han

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