The Big Listen - New Season

The Big Listen - New Season

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There are tens of thousands of podcasts out there. So how do you know what to listen to? On The Big Listen — THE broadcast about podcasts from WAMU and NPR — host Lauren Ober introduces you to podcasts you've you might not have ever heard of, and gives you the inside scoop on shows you already love. Through interviews, listener recommendations, show snippets and more, The Big Listen helps you curate your perfect playlist.


Episode 3: It's A Stampede!  

We meet Lauren's Scandinavian doppelganger, then explode songs with the host of Song Exploder. Then we chat with the makers of the hit show, In The Dark. And radio Renaissance man Al Letson tells us what he's listening to.

Episode 2: Admitting You Have A Problem  

We nerd out with the women of Nerdette, then we get our slumber party on with the host of Sleepover, public radio's first reality show. Plus, Jesse Thorn of Bullseye tells us what he's listening to.

Episode 1: Santa Is A Big, Big Fan  

The host of The Show About Science gives Lauren some hot tips on interviewing, and we talk to the producer of Historically Black about the stories of everyday objects in African-American families.

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Hosted by Lauren Ober, The Big Listen introduces listeners to podcasts they might have never heard of, and gives them the inside scoop on shows and creators they already love.

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