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    The following podcasts can be enjoyed directly from the websites linked, no apps needed. However, they are also available via most free podcast apps.

    • Backlisted https://www.backlisted.fm/ 
    • The Great Books https://www.nationalreview.com/podcasts/the-great-books/
      • National Review national correspondent and professor at Hillsdale College, John Miller, discusses classic works within the Western literary canon.
    • Serial https://serialpodcast.org/
      • Serial is a podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial tells one story — a true story — over the course of a season. Serial has won every major award for broadcasting, including the duPont-Columbia, Scripps Howard, Edward R. Murrow, and the first-ever Peabody awarded to a podcast. Serial, like This American Life, is produced in collaboration with WBEZ Chicago.  It comes from Serial Productions, which released S-Town in 2017, and has more projects in development.
    • S-Town https://stownpodcast.org/ 
      • S-Town is a new podcast from Serial and This American Life, hosted by Brian Reed, about a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it. He asks Brian to investigate the son of a wealthy family who’s allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But then someone else ends up dead, and the search for the truth leads to a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden treasure, and an unearthing of the mysteries of one man’s life.
    • 1619 https://www.nytimes.com/column/1619-project 
      • An audio series from The Times observing the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery.
    • This American Life https://www.thisamericanlife.org/
    • The Sporkful http://www.sporkful.com/tag/podcast-episodes/ 
      • Since launching in 2010, The Sporkful has won the James Beard Award, Webby Award, and Saveur Award for Best Food Podcast. Each week on the show, we use humor and humanity to approach food from many angles, including science, history, identity, culture, economics, and lengthy debates on the best way to layer peanut butter and jelly in a sandwich. We like to say it's not for foodies, it's for eaters.
    • Switched on pop https://switchedonpop.com/
      • A podcast about the making and meaning of popular music hosted by musicologist Nate Sloan and songwriter Charlie Harding, produced by Rock Ridge Productions, Vox Media Podcast Network and Vox.com. We break down pop songs to figure out what makes a hit and what is its place in culture. We help listeners find “a-ha” moments in the music. 

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