Podcasting is growing up. Sure, there are a gazillion podcasts on every topic imaginable, but a new wave has ambitions greater than just entertainment. They’re out to expand minds. Here’s a look at six prestige series that combine literary-style prose, in-depth reporting and old fashioned radio.
From author Malcolm Gladwell, each episode re-examines a big idea, historical event or social norm.
NPR’s mind-bending series is, you might have heard, “about the invisible forces that control human behavior.”
From RadioLab, this show looks at how individual Supreme Court cases are still shaping cultural values.
Economists show how applying economic principles to almost anything reveals truths hiding in plain site.