Re-affirmed: Chat 10 Looks 3, Shameless, Squizz Shortcuts, Teacher’s Pet series’ Who The Hell Is Hamish?
New: Loose Units: The Podcast, Gertie’s Law, Parental As Anything (with Maggie Dent), Take 5, Unravel True Crime: Snowball
Undiscovered: We Fact Up, Love and Luck
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Angharad “Rad” Yeo talks to me about her new podcast “How Games Play Us”
Angharad “Rad” Yeo hosts ABC TV’s Good Game: Spawn Point, and over the last few months she’s written, produced, edited and hosted a podcast all about video games, and how they reflect and inform our culture.
Read at SMH: Gaming reframes how we see bushfires, climate change
Russia If You’re Listening: Season 3
In a world awash with Trump news, scandals and podcasts devoted to the man, one of the best investigations is from Australia’s own ABC. Russia, If You’re Listening has been riveting from the start, as host Matt Bevan took us through the Robert Mueller investigation with help from the near-perfect audio production of producers Will Ockenden, Yasmin Parry and Ruby Jones.
Read more at SMH: Dark material makes for a riveting podcast
A love story unravels in financial ruin and conflict
There is a surprisingly light tone to Snowball, the latest season of the ABC’s true crime podcast Unravel. Compared to the tough, sombre listens of previous seasons, Snowball feels more like a caper movie, a long con stuffed with characters and situations that verge on the ridiculous. (read more)
It takes a village, and an assortment of podcasts, to raise a child
Parenting is a tough gig. Keeping a little person alive can be challenging and without support you’re left second guessing every decision or wondering which interaction will be shared with a therapist decades from now. And let’s face it, babies are cute, but by God they can be boring; as are so many baby-related tasks, from breastfeeding and pumping, to the endless cycle of laundry and long late night sessions bouncing a baby back to sleep. Thankfully there are some excellent podcasts providing tips, alleviating guilt, and keeping parents company during those 3am feeds. (read more)