Sam Valenti IV
Ghostly International, Drip
I work with my friends to help artists we like find more fans and more money. I’m a guy who likes music, art, and technology.Read More   All Interviews
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A weekly roundup of tech news and analysis with Marco Arment, Casey Liss, and John Siracusa.
Merlin Mann and Dan Benjamin discuss productivity, communication, work, barriers, constraints, tools, and more.
Where to start: Giant Beholder Dinosaur
John Gruber (Daring Fireball) and a guest discuss Apple technology and business.
Will Smith, Norm Chan, and Gary Whitta bring you the week's tech and science news.
Katie Floyd and David Sparks take a look at one topic each week or interview interesting people about how they work.
Where to start: Merlin Returns
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin on what's wrong in the world of tech. Finished after 100 episodes, this remains an incredible tech podcast.
Where to start: The Wrong Guy
A weekly public radio show with a variety of stories on a single theme. One of the best and most influential radio shows ever created, and the most-listend-to podcast in the world.
Where to start: The short list
True stores told live without notes.
Where to start: Al Gore Is So Boring...
Short films without pictures.
Where to start: Mirror Lake
Gwen Macsai remixes music, documentaries, found sound, and audio oddities from around the world.
Where to start: Best of the Best 2012
A weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, typically featuring intimate conversations between a guest and Terry Gross, the greatest living interviewer.
Where to start: Maurice Sendak
Glenn Fleishman (Boing Boing, The Economist) and a guest discuss the changing economy for making things.
Where to start: Hugs and Kisses from Portland
Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich weave stories and science into jaw-dropping documentaries.
Where to start: Emergence
A tiny radio show about design, architecture, and the invisible activity that shapes our world.
Where to start: Sounds of the Artificial World
Top philosophers interviewed on bite-sized topics.
Where to start: Peter Singer
Smart, funny discussions of classic works in philosophy, explained for newcomers.
Where to start: Hume’s Empiricism: What Can We Know?
Tim Harford uses ideas from anthropology and the social sciences to tell stories about how the world works.
Where to start: The Anthropology of Finance
Grace Bonney (Design*Sponge) interviews creative people and independent artists about their lives and process.
Where to start: Makeshift Society
Debbie Millman profiles designers, makers, writers, and educators.
Incredible true stories in economics.
Where to start: Libertarian Summer Camp
Renowned historians bring historical perspective to current events.
Where to start: Pulling the curtain
Nate DiMeo presents short, surprising history stories.
Where to start: The Sisters Fox
Political insiders join Teagan Goddard for a discussion of the week's news.
Oxford-style debates on political and philosophical topics.
Where to start: Genetically engineered babies
Stories about the relationship between the law and our culture.
Where to start: Games and the Law
A weekly podcast analyzing the news media and exploring how news gets made.
Where to start: Does NPR have a liberal bias?
A daily magazine of business and economic news.
Raw, engaging interviews by comedian Marc Maron featuring a new guest each episode.
Where to start: Louis C.K., Pt. 1
NPR's weekly current events quiz featuring an outstanding panel of comedians.
A weekly phone call between John Roderick and Merlin Mann.
Where to start: Suit of Vomit
Improvised conversations between Scott Aukerman and a rotating cast of comedians.
Where to start: Ep. 127
Comedians Tig Notaro, Kyle Dunnigan, and David Huntsberger discuss science, philosophy, and the humanities.
Where to start: The Best of Professor Blastoff
Cameron Esposito hosts a comedy showcase at LA's UCB Theater.
Discussions on geek cultural topics with Jason Snell and a panel of guests.
Where to start: Darth Vader's Office is Really Weird
The editors of Giant Bomb discuss video game news and reviews, and CB Radio.
Jeff Rubin (CollegeHumor) interviews creative people about geeky things.
Where to start: R.L. Stine
Thoughtful game designers speak about their craft and process.
Where to start: Gone Home
The Test Kitchen puts recipes, kitchen gadgets, and techniques to the test, and answers audience questions.
Linda Pelaccio, a culinary historian, explores the history of food.
Where to start: Hot Dogs
Lynne Rossetto Kasper hosts discussions with writers and personalities who share their passion for food.