MetaPod unpacks the web’s most interesting podcasts and the stories behind them.
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Latest episode of MetaPod
Episode 31 – October 13, 2021
Nick Hilton discusses his second podcast series The Town That Knew Too Much about Cheltenham, the home of British spying.
Other episodes of MetaPod
Episode 29 – September 15, 2021
“In the award-winning podcast, I’m Not A Monster, Joshua Baker investigates how an American family ended up in the ISIS caliphate in Syria.”
Episode 28 – September 1, 2021
“In Two Wick Minimum, comedian and writer Selena Coppock talks with guests about their candle journeys, favourite scents and #wickpics.”
Episode 27 – August 18, 2021
“Unexplainable is a science show about everything we don’t know, looking at the most fascinating unanswered questions in science and the mind-bending ways scientists are trying to answer them.”
Episode 26 – August 4, 2021
“A look back at albums from the New Wave and Classic Rock genres with Brian and Sarah.”
Episode 25 SPECIAL EDITION – July 21, 2021
Founder of Blubrry Podcasting
A MetaPod Podcast Pioneer interview where we unpack the early days of podcasting by talking to the pioneers that defined them.
Episode 24 – July 7, 2021
“A podcast of science, comedy and ignorance.”
Episode 23 – June 23, 2021
“When Matthew MaGill died alone in the woods on the Florida-Georgia border, he left behind a box filled with the artifacts of an incredible life. A series of coincidences leads reporter Eric Mennel to the box, sending him on a five-year search to understand the truth about its owner.”
Episode 22 – June 9, 2021
“What if our actions are interpreted through a political lens that ensnares us in an unyielding net? Welcome to the world of My Fugitive.”
Episode 21 – May 26, 2021
The Apology Line podcast tells the unsettling stories of a secular confessional telephone line.
Episode 20 – May 19, 2021
Twenty Thousand Hertz tells “the stories behind the world’s most recognizable and interesting sounds”.
Episode 19 – May 12, 2021
Decoder Ring “takes a cultural question, object, or habit; examines its history; and tries to figure out what it means and why it matters.”
Episode 18 – May 5, 2021
“A true crime podcast for listeners who love in-depth, victim-focused storytelling. Each season focuses on one crime story based on Vancouver Island.”
Episode 17 – Apr 28, 2021
“Hit Parade is a podcast of pop-chart history that dissects how songs become hits: the intersection of art and commerce that is popular music.”
Episode 16 – Apr 21, 2021
“Hidden Brain explores the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior and questions that lie at the heart of our complex and changing world.”
Episode 15 – Apr 14, 2021
“The Battersea Poltergeist is a paranormal cold case, re-investigated through a thrilling blend of drama and documentary. The true story of one of Britain’s strangest hauntings.”
Episode 14 – Apr 7, 2021
“Peta and Chris are in paradise – they sail into hell. Why does it take 38 years to arrest the only suspect: Silas Duane Boston?”
Episode 13 – Mar 31, 2021
“Lost And Sound is a podcast series bringing the stories of people who make exciting innovative music from across the world to your ears.”
Episode 12 – Mar 24, 2021
“Exploring the far reaches of modern music – spacerock, dreampop, post-rock, shoegaze, electronic, ambient and other outersounds from that end of the spectrum.”
Episode 11 – Mar 17, 2021
“Berlin’s English-language news show, keeping international residents informed about local politics, public transport, urban development, culture, bicycles, bars and more.”
Episode 10 – Mar 10, 2021
“My grandad worked on the bomb that dropped on Hiroshima. Could another man – Leo Szilard – have stopped it?”
Episode 9 – Mar 3, 2021
“Two barrels. Four bodies. And the decades-long mystery that led to a serial killer. Bear Brook is a podcast about a cold case that’s changing how murders will be investigated forever.”
Episode 8 – Feb 24, 2021
“Mark Thomas has moved back in with his mum for the duration of the pandemic. He’s 57 and she’s 85. He says she’s curmudgeonly; she says he’s the most aggravating person on the planet.”
Episode 7 – Feb 17, 2021
“A Sonic Hug is a thought-provoking podcast series where you’ll hear from people from different walks of life who deal, experience and battle mental health issues. “
Episode 6 – Feb 10, 2021
“Weird Hit Wonder. Rare hits… songs that you perhaps never want to hear again or perhaps at some moment you do!”
Episode 5 – Feb 3, 2021
“Endless Thread is a show for “Reddit connoisseurs, skeptics, and the rest of us“.
Episode 4 – Jan 27, 2021
“The Town That Didn’t Stare is a podcast documentary about Britain’s Twin Peaks: East Grinstead, the home of alternative religions and spirituality in the UK.”
Episode 3 – Jan 20, 2021
“Death In Ice Valley is about an investigation into one of the world’s most intriguing true crime stories – the mystery of the Isdal woman.”
Episode 2 – Jan 13, 2021
“The Cut is a magazine-based podcast and a chronicle of the way we live now.“
Episode 1 – Jan 6, 2021
“When Ecstasy and Acid House first swept Britain, a group of lives would be changed forever. One Story. Half real life. Half drama. Welcome to Ecstasy: The Battle Of Rave.”
Episode 0 – Dec 30, 2020
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