Category: Check out/Fun Stuff

Things I think are valuable, usually things I’ve discovered on the internet, fun links, etc.

Podcast Rec :: The Secret Room

This one is another voyeur-type podcast. And I’m HERE for it! The premise is that people offer up their stories (anonymously) about their deepest secrets that no one in their lives know (or at least only a few know) and…

Podcast Rec :: Rabbit Hole

This recommendation isn’t going to be for everyone. But I’m really trying not to do all True Crime, LOL. Come to think of it, one might consider this crime. Anyway, the Rabbit Hole is about how the YouTube algorithm (suggesting…

Podcast Rec :: The Mortified Podcast

Today’s recommendation is The Mortified Podcast. I haven’t recommended a flat out comedy one yet and this one fills the bill. It’s made up of recordings of people sharing their inner most (usually teen) thoughts. Folks read from their diaries;…

Podcast Rec :: The Truth

I’ve been thinking about podcast recommendations lately and there are just so many good ones. Hopefully, I will get to all my favorites. But I’m also trying to rotate between my favorite genres: True Crime, Interviews, Horror, Radio Drama, Self-help/Education,…

Podcast Recommendation :: Code Switch

This week I’m going to recommend the podcast, Code Switch. It’s published by NPR. I feel more and more these days like I need to educate myself. I know there are books to read but I’m more of a listener…

Podcast Rec:: Where is Lisa?

I was made aware of this podcast by a long time Collected Sounds Friend/artist, Allison Crowe. Lisa, the missing woman, is her friend. Here’s the description:On a long weekend in the summer of 2002, Lisa Marie Young went out to…

Podcast Recommendation – Kind World

My intention was to recommend a podcast every Saturday, but my city has been a little (a lot) unsettled this past week and my mind and energy has been elsewhere. I had a recommended podcast picked out, but after the…

Podcast Recommendation – My Favorite Murder

As you may know, I called this blog Collected Sounds because I listened to so much music that I called it ‘collecting sounds in my ears’ after hearing the Dar Williams song where she says that, or a paraphrase of…

Music and Rescue Pets

My two favorite things!! Here’s a chance to get a CD full of great music as well as helping out the Minnesota Animal Humane Society (where all my best friends came from)! The CD is called Music in the Zoo:…

Amazon’s deals today

Some good stuff on Amazon today. I’m getting this one myself: One of the greatest records of all time IMHO. If you don’t have this, now’s the time And a BUNCH of free stuff