Category: Check out/Fun Stuff

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

Podcast Rec :: Fairytales for Unwanted Children

Today’s Podcast Recommendation is Fairytales for Unwanted Children. The episodes are stories written by the host, Scott Thrower. They are wonderfully dark stories with a lesson, a twist, or just food for thought. He ends each episode with “did you…

Podcast Rec :: 99% Invisible

Today’s Podcast Recommendation is 99% Invisible. This is one of the first podcasts I found when I first discovered podcasts in general. I was immediately interested because they’re so well written, and the host, Roman Mars has an amazingly soothing…

Podcast Res :: Heavyweight

Today’s Podcast Recommendation is Heavyweight. Your host is Jonathan Goldstein and he is more than willing to help you solve that problem or question that’s been bothering you.This Gimlet Media podcast one is one of those that will make you…

Podcast Rec :: True Crime Brewery

Today’s Podcast Recommendation is True Crime Brewery. What I love about this one are the hosts, Dick and Jill. The premise is that they discuss true crime stories while sitting at the “corner end” of their favorite crowded bar, drinking…

Podcast Rec :: Armchair Expert

Today’s Podcast Recommendation is Armchair Expert with Dax Sheperd.Dax shared the hosting with his friend, Monica Padman. They have a really special relationship. I just love “seeing” them interact and love how they treat each other. I’ve long been a…

Podcast Rec :: Reply All

Today’s podcast recommendation is Reply All. Usually, I just throw it out there and give a few of my favorites, but this time I’m going to implore you to listen in particular the Happiness Episode: “#168 The Happiness Calculator vs.…

Podcast Rec :: Unlocking Us with Brené Brown

Today’s Podcast Recommendation is Unlocking Us with Brené Brown. I first heard about author Brené Brown when Karen and Georgia (My Favorite Murder) talked about her and her books (and TED talk). Then right when the pandemic hit, she put…

Podcast Rec :: Songwriter

Today’s Podcast Recommendation is Songwriter (Stories and Answer Songs) by Ben Arthur. I featured Ben this past week as a musician but he’s also a podcaster…and author, but that’s another story (see what I did there?). I downloaded a few…

Podcast Rec :: Sleep with Me

“Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls, and friends beyond the binary….” Today’s podcast recommendation is Sleep with Me. No, it’s not naughty. It’s a guide to help you sleep. Our host is Scooter, aka Scoots, aka Drew Ackerman. I discovered…

Podcast Rec :: Beautiful Anonymous

Today’s Podcast Recommendation is Beautiful Anonymous or Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People. I’d say of all the podcasts I listen to, this is the one that I am the most diligent with keeping up. This is one in which I…