Learn The History of Philosophy in 197 Podcasts (With More to Come)

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Yesterday we took a look at, or rather a listen to, the “podcasting renaissance,” highlighting a few of the new wave of shows and recommending some of the pre-existing ones you may have missed.

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Jump Into the “Podcasting Renaissance” with These Intelligent Shows (and Tell Us Your Favorites)

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You may have heard that podcasting has a renaissance going on. As a podcaster since the beginning stages of the medium — and one slightly surprised to find that the medium has now reached ten years of age — I can only welcome the news, though I never knew podcasting had gone into a dark age.

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Stephen Colbert Explains How The Colbert Report Is Made in a New Podcast

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“I do the show in character, he’s an idiot, he’s willfully ignorant of what you know and care about, please honestly disabuse me of my ignorance and we’ll have a great time.” 
This secret speaks to the heart of comedian and fake-pundit Stephen Colbert’s wildly popular Colbert Report.

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The Modern-Day Philosophers Podcast: Where Comedians Like Carl Reiner & Artie Lange Discuss Schopenhauer & Maimonides

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The Partially Examined Life, The History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps, Philosophy Bites, Philosophize This!: we’ve featured quite a few entertaining and educational fruits of the still-new discipline of podcasting’s inclination toward the very old discipline of philosophy.

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Philosophize This!: The Popular, Entertaining Philosophy Podcast from an Unconventional Teacher

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Podcasting has treated few fields of human inquiry as well as it has philosophy. You’ll already know that if you’ve subscribed to the philosophy podcasts we’ve featured before, like Philosophy Bites, The History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps, and The Partially Examined Life.

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Notebook on Cities and Culture’s In-Depth Podcast Tour of South Korea Kickstarts Today

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When not writing here at Open Culture, I host and produce Notebook on Cities and Culture (iTunes link), a globe-traveling podcast dedicated to in-depth conversation with cultural creators, internationalists, and observers of the urban scene about the work they do and the world cities they do it in.

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Actresses Lucy Lawless & Jaime Murray Perform Jean-Paul Sartre’s “No Exit” for The Partially Examined Life Podcast

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Lucy Lawless (Star of Xena the Warrior Princess and notable contributor to such shows as Spartica, Battlestar Galactica, and Parks & Recreation) previously appeared on the Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast in Fall 2012.

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The New Yorker Launches a New Poetry Podcast: Listen to the First Episode

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A quick fyi: The New Yorker has just launched a new poetry podcast, and it’s introduced and hosted by Paul Muldoon, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who formerly taught poetry at Oxford. On The New Yorker’s web site, Muldoon writes:
I can’t be but thrilled at the prospect of the first of a series of New Yorker Poetry Podcasts.

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“Notebook on Cities and Culture,” a Worldwide In-Depth Interview Podcast, Kickstarting Now

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Ever since I’ve written posts here on Open Culture, I’ve hosted and produced Notebook on Cities and Culture, a podcast dedicated to in-depth, long-form interviews with cultural creators, internationalists, and observers of the urban scene.

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Making Radiolab: A Soup-to-Nuts Recipe for a Great Radio Show/Podcast

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Now that virtually everyone in the Western Hemisphere has the means to make and disseminate a podcast, are there any tips to guarantee success?
Jad Abumrad, a host of the enormously popular, curiosity-based podcast, Radiolab, strives for every show to sound like “two guys talking in a surrealistic multi-dimensional space.

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