By The Week
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This weekly series is your audio guide to thought-provoking arguments on a variety of topics, from perspectives left, right, and center. These smart, concise podcasts pack big ideas into a short amount of time and promise to challenge, inspire, and get you thinking about a range of points of view that you may or may not agree with. New episodes: every Tuesday.
||CleanEp. 30 The strange serenity of Barack Obama||He accepts the things he cannot change, and tries to change the things he believes he can||1/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 29: The scientific reason you should be watching Planet Earth||Get a little awe in your life||1/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 28: American Pravda: How Donald Trump could sovietize the media||This is how a free press dies||1/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 27: In defense of family dinner||Let's not give up on home-cooked meals; let's just ditch the many factors that make them a pain||12/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 26: How I learned to love maternity clothes||I will never wear pants with a waistline again||12/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 25: The case for pardoning Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning||Snowden needs to be allowed to escape Russia, and Manning has suffered enough||12/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 24: America's parallel universes||How Donald Trump's feelings triumphed over the media's facts.||12/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 23: America's grim bargain on guns||Considering the costs we accept as the price for guns||11/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 22: Four annoying sounds you need to stop making||You need to stop making these noises, even if you don't realize it||11/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean21: Why would a young person today be religious?||One of religion's main appeals is its claim to a coherent account of the universe. But that might be too simplistic for our pluralistic age.||11/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 20: The tyranny of campaign signs||If you still have a campaign ad stuck in your lawn, throw it away immediately||11/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 19: No president can unify our hopelessly divided country||Unity is a myth. Accept it.||10/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 18: Legalize heroin||America has a heroin epidemic. The solution is simple: Legalize heroin.||10/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 17: Millions of people disagree with your political views. That doesn't make them moral monsters.||I am not a fascist. I am not a communist. I just disagree with you.||10/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 16: The silver lining of Trump||He's showing conservatives the ugly side of the policies they want||10/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 15: Why I sent my underage son to Las Vegas to get a giant tattoo||Trading tattoos for grades? Yup, guilty.||10/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 14: Why the government should regulate baby names||Ban dumb baby names!||9/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 13: Why you should binge-watch Murder, She Wrote||Jessica Fletcher is not just the star of your grandmother's favorite show. She is a phenomenon.||9/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 12: Democracy vs. the mob||On the dark side of democracy||9/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 11: America is losing its longest war||What was it all for?||9/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 10: The frolicsome sex appeal of Channing Tatum||Tatum's next role is a mermaid. Nothing could be more perfect.||8/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 9: Anxious about the world? Watch a dark TV show.||On 'House of Cards,' Shakespeare, and the release of catharsis||8/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 8: Stop telling me to get excited about Hillary Clinton||I'm a progressive millennial feminist — and no, I'm still not ready for Hillary the Hawk||8/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 7: Revenge of the ghostwriters||These are not your politician's words||8/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 6: 4 classic Sesame Street moments we wouldn't show today's kids||Kermit the frog used to be a real jerk||8/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 5: The crushing sexism of young Hillary Clinton's America||This is what the country looked like when Hillary Clinton grew up||7/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 4: How the GOP burned a generation of political talent||The Republican Party burned its bench in 2016. There's a better way to run primaries.||7/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 3: Why the national park is the best idea America ever had||America's greatest innovation might be preservation||7/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 2: Why a college degree isn't worth what it once was||New data suggests a degree is no longer an automatic ticket to the good life||7/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 1: How killer robots will save us all||Autonomous robots might sound scary, but in the future, they could actually prevent a lot of unnecessary deaths||6/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to Seven-Minute Opinions!||Introducing a new podcast from The Week!||6/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Pure ignorant garbage.
What The Week does best
I've been enjoying their magazine for years, so nice to finally get something in the podcast format.
Fun to hear!