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Easy Listening – Ep. 67 – Holy Poop

Gina and Teresa feature a number one podcast about number two. POOP JUST GOT REAL. They highlight a podcast that explores not metaphorical poop, but actual feces, in the wild, what we can learn, why we should care, why it’s so endearing when an…

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Easy Listening – Ep. 66 – Hamilton Pods: History Has Its Ears on You

America has a new obsession and it’s streaming on Disney Plus. If you want podcasts, about the film, of the musical, based on a book, welcome to this week’s show about the “Hamilton” film.  We are taking a look at our favorite Hamilpods…

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Easy Listening – Ep. 65 – Amateur Sleuths

You might think you already know about the Golden State Killer, but a new podcast “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” gives you background on the background in a podcast that’s different than anything in the true crime genre. And if crime can be quaint…

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Easy Listening – Ep. 64 – Concern Trolling & Queer Eyes Rolling

Former “Queer Eye” star Carson Kressley shares his binge watch list on “Homophilia” and Jameela Jamil gets real about “concern trolling” with author Roxane Gay on the “iWeigh” podcast. Hosts Gina Grad and Teresa Strasser break down…

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Easy Listening – Ep. 63 – “Activism in Sports and Supernatural Church Happenings”

WBUR’s “Only a Game” gives voice to a rising USC sophomore and his gripping, now viral essay on sports and race. And “Heaven Bent,” a new podcast about religion, explores “carpet time” and speaking in tongues. Broadcasters Gina Grad and…

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Easy Listening – Ep. 62 – Socialite Grifters and Fallen Beauty Queens

Vanessa Williams lost her crown, but the details were lost on most of us. “You Must Remember This” and guest host Cassie Da Costa explore colorism in Hollywood through the story of the beauty queen and her tarnished crown. And across the world in…

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Easy Listening – Ep 61 – “Punchlines and Gut Punches”

This week, a look at what really happened when Dave Chappelle quit his own show, on a podcast aptly titled, “What Really Happened.” Andrew Jenks hosts this phenomenal series, and Teresa Strasser discusses some of her favorite episodes. Meanwhile,…

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Easy Listening – Ep.60 – “Creeps And Geniuses”

Teresa Strasser filled in this week for Gina Grad on the world record-holding “Adam Carolla Show” podcast, as Adam did his first live show since quarantine. In OPP, Other People’s Podcasts, “What a Creep” explores creeps from Gary Glitter to…

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Easy Listening – Ep.48 – “When Breaking Up Is Hard But Quitting Is Easy”

G & T dig up an old school episode of This American Life (before it was even called This American Life) to examine a woman who celebrates the art of the “quit” by quitting absolutely everything in her life. Then, they check back in on Heavyweight…

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