Podcasts

Educational/Informational

10 star

9 star

8 star

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6 star

5 star

  4 star
  • BBC: Excess Baggage
    • Some are about travel and are great.  More often though they are conversational commentaries on a region.
  • BBC: A Point of View
    • An editorial.  Overall very superfluous.
    • I did though rather like the ones by David Cannadin.  He speaks more to history than to opinion.  I expect tough that listening to Lisa Jardine talk about Email Etiquette would be a large waste of time.
  • BBC: Desert Island Discs Archive: 2005-2011
    • A celebrity interview.  Superfluous.
    • “Castaways choose eight records, a book and a luxury to take with them to the mythical desert island.”
    • Also for rights reasons they only play a short segment of the song.

3 star

2 star

1 star

Entertainment

10 star

9 star

8 star

 7 star

6 star

  • StoryCorps
    • “National project to instruct and inspire people to record each others’ stories in sound.”
    • The best part is that it is short but they get melodramatic.

5 star

4 star

3 star

2 star

  • BBC: Drama of the Week
    • I wanted to like the one played by David Tennant but did not.
    • The rest is even worse.  Very melodramatic.

1 star

  • The Hackney Podcast
    • Somehow this got on my list of podcasts to try.  It fails to be interesting and it is defiantly a waste of time.

Unrated

  • N/A

 

My rating system:
10: You must listen to.
09: Very good. Well worth your time.
08: Worth your time.
07: Good but perhaps not worth your time.
06: Good but probably not worth your time.
05: Pleasant pulp but not worth the time.
04: Not worth the time.
03: A bad waist of time.
02: A painful waist of time.
01: A painful waist of time. May cause damage.

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  1. June 5, 2012 at 11:26 am

    wooo! titanium physicists got one star less than radiolab!
    you seem to like podcasts. have you tried podcast squared? It’s a little meta (a podcast about podcasts), but it’s rather entertaining and quite well made… and you also get to hear about other fun high quality shows.

  2. June 5, 2012 at 11:28 am

    Oh! you might also like TVO (tv ontario)’s podcast called “big ideas”. weekly, they broadcast public lectures by great thinkers. it’s one of my favourites.

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