Caledon Public Library is hosting a new program called Podcasts & Pints. Our experienced podcast-listening staff will be leading a discussion about great podcasts and sharing some recommendations. We welcome all podcast lovers, new podcast listeners and those who don’t know what a podcast is. Podcasts & Pints runs on the first Thursday of the month at 7pm and is a virtual program that you can join on Zoom. The next meeting will be November 5th. Here is the link to join us: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86812900597?pwd=S3RjUlB6bnZjV1dFYURoWWZZeDN3Zz09 . So pop in and discover some popular podcasts, hidden gems and even offer up your own recommendations.
I thought that I could offer a sneak peak of some of the podcasts that we may discuss at our next meeting.
The Daily is a daily news podcast and radio show by the American newspaper The New York Times. Hosted by Times political journalist Michael Barbaro, its episodes are based on the Times’ reporting of the day with interviews of journalists from the New York Times.
Radiolab is a New York Radio podcast and it’s known for its deep-dive journalism and innovative sound design. It is a platform for long-form journalism and storytelling.
Heavyweight is a podcast created and produced by humorist Jonathan Goldstein where he helps people try to resolve a moment from their past that they wish they could change.
Reply All features stories about how people shape the internet, and how the internet shapes people.
Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast that goes back and reinterprets something from the past: an event, a person, an idea. Something overlooked. Something misunderstood.
This American Life is a weekly public radio program and podcast. Each week they choose a theme and put together different kinds of stories on that theme. Mostly they do journalism, but an entertaining kind of journalism that’s built around plot.
Dark Poutine is a podcast about notorious Canadian crimes, dark history and other creepy topics, as told by real live Canadians.