The Index is our recommendation database. Our recommended podcasts are available here, tagged for ease of discovery.
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Immersive documentaries from KCRW. Documentary, US.
Three lawyers take a closer look at Adnan Syed's and others' apparently wrongful convictions. Conversation, US.
Meet the real people behind the best posts on Reddit. Conversation, US.
Investigation into the unsolved murder of PI Daniel Morgan. Narrative, UK.
Independent, intermittent cold case podcast, from a crime analyst and ex-police officer. Narrative, US.
Stories that illustrate the deep divisions in American culture. Narrative, US.
Compelling, diverse, personal portraits of life in modern Britain. Documentary, UK.
Seven-part cold case investigation by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Documentary, US.
The origin stories of the US economy - how it came to the work the way it does, and why. Narrative, US.
The choices we make with technology.
Very nerdy Potter deep-dives. Conversation, Canada.
Audio essays from Stateville Correctional Centre. Narrative, US.
Stories from the world of linguistics. Narrative, US.
Immersive audio essays describe world cities (Reading, UK)
This conspiracy goes deep. Documentary, US.
Six-part Radio New Zealand series about the experience of ageing. Documentary, New Zealand.
A comprehensive and hilarious guide to B- through Z-list celebs. Conversation, US.
Our world explained through data. Conversation, US.
Five strange fairy stories from Oscar Wilde, performed and revealed. Narrative, Irish.
Quirky tales from the history of Apple. Narrative, US.
A story-behind-the-story about a journalist's obsession with East New York. Narrative, US.
Weekly recaps of the classic Aaron Sorkin show from the host of Song Exploder, Hrishikesh Hirway, and actor Joshua Malina. Conversation, US.
Stories of contradiction and beauty out of NPR station in Colorado Springs. Documentary, US.
Three friends speculate on the answers to interesting questions before fact checking themselves. Conversation, Australian.
Lena Dunham explores matters of friendship, relationships, bodies and work with fascinating women. Conversation/Interview, US.
Brief recordings documenting the local history, culture, and environment of the vast West Macs region. Documentary, Australian.
Two Kiwi comics teeter between transcendence and insanity as they watch the same godawful movie every week. Conversation, NZ.
Stories from the last century in history, told in the voices of the people who were there. Documentary, UK.
Three amusing, mild-mannered Brits hit the Random Article button on Wikipedia. Conversation, UK.
A compassionate investigation into the unsolved murder of schoolgirl Elsie Frost. Documentary, UK.
A funny, moving, totally original show about love, sex and relationships, hosted by the impossibly charming Andrea Silenzi. Conversation, US.
Entertaining space-set drama. Audio fiction, US.
Excellent sports docos. Documentary, US.
The killing of Philando Castile. Narrative, US.
Short histories of 50 landmark inventions (Documentary, British)
Merry, madcap comedy nights hosted by Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson. Conversation/Live, US.