Why I Listen to Gimlet Media’s The Nod

I’ve loved radio and podcasting for a long time. But I was always irked that stories reflecting my upbringing and culture were scarce.

Every week I’d devour episodes of This American Life,¬†Freakonomics or NPR’s Planet Money. These shows, their hosts and the characters they paraded across the airwaves fascinated me. But it was rare for me to hear a story and go, “Wow, that hits close to home.”

I’ve loved radio and podcasting for a long time. But I was always irked that stories reflecting my upbringing and culture were scarce.

Every week I’d devour episodes of This American Life,¬†Freakonomics or NPR’s Planet Money. These shows, their hosts and the characters they paraded across the airwaves fascinated me. But it was rare for me to hear a story and go, “Wow, that hits close to home.” Continue reading “Why I Listen to Gimlet Media’s The Nod”