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 LifeFreakonomics 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”