You Can't Make This Up is a Netflix companion podcast in which the creators behind Netflix Original true stories are interviewed about the behind the scenes process of how these documentaries came to be. The first episode featured the directors of Wild Wild Country. The second and most recent episode focuses on The Keepers where NPR's Kelly McEvers interviews director Ryan White and survivor Jean Wehner. The next episode (to be released May 30) will be an interview with the crew behind the production of documentary series Evil Genius.
You can list to their episode on The Keepers on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts. You can visit the podcast's Facebook page here.
Popcast from The New York Times is a pop culture podcast that focuses on pop music. In their May 18th episode, they delve into the backlash behind the Rita Ora, Bebe Rexha, Cardi B, Charli XCX track "Girls". They talk about celebrity reactions from artists like Hayley Kiyoko and Kehlani, and speak to singer/songwriter Shura and musician Mackenzie Scott (who records as Torres), while also drawing parallels between Katy Perry's song "I Kissed a Girl".
You can listen to the most recent episode of Popcast here.
Who? Weekly is all about those lesser known celebrities that make you say, "who?"
In their latest episode, hosts Lindsey and Bobby talk about the relationship between Grimes and Elon Musk, who the fuck Topes Calland is and how he's involved in Hillary Duff's neighbour drama, Eurovision's Alexander Rybak (their previous episode is more Eurovision centric), and Rob Lowe's strange book tour for his 2011 memoir.
You can listen to the latest episode of Who? Weekly here.
Monday's episode of Rolling Stone Music Now features an in depth interview with Questlove of The Roots. He talks about his new book, "Creative Quest", and his musical influences (including Michael Jackson and Meg White).
You can listen to the episode on Spotify, iTunes, or by clicking here.
Book Shambles celebrates their 100th episode with
You can listen to this episode, or other episodes of Book Shambles, on their website here.
Marc Maron interviews Mary Steenburgen on the latest episode of WTF. She talks about her upbringing in Arkansas, her relationship with her mother, her memories of school desegregation, fame, divorce, friendship, and how she became an actress.
You can listen to her interview on WTF here.
Switched on Pop delves into Ariana Grande's single "No Tears Left to Cry". Although the hosts aren't able to decipher what she's singing without the lyrics in front of them, they enjoy the track. They speak on it's message of hope, the musical techniques used to create the track, and listener reactions to the song. Listen to the episode and learn a new word: "rubato".
You can listen to Switched on Pop's Ariana Grande episode here.
Podcast Sources: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7
Image Sources: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8