Podcasts for Your Listening Pleasure

Looking for something new to add to your listening rotation? We asked our Banner reviewers for their favorite podcasts. And not all of them came from National Public Radio! Without further ado, here they are:

Devotional/Theological/Philosophical

Pray As You Go: Daily prayer and meditation
GodPod: Theology chat from St. Paul’s Theological Centre
On Being: KristaTippett’s show “about the big questions”
Today:  Slightly different from your grandparents’ Today devotional
InTouch: Charles Stanley’s daily devotionals and radio program

Pop Culture/Arts

Culturetopia: The week’s best of everything
Pop Culture Happy Hour: Topical look at pop culture
Fresh Air: Interviews and commentary
Studio 360: Conversations about pop culture and media
Definitely Not the Opera: Reflections on culture and society

Music

Under the Radar: Lesser-known music by Christian artists
iTunes Weekly Rewind: Music of the week
Andre’s Beatle Minute: Sixty seconds of Beatlemania

Storytelling

The Vinyl Cafe: Hosted by Stuart McLean
This American Life: Hosted by Ira Glass
A Prairie Home Companion: Hosted by Garrison Keillor

Other

Planet Money: It’s about, well, money.
Freakonomics: Hosted by a journalist and an economist; see the book by the same name
Stuff You Should Know: Explorations of odd topics
Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!: Comedy masked as a quiz show on the week’s news
Spilled Milk: Food podcast; one of the hosts writes the “Orangette” blog

About the Author

Kristy Quist is Tuned In editor for The Banner and a member of Neland Ave. CRC in Grand Rapids, Mich.
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