Podcasts from WHYY and NewsWorks
From small towns to big cities — Grapple gives voice to people living and working in distressed communities. Through personal narratives and long-form storytelling, you hear conversations that tell the story of America’s profound economic and social changes — including how distressed communities have changed over time, what they’re grappling with today, and how they’re redefining themselves.
This daily radio show showcases the best reporting and storytelling from WHYY's talented staff of journalists. It also features the work of NewsWorks partners such as NJ Spotlight, Technically Philly, the Public School Notebook, PlanPhilly, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and the Philadelphia Business Journal.
The Radio Adventures of Eleanor Amplified
Buckle up! Your car is headed for... adventure! Eleanor Amplified is a radio adventure series for the whole family. Listen together as world-famous radio reporter Eleanor foils devious plots, outwits crafty villains, and goes after The Big Story. Eleanor's pursuit of truth takes her into orbit, out to sea, through a scary jungle and even to the halls of Congress!
The Remix with Dr. James Peterson
This weekly podcast takes a fresh look at how race, culture and politics intersect. Dr. James Peterson, director of Africana Studies and associate professor of English at Lehigh University, talks to people who are not necessarily in the mainstream news cycle, but who are driving opinions, news and movements through media platforms new and old.
This series of monthly specials from prolific Philadelphia podcasters The Black Tribbles, focuses on the geek in every color imaginable, from scientist to author, from comic book artist to comic book collector. Each episode features an interview with a special guest and a review of current topics within his or her field of geek interest.
You Bet Your Garden
Join Mike McGrath as he slays slugs, defeats deer, whacks weeds, mispronounces Latin words and saves plants across the nation every week on this breezy, light-hearted, and sometimes (OK, frequently) wild and crazy island of highly accurate and family-safe gardening information.