Bella is exploring how to produce a really high-quality regular podcast after various botched attempts in the past. So we’re scouring the globe for the best. Some of them are like old -school radio programmes, some are just conversations. It’s not so much the content as the form we’re interested in, if you have any examples of podcasts you love please tell us. Advice on best platforms, formats and styles welcome.
Here’s three we really like…
Zero Squared is the podcast from Zero Books, hosted by Douglas Lain, a laid-back lugubrious lefty who exudes a charming scepticism and is the perfect host. Here’s a couple of recent episodes.
Zero Squared #165: The Crucifixion of Alex Jones
SLATE magazine has The Good Fight podcast, here covering the rise of the new right in Sweden…
Or here’s Mothers of Invention, “Climate change is a man-made problem — with a feminist solution!” with Mary Robinson and comedian Maeve Higgins.
or here’s the US imaginative left discussing its own futures …
Revolutionary Left Radio
Demand Utopia & PopMob: Art, Imagination, & Coalition Building on the Left Coast.