Top Podcasts with Mood: Touching

Sincerely, X

Sincerely, X

By: TED

Rating:

3.5 (199 ratings)

Some stories are too sensitive, painful or potentially damaging to share publicly -- unless they can be shared anonymously. TED and Audible present Sincerely, X: an original audio series featuring talks from speakers whose ideas deserve to be heard, but whose identities must remain hidden. The first season features a compelling program of victims, perpetrators, investigators, activists, empaths and more.

Millennial

Millennial

By: Megan Tan & Radiotopia

Rating:

4.5 (1108 ratings)

A podcast series about maneuvering your 20s, captured in real time.Millennial is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

LeVar Burton Reads

LeVar Burton Reads

By: LeVar Burton / Stitcher

Rating:

5.0 (889 ratings)

Lose yourself in a great story with LeVar Burton Reads. In each episode, host LeVar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Star Trek, Roots) hand-picks a different piece of short fiction, and reads it to you.

The Moth

The Moth

By: The Moth

Rating:

5.0 (5200 ratings)

Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For information on all of our programs and live events, visit themoth.org.

S-Town

S-Town

By: Serial & This American Life

Rating:

4.5 (8035 ratings)

S-Town is a new podcast from Serial and This American Life, hosted by Brian Reed, about a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it. He asks Brian to investigate the son of a wealthy family who's allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But when someone else ends up dead, the search for the truth leads to a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden treasure, and an unearthing of the mysteries of one man's life.

Snap Judgment

Snap Judgment

By: WNYC Studios

Rating:

5.0 (2356 ratings)

Snap Judgment (Storytelling, with a BEAT) mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, dramatic, kick-ass radio. Snap’s raw, musical brand of storytelling dares listeners to see the world through the eyes of another. WNYC studios is the producer of leading podcasts including Radiolab, Freakonomics Radio, Note To Self, Here’s The Thing With Alec Baldwin, and more.

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

By: Mike Rowe

Rating:

5.0 (1922 ratings)

All good stories have a twist, and all great storytellers are just a little twisted. Join Mike Rowe for a different take on the people and events that you thought you knew -- from pop-culture to politics from Hollywood to History... The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe -- short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span.

TED Radio Hour

TED Radio Hour

By: NPR

Rating:

4.5 (2733 ratings)

The TED Radio Hour is a journey through fascinating ideas: astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, new ways to think and create. Based on Talks given by riveting speakers on the world-renowned TED stage, each show is centered on a common theme – such as the source of happiness, crowd-sourcing innovation, power shifts, or inexplicable connections. The TED Radio Hour is hosted by Guy Raz, and is a co-production of NPR & TED. Follow the show @TEDRadioHour.

Heavyweight

Heavyweight

By: Gimlet Media

Rating:

5.0 (1076 ratings)

Maybe you’ve laid awake imagining how it could have been, how it might yet be, but the moment to act was never right. Well, the moment is here and the podcast making it happen is Heavyweight. Join Jonathan Goldstein for road trips, thorny reunions, and difficult conversations as he backpedals his way into the past like a therapist with a time machine. From Gimlet Media.

The Story Collider

The Story Collider

By: The Story Collider

Rating:

4.5 (466 ratings)

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of storytellers - researchers, doctors, and engineers of course, but also patients, poets, comedians, cops, and more. Some of our stories are heartbreaking, others are hilarious, but they're all true and all very personal. Welcome to The Story Collider!

Modern Love

Modern Love

By: WBUR / NYTimes

Rating:

4.5 (625 ratings)

Stories of love, loss and redemption.

Revisionist History

Revisionist History

By: Malcolm Gladwell/ Panoply

Rating:

5.0 (11259 ratings)

Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Panoply Media. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.