Podcasts Similar to Heavyweight

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If you love Heavyweight by Gimlet Media, you should definitely also check out these podcasts below:

This American Life

This American Life

By: This American Life

Rating:

4.5 (22403 ratings)

This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.

Death, Sex & Money

Death, Sex & Money

By: WNYC Studios

Rating:

5.0 (1792 ratings)

Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you've heard of—and to regular people you haven't—about the Big Stuff: relationships, money, family, work and making it all count while we're here. WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including Freakonomics Radio, Note to Self, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others.

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.

Love + Radio

Love + Radio

By: Love + Radio and Radiotopia

Rating:

4.5 (963 ratings)

Nick van der Kolk's Love and Radio features in-depth, otherworldly-produced interviews with an eclectic range of subjects, from the seedy to the sublime. Get inside the mind of a rogue taxidermist. Find out what it's like to experience a stroke firsthand. Or spend time with an artist who gives away her life savings every night. You've never heard anything like it before. Love + Radio is a proud member of Radiotopia. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

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.

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!

Terrible, Thanks for Asking

Terrible, Thanks for Asking

By: American Public Media

Rating:

5.0 (1168 ratings)

You know how every day someone asks "how are you?" And even if you’re totally dying inside, you just say "fine," so everyone can go about their day? This show is the opposite of that. Hosted by author and notable widow (her words) Nora McInerny, this is a funny/sad/uncomfortable podcast about talking honestly about our pain, our awkwardness, and our humanness, which is not an actual word. Terrible, Thanks For Asking launches in November 2016 from American Public Media.

The Longest Shortest Time

The Longest Shortest Time

By: Hilary Frank and Stitcher

Rating:

5.0 (2453 ratings)

The parenting show for for everyone. Hosted by This American Life contributor and author Hillary Frank. A Stitcher Production.

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 Memory Palace

The Memory Palace

By: Nate DiMeo

Rating:

5.0 (2103 ratings)

From public radio producer, Nate DiMeo, comes The Memory Palace, a finalist for the 2016 Peabody Award and one of iTunes Best Podcast of 2015. Short, surprising stories of the past, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hysterical, often a little bit of both. "The most potent pieces of audio being produced today." - The AvClub thememorypalace.us The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm