Alice Isn’t Dead “Part 1, Chapter 1: Omelet”

The inaugural episode of Alice Isn’t Dead is a pedal-to-the-metal adrenaline rush. A lot of information is given to us. A bad guy, a vampiric homicide, a truck full of deodorant, and of course, Alice are all introduced. Puzzles are given. I am looking forward to exploring this world more in future episodes.

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Still Buffering “How to Dress (Code)”

This episode of Still Buffering has the sisters discussing dress codes. Skirt length, saggy pants, and bandannas are covered. The sisters try to answer why are there separate rules for boys and girls. Rileigh finds it odd that yoga pants are “distracting” when they cover her entire leg.

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The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe “Introducing ‘The Way I Heard It'”

Mike Rowe (Dirty Jobs, Deadliest Catch) has announced a new podcast. He explains they will  be “very short mystery stories influenced by Paul Harvey’s “The Rest of the Story” segments.

Will it be a 5-minute This American Life? or Lore meets Stuff You Missed in History Class? Let’s see what we get. With the promise of hearing 5 minutes of Mike Rowe’s voice every week, I pressed the subscribe button.

The announcement episode was released February 23rd and can be found here. According to their website, the first full episode will be released March 1st, 2016.

Planet Money “#686: If Elected President”

Despite starting with the quote “Listening to this podcast may be a waste of your time.” by Richard Thaler, Univ of Chicago, this episode is an interesting exercise in political what if’s.

Would life be better or worse if campaign promises were turned into reality? Continue reading Planet Money “#686: If Elected President”