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Podcast Brunch Club (PBC) is like book club, but for podcasts. Every month we listen to a thematic podcast listening list curated by a member of the global PBC community. The hosts of the podcast, Adela (founder of PBC) and Sara (founder of Audible Feast), will discuss the playlist or chat with the creators that are featured on the playlist. Anyone is welcome to join in the discussion - we have 60+ in-person chapters across 5 continents and ways to participate online.

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Podcast Brunch Club (PBC) is like book club, but for podcasts. Every month we listen to a thematic podcast listening list curated by a member of the global PBC community. The hosts of the podcast, Adela (founder of PBC) and Sara (founder of Audible Feast), will discuss the playlist or chat with the creators that are featured on the playlist. Anyone is welcome to join in the discussion - we have 60+ in-person chapters across 5 continents and ways to participate online.

    Disinformation & Fake News listening list roundup

    Disinformation & Fake News listening list roundup

    Support PBC:



    * Become a monthly Patreon member (and get some bonus content)

    * Make a one-time donation via Paypal



    We hand over the mic to Jenna (chapter leader of our virtual chapter) and Stevie (the PBC podcast audio editor and leader of our Minneapolis chapter) to take over this month’s roundup discussion. They discuss the Disinformation & Fake News listening list, which gets into the history, current landscape, and possible solutions around disinformation and fake news. They also veer off topic to discuss other podcasts they're enjoying lately.



    This is what they talked about:



    * Disinformation & Fake News listening list

    * Transom’s How Sound podcast episode, “When The Story Is About You But Not About You”

    * Critical Frequency’s The View from Somewhere podcast

    * Jenna’s interview with Anil Dash is coming soon on the Podcast Brunch Club podcast. Check the feed!

    * States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit newsrooms to connect people to the state leaders and government policies that affect their daily lives

    * Nieman Lab’s report on Fake News

    * Jenna’s podcast pick: Out of the Echo Chamber & Inside the Newsroom

    * Stevie’s podcast pick: On the Media

    * Join our virtual chapter or one of our in-person groups

    * Join the Minneapolis chapter

    * Get in touch with Jenna via Democracy Works podcast and her website, jennaspinelle.com.

    * Get in touch with Stevie at conceptualpodcasting.com.



    Get involved in the podcast discussion! Find out how Podcast Brunch Club works.



    * Join PBC: newsletter, in-person chapter, Facebook Group, twitter, a href="https://www.instagram.

    • 34 min
    Homelessness Listening List Roundup

    Homelessness Listening List Roundup

    Adela and Sara discuss the Homelessness listening list, which highlight some of the struggles and solutions communities are using to tackle the issue of homelessness.  They also veer off topic to discuss other podcasts they're enjoying lately, including Finding Fred, Scattered, and Last Day.



    This is what we talked about:



    * Homelessness podcast listening list

    * Sara and Adela’s other podcast recommendations:



    * Finding Fred: a show about Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, a long-running educational children’s television program on public TV in the United States

    * Scattered: after Chris Garcia’s father died, his family was tasked with scattering his ashes in Cuba, a country that they left years ago

    * Last Day: a podcast about losing loved ones to the opioid epidemic and some of the lessons learned







    Get involved in the podcast discussion! Find out how Podcast Brunch Club works.



    * Join PBC: newsletter, in-person chapter, Facebook Group, twitter, instagram, subreddit

    * Join Audible Feast: website, newsletter, Facebook, twitter



    Audio editing and production by Stevie Zampanti of Conceptual Podcasting. Music included in this episode was "Rainbow" by Chad Crouch and “Paradise” by Misael Gauna.



    Support Podcast Brunch Club



    Current Supporters include:



    * Audioboom – originals that are funny, inspiring, entertaining and thought-provoking

    * Podyssey - an online community for podcast lovers (aka "the Goodreads for podcasts")

    * Bullhorn - podcast listening any way you want it

    * Listen Notes – “the best podcast search engine”

    * Podbean – use the code “pbc” for one month free on podcast ho...

    • 27 min
    Gimme Shelter co-host, Matt Levin

    Gimme Shelter co-host, Matt Levin

    In this interview, Stevie (chapter leader of the Minneapolis chapter) chats with Matt Levin, co-host of the Gimme Shelter: The California Housing Crisis Podcast, which we was included in our December PBC playlist on Homelessness. PBC members worldwide listened to an episode “L.A., Houston mayors on housing and homelessness,” which was a collection of interviews with big city mayors on housing and homelessness. Gimme Shelter is produced by CalMatters, a nonpartisan, nonprofit journalism venture committed to explaining how California’s state Capitol works and why it matters.



    Matt’s podcast picks:



    * There Goes the Neighborhood – narrative podcast hosted by Kai Wright that delves into how and why gentrification happens

    * The Scarlet E – a podcast that unmasks America’s eviction crisis



    Get involved in the podcast discussion! Find out how Podcast Brunch Club works.



    * Join PBC: newsletter, in-person chapter, Facebook Group, twitter, instagram, subreddit

    * Join Audible Feast: website, newsletter, Facebook, twitter



    Audio editing and production by Stevie Zampanti of Conceptual Podcasting. Music included in this episode was "Rainbow" by Chad Crouch and “Paradise” by Misael Gauna.



    Support Podcast Brunch Club



    Current Supporters include:



    * Podchaser – “the IMDb of podcasts”

    * Audioboom – originals that are funny, inspiring, entertaining and thought-provoking

    * Podyssey - an online community for podcast lovers (aka "the Goodreads for podcasts")

    * Bullhorn...

    • 17 min
    Planet Money host, Sarah Gonzalez

    Planet Money host, Sarah Gonzalez

    In this interview, Jenna (chapter leader of the virtual chapter of PBC) chats with Sarah Gonzalez, host and reporter on the Planet Money podcast. The theme for the December PBC playlist was Homelessness and we listened to an episode of Planet Money titled “#913: Counting the Homeless,” which looked at ways communities are helping the homeless.



    Sarah’s podcast picks:



    * Throughline - aims to explain the present day by looking back at history

    * Rough Translation – looks at the things we’re talking about in the US through the lens of people outside of the country



    Get involved in the podcast discussion! Find out how Podcast Brunch Club works.



    * Join PBC: newsletter, in-person chapter, Facebook Group, twitter, instagram, subreddit

    * Join Audible Feast: website, newsletter, Facebook, twitter



    Audio editing and production by Stevie Zampanti of Conceptual Podcasting. Music included in this episode was "Rainbow" by Chad Crouch and “Paradise” by Misael Gauna.



    Support Podcast Brunch Club



    Current Supporters include:



    * How to Do the Pot - a podcast that answers women's questions about cannabis

    * Podchaser – “the IMDb of podcasts”

    * Audioboom – originals that are funny, inspiring, entertaining and thought-provoking

    * Podyssey - an online community for podcast lovers (aka "the Goodreads for podcasts")

    * Bullhorn - podcast listening any way you want it

    * L...

    • 28 min
    Free Will Listening List Roundup

    Free Will Listening List Roundup

    Adela chats with a guest co-host, Zachary Davis, about the Free Will podcast listening list, which featured episodes that explore free will through various lenses, including science, philosophy, religion, and stories.



    This is what we talked about:



    * Free Will podcast listening list

    * Lyceum – an educational audio platform

    * Zach’s podcast picks:



    * The Constant: A History of Getting Things Wrong by Mark Chrisler

    * Words for Granted (on etymology) by Ray Belli







    This month’s playlist was sponsored by the Odd Ball podcast.



    Get involved in the podcast discussion! Find out how Podcast Brunch Club works.



    * Join PBC: newsletter, in-person chapter, Facebook Group, twitter, instagram, subreddit

    * Join Audible Feast: website, newsletter, Facebook, twitter



    Audio editing and production by Stevie Zampanti of Conceptual Podcasting. Music included in this episode was "Rainbow" by Chad Crouch and “Paradise” by Misael Gauna.



    Support Podcast Brunch Club



    Current Supporters include:



    * Critical Frequency – “a podcast network for everyone else”

    * Podchaser – “the IMDb of podcasts”

    * Audioboom – originals that are funny, inspiring, entertaining and thought-provoking

    * Podyssey - an online community for podcast lovers (aka "the Goodreads for podcasts")

    * Bullhorn - podcast listening any way you want it

    * a href="https://www.listennotes.

    • 31 min
    Jay Acunzo, host of Unthinkable

    Jay Acunzo, host of Unthinkable

    In this interview, Jenna (chapter leader of the virtual chapter of PBC) chats with Jay Acunzo, the host of the Unthinkable podcast. The theme for the October PBC playlist was “Disruption” and we listened to an episode of Unthinkable titled “How to Reinvent Live Music,” which highlights Sofar Sounds as a new way to experience music.



    Here’s a quick hit list of the things they talked about:



    * Podcast Brunch Club listening list on Disruption

    * Sofar Sounds

    * Hidden Connection podcast, a new podcast from Tallie Gabriel, about hidden, but genuine moments in business and life

    * Marketing Showrunners

    * Jay’s podcast picks:



    * The Coup: a “wildly entertaining” podcast by Ron Tite that goes inside the revolutions happening in business (on the Frequency Podcast Network)

    * Savvy Psychologist: a podcast from Quick and Dirty Tips that explores “life challenges with evidence-based research, a sympathetic ear, and zero judgment.”







    Get involved in the podcast discussion! Find out how Podcast Brunch Club works.



    * Join PBC: newsletter, in-person chapter, Facebook Group, twitter, instagram, subreddit

    * Join Audible Feast: website, newsletter, Facebook, twitter



    Audio editing and production by Stevie Zampanti of Conceptual Podcasting. Music included in this episode was "Rainbow" by Chad Crouch and “Paradise” by Misael Gauna.



    Support Podcast Brunch Club



    Current Supporters include:



    * Lantigua Williams & Co - the production team behind podcasts like Latina to Latina,

    • 27 min

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